Spectral classification of gravitational-wave emission and equation of state constraints in binary neutron star mergers

  title={Spectral classification of gravitational-wave emission and equation of state constraints in binary neutron star mergers},
  author={Andreas Bauswein and Nikolaos Stergioulas},
  journal={Journal of Physics G: Nuclear and Particle Physics},
The first detection of gravitational waves from a binary neutron star merger (GW170817) and the accompanying electromagnetic emission has impressively advanced our understanding of the merger process and has set some first constraints on the macroscopic properties of neutron stars, with direct implications for the high-density equation of state. We discuss work on neutron star mergers focusing on the postmerger gravitational-wave emission. These studies are based on numerical simulations of the… 
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