The Lazarus project : A pragmatic approach to binary black hole

@article{Baker2002TheLP,
  title={The Lazarus project : A pragmatic approach to binary black hole},
  author={John G. Baker and Manuela Campanelli and Carlos O. Lousto},
  journal={Physical Review D},
  year={2002},
  volume={65}
}
We present a detailed description of techniques developed to combine 3D numerical simulations and, subsequently, a single black hole close-limit approximation. This method has made it possible to compute the first complete waveforms covering the post-orbital dynamics of a binary‐black-hole system with the numerical simulation covering the essential nonlinear interaction before the close limit becomes applicable for the late time dynamics. In order to couple full numerical and perturbative… 

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