The gravitational-wave memory from eccentric binaries

  title={The gravitational-wave memory from eccentric binaries},
  author={Marc Favata},
  journal={Physical Review D},
  • Marc Favata
  • Published 15 August 2011
  • Physics
  • Physical Review D
The nonlinear gravitational-wave memory causes a time-varying but nonoscillatory correction to the gravitational-wave polarizations. It arises from gravitational-waves that are sourced by gravitational-waves. Previous considerations of the nonlinear memory effect have focused on quasicircular binaries. Here I consider the nonlinear memory from Newtonian orbits with arbitrary eccentricity. Expressions for the waveform polarizations and spin-weighted spherical-harmonic modes are derived for… 

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