# Theory of Gravitational Waves

@article{Tiec2016TheoryOG, title={Theory of Gravitational Waves}, author={Alexandre Le Tiec and J. Novak}, journal={arXiv: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology}, year={2016} }

The existence of gravitational radiation is a natural prediction of any relativistic description of the gravitational interaction. In this chapter, we focus on gravitational waves, as predicted by Einstein's general theory of relativity. First, we introduce those mathematical concepts that are necessary to properly formulate the physical theory, such as the notions of manifold, vector, tensor, metric, connection and curvature. Second, we motivate, formulate and then discuss Einstein's equation…

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