# Theory of post-Newtonian radiation and reaction

@article{Birnholtz2013TheoryOP, title={Theory of post-Newtonian radiation and reaction}, author={Ofek Birnholtz and Shahar Hadar and Barak Kol}, journal={Physical Review D}, year={2013}, volume={88}, pages={104037} }

We address issues with extant formulations of dissipative effects in the effective field theory (EFT) which describes the post-Newtonian (PN) inspiral of two gravitating bodies by (re)formulating several parts of the theory. Novel ingredients include gauge invariant spherical fields in the radiation zone; a system zone which preserves time reversal such that its violation arises not from local odd propagation but rather from interaction with the radiation sector in a way which resembles the… Expand

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