## Detecting Blackholes through Gravitational Waves

*Charles D. Bailyn*

### in What Does a Black Hole Look Like?

- Published in print:
- 2014
- Published Online:
- October 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780691148823
- eISBN:
- 9781400850563
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691148823.003.0009
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter looks at the detection of black holes through gravitational waves. While further improvements can be expected in the ability to detect and measure electromagnetic radiation, it is ... More

## General Relativity and Einstein's Equations

*Yvonne Choquet-Bruhat*

### in General Relativity and the Einstein Equations

- Published in print:
- 2008
- Published Online:
- May 2009
- ISBN:
- 9780199230723
- eISBN:
- 9780191710872
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230723.003.0003
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter begins with a discussion of Newton's gravity law. It then covers general relativity, observations and experiments, Einstein's equations, field sources, Lagrangians, fluid sources, ... More

## Linearized theory and gravitational waves

*Ta-Pei Cheng*

### in Relativity, Gravitation and Cosmology: A Basic Introduction

- Published in print:
- 2009
- Published Online:
- February 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780199573639
- eISBN:
- 9780191722448
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573639.003.0015
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

In the weak-field limit Einstein's equation can be linearized and it takes on form of the familiar wave equation. Gravitational waves may be viewed as ripples of curvature propagating in a background ... More

## The geometric approach to GWs

*Michele Maggiore*

### in Gravitational Waves: Volume 1: Theory and Experiments

- Published in print:
- 2007
- Published Online:
- January 2008
- ISBN:
- 9780198570745
- eISBN:
- 9780191717666
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570745.003.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter discusses how gravitational waves emerge from general relativity, and what their properties are. The most straightforward approach is ‘linearized theory’, where the Einstein equations ... More

## GRAVITATIONAL WAVE EXTRACTION

*Miguel Alcubierre*

### in Introduction to 3+1 Numerical Relativity

- Published in print:
- 2008
- Published Online:
- September 2008
- ISBN:
- 9780199205677
- eISBN:
- 9780191709371
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205677.003.0008
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Gravitational waves are one of the most important physical phenomena associated with the presence of strong and dynamic gravitational fields, and as such they are of great interest in numerical ... More

## Progressive Waves

*Yvonne Choquet-Bruhat*

### in General Relativity and the Einstein Equations

- Published in print:
- 2008
- Published Online:
- May 2009
- ISBN:
- 9780199230723
- eISBN:
- 9780191710872
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230723.003.0011
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter draws on the treatment of progressive waves for non-linear equations used in Sections III.12 and III.13 to construct weak gravitational and electromagnetic waves on a given electrovac ... More

## Gamma-Ray Bursts as Probes of the Universe

*Joshua S. Bloom*

### in What Are Gamma-Ray Bursts?

- Published in print:
- 2011
- Published Online:
- October 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780691145570
- eISBN:
- 9781400837007
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691145570.003.0006
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter focuses on how gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) are emerging as unique tools in the study of broad areas of astronomy and physics by virtue of their special properties. The unassailable fact ... More

## Black Holes and All That Jazz

*Valeri P. Frolov and Andrei Zelnikov*

### in Introduction to Black Hole Physics

- Published in print:
- 2011
- Published Online:
- January 2012
- ISBN:
- 9780199692293
- eISBN:
- 9780191731860
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692293.003.0010
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This Chapter contains a review of many important aspects of modern black hole theory and its applications. It begins with a general definition of a (not‐necessary stationary) black hole and ... More

## Introduction to 3+1 Numerical Relativity

*Miguel Alcubierre*

- Published in print:
- 2008
- Published Online:
- September 2008
- ISBN:
- 9780199205677
- eISBN:
- 9780191709371
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205677.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This book introduces the modern field of 3+1 numerical relativity. It has been written in a way as to be as self-contained as possible, and assumes a basic knowledge of special relativity. Starting ... More

## The Controversy over Gravitational Waves

*Hanoch Gutfreund and Jürgen Renn*

### in The Formative Years of Relativity: The History and Meaning of Einstein's Princeton Lectures

- Published in print:
- 2017
- Published Online:
- May 2018
- ISBN:
- 9780691174631
- eISBN:
- 9781400888689
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691174631.003.0009
- Subject:
- Physics, History of Physics

This chapter addresses one of the key themes of modern general relativity: gravitational waves. In 1916, Einstein performed the first relevant calculations, including a first derivation of the ... More