ISBN-10:
352740886X
ISBN-13:
9783527408863
Pub. Date:
11/22/2011
Publisher:
Wiley
Gravitational-Wave Physics and Astronomy: An Introduction to Theory, Experiment and Data Analysis / Edition 1

Gravitational-Wave Physics and Astronomy: An Introduction to Theory, Experiment and Data Analysis / Edition 1

by Jolien D. E. Creighton, Warren G. Anderson
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ISBN-13: 9783527408863
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 11/22/2011
Series: Wiley Series in Cosmology Series , #1
Pages: 381
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Jolien D. E. Creighton is an Associate Professor of Physics at the University of Wisconsin?Milwaukee and a member of the LIGO Scientific Collaboration, which he joined in 1998. He received his doctoral degree at the University of Waterloo where he studied the thermodynamical properties of black holes.

Warren G. Anderson is a scientist at the University of Wisconsin?Milwaukee and a member of the LIGO Scientific Collaboration, which he joined in 1998. He received his doctorate at the University of Alberta under Werner Israel, where he worked on Black Hole physics, and has also held a tenure track position at The University of Texas at Brownsville. He also received Master's degrees in Medical Physics (University of Alberta) and Applied Mathematics (University of Waterloo).

Table of Contents

Introduction
Prologue: Tides in Newton's gravity/Relativity
1. A brief review of General Relativity
2. Gravitational waves
3. Beyond the Newtonian limit
4. Sources of gravitational radiation
5. Gravitational wave detectors
6. Gravitational wave data analysis
Epilogue: Gravitational wave astronomy and astrophysics
A. Gravitational wave detector data
B. Post-Newtonian Binary Inspiral Waveform

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