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The Resource Gravitational waves :, Volume 1, Theory and experiments, Michele Maggiore

Gravitational waves :, Volume 1, Theory and experiments, Michele Maggiore

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Gravitational waves :, Volume 1, Theory and experiments
Title
Gravitational waves :
Title number
Volume 1
Title part
Theory and experiments
Statement of responsibility
Michele Maggiore
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The aim of this book is to become a major reference text for gravitational-wave physics, covering in detail both the experimental and the theoretical aspects. The book brings the reader to the forefront of present-day research, and assumes no previous knowledge of gravitational-wave physics
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MEAUC
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Maggiore, Michele
Dewey number
521.1
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
QC179
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Oxford University Press
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  • Gravitational waves
  • SCIENCE
  • Gravitational waves
Target audience
adult
Label
Gravitational waves :, Volume 1, Theory and experiments, Michele Maggiore
Instantiates
Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover ; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Preface; Notation; Part I Gravitational-wave theory; 1 The geometric approach to GWs; 1.1 Expansion around at space; 1.2 The transverse-traceless gauge; 1.3 Interaction of GWs with test masses; 1.3.1 Geodesic equation and geodesic deviation; 1.3.2 Local inertial frames and freely falling frames; 1.3.3 TT frame and proper detector frame; 1.4 The energy of GWs; 1.4.1 Separation of GWs from the background; 1.4.2 How GWs curve the background; 1.4.3 The energy-momentum tensor of GWs; 1.5 Propagation in curved space-time
  • 2.3.1 Phenomenological bounds2.3.2 Field theory of massive gravitons; 2.4 Solved problems; 2.1. The helicity of gravitons; 2.2. Angular momentum and parity of graviton states; Further reading; 3 Generation of GWs in linearized theory; 3.1 Weakeld sources with arbitrary velocity; 3.2 Low-velocity expansion; 3.3 Mass quadrupole radiation; 3.3.1 Amplitude and angular distribution; 3.3.2 Radiated energy; 3.3.3 Radiated angular momentum; 3.3.4 Radiation reaction on non-relativistic sources; 3.3.5 Radiation from a closed system of point masses; 3.4 Mass octupole and current quadrupole
  • 4.1.2 Elliptic orbits. (I) Total power and frequency spectrum of the radiation emitted4.1.3 Elliptic orbits. (II) Evolution of the orbit under back-reaction; 4.1.4 Binaries at cosmological distances; 4.2 Radiation from rotating rigid bodies; 4.2.1 GWs from rotation around a principal axis; 4.2.2 GWs from freely precessing rigid bodies; 4.3 Radial infall into a black hole; 4.3.1 Radiation from an infalling point-like mass; 4.3.2 Tidal disruption of a real star falling into a black hole. Coherent and incoherent radiation; 4.4 Radiation from accelerated masses
Control code
319064125
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (572 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191717666
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unknown
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)319064125
Label
Gravitational waves :, Volume 1, Theory and experiments, Michele Maggiore
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover ; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Preface; Notation; Part I Gravitational-wave theory; 1 The geometric approach to GWs; 1.1 Expansion around at space; 1.2 The transverse-traceless gauge; 1.3 Interaction of GWs with test masses; 1.3.1 Geodesic equation and geodesic deviation; 1.3.2 Local inertial frames and freely falling frames; 1.3.3 TT frame and proper detector frame; 1.4 The energy of GWs; 1.4.1 Separation of GWs from the background; 1.4.2 How GWs curve the background; 1.4.3 The energy-momentum tensor of GWs; 1.5 Propagation in curved space-time
  • 2.3.1 Phenomenological bounds2.3.2 Field theory of massive gravitons; 2.4 Solved problems; 2.1. The helicity of gravitons; 2.2. Angular momentum and parity of graviton states; Further reading; 3 Generation of GWs in linearized theory; 3.1 Weakeld sources with arbitrary velocity; 3.2 Low-velocity expansion; 3.3 Mass quadrupole radiation; 3.3.1 Amplitude and angular distribution; 3.3.2 Radiated energy; 3.3.3 Radiated angular momentum; 3.3.4 Radiation reaction on non-relativistic sources; 3.3.5 Radiation from a closed system of point masses; 3.4 Mass octupole and current quadrupole
  • 4.1.2 Elliptic orbits. (I) Total power and frequency spectrum of the radiation emitted4.1.3 Elliptic orbits. (II) Evolution of the orbit under back-reaction; 4.1.4 Binaries at cosmological distances; 4.2 Radiation from rotating rigid bodies; 4.2.1 GWs from rotation around a principal axis; 4.2.2 GWs from freely precessing rigid bodies; 4.3 Radial infall into a black hole; 4.3.1 Radiation from an infalling point-like mass; 4.3.2 Tidal disruption of a real star falling into a black hole. Coherent and incoherent radiation; 4.4 Radiation from accelerated masses
Control code
319064125
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (572 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191717666
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)319064125

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