Gravitational waveforms from a Lense-Thirring system

János Majár, Mátyás Vasúth

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The construction of ready to use templates for gravitational waves from spinning binaries is an important challenge in the investigation of detectable gravitational wave signals. Here we present a method to evaluate the gravitational wave polarization states for inspiralling compact binaries in the extreme mass ratio limit. We discuss the effects caused by the rotation of the central massive object for eccentric orbits in the Lense-Thirring approximation and give the formal expressions of the polarization states including higher order corrections. Our results are in agreement with existing calculations for the spinless and circular orbit limits.

Original languageEnglish
Article number124007
JournalPhysical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - Dec 14 2006


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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