[0802.2277] Faraday resonance in dynamical bar instability of differentially rotating stars

Authors: Motoyuki Saijo, Yasufumi Kojima

Date: 15 Feb 2008

Abstract: We investigate the nonlinear behaviour of the dynamically unstable rotating star for the bar mode by three-dimensional hydrodynamics in Newtonian gravity. We find that an oscillation along the rotation axis is induced throughout the growth of the unstable bar mode, and that its characteristic frequency is twice as that of the bar mode, which oscillates mainly along the equatorial plane. A possibility to observe Faraday resonance in gravitational waves is demonstrated and discussed.

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Feb 19, 2008

0802.2277 (/preprints)
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