[0906.1769] The Effective One Body description of the Two-Body problem

Authors: Thibault Damour, Alessandro Nagar

Date: 9 Jun 2009

Abstract: The Effective One Body (EOB) formalism is an analytical approach which aims at providing an accurate description of the motion and radiation of coalescing binary black holes with arbitrary mass ratio. We review the basic elements of this formalism and discuss its aptitude at providing accurate template waveforms to be used for gravitational wave data analysis purposes.

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Jun 11, 2009

0906.1769 (/preprints)
2009-06-11, 15:58 [edit]


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