[0912.0384] Gravitational waves from neutron stars: Promises and challenges

Authors: N. Andersson, V. Ferrari, D.I. Jones, K.D. Kokkotas, B. Krishnan, J. Read, L. Rezzolla, B. Zink

Date: 2 Dec 2009

Abstract: We discuss different ways that neutron stars can generate gravitational waves, describe recent improvements in modelling the relevant scenarios in the context of improving detector sensitivity, and show how observations are beginning to test our understanding of fundamental physics. The main purpose of the discussion is to establish promising science goals for third-generation ground-based detectors, like the Einstein Telescope, and identify the various challenges that need to be met if we want to use gravitational-wave data to probe neutron star physics.

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Dec 16, 2009

0912.0384 (/preprints)
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