Authors: Kosmas Lazaridis, Norbert Wex, Axel Jessner, Michael Kramer, J. Anton Zensus, Ben W. Stappers, Gemma H. Janssen, Mark B. Purver, Andrew G. Lyne, Christine A. Jordan, Gregory Desvignes, Ismael Cognard, Gilles Theureau
Date: 26 Jan 2010
Abstract: We report on the high precision timing analysis of the pulsar-white dwarf binary PSR J1012+5307. Using 15 years of multi-telescope data from the European Pulsar Timing Array (EPTA) network, a significant measurement of the variation of the orbital period is obtained. Using this ideal strong-field gravity laboratory we derive theory independent limits for both the dipole radiation and the variation of the gravitational constant.
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