[1011.2767] Perturbative effects of spinning black holes with applications to recoil velocities

Authors: Hiroyuki Nakano, Manuela Campanelli, Carlos O. Lousto, Yosef Zlochower

Date: 11 Nov 2010

Abstract: Recently, we proposed an enhancement of the Regge-Wheeler-Zerilli formalism for first-order perturbations about a Schwarzschild background that includes first-order corrections due to the background black-hole spin. Using this formalism, we investigate gravitational wave recoil effects from a spinning black-hole binary system analytically. This allows us to better understand the origin of the large recoils observed in full numerical simulation of spinning black hole binaries.

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