[1203.0401] Prospects for transient gravitational waves at r-mode frequencies associated with pulsar glitches

Authors: I. Santiago-Prieto, I. S. Heng, D. I. Jones, J. Clark

Date: 2 Mar 2012

Abstract: Glitches in pulsars are likely to trigger oscillation modes in the fluid interior of neutron stars. We examined these oscillations specifically at r-mode frequencies. The excited r-modes will emit gravitational waves and can have long damping time scales O(minutes - days). We use simple estimates of how much energy the glitch might put into the r-mode and assess the detectability of the emitted gravitational waves with future interferometers.

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