Ultra-relativistic grazing collisions of black holes

U. Sperhake, V. Cardoso, F. Pretorius, E. Berti, T. Hinderer, N. Yunes

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Abstract

We study gravitational wave emission, zoom-whirl behavior and the resulting spin of the remnant black hole in highly boosted collisions of equal-mass, non spinning black-hole binaries with generic impact parameter.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication12th Marcel Grossmann Meeting on Recent Dev. in Theoretical and Experimental General Relativity, Astrophysics and Relativistic Field Theories - Proc. of the MG 2009 Meeting on General Relativity
PublisherWorld Scientific Publishing Co. Pte Ltd
Pages820-822
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)9814374512, 9789814374514
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2012
Event12th Marcel Grossmann Meeting on Recent Developments in Theoretical and Experimental General Relativity, Astrophysics and Relativistic Field Theories, MG 2009 - Paris, France
Duration: Jul 12 2009Jul 18 2009

Publication series

Name12th Marcel Grossmann Meeting on Recent Dev. in Theoretical and Experimental General Relativity, Astrophysics and Relativistic Field Theories - Proc. of the MG 2009 Meeting on General Relativity

Other

Other12th Marcel Grossmann Meeting on Recent Developments in Theoretical and Experimental General Relativity, Astrophysics and Relativistic Field Theories, MG 2009
Country/TerritoryFrance
CityParis
Period7/12/097/18/09

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

Keywords

  • Black holes
  • Numerical relativity

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