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Gravitational-Wave Physics and Astronomy

An Introduction to Theory, Experiment and Data Analysis

Gravitational-Wave Physics and Astronomy by Jolien D. E. Creighton
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This most up-to-date, one-stop reference combines coverage of both theory and observational techniques, with introductory sections to bring all readers up to the same level. Written by outstanding researchers directly involved with the scientific program of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO), the book begins with a brief review of general relativity before going on to describe the physics of gravitational waves and the astrophysical sources of gravitational radiation. Further sections cover gravitational wave detectors, data analysis, and the outlook of gravitational wave astronomy and astrophysics.
Wiley; January 2012
381 pages; ISBN 9783527636044
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Title: Gravitational-Wave Physics and Astronomy
Author: Jolien D. E. Creighton; Warren G. Anderson
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