Sources of Gravitational Radiation  

In General > s.a. gravitational radiation [including modified gravity theories]; astronomy [multimessenger astronomy].
* Strongest sources: 2005, The strongest predicted one is the tight white dwarf binary RX J0806.3+1527 in Cancer, with P = 5.36 min (the shortest known for a binary) and a = 80,000 km (S&T).
@ Reviews: Damour gq/96-GR14; Blanchet gq/96-ln; Marck & Lasota ed-97; Flanagan gq/98-GR15; Ferrari AdP(00)gq/99; Finn gq/99-ln; Cutler & Thorne gq/02-GR16; Goldberger hp/07-ln [uses of effective field theory]; Cattani a1001-ln, a1003-ln; Buonanno & Sathyaprakash ch-a1410; Colpi & Sesana a1610-in [multi-frequency gravitational wave astronomy]; Cai et al a1703-NSR.
@ Radiation reaction: Galley et al PRD(16)-a1511 [tail effect]; > s.a. radiation from compact sources.
> Related topics: see models in numerical general relativity; Quadrupole Formula.

Specific Types of Sources > s.a. compact sources [black holes, neutron stars including binaries]; radiation [gravitational Cerenkov radiation].
* Isolated objects: Oscillating stars; X-ray binaries; Soliton stars (there is a whole zoo of them, some can be very massive and emit very high-frequency gravitational waves, simulating black holes – & T D Lee); Cosmic strings and other topological defects.
@ Isolated systems: Blanchet PTPS(99)gq/01-proc [PN expansion]; Kokkotas CQG(04)gq/03 [high-frequency]; Ashtekar et al PRL(16)-a1510 [with a positive cosmological constant]; Kozameh & Quiroga PRD-a1311 [center of mass and spin].
@ Cosmic strings: Hawking PLB(90); Allen & Casper PRD(94)gq, et al PRD(94)gq, PRD(95)gq/94; Casper & Allen PRD(95)gq; Damour & Vilenkin PRL(00)gq, PRD(01)gq [bursts from cusps and kinks]; Allen & Ottewill PRD(01) [waveforms]; Siemens & Olum NPB(01); Canfora & Vilasi PLB(04)gq/03 [and GRBs]; Siemens et al PRD(06)gq; Hogan PRD(06)ap; Polchinski a0707-MGXI; Brandenberger et al JCAP(09)-a0810 [junctions]; Key & Cornish PRD(09)-a0812 [cusps]; Depies PhD(09)-a0908; Kawasaki et al PRD(10)-a1002 [from kinks]; O'Callaghan et al PRL(10)-a1003, JCAP(10)-a1005 [with extra dimensions]; Kuroyanagi et al PRD(12)-a1202 [determining cosmic-string parameters]; Aasi et al PRL(14) [constraints]; > s.a. gravitational-wave background [anisotropy].
@ Other topological defects: Hiramatsu et al JCAP(10) [collapsing domain walls]; Kawasaki & Saikawa JCAP(11) [domain walls]; Figueroa et al PRL(13)-a1212 [scale-invariant spectrum]; Saikawa Univ(17)-a1703 [rev].
@ Naked singularities: Iguchi et al PTP(99)gq, PTP(00)gq/99; Nakao & Morisawa PRD(05)gq [cylindrical].
@ Triple systems: Montanari et al IJMPA(99)gq, Dmitrašinović et al PRL(14) [waveforms and luminosities]; Meiron et al ApJ(17)-a1604 [prospects].
@ Core-collapse supernovae: Fuller et al MNRAS(15)-a1501 [rapidly rotating]; Hayama et al PRL(16)-a1606 [rotation and gravitational-wave polarization].
@ Stellar systems: Dionysiou IJTP(79) [N bodies, in terms of multipole moments]; Cutler & Lindblom PRD(96) [the Sun]; Andersson et al MNRAS(02)ap/01 [strange stars]; New LRR(03)gq/02, revised Fryer & New LRR(03), LRR(11) [collapse]; Biotti et al PRL(05) [rotating stars]; Hartwig et al MNRAS(16)-a1603 [the first stars].
@ GRBs: Piran ap/01-ln; van Putten PRP(01), NCC(05)ap-proc; Corsi et LSC IAU-a1204; van Putten a1301-conf [and supernovae]; > s.a. detection; interferometers.
@ Galactic sources: Quilis et al A&A-ap/99 [galaxy clusters]; Inagaki et al PRD(10)-a1011 [galaxy mergers].
@ Other sources: Ferrari et al IJMPD(00)ap [planets]; Mapelli et al ApJ(10)-a1006 [intermediate-mass black holes in star clusters]; Herrera et al PRD-a1506 [geodesic dissipative dust does not produce gravitational radiation]; Ain et al PRD(15)-a1504 [exoplanets, background].

Early-Universe Sources > s.a. gravitational-wave background [inflation]; space-based detectors.
* Phase transitions: In first-order phase transitions, such as the QCD phase transition from a quark-gluon plasma to hadrons, bubbles of the new phase form inside the plasma, expand and collide generating gravitational waves.
@ Cosmic bubble collisions: Caprini et al PRD(08)-a0711; Salem et al JCAP(13)-a1210; Kim et al EPJC(15)-a1410; García et al a1607 [and string theory].
@ Phase transitions: Kamionkowski et al PRD(94) + refs; Schwarz MPLA(98) [QCD transition]; Jones-Smith et al PRL(08)-a0712 [global]; Kahniashvili et al PRD(08)-a0806 [detectability], PRD(10)-a0905 [from magnetic fields]; Caprini et al PRD(09)-a0901 [spectrum], JCAP(09)-a0909 [from turbulence and magnetic fields]; Durrer JPCS(10)-a1002; Krauss et al PRD(10)-a1003; Chung & Zhou PRD(10)-a1003 [electroweak]; Chialva PRD(11)-a1004 [during inflation]; Caprini a1005-proc [first-order, during inflation]; Caprini et al PRD(10)-a1007, Schettler et al PRD(11)-a1010, a1105-conf [QCD transition]; Wainwright et al PRD(11)-a1104 [gauge artifacts]; Giblin et al JCAP(12)-a1111 [global second-order phase transitions]; Leitao et al JCAP(12) [electroweak]; Hindmarsh et al PRL(14)-a1304, a1511-conf; Addazi & Marcianò a1703 [and dark photons].
@ Other early universe: Mielczarek JCAP(08)-a0807, et al PRD(10)-a1003 [big bounce in lqc]; Mureika & Stojković PRL(11)-a1102 + news prf(11)mar + comment Sotiriou et al PRL(11)-a1104 [primordial gravitational waves and small-scale spacetime dimensionality]; Müller et al a1103 [Bianchi I isotropization process in higher-order theories]; Andersen SA(13)oct; Figueroa a1402 [decay of the Higgs boson after inflation]; Smith et al PRL(14)-a1404 [primordial, tension between BICEP2 and Planck].
@ Related topics: Caprini et al PRD(06)ap [source wavenumber spectrum]; Mitra PRD(06) [collapse, and Newtonian]; Maluf et al IJMPD(07)gq/06 [linearly accelerated]; Berchtold & Scharf GRG(07) [gravitational bremsstrahlung]; Linder JCAP(08)-a0711 [standard sirens and expansion history].
> Other types: see higher-dimensional gravity; string phenomenology.

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