How loud are neutron star mergers?

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Bernuzzi, Sebastiano ; Radice, David ; Ott, Christian D. ; Roberts, Luke F. ; Mösta, Philipp ; Galeazzi, Filippo (2016)
  • Publisher: Figshare
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5281/zenodo.57844
  • Subject: zenodo | Binary neutron stars | Gravitational waves | Uncategorized | Numerical relativity
    arxiv: Computer Science::Symbolic Computation

<p>We release neutron star merger waveforms computed using fully general relativistic simulations of equal and unequal-mass binaries drawn from the galactic population. The simulations employ finite-temperature microphysical equations of state (LS220, DD2, and SFHo) and neutrino cooling. Please, see</p> <p></p> <p>for details.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Each tarball refers to a simulation and contains</p> <ul> <li>Curvature multipolar waveform <span class="math-tex">\(\psi^{(4)}_{\ell m}\)</span></li> <li>Metric multipolar waveform <span class="math-tex">\(h_{\ell m}\)</span></li> <li>Radiated energy and angular momentum</li> </ul> <p>Files:</p> <ul> <li><em>waveforms/Psi4_l?_m?_r200.txt </em> <ul> <li>Columns: <span class="math-tex">\(t,\ \Re{(\psi^{(4)}_{\ell m})},\ \Im{(\psi^{(4)}_{\ell m})} \)</span></li> </ul> </li> <li><em>waveforms/Rh_l?_m?_r200.txt</em> <ul> <li>Columns: <span class="math-tex">\(u/M,\ \Re{(h_{\ell m})}/M,\ \Im{(h_{\ell m})}/M,\ \Re{(\dot{h}_{\ell m})},\ \Im{(\dot{h}_{\ell m}}),\ M\omega_{\ell m},\ A_{\ell m}/M,\ \phi_{\ell m},\ t \)</span></li> </ul> </li> <li><em>waveforms/Ej_r200.txt</em> <ul> <li>Columns: <span class="math-tex">\(E_b,\ j,\ E_\text{rad},\ J_\text{rad},\ t \)</span></li> </ul> </li> </ul> <p>where</p> <ul> <li><span class="math-tex">\(t\)</span> simulation time</li> <li><span class="math-tex">\(u\)</span> retarded time</li> <li><span class="math-tex">\(M\)</span> binary mass</li> <li><span class="math-tex">\(\omega_{\ell m}\)</span> wave frequency</li> <li><span class="math-tex">\(A_{\ell m}\)</span> wave amplitude</li> <li><span class="math-tex">\(\phi_{\ell m}\)</span> wave phase</li> <li><span class="math-tex">\(E_\text{GW}\)</span> radiated energy</li> <li><span class="math-tex">\(J_\text{GW}\)</span> radiated angular momentum</li> <li><span class="math-tex">\(E_b\)</span> binary energy</li> <li><span class="math-tex">\(j\)</span> binary specific angular momentum</li> </ul> <p>Please refer to the paper and references therein for the definition of the different quantities.</p> <p>Units <span class="math-tex">\(c=G=M_\text{Sun}=1\)</span></p>
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