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Paper: Probing the Strong Gravity Regime with eLISA: Progress on EMRIs
Volume: 467, 9th LISA Symposium
Page: 69
Authors: Sopuerta, C. F.
Abstract: The capture of a stellar-mass compact object by a supermassive black hole and the subsequent inspiral (driven by gravitational radiation emission) constitute one of the most important sources of gravitational waves for space-based observatories like eLISA/NGO. In this article we describe their potential as high-precision tools that can be used to perform tests of the geometry of black holes and also of the strong field regime of gravity.
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