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Paper: Post-Newtonian Prediction for the (2,2) Mode of the Gravitational Wave Emitted by Compact Binaries
Volume: 467, 9th LISA Symposium
Page: 197
Authors: Marsat, S.; Faye, G.; Blanchet, L.; Iyer, B. R.
Abstract: We present our 3.5PN computation of the (2,2) mode of the gravitational wave amplitude emitted by compact binaries, on quasi-circular orbits and in the absence of spins. We use the multipolar post-Newtonian wave generation formalism, extending and building on previous works which computed the 3PN order. This calculation required the extension of the multipolar post-Minkowskian algorithm, as well as the computation of the mass source quadrupole at 3.5PN order. Our result will allow more accurate comparisons to numerical relativity, and is a first step towards the computation of the full 3.5PN waveform amplitude, which would improve the estimation of the source parameters by gravitational wave detectors.
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