Parametric instability induced scalar gravitational waves from a model pulsating neutron star

Charles Hou-Tzao Wang, Paolo Bonifacio, Robert Bingham, J. Tito Mendonca

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Abstract

We identify a new dynamical mechanism for a strong scalar gravitational field effect. To illustrate this mechanism, we investigate the parametric excitation and emission of scalar gravitational waves by a radially pulsating model neutron star.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)148-151
Number of pages4
JournalPhysics Letters B
Volume705
Issue number1-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 3 Nov 2011

Keywords

  • scalar-tensor gravity
  • scalar waves
  • pulsating stars
  • general relativity
  • dynamical analysis

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