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Title: Post-Newtonian gravitational radiation reaction for two-body systems
Authors: Iyer, B.R.
Will, C.M.
Issue Date: 11-Jan-1993
Publisher: The American Physical Society
Citation: Physical Review Letters, 1993, Vol.70, 113-116
Abstract: We study gravitational radiation reaction in the equations of motion for binary systems to post-Newtonian order [O(v/c)2] beyond the quadrupole approximation. The method uses post-Newtonian expressions for energy and angular momentum flux to infinity, and an assujption of energy and angular momentum balance. The equations of motion are valid for general binary orbits. We discuss the coordinate-system dependence of the radiation-reaction formula.
ISSN: 0031-9007 (print)
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Copyright: (1993) by the American Physical Society
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