Three waves for quantum gravity

Calmet, Xavier and Latosh, Boris (2018) Three waves for quantum gravity. European Physical Journal C: Particles and Fields, 78 (205). pp. 1-6. ISSN 1434-6044

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Abstract

Using effective field theoretical methods, we show that besides the already observed gravitational waves, quantum gravity predicts two further massive classical fields leading to two new massive waves. We set a limit on the masses of these new modes using data from the E¨ot-Wash experiment. We point out that the existence of these new states is a model independent prediction of quantum gravity. We then explain how these new classical fields could impact astrophysical processes and in particular the binary inspirals of neutron stars or black holes. We calculate the emission rate of these new states in binary inspirals astrophysical processes.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences > Physics and Astronomy
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
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Depositing User: Billy Wichaidit
Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2018 17:10
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2018 13:24
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/74289

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South-Eastern Particle Theory Alliance Sussex - RHUL - UCL 2017-2020 - Sussex nodeG2074STFC-SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES COUNCILST/P000819/1