Physics at Virginia

"Black hole dynamics in Effective Field Theory extensions to General Relativity"

Ramiro Cayuso , Perimeter Institute
[Host: Kent Yagi]

Gravitational wave (GW) astronomy has opened a new window for studying gravitational phenomena in its strong-field and highly dynamical regime. In this regime, the detection of GWs originating from the mergers of compact binary systems represents the most compelling probe to explore the extreme manifestations of gravity and possible deviations from GR. In this talk, I will present the formal and practical challenges that arise in nonlinear studies of modified gravity theories. In particular, I will present the results from numerical simulations where the implementation of novel methods can help us get accurate predictions in the non-linear regime for modified gravity theories motivated by Effective Field Theory arguments.

Gravity Seminar
Monday, December 4, 2023
1:30 PM
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