Multi-messenger astronomy for LISA: electromagnetic counterparts of gravitational wave sources

10/18/2010 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Carlos Palenzuela
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Many sources of gravitational waves also have a bright electromagnetic signature.  If the gravitational wave detectors can make a detection, the correlations with the electromagnetic spectrum will give us additional information on the nature of the source. In this talk I will discuss possible electromagnetic counterparts for supermassive binary black hole collisions, which can be detected by LISA, the prospect space detector.

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