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Gravitational Wave Astrophysics with Pulsar Timing Arrays

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Gravitational Wave Astrophysics with Pulsar Timing Arrays
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Gravitational Wave Astrophysics with Pulsar Timing Arrays
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Gravitational Wave Astrophysics with Pulsar Timing Arrays
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Gravitational Wave Astrophysics with Pulsar Timing Arrays
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  • Supervisor's Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Abstract -- Declaration -- Bibliography -- Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- 1 Introduction -- 1.1 Gravitational Waves -- 1.1.1 Evidence for Gravitational Waves -- 1.2 Useful Definitions and Conventions -- Useful Definitions -- Useful Forms of Kepler's Third Law -- 1.3 The Linearized Field Equations -- 1.3.1 Generating Gravitational Waves:The Quadrupole Formula -- 1.4 The Post-Newtonian Approximation -- 1.5 Supermassive Black Holes -- 1.6 The Stochastic Gravitational Wave Background from SMBHBs -- 1.6.1 The Characteristic Strain -- 1.7 Pulsar Timing Arrays as Gravitational Wave Detectors -- 1.7.1 Neutron Stars and Pulsars -- 1.7.2 PTA Response to Gravitational Waves -- 1.7.3 Timing Residuals from a Stochastic GW Background -- 1.8 The Overlap Reduction Function -- 1.9 The Hellings and Downs Curve -- 1.10 Thesis Summary -- Bibliography -- 2 Characterizing Gravitational Wave Stochastic Background Anisotropy with Pulsar Timing Arrays -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 Approximate Level of Anisotropy in the Stochastic GW Background -- 2.3 Anisotropic Stochastic Backgrounds -- 2.4 Generalised Overlap Reduction Functions -- 2.4.1 Choice of Coordinate Frames -- 2.4.2 Generalized Overlap Reduction Functions in the Computational Frame -- 2.4.3 The Pulsar Term for Generalised Overlap Reduction Functions -- 2.5 Conclusions -- Bibliography -- 3 Effect of Small Pulsar Distance Variations in Stochastic GW Background Searches with PTAs -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 Correlated Phase Changes from Small Variations in Pulsar Distances -- 3.2.1 Low Frequency GW Backgrounds -- 3.2.2 The Hellings and Downs Curve -- 3.2.3 The Dipole Overlap Reduction Function -- 3.2.4 The Quadrupole Overlap Reduction Function -- 3.2.5 Summary -- 3.3 Small Angle Approximation
  • 3.4 Correlated Phase Changes for Pulsars Within a Radiation Wavelength of Earth -- 3.5 Conclusion -- Bibliography -- 4 Observing the Dynamics of Supermassive Black Hole Binaries with Pulsar Timing Arrays -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 Signals from SMBHBs -- 4.3 Observations Using the Earth-Term Only -- 4.4 Measuring SMBHB Evolution Using the Earth and Pulsar Term -- 4.5 Conclusions -- Bibliography -- 5 Conclusions -- 5.1 Anisotropic Stochastic GW Background Searches -- 5.2 CMB-Like Stochastic GW Background Searches -- 5.3 Future Work -- Bibliography -- Bibliography -- A Derivation of the Generalized Overlap Reduction Functions -- A.1 Derivation of the Generalized Overlap Reduction Function -- A.1.1 Note on the Isotropic Solution -- A.1.2 Dipole Anisotropy -- A.1.3 Quadrupole Anisotropy -- B Features of the Overlap Reduction Functions -- B.1 Strong Pulsar-Term Effects
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