The Memory Effect for gravitational waves: a review

November 22, 2018
3:00pm to 4:00pm

IFT Seminar Room/Red Room

Specialist level
Peter Hovarthy
Laboratoire de Mathématiques et Physique Théorique, CNRS Tours

IFT Seminar Room/Red Room


The motion after the passage of a sudden burst of Gravitational Wave of test particles originally at rest, referred to as the Memory Effect, is reviewed.
One or other of its variants could in principle provide another way to observe Gravitational Waves.