Constraining the p-Mode-g-Mode Tidal Instability with GW170817
journal contributionposted on 2023-05-21, 11:07 authored by Abbott, BP, Abbott, R, Karelle SiellezKarelle Siellez, Zweizig, J
We analyze the impact of a proposed tidal instability coupling p modes and g modes within neutron stars on GW170817. This nonresonant instability transfers energy from the orbit of the binary to internal modes of the stars, accelerating the gravitational-wave driven inspiral.
Publication titlePhysical Review Letters
Department/SchoolSchool of Natural Sciences
PublisherAmerican Physical Soc
Place of publicationOne Physics Ellipse, College Pk, USA, Md, 20740-3844
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