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Where do moving punctures go?

Hannam, Mark, Husa, Sascha, Brügmann, Bernd, González, José A., Sperhake, Ulrich and Murchadha, Niall Ó. 2007. Where do moving punctures go? Journal of Physics. Conference Series 66 , 012047. 10.1088/1742-6596/66/1/012047

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Abstract

Currently the most popular method to evolve black-hole binaries is the "moving puncture" method. It has recently been shown that when puncture initial data for a Schwarzschild black hole are evolved using this method, the numerical slices quickly lose contact with the second asymptotically flat end, and end instead on a cylinder of finite Schwarzschild coordinate radius. These slices are stationary, meaning that their geometry does not evolve further. We will describe these results in the context of maximal slices, and present time-independent puncture-like data for the Schwarzschild spacetime.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Physics and Astronomy
Subjects: Q Science > QB Astronomy
Publisher: Institute of Physics
ISSN: 1742-6588
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 03:51
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/27891

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