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Gravitational waves from pulsars with measured braking index

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de Araujoa, Jose C. N. ; Coelho, Jaziel G. ; Costa, Cesar A.
Total Authors: 3
Document type: Journal article
Source: EUROPEAN PHYSICAL JOURNAL C; v. 76, n. 9 AUG 31 2016.
Web of Science Citations: 9

We study the putative emission of gravitational waves (GWs) in particular for pulsars with measured braking index. We show that the appropriate combination of both GW emission and magnetic dipole brakes can naturally explain the measured braking index, when the surface magnetic field and the angle between the magnetic dipole and rotation axes are time dependent. Then we discuss the detectability of these very pulsars by aLIGO and the Einstein Telescope. We call attention to the realistic possibility that aLIGO can detect the GWs generated by at least some of these pulsars, such as Vela, for example. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 13/26258-4 - Superdense matter in the universe
Grantee:Manuel Máximo Bastos Malheiro de Oliveira
Support type: Research Projects - Thematic Grants
FAPESP's process: 13/15088-0 - Magnetars and the highly magnetized, fast, very massive, strange white dwarfs pulsars, and the generation of gravitational waves
Grantee:Jaziel Goulart Coelho
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate