Lectures on effective-one-body formalism and gravitational waveform construction

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The Sound of Space-time: The Dawn of Gravitational Wave Science, ICTP-SAIFR, UNESP, São Paulo, Brazil

lecture notes

solutions: Kepler and energy map, 1PN matching (Mathematica)

Literature

original paper: arXiv:gr-qc/9811091

review: arXiv:1212.3169

EOB potentials: arXiv:1502.07245

radiation reaction on generic orbits: arXiv:1210.2834 arXiv:1707.08426

mode resummation: arXiv:0811.2069 arXiv:0711.2628 arXiv:0705.2519

black hole perturation: lecture notes, derivation of Regge - Wheeler and Zerilli equation (Mathematica), numerical solvers (see e.g. "Computation of QNMs with direct integration") analytic solution

backwards one body: arXiv:1810.00040

a simple waveform model, with code (not EOB): arXiv:1810.06160