Lectures on effective field theory and gravitational waves from compact binary coalesence

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2018 TGWG Conference

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Coarse graining

macroscopic electromagnetism: textbook by Jackson

short wavelength approximation: textbooks by Maggiore, or Misner, Thorne, Wheeler.

path integral: textbook by Huang on quantum field theory

Effective field theory applied to compact binaries

original paper: arXiv:hep-th/0409156

reviews: arXiv:1309.3474, arXiv:1601.04914, arXiv:1807.01699

public code: arXiv:1705.06309

Effective One Body

original paper: arXiv:gr-qc/9811091

review: doi:10.1007/978-3-319-19416-5_7

energy map: arXiv:1003.0390