Gravitational Waves in Astrophysics and Cosmology

Lecturer: Jürgen Schaffner-Bielich

SS 2019

Lectures: Tu 10am-12pm, room 2.114

Exercises: We 11am-12pm, room 2.114

Literature: Maggiore: Gravitational Waves, Volume 2: Astrophysics and Cosmology

Content: Linearised theory of general relativity, generation of gravitational waves, gravitational waves from supernovae, neutron stars, black hole perturbation theory, gravitational waves from compact binaries: theory and observations, cosmology and gravitational waves

Course material will be available at the eLearning-Portal PhysikOnline.