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260130 SE Seminar in special topics in relativity (2020W)

Introduction to gravitational waves

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 26 - Physik
Continuous assessment of course work

Registration/Deregistration

Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).

Details

max. 12 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 13.10. 16:00 - 17:30 Kurt-Gödel-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Tuesday 20.10. 16:00 - 17:30 Kurt-Gödel-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Tuesday 27.10. 16:00 - 17:30 Kurt-Gödel-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Tuesday 03.11. 16:00 - 17:30 Kurt-Gödel-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Tuesday 10.11. 16:00 - 17:30 Kurt-Gödel-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Tuesday 17.11. 16:00 - 17:30 Kurt-Gödel-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Tuesday 24.11. 16:00 - 17:30 Kurt-Gödel-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Tuesday 01.12. 16:00 - 17:30 Kurt-Gödel-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Tuesday 15.12. 16:00 - 17:30 Kurt-Gödel-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Tuesday 12.01. 16:00 - 17:30 Kurt-Gödel-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien
Tuesday 19.01. 16:00 - 17:30 Kurt-Gödel-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The aim of the seminar will be to provide an introduction to the theory of gravitational waves.

Assessment and permitted materials

The course has immanent examination character.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

To acquire a basic knowledge of the theory of weak gravitational fields and gravitational waves.

Examination topics

Participants give seminar talks.

Reading list

Piotr T. Chrusciel, Elements of General Relativity
M. Maggiore, Gravitational Waves
available online via

https://usearch.univie.ac.at/primo-explore/fulldisplay?docid=TN_cdi_askewsholts_vlebooks_9780191524745&context=PC&vid=UWI

or via u:access at

http://search-ebscohost-com.uaccess.univie.ac.at/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=215694&site=ehost-live&ebv=EB&ppid=pp_C1

"Gravitational waves: an introduction" by Indrajit Chakrabarty, http://arxiv.org/abs/physics/9908041
Alessandra Buonanno, Gravitational waves, https://arxiv.org/abs/0709.4682

Association in the course directory

ERGB, ERG 3

Last modified: Tu 13.10.2020 12:29