Experimental gravitation Lecture notes in physicsMaterial type: TextPublication details: Switzerland Springer 2022Description: xxii, 430 ppISBN: 9783030955953Subject(s): Physics: GravitationLOC classification: QC178
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The Torsion pendulum;
The Equivalence principle;
Principles of metric theories;
Tests of gravity at first post newtonian order;
Gravity at second post newtonian order;
The Resonant detector;
Interferometric detectors of gravitational waves;
Space detectors of gravitational waves;
Pulsar as gravitational laboratory;
The Sagnac effect;
GPS and relativity
This book features a comprehensive review of experimental gravitation. While the background physics is summarized for less experienced readers, the emphasis is certainly on experimental verifications: the strategy, the apparatuses, the data analysis and the results of many cornerstone experiments are analyzed and discussed in depth.
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