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Prospects for Fundamental Physics with LISA

Authors
  • Barausse, Enrico
  • Berti, Emanuele
  • Hertog, Thomas
  • Hughes, Scott A.
  • Jetzer, Philippe
  • Pani, Paolo
  • Sotiriou, Thomas P.
  • Tamanini, Nicola
  • Witek, Helvi
  • Yagi, Kent
  • Yunes, Nicolas
  • Abdelsalhin, T.
  • Achucarro, A.
  • Aelst, K. V.
  • Afshordi, N.
  • Akcay, S.
  • Annulli, L.
  • Arun, K. G.
  • Ayuso, I.
  • Baibhav, V.
  • And 301 more
Type
Preprint
Publication Date
Apr 27, 2020
Submission Date
Jan 27, 2020
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s10714-020-02691-1.
Source
arXiv
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Abstract

In this paper, which is of programmatic rather than quantitative nature, we aim to further delineate and sharpen the future potential of the LISA mission in the area of fundamental physics. Given the very broad range of topics that might be relevant to LISA, we present here a sample of what we view as particularly promising directions, based in part on the current research interests of the LISA scientific community in the area of fundamental physics. We organize these directions through a "science-first" approach that allows us to classify how LISA data can inform theoretical physics in a variety of areas. For each of these theoretical physics classes, we identify the sources that are currently expected to provide the principal contribution to our knowledge, and the areas that need further development. The classification presented here should not be thought of as cast in stone, but rather as a fluid framework that is amenable to change with the flow of new insights in theoretical physics.

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