The Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA) will be a transformative experiment for gravitational wave astronomy, and, as such, it will offer unique opportunities to address many key astrophysical questions in a completely novel way. The synergy with ground-based and space-born instruments in the electromagnetic domain, by enabling multi-messenger observations, will add further to the discovery potential of LISA. The next decade is crucial to prepare the astrophysical community for LISA's first observations. This review outlines the extensive landscape of astrophysical theory, numerical simulations, and astronomical observations that are instrumental for modeling and interpreting the upcoming LISA datastream. To this aim, the current knowledge in three main source classes for LISA is reviewed; ultra-compact stellar-mass binaries, massive black hole binaries, and extreme or interme-diate mass ratio inspirals. The relevant astrophysical processes and the established modeling techniques are summarized. Likewise, open issues and gaps in our understanding of these sources are highlighted, along with an indication of how LISA could help making progress in the different areas. New research avenues that LISA itself, or its joint exploitation with upcoming studies in the electromagnetic domain, will enable, are also illustrated. Improvements in modeling and analysis approaches, such as the combination of numerical simulations and modern data science techniques, are discussed. This review is intended to be a starting point for using LISA as a new discovery tool for understanding our Universe.

Astrophysics with the laser interferometer space antenna / Amaro-Seoane, Pau; Andrews, Jeff; ARCA SEDDA, Manuel; Askar, Abbas; Baghi, Quentin; Balasov, Razvan; Bartos, Imre; Bavera, Simone S.; Bellovary, Jillian; Berry, Christopher P. L.; Berti, Emanuele; Bianchi, Stefano; Blecha, Laura; Blondin, St??phane; Bogdanovi??, Tamara; Boissier, Samuel; Bonetti, Matteo; Bonoli, Silvia; Bortolas, Elisa; Breivik, Katelyn; Capelo, Pedro R.; Caramete, Laurentiu; Cattorini, Federico; Charisi, Maria; Chaty, Sylvain; Chen, Xian; Chru??li??ska, Martyna; Chua, Alvin J. K.; Church, Ross; Colpi, Monica; D???orazio, Daniel; Danielski, Camilla; Davies, Melvyn B.; Dayal, Pratika; De Rosa, Alessandra; Derdzinski, Andrea; Destounis, Kyriakos; Dotti, Massimo; Du??an, Ioana; Dvorkin, Irina; Fabj, Gaia; Foglizzo, Thierry; Ford, Saavik; Fouvry, Jean-Baptiste; Franchini, Alessia; Fragos, Tassos; Fryer, Chris; Gaspari, Massimo; Gerosa, Davide; Graziani, Luca; Groot, Paul; Habouzit, Melanie; Haggard, Daryl; Haiman, Zoltan; Han, Wen-Biao; Istrate, Alina; Johansson, Peter H.; Mahmood Khan, Fazeel; Kimpson, Tomas; Kokkotas, Kostas; Kong, Albert; Korol, Valeriya; Kremer, Kyle; Kupfer, Thomas; Lamberts, Astrid; Larson, Shane; Lau, Mike; Liu, Dongliang; Lloyd-Ronning, Nicole; Lodato, Giuseppe; Lupi, Alessandro; Ma, Chung-Pei; Maccarone, Tomas; Mandel, Ilya; Mangiagli, Alberto; Mapelli, Michela; Mathis, St??phane; Mayer, Lucio; Mcgee, Sean; Mckernan, Berry; Coleman Miller, M.; Mota, David F.; Mumpower, Matthew; Nasim, Syeda S.; Nelemans, Gijs; Noble, Scott; Pacucci, Fabio; Panessa, Francesca; Paschalidis, Vasileios; Pfister, Hugo; Porquet, Delphine; Quenby, John; Ricarte, Angelo; R??pke, Friedrich K.; Regan, John; Rosswog, Stephan; Ruiter, Ashley; Ruiz, Milton; Runnoe, Jessie; Schneider, Raffaella; Schnittman, Jeremy; Secunda, Amy; Sesana, Alberto; Seto, Naoki; Shao, Lijing; Shapiro, Stuart; Sopuerta, Carlos; Stone, Nicholas C.; Suvorov, Arthur; Tamanini, Nicola; Tamfal, Tomas; Tauris, Thomas; Temmink, Karel; Tomsick, John; Toonen, Silvia; Torres-Orjuela, Alejandro; Toscani, Martina; Tsokaros, Antonios; Unal, Caner; V??zquez-Aceves, Ver??nica; Valiante, Rosa; van Putten, Maurice; van Roestel, Jan; Vignali, Christian; Volonteri, Marta; Wu, Kinwah; Younsi, Ziri; Yu, Shenghua; Zane, Silvia; Zwick, Lorenz; Antonini, Fabio; Baibhav, Vishal; Barausse, Enrico; Bonilla Rivera, Alexander; Branchesi, Marica; Branduardi-Raymont, Graziella; Burdge, Kevin; Chakraborty, Srija; Cuadra, Jorge; Dage, Kristen; Davis, Benjamin; de Mink, Selma E.; Decarli, Roberto; Doneva, Daniela; Escoffier, Stephanie; Gandhi, Poshak; Haardt, Francesco; Lousto, Carlos O.; Nissanke, Samaya; Nordhaus, Jason; O???shaughnessy, Richard; PORTEGIES ZWART, SIMON FREDERIK; Pound, Adam; Schussler, Fabian; Sergijenko, Olga; Spallicci, Alessandro; Vernieri, Daniele; Vigna-G??mez, Alejandro. - In: LIVING REVIEWS IN RELATIVITY. - ISSN 1433-8351. - 26:1(2023). [10.1007/s41114-022-00041-y]

Astrophysics with the laser interferometer space antenna

Pau Amaro-Seoane;Manuel Arca Sedda;Emanuele Berti;Monica Colpi;Pratika Dayal;Kyriakos Destounis;Davide Gerosa;Luca Graziani;Wen-Biao Han;Alessandro Lupi;Michela Mapelli;Raffaella Schneider;Alberto Sesana;Carlos Sopuerta;Arthur Suvorov;Marta Volonteri;Fabio Antonini;Enrico Barausse;Daniela Doneva;Simon Portegies Zwart;
2023

Abstract

The Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA) will be a transformative experiment for gravitational wave astronomy, and, as such, it will offer unique opportunities to address many key astrophysical questions in a completely novel way. The synergy with ground-based and space-born instruments in the electromagnetic domain, by enabling multi-messenger observations, will add further to the discovery potential of LISA. The next decade is crucial to prepare the astrophysical community for LISA's first observations. This review outlines the extensive landscape of astrophysical theory, numerical simulations, and astronomical observations that are instrumental for modeling and interpreting the upcoming LISA datastream. To this aim, the current knowledge in three main source classes for LISA is reviewed; ultra-compact stellar-mass binaries, massive black hole binaries, and extreme or interme-diate mass ratio inspirals. The relevant astrophysical processes and the established modeling techniques are summarized. Likewise, open issues and gaps in our understanding of these sources are highlighted, along with an indication of how LISA could help making progress in the different areas. New research avenues that LISA itself, or its joint exploitation with upcoming studies in the electromagnetic domain, will enable, are also illustrated. Improvements in modeling and analysis approaches, such as the combination of numerical simulations and modern data science techniques, are discussed. This review is intended to be a starting point for using LISA as a new discovery tool for understanding our Universe.
2023
Black holes; Gravitational waves; Stellar remnants; Multi-messenger; Extreme mass ratio in-spirals; General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology; Astrophysics - Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics; Astrophysics - Astrophysics of Galaxies; Astrophysics - High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena; Astrophysics - Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics; Astrophysics - Solar and Stellar Astrophysics
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Astrophysics with the laser interferometer space antenna / Amaro-Seoane, Pau; Andrews, Jeff; ARCA SEDDA, Manuel; Askar, Abbas; Baghi, Quentin; Balasov, Razvan; Bartos, Imre; Bavera, Simone S.; Bellovary, Jillian; Berry, Christopher P. L.; Berti, Emanuele; Bianchi, Stefano; Blecha, Laura; Blondin, St??phane; Bogdanovi??, Tamara; Boissier, Samuel; Bonetti, Matteo; Bonoli, Silvia; Bortolas, Elisa; Breivik, Katelyn; Capelo, Pedro R.; Caramete, Laurentiu; Cattorini, Federico; Charisi, Maria; Chaty, Sylvain; Chen, Xian; Chru??li??ska, Martyna; Chua, Alvin J. K.; Church, Ross; Colpi, Monica; D???orazio, Daniel; Danielski, Camilla; Davies, Melvyn B.; Dayal, Pratika; De Rosa, Alessandra; Derdzinski, Andrea; Destounis, Kyriakos; Dotti, Massimo; Du??an, Ioana; Dvorkin, Irina; Fabj, Gaia; Foglizzo, Thierry; Ford, Saavik; Fouvry, Jean-Baptiste; Franchini, Alessia; Fragos, Tassos; Fryer, Chris; Gaspari, Massimo; Gerosa, Davide; Graziani, Luca; Groot, Paul; Habouzit, Melanie; Haggard, Daryl; Haiman, Zoltan; Han, Wen-Biao; Istrate, Alina; Johansson, Peter H.; Mahmood Khan, Fazeel; Kimpson, Tomas; Kokkotas, Kostas; Kong, Albert; Korol, Valeriya; Kremer, Kyle; Kupfer, Thomas; Lamberts, Astrid; Larson, Shane; Lau, Mike; Liu, Dongliang; Lloyd-Ronning, Nicole; Lodato, Giuseppe; Lupi, Alessandro; Ma, Chung-Pei; Maccarone, Tomas; Mandel, Ilya; Mangiagli, Alberto; Mapelli, Michela; Mathis, St??phane; Mayer, Lucio; Mcgee, Sean; Mckernan, Berry; Coleman Miller, M.; Mota, David F.; Mumpower, Matthew; Nasim, Syeda S.; Nelemans, Gijs; Noble, Scott; Pacucci, Fabio; Panessa, Francesca; Paschalidis, Vasileios; Pfister, Hugo; Porquet, Delphine; Quenby, John; Ricarte, Angelo; R??pke, Friedrich K.; Regan, John; Rosswog, Stephan; Ruiter, Ashley; Ruiz, Milton; Runnoe, Jessie; Schneider, Raffaella; Schnittman, Jeremy; Secunda, Amy; Sesana, Alberto; Seto, Naoki; Shao, Lijing; Shapiro, Stuart; Sopuerta, Carlos; Stone, Nicholas C.; Suvorov, Arthur; Tamanini, Nicola; Tamfal, Tomas; Tauris, Thomas; Temmink, Karel; Tomsick, John; Toonen, Silvia; Torres-Orjuela, Alejandro; Toscani, Martina; Tsokaros, Antonios; Unal, Caner; V??zquez-Aceves, Ver??nica; Valiante, Rosa; van Putten, Maurice; van Roestel, Jan; Vignali, Christian; Volonteri, Marta; Wu, Kinwah; Younsi, Ziri; Yu, Shenghua; Zane, Silvia; Zwick, Lorenz; Antonini, Fabio; Baibhav, Vishal; Barausse, Enrico; Bonilla Rivera, Alexander; Branchesi, Marica; Branduardi-Raymont, Graziella; Burdge, Kevin; Chakraborty, Srija; Cuadra, Jorge; Dage, Kristen; Davis, Benjamin; de Mink, Selma E.; Decarli, Roberto; Doneva, Daniela; Escoffier, Stephanie; Gandhi, Poshak; Haardt, Francesco; Lousto, Carlos O.; Nissanke, Samaya; Nordhaus, Jason; O???shaughnessy, Richard; PORTEGIES ZWART, SIMON FREDERIK; Pound, Adam; Schussler, Fabian; Sergijenko, Olga; Spallicci, Alessandro; Vernieri, Daniele; Vigna-G??mez, Alejandro. - In: LIVING REVIEWS IN RELATIVITY. - ISSN 1433-8351. - 26:1(2023). [10.1007/s41114-022-00041-y]
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