General Relativity Seminar
Collapse of the Brill waves in a moving-puncture-like gauge (WIP)
Friday March 11, 2016 16:15:00 CET
Friday March 11, 2016 17:45:00 CET
One of the open problems in numerical relativity is that of the critical collapse of gravitational waves into a black hole. Quite interestingly, it has been discovered that the supercritical Brill waves, a commonly used family of initial data, cannot be successfully evolved with the moving puncture gauge, popular for black hole simulations. In this talk, we present our work in progress on using a modification of the moving puncture gauge to evolve such data.