Parametric instability induced scalar gravitational waves from a model pulsating neutron star

Charles H.-T. Wang, Paolo M. Bonifacio, Robert Bingham, J. Tito Mendonça

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We identify a new dynamical mechanism for a strong scalar gravitational field effect. To illustrate this mechanism, we investigate the parametric excitation and emission of scalar gravitational waves by a radially pulsating model neutron star.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)148-151
Number of pages4
JournalModern Physics Letters B
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - 3 Nov 2011


  • scalar-tensor gravity
  • scalar waves
  • pulsating stars
  • general relativity
  • parametric instability
  • scalar gravitational waves
  • model

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