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Autor: Hansjörg Dittus
ISBN-13: 9783642070730
Einband: Taschenbuch
Seiten: 642
Gewicht: 1003 g
Format: 235x156x33 mm
Sprache: Englisch

Lasers, Clocks and Drag-Free Control

Vol.349, Astrophysics and Space Science Library
Exploration of Relativistic Gravity in Space
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Part I Surveys: Fundamental Physics, Space, Missions and Technologies -- Claus Lämmerzahl, Hansjörg Dittus

General Theory of Relativity: Will it Survive the Next Decade? -- Orfeu Bertolami, Jorge Páramos, Slava G. Turyshev

Is the Physics Within the Solar System Really Understood? -- Claus Lämmerzahl, Oliver Preuss, Hansjörg Dittus Part II Theory Propagation of Light in the Gravitational Field of Binary Systems to Quadratic Order in

Newton's Gravitational Constant -- Gerhard Schäfer and Michael H. Brügmann

On the Radar Method in General-Relativistic Spacetimes -- Volker Perlick

A Universal Tool for Determining the Time Delay and the Frequency Shift of Light: Synge's World Function -- Pierre Teyssandier, Christophe Le Poncin-Lafitte, Bernard Linet

Unified Formula for Comparison of Clock Rates and its Applications -- C. Xu, X. Wu, and E. Brüning

Gravity Tests and the Pioneer Anomaly -- Marc-Thierry Jaekel, Serge Reynaud

Laser Ranging Delay in the Bi-Metric Theory of Gravity -- Sergei M. Kopeikin, Wei-Tou Ni Part III Technologies Measurement of the Shapiro Time Delay Between Drag-free Spacecraft -- Neil Ashby, Peter L. Bender

Laser Transponders for High Accuracy Interplanetary Laser Ranging and Time Transfer -- John J. Degnan

Unequal-arm Interferometry and Ranging in Space -- Massimo Tinto

Technology for Precision Gravity Measurements -- RobertD. Reasenberg and J.D. Phillips

Clocks and accelerometers for space tests of fundamental physics -- Lute Maleki, James M. Kohel, Nathan E. Lundblad, John D. Prestage, Robert J. Thompson, and Nan Yu

Atom Interferometric Inertial Sensors for Space Applications -- Philippe Bouyer, Franck Pereira dos Santos, Arnaud Landragin and Christian J. Bordé

Drag-Free Satellite Control -- Stephan Theil

Drag-free Control Design with Cubic Test Masses -- Walter Fichter, AlexanderSchleicher, Stefano Vitale

Solar Sail Propulsion: An Enabling Technology for Fundamental Physics Missions -- Bernd Dachwald, Wolfgang Seboldt, Claus Lämmerzahl

Part IV Missions and Projects Testing Relativity with Space Astrometry Missions -- Sergei A. Klioner

LISA, the Laser Interferometer Space Antenna, requires the ultimate in Lasers, Clocks, and Drag-Free Control -- Albrecht Rüdiger, Gerhard Heinzel, and Michael Tröbs

Lunar Laser Ranging Contributions to Relativity and Geodesy -- Jürgen Müller, James G. Williams, Slava G. Turyshev

Science, Technology and Mission Design for the Laser Astrometric Test Of Relativity -- Slava G. Turyshev, Michael Shao, Kenneth L. Nordtvedt, Jr.

LATOR's Measured Science Parameters and Mission Configuration -- Kenneth Nordtvedt

OPTIS - High Precision Tests of Special and General Relativity in Space -- Claus Lämmerzahl, Hansjörg Dittus, Achim Peters, Silvia Scheithauer, Stephan Schiller

Testing Relativistic Gravity to One Part per Billion -- Wei-Tou Ni, Antonio Pulido Patón, and Yan Xia

Exploring the Pioneer Anomaly: Concept Considerations for a Deep Space Gravity Probe Based on Laser Controlled Free Flying Reference Masses -- Ulrich Johann, Hansjörg Dittus, Claus Lämmerzahl

Pioneer Anomaly: What Can We Learn from LISA? -- Denis Defrère, Andreas Rathke
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Written by international experts, this book explores the possibilities for the next 20 years in conducting gravitational experiments in space that would make the most of the new and much-improved existing capabilities. They start from the premise that over the next decade the gravitational physics community will benefit from dramatic improvements in many technologies critical to the tests of gravity. This volume contains a comprehensive presentation of the theory, technology, missions and projects on relativistic gravity in space. Over the next decade the gravitational physics community will benefit from dramatic improvements in many technologies critical to testing gravity. Highly accurate deep space navigation, interplanetary laser communication, interferometry and metrology, high precision frequency standards, precise pointing and attitude control, together with drag-free technologies, will revolutionize the field of experimental gravitational physics. The centennial of the general theory of relativity in 2015 will motivate a significant number of experiments designed to test this theory with unprecedented accuracy.The purpose of the contributions in this book, written by international experts, is to explore the possibilities for the next 20 years for conducting gravitational experiments in space that would utilize both entirely new and highly improved existing capabilities.
Editiert von: Hansjörg Dittus, Claus Lämmerzahl, Slava G. Turyshev
The Editors are leading personalities in the field.
Autor: Hansjörg Dittus
ISBN-13:: 9783642070730
ISBN: 3642070736
Verlag: Springer, Berlin
Gewicht: 1003g
Seiten: 642
Sprache: Englisch
Auflage Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2008
Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 235x156x33 mm, 176 SW-Abb., 3 Farbabb., 33 Tabellen