Barack, Leor and Lousto, Carlos O.
(2002)
Computing the gravitational self-force on a compact object plunging into a Schwarzschild black hole.
*Physical Review D*, 66 (6), 061502-[5pp].
(doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.66.061502).

## Abstract

We compute the gravitational self-force (or “radiation reaction” force) acting on a particle falling radially into a Schwarzschild black hole. Our calculation is based on the “mode-sum” method, in which one first calculates the individual l-multipole contributions to the self-force (by numerically integrating the decoupled perturbation equations) and then regularizes the sum over modes by applying a certain analytic procedure. We demonstrate the equivalence of this method with the ?-function scheme. The convergence rate of the mode-sum series is considerably improved here (thus reducing computational requirements) by employing an analytic approximation at large l.

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