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3-D Radiative Transfer Calculations of Radiation Feedback from Massive Black Holes: Outflow of Mass from the Dusty “Torus”

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

arXiv:1204.0063

by Roth, Nathaniel and Kasen, Daniel and Hopkins, Philip F. and Quataert, Eliot
15 pages, 14 figures. Submitted to ApJ; v2 Corrected spelling and other small typos

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Review: Accretion Disk Theory

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

arXiv:1203.6851

by Armijo, Matias Montesinos
21 pages, 9 figures

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No Evidence for Intermediate-Mass Black Holes in Globular Clusters: Strong Constraints from the JVLA

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

arXiv:1203.6352

by Strader, Jay and Chomiuk, Laura and Maccarone, Thomas and Miller-Jones, James and Seth, Anil and Heinke, Craig and Sivakoff, Gregory
6 pages, 2 figures. ApJL in press

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The Formation of the First Massive Black Holes

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

arXiv:1203.6075

by Haiman, Zoltán
47 pages with 306 references; this review is a chapter in “The First Galaxies – Theoretical Predictions and Observational Clues”, Springer Astrophysics and Space Science Library, Eds. T. Wiklind, V. Bromm & B. Mobasher, in press

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No snow-plough mechanism during the rapid hardening of supermassive black hole binaries

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

arXiv:1203.4085

by Baruteau, Clément and Ramirez-Ruiz, Enrico and Masset, Frédéric
5 pages, 5 figures, accepted for publication in MNRAS

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The observed $M – \sigma$ relations imply that SMBHs grow by cold chaotic accretion

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

arXiv:1203.3450

by Nayakshin, Sergei and Power, Chris and King, Andrew R.
8 pages; submitted to ApJ; version that takes referee’s comments into account

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Effects of post-Newtonian Spin Alignment on the Distribution of Black-Hole Recoils

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

arXiv:1203.2920

by Berti, Emanuele and Kesden, Michael and Sperhake, Ulrich
12 pages, 4 figures, 1 table

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Rapidly Accreting Supergiant Protostars: Embryos of Supermassive Black Holes?

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

arXiv:1203.2613

by Hosokawa, Takashi and Omukai, Kazuyuki and Yorke, Harold W.
11 pages, 10 figures

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Evolution of binary black holes in self gravitating discs: dissecting the torques

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

arXiv:1202.6063

by Roedig, Constanze and Sesana, Alberto and Dotti, Massimo and Cuadra, Jorge and Amaro-Seoane, Pau and Haardt, Francesco
14 pages, 12 Figures, submitted to MNRAS

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A tidal disruption-like X-ray flare from the quiescent galaxy SDSS J120136.02+300305.5

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

arXiv:1202.5900

by Saxton, R. D. and Read, A. M. and Esquej, P. and Komossa, S. and Dougherty, S. and Rodriguez-Pascual, P. and Barrado, D.
Accepted for publication in Astronomy and Astrophysics. 11 pages, 11 figures

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Supermassive black hole formation by the cold accretion shocks in the first galaxies

Monday, February 27th, 2012

arXiv:1202.5380

by Inayoshi, Kohei and Omukai, Kazuyuki
9 pages, 4 figures, accepted for publication in MNRAS

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Modelling supermassive black hole growth: towards an improved sub-grid prescription

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

arXiv:1202.4725

by Hobbs, Alexander and Power, Chris and Nayakshin, Sergei and King, Andrew
7 pages, 3 figures. Accepted for publication in MNRAS

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Primordial seeds of supermassive black holes

Monday, February 20th, 2012

arXiv:1202.3848

by Kawasaki, Masahiro and Kusenko, Alexander and Yanagida, Tsutomu T.
12 pages, 3 figures

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Cosmological Evolution of Supermassive Black Holes. II. Evidence for Downsizing of Spin Evolution

Friday, February 17th, 2012

arXiv:1202.3516

by Li, Yan-Rong and Wang, Jian-Min and Ho, Luis C.
To appear in the ApJ, 11 pages and 9 figures

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Gravitational wave observations of galactic intermediate-mass black hole binaries with DECIGO Path Finder

Friday, February 17th, 2012

arXiv:1202.3512

by Yagi, Kent
32 pages, 13 figures, accepted to CQG

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A Chandra Survey of Supermassive Black Holes with Dynamical Mass Measurements

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

arXiv:1202.3147

by Gultekin, Kayhan and Cackett, Edward M. and Miller, Jon M. and Di Matteo, Tiziana and Markoff, Sera and Richstone, Douglas O.
Accepted by ApJ. 16 pages, 8 figures, 5 tables

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Supermassive black hole ancestors

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

arXiv:1202.3141

by Petri, Andrea and Ferrara, Andrea and Salvaterra, Ruben
12 pages, 9 figures, 1 table, MNRAS in press

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Mergers of Unequal Mass Galaxies: Supermassive Black Hole Binary Evolution and Structure of Merger Remnants

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

arXiv:1202.2124

by Khan, Fazeel Mahmood and Preto, Miguel and Berczik, Peter and Berentzen, Ingo and Just, Andreas and Spurzem, Rainer
Accepted for publication in the Astrophysical Journal (ApJ). 14 pages, 8 figures

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Black Holes in Pseudobulges: demography and models

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

arXiv:1201.6393

by Shankar, F. and Marulli, F. and Mathur, S. and Bernardi, M. and Bournaud, F.
9 pages, 4 Figures. Accepted by A&A

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Approximate Waveforms for Extreme-Mass-Ratio Inspirals: The Chimera Scheme

Monday, January 30th, 2012

arXiv:1201.5715

by Sopuerta, Carlos F. and Yunes, Nicolas
10 pages, 3 figures. LaTeX, JPCS style. Submitted to the proceedings of the 9th Edoardo Amaldi Conference on Gravitational Waves, and the 2011 Numerical Relativity – Data Analysis (NRDA) meeting, held 10-15 July 2011 in Cardiff, Wales, UK, July 10-15 2011

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The evolution of massive black holes and their spins in their galactic hosts

Monday, January 30th, 2012

arXiv:1201.5888

by Barausse, Enrico
25 pages, 15 figures

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How well do STARLAB and NBODY compare? II: Hardware and accuracy

Monday, January 30th, 2012

arXiv:1201.5692

by Anders, P. and Baumgardt, H. and Gaburov, E. and Zwart, S. Portegies
14 pages incl. 3 pages with figures and 4 pages of tables (analysis results), MNRAS in press

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High-redshift formation and evolution of central massive objects II: The census of BH seeds

Friday, January 20th, 2012

arXiv:1201.3761

by Devecchi, B. and Volonteri, M. and Rossi, E. M. and Colpi, M. and Zwart, S. Portegies
12 pages, MNRAS, accepted

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Gravitational wave diagnosis of a circumbinary disk

Monday, January 16th, 2012

arXiv:1201.2858

by Hayasaki, Kimitake and Yagi, Kent and Tanaka, Takahiro and Mineshige, Shin
10 pages, 2 figures, submitted to ApJ

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Double-peaked Narrow-Line Signatures of Dual Supermassive Black Holes in Galaxy Merger Simulations

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

arXiv:1201.1904

by Blecha, Laura and Loeb, Abraham and Narayan, Ramesh
20 pages, 9 figures. Submitted to MNRAS

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Is J enough? Comparison of gravitational waves emitted along the total angular momentum direction with other preferred orientations

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

arXiv:1201.2113

by O’Shaughnessy, R. and Healy, J. and London, L. and Meeks, Z. and Shoemaker, D.
Submitted to PRD

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Gravitational Recoil From Accretion-Aligned Black-Hole Binaries

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

arXiv:1201.1923

by Lousto, Carlos O. and Zlochower, Yosef and Dotti, Massimo and Volonteri, Marta
17 pages, 10 tables, 14 figures, revtex 4

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Clearing Out a Galaxy

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

arXiv:1201.0866

by Zubovas, Kastytis and King, Andrew R.
6 pages, 1 figure, 2 tables; accepted for publication in ApJ Letters

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Masses of Nearby Supermassive Black Holes with Very-Long Baseline Interferometry

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

arXiv:1201.0758

by Johannsen, Tim and Psaltis, Dimitrios and Gillessen, Stefan and Marrone, Daniel P. and Ozel, Feryal and Doeleman, Sheperd S. and Fish, Vincent L.
7 pages, 4 figures, 2 tables, submitted to ApJ

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Cosmological Backgrounds of Gravitational Waves and eLISA/NGO: Phase Transitions, Cosmic Strings and Other Sources

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

arXiv:1201.0983

by Binétruy, Pierre and Bohé, Alejandro and Caprini, Chiara and Dufaux, Jean-François
46 pages, 12 figures

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