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The dynamical fingerprint of core scouring in massive elliptical galaxies

Monday, November 18th, 2013

arXiv:1311.3783

by Thomas, J. and Saglia, R. P. and Bender, R. and Erwin, P. and Fabricius, M.
13 pages, 3 figures, submitted to ApJ

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A Fokker-Planck Study of Dense Rotating Stellar Clusters

Friday, June 29th, 2012

arXiv:1206.5769

by Girash, John
134 pages. Ph.D. dissertation (Harvard U. Dept. of Physics) 2009

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An upper limit to the velocity dispersion of relaxed stellar systems without massive black holes

Friday, June 29th, 2012

arXiv:1206.6167

by Miller, M. Coleman and Davies, Melvyn B.
8 pages, 2 figures, accepted to the Astrophysical Journal

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A Parallel Monte Carlo Code for Simulating Collisional N-body Systems

Friday, June 29th, 2012

arXiv:1206.5878

by Pattabiraman, Bharath and Umbreit, Stefan and Liao, Wei-Keng and Choudhary, Alok and Kalogera, Vassiliki and Memik, Gokhan and Rasio, Frederic A.
47 pages, 12 figures, submitted to ApJ Supplements

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Rotating Accretion Flows: From Infinity to the Black Hole

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

arXiv:1206.4059

by Li, Jason and Ostriker, Jeremiah and Sunyaev, Rashid
18 pages, 9 figures, submitted to ApJ

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The Nature of Hypervelocity Stars and the Time Between Their Formation and Ejection

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

arXiv:1206.4057

by Brown, Warren R. and Cohen, Judith G. and Geller, Margaret J. and Kenyon, Scott J.
6 pages, accepted to ApJ Letters

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Stellar dynamics and extreme-mass ratio inspirals

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

arXiv:1205.5240

by Amaro-Seoane, Pau
160 pages, two columns. Invited review to Living Reviews in Relativity. Some parts profit from arXiv:astro-ph/0703495, although they have been significantly expanded and improved

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The role of the supermassive black hole spin in the estimation of the EMRI event rate

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

arXiv:1205.4713

by Amaro-Seoane, Pau and Sopuerta, Carlos F. and Freitag, Marc Dewi
Submitted. Abstract abridged

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Intermediate mass black holes in AGN disks: I. Production & Growth

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

arXiv:1206.2309

by McKernan, B. and Ford, K. E. S. and Lyra, W. and Perets, H. B.
11 pages, 4 figures, MNRAS (accepted)

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Secular Dynamical Anti-Friction in Galactic Nuclei

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

arXiv:1205.4020

by Madigan, Ann-Marie and Levin, Yuri
8 pages, 7 figures, Accepted to ApJ

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Fokker-Planck Models for M15 without a Central Black Hole: The Role of the Mass Function

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

arXiv:1205.1049

by Murphy, Brian W. and Cohn, Haldan N. and Lugger, Phyllis M.
10 pages, 7 figures

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Models of cuspy triaxial stellar systems. I. Stability and chaoticity

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

arXiv:1204.5428

by Zorzi, Alejandra F. and Muzzio, Juan C.
10 pages, 5 figures. The Article has been submitted for publication in Monthly Notices of the RAS by the Royal Astronomical Society and Blackwell Publishing. At this time has been accepted but not yet published

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Collisionless dynamics in Globular Clusters

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

arXiv:1204.5217

by Williams, Liliya L. R. and Barnes, Eric I. and Hjorth, Jens
27 pages, 18 figures; accepted to MNRAS

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No evidence for a central IMBH in M15

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

arXiv:1204.4457

by Kirsten, F. and Vlemmings, W. H. T.
6 pages, 2 figures, accepted for publication in A&A

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Tilted black hole accretion disc models of Sagittarius A*: time-variable millimetre to near-infrared emission

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

arXiv:1204.4454

by Dexter, Jason and Fragile, P. Chris
17 pages, 18 figures, submitted to MNRAS; for movies and version with high-res figures see http://astro.berkeley.edu/~jdexter/tiltedsgra

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Stable counteralignment of a circumbinary disc

Saturday, April 21st, 2012

arXiv:1204.4185

by Nixon, Chris
5 pages, 4 figures. Accepted for publication in MNRAS

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Central kinematics of the globular cluster NGC 2808: Upper limit on the mass of an intermediate-mass black hole

Saturday, April 21st, 2012

arXiv:1204.4074

by Lützgendorf, Nora and Kissler-Patig, Markus and Gebhardt, Karl and Baumgardt, Holger and Noyola, Eva and Jalali, Behrang and de Zeeuw, P. Tim and Neumayer, Nadine
12 pages, 9 figures, 2 tables, accepted for publication in A&A

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The Intermediate Mass Black Hole Candidate in the Center of NGC 404: New Evidence from Radio Continuum Observations

Saturday, April 21st, 2012

arXiv:1204.3089

by Nyland, Kristina and Marvil, Josh and Wrobel, Joan and Young, Lisa and Zauderer, B. Ashley
Accepted for publication to ApJ

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Chaotic orbits in a 3D galactic dynamical model with a double nucleus

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

arXiv:1204.0324

by Caranicolas, Nicolaos D. and Zotos, Euaggelos E.
Published in Mechanics Research Communications journal

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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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Binary Disruption by Massive Black Holes: Hypervelocity Stars, S Stars, and Tidal Disruption Events

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

arXiv:1203.6685

by Bromley, Benjamin C. and Kenyon, Scott J. and Geller, Margaret J. and Brown, Warren R.
ApJ Letters, accepted; 13 pages, including 3 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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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 S-Star Cluster at the Center of the Milky Way: On the nature of diffuse NIR emission in the inner tenth of a parsec

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

arXiv:1203.2625

by Sabha, Nadeen and Eckart, Andreas and Merritt, David and Zamaninasab, Mohammad and Witzel, Gunther and García-Marín, Macarena and Jalali, Behrang and Valencia-S., Monica and Yazici, Senol and Buchholz, Rainer and Shahzamanian, Banafsheh and Straubmeier, Christian
13 pages, 11 figures, submitted to A&A

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Modelling the black hole silhouette in Sgr A* with ion tori

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

arXiv:1203.2618

by Straub, Odele and Vincent, Frederic H. and Abramowicz, Marek A. and Gourgoulhon, Eric and Paumard, Thibaut
11 pages, 10 figures, submitted to A & A

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A star disrupted by a stellar black hole as the origin of the cloud falling towards the Galactic center

Monday, February 27th, 2012

arXiv:1202.5496

by Miralda-Escude, Jordi
submitted to ApJ

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Mergers and ejections of black holes in globular clusters

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

arXiv:1202.4688

by Aarseth, Sverre
8 pages, 9 figures, accepted MNRAS

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Dynamics of secular evolution

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

arXiv:1202.3403

by Binney, James
43 pages. Lectures given at the XXIII Canary islands winter school of astrophysics, November 2011 To appear in “Secular Evolution of Galaxies” ed. J. Falcon-Barroso & J.H. Knapen

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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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