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Stellar dynamics and extreme-mass ratio inspirals

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012


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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Collisionless dynamics in Globular Clusters

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012


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

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Interaction of Recoiling Supermassive Black Holes with Stars in Galactic Nuclei

Thursday, January 19th, 2012


by Li, Shuo and Liu, F. K. and Berczik, Peter and Chen, Xian and Spurzem, Rainer
38 pages, 10 figues; accepted for publication in ApJ

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Gravitational wave diagnosis of a circumbinary disk

Monday, January 16th, 2012


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

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The Growth of the Stellar Seeds of Supermassive Black Holes

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011


by Johnson, Jarrett L. and Whalen, Daniel J. and Fryer, Christopher L. and Li, Hui
14 pages, 4 figures; submitted to ApJ

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The Gravitational Wave International Committee Roadmap: The future of gravitational wave astronomy

Monday, November 28th, 2011


by Marx, Jay and Danzmann, Karsten and Hough, James and Kuroda, Kazuaki and McClelland, David and Mours, Benoit and Phinney, Sterl and Rowan, Sheila and Sathyaprakash, B. and Vetrano, Flavio and Vitale, Stefano and Whitcomb, Stan and Will, Clifford
116 pages. Original document in higher resolution can be found at https://gwic.ligo.org/roadmap/

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A practical guide to the massive black hole cosmic history

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011


by Sesana, A.
21 pages, 4 figures, accepted for publication in Advances in Astronomy

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Roche Accretion of stars close to massive black holes

Friday, October 14th, 2011


by Blandford, Roger D.
10 pages, 10 figures, to be submitted to MNRAS

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1H0707-495 in 2011: An X-ray source within a gravitational radius of the event horizon

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011


by Fabian, A. C. and Zoghbi, A. and Wilkins, D. and Dwelly, T. and Uttley, P. and Schartel, N. and Miniutti, G. and Gallo, L. and Grupe, D. and Komossa, S. and Santos-Lleo, M.
9 pages, 19 figures, MNRAS in press

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Secular theory of the orbital evolution of the young stellar disc in the Galactic Centre

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011


by Haas, Jaroslav and Subr, Ladislav and Vokrouhlicky, David
Accepted for publication in MNRAS; 11 pages, 6 figures

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Localizing Sagittarius A* and M87 on Microarcsecond Scales with Millimeter VLBI

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011


by Broderick, Avery E. and Loeb, Abraham and Reid, Mark J.
18 pages, 4 figures, Accepted for publication in ApJ

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Supermassive Black Hole Mass Estimates Using Sloan Digital Sky Survey Quasar Spectra at 0.7 < z < 2

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011


by Rafiee, Alireza and Hall, Patrick B.
38 Pages, 12 figures, 3 Tables, 1 hyperlink to catalogue data. Accepted for publication in ApJS

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On the dynamical evolution of globular clusters. II- The isolated cluster

Friday, March 18th, 2011


by Hénon, Michel
Originally published in 1965. 7 pages, 5 figures

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On the dynamical evolution of globular clusters

Friday, March 18th, 2011


by Hénon, Michel
Originally published in 1961. 44 pages, 23 figures

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Efficient Merger of Binary Supermassive Black Holes in Merging Galaxies

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011


by Khan, Fazeel and Just, Andreas and Merritt, David
9 pages, 11 figures. Accepted for publication in The Astrophysical Journal

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Observability of pulsar beam bending by the Sgr~A* black hole

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011


by Stovall, Kevin and Creighton, Teviet and Price, Richard H. and Jenet, Fredrick A.
18 pages, 16 figures

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Stellar Dynamics of Extreme-Mass-Ratio Inspirals

Friday, February 25th, 2011


by Merritt, David and Alexander, Tal and Mikkola, Seppo and Will, Clifford
28 pages, 16 figures

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Fast coalescence of massive black hole binaries from mergers of galactic nuclei: implications for low-frequency gravitational-wave astrophysics

Friday, February 25th, 2011


by Preto, Miguel and Berentzen, Ingo and Berczik, Peter and Spurzem, Rainer
6 pages, 4 figures, 1 table. Submitted to ApJL

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Evidence for Black Hole Growth in Local Analogs to Lyman Break Galaxies

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011


by Jia, Jianjun and Ptak, Andrew and Heckman, Timothy M. and Overzier, Roderik A. and Hornschemeier, Ann and LaMassa, Stephanie M.
Accepted for publication in ApJ

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Observational constraints on the spin of the most massive black holes from radio observations

Monday, February 14th, 2011


by Martinez-Sansigre, Alejo and Rawlings, Steve
Accepted for publication by MNRAS. 30 Pages, 14 Figures, 5 Tables

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The Relation between Black Hole Mass and Host Spheroid Stellar Mass out to z~2

Friday, February 11th, 2011


by Bennert, Vardha Nicola and Auger, Matthew W. and Treu, Tommaso and Woo, Jong-Hak and Malkan, Matthew A.
7 pages, 3 figures. Submitted to the Astrophysical Journal Letters

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Supermassive Black Hole in an Elliptical Galaxy: Accretion of a Hot Gas with a Low but Finite Angular Momentum

Monday, February 7th, 2011


by Inogamov, N. A. and Sunyaev, R. A.
Full text of the paper with two Appendices is published in Astronomy Letters, Vol. 36, p. 835 (2010)

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Physics of Coevolution of Galaxies and Supermassive Black Holes

Monday, February 7th, 2011


by Cen, Renyue
29 pages, 3 figures, submitted to the Astrophysical Journal

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Near-infrared polarimetry as a tool for testing properties of accreting super-massive black holes

Monday, February 7th, 2011


by Zamaninasab, M. and Eckart, A. and Dovciak, M. and Karas, V. and Schoedel, R. and Witzel, G. and Sabha, N. and Garcia-Marin, M. and Kunneriath, D. and Muzic, K. and Straubmeier, C. and Valencia-S, M. and Zensus, J. A.
12 pages, 13 figures, accepted for publication in MNRAS

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Double white dwarfs and LISA

Thursday, January 27th, 2011


by Marsh, T. R.
11 pages, 2 figures, in press Classical and Quantum Gravity. Summary of talk given at 8th LISA Symposium, Stanford, July 2010

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Supermassive black holes do not correlate with dark matter halos of galaxies

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011


by Kormendy, John and Bender, Ralf
12 pages, 9 Postscript figures, 1 table; published in Nature (20 January 2011)

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Cosmic Lighthouses : Unveiling the nature of high-redshift galaxies

Friday, January 21st, 2011


by Dayal, Pratika
PhD Thesis

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Resolution requirements for Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics simulations of self-gravitating accretion discs

Friday, January 14th, 2011


by Lodato, Giuseppe and Clarke, Cathie C.
7 pages, 2 figures. Accepted by MNRAS

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The Black-Hole Mass in M87 from Gemini/NIFS Adaptive Optics Observations

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011


by Gebhardt, Karl and Adams, Joshua and Richstone, Douglas and Lauer, Tod R. and Faber, S. M. and Gultekin, Kayhan and Murphy, Jeremy and Tremaine, Scott
12 pages, accepted for publication in the Astrophysical Journal

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Relation Between Globular Clusters and Supermassive Black Holes in Ellipticals as a Manifestation of the Black Hole Fundamental Plane

Monday, January 10th, 2011


by Snyder, Gregory F. and Hopkins, Philip F. and Hernquist, Lars
7 pages, 2 figures, accepted for publication in ApJL

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