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Archive for the ‘cosmology’ Category

X-ray emission from high-redshift miniquasars: self-regulating the population of massive black holes through global warming

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012


by Tanaka, Takamitsu and Perna, Rosalba and Haiman, Zoltán
15 pages, 6 figures, submitted to MNRAS

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Ubiquitous seeding of supermassive black holes by direct collapse

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012


by Agarwal, Bhaskar and Khochfar, Sadegh and Johnson, Jarrett L. and Neistein, Eyal and Vecchia, Claudio Dalla and Livio, Mario
18 pages, 17 figures, submitted to MNRAS

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Accretion, Growth of Supermassive Black Holes, and Feedback in Galaxy Mergers

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012


by Li, Li-Xin
11 pages, 4 figures. Submitted to MNRAS

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On the Link Between Central Black Holes, Bar Dynamics, and Dark Matter Halos in Spiral Galaxies

Saturday, April 21st, 2012


by Treuthardt, Patrick and Seigar, Marc S. and Sierra, Amber D. and Al-Baidhany, Ismaeel and Salo, Heikki and Kennefick, Daniel and Kennefick, Julia and Lacy, Claud H. S.
17 pages, 1 table, 11 figures, accepted for publication in MNRAS

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The hidden AGN main sequence: Evidence for a universal SMBH accretion to star formation rate ratio since z~2 producing a M_BH-M* relation

Saturday, April 21st, 2012


by Mullaney, J. R. and Daddi, E. and Béthermin, M. and Elbaz, D. and Juneau, S. and Pannella, M. and Sargent, M. T. and Alexander, D. M. and Hickox, R. C.
6 Pages, 3 Figures, Submitted to ApJL

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The Formation of the First Massive Black Holes

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012


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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Rapidly Accreting Supergiant Protostars: Embryos of Supermassive Black Holes?

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012


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

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

Monday, February 27th, 2012


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

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Primordial seeds of supermassive black holes

Monday, February 20th, 2012


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


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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Detecting Cosmic Gravitational-wave Background from Super-heavy Cosmic Strings with LISA

Friday, February 17th, 2012


by Tang, Alf and Sumner, Timothy J.
10 pages, 7 figures

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Supermassive black hole ancestors

Thursday, February 16th, 2012


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

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Black Holes in Pseudobulges: demography and models

Friday, February 3rd, 2012


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

Monday, January 30th, 2012


by Barausse, Enrico
25 pages, 15 figures

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

Friday, January 20th, 2012


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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Clearing Out a Galaxy

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012


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

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

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012


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

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Tuning the stochastic background of gravitational waves using the WMAP data

Monday, January 2nd, 2012


by Corda, Christian
9 pages, 2 figures, published in Modern Physics Letters A. arXiv admin note: substantial text overlap with arXiv:0901.1193

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Feeding compact bulges and supermassive black holes with low angular-momentum cosmic gas at high redshift

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011


by Dubois, Yohan and Pichon, Christophe and Haehnelt, Martin and Kimm, Taysun and Slyz, Adrianne and Devriendt, Julien and Pogosyan, Dmitry
16 pages, 12 figures, submitted to MNRAS

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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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What Drives the Growth of Black Holes?

Monday, December 12th, 2011


by Alexander, David M. and Hickox, Ryan C.
42 pages, 8 figures; Extensive review to appear in New Astronomy Reviews

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Mass Functions of Supermassive Black Holes Across Cosmic Time

Thursday, December 8th, 2011


by Kelly, Brandon C. and Merloni, Andrea
40 pages, 7 figures, review paper accepted for the Advances in Astronomy Special Issue “Seeking for the Leading Actor on the Cosmic Stage: Galaxies versus Supermassive Black Holes”

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The Cosmic History of Black Hole Growth from Deep Multiwavelength Surveys

Monday, December 5th, 2011


by Treister, Ezequiel and Urry, C. Megan
33 pages, 20 figures, review paper accepted for the Advances in Astronomy Special Issue “Seeking for the Leading Actor on the Cosmic Stage: Galaxies versus Supermassive Black Holes”

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Evidence for Three Accreting Black Holes in a Galaxy at z~1.35: A Snapshot of Recently Formed Black Hole Seeds?

Thursday, December 1st, 2011


by Schawinski, Kevin and Urry, Meg and Treister, Ezequiel and Simmons, Brooke and Natarajan, Priyamvada and Glikman, Eilat
Accepted for publication in ApJ Letters. 6 pages, 4 figures, 1 table

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The First Galaxies: Assembly with Black Hole Feedback

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011


by Jeon, Myoungwon and Pawlik, Andreas H. and Greif, Thomas H. and Glover, Simon C. O. and Bromm, Volker and Milosavljevic, Milos and Klessen, Ralf S.
17 pages, 14 figures

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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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Dark matter and dark energy accretion onto intermediate-mass black holes

Thursday, November 24th, 2011


by Pepe, C. and Pellizza, L. J. and Romero, G. E.
5 pages, 3 figures, accepted for publication in MNRAS

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Photon Trapping Enables Super-Eddington Growth of Black-Hole Seeds in Galaxies at High Redshift

Thursday, November 24th, 2011


by Wyithe, Stuart and Loeb, Abraham
10 pages, 4 figures. Submitted to MNRAS

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Constraining Dynamical Dark Energy Models through the Abundance of High-Redshift Supermassive Black Holes

Thursday, November 17th, 2011


by Lamastra, Alessandra and Menci, Nicola and Fiore, Fabrizio and Di Porto, Cinzia and Amendola, Luca
19 pages, 6 figures, accepted to MNRAS

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No evidence of obscured, accreting black holes in most z=6 star-forming galaxies

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011


by Willott, Chris J.
4 pages, 2 figures, ApJ Letters, in press

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