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Archive for the ‘globular clusters’ Category

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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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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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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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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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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PSDF: Particle Stream Data Format for N-Body Simulations

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

arXiv:1201.1694

by Farr, Will M. and Ames, Jeff and Hut, Piet and Makino, Junichiro and McMillan, Steve and Muranushi, Takayuki and Nakamura, Koichi and Nitadori, Keigo and Zwart, Simon Portegies
5 pages; submitted to New Astronomy

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A dynamical study of Galactic globular clusters under different relaxation conditions

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

arXiv:1201.1466

by Zocchi, A. and Bertin, G. and Varri, A. L.
18 pages, 7 figures. Accepted for publication in Astronomy & Astrophysics

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MOCCA Code for Star Cluster Simulations – II. Comparison with N-body Simulations

Monday, January 2nd, 2012

arXiv:1112.6246

by Giersz, Mirek and Heggie, Douglas C. and Hurley, Jarrod and Hypki, Arkadiusz
15 pages, 24 figures

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A Dynamical N-body Model for the Central Region of $\omega$ Centauri

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

arXiv:1111.5011

by Jalali, B. and Baumgardt, H. and Kissler-Patig, M. and Gebhardt, K. and Noyola, E. and Lützgendorf, N. and de Zeeuw, P. T.
Accepted for publication in A&A

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A new type of compact stellar population: dark star clusters

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011

arXiv:1110.4103

by Banerjee, Sambaran and Kroupa, Pavel
14 pages, 4 figures. Published in The Astrophysical Journal Letters

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Relativistic Binaries in Globular Clusters

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011

arXiv:1110.4423

by Benacquista, Matthew J. and Downing, Jonathan M. B.
88 pages, 13 figures. Submitted update of Living Reviews article

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Kicking massive black holes off clusters: Intermediate-mass ratio inspirals

Monday, August 29th, 2011

arXiv:1108.5175

by Konstantinidis, Symeon and Amaro-Seoane, Pau and Kokkotas, Kostas D.
Submitted

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Black holes of intermediate masses in globular clusters: constraints on a spin of a black hole

Thursday, August 18th, 2011

arXiv:1108.0056

by Buliga, S. D. and Globina, V. I. and Gnedin, Yu. N. and Natsvlishvili, T. M. and Piotrovich, M. Yu. and Shaht, N. A.
4 pages

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Tidal disruption rate of stars by supermassive black holes obtained by direct N-body simulations

Thursday, August 18th, 2011

arXiv:1108.2270

by Brockamp, M. and Baumgardt, H. and Kroupa, P.
19 pages, 11 figures, accepted for publication in MNRAS

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Formation of Massive Black Holes in Dense Star Clusters. II. IMF and Primordial Mass Segregation

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

arXiv:1105.5884

by Goswami, Sanghamitra and Umbreit, Stefan and Bierbaum, Matt and Rasio, Frederic A.

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

Friday, March 18th, 2011

arXiv:1103.3498

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

arXiv:1103.3499

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

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Radio Continuum Observations of 47 Tucanae and Omega Centauri: Hints for Intermediate-mass Black Holes?

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

arXiv:1102.1668

by Lu, Ting-Ni and Kong, Albert K. H.
Accepted by ApJL

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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

arXiv:1101.1299

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

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A New Catalog of Globular Clusters in the Milky Way

Monday, January 10th, 2011

arXiv:1012.3224

by Harris, William E.
6 pages, 4 figures

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Collisional formation of very massive stars in dense clusters

Friday, September 3rd, 2010

arXiv:1009.0283

by Moeckel, Nickolas and Clarke, Cathie J.
8 pages, submitted to MNRAS. Includes revisions per referee’s comments

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The Globular Cluster/Central Black Hole Connection in Galaxies

Monday, August 30th, 2010

arXiv:1008.4748

by Harris, Gretchen L. H. and Harris, William E.
7 pages, 4 figures; accepted for publication in MNRAS

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Croatian Black Hole School 2010 lecture notes on IMBHs in GCs

Friday, August 27th, 2010

arXiv:1008.4477

by Pasquato, Mario
These lecture notes are based on the series of invited lectures on IMBHs I delivered at the June 2010 Croatian Black Hole School ( organizer: Jarah Evslin, site: http://antimodave.jimdo.com )

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Widespread presence of shallow cusps in the surface-brightness profile of globular clusters

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

arXiv:1008.2771

by Vesperini, Enrico and Trenti, Michele
14 pages, 3 figures, Accepted for publication in The Astrophysical Journal, Letters

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Higher order moment models of dense stellar systems: Applications to the modeling of the stellar velocity distribution function

Friday, June 18th, 2010

arXiv:1006.1365

by Schneider, Justus and Amaro-Seoane, Pau and Spurzem, Rainer
Submitted to MNRAS, comments welcome

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MYRIAD: A new N-body code for simulations of Star Clusters

Friday, June 18th, 2010

arXiv:1006.3326

by Konstantinidis, Simos and Kokkotas, Kostas D.
24 pages, 28 figures

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A correlation between central supermassive black holes and the globular cluster systems of early-type galaxies

Friday, April 2nd, 2010

arXiv:1004.0137

by Burkert, Andreas and Tremaine, Scott
13 pages, 3 figures, submitted to ApJ

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Intermediate-Mass Black Holes in Early Globular Clusters

Friday, March 19th, 2010

arXiv:1003.3470

by Vesperini, Enrico and McMillan, Stephen L. W. and D’Ercole, Annibale and D’Antona, Francesca
4 pages, 1 figure, Accepted for publication in The Astrophysical Journal, Letters

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A mass estimate of an intermediate-mass black hole in omega Centauri

Monday, March 1st, 2010

arXiv:1002.5037

by Miocchi, P.
LateX, 5 pages, 5 figures. Accepted for publication by Astronomy & Astrophysics

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