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Archive for the ‘intermediate-mass black holes’ Category

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

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012


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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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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A New Sample of Candidate Intermediate-Mass Black Holes Selected by X-ray Variability

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012


by Kamizasa, Naoya and Terashima, Yuichi and Awaki, Hisamitsu
To Appear in ApJ, 14 pages, 5 figures

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No evidence for a central IMBH in M15

Monday, April 23rd, 2012


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

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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


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


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

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012


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 most extreme ultraluminous X-ray sources: evidence for intermediate-mass black holes?

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012


by Sutton, Andrew D. and Roberts, Timothy P. and Walton, Dominic J. and Gladstone, Jeanette C. and Scott, Amy E.
Accepted for publication in MNRAS, 26 pages, 9 figures, 10 tables

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

Friday, February 17th, 2012


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

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Intermediate-Mass Black Holes in Globular Clusters

Monday, January 30th, 2012


by Lou, Yu-Qing and Wu, Yi-Hong

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M94 As A Unique Testbed for Black Hole Mass Estimates and AGN Activity At Low Luminosities

Monday, December 19th, 2011


by Constantin, Anca and Seth, Anil
11 pages, 4 figures, accepted for publication in Advances in Astronomy

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Verifying the no-hair property of massive compact objects with intermediate-mass-ratio inspirals in advanced gravitational-wave detectors

Thursday, December 8th, 2011


by Rodriguez, Carl L. and Mandel, Ilya and Gair, Jonathan R.
12 pages, 5 figures, submitted to PRD

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

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011


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 Young Massive Stellar Population Around the Intermediate Mass Black Hole ESO 243-49 HLX-1

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011


by Farrell, S. and Servillat, M. and Pforr, J. and Maccarone, T. and Knigge, C. and Godet, O. and Maraston, C. and Webb, N. and Barret, D. and Gosling, A. and Belmont, R. and Wiersema, K.
10 pages, 2 figures, submitted to ApJL

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Accretion onto Intermediate-mass Seed Black Holes in Primordial Galaxies

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011


by Li, Yuexing
8 pages, 4 figures. Submitted to ApJ

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

Monday, August 29th, 2011


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

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Reverberation Mapping of the Intermediate Mass Nuclear Black Hole in SDSS J114008.71+030711.4

Thursday, August 25th, 2011


by Rafter, Stephen and Kaspi, Shai and Behar, Ehud and Kollatschny, Wolfram and Zetzl, Matthias
Accepted for publication in ApJ, 21 pages, 5 figures, 3 tables

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Intermediate-mass-ratio black hole binaries II: Modeling Trajectories and Gravitational Waveforms

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011


by Nakano, Hiroyuki and Zlochower, Yosef and Lousto, Carlos O. and Campanelli, Manuela
23 pages, 35 figures, revtex4

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Testing Photometric Diagnostics for the Dynamical State and Possible IMBH presence in Globular Clusters

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011


by Noyola, Eva and Baumgardt, Holger
Accepted for publication in ApJ

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

Thursday, August 18th, 2011


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


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

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Kinematic signature of an intermediate-mass black hole in the globular cluster NGC 6388

Friday, July 22nd, 2011


by Lützgendorf, N. and Kissler-Patig, M. and Noyola, E. and Jalali, B. and de Zeeuw, P. T. and Gebhardt, K. and Baumgardt, H.
12 pages, 12 figures, Accepted for publication in A&A

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Can a Satellite Galaxy Merger Explain the Active Past of the Galactic Center?

Monday, July 18th, 2011


by Lang, Meagan and Holley-Bockelmann, Kelly and Bogdanovic, Tamara and Amaro-Seoane, Pau and Sesana, Alberto
9 pages, 1 figure, submitted to ApJ. Comments are welcome and may be incorporated into the paper with attribution

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

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011


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

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The Cool Accretion Disk in ESO 243-49 HLX-1: Further Evidence of an Intermediate Mass Black Hole

Friday, April 15th, 2011


by Davis, Shane W. and Narayan, Ramesh and Zhu, Yucong and Barret, Didier and Farrell, Sean A. and Godet, Olivier and Servillat, Mathieu and Webb, Natalie A.
10 pages, 7 figures, accepted for publication in ApJ

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