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Archive for the ‘N-body’ 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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Secular Dynamical Anti-Friction in Galactic Nuclei

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012


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

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Accelerating NBODY6 with Graphics Processing Units

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012


by Nitadori, Keigo and Aarseth, Sverre J.
8 pages, 3 figures, 2 tables, MNRAS accepted

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Mergers and ejections of black holes in globular clusters

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012


by Aarseth, Sverre
8 pages, 9 figures, accepted 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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PSDF: Particle Stream Data Format for N-Body Simulations

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012


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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Chaotic mixing and the secular evolution of triaxial cuspy galaxy models built with Schwarzschild’s method

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012


by Vasiliev, E. and Athanassoula, E.
13 pages, 10 figures

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

Monday, January 2nd, 2012


by Giersz, Mirek and Heggie, Douglas C. and Hurley, Jarrod and Hypki, Arkadiusz
15 pages, 24 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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A new type of compact stellar population: dark star clusters

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011


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

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A conservation-based method for simulating the inspiral of binary black holes

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011


by Meiron, Yohai and Laor, Ari
12 pages, 9 figures

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Dissipationless Formation and Evolution of the Milky Way Nuclear Star Cluster

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011


by Antonini, Fabio and Capuzzo-Dolcetta, Roberto and Mastrobuono-Battisti, Alessandra and Merritt, David
15 pages, 14 figure. Submitted to ApJ

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REBOUND: An open-source multi-purpose N-body code for collisional dynamics

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011


by Rein, Hanno and Liu, Shang-Fei
10 pages, 9 figures, re-submitted to A&A, source code available at https://github.com/hannorein/rebound

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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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Evolution of growing black holes in axisymmetric galaxy cores

Monday, August 22nd, 2011


by Fiestas, Jose and Porth, Oliver and Berczik, Peter and Spurzem, Rainer
15 pages, 7 figures,accepted by MNRAS

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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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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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The impact of realistic models of mass segregation on the event rate of extreme-mass ratio inspirals and cusp re-growth

Friday, October 29th, 2010


by Amaro-Seoane, Pau and Preto, Miguel
Submitted to Class. Quantum Grav.; based on the invited plenary talk of P. Amaro-Seoane at the LISA Symposium 2010

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Secular Stellar Dynamics near a Massive Black Hole

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010


by Madigan, Ann-Marie and Hopman, Clovis and Levin, Yuri
22 pages, 27 figures, submitted to ApJ

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

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010


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

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The Eccentric Disc Instability: Dependency on Background Stellar Cluster

Monday, February 8th, 2010


by Madigan, Ann-Marie
Proceedings article to be published in “The Galactic Center: A Window on the Nuclear Environment of Disk Galaxies”, ed. Mark Morris, Daniel Q. Wang and Feng Yuan

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Testing Properties of the Galactic Center Black Hole Using Stellar Orbits

Thursday, December 17th, 2009


by Merritt, David and Alexander, Tal and Mikkola, Seppo and Will, Clifford M.
18 pages, 9 figures

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Hyper Velocity Stars and the Restricted Parabolic 3-body Problem

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009


by Sari, Re’em and Kobayashi, Shiho and Rossi, Elena M.
10 pages, 10 Figures, Apj submitted

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Constraining the initial mass function of stars in the Galactic Centre

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009


by Loeckmann, Ulf and Baumgardt, Holger and Kroupa, Pavel
MNRAS, accepted, 8 pages, 4 figures

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On strong mass segregation around a massive black hole: Implications for lower-frequency gravitational-wave astrophysics

Monday, October 19th, 2009


by Preto, Miguel and Amaro-Seoane, Pau
5 pages, 4 figures, 1 table, submitted to ApJL

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Triplets of supermassive black holes: Astrophysics, Gravitational Waves and Detection

Monday, October 12th, 2009


by Amaro-Seoane, Pau and Sesana, Alberto and Hoffman, Loren and Benacquista, Matthew and Eichhorn, Christoph and Makino, Junichiro and Spurzem, Rainer
Submitted to MNRAS

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Detection of IMBHs with ground-based gravitational wave observatories: A biography of a binary of black holes, from birth to death

Monday, October 5th, 2009


by Amaro-Seoane, Pau and Santamaria, Lucia
Submitted to ApJ; abstract abridged, figure 1 has a lower resolution

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Evolution of the Binary Fraction in Dense Stellar Systems

Monday, July 27th, 2009


by Fregeau, J. M. and Ivanova, N. and Rasio, F. A.
8 pages, 7 figures in emulateapj format. Submitted to ApJ

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On the dissolution of star clusters in the Galactic centre. I. Circular orbits

Thursday, June 25th, 2009


by Ernst, Andreas and Just, Andreas and Spurzem, Rainer
18 pages, 20 figures; accepted by MNRAS

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