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Dynamic Fisheye Grids for Binary Black Holes Simulations

Friday, September 13th, 2013

arXiv:1309.2960

by Zilhão, Miguel and Noble, Scott C.
34 pages, 13 figures. to be submitted to CQG

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A Parallel Monte Carlo Code for Simulating Collisional N-body Systems

Friday, June 29th, 2012

arXiv:1206.5878

by Pattabiraman, Bharath and Umbreit, Stefan and Liao, Wei-Keng and Choudhary, Alok and Kalogera, Vassiliki and Memik, Gokhan and Rasio, Frederic A.
47 pages, 12 figures, submitted to ApJ Supplements

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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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N-body Integrators with Individual Time Steps from Hierarchical Splitting

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

arXiv:1205.5668

by Pelupessy, Federico I. and Jänes, Jürgen and Zwart, Simon F. Portegies
20 pages, 9 figures, accepted for publication in New Astronomy

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Collisions of charged black holes

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

arXiv:1205.1063

by Zilhão, Miguel and Cardoso, Vitor and Herdeiro, Carlos and Lehner, Luis and Sperhake, Ulrich
15 pages, 8 figures

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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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3-D Radiative Transfer Calculations of Radiation Feedback from Massive Black Holes: Outflow of Mass from the Dusty “Torus”

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

arXiv:1204.0063

by Roth, Nathaniel and Kasen, Daniel and Hopkins, Philip F. and Quataert, Eliot
15 pages, 14 figures. Submitted to ApJ; v2 Corrected spelling and other small typos

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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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Measuring the Effects of Artificial Viscosity in SPH Simulations of Rotating Fluid Flows

Saturday, December 24th, 2011

arXiv:1112.5120

by Taylor, Paul A. and Miller, John C.
14 pages, 9 figures, submitted to MNRAS

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Implementation of a Parallel Tree Method on a GPU

Saturday, December 24th, 2011

arXiv:1112.4539

by Nakasato, Naohito
Journal of Computational Science, 2011; See our recent update at http://galaxy.u-aizu.ac.jp/trac/note/wiki/Octree_On_GPU

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Improving the Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics with an integral approach to calculate gradients

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

arXiv:1111.3261

by Garcia-Senz, Domingo and Cabezon, Ruben M. and Escartin, Jose Antonio
15 pages, 12 figures, accepted for publication in Astronomy & Astrophysics

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Convergence of SPH simulations of self-gravitating accretion discs: Sensitivity to the implementation of radiative cooling

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

arXiv:1111.3147

by Rice, W. K. M. and Forgan, D. H. and Armitage, P. J.
9 pages, 11 figures, MNRAS in press

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Dusty gas with SPH – II. Implicit timestepping and astrophysical drag regimes

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

arXiv:1111.3089

by Laibe, Guillaume and Price, Daniel J.
Accepted for publication in MNRAS

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Dusty gas with SPH – I. Algorithm and test suite

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

arXiv:1111.3090

by Laibe, Guillaume and Price, Daniel J.
Accepted for publication in MNRAS

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Mass-Energy and Momentum Extraction by Gravitational Wave Emission in the Merger of Two Colliding Black Holes: The Non-Head-On Case

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011

arXiv:1111.1223

by Aranha, R. F. and Soares, I. Damião and Tonini, E. V.
18 pages, 12 Figures

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Hydrodynamic simulations on a moving Voronoi mesh

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

arXiv:1109.2218

by Springel, Volker
35 pages, 10 figures; invited review for the volume “Tessellations in the Sciences: Virtues, Techniques and Applications of Geometric Tilings”, eds. R. van de Weijgaert, G. Vegter, J. Ritzerveld and V. Icke, Springer (accepted)

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Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics in Astrophysics

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

arXiv:1109.2219

by Springel, Volker
43 pages, 11 figures, invited review that appeared in ARA&A

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

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

arXiv:1108.4421

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

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Gravitational waves in dynamical spacetimes with matter content in the Fully Constrained Formulation

Thursday, August 18th, 2011

arXiv:1108.0571

by Cordero-Carrión, Isabel and Cerdá-Durán, Pablo and Ibáñez, José María
18 pages, 9 figures, 2 tables

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Distributional sources for black hole initial data

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

arXiv:1107.4691

by Tonita, Aaryn
Code available at https://github.com/SwampWalker/LeapingMonkey

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Gravitational waves from the Papaloizou-Pringle instability in black hole-torus systems

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

arXiv:1105.5035

by Kiuchi, Kenta and Shibata, Masaru and Montero, Pedro J. and Font, José A.
4 pages, 4 figure, to be published in PRL

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Time-domain modelling of Extreme-Mass-Ratio Inspirals for the Laser Interferometer Space Antenna

Monday, March 14th, 2011

arXiv:1103.2149

by Canizares, Priscilla and Sopuerta, Carlos F.
4 pages, 2 figures, JPCS latex style. Submitted to JPCS (special issue for the proceedings of the Spanish Relativity Meeting (ERE2010))

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Particle-Particle Particle-Tree: A Direct-Tree Hybrid Scheme for Collisional N-Body Simulations

Monday, February 7th, 2011

arXiv:1101.5504

by Oshino, Shoichi and Funato, Yoko and Makino, Junichiro
22 pages, 15 figures

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Tuning Time-Domain Pseudospectral Computations of the Self-Force on a Charged Scalar Particle

Friday, January 14th, 2011

arXiv:1101.2526

by Canizares, Priscilla and Sopuerta, Carlos F.
IOP LaTeX style. 11 pages, 4 pages. Contribution to the NRDA/CAPRA 2010 Conference

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

Friday, January 14th, 2011

arXiv:1101.2448

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

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Black-hole binaries go to eleven orbits

Monday, January 10th, 2011

arXiv:1012.3173

by Sperhake, Ulrich and Bruegmann, Bernd and Mueller, Doreen and Sopuerta, Carlos F.
Submitted to CQG, Special Edition for NRDA/CAPRA 2010, 13 pages, 7 figures

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The Status of Black-Hole Binary Merger Simulations with Numerical Relativity

Monday, January 10th, 2011

arXiv:1012.2872

by McWilliams, Sean T.
Invited review for NRDA/CAPRA 2010, CQG special issue – 7 pages, 1 figure, 1 table

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Binary black hole coalescence in the extreme-mass-ratio limit: testing and improving the effective-one-body multipolar waveform

Monday, January 10th, 2011

arXiv:1012.2456

by Bernuzzi, Sebastiano and Nagar, Alessandro and Zenginoglu, Anil

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