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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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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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The Nature of Hypervelocity Stars and the Time Between Their Formation and Ejection

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

arXiv:1206.4057

by Brown, Warren R. and Cohen, Judith G. and Geller, Margaret J. and Kenyon, Scott J.
6 pages, accepted to ApJ Letters

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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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The role of the supermassive black hole spin in the estimation of the EMRI event rate

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

arXiv:1205.4713

by Amaro-Seoane, Pau and Sopuerta, Carlos F. and Freitag, Marc Dewi
Submitted. Abstract abridged

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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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Secular Dynamical Anti-Friction in Galactic Nuclei

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

arXiv:1205.4020

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

arXiv:1205.1222

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

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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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Models of cuspy triaxial stellar systems. I. Stability and chaoticity

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

arXiv:1204.5428

by Zorzi, Alejandra F. and Muzzio, Juan C.
10 pages, 5 figures. The Article has been submitted for publication in Monthly Notices of the RAS by the Royal Astronomical Society and Blackwell Publishing. At this time has been accepted but not yet published

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

Saturday, April 21st, 2012

arXiv:1204.4210

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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A pilgrimage to gravity on GPUs

Saturday, April 21st, 2012

arXiv:1204.3106

by Bédorf, Jeroen and Zwart, Simon Portegies
To appear in: European Physical Journal “Special Topics” : “Computer Simulations on Graphics Processing Units” . 18 pages, 8 figures

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Bonsai: A GPU Tree-Code

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

arXiv:1204.2280

by Bédorf, Jeroen and Gaburov, Evghenii and Zwart, Simon Portegies
5 pages, 2 figures. Proceedings of “Advances in Computational Astrophysics: methods, tools and outcomes”, June 13-17, 2011, Cefalu, Sicily, Italy, eds. Capuzzo Dolcetta, Limongi, Tornambe and Giobbi

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Chaotic orbits in a 3D galactic dynamical model with a double nucleus

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

arXiv:1204.0324

by Caranicolas, Nicolaos D. and Zotos, Euaggelos E.
Published in Mechanics Research Communications journal

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Binary Disruption by Massive Black Holes: Hypervelocity Stars, S Stars, and Tidal Disruption Events

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

arXiv:1203.6685

by Bromley, Benjamin C. and Kenyon, Scott J. and Geller, Margaret J. and Brown, Warren R.
ApJ Letters, accepted; 13 pages, including 3 figures

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Evolution of binary black holes in self gravitating discs: dissecting the torques

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

arXiv:1202.6063

by Roedig, Constanze and Sesana, Alberto and Dotti, Massimo and Cuadra, Jorge and Amaro-Seoane, Pau and Haardt, Francesco
14 pages, 12 Figures, submitted to MNRAS

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A star disrupted by a stellar black hole as the origin of the cloud falling towards the Galactic center

Monday, February 27th, 2012

arXiv:1202.5496

by Miralda-Escude, Jordi
submitted to ApJ

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Mergers and ejections of black holes in globular clusters

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

arXiv:1202.4688

by Aarseth, Sverre
8 pages, 9 figures, accepted MNRAS

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Dynamics of secular evolution

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

arXiv:1202.3403

by Binney, James
43 pages. Lectures given at the XXIII Canary islands winter school of astrophysics, November 2011 To appear in “Secular Evolution of Galaxies” ed. J. Falcon-Barroso & J.H. Knapen

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Mergers of Unequal Mass Galaxies: Supermassive Black Hole Binary Evolution and Structure of Merger Remnants

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

arXiv:1202.2124

by Khan, Fazeel Mahmood and Preto, Miguel and Berczik, Peter and Berentzen, Ingo and Just, Andreas and Spurzem, Rainer
Accepted for publication in the Astrophysical Journal (ApJ). 14 pages, 8 figures

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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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Interaction of Recoiling Supermassive Black Holes with Stars in Galactic Nuclei

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

arXiv:1201.3407

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

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

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

arXiv:1201.0667

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

arXiv:1112.6246

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

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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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The Cluster of Blue Stars Surrounding the M31 Nuclear Black Hole

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

arXiv:1112.1419

by Lauer, Tod R. and Bender, Ralf and Kormendy, John and Rosenfield, Philip and Green, Richard F.
29 pages, 11 figures (3 color); Astrophysical Journal accepted

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