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Archive for the ‘supermassive black holes’ Category

Rotating Accretion Flows: From Infinity to the Black Hole

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

arXiv:1206.4059

by Li, Jason and Ostriker, Jeremiah and Sunyaev, Rashid
18 pages, 9 figures, submitted to ApJ

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The Tidal Disruption of Giant Stars and Their Contribution to the Flaring Supermassive Black Hole Population

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

arXiv:1206.2922

by MacLeod, Morgan and Guillochon, James and Ramirez-Ruiz, Enrico
18 pages, 18 figures, submitted to ApJ

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Hydrodynamical Simulations to Determine the Feeding Rate of Black Holes by the Tidal Disruption of Stars: The Importance of the Impact Parameter and Stellar Structure

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

arXiv:1206.2350

by Guillochon, James and Ramirez-Ruiz, Enrico
14 pages, 11 figures. Submitted to ApJ

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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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X-ray emission from high-redshift miniquasars: self-regulating the population of massive black holes through global warming

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

arXiv:1205.6467

by Tanaka, Takamitsu and Perna, Rosalba and Haiman, Zoltán
15 pages, 6 figures, submitted to MNRAS

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The Discovery of an X-ray/UV Stellar Flare from the Late-K/Early-M Dwarf LMC 335

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

arXiv:1205.6021

by Tsang, B. T. H. and Pun, J. C. S. and Di Stefano, R. and Li, K. L. and Kong, A. K. H.
35 pages, 6 figures, 5 tables, accepted for publication in ApJ

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Gas pile up and overflow in circumbinary accretion disks: Type-I.5 migration

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

arXiv:1205.4714

by Kocsis, Bence and Haiman, Zoltan and Loeb, Abraham
20 pages, 3 figures, submitted to MNRAS

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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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The dynamics, appearance and demographics of relativistic jets triggered by tidal disruption of stars in quiescent supermassive black holes

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

arXiv:1205.1507

by De Colle, Fabio and Guillochon, James and Naiman, Jill and Ramirez-Ruiz, Enrico
16 pages, 16 figures, submitted to ApJ

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Accretion, Growth of Supermassive Black Holes, and Feedback in Galaxy Mergers

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

arXiv:1205.0363

by Li, Li-Xin
11 pages, 4 figures. Submitted to MNRAS

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An ultraviolet-optical flare from the tidal disruption of a helium-rich stellar core

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

arXiv:1205.0252

by Gezari, S. and Chornock, R. and Rest, A. and Huber, M. E. and Forster, K. and Berger, E. and Challis, P. J. and Neill, J. D. and Martin, D. C. and Heckman, T. and Lawrence, A. and Norman, C. and Narayan, G. and Foley, R. J. and Marion, G. H. and Scolnic, D. and Chomiuk, L. and Soderberg, A. and Smith, K. and Kirshner, R. P. and Riess, A. G. and Smartt, S. J. and Stubbs, C. W. and Tonry, J. L. and Wood-Vasey, W. M. and Burgett, W. S. and Chambers, K. C. and Grav, T. and Heasley, J. N. and Kaiser, N. and Kudritzki, R. -P. and Magnier, E. A. and Morgan, J. S. and Price, P. A.
To appear in Nature on May 10, 2012

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Binary Black Hole Merger in Galactic Nuclei: Post-Newtonian Simulations

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

arXiv:0812.2756

by Berentzen, Ingo and Preto, Miguel and Berczik, Peter and Merritt, David and Spurzem, Rainer
16 pages, 13 figures, submitted to the Astrophysical Journal. Minor corrections following the referee report

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On the determination of the spin of the black hole in Cyg X-1 from X-ray reflection spectra

Friday, April 27th, 2012

arXiv:1204.5854

by Fabian, A. C. and Wilkins, D. R. and Miller, J. M. and Reis, R. C. and Reynolds, C. S. and Cackett, E. M. and Nowak, M. A. and Pooley, G. G. and Pottschmidt, K. and Sanders, J. S. and Ross, R. R. and Wilms, J.
7 pages, 10 figures, MNRAS in press

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On the hunt for ultramassive black holes in brightest cluster galaxies

Friday, April 27th, 2012

arXiv:1204.5759

by Hlavacek-Larrondo, J. and Fabian, A. C. and Edge, A. C. and Hogan, M. T.
9 pages, 3 figures, accepted for publication in MNRAS

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A Monte Carlo Markov Chain based investigation of black hole spin in the active galaxy NGC3783

Friday, April 27th, 2012

arXiv:1204.5747

by Reynolds, C. S. and Brenneman, L. W. and Lohfink, A. M. and Trippe, M. L. and Miller, J. M. and Fabian, A. C. and Nowak, M. A.
Submitted to the Astrophysical Journal

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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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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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The hidden AGN main sequence: Evidence for a universal SMBH accretion to star formation rate ratio since z~2 producing a M_BH-M* relation

Saturday, April 21st, 2012

arXiv:1204.2824

by Mullaney, J. R. and Daddi, E. and Béthermin, M. and Elbaz, D. and Juneau, S. and Pannella, M. and Sargent, M. T. and Alexander, D. M. and Hickox, R. C.
6 Pages, 3 Figures, Submitted to ApJL

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BLR kinematics and Black Hole Mass in Markarian 6

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

arXiv:1203.2084

by Doroshenko, V. T. and Sergeev, S. G. and Klimanov, S. A. and Pronik, V. I. and Efimov, Yu. S.
17 pages, 10 figures, accepted for publication in MNRAS

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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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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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The Formation of the First Massive Black Holes

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

arXiv:1203.6075

by Haiman, Zoltán
47 pages with 306 references; this review is a chapter in “The First Galaxies – Theoretical Predictions and Observational Clues”, Springer Astrophysics and Space Science Library, Eds. T. Wiklind, V. Bromm & B. Mobasher, in press

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The observed $M – \sigma$ relations imply that SMBHs grow by cold chaotic accretion

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

arXiv:1203.3450

by Nayakshin, Sergei and Power, Chris and King, Andrew R.
8 pages; submitted to ApJ; version that takes referee’s comments into account

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Rapidly Accreting Supergiant Protostars: Embryos of Supermassive Black Holes?

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

arXiv:1203.2613

by Hosokawa, Takashi and Omukai, Kazuyuki and Yorke, Harold W.
11 pages, 10 figures

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A tidal disruption-like X-ray flare from the quiescent galaxy SDSS J120136.02+300305.5

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

arXiv:1202.5900

by Saxton, R. D. and Read, A. M. and Esquej, P. and Komossa, S. and Dougherty, S. and Rodriguez-Pascual, P. and Barrado, D.
Accepted for publication in Astronomy and Astrophysics. 11 pages, 11 figures

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Supermassive black hole formation by the cold accretion shocks in the first galaxies

Monday, February 27th, 2012

arXiv:1202.5380

by Inayoshi, Kohei and Omukai, Kazuyuki
9 pages, 4 figures, accepted for publication in MNRAS

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Pseudo-Newtonian Potentials for Nearly Parabolic Orbits

Monday, February 27th, 2012

arXiv:1202.5336

by Wegg, Christopher
4 pages, 1 figure. Accepted by ApJ

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Modelling supermassive black hole growth: towards an improved sub-grid prescription

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

arXiv:1202.4725

by Hobbs, Alexander and Power, Chris and Nayakshin, Sergei and King, Andrew
7 pages, 3 figures. Accepted for publication in MNRAS

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Primordial seeds of supermassive black holes

Monday, February 20th, 2012

arXiv:1202.3848

by Kawasaki, Masahiro and Kusenko, Alexander and Yanagida, Tsutomu T.
12 pages, 3 figures

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Cosmological Evolution of Supermassive Black Holes. II. Evidence for Downsizing of Spin Evolution

Friday, February 17th, 2012

arXiv:1202.3516

by Li, Yan-Rong and Wang, Jian-Min and Ho, Luis C.
To appear in the ApJ, 11 pages and 9 figures

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