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Secular Dynamical Anti-Friction in Galactic Nuclei

June 12th, 2012

arXiv:1205.4020

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

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

June 12th, 2012

arXiv:1205.2772

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

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A cosmological view of extreme mass-ratio inspirals in nuclear star clusters

June 12th, 2012

arXiv:1205.2702

by Mapelli, M. and Ripamonti, E. and Vecchio, A. and Graham, Alister W. and Gualandris, A.
11 pages, 5 figures, accepted for publication in Astronomy and Astrophysics

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Demonstration of Time Delay Interferometry and Spacecraft Ranging in a Space-based Gravitational Wave Detector using the UF-LISA Interferometry Simulator

June 12th, 2012

arXiv:1205.1934

by Mitryk, Shawn J. and Mueller, Guido
Non-Refereed Pre-Print

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

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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Accelerating NBODY6 with Graphics Processing Units

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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Collisions of charged black holes

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

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

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

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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High Accuracy Gravitational Waveforms from Black Hole Binary Inspirals Using OpenCL

June 9th, 2012

arXiv:1206.0270

by McKennon, Justin and Forrester, Gary and Khanna, Gaurav
8 pages; to appear in NSF XSEDE12

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Testing Chern-Simons Modified Gravity with Gravitational-Wave Detections of Extreme-Mass-Ratio Binaries

May 26th, 2012

arXiv:1205.1253

by Canizares, Priscilla and Gair, Jonathan R. and Sopuerta, Carlos F.
RevTeX 4.1. 21 pages, 2 Figures, 7 Tables

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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No evidence for a central IMBH in M15

April 23rd, 2012

arXiv:1204.4457

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

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Tilted black hole accretion disc models of Sagittarius A*: time-variable millimetre to near-infrared emission

April 23rd, 2012

arXiv:1204.4454

by Dexter, Jason and Fragile, P. Chris
17 pages, 18 figures, submitted to MNRAS; for movies and version with high-res figures see http://astro.berkeley.edu/~jdexter/tiltedsgra

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Spacetime Metrology with LISA Pathfinder

April 21st, 2012

arXiv:1204.4299

by Congedo, Giuseppe
PhD thesis defended at University of Trento on 26th March 2012. Advisors: Stefano Vitale, Mauro Hueller. Committee: Eugenio Coccia (Univ. of Rome, Tor Vergata), Philippe Jetzer (Univ. of Z\”urich), Eric Plagnol (APC-CNRS, Paris), Rita Dolesi (Univ. Of Trento)

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Light scalar field constraints from gravitational-wave observations of compact binaries

April 21st, 2012

arXiv:1204.4340

by Berti, Emanuele and Gualtieri, Leonardo and Horbatsch, Michael and Alsing, Justin
9 pages, 4 figures

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

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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Stable counteralignment of a circumbinary disc

April 21st, 2012

arXiv:1204.4185

by Nixon, Chris
5 pages, 4 figures. Accepted for publication in MNRAS

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Central kinematics of the globular cluster NGC 2808: Upper limit on the mass of an intermediate-mass black hole

April 21st, 2012

arXiv:1204.4074

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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A pilgrimage to gravity on GPUs

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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The Intermediate Mass Black Hole Candidate in the Center of NGC 404: New Evidence from Radio Continuum Observations

April 21st, 2012

arXiv:1204.3089

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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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

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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Bonsai: A GPU Tree-Code

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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BLR kinematics and Black Hole Mass in Markarian 6

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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