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Self-forced gravitational waveforms for Extreme and Intermediate mass ratio inspirals

June 12th, 2012

arXiv:1206.1452

by Lackeos, Kristen A. and Burko, Lior M.
4 pages, 6 figures

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Search for the PN coefficients for the Energy flux through Gravitational Waves from Black-Hole Binaries using Markov Chain Monte Carlo

June 12th, 2012

arXiv:1206.0915

by Kumar, Prayush
(59 pgs, 25figs). Undergraduate Thesis submitted to Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani, India; on 15th December, 2008

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Testing Chern-Simons modified gravity with observations of extreme-mass-ratio binaries

June 12th, 2012

arXiv:1206.0322

by Canizares, Priscilla and Gair, Jonathan R. and Sopuerta, Carlos F.
10 pages, JPCS of the Amaldi 9 and NRDA 2011

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

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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Ubiquitous seeding of supermassive black holes by direct collapse

June 12th, 2012

arXiv:1205.6464

by Agarwal, Bhaskar and Khochfar, Sadegh and Johnson, Jarrett L. and Neistein, Eyal and Vecchia, Claudio Dalla and Livio, Mario
18 pages, 17 figures, submitted to MNRAS

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Constraints on the Nature of CID-42: Recoil Kick or Supermassive Black Hole Pair?

June 12th, 2012

arXiv:1205.6202

by Blecha, Laura and Civano, Francesca and Elvis, Martin and Loeb, Abraham
10 pages, 4 figures. Submitted to MNRAS. Replaced version has corrected reference to Civano et al. (2012)

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

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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N-body Integrators with Individual Time Steps from Hierarchical Splitting

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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Accurate modeling of intermediate-mass-ratio inspirals: exploring the form of the self-force in the intermediate-mass-ratio regime

June 12th, 2012

arXiv:1205.5562

by Huerta, E. A. and Kumar, Prayush and Brown, Duncan A.
21 pages, 8 figures. Submitted to PRD

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The gap closes: a new scenario for the evolution of supermassive black hole binaries with gaseous disks

June 12th, 2012

arXiv:1205.5268

by Kocsis, Bence and Haiman, Zoltan and Loeb, Abraham
22 pages, 10 figures, submitted to MNRAS

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

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

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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