May 26, 2021

Stellar Dynamics – Publications

Articles I have published related to stellar dynamics, globular clusters, binaries and multiplicity.

  1. Arca-Sedda, M., Amaro-Seoane, P., & Chen, X. 2020, “Merging stellar and intermediate-mass black holes in dense clusters: implications for LIGO, LISA and the next generation of gravitational wave detectors” (eprint), arXiv, arXiv:2007.13746 arXiv:2007.13746
  2. Amaro-Seoane, P., Chen, X., Schödel, R., & Casanellas, J. 2020, “Making bright giants invisible at the Galactic Centre” (article), MNRAS, 492, 250 arXiv:1910.04774
  3. Rodriguez, C. L., Zevin, M., Amaro-Seoane, P., Chatterjee, S., Kremer, K., Rasio, F. A., & Ye, C. S. 2019, “Black holes: The next generation—repeated mergers in dense star clusters and their gravitational-wave properties” (article), PhRvD, 100, 043027 arXiv:1906.10260
  4. Kremer, K., Rodriguez, C. L., Amaro-Seoane, P., Breivik, K., Chatterjee, S., Katz, M. L., Larson, S. L., Rasio, F. A., Samsing, J., Ye, C. S., & Zevin, M. 2019, “Post-Newtonian dynamics in dense star clusters: Binary black holes in the LISA band” (article), PhRvD, 99, 063003 arXiv:1811.11812
  5. Maureira-Fredes, C., & Amaro-Seoane, P. 2019, “GraviDy: Gravitational Dynamics” (software), ascl.soft, ascl:1902.004 ascl:1902.004
  6. Rastello, S., Amaro-Seoane, P., Arca-Sedda, M., Capuzzo-Dolcetta, R., Fragione, G., & Tosta e Melo, I. 2019, “Stellar black hole binary mergers in open clusters” (article), MNRAS, 483, 1233 arXiv:1811.10628
  7. Rodriguez, C. L., Amaro-Seoane, P., Chatterjee, S., Kremer, K., Rasio, F. A., Samsing, J., Ye, C. S., & Zevin, M. 2018, “Post-Newtonian dynamics in dense star clusters: Formation, masses, and merger rates of highly-eccentric black hole binaries” (article), PhRvD, 98, 123005 arXiv:1811.04926
  8. Amaro-Seoane, P. 2018, “Relativistic dynamics and extreme mass ratio inspirals” (article), LRR, 21, 4 arXiv:1205.5240
  9. Rodriguez, C. L., Amaro-Seoane, P., Chatterjee, S., & Rasio, F. A. 2018, “Post-Newtonian Dynamics in Dense Star Clusters: Highly Eccentric, Highly Spinning, and Repeated Binary Black Hole Mergers” (article), PhRvL, 120, 151101 arXiv:1712.04937
  10. Maureira-Fredes, C., & Amaro-Seoane, P. 2018, “GRAVIDY, a GPU modular, parallel direct-summation N-body integrator: dynamics with softening” (article), MNRAS, 473, 3113 arXiv:1702.00440
  11. Rodriguez, C., Amaro-Seoane, P., Chatterjee, S., & Rasio, F. 2018, “Post-Newtonian Dynamics in Dense Star Clusters” (abstract), APS..APRX, 2018, X14.001
  12. Baumgardt, H., Amaro-Seoane, P., & Schödel, R. 2018, “The distribution of stars around the Milky Way’s central black hole. III. Comparison with simulations” (article), A&A, 609, A28 arXiv:1701.03818
  13. Chen, X., & Amaro-Seoane, P. 2015, “Sculpting the stellar cusp in the galactic center” (article), CQGra, 32, 064001 arXiv:1410.3824
  14. Schödel, R., Feldmeier, A., Kunneriath, D., Stolovy, S., Neumayer, N., Amaro-Seoane, P., & Nishiyama, S. 2014, “Surface brightness profile of the Milky Way’s nuclear star cluster” (article), A&A, 566, A47 arXiv:1403.6657
  15. Chen, X., & Amaro-Seoane, P. 2014, “A Rapidly Evolving Region in the Galactic Center: Why S-stars Thermalize and More Massive Stars are Missing” (article), ApJL, 786, L14 arXiv:1401.6456
  16. Antognini, J. M., Shappee, B. J., Thompson, T. A., & Amaro-Seoane, P. 2014, “Rapid eccentricity oscillations and the mergers of compact objects in hierarchical triples” (article), MNRAS, 439, 1079 arXiv:1308.5682
  17. Amaro-Seoane, P., Konstantinidis, S., Dewi Freitag, M., Miller, M. C., & Rasio, F. A. 2014, “Sowing the Seeds of Massive Black Holes in Small Galaxies: Young Clusters as the Building Blocks of Ultracompact Dwarf Galaxies” (article), ApJ, 782, 97 arXiv:1211.6738
  18. Amaro-Seoane, P., & Chen, X. 2014, “The Fragmenting Past of the Disk at the Galactic Center: The Culprit for the Missing Red Giants” (article), ApJL, 781, L18 arXiv:1310.0458
  19. Amaro-Seoane, P., Konstantinidis, S., Brem, P., & Catelan, M. 2013, “Mergers of multimetallic globular clusters: the role of dynamics” (article), MNRAS, 435, 809 arXiv:1108.5173
  20. Brem, P., Amaro-Seoane, P., & Spurzem, R. 2013, “Relativistic mergers of compact binaries in clusters: the fingerprint of the spin” (article), MNRAS, 434, 2999 arXiv:1302.3135
  21. Konstantinidis, S., Amaro-Seoane, P., & Kokkotas, K. D. 2013, “Investigating the retention of intermediate-mass black holes in star clusters using N-body simulations” (article), A&A, 557, A135 arXiv:1108.5175
  22. Amaro-Seoane, P., & Freitag, M. D. 2011, “Relativistic encounters in dense stellar systems” (article), MNRAS, 412, 551 arXiv:1009.1870
  23. Schneider, J., Amaro-Seoane, P., & Spurzem, R. 2011, “Higher-order moment models of dense stellar systems: applications to the modelling of the stellar velocity distribution function” (article), MNRAS, 410, 432 arXiv:1006.1365
  24. Amaro-Seoane, P., Eichhorn, C., Porter, E. K., & Spurzem, R. 2010, “Binaries of massive black holes in rotating clusters: dynamics, gravitational waves, detection and the role of eccentricity” (article), MNRAS, 401, 2268 arXiv:0908.0755
  25. Preto, M., & Amaro-Seoane, P. 2010, “On Strong Mass Segregation Around a Massive Black Hole: Implications for Lower-Frequency Gravitational-Wave Astrophysics” (article), ApJL, 708, L42 arXiv:0910.3206
  26. Miller, M. C., Alexander, T., Amaro-Seoane, P., Barth, A., Cutler, C., Gair, J., Hopman, C., Merritt, D., Phinney, S., & Richstone, D. 2009, “Probing Stellar Dynamics in Galactic Nuclei” (inproceedings), astro, 2010, 209 arXiv:0903.0285
  27. Khalisi, E., Amaro-Seoane, P., & Spurzem, R. 2007, “A comprehensive NBODY study of mass segregation in star clusters: energy equipartition and escape” (article), MNRAS, 374, 703 arXiv:astro-ph/0602570
  28. Freitag, M., Amaro-Seoane, P., & Kalogera, V. 2006, “Models of mass segregation at the Galactic Centre” (inproceedings), JPhCS, 54, 252 arXiv:astro-ph/0607001
  29. Kupi, G., Amaro-Seoane, P., & Spurzem, R. 2006, “Dynamics of compact object clusters: a post-Newtonian study” (article), MNRAS, 371, L45 arXiv:astro-ph/0602125
  30. Freitag, M., Amaro-Seoane, P., & Kalogera, V. 2006, “Stellar Remnants in Galactic Nuclei: Mass Segregation” (article), ApJ, 649, 91 arXiv:astro-ph/0603280
  31. Amaro-Seoane, P., Freitag, M., & Spurzem, R. 2004, “Accretion of stars on to a massive black hole: a realistic diffusion model and numerical studies” (article), MNRAS, 352, 655 arXiv:astro-ph/0401163
  32. Amaro-Seoane, P., & Spurzem, R. 2001, “The loss-cone problem in dense nuclei” (article), MNRAS, 327, 995 arXiv:astro-ph/0105251