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Astrophysical Dynamics and Statistical Physics of Galactic Nuclei

Publications

Detecting Kozai–Lidov Imprints on the Gravitational Waves of Intermediate-mass Black Holes in Galactic Nuclei

Author(s): Barnabás Deme, Bao-Minh Hoang, Smadar Naoz, Bence Kocsis
Published in: The Astrophysical Journal, 901/2, 2020, Page(s) 125, ISSN 1538-4357
Publisher: IOP
DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/abafa3

Eccentric Black Hole Mergers in Active Galactic Nuclei

Author(s): Hiromichi Tagawa, Bence Kocsis, Zoltán Haiman, Imre Bartos, Kazuyuki Omukai, Johan Samsing
Published in: The Astrophysical Journal, 907/1, 2021, Page(s) L20, ISSN 2041-8213
Publisher: IOP Publishing
DOI: 10.3847/2041-8213/abd4d3

High eccentricities and high masses characterize gravitational-wave captures in galactic nuclei as seen by Earth-based detectors

Author(s): László Gondán, Bence Kocsis
Published in: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 506/2, 2021, Page(s) 1665-1696, ISSN 0035-8711
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Inc.
DOI: 10.1093/mnras/stab1722

Order in the chaos

Author(s): Manuel Arca Sedda, Gongjie Li, Bence Kocsis
Published in: Astronomy & Astrophysics, 650, 2021, Page(s) A189, ISSN 0004-6361
Publisher: Springer Verlag
DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361/202038795

A Canonical Transformation to Eliminate Resonant Perturbations. I.

Author(s): Barnabás Deme, Bence Kocsis
Published in: The Astronomical Journal, 162/1, 2021, Page(s) 22, ISSN 0004-6256
Publisher: American Astronomical Society
DOI: 10.3847/1538-3881/abfb6d

Mass-gap Mergers in Active Galactic Nuclei

Author(s): Hiromichi Tagawa, Bence Kocsis, Zoltán Haiman, Imre Bartos, Kazuyuki Omukai, Johan Samsing
Published in: The Astrophysical Journal, 908/2, 2021, Page(s) 194, ISSN 1538-4357
Publisher: IOP Publishing
DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/abd555

Resonant Dynamical Friction in Nuclear Star Clusters: Rapid Alignment of an Intermediate-mass Black Hole with a Stellar Disk

Author(s): Ákos Szölgyén, Gergely Máthé, Bence Kocsis
Published in: The Astrophysical Journal, 919/2, 2021, Page(s) 140, ISSN 0004-637X
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/ac13ab

Formation of supermassive black hole seeds in nuclear star clusters via gas accretion and runaway collisions

Author(s): Arpan Das, Dominik R G Schleicher, Nathan W C Leigh, Tjarda C N Boekholt
Published in: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 503/1, 2021, Page(s) 1051-1069, ISSN 0035-8711
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Inc.
DOI: 10.1093/mnras/stab402

AGN as potential factories for eccentric black hole mergers

Author(s): Samsing J., Bartos I., D'Orazio D. J., Haiman Z., Kocsis B., Leigh N. W. C., Liu B., Pessah M. E., Tagawa H.
Published in: Nature, 603, 2022, Page(s) 237, ISSN 0028-0836
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
DOI: 10.1038/s41586-021-04333-1

Star-disc interaction in galactic nuclei: orbits and rates of accreted stars

Author(s): Kennedy, Gareth F.; Meiron, Yohai; Shukirgaliyev, Bekdaulet; Panamarev, Taras; Berczik, Peter; Just, Andreas; Spurzem, Rainer
Published in: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 460/1, 2016, Page(s) 240-255, ISSN 0035-8711
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Inc.
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.437518

Rapid and Bright Stellar-mass Binary Black Hole Mergers in Active Galactic Nuclei

Author(s): Imre Bartos, Bence Kocsis, Zoltán Haiman, Szabolcs Márka
Published in: The Astrophysical Journal, 835/2, 2017, Page(s) 165, ISSN 1538-4357
Publisher: IOP Publishing
DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/835/2/165

Merging binaries in the Galactic Center: the eccentric Kozai–Lidov mechanism with stellar evolution

Author(s): Stephan, Alexander P.; Naoz, Smadar; Ghez, Andrea M.; Witzel, Gunther; Sitarski, Breann N.; Do, Tuan; Kocsis, Bence
Published in: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 460/4, 2016, Page(s) 3494-3504, ISSN 0035-8711
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Inc.
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.437526

DETECTING TRIPLE SYSTEMS WITH GRAVITATIONAL WAVE OBSERVATIONS

Author(s): Yohai Meiron, Bence Kocsis, Abraham Loeb
Published in: The Astrophysical Journal, 834/2, 2017, Page(s) 200, ISSN 1538-4357
Publisher: IOP Publishing
DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/834/2/200

The influence of mergers and ram-pressure stripping on black hole–bulge correlations

Author(s): Yonadav Barry Ginat, Yohai Meiron, Noam Soker
Published in: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 461/4, 2016, Page(s) 3533-3541, ISSN 0035-8711
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Inc.
DOI: 10.1093/mnras/stw1566

Isotropic–Nematic Phase Transitions in Gravitational Systems

Author(s): Zacharias Roupas, Bence Kocsis, Scott Tremaine
Published in: The Astrophysical Journal, 842/2, 2017, Page(s) 90, ISSN 1538-4357
Publisher: IOP
DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/aa7141

Hidden Universality in the Merger Rate Distribution in the Primordial Black Hole Scenario

Author(s): Bence Kocsis, Teruaki Suyama, Takahiro Tanaka, Shuichiro Yokoyama
Published in: The Astrophysical Journal, 854/1, 2018, Page(s) 41, ISSN 1538-4357
Publisher: IOP Publishing
DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/aaa7f4

Diffusion and Mixing in Globular Clusters

Author(s): Yohai Meiron, Bence Kocsis
Published in: The Astrophysical Journal, 855/2, 2018, Page(s) 87, ISSN 1538-4357
Publisher: IOP
DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/aaadac

Accuracy of Estimating Highly Eccentric Binary Black Hole Parameters with Gravitational-wave Detections

Author(s): László Gondán, Bence Kocsis, Péter Raffai, Zsolt Frei
Published in: The Astrophysical Journal, 855/1, 2018, Page(s) 34, ISSN 1538-4357
Publisher: IOP
DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/aaad0e

Gravitational Waves and Intermediate-mass Black Hole Retention in Globular Clusters

Author(s): Giacomo Fragione, Idan Ginsburg, Bence Kocsis
Published in: The Astrophysical Journal, 856/2, 2018, Page(s) 92, ISSN 1538-4357
Publisher: IOP
DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/aab368

Testing the Binary Hypothesis: Pulsar Timing Constraints on Supermassive Black Hole Binary Candidates

Author(s): Alberto Sesana, Zoltán Haiman, Bence Kocsis, Luke Zoltan Kelley
Published in: The Astrophysical Journal, 856/1, 2018, Page(s) 42, ISSN 1538-4357
Publisher: IOP
DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/aaad0f

Isotropic–Nematic Phase Transitions in Gravitational Systems. II. Higher Order Multipoles

Author(s): Ádám Takács, Bence Kocsis
Published in: The Astrophysical Journal, 856/2, 2018, Page(s) 113, ISSN 1538-4357
Publisher: IOP
DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/aab268

Black Hole Mergers in Galactic Nuclei Induced by the Eccentric Kozai–Lidov Effect

Author(s): Bao-Minh Hoang, Smadar Naoz, Bence Kocsis, Frederic A. Rasio, Fani Dosopoulou
Published in: The Astrophysical Journal, 856/2, 2018, Page(s) 140, ISSN 1538-4357
Publisher: IOP
DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/aaafce

DYNAMICAL FORMATION SIGNATURES OF BLACK HOLE BINARIES IN THE FIRST DETECTED MERGERS BY LIGO

Author(s): Ryan M. O’Leary, Yohai Meiron, Bence Kocsis
Published in: The Astrophysical Journal, 824/1, 2016, Page(s) L12, ISSN 2041-8213
Publisher: IOP
DOI: 10.3847/2041-8205/824/1/L12

Eccentric Black Hole Gravitational-wave Capture Sources in Galactic Nuclei: Distribution of Binary Parameters

Author(s): László Gondán, Bence Kocsis, Péter Raffai, Zsolt Frei
Published in: The Astrophysical Journal, 860/1, 2018, Page(s) 5, ISSN 1538-4357
Publisher: IOP
DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/aabfee

Gamma-ray and X-ray emission from the Galactic centre: hints on the nuclear star cluster formation history

Author(s): Manuel Arca-Sedda, Bence Kocsis, Timothy D Brandt
Published in: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 479/1, 2018, Page(s) 900-916, ISSN 0035-8711
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Inc.
DOI: 10.1093/mnras/sty1454

Black Hole Disks in Galactic Nuclei

Author(s): Ákos Szölgyén, Bence Kocsis
Published in: Physical Review Letters, 121/10, 2018, Page(s) 101101, ISSN 0031-9007
Publisher: American Physical Society
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.121.101101

Star–disc interaction in galactic nuclei: formation of a central stellar disc

Author(s): Taras Panamarev, Bekdaulet Shukirgaliyev, Yohai Meiron, Peter Berczik, Andreas Just, Rainer Spurzem, Chingis Omarov, Emmanuil Vilkoviskij
Published in: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 476/3, 2018, Page(s) 4224-4233, ISSN 0035-8711
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Inc.
DOI: 10.1093/mnras/sty459

Merger of Multiple Accreting Black Holes Concordant with Gravitational-wave Events

Author(s): Hiromichi Tagawa, Masayuki Umemura
Published in: The Astrophysical Journal, 856/1, 2018, Page(s) 47, ISSN 1538-4357
Publisher: IOP
DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/aab0a4

Compact Object Mergers Driven by Gas Fallback

Author(s): Hiromichi Tagawa, Takayuki R. Saitoh, Bence Kocsis
Published in: Physical Review Letters, 120/26, 2018, Page(s) 261101, ISSN 0031-9007
Publisher: American Physical Society
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.120.261101

DISRUPTED GLOBULAR CLUSTERS CAN EXPLAIN THE GALACTIC CENTER GAMMA-RAY EXCESS

Author(s): Timothy D. Brandt, Bence Kocsis
Published in: The Astrophysical Journal, 812/1, 2015, Page(s) 15, ISSN 1538-4357
Publisher: IOP Publishing
DOI: 10.1088/0004-637X/812/1/15

Black Hole Mergers from an Evolving Population of Globular Clusters

Author(s): Giacomo Fragione, Bence Kocsis
Published in: Physical Review Letters, 121/16, 2018, ISSN 0031-9007
Publisher: American Physical Society
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.121.161103

AGN Disks Harden the Mass Distribution of Stellar-mass Binary Black Hole Mergers

Author(s): Y. Yang, I. Bartos, Z. Haiman, B. Kocsis, Z. Márka, N. C. Stone, S. Márka
Published in: The Astrophysical Journal, 876/2, 2019, Page(s) 122, ISSN 1538-4357
Publisher: IOP
DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/ab16e3

Anisotropic Mass Segregation in Rotating Globular Clusters

Author(s): Ákos Szölgyén, Yohai Meiron, Bence Kocsis
Published in: The Astrophysical Journal, 887/2, 2019, Page(s) 123, ISSN 1538-4357
Publisher: IOP
DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/ab50bb

Hierarchical Black Hole Mergers in Active Galactic Nuclei

Author(s): Y. Yang, I. Bartos, V. Gayathri, K. E. S. Ford, Z. Haiman, S. Klimenko, B. Kocsis, S. Márka, Z. Márka, B. McKernan, R. O’Shaughnessy
Published in: Physical Review Letters, 123/18, 2019, ISSN 0031-9007
Publisher: American Physical Society
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.123.181101

Detecting Supermassive Black Hole–induced Binary Eccentricity Oscillations with LISA

Author(s): Bao-Minh Hoang, Smadar Naoz, Bence Kocsis, Will M. Farr, Jessica McIver
Published in: The Astrophysical Journal, 875/2, 2019, Page(s) L31, ISSN 2041-8213
Publisher: IOP
DOI: 10.3847/2041-8213/ab14f7

Black hole mergers from quadruples

Author(s): Giacomo Fragione, Bence Kocsis
Published in: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 486/4, 2019, Page(s) 4781-4789, ISSN 0035-8711
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Inc.
DOI: 10.1093/mnras/stz1175

Tidal Disruption Events and Gravitational Waves from Intermediate-mass Black Holes in Evolving Globular Clusters across Space and Time

Author(s): Giacomo Fragione, Nathan W. C. Leigh, Idan Ginsburg, Bence Kocsis
Published in: The Astrophysical Journal, 867/2, 2018, Page(s) 119, ISSN 1538-4357
Publisher: IOP
DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/aae486

Metallicity dependence of the Hercules stream in Gaia/RAVE data – explanation by non-closed orbits

Author(s): Kohei Hattori, Naoteru Gouda, Hiromichi Tagawa, Nobuyuki Sakai, Taihei Yano, Junichi Baba, Jun Kumamoto
Published in: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 484/4, 2019, Page(s) 4540-4562, ISSN 0035-8711
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Inc.
DOI: 10.1093/mnras/stz266

Localization of binary black hole mergers with known inclination

Author(s): K Rainer Corley, Imre Bartos, Leo P Singer, Andrew R Williamson, Zoltán Haiman, Bence Kocsis, Samaya Nissanke, Zsuzsa Márka, Szabolcs Márka
Published in: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 488/3, 2019, Page(s) 4459-4463, ISSN 0035-8711
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Inc.
DOI: 10.1093/mnras/stz2072

Hypervelocity Stars from a Supermassive Black Hole–Intermediate-mass Black Hole Binary

Author(s): Alexander Rasskazov, Giacomo Fragione, Nathan W. C. Leigh, Hiromichi Tagawa, Alberto Sesana, Adrian Price-Whelan, Elena Maria Rossi
Published in: The Astrophysical Journal, 878/1, 2019, Page(s) 17, ISSN 1538-4357
Publisher: IOP
DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/ab1c5d

Resonant Relaxation in Globular Clusters

Author(s): Yohai Meiron, Bence Kocsis
Published in: The Astrophysical Journal, 878/2, 2019, Page(s) 138, ISSN 1538-4357
Publisher: IOP
DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/ab1b32

Tidal disruption events on to stellar black holes in triples

Author(s): Giacomo Fragione, Nathan W C Leigh, Rosalba Perna, Bence Kocsis
Published in: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 489/1, 2019, Page(s) 727-737, ISSN 0035-8711
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Inc.
DOI: 10.1093/mnras/stz2213

Measurement Accuracy of Inspiraling Eccentric Neutron Star and Black Hole Binaries Using Gravitational Waves

Author(s): László Gondán, Bence Kocsis
Published in: The Astrophysical Journal, 871/2, 2019, Page(s) 178, ISSN 1538-4357
Publisher: IOP
DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/aaf893

Making a Supermassive Star by Stellar Bombardment

Author(s): Hiromichi Tagawa, Zoltan Haiman, Bence Kocsis
Published in: The Astrophysical Journal, 892/1, 2020, Page(s) 36, ISSN 1538-4357
Publisher: IOP
DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/ab7922

Intermediate-mass Black Holes’ Effects on Compact Object Binaries

Author(s): Barnabás Deme, Yohai Meiron, Bence Kocsis
Published in: The Astrophysical Journal, 892/2, 2020, Page(s) 130, ISSN 1538-4357
Publisher: IOP
DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/ab7921

The Rate of Stellar Mass Black Hole Scattering in Galactic Nuclei

Author(s): Alexander Rasskazov, Bence Kocsis
Published in: The Astrophysical Journal, 881/1, 2019, Page(s) 20, ISSN 1538-4357
Publisher: IOP
DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/ab2c74

Black holes, gravitational waves and fundamental physics: a roadmap

Author(s): Leor Barack, Vitor Cardoso, Samaya Nissanke, Thomas P Sotiriou, Abbas Askar, Chris Belczynski, Gianfranco Bertone, Edi Bon, Diego Blas, Richard Brito, Tomasz Bulik, Clare Burrage, Christian T Byrnes, Chiara Caprini, Masha Chernyakova, Piotr Chruściel, Monica Colpi, Valeria Ferrari, Daniele Gaggero, Jonathan Gair, Juan García-Bellido, S F Hassan, Lavinia Heisenberg, Martin Hendry, Ik Siong Heng,
Published in: Classical and Quantum Gravity, 36/14, 2019, Page(s) 143001, ISSN 0264-9381
Publisher: Institute of Physics Publishing
DOI: 10.1088/1361-6382/ab0587

The Impact of Stripped Nuclei on the Supermassive Black Hole Number Density in the Local Universe

Author(s): Karina T. Voggel, Anil C. Seth, Holger Baumgardt, Steffen Mieske, Joel Pfeffer, Alexander Rasskazov
Published in: The Astrophysical Journal, 871/2, 2019, Page(s) 159, ISSN 1538-4357
Publisher: IOP
DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/aaf735

Effective spin distribution of black hole mergers in triples

Author(s): Giacomo Fragione, Bence Kocsis
Published in: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 493/3, 2020, Page(s) 3920-3931, ISSN 0035-8711
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Inc.
DOI: 10.1093/mnras/staa443

Electromagnetic transients and gravitational waves from white dwarf disruptions by stellar black holes in triple systems

Author(s): Giacomo Fragione, Brian D Metzger, Rosalba Perna, Nathan W C Leigh, Bence Kocsis
Published in: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 495/1, 2020, Page(s) 1061-1072, ISSN 0035-8711
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Inc.
DOI: 10.1093/mnras/staa1192

GW170817A as a Hierarchical Black Hole Merger

Author(s): V. Gayathri, I. Bartos, Z. Haiman, S. Klimenko, B. Kocsis, S. Márka, Y. Yang
Published in: The Astrophysical Journal, 890/2, 2020, Page(s) L20, ISSN 2041-8213
Publisher: IOP
DOI: 10.3847/2041-8213/ab745d

On the eccentricity evolution of massive black hole binaries in stellar backgrounds

Author(s): Matteo Bonetti, Alexander Rasskazov, Alberto Sesana, Massimo Dotti, Francesco Haardt, Nathan W C Leigh, Manuel Arca Sedda, Giacomo Fragione, Elena Rossi
Published in: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society: Letters, 493/1, 2020, Page(s) L114-L119, ISSN 1745-3933
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing
DOI: 10.1093/mnrasl/slaa018

Thermal equilibrium of an ideal gas in a free-floating box

Author(s): Scott Tremaine, Bence Kocsis, Abraham Loeb
Published in: American Journal of Physics, 89/8, 2021, Page(s) 789-792, ISSN 0002-9505
Publisher: American Association of Physics Teachers
DOI: 10.1119/10.0004955

First- and second-generation black hole and neutron star mergers in 2+2 quadruples: population statistics

Author(s): Adrian S Hamers, Giacomo Fragione, Patrick Neunteufel, Bence Kocsis
Published in: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 506/4, 2021, Page(s) 5345-5360, ISSN 0035-8711
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Inc.
DOI: 10.1093/mnras/stab2136

Binary Intermediate-mass Black Hole Mergers in Globular Clusters

Author(s): Alexander Rasskazov, Giacomo Fragione, Bence Kocsis
Published in: The Astrophysical Journal, 899/2, 2020, Page(s) 149, ISSN 1538-4357
Publisher: IOP
DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/aba2f4

Cosmic Evolution of Stellar-mass Black Hole Merger Rate in Active Galactic Nuclei

Author(s): Y. Yang, I. Bartos, Z. Haiman, B. Kocsis, S. Márka, H. Tagawa
Published in: The Astrophysical Journal, 896/2, 2020, Page(s) 138, ISSN 1538-4357
Publisher: IOP
DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/ab91b4

Formation and Evolution of Compact-object Binaries in AGN Disks

Author(s): Hiromichi Tagawa, Zoltán Haiman, Bence Kocsis
Published in: The Astrophysical Journal, 898/1, 2020, Page(s) 25, ISSN 1538-4357
Publisher: IOP
DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/ab9b8c

Spin Evolution of Stellar-mass Black Hole Binaries in Active Galactic Nuclei

Author(s): Hiromichi Tagawa, Zoltán Haiman, Imre Bartos, Bence Kocsis
Published in: The Astrophysical Journal, 899/1, 2020, Page(s) 26, ISSN 1538-4357
Publisher: IOP
DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/aba2cc