# Publications of the Hughes group @ MIT

### Black hole orbits and perturbation theory:

S. Drasco and S. A. Hughes, Rotating black hole orbit functionals in the frequency domain, Physical Review D

**69**, 044015 (2004); astro-ph/0308479.

N. A. Collins and S. A. Hughes.,

__Towards a formalism for mapping the spacetimes of massive compact objects: Bumpy black holes and their orbits__, Physical Review D

**69**, 124022 (2004); gr-qc/0402063.

S. A. Hughes, S. Drasco, É. E. Flanagan, and J. Franklin,

__Gravitational radiation reaction and inspiral waveforms in the adiabatic limit__, Physical Review Letters

**94**, 221101 (2005); gr-qc/0504015.

S. Drasco, É. E. Flanagan, S. A. Hughes,

__Computing inspirals in Kerr in the adiabatic regime. I. The scalar case__, Classical and Quantum Gravity

**22**, S801 (2005); gr-qc/0505075.

S. Drasco and S. A. Hughes,

__Gravitational wave snapshots of generic extreme mass ratio inspirals__, Physical Review D

**73**, 024027 (2006); gr-qc/0509101.

S. Babak, H. Fang, J. R. Gair, K. Glampedakis, and S. A. Hughes,

__"Kludge" gravitational waveforms for a test body orbiting a Kerr black hole__, Physical Review D

**75**, 024005 (2007); gr-qc/0607007.

P. A. Sundararajan, G. Khanna, and S. A. Hughes, Towards adiabatic waveforms for inspiral into Kerr black holes: I. A new model of the source for the time domain perturbation equation, Physical Review D

**76**, 104005 (2007); gr-qc/0703028.

E. Barausse, S. A. Hughes, and L. Rezzolla, Circular and non-circular nearly horizon-skimming orbits in Kerr spacetimes, Physical Review D

**76**, 044007 (2007); arXiv:0704.0138.

P. A. Sundararajan, G. Khanna, S. A. Hughes, and S. Drasco, Towards adiabatic waveforms for inspiral into Kerr black holes: II. Dynamical sources and generic orbits, Physical Review D

**78**, 024022 (2008); arXiv:0803.0317.

P. Sundararajan, Transition from adiabatic inspiral to geodesic plunge for a compact object around a massive Kerr black hole: Generic orbits, Physical Review D

**77**, 124050 (2008); arXiv:0803.4482.

N. Yunes, A. Buonnano, S. A. Hughes, M. C. Miller, and Y. Pan, Modeling extreme mass-ratio inspirals within the effective-one-body approach, Physical Review Letters

**104**, 091102 (2010); arXiv:0909.4263.

S. J. Vigeland and S. A. Hughes, Spacetime and orbits of bumpy black holes, Physical Review D

**81**, 024030 (2010); arXiv:0911.1756.

P. A. Sundararajan, G. Khanna, and S. A. Hughes, Binary black hole merger waves and recoil in the large mass ratio limit, Physical Review D

**81**, 104009 (2010); arXiv:1003.0485.

S. J. Vigeland, Multipole moments of bumpy black holes, Physical Review D

**82**, 104041 (2010); arXiv:1008.1278.

N. Yunes, A. Buonanno, S. A. Hughes, Y. Pan, E. Barausse, M. Coleman Miller, and W. Throwe, Extreme mass-ratio inspirals in the effective one-body approach: Quasicircular, equatorial orbits around a spinning black hole, Physical Review D

**83**, 044044 (2011); arXiv:1009.6013.

S. Vigeland, N. Yunes, and L. C. Stein, Bumpy black holes in alternative theories of gravity, Physical Review D

**83**, 104027 (2011); arXiv:1102.3706.

E. Barausse, A. Buonanno, S. A. Hughes, G. Khanna, S. O’Sullivan, and Yi Pan, Modeling multipolar gravitational-wave emission from small mass-ratio mergers, Physical Review D

**85**, 024046 (2012); arXiv:1110.3081.

### Binary black hole astrophysics:

M. Favata, S. A. Hughes, and D. E. Holz,

__How black holes get their kicks: Gravitational radiation recoil revisited__, Astrophysical Journal Letters

**607**, L5 (2004); astro-ph/0402056.

D. Merritt, M. Milosavljevic, M. Favata, S. A. Hughes, and D. E. Holz,

__Consequences of gravitational radiation recoil__, Astrophysical Journal Letters

**607**, L9 (2004); astro-ph/0402057.

S. A. Hughes and K. Menou,

__Golden binary gravitational-wave sources: Robust probes of strong-field gravity__, Astrophysical Journal

**623**, 689 (2005); astro-ph/0410148.

R. N. Lang and S. A. Hughes,

__Measuring coalescing massive binary black holes with gravitational waves: The impact of spin-induced precession__(see also

__erratum 1__and

__erratum 2__), Physical Review D

**74**, 122001 (2006); gr-qc/0608062.

Erratum 1: Physical Review D

**75**, 089902(E) (2007).

Erratum 2: Physical Review D

**77**, 109901(E) (2008).

R. N. Lang and S. A. Hughes,

__Localizing coalescing massive black hole binaries with gravitational waves__, Astrophysical Journal

**677**, 1184 (2008); arXiv:0710.3795.

R. N. Lang, S. A. Hughes, and N. J. Cornish, Measuring parameters of massive black holes with partially aligned spins, Physical Review D

**84**, 022002 (2011); arXiv:1101.3591.

### Other topics in gravitational-wave and black hole physics:

C. L. Fryer, D. E. Holz, and S. A. Hughes,

__Gravitational waves from stellar collapse: Correlations to explosion asymmetries__, Astrophysical Journal

**609**, 288 (2004); astro-ph/0403188.

D. E. Holz and S. A. Hughes,

__Using gravitational-wave standard sirens__, Astrophysical Journal

**629**, 15 (2005); astro-ph/0504616.

N. Dalal, D. E. Holz, S. A. Hughes, and B. Jain,

__Short GRB and binary black hole standard sirens as a probe of dark energy__, Physical Review D

**74**, 063006 (2006); astro-ph/0601275.

T. Regimbau and S. A. Hughes,

__Gravitational-wave confusion background from cosmological compact binaries: Implications for future terrestrial detectors__, Physical Review D

**79**, 062002 (2009); arXiv:0901.2958.

S. Nissanke, S. A. Hughes, D. E. Holz, N. Dalal, and J. L. Sievers,

__Exploring short gamma-ray bursts as gravitation-wave standard sirens__, Astrophysical Journal

**725**, 496 (2010); arXiv:0904.1017.

T. Hinderer, B. D. Lackey, R. N. Lang, and J. S. Read, Tidal deformability of neutron stars with realistic equations of state and their gravitational wave signatures in binary inspiral, Physical Review D

**81**, 123016; arXiv:0911.3535.

N. Yunes and S. A. Hughes, Binary pulsar constraints on the parameterized post-Einsteinian framework, Physical Review D

**82**, 082002 (2010); arXiv:1007.1995.

L. Burko and S. A. Hughes, Falloff of radiated energy in black hole spacetimes, Physical Review D

**82**, 104029 (2010); arXiv:1007.4596.

L. C. Stein and N. Yunes, Effective gravitational-wave stress-energy tensor in alternative theories of gravity, Physical Review D

**83**, 064038 (2011); arXiv:1012.3144.

N. Yunes and L. C. Stein, Non-spinning black holes in alternative theories of gravity, Physical Review D

**83**, 104002 (2011); arXiv:1101.2921.

R. H. Price, G. Khanna, and S. A. Hughes, Systematics of black hole binary inspiral kicks and the slowness approximation, Physical Review D

**83**, 124002 (2011); arXiv:1104.0387.

K. Yagi, L. C. Stein, N. Yunes, and T. Tanaka, Post-Newtonian, quasi-circular binary inspirals in quadratic modified gravity, Physical Review D, in press; arXiv:1110.5950.

### Review articles:

S. A. Hughes,

__Listening to the universe with gravitational-wave astronomy__, Annals of Physics

**303**, 142 (2003); astro-ph/0210481.

É. E. Flanagan and S. A. Hughes,

__The basics of gravitational wave theory__, New Journal of Physics

**7**, 204 (2005), special issue "Spacetime 100 Years Later"; gr-qc/0501041.

S. A. Hughes,

__Trust but verify: The case for astrophysical black holes__, Writeup of lectures given at the 2005 SLAC Summer Institute; hep-ph/0511217.

S. A. Hughes,

__Gravitational waves from merging compact binaries__, Annual Reviews of Astronomy and Astrophysics

**47**, 107 (2009); arXiv:0903.4877.

### Conference proceedings:

S. A. Hughes, Gravitational-wave physics, in Proceedings of the 8th International Workshop on Topics in Astroparticle and Underground Physics, edited by F. Avignone and W. Haxton: Nuclear Physics B 138, 429 (2005).

S. A. Hughes, M. Favata, and D. E. Holz, How black holes get their kicks: Radiation recoil in binary black hole mergers, in Accretion in a Cosmological Context, edited by A. Merloni, S. Nayakshin, and R. Sunyaev (Springer-Verlag series of "ESO Astrophysics Symposia", Berlin, 2005); astro-ph/0408492.

S. A. Hughes, (Sort of) Testing relativity with extreme mass ratio inspirals, in Laser Interferometer Space Antenna --- Proceedings of the Sixth International LISA Symposium, edited by S. M. Merkowitz and J. C. Livas (AIP Conference Proceedings 873, Melville, New York, 2006); gr-qc/0608140.

S. A. Hughes, A brief survey of LISA sources and science, in Laser Interferometer Space Antenna --- Proceedings of the Sixth International LISA Symposium, edited by S. M. Merkowitz and J. C. Livas (AIP Conference Proceedings 873, Melville, New York, 2006); gr-qc/0609028.

D. G. Blair, P. Barriga, A. F. Brooks, P. Charlton, D. Coward, J.-C. Dumas, Y. Fan, D. Galloway, S. Gras, D. J. Hosken, E. Howell, S. Hughes, L. Ju, D. E. McClelland, A. Melatos, H. Miao, J. Munch, S. M. Scott, B. J. J. Slagmolen, P. J. Veitch, L. Wen, J. K. Webb, A. Wolley, Z. Yan, C. Zhao, The science benefits and preliminary design of the Southern Hemisphere gravitational wave detector AIGO, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 122, 012001 (2008).

R. N. Lang and S. A. Hughes, Advanced localization of massive black hole coalescences with LISA, in Proceedings of the Seventh International LISA Symposium, to be published by Classical and Quantum Gravity; arXiv:0810.5125.

K. G. Arun, S. Babak, E. Berti, N. Cornish, C. Cutler, J. Gair, S. A. Hughes, B. R. Iyer, R. N. Lang, I. Mandel, E. K. Porter, B. S. Sathyaprakash, S. Sinha, A. M. Sintes, M. Trias, C. Van Den Broeck, and M. Volonteri, Massive black hole binary inspirals: Results from the LISA Parameter Estimation Taskforce, in Proceedings of the Seventh International LISA Symposium, to be published by Classical and Quantum Gravity; arXiv:0811.1011.

S. A. Hughes, Probing strong-field gravity and black holes with gravitational waves, in Proceedings of the 19th Workshop on General Relativity and Gravitation in Japan; arXiv:1002.2591.