Davide Gerosa


Here is my publication list; click the button below for a pdf version.

You can find my paper’s lists on ADS,  INSPIRE or the arXiv. My citation count is available here. A bibtex file with these entries is available here and can be scrolled on bibbase. You can also find more information in the news.

Submitted papers

2. Gravitational-wave selection effects using neural-network classifiers.
Davide Gerosa, Geraint Pratten, Alberto Vecchio.
arXiv:2007.06585 [astro-ph.HE]
Open-source code: homepage, repository.

1. Massive black hole binary inspiral and spin evolution in a cosmological framework.
Mohammad Sayeb, Laura Blecha, Luke Zoltan Kelley, Davide Gerosa, Michael Kesden, July Thomas.
arXiv:2006.06647 [astro-ph.GA]

Papers published in peer-reviewed journals

48. Mapping the asymptotic inspiral of precessing binary black holes to their merger remnants.
Luca Reali, Matthew Mould, Davide Gerosa, Vijay Varma.
Classical and Quantum Gravity, in press.
arXiv:2005.01747 [gr-qc].

47. Astrophysical implications of GW190412 as a remnant of a previous black-hole merger.
Davide Gerosa, Salvatore Vitale, Emanuele Berti.
Physical Review Letters 125 (2020) 101103.
arXiv:2005.04243 [astro-ph.HE].
Press releases: Birmingham, MIT.

46. Structure of neutron stars in massive scalar-tensor gravity.
Roxana Rosca-Mead, Christopher J. Moore, Ulrich Sperhake, Michalis Agathos, Davide Gerosa.
Symmetry 12 (2020) 1384.
arXiv:2007.14429 [gr-qc]

45. Core collapse in massive scalar-tensor gravity.
Roxana Rosca-Mead, Ulrich Sperhake, Christopher J. Moore, Michalis Agathos, Davide Gerosa, Christian D. Ott.
Physical Review D 102 (2020) 044010.
arXiv:2005.09728 [gr-qc].

44. The mass gap, the spin gap, and the origin of merging binary black holes.
Vishal Baibhav, Davide Gerosa, Emanuele Berti, Kaze W. K. Wong, Thomas Helfer, Matthew Mould.
Physical Review D 102 (2020) 043002.
arXiv:2004.00650 [gr-qc].

43. The Bardeen-Petterson effect in accreting supermassive black-hole binaries: a systematic approach.
Davide Gerosa, Giovanni Rosotti, Riccardo Barbieri.
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 496 (2020) 3060-3075.
arXiv:2004.02894 [astro-ph.GA].

42. Populations of double white dwarfs in Milky Way satellites and their detectability with LISA.
Valeriya Korol, Silvia Toonen, Antoine Klein, Vasily Belokurov, Fiorenzo Vincenzo, Riccardo Buscicchio, Davide Gerosa, Christopher J. Moore, Elinore Roebber, Elena M. Rossi, Alberto Vecchio.
Astronomy & Astrophysics 638 (2020) A153.
arXiv:2002.10462 [astro-ph.GA].

41. Endpoint of the up-down instability in precessing binary black holes.
Matthew Mould, Davide Gerosa.
Physical Review D 101 (2020) 124037.
arXiv:2003.02281 [gr-qc].
Supporting material available here.

40. Black holes in the low mass gap: Implications for gravitational wave observations.
Anuradha Gupta, Davide Gerosa, K. G. Arun, Emanuele Berti, Will Farr, B. S. Sathyaprakash.
Physical Review D 101 (2020) 103036.
arXiv:1909.05804 [gr-qc].

39. Milky Way satellites shining bright in gravitational waves.
Elinore Roebber, Riccardo Buscicchio, Alberto Vecchio, Christopher J. Moore, Antoine Klein, Valeriya Korol, Silvia Toonen, Davide Gerosa, Janna Goldstein, Sebastian M. Gaebel, Tyrone E. Woods.
Astrophysical Journal Letters, 894 (2020) L15.
arXiv:2002.10465 [astro-ph.GA].

38. Evolutionary roads leading to low effective spins, high black hole masses, and O1/O2 rates for LIGO/Virgo binary black holes.
Krzysztof Belczynski, Jakub Klencki, Carl E. Fields, Aleksandra Olejak, Emanuele Berti, Georges Meynet, Christopher L. Fryer, Daniel E. Holz, Richard O’Shaughnessy, Duncan A. Brown, Tomasz Bulik, Sching C. Leung, Ken’ichi Nomoto, Piero Madau, Raphael Hirschi, Etienne Kaiser, Samuel Jones, Samaresh Mondal, Martyna Chruslinska, Paweł Drozda, Davide Gerosa, Zoheyr Doctor, Mirek Giersz, Sylvia Ekström, Cyril Georgy, Abbas Askar, Vishal Baibhav, Daniel Wysocki, T. Natan, Will M. Farr, Grzegorz Wiktorowicz, M. Coleman Miller, Ben Farr, Jean-Pierre Lasota.
Astronomy & Astrophysics 636 (2020) A104.
arXiv:1706.07053 [astro-ph.HE].

37. Amplification of superkicks in black-hole binaries through orbital eccentricity.
Ulrich Sperhake, Roxana Rosca-Mead, Davide Gerosa, Emanuele Berti.
Physical Review D 101 (2020) 024044.
arXiv:1910.01598 [gr-qc].

36. Constraining the fraction of binary black holes formed in isolation and young star clusters with gravitational-wave data.
Yann Bouffanais, Michela Mapelli, Davide Gerosa, Ugo N. Di Carlo, Nicola Giacobbo, Emanuele Berti, Vishal Baibhav.
Astrophysical Journal, 886 (2019) 25.
arXiv:1905.11054 [astro-ph.HE].

35. Machine-learning interpolation of population-synthesis simulations to interpret gravitational-wave observations: a case study.
Kaze W.K. Wong, Davide Gerosa.
Physical Review D 100 (2019) 083015.
arXiv:1909.06373 [astro-ph.HE].

34. Surrogate models for precessing binary black hole simulations with unequal masses.
Vijay Varma, Scott E. Field, Mark A. Scheel, Jonathan Blackman, Davide Gerosa, Leo C. Stein, Lawrence E. Kidder, Harald P. Pfeiffer.
Physical Review Research 1 (2019) 033015.
arXiv:1905.09300 [gr-qc].

33. Gravitational-wave detection rates for compact binaries formed in isolation: LIGO/Virgo O3 and beyond.
Vishal Baibhav, Emanuele Berti, Davide Gerosa, Michela Mapelli, Nicola Giacobbo, Yann Bouffanais, Ugo N. Di Carlo.
Physical Review D 100 (2019) 064060.
arXiv:1906.04197 [gr-qc].

32. Escape speed of stellar clusters from multiple-generation black-hole mergers in the upper mass gap.
Davide Gerosa, Emanuele Berti.
Physical Review D Rapid Communications 100 (2019) 041301R.
arXiv:1906.05295 [astro-ph.HE].
Press release: Birmingham.
Other press coverage: Scientific American, interestingengineering, metro.co.uk, Media INAF (Italian), Great Lakes Ledger, sciencealert, sciencetimes, mic.com.

31. Are stellar-mass black-hole binaries too quiet for LISA?
Christopher J. Moore, Davide Gerosa, Antoine Klein.
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society Letters 488 (2019) L94–L98.
arXiv:1905.11998 [astro-ph.HE].

30. Optimizing LIGO with LISA forewarnings to improve black-hole spectroscopy.
Rhondale Tso, Davide Gerosa, Yanbei Chen.
Physical Review D 99 (2019) 124043.
arXiv:1807.00075 [gr-qc].
Other press coverage: astrobites.

29. Multiband gravitational-wave event rates and stellar physics.
Davide Gerosa, Sizheng Ma, Kaze W.K. Wong, Emanuele Berti, Richard O’Shaughnessy, Yanbei Chen, Krzysztof Belczynski
Physical Review D 99 (2019) 103004.
arXiv:1902.00021 [astro-ph.HE].
Supporting material available here.

28. Wide nutation: binary black-hole spins repeatedly oscillating from full alignment to full anti-alignment.
Davide Gerosa, Alicia Lima, Emanuele Berti, Ulrich Sperhake, Michael Kesden, Richard O’Shaughnessy.
Classical and Quantum Gravity 36 (2019) 10, 105003.
arXiv:1811.05979 [gr-qc].
Supporting material available here.

27. The binary black hole explorer: on-the-fly visualizations of precessing binary black holes.
Vijay Varma, Leo C. Stein, Davide Gerosa.
Classical and Quantum Gravity 36 (2019) 9, 095007.
arXiv:1811.06552 [astro-ph.HE].
Supporting material available here.

26. Frequency-domain waveform approximants capturing Doppler shifts.
Katie Chamberlain, Christopher J. Moore, Davide Gerosa, Nicolas Yunes.
Physical Review D 99 (2019) 024025.
arXiv:1809.04799 [gr-qc].

25. High-accuracy mass, spin, and recoil predictions of generic black-hole merger remnants.
Vijay Varma, Davide Gerosa, Leo C. Stein, François Hébert, Hao Zhang.
Physical Review Letters 122 (2019) 011101.
arXiv:1809.09125 [gr-qc].
Press releaseCaltech, Ole Miss.
Other press coverage: Space Dailyphys.org, longroom, tasnimeuropapress (Spanish), Media INAF (video in Italian).

24. Spin orientations of merging black holes formed from the evolution of stellar binaries.
Davide Gerosa, Emanuele Berti, Richard O’Shaughnessy, Krzysztof Belczynski, Michael Kesden, Daniel Wysocki, Wojciech Gladysz.
Physical Review D 98 (2018) 084036.
arXiv:1808.02491 [astro-ph.HE].
Supporting material available here.

23. Mining gravitational-wave catalogs to understand binary stellar evolution: a new hierarchical Bayesian framework.
Stephen R. Taylor, Davide Gerosa.
Physical Review D 98 (2018) 083017.
arXiv:1806.08365 [astro-ph.HE].
Editor’s coverage in APS’s Kaleidoscope.

22. Gravitational-wave astrophysics with effective-spin measurements: asymmetries and selection biases.
Ken K. Y. Ng, Salvatore Vitale, Aaron Zimmerman, Katerina Chatziioannou, Davide Gerosa, Carl-Johan Haster.
Physical Review D 98 (2018) 083007.
arXiv:1805.03046 [gr-qc].

21. Black-hole kicks from numerical-relativity surrogate models.
Davide Gerosa, François Hébert, Leo C. Stein.
Physical Review D 97 (2018) 104049.
arXiv:1802.04276 [gr-qc].
Open-source code: homepage, repository.

20. Explaining LIGO’s observations via isolated binary evolution with natal kicks.
Daniel Wysocki, Davide Gerosa, Richard O’Shaughnessy, Krzysztof Belczynski, Wojciech Gladysz, Emanuele Berti, Michael Kesden, Daniel Holz.
Physical Review D 97 (2018) 043014.
arXiv:1709.01943 [astro-ph.HE].

19. Impact of Bayesian priors on the characterization of binary black hole coalescences.
Salvatore Vitale, Davide Gerosa, Carl-Johan Haster, Katerina Chatziioannou, Aaron Zimmerman.
Physical Review Letters 119 (2017) 251103.
arXiv:1707.04637 [gr-qc].
Posterior sample data release

18. Long-lived inverse chirp signals from core collapse in massive scalar-tensor gravity.
Ulrich Sperhake, Christopher J. Moore, Roxana Rosca, Michalis Agathos, Davide Gerosa, Christian D. Ott.
Physical Review Letters 119 (2017) 201103.
arXiv:1708.03651 [gr-qc].

17. Nutational resonances, transitional precession, and precession-averaged evolution in binary black-hole systems.
Xinyu Zhao, Michael Kesden, Davide Gerosa.
Physical Review D 96 (2017) 024007.
arXiv:1705.02369 [gr-qc].

16. Inferences about supernova physics from gravitational-wave measurements: GW151226 spin misalignment as an indicator of strong black-hole natal kicks.
Richard O’Shaughnessy, Davide Gerosa, Daniel Wysocki.
Physical Review Letters 119 (2017) 011101.
arXiv:1704.03879 [astro-ph.HE].
Press releaseRochester Institute of Technology, Caltech’s tweet.
Editor’s coverage in physics.aps.org.
Other press coverage: IOP’s physicsworld.com, Science Daily, Phys.org, astronomy.com, sciencenews, iflscience.

15. Are merging black holes born from stellar collapse or previous mergers?
Davide Gerosa, Emanuele Berti.
Physical Review D 95 (2017) 124046.
arXiv:1703.06223 [gr-qc].
Selected as PRD Editors’ Suggestion.
Other press coverage: Ars Technica.

14. On the equal-mass limit of precessing black-hole binaries.
Davide Gerosa, Ulrich Sperhake, Jakub Vošmera.
Classical and Quantum Gravity 34 (2017) 6, 064004.
arXiv:1612.05263 [gr-qc].

13. Black-hole kicks as new gravitational-wave observables.
Davide Gerosa, Christopher J. Moore.
Physical Review Letters 117 (2016) 011101.
arXiv:1606.04226 [gr-qc].
Selected as PRL Editors’ Suggestion.
Press releasesCambridge UniversityCambridge Center for Theoretical Cosmology
Other press coverage: Daily Mailphys.org, Particle Bitesegno.gr (Greek), Daily Galaxy, RegisterMedia INAF (Italian), IneffableIsland, AstronomyNow, Accademia delle Stelle (Italian), noticiasdelaciencia (Portuguese).
Blog posts on astrobites and particlebites.
TV interview, aired on Cambridge TV.

12. PRECESSION: Dynamics of spinning black-hole binaries with python
Davide Gerosa, Michael Kesden.
Physical Review D 93 (2016) 124066.
arXiv:1605.01067 [astro-ph.HE].
Open-source code: homepage, repository, documentation.

11. Numerical simulations of stellar collapse in scalar-tensor theories of gravity
Davide Gerosa, Ulrich Sperhake, Christian D. Ott.
Classical and Quantum Gravity 33 (2016) 13 , 135002.
arXiv:1602.06952 [gr-qc].
Supporting material available here.

10. Distinguishing black-hole spin-orbit resonances by their gravitational wave signatures. II: Full parameter estimation.
Daniele Trifirò, Richard O’Shaughnessy, Davide Gerosa, Emanuele Berti, Michael Kesden, Tyson Littenberg, Ulrich Sperhake.
Physical Review D 93 (2016) 044071.
arXiv:1507.05587 [gr-qc].

9.  Precessional instability in binary black holes with aligned spins.
Davide Gerosa, Michael Kesden, Richard O’Shaughnessy, Antoine Klein, Emanuele Berti, Ulrich Sperhake, Daniele Trifirò.
Physical Review Letters 115 (2015) 141102.
arXiv:1506.09116 [gr-qc].
Selected as PRL Editors’ Suggestion.
Supporting material available here.

8. Tensor-multi-scalar theories: relativistic stars and 3+1 decomposition.
Michael Horbatsch, Hector O. Silva, Davide Gerosa, Paolo Pani, Emanuele Berti, Leonardo Gualtieri, Ulrich Sperhake.
Classical and Quantum Gravity 32 (2015) 20, 204001.
arXiv:1505.07462 [gr-qc].
Featured in CQG+. Selected as IOPselect.

7. Multi-timescale analysis of phase transitions in precessing black-hole binaries.
Davide Gerosa, Michael Kesden, Ulrich Sperhake, Emanuele Berti, Richard O’Shaughnessy.
Physical Review D 92 (2015) 064016.
arXiv:1506.03492 [gr-qc].
Supporting material available here.

6. Spin alignment and differential accretion in merging black hole binaries.
Davide Gerosa, Benedetta Veronesi, Giuseppe Lodato, Giovanni Rosotti.
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 451 (2015) 3941-3954.
arXiv:1503.06807 [astro-ph.GA].

5. Effective potentials and morphological transitions for binary black-hole spin precession.
Michael Kesden, Davide Gerosa, Richard O’Shaughnessy, Emanuele Berti, Ulrich Sperhake.
Physical Review Letters 114 (2015) 081103.
arXiv:1411.0674 [gr-qc].
Press releases: Cambridge University, Cambridge Center for Theoretical Cosmology, Ole Miss, UT Dallas.
Other press coverage: Science Daily, phys.org, phys.org (2), Media INAF (Italian), Astroblogs (Dutch), RIA (Russian), Daily News, Science World Report, Tech Times, Tech Times (2)SpaceRef, Space Daily, ECN, R&D, Daily Galaxy, scitechdaily, nanowerk
Supporting material available here.

4. Missing black holes in brightest cluster galaxies as evidence for the occurrence of superkicks in nature.
Davide Gerosa, Alberto Sesana.
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 446 (2015) 38-55.
arXiv:1405.2072 [astro-ph.GA].

3. Distinguishing black-hole spin-orbit resonances by their gravitational-wave signatures.
Davide Gerosa, Richard O’Shaughnessy, Michael Kesden, Emanuele Berti, Ulrich Sperhake.
Physical Review D 89 (2014) 124025.
arXiv:1403.7147 [gr-qc].

2. Resonant-plane locking and spin alignment in stellar-mass black-hole binaries: a diagnostic of compact-binary formation.
Davide Gerosa, Michael Kesden, Emanuele Berti, Richard O’Shaughnessy, Ulrich Sperhake.
Physical Review D 87 (2013) 10, 104028.
arXiv:1302.4442 [gr-qc].

1. Black hole mergers: do gas discs lead to spin alignment?
Giuseppe Lodato, Davide Gerosa. 
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society Letters 429 (2013) L30-L34.
arXiv:1211.0284 [astro-ph.CO].

White papers, long-authorlist reviews, conference proceedings, software papers, etc.

7. Prospects for fundamental physics with LISA.
Enrico Barausse, et al. (322 authors incl. Davide Gerosa).
arXiv:2001.09793 [gr-qc].

6. Black holes, gravitational waves and fundamental physics: a roadmap.
Leor Barack, et al. (199 authors incl. Davide Gerosa).
Classical and Quantum Gravity 36 (2019) 14, 143001.
arXiv:1806.05195 [gr-qc].
Review article.
Editor’s coverage in physicsworld.com.

5. Reanalysis of LIGO black-hole coalescences with alternative prior assumptions.
Davide Gerosa, Salvatore Vitale, Carl-Johan Haster, Katerina Chatziioannou, Aaron Zimmerman.
Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union, 13 (S338), 22-28.
arXiv:1712.06635 [astro-ph.HE].

4. Surprises from the spins: astrophysics and relativity with detections of spinning black-hole mergers.
Davide Gerosa.
Journal of Physics: Conference Series 957 (2018) 1, 012014.
arXiv:1711.10038 [astro-ph.HE].

3. filltex: Automatic queries to ADS and INSPIRE databases to fill LaTex bibliography.
Davide Gerosa, Michele Vallisneri.
The Journal of Open Source Software 2 (2017) 13.
Open-source code: homepage, repository.

2. Testing general relativity with present and future astrophysical observations.
Emanuele Berti, et al. (53 authors incl. Davide Gerosa).
Classical and Quantum Gravity 32 (2015) 24, 243001.
arXiv:1501.07274 [gr-qc].
Review article. See the numbers.

1. Rival families: waveforms from resonant black-hole binaries as probes of their astrophysical formation history.
Davide Gerosa. 
Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings 40 (2015) 137-145.