Davide Gerosa



Here below is my publication list. For a pdf version, see here.

You can find my paper’s lists on ADS classicADS modern,  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

7. The binary black hole explorer: on-the-fly visualizations of precessing
binary black holes.

Vijay Varma, Leo C. Stein, Davide Gerosa.
arXiv:1811.06552 [astro-ph.HE].
Supporting material available here.

6. Wide precession: 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.
arXiv:1811.05979 [gr-qc].
Supporting material available here.

5. High-accuracy mass, spin, and recoil predictions of generic black-hole merger remnants.
Vijay Varma, Davide Gerosa, François Hébert, Leo C. Stein, Hao Zhang.
arXiv:1809.09125 [gr-qc].

4. Frequency-domain waveform approximants capturing Doppler shifts.
Katie Chamberlain, Christopher J. Moore, Davide Gerosa, Nicolas Yunes.
arXiv:1809.04799 [gr-qc].

3. Optimizing LIGO with LISA forewarnings to improve black-hole spectroscopy.
Rhondale Tso, Davide Gerosa, Yanbei Chen.
arXiv:1807.00075 [gr-qc].
Other press coverage: astrobites.

2. Black holes, gravitational waves and fundamental physics: a roadmap.
Leor Barack, et al. (199 authors incl. Davide Gerosa).
arXiv:1806.05195 [gr-qc].

1. The origin of low spin black holes in LIGO/Virgo mergers.
Krzysztof Belczynski, Jakub Klencki, Georges Meynet, Christopher L. Fryer, Duncan A. Brown, Martyna Chruslinska, Wojciech Gladysz, Richard O’Shaughnessy, Tomasz Bulik, Emanuele Berti, Daniel E. Holz, Davide Gerosa, Mirek Giersz, Sylvia Ekstrom, Cyril Georgy, Abbas Askar, Jean-Pierre Lasota.
arXiv:1706.07053 [astro-ph.HE].

Papers published in peer-reviewed journals

25. 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.

24. 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].

23. 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].

22. 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.

21. 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].

20. 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

19. 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].

18. 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].

17. 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.

16. 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.

15. 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].

14. 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.

13. 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.

12. 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.

11. 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].

10. 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.

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].

Conference proceedings, software papers, etc.

4. 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, IAU Symposium, Volume 338, in press.
arXiv:1712.06635 [astro-ph.HE].

3. 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].

2. 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.

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.