Sverre Aarseth
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All-Round N-Body Guy, Mountaineer and Wild-Life Enthusiast
Sverre's Publications

New book

Cover of Sverre's book
"Gravitational N-body Simulations: Tools and Algorithms" (Cambridge Monographs on Mathematical Physics)

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A book review by David Merritt has appeared in General Relativty and Gravitation v. 38 (2006).

Papers (for all refereed papers see ADS)

  • K. Nitadori & S.J. Aarseth (2012), Accelerating NBODY6 with graphics processing units
    Mon. Not. R. Astron. 424, 545
  • S.J. Aarseth (2012), Mergers and ejections of black holes in globular clusters
    Mon. Not. R. Astron. 422, 841
  • S.J. Aarseth (2007), Post-Newtonian N-body simulations
    Mon. Not. R. Astron. 378, 285
  • S.J. Aarseth (2003), Black hole binary dynamics
    Astrophys. Space Sci. 285, 367
  • S.J. Aarseth (2003), Regularization tools for binary interactions
    in Astrophysical Supercomputing Using Particle Simulations ed. J. Makino & P. Hut (ASP), 295
  • S. Mikkola & S.J. Aarseth (2002), A time-transformed leapfrog scheme
    Cel. Mech. Dyn. Ast. 84, 343
  • S.J. Aarseth (2001), NBODY2: a direct N-body integration code
    New Astron. 6, 277
  • S.J. Aarseth (2001), Regularization methods for the N-body problem
    in The Restless Universe ed. B.A. Steves & A.J. Maciejewski (Inst. Phys. Publ.), 93
  • S.J. Aarseth & R.A. Mardling (2001), The formation and evolution of multiple star systems
    in Multiple Star Systems ed. P. Podsiadlowski & S. Rappaport (ASP 229), 77
  • R.A. Mardling & S.J. Aarseth (2001), Tidal interactions in star cluster simulations
    Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. 321, 398
  • P. Kroupa, S.J. Aarseth & J. Hurley (2001), The formation of a bound star cluster
    Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. 321, 699
  • S.J. Aarseth (1999), From NBODY1 to NBODY6: the growth of an industry
    PASP 111, 1333
  • R. Mardling & S.J. Aarseth (1999), Dynamics and stability of three-body systems
    in The Dynamics of Small Bodies in the Solar System ed. B.A. Steves & A. Roy (Kluwer), 385
  • S.J. Aarseth (1999), Star cluster simulations: the state of the art
    in Impact of Modern Dynamics in Astronomy ed. J. Henrard & S. Ferraz-Mello (Kluwer), 127
  • S.J. Aarseth & D.C. Heggie (1998), Basic N-body modelling of the evolution of globular clusters
    Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. 297, 794
  • S. Mikkola & S.J. Aarseth (1998), An efficient integration method for binaries in N-body simulations
    New Astron. 3, 309
  • S. Mikkola & S.J. Aarseth (1996), A slow-down treatment for close binaries
    Cel. Mech. Dyn. Ast. 64, 197
  • R. Spurzem & S.J. Aarseth (1996), Direct collisional simulation of 10,000 particles past core collapse
    Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. 282, 19
  • S.J. Aarseth (1996) Star cluster simulations on HARP
    in Dynamical Evolution of Star Clusters ed. P. Hut & J. Makino (Kluwer), 161
  • S. Mikkola & S.J. Aarseth (1993), An implementation of N-body chain regularization
    Cel. Mech. Dyn. Ast. 57. 439
  • J. Makino & S.J. Aarseth (1992), On a Hermite integrator with Ahmad-Cohen scheme for gravitational many-body problems
    Publ. Astron. Soc. Japan 44, 141
  • S. Mikkola & S.J. Aarseth (1990), A chain regularization method for the few-body problem
    Cel. Mech. 47, 375
  • S.J. Aarseth (1985), Direct methods for N-body simulations
    in Multiple Time Scales ed. J.U. Brackbill & B.I. Cohen (Academic Press), 377

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