Unofficial mirror page of 23rd CAPRA meeting

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This Capra meeting was held completely virtually because of the novel coronavirus pandemic in 2020.

Discussion sessions

[pdf] [Youtube] Developments at first order
[Youtube] Progress on Second Order
[Youtube] Analytical developments in the two-body problem
[Youtube] Numerical methods
[pdf] [Youtube] Wrap up

Theo Torres (University of Sheffield)

[pdf] [Youtube] Electromagnetic self-force of a charged particle on Kerr spacetime: equatorial circular orbits

Leanne Durkan (University College Dublin)

[pdf] [Youtube] On Calculating the Lorenz Gauge Metric Perturbation

Philip Lynch (University College Dublin)

[pdf] [Youtube] Fast Self-Forced Inspirals into a Kerr Black Hole

Zach Nasipak (University of North Carolina)

[pdf] [Youtube] Calculating the scalar self-force experienced during r,theta-resonances

Huan Yang (University of Guelph)

[pdf] [Youtube] Relativistic Mean Motion Resonance

Georgios Lukes-Gerakopoulos (Astronomical Institute, Czech Academy of Sciences)

[Youtube] Impact of Resonances and Chaos on Extreme Mass Ratio Inspirals

Alvin Chua (JPL-Caltech)

[pdf] [Youtube] Rapid generation of fully relativistic EMRI waveforms for data analysis

Michael Katz (Northwestern University)

[pdf] [Youtube] GPU-Accelerated Techniques for Generating Fast EMRI Waveforms

Adam Pound (University of Southampton)

[pdf] [Youtube] Progress toward post-adiabatic waveforms

Andrew Spiers (University of Southampton)

[pdf] [Youtube] Progress on Second-Order Self-Force in Kerr

Samuel Upton (University of Southampton)

[pdf] [Youtube] Second-order gravitational self-force in a highly regular gauge

Zeyd Sam (University of Southampton)

[pdf] [Youtube] Energy and angular momentum balance laws in second-order self-force theory

Riccardo Bonetto (Universita degli Studi di Trieste)

[pdf] [Youtube] Perturbed Schwarzschild horizons in second-order perturbation theory

Benjamin Leather (University College Dublin)

[pdf] [Youtube] A view to second-order self-force calculations for eccentric orbits

Mekhi Dhesi (University of Southampton)

[pdf] [Youtube] Modelling black hole binaries in the intermediate-mass-ratio regime

Abraham Harte (Dublin City University)

[pdf] [Youtube] The structure of the nonlinear self-force

Maarten van de Meent (AEI)

[Youtube] When is a mass-ratio small?

Chris Kavanagh (AEI)

[pdf] [Youtube] Analytical 2nd order self-force

Stephen Green (AEI)

[Youtube] Teukolsky formalism for nonlinear Kerr perturbations

Peter Zimmerman (AEI)

[Youtube] Teukolsky formalism for nonlinear Kerr perturbations: application to point particle motion

Alexandre Le Tiec (Observatoire de Paris)

[pdf] [Youtube] Tidal Love numbers of spinning black holes

Riccardo Sturani (International Institute of Physics)

[Youtube] Logarithmic tail contributions to the energy function of circular compact binaries

Christopher Munna (University of North Carolina)

[Youtube] Analytically expanding black hole perturbation theory quantities to high PN order

Andrea Antonelli (AEI)

[Youtube] Gravitational spin-orbit coupling through third-subleading PN order: from first-order self force to arbitrary mass ratios

Oliver Long (University of Southampton)

[pdf] [Youtube] Towards a self-force calculation of the scatter angle in hyperbolic encounters

Donato Bini (Istituto per le Applicazioni del Calcolo "M. Picone")

[Youtube] Local/nonlocal dynamics of binary systems: the scattering angle

Charalampos Markakis (University of London)

[pdf] [Youtube] Discontinuous collocation methods for self-force applications

Jonathan Thornburg (Indiana University)

[pdf] [Youtube] Taming the Lorenz-gauge dipole-mode instability in the time domain

Peter Diener (Louisiana State University)

[pdf] [Youtube] Towards the Self-consistent Evolution of a Scalar Charge Around a Schwarzschild Black Hole (yet again, again)

Samuel Cupp (Louisiana State University)

[pdf] [Youtube] Progress towards self-consistent evolution of gravitational self-force around a Schwarzschild black hole

Carlos Lousto (RIT)

[pdf] [Youtube] Exploring the small mass ratio binary black hole merger with NRy

Nur E. M. Rifat (University of Massachusetts Dartmouth)

[Youtube] Surrogate model for gravitational wave signals from binary black hole system generated by point-particle black hole perturbation theory

Tousif Islam (University of Massachusetts Dartmouth)

[Youtube] Detectability and Parameter Estimation Accuracy for Intermediate-mass black holes with current generation detectors

Luca Reali (Universita degli Studi di Milano)

[Youtube] Mapping the asymptotic inspiral of precessing binary black holes to their merger remnants

Davide Gerosa (University of Birmingham)

[pdf] [Youtube] Multi-timescale post-Newtonian dynamics of spinning black-hole binaries: a status update

Matthew Mould (University of Birmingham)

[pdf] [Youtube] Endpoint of the precessional instability in aligned-spin binary black holes

Vojtech Witzany (Astronomical Institute CAS)

[pdf] [Youtube] Scattering of spinning test particles by black holes

Josh Mathews (University College Dublin)

[pdf] [Youtube] Gravitational Perturbations by a Spinning Secondary in the RW gauge

Gabriel Andres Piovano (La Sapienza, University of Rome)

[pdf] [Youtube] Extreme mass ratio inspirals with spinning secondary

Satish Kumar Saravanan (International Institute of Physics)

[Youtube] Spin-induced motion in curved spacetime

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