Papers published or submitted [in progress

See also theses supervised by MW Choptuik

  1. Choptuik, M.W., Dias, O.J.C., Santos, J.E. and Way, B., "Collapse and nonlinear instability of AdS with angular momenta", (2017) [PDF | arxiv]
  2. Wang, D. & Choptuk, M.W., "Black hole formation in Randall-Sundrum II braneworlds", (2016) [PDF | arxiv]
  3. Noble, S.C. & Choptuik, M.W., "Driven neutron star collapse: Type I critical phenomena and the initial black hole mass distribution", Phys. Rev. D93:024015 (2016)  [PDF | arxiv]
  4. Reid, G.D. & Choptuik, M.W., "Nonminimally coupled topological-defect boson stars: Static solutions", Phys. Rev. D93:044022 (2016) [PDF | arxiv]
  5. Akbarian, A. & Choptuik M.W., "Black hole critical behaviour with the generalized BSSN formulation", Phys. Rev. D92:084037 (2015) [PDF | arxiv]
  6. Choptuik, M.W, Lehner, L. & Pretorius P, "Probing Strong Field Gravity Through Numerical Simulations", (2015) [arxiv]
  7. Akbarian, A. & Choptuik, M.W., "Critical Collapse in the Spherically-symmetric Einstein-Vlasov Model", Phys. Rev. D90:104023  (2014) [PDF | arxiv]
  8. Kim, J., Him, H.I., Choptuik, M.W., Lee, H.M., "Axially Symmetric pseudo-Newtonian hydrodynamics code", MNRAS, 424, 830-842 (2012) [PDF | arxiv]
  9. Choptuik, M.W. & Pretorius, F., "Ultra Relativistic Particle Collisions", Phys Rev Lett 104:111101 (2010) [PDF | arxiv ]
  10. Sorkin, E. & Choptuik, M.W., "Generalized harmonic formulation in spherical symmetry", Gen Rel & Grav (2009) [PDF | arxiv]
  11. Noble, S.C. & Choptuik, M.W. "Type-II critical phenomena of neutron star collapse", Phys Rev D15, (2007) [PDF | arxiv]
  12. Olabarrieta, I, Ventrella, J, Choptuik, M.W. & Unruh W.G. "Critical Behaviour in the Gravitational Collapse of a Scalar Field with Angular Momentum in Spherical Symmetry" Phys. Rev. D76:124014 (2007) [PDF | arxiv]
  13. Sorkin, E., "Non-uniform Black Strings in Various Dimensions", Phys. Rev. D74:104027 (2006) [PDF | arxiv]
  14. Snajdr, M., "Critical Collapse of an Ultrarelativistic Fluid in the gamma --> 1 Limit", Class. Quant. Grav. 23, 3333-3352 (2006) [PDF | arxiv]
  15. Pretorius, F. and M.W. Choptuik, "Adaptive Mesh Refinement for Coupled Elliptic-Hyperbolic Systems", J. Comp. Phys. 218, 246-274 (2006) [PDF | arxiv]
  16. Kol, B. and E. Sorkin, "LG (Landau-Ginzburg) in GL (Gregory-Laflamme)", Class. Quant. Grav. 23, 4563-4592 (2006) [PDF | arxiv]
  17. Choptuik, M.W., E.W. Hirschmann, S.L. Liebling and F. Pretorius, "Critical Collapse of a Complex Scalar Field With Angular Momentum", Phys. Rev. Lett. 93:131101 (2004) [PDF | arxiv]
  18. Ventrella, J.F. and M.W. Choptuik, "Critical Phenomena in the Einstein-Massless-Dirac System", Phys. Rev. D68:044020 (2003) [PDF | arxiv]
  19. Choptuik, M.W., E.W. Hirschmann, S.L. Liebling and F. Pretorius, "Critical Collapse of the Massless Scalar Field in Axisymmetry",Phys. Rev. D68:044007 (2003) [PDF | arxiv]
  20. Choptuik, M.W., L. Lehner, I. Olabarrieta, R. Petryk, F. Pretorius and H. Villegas, "Towards the Final Fate of an Unstable Black String", Phys. Rev. D68:044001 (2003) [PDF | arxiv]
  21. Choptuik, M.W., E.W. Hirschmann, S.L. Liebling and F. Pretorius, "An Axisymmetric Collapse Code", Class. Quant. Grav. 20, 1857-1878 (2003) [PDF | arxiv]
  22. Hawley, S.H. and M.W. Choptuik, "Numerical Evidence for 'Multi-Scalar' Stars",  Phys. Rev. D67:024010 (2003) [PDF | arxiv]
  23. Brady, P.R., M.W. Choptuik, C. Gundlach and D.W. Neilsen, "Black-Hole Threshold Solutions in Stiff Fluid Collapse", Class. Quant. Grav. 19, 6359-6376 (2002) [PDF | arxiv]
  24. Huq, M.P., M.W. Choptuik and R.A. Matzner, "Locating Boosted Kerr and Schwarzschild Apparent Horizons", Phys. Rev. D66:084024 (2002) [PDF | arxiv]
  25. Honda, E.P. and M.W. Choptuik, "Fine Structure of Oscillons in the Spherically Symmetric \phi^4 Klein-Gordon Model",Phys. Rev. D65:084037 (2002) [PDF | arxiv]
  26. Olabarrieta, I. and M.W. Choptuik, "Critical Phenomena at the Threshold of Black Hole Formation for Collisionless Matter in Spherical Symmetry",Phys. Rev. D65:024007 (2001) [PDF | arxiv]
  27. Lehner, L., "Numerical Relativity: A Review", Class. Quant. Grav. 18, R25-R86 (2001) [PDF | arxiv]
  28. Pretorius, F. and M.W. Choptuik, "Gravitational Collapse in (2+1)-dimensional ADS Spacetime", Phys. Rev. D62:124012 (2000) [PDF | arxiv]
  29. Hawley, S.H. and M.W. Choptuik, "Boson Stars Driven to the Brink of Black Hole Formation", Phys. Rev. D62:104024 (2000) [PDF | arxiv]
  30. Neilsen, D.W. and M.W. Choptuik, "Ultrarelativistic Fluid Dynamics", Class. Quant. Grav. 17, 733-759 (2000) [PDF | arxiv]
  31. Choptuik, M.W., E.W. Hirschmann and R.L. Marsa, "New Critical Behaviour in Einstein-Yang-Mills Collapse", Phys, Rev. D60:124011 (1999) [PDF | arxiv]
  32. Neilsen, D.W. and M.W. Choptuik, "Critical Phenomena in Perfect Fluids", Class. Quant. Grav. 761-782 (2000) [PDF | arxiv]
  33. Choptuik. M.W., "The (Unstable) Threshold of Black Hole Formation", in Gravitation and Relativity: At the turn of the Millenium (Proceedings of GR15), N. Dahlich and J. Narlikar, eds. 67-86 (1998) [arxiv]
  34. Gomez, R. et al, "Stable Characteristic Evolution of Generic Three-dimensional Single Black Hole Space-times", Phys. Rev. Lett. 80, 3915-3918 (1998) [PDF | arxiv]
  35. Cook, G.B. et al, "Boosted Three-Dimensional Black Hole Evolutions with Singularity Excision", Phys. Rev. Lett. 80, 2512-251 (1998) [PDF | arxiv]
  36. Abrahams, A.M. et al, "Gravitational Wave Extraction and Outer Boundary Conditions by Perturbative Matching",Phys. Rev. Lett. 80, 1812-1815 (1998) [PDF | arxiv]
  37. Choptuik, M.W., E.W. Hirschmann and S.L. Liebling, "Instability of an Approximate Black Hole", Phys. Rev. D55, 6014-6018 (1997) [PDF | arxiv]
  38. Marsa, R.L. and M.W. Choptuik, "Black Hole-Scalar Field Interactions in Spherical Symmetry", Phys. Rev. D54, 4929-4943 (1996) [PDF | arxiv]
  39. Liebling, S.L. and M.W. Choptuik, "Black Hole Criticality in the Brans-Dicke Model", Phys. Rev. Lett. 77, 1424-1427 (1996) [PDF | arxiv]
  40. Choptuik, M.W., T. Chmaj and P. Bizon, "Critical Behaviour in Gravitational Collapse of a Yang-Mills Field", Phys. Rev. Lett. 77, 424-427 (1996) [PDF | arxiv]
  41. Cook, G.B., M.W. Choptuik, M.R. Dubal, S. Klasky, R.A. Matzner and S. Oliveira, "Three-dimensional Initial Data for the Collision of Two Black Holes", Phys. Rev. D47, 1471-1490 (1993) [PDF]
  42. Choptuik, M.W., "Universality and Scaling in Gravitational Collapse of a Massless Scalar Field", Phys. Rev. Lett. 70, 9-12 (1993) [PDF]
  43. Choptuik, M.W., D. Goldwirth and T. Piran, "A Direct Comparison of Two Codes in Numerical Relatvity", Class. Quant. Grav. 9, 721-750 (1992) [PDF]
  44. Choptuik, M.W. "'Critical' Behaviour in Massless Scalar Collapse", in Approaches to Numerical Relativity, R. d'Inverfno, ed., 202-222 (1992)
  45. Choptuik, M.W., "Consistency of Finite Difference Solutions of Einstein's Equations", Phys. Rev. D44, 3124-3135 (1991) [PDF]
  46. Choptuik, M. and W.G. Unruh, "An Introduction to the Multi-Grid Method for Numerical Relativists", General Relativity and Gravitation. 18, 813-843 (1986) [PDF]

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