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SolTrack: a free, fast and accurate routine to compute the position of the Sun 

Marc van der Sluys and Paul van Kan
 
Submitted (2022) 

arXiv 2209.01557 

Why Halley did not discover proper motion and why Cassini did 

Frank Verbunt and Marc van der Sluys
 
JHA 50, 4, 383 (2019) 

arXiv 1909.13636 

Population synthesis of classical lowmass Xray binaries in the Galactic Bulge 

L. van Haaften, G. Nelemans, R. Voss, M. van der Sluys and S. Toonen
 
A&A 579, 33 (2015) 



Parameter estimation for compact binaries with groundbased gravitationalwave observations using the LALInference software library 

J. Veitch, V. Raymond, B. Farr, W. Farr, P. Graff, S. Vitale, B. Aylott, K. Blackburn, N. Christensen, M. Coughlin, W. Del Pozzo, F. Feroz, J. Gair, C.J. Haster, V. Kalogera, T. Littenberg, I. Mandel, R. O'Shaughnessy, M. Pitkin, C. Rodriguez, C. Röver, T. Sidery, R. Smith, M. van der Sluys, A. Vecchio, W. Vousden and L. Wade
 
PhRvD 91, 2003 (2015) 



Reconstructing the sky location of gravitationalwave detected compact binary systems: Methodology for testing and comparison 

T. Sidery, B. Aylott, N. Christensen, B. Farr, W. Farr, F. Feroz, J. Gair, K. Grover, P. Graff, C. Hanna, V. Kalogera, I. Mandel, R. O'Shaughnessy, M. Pitkin, L. Price, V. Raymond, C. Röver, L. Singer, M. van der Sluys, R. Smith, A. Vecchio, J. Veitch and S. Vitale 

PhRvD 89, 4060 (2014) 



Using electromagnetic observations to aid gravitationalwave parameter estimation of compact binaries observed with LISA. II: the effect of knowing the sky position 

S. Shah, G. Nelemans and M. van der Sluys 

A&A 553, 82 (2013) 



IGR J19308+0530: Roche lobe overflow on to a compact object from a donor 1.8 times as massive 

E.M. Ratti, T.F.J. van Grunsven, M.A.P. Torres, P.G. Jonker, J.C.A. MillerJones, J.W.T. Hessels, H. Van Winckel, M. van der Sluys, G. Nelemans 

MNRAS 431L, 10 (2013) 



Population synthesis of ultracompact Xray binaries in the Galactic Bulge 

L.M. van Haaften, G. Nelemans, R. Voss, S. Toonen, S.F. Portegies Zwart, L.R. Yungelson, and M.V. van der Sluys 

A&A 552, 69 (2013) 



Using electromagnetic observations to aid gravitationalwave parameter estimation of compact binaries observed with LISA 

S. Shah, M. van der Sluys and G. Nelemans 

A&A 544, 153 (2012) 



Estimating parameters of coalescing compact binaries with proposed advanced detector networks 

J. Veitch, I. Mandel, B. Aylott, B. Farr, V. Raymond, C. Rodriguez, M. van der Sluys, V. Kalogera, A. Vecchio 

PhRvD 85 4045 (2012) 



On the Formation of Double White Dwarfs through Stable Mass Transfer and a Common Envelope 

T. E. Woods, N. Ivanova, M. van der Sluys and S. Chaichenets 

ApJ 744, 12 (2012) 



Gravitational waves from compact binaries 

Marc van der Sluys 

In Evolution of compact binaries,
ASPC 447, 317 (2011)


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Analytical expressions for the envelope binding energy of giants as a function of basic stellar parameters 

A.J. Loveridge, M.V. van der Sluys and V. Kalogera 

ApJ 743, 49 (2011) 

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Masses and envelope binding energies of primary stars at the onset of a common envelope 

Marc van der Sluys, Michael Politano and Ronald E. Taam 

In Binary star evolution: mass loss, accretion, and mergers, AIPC 1314 13 (2010) 

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The formation of lowmass double white dwarfs through an initial phase of stable nonconservative mass transfer 

T. E. Woods, N. Ivanova, M. van der Sluys and S. Chaichenets 

In Binary star evolution: mass loss, accretion, and mergers, AIPC 1314 24 (2010) 



Population Synthesis of Common Envelope Mergers: I. Giant Stars with Stellar or Substellar Companions 

M. Politano, M.V. van der Sluys, R.E. Taam, and B. Willems 

ApJ 720, 1752 (2010) 

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The effects of LIGO detector noise on a 15dimensional Markovchain MonteCarlo analysis of gravitationalwave signals 

V. Raymond, M.V. van der Sluys, I. Mandel, V. Kalogera, C. Roever, N. Christensen 

CQG 27: 4009, 2010 



The chemical composition of donors in AM CVn stars and ultracompact Xray binaries: observational tests of their formation 

G. Nelemans, L.R. Yungelson, M.V. van der Sluys and Christopher A. Tout 

MNRAS 401, 1347 (2010) 



Parameter estimation for signals from compact binary inspirals injected into LIGO data 

Marc van der Sluys, Ilya Mandel, Vivien Raymond, Vicky Kalogera, Christian Röver, Nelson Christensen 

Proceedings for GWDAW13,
CQG 26: 204010, 2009 –
arXiv


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Testing gravitationalwave searches with numerical relativity waveforms:
Results from the first Numerical INJection Analysis
(NINJA) project 

B. Aylott et al. 

CQG 26: 165008, 2009; arXiv 



LIGO: the Laser Interferometer GravitationalWave Observatory 

B.P. Abbott et al. 

Rep. Prog. Phys. 72: 076901, 2009 



Degeneracies in Sky Localisation Determination from a Spinning Coalescing Binary through Gravitational Wave Observations:
a MarkovChain MonteCarlo Analysis for two Detectors


V. Raymond, M.V. van der Sluys, I. Mandel, V. Kalogera, C. Röver, N. Christensen 

CQG 26: 114007, 2009; arXiv 

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Status of NINJA:
the Numerical INJection Analysis project 

L. Cadonati et al. 

CQG 26: 114008, 2009 

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The astrophysics of ultracompact binaries; a white paper for the Astro2010 decadal review


G. Nelemans, M. Wood, P. Groot, et al. 

arXiv/0902.2923
(astro2010S, 221) 



Gravitationalwave astronomy with inspiral signals of spinning compactobject binaries 

M.V. van der Sluys, C. Röver, A. Stroeer, V. Raymond, I. Mandel, N. Christensen, V. Kalogera, R. Meyer, A. Vecchio 

2008ApJ...688L..61V 

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Common Envelope Mergers: A Possible Channel for Forming Single sdB Stars 

M. Politano, R.E. Taam, M. van der Sluys, B. Willems 

2008ApJ..687L..99P 

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Parameter estimation of spinning binary inspirals using Markovchain Monte Carlo 

Marc van der Sluys, Vivien Raymond, Ilya Mandel, Christian Röver, Nelson Christensen, Vicky Kalogera, Renate Meyer, Alberto Vecchio 

2008CQGra..25r4011V 

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Blackhole spin evolution: implications for short hard gammaray bursts and gravitationalwave detection 

Krzysztof Belczynski, Ronald E. Taam, Emmanouela Rantsiou, Marc van der Sluys 

2008ApJ...682..474B 



Modelling the formation of double white dwarfs 

M.V. van der Sluys, F. Verbunt and O.R. Pols 

2006A&A...460..209V 

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On the possibility of a helium white dwarf donor in the presumed ultracompact binary 2S 0918549 

J.J.M. in 't Zand, A. Cumming, M.V. van der Sluys, F. Verbunt and O.R. Pols 

2005A&A...441..675I 



Reduced magnetic braking and the magnetic capture model for the formation of ultracompact binaries 

M.V. van der Sluys, F. Verbunt and O.R. Pols 

2005A&A...440..973V 

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Creating ultracompact binaries in globular clusters through stable mass transfer 

M.V. van der Sluys, F. Verbunt and O.R. Pols 

2005A&A...431..647V 

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On the stability of thermonuclear shell sources in stars 

S.C. Yoon, N. Langer, and M. van der Sluys 

2004A&A...425..207Y 



The dynamics of the nebula M167 around the runaway WolfRayet star WR 124 

M.V. van der Sluys and H.J.G.L.M. Lamers 

2003A&A...398..181V 

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International Conference on Binaries: In celebration of Ron Webbink's 65th Birthdayy, Mykonos, Greece, 2225 June 2010.

Vicky Kalogera and Marc van der Sluys (eds) 
Melville, New York, 2010, AIP Conference Proceedings 1314; ISBN: 9780735408692 
Amazon 

Formation and evolution of compact binaries

Marc van der Sluys 
PhD thesis, Utrecht University, 2006; ISBN: 9789039342343 
PhD thesis 
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Talks:
(A selection of my popularscience talks can be found
here
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April 15, 2013

Third Bonn workshop on formation and evolution of neutron stars, Bonn, Germany 
Measuring neutronstar properties with LIGO and Virgo 


August 16, 2012

EuroWD12, Kraków, Poland 
The formation of double white dwarfs 


June 25, 2012

Virgo week 2012, Pisa, Italy 
Using astrophysical knowledge in gravitationalwave data analysis of binary inspirals 


March 21, 2012

Astrophysics colloquium, Centro de Astrofisica, Universidad de Valparaíso, Chile 
Compact binaries and gravitational waves 


March 20, 2012

Astrophysics colloquium, ESO Vitacura office, Santiago, Chile 
Compact binaries and gravitational waves 


April 12, 2011

NOVA 3 meeting, Leiden, The Netherlands 
Using astrophysical knowledge in gravitationalwave data analysis 


March 11, 2011

Binary evolution 2011, Viña del Mar, Chile 
Using astrophysical knowledge in gravitationalwave data analysis 
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March 9, 2011

Binary evolution 2011, Viña del Mar, Chile 
Gravitational waves from compact binaries (invited review) 
PDF (8.9Mb) 

January 28, 2011

GWPAW, Milwaukee, Wi, U.S.A. 
Using astrophysical knowledge in gravitationalwave data analysis of binary inspirals 


November 5, 2010

Dutch Physcis Society (NVV), Lunteren, The Netherlands 
Using astrophysical knowledge in gravitationalwave data analysis 


June 22, 2010

Binary star evolution: mass loss, accretion and mergers, Mykonos, Greece 
Population synthesis of commonenvelope mergers on the giant branches 
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May 12, 2010

Utrecht University, the Netherlands (astrophysics colloquium) 
Gravitationalwave astronomy with LIGO and Virgo 
PDF (6.2Mb) 

May 11, 2010

Astron, Dwingeloo, the Netherlands (colloquium) 
Population synthesis of commonenvelope mergers on the giant branches 
PDF (3.8Mb) 

May 4, 2010

Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics, Garching, Germany (astrophysics seminar) 
Population synthesis of commonenvelope mergers on the giant branches 
PDF (3.8Mb) 

May 3, 2010

Innsbruck University, Austria (astrophysics colloquium) 
Gravitationalwave astronomy with LIGO and Virgo 
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April 29, 2010

Leiden Observatory, the Netherlands (astrophysics colloquium) 
Gravitationalwave astronomy with LIGO and Virgo 
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April 27, 2010

Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands (astrophysics seminar) 
Gravitationalwave astronomy with LIGO and Virgo 
PDF (6.2Mb) 

March 11, 2010

Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics, Toronto, ON, Canada (CITA seminar) 
Gravitationalwave astronomy with LIGO and Virgo 
PDF (6.2Mb) 

March 3, 2010

McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada (astronomy seminar) 
Population synthesis of commonenvelope mergers on the giant branches 
PDF (3.8Mb) 

January 11, 2010

University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada (astronomy colloquium) 
Part 1: Population synthesis of commonenvelope mergers on the giant branches
Part 2: Gravitationalwave astronomy with LIGO and Virgo 
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September 29, 2009

Stellar Mergers workshop, Leiden, the Netherlands
(invited talk) 
Part 1: The formation of single sdB stars through commonenvelope mergers
Part 2: Observing BH/NS mergers with LIGO/Virgo (or: How to measure gravitational waves from quite a long way away) 
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July 2, 2009

NASA summer research program 2009, Northwestern University

The evolution of single and binary stars: From Xrays to gravitational waves 


June 4, 2009

LSCVirgo Collaboration meeting, Orsay, France, plenary session (on behalf of the CBC group)

Bayesian inference in the CBC followup pipeline 


March 17, 2009

Wild stars in the Old West II

Magnetic capture and the CV formation channel for AM CVn stars 
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September 21, 2008

LSCVirgo meeting, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Dependence of skyposition degeneracies on the detector network and blackhole spin 


September 2, 2008

2nd International Workshop on AM CVn stars, Cape Town, South Africa
(invited talk) 
Formation of double white dwarfs and AM CVn stars 
PDF (1.7Mb) 

June 10, 2008

LSCVirgo meeting, Orsay, France

The effect of spin on the accuracy of parameter estimation of binary blackhole inspirals 


April 12, 2008

APS, St. Louis

Parameter estimation of spinning binary blackhole inspirals using MCMC (10' version) 
PDF (0.9Mb) 

March 27, 2008

Center for gravitationalwave physics, Penn State University
(seminar) 
Parameter estimation of spinning binary blackhole inspirals using MCMC (45' version) 
PDF (5.2Mb) 

March 16, 2008

CBC F2F, LSC/Virgo meeting, Caltech

Parameter estimation of spinning binary blackhole inspirals using MCMC on software injections in LIGO data 


October 21, 2007

CBC F2F, LSC/Virgo meeting, Hannover

Bayesian followup in the CBC pipeline 


October 19, 2007

University of Birmingham, Gravity group meeting

The formation of ultracompact binaries in globular clusters 
PDF (5.4Mb) 

October 4, 2007

Northwestern University, Theoretical astrophysics group meeting

Parameter estimation of spinning binary blackhole inspirals using MCMC 


October 19, 2006

Northwestern University, Theoretical astrophysics group meeting

How the Giant lost its mantle and became a Dwarf 
PDF (1.1Mb) 

July 8, 2005

Am CVn workshop, Nijmegen
(invited talk) 
Modelling the evolution of double whitedwarf systems 
PDF (0.9Mb) 

December 17, 2004

Modest 5a workshop, Edinburgh

Creating ultracompact binaries in globular clusters through stable mass transfer

PDF (1.5Mb) 

December 17, 2002

Astrophysical Seminar, University of Innsbruck

Backward evolutionary calculations to explain double white dwarf systems

PDF (1.0Mb) 

March 27, 2002

Colloquium, University of Innsbruck

The dynamics of the nebula M167 around the runaway WolfRayet star WR 124



August 27, 2001

Graduation Talk, Utrecht University

A bowshock model for the runaway WolfRayet star WR 124






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June 2010

Binary star evolution: mass loss, accretion and mergers, Mykonos, Greece

The Formation and Evolution of Double White Dwarfs Through NonConservative Mass Transfer and a Common Envelope (Woods et al.) 


May 2010

CITA@25 conference, Toronto, Canada

The Formation and Evolution of Double White Dwarfs Through NonConservative Mass Transfer and a Common Envelope (Woods et al.) 


January 2010

GWDAW14, Rome, Italy

Model selection with MarkovChain MonteCarlo results applied to Gravitational Waves (Raymond et al.) 
LIGO DCC 7873


June 2009

Amaldi 8, New York, U.S.A.

Accurate parameter estimation of spinning compactobject binaries: MarkovChain MonteCarlo applied to LIGO gravitationalwave signals (Raymond et al.) 
LIGO DCC 3137


January 2009

GWDAW 13, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Gravitationalwave astronomy using Markovchain MonteCarlo parameter estimation for compact binary inspirals with spinning objects

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December 2007

GWDAW 12, MIT, Boston.

Parameter estimation of spinning binary inspirals using MCMC

PDF (0.9Mb)


July 2007

Amaldi 7, Sydney.

Parameter estimation of spinning binary inspirals using MCMC

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August 2005

MODEST6, Chicago.

Creating ultracompact Xray binaries in globular clusters

PDF (1.7Mb)


July 2004

Interacting binaries, Cefalu, Italy.

Creating ultracompact binaries through stable mass transfer

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May 2003

Dutch Astronomy Conference, Kleve (D)

Backward evolutionary calculations to model double white dwarfs

PDF (0.7Mb)


May 2001

Dutch Astronomy Conference, Dalfsen

A bowshock model for the windISM interaction of the runaway WolfRayet star WR 124

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