Emanuele Berti





You can find my papers on SPIRES and on the NASA Astrophysics Data System

In alternative, a list with direct links and (sometimes) additional information can be found below:

1) O. Benhar, E. Berti, V. Ferrari,
The imprint of the equation of state on the axial w-modes of oscillating neutron stars,
MNRAS 310, 797 (1999), gr-qc/9901037

2) V. Ferrari, M. D'Andrea, E. Berti,
Gravitational waves emitted by extrasolar planetary systems,
Int. J. Mod. Phys. D
9 n.5, 495 (2000), astro-ph/0001463

3) E. Berti, V. Ferrari,
Excitation of g-modes of solar type stars by an orbiting companion,
Phys. Rev. D
63, 064031 (2001), astro-ph/0011364

4) L. Gualtieri, E. Berti, J.A. Pons, G. Miniutti, V. Ferrari,
Gravitational signals emitted by a point mass orbiting a neutron star: a perturbative approach,
Phys. Rev. D
64, 104007 (2001), gr-qc/0107046

5) J.A. Pons, E. Berti, L. Gualtieri, G. Miniutti, V. Ferrari,
Gravitational signals emitted by a point mass orbiting a neutron star: effects of stellar structure,
Phys. Rev. D
65, 104021 (2002), gr-qc/0111104

6) E. Berti, J.A. Pons, L. Gualtieri, G. Miniutti, V. Ferrari,
Are Post-Newtonian templates faithful and effectual in detecting gravitational signals from neutron star binaries?,
Phys. Rev. D
66, 064013 (2002), gr-qc/0208011

7) G. Miniutti, J.A. Pons, E. Berti, L. Gualtieri, V. Ferrari,
Non-radial oscillation modes as a probe of density discontinuities in neutron stars,
MNRAS
338, 389 (2003), astro-ph/0206142

8) E. Berti, K. D. Kokkotas,
Quasinormal modes of Reissner-Nordstrom-anti-de Sitter black holes: scalar, electromagnetic and gravitational perturbations,
Phys. Rev. D
67, 064020 (2003), gr-qc/0301052

9) E. Berti, K. D. Kokkotas,
Asymptotic quasinormal modes of Reissner-Nordstrom and Kerr black holes,
Phys. Rev. D
68, 044027 (2003), hep-th/0303029

10) E. Berti, K. D. Kokkotas, E. Papantonopoulos,
Gravitational stability of five-dimensional rotating black holes projected on the brane,
Phys. Rev. D 68, 064020 (2003), gr-qc/0306106

11) E. Berti, V. Cardoso, K. D. Kokkotas, H. Onozawa,
Highly damped quasinormal modes of Kerr black holes,
Phys. Rev. D 68, 124018 (2003), hep-th/0307013

12) E. Berti, M. Cavaglia, L. Gualtieri,
Gravitational energy loss in high energy particle collisions: ultrarelativistic plunge into a multidimensional black hole,
Phys. Rev. D 69, 124011 (2004), hep-th/0309203

13) E. Berti, N. Stergioulas,
Approximate matching of analytic and numerical solutions for rapidly rotating neutron stars,
MNRAS 350, 1416 (2004), gr-qc/0310061
A Mathematica notebook to compare analytic and numerical spacetimes is available here

14) E. Berti, V. Cardoso, S. Yoshida,
Highly damped quasinormal modes of Kerr black holes: A complete numerical investigation,
Phys. Rev. D 69, 124018 (2004), gr-qc/0401052

15) E. Berti, F. White, A. Maniopoulou, M. Bruni,
Rotating neutron stars: an invariant comparison of approximate and numerical spacetime models,
MNRAS 358, 923 (2005), gr-qc/0405146

16) E. Berti, V. Cardoso, J. P. S. Lemos,
Quasinormal modes and classical wave propagation in analogue black holes,
Phys. Rev. D 70, 124006 (2004), gr-qc/0408099

17) E. Berti, A. Buonanno, C. M. Will,
Estimating spinning binary parameters and testing alternative theories of gravity with LISA,
Phys. Rev. D 71, 084025 (2005), gr-qc/0411129

18) E. Berti, K. D. Kokkotas,
Quasinormal modes of Kerr-Newman black holes: coupling of electromagnetic and gravitational perturbations,
Phys. Rev. D 71, 124008 (2005), gr-qc/0502065

19) V. Cardoso, E. Berti, M. Cavaglia,
What we (don't) know about black hole formation in high-energy collisions,
Class. Quant. Grav. 22, L61 (2005), hep-ph/0505125

20) E. Berti, V. Cardoso, M. Casals,
Eigenvalues and eigenfunctions of spin-weighted spheroidal harmonics in four and higher dimensions,
Phys. Rev. D 73, 024013 (2006); Erratum Phys. Rev. D 73, 109902(E) (2006), gr-qc/0511111

21) E. Berti, V. Cardoso, C. M. Will,
On gravitational-wave spectroscopy of massive black holes with the space interferometer LISA,
Phys. Rev. D 73, 064030 (2006), gr-qc/0512160

22) E. Berti, V. Cardoso,
Supermassive black holes or boson stars? Hair counting with gravitational-wave detectors,
This essay received an Honorable Mention in the Gravity Research Foundation Essay Competition, 2006
Int. J. Mod. Phys. D 15 n. 12, 2209 (2006), gr-qc/0605101

23) E. Berti, V. Cardoso,
Quasinormal ringing of Kerr black holes. I. The excitation factors,
Phys. Rev. D 74, 104020 (2006), gr-qc/0605118

24) E. Berti, S. Iyer, C. M. Will,
Eccentricity content of binary black hole initial data,
Phys. Rev. D 74, 061503(R) (2006), gr-qc/0607047

25) E. N. Dorband, E. Berti, P. Diener, E. Schnetter, M. Tiglio,
A numerical study of the quasinormal mode excitation of Kerr black holes,
Phys. Rev. D 74, 084028 (2006), gr-qc/0608091

26) E. Berti, V. Cardoso, J. A. Gonzalez, U. Sperhake,
Mining information from binary black hole mergers: a comparison of estimation methods for damped exponentials in noise,
Phys. Rev. D 75, 124017 (2007), gr-qc/0701086

27) E. Berti, V. Cardoso, J. A. Gonzalez, U. Sperhake, M. Hannam, S. Husa, B. Bruegmann,
Inspiral, merger and ringdown of unequal mass black hole binaries: a multipolar analysis,
Phys. Rev. D 76, 064034 (2007), gr-qc/0703053

28) E. Berti, J. Cardoso, V. Cardoso, M. Cavaglia,
Matched-filtering and parameter estimation of ringdown waveforms,
Phys. Rev. D 76, 104044 (2007), arXiv:0707.1202

29) E. Berti, S. Iyer, C. M. Will,
A post-Newtonian diagnosis of quasiequilibrium configurations of neutron star-neutron star and neutron star-black hole binaries,
Phys. Rev. D 77, 024019 (2008), arXiv:0709.2589

30) U. Sperhake, E. Berti, V. Cardoso, J. A. Gonzalez, B. Bruegmann, M. Ansorg,
Eccentric binary black hole mergers: The transition from inspiral to plunge in general relativity,
Phys. Rev. D 78, 064069 (2008), arXiv:0710.3823

31) E. Berti, M. Volonteri,
Cosmological black hole spin evolution by mergers and accretion,
Astrophys. J. 684, 822 (2008), arXiv:0802.0025
My work with Marta was covered in NewScientist

32) E. Berti, V. Cardoso,
Quasinormal modes and thermodynamic phase transitions,
Phys. Rev. D 77, 087501 (2008), arXiv:0802.1889

33) N. Yunes, E. Berti,
Accuracy of the post-Newtonian approximation: Optimal asymptotic expansion for quasi-circular, extreme-mass ratio inspirals,
Phys. Rev. D 77, 124006 (2008), arXiv:0803.1853

34) L. Gualtieri, E. Berti, V. Cardoso, U. Sperhake,
Transformation of the multipolar components of gravitational radiation under rotations and boosts,
Phys. Rev. D 78, 044024 (2008), arXiv:0805.1017

35) U. Sperhake, V. Cardoso, F. Pretorius, E. Berti, J. A. Gonzalez,
The high-energy collision of two black holes,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 161101 (2008), arXiv:0806.1738
Recommended by Phys. Rev. Lett. as an Editors' Suggestion
(acknowledging papers that the Editors hope will lead readers to explore other areas of physics).
 For a non-technical version, see the related article "No naked black holes" in ScienceNews

36) V. Cardoso, A. S. Miranda, E. Berti, H. Witek, V. T. Zanchin,
Geodesic stability, Lyapunov exponents and quasinormal modes,
Phys. Rev. D 79, 064016 (2009), arXiv:0812.1806

37) E. Berti, V. Cardoso, P. Pani,
Breit-Wigner resonances and the quasinormal modes of anti-de Sitter black holes,
Phys. Rev. D 79, 101501(R) (2009), arXiv:0903.5311

38) R. Cowsik, K. Wagoner, E. Berti, A. Sircar,
Internal dynamics and dynamical friction effects in the dwarf spheroidal galaxy in Fornax,
Astrophys. J. 699, 1389 (2009), arXiv:0904.0451

39) E. Berti, V. Cardoso, A. Starinets,
Quasinormal modes of black holes and black branes,
Class. Quant. Grav. 26, 163001 (2009), arXiv:0905.2975
This paper was included in the Classical and Quantum Gravity annual highlights collection for 2009/2010

40) N. Yunes, K. G. Arun, E. Berti, C. M. Will,
Post-circular expansion of eccentric binary inspirals: Fourier-domain waveforms in the stationary phase approximation,
Phys. Rev. D 80, 084001 (2009), arXiv:0906.0313

41) U. Sperhake, V. Cardoso, F. Pretorius, E. Berti, T. Hinderer, N. Yunes,
Cross section, final spin and zoom-whirl behavior in high energy black hole collisions,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 131102 (2009), arXiv:0907.1252

42) P. Pani, E. Berti, V. Cardoso, Y. Chen, R. Norte,
Gravitational wave signatures of the absence of an event horizon: Nonradial oscillations of a thin-shell gravastar,
Phys. Rev. D 80, 124047 (2009), arXiv:0909.0287


43) E. Berti, V. Cardoso, L. Gualtieri, F. Pretorius, U. Sperhake,
Comment on "Kerr black holes as particle accelerators to arbitrarily high energy",
Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 239001 (2009), arXiv:0911.2243


44) P. Pani, E. Berti, V. Cardoso, Y. Chen, R. Norte,
Gravitational wave signatures of the absence of an event horizon: II. Extreme mass ratio inspirals in the spacetime of a thin-shell gravastar,
Phys. Rev. D 81, 084011 (2010), arXiv:1001.3031


45) M. Kesden, U. Sperhake, E. Berti,
Final spins from the merger of precessing binary black holes,
Phys. Rev. D 81, 084054 (2010), arXiv:1002.2643


46) E. Berti, V. Cardoso, T. Hinderer, M. Lemos, F. Pretorius, U. Sperhake, N. Yunes,
Semianalytical estimates of scattering thresholds and gravitational radiation in ultrarelativistic black hole encounters,
Phys. Rev. D 81, 104048 (2010), arXiv:1003.0812


47) M. Kesden, U. Sperhake, E. Berti,
Relativistic suppression of black hole recoils,
Astrophys. J. 715, 1006 (2010), arXiv:1003.4993


48) P. Pani, E. Barausse, E. Berti, V. Cardoso,
Gravitational instabilities of superspinars,
Phys. Rev. D 82, 044009 (2010)arXiv:1006.1863


49) E. Berti, V. Cardoso, B. Kipapa,
Up to eleven: radiation from particles with arbitrary energy falling into higher-dimensional black holes,
Phys. Rev. D 83, 084018 (2011), arXiv:1010.3874


50) U. Sperhake, E. Berti, V. Cardoso, F. Pretorius, N. Yunes,
Superkicks in ultrarelativistic encounters of spinning black holes,
Phys. Rev. D 83, 024037 (2011), arXiv:1011.3281


51) A. Sesana, J. R. Gair, E. Berti, M. Volonteri,
Reconstructing the massive black hole cosmic history with gravitational waves,
  Phys. Rev. D 83, 044036 (2011), arXiv:1011.5893


52) P. Pani, V. Cardoso, E. Berti, J. S. Read,
The vacuum revealed: the final state of vacuum instabilities in compact stars,
  Phys. Rev. D 83, 081501 (2011), arXiv:1012.1343


53) Z. Zhang, N. Yunes, E. Berti,
Accuracy of the post-Newtonian approximation.
II. Optimal asymptotic expansion of the energy flux for quasicircular, extreme mass-ratio inspirals into a Kerr black hole,

Phys. Rev. D 84, 024029 (2011), arXiv:1103.6041


54) S. Hadar, B. Kol, E. Berti, V. Cardoso,
Comparing numerical and analytical calculations of post-ISCO ringdown amplitudes,

Phys. Rev. D 84, 047501 (2011), arXiv:1105.3861


55) U. Sperhake, E. Berti, V. Cardoso,
Numerical simulations of black-hole binaries and gravitational wave emission,
Comptes Rendus de l'Academie des Sciences
14, 306 (2013), arXiv:1107.2819

56) E. Berti, J. R. Gair, A. Sesana,
Graviton mass bounds from space-based gravitational-wave observations of massive black hole populations,
Phys. Rev. D 84, 101501 (2011)
, arXiv:1107.3528

57) P. Pani, E. Berti, V. Cardoso, J. Read,
Compact stars in alternative theories of gravity. Einstein-Dilaton-Gauss-Bonnet gravity,
Phys. Rev. D 84, 104035 (2011)
, arXiv:1109.0928

58) V. Cardoso, S. Chakrabarti, P. Pani, E. Berti, L. Gualtieri,
Floating and sinking: the imprint of massive scalars on rotating black holes,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 241101 (2011)
, arXiv:1109.6021

59) J. Alsing, E. Berti, C. M. Will, H. Zaglauer,
Gravitational radiation from compact binary systems in the massive Brans-Dicke theory of gravity,
Phys. Rev. D 85, 064041 (2012)
, arXiv:1112.4903

60) P. Amaro-Seoane et al.,
eLISA: Astrophysics and cosmology in the millihertz regime,
GW Notes 6 (2013)
, arXiv:1201.3621

61) M. Dominik, K. Belczynski, C. Fryer, D. Holz, E. Berti, T. Bulik, I. Mandel, R. O'Shaughnessy,
Double Compact Objects I: The Significance of the Common Envelope on Merger Rates,
Astrophys. J. 759, 52 (2012), arXiv:1202.4901


62) E. Berti, M. Kesden, U. Sperhake,
Effects of post-Newtonian spin alignment on the distribution of black-hole recoils,
Phys. Rev. D 85, 124049 (2012), arXiv:1203.2920


63) E. Berti, L. Gualtieri, M. Horbatsch, J. Alsing,
Light scalar field constraints from gravitational-wave observations of compact binaries,
Phys. Rev. D 85, 122005 (2012), arXiv:1204.4340


64) P. Pani, V. Cardoso, L. Gualtieri, E. Berti, A. Ishibashi,
Black hole bombs and photon mass bounds,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 131102 (2012), arXiv:1209.0465

Selected as an APS Physics Synopsis
Received media coverage by Ole Miss News, New Scientist
, phys.org etcetera

65) P. Pani, V. Cardoso, L. Gualtieri, E. Berti, A. Ishibashi,
Perturbations of slowly rotating black holes: massive vector fields in the Kerr metric,
Phys. Rev. D 86, 104017 (2012), arXiv:1209.0773


66) U. Sperhake, E. Berti, V. Cardoso, F. Pretorius,
Universality, maximum radiation and absorption in high-energy collisions of black holes with spin,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 041101 (2012), arXiv:1211.6114


67) H. Yang, F. Zhang, A. Zimmerman, D. Nichols, E. Berti, Y. Chen,
Branching of quasinormal modes for nearly extremal Kerr black holes,
Phys. Rev. D 87, 041502(R) (2013), arXiv:1212.3271


68) D. Gerosa, M. Kesden, E. Berti, R. O'Shaughnessy, U. Sperhake,
Resonant-plane locking and spin alignment in stellar-mass black-hole binaries: a diagnostic of compact-binary formation,
Phys. Rev. D 87, 104028 (2013), arXiv:1302.4442


69) P. Pani, E. Berti, L. Gualtieri,
Gravito-Electromagnetic Perturbations of Kerr-Newman Black Holes: Stability and Isospectrality in the Slow-Rotation Limit,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 241103 (2013), arXiv:1304.1160


70) E. Berti, V. Cardoso, L. Gualtieri, M. Horbatsch, U. Sperhake,
Numerical simulations of single and binary black holes in scalar-tensor theories: circumventing the no-hair theorem,
Phys. Rev. D 87, 124020 (2013), arXiv:1304.2836


71) N. Andersson, J. Baker, K. Belczynski, S. Bernuzzi, E. Berti et al.,
The Transient Gravitational-Wave Sky,
Class. Quant. Grav. 30, 193002 (2013), arXiv:1305.0816


72) Z. Zhang, E. Berti, V. Cardoso,
Quasinormal ringing of Kerr black holes. II. Excitation by particles falling radially with arbitrary energy,
Phys. Rev. D 88, 044018 (2013), arXiv:1305.4306


73) M. Baubock, E. Berti, D. Psaltis, F. Ozel,
Relations Between Neutron-Star Parameters in the Hartle-Thorne Approximation,
Astrophys. J. 777, 68 (2013), arXiv:1306.0569


74) F. Pannarale, E. Berti, K. Kyutoku, M. Shibata,
Nonspinning black hole-neutron star mergers: a model for the amplitude of gravitational waveforms,
Phys. Rev. D 88, 084011 (2013), arXiv:1307.5111


75) P. Pani, E. Berti, L. Gualtieri,
Scalar, electromagnetic and gravitational perturbations of Kerr-Newman black holes in the slow-rotation limit,
Phys. Rev. D 88, 064048 (2013), arXiv:1307.7315


76) H. Yang, A. Zimmerman, A. Zenginoglu, F. Zhang, E. Berti, Y. Chen,
Quasinormal modes of nearly extremal Kerr spacetimes: spectrum bifurcation and power-law ringdown,
Phys. Rev. D 88, 044047 (2013), arXiv:1307.8086


77) M. Dominik, K. Belczynski, C. Fryer, D. Holz, E. Berti, T. Bulik, I. Mandel, R. O'Shaughnessy,
Double Compact Objects II: Cosmological Merger Rates,
Astrophys. J. 779, 72 (2013), arXiv:1308.1546

78) D. Gerosa, R. O'Shaughnessy, M. Kesden, E. Berti, U. Sperhake,
Capulets and Montagues: distinguishing the rival families of black-hole spin-orbit resonances by their gravitational-wave signatures,
Phys. Rev. D 89, 124025 (2014), arXiv:1403.7147

79) P. Pani, E. Berti,
I-Love-Q, Spontaneously: Slowly Rotating Neutron Stars in Scalar-Tensor Theories,
Phys. Rev. D 90, 024025 (2014), arXiv:1405.4547

80) M. Dominik, E. Berti, R. O'Shaughnessy, I. Mandel, K. Belczynski, C. Fryer, D. Holz, T. Bulik, F. Pannarale,
Double Compact Objects III: Gravitational-Wave Detection Rates,
Astrophys. J. submitted (2014), arXiv:1405.7016

81) E. Berti, A. Klein,
Mixing of Spherical and Spheroidal Modes in Perturbed Kerr Black Holes,
Phys. Rev. D 90, 064012 (2014), arXiv:1408.1860


Conference proceedings containing previously unpublished research:

1) E. Berti,
Black hole quasinormal modes: hints of quantum gravity?,
Workshop "Dynamics and Thermodynamics of Black Holes and Naked Singularities" (Milan, May 2004)
gr-qc/0411025

2) E. Berti, A. Buonanno, C. M. Will,
Testing general relativity and probing the merger history of massive black holes with LISA,
9th annual Gravitational Wave Data Analysis Workshop (Annecy, December 2004)
This paper was included in the Classical and Quantum Gravity annual highlights collection for 2005/2006
Class. Quant. Grav. 22, S943 (2005), gr-qc/0504017

3) E. Berti, V. Cardoso, C. M. Will,
Considerations on the excitation of black hole quasinormal modes,
7th International Conference of the Hellenic Astronomical Society (Kefalonia, September 2005)
gr-qc/0601077

4) E. Berti,
LISA observations of massive black hole mergers: event rates and issues in waveform modelling,
10th annual Gravitational Wave Data Analysis Workshop (Brownsville, December 2005)
Class. Quant. Grav. 23, S785 (2006), astro-ph/0602470

5) E. Berti, V. Cardoso, J. A. Gonzalez, U. Sperhake, B. Bruegmann,
Multipolar analysis of spinning binaries,
Invited contribution to the Amaldi 7 proceedings (Sydney, July 2007)
This paper was included in the Classical and Quantum Gravity annual highlights collection for 2008/2009
Class. Quant. Grav. 25, 114035 (2008), arXiv:0711.1097

6) K. G. Arun, S. Babak, E. Berti, N. Cornish, C. Cutler, J. R. Gair, S. A. Hughes, B. R. Iyer, R. N. Lang, I. Mandel,
E. K. Porter, B. S. Sathyaprakash, S. Sinha, A. M. Sintes, M. Trias, C. Van Den Broeck, M. Volonteri,
Massive Black Hole Binary Inspirals: Results from the LISA Parameter Estimation Taskforce,
Proceedings of the 7th LISA Symposium (Barcelona, June 2008)
Class. Quant. Grav. 26, 094027 (2009), arXiv:0811.1011


7) J. R. Gair, A. Sesana, E. Berti, M. Volonteri,
Constraining properties of the black hole population using LISA,
Proceedings of the 8th LISA Symposium (Stanford, June 2008)
Class. Quant. Grav. 28, 094018 (2011), arXiv:1009.6172


8) P. Amaro-Seoane et al.,
Low-frequency gravitational-wave science with eLISA/NGO
Class. Quant. Grav. 29, 124016 (2012)
, arXiv:1202.0839

9) E. Berti,
Astrophysical black holes as natural laboratories for fundamental physics and strong-field gravity
Brazilian Journal of Physics 43, 341 (2013)
, arXiv:1302.5702


Other publications:

1) E. Berti,
Book Review of "Gravity: Newtonian, Post-Newtonian, Relativistic" by Eric Poisson and Clifford M. Will,
Class. Quant. Grav. 31, 179003 (2014)