Hector Okada da Silva

"Sunset over the marsh", Aleksey Savrasov (1871)

You can find up-to-date information about my publications at InSpires or at the SAO/NASA ADS. See also Google Scholar and my Currículo Lattes (in Portuguese). You may also be interested in following my work at ResearchGate.

My Master's degree dissertation "Efeito Casimir dinâmico em 1+1 dimensões" (Dynamical Casimir effect in 1+1 dimensions) can be downloaded here - in Portuguese.

Papers in peer-reviewed journals

  1. Quantum radiation force on the moving mirror of a cavity, with Dirichlet and Neumann boundary conditions for a vacuum, finite temperature, and a coherent state
    Danilo T. Alves, Edney R. Granhen, Hector O. Silva and Mateus G. Lima
    Phys. Rev. D 81 025016 (2010)
  2. Exact behavior of the energy density inside an one-dimensional oscillating cavity with a thermal state
    Danilo T. Alves, Edney R. Granhen, Hector O. Silva and Mateus G. Lima
    Phys. Lett. A 374 3899-3907 (2010) [arXiv:1002.2238]
  3. Simple model for the dynamical Casimir effect for a static mirror with time-dependent properties
    Hector O. Silva and C. Farina
    Phys. Rev. D 84 045003 (2011) [arXiv:1102.2238]
  4. New signatures of the dynamical Casimir effect in a superconducting circuit
    Andreson L. C. Rego, Hector O. Silva, Danilo T. Alves and C. Farina
    Phys. Rev. D 90 025003 (2014) [arXiv:1405.3720]
  5. Torsional oscillations of neutron stars in scalar-tensor theory of gravity
    Hector O. Silva, Hajime Sotani, Emanuele Berti and Michael Horbatsch
    Phys. Rev. D 90 124044 (2014) [arXiv:1410.2511]
  6. Slowly rotating anisotropic neutron stars in general relativity and scalar-tensor theory
    Hector O. Silva, Caio F. B. Macedo, Emanuele Berti and Luís C. B. Crispino
    Class. Quantum Grav. 32 145008 (2015) [arXiv:1411.6286]
  7. Post-Tolman-Oppenheimer-Volkoff formalism for relativistic stars
    Kostas Glampedakis, George Pappas, Hector O. Silva and Emanuele Berti
    Phys. Rev. D 92 024056 (2015) [arXiv:1504.02455]
  8. Tensor-multi-scalar theories: relativistic stars and 3+1 decomposition
    Michael Horbatsch, Hector O. Silva, Davide Gerosa, Paolo Pani, Emanuele Berti, Leonardo Gualtieri and Ulrich Sperhake
    Class. Quantum Grav. 32 204001 (2015) [arXiv:1505.07462]
  9. Slowly rotating black hole solutions in Horndeski gravity
    Andrea Maselli, Hector O. Silva, Masato Minamitsuji and Emanuele Berti
    Phys. Rev. D 92 104049 (2015) [arXiv:1508.03044]
  10. Testing General Relativity with present and future astrophysical observations
    Emanuele Berti, (47 authors), Hector O. Silva, (5 authors)
    Class. Quantum Grav. 32 243001 (2015) [arXiv:1501.07274]
  11. Low-mass neutron stars: universal relations, the nuclear symmetry energy and gravitational radiation
    Hector O. Silva, Hajime Sotani and Emanuele Berti
    MNRAS 459 4378 (2016) [arXiv:1601.03407]
  12. Relativistic stars in scalar-tensor theories with disformal coupling
    Masato Minamitsuji and Hector O. Silva
    Phys. Rev. D 93 124041 (2016) [arXiv:1604.07742]
  13. Neutron stars in Horndeski gravity
    Andrea Maselli, Hector O. Silva, Masato Minamitsuji and Emanuele Berti
    Phys. Rev. D 93 124056 (2016) [arXiv:1603.04876]
  14. Astrophysical applications of the post-Tolman-Oppenheimer-Volkoff formalism
    Kostas Glampedakis, George Pappas, Hector O. Silva and Emanuele Berti
    Phys. Rev. D 94 044030 (2016) [arXiv:1606.05106] Chosen as Editor's Suggestion.
  15. Post-Kerr black hole spectroscopy
    Kostas Glampedakis, George Pappas, Hector O. Silva and Emanuele Berti
    Phys. Rev. D 96 064054 (2017) [arXiv:1706.07658]
  16. I-Love-Q to the extreme
    Hector O. Silva and Nicolás Yunes
    Class. Quant. Grav. 35 015005 (2017) [arXiv:1710.00919]
  17. Spontaneous scalarization of black holes and compact stars from a Gauss-Bonnet coupling
    Hector O. Silva, Jeremy Sakstein, Leonardo Gualtieri, Thomas P. Sotiriou, Emanuele Berti
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 120, 131104 (2018) [arXiv:1711.02080]

Manuscripts accepted or in review process

  1. Evidence for a maximum mass cut-off in the neutron star mass distribution and constraints on the equation of state
    Justin Alsing, Hector O. Silva and Emanuele Berti
    To appear in MNRAS [arXiv:1709.07889]

Papers in conference proceedings

  1. Time evolution of the energy density inside a one-dimensional non-static cavity with a vacuum, thermal and a coherent state
    Danilo T. Alves, Edney R. Granhen, Mateus G. Lima, Hector O. Silva and Andreson R. L. Rego
    J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 161 012032 (2009) [arXiv:0903.1305]
  2. Time-dependent Robin boundary conditions in the dynamical Casimir effect
    C. Farina, Hector O. Silva, Andreson L. C. Rego and Danilo T. Alves
    Int. J. Mod. Phys. Conf. Ser. 14 306 (2012) [arXiv:1201.3846]
  3. Compact objects in Horndeski gravity
    Hector O. Silva, Andrea Maselli, Masato Minamitsuji and Emanuele Berti
    Int. J. Mod. Phys. D 25 1641006 (2016) [arXiv:1602.05997]