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.

Manuscripts accepted or in review process

15. Post-Kerr black hole spectroscopy
Kostas Glampedakis, George Pappas, Hector O. Silva and Emanuele Berti
[arXiv:1706.07658]

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]