Publications

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[10] Hwang, H.-C., El-Badry, K., Rix, H.-W., Hamilton, C., Ting, Y.-S. & Zakamska, N. “Wide twin binaries are extremely eccentric: evidence of twin binary formation in circumbinary disks”, submitted to ApJ Letters  ArXiV | NASA ADS

[9] Hamilton, C., “On the phase-mixed eccentricity and inclination distributions of wide binaries in the Galaxy”, The Astrophysical Journal Letters  ArXiV | NASA ADS

[8] Fouvry, J.-B., Hamilton, C., Rozier, S. & Pichon, C. “Resonant and non-resonant relaxation of globular clusters”, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society ArXiV | NASA ADS

[7] Hamilton, C. & Heinemann, T. “Noise and waves: a unified kinetic theory for stellar systems”   ArXiV | NASA ADS

[6] Hamilton, C. & Rafikov, R. R (2021). “Secular dynamics of binaries in stellar clusters III: doubly-averaged dynamics in the presence of general relativistic precession”, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society ArXiV | NASA ADS

[5] Hamilton, C. (2021), “A simple, heuristic derivation of the Balescu-Lenard kinetic equation for stellar systems”,  Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society    ArXiV | NASA ADS

[4] Hamilton, C.. & Rafikov, R. R. (2019), “Compact object binary mergers in stellar clusters: a new channel for LIGO/Virgo gravitational wave events”, The Astrophysical Journal Letters  ArXiV | NASA ADS

[3] Hamilton, C. & Rafikov, R. R. (2019), “Secular dynamics of binaries in stellar clusters II: dynamical evolution”,  Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society   ArXiV | NASA ADS

[2] Hamilton, C. & Rafikov, R. R. (2019) “Secular dynamics of binaries in stellar clusters I: general formulation and dependence on cluster potential”,  Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society  ArXiV | NASA ADS

[1] Hamilton, C., Fouvry, J.-B., Binney, J. & Pichon, C.  (2018) “Revisiting relaxation in globular clusters”,  Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society ArXiV | NASA ADS