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Research Output 1999 2019

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2019
3 Citations (Scopus)

Eccentric Modes in Disks with Pressure and Self-gravity

Lee, W. K., Dempsey, A. M. & Lithwick, Y., Jan 1 2019, In : Astrophysical Journal. 872, 2, 184.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

eccentrics
gravity
gravitation
eccentricity
graphical method

Long-lived Eccentricities in Accretion Disks

Lee, W. K., Dempsey, A. M. & Lithwick, Y., Sep 1 2019, In : Astrophysical Journal Letters. 882, 1, L11.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

eccentricity
accretion disks
asymmetry
accretion
timescale

Memoirs of a Giant Planet

Wu, Y. & Lithwick, Y., Aug 20 2019, In : Astrophysical Journal. 881, 2, 142.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Saturn
planets
planet
oscillation
ringing
2018
6 Citations (Scopus)

A Criterion for the Onset of Chaos in Systems of Two Eccentric Planets

Hadden, S. & Lithwick, Y., Sep 2018, In : Astronomical Journal. 156, 3, 95.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

eccentrics
chaotic dynamics
chaos
planets
planet
2017
52 Citations (Scopus)

Kepler Planet Masses and Eccentricities from TTV Analysis

Hadden, S. & Lithwick, Y., Jul 2017, In : Astronomical Journal. 154, 1, 5.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

transit
eccentricity
planets
planet
time measurement
22 Citations (Scopus)

Secular dynamics of multiplanet systems: Implications for the formation of hot and warm Jupiters via high-eccentricity migration

Hamers, A. S., Antonini, F., Lithwick, Y., Perets, H. B. & Portegies Zwart, S. F., Jan 1 2017, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 464, 1, p. 688-701 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Jupiter (planet)
eccentricity
Jupiter
planet
planets
2016
18 Citations (Scopus)

DYNAMICAL CONSTRAINTS on the ORIGIN of HOT and WARM JUPITERS with CLOSE FRIENDS

Antonini, F., Hamers, A. S. & Lithwick, Y., Dec 2016, In : Astronomical Journal. 152, 6, 174.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Jupiter (planet)
Jupiter
planets
planet
dissipation
12 Citations (Scopus)

FORMING the COLD CLASSICAL KUIPER BELT in A LIGHT DISK

Shannon, A., Wu, Y. & Lithwick, Y., Feb 20 2016, In : Astrophysical Journal. 818, 2, 175.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kuiper belt
cratering
solar nebula
Neptune (planet)
protoplanets
11 Citations (Scopus)

NUMERICAL and ANALYTICAL MODELING of TRANSIT TIMING VARIATIONS

Hadden, S. & Lithwick, Y., Sep 1 2016, In : Astrophysical Journal. 828, 1, 44.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

eccentricity
planets
planet
transit
time measurement
2015
4 Citations (Scopus)

Conglomeration of kilometer-sized planetesimals

Shannon, A., Wu, Y. & Lithwick, Y., Mar 1 2015, In : Astrophysical Journal. 801, 1, 15.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

protoplanets
planetesimal
Kuiper belt
cooling
debris
2014
5 Citations (Scopus)

After runaway: The trans-hill stage of planetesimal growth

Lithwick, Y., Jan 1 2014, In : Astrophysical Journal. 780, 1, 22.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

protoplanets
planetesimal
coagulation
stirring
cooling
97 Citations (Scopus)

Densities and eccentricities of 139 Kepler planets from transit time variations

Hadden, S. & Lithwick, Y., May 20 2014, In : Astrophysical Journal. 787, 1, 80.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

transit time
eccentricity
planets
planet
Kepler mission
19 Citations (Scopus)

Frequency of close companions among kepler planets - A transit time variation study

Xie, J. W., Wu, Y. & Lithwick, Y., Jul 10 2014, In : Astrophysical Journal. 789, 2, 165.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

transit time
planets
planet
transit
light curve
17 Citations (Scopus)

Theory and simulations of rotating convection

Barker, A. J., Dempsey, A. M. & Lithwick, Y., Aug 10 2014, In : Astrophysical Journal. 791, 1, 13.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

convection
simulation
temperature gradient
planet
planets
2013
110 Citations (Scopus)

Density and eccentricity of kepler planets

Wu, Y. & Lithwick, Y., Jul 20 2013, In : Astrophysical Journal. 772, 1, 74.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

eccentricity
planets
planet
transit
dense water
24 Citations (Scopus)

Non-linear evolution of the elliptical instability in the presence of weak magnetic fields

Barker, A. J. & Lithwick, Y., Dec 1 2013, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 437, 1, p. 305-315 11 p., stt1884.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dissipation
magnetic field
vortex
magnetic fields
vortices
25 Citations (Scopus)

Non-linear evolution of the tidal elliptical instability in gaseous planets and stars

Barker, A. J. & Lithwick, Y., Nov 1 2013, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 435, 4, p. 3614-3626 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

planets
planet
stars
energy dissipation
vortex
32 Citations (Scopus)

Ohmic heating suspends, not reverses, the cooling contraction of hot jupiters

Wu, Y. & Lithwick, Y., Jan 20 2013, In : Astrophysical Journal. 763, 1, 13.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Jupiter (planet)
Jupiter
contraction
planets
planet
146 Citations (Scopus)

Secular dynamics in hierarchical three-body systems

Naoz, S., Farr, W. M., Lithwick, Y., Rasio, F. A. & Teyssandier, J., May 1 2013, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 431, 3, p. 2155-2171 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

eccentricity
orbits
angular momentum
inclination
astrophysics
2012
83 Citations (Scopus)

Adding particle collisions to the formation of asteroids and Kuiper belt objects via streaming instabilities

Johansen, A., Youdin, A. N. & Lithwick, Y., Jan 23 2012, In : Astronomy and Astrophysics. 537, A125.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kuiper belt
asteroid belts
particle collisions
asteroid
collision
112 Citations (Scopus)

Extracting planet mass and eccentricity from TTV data

Lithwick, Y., Xie, J. & Wu, Y., Dec 10 2012, In : Astrophysical Journal. 761, 2, 122.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

transit time
eccentricity
planets
planet
conjunction
110 Citations (Scopus)

Resonant repulsion of kepler planet pairs

Lithwick, Y. & Wu, Y., Aug 24 2012, In : Astrophysical Journal Letters. 756, 1, L11.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

planets
planet
dissipation
planetary systems
tides
2011
234 Citations (Scopus)

Hot Jupiters from secular planet-planet interactions

Naoz, S., Farr, W. M., Lithwick, Y., Rasio, F. A. & Teyssandier, J., May 12 2011, In : Nature. 473, 7346, p. 187-189 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Planets
Orbit
Friction
174 Citations (Scopus)

Secular chaos and the production of hot Jupiters

Wu, Y. & Lithwick, Y., Jul 10 2011, In : Astrophysical Journal. 735, 2, 109.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

chaotic dynamics
Jupiter (planet)
Jupiter
chaos
planets
27 Citations (Scopus)

Self-similar solutions of triaxial dark matter halos

Lithwick, Y. & Dalal, N., Jun 10 2011, In : Astrophysical Journal. 734, 2, 100.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

halos
dark matter
triaxial stresses
gravitational collapse
profiles
99 Citations (Scopus)

The eccentric kozai mechanism for a test particle

Lithwick, Y. & Naoz, S., Dec 1 2011, In : Astrophysical Journal. 742, 2, 94.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

eccentrics
eccentricity
planets
planet
orbits
39 Citations (Scopus)

Theory of secular chaos and Mercury's orbit

Lithwick, Y. & Wu, Y., Sep 20 2011, In : Astrophysical Journal. 739, 1, 31.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

chaotic dynamics
chaos
eccentricity
orbits
inclination
2009
25 Citations (Scopus)

Formation, survival, and destruction of vortices in accretion disks

Lithwick, Y., Mar 1 2009, In : Astrophysical Journal. 693, 1, p. 85-96 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Planets
Nurseries
Dust
accretion disks
destruction
2007
18 Citations (Scopus)

Collisional particle disks

Lithwick, Y. & Chiang, E., Feb 10 2007, In : Astrophysical Journal. 656, 1 I, p. 524-533 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rings
stirring
energy dissipation
eccentricity
angular momentum
87 Citations (Scopus)

Imbalanced strong MHD turbulence

Lithwick, Y., Goldreich, P. & Sridhar, S., Jan 20 2007, In : Astrophysical Journal. 655, 1 I, p. 269-274 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cascades
turbulence
energy flux
solar wind
traveling waves
28 Citations (Scopus)

Nonlinear evolution of hydrodynamical shear flows in two dimensions

Lithwick, Y., Nov 20 2007, In : Astrophysical Journal. 670, 1, p. 789-804 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

shear flow
vorticity
accretion
perturbation
shear
230 Citations (Scopus)

Particle stirring in turbulent gas disks: Including orbital oscillations

Youdin, A. N. & Lithwick, Y., Dec 15 2007, In : Icarus. 192, 2, p. 588-604 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

stirring
oscillation
orbitals
oscillations
gases
2006
105 Citations (Scopus)

The intrinsic size of Sagittarius a* from 0.35 to 6 cm

Bower, G. C., Goss, W. M., Falcke, H., Backer, D. C. & Lithwick, Y., Sep 10 2006, In : Astrophysical Journal. 648, 2 II, p. L127-L130

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA)
scattering
wavelength
Very Large Array (VLA)
wavelengths
2005
33 Citations (Scopus)

A radio transient 0.1 parsecs from sagittarius A*

Bower, G. C., Roberts, D. A., Yusef-Zadeh, F., Backer, D. C., Cotton, W. D., Goss, W. M., Lang, C. C. & Lithwick, Y., Nov 1 2005, In : Astrophysical Journal. 633, 1 I, p. 218-227 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

radio
x rays
proper motion
flux density
Very Large Array (VLA)
50 Citations (Scopus)

Neptune trojans as a test bed for planet formation

Chiang, E. I. & Lithwick, Y., Jul 20 2005, In : Astrophysical Journal. 628, 1 I, p. 520-532 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neptune (planet)
Neptune
test stands
planets
planet
2004
134 Citations (Scopus)

Final stages of planet formation

Goldreich, P., Lithwick, Y. & Sari, R., Oct 10 2004, In : Astrophysical Journal. 614, 1 I, p. 497-507 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

planets
planet
cleanup
protoplanets
escape velocity
203 Citations (Scopus)

Planet formation by coagulation: A focus on Uranus and Neptune

Goldreich, P., Lithwick, Y. & Sari, R., Nov 22 2004, In : Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics. 42, p. 549-601 53 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Uranus (planet)
Uranus
Neptune (planet)
Neptune
coagulation
2003
74 Citations (Scopus)

Imbalanced weak magnetohydrodynamic turbulence

Lithwick, Y. & Goldreich, P., Jan 10 2003, In : Astrophysical Journal. 582, 2 I, p. 1220-1240 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

magnetohydrodynamic turbulence
magnetohydrodynamics
turbulence
kinetic equations
cascades
2002
132 Citations (Scopus)

Formation of Kuiper-belt binaries by dynamical friction and three-body encounters

Goldreich, P., Lithwick, Y. & Sari, RE. E., Dec 12 2002, In : Nature. 420, 6916, p. 643-646 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Friction
Pluto
Solar System
Orbit
Homeless Youth
2001
225 Citations (Scopus)

Compressible magnetohydrodynamic turbulence in interstellar plasmas

Lithwick, Y. & Goldreich, P., Jan 1 2001, In : Astrophysical Journal. 562, 1 PART I, p. 279-296 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

magnetohydrodynamic turbulence
magnetohydrodynamics
turbulence
plasma
entropy
309 Citations (Scopus)

Lower limits on Lorentz factors in gamma-ray bursts

Lithwick, Y. & Sari, R., Jul 1 2001, In : Astrophysical Journal. 555, 1 PART 1, p. 540-545 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gamma ray bursts
scattering
electron
photons
energy
1999
29 Citations (Scopus)

Magnetic lensing near ultramagnetized neutron stars

Shaviv, N. J., Heyl, J. S. & Lithwick, Y., Jun 21 1999, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 306, 2, p. 333-347 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

neutron stars
magnetic field
magnetic fields
thermal emission
refraction