General relativistic simulations of black-hole-neutron-star mergers: Effects of black-hole spin

  title={General relativistic simulations of black-hole-neutron-star mergers: Effects of black-hole spin},
  author={Zachariah B. Etienne and Yuk Tung Liu and Stuart L. Shapiro and Thomas W. Baumgarte},
  journal={Physical Review D},
Black-hole-neutron-star (BHNS) binary mergers are candidate engines for generating both short-hard gamma-ray bursts and detectable gravitational waves. Using our most recent conformal thin-sandwich BHNS initial data and our fully general relativistic hydrodynamics code, which is now adaptive mesh refinement capable, we are able to efficiently and accurately simulate these binaries from large separations through inspiral, merger, and ringdown. We evolve the metric using the Baumgarte-Shapiro… 
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