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  1. Precession-tracking coordinates for simulations of compact-object-binaries
    S. Ossokine, L.E. Kidder, H.P. Pfeiffer
    pp. 1-11 (2013) Accepted by PRD. [arXiv:1304.3067]
  2. Massive disk formation in the tidal disruption of a neutron star by a nearly extremal black hole
    G. Lovelace, M.D. Duez, F. Foucart, L.E. Kidder, H.P. Pfeiffer, M.A. Scheel, B. Szilagyi
    CQG 30, 135004 pp. 1-18 (June 3, 2013) [arXiv:1302.6297]
  3. Black hole-neutron star mergers at realistic mass ratios: Equation of state and spin orientation effects
    F. Foucart, M.B. Deaton, M.D. Duez, L.E. Kidder, I. MacDonald, C.D. Ott, H.P. Pfeiffer, M.A. Scheel, B. Szilagyi, and S.A. Teukolsky
    PRD 87, 084006, pp. 1-26 (Apr 2, 2013) [arXiv:1212.4810]
  4. Interpolation in waveform space: enhancing the accuracy of gravitational waveform families using numerical relativity
    K. Cannon, J.D. Emberson, C. Hanna, D. Keppel, H.P. Pfeiffer.
    PRD 87, 044008 pp. 1-10 (2013) [arXiv:1211.7095]
  5. Suitability of hybrid gravitational waveforms for unequal-mass binaries
    I. MacDonald, A.H. Mroue, H.P. Pfeiffer, M. Boyle, L.E. Kidder, M.A. Scheel, B. Szilagyi, N.W. Taylor
    PRD 87, 024009 pp. 1-11 (2013) [arXiv:1210.3007]
  6. Simulations of non-equal mass black hole binaries with spectral methods
    L.T. Buchman, H.P. Pfeiffer, M.A. Scheel, B. Szilagyi
    PRD 86, 084033 pp. 1-21 (2012) [arXiv:1206.3015]
  7. A prototype effective-one-body model for spinning, non-precessing inspiral-merger-ringdown waveforms
    A. Taracchini, Y. Pan, A. Buonann, E. Barausse, T. Chu, G. Lovelace, H.P. Pfeiffer, M.A. Scheel
    PRD 86, 024011 pp. 1-20 (2012) [arXiv:1202.0790]
  8. Numerical simulations of compact object binaries
    H.P. Pfeiffer
    CQG 29, 124004 pp. 1-17 (2012) [arXiv:1203.5166]
  9. The NINJA-2 catalog of hybrid post-Newtonian/numerical-relativity waveforms for non-precessing black-hole binaries
    P. Ajith et al.
    CQG 29, 124001 pp. 1-27 (2012) [arXiv:1201.5319]
    Addendum CQG 30, 199401 pp. 1-3 (2013)
  10. Inspiral-merger-ringdown multipolar waveforms of non-spinning black-hole binaries using the effective-one-body formalism
    Y. Pan, A. Buonanno, M. Boyle, L.T. Buchman, L.E. Kidder, H.P. Pfeiffer, M.A. Scheel
    PRD 84, 124052 pp. 1-26 (2011) [arXiv:1106.1021]
  11. A geometric approach to the precession of compact binaries
    M. Boyle, R. Owen, H.P. Pfeiffer
    PRD 84, 124011 pp. 1-14 (2011) [arXiv:1110.2965]
  12. Implicit-explicit (IMEX) evolution of single black holes
    S. Lau, G. Lovelace, H.P. Pfeiffer
    PRD 84, 084023 pp. 1-16 (2011) [arXiv:1105.3922]
  13. Periastron Advance in Black Hole Binaries
    A. Le Tiec, A.H. Mroue, L. Barack, A. Buonanno, H.P. Pfeiffer, N. Sago, A. Taracchini
    PRL 107, 141101 pp. 1-5 (2011) [arXiv:1106.3278]
  14. Suitability of post-Newtonian/numerical-relativity hybrid waveforms for gravitational wave detectors
    I. MacDonald, S. Nissanke, H.P. Pfeiffer
    CQG 28, 134002 pp. 1-29 (2011) [arXiv:1102.5128]
  15. Reducing orbital eccentricity of precessing black-hole binaries
    A. Buonanno, L.E. Kidder, A.H. Mroue, H.P. Pfeiffer, A. Taracchini
    PRD 83, 104034 pp. 1-17 (2011) [arXiv:1012.1549]
  16. Horizon dynamics of distorted rotating black holes
    T. Chu, H.P. Pfeiffer, M.I. Cohen
    PRD 83, 104018 pp. 1-17 (2011) [arXiv:1011.2601]
  17. Measuring orbital eccentricity and periastron advance in quasi-circular black hole simulations
    A.H. Mroue, H.P. Pfeiffer, L.E. Kidder, S.A. Teukolsky
    PRD 82, 124016 pp. 1-12 (2010) [arXiv:1004.4697]
  18. Effective-one-body waveforms calibrated to numerical relativity simulations: coalescence of non-precessing, spinning, equal-mass black holes
    Y. Pan, A. Buonanno, L.T. Buchman, T. Chu, L.E. Kidder, H.P. Pfeiffer, M.A. Scheel
    PRD 81, 084041 pp. 1-15 (2010) [arXiv:0912.3466]
  19. High accuracy simulations of black hole binaries: spins anti-aligned with the orbital angular momentum
    T. Chu, H.P. Pfeiffer, M.A. Scheel
    PRD 80, 124051 pp. 1-14 (2009) [arXiv:0909.1313]
  20. Black hole initial data on hyperboloidal slices
    L.T. Buchman, H.P. Pfeiffer, J.M. Bardeen
    PRD 80, 084024 pp. 1-17 (2009) [arXiv:0907.3163]
  21. Testing gravitational-wave searches with numerical relativity waveforms: Results from the first Numerical INJection Analysis (NINJA) project
    B. Aylott et al.
    CQG 26, 165008 pp. 1-53 (2009) [arXiv:0901.4399]
  22. Effective-one-body waveforms calibrated to numerical relativity simulations: coalescence of non-spinning, equal-mass black holes
    A. Buonanno, Y. Pan, H.P. Pfeiffer, M.A. Scheel, L.T. Buchman, L.E. Kidder
    PRD 79, 124028 pp. 1-19 (2009) [arXiv:0902.0790]
  23. Status of NINJA: the Numerical INJection Analysis project
    L. Cadonati et al.
    CQG 26, 114008 pp. 1-13 (2009) [arXiv:0905.4227]
  24. IMEX evolution of scalar fields on curved backgrounds
    S.R. Lau, H.P. Pfeiffer, J.S. Hesthaven
    CiCP 6 (2009) pp. 1063-1094 [arXiv:0808.2597]
  25. The Samurai Project: verifying the consistency of black-hole-binary waveforms for gravitational-wave detection
    M. Hannam et al.
    PRD 79, 084025 pp. 1-17 (2009) [arXiv:0901.2437]
  26. Implementation of higher-order absorbing boundary conditions for the Einstein equations
    O. Rinne, L.T. Buchman, M.A. Scheel, H.P. Pfeiffer
    CQG 26, 075009 pp. 1-24 (2009) [arXiv:0811.3593]
  27. Revisiting Event Horizon Finders
    M.I. Cohen, H.P. Pfeiffer, M.A. Scheel
    CQG 26, 035005 pp. 1-29 (2009) [arXiv:0809.2628]
  28. High-accuracy waveforms for binary black hole inspiral, merger, and ringdown
    M.A. Scheel, M. Boyle, T. Chu, L.E. Kidder, K.D. Matthews, H.P. Pfeiffer
    PRD 79, 024003 pp. 1-14 (2009) [arXiv:0810.1767]
  29. High-accuracy numerical simulation of black-hole binaries: Computation of the gravitational-wave energy flux and comparisons with post-Newtonian approximants
    M. Boyle, A. Buonanno, L.E. Kidder, A.H. Mroue, Yi Pan, H.P. Pfeiffer, M.A. Scheel
    PRD 78, 104020 pp. 1-23 (2008) [arXiv:0804.4184]
  30. Evolving black hole-neutron star binaries in general relativity using pseudospectral and finite difference methods
    M.D. Duez, F. Foucart, L.E. Kidder, H.P. Pfeiffer, M.A. Scheel, S.A. Teukolsky
    PRD 78, 104015 pp. 1-16 (2008) [arXiv:0809.0002]
  31. Binary-black-hole initial data with nearly-extremal spins
    G. Lovelace, R. Owen, H.P. Pfeiffer, T. Chu
    PRD 78, 084017 pp. 1-28 (2008) [arXiv:0805.4192]
  32. Initial data for black hole-neutron star binaries: a flexible, high-accuracy spectral method
    F. Foucart, L.E. Kidder, H.P. Pfeiffer, S.A. Teukolsky
    PRD 77, 124051 pp. 1-20 (2008) [arXiv:0804.3787]
  33. High-accuracy comparison of numerical relativity simulations with post-Newtonian expansions
    M. Boyle, D.A. Brown, L.E. Kidder, A.H. Mroue, H.P. Pfeiffer, M.A. Scheel, G.B. Cook, S.A. Teukolsky
    PRD 76, 124038 pp. 1-31 (2007) [arXiv:0710.0158]
  34. Reducing orbital eccentricity in binary black hole simulations
    H.P. Pfeiffer, D.A. Brown, L.E. Kidder, L. Lindblom, G. Lovelace, M.A. Scheel
    CQG 24, S59-S81 (2007) [gr-qc/0702106]
  35. The Einstein constraints: uniqueness and non-uniqueness in the conformal thin sandwich approach
    T. Baumgarte, N. Ó Murchadha, H.P. Pfeiffer
    PRD 75, 044009 pp. 1-9 (2007) [gr-qc/0610120]
  36. Testing the accuracy and stability of spectral methods in numerical relativity
    M. Boyle, L. Lindblom, H.P. Pfeiffer, M.A. Scheel, L.E. Kidder
    PRD 75, 024006 pp. 1-13 (2007) [gr-qc/0609047]
  37. Solving Einstein's Equations With Dual Coordinate Frames
    M.A. Scheel, H.P. Pfeiffer, L. Lindblom, L.E. Kidder, O. Rinne, S.A. Teukolsky
    PRD 74, 104006 pp. 1-13 (2006) [gr-qc/0607056]
  38. Approximate initial data for binary black holes
    K.A. Dennison, T. Baumgarte, H.P. Pfeiffer
    PRD 74, 064016 pp. 1-13 (2006) [gr-qc/0606037]
  39. Circular orbits and spin in black-hole initial data
    M. Caudill, G.B. Cook, J.D. Grigsby, H.P. Pfeiffer
    PRD 74, 064011 pp. 1-24 (2006) [gr-qc/0605053]
  40. Uniqueness and Non-Uniqueness in the Einstein Constraints
    H.P. Pfeiffer, J. W. York
    PRL 95, 091101 pp. 1-4 (2005) [gr-qc/0504142]
  41. Boundary conditions for the Einstein evolution system
    L.E. Kidder, L. Lindblom, M.A. Scheel, L.T. Buchman, H.P. Pfeiffer
    PRD 71, 064020 pp. 1-22 (2005) [gr-qc/0412116]
  42. Initial Data for Einstein's equations with superposed gravitational waves
    H.P. Pfeiffer, L.E. Kidder, M.A. Scheel, D. Shoemaker
    PRD 71, 024020 pp. 1-9 (2005) [gr-qc/0410016]
  43. Excision boundary conditions for black-hole initial data
    G.B. Cook, H.P. Pfeiffer
    PRD 70, 104016 pp. 1-24 (2004) [gr-qc/0407078]
  44. Optimal constraint projection for hyperbolic evolution systems
    M. Holst, L. Lindblom, R. Owen, H.P. Pfeiffer, M.A. Scheel, L.E. Kidder
    PRD 70, 084017 pp. 1-17 (2004) [gr-qc/0407011]
  45. Controlling the growth of constraints in hyperbolic evolutions systems
    L. Lindblom, M.A. Scheel, L.E. Kidder, H.P. Pfeiffer, D. Shoemaker, S.A. Teukolsky
    PRD 69, 124025 pp. 1-14 (2004) [gr-qc/0402027]
  46. Warping and Precession of Accretion Disks Around Magnetic Stars: Nonlinear Evolution
    H.P. Pfeiffer, D. Lai
    ApJ 604, 766-774 (2004) [astro-ph/0307324]
  47. 3-D simulations of linearized scalar fields in Kerr spacetime
    M.A. Scheel, A.L. Erickcek, L.M. Burko, L.E. Kidder, H.P. Pfeiffer, S.A. Teukolsky
    PRD 69, 104006 pp. 1-11 (2004) [gr-qc/0305027]
  48. Extrinsic Curvature and the Einstein Constraints
    H.P. Pfeiffer, J.W. York
    PRD 67, 044022 pp. 1-8 (2003) [gr-qc/0207095]
  49. A multidomain spectral method for solving elliptic equations
    H.P. Pfeiffer, L.E. Kidder, M.A. Scheel, S.A. Teukolsky
    Comp. Phys. Comm. 152, 253-273 (2003) [gr-qc/0202096]
  50. Toward stable 3D numerical evolutions of black-hole spacetimes
    M.A. Scheel, L.E. Kidder, L. Lindblom, H.P. Pfeiffer, S.A. Teukolsky
    PRD 66, 124005 pp.1-4 (2002) [gr-qc/0209115]
  51. Comparing initial-data sets for binary black holes
    H.P. Pfeiffer, G.B. Cook, S.A. Teukolsky
    PRD 66, 024047 pp. 1-17 (2002) [gr-qc/0203085]
  52. Quasicircular orbits for spinning binary black holes
    H.P. Pfeiffer, S.A. Teukolsky, G.B. Cook
    PRD 62, 104018 pp. 1-11 (2000) [gr-qc/0006084]

Conference Proceedings

Further Manuscripts

PhD Thesis: Initial data for Black Hole Evolutions (also available at gr-qc/0510016)

Skript zur Vorlesung "Mechanik" (at German universities, it is quite common for students to type lecture notes and make them avaiable through student societies -- this is one I did in 1996.

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