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Faculty of Mathematics

 

Email

ch783 [at] cam.ac.uk

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Career

  • 2017-date: PhD student in Astrophysics, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics & Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge
  • 2013-2017: Masters in Mathematical and Theoretical Physics, Merton College, University of Oxford

Publications

5 first author, 33 citations [according to NASA ADS, 21 March 2020].

  • Hamilton, C. (2020), "A simple, heuristic derivation of the Balescu-Lenard kinetic equation for stellar systems",  [submitted]  ArXiV 
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

Teaching

  • Easter Term 2020: Part II Cosmology revision
  • Michaelmas Term 2019: Part II Cosmology supervisions
  • Easter Term 2019: Part II Cosmology revision
  • Michaelmas Term 2018: Part II Cosmology supervisions
  • Easter Term 2018: Part II Cosmology revision; Part II Statistical Physics revision
  • Lent Term 2018: Part II Statistical Physics supervisions
  • Michaelmas Term 2017: Part II Cosmology supervisions

Research Group

Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics

Room

F1.14

Telephone

01223 760398