Career
- 2017-present: Research Associate, DAMTP, The University of Cambridge
- 2014-2017: Airbus Prize Postdoctoral Fellow, International Centre for Theoretical Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
- 2011-2014: Research Associate, Theoretisch-Physikalisches Institut, Die Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
- 2006-2011: PhD student, Center for Gravitational Wave Physics, Institute for Gravitation and the Cosmos, The Pennsylvania State University
Research
Nathan is a member of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics in the Relativity and Gravitation research group. Nathan is also a member of the LIGO Scientific Collaboration, and has research interests in gravitational wave source modelling and data analysis.
Selected Publications
Non-LIGO:
- NKJ-M, A. G. Shah, and B. F. Whiting, Experimental mathematics meets gravitational self-force, Phys. Rev. D 92, 044007 (2015)
- NKJ-M and B. J. Owen, Maximum elastic deformations of relativistic stars, Phys. Rev. D 88, 044004 (2013)
- NKJ-M, N. Yunes, W. Tichy, and B. J. Owen, Conformally curved binary black hole initial data including tidal deformations and outgoing radiation, Phys. Rev. D 80, 124039 (2009)
Publications
GW190814: Gravitational Waves from the Coalescence of a 23 M$_\odot$
Black Hole with a 2.6 M$_\odot$ Compact Object
– The Astrophysical Journal
(2020)
896,
l44
(DOI: 10.3847/2041-8213/ab960f)
Distinguishing high-mass binary neutron stars from binary black holes with second- and third-generation gravitational wave observatories
– Physical Review D
(2020)
101,
103008
(DOI: 10.1103/physrevd.101.103008)
GW190425: Observation of a Compact Binary Coalescence with Total Mass
$\sim 3.4 M_{\odot}$
– The Astrophysical Journal Letters
(2020)
892,
L3
(DOI: 10.3847/2041-8213/ab75f5)
Shortcomings of Shapiro delay-based tests of the equivalence principle on cosmological scales
– Physical Review D
(2019)
100,
104047
(DOI: 10.1103/physrevd.100.104047)
Tests of general relativity with the binary black hole signals from the LIGO-Virgo catalog GWTC-1
– Physical Review D
(2019)
100,
104036
(DOI: 10.1103/physrevd.100.104036)
GWTC-1: A Gravitational-Wave Transient Catalog of Compact Binary Mergers Observed by LIGO and Virgo during the First and Second Observing Runs
– Physical Review X
(2019)
9,
031040
(DOI: 10.1103/physrevx.9.031040)
Improving the NRTidal model for binary neutron star systems
– Physical Review D
(2019)
100,
044003
(DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.100.044003)
Including mode mixing in a higher-multipole model for gravitational waveforms from nonspinning black-hole binaries
– Physical Review D
(2019)
100,
024032
(DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.100.024032)
Testing general relativity using gravitational wave signals from the inspiral, merger and ringdown of binary black holes
– Classical and Quantum Gravity
(2018)
35,
014002
(DOI: 10.1088/1361-6382/aa972e)
Gravitational waves and mass ejecta from binary neutron star mergers: Effect of large eccentricities
– Physical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology
(2018)
98,
104005
(DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.98.104005)
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