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Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics

Career

  • 2019-now : Senior Kavli Research Fellow, KICC/DAMTP - University of Cambridge
  • 2018-2019: Senior Postdoctoral Researcher - University of Jena
  • 2016-2018: Rubicon post-doctoral research fellow, DAMTP - University of Cambridge
  • 2011-2016: PhD in gravitational wave physics, Nikhef Amsterdam
  • 2007-2011: Master in Theoretical Physics, Master in Mathematics, Utrecht University

Research

Michalis is a member of the Kavli Institute for Cosmology in Cambridge and the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, in the Relativity and Gravitation research group. He is also an active member of the LIGO - Virgo Collaboration. His current research is focused on the study of gravitational waves, the nature of spacetime, gravity and matter. 

Selected Publications

  • M. Agathos, et al., "Inferring Prompt Black-Hole Formation in Neutron Star Mergers from Gravitational-Wave Data", Phys.Rev.D101(4), 044006, 2020
  • M. Breschi, et al., "kiloHertz gravitational waves from binary neutron star remnants: time-domain model and constraints on extreme matter",  Phys.Rev.D100(10) 104029, 2019
  • B. P. Abbott, et al., "Tests of General Relativity with the Binary Black Hole Signals from the LIGO-Virgo Catalog GWTC-1", Phys.Rev.D100(10), 104036, 2019
  • B. P. Abbott, et. al., "Tests of general relativity with GW150914", Phys. Rev. Lett., 116(22), 221101, 2016
  • M. Agathos, et al., "Constraining the neutron star equation of state with gravitational wave signals from coalescing binary neutron stars", Phys. Rev. D, 92(2), 023012, 2015
  • M. Agathos, et al., "TIGER: A data analysis pipeline for testing the strong-field dynamics of general relativity with gravitational wave signals from coalescing compact binaries", Phys. Rev. D89(8), 082001, 2014

 

Publications

Gravitational-wave Constraints on the Equatorial Ellipticity of Millisecond Pulsars
R Abbott, TD Abbott, S Abraham, F Acernese, K Ackley, A Adams, C Adams, RX Adhikari, VB Adya, C Affeldt, M Agathos, K Agatsuma, N Aggarwal, OD Aguiar, L Aiello, A Ain, P Ajith, G Allen, A Allocca, PA Altin, A Amato, S Anand, A Ananyeva, SB Anderson, WG Anderson, SV Angelova, S Ansoldi, JM Antelis, S Antier, S Appert, K Arai, MC Araya, JS Areeda, M Arène, N Arnaud, SM Aronson, KG Arun, Y Asali, S Ascenzi, G Ashton, SM Aston, P Astone, F Aubin, P Aufmuth, K Aultoneal, C Austin, V Avendano, S Babak, F Badaracco, MKM Bader, S Bae, AM Baer, S Bagnasco, M Bailes, J Baird, M Ball, G Ballardin, SW Ballmer, A Bals, A Balsamo, G Baltus, S Banagiri, D Bankar, RS Bankar, JC Barayoga, C Barbieri, BC Barish, D Barker, P Barneo, S Barnum, F Barone, B Barr, L Barsotti, M Barsuglia, D Barta, J Bartlett, I Bartos, R Bassiri, A Basti, M Bawaj, JC Bayley, M Bazzan, BR Becher, B Bécsy, VM Bedakihale, M Bejger, I Belahcene, D Beniwal, MG Benjamin, TF Bennett, JD Bentley, F Bergamin, BK Berger, G Bergmann, S Bernuzzi, D Bersanetti, A Bertolini, J Betzwieser, R Bhandare, AV Bhandari
– The Astrophysical Journal Letters
(2020)
902,
l21
GW190412: Observation of a binary-black-hole coalescence with asymmetric masses
R Abbott, TD Abbott, S Abraham, F Acernese, K Ackley, C Adams, RX Adhikari, VB Adya, C Affeldt, M Agathos, K Agatsuma, N Aggarwal, OD Aguiar, A Aich, L Aiello, A Ain, P Ajith, S Akcay, G Allen, A Allocca, PA Altin, A Amato, S Anand, A Ananyeva, SB Anderson, WG Anderson, SV Angelova, S Ansoldi, S Antier, S Appert, K Arai, MC Araya, JS Areeda, M Arène, N Arnaud, SM Aronson, KG Arun, Y Asali, S Ascenzi, G Ashton, SM Aston, P Astone, F Aubin, P Aufmuth, K Aultoneal, C Austin, V Avendano, S Babak, P Bacon, F Badaracco, MKM Bader, S Bae, AM Baer, J Baird, F Baldaccini, G Ballardin, SW Ballmer, A Bals, A Balsamo, G Baltus, S Banagiri, D Bankar, RS Bankar, JC Barayoga, C Barbieri, BC Barish, D Barker, K Barkett, P Barneo, F Barone, B Barr, L Barsotti, M Barsuglia, D Barta, J Bartlett, I Bartos, R Bassiri, A Basti, M Bawaj, JC Bayley, M Bazzan, B Bécsy, M Bejger, I Belahcene, AS Bell, D Beniwal, MG Benjamin, R Benkel, JD Bentley, F Bergamin, BK Berger, G Bergmann, S Bernuzzi, CPL Berry, D Bersanetti, A Bertolini, J Betzwieser, R Bhandare, AV Bhandari, J Bidler
– Physical Review D
(2020)
102,
043015
Structure of neutron stars in massive scalar-tensor gravity
R Rosca-Mead, CJ Moore, U Sperhake, M Agathos, D Gerosa
– Symmetry
(2020)
12,
1384
Core collapse in massive scalar-tensor gravity
R Rosca-Mead, U Sperhake, CJ Moore, M Agathos, D Gerosa, CD Ott
– Physical Review D
(2020)
102,
044010
GW190814: Gravitational Waves from the Coalescence of a 23 M$_\odot$ Black Hole with a 2.6 M$_\odot$ Compact Object
R Abbott, TD Abbott, S Abraham, F Acernese, K Ackley, C Adams, RX Adhikari, VB Adya, C Affeldt, M Agathos, K Agatsuma, N Aggarwal, OD Aguiar, A Aich, L Aiello, A Ain, P Ajith, S Akcay, G Allen, A Allocca, PA Altin, A Amato, S Anand, A Ananyeva, SB Anderson, WG Anderson, SV Angelova, S Ansoldi, S Antier, S Appert, K Arai, MC Araya, JS Areeda, M Ar ne, N Arnaud, SM Aronson, KG Arun, Y Asali, S Ascenzi, G Ashton, SM Aston, P Astone, F Aubin, P Aufmuth, K Aultoneal, C Austin, V Avendano, S Babak, P Bacon, F Badaracco, MKM Bader, S Bae, AM Baer, J Baird, F Baldaccini, G Ballardin, SW Ballmer, A Bals, A Balsamo, G Baltus, S Banagiri, D Bankar, RS Bankar, JC Barayoga, C Barbieri, BC Barish, D Barker, K Barkett, P Barneo, F Barone, B Barr, L Barsotti, M Barsuglia, D Barta, J Bartlett, I Bartos, R Bassiri, A Basti, M Bawaj, JC Bayley, M Bazzan, B Bécsy, M Bejger, I Belahcene, AS Bell, D Beniwal, MG Benjamin, R Benkel, JD Bentley, F Bergamin, BK Berger, G Bergmann, S Bernuzzi, CPL Berry, D Bersanetti, A Bertolini, J Betzwieser, R Bhandare, AV Bhandari, J Bidler
– The Astrophysical Journal
(2020)
896,
l44
A Joint Fermi-GBM and LIGO/Virgo Analysis of Compact Binary Mergers from the First and Second Gravitational-wave Observing Runs
R Hamburg, C Fletcher, E Burns, A Goldstein, E Bissaldi, MS Briggs, WH Cleveland, MM Giles, CM Hui, D Kocevski, S Lesage, B Mailyan, C Malacaria, S Poolakkil, R Preece, OJ Roberts, P Veres, A Von Kienlin, CA Wilson-Hodge, J Wood, R Abbott, TD Abbott, S Abraham, F Acernese, K Ackley, C Adams, RX Adhikari, VB Adya, C Affeldt, M Agathos, K Agatsuma, N Aggarwal, OD Aguiar, A Aich, L Aiello, A Ain, P Ajith, G Allen, A Allocca, PA Altin, A Amato, S Anand, A Ananyeva, SB Anderson, WG Anderson, SV Angelova, S Ansoldi, S Antier, S Appert, K Arai, MC Araya, JS Areeda, M Arene, N Arnaud, SM Aronson, S Ascenzi, G Ashton, SM Aston, P Astone, F Aubin, P Aufmuth, K Aultoneal, C Austin, V Avendano, S Babak, P Bacon, F Badaracco, MKM Bader, S Bae, AM Baer, J Baird, F Baldaccini, G Ballardin, SW Ballmer, A Bals, A Balsamo, G Baltus, S Banagiri, D Bankar, RS Bankar, JC Barayoga, C Barbieri, BC Barish, D Barker, K Barkett, P Barneo, F Barone, B Barr, L Barsotti, M Barsuglia, D Barta, J Bartlett, I Bartos, R Bassiri, A Basti, M Bawaj, JC Bayley, M Bazzan, B Bécsy, M Bejger
– Astrophysical Journal
(2020)
893,
100
Optically targeted search for gravitational waves emitted by core-collapse supernovae during the first and second observing runs of advanced LIGO and advanced Virgo
BP Abbott, R Abbott, TD Abbott, S Abraham, F Acernese, K Ackley, C Adams, VB Adya, C Affeldt, M Agathos, K Agatsuma, N Aggarwal, OD Aguiar, L Aiello, A Ain, P Ajith, G Allen, A Allocca, MA Aloy, PA Altin, A Amato, S Anand, A Ananyeva, SB Anderson, WG Anderson, SV Angelova, S Antier, S Appert, K Arai, MC Araya, JS Areeda, M Arène, N Arnaud, SM Aronson, S Ascenzi, G Ashton, SM Aston, P Astone, F Aubin, P Aufmuth, K Aultoneal, C Austin, V Avendano, A Avila-Alvarez, S Babak, P Bacon, F Badaracco, MKM Bader, S Bae, J Baird, PT Baker, F Baldaccini, G Ballardin, SW Ballmer, A Bals, S Banagiri, JC Barayoga, C Barbieri, SE Barclay, BC Barish, D Barker, K Barkett, S Barnum, F Barone, B Barr, L Barsotti, M Barsuglia, D Barta, J Bartlett, I Bartos, R Bassiri, A Basti, M Bawaj, JC Bayley, M Bazzan, B Bécsy, M Bejger, I Belahcene, AS Bell, D Beniwal, MG Benjamin, G Bergmann, S Bernuzzi, CPL Berry, D Bersanetti, A Bertolini, J Betzwieser, R Bhandare, J Bidler, E Biggs, IA Bilenko, SA Bilgili, G Billingsley, R Birney, O Birnholtz, S Biscans, M Bischi, S Biscoveanu, A Bisht, M Bitossi
– Physical Review D
(2020)
101,
084002
GW190425: Observation of a Compact Binary Coalescence with Total Mass $\sim 3.4 M_{\odot}$
BP Abbott, R Abbott, TD Abbott, S Abraham, F Acernese, K Ackley, C Adams, RX Adhikari, VB Adya, C Affeldt, M Agathos, K Agatsuma, N Aggarwal, OD Aguiar, L Aiello, A Ain, P Ajith, G Allen, A Allocca, MA Aloy, PA Altin, A Amato, S Anand, A Ananyeva, SB Anderson, WG Anderson, SV Angelova, S Antier, S Appert, K Arai, MC Araya, JS Areeda, M Arène, N Arnaud, SM Aronson, KG Arun, S Ascenzi, G Ashton, SM Aston, P Astone, F Aubin, P Aufmuth, K Aultoneal, C Austin, V Avendano, A Avila-Alvarez, S Babak, P Bacon, F Badaracco, MKM Bader, S Bae, J Baird, PT Baker, F Baldaccini, G Ballardin, SW Ballmer, A Bals, S Banagiri, JC Barayoga, C Barbieri, SE Barclay, BC Barish, D Barker, K Barkett, S Barnum, F Barone, B Barr, L Barsotti, M Barsuglia, D Barta, J Bartlett, I Bartos, R Bassiri, A Basti, M Bawaj, JC Bayley, AC Baylor, M Bazzan, B Bécsy, M Bejger, I Belahcene, AS Bell, D Beniwal, MG Benjamin, BK Berger, G Bergmann, S Bernuzzi, CPL Berry, D Bersanetti, A Bertolini, J Betzwieser, R Bhandare, J Bidler, E Biggs, IA Bilenko, SA Bilgili, G Billingsley, R Birney, O Birnholtz, S Biscans
– The Astrophysical Journal
(2020)
892,
l3
A morphology-independent search for gravitational wave echoes in data from the first and second observing runs of Advanced LIGO and Advanced Virgo
KW Tsang, A Ghosh, A Samajdar, K Chatziioannou, S Mastrogiovanni, M Agathos, C Van Den Broeck
– Physical Review D
(2020)
101,
064012
The advanced Virgo longitudinal control system for the O2 observing run
F Acernese, M Agathos, L Aiello, A Allocca, MA Aloy, A Amato, S Antier, M Arène, N Arnaud, S Ascenzi, P Astone, F Aubin, S Babak, P Bacon, F Badaracco, MKM Bader, J Baird, F Baldaccini, G Ballardin, C Barbieri, F Barone, M Barsuglia, D Barta, A Basti, M Bawaj, M Bazzan, M Bejger, I Belahcene, S Bernuzzi, D Bersanetti, A Bertolini, M Bischi, M Bitossi, MA Bizouard, S Bloemen, F Bobba, M Boer, G Bogaert, F Bondu, R Bonnand, BA Boom, V Boschi, Y Bouffanais, A Bozzi, C Bradaschia, M Branchesi, M Breschi, T Briant, F Brighenti, A Brillet, J Brooks, T Bulik, HJ Bulten, D Buskulic, C Buy, G Cagnoli, E Calloni, M Canepa, G Carapella, F Carbognani, G Carullo, J Casanueva Diaz, C Casentini, S Caudill, F Cavalier, R Cavalieri, G Cella, P Cerdá-Durán, E Cesarini, O Chaibi, E Chassande-Mottin, A Chincarini, A Chiummo, N Christensen, S Chua, G Ciani, M Cieślar, R Ciolfi, F Cipriano, A Cirone, F Cleva, E Coccia, PF Cohadon, D Cohen, M Colpi, L Conti, I Cordero-Carrión, S Corezzi, D Corre, S Cortese, JP Coulon, M Croquette, E Cuoco, B DÁngelo, S D'Antonio, V Dattilo, M Davier, J Degallaix, M De Laurentis, S Deléglise
– Astroparticle Physics
(2020)
116,
102386
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