Richard P. Nelson

Papers & Preprints:


Gzipped PostScript or pdf files of papers that have appeared in or are accepted for publication in refereed journals are available here:

Dynamical Modeling of large scale asymmetries in the beta Pictoris dust disk (356Kb/ps.gz)

Authors: J.C. Augereau, R.P. Nelson, A.M. Lagrange, J.C.B. Papaloizou, D. Mouillet.

Status: Appeared in A & A, 2001: volume 370, page 447.

Orbital Eccentricity Growth Through Disc-Companion Tidal Interaction. (1.7Mb/ps.gz)

Authors: John C.B. Papaloizou, Richard P. Nelson, & Frederic Masset.

Status: Appeared in A & A, 2001: volume 366, page 263.

The Migration and Growth of Protoplanets in Protostellar Discs. (1.7Mb/ps.gz)

Authors: Richard P. Nelson, John C.B. Papaloizou, Frederic Masset, & Willy Kley.

Status: Appeared in MNRAS, 2000: volume 318, page 18

Hydrodynamic Simulations of the Bardeen-Petterson Effect (301Kb/ps.gz)

Authors: Richard P. Nelson & John C.B. Papaloizou.

Status: Appeared in MNRAS, 2000: volume 315, page 570

On the Stability and Evolution of Isolated Bok Globules (792K/ps.gz)

Authors: Richard P. Nelson & William D. Langer

Status: Appeared in Ap.J., 1999: volume 514, page 923

Numerical Simulations of Propagating Bending Waves in Accretion Discs (231K/ps.gz)

Authors: Richard P. Nelson & John C.B. Papaloizou

Status: Appeared in MNRAS, 1999: volume 309, page 929

Tidally Induced Gap Formation in Protostellar Discs: Gap Clearing and Suppresion of Protoplanetary Growth (10Mb/pdf)

Authors: G. Bryden, Xingming Chen, D.N.C. Lin, Richard P. Nelson, & John C.B. Papaloizou.

Status: Appeared in Ap.J., 1999: volume 514, page 344

Precession of Collimated Outflows from Young Stellar Objects (71K/pdf)

Authors: C. Terquem, J. Eisloffel, J.C.B. Papaloizou, R.P. Nelson

Status: Appeared in Ap.J., 20th February 1999 issue: volume 512, page L131

The Eagle Nebula's Fingers - Pointers to the Earliest Stages of Star Formation ? (2.4Mb/pdf)

Authors: G.J. White, R.P. Nelson, et al.

Status: Appeared in A & A, 1999: volume 342, page 233

The Collapse and Fragmentation of Rotating Prolate Clouds (1.2Mb/ps.gz)

Authors: Richard P. Nelson

Status: Appeared in MNRAS, 1998: volume 298, page 657

On the Tidal Interaction of a Solar-Type Star with An Orbiting Companion: Excitation of g-Mode Oscillations and Orbital Evolution (1Mb/pdf)

Authors: C. Terquem, J.C.B. Papaloizou, R.P. Nelson, D.N.C. Lin

Status: Appeared in Ap.J., 1st August 1998 issue: volume 502, page 788

The Dynamics of Low Mass Clouds in External Radiation Fields (54Mb/pdf)

Authors: Richard P. Nelson & William D. Langer

Status: Appeared in ApJ, 20th June 1997 issue: volume 482, page 796

The Tidally Induced Warping, Precession and Truncation of Accretion Discs in Binary Systems: Three-dimensional Simulations (891K/ps.gz)

Authors: J.D. Larwood, R.P. Nelson, J.C.B. Papaloizou and C. Terquem

Status: Appeared in MNRAS, 15 September 1996 issue: volume 282, page 597

Variable Smoothing and Energy Conservation in Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics (920K/ps.gz)

Authors: Richard P. Nelson & J.C.B. Papaloizou

Status: Appeared in MNRAS, 1994: volume 270, page 1

Three Dimensional Hydrodynamical Simulations of Collapsing Prolate Clouds (831K/ps.gz)

Authors: Richard P. Nelson & J.C.B. Papaloizou

Status: Appeared in MNRAS, 1993: volume 265, page 905


Gzipped PostScript files of papers that have been submitted for publication in refereed journals are available here (please note that these papers are in the process of being refereed !):


Gzipped PostScript files of conference proceedings and review articles are available here:

Precessing Warped Discs in Close Binary Systems (777K)

Authors: J.C.B. Papaloizou, J.D. Larwood, R.P. Nelson, C. Terquem

Status: Appeared in 1997, Accretion Disks - New Aspects, Proceedings of the EARA Workshop (Garching, 21-23 October 1996), Meyer-Hofmeister E., Spruit H., eds., (Springer: Lecture Notes in Physics, Heidelberg), page 182

Extrasolar Planets: A Review of Current Observations and Theory (1 Mb)

Authors: Richard P. Nelson

Status: To appear in 2001, `Solar and Extrasolar Planetary Systems', Lecture Notes in Physics, Springer, eds. I.P. Williams, N.Thomas


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