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  1. S. J. Cheng, J. A. Goldberg, M. Cantiello, E. B. Bauer, M. Renzo, C. Conroy, A Model for Eruptive Mass Loss in Massive Stars, submitted to ApJ, arXiv:2405.12274
  2. J. Stegmann, A. Vigna-Gómez, A. Rantala, T. Wagg, L. Zwick, M. Renzo, L. A. C. van Son, S. E. de Mink, S. D. M. White, Close Encounters of Wide Binaries Induced by the Galactic Tide: Implications for Stellar Mergers and Gravitational-Wave Sources, submitted to ApJL, arXiv:2405.02912
  3. J. A. P. Law-Smith, R. Wallace Everson, E. Ramirez-Ruiz, S. E. de Mink, L. A. C. van Son, Y. Gotberg, S. Zellmann, A. Vigna-Gomez, M. Renzo, S. C. Wu, S. L. Schrøder, R. J. Foley, T. Hutchinson-Smith, Successful Common Envelope Ejection and Binary Neutron Star Formation in 3D Hydrodynamics, resubmitted to MNRAS, arXiv:2011.06630


  1. T. Wagg, C. Johnston, E. P. Bellinger, M. Renzo, R. Townsend, S. E. de Mink, The Asteroseismic Imprints of Mass Transfer: A Case Study of a Binary Mass Gainer in the SPB Instability Strip, accepted by A&A, arXiv:2403.05627
  2. A. Vigna-Gómez, R. Willcox, I. Tamborra, I. Mandel, M. Renzo, T. Wagg, H.-T. Janka, D. Kresse, J. Bodensteiner, T. Shenar, Observational evidence for neutrino natal kicks from black-hole binary VFTS 243, accepted by PRL, arXiv:2309.09339
  3. A. Patel, J. Goldberg, M. Renzo, B. D. Metzger, The Effects of r-Process Enrichment in Hydrogen-Rich Supernovae, accepted by ApJ, arXiv:2401.13035
  4. N. Britavskiy, M. Renzo, Y. Nazé, G. Rauw, P. Vynatheya, Tracing the evolution of short-period binaries with super-synchronous fast-rotators, accepted by A&A, arXiv:2401.11304
  5. C. Johnston, M. Michielsen, E. H. Anders, M. Renzo, M. Cantiello, P. Marchant, J. A. Goldberg, R. H. D. Townsend, G. Sabhahit, and A. S. Jermyn, Time-dependent 1D treatment of convective penetration in stellar evolution models, accepted by ApJ, arXiv:2312.08315
  6. D.D. Hendriks, L.A.C. van Son, M. Renzo, R.G. Izzard, R. Farmer. Pulsational pair-instability supernovae in gravitational-wave and electromagnetic transients, accepted by MNRAS, arxiv:2309.09339
  7. R. Farmer, M. Renzo, Y. Gotberg,, E. Bellinger, S. Justham, S. E. deMink. Observational predictions for Thorne-Zytkow objects, accepted by A&A, arXiv:2305.07337
  8. M. S. Oey, N. Castro, M. Renzo, I. Vargas-Salazar, M. W. Suffak, M. Ratajczak, J. D. Monnier, M. K. Szymanski, G. D. Phillips, N. Calvet, A. Chiti, G. Micheva, K. C. Rasmussen, R. H. D. Townsend, Strong Variability in AzV 493, an Extreme Oe-Type Star in the SMC,accepted by ApJ, arXiv:2301.11433
  9. H. Sana, O. Ramirez-Agudelo, V. Hénault-Brunet, L. Mahy, L. Almeida, A. de Koter, J. M. Bestenlehner, C. J. Evans, N. Langer, F. Schneider, P. A. Crowther, S. E. de Mink, A. Herrero, D. J. Lennon, M. Gieles, J. Maíz-Apellániz, M. Renzo, E. Sabbi, J. Th. van Loon, and J. S. Vink, Observational evidence for two distinct population of massive runaways in 30 Dor, accepted by A&AL, arXiv:2211.13476
  10. M. Renzo, E. Zapartas, S. Justham, K. Breivik, M. Lau, R. Farmer, M. Cantiello, B. D. Metzger, Rejuvenated accretors have less bound envelopes: Impact of Roche lobe overflow on subsequent common envelope events, accepted by ApJL, arXiv:2206.15338, showyourwork
  11. D. M. Siegel, A. Agarwal, J. Barnes, B. D. Metzger, M. Renzo, V. A. Villar, “Super-Kilonovae” from Massive Collapsars as Signatures of Black-Hole Birth in the Pair-instability Mass Gap, accepted by ApJ, arXiv:2111.03094
  12. L. A. C. van Son, S. E. de Mink, M. Renzo, S. Justham, E. Zapartas, K. Breivik, T. Callister , W. M. Farr, and C. Conroy, No peaks without valleys: The stable mass transfer channel for gravitational-wave sources in light of the neutron star-black hole mass gap, accepted by ApJ, arXiv:2209.13609
  13. C. Xin, M. Renzo, B. D. Metzger, Dissecting the microphysics behind the metallicity-dependence of massive stars radii, accepted by MNRAS, arXiv:2206.11316
  14. E. Farag, M. Renzo, R. Farmer, M. Chidester, F. Timmes, Resolving The Peak Of The Black Hole Mass Spectrum, accepted by ApJ, arXiv:2208.09624
  15. T. Temim, P. Slane, J. C. Raymond, D. Patnaude, E. Murray, P. Ghavamian, M. Renzo, T. Jacovich, SNR G292.0+1.8: A Remnant Of A Low-Mass Progenitor Stripped-Envelope Supernova?, accepted by ApJ arXiv:2205.01798
  16. H. S. Chan, V. A. Villar, S.H. Cheung, S. Ho, A. J. G. O'Grady, M. R. Drout, M. Renzo, Searching for Anomalies in the ZTF Catalog of Periodic Variable Stars, accepted by ApJ, arXiv:2112.03306
  17. L. A. C. van Son, S. E. de Mink, T. Callister, S. Justham, M. Renzo, T. Wagg, F. S. Broekgaarden, F. Kummer, R. Pakmor, I. Mandel, The redshift evolution of the binary black hole merger rate: a weighty matter, accepted by ApJ, arXiv:2110.01634
  18. E. Laplace, S. Justham, M. Renzo, Y. Götberg, R. Farmer, D. Vartanyan, S. E. de Mink, Different to the core: the pre-supernova structures of massive single and binary-stripped stars, accepted by A&A, arXiv:2102.05036
  19. E. Zapartas, M. Renzo, T. Fragos, A. Dotter, J. J. Andrews, S. S. Bavera, S. Coughlin, D. Misra, K. Kovlakas, J. Román-Garza, J. G. Serra, Y. Qin, K. A. Rocha, and N. H. Tran, Revisiting the explodability of single massive star progenitors of stripped-envelope supernovae, accepted by A&A Letters, arXiv:2106.05228
  20. E. Zapartas, S. E. de Mink, S. Justham, N. Smith, M. Renzo, and A. de Koter, Effect of binary evolution on the inferred initial and final core masses of hydrogen-rich, Type II supernova progenitors, A&A, 645:A6, Jan. 2021, arXiv:2002.07230
  21. M. Renzo, Y. Gotberg, Evolution of accretor stars in massive binaries: broader implications from modeling ζ Ophiuchi, accepted by ApJ, arXiv:2107.10933
  22. V. van der Meij, D. Guo, L. Kaper, M. Renzo, Confirming NGC 6231 as the parent cluster of the runaway high-mass X-ray binary HD 153919/4U 1700-37 with Gaia DR2, A&A 655A:31V, 2021
  23. M. Renzo, T. Callister, K. Chatziioannou, L. A. C. van Son, C. M. F. Mingarelli, M. Cantiello, K. E. S. Ford, B. McKernan, G. Ashton, Prospects of gravitational-waves detections from common-envelope evolution with LISA, ApJ, 919:128R, 2021.
  24. T. Callister, W. M. Farr, M. Renzo, State of the field: Binary black hole spins, natal kicks, and prospects for isolated field formation after GWTC-2, ApJ, 920:157C, 2021.
  25. D. Vartanyan, E. Laplace, M. Renzo, Y. Götberg, A. Burrows, S. E. de Mink, Binary-Stripped Stars as Core-Collapse Supernovae Progenitors, ApJL, 916L:5V, 2021.
  26. N. Sridhar, B. D. Metzger, P. Beniamini, B. Margalit, M. Renzo, L. Sironi, K. Kovlakas, Periodic Fast Radio Bursts from ULX-Like Binaries, ApJ, 917:13S, 2021.
  27. A. C. van Son, S.E. De Mink, F. S. Broekgaarden, M. Renzo, S. Justham, E. Laplace, J. Moran-Fraile, D. D. Hendriks, and R. Farmer, Polluting the Pair-instability Mass Gap for Binary Black Holes through Super-Eddington Accretion in Isolated Binaries, ApJ 897(1):100, 2020.
  28. M. Renzo, M. Cantiello, B. D. Metzger, Y.-F. Jiang, The Stellar Merger Scenario for Black Holes in the Pair-instability Gap, ApJL 904L:13R, 2020.
  29. R. Farmer, M. Renzo, S. E. de Mink, M. Fishbach, S. Justham, Constraints from gravitational wave detections of binary black hole mergers on the 12C(α,γ)16O rate, ApJL 902L:36F, 2020.
  30. F. Evans, M. Renzo, E. M. Rossi,/Core-Collapse Supernovae in Binaries as the Origin of Galactic Hyper-Runaway Stars/, accepted by MNRAS, MNRAS 497:5344, 2020.
  31. M. Renzo, R. Farmer, P. Marchant, S. Justham, Y. Götberg, S. E. de Mink, E. Zapartas, N. Smith, Predictions for the hydrogen-free ejecta of pulsational pair-instability supernovae, A&A 640A:56R, 2020.
  32. N. Langer, C. Schurmann, K. Stoll, P. Marchant, D. J. Lennon, L. Mahy, S. E. de Mink, M. Quast, W.Riedel, H. Sana, P. Schneider, A. Schootemeijer, C. Wang, L. A. Almeida, J. M. Bestenlehner, J.Bodensteiner, N. Castro, S. Clark, P. A. Crowther, P. Dufton, C. J. Evans, L. Fossati, G. Grafener, L. Grassitelli, N. Grin, B. Hastings, A. Herrero, A. de Koter, A. Menon, L. Patrick, J. Puls, M. Renzo, A. A. C. Sander, F. R. N. Schneider, K. Sen, T. Shenar, S. Simon-Dıas, T. M. Tauris, F. Tramper, J. S. Vink, X.-T. Xu, Properties of OB star-black hole systems derived from detailed binary evolution models, A&A 638A:39L, 2020.
  33. M. Renzo, R. Farmer, S. Justham, S. E. de Mink, Y. Götberg, Sensitivity of the lower-edge of the PISN BH mass gap to time dependent convection, MNRAS 493 4333, 2020
  34. R. Farmer, M. Renzo, S. E. de Mink, P. Marchant, S. Justham Mind the gap: The location of the PISN black hole mass gap, ApJ 887-53, 2019.
  35. Marchant, P., Renzo, M.; Farmer, R. J.; K. M. W. Pappas; R. E. Taam; S. E. de Mink, V. Kalogera Pulsational pair instability in close binaries, ApJ 882:36M, 2019.
  36. E. Zapartas, S. E. de Mink, S. Justham, N. Smith, A. de Koter, M. Renzo, I. Arcavi, R. Farmer, Y. Götberg, S. Toonen The diverse lives of progenitors of hydrogen-rich core-collapse supernovae: the role of binary interaction, A&A 631A:5Z, 2019.
  37. M. Renzo, E. Zapartas, S. E. de Mink, Y. Götberg, S. Justham, R. J. Farmer, R. G. Izzard, S. Toonen, H. Sana, Massive runaways and walkaway stars, A&A 624A:66, 2019.
  38. M. Renzo, S. E. de Mink, D. J.Lennon, I. Platais, R. P. van der Marel, E. Laplace, J. M. Bestenlehner, C. J. Evans, V. Henault-Brunet, S. Justham, A. de Koter, N. Langer, F. Najarro, H. Sana, F. R. N. Schneider, J. S. Vink, Space astrometry of on the very massive ~150M☉ candidate runaway star VFTS682, MNRAS Letters 482L:102R, 2019.
  39. W. E. Kerzendorf, T. Do, T., S. E. de Mink, Y. Götberg, D. Millisaljevic, E. Zapartas, M. Renzo, S. Justham, Ph. Podsiadlowski, R. A. Fesen, No surviving stellar companion for Cassiopeia A, A&A 623A:34, 2019.
  40. A. Vigna-Gomez, C. J. Neijssel, S. Stevenson, J. W. Barrett, K. Belczynski, S. Justham, S. E. de Mink, B. Muller, P. Podsiadlowski, M. Renzo, D. Szecsi, and I. Mandel, On the formation history of Galactic double neutron stars, MNRAS 481:4009V, 2018.
  41. D. J. Lennon, C. J. Evans, R. P. van der Marel, J. Anderson, I. Platais, A. Herrero, S. E. de Mink, H. Sana, E. Sabbi, P. A. Crowther, N. Langer, M. Ramos Lerate, A. del Pino, M. Renzo, S. Simon-Diaz, and F. R. N. Schneider, Gaia DR2 reveals a very massive runaway star ejected from R136, A&A 619A:78, 2018.
  42. J. Japelj, S. D. Vergani, R. Salvaterra, M. Renzo, E. Zapartas, S. E. de Mink, L. Kaper, and S. Zibetti, Host galaxies of SNe Ic-BL with and without long gamma-ray bursts, A&A 617A:105, 2018.
  43. M. Renzo, C. D. Ott, S. N. Shore, and S. E. de Mink, /Systematic survey of the effects of wind mass loss algorithms on the evolution of single massive A&A 603:A118, 2017.
  44. E. Zapartas, S. E. de Mink, R. G. Izzard, S.-C. Yoon, C. Badenes, Y. Gotberg, A. de Koter, C. J. Neijssel, M. Renzo, A. Schootemeijer, and T. S. Shrotriya, Delay-time distribution of core-collapse supernovae with late events resulting from binary interaction, A&A 601:A29, 2017.
  45. E. Zapartas, S. E. de Mink, S. D. Van Dyk, O. D. Fox, N. Smith, K. A. Bostroem, A. de Koter, A. V. Filippenko, R. G. Izzard, P. L. Kelly, C. J. Neijssel, M. Renzo, and S. Ryder, Predicting the Presence of Companions for Stripped-envelope Supernovae: The Case of the Broad-lined Type Ic SN 2002ap, ApJ 842:125, 2017.
  46. Y. Gotberg, S. E. de Mink, J. H. Groh, T. Kupfer, P. A. Crowther, E. Zapartas, and M. Renzo, Spectral models for binary products: Unifying Subdwarfs and Wolf-Rayet stars as a sequence of stripped-envelope stars, A&A 615:A78, 2018.
  47. V. Morozova, A. L. Piro, M. Renzo, and C. D. Ott, Numerical Modeling of the Early Light Curves of Type IIP Supernovae, ApJ 829:109, 2016.
  48. V. Morozova, A. L. Piro, M. Renzo, C. D. Ott, D. Clausen, S. M. Couch, J. Ellis, and L. F. Roberts, Light Curves of Core-collapse Supernovae with Substantial Mass Loss Using the New Open-source SuperNova Explosion Code (SNEC), ApJ 814:63, 2015.


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