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I'm interested in studying neutron star binary mergers, from the formation through common envelope, to the post-merger evolution. I'm fascinated by the outcome of the merger: short gamma-ray bursts!

Skills
Education
Graduate studies at University of California, Santa Cruz

​2015 - (expected) June 2021

Main advisor: Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz 

Co-advisor: Scott Noble

 

 

B.S. at Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

​2010 - 2015

 

HARM (GRMHD code)

FLASH (hydrodynamical code)

Mezcal (SRHD code)

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Publications

The Fate of the Merger Remnant in GW170817 and its Imprint on the Jet Structure, Murguia-Berthier, A. , Ramirez-Ruiz, E., De Colle, F., et al. 2020, arXiv:2007.12245

On the maximum stellar rotation to form a black hole without an accompanying luminous transient, Murguia-Berthier, A., Batta, A., Janiuk, A., et al. 2020, ApJ Letters, 901, L24

Electromagnetic evidence that SSS17a is the result of a binary neutron star merger, Kilpatrick, C. D., et al. inc. Murguia-Berthier, A.  2017, Science, 358, 1583

Early spectra of the gravitational wave source GW170817: Evolution of a neutron star merger, Shappee, B. J.,  et al. inc. Murguia-Berthier, A.  2017, Science, 358, 1574

Light curves of the neutron star merger GW170817/SSS17a: Implications  for r-process nucleosynthesis, Drout, M. R., et al. inc. Murguia-Berthier, A.  2017, Science, 358, 1570

Swope Supernova Survey 2017a (SSS17a), the optical counterpart to a gravitational wave source, Coulter, D. A.,  et al. inc. Murguia-Berthier A.  2017, Science, 358, 1556

A gravitational-wave standard siren measurement of the Hubble constant, Abbott, B. P., et al. inc. Murguia-Berthier, A.  2017, Nature, 551, 85

A Neutron Star Binary Merger Model for GW170817/GRB 170817A/SSS17a, Murguia-Berthier, A. , A., Ramirez-Ruiz, E., et al. 2017, ApJ Letters, 848, L34

The Old Host-galaxy Environment of SSS17a, the First Electromagnetic Counterpart to a Gravitational-wave Source, Pan, Y.-C.,  et al. inc. Murguia-Berthier, A.  2017, ApJ Letters, 848, L30

The Unprecedented Properties of the First Electromagnetic Counterpart to a Gravitational-wave Source, Siebert, M. R., et al. inc. Murguia-Berthier, A.  2017, ApJ Letters, 848, L26

Multi-messenger Observations of a Binary Neutron Star Merger, Abbott, B. P.,  et al. inc. Murguia-Berthier, A.  2017, ApJ Letters, 848, L12

Accretion Disk Assembly During Common Envelope Evolution: Implications for Feedback and LIGO Binary Black Hole Formation, Murguia-Berthier, A. , MacLeod, M., Ramirez-Ruiz, E., et al. 2017, ApJ, 845, 173

Common Envelope Wind Tunnel: Coefficients of Drag and Accretion in a Simplifed Context for Studying Flows around Objects Embedded within Stellar Envelopes, MacLeod, M., Antoni, A., Murguia-Berthier, A. , et al. 2017, ApJ, 838, 56

The Properties of Short Gamma-Ray Burst Jets Triggered by Neutron Star Mergers, Murguia-Berthier, A. , Ramirez-Ruiz, E., Montes, G., et al. 2017, ApJ Letters, 835, L34

Necessary Conditions for Short Gamma-Ray Burst Production in Binary Neutron Star Mergers, Murguia-Berthier, A. , Montes, G., Ramirez-Ruiz, E., et al. 2014, ApJ Letters, 788, L8

 

Python

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Fortran

IDL

Awards
Academic Excellence Scholarship from  Academia Mexicana de Ciencias

​2010 - 2014

UC-Mexus Conacyt Scholarship

​2015-2020

 

Elmer A. Friedly Award

​2018

 

Denice Denton Award

​2020