# Hangup kicks: still larger recoils by partial spin-orbit alignment of black-hole binaries.

@article{Lousto2011HangupKS, title={Hangup kicks: still larger recoils by partial spin-orbit alignment of black-hole binaries.}, author={Carlos O. Lousto and Yosef Zlochower}, journal={Physical review letters}, year={2011}, volume={107 23}, pages={ 231102 } }

We revisit the scenario of the gravitational radiation recoil acquired by the final remnant of a black-hole-binary merger by studying a set of configurations that have components of the spin both aligned with the orbital angular momentum and in the orbital plane. We perform a series of 42 new full numerical simulations for equal-mass and equal-spin-magnitude binaries. We extend previous recoil fitting formulas to include nonlinear terms in the spins and successfully include both the new and… Expand

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