Francois Foucart

Associate Professor
Office: Physics, Demeritt Hall, Durham, NH 03824
Francois Foucart


  • Ph.D., Cornell University
  • M., Engineering, Ecole Centrale Paris
  • MENGR, Universite libre de Bruxelles
  • MENGR, Ecole Centrale Paris

Courses Taught

  • INCO 590: Rsrch Exp/Physics
  • MATH/PHYS 931: Mathematical Physics
  • PHYS 408: General Physics II
  • PHYS 601: Computational Physics Recit I
  • PHYS 764/864: General Relativity & Cosmology
  • PHYS 999: Doctoral Research

Selected Publications

Krüger, C. J., & Foucart, F. (n.d.). Erratum: Estimates for disk and ejecta masses produced in compact binary mergers [Phys. Rev. D
, 103002 (2020)]. Physical Review D, 102(8). doi:10.1103/physrevd.102.089901

Krueger, C. J., & Foucart, F. (2020). Estimates for disk and ejecta masses produced in compact binary mergers. PHYSICAL REVIEW D, 101(10). doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.101.103002

Foucart, F., Duez, M., Gudinas, A., Hebert, F., Kidder, L., Pfeiffer, H., & Scheel, M. (2019). Smooth equations of state for high-accuracy simulations of neutron star binaries. PHYSICAL REVIEW D, 100(10). doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.100.104048

Foucart, F., Duez, M. D., Kidder, L. E., Nissanke, S. M., Pfeiffer, H. P., & Scheel, M. A. (2019). Numerical simulations of neutron star-black hole binaries in the near-equal-mass regime. PHYSICAL REVIEW D, 99(10). doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.99.103025

Foucart, F., Duez, M. D., Hinderer, T., Caro, J., Williamson, A. R., Boyle, M., . . . Scheel, M. A. (2019). Gravitational waveforms from spectral Einstein code simulations: Neutron star-neutron star and low-mass black hole-neutron star binaries. PHYSICAL REVIEW D, 99(4). doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.99.044008

Hinderer, T., Taracchini, A., Foucart, F., Buonanno, A., Steinhoff, J., Duez, M., . . . Carpenter, C. W. (2016). Effects of Neutron-Star Dynamic Tides on Gravitational Waveforms within the Effective-One-Body Approach. PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, 116(18). doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.116.181101

Foucart, F., Haas, R., Duez, M. D., O'Connor, E., Ott, C. D., Roberts, L., . . . Scheel, M. A. (2016). Low mass binary neutron star mergers: Gravitational waves and neutrino emission. PHYSICAL REVIEW D, 93(4). doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.93.044019

Foucart, F., Deaton, M. B., Duez, M. D., Kidder, L. E., MacDonald, I., Ott, C. D., . . . Teukolsky, S. A. (2013). Black-hole-neutron-star mergers at realistic mass ratios: Equation of state and spin orientation effects. PHYSICAL REVIEW D, 87(8). doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.87.084006

Foucart, F. (2012). Black-hole-neutron-star mergers: Disk mass predictions. PHYSICAL REVIEW D, 86(12). doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.86.124007

Lai, D., Foucart, F., & Lin, D. N. C. (2011). Evolution of spin direction of accreting magnetic protostars and spin-orbit misalignment in exoplanetary systems. MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 412(4), 2790-2798. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2966.2010.18127.x

Most Cited Publications