Francois Foucart

Associate Professor
Phone: (603) 862-1962
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 Recitation
  • PHYS 601: Computational Physics Recit I
  • PHYS 711/811: Astrophysics II
  • PHYS 764/864: General Relativity & Cosmology
  • PHYS 999: Doctoral Research

Selected Publications

Foucart, F. (2022). Neutrino transport in general relativistic neutron star merger
simulations. Retrieved from

Haddadi, M., Duez, M. D., Foucart, F., Ramirez, T., Fernandez, R., Knight, A. L., . . . Scheel, M. A. (2022). Late-time post-merger modeling of a compact binary: effects of
relativity, r-process heating, and treatment of transport effects. Retrieved from

Henkel, A., Foucart, F., Raaijmakers, G., & Nissanke, S. (2022). A study of the agreement between binary neutron star ejecta models
derived from numerical relativity simulations. Retrieved from

Engel, K., Lewis, T., Muzio, M. S., Venters, T. M., Ahlers, M., Albert, A., . . . Zhang, H. (2022). Advancing the Landscape of Multimessenger Science in the Next Decade. Retrieved from

Foucart, F., Laguna, P., Lovelace, G., Radice, D., & Witek, H. (2022). Snowmass2021 Cosmic Frontier White Paper: Numerical relativity for
next-generation gravitational-wave probes of fundamental physics. Retrieved from

Fernandez, R., Tchekhovskoy, A., Quataert, E., Foucart, F., & Kasen, D. (2019). Long-term GRMHD simulations of neutron star merger accretion discs: implications for electromagnetic counterparts. MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 482(3), 3373-3393. doi:10.1093/mnras/sty2932

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. (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