# Frans Pretorius

## Affiliations: | Physics | Princeton University, Princeton, NJ |

##### Area:

Theory Physics##### Website:

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"Frans Pretorius"##### Mean distance: (not calculated yet)

#### Parents

Sign in to add mentorMatthew W. Choptuik | grad student | 2002 | UBC | |

(Numerical simulations of gravitational collapse.) |

#### Children

Sign in to add traineeFethi M. Ramazanoglu | grad student | 2012 | Princeton |

Hans Bantilan | grad student | 2013 | Princeton |

William E. East | grad student | 2013 | Princeton |

Alejandro Cardenas-Avendaño | post-doc | 2022- | Princeton |

Nicolas Yunes | post-doc | 2008-2010 | Princeton |

Sean T. McWilliams | post-doc | 2011-2013 | Princeton |

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Pandya A, Pretorius F. (2020) The rotating black hole interior: Insights from gravitational collapse in
AdS3
spacetime Physical Review D. 101 |

Ripley JL, Pretorius F. (2020) Scalarized black hole dynamics in Einstein-dilaton-Gauss-Bonnet gravity Physical Review D. 101 |

Ijjas A, Cook WG, Pretorius F, et al. (2020) Robustness of slow contraction to cosmic initial conditions Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics. 2020: 30-30 |

Ripley JL, Pretorius F. (2020) Dynamics of a ${\mathbb{Z}}_{2}$ symmetric EdGB gravity in spherical symmetry Classical and Quantum Gravity. 37: 155003 |

Cook WG, Glushchenko IA, Ijjas A, et al. (2020) Supersmoothing through slow contraction Physics Letters B. 808: 135690 |

East WE, Paschalidis V, Pretorius F, et al. (2019) Binary neutron star mergers: Effects of spin and post-merger dynamics Physical Review D. 100 |

East WE, Wojtak R, Pretorius F. (2019) Einstein-Vlasov calculations of structure formation Physical Review D. 100 |

Ripley JL, Pretorius F. (2019) Gravitational collapse in Einstein dilaton-Gauss–Bonnet gravity Classical and Quantum Gravity. 36: 134001 |

Pretorius F, East WE. (2018) Black hole formation from the collision of plane-fronted gravitational waves Physical Review D. 98 |

Yang H, East WE, Paschalidis V, et al. (2018) Evolution of highly eccentric binary neutron stars including tidal effects Physical Review D. 98 |