The following is a list of my peer-reviewed publications. Click on the title to access the full ADS bibliographic record. Then click "arxiv" to download the full article pdf for free.

  1. Do nuclear rings in barred galaxies form at the shear minimum of the rotation curve? , Sormani and Li, submitted to MNRAS, 2020
  2. The Cloud Factory I: Generating resolved filamentary molecular clouds from galactic-scale forces , Smith, Tress, Sormani, Glover, Klessen, Clark, Izquierdo, Duarte-Cabral, and Zucker, MNRAS, 2020
  3. Simulations of the star-forming molecular gas in an interacting M51-like galaxy, Tress, Smith, Sormani, Glover, Klessen, Mac Low and Clark, MNRAS, 2019
  4. The geometry of the gas surrounding the Central Molecular Zone: on the origin of localized molecular clouds with extreme velocity dispersions , Sormani, Tress, Glover, Klessen, Barnes, Battersby, Clark, Hatchfield and Smith, MNRAS, 2019
  5. On the ridges, undulations, and streams in Gaia DR2: linking the topography of phase space to the orbital structure of an N-body bar , Fragkoudi, Katz, Trick, White, Di Matteo, Sormani, Khoperskov, Haywood, Hallé and Gómez, MNRAS, 2019
  6. The effect of rotation on the thermal instability of stratified galactic atmospheres - II. The formation of high-velocity clouds , Sormani and Sobacchi, MNRAS, 2019
  7. The effect of rotation on the thermal instability of stratified galactic atmospheres - I. Local analysis , Sobacchi and Sormani, MNRAS, 2019
  8. Mass inflow rate into the Central Molecular Zone: observational determination and evidence of episodic accretion, Sormani and Barnes, MNRAS, 2019
  9. First metallicity determination from near-infrared spectra for five obscured Cepheids discovered in the inner disc, Inno, Urbaneja, Matsunaga, Bono, Nonino, Debattista, Sormani, Bergemann, de Silva, Lemasle, Romaniello and Rix, MNRAS, 2019
  10. Models of rotating coronae, Sormani, Sobacchi, Pezzulli, Binney and Klessen, MNRAS, 2018
  11. A dynamical mechanism for the origin of nuclear rings , Sormani, Sobacchi, Fragkoudi, Ridley, Tress, Glover and Klessen, MNRAS, 2018
  12. A theoretical explanation for the Central Molecular Zone asymmetry, Sormani, Tress, Ridley, Glover, Klessen, Binney, Magorrian and Smith, MNRAS, 2018
  13. A Common Central Engine for Long Gamma Ray Bursts and Type Ib/c Supernovae?, Sobacchi, Granot, Bromberg and Sormani, MNRAS, 2017
  14. Periodicity makes galactic shocks unstable - I. Linear analysis, Sormani, Sobacchi, Shore, Tress and Klessen, MNRAS, 2017
  15. Nuclear Spirals in the inner Milky Way, Ridley, Sormani*, Tress, Magorrian and Klessen, MNRAS, 2017
  16. Kink instability of force-free jets: a parameter space study , Sobacchi, Lyubarsky and Sormani, MNRAS, 2017
  17. A simple method to convert sink particles into stars, Sormani, Tress, Klessen and Glover, MNRAS, 2017
  18. A model for periodic blazars, Sobacchi, Sormani* and Stamerra, MNRAS, 2017
  19. Counterintuitive effect of gravity on the heat capacity of a solid sphere: Re-examination of a well-known problem, De Palma and Sormani*, American Journal of Physics, 2015
  20. Gas flow in barred potentials - III. Effects of varying the quadrupole, Sormani, Binney and Magorrian, MNRAS, 2015
  21. Gas flow in barred potentials - II. Bar-driven spiral arms, Sormani, Binney and Magorrian, MNRAS, 2015
  22. Gas flow in barred potentials, Sormani, Binney and Magorrian, MNRAS, 2015
  23. Recognizing the fingerprints of the Galactic bar: a quantitative approach to comparing model (l, v) distributions to observations, Sormani and Magorrian, MNRAS, 2015
  24. Gravothermal catastrophe: The dynamical stability of a fluid model Sormani and Bertin, A&A, 2013

* = the first and second author contributed equally to the paper