LMA Group Publications


This page contains PDF versions of LMA Group members publications over the last few years.

2011 Publications:


  • What Drives the Expansion of Giant H II Regions?: A Study of Stellar Feedback in 30 Doradus

  • Maximally Star-forming Galactic Disks. I. Starburst Regulation Via Feedback-driven Turbulence

  • CARMA Survey Toward Infrared-bright Nearby Galaxies (STING): Molecular Gas Star Formation Law in NGC 4254

  • Dense Core Formation in Supersonic Turbulent Converging Flows

  • CO(J = 1-0) Imaging of M51 with CARMA and the Nobeyama 45 m Telescope

  • The Displaced Dusty InterstellaGreen Bank Telescope Zpectrometer CO(1-0)
  • 2010 Publications:

  • Unusually Luminous Giant Molecular Clouds in the Outer Disk of M33

  • LABOCA observations of giant molecular clouds in the southwest region of the Small Magellanic Cloud

  • Atmospheric Phase Correction Using CARMA-PACS: High Angular Resolution Observations of the FU Orionis Star PP 13S*

  • The Spitzer c2d Survey of Weak-line T Tauri Stars. III. The Transition from Primordial Disks to Debris Disks

  • The Detection of a Population of Submillimeter-Bright, Strongly Lensed Gal

  • COJ = 1-0 Spectroscopy of Four Submillimeter Galaxies with the Zpectrometer on the Green Bank Telescopeaxies

  • Gas morphology and energetics at the surface of PDRs: New insights with Herschel observations of NGC 7023

  • The origin of the [C II] emission in the S140 photon-dominated regions. New insights from HIFI

  • Herschel observations in the ultracompact HII region Mon R2. Water in dense photon-dominated regions (PDRs)

  • Excitation of the molecular gas in the nuclear region of M 82

  • HIFI spectroscopy of low-level water transitions in M 82

  • Regulation of Star Formation Rates in Multiphase Galactic Disks: A Thermal/Dynamical Equilibrium Model

  • Galactic Spiral Shocks with Thermal Instability in Vertically Stratified Galactic Disks

  • The Herschel revolution: Unveiling the morphology of the high-mass star-formation sites N44 and N63 in the LMC

  • Cold dust clumps in dynamically hot gas

  • Dust/gas correlations from Herschel observation

  • HERschel Inventory of The Agents of Galaxy Evolution (HERITAGE): The Large Magellanic Cloud dust

  • Far-infrared line imaging of the starburst ring in NGC 1097 with the Herschel/PACS spectrometer

  • Mapping far-IR emission from the central kiloparsec of NGC 1097

  • Enhanced dust heating in the bulges of early-type spiral galaxies

  • Strong CH+ J = 1-0 emission and absorption in DR21

  • Detection of interstellar oxidaniumyl: Abundant H2O+ towards the star-forming regions DR21, Sgr B2, and NGC6334

  • HIFI observations of warm gas in DR21: Shock versus radiative heating

  • Herschel observations of water vapour in Markarian 231

  • Black hole accretion and star formation as drivers of gas excitation and chemistry in Markarian 231

  • First results of the Herschel key program ``Dust, Ice and Gas In Time'' (DIGIT): Dust and gas spectroscopy of HD 100546

  • Dust, Ice, and Gas In Time (DIGIT) Herschel program first results. A full PACS-SED scan of the gas line emission in protostar DK Chamaeleontis

  • Coordinated NIR/mm observations of flare emission from Sagittarius A*

  • Spitzer Analysis of H II Region Complexes in the Magellanic Clouds: Determining a Suitable Monochromatic Obscured Star Formation Indicator

  • The Spitzer Survey of the Small Magellanic Cloud (S3MC): Insights into the Life Cycle of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbonsar Formation Indicator

  • A Hubble Space Telescope NICMOS and ACS morphological study of z ~ 2 submillimetre galaxies

  • The Athena Astrophysical Magnetohydrodynamics Code in Cylindrical Geometry

  • Intense star formation within resolved compact regions in a galaxy at z = 2.3

  • The SAURON project - XV. Modes of star formation in early-type galaxies and the evolution of the red

  • High molecular gas fractions in normal massive star-forming galaxies in the young Universe


  • 2009 Publications:


  • A Hubble Space Telescope/NICMOS view of the prototypical giant H ii region NGC604 in M33

  • Tracing the Bipolar Outflow from Orion Source I

  • Infrared Dark Clouds in the Small Magellanic Cloud?

  • The Structure of a Low-metallicity Giant Molecular Cloud Complex

  • Radio Interferometric Planet Search. I. First Constraints On Planetary Companions For Nearby, Low-Mass Stars From Radio Astrometry

  • Dynamically Driven Evolution of the Interstellar Medium in M51

  • Chandra Observations of Nuclear X-Ray Emission from Low Surface Brightness Galaxies
  • GAS PROPERTIES AND IMPLICATIONS FOR GALACTIC STAR FORMATION IN NUMERICAL MODELS OF THE TURBULENT, MULTIPHASE INTERSTELLAR MEDIUM

  • PRESSURE RELATIONS AND VERTICAL EQUILIBRIUM IN THE TURBULENT, MULTIPHASEINTERSTELLAR MEDIUM

  • A multiphysics and multiscale software environment for modeling astrophysical systems

  • The Mid-Infrared Extinction Law in the Ophiuchus, Perseus, and Serpens Molecular Clouds

  • MEASURING DUST PRODUCTION IN THE SMALL MAGELLANIC CLOUD CORE-COLLAPSE SUPERNOVA REMNANT 1E0102.2\u22127219

  • THE SPITZER C2D LEGACY RESULTS: STAR FORMATION RATES AND EFFICIENCIES; EVOLUTION AND LIFETIMESs

  • THE DUST-TO-GAS RATIO IN THE SMALL MAGELLANIC CLOUD TAIL

  • GRAIN GROWTH AND DENSITY DISTRIBUTION OF THE YOUNGEST PROTOSTELLAR SYSTEMS

  • Dense, Parsec-Scale Clumps near the Great Annihilator

  • How do Galaxies Accrete Gas and Form Stars?

  • The Spitzer survey of interstellar clouds in the Gould Belt. II. The Cepheus Flare observed with IRAC and MIPS

  • Deep JHKs and Spitzer Imaging of Four Isolated Molecular Cloud Cores

  • Confirming a Population of Hot Dust Dominant, Star Forming Ultraluminous Galaxies at High-Redshift

  • An HST/NICMOS view of the prototypical giant HII region NGC604 in M33

  • Radio Interferometric Planet Search I: First Constraints on Planetary Companions for Nearby, Low-Mass Stars from Radio Astrometry

  • Particle Acceleration and Transport on the Sun

  • Properties of Dark Matter Revealed by Astrometric Measurements of the Milky Way and Local Galaxies

  • The University Radio Observatories: Centers for Scientific, Technical and Educational Innovation for Radio Astronomy

  • Characterizing Extrasolar Planetary Systems

  • HIGH-RESOLUTION MID-INFRARED SPECTROSCOPY OF NGC 7538 IRS 1: PROBING CHEMISTRY IN A MASSIVE YOUNG STELLAR OBJECT

  • DENSE, PARSEC-SCALE CLUMPS NEAR THE GREAT ANNIHILATOR

  • PROTOSTAR FORMATION IN SUPERSONIC FLOWS: GROWTH AND COLLAPSE OF SPHERICAL CORES

  • A MID-INFRARED IMAGING SURVEY OF SUBMILLIMETER-SELECTED GALAXIES WITH THE SPITZER SPACE TELESCOPE

  • PLANET SHADOWS IN PROTOPLANETARY DISKS. II. OBSERVABLE SIGNATURES

  • A RESOLVED RING OF DEBRIS DUST AROUND THE SOLAR ANALOG HD 107146

  • A SMOKING GUN IN THE CARINA NEBULA

  • DYNAMICALLY DRIVEN EVOLUTION OF THE INTERSTELLAR MEDIUM IN M51

  • Mapping the Spatial Distribution of H2 in Nearby Galaxies with the Spitzer Infrared Spectrograph The Solar Chromosphere: Old Challenges, New Frontiers

  • ISM Theory: Gas Phases, Turbulence, and Star Formation

  • S4MC Observations of Dust in the Small Magellanic Cloud Supernova Remnant 1E 0102.2\u22127219 ISM Theory: Gas Phases, Turbulence, and Star Formation

  • Astronomical Software Wants To Be Free: A Manifesto

  • Coronal "Dark Energy" and Solar/Stellar Activity

  • Dust Enshrouded Star and Planet Formation

  • Direct Detection and Spectroscopic Characterization of Giant Extrasolar Planets

  • Coherent Detector Arrays for Millimeter and Submillimeter Astronomy

  • The Solar Chromosphere: Old Challenges, New Frontiers

  • Training the Next Generation of Astronomers

  • Employment & Funding in Astronomy

  • 2008 Publications:

  • Radio Observations of AGN in Low Surface Brightness Galaxies

  • THE c2d SPITZER SPECTROSCOPIC SURVEY OF ICES AROUND LOW-MASS YOUNG STELLAR OBJECTS. I. H2O AND THE 5-8 µm BANDS1,2

  • How Sensitive are Di-Leptons from &rho Mesons to the High Baryon Density Region?

  • DETECTION OF DENSE MOLECULAR GAS IN INTERARM SPURS IN M51

  • Timeline analysis and wavelet multiscale analysis of the AKARI All-Sky Survey at 90 micron

  • ATHENA: A NEW CODE FOR ASTROPHYSICAL MHD

  • Simultaneous NIR/sub-mm observation of flare emission from Sagittarius A*

  • THE RESOLVED PROPERTIES OF EXTRAGALACTIC GIANT MOLECULAR CLOUDS

  • The Properties of Sub-mm Galaxies in Hierarchical Models

  • DISK TRUNCATION AND PLANET FORMATION IN &gamma CEPHEI

  • MOLECULAR GAS IN THE z = 1.2 ULTRALUMINOUS MERGER GOODS J123634.53+621241.3

  • COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF MOLECULAR CLOUDS IN M31, M33, AND THE MILKY WAY

  • THE SPITZER c2d SURVEY OF LARGE, NEARBY, INTERSTELLAR CLOUDS. V. CHAMAELEON II OBSERVED WITH IRAC

  • Probing Sagittarius A* and its Environment at the Galactic Centre: VLT and APEX Working in Synergy

  • THE SPITZER c2d SURVEY OF LARGE, NEARBY, INTERSTELLAR CLOUDS. VII. OPHIUCHUS OBSERVED WITH MIPS

  • KINEMATICS OF SPIRAL-ARM STREAMING IN M51

  • WARM MOLECULAR GAS IN M51: MAPPING THE EXCITATION TEMPERATURE AND MASS OF H2 WITH THE SPITZER INFRARED SPECTROGRAPH

  • PLANET SHADOWS IN PROTOPLANETARY DISKS. I. TEMPERATURE PERTURBATIONS

  • CONSTRAINING THE EARLIEST CIRCUMSTELLAR DISKS AND THEIR ENVELOPES

  • MAGNETICALLY ALIGNED VELOCITY ANISOTROPY IN THE TAURUS MOLECULAR CLOUD

  • GALACTIC SPIRAL SHOCKS WITH THERMAL INSTABILITY

  • CLOUD AND STAR FORMATION IN DISK GALAXY MODELS WITH FEEDBACK

  • Coordinated multi-wavelength observations of Sgr A*

  • RADIAL DEPENDENCE OF THE PATTERN SPEED OF M51

  • Disk Instability vs. Core Accretion: Observable Discriminants

  • Coordinated mm/sub-mm observations of Sagittarius A* in May 2007

  • ALMA as the ideal probe of the solar chromosphere


  • 2007 Publications:

  • Constraints on the Formation of the Planet In HD 188753

  • THE SPITZER SURVEY OF THE SMALL MAGELLANIC CLOUD: S3MC IMAGING AND PHOTOMETRY IN THE MID- AND FAR-INFRARED WAVEBANDS

  • Radio Observations of the AGN and Gas in Low Surface Brightness Galaxies

  • THE SPITZER SURVEY OF THE SMALL MAGELLANIC CLOUD: FIR EMISSION AND COLD GAS IN THE SMC

  • A POTENTIAL GALAXY THRESHING SYSTEM IN THE COSMOS FIELD1

  • The Spitzer c2d Survey of Large, Nearby, Interstellar Clouds: VI. Perseus Observed with MIPS

  • The Spitzer c2d Survey of Large, Nearby, Interstellar Clouds VIII. Serpens Observed with MIPS

  • Exploring Infrared Properties of Giant Low Surface Brightness Galaxies

  • SubmilliJansky Transients in Archival Radio Observations

  • SELF-CONSISTENT MASSIVE DISKS IN TRIAXIAL DARK MATTER HALOS

  • A PARALLACTIC DISTANCE OF 389+24-21 PARSECS TO THE ORION NEBULA CLUSTER FROM VERY LONG BASELINE ARRAY OBSERVATIONS

  • ExoPTF Science Uniquely Enabled by Far-IR Interferometry: Probing the Formation of Planetary Systems, and Finding and Characterizing Exoplanets

  • The Space Infrared Interferometric Telescope (SPIRIT): Highresolution imaging and spectroscopy in the far-infrared

  • NEW INSIGHTS ON THE DENSE MOLECULAR GAS IN NGC253 AS TRACED BY HCN AND HCO+

  • Detection of 1.6 x 1010 M of molecular gas in the host galaxy of the z = 5.77 SDSS quasar J0927+2001.

  • THE SPITZER SURVEY OF THE SMALL MAGELLANIC CLOUD: DISCOVERY OF EMBEDDED PROTOSTARS IN THE H II REGION NGC 346

  • HI and OH absorption in the lensing galaxy of MG J0414+0534

  • CONSTRAINTS ON THE FORMATION OF THE PLANET IN HD 188753

  • SIGNATURES OF PLANET FORMATION IN GRAVITATIONALLY UNSTABLE DISKS

  • THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE OPTICAL DEPTH OF THE 9.7 µm SILICATE ABSORPTION FEATURE AND INFRARED DIFFERENTIAL EXTINCTION IN DENSE CLOUDS

  • SOLAR FLARE HARD X-RAY EMISSION FROM THE HIGH CORONA

  • THE RINGS OF MARS: AWAITING DISCOVERY?

  • GRAVITATIONAL RUNAWAY AND TURBULENCE DRIVING IN STAR-GAS GALACTIC DISKS

  • THE SPITZER c2d SURVEY OF NEARBY DENSE CORES. IV. REVEALING THE EMBEDDED CLUSTER IN B59

  • THE SPITZER c2d SURVEY OF LARGE, NEARBY, INTERSTELLAR CLOUDS. V. CHAMAELEON II OBSERVED WITH IRAC

  • THE ENVIRONMENT OF LOCAL ULTRALUMINOUS INFRARED GALAXIES

  • MODELS OF VERTICALLY STRATIFIED TWO-PHASE ISM DISKS WITH MRI-DRIVEN TURBULENCE

  • THE SPITZER c2d SURVEY OF LARGE, NEARBY, INTERSTELLAR CLOUDS. IV. LUPUS OBSERVED WITH MIPS

  • THE SPITZER c2d SURVEY OF WEAK-LINE T TAURI STARS. II. NEW CONSTRAINTS ON THE TIMESCALE FOR PLANET BUILDING

  • ABUNDANT CRYSTALLINE SILICATES IN THE DISK OF A VERY LOW MASS STAR1

  • DUST RINGS FROM PHOBOS AND DEIMOS?

  • KINEMATICS AND CHEMISTRY OF THE HOT MOLECULAR CORE IN G34.26+0.15 AT HIGH RESOLUTION

  • IMAGING SCATTERED LIGHT FROM THE YOUNGEST PROTOSTARS IN L1448: SIGNATURES OF OUTFLOWS

  • KINEMATICS OF SPIRAL-ARM STREAMING IN M51

  • Birth and evolution of a dense coronal loop in a complex flare region

  • Barred CO emission in HE 1029-1831

  • Electron acceleration in a post-flare decimetric continuum source (Research Note)

  • A Chandra X-ray detection of the L dwarf binary Kelu-1

  • Theory of Star Formation

  • The AGN and gas disc in the low surface brightness galaxy PGC045080

  • Ground-based visible and near-IR observations of Comet 9P/Tempel 1 during the Deep Impact encounter

  • Radio Astrometric Detection and Characterization of Extra-Solar Planets: A White Paper Submitted to the NSF ExoPlanet Task Force