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Recent publications by Leiden Astronomers

(20 most recent)
arXiv:1404.5469v1 [pdf]
Title:CFHTLenS: Cosmological constraints from a combination of cosmic shear two-point and three-point correlations
Authors: Liping Fu, Martin Kilbinger, Thomas Erben, Catherine Heymans, Hendrik Hildebrandt, Henk Hoekstra, Thomas D. Kitching, Yannick Mellier, Lance Miller, Elisabetta Semboloni, Patrick Simon, Ludovic Van Waerbeke, Jean Coupon, Joachim Harnois-Déraps, Michael J. Hudson, Konrad Kuijken, Barnaby Rowe, Tim Schrabback, Sanaz Vafaei, Malin Velander
Comments: Accepted by MNRAS. 21 pages, 14 figues, 8 tables. The data is available at http://www.cfhtlens.org . The software used for the cosmological analysis can be downloaded from http://cosmopmc.info
Subjects: astro-ph.CO
arXiv:1404.5463v1 [pdf]
Title:Collective outflow from a small multiple stellar system
Authors: Thomas Peters, Pamela D. Klaassen, Mordecai-Mark Mac Low, Martin Schrön, Christoph Federrath, Michael D. Smith, Ralf S. Klessen
Comments: ApJ in press, movies: http://www.ita.uni-heidelberg.de/~tpeters/collective.shtml
Subjects: astro-ph.SR, astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1404.4874v1 [pdf]
Title:Dense cores in galaxies out to z=2.5 in SDSS, UltraVISTA, and the five 3D-HST/CANDELS fields: number density, evolution, and the apparent need for efficient cooling at high redshift
Authors: Pieter van Dokkum, Rachel Bezanson, Arjen van der Wel, Erica June Nelson, Ivelina Momcheva, Rosalind E. Skelton, Katherine E. Whitaker, Gabriel Brammer, Charlie Conroy, Natascha M. Forster Schreiber, Mattia Fumagalli, Mariska Kriek, Ivo Labbe, Joel Leja, Danilo Marchesini, Adam Muzzin, Pascal Oesch, Stijn Wuyts
Comments: Submitted to the Astrophysical Journal. 19 pages, 16 figures
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1404.3907v1 [pdf]
Title:The shape of the radio wavefront of extensive air showers as measured with LOFAR
Authors: A. Corstanje, P. Schellart, A. Nelles, S. Buitink, J. E. Enriquez, H. Falcke, W. Frieswijk, J. R. Hörandel, M. Krause, J. P. Rachen, O. Scholten, S. ter Veen, S. Thoudam, G. Trinh, M. van den Akker, A. Alexov, J. Anderson, I. M. Avruch, M. E. Bell, M. J. Bentum, G. Bernardi, P. Best, A. Bonafede, F. Breitling, J. Broderick, H. R. Butcher, B. Ciardi, F. de Gasperin, E. de Geus, M. de Vos, S. Duscha, J. Eislöffel, D. Engels, R. A. Fallows, C. Ferrari, M. A. Garrett, J. Griessmeier, A. W. Gunst, J. P. Hamaker, M. Hoeft, A. Horneffer, M. Iacobelli, E. Juette, A. Karastergiou, J. Kohler, V. I. Kondratiev, M. Kuniyoshi, G. Kuper, P. Maat, G. Mann, R. McFadden, D. McKay-Bukowski, M. Mevius, H. Munk, M. J. Norden, E. Orru, H. Paas, M. Pandey-Pommier, V. N. Pandey, R. Pizzo, A. G. Polatidis, W. Reich, H. Röttgering, A. M. M. Scaife, D. Schwarz, O. Smirnov, A. Stewart, J. Swinbank, M. Tagger, Y. Tang, C. Tasse, C. Toribio, R. Vermeulen, C. Vocks, R. J. van Weeren, S. J. Wijnholds, O. Wucknitz, S. Yatawatta, P. Zarka
Comments: Submitted to Astroparticle Physics
Subjects: astro-ph.HE, astro-ph.IM
arXiv:1404.3718v1 [pdf]
Title:A distant radio mini-halo in the Phoenix galaxy cluster
Authors: R. J. van Weeren, H. T. Intema, D. V. Lal, F. Andrade-Santos, M. Brüggen, F. de Gasperin, W. R. Forman, M. Hoeft, C. Jones, S. E. Nuza, H. J. A. Röttgering, A. Stroe
Comments: 5 pages, 2 figures, 1 table. Accepted for publication in ApJL
Subjects: astro-ph.CO, astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1404.3724v1 [pdf]
Title:Bent by baryons: the low mass galaxy-halo relation
Authors: Till Sawala, Carlos S. Frenk, Azadeh Fattahi, Julio F. Navarro, Richard G. Bower, Robert A. Crain, Claudio Dalla Vecchia, Michelle Furlong, Adrian Jenkins, Ian G. McCarthy, Yan Qu, Matthieu Schaller, Joop Schaye, Tom Theuns
Comments: 8 pages, submitted to MNRAS, comments welcome
Subjects: astro-ph.GA, astro-ph.CO
arXiv:1404.3769v1 [pdf]
Title:Carbon monoxide and water vapor in the atmosphere of the non-transiting exoplanet HD 179949 b
Authors: M. Brogi, R. J. de Kok, J. L. Birkby, H. Schwarz, I. A. G. Snellen
Comments: 10 pages, 9 figures. Accepted for publication in Astronomy and Astrophysics
Subjects: astro-ph.EP
arXiv:1404.2807v1 [pdf]
Title:Radiation pressure-driven dust waves inside bursting interstellar bubbles
Authors: B. B. Ochsendorf, S. Verdolini, N. L. J. Cox, O. Berné, L. Kaper, A. G. G. M. Tielens
Comments: 9 pages, 6 figures, accepted for publication in Astronomy & Astrophysics
Subjects: astro-ph.SR, astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1404.2844v1 [pdf]
Title:3D-HST+CANDELS: The Evolution of the Galaxy Size-Mass Distribution since $z=3$
Authors: A. van der Wel, M. Franx, P. G. van Dokkum, R. E. Skelton, I. G. Momcheva, K. E. Whitaker, G. B. Brammer, E. F. Bell, H. -W. Rix, S. Wuyts, H. C. Ferguson, B. P. Holden, G. Barro, A. M. Koekemoer, Yu-Yen Chang, E. J. McGrath, B. Haussler, A. Dekel, P. Behroozi, M. Fumagalli, J. Leja, B. F. Lundgren, M. V. Maseda, E. J. Nelson, D. A. Wake, S. G. Patel, I. Labbe, S. M. Faber, N. A. Grogin, D. D. Kocevski
Comments: Accepted for publication in ApJ. Structural parameter measurements publicly available at http://www.mpia-hd.mpg.de/homes/vdwel/3dhstcandels.html
Subjects: astro-ph.GA, astro-ph.CO
arXiv:1404.2626v1 [pdf]
Title:Galaxy And Mass Assembly (GAMA): autoz spectral redshift measurements, confidence and errors
Authors: I. K. Baldry, M. Alpaslan, A. E. Bauer, J. Bland-Hawthorn, S. Brough, M. E. Cluver, S. M. Croom, L. J. M. Davies, S. P. Driver, M. L. P. Gunawardhana, B. W. Holwerda, A. M. Hopkins, L. S. Kelvin, J. Liske, A. R. Lopez-Sanchez, J. Loveday, P. Norberg, J. Peacock, A. S. G. Robotham, E. N. Taylor
Comments: 13 pages, 12 figures, accepted by MNRAS, IDL routines for the autoz code are available from http://www.astro.ljmu.ac.uk/~ikb/research/autoz_code/
Subjects: astro-ph.IM, astro-ph.CO, astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1404.2431v1 [pdf]
Title:Herschel Planetary Nebula Survey (HerPlaNS) - First Detection of OH+ in Planetary Nebulae
Authors: I. Aleman, T. Ueta, D. Ladjal, K. M. Exter, J. H. Kastner, R. Montez, A. G. G. M. Tielens, Y. H. Chu, H. Izumiura, I. McDonald, R. Sahai, N. Siodmiak, R. Szczerba, P. A. M. van Hoof, E. Villaver, W. Vlemmings, M. Wittkowski, A. A. Zijlstra
Comments: 9 pages, 7 figures; accepted for publication in A&A
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1404.1931v1 [pdf]
Title:Protoplanetary disc evolution affected by star-disc interactions in young stellar clusters
Authors: Giovanni P. Rosotti, James E. Dale, Maria de Juan Ovelar, David A. Hubber, J. M. Diederik Kruijssen, Barbara Ercolano, Stefanie Walch
Comments: 18 pages, 13 figures; accepted by MNRAS
Subjects: astro-ph.EP, astro-ph.SR
arXiv:1404.1376v1 [pdf]
Title:CLASH: The Concentration-Mass Relation of Galaxy Clusters
Authors: J. Merten, M. Meneghetti, M. Postman, K. Umetsu, A. Zitrin, E. Medezinski, M. Nonino, A. Koekemoer, P. Melchior, D. Gruen, L. A. Moustakas, M. Bartelmann, O. Host, M. Donahue, D. Coe, A. Molino, S. Jouvel, A. Monna, S. Seitz, N. Czakon, D. Lemze, D. Lemze, I. Balestra, P. Rosati, N. Benítez, A. Biviano, R. Bouwens, L. Bradley, T. Broadhurst, M. Carrasco, H. Ford, C. Grillo, L. Infante, D. Kelson, O. Lahav, R. Massey, J. Moustakas, E. Rasia, J. Rhodes, J. Vega, W. Zheng
Comments: 24 pages, 15 figures and 10 tables. Submitted to ApJ
Subjects: astro-ph.CO, astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1404.1402v1 [pdf]
Title:ALMA Observations of Warm Molecular Gas and Cold Dust in NGC 34
Authors: C. K. Xu, C. Cao, N. Lu, Y. Gao, P. Van Der Werf, A. S. Evans, J. M. Mazzarella, J. Chu, S. Haan, T. Diaz-Santos, R. Meijerink, Y. -H. Zhao, P. Appleton, L. Armus, V. Charmandaris, S. Lord, E. J. Murphy, D. B. Sanders, B. Schulz, S. Stierwalt
Comments: 10 pages, 13 figures, accepted for publication in Astrophysical Journal
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1404.1384v1 [pdf]
Title:The MUSIC of CLASH: predictions on the concentration-mass relation
Authors: M. Meneghetti, E. Rasia, J. Vega, J. Merten, M. Postman, G. Yepes, F. Sembolini, M. Donahue, S. Ettori, K. Umetsu, I. Balestra, M. Bartelmann, N. Benitez, A. Biviano, R. Bouwens, L. Bradley, T. Broadhurst, D. Coe, N. Czakon, M. De Petris, H. Ford, C. Giocoli, S. Gottloeber, C. Grillo, L. Infante, S. Jouvel, D. Kelson, A. Koekemoer, O. Lahav, D. Lemze, E. Medezinski, P. Melchior, A. Mercurio, A. Molino, L. Moscardini, A. Monna, J. Moustakas, L. A. Moustakas, M. Nonino, J. Rhodes, P. Rosati, J. Sayers, S. Seitz, W. Zheng, A. Zitrin
Comments: 21 pages, 16 figures, 3 tables, submitted to ApJ
Subjects: astro-ph.CO
arXiv:1404.0831v1 [pdf]
Title:Direct detection of exoplanets in the 3 -- 10 micron range with E-ELT/METIS
Authors: Sascha P. Quanz, Ian Crossfield, Michael R. Meyer, Eva Schmalzl, Jenny Held
Comments: Accepted version; to appear in a revised / edited form in the International Journal of Astrobiology published by Cambridge University Press; 11 pages (incl. 3 tables, 3 figures and references) in Ap
Subjects: astro-ph.IM, astro-ph.EP
arXiv:1403.7280v1 [pdf]
Title:Detection of vibronic bands of C$_3$ in a translucent cloud towards HD 169454
Authors: M. R. Schmidt, J. Kre?owski, G. A. Galazutdinov, D. Zhao, M. A. Haddad, W. Ubachs, H. Linnartz
Comments: 15 pages, 13 figures, submitted to MNRAS
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1403.7000v1 [pdf]
Title:Diagnostics of the molecular component of PDRs with mechanical heating. II: line intensities and ratios
Authors: M. V. Kazandjian, R. Meijerink, I. Pelupessy, F. P. Israel, M. Spaans
Comments: 38 pages, to appear in A&A
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1403.7091v1 [pdf]
Title:Characterizing the V-band light-curves of hydrogen-rich type II supernovae
Authors: Joseph P. Anderson, Santiago González-Gaitán, Mario Hamuy, Claudia P. Gutiérrez, Maximilian D. Stritzinger, Felipe Olivares E., Mark M. Phillips, Steve Schulze, Roberto Antezana, Luis Bolt, Abdo Campillay, Sergio Castellón, Carlos Contreras, Thomas de Jaeger, Gastón Folatelli, Francisco Förster, Wendy L. Freedman, Luis González, Eric Hsiao, Wojtek Krzemi?ski, Kevin Krisciunas, José Maza, Patrick McCarthy, Nidia I. Morrell, Sven E. Persson, Miguel Roth, Francisco Salgado, Nicholas B. Suntzeff, Joanna Thomas-Osip
Comments: Accepted for publication in the ApJ journal. 41 pages, 34 figures and 6 tables
Subjects: astro-ph.HE, astro-ph.CO, astro-ph.SR
arXiv:1403.6832v1 [pdf]
Title:AGN Emission Line Diagnostics and the Mass-Metallicity Relation up to Redshift z~2: the Impact of Selection Effects and Evolution
Authors: Stéphanie Juneau, Frédéric Bournaud, Stéphane Charlot, Emanuele Daddi, David Elbaz, Jonathan R. Trump, Jarle Brinchmann, Mark Dickinson, Pierre-Alain Duc, Raphael Gobat, Ingrid Jean-Baptiste, Emeric Le Floc'h, M. D. Lehnert, Camilla Pacifici, Maurilio Pannella, Corentin Schreiber
Comments: Main article: 15 pages, 7 figures; Appendix: 13 pages, 11 figures. Submitted to the Astrophysical Journal, revised based on comments from the referee. Code to make empirical predictions on the BPT,
Subjects: astro-ph.GA, astro-ph.CO, astro-ph.HE
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