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Recent publications by Leiden Astronomers

(20 most recent)
arXiv:1501.06039v1 [pdf]
Title:Detecting gravitational waves from mountains on neutron stars in the Advanced Detector Era
Authors: Brynmor Haskell, Maxim Priymak, Alessandro Patruno, Manuel Oppenoorth, Andrew Melatos, Paul Lasky
Comments: submitted to MNRAS
Subjects: astro-ph.SR, gr-qc
arXiv:1501.05954v1 [pdf]
Title:Space Telescope and Optical Reverberation Mapping Project. I. Ultraviolet Observations of the Seyfert 1 Galaxy NGC 5548 with the Cosmic Origins Spectrograph on Hubble Space Telescope
Authors: G. De Rosa, ..., J. Kaastra, ..., Y. Zu
Comments: 20 pages, 6 figures, 4 tables. See also "Space telescope and optical reverberation mapping project. II. Reverberation mapping of the accretion disk with SWIFT and HST" by R. Edelson et al
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1501.05950v1 [pdf]
Title:The contributions of matter inside and outside of haloes to the matter power spectrum
Authors: Marcel P. van Daalen, Joop Schaye
Comments: 13 pages, 9 figures. Submitted to MNRAS
Subjects: astro-ph.CO
arXiv:1501.05951v1 [pdf]
Title:Space Telescope and Optical Reverberation Mapping Project. II. Swift and HST Reverberation Mapping of the Accretion Disk of NGC 5548
Authors: R. Edelson, ..., J. Kaastra, ..., Y. Zu
Comments: See also STORM Paper I: "Space Telescope and Optical Reverberation Mapping Project. I. Ultraviolet Observations of the Seyfert 1 Galaxy NGC 5548 with the Cosmic Origins Spectrograph on Hubble Space
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1501.05652v1 [pdf]
Title:Modeling giant extrasolar ring systems in eclipse and the case of J1407b: sculpting by exomoons?
Authors: Matthew A. Kenworthy, Eric E. Mamajek
Comments: 13 pages, 6 figures, 3 tables. Accepted for publication in ApJ. Data and computer code for model at: http://github.com/mkenworthy/exorings
Subjects: astro-ph.SR, astro-ph.EP, astro-ph.IM
arXiv:1501.05111v1 [pdf]
Title:Radio-X-ray Synergy to discover and Study Jetted Tidal Disruption Events
Authors: I. Donnarumma, E. M. Rossi
Comments: Astrophysical Journal (revised version)
Subjects: astro-ph.HE
arXiv:1501.04908v1 [pdf]
Title:Euclid space mission: a cosmological challenge for the next 15 years
Authors: R. Scaramella, Y. Mellier, J. Amiaux, C. Burigana, C. S. Carvalho, J. C. Cuillandre, A. da Silva, J. Dinis, A. Derosa, E. Maiorano, P. Franzetti, B. Garilli, M. Maris, M. Meneghetti, I. Tereno, S. Wachter, L. Amendola, M. Cropper, V. Cardone, R. Massey, S. Niemi, H. Hoekstra, T. Kitching, L. Miller, T. Schrabback, E. Semboloni, A. Taylor, M. Viola, T. Maciaszek, A. Ealet, L. Guzzo, K. Jahnke, W. Percival, F. Pasian, M. Sauvage, the Euclid Collaboration
Comments: to appear in Proceedings IAU Symposium No. 306, 2014, "Statistical Challenges in 21st Century Cosmology", A.F. Heavens, J.-L. Starck & A. Krone-Martins, eds
Subjects: astro-ph.CO
arXiv:1501.04382v1 [pdf]
Title:The accretion history of dark matter halos II: The connections with the mass power spectrum and the density profile
Authors: Camila A. Correa, J. Stuart B. Wyithe, Joop Schaye, Alan R. Duffy
Comments: 19 pages, 13 figues, 3 tables. Re-submitted to MNRAS after addressing the referee report. See also the companion paper Correa et al. (2014). Code to compute halo mass histories can be found at http
Subjects: astro-ph.CO
arXiv:1501.04632v1 [pdf]
Title:Galaxies that Shine: radiation-hydrodynamical simulations of disk galaxies
Authors: Joakim Rosdahl, Joop Schaye, Romain Teyssier, Oscar Agertz
Comments: 28 pages, 26 figures, submitted to MNRAS
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1501.03723v1 [pdf]
Title:The Atlas3D Project - XXX. Star formation histories and stellar population scaling relations of early-type galaxies
Authors: Richard M. McDermid, Katherine Alatalo, Leo Blitz, Frederic Bournaud, Martin Bureau, Michele Cappellari, Alison F. Crocker, Roger L. Davies, Timothy A. Davis, P. T. de Zeeuw, Pierre-Alain Duc, Eric Emsellem, Sadegh Khochfar, Davor Krajnovic, Harald Kuntschner, Raffaella Morganti, Thorsten Naab, Tom Oosterloo, Marc Sarzi, Nicholas Scott, Paolo Serra, Anne-Marie Weijmans, Lisa M. Young
Comments: 33 pages, 18 figures, 5 tables. Accepted for publication in MNRAS. Full length tables available at http://www.purl.org/atlas3d
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1501.03681v1 [pdf]
Title:[OI]63micron jets in class 0 sources detected by Herschel
Authors: B. Nisini, G. Santangelo, T. Giannini, S. Antoniucci, S. Cabrit, C. Codella, C. J. Davis, J. Eisloeffel, L. Kristensen, G. Herczeg, D. Neufeld, E. F. van Dishoeck
Comments: 37 pages and 12 figures, accepted for publication on Astrophysical Journal
Subjects: astro-ph.SR
arXiv:1501.03259v1 [pdf]
Title:APEX-CHAMP+ high-J CO observations of low-mass young stellar objects: IV. Mechanical and radiative feedback
Authors: Umut A. Yildiz, Lars E. Kristensen, Ewine F. van Dishoeck, Michiel R. Hogerheijde, Agata Karska, Arnaud Belloche, Akira Endo, Wilfred Frieswijk, Rolf Güsten, Tim A. van Kempen, Silvia Leurini, Zsofia Nagy, Juan-Pablo Pérez-Beaupuits, Christophe Risacher, Nienke van der Marel, Reinout J. van Weeren, Friedrich Wyrowski
Comments: 30 pages with Appendix, Accepted by Astronomy & Astrophysics
Subjects: astro-ph.SR
arXiv:1501.03101v1 [pdf]
Title:The formation of the solar system
Authors: S. Pfalzner, M. B. Davies, M. Gounelle, A. Johansen, C. Muenker, P. Lacerda, S. Portegies Zwart, L. Testi, M. Trieloff, D. Veras
Comments: 36 pages, 7 figures, invited review in Physica Scripta
Subjects: astro-ph.EP, astro-ph.GA, astro-ph.SR
arXiv:1501.02985v1 [pdf]
Title:The Herschel Comprehensive (U)LIRG Emission Survey (HerCULES): CO Ladders, fine structure lines, and neutral gas cooling
Authors: M. J. F. Rosenberg, P. P. van der Werf, S. Aalto, L. Armus, V. Charmandaris, T. Díaz-Santos, A. S. Evans, J. Fischer, Y. Gao, E. González-Alfonso, T. R. Greve, A. I. Harris, C. Henkel, F. P. Israel, K. G. Isaak, C. Kramer, R. Meijerink, D. A. Naylor, D. B. Sanders, H. A. Smith, M. Spaans, L. Spinoglio, G. J. Stacey, I. Veenendaal, S. Veilleux, F. Walter, A. Weiß, M. C. Wiedner, M. H. D. van der Wiel, E. M. Xilouris
Comments: No journal ref found
Subjects: astro-ph.GA
arXiv:1501.03172v1 [pdf]
Title:Kinematic and Spatial Substructure in NGC 2264\footnotemark
Authors: John J. Tobin, Lee Hartmann, Gabor Furesz, Wen-Hsin Hsu, Mario Mateo
Comments: Accepted to AJ. 38 pages, 5 Figures 3 Tables
Subjects: astro-ph.SR
arXiv:1501.03168v1 [pdf]
Title:Complex organic molecules in organic-poor massive young stellar objects
Authors: Edith C. Fayolle, Karin I. Öberg, Robin T. Garrod, Ewine F. van Dishoeck, Suzanne E. Bisschop
Comments: Accepted for publication by A&A, 28 pages in referee format, 12 figures
Subjects: astro-ph.SR
arXiv:1501.02819v1 [pdf]
Title:The fate of supernova remnants near quiescent supermassive black holes
Authors: Alex Rimoldi, Elena M. Rossi, Tsvi Piran, Simon Portegies Zwart
Comments: 20 pages, 13 figures, accepted for publication in MNRAS
Subjects: astro-ph.HE
arXiv:1501.02256v1 [pdf]
Title:A bimodal dust grain distribution in the IC 434 HII region
Authors: B. B. Ochsendorf, A. G. G. M. Tielens
Comments: 18 pages, 10 figures, proposed for acceptance in A&A
Subjects: astro-ph.GA, astro-ph.SR
arXiv:1501.01820v1 [pdf]
Title:Search for methylamine in high mass hot cores
Authors: N. F. W. Ligterink, E. D. Tenenbaum, E. F. van Dishoeck
Comments: 14 pages, 5 figures, accepted for publication in A&A
Subjects: astro-ph.SR
arXiv:1501.01980v1 [pdf]
Title:Spatially adaptive radiation-hydrodynamical simulations of galaxy formation during cosmological reionization
Authors: Andreas H. Pawlik, Joop Schaye, Claudio Dalla Vecchia
Comments: 22 pages, 10 figures, submitted to MNRAS, comments welcome
Subjects: astro-ph.CO, astro-ph.GA