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Bibliographia Humboldtiana

I. Publications by Humboldt Research Fellows from abroad in 2015

Astronomy, astrophysics

Bambi, Prof. Dr. Cosimo

Fudan University, People's Republic of China
Field of research: Astrophysics
Host: Prof. Dr. Konstantinos Kokkotas Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen
  • Nan Lin, Naoki Tsukamoto, Masoumeh Ghasemi-Nodehi, Cosimo Bambi: A parametrization to test black hole candidates with the spectrum of thin disks. In: Eur. Phys. J. C. 75, 2015, p. 599.

  • Guancheng Pei, Cosimo Bambi: Scattering of particles by deformed non-rotating black holes. In: Eur. Phys. J. C . 75, 2015, p. 560.

  • Cosimo Bambi, Masoumeh Ghasemi-Nodehi, Diego Rubiera-Garcia: Modified gravity in three dimensional metric-affine scenarios. In: Phys. Rev. D. 92, 2015, p. 044016.

Eerten, Dr. Hendrik Jan

New York University, United States of America
Field of research: Physics of non-thermal radiation sources
Host: Dr. Jochen Greiner Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik
  • Bin-Bin Zhang, Hendrik van Eerten, David Burrows, Geoffrey Ryan, Philip Evans, Judith Racusin, Eleonora Troja, Andrew MacFadyen: An analysis of Chandra deep follow-up gamma-ray bursts: implications for off-axis jets. In: Astrophysical Journal. 806, 2015, p. 15 [gamma-ray bursts: general, methods: numerical].

  • Geoffrey Ryan, Hendrik van Eerten, Andrew MacFadyen, Bin-Bin Zhang: Gamma-ray bursts are observed off-axis. In: Astrophysical Journal. 799, 2015, p. 3.

  • Hoi-Fung Yu, Jochen Greiner, Hendrik van Eerten, Michael Burgess, Narayana Bhat, Michael Briggs, Valerie Connaughton, Roland Diehl, Adam Goldstein, David Gruber, Peter Jenke, Andreas von Kienlin, Chryssa Kouveliotou, William Paciesas, Veronique Pelassa, Robert Preece, Oliver Roberts, Bin-Bin Zhang: Synchrotron cooling in energetic gamma-ray bursts observed by the Fermi gamma-ray burst monitor. In: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 573, 2015, p. A81.

  • Hendrik van Eerten: Simulation and physical model based gamma-ray burst afterglow analysis. In: Journal of High Energy Astrophysics. 7, 2015, p. 23.

  • Jochen Greiner, Paolo Mazzali, Alexander Kann, Thomas Kruehler, Elena Pian, Simon Prentice, Felipe Olivares, Andrea Rossi, Sylvio Klose, Stefan Taubenberger, Fabian Knust, Paulo Afonso, Chris Ashall, Jan Bolmer, Corentin Delvaux, Roland Diehl, Jonathan Elliott, Robert FIlgas, Johan Fynbo, John Graham, Ana Nicuesa Guelbenzu, Shiho Kobayashi, Giorgos Leloudas, Sandra Savaglio, Patricia Schady, Sebastian Schmidl, Tassilo Schweyer, Vladimir Sudilovsky, Mohit Tanga, Adria Updike, Hendrik van Eerten, Karla Varela: A very luminous magnetar-powered supernova associated with an ultra-long gamma-ray burst. In: Nature Letters. 523, 2015, p. 189 - 192.

  • Hoi-Fung Yu, Hendrik van Eerten, Jochen Greiner, Re'em Sari, Narayana Bhat, Andreas von Kienlin, William Paciesas, Robert Preece: The sharpness of gamma-ray burst prompt emission. In: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 583, 2015, p. A129 [gamma rays: stars, gamma-ray bursts: general, radiation mechanisms: non-thermal, radiation mechanisms: thermal, methods: data analysis].

Hoang, Dr. Thiem

University of Toronto, Canada
Field of research: Astrophysics
Host: Prof. Dr. Luciano Rezzolla Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main
  • Thiem Hoang, A. Lazarian, B-G Andersson: Modelling grain alignment by radiative torques and hydrogen formation torques in reflection nebula. In: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 448, 2015, p. 1178 - 1198.

  • Thiem Hoang, A. Lazarian, and R. Schlickeiser: On origin and destruction of relativistic dust and implications for ultrahigh energy cosmic rays . In: The Astrophysical Journal. 806, 2015, p. 1 - 25.

  • A Lazarian, B-G Andersson, Thiem Hoang: Grain alignment: Role of radiative torques and paramagnetic relaxation. In: Polarimetry of Stars and Planetary Systems. (Ed. Ludmilla Kolokolova, James Hough, Anny-Chantal Levasseur-Regourd) England: Cambridge University Press, 2015, p. 81 - 107.

Langer, Prof. Dr. Norbert

Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Germany
Field of research: Astrophysics
Host: Prof. Dr. Jürgen Fohrmann Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
  • Grassitelli, L., Fossati, L., Sim´on-Di´az, S., Langer, N., Castro, N., Sanyal: Observational Consequences of Turbulent Pressure in the Envelopes of Massive Stars. In: The Astrophysical Journal. 808, 2015, p. L31.

  • Moriya, T. J., Liu, Z.-W., Mackey, J., Chen, T.-W., Langer, N.: Revealing the binary origin of Type Ic superluminous supernovae through nebular hydrogen emission. In: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 584, 2015, p. L5.

  • Grassitelli, L., Fossati, L., Langer, N., Miglio, A., Istrate, A. G., Sanyal, D.: Relating turbulent pressure and macroturbulence across the HR diagram with a possible link to γ Doradus stars. In: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 584, 2015, p. L2.

  • Neilson, H. R., Izzard, R. G., Langer, N., Ignace, R.: The strange evolution of the Large Magellanic Cloud Cepheid OGLE-LMC-CEP1812. In: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 581, 2015, p. L1.

  • Hubrig, S., Sch¨oller, M., Fossati, L., Morel, T., Castro, N., Oskinova, L. M., Przybilla, N., Eikenberry, S. S., Nieva, M.-F., Langer, N.: B fields in OB stars (BOB): FORS 2 spectropolarimetric follow-up of the two rare rigidly rotating magnetosphere stars HD 23478 and HD 345439. In: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 578, 2015, p. L3.

  • Moriya, T. J., Sanyal, D., Langer, N.: Extended supernova shock breakout signals from inflated stellar envelopes. In: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 575, 2015, p. L10.

  • Petermann, I., Langer, N., Castro, N., Fossati, L.: Blue supergiants as descendants of magnetic main sequence stars. In: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 584, 2015, p. A54.

  • Howarth, I.D., Dufton, P.L., Dunstall, P.R., Evans, C.J., Almeida, L.A., Bonanos, A.Z., Clark, J.S., Langer, N., Sana, H., Sim´on-D´ıaz, S., Soszy´nski, I., and Taylor, W.D.: The VLT-FLAMES Tarantula Survey. XXIII. Two massive double-lined binaries in 30 Doradus. In: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 582, 2015, p. A73.

  • Fossati, L., Castro, N., Sch¨oller, M., Hubrig, S., Langer, N., Morel, T., Briquet, M., Herrero, A., Przybilla, N., Sana, H., Schneider, F.R.N., de Koter, A.: B fields in OB stars (BOB): Low-resolution FORS2 spectropolarimetry of the first sample of 50 massive stars. In: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 582, 2015, p. A45.

  • Mackey, J., Castro, N., Fossati, L., Langer, N.: Cold gas in hot star clusters: the wind from the red supergiant W26 in Westerlund 1. In: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 582, 2015, p. A24.

  • Tramper, F., Straal, S. M., Sanyal, D., Sana, H., de Koter, A., Gr¨afener, G., Langer, N., Vink, J. S., de Mink, S. E., Kaper, L.: Massive stars on the verge of exploding: the properties of oxygen sequenceWolf-Rayet stars. In: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 581, 2015, p. A110.

  • Castro, N., Castro, N., Fossati, L., Hubrig, S., Sim´on-D´ıaz, S., Sch¨oller, M., Ilyin, I., Carrol, T.A., Langer, N.,Morel, T., Schneider, F.R.N., Przybilla, N., Herrero, A., de Koter, A., Oskinova, L.M., Reisenegger, A., Sana, H.: B fields in OB stars (BOB). Detection of a strong magnetic field in the O9.7 V star HD 54879. In: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 581, 2015, p. A81.

  • Sz´ecsi, D., Langer, N., Yoon, S.-C., Sanyal, D., de Mink, S., Evans, C. J., Dermine, T.: Low-metallicity massive single stars with rotation. Evolutionary models applicable to I Zwicky 18. In: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 581, 2015, p. A15.

  • Dunstall, P. R., Dufton, P. L., Sana, H., Evans, C. J., Howarth, I. D., Sim´on-D´ıaz, S., de Mink, S. E., Langer, N., Ma´ız Apell´aniz, J., Taylor, W. D.: The VLT-FLAMES Tarantula Survey. XXII. Multiplicity properties of the B-type stars. In: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 580, 2015, p. A93.

  • Ram´ırez-Agudelo, O.H., Sana, H., deMink, S.E., H´enault-Brunet, V., de Koter, A., Langer, N., Tramper, F., Gr¨afener, G., Evans, C.J., Vink, J.S., Dufton, P.L., and Taylor,W.D.: The VLT-FLAMES Tarantula Survey. XXI. Stellar spin rates of O-type spectroscopic binaries. In: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 580, 2015, p. A92.

  • Sanyal, D., Grassitelli, L., Langer, N., Bestenlehner, J. M.: Massive main-sequence stars evolving at the Eddington limit. In: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 580, 2015, p. A20.

  • Clark, J.S., Bartlett, E.S., Broos, P.S., Townsley, L.K., Taylor, W.D., Walborn, N.R., Bird, A.J., Sana, H., de Mink, S.E., Dufton, P.L., Evans, C.J., Langer, N., Ma´ız Apell´aniz, J., Schneider, F.R.N., and Soszy´nski, I.: The VLT-FLAMES Tarantula survey. XX. The nature of the X-ray bright emission-line star VFTS 399. In: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 579, 2015, p. A131.

  • McEvoy, C.M., Dufton, P.L., Evans, C.J., Kalari, V.M., Markova, N., Sim´on-D´ıaz, S., Vink, J.S., Walborn, N.R., Crowther, P.A., de Koter, A., de Mink, S.E., Dunstall, P.R., H´enault-Brunet, V., Herrero, A., Langer, N., Lennon, D.J., Ma´ız Apell´aniz, J., Najarro, F., Puls, J., Sana, H., Schneider, F.R.N., and Taylor, W.D.: The VLT-FLAMES Tarantula Survey. XIX. B-type supergiants: Atmospheric parameters and nitrogen abundances to investigate the role of binarity and the width of the main sequence. In: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 575, 2015, p. A70.

  • Fossati, L., Castro, N.,Morel, T., Langer, N., Briquet,M., Carroll, T.A., Hubrig, S., Nieva, M.F., Oskinova, L.M., Przybilla, N., Schneider, F.R.N., Sch¨oller, M., Sim´on-D´ıaz, S., Ilyin, I., de Koter, A., Reisenegger, A., and Sana, H.: B fields in OB stars (BOB): on the detection of weak magnetic fields in the two early B-type stars β CMa and ǫ CMa. Possible lack of a ”magnetic desert” in massive stars. In: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 574, 2015, p. A20.

  • Neilson, H. R., Schneider, F. R. N., Izzard, R. G., Evans, N. R., Langer, N.: The occurrence of classical Cepheids in binary systems. In: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 574, 2015, p. A2.

  • K¨ohler, K., Langer, N., de Koter, A., de Mink, S.E., Crowther, P.A., Evans, C.J., Gr¨afener, G., Sana, H., Sanyal, D., Schneider, F.R.N., and Vink, J.S.: The evolution of rotating very massive stars with LMC composition. In: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 573, 2015, p. A71.

  • Moriya, T. J., Langer, N.: Pulsations of red supergiant pair-instability supernova progenitors leading to extreme mass loss. In: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 573, 2015, p. A18.

  • Mackey, J., Gvaramadze, V. V., Mohamed, S., Langer, N.: Wind bubbles within H ii regions around slowly moving stars. In: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 573, 2015, p. A10.

  • Gvaramadze, V. V., Kniazev, A. Y., Bestenlehner, J. M., Bodensteiner, J., Langer, N., Greiner, J., Grebel, E. K., Berdnikov, L. N., Beletsky, Y: The blue supergiant MN18 and its bipolar circumstellar nebula. In: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 454, 2015, p. 219 - 237.

  • Dessart, L., Hillier, D. J., Woosley, S., Livne, E., Waldman, R., Yoon, S.-C., Langer, N.: Radiative-transfer models for supernovae IIb/Ib/Ic from binary-star progenitors. In: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 453, 2015, p. 2189 - 2213.

  • Tauris, T. M., Langer, N., Podsiadlowski, P.: Ultra-stripped supernovae: progenitors and fate. In: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 451, 2015, p. 2123 - 2144.

  • Meyer, D. M.-A., Langer, N., Mackey, J., Vel´azquez, P. F., Gusdorf, A.: Asymmetric supernova remnants generated by Galactic, massive runaway stars. In: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 450, 2015, p. 3080 - 3100.

  • Mitchell, J. P., Braithwaite, J., Reisenegger, A., Spruit, H., Valdivia, J. A., Langer, N.: Instability of magnetic equilibria in barotropic stars. In: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 447, 2015, p. 1213 - 1223.

  • Almeida, L.A., Sana, H., de Mink, S.E., Tramper, F., Soszy´nski, I., Langer, N., Barb´a, R.H., Cantiello, M., Damineli, A., de Koter, A., Garcia, M., Gr¨afener, G., Herrero, A., Howarth, I.,Ma´ız Apell´aniz, J., Norman, C., Ram´ırez-Agudelo, O.H., and Vink, J.S.: Discovery of the Massive Overcontact Binary VFTS352: Evidence for Enhanced Internal Mixing. In: The Astrophysical Journal. 812, 2015, p. 102.

  • Paxton, B., Marchant, P., Schwab, J., Bauer, E.B., Bildsten, L., Cantiello, M., Dessart, L., Farmer, R., Hu, H., Langer, N., Townsend, R.H.D., Townsley, D.M., and Timmes, F.X.: Modules for Experiments in Stellar Astrophysics (MESA): Binaries, Pulsations, and Explosions. In: The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series. 220, 2015, p. 15.

Mackey, Dr. Jonathan

Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, Ireland
Field of research: Physics of interstellar matter and nebula
Host: Prof. Dr. Norbert Langer Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
  • Jonathan Mackey, Vasilii V. Gvaramadze, Shazrene Mohamed, Norbert Langer, : Wind bubbles within H II regions around slowly moving stars. In: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 573, 2015, p. A10 [Astrophysics hydrodynamics radiative transfer stars: winds, outflows].

Morin, Dr. Julien

Universite de Montpellier II (des Sciences et Techniques du Languedoc), France
Field of research: Astrophysics
Host: Dr. Ansgar Reiners Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • Sudeshna Boro Saikia, Sandra Jeffers, Pascal Petit, Stephen Marsden, Julien Morin, Colin Folsom: Variable magnetic field geometry of the young sun HN Pegasi (HD 206860). In: Astronomy & Astrophysics. 573, 2015, p. 17 [astrophysics, stars: magnetic field, stars: solar-type, stars: imaging, stars: individual: HN Peg, techniques: polarimetric, stars: activity].

Passy, Dr. Jean-Claude

Max-Planck-Institut für Intelligente Systeme, Germany
Field of research: Astrophysics
Host: Prof. Dr. Norbert Langer Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
  • Richard J. Stancliffe, Luca Fossati, Jean-Claude Passy, Fabian R. N. Schneider: Confronting uncertainties in stellar physics: calibrating convective overshooting with eclipsing binaries. In: Astronomy & Astrophysics. 575, 2015, [stars: evolution, binaries: eclipsing, stars: interiors, stars: low-mass].

  • Douchin, Dimitri; De Marco, Orsola; Frew, D. J.; Jacoby, G. H.; Jasniewicz, G.; Fitzgerald, M.; Passy, Jean-Claude; Harmer, D.; Hillwig, Todd; Moe, Maxwell: The binary fraction of planetary nebula central stars - II. A larger sample and improved technique for the infrared excess search. In: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 448, 2015, [techniques: photometric, surveys, binaries: general, stars: evolution, stars: statistics, planetary nebulae: general].

Popovic, Prof. Dr. Luka C.

Astronomical Observatory of Belgrade, Serbia
Field of research: Astrophysics
Host: Prof. Dr. J. Anton Zensus Max-Planck-Institut für Radioastronomie
  • Afanasiev, Victor L.; Popović, Luka Č.: Polarization in Lines—A New Method for Measuring Black Hole Masses in Active Galaxies. In: The Astrophysical Journal Letters. 800, 2015, p. L35, 4 pp. [ line: profiles, polarization, quasars: supermassive black holes].

  • Kovačević-Dojčinović, Jelena; Popović, Luka Č.: The Connections Between the UV and Optical Fe ii Emission Lines in Type 1 AGNs. In: The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series. 221, 2015, p. id. 35, 20 pp. [ galaxies: active, quasars: emission lines].

Sagar, Prof. Dr. Ram

Indian Institute of Astrophysics, India
Field of research: Stellar physics
Host: Prof. Dr. Klaas S. De Boer Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
  • Ram Sagar, U.C. Dumka, M. Naja, N. Singh and V. Phanikumar : ARIES, NAINITAL: A STRATEGICALLY IMPORTANT LOCATION FOR CLIMATE CHANGE STUDIES IN THE CENTRAL GANGETIC HIMALAYAN REGION. In: Current Science . 109, 2015, p. 703 - 715 [Atmospheric science].

Savolainen, Dr. Tuomas K.

Aalto University, Finland
Field of research: Radioastronomy
Host: Prof. Dr. J. Anton Zensus Max-Planck-Institut für Radioastronomie
  • Daniel C. Homan, Matthew L. Lister, Yuri Y. Kovalev, Alexander B. Pushkarev, Tuomas K. Savolainen, Kenneth I. Kellermann, Joseph L. Richards, Eduardo Ros: MOJAVE. XII. Acceleration and Collimation of Blazar Jets on Parsec Scales. In: The Astrophysical Journal. 798, 2015, p. 134.

Strauss, Dr. Roelf Du Toit

North West University (Potchefstroom Campus), South Africa
Field of research: Astrophysics
Host: Dr. Horst Fichtner Ruhr-Universität Bochum
  • Roelf Du Toit Strauss, Horst Fichtner: On Aspects Pertaining to the Perpendicular Diffusion of Solar Energetic Particles. In: The Astrophysical Journal. 801, 2015, p. 29 - 29 [diffusion; interplanetary medium; Sun: heliosphere; Sun: particle emission].

Wu, Dr. Xufen


Field of research: Astronomy
Host: Prof. Dr. Pavel Kroupa Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
  • Xufen Wu, Pavel Kroupa: Galactic rotation curves, the baryon-to-dark-halo-mass relation and space–time scale invariance. In: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 446, 2015, p. 330 - 344 [gravitation – galaxies: general – galaxies: kinematics and dynamics – galaxies: stellar content.].