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Vibrational signature of a single water molecule adsorbed on Pt(111): toward a reliable anharmonic description (2015)
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Benoit, D. M. (2015). Vibrational signature of a single water molecule adsorbed on Pt(111): toward a reliable anharmonic description. The journal of physical chemistry. A, 119(47), 11583-11590. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpca.5b08543

In this study, we present a thorough benchmarking of our direct anharmonic vibrational variation-perturbation approach for adsorbed molecules on surfaces. We then use our method to describe the vibrational structure of a water molecule adsorbed on a... Read More about Vibrational signature of a single water molecule adsorbed on Pt(111): toward a reliable anharmonic description.

The first direct measurement of ¹²C (¹²C,n) ²³Mg at stellar energies (2015)
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Bucher, B., Tang, X. D., Fang, X., Heger, A., Alamaraz-Calderon, S., Alongi, A., Ayangeakaa, A. D., Beard, M., Best, A., Browne, J., Cahillane, C., Couder, M., deBoer, R. J., Kontos, A., Lamm, L., Li, Y. J., Long, A., Lu, W., Lyons, S., Notani, M., …Woosley, S. E. (2015). The first direct measurement of ¹²C (¹²C,n) ²³Mg at stellar energies. Physical review letters, 114(25), 251102. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.114.251102

Neutrons produced by the carbon fusion reaction ¹²C(¹²C,n)²³Mg play an important role in stellar nucleosynthesis. However, past studies have shown large discrepancies between experimental data and theory, leading to an uncertain cross section extrapo... Read More about The first direct measurement of ¹²C (¹²C,n) ²³Mg at stellar energies.

Carbon-rich presolar grains from massive stars : subsolar ¹²C/¹³C and ¹⁴N/¹⁵N ratios and the mystery of ¹⁵N (2015)
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Pignatari, M., Zinner, E., Hoppe, P., J. Jordan, C., K. Gibson, B., Trappitsch, R., Herwig, F., Fryer, C., Hirschi, R., & X. Timmes, F. (2015). Carbon-rich presolar grains from massive stars : subsolar ¹²C/¹³C and ¹⁴N/¹⁵N ratios and the mystery of ¹⁵N. Astrophysical journal. Letters, 808(2), L43. https://doi.org/10.1088/2041-8205/808/2/L43

Carbon-rich grains with isotopic anomalies compared to the Sun are found in primitive meteorites. They were made by stars, and carry the original stellar nucleosynthesis signature. Silicon carbide grains of Type X and C and low-density (LD) graphites... Read More about Carbon-rich presolar grains from massive stars : subsolar ¹²C/¹³C and ¹⁴N/¹⁵N ratios and the mystery of ¹⁵N.

Stripped elliptical galaxies as probes of ICM physics: I. Tails, wakes, and flow patterns in and around stripped ellipticals (2015)
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Roediger, E., Kraft, R. P., Nulsen, P. E. J., Forman, W. R., Machacek, M., Randall, S., Jones, C., Churazov, E., & Kokotanekova, R. (2015). Stripped elliptical galaxies as probes of ICM physics: I. Tails, wakes, and flow patterns in and around stripped ellipticals. The Astrophysical journal, 806(1), Article ARTN 103. https://doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/806/1/103

Elliptical cluster galaxies are progressively stripped of their atmospheres due to their motion through the intra-cluster medium (ICM). Deep X-ray observations reveal the fine-structure of the galaxy's remnant atmosphere and its gas tail and wake. Th... Read More about Stripped elliptical galaxies as probes of ICM physics: I. Tails, wakes, and flow patterns in and around stripped ellipticals.

Stripped elliptical galaxies as probes of ICM physics: II. Stirred, but mixed? Viscous and inviscid gas stripping of the Virgo elliptical M89 (2015)
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Roediger, E., Kraft, R. P., Nulsen, P. E. J., Forman, W. R., Machacek, M., Randall, S., Jones, C., Churazov, E., & Kokotanekova, R. (2015). Stripped elliptical galaxies as probes of ICM physics: II. Stirred, but mixed? Viscous and inviscid gas stripping of the Virgo elliptical M89. The Astrophysical journal, 806(1), 104. https://doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/806/1/104

Elliptical galaxies moving through the intra-cluster medium (ICM) are progressively stripped of their gaseous atmospheres. X-ray observations reveal the structure of galactic tails, wakes, and the interface between the galactic gas and the ICM. This... Read More about Stripped elliptical galaxies as probes of ICM physics: II. Stirred, but mixed? Viscous and inviscid gas stripping of the Virgo elliptical M89.

Spectroscopic signatures related to a sunquake (2015)
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Matthews, S. A., Harra, L. K., Zharkov, S., & Green, L. M. (2015). Spectroscopic signatures related to a sunquake. The Astrophysical journal, 812(1), 35. https://doi.org/10.1088/0004-637x/812/1/35

© 2015. The American Astronomical Society. All rights reserved.. The presence of flare-related acoustic emission (sunquakes (SQs)) in some flares, and only in specific locations within the flaring environment, represents a severe challenge to our cur... Read More about Spectroscopic signatures related to a sunquake.

The z < 1.2 optical luminosity function from a sample of ∼410,000 galaxies in Boötes (2015)
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Beare, R., Brown, M. J. I., Pimbblet, K., Bian, F., & Lin, Y.-T. (2015). The z < 1.2 optical luminosity function from a sample of ∼410,000 galaxies in Boötes. The Astrophysical journal, 815(2), https://doi.org/10.1088/0004-637x/815/2/94

Using a sample of ~410,000 galaxies to a depth of IAB=24 over 8.26 deg2 in the Boötes field (~10 times larger than the z~1 luminosity function (LF) studies in the prior literature), we have accurately measured the evolving B-band LF of red galaxies a... Read More about The z < 1.2 optical luminosity function from a sample of ∼410,000 galaxies in Boötes.

Identification of globular cluster stars in RAVE data - I. Application to stellar parameter calibration (2015)
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Anguiano, B., Zucker, D. B., Scholz, R. D., Grebel, E. K., Seabroke, G., Kunder, A., Binney, J., McMillan, P. J., Zwitter, T., Wyse, R., Kordopatis, G., Bienaymé, O., Bland-Hawthorn, J., Boeche, C., Freeman, K. C., Gibson, B. K., Gilmore, G., Munari, U., Navarro, J., Parker, Q., …Watson, F. (2015). Identification of globular cluster stars in RAVE data - I. Application to stellar parameter calibration. Monthly notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 451(2), 1229-1246. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stv800

We present the identification of potential members of nearby Galactic globular clusters using radial velocities from the RAdial Velocity Experiment Data Release 4 (RAVE-DR4) survey data base. Our identifications are based on three globular clusters –... Read More about Identification of globular cluster stars in RAVE data - I. Application to stellar parameter calibration.

Galactic chemical evolution: Stellar yields and the initial mass function (2015)
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Mollá, M., Cavichia, O., Gavilán, M., & Gibson, B. K. (2015). Galactic chemical evolution: Stellar yields and the initial mass function. Monthly notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 451(4), 3693-3708. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stv1102

We present a set of 144 Galactic chemical evolution models applied to a Milky Way analogue, computed using four sets of low+intermediate star nucleosynthetic yields, six massive star yield compilations, and six functional forms for the initial mass f... Read More about Galactic chemical evolution: Stellar yields and the initial mass function.

Mn abundances in the stars of the Galactic disc with metallicities -1.0 < [Fe/H] < 0.3 (2015)
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Mishenina, T., Gorbaneva, T. I., Pignatari, M., Thielemann, F.-K., & Korotin, S. (2015). Mn abundances in the stars of the Galactic disc with metallicities -1.0 < [Fe/H] < 0.3. Monthly notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 454(2), 1585-1594. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stv2038

In this work we present and discuss the observations of the Mn abundances for 247 FGK dwarfs, located in the Galactic disc with metallicity -1 < [Fe/H]< +0.3. The observed stars belong to the substructures of the Galaxy thick and thin discs, and to t... Read More about Mn abundances in the stars of the Galactic disc with metallicities -1.0 < [Fe/H] < 0.3.

The sensitivity of harassment to orbit: Mass loss from early-type dwarfs in galaxy clusters (2015)
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Smith, R., Sánchez-Janssen, R., Beasley, M. A., Candlish, G. N., Gibson, B. K., Puzia, T. H., Janz, J., Knebe, A., Aguerri, J. A., Lisker, T., Hensler, G., Fellhauer, M., Ferrarese, L., & Yi, S. K. (2015). The sensitivity of harassment to orbit: Mass loss from early-type dwarfs in galaxy clusters. Monthly notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 454(3), 2502-2516. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stv2082

We conduct a comprehensive numerical study of the orbital dependence of harassment on early-type dwarfs consisting of 168 different orbits within a realistic, Virgo-like cluster, varying in eccentricity and pericentre distance. We find harassment is... Read More about The sensitivity of harassment to orbit: Mass loss from early-type dwarfs in galaxy clusters.

Galactic evolution of rapid neutron capture process abundances: The inhomogeneous approach (2015)
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Wehmeyer, B., Pignatari, M., & Thielemann, F.-K. (2015). Galactic evolution of rapid neutron capture process abundances: The inhomogeneous approach. Monthly notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 452(2), 1970-1981. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stv1352

For the origin of heavy r-process elements, different sources have been proposed, e.g., core-collapse supernovae or neutron star mergers. Old metal-poor stars carry the signature of the astrophysical source(s). Among the elements dominantly made by t... Read More about Galactic evolution of rapid neutron capture process abundances: The inhomogeneous approach.

Shapley Supercluster Survey: Construction of the photometric catalogues and i-band data release (2015)
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Mercurio, A., Merluzzi, P., Busarello, G., Grado, A., Limatola, L., Haines, C. P., Brescia, M., Cavuoti, S., Dopita, M., Dall'Ora, M., Capaccioli, M., Napolitano, N., & Pimbblet, K. A. (2015). Shapley Supercluster Survey: Construction of the photometric catalogues and i-band data release. Monthly notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 453(4), 3685-3698. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stv1905

The Shapley Supercluster Survey is a multi-wavelength survey covering an area of ∼23 deg² (∼260 Mpc² at z = 0.048) around the supercluster core, including nine Abell and two poor clusters, having redshifts in the range 0.045–0.050. The survey aims to... Read More about Shapley Supercluster Survey: Construction of the photometric catalogues and i-band data release.

The frequency of anomalously red galaxies in SDSS clusters (2014)
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Shearman, O., & Pimbblet, K. A. (2014). The frequency of anomalously red galaxies in SDSS clusters. Publications / Astronomical Society of Australia, 31, Article ARTN e038. https://doi.org/10.1017/pasa.2014.34

We present a systematic photometric search for spectroscopically confirmed anomalously red galaxies members of 748 low redshift clusters between 0.03 < z < 0.17 from the SDSS-C4 cluster catalogue (Miller et al. 2005). For each cluster we spectroscopi... Read More about The frequency of anomalously red galaxies in SDSS clusters.

The influence of red spiral galaxies on the shape of the local K-band luminosity function (2015)
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Bonne, N. J., Brown, M. J. I., Jones, H., & Pimbblet, K. A. (2015). The influence of red spiral galaxies on the shape of the local K-band luminosity function. The Astrophysical journal, 799(2), Article ARTN 160. https://doi.org/10.1088/0004-637x/799/2/160

We have determined K-band luminosity functions for 13,325 local universe galaxies as a function of morphology and color (for Ktot ≤ 10.75). Our sample is drawn from the Two Micron All Sky Survey Extended Source Catalog, with all sample galaxies havin... Read More about The influence of red spiral galaxies on the shape of the local K-band luminosity function.

The clustering and halo masses of star-forming galaxies at z<1 (2014)
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Dolley, T., Brown, M. J. I., Weiner, B. J., Brodwin, M., Kochanek, C. S., Pimbblet, K. A., Palamara, D. P., Jannuzi, B. T., Dey, A., Atlee, D. W., & Beare, R. (2014). The clustering and halo masses of star-forming galaxies at z

We present clustering measurements and halo masses of star-forming galaxies at 0.2 < z < 1.0. After excluding active galactic nuclei (AGNs), we construct a sample of 22,553 24 μm sources selected from 8.42 deg2 of the Spitzer MIPS AGN and Galaxy Evol... Read More about The clustering and halo masses of star-forming galaxies at z<1.

An accurate new method of calculating absolute magnitudes and K-corrections applied to the Sloan filter set (2014)
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Beare, R., Brown, M. J. I., & Pimbblet, K. (2014). An accurate new method of calculating absolute magnitudes and K-corrections applied to the Sloan filter set. The Astrophysical journal, 797(2), Article ARTN 104. https://doi.org/10.1088/0004-637x/797/2/104

We describe an accurate new method for determining absolute magnitudes, and hence also K-corrections, that is simpler than most previous methods, being based on a quadratic function of just one suitably chosen observed color. The method relies on the... Read More about An accurate new method of calculating absolute magnitudes and K-corrections applied to the Sloan filter set.

An alternative methodology to assess the quality of empirical potentials for small gold clusters (2015)
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Mancera, L. A., & Benoit, D. M. (2015). An alternative methodology to assess the quality of empirical potentials for small gold clusters. Computational and Theoretical Chemistry, 1067(September), 24-32. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.comptc.2015.05.026

We present a methodology based on local comparisons of potential energy surfaces (PES) in order to assess the quality of empirical potentials. We compare five typical empirical potentials using a criterion that shows which of these potentials resembl... Read More about An alternative methodology to assess the quality of empirical potentials for small gold clusters.

Shapley Supercluster Survey: Galaxy evolution from filaments to cluster cores (2014)
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Merluzzi, P., Busarello, G., Haines, C. P., Mercurio, A., Okabe, N., Pimbblet, K. J., Dopita, M. A., Grado, A., Limatola, L., Bourdin, H., Mazzotta, P., Capaccioli, M., Napolitano, N. R., & Schipani, P. (2015). Shapley Supercluster Survey: Galaxy evolution from filaments to cluster cores. Monthly notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 446(1), 803-822. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stu2085

We present an overview of a multiwavelength survey of the Shapley Supercluster (SSC; z ∼ 0.05) covering a contiguous area of 260 h−2 70 Mpc² including the supercluster core. The project main aim is to quantify the influence of cluster-scale mass asse... Read More about Shapley Supercluster Survey: Galaxy evolution from filaments to cluster cores.

Galaxy And Mass Assembly (GAMA): galaxy close pairs, mergers and the future fate of stellar mass (2014)
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Robotham, A. S. G., Driver, S. P., Davies, L. J. M., Hopkins, A. M., Baldry, I. K., Agius, N. K., Bauer, A. E., Bland-Hawthorn, J., Brough, S., Brown, M. J. I., Cluver, M., De Propris, R., Drinkwater, M. J., Holwerda, B. W., Kelvin, L. S., Lara-Lopez, M. A., Liske, J., López-Sánchez, Á. R., Loveday, J., Mahajan, S., …Wilkins, S. M. (2014). Galaxy And Mass Assembly (GAMA): galaxy close pairs, mergers and the future fate of stellar mass. Monthly notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 444(4), 3986-4008. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stu1604

We use a highly complete subset of the Galaxy And Mass Assembly II (GAMA-II) redshift sample to fully describe the stellar mass dependence of close pairs and mergers between 10⁸ and 10¹² Mʘ. Using the analytic form of this fit we investigate the tota... Read More about Galaxy And Mass Assembly (GAMA): galaxy close pairs, mergers and the future fate of stellar mass.