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Peer-reviewed Publications






  • Christodoulou, D. M., S. G. T. Laycock, and D. Kazanas, Retrograde Accretion Disks in High-Mass Be/X-ray Binaries 
  • Cohen, O., A Comparison Between Physics-based and Polytropic MHD Models for Stellar Coronae and Stellar Winds of Solar Analogs, ApJ, 835, 220, 2017.
  • Cohen, O., R. Yadav, C. Garraffo, S. Saar, S. Wolk, V. Kashyap, J. Drake, I. Pillitteri, Giant coronal loops dominate the quiescent X-ray emission in rapidly rotating stars, ApJ, 834, 14, 2017.
  • Laycock, Silas, Cappallo, Rigel, Williams, Benjamin F., Prestwich, Andrea, Binder, Breanna and Christodoulou, Dimitris M., The X-Ray Binary Population of the Nearby Dwarf Starburst Galaxy IC 10: Variable and Transient X-Ray Sources, 2017, ApJ, 836, 50
  • Laycock, Silas G. T., Christodoulou, Dimitris M., Williams, Benjamin F., Binder, Breanna, and Prestwich, Andrea, Blue Supergiant X-Ray Binaries in the Nearby Dwarf Galaxy IC 10, 2017, ApJ, 836, 51
  • Yang, J., S. G. T. Laycock, D. M. Christodoulou, S. Fingerman, M. J. Coe, and J. J. Drake, A Comprehensive Library of X-ray Pulsars in the Small Magellanic Cloud: Time Evolution of their Luminosities and Spin Periods - accessible preprint
  • Laycock, Silas G. T., From Blackbirds to Black Holes: Investigating Capture-Recapture Methods for Time Domain Astronomy, in press, New Astronomy, 2017.
  • Garraffo, C., J. Drake, and O. Cohen, The Space Weather of ProximaCentaurib, ApJ, 833, 6, 2016.
  • Geddes, G.E. Douglas, S.C. Finn, T. Cook, and S. Chakrabarti (2016), Inverting Oll83.4nm dayglow profiles using Markovchain radiative transfer, J. Geophys.Res.-Space, 121, 1-12.
  • Jabran Zahid, H., Nicholas Baeza Hochmuth, Margaret J. Geller, Ivana Damjanov, Igor Chillingarian, Fadia Salmi, Ho Seong Hwang, E+A Galaxies as a Progenitor of Massive Compact Quiescent Galaxies at 0.2<z<0.8, The Astrophysical Journal, 831:146(12pp), 2016 November 10.
  • Hong, JaeSub, Vallia Antoniou, Andreas Zezas, Frank Haberl, Jeremy J. Drake, Paul P. Plucinsky, Terrance Gaetz, Manami Sasaki, Benjamin Williams, Knox S. Long, William P. Blair, P. Frank Winkler, Nicholas J. Wright, Silas Laycock, and Andrzej Udalski, An X-Ray Pulsar in the small Magellanic Cloud Crossing the Circumstellar Disk of the Companion Disk, The Astrophysical Journal, 826:4(8pp), 2016July20, doi:10.3847/0004-637X/826/1/4
  • Chakrabarti, S., Mendillo, C.B., Cook, T.A., Martel, J.F., Finn, S.C., Howe, G.A., Hewawasam, K. and Douglas, E.S., 2016.  Planet Imaging Coronagraphic Technology Using a Reconfigurable Experimental Base (PICTURE-B): The Second in the Series of Suborbital Exoplanet Experiments, Journal of Astronomical Instrumentation, 5(01), p.1640004.
  • Howe, G.A., Hewawasam, K., Douglas, E.S., Martel, J., Li, Z., Strahler, A., Shaaf, C., Cook, T.A., Chakrabarti, Capabilities and Performance of dual-wavelength Echidna®lidar, SPIE Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, 2015.JARS-15499_online
  • Mendillo, C.B., Brown, J., Martel, J., Howe, G.A., Hewawasam, K., Finn, S.C., Cook, T.A., et al, The low-order wave front sensor for the PICTURE-C mission, SPIE Optical Engineering+Applications, pp.960519-960519.International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2015.proceedings.spiedigitallibrary.org/proceeding.aspx?articleid=2443278
  • Douglas, E.S., Hewawasam, K., Mendillo, C.B., Cahoy, K.L., Cook, T.A., Finn, S.C., Howe, G.A., et al., End-to-end simulation of high-contrast imaging systems: methods and results for the PICTURE mission family, SPIE Optical Engineering+Applications, pp. 96051A-96051A.International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2015.proceedings.spiedigitallibrary.org/proceeding.aspx?articleid=2443279
  • Laycock, Silas G.T., Cappallo, Rigel C.; Moro, Matthew J., Chandra and XMM Monitoring of the Black Hole X-ray Binary IC10X-1, 2015, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 446, 1399.
  • Castro, R.O., J.P. Trelles, “Spatial-Angular Finite Element Method for Radiative Transfer in Participating Media”, Journalof QuantitativeSpectroscopyand RadiativeTransfer(2015)Vol.157, pp.81-105http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022407315000539
  • Douglas, E.S., Martel, J., Zhan Li, Howe, G., Hewawasam, K., Marshall, R.A., Schaaf, C.L., Cook, T.A., Newnham, G.J., Strahler, A., and Chakrabarti, S., Finding Leaves in the Forest: The Dual-Wavelength Echidna Lidar, 2015, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters12(4):776–80.doi:10.1109/LGRS.2014.2361812.http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015IGRSL..12..776D
  • Laycock, S., Cappallo, R., Oram, K., Balchunas, A., “Atransient Supergiant X-­‐ray Bunary in IC10.  AnExtragalacticSFXT?” 2014, The Astrophysical Journal, 789, 64.http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...789...64L
  • Trelles, J.P., S.M. Modir Khazeni, “Variational Multiscale Method for Nonequilibrium Plasma Flows”, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanicsand Engineering(2014), 282, 87-131.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0045782514003107
  • Hicks, B., S. Chakrabarti, T.Cook, “Interferometric nulling limits with tip-­‐tilt-­‐pist on deformable mirrors and a pin hole spatial filter array, ”Optics Express, 2014. astronomical telescopes.spiedigitallibrary.org/article.aspx?articleid=1921092
  • Pallamraju, D., Jeffrey Baumgardner, Ravindra P. Singh, FazlulI. Laskar, Christopher Mendillo, Timothy Cook, SeanLockwood, R.Narayanan, TarunK.Pant, and Supriya Chakrabarti.  Daytime wave characteristics in the mesosphere lower thermosphere region: Results from the balloon-­‐borne investigations of regional-­‐atmospheric dynamics (bird) experiment.Journal of Geophysical Research:  Space Physics, 2229-­‐2242, 2014.http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014JGRA..119.2229P
  • Cook.T., Anamorphic integral field spectrometer for diffuse ultraviolet astronomy.Ap. Opt., 52:8765, December2013.http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2013ApOpt..52.8765C
  • Hicks, B.A., M.E. Danowski, J.F.Martel, and T.A.Cook.High etendue UV camera for simultaneous four-­‐color imaging on a single detector. Ap.Opt., 52:5194, July 2013. http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2013ApOpt..52.5194H
  • Pallamraju, D., F.I. Laskar, R.P. Singh, J.  Baumgardner and S. Chakrabarti, “MISE: A Multiwavelength Imaging Spectrograph using Echellegrating for day time optical aeronomy investigations”, J. Atmos. & Sol. Terr. Phys., 103, 176, 2013. http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2013JASTP.103..176P
  • Laskar, F.I., D. Pallamraju, T.V. Lakshmi, M.A. Reddy, B.M. Pathan, and S. Chakrabarti, “Investigations on vertical coupling of atmospheric regions using combined multiwavelength optical dayglow, magnetic, and radio measurements”, J. Geophys. Res. Space Physics, 118, 4618–4627, doi:10.1002/jgra.50426, 2013.http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2013JGRA..118.4618L

Non-­refereed Publications

  • Zhan Li, Alan Strahler, Crystal Schaaf, Glenn Howe, Jason Martel, Kuravi Hewawasam, Ewan Douglas, Supriya Chakrabarti, Timothy Cook, Ian Paynter, Edward Saenz, Zhuosen Wang, Xiaoyuan Yang, Curtis Woodcock, David Jupp, Michael Schaefer, Darius Culvenor, Glenn Newnham, and Jenny Lovell. Effective area indexes and angle distributions of leafy and woody components of forests from dual-­‐wavelength terrestrial lidar scanning data.In Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium(IGARSS), 2014 IEEE International, 2014.
  • Ian Paynter, Zhan Li, Crystal Schaaf, Alan Strahler, Edward Saenz, Francesco Peri, GlennHowe, Kuravi Hewawasam, Jason Martel, Ewan Douglas, Supriya Chakrabarti, Timothy Cook, Zhousen Wang, Yan Liu, Shabnam Rouhani, Angel Erb, Michael Schaefer, Glenn Newnham, David Jupp, Janvan Aardt, David Kelbe, Paul Romanczyk, Kerry Cawse-­‐Nicholson, Jason Faulring, Thomas Kampe, Keith Krause, Nathan Leisso, John Armston, Stuart Phinn, Jasmine Muir, and Darius Culvenor.  Augmenting full-­‐wave form dual-­‐wavelength echidna lidar(dwel) with highly-­‐portable canopy biomasslidar(cbl) for forestry assessment and satellite validation. In Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium(IGARSS), 2014 IEEE International, 2014.
  • D. Pallamraju, S. Chakrabarti, J. Baumgardner, R.Singh, F. Laskar, C. Mendillo, T.A. Cook, S. Lockwood, R. Narayanan, and T.Pant.  Daytime wave characteristics in the lower thermosphere as obtained from the Balloon-­‐borne investigation of Regional Atmospheric Dynamics(BIRD) experiment.  In18thNationalSpaceScienceSymposium, volume submitted, 2014.
  • B. Hicks, K. Oram, N. Lewis, C. Mendillo, P. Bierden, T. Cook, S. Chakrabarti, “Direct imaging of exoplanetary systems with amonolithic multi spectral camera, ”Proc. SPIE8864, 2013.