BU Publications from the LDT

Publications based on observations conducted at the LDT by Boston University researchers and collaborators. BU PhD Students indicated in bold red (with a redS superscript), non-BU PhD students indicated in bold green (with a greenN superscript), and BU undergraduates in bold purple (with purpleU superscript). BU faculty, postdocs, and scientists are in bold blue (and blueB superscript). BU PhD Dissertations using LDT data are indicated by bold red titles (and redD superscipts).

2021

“Protoplanetary Disk Evolution: from Inner Disk Accretion to Outer Disk Dust Evolution,”D Grant, S.L.S 2021, PhD, Boston University, OpenBU, awaiting deposit

Measuring the density structure of an accretion hot spot,” Espaillat, C.C.B, Robinson, C.E., Romanova, M.M., Thanathibodee, T.B, Wendeborn, J.S, Calvet, N., Reynolds, M., & Muzerolle, J. 2021, Nature, 597, 7874, 41, doi:10.1038/s41586-021-03751-5

Recurring Planetary Debris Transits and Circumstellar Gas around White Dwarf ZTF J0328-1219,Vanderbosch, Z.P. , Rappaport, S., Guidry, J.A.S, Gary, B.L., Blouin, S., Kaye, T.G., Weinberger, A.J., Melis, C., Klein, B.L., Zuckerman, B., Vanderburg, A., Hermes, J.J.B, Hegedus, R.J., Burleigh, M.R., Sefako, R., Worters, H.L., & Heintz, T.M.S 2021, ApJ, 917, 41. doi: 10.3847/1538-4357/ac0822

I Spy Transits and Pulsations: Empirical Variability in White Dwarfs Using Gaia and the Zwicky Transient Facility,” Guidry, J.A., Vanderbosch, Z.P., Hermes, J.J.B, Barlow, B.N., Lopez, I.D.S, Boudreaux, T.M., Corcoran, K.A.,Bell, K.J., Montgomery, M.H., Heintz, T.M.S, Castanheira, B.G., Reding, J.S., Dunlap, B.H., Winget, D.E., Winget, K.I., & Kuehne, J.W., 2021, ApJ, 912, 125G, doi:10.3847/1538-4357/abee68

“VHE gamma-ray detection of FSRQ QSO B1420+326 and modeling of its enhanced broadband state in 2020,” MAGIC Collaboration, Acciari, V.A., Ansoldi, S., et al. (with Jorstad, S.G.B, Marscher, A.P.B, Weaver, Z.R.S, Hart, M.B, Hallum, M.K.S) 2021, A&A, 647, A163. doi:10.1051/0004-6361/202039687

BepiColombo Science Investigations During Cruise and Flybys at the Earth, Venus and Mercury,” Mangano, V., Dósa, M., Fränz, M., Milillo, A., Oliveira, J.S., et al. (with Schmidt, C.A.B) 2021, Space Science Reviews, 217, 1, 23, doi:10.1007/s11214-021-00797-9

The High-redshift Clusters Occupied by Bent Radio AGN (COBRA) Survey: Radio Source Properties,” Golden-Marx, E.S, Blanton, E.L.S, Paterno-Mahler, R., Brodwin, M., Ashby, M.L.N., Moravec, E., Shen, L, Lemaux, B.C., Lubin, L.M., Gal, R.R., & Tomczak, A.R. 2021, ApJ, 907, 2, 65, doi:10.3847/1538-4357/abcd96

Simultaneous TESS-LDT-HST Observations of Short-timescale Accretion Variability in Classical T Tauri Stars,” Robinson, C., Espaillat, C.B, & Rodriguez, J. 2021, BAAS, 53, 118.02

2020

“The mass-radius relationship of M dwarf stars from Kepler eclipsing binaries,”D Han, E.S 2020, PhD, Boston University, OpenBU, URL:https://open.bu.edu/handle/2144/41981

“Accretion variability in young, low-mass stellar systems,”D Robinson, C.E.S 2020, PhD, Boston University, OpenBU, URL:https://open.bu.edu/handle/2144/42027

The High-Redshift Clusters Occupied by Bent Radio AGN (COBRA) Survey,”D Golden-Marx, E.S 2020, PhD, Boston University, OpenBU, awaiting deposit

A Study of Millimeter Variability in FUor Objects,Wendeborn, J.S, Espaillat, C.C.B, Macías, E., Fehér, O., Kóspál, Á., Hartmann, L., Zhu, Z., Dunham, M.M., & Kounkel, M. 2020, ApJ, 897, 1, 54, doi:10.3847/1538-4357/ab9304

An Extreme-precision Radial-velocity Pipeline: First Radial Velocities from EXPRES,” Petersburg, R.R., Ong, J.M.J., Zhao, L.L., Blackman, R.T., Brewer, J.M., Buchhave, L.A., Cabot, S.H.C., Davis, A.B., Jurgenson, C.A., Leet, C., McCracken, T.M., Sawyer, D., Sharov, M.U, Tronsgaard, R., Szymkowiak, A.E., & Fischer, D.A. 2020, AJ, 159, 187P, doi:10.3847/1538-3881/ab7e31

Multiwavelength behaviour of the blazar 3C 279: decade-long study from γ-ray to radio,” Larionov, V.M., Jorstad, S.G.B, Marscher, A.P.B, Villata, M., Raiteri, C.M., et al. (with Joshi, M.B, Pressburger, L.D.U, Weaver, Z.R.S, and Williamson, K.E.B) 2020, MNRAS, 492, 3, 3829, doi:10.1093/mnras/staa082

Emission Line Variability in the Gamma-ray Bright Quasar 1156+295,” Hallum, M.K.S, Jorstad, S.G.B, Marscher, A.P.B, & Larionov, V.M. 2020, BAAS, 235, 151.04

2019

“Detailed chemical analysis of M dwarf stars,”D Veyette, M.J.S 2019, PhD, Boston University, OpenBU, URL:https://open.bu.edu/handle/2144/37055

“The effects of metallicity and magnetism on the radii of M dwarf stars,”D Kesseli, A.Y.S 2019, PhD, Boston University, OpenBU, URL:https://open.bu.edu/handle/2144/39558

The High-redshift Clusters Occupied by Bent Radio AGN (COBRA) Survey: Follow-up Optical Imaging,” Golden-Marx, E.S, Blanton, E.L.B, Paterno-Mahler, R., Brodwin, M., Ashby, M.L.N., Lemaux, B.C., Lubin, L.M., Gal, R.R., & Tomczak, A.R. 2019, ApJ, 887, 1, 50, doi:10.3847/1538-4357/ab5106

“Magnetic Inflation and Stellar Mass. IV. Four Low-mass Kepler Eclipsing Binaries Consistent with Non-magnetic Stellar Evolutionary Models,” Han, E.S, Muirhead, P.S.B, & Swift, J.J. 2019, AJ, 158, 3, 111, doi:10.3847/1538-3881/ab2ed7

“Magnetic Inflation and Stellar Mass. III. Revised Parameters for the Component Stars of NSVS 07394765,” Healy, B.F.U, Han, E.S, Muirhead, P.S.B, Skiff, B., Polakis, T., Rilinger, A.S, & Swift, J.J. 2019, AJ, 158, 2, 89, doi:10.3847/1538-3881/ab2fe5

“Kepler Planet Occurrence Rates for Mid-type M Dwarfs as a Function of Spectral Type,” Hardegree-Ullman, K.K., Cushing, M.C., Muirhead, P.S.B, & Christiansen, J.L. 2019, AJ, 158, 2, 75, doi:10.3847/1538-3881/ab21d2

“Effective Temperatures of Low-mass Stars from High-resolution H-band Spectroscopy,” López-Valdivia, R., Mace, G.N., Sokal, K.R., Hussaini, M., Kidder, B.T., Mann, A.W., Gosnell, N.M., Oh, H., Kesseli, A.Y.S, Muirhead, P.S.B, Johns-Krull, C.M., & Jaffe, D.T. 2019, ApJ, 879, 2, 105, doi:10.3847/1538-4357/ab2129

“Shallow Ultraviolet Transits of WD 1145+017,” Xu, S., Hallakoun, N., Gary, B., Dalba, P.A., Debes, J., Dufour, P., Fortin-Archambault, M., Fukui, A., Jura, M.A., Klein, B., Kusakabe, N., Muirhead, P.S.B, Narita, N., Steele, A., Su, K.Y.L., Vanderburg, A., Watanabe, N.., Zhan, Z., & Zuckerman, B. 2019, AJ, 157, 6, 255, doi:10.3847/1538-3881/ab1b36

“Constraints on Pollution of M Dwarfs with White Dwarf Companions,” Skinner, J., & Veyette, M.S 2019, BAAS, 233, 420.03

“The High-z Clusters Occupied by Bent Radio AGN (COBRA) Survey,” Golden-Marx, E.S, Blanton, E.B, Paterno-Mahler, R., Brodwin, M., & Ashby, M.L. 2019, BAAS, 233, 419.02

“Probing the Inner Regions of Supermassive Black Hole Accretion Disks and Jets,” Keck, M.S 2019, BAAS, 233, 213.03

“Investigating the multiwavelength behaviour of the flat spectrum radio quasar CTA 102 during 2013-2017,” D’Ammando, F., Raiteri, C.M., Villata, M., Acosta-Pulido, J.A., Agudo, I., et al. (with Jorstad, S.G.B, Joshi, M.B, Malmrose, M.P.S, & Marscher, A.P.B) 2019, MNRAS, 490, 4, 5300, doi:10.1093/mnras/stz2792

2018

“On the atmospheres of Saturn and cold gas giant extrasolar planets,”D Dalba, P.A.S 2018, PhD, Boston University, OpenBU, URL:https://open.bu.edu/handle/2144/33205

“Low-mass stars with extreme mid-infrared excesses: potential signatures of planetary collisions,”D Theissen, C.S 2018, PhD, Boston University, OpenBU, URL:https://open.bu.edu/handle/2144/31675

“A Transitional Disk around an Intermediate-mass Star in the Sparse Population of the Orion OB1 Association,” Pérez-Blanco, A., Maucó, K., Hernández, J., Calvet, N., Espaillat, C.B, McClure, M., Briceño, C., Robinson, C.S, Feldman, D.S, Villarreal, L., & D’Alessio, P. 2018, ApJ, 867, 2, 116, doi:10.3847/1538-4357/aae4db

“Magnetic Inflation and Stellar Mass. II. On the Radii of Single, Rapidly Rotating, Fully Convective M-Dwarf Stars,” Kesseli, A.Y.S, Muirhead, P.S.B, Mann, A.W., & Mace, G. 2018, AJ, 155, 6, 225, doi:10.3847/1538-3881/aabccb

“Herschel PACS Observations of 4-10 Myr Old Classical T Tauri Stars in Orion OB1,” Maucó, K., Briceño, C., Calvet, N., Hernández, J., Ballesteros-Paredes, J., González, O., Espaillat, C.C.B, Li, D., Telesco, C.M., Downes, J.J., Macías, E.B, Qi, C., Michel, R., D’Alessio, P., & Ali, B. 2018, ApJ, 859, 1, 1, doi:10.3847/1538-4357/aabf40

“Proper Motion of the Faint Star near KIC 8462852 (Boyajian’s Star)—Not a Binary System,” Clemens, D.P.B, Maheshwari, K., Jagani, R., Montgomery, J.S, El-Batal, A.M.S, Ellis, T.G.N, & Wright, J.T. 2018, ApJLetters, 856, 1, L8, doi:10.3847/2041-8213/aab492

“LHS 1610A: A Nearby Mid-M Dwarf with a Companion That Is Likely a Brown Dwarf,” Winters, J.G., Irwin, J., Newton, E.R., Charbonneau}, D., Latham, D.W., Han, E.S, Muirhead, P.S.B, Berlind, P., Calkins, M.L., & Esquerdo, G. 2018, AJ, 155, 3, 125, doi:10.3847/1538-3881/aaaa65

“2MASS J11151597+1937266: A Young, Dusty, Isolated, Planetary-mass Object with a Potential Wide Stellar Companion,” Theissen, C.A.S, Burgasser, A.J., Bardalez Gagliuffi, D.C., Hardegree-Ullman, K.K., Gagné, J., Schmidt, S.J., & West, A.A. 2018, ApJ, 853, 1, 75, doi:10.3847/1538-4357/aaa0cf

“Mid-Type M Dwarf Planet Occurrence Rates,” Hardegree-Ullman, K., Cushing, M., & Muirhead, P.S.B 2018, BAAS, 231, 427.06

2017

“Magnetic Inflation and Stellar Mass. I. Revised Parameters for the Component Stars of the Kepler Low-mass Eclipsing Binary T-Cyg1-12664,” Han, E.S, Muirhead, P.S.B, Swift, J.J., Baranec, C., Law, N.M., Riddle, R., Atkinson, D., Mace, G.N., & DeFelippis, D. 2017, AJ, 154, 3, 100, doi:10.3847/1538-3881/aa803c

“The High-Z Clusters Occupied by Bent Radio AGN (COBRA) Survey,” Golden-Marx, E.S, Blanton, E.B, Paterno-Mahler, R., Brodwin, M., Ashby, M., Wing, J., Anand, G.S, & Decker, B. 2017, in Early Stages of Galaxy Cluster Formation, 7, doi:10.5281/zenodo.831201

“The High-redshift Clusters Occupied by Bent Radio AGN (COBRA) Survey: The Spitzer Catalog,” Paterno-Mahler, R.S, Blanton, E.L.B, Brodwin, M., Ashby, M.L.N., Golden-Marx, E.S, Decker, B., Wing, J.D., & Anand, G.S 2017, ApJ, 844, 1, 78, doi:10.3847/1538-4357/aa7b89

“Collisions of Terrestrial Worlds: The Occurrence of Extreme Mid-infrared Excesses around Low-mass Field Stars,” Theissen, C.A.S, & West, A.A.B 2017, AJ, 153, 4, 165, doi:10.3847/1538-3881/aa6343

“Multiwavelength Transit Observations of the Candidate Disintegrating Planetesimals Orbiting WD 1145+017,” Croll, B.B, Dalba, P.A.S, Vanderburg, A., Eastman, J., Rappaport, S., DeVore, J., Bieryla, A., Muirhead, P.S.B, Han, E.S, Latham, D.W., Beatty, T.G., Wittenmyer, R.A., Wright, J.T., Johnson, J.A., & McCrady, N. 2017 ApJ, 836, 1 82, doi:10.3847/1538-4357/836/1/82

“Kepler Transit Depths Contaminated By a Phantom Star,” Dalba, P.A.S, Muirhead, P.S.B, Croll, B.B, & Kempton, E.M.-R. 2017, AJ, 153, 2, 59, doi:10.1088/1361-6528/aa5278

“Characterizing Mid-Type M Dwarfs in the Kepler Field with the Discovery Channel Telescope and WIYN,” Hardegree-Ullman, K., Cushing, M., & Muirhead, P.S.B 2017, BAAS, 229, 126.08

“The Puzzling Atmospheres of Low-mass Stars, Brown Dwarfs and Exoplanets Revealed by the Discovery Channel Telescope,” Muirhead, P.S.B, Croll, B.B, Dalba, P.A.S, Veyette, M.S, Han, E.S, Kesseli, A.S, & Healy, B.U 2017, BAAS, 229, 126.07

“Proper Motions and Parallaxes of Very Low-Mass Stars using DCT Astrometry,” Skinner, J.N.B, West, A.A.B, Faherty, J.K., Muirhead, P.S.B 2017, BAAS, 229, 126.05

“Blazar spectral variability as explained by a twisted inhomogeneous jet,” Raiteri, C.M., Villata, M., Acosta-Pulido, J.A., Agudo, I., Arkharov, A.A., et al. (with Jorstad, S.G.B, Joshi, M.B, Malmrose, M.P.S, & Marscher, A.P.B) 2017, Nature, 552, 7685, 374, doi:10.1038/nature24623

2016

“DCT Astrometry of Very Low-Mass Stars,” Skinner, J.N.B, West, A.A.B, Faherty, J.K., Muirhead, P.S.B 2016, 19th Cambridge Workshop on Cool Stars, Stellar Systems, and the Sun, 36, doi:10.5281/zenodo.163442

“The Third Transit of Snow-Line Exoplanet Kepler-421b,” Dalba, P.A.S, & Muirhead, P.S.B 2016, AAS/Division for Planetary Sciences Meeting Abstracts, 48, 122.08

“NEWS: the near-infrared Echelle for wideband spectroscopy,” Veyette, M.J.S, Muirhead, P.S.B, Hall, Z.J.U, Taylor, B.B, & Ye, J.U 2016, Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy VI, 9908, 99086M, doi:10.1117/12.2232632

“No Timing Variations Observed in Third Transit of Snow-line Exoplanet Kepler-421b,” Dalba, P.A.S, & Muirhead, P.S.B 2016, ApJLetters, 826, L7, doi:10.3847/2041-8205/826/1/L7f

“Recent H-alpha Results on Pulsar B2224+65’s Bow-Shock Nebula, the “Guitar”,” Dolch, T., Chatterjee, S., Clemens, D.P.B, Cordes, J.M., Cashman, L.R.S, & Taylor, B.W.B 2016, Journal of Astronomy and Space Sciences, 33, 167, doi:10.5140/JASS.2016.33.3.167

2015

“The Transitional Disk around IRAS 04125+2902,” Espaillat, C.B, Andrews, S., Powell, D., Feldman, D.S, Qi, C., Wilner, D., & D’Alessio, P. 2015, ApJ, 807, 2, 156, doi:10.1088/0004-637X/807/2/156

“Extragalactic jets as probes of distant clusters of galaxies and the clusters occupied by bent radio AGN (COBRA) survey,” Blanton, E.L.B, Paterno-Mahler, R.S, Wing, J.D., Ashby, M.L.N., Golden-Marx, E.S, Brodwin, M., Douglass, E.M., Randall, S.W., & Clarke, T.E. 2015, Extragalactic Jets from Every Angle, 313, 315, doi:10.1017/S1743921315002410

“Kepler-445, Kepler-446 and the Occurrence of Compact Multiples Orbiting Mid-M Dwarf Stars,” Muirhead, P.S.B, Mann, A.W., Vanderburg, A., Morton, T.D., Kraus, A., Ireland, M., Swift, J.J., Feiden, G.A., Gaidos, E., & Gazak, J.Z. 2015, ApJ, 801, 1, 18, doi:10.1088/0004-637X/801/1/18

“Optical Follow-Up Observations for the High-z COBRA (Clusters Occupied by Bent Radio AGN) Survey,” Golden-Marx, E.S, Blanton, E.L.B, Paterno-Mahler, R.S, Wing, J., Ashby, M., & Brodwin, M. 2015, BAAS, 225, 252.21

“Warm ice giant GJ 3470b – II. Revised planetary and stellar parameters from optical to near-infrared transit photometry,” Biddle, L.I., Pearson, K.A., Crossfield, I.J.M., Fulton, B.J., Ciceri, S., Eastman, J., Barman, T., Mann, A.W., Henry, G.W., Howard, A.W., Williamson, M.H., Sinukoff, E., Dragomir, D., Vican, L., Mancini, L., Southworth, J., Greenberg, A., Turner, J.D., Thompson, R., Taylor, B.W.B, Levine, S.E., & Webber, M.W. 2015, MNRAS, 443, 2, 1810, doi:10.1093/mnras/stu1199

2014

“HiJaK: the high-resolution J, H and K spectrometer,” Muirhead, P.S.B, Hall, Z.J.U, & Veyette, M.J.S 2014, Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series, 9147, 91477T, doi:10.1117/12.2055449