Publications

2015

  • Nakar, E.A unified picture for low-luminosity and long gamma-ray bursts based on the extended progenitor of llgrb 060218/SN 2006aj, The Astrophysical Journal, in press
  • Calchi Novati, S.,…Maoz, D.… et al., Pathway to the Galactic Distribution of Planets: Combined Spitzer and Ground-Based Microlens Parallax Measurements of 21 Single-Lens Events, ApJ,  804, 20 ,2015
  • Maoz, D.., Mazeh, T., McQuillan, A., Kepler and the seven dwarfs: detection of low-level day-time-scale periodic photometric variations in white dwarfs, MNRAS,  447, 1749 ,2015
  • Skowron, J.,…Maoz, D.… et al.,, OGLE-2011-BLG-0265Lb: A Jovian Microlensing Planet Orbiting an M Dwarf, ApJ,  804, 33 ,2015
  • Jeong, J.,…Maoz, D.… et al., Reanalyses of Anomalous Gravitational Microlensing Events in the OGLE-III Early Warning System Database with Combined Data, ApJ,  804, 38 ,2015
  • Molina, M., Eracleous, M., Maoz, D.., Barth, A.~J., Walsh,Shields, J.~C., J., Ho, L.~C., The Power Source(s) of Nearby Low-Ionization Nuclear Emission Regions, AAS,  225, \#144.58 ,2015
  • Badenes, C., Maoz, D.., Ciardullo, R., The Progenitors and Lifetimes of Planetary Nebulae, ApJ,  804, L25
  • Maoz, D.., Poznanski, D., Type Ibn SN2015G: limits on progenitors from pre-explosion HST images, ATel,  7563, 1 ,2015
  • Alexander, T.Relativistic Stellar Dynamics Around a Massive Black Hole in Steady State, 50th Rencontres de Moriond---Gravitation: 100 years after GR, 2015in press.
  • Steinberg, E., Yalinewich, A., Sari, R., Duffell, P., Balancing the Load: A Voronoi Based Scheme for Parallel Computations, ApJS, 2015, 216, 1.
  • Zolotov, A., Dekel, A., Mandelker, N., Tweed,D., et al., Compaction and quenching of high-z galaxies in cosmological simulations: blue and red nuggets, MNRAS, 2015, 450, 3.
  • Ceverino, D., Dekel, A., Tweed, D., Primack, J., Early formation of massive, compact, spheroidal galaxies with classical profiles by violent disc instability or mergers, MNRAS, 2015, 447, 4.
  • Ginzburg, S., Sari, R.Hot-Jupiter Inflation due to Deep Energy Deposition, ApJ, 2015, 803, 2.
  • Yalinewich, A., Steinberg, E., Sari, R.RICH: Open-source Hydrodynamic Simulation on a Moving Voronoi Mesh, ApJS, 2015, 216, 2.
  • Steinberg, E., Sari, R.Spins of Large Asteroids: A Hint of a Primordial Distribution in Their Spin Rates, AJ ,2015, 149, 4.
  • Steinberg, E., Sari, R.,Spins of large asteroids: Hint on a primordial distribution of their spin rates, AJ, 149, 124 ,2015
  • Rosenburg, M. A., Aharonson, O.Sari, R.Topographic power spectra of cratered terrains: Theory and application to the Moon, JGRE, 2015, 120, 2.
  • Woo, J., Dekel, A., Faber, S. M., Koo, D. C., Two conditions for galaxy quenching: compact centres and massive haloes, MNRAS, 2015, 448, 1.
  • Feix, M., Nusser, A., Branchini, E., Growth rate of cosmological perturbations at z <0.1 from a new observational test, PRL, 2015, Accepted
  • Bettoni, D., Zumalac{\'a}rregui, M., Kinetic mixing in scalar-tensor theories of ravity, PhRvD,  91, 104009,2015
  • Adams, E. A. K., Faerman, Y., ..et el...Sternberg, A.…, AGC198606: A gas-bearing dark matter minihalo?, Astronomy & Astrophysics, Volume 573, id.L3, 4 pp. 2015
  • Bialy, S., Sternberg, A.., CO/H2, C/CO, OH/CO, and OH/O2 in Dense Interstellar Gas: From High Ionization to Low Metallicity, MNRAS, Volume 450, Issue 4, pp. 4424-4445 (2015)
  • Bialy, S., Sternberg, A.., Loeb, A., Water Formation During the Epoch of First Metal Enrichment, The Astrophysical Journal Letters, Volume 804, Issue 2, article id. L29, 5 pp. (2015)
  • Petroff, E., …  Ofek, E. O. …et al., A real-time fast radio burst: polarization detection and multiwavelength follow-up, 2015 MNRAS, 447, 246
  • Levitan, D. …  Ofek, E. O. …et al., Long-term photometric behavior of outbursting AM CVn systems, 2015 MNRAS 446, 391
  • Firth, R.E., …  Ofek, E. O. …et al., The rising light curves of Type Ia supernovae, 2015 MNRAS, 446, 3895
  • Faigler, S., Mazeh, T.BEER Analysis of Kepler and CoRoT Light Curves. II. Evidence for Superrotation in the Phase Curves of Three Kepler Hot Jupiters, 2015ApJ...800...73FTal-Or, L., Faigler, S.,Mazeh, T.BEER analysis of Kepler and CoRoT light curves. III. Spectroscopic confirmation of seventy new beaming binaries discovered in CoRoT light curves, 2015arXiv150504570T 2015(Accepted to A&A)
  • Mazeh, T.Perets, H.~B.,McQuillan, A.,Goldstein, E.~S., Photometric Amplitude Distribution of Stellar Rotation of KOIs—Indication for Spin-Orbit Alignment of Cool Stars and High Obliquity for Hot Stars, 2015ApJ...801....3M
  • Mazeh, T., Holczer, T., Shporer, A., Time Variation of Kepler Transits Induced By Stellar Rotating Spots—a Way to Distinguish between Prograde and Retrograde Motion. I. Theory, 2015ApJ...800..142M
  • Holczer, T., Shporer, A., Mazeh, T., et al., Time variation of Kepler transits induced by stellar spots - a way to distinguish between prograde and retrograde motion. II. Application to KOIs, 2015arXiv150404028H(Accepted to APJ).
  • Vasileiou, V., Granot, J., Piran, T., Amelino-Camelia, G.,, A Planck-scale limit on spacetime fuzziness and stochastic Lorentz invariance violation, NatPh,  11, 344 ,2015
  • Yang, B.,… Piran, T.… et al., A possible Macronova in the late afterglow of the `long-short' burst GRB 060614,  NatCo, 6, 7323 ,2015
  • Piran, T., Svirski, G., Krolik, J., Cheng, R.~M., Shiokawa, H., ''Circularization'' vs. Accretion -- What Powers Tidal Disruption Events?, ApJ,  806, 164, 2015
  • Shiokawa, H., Krolik, J.~H., Cheng, R.~M., Piran, T., Noble, S.~C., General Relativistic Hydrodynamic Simulation of Accretion Flow from a Stellar Tidal Disruption, ApJ,  804, 85 ,2015
  • Hotokezaka, K., Piran, T.Mass ejection from neutron star mergers: different components and expected radio signals,, MNRAS,  450, 1430 ,2015
  • Bromberg, O., Granot, J., Piran, T.On the composition of GRBs' Collapsar jets, MNRAS,  450, 1077 ,2015
  • Margalit, B., Piran, T.Radio Flares of Compact Binary Mergers: the Effect of Non-Trivial Outflow Geometry, arXiv,  arXiv:1503.06218 ,2015 (Accepted to MNRAS)
  • Petropoulou, M.; Mastichiadis, A.; Piran, T.Spectral signatures of compact sources in the inverse Compton catastrophe limit, 2015 (accepted for publication in MNRAS)
  • Rimoldi, A., Rossi, E.~M., Piran, T., Portegies Zwart, S., The fate of supernova remnants near quiescent supermassive black holes, MNRAS,  447, 3096 ,2015
  • PiranT., Sadowski, A., Tchekhovskoy, A., Jet and disk luminosities in tidal disruption events,, arXiv:1501.02015 ,2015 (accepted)
  • MastrobuonoBattisti, A., Perets, H.~B., Raymond, S.~N., A primordial origin for the compositional similarity between the Earth and the Moon, Nature, 520, 212, ,2015
  • Mazeh, T.Perets, H.~B., McQuillan, A., Goldstein, E.~S., Photometric Amplitude Distribution of Stellar Rotation of KOIs{\mdash}Indication for SpinOrbit  Alignment of Cool Stars and High Obliquity for Hot Stars, ApJ, 801, 3 ,2015
  • Aharon, D., Perets, H.~B.Formation and Evolution of Nuclear Star Clusters with In Situ Star Formation: Nuclear Cores and Age Segregation, ApJ, 799, 185, 2015
  • Prodan, S., Antonini, F., Perets, H.~B.Secular Evolution of Binaries near Massive Black Holes: Formation of Compact Binaries, Merger/Collision Products and G2like Objects, ApJ, 799, 118 ,2015
  • Hamers, A.~S., Perets, H.~B., Antonini, F., Portegies Zwart, S.~F., Secular dynamics of hierarchical quadruple systems: the case of a triple system orbited by a fourth body, MNRAS, 449, 4221 ,2015
  • Danovich, M., Dekel, A., Hahn, O., Ceverino, D., Primack, J., Four phases of angular-momentum buildup in high-z galaxies: from cosmic-web streams through an extended ring to disc and bulge, MNRAS,  449, 2087 ,2015 

 

2014

  • Piro, A. L., Nakar, E.Constraints on Shallow 56Ni from the Early Light Curves of Type Ia Supernovae, ApJ,  784, 85 ,2014
  • Svirski, G., Nakar, E.SN 2008D: A Wolf-Rayet Explosion Through a Thick Wind, ApJ,  788, L14 ,2014
  • Ofek, E. O., …Nakar, E.…et al.., SN 2010jl: Optical to Hard X-Ray Observations Reveal an Explosion Embedded in a Ten Solar Mass Cocoon, ApJ,  781, 42 ,2014
  • Svirski, G., Nakar, E.,, Spectrum and Light Curve of a Supernova Shock Breakout through a Thick Wolf-Rayet Wind, ApJ,  788, 113 ,2014
  • Nakar, E., Piro, A. L., Supernovae with Two Peaks in the Optical Light Curve and the Signature of Progenitors with Low-mass Extended Envelopes, ApJ,  788, 193 ,2014
  • Bouwens, R.~J., …Maoz, D.… et al., A Census of Star-forming Galaxies in the Z \~{} 9-10 Universe based on HST+Spitzer Observations over 19 Clash Clusters: Three Candidate Z \~{} 9-10 Galaxies and Improved Constraints on the Star Formation Rate Density at Z \~{} 9.2, ApJ,  795, 126 ,2014
  • Gould, A.,…Maoz, D.… et al., A terrestrial planet in a \~{}1-AU orbit around one member of a {\sim}15-AU binary, Sci,  345, 46 ,2014
  • Tsapras, Y., …Maoz, D.… et al.,, A Super-Jupiter Orbiting a Late-type Star: A Refined Analysis of Microlensing Event OGLE-2012-BLG-0406,, ApJ,  782, 48,2014
  • Henderson, C.~B., …Maoz, D.…et al., Candidate Gravitational Microlensing Events for Future Direct Lens Imaging, ApJ,  794, 71 ,2014
  • Bradley, L.~D.,…Maoz, D.… et al.,, CLASH: A Census of Magnified Star-forming Galaxies at z \~{} 6-8, ApJ,  792, 76 ,2014
  • Sagiv, I., …Maoz, D.…et al., Erratum: “Science With a Wide-Field UV Transient Explorer”, 2014AJ....148..138S ,2014
  • Smit, R., …Maoz, D.…et al., Evidence for Ubiquitous High-equivalent-width Nebular Emission in z \~{} 7 Galaxies: Toward a Clean Measurement of the Specific Star-formation Rate Using a Sample of Bright, Magnified Galaxies, ApJ, 784, 58 ,2014
  • Loeb, A., Shvartzvald, Y., Maoz, D..,, Fast radio bursts may originate from nearby flaring stars,, MNRAS,  439, L46 ,2014
  • Shvartzvald, Y., …Maoz, D.… et al., MOA-2011-BLG-322Lb: a `second generation survey' microlensing planet, MNRAS,  439, 604 ,2014
  • Maoz, D.., Mannucci, F., Nelemans, G.,, Observational Clues to the Progenitors of Type Ia Supernovae, ARA\&A,  52, 107 ,2014
  • Graur, O., Maoz, D.., Shara, M.~M., Progenitor constraints on the Type-Ia supernova SN2011fe from pre-explosion Hubble Space Telescope He II narrow-band observations, MNRAS,  442, L28 ,2014
  • Sagiv, I., …Maoz, D.… et al., Science with a Wide-field UV Transient Explorer, AJ, 147, 79 ,2014
  • Frederiksen, T.~F., Graur, O., Hjorth, J., Maoz, D.., Poznanski, D., Spectroscopic identification of a redshift 1.55 supernova host galaxy from the Subaru Deep Field Supernova Survey,, A\&A,  563, A140 ,2014
  • Patel, B.,…Maoz, D.… et al.,, Three Gravitationally Lensed Supernovae behind CLASH Galaxy Clusters,, ApJ,  786, 9 ,2014
  • Graur, O., …Maoz, D.…et al., Type-Ia Supernova Rates to Redshift 2.4 from CLASH: The Cluster Lensing And Supernova Survey with Hubble, ApJ,  783, 28,2014
  • Graur, O., Maoz, D..,, VizieR Online Data Catalog: 90 new SNIa from SDSS DR7 (Graur+, 2013),, yCat,  743, 1746 ,2014
  • Alexander, T., Natarajan, P., “Rapid growth of seed black holes in the early universe by supra-exponential accretion”,, Science, 345, 1330, 2014.
  • Alexander, T., Pfuhl, O., Constraining the Dark Cusp in the Galactic Center by Long-period Binaries, Astroph. J., 780, 148, 2014.
  • Pfuhl, O., Alexander, T.,  Gillessen, S.,  Martins, F., Genzel,R., Eisenhauer, F. ,Fritz, T. K., Ott, T., Massive binaries in the vicinity of Sgr A*, Astroph. J., 782, 101, 2014.
  • Bar-Or, B., Alexander, T.The statistical mechanics of relativistic orbits around a massive black hole”Class., Quantum Grav., 31, 244003, 2014.
  • Dekel, A., Mandelker, N., An analytic solution for the minimal bathtub toy model: challenges in the star formation history of high-z galaxies, MNRAS, 2014, 444, 3.
  • Dall’Osso, S., Piran, T.Shaviv, N. J.Binary Pulsar J0737-3039 – Evidence for a new core collapse and neutron star formation mechanism, MNRAS, 2014, 438, 1005.
  • Snyder, G. F., Lotz, J., Moody, C., Peth, M., Freeman, P., Ceverino, D., Primack, J., Dekel, A.Diverse Structural Evolution at z > 1 in Cosmologically Simulated Galaxies, 2014 arXiv:1409.1583. (Accepted to MNRAS 08/2015)
  • Shaviv, N. J., Prokoph, A., Veizer, J., Is the Solar System's Galactic Motion Imprinted in the Phanerozoic Climate?, Scientific Reports 4, article 6150, 2014
  • Forbes, J.C., Krumholz, M., Burkert, A., Dekel, A.On the origin of the fundamental metallicity relation and the scatter in galaxy scaling relations, MNRAS, 2014, 443, 1.
  • Ceverino, D., Klypin,A., Klimek, E. S., Trujillo Gomez, S., Churchill, C., Primack, J., Dekel, A.Radiative feedback and the low efficiency of galaxy formation in low-mass haloes at high redshift, MNRAS, 2014, 442, 2.
  • Kim, J., Abel, T., Agertz, O., Bryan, G.L., Ceverino, D., Dekel, A., et al., The AGORA High-resolution Galaxy Simulations Comparison Project, ApJS, 2014, 210, 1.
  • Bournaud, F., Perret, V, Renaud,  F., Dekel, A., Elmegreen, B. G., et al., The Long Lives of Giant Clumps and the Birth of Outflows in Gas-rich Galaxies at High Redshift, ApJ, 2014, 780, 1.
  • Howard, D., Shaviv, N. J., Svensmark, H., The solar and Southern Oscillation components in the satellite altimetry data, Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 10.1002/2014JA020732, 2015
  • Dekel, A., Burkert, A., Wet disc contraction to galactic blue nuggets and quenching to red nuggets, MNRAS, 2014, 438, 2.
  • Nusser, A.An Inconsistency in the Standard Maximum Likelihood Estimation of Bulk Flows, ApJ,  795, 3 ,2014
  • Nusser, A., Davis, M., Branchini, E., On the Recovery of the Local Group Motion from Galaxy Redshift Surveys, ApJ,  788, 157 ,2014
  • Feix, M., Nusser, A., Branchini, E., Tracing the cosmic velocity field at z=0.1 from galaxy luminosities in the SDSS DR7, JCAP,  9, 019 ,2014
  • Sternberg, A.,. Le Petit, F., Roueff, E., Le Bourlot, J.,, H I-to-H2 Transitions and H I Column Densities in Galaxy Star-forming Regions, The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 790, Issue 1, article id. 10, 30 pp. (2014).
  • Arcavi, I., Gal-Yam, A., Ofek, E. O., et al., A Continuum of H- to He-Rich Tidal Disruption Candidates With a Preference for E$+$A Galaxies, 2014 ApJ 793, 38
  • Gal-Yam, A., Arcavi, I. , Ofek, E. O., et al., A Wolf-Rayet-like progenitor of SN 2013cu from spectral observations of a stellar wind, 2014 Nature 509, 471
  • Kulkarni, S.R.,  Ofek, E. O., et al., Giant sparks at cosmological distances?, 2014 ApJ 797, 70
  • Ofek, E. O., et al., Interaction-powered Supernovae: Rise-time versus Peak-luminosity Correlation and the Shock-breakout Velocity, 2014 ApJ 788, 154
  • Laher, R.R., …  Ofek, E. O. …et al., IPAC image processing and data archiving for the Palomar Transient Factor, 2014 PASP 126, 674
  • Ofek, E. O., et al., Precursors prior to Type IIn supernova explosions are common: precursor rates, properties, and correlations, 2014 ApJ 789, 104
  • Murase, K., …  Ofek, E. O. … et al., Probing Cosmic-Ray Ion Acceleration with Radio-Submm and Gamma-Ray Emission from Interaction-Powered Supernovae, 2014 MNRAS 440, 2527
  • Zheng, Z.,  Ofek, E. O., Kulkarni, S.R, Neill, J.D., Juric, M., Probing the intergalactic medium with fast radio bursts, 2014 ApJ 797, 71
  • Vreeswijk, P., …  Ofek, E. O. …et al., The hydrogen-poor superluminois supernova iPTF13ajg and its faint host galaxy, 2014 ApJ 797, 24
  • McQuillan, A., Mazeh, T., Aigrain, S., Rotation Periods of 34,030 Kepler Main-sequence Stars: The Full Autocorrelation Sample, 2014ApJS..211...24M
  • Dall'Osso, S., Piran, T.Shaviv, N.Binary pulsar J0737-3039 - evidence for a new core collapse and neutron star formation mechanism, MNRAS,  438, 1005 ,2014
  • Piran, T., Jimenez, R., Possible Role of Gamma Ray Bursts on Life Extinction in the Universe, PhRvL,  113, 231102 ,2014
  • Benyamin, D., Nakar, E.Piran, T., Shaviv, N.~J., Recovering the Observed B/C Ratio in a Dynamic Spiral-armed Cosmic Ray Model, ApJ,  782, 34 ,2014
  • Barniol Duran, R., Nakar, E.Piran, T.Sari, R.The afterglow of a relativistic shock breakout and low-luminosity GRBs, MNRAS,  448, 417 ,2015
  • Bromberg, O., Granot, J., Lyubarsky, Y., Piran, T.The dynamics of a highly magnetized jet propagating inside a star, MNRAS,  443, 1532 ,2014
  • Beniamini, P., Piran, T.The emission mechanism in magnetically dominated gamma-ray burst outflows, MNRAS,  445, 3892 ,2014
  • Madigan, A.M., Pfuhl, O., Levin, Y., Gillessen, S., Genzel, R., Perets, H.~B.On the Origin of the Bstars in the Galactic Center, ApJ, 784, 23, 2014
  • MastrobuonoBattisti, A., Perets, H.~B., Loeb, A., Effects of Intermediate Mass Black Holes on Nuclear Star Clusters, ApJ, 796, 40, 2014
  • Michaely, E., Perets, H.~B.Secular Dynamics in Hierarchical Threebody Systems with Mass Loss and Mass Transfer, ApJ, 794, 122, 2014
  • Perets, H.~B., MastrobuonoBattisti, A.,Age and Mass Segregation of Multiple Stellar Populations in Galactic Nuclei and their Observational, Signatures, ApJ, 784, L44, 2014
  • Citron, R.~I., Aharonson, O., Perets, H., Genda, H., Moon Formation from Multiple Large Impacts, LPI, 45, 2085, 2014
  • Madigan, A.M., Pfuhl, O., Levin, Y., Gillessen, S., Genzel, R., Perets, H.~B.On the origin of young stars at the Galactic center, IAUS, 303, 238 , 2014
  • Leigh, N.~W.~C., MastrobuonoBattisti, A., Perets, H.~B., B{\"o}ker, T., Stellar dynamics in gas: the role of gas damping, MNRAS, 441, 919, 2014

 

2013

  • Springer, O. M., Shaviv, N. J.Asteroseismic effects in close binary stars, MNRAS, 2013, 434, 1869.
  • Idan, I., Shaviv, N. J., Shaviv, G., The Fate of a WD Accreting H-Rich Material at High Rates, MNRAS, 2013, 433, 2884.
  • Dekel, A., Zolotov, A., Tweed,  D., Cacciato,  M., Ceverino, D., Primack , J. R., Toy models for galaxy formation versus simulations, MNRAS, 2013, 435, 2.
  • Feix, M., Nusser, A.Beyond boundaries of redshift surveys: assessing mass fluctuations on ``super-survey'' scales, JCAP,  12, 027 ,2013
  • Phelps, S., Nusser, A., Desjacques, V., The Mass of the Milky Way and M31 Using the Method of Least Action, ApJ,  775, 102 ,2013
  • Corsi, A.,  Ofek, E. O., et al., A Multi-wavelength Investigation of the Radio-loud Supernova PTF11qcj and its Circumstellar Environment, 2013 ApJ 782, 42
  • Ofek, E. O., et al., An outburst from a massive star 40days before a supernova explosion, 2013 Nature 494, 65
  • Cao, Y., …  Ofek, E. O. …et al., Discovery, Progenitor \& Early Evolution of a Stripped Envelope Supernova iPTF13bv, 2013 ApJL 775, 7
  • Gorbikov, E., Gal-Yam, A.,  Ofek, E. O. , et al., iPTF 2013beo: The double-peaked light curve of a Type Ibn supernova shortly after explosion, 2013 MNRAS 443, 671
  • Waszczak, A.,  Ofek, E. O., et al, Jovian Trojans in the Palomar Transient Factory survey: photometric phase functions and rotation rates, (2013 Submitted to MNRAS)
  • Ofek, E. O., et al., SN2009ip: Constraints on the progenitor mass-loss rate, 2013 ApJ 768, 47
  • Helou, G., Kasliwal, M.,  Ofek, E. O., et al., The Mid-Infrared Light Curve of Nearby Core-Collapse Supernova SN2011dh (PTF 11eon, 2013 ApJL 778, 19
  • MastrobuonoBattisti, A., Perets, H.~B.Evolution of Secondgeneration Stars in Stellar Disks of Globular and Nuclear Clusters: {$\omega$} Centauri as a Test Case, ApJ, 779, 85, 2013
  • Payne, M.~J., Deck, K.~M., Holman, M.~J., Perets, H.~B.,Stability of Satellites in Closely Packed Planetary Systems, ApJ, 775, L44, 2013
  • Lyman, J.~D., James, P.~A., Perets, H.~B., Anderson, J.~P., GalYam, A., Mazzali, P., Percival, S.~M., Environmentderived constraints on the progenitors of lowluminosity Type I supernovae, MNRAS, 434, 527, 2013
  • Drout, M.~R., .. Perets, H.~B...et al., The Fast and Furious Decay of the Peculiar Type Ic Supernova 2005ek, ApJ, 774, 58, 2013