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January 2021

E. Pinna, Bringing SOUL on sky

D. Hogg, Fitting very flexible models: Linear regression with large numbers of parameters

A. Jeanneau, Curved detector-based optical design for the VLT/BlueMUSE instrument

LIFE collaboration, Large Interferometer For Exoplanets (LIFE): I. Improved exoplanet detection yield estimates for a large mid-infrared space-interferometer mission

E Chae, A compact green Ti:Sapphire astro-comb with 43-GHz repetition frequency, Tobias

F. Wang, A Luminous Quasar at Redshift 7.642, Tobias

L. Ma, Seeds Don't Sink: Even Massive Black Hole "Seeds" Cannot Migrate to Galaxy Centers Efficiently

K. Zubovas, High-redshift SMBHs can grow from stellar-mass seeds via chaotic accretion

G. Worseck, Dating individual quasars with the HeII proximity effect

A. Bonfanti, CHEOPS observations of the HD\,108236 planetary system: A fifth planet, improved ephemerides, and planetary radii

R. Bassett, IGM Transmission Bias for z ≥ 2.9 Lyman Continuum Detected Galaxies

V.A. Masoura, The relation between AGN type and host galaxy properties

December 2020

K. Suberlak, Improving Damped Random Walk parameters for SDSS Stripe 82 Quasars with Pan-STARRS1

P. Schipani, Development status of the SOXS spectrograph for the ESO-NTT telescope

H. M. J. Boffin, FORS-Up: Making the most versatile instrument in Paranal ready for 15 more years of operations Tobias

R. Joshi, Discovery of a damped Lyα galaxy at z ∼ 3 towards the quasar SDSS J011852+040644

T.-S. Kim, The evolution of the low-density HI intergalactic medium from z=3.6 to 0: Data, transmitted flux and HI column density

M. Walther, Simulating intergalactic gas for DESI-like small scale Lymanαforest observations Tobias

Gaia Collaboration, Gaia Early Data Release 3: Summary of the contents and survey properties

M. Limbach, The Exoplanet Transmission Spectroscopy Imager (ETSI) Tobias

November 2020

F. Wang, Revealing the Accretion Physics of Supermassive Black Holes at Redshift z~7 with Chandra and Infrared Observations

A. Marconi, HIRES, the high-resolution spectrograph for the ELT Tobias

R. Simcoe, Interstellar and Circumgalactic Properties of an Unseen z=6.84 Galaxy: Abundances, Ionization, and Heating in the Earliest Known Quasar Absorber Valentina

B. Matthews, Placing High-Redshift Quasars in Perspective: a Catalog of Spectroscopic Properties from the Gemini Near Infrared Spectrograph -- Distant Quasar Survey

A. Inoue, CHORUS. I. Cosmic HydrOgen Reionization Unveiled with Subaru: Overview

N. Gangolli, Constraining Reionization in Progress at z=5.7 with Lyman-α Emitters: Voids, Peaks, and Cosmic Variance

F. Hammer, MOSAIC on the ELT: high-multiplex spectroscopy to unravel the physics of stars and galaxies from the dark ages to the present-day

F. Zhao, Measuring and characterizing the line profile of HARPS with a laser frequency comb

October 2020

H. D. Jun, The Dust-to-Gas Ratio and the Role of Radiation Pressure in Luminous Obscured Quasars

S. Zou, Strong Mg II and Fe II Absorbers at 2.2 < z < 6.0

J. O'Meara, The Third Data Release of the KODIAQ Survey

J.-T. Schindler, The X-SHOOTER/ALMA sample of Quasars in the Epoch of Reionization. I. NIR spectral modeling, iron enrichment and broad emission line properties, Manuela

S. A. Levshakov, Fundamental physical constants at low and high redshifts

H. Müller, A Novel Estimator for the Equation of State of the IGM by Lyα Forest

M. Niida, The Faint End of the Quasar Luminosity Function at z∼5 from the Subaru Hyper Suprime-Cam Survey

September 2020

J. Yang, Measurements of the z ~ 6 Intergalactic Medium Optical Depth and Transmission Spikes Using a New z > 6.3 Quasar Sample

J. I. González Hernández, 2020, The solar gravitational redshift from HARPS-LFC Moon spectra. A test of the General Theory of Relativity

GRAVITY Collaboration, The spatially resolved broad line region of IRAS 09149-6206

J. Webb, Getting the model right; an information criterion for spectroscopy

X. Zheng, MAMMOTH: Confirmation of Two Massive Galaxy Overdensities at z=2.24 with Hα Emitters

X. Wu, On the accuracy of common moment-based radiative transfer methods for simulating reionization

I. T. Andika, Probing the Nature of High Redshift Weak Emission Line Quasars: A Young Quasar with a Starburst Host Galaxy

B. Villasenor, Effects of Photoionization and Photoheating on Lyman-alpha Forest Properties from Cholla Cosmological Simulations

M. Eide, Large scale simulations of H and He reionization and heating driven by stars and more energetic sources

R. Ishimoto, Subaru High-z Exploration of Low-Luminosity Quasars (SHELLQs). XI. Proximity Zone Analysis for Faint Quasar Spectra at z~6

M. Fumagalli, Detecting neutral hydrogen at z > 3 in large spectroscopic surveys of quasars

M. Bischetti, The WISSH QSOs project IX. Cold gas content and environment of luminous QSOs at Cosmic noon

R. Marques-Chaves, The discovery of the most UV-Lya luminous star-forming galaxy: a young, dust- and metal-poor starburst with QSO-like luminosities

X. Dumusque, Three Years of HARPS-N High-Resolution Spectroscopy and Precise Radial Velocity Data for the Sun

A. Hutter, Astraeus III: The environment and physical properties of reionization sources

P. Gaikwad, A consistent and robust measurement of the thermal state of the IGM at 2≤z≤4 from a large sample of Lyα forest spectra: Evidence for late and rapid HeII reionization, Elisa

M. Cirasuolo, MOONS: The New Multi-Object Spectrograph for the VLT

August 2020

F. Viot, Chandra reveals a luminous Compton-thick QSO powering a Lyα blob in a z=4 starbursting protocluster

C. Onken, SkyMapper Southern Survey: Second Data Release (DR2)

E. Lusso, Quasars as standard candles III. Validation of a new sample for cosmological studies

R. Barnett, A complete search for redshift z>6.5 quasars in the VIKING survey

D. Milakovic, A new era of fine structure constant measurements at high redshift, Tobias

C. Lee, Artificial intelligence and quasar absorption system modelling; application to fundamental constants at high redshift

J. Webb, Getting the model right; an information criterion for spectroscopy

S. Levshakov, Constraints on the electron-to-proton mass ratio variation at the epoch of reionization

N. Piskunov, Optimal extraction of echelle spectra: getting the most from observations

K. Boutsia, The spectroscopic follow-up of the QUBRICS bright quasar survey

H. Chen, The Distribution and Evolution of Quasar Proximity Zone Sizes

F. Davies, Constraining the Gravitational Lensing of z≳6 Quasars from their Proximity Zones

B. Horowitz, TARDIS Paper II: Synergistic Density Reconstruction from Lyman-alpha Forest and Spectroscopic Galaxy Surveys with Applications to Protoclusters and the Cosmic Web

July 2020

J. Hennawi, Probing Reionization and Early Cosmic Enrichment with the MgII Forest

A. Malz, How to obtain the redshift distribution from probabilistic redshift estimates

M. Shul, Softening of the Metagalactic Ionizing Background from Internal He II Absorption in Quasars

C. Zeng, Non-equilibrium temperature evolution of ionization fronts during the Epoch of Reionization

S. Alam Quasars at intermediate redshift are not special; but they are often satellites

C. Onken, A thirty-four billion solar mass black hole in SMSS J2157–3602, the most luminous known quasar

M. Onoue, No Redshift Evolution in the Broad Line Region Metallicity up to z=7.54: Deep NIR Spectroscopy of ULAS J1342+0928

June 2020

J. Yang, Pōniuā'ena: A Luminous z=7.5 Quasar Hosting a 1.5 Billion Solar Mass Black Hole Tobias

E. Daddy, Three Lyman-alpha emitting filaments converging to a massive galaxy group at z=2.91: a case for cold gas infall

S. Jeram, An Extremely Bright QSO at z=2.89

S. Bosman, A comparison of quasar emission reconstruction techniques for z≥5.0 Lyman-α and Lyman-β transmission

L. Fauber, Automated Measurement of Quasar Redshift with a Gaussian Process

A. Grazian, On the AGN nature of two UV bright sources at z_spec~5.5 in the CANDELS fields: an update of the AGN space density at M1450~-22.5

D. Hogg, Data Analysis Recipes: Products of multivariate Gaussians in Bayesian inferences

D. Reiman Fully probabilistic quasar continua predictions near Lyman-α with conditional neural spline flows

May 2020

J.-P. Macquart, A census of baryons in the Universe from localized fast radio bursts

M. Neelman, A Cold, Massive, Rotating Disk Galaxy 1.5 Billion Years after the Big Bang, Tobias

J. Monzon, Effective Opacity of the Intergalactic Medium from Galaxy Spectra Analysis

D. Sorini, Simba: The average properties of the circumgalactic medium of 2≤z≤3 quasars are determined primarily by stellar feedback

C. A. Onken, A Thirty-Four Billion Solar Mass Black Hole in SMSS J2157-3602, the Most Luminous Known Quasar

J.X. Prochaska, PypeIt: The Python Spectroscopic Data Reduction Pipeline

H.-W. Chen, The Cosmic Ultraviolet Baryon Survey (CUBS) I. Overview and the diverse environments of Lyman limit systems at z<1

E. Pouliasis, An obscured AGN population hidden in the VIPERS galaxies: identification through spectral energy distribution decomposition

J. S. den Brok, Probing the AGN Unification Model at redshift z ∼ 3 with MUSE observations of giant Lyα nebulae

B. Villarroel, Examining supernova events in Type 1 active galactic nuclei

G. Mosby, Properties and characteristics of the WFIRST H4RG-10 detectors

April 2020

M. Gronke, Lyman-alpha transmission properties of the intergalactic medium in the CoDaII simulation

V. Ivanov, Considerations for a new low-/moderate-resolution optical facility spectrograph at the VLT Coudé focus, Tobias

F. Wang, A Significantly Neutral Intergalactic Medium Around the Luminous z=7 Quasar J0252-0503

M. Dessauges-Zavadsky, The ALPINE-ALMA CII survey: Molecular gas budget in the Early Universe as traced by CII, Valentina

L. R. Colaço, Probing variation of the fine-structure constant using the strong gravitational lensing, Tobias

E. Vanzella, A transient optical laser at cosmological distance probes the circum-stellar material 2.8 Gyr after the Big Bang, Stefano

March 2020

H. Choi, Discovery of a Remarkably Powerful Broad Absorption-line Quasar Outflow in SDSS J135246.37+423923.5, Manuela

J. Jennings, Frequency stability of the mode spectrum of broad bandwidth Fabry-Perot interferometers

C.-A. Faucher-Giguere, A Cosmic UV/X-ray Background Model Update

R. Blackman, Performance Verification of the EXtreme PREcision Spectrograph

R. Peterburg, An Extreme Precision Radial Velocity Pipeline: First Radial Velocities from EXPRES

D. Rogozin, Rubidium transitions as wavelength reference for astronomical Doppler spectrographs

T. R. Choudhury, Studying the Lyman-α optical depth fluctuations at z∼5.5 using fast semi-numerical methods

T. Lu, Subaru medium-resolution spectra of a QSO at z=6.62: Three reionization tests

H. Netzer, Testing broad line region models with Reverberation Mapping

M. Wilczynska, Four direct measurements of the fine-structure constant 13 billion years ago

A.Nishizawa, Photometric Redshifts for the Hyper Suprime-Cam Subaru Strategic Program Data Release 2

W. Zheng, Spectral Signatures of Quasar Ages at z~3

February 2020

I. Delvecchio, The evolving AGN duty cycle in galaxies since z∼3 as encoded in the X-ray luminosity function

A. Newman, LATIS: The Lyα Tomography IMACS Survey

C. Dix, Prescriptions for Correcting Ultraviolet-Based Redshifts for Luminous Quasars at High Redshift

A. Hees, Search for a Variation of the Fine Structure around the Supermassive Black Hole in Our Galactic Center

R. Probst, A crucial test for astronomical spectrograph calibration with frequency combs, Tobias

S. Belladitta, The first blazar observed at z>6

J. Ding, Deep Hubble Space Telescope Imaging on the Extended Lyα Emission of a QSO at z=2.19 with Damped Lyman Alpha System as a Natural Coronagraph

P. Upton Sanderbeck, Inhomogeneous HeII reionization in Hydrodynamic Simulations

D. Milakovic, Precision and consistency of astrocombs, Tobias

S. Chabanier, The impact of AGN feedback on the 1D power spectra from the Lyα forest using the Horizon-AGN suite of simulations

A. D'Aloisio, Hydrodynamic Response of the Intergalactic Medium to Reionization

C. Eilers, Multi-Wavelength Approach for Detecting and Characterizing Young Quasars I: Systemic Redshifts and Proximity Zones Measurements

B. Trakhtenbrot, What do observations tell us about the highest-redshift supermassive black holes?

January 2020

F. Dureas, Universal bolometric corrections for AGN over 7 luminosity decades

P. Gaikwad, Probing the thermal state of the intergalactic medium at z>5 with the transmission spikes in high-resolution Lyα forest spectra Elisa

P. Dayal, Reionization with galaxies and active galactic nuclei

R. Cooke, A limit on Planck-scale froth with ESPRESSO, Tobias

T. Trifonov, A public HARPS radial velocity database corrected for systematic errors

L. Welsh, A bound on the 12C/13C ratio in near-pristine gas with ESPRESSO, Tobias

M. Gaspari, Linking Macro, Meso, and Micro Scales in Multiphase AGN Feeding and Feedback

N. Caplar, Nonstationarity of AGN variability: The only way to go is down!

X. Shen, The Bolometric Quasar Luminosity Function at z = 0-7

J. Scholtz, KASHz: No evidence for ionised outflows instantaneously suppressing star formation in moderate luminosity AGN at z∼1.4-2.6

M. Clara, Primordial nucleosynthesis with varying fundamental constants: Improved constraints and a possible solution to the Lithium problem

S. Bosman, Three Lyman-alpha emitting galaxies within a quasar proximity zone at z=5.8, Tobias

December 2019

R. Woodruff, Optical design for CETUS: a wide-field 1.5m aperture UV payload being studied for a NASA probe class mission study

A. Garzilli, How warm is too warm? Towards robust Lyman-α forest bounds on warm dark matter, Tobias

A. Rankine, BAL and non-BAL quasars: continuum, emission and absorption properties establish a common parent sample

M. Gronke, Is Multiphase Gas Cloudy or Misty?

J. Japelj, Simulating MOS science on the ELT: Lyα forest tomography

R. Meyer, The role of galaxies and AGN in reionising the IGM -- III : IGM-galaxy cross-correlations at z~6 from 8 quasar fields with DEIMOS and MUSE

R. Cooke, The ACCELERATION programme: I. Cosmology with the redshift drift, Valentina

L. Keating, Constraining the second half of reionization with the Lyman-β forest

N. Adams, The rest-frame UV luminosity function at z≃4: a significant contribution of AGN to the bright-end of the galaxy population

K. Whalen, Physical Models for the Clustering of Obscured and Unobscured Quasars

GRAVITY, An image of the dust sublimation region in the nucleus of NGC 1068

A. Meiksin, The influence of metagalactic ultra-violet background fluctuations on the high-redshift Lyα forest

November 2019

D. Wylezalek, Ionised gas outflow signatures in SDSS-IV MaNGA active galactic nuclei

N. Palanque-Delabrouille, Hints, neutrino bounds and WDM constraints from SDSS DR14 Lyman-α and Planck full-survey data, Tobias

A. Dittmann, Star Formation in Accretion Disks and SMBH Growth, Tobias

E. Paolo Farina, The REQUIEM Survey I: A Search for Extended Ly-Alpha Nebular Emission Around 31 z>5.7 Quasars

D. Foreman-Mackey, emcee v3: A Python ensemble sampling toolkit for affine-invariant MCMC

L. Whitler, The Impact of Scatter in the Galaxy UV Luminosity to Halo Mass Relation on Lyα Visibility During the Epoch of Reionization

K.N. Telikova, Jeans smoothing of the Lyα forest absorption lines

Y. Gotberg,, The contribution from stars stripped in binaries to cosmic reionization of hydrogen and helium

J. Japelj, Simulating MOS science on the ELT: Lyα forest tomography

October 2019

K.N. Telikova, Thermal state of the intergalactic medium at z∼2−4

D. Homan, Behaviour of the MgII 2798AA Line Over the Full Range of AGN Variability

F. Shankar, Constraining black hole-galaxy scaling relations from the large-scale clustering of Active Galactic Nuclei and implied mean radiative efficiency

G. Brandt, Automatic Echelle Spectrograph Wavelength Calibration

E. Nardini, The most luminous blue quasars at 3.0<z<3.3. I. A tale of two X-ray populations

Q. Pognan, Searching for Super-Eddington Quasars using a Photon Trapping Accretion Disc Model

C. Wolf, Ultra-luminous quasars at redshift z>4.5 from SkyMapper, Tobias

S. Mukae, 3D Distribution Map of HI Gas and Galaxies Around an Enormous Lyα Nebula and Three QSOs at z=2.3 Revealed by the HI Tomographic Mapping Technique

C.C. Lee Quantum mechanics at high redshift -- Modelling Damped Lyman-α absorption systems

M. Romano, The Lyman continuum escape fraction and the Mean Free Path of hydrogen ionizing photons for bright z~4 QSOs from SDSS DR14

GRAVITY, The resolved size and structure of hot dust in the immediate vicinity of AGN

F. Nasir, Observing the tail of reionization: neutral islands in the z=5.5 Lyman-α Forest

September 2019

S. Fujimoto, Truth or delusion? A possible gravitational lensing interpretation of the ultra-luminous quasar SDSS J010013.02+280225.8 at z=6.30, Tobias

D. Kashino, Evidence for a highly opaque large-scale galaxy void at the end of reionization

E. Giallongo, The space densities and emissivities of AGNs at z>4

S. Hönig, Redefining the torus: A unifying view of AGN in the infrared and sub-mm , Tobias

J. Stern, The maximum accretion rate of hot gas in dark matter halos

L. Sartori, A forward modelling approach to AGN variability -- Method description and early applications

G. Calderone, Finding the brightest cosmic beacons in the Southern Hemisphere, Tobias

KATRIN, An improved upper limit on the neutrino mass from a direct kinematic method by KATRIN

E. Banados, The z=7.54 Quasar ULAS J1342+0928 Is Hosted by a Galaxy Merger

August 2019

E. Bechter, Assessing the Suitability of H4RG Near Infrared Detectors for Precise Doppler Radial Velocity Measurements

W. Zheng, Development of Hydrogen and Helium Proximity Zones around Quasars

July 2019

K. Zhang, deepCR: Cosmic Ray Rejection with Deep Learning, Tobias

E. Lusso, Tension with the flat ΛCDM model from a high redshift Hubble Diagram of supernovae, quasars and gamma-ray bursts

F. Vogt, Rotational and rotational-vibrational Raman spectroscopy of air to characterize astronomical spectrographs, Tobias

June 2019

F. Davies, Evidence for Low Radiative Efficiency or Highly Obscured Growth of z>7 Quasars

A. Drake, Lyα Halos Around z∼6 Quasars

C. Eilers, Anomaly in the Opacity of the Post-Reionization Intergalactic Medium in the Lyα and Lyβ Forest

May 2019

L. Keating, Long troughs in the Lyman-α forest below redshift 6 due to islands of neutral hydrogen

F. Hamann, On the Emergence of Thousands of Absorption Lines in the Quasar PG1411+442: A Clumpy High-Column Density Outflow from the Broad Emission-Line Region?

April 2019

F. Davies, Ionization bias and the ghost proximity effect near z>6 quasars in the shadow of proximate absorption systems

February 2004

R. Lupto, Preparing Red-Green-Blue Images from CCD Data, Tobias

Notes for Allen & Hewett 2014 in prep.

M. Temple, 2020, https://arxiv.org/abs/2012.01425

A. Rankine, 2020, BAL and non-BAL quasars: continuum, emission, and absorption properties establish a common parent sample

Topic revision: r112 - 2021-01-20 - TobiasSchmidt
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