Robert A. Simcoe, Ph.D. - Publications

Affiliations: 
2003- Physics Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, United States 
Area:
Astrophysics: Cosmology - Optical
Website:
http://web.mit.edu/physics/people/faculty/simcoe_robert.html

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2015 Crighton NHM, Hennawi JF, Simcoe RA, Cooksey KL, Murphy MT, Fumagalli M, Xavier Prochaska J, Shanks T. Metal-enriched, subkiloparsec gas clumps in the circumgalactic medium of a faint z = 2.5 galaxy Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 446: 18-37. DOI: 10.1093/mnras/stu2088  0.44
2015 Venemans BP, Bañados E, Decarli R, Farina EP, Walter F, Chambers KC, Fan X, Rix HW, Schlafly E, McMahon RG, Simcoe R, Stern D, Burgett WS, Draper PW, Flewelling H, et al. The identification of z-dropouts in pan-starrs1: Three quasars at 6.5< z< 6.7 Astrophysical Journal Letters. 801. DOI: 10.1088/2041-8205/801/1/L11  0.44
2015 Cooper TJ, Simcoe RA, Cooksey KL, O'Meara JM, Torrey P. THE INCIDENCE of LOW-METALLICITY LYMAN-LIMIT SYSTEMS at z ∼ 3.5: IMPLICATIONS for the COLD-FLOW HYPOTHESIS of BARYONIC ACCRETION Astrophysical Journal. 812. DOI: 10.1088/0004-637X/812/1/58  0.44
2015 Rubin KHR, Hennawi JF, Prochaska JX, Simcoe RA, Myers A, Lau MW. Dissecting the gaseous halos of z ∼ 2 damped Lyα systems with close quasar pairs Astrophysical Journal. 808. DOI: 10.1088/0004-637X/808/1/38  0.44
2014 Sullivan PW, Croll B, Simcoe RA. Near-infrared InGaAs detectors for background-limited imaging and photometry Proceedings of Spie - the International Society For Optical Engineering. 9154. DOI: 10.1117/12.2056425  0.44
2014 Gauthier JR, Chen HW, Cooksey KL, Simcoe RA, Seyffert EN, O'meara JM. Halo masses of Mg II absorbers at z ~ 0.5 from Sloan Digital Sky Survey Data Release 7 Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 439: 342-353. DOI: 10.1093/mnras/stt2443  0.44
2014 Faherty JK, Beletsky Y, Burgasser AJ, Tinney C, Osip DJ, Filippazzo JC, Simcoe RA. Signatures of cloud, temperature, and gravity from spectra of the closest brown dwarfs Astrophysical Journal. 790. DOI: 10.1088/0004-637X/790/2/90  0.44
2014 De Rosa G, Venemans BP, Decarli R, Gennaro M, Simcoe RA, Dietrich M, Peterson BM, Walter F, Frank S, McMahon RG, Hewett PC, Mortlock DJ, Simpson C. Black hole mass estimates and emission-line properties of a sample of redshift z > 6.5 quasars * Astrophysical Journal. 790. DOI: 10.1088/0004-637X/790/2/145  0.44
2014 Bañados E, Venemans BP, Morganson E, Decarli R, Walter F, Chambers KC, Rix HW, Farina EP, Fan X, Jiang L, McGreer I, De Rosa G, Simcoe R, Weiß A, Price PA, et al. Discovery of eight z ∼ 6 quasars from Pan-STARRS1 Astronomical Journal. 148. DOI: 10.1088/0004-6256/148/1/14  0.44
2014 Bañados E, Venemans BP, Morganson E, Decarli R, Walter F, Chambers KC, Rix HW, Farina EP, Fan X, Jiang L, McGreer I, De Rosa G, Simcoe R, Weiß A, Price PA, et al. The discovery of eight z ∼ 6 quasars from Pan-STARRS1 Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union. 9: 19-22. DOI: 10.1017/S1743921314003172  0.44
2013 Xavier Prochaska J, Hennawi JF, Simcoe RA. A substantial mass of cool, metal-enriched gas surrounding the progenitors of modern-day ellipticals Astrophysical Journal Letters. 762. DOI: 10.1088/2041-8205/762/2/L19  0.44
2013 Seyffert EN, Cooksey KL, Simcoe RA, O'Meara JM, Kao MM, Prochaska JX. Precious metals in sdss quasar spectra. ii. tracking the evolution of strong, 0.4 < z < 2.3 mg ii absorbers with thousands of systems Astrophysical Journal. 779. DOI: 10.1088/0004-637X/779/2/161  0.44
2013 Venemans BP, Findlay JR, Sutherland WJ, De Rosa G, McMahon RG, Simcoe R, González-Solares EA, Kuijken K, Lewis JR. Discovery of three z > 6.5 quasars in the Vista Kilo-Degree Infrared Galaxy (VIKING) survey Astrophysical Journal. 779. DOI: 10.1088/0004-637X/779/1/24  0.44
2013 Prochaska JX, Hennawi JF, Lee KG, Cantalupo S, Bovy J, Djorgovski SG, Ellison SL, Lau MW, Martin CL, Myers A, Rubin KHR, Simcoe RA. Quasars probing quasars. VI. Excess HI absorption within one proper Mpc of z ∼ 2 quasars Astrophysical Journal. 776. DOI: 10.1088/0004-637X/776/2/136  0.44
2013 Matejek MS, Simcoe RA, Cooksey KL, Seyffert EN. Mg II absorption at 2 < z < 6 with magellan/fire. II. A longitudinal study of H I, metals, and ionization in galactic halos Astrophysical Journal. 764. DOI: 10.1088/0004-637X/764/1/9  0.44
2013 Cooksey KL, Kao MM, Simcoe RA, O'Meara JM, Prochaska JX. Precious metals in sdss quasar spectra. I. tracking the evolution of strong, 1.5 < z < 4.5 C IV absorbers with thousands of systems Astrophysical Journal. 763. DOI: 10.1088/0004-637X/763/1/37  0.44
2013 Sullivan PW, Croll B, Simcoe RA. Precision of a low-cost InGaAs detector for near infrared photometry Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific. 125: 1021-1030. DOI: 10.1086/672573  0.44
2013 Simcoe RA, Burgasser AJ, Schechter PL, Fishner J, Bernstein RA, Bigelow BC, Pipher JL, Forrest W, Mcmurtry C, Smith MJ, Bochanski JJ. FIRE: A facility class near-infrared echelle spectrometer for the Magellan telescopes Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific. 125: 270-286. DOI: 10.1086/670241  0.44
2012 Simcoe RA, Sullivan PW, Cooksey KL, Kao MM, Matejek MS, Burgasser AJ. Extremely metal-poor gas at a redshift of 7. Nature. 492: 79-82. PMID 23222611 DOI: 10.1038/nature11612  0.44
2012 Foley RJ, Kromer M, Marion GH, Pignata G, Stritzinger MD, Taubenberger S, Challis P, Filippenko AV, Folatelli G, Hillebrandt W, Hsiao EY, Kirshner RP, Li W, Morrell NI, Röpke FK, ... ... Simcoe RA, et al. The first maximum-light ultraviolet through near-infrared spectrum of a type Ia supernova Astrophysical Journal Letters. 753. DOI: 10.1088/2041-8205/753/1/L5  0.44
2012 Matejek MS, Simcoe RA. A survey of Mg II absorption at 2 < z < 6 with magellan/fire. I. Sample and evolution of the Mg II frequency Astrophysical Journal. 761. DOI: 10.1088/0004-637X/761/2/112  0.44
2012 Sullivan PW, Simcoe RA. A calibrated measurement of the near-IR continuum sky brightness using magellan/FIRE Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific. 124: 1336-1346. DOI: 10.1086/668849  0.44
2011 Davy Kirkpatrick J, Cushing MC, Gelino CR, Griffith RL, Skrutskie MF, Marsh KA, Wright EL, Mainzer A, Eisenhardt PR, McLean IS, Thompson MA, Bauer JM, Benford DJ, Bridge CR, Lake SE, ... ... Simcoe RA, et al. The first hundred brown dwarfs discovered by the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) Astrophysical Journal, Supplement Series. 197. DOI: 10.1088/0067-0049/197/2/19  0.44
2011 Cushing MC, Kirkpatrick JD, Gelino CR, Griffith RL, Skrutskie MF, Mainzer A, Marsh KA, Beichman CA, Burgasser AJ, Prato LA, Simcoe RA, Marley MS, Saumon D, Freedman RS, Eisenhardt PR, et al. The discovery of y dwarfs using data from the wide-field infrared survey explorer (WISE) Astrophysical Journal. 743. DOI: 10.1088/0004-637X/743/1/50  0.44
2011 Simcoe RA, Cooksey KL, Matejek M, Burgasser AJ, Bochanski J, Lovegrove E, Bernstein RA, Pipher JL, Forrest WJ, McMurtry C, Fan X, O'Meara J. Constraints on the universal C IV mass density at z ∼ 6 from early infrared spectra obtained with the Magellan fire spectrograph Astrophysical Journal. 743. DOI: 10.1088/0004-637X/743/1/21  0.44
2011 Lovegrove E, Simcoe RA. Observations of Mg II absorption near z ∼ 1 galaxies selected from the DEEP2 redshift survey Astrophysical Journal. 740. DOI: 10.1088/0004-637X/740/1/30  0.44
2011 Simcoe RA. The carbon content of intergalactic gas at z = 4.25 and its evolution toward z = 2.4 Astrophysical Journal. 738. DOI: 10.1088/0004-637X/738/2/159  0.44
2011 Burgasser AJ, Cushing MC, Kirkpatrick JD, Gelino CR, Griffith RL, Looper DL, Tinney C, Simcoe RA, Bochanski JJ, Skrutskie MF, Mainzer A, Thompson MA, Marsh KA, Bauer JM, Wright EL. Fire spectroscopy of five late-type T dwarfs discovered with the wide-field infrared survey explorer Astrophysical Journal. 735. DOI: 10.1088/0004-637X/735/2/116  0.44
2011 Melis C, Farihi J, Dufour P, Zuckerman B, Burgasser AJ, Bergeron P, Bochanski J, Simcoe R. Accretion of a terrestrial-like minor planet by a white dwarf Astrophysical Journal. 732. DOI: 10.1088/0004-637X/732/2/90  0.44
2011 Bochanski JJ, Burgasser AJ, Simcoe RA, West AA. Fire spectroscopy of the ultra-cool brown dwarf, UGPS J072227.51-054031.2: Kinematics, rotation and atmospheric parameters Astronomical Journal. 142. DOI: 10.1088/0004-6256/142/5/169  0.44
2010 Simcoe RA, Burgasser AJ, Bochanski JJ, Schechter PL, Bernstein RA, Bigelow BC, Pipher JL, Forrest W, McMurtry C, Smith MJ, Fishner J. The FIRE infrared spectrometer at Magellan: Construction and commissioning Proceedings of Spie - the International Society For Optical Engineering. 7735. DOI: 10.1117/12.856088  0.44
2010 Burgasser AJ, Simcoe RA, Bochanski JJ, Saumon D, Mamajek EE, Cushing MC, Marley MS, McMurtry C, Pipher JL, Forrest WJ. Clouds in the coldest brown dwarfs: Fire spectroscopy of ross 458C Astrophysical Journal. 725: 1405-1420. DOI: 10.1088/0004-637X/725/2/1405  0.44
2010 Laycock S, Tang S, Grindlay J, Los E, Simcoe R, Mink D. Digital Access to a Sky Century at Harvard: Initial photometry and astrometry Astronomical Journal. 140: 1062-1077. DOI: 10.1088/0004-6256/140/4/1062  0.44
2009 Bochanski JJ, Hennawi JF, Simcoe RA, Prochaska JX, West AA, Burgasser AJ, Burles SM, Bernstein RA, Williams CL, Murphy MT. MASE: A new data-reduction pipeline for the Magellan Echellette Spectrograph Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific. 121: 1409-1418. DOI: 10.1086/648597  0.44
2008 Simcoe RA, Burgasser AJ, Bernstein RA, Bigelow BC, Fishner J, Forrest WJ, McMurtry C, Pipher JL, Schechter PL, Smith M. FIRE: A near-infrared, cross-dispersed echellette spectrometer for the Magellan telescopes Proceedings of Spie - the International Society For Optical Engineering. 7014. DOI: 10.1117/12.790414  0.44
2007 Agafonova II, Levshakov SA, Reimers D, Fechner C, Tytler D, Simcoe RA, Songaila A. Spectral shape of the UV ionizing background and He II absorption at redshifts 1.8 < z < 2.9 Astronomy and Astrophysics. 461: 893-909. DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361:20065721  0.44
2006 Simcoe RA. High-redshift intergalactic C IV abundance measurements from the near-infrared spectra of two z ∼ 6 QSOs Astrophysical Journal. 653: 977-987. DOI: 10.1086/508983  0.44
2006 Becker GD, Sargent WLW, Rauch M, Simcoe RA. Discovery of excess O i absorption toward the z = 6.42 QSO SDSS J1148+5251 Astrophysical Journal. 640: 69-80. DOI: 10.1086/500079  0.44
2006 Simcoe RA, Sargent WLW, Rauch M, Becker G. Observations of chemically enriched QSO absorbers near z ∼ 2.3 galaxies: Galaxy formation feedback signatures in the intergalactic medium Astrophysical Journal. 637: 648-668. DOI: 10.1086/498441  0.44
2006 Fechner C, Reimers D, Kriss GA, Baade R, Blair WP, Giroux ML, Green RF, Moos HW, Morton DC, Scott JE, Shull JM, Simcoe R, Songaila A, Zheng W. The UV spectrum of HS 1700+6416 II. FUSE observations of the He II Lyman alpha forest Astronomy and Astrophysics. 455: 91-106. DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361:20064950  0.44
2006 Fechner C, Reimers D, Songaila A, Simcoe RA, Rauch M, Sargent WLW. The UV spectrum of HS 1700+6416 I. Predicting the metal line content of the far UV spectrum Astronomy and Astrophysics. 455: 73-90. DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361:20054455  0.44
2005 Rauch M, Becker GD, Viel M, Sargent WLW, Smette A, Simcoe RA, Barlow TA, Haehnelt MG. Expansion and collapse in the cosmic web Astrophysical Journal. 632: 58-80. DOI: 10.1086/432904  0.44
2004 Simcoe RA, Sargent WLW, Rauch M. The distribution of metallicity in the intergalactic medium at z ∼ 2.5: O VI and C IV absorption in the spectra of seven QSOs Astrophysical Journal. 606: 92-115. DOI: 10.1086/382777  0.44
2003 Li W, Filippenko AV, Chornock R, Berger E, Berlind P, Calkins ML, Challis P, Fassnacht C, Jha S, Kirshner RP, Matheson T, Sargent WLW, Simcoe RA, Smith GH, Squires G. SN 2002cx: The most peculiar known type Ia supernova Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific. 115: 453-473. DOI: 10.1086/374200  0.44
2002 Simcoe RA, Sargent WLW, Rauch M. Characterizing the warm-hot intergalactic medium at high redshift: A high-resolution survey for O VI at z = 2.51 Astrophysical Journal. 578: 737-762. DOI: 10.1086/342620  0.44
2002 Rauch M, Sargent WLW, Barlow TA, Simcoe RA. Small-scale structure at high redshift. IV. Low-ionization gas intersecting three lines of sight to Q2237+0305 Astrophysical Journal. 576: 45-60. DOI: 10.1086/341267  0.44
1997 Simcoe R, McLeoo KK, Schachter J, Elvis M. Obscuration in the host galaxies of soft X-ray-selected Seyfert nuclei Astrophysical Journal. 489: 615-622. DOI: 10.1086/304819  0.44
1997 Cen R, Simcoe RA. Sizes, shapes, and correlations of lyman alpha clouds and their evolution in the ACDM universe Astrophysical Journal. 483: 8-20. DOI: 10.1086/304207  0.44
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