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Refereed Journal Articles

  1. Reconnaissance of the HR 8799 Exosolar System I: Near IR Spectroscopy by Oppenheimer, B. R., C. Baranec, C. Beichman, D. Brenner, R. Burruss, E. Cady, J. R. Crepp, R. Dekany, R. Fergus, D. Hale, L. Hillenbrand, S. Hinkley, David W. Hogg, D. King, E. R. Ligon, T. Lockhart, R. Nilsson, I. R. Parry, L. Pueyo, E. Rice, J. E. Roberts, L. C. Roberts, Jr., M. Shao, A. Sivaramakrishnan, R. Soummer, T. Truong, G. Vasisht, A. Veicht, F. Vecelus, J. K. Wallace, C. Zhai, & N. Zimmerman, The Astrophysical Journal, in press (accepted March 8, 2013).
  2.  by Hinkley, S., L. Hillenbrand, B. R. Oppenheimer, E. L. Rice, L. Pueyo, G. Vasisht, N. Zimmerman, A. L. Kraus, M. J. Ireland, D. Brenner, C. Beichman, R. Dekany, J. E. Roberts, I. R. Parry, L. C. Roberts Jr., J. R. Crepp, R. Burruss, J. K. Wallace, E. Cady, C. Zhai, M. Shao, T. Lockhart, R. Soummer, & A. Sivaramakrishnan,The Astrophysical Journal, Vol. 763, pp. L9 (January 2013).
  3.  by L. Pueyo, L. Hillenbrand, G. Vasisht, B. R. Oppenheimer, J. Monnier, S. Hinkley, J. Crepp, L. C. Roberts Jr, D. Brenner, N. Zimmerman, I. Parry, C. Beichman, R. Dekany, M. Shao, R. Burruss, E. Cady, J. Roberts, R. Soummer, Astrophysical Journal, Vol. 757, pp. 57-68 (September 2012).
  4.  by Roberts, L. C., Jr, E. L. Rice, C. A. Beichman, D. Brenner, R. Burruss, J. R. Crepp, R. G. Dekany, L. A. Hillenbrand, S. Hinkley, E. R. Ligon, T. G. Lockhart, D. King, S. Metchev, B. R. Oppenheimer, I. R. Parry, L. Pueyo, J. E. Roberts, M. Shao, A. Sivaramakrishnan, R. Soummer, G. Vasisht, F. E. Vescelus, J. K. Wallace, N. T. Zimmerman,  & C. Zhai, Astronomical Journal, Vol. 144, pp. 14-25 (July 2012). 
  5.  by Pueyo, L., J. R. Crepp, G. Vasisht, D. Brenner, B. R. Oppenheimer, N. Zimmerman, S. Hinkley, I. Parry, C. Beichman, L. Hillenbrand, L. C. Roberts, R. Dekany, M. Shao, R. Burruss, A. Bouchez, J.  Roberts, & R. Soummer, The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series,  Vol. 199,  pp. 6-23 (March 2012). 
  6.  by Zimmerman, N., D. Brenner, B. R. Oppenheimer, I. R. Parry, S. Hinkley, S. Hunt, & R. Roberts, Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, Vol. 123, p. 746. (June 2011).
  7. by Soummer, R., A. Sivaramakrishnan, L. Pueyo, B. Macintosh, & B. R. Oppenheimer, The Astrophysical Journal, Vol. 729: 144 (March 2011). 
  8.  by Crepp, J. R., L. Pueyo, D. Brenner, B. R. Oppenheimer, N. Zimmerman, S. Hinkley, I. Parry, D. King, G. Vasisht, C. Beichman, L. Hillenbrand, R. Dekany, M. Shao, R. Burruss, L. C. Roberts, A. Bouchez, J. Roberts, & R. Soummer, The Astrophysical Journal, Vol. 729: 132 (March 2011). 
  9.  by Hinkley, S., B. R. Oppenheimer, N. Zimmerman, D. Brenner, I. R. Parry, J. R. Crepp, G. Vasisht, E. Ligon, D. King, R. Soummer, A. Sivaramakrishnan, C. Beichman, M. Shao, L. C. Roberts, A. Bouchez, R. Dekany, L. Pueyo, J. E. Roberts, T. Lockhart, C. Zhai, C. Shelton, & R. Burruss, Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, Vol. 123: 74-86 (January 2011).  
  10.  by Hinkley, S., J. D. Monnier, B. R. Oppenheimer, L. C. Roberts, M. Ireland, N. Zimmerman, D. Brenner, I. R. Parry, F. Martinache, O. Lai, R. Soummer, A. Sivaramakrishnan, C. Beichman, L. Hillenbrand, M. Zhao, J. P. Lloyd, D. Bernat, G. Vasisht, J. R. Crepp, L. Pueyo, M. Shao, M. D. Perrin, D. L. King, A. Bouchez, J. E. Roberts, R. Dekany, & R. Burruss, The Astrophysical Journal, 726: 104 (January 2011). 
  11.  by Leconte, Jeremy; Soummer, Remi; Hinkley, Sasha; Oppenheimer, Ben R.; Sivaramakrishnan, Anand; Brenner, Douglas; Kuhn, Jeffrey; Lloyd, James P.; Perrin, Marshall D.; Makidon, Russell; Roberts, Lewis C.; Graham, James R.; Simon, Michal; Brown, Robert A.; Zimmerman, Neil; Chabrier, Gilles; Baraffe, Isabelle; The Astrophysical Journal, Vol. 716, pp. 1551-1565 (June 2010).
  12.  by Hinkley, Sasha; Oppenheimer, Ben R.; Brenner, Douglas; Zimmerman, Neil; Roberts, Lewis C.; Parry, Ian R.; Soummer, Rémi; Sivaramakrishnan, Anand; Simon, Michal; Perrin, Marshall D.; King, David L.; Lloyd, James P.; Bouchez, Antonin; Roberts, Jennifer E.; Dekany, Richard; Beichman, Charles; Hillenbrand, Lynne; Burruss, Rick; Shao, Michael; Vasisht, Gautam, The Astrophysical Journal, Vol. 712, pp. 421-428 (March 2010). 
  13.  by Beichman, Charles A.; Krist, John; Trauger, John T.; Greene, Tom; Oppenheimer, Ben; Sivaramakrishnan, Anand; Doyon, René; Boccaletti, Anthony; Barman, Travis S.; Rieke, Marcia; The Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, Vol. 122, pp. 162-200 (February 2010). 
  14.  by Zimmerman, Neil; Oppenheimer, Ben R.; Hinkley, Sasha; Brenner, Douglas; Parry, Ian R.; Sivaramakrishnan, Anand; Hillenbrand, Lynne; Beichman, Charles; Crepp, Justin R.; Vasisht, Gautam; Roberts, Lewis C.; Burruss, Rick; King, David L.; Soummer, Rémi; Dekany, Richard; Shao, Michael; Bouchez, Antonin; Roberts, Jennifer E.; Hunt, Stephanie; The Astrophysical Journal, Vol. 709, pp. 733-740 (February 2010). 
  15. “High-Contrast Observations in Optical and Infrared Astronomy” by Oppenheimer, Ben R. and Hinkley, Sasha, Annual Review of Astronomy & Astrophysics, Vol. 47, pp.253-289 (September 2009). PDF File from ARAA

SPIE Papers

SPIE papers are instrumentation papers. While not anonymously refereed, they are refereed by the editors of the volume (who are experts in the field) and are full, final references, sometimes widely cited, in the field of astronomical instrumentation. 

  1.  by B. R. Oppenheimer, S. Hinkley, G. Vasisht, R. G. Dekany, Roberts, L. C., Jr, E. L. Rice, C. A. Beichman, D. Brenner, R. Burruss, J. R. Crepp, L. A. Hillenbrand, S. Hinkley, E. R. Ligon, T. G. Lockhart, D. King, S. Metchev, I. R. Parry, L. Pueyo, J. E. Roberts, M. Shao, A. Sivaramakrishnan, R. Soummer, F. E. Vescelus, J. K. Wallace, N. T. Zimmerman,  & C. Zhai, in Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series, 8447: 8447720-844720-13 (September 2012).  
  2.  by Zhai, C., G. Vasisht, M. Shao, T. Lockhart, E. Cady, B. Oppenheimer, R. Burruss, J. Roberts, C. Beichman, D. Brenner, J. Crepp, R. Dekany, S. Hinkley, L. Hillenbrand, E. R. Ligon, I. Parry, L. Pueyo, E. Rice, L. C. Roberts, A. Sivaramakrishnan, R. Soummer, F. Vescelus, K. Wallace, & N. Zimmerman, in Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series, 8447: 84476W-84476W-12 (September 2012).
  3.  by Zimmerman, N., A. Sivaramakrishnan, D. Bernat, B. R. Oppenheimer, S. Hinkley, J. P. Lloyd, P. G. Tuthill, D. Brenner, I. R. Parry, M. Simon, J. E. Krist, & L. Pueyo, in Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series, 8445: 84452G-84452G-15 (September 2012).
  4.  by Mawet, D., L. Pueyo, P. Lawson, L. Mugnier, W. Traub, A. Boccaletti, J. T. Trauger, S. Gladysz, E. Serabyn, J. Milli, R. Belikov, M. Kasper, P. Baudoz, B. Macintosh, C. Marois, B. Oppenheimer, H. Barrett, J.-L. Beuzit, N. Devaney, J. Girard, O. Guyon, J. Krist, B. Mennesson, D. Mouillet, N. Murakami, L. Poyneer, D. Savransky, C. Vérinaud, & J. K. Wallace, Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series, 8442: 844204-844204-21 (September 2012).
  5. by Sivaramakrishnan, A., R. Soummer, B. R. Oppenheimer, G. L. Carr, J. L. Mey, D. Brenner, C. W. Mandeville, N. Zimmerman, B. A. Macintosh, J. R. Graham, L. Saddlemyer, B. Bauman, A. Carlotti, L. Pueyo, P. G. Tuthill, C. Dorrer, R. Roberts, & A. Greenbaum. 2010. Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series, 7735:  773586-773586-12. 
  6.  by Sivaramakrishnan, Anand; Soummer, Rémi; Carr, G. Lawrence; Dorrer, Christophe; Bolognesi, Allen; Zimmerman, Neil; Oppenheimer, Ben R.; Roberts, Robin; Greenbaum, Alexandra, inTechniques and Instrumentation for Detection of Exoplanets IV, Shaklan, Stuart B., ed., Proceedings of the SPIE, Vol. 7440, pp. 74401C-74401C-10 (August 2009). 
  7.  by Thomas, Sandrine J.; Soummer, Rémi; Dillon, Daren; Macintosh, Bruce; Evans, Julia W.; Gavel, Donald; Sivaramakrishnan, Anand; Marois, Christian; Oppenheimer, Ben R., in Adaptive Optics Systems, Hubin, Norbert; Max, Claire E.; Wizinowich, Peter L., eds., Proceedings of the SPIE, Vol. 7015, pp. 70156I-70156I-11 (July 2008). 
  8.  by Hinkley, Sasha; Oppenheimer, Ben R.; Brenner, Douglas; Parry, Ian R.; Sivaramakrishnan, Anand; Soummer, Remi; King, David, in Adaptive Optics Systems, Hubin, Norbert; Max, Claire E.; Wizinowich, Peter L., eds., Proceedings of the SPIE, Vol. 7015, pp. 701519-701519-10 (July 2008). 

Patents

  1. “Telescope Accessory-Coronagraph,” Ben R. Oppenheimer and Michael Shara, Inventors; American Museum of Natural History, Assignee; United States Patent Office, Patent Number 7,130,051 B2, December 16, 2003-December 15, 2026, awarded October 16, 2006.
  2.  by Anand Sivaramakrishnan and Ben R. Oppenheimer, Inventors; American Museum of Natural History, Assignee, United States Patent Office, Patent Number 7,777,943, August 17, 2010-March 1, 2027, Awarded August 17, 2010.

Book Chapters

  1.  by Wesley A. Traub and Ben R. Oppenheimer in Exoplanets, S. Seager, ed. (Tucson: University of Arizona Press), 2010, p.111-156.

Conference Abstracts/Posters/Talks:

  1. “Near Infrared Integral Field Spectroscopy of the HR8799 Planetary System” by Pueyo, L., B. R. Oppenheimer, C. A. Beichman, D. Brenner, R. Burruss, E. Cady, J. R. Crepp, R. Dekany, R. Fergus, L. Hillenbrand, S. Hinkley, D. W. Hogg, D. King, E. Lingon, T. Lockhart, R. Nilsson, E. L. Rice, L. C. Roberts, J. Roberts, M. Shao, A. Sivaramakrishnan, R. Soummer, G. Vasisht, F. Vescelus, J. K. Wallace, C. Zhai, & N. Zimmerman, American Astronomical Society Meeting Abstracts, Vol. 221, pp. #126.02 (2013). 
  2. “Characterizing Low-Mass Companions with Integral Field Spectroscopy from Project 1640” by Rice, E. L., B. R. Oppenheimer, N. Zimmerman, L. C. Roberts, S. Hinkley, & P. 1640,American Astronomical Society Meeting Abstracts, Vol. 221, pp. #333.05 (2013).
  3. "Characterizing Extra-Solar Planets with Low Resolution Spectroscopy" by Rice, E. L., B. R. Oppenheimer, N. Zimmerman, L. C. Roberts Jr., & S. Hinkley,  American Astronomical Society Meeting Abstracts #219,  Vol. 219,  pp. #339.04(2012).
  4. "The Post-Coronagraph Wavefront Sensing Instruments for GPI and P1640," J. Kent Wallace, et al., Oct 2010, Spirit of Lyot, Paris France
  5. "High Contrast Studies of Nearby Stars with Project 1640", Zimmerman, N. et al. 2011. Dissertation Talk, American Astronomical Society Meeting, 217, 413.05.
  6. "Quasi Static Speckle Calibration Using an Integral Field Spectrograph: Extraction of a Faint Compainion" Pueyo, L. et al. 2011. American Astronomical Society Meeting, 217, 344.18.
  7. "High Contrast Studies of Nearby Stars with Project 1640", Zimmerman, N. et al. 2010. Contributed Talk, In the Spirit of Lyot 2010, Paris.
  8. "Towards Very Hight Contrast Imaging with Project 1640 at the Hale Telescope", Vasisht, G. et al. 2010. Contributed Talk, In the Spirit of Lyot 2010, Paris.
  9. "Quasi-Static Speckle Calibration Using an Integral Field Spectrograph: Extraction of the Spectra of a Faint Companion." Pueyo, L. et al. 2010. Contributed Talk, In the Spirit of Lyot 2010, Paris.
  10. "A New High Contrast Imaging Program at Palomar Observatory", Hinkley, S. et al. 2010. In the Spirit of Lyot 2010, Paris.
  11. "Early Data from Project 1640: A New High Contrast Imaging Program at Palomar Observatory. " Hinkley, S. et al 2010. American Astronomical Society Meeting, 215, 601.05.
  12. "Exoplanet Imaging at the Palomar 5m: Enhancing the Contrast of the Project 1640 Coronagraph", Roberts, L. C. et al. 2009, American Astronomical Society Meeting, 214, 434.01.
  13. "A New Integral Field Spectrograph and Coronagraph for Exoplanetary Science at Palomar, " Hinkley, S. et al. 2009. Dissertaion Talk, American Astronomical Society Meeting, 213, 336.04
  14. “High Contrast Studies of Nearby Stars with Project 1640,” Zimmerman, N., 2010, Astronomical Society of New York Spring Meeting, Colgate University, Colgate, NY.
  15. "First Light with Project 1640, an Integral Field Spectrograph for Exoplanetary Science,” Zimmerman et al., 2009, May Symposium: The Search for Life in the Universe, Space Telescope Science Institute; Baltimore MD.

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