Exoplanet References

Below is a list of exoplanet-related references that are of particular use to our research on Exoplanest in the Knuth Information Physics Lab


Christodoulou, D.M.; Kazanas, D. 2017. A Physical Interpretation of the Titius-Bode Rule arXiv:1705.09356 [astro-ph.EP]

Cowan, N.B.; Fujii, Y. 2017. Mapping Exoplanets arXiv:1704.07832 [astro-ph.EP]

Fulton, B.J.; Petigura, E.A.; Howard, A.W.; Isaacson, H.; Marcy, G.W.; Cargile, P.A.; Hebb, L.; Weiss, L.M.; Johnson, J.A.; Morton, T.D.; Sinukoff, E.; Crossfield, I.J.M.; Hirsch, L.A. 2017. The California-Kepler Survey. III. A Gap in the Radius Distribution of Small Planets. arXiv:1703.10375 [astro-ph.EP]

Gaidos, E.;Kitzmann, D.; Heng, K. 2017. Exoplanet Characterization by Multi-Observatory Transit Photometry with TESS and CHEOPS. MNRAS, in press.
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Gusmão, E.A.; Selhorst, C.L.; Oliveira, A.S. 2017. Analysis Of Kepler-71 activity through planetary transit. IAUS 328: Living around active stars arXiv:1703.00883 [astro-ph.SR]

Johnson, J.A.; Petigura, E.A.; Fulton, B.J.; Marcy, G.W.; Howard, A.W.; Isaacson, H.; Hebb, L.; Cargile, P.A.; Morton, T.D.; Weiss, L.M.; Winn, J.N.; Rogers, L.A.; Sinukoff, E.; Hirsch L.A. 2017. The California-Kepler Survey. II. Precise Physical Properties of 2025 Kepler Planets and Their Host Stars arXiv:1703.10402 [astro-ph.EP]

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Petigura, E.A.; Howard, A.W.; Marcy, G.W.; Johnson, J.A.; Isaacson, H.; Cargile, P.A.; Hebb, L.; Fulton, B.J.; Weiss, L.M.; Morton, T.D.; Winn, J.N.; Rogers, L.A.; Sinukoff, E.; Hirsch, L.A.; Crossfield, I.J.M. 2017. The California-Kepler Survey. I. High Resolution Spectroscopy of 1305 Stars Hosting Kepler Transiting Planets. arXiv:1703.10400 [astro-ph.EP]

Pinhas, A.; Madhusudhan, N. 2017. On Signatures of Clouds in Exoplanetary Transit Spectra arXiv:1705.08893 [astro-ph.EP]

Schwieterman, E.W.; Kiang, N.Y.; Parenteau, M.N.; Harman, C.E.; Shiladitya, DS.; Fisher, T.M.; Arney, G.N.; Hartnett, H.E.; Reinhard, C.T.; Olson, S.L.; Meadows, V.S.; Cockell, C.S.; Walker, S.I.; Grenfell, J.L.; Hegde, S.; Rugheimer, S.; Hu, R,; Lyons, T.W. 2017. Exoplanet Biosignatures: A Review of Remotely Detectable Signs of Life arXiv:1705.05791 [astro-ph.EP]

Stassun, K.G.; Oelkers, R.J.; Pepper, J.; Paegert, M.; De Lee, N.; Torres, G.; Latham, D.; Muirhead, P.; Dressing, C.; Rojas-Ayala, B.; Mann, A.; Fleming, S.; Levine, A.; Silvotti, R.; Plavchan, P. and the TESS Target Selection Working Group. 2017. The TESS Input Catalog and Candidate Target List arXiv:1706.00495 [astro-ph.EP]

Tsiaras, A.; Waldmann, I.P.; Zingales, T.; Rocchetto, M.; Morello, G.; Damiano, M.; Karpouzas, K.; Tinetti, G.; McKemmish, L.K.; Tennyson, J.; Yurchenko, S.N. 2017. A population study of hot Jupiter atmospheres. arXiv:1704.05413 [astro-ph.EP]

Valio, A.; Estrela, R.; Netto, Y.; Bravo, J.P. and de Medeiros, J.R. 2017. Activity and rotation of Kepler-17, ApJ 835, 294. arXiv:1702.02213 [astro-ph.SR]

Walker, S.I.; Bains, W.; Cronin, L.; DasSarma, S.; Danielache, S.; Domagal-Goldman, S.; Kacar, B.; Kiang, N.Y.; Lenardic, A.; Reinhard, C.T.; Moore, W.; Schwieterman, E.W.; Shkolnik, E.L.; Smith, H.B. 2017. Exoplanet Biosignatures: Future Directions arXiv:1705.08071 [astro-ph.EP]


Komacek, T.D.; Showman, A.P.; Tan, X. 2016. Atmospheric Circulation of Hot Jupiters: Dayside-Nightside Temperature Differences. II. Comparison with Observations, Submitted to ApJ, arXiv:1610.03893 [astro-ph.EP]

Mallama, A.; Krobusek, B. and Pavlov, H. 2016. Comprehensive wide-band magnitudes and albedos for the planets, with applications to exo-planets and planet nine, Icarus, arXiv:1609.05048 [astro-ph.EP]

Millholland, S.; Wang, S.; Laughlin, G. 2016. On the detection of non-transiting hot jupiters in multiple-planet systems, ApJ Let, 823(1). arXiv:1602.05674 [astro-ph.EP]

Mullally, F.; Coughlin, J.L.; Thompson, S.E.; Christiansen, J.; Burke, C.; Clarke, B.D.; Haas, M.R. 2016. Identifying False Alarms in the Kepler Planet Candidate Catalog, PASP. arXiv:1602.03204 [astro-ph.EP]

Oshagh, M.; Heller, R.; Dreizler, S. 2016. How eclipse time variations, eclipse duration variations, and radial velocities can reveal S-type planets in close eclipsing binaries, submitted to MNRAS. arXiv:1610.04047 [astro-ph.EP]

Placek, B.; Knuth, K.H.; Angerhausen, D. 2016. Combining Photometry From Kepler and TESS To Improve Short-Period Exoplanet Characterization, PASP. arXiv:1511.01082 [astro-ph.IM]


Ahlers, J.P.; Barnes, J.W.; Barnes, R. 2015. Spin-Orbit Misalignment of Two-Planet-System KOI-89 Via Gravity Darkening arXiv:1509.07930 [astro-ph.EP]

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Cabrera J., et al. 2015. Transiting exoplanets from the CoRoT space mission XXVIII. CoRoT-28b, a planet orbiting an evolved star, and CoRoT-29b, a planet showing an asymmetric transit arXiv:1504.01532 [astro-ph.EP]

Cohen, O.; Ma, Y.; Drake, J.J.; Glocer, A.; Garraffo, C.; Bell, J.M.; Gombosi, T.I. 2015. The interaction of Venus-like, M-dwarf planets with the stellar wind of their host star arXiv:1504.06326 [astro-ph.EP]

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Fulton, B.J., Collins, K.A, Gaudi, B.S., et al. 2015. KELT-8b: A highly inflated transiting hot Jupiter and a new technique for extracting high-precision radial velocities from noisy spectra.
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Grunblatt, S.K.; Howard, A.W.; Haywood, R.D. 2015. Determining the mass of Kepler-78b with nonparametric Gaussian process estimation arXiv:1501.00369 [astro-ph.EP]

Hartman, J.D.; et al. 2015. HAT-P-50b, HAT-P-51b, HAT-P-52b, and HAT-P-53b: Three Transiting Hot Jupiters and a Transiting Hot Saturn From the HATNet Survey (arXiv:1503.04149 [astro-ph.EP])

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Močnik, T.; Clark, B.; Anderson, D.R.; Hellier, C.; Brown, D.J.A. 2015. Starspots on WASP-85 arXiv:1508.07281 [astro-ph.EP]

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Paez, R.I.; Locatelli, U. 2015. Trojan dynamics well approximated by a new Hamiltonian normal form, MNRAS, arXiv:1508.00381 [astro-ph.EP]

Paez, R.I.; Locatelli, U. 2015. Design of maneuvers based on new normal form approximations: The case study of the CPRTBP arXiv:1508.00465 [astro-ph.EP]

Parviainen, H. 2015. PyTransit: Fast and easy exoplanet transit modelling in Python arXiv:1504.07433 [astro-ph.EP]

Placek, B.; Knuth, K.H.; Angerhausen, D.; Jenkins J.M. 2015. Characterization of Kepler-91b and the Investigation of a Potential Trojan Companion Using EXONEST, ApJ 795:112. arXiv:1511.01068 [astro-ph.EP]

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Showman, A.P.; Lewis, N.K.; Fortney, J.J. 2015. Three-dimensional Atmospheric Circulation of Warm and Hot Jupiters: Effects of Orbital Distance, Rotation Period, and Non-Synchronous Rotation, ApJ (arXiv:1411.4731 [astro-ph.EP])

Thompson, S.E; Mullally, F.; Coughlin, J.; Christiansen, J.L.; Henze, C.E.; Haas, M.R. and Burke, C.J. 2015. A Machine Learning Technique to Identify Transit Shaped Signals, ApJ arXiv:1509.00041 [astro-ph.EP]

Tregloan-Reed, J.; Southworth, J. et al. 2015 Transits and starspots in the WASP-6 planetary system, MNRAS arXiv:1503.09184 [astro-ph.EP]

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Vidotto, A.A.; Fares, R.; Jardine, M.; Moutou, C.; Donati, J.-F. 2015. On the environment surrounding close-in exoplanets arXiv:1503.05711 [astro-ph.EP]

Visser, P.M.; van de Bult, F.J. 2015. Fourier spectra from exoplanets with polar caps and ocean glint arXiv:1503.05059 [astro-ph.EP]

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Zuluaga, J.I.; Kipping, D.; Sucerquia, M.; Alvarado, J.A. 2015. A novel method for identifying exoplanetary rings. ApJ, 803, L14 arXiv:1502.07818 [astro-ph.EP]
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Baluev, Roman V. 2014. Keplerian periodogram for Doppler exoplanets detection: optimized computation and analytic significance thresholds arXiv:1409.6115 [astro-ph.IM]

Béky, B.; Kipping, D.M.; Holman, M.J. 2014. Spotrod: a semi-analytic model for transits of spotted stars arXiv:1407.4465 [astro-ph.EP]

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