Nathaniel Butler

Assoc Professor

  • 7485 Citations
  • 44 h-Index
20002019
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Research Output 2000 2019

  • 7485 Citations
  • 44 h-Index
  • 114 Article
  • 23 Conference contribution
  • 2 Review article
2019
32 Citations (Scopus)

A long-lived neutron star merger remnant in GW170817: Constraints and clues from X-ray observations

Piro, L., Troja, E., Zhang, B., Ryan, G., Van Eerten, H., Ricci, R., Wieringa, M. H., Tiengo, A., Butler, N. R., Cenko, S. B., Fox, O. D., Khandrika, H. G., Novara, G., Rossi, A. & Sakamoto, T., Jan 1 2019, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 483, 2, p. 1912-1921 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
merger
neutron stars
afterglows
x rays
reactivation
2 Citations (Scopus)

A multiwavelength analysis of a collection of short-duration GRBs observed between 2012 and 2015

Pandey, S. B., Hu, Y., Castro-Tirado, A. J., Pozanenko, A. S., Sánchez-Ramírez, R., Gorosabel, J., Guziy, S., Jelinek, M., Tello, J. C., Jeong, S., Oates, S. R., Zhang, B. B., Mazaeva, E. D., Volnova, A. A., Minaev, P. Y., Van Eerten, H. J., Caballero-García, M. D., Pérez-Ramírez, D., Bremer, M., Winters, J. M. & 54 others, Park, I. H., Nicuesa Guelbenzu, A., Klose, S., Moskvitin, A., Sokolov, V. V., Sonbas, E., Ayala, A., Cepa, J., Butler, N., Troja, E., Chernenko, A. M., Molkov, S. V., Volvach, A. E., Inasaridze, R. Y., Egamberdiyev, S. A., Burkhonov, O., Reva, I. V., Polyakov, K. A., Matkin, A. A., Ivanov, A. L., Molotov, I., Guver, T., Watson, A. M., Kutyrev, A., Lee, W. H., Fox, O., Littlejohns, O., Cucchiara, A., Gonzalez, J., Richer, M. G., Román-Zúñiga, C. G., Tanvir, N. R., Bloom, J. S., Prochaska, J. X., Gehrels, N., Moseley, H., De Diego, J. A., Ramírez-Ruiz, E., Klunko, E. V., Fan, Y., Zhao, X., Bai, J., Wang, C., Xin, Y., Cui, C., Tungalag, N., Peng, Z. K., Kumar, A., Gupta, R., Aryan, A., Kumar, B., Volvach, L. N., Lamb, G. P. & Valeev, A. F., Mar 13 2019, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 485, 4, p. 5294-5318 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gamma ray bursts
afterglows
energy
software
analysis

Evidence for a Bright-edged Jet in the Optical/Near-infrared Afterglow of GRB 160625B

Strausbaugh, R., Butler, N., Lee, W. H., Troja, E. & Watson, A. M., Jan 1 2019, In : Astrophysical Journal Letters. 873, 1, L6.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

afterglows
gamma ray bursts
light curve
near infrared
slopes

First Results from the Rapid-response Spectrophotometric Characterization of Near-Earth Objects Using RATIR

Navarro-Meza, S., Mommert, M., Trilling, D. E., Butler, N., Reyes-Ruiz, M., Pichardo, B., Axelrod, T., Jedicke, R. & Moskovitz, N., May 1 2019, In : Astronomical Journal. 157, 5, 190.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

near Earth objects
cameras
asteroids
asteroid
observatories
1 Citation (Scopus)

Late Central-engine Activity in GRB 180205A

Becerra, R. L., Watson, A. M., Fraija, N., Butler, N., Lee, W. H., Troja, E., Román-Zñiga, C. G., Kutyrev, A. S., Álvarez Nuñez, L. C., Ángeles, F., Chapa, O., Cuevas, S., Farah, A. S., Fuentes-Fernández, J., Figueroa, L., Langarica, R., Quirós, F., Ruíz-Díaz-Soto, J., Tejada, C. G. & Tinoco, S. J., Jan 1 2019, In : Astrophysical Journal. 872, 2, 118.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

light curve
engines
engine
photometry
x rays
1 Citation (Scopus)

Reverse Shock Emission Revealed in Early Photometry in the Candidate Short GRB 180418A

Becerra, R. L., Dichiara, S., Watson, A. M., Troja, E., Fraija, N., Klotz, A., Butler, N., Lee, W. H., Veres, P., Turpin, D., Bloom, J. S., Boer, M., González, J. J., Kutyrev, A. S., Prochaska, J. X., Ramirez-Ruiz, E. & Richer, M. G., Aug 10 2019, In : Astrophysical Journal. 881, 1, 12.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

photometry
shock
rays
erg
hardness

Searches after Gravitational Waves Using ARizona Observatories (SAGUARO): System Overview and First Results from Advanced LIGO/Virgo's Third Observing Run

Lundquist, M. J., Paterson, K., Fong, W., Sand, D. J., Andrews, J. E., Shivaei, I., Daly, P. N., Valenti, S., Yang, S., Christensen, E., Gibbs, A. R., Shelly, F., Wyatt, S., Eskandari, O., Kuhn, O., Amaro, R. C., Arcavi, I., Behroozi, P., Butler, N., Chomiuk, L. & 37 others, Corsi, A., Drout, M. R., Egami, E., Fan, X., Foley, R. J., Frye, B., Gabor, P., Green, E. M., Grier, C. J., Guzman, F., Hamden, E., Howell, D. A., Jannuzi, B. T., Kelly, P., Milne, P., Moe, M., Nugent, A., Olszewski, E., Palazzi, E., Paschalidis, V., Psaltis, D., Reichart, D., Rest, A., Rossi, A., Schroeder, G., Smith, P. S., Smith, N., Spekkens, K., Strader, J., Stark, D. P., Trilling, D., Veillet, C., Wagner, M., Weiner, B., Wheeler, J. C., Williams, G. G. & Zabludoff, A., Aug 20 2019, In : Astrophysical Journal Letters. 881, 2, L26.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

LIGO (observatory)
gravitational waves
observatories
observatory
telescopes
14 Citations (Scopus)

The fast, luminous ultraviolet transient AT2018cow: Extreme supernova, or disruption of a star by an intermediate-mass black hole?

Perley, D. A., Mazzali, P. A., Yan, L., Cenko, S. B., Gezari, S., Taggart, K., Blagorodnova, N., Fremling, C., Mockler, B., Singh, A., Tominaga, N., Tanaka, M., Watson, A. M., Ahumada, T., Anupama, G. C., Ashall, C., Becerra, R. L., Bersier, D., Bhalerao, V., Bloom, J. S. & 45 others, Butler, N. R., Copperwheat, C., Coughlin, M. W., De, K., Drake, A. J., Duev, D. A., Frederick, S., González, J. J., Goobar, A., Heida, M., Ho, A. Y. Q., Horst, J., Hung, T., Itoh, R., Jencson, J. E., Kasliwal, M. M., Kawai, N., Khanam, T., Kulkarni, S. R., Kumar, B., Kumar, H., Kutyrev, A. S., Lee, W. H., Maeda, K., Mahabal, A., Murata, K. L., Neill, J. D., Ngeow, C. C., Penprase, B., Pian, E., Quimby, R., Ramirez-Ruiz, E., Richer, M. G., Romań-Zúñiga, C. G., Sahu, D. K., Srivastav, S., Socia, Q., Sollerman, J., Tachibana, Y., Taddia, F., Tinyanont, S., Troja, E., Ward, C., Wee, J. & Yu, P. C., Jan 1 2019, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 484, 1, p. 1031-1049 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
supernovae
stars
thermal radiation
astrophysics
radii
2018
1 Citation (Scopus)

Don't Blink: Constraining the Circumstellar Environment of the Interacting Type Ia Supernova 2015cp

Harris, C. E., Nugent, P. E., Horesh, A., Bright, J. S., Fender, R. P., Graham, M. L., Maguire, K., Smith, M., Butler, N., Valenti, S., Filippenko, A. V., Fox, O., Goobar, A., Kelly, P. L. & Shen, K. J., Nov 20 2018, In : Astrophysical Journal. 868, 1, 21.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mass media
supernovae
explosion
accretion
shell

GRB 130831a: Rise and demise of a magnetar at z = 0.5

De Pasquale, M., Page, M. J., Zane, S., Breeveld, A. A., Oates, S. R., Castro-Tirado, A. J., Gorosabel, J., Racusin, J. L., Troja, E., Cucchiara, A., Lien, A., Gehrels, N., Moseley, H., Kutyrev, A., Kann, D. A., Zhang, B., Pozanenko, A., Volnova, A. A., Trotter, A., Frank, N. & 20 others, Reichart, D. E., Haislip, J. B., Sbarufatti, B., Butler, N., Littlejohns, O., Schulze, S., Cano, Z., Fox, O., Bloom, J., Prochaska, J. X., De Diego, J. A., Gonzalez, J., Watson, A. M., Richer, M. G., Román-Zúñiga, C., Hoette, V., Russell, R. R., Rumyantsev, V., Klunko, E. & Burkhonov, O., Jan 1 2018, 14th Marcel Grossman Meeting On Recent Developments in Theoretical and Experimental General Relativity, Astrophysics and Relativistic Field Theories, Proceedings. Ruffini, R., Bianchi, M., Ruffini, R. & Jantzen, R. T. (eds.). World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte Ltd, p. 2981-2988 8 p. (14th Marcel Grossman Meeting On Recent Developments in Theoretical and Experimental General Relativity, Astrophysics and Relativistic Field Theories, Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

magnetars
gamma ray bursts
afterglows
x rays
shock

Night vision for small telescopes

Strausbaugh, R., Jackson, R. & Butler, N., Sep 1 2018, In : Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific. 130, 991, 095001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

night vision
gallium
indium
pixel
telescopes
4 Citations (Scopus)

RATIR Follow-up of LIGO/Virgo Gravitational Wave Events

Golkhou, V. Z., Butler, N., Strausbaugh, R., Troja, E., Kutyrev, A., Lee, W. H., Román-Zúñiga, C. G. & Watson, A. M., Apr 20 2018, In : Astrophysical Journal. 857, 2, 81.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

LIGO (observatory)
gravitational waves
false alarms
electromagnetic wave
actuators
1 Citation (Scopus)

The Exoplanet Climate Infrared TElescope (EXCITE)

Tucker, G. S., Nagler, P., Butler, N., Kilpatrick, B., Korotkov, A., Lewis, N., Maxted, P. F. L., Miko, L., Netterfield, C. B., Pascale, E., Patience, J., Scowen, P., Parmentier, V., Waldmann, I. & Wen, Y., Jan 1 2018, Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy VII. Simard, L., Simard, L., Evans, C. J. & Takami, H. (eds.). SPIE, Vol. 10702. 107025G

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

infrared telescopes
Exoplanets
extrasolar planets
Climate
Telescopes
2017

ALMA and RATIR observations of GRB 131030A

Huang, K., Urata, Y., Takahashi, S., Im, M., Yu, P. C., Choi, C., Butler, N., Watson, A. M., Kutyrev, A., Lee, W. H., Klein, C., Fox, O. D., Littlejohns, O., Cucchiara, N., Troja, E., González, J., Richer, M. G., Román-Zúñiga, C., Bloom, J., Prochaska, J. X. & 5 others, Gehrels, N., Moseley, H., Georgiev, L., De Diego, J. A. & Ramirez-Ruiz, E., 2017, In : Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan. 69, 2, 20.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

galaxies
afterglows
star formation rate
shock
bursts
828 Citations (Scopus)

Multi-messenger observations of a binary neutron star merger

LIGO Scientific Collaboration and Virgo Collaboration, Fermi GBM, IceCube Collaboration, AstroSat Cadmium Zinc Telluride Imager Team, IPN Collaboration, The Insight-Hxmt Collaboration, ANTARES Collaboration, The Swift Collaboration, AGILE Team, The 1M2H Team, The Dark Energy Camera GW-EM Collaboration and the DES Collaboration, The DLT40 Collaboration, GRAWITA: GRAvitational Wave Inaf TeAm, ATCA: Australia Telescope Compact Array, ASKAP: Australian SKA Pathfinder, Las Cumbres Observatory Group, OzGrav, DWF (Deeper Wider Faster program) AST3 and CAASTRO Collaborations, The VINROUGE Collaboration, MASTER Collaboration, J-GEM & 28 others, GROWTH JAGWAR Caltech-NRAO TTU-NRAO and NuSTAR Collaborations, Pan-STARRS, TZAC Consortium, The MAXI Team, KU Collaboration, Nordic Optical Telescope, ePESSTO, GROND, Texas Tech University, SALT Group, TOROS: Transient Robotic Observatory of the South Collaboration, The BOOTES Collaboration, MWA: Murchison Widefield Array, IKI-GW Follow-up Collaboration, The CALET Collaboration, H.E.S.S. Collaboration, LOFAR Collaboration, LWA: Long Wavelength Array, HAWC Collaboration, The Pierre Auger Collaboration, ALMA Collaboration, Euro VLBI Team, Pi of the Sky Collaboration, The Chandra Team at McGill University, DFN: Desert Fireball Network, ATLAS, High Time Resolution Universe Survey & RIMAS and RATIR, Jan 1 2017, In : Astrophysical Journal Letters. 848, 2, L12.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

binary stars
merger
neutron stars
gamma ray bursts
radio emission
5 Citations (Scopus)

Photometric Observations of Supernova 2013cq Associated with GRB 130427A

Becerra, R. L., Watson, A. M., Lee, W. H., Fraija, N., Butler, N., Bloom, J. S., Capone, J. I., Cucchiara, A., Diego, J. A. D., Fox, O. D., Gehrels, N., Georgiev, L. N., González, J. J., Kutyrev, A. S., Littlejohns, O. M., Prochaska, J. X., Ramirez-Ruiz, E., Richer, M. G., Román-Zúñiga, C. G., Toy, V. L. & 1 others, Troja, E., Mar 10 2017, In : Astrophysical Journal. 837, 2, 116.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

afterglows
supernovae
filter
gamma ray bursts
night
34 Citations (Scopus)

Significant and variable linear polarization during the prompt optical flash of GRB 160625B

Troja, E., Lipunov, V. M., Mundell, C. G., Butler, N., Watson, A. M., Kobayashi, S., Cenko, S. B., Marshall, F. E., Ricci, R., Fruchter, A., Wieringa, M. H., Gorbovskoy, E. S., Kornilov, V., Kutyrev, A., Lee, W. H., Toy, V., Tyurina, N. V., Budnev, N. M., Buckley, D. A. H., González, J. & 11 others, Gress, O., Horesh, A., Panasyuk, M. I., Prochaska, J. X., Ramirez-Ruiz, E., Rebolo Lopez, R., Richer, M. G., Román-Zúñiga, C., Serra-Ricart, M., Yurkov, V. & Gehrels, N., Jul 26 2017, In : Nature. 547, 7664, p. 425-427 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Magnetic Fields
Radiation
Synchrotrons
Electromagnetic Phenomena
Light
232 Citations (Scopus)

The X-ray counterpart to the gravitational-wave event GW170817

Troja, E., Piro, L., Van Eerten, H., Wollaeger, R. T., Im, M., Fox, O. D., Butler, N., Cenko, S. B., Sakamoto, T., Fryer, C. L., Ricci, R., Lien, A., Ryan, R. E., Korobkin, O., Lee, S. K., Burgess, J. M., Lee, W. H., Watson, A. M., Choi, C., Covino, S. & 14 others, D'Avanzo, P., Fontes, C. J., Becerra González, J., Khandrika, H. G., Kim, J., Kim, S. L., Lee, C. U., Lee, H. M., Kutyrev, A., Lim, G., Sánchez-Ramírez, R., Veilleux, S., Wieringa, M. H. & Yoon, Y., Nov 2 2017, In : Nature. 551, 7678, p. 71-74 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gravitational waves
bursts
rays
x rays
neutron stars
2016
27 Citations (Scopus)

AN ULTRAVIOLET SPECTRUM OF THE TIDAL DISRUPTION FLARE ASASSN-14li

Cenko, S. B., Cucchiara, A., Roth, N., Veilleux, S., Prochaska, J. X., Yan, L., Guillochon, J., Maksym, W. P., Arcavi, I., Butler, N., Filippenko, A. V., Fruchter, A. S., Gezari, S., Kasen, D., Levan, A. J., Miller, J. M., Pasham, D. R., Ramirez-Ruiz, E., Strubbe, L. E., Tanvir, N. R. & 1 others, Tombesi, F., Feb 20 2016, In : Astrophysical Journal Letters. 818, 2, L32.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ultraviolet spectra
flares
quasars
ultraviolet photometry
continuums
2 Citations (Scopus)

DDOTI: The deca-degree optical transient imager

Watson, A. M., Lee, W. H., Troja, E., Román-Zúñiga, C. G., Butler, N., Kutyrev, A. S., Gehrels, N. A., Ángeles, F., Basa, S., Blanc, P. E., Boer, M., De Diego, J. A., Farah, A. S., Figueroa, L., Gómez Maqueo Chew, Y., Klotz, A., Quirós, F., Reyes-Ruíz, M., Ruíz-Diáz-Soto, J., Thierry, P. & 1 others, Tinoco, S., 2016, Observatory Operations: Strategies, Processes, and Systems VI. SPIE, Vol. 9910. 99100F

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Imager
Field of View
Image sensors
Telescopes
installing
10 Citations (Scopus)

FIRST RESULTS from the RAPID-RESPONSE SPECTROPHOTOMETRIC CHARACTERIZATION of NEAR-EARTH OBJECTS USING UKIRT

Mommert, M., Trilling, D. E., Borth, D., Jedicke, R., Butler, N., Reyes-Ruiz, M., Pichardo, B., Petersen, E., Axelrod, T. & Moskovitz, N., Apr 1 2016, In : Astronomical Journal. 151, 4, 98.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

near Earth objects
infrared telescopes
United Kingdom
asteroids
asteroid
20 Citations (Scopus)

OPTICAL AND NEAR-INFRARED OBSERVATIONS OF SN 2013DX ASSOCIATED WITH GRB 130702A

Toy, V. L., Cenko, S. B., Silverman, J. M., Butler, N., Cucchiara, A., Watson, A. M., Bersier, D., Perley, D. A., Margutti, R., Bellm, E., Bloom, J. S., Cao, Y., Capone, J. I., Clubb, K., Corsi, A., De Cia, A., De Diego, J. A., Filippenko, A. V., Fox, O. D., Gal-Yam, A. & 16 others, Gehrels, N., Georgiev, L., González, J. J., Kasliwal, M. M., Kelly, P. L., Kulkarni, S. R., Kutyrev, A. S., Lee, W. H., Prochaska, J. X., Ramirez-Ruiz, E., Richer, M. G., Román-Zúñiga, C., Singer, L., Stern, D., Troja, E. & Veilleux, S., Feb 10 2016, In : Astrophysical Journal. 818, 1, 79.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

light curve
near infrared
supernovae
ejecta
erg
15 Citations (Scopus)

SDSS J0159+0105: A RADIO-QUIET QUASAR with A CENTI-PARSEC SUPERMASSIVE BLACK HOLE BINARY CANDIDATE

Zheng, Z. Y., Butler, N., Shen, Y., Jiang, L., Wang, J. X., Chen, X. & Cuadra, J., Aug 10 2016, In : Astrophysical Journal. 827, 1, 56.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

quasars
radio
autocorrelation
spectral energy distribution
extremely high frequencies
14 Citations (Scopus)

The central engine of GRB 130831A and the energy breakdown of a relativistic explosion

De Pasquale, M., Oates, S. R., Racusin, J. L., Kann, D. A., Zhang, B., Pozanenko, A., Volnova, A. A., Trotter, A., Frank, N., Cucchiara, A., Troja, E., Sbarufatti, B., Butler, N., Schulze, S., Cano, Z., Page, M. J., Castro-Tirado, A. J., Gorosabel, J., Lien, A., Fox, O. & 20 others, Littlejohns, O., Bloom, J. S., Prochaska, J. X., de Diego, J. A., Gonzalez, J., Richer, M. G., Román-Zúñiga, C., Watson, A. M., Gehrels, N., Moseley, H., Kutyrev, A., Zane, S., Hoette, V., Russell, R. R., Rumyantsev, V., Klunko, E., Burkhonov, O., Breeveld, A. A., Reichart, D. E. & Haislip, J. B., 2016, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 455, 1, p. 1027-1042 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gamma ray bursts
engines
explosions
explosion
engine
2015
10 Citations (Scopus)

A detailed study of the optical attenuation of gamma-ray bursts in the Swift era

Littlejohns, O. M., Butler, N., Cucchiara, A., Watson, A. M., Fox, O. D., Lee, W. H., Kutyrev, A. S., Richer, M. G., Klein, C. R., Prochaska, J. X., Bloom, J. S., Troja, E., Ramirez-Ruiz, E., de Diego, J. A., Georgiev, L., González, J., Román-Zúñiga, C. G., Gehrels, N. & Moseley, H., 2015, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 449, 3, p. 2919-2936 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gamma ray bursts
darkness
attenuation
galaxies
dust
12 Citations (Scopus)

A machine-learning method to infer fundamental stellar parameters from photometric light curves

Miller, A. A., Bloom, J. S., Richards, J. W., Lee, Y. S., Starr, D. L., Butler, N., Tokarz, S., Smith, N. & Eisner, J. A., Jan 10 2015, In : Astrophysical Journal. 798, 2, 122.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

machine learning
light curve
education
telescopes
color
7 Citations (Scopus)

Happy birthday swift: Ultra-long GRB 141121A and its broadband afterglow

Cucchiara, A., Veres, P., Corsi, A., Cenko, S. B., Perley, D. A., Lien, A., Marshall, F. E., Pagani, C., Toy, V. L., Capone, J. I., Frail, D. A., Horesh, A., Modjaz, M., Butler, N. R., Littlejohns, O. M., Watson, A. M., Kutyrev, A. S., Lee, W. H., Richer, M. G., Klein, C. R. & 11 others, Fox, O. D., Prochaska, J. X., Bloom, J. S., Troja, E., Ramirez-Ruiz, E., De Diego, J. A., Georgiev, L., González, J., Román-Zñiga, C. G., Gehrels, N. & Moseley, H., Oct 20 2015, In : Astrophysical Journal. 812, 2, 122.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

afterglows
radio
broadband
bursts
x rays
21 Citations (Scopus)

IPTF14yb: The first discovery of a gamma-ray burst afterglow independent of a high-energy trigger

Cenko, S. B., Urban, A. L., Perley, D. A., Horesh, A., Corsi, A., Fox, D. B., Cao, Y., Kasliwal, M. M., Lien, A., Arcavi, I., Bloom, J. S., Butler, N., Cucchiara, A., Diego, J. A. D., Filippenko, A. V., Gal-Yam, A., Gehrels, N., Georgiev, L., González, J. J., Graham, J. F. & 17 others, Greiner, J., Kann, D. A., Klein, C. R., Knust, F., Kulkarni, S. R., Kutyrev, A., Laher, R., Lee, W. H., Nugent, P. E., Xavier Prochaska, J., Ramirez-Ruiz, E., Richer, M. G., Rubin, A., Urata, Y., Varela, K., Watson, A. M. & Wozniak, P. R., Apr 20 2015, In : Astrophysical Journal Letters. 803, 2, L24.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

afterglows
gamma ray bursts
actuators
industrial plants
sky
18 Citations (Scopus)

THE ENERGY DEPENDENCE of GRB MINIMUM VARIABILITY TIMESCALES

Golkhou, V. Z., Butler, N. & Littlejohns, O. M., Oct 1 2015, In : Astrophysical Journal. 811, 2, 93.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gamma ray bursts
timescale
radii
fireballs
light curve
470 Citations (Scopus)

Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite

Ricker, G. R., Winn, J. N., Vanderspek, R., Latham, D. W., Bakos, G., Bean, J. L., Berta-Thompson, Z. K., Brown, T. M., Buchhave, L., Butler, N., Butler, R. P., Chaplin, W. J., Charbonneau, D., Christensen-Dalsgaard, J., Clampin, M., Deming, D., Doty, J., De Lee, N., Dressing, C., Dunham, E. W. & 38 others, Endl, M., Fressin, F., Ge, J., Henning, T., Holman, M. J., Howard, A. W., Ida, S., Jenkins, J. M., Jernigan, G., Johnson, J. A., Kaltenegger, L., Kawai, N., Kjeldsen, H., Laughlin, G., Levine, A. M., Lin, D., Lissauer, J. J., MacQueen, P., Marcy, G., McCullough, P. R., Morton, T. D., Narita, N., Paegert, M., Palle, E., Pepe, F., Pepper, J., Quirrenbach, A., Rinehart, S. A., Sasselov, D., Sato, BE., Seager, S., Sozzetti, A., Stassun, K. G., Sullivan, P., Szentgyorgyi, A., Torres, G., Udry, S. & Villasenor, J., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems. 1, 1, 014003.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

extrasolar planets
Stars
Satellites
Planets
stars
2014
29 Citations (Scopus)

A tidal disruption event in a nearby galaxy hosting an intermediate mass black hole

Donato, D., Cenko, S. B., Covino, S., Troja, E., Pursimo, T., Cheung, C. C., Fox, O., Kutyrev, A., Campana, S., Fugazza, D., Landt, H. & Butler, N., Feb 1 2014, In : Astrophysical Journal. 781, 2, 59.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer satellite
flares
point source
power law
probe
42 Citations (Scopus)

A trio of gamma-ray burst supernovae: GRB 120729A, GRB 130215A/SN 2013ez, and GRB 130831A/SN 2013fu

Cano, Z., De Ugarte Postigo, A., Pozanenko, A., Butler, N., Thöne, C. C., Guidorzi, C., Krühler, T., Gorosabel, J., Jakobsson, P., Leloudas, G., Malesani, D., Hjorth, J., Melandri, A., Mundell, C., Wiersema, K., D'Avanzo, P., Schulze, S., Gomboc, A., Johansson, A., Zheng, W. & 45 others, Kann, D. A., Knust, F., Varela, K., Akerlof, C. W., Bloom, J., Burkhonov, O., Cooke, E., De Diego, J. A., Dhungana, G., Farina, C., Ferrante, F. V., Flewelling, H. A., Fox, O. D., Fynbo, J., Gehrels, N., Georgiev, L., González, J. J., Greiner, J., Güver, T., Hartoog, O., Hatch, N., Jelinek, M., Kehoe, R., Klose, S., Klunko, E., Kopač, D., Kutyrev, A., Krugly, Y., Lee, W. H., Levan, A., Linkov, V., Matkin, A., Minikulov, N., Molotov, I., Prochaska, J. X., Richer, M. G., Román-Zúñiga, C. G., Rumyantsev, V., Sánchez-Ramírez, R., Steele, I., Tanvir, N. R., Volnova, A., Watson, A. M., Xu, D. & Yuan, F., 2014, In : Astronomy and Astrophysics. 568, A19.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gamma ray bursts
light curve
supernovae
magnetars
near infrared

GRB 130831A: Birth and death of a magnetar at z = 0.5

De Pasquale, M., Oates, S. R., Racusin, J. L., Kann, D. A., Zhang, B., Pozanenko, A., Volnova, A. A., Trotter, A., Frank, N., Cucchiara, A., Troja, E., Sbarufatti, B., Butler, N., Schulze, S., Cano, Z., Page, M. J., Castro-Tirado, A. J., Gorosabel, J., Lien, A., Fox, O. D. & 20 others, Littlejohns, O., Bloom, J. S., Prochaska, J. X., De Diego, J. A., Gonzalez, J., Richer, M. G., Román-Zúñiga, C., Watson, A. M., Gehrels, N., Moseley, H., Kutyrev, A., Zane, S., Hoette, V., Russell, R. R., Rumyantsev, V., Klunko, E., Burkhonov, O., Breeveld, A. A., Reichart, D. E. & Haislip, J. B., 2014, In : Proceedings of Science. 071.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

magnetars
death
ejecta
afterglows
x rays
5 Citations (Scopus)

Identifying high-redshift gamma-ray bursts with RATIR

Littlejohns, O. M., Butler, N., Cucchiara, A., Watson, A. M., Kutyrev, A. S., Lee, W. H., Richer, M. G., Klein, C. R., Fox, O. D., Prochaska, J. X., Bloom, J. S., Troja, E., Ramirez-Ruiz, E., De Diego, J. A., Georgiev, L., González, J., Román-Zúñiga, C. G., Gehrels, N. & Moseley, H., 2014, In : Astronomical Journal. 148, 1, 2.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gamma ray bursts
afterglows
dust
infrared photometry
spectral energy distribution
6 Citations (Scopus)

Investigating signatures of cosmological time dilation in duration measures of prompt gamma-ray burst light curves

Littlejohns, O. M. & Butler, N., Mar 19 2014, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 444, 4, p. 3948-3960 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dilation
gamma ray bursts
light curve
signatures
energy
22 Citations (Scopus)

Mid-infrared period-luminosity relations of RR Lyrae stars derived from the AllWISE Data Release

Klein, C. R., Richards, J. W., Butler, N. & Bloom, J. S., 2014, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society: Letters. 440, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

luminosity
calibration
stars
Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer
variable stars
220 Citations (Scopus)

The transiting exoplanet survey satellite

Ricker, G. R., Winn, J. N., Vanderspek, R., Latham, D. W., Bakos, G., Bean, J. L., Berta-Thompson, Z. K., Brown, T. M., Buchhave, L., Butler, N., Butler, R. P., Chaplin, W. J., Charbonneau, D., Christensen-Dalsgaard, J., Clampin, M., Deming, D., Doty, J., De Lee, N., Dressing, C., Dunham, E. W. & 38 others, Endl, M., Fressin, F., Ge, J., Henning, T., Holman, M. J., Howard, A. W., Ida, S., Jenkins, J., Jernigan, G., Johnson, J. A., Kaltenegger, L., Kawai, N., Kjeldsen, H., Laughlin, G., Levine, A. M., Lin, D., Lissauer, J. J., Macqueen, P., Marcy, G., McCullough, P. R., Morton, T. D., Narita, N., Paegert, M., Palle, E., Pepe, F., Pepper, J., Quirrenbach, A., Rinehart, S. A., Sasselov, D., Sato, BE., Seager, S., Sozzetti, A., Stassun, K. G., Sullivan, P., Szentgyorgyi, A., Torres, G., Udry, S. & Villasenor, J., 2014, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. SPIE, Vol. 9143. 914320

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Exoplanets
extrasolar planets
Stars
Star
Satellites
23 Citations (Scopus)

Uncovering the intrinsic variability of gamma-ray bursts

Golkhou, V. Z. & Butler, N., May 20 2014, In : Astrophysical Journal. 787, 1, 90.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gamma ray bursts
timescale
light curve
wavelet
signatures
2013

Erratum: Mid-infrared period-luminosity relations of rr lyrae stars derived from the wise preliminary data release (Astrophysical Journal (2011) 738 (185))

Klein, C. R., Richards, J. W., Butler, N. & Bloom, J. S., Feb 10 2013, In : Astrophysical Journal. 764, 1, 110.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

astrophysics
luminosity
stars

Identification of outliers through clustering and semi-supervised learning for all sky surveys

Bhattacharyya, S., Richards, J. W., Rice, J., Starr, D. L., Butler, N. & Bloom, J. S., 2013, Information Systems Development: Reflections, Challenges and New Directions. p. 483-485 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Supervised learning
Light sources
Labels
Astronomy
Experiments
2012
3 Citations (Scopus)

A Bayesian approach to calibrating period-luminosity relations of RR Lyrae stars in the mid-infrared

Klein, C. R., Richards, J. W., Butler, N. & Bloom, J. S., 2012, In : Astrophysics and Space Science. 341, 1, p. 83-87 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

calibrating
luminosity
stars
variable stars
parallax
195 Citations (Scopus)

A compact degenerate primary-star progenitor of SN 2011fe

Bloom, J. S., Kasen, D., Shen, K. J., Nugent, P. E., Butler, N., Graham, M. L., Andrew Howell, D., Kolb, U., Holmes, S., Haswell, C. A., Burwitz, V., Rodriguez, J. & Sullivan, M., Jan 10 2012, In : Astrophysical Journal Letters. 744, 2, L17.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

stars
explosion
radii
explosions
helium
32 Citations (Scopus)

Active learning to overcome sample selection bias: Application to photometric variable star classification

Richards, J. W., Starr, D. L., Brink, H., Miller, A. A., Bloom, J. S., Butler, N., Berian James, J., Long, J. P. & Rice, J., Jan 10 2012, In : Astrophysical Journal. 744, 2, 192.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

variable stars
learning
education
classifiers
astrophysics
87 Citations (Scopus)

Automating discovery and classification of transients and variable stars in the synoptic survey era

Bloom, J. S., Richards, J. W., Nugent, P. E., Quimby, R. M., Kasliwal, M. M., Starr, D. L., Poznanski, D., Ofek, E. O., Cenko, S. B., Butler, N., Kulkarni, S. R., Gal-Yam, A. & Law, N., Nov 2012, In : Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific. 124, 921, p. 1175-1196 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

variable stars
stars
industrial plants
purity
machine learning
28 Citations (Scopus)

Automation of the OAN/SPM 1.5-meter Johnson telescope for operations with RATIR

Watson, A. M., Richer, M. G., Bloom, J. S., Butler, N., Ceseña, U., Clark, D., Colorado, E., Córdova, A., Farah, A., Fox-Machado, L., Fox, O. D., García, B., Georgiev, L. N., González, J. J., Guisa, G., Gutiérrez, L., Herrera, J., Klein, C. R., Kutyrev, A. S., Lazo, F. & 13 others, Lee, W. H., López, E., Luna, E., Martínez, B., Murillo, F., Murillo, J. M., Núñez, J. M., Prochaska, J. X., Ochoa, J. L., Quirós, F., Rapchun, D. A., Román-Zúñiga, C. & Valyavin, G., 2012, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Vol. 8444. 84445L

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

automation
Telescopes
Automation
Telescope
Infrared
59 Citations (Scopus)

Construction of a calibrated probabilistic classification catalog: Application to 50k variable sources in the All-Sky automated survey

Richards, J. W., Starr, D. L., Miller, A. A., Bloom, J. S., Butler, N., Brink, H. & Crellin-Quick, A., Dec 2012, In : Astrophysical Journal, Supplement Series. 203, 2, 32.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

catalogs
sky
Advanced Solid-State Array Spectroradiometer
variable stars
taxonomy
35 Citations (Scopus)

First light with RATIR: An automated 6-band optical/NIR imaging camera

Butler, N., Klein, C., Fox, O., Lotkin, G., Bloom, J., Prochaska, J. X., RamirezRuiz, E., De Diego, J. A., Georgiev, L., González, J., Lee, W. H., Richer, M. G., Román, C., Watson, A. M., Gehrels, N., Kutyrev, A., Bernstein, R., Alvarez, L. C., Ceseña, U., Clark, D. & 22 others, Colorado, E., Córdova, A., Farah, A., García, B., Guisa, G., Herrera, J., Lazo, F., López, E., Luna, E., Martínez, B., Murillo, F., Murillo, J. M., Núñez, J. M., Pedrayes, M. H., Quirós, F., Ochoa, J. L., Sierra, G., Moseley, H., Rapchun, D., Robinson, F. D., Samuel, M. V. & Sparr, L. M., 2012, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Vol. 8446. 844610

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Infrared Camera
Camera
Cameras
cameras
Imaging

Identification of outliers through clustering and semi-supervised learning for all sky surveys

Bhattacharyya, S., Richards, J. W., Rice, J., Starr, D. L., Butler, N. & Bloom, J. S., 2012, Lecture Notes in Statistics. Springer Science and Business Media, LLC, Vol. 209. p. 483-485 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Semi-supervised Learning
Outlier
Clustering
Outlier Detection
Curve
5 Citations (Scopus)

Mechanical design and integration of the support structure for the Reionization And Transients InfRared instrument RATIR

Farah, A., González, J. J., Kutyrev, A. S., Lotkin, G., Watson, A. M., Butler, N., Lee, W. H., Richer, M. G., López, E., Clark, D., Cabak, G., Fox, O. D., Rapchun, D. A., Román-Zúñiga, C. & Georgiev, L., 2012, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Vol. 8446. 84469O

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Infrared instruments
infrared instruments
Mechanical Design
Telescope
Infrared
9 Citations (Scopus)

ORIGIN: Metal creation and evolution from the cosmic dawn

den Herder, J. W., Piro, L., Ohashi, T., Kouveliotou, C., Hartmann, D. H., Kaastra, J. S., Amati, L., Andersen, M. I., Arnaud, M., Attéia, J. L., Bandler, S., Barbera, M., Barcons, X., Barthelmy, S., Basa, S., Basso, S., Boer, M., Branchini, E., Branduardi-Raymont, G., Borgani, S. & 139 others, Boyarsky, A., Brunetti, G., Budtz-Jorgensen, C., Burrows, D., Butler, N., Campana, S., Caroli, E., Ceballos, M., Christensen, F., Churazov, E., Comastri, A., Colasanti, L., Cole, R., Content, R., Corsi, A., Costantini, E., Conconi, P., Cusumano, G., de Plaa, J., De Rosa, A., Del Santo, M., Di Cosimo, S., De Pasquale, M., Doriese, R., Ettori, S., Evans, P., Ezoe, Y., Ferrari, L., Finger, H., Figueroa-Feliciano, T., Friedrich, P., Fujimoto, R., Furuzawa, A., Fynbo, J., Gatti, F., Galeazzi, M., Gehrels, N., Gendre, B., Ghirlanda, G., Ghisellini, G., Gilfanov, M., Giommi, P., Girardi, M., Grindlay, J., Cocchi, M., Godet, O., Guedel, M., Haardt, F., den Hartog, R., Hepburn, I., Hermsen, W., Hjorth, J., Hoekstra, H., Holland, A., Hornstrup, A., van der Horst, A., Hoshino, A., in't Zand, J., Irwin, K., Ishisaki, Y., Jonker, P., Kitayama, T., Kawahara, H., Kawai, N., Kelley, R., Kilbourne, C., de Korte, P., Kusenko, A., Kuvvetli, I., Labanti, M., Macculi, C., Maiolino, R., Hesse, M. M., Matsushita, K., Mazzotta, P., McCammon, D., Méndez, M., Mignani, R., Mineo, T., Mitsuda, K., Mushotzky, R., Molendi, S., Moscardini, L., Natalucci, L., Nicastro, F., O'Brien, P., Osborne, J., Paerels, F., Page, M., Paltani, S., Pedersen, K., Perinati, E., Ponman, T., Pointecouteau, E., Predehl, P., Porter, S., Rasmussen, A., Rauw, G., Röttgering, H., Roncarelli, M., Rosati, P., Quadrini, E., Ruchayskiy, O., Salvaterra, R., Sasaki, S., Sato, K., Savaglio, S., Schaye, J., Sciortino, S., Shaposhnikov, M., Sharples, R., Shinozaki, K., Spiga, D., Sunyaev, R., Suto, Y., Takei, Y., Tanvir, N., Tashiro, M., Tamura, T., Tawara, Y., Troja, E., Tsujimoto, M., Tsuru, T., Ubertini, P., Ullom, J., Ursino, E., Verbunt, F., van de Voort, F., Viel, M., Wachter, S., Watson, D., Weisskopf, M., Werner, N., White, N., Willingale, R., Wijers, R., Yamasaki, N., Yoshikawa, K. & Zane, S., Oct 2012, In : Experimental Astronomy. 34, 2, p. 519-549 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gamma ray bursts
spectral resolution
intergalactic media
metal
metals