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SONYC - Substellar objects in nearby young clusters
  1. Muzic, K., Schödel, R., Scholz, A., Geers, V., Jayawardhana, R., Ascenso, J., Cieza, L. A.:
    The low-mass content of the massive young star cluster RCW 38
    Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2017, 471, 3699, astro-ph/1707.00277
  2. Muzic, K., Scholz, A., Geers, V. C., Jayawardhana, R.:
    Substellar Objects in Nearby Young Clusters (SONYC) IX: The Planetary-Mass Domain of Chamaeleon-I and Updated Mass Function in Lupus-3
    Astrophysical Journal, 2015, 810, 159, astro-ph/1507.07780
  3. Muzic, K., Scholz, A., Geers, V. C., Jayawardhana, R., Lopez Marti, B.: Substellar Objects in Nearby Young Clusters (SONYC). VIII. Substellar Population in Lupus 3
    Astrophysical Journal, 2014, 785, 159, astro-ph/1403.0813
  4. Dawson, P., Scholz, A., Ray, T. P., Peterson, D. E., Rodgers-Lee, D., Geers, V.:
    Near Infrared Spectroscopy of Young Brown Dwarfs in Upper Scorpius
    Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2014, 442, 1586, astro-ph/1405.3842
  5. Scholz, A.,, Geers, V., Clark, P., Jayawardhana, R., Muzic, K.:
    Substellar Objects in Nearby Young Clusters VII: The substellar mass function revisited
    Astrophysical Journal, 2013, 775, 138, astro-ph/1309.0823
  6. Scholz, A., Jayawardhana, R., Muzic, K., Geers, V., Tamura, M., Tanaka, I.:
    Substellar Objects in Nearby Young Clusters (SONYC) VI: The planetary-mass domain of NGC1333
    Astrophysical Journal, 2012, 756, 24 astro-ph/1207.1449
  7. Muzic, K., Scholz, A., Geers, V., Jayawardhana, R., Tamura, M.:
    Substellar Objects in Nearby Young Clusters (SONYC) V: New brown dwarfs in rho Ophiuchi
    Astrophysical Journal, 2012, 744, 134, astro-ph/1110.1640
  8. Scholz, A., Muzic, K., Geers, V., Bonavita, M., Jayawardhana, R., Tamura, M.:
    Substellar Objects in Nearby Young Clusters (SONYC) IV: A census of very low mass objects in NGC1333
    Astrophysical Journal, 2012, 744, 6, astro-ph/1110.1639
  9. Dawson, P., Scholz, A., Ray, T.:
    New brown dwarfs in the south part of the Upper Scorpius Association
    Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2011, 418, 1231, astro-ph/1108.1309
  10. Muzic, K., Scholz, A., Geers, V., Fissel, L., Jayawardhana, R.:
    Substellar Objects in Nearby Young Clusters (SONYC) III: Chamaeleon-I
    Astrophysical Journal, 2011, 732, 86, astro-ph/1103.0978
  11. Geers, V., Scholz, A., Jayawardhana, R., Lee, E., Lafreniere, D., Tamura, M.:
    Substellar Objects in Nearby Young Clusters (SONYC) II: The Brown Dwarf Population of Rho Ophiuchi
    Astrophysical Journal, 2011, 726, 23, astro-ph/1010.5801
  12. Scholz, A., Geers, V., Jayawardhana, R., Fissel, L., Lee, E., Lafreniere, D., Tamura, M.:
    Substellar Objects in Nearby Young Clusters (SONYC): The bottom of the Initial Mass Function in NGC1333
    Astrophysical Journal, 2009, 702, 805, astro-ph/0907.2243
TOYS - Time-domain Observations of Young Stars
  1. Rigon, L., Scholz, A., Anderson, D., West, R.:
    Long-term variability of T Tauri stars using WASP
    Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2017, 465, 3889, astro-ph/1611.03013
  2. Bozhinova, I., Scholz, A., Costigan, G., Lux, O., Davis, C. J., Ray, T., Boardman, N. F., Hay, K. L., Hewlett, T., Hodosan, G., Morton, B.:
    The disappearing act: a dusty wind eclipsing RW Aur
    Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2016, 463, 4459, astro-ph/1609.05667
  3. Bozhinova, I., Scholz, A., Eislöffel, J.:
    Variability in young very low mass stars: two surprises from spectrophotometric monitoring
    Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 458, 3, 3118, astro-ph/1602.07925
  4. Scholz, A., Muzic, K., Geers, V.:
    The young low-mass star ISO-Oph-50: extreme variability induced by a clumpy, evolving circumstellar disc
    Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2015, 451, 454, astro-ph/1504.03568
  5. Costigan, G., Vink, J. S., Scholz, A., Ray, T., Testi, L.:
    Temperaments of young stars: rapid mass accretion rate changes in T Tauri and Herbig Ae stars
    Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2014, MNRAS, 440, 3444, astro-ph/1403.4088
  6. Scholz, A., Froebrich, D., Wood, K.:
    A systematic survey for eruptive young stellar objects using mid-infrared photometry
    Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2013, 430, 2910, astro-ph/1301.3152
  7. Scholz, A.:
    The frequency of large variations in the near-infrared fluxes of T Tauri stars
    Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2012, 720, 1495, astro-ph/1111.1940
  8. Costigan, G., Scholz, A., Stelzer, B., Ray, T., Vink, J. S., Mohanty, S.:
    LAMP: The Long-term Accretion Monitoring Program of T Tauri stars in Chamaeleon-I
    Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2012, 427, 1344, astro-ph/1209.0462
  9. Scholz, A., Stelzer, B., Costigan, G., Barrado, D., Eislöffel, J., Lillo-Box, , J., Riviere-Marichalar, P., Stoev, H.:
    Magnetic activity and accretion on FU Tau A: Clues from variability
    Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2012, 419, 1271, astro-ph/1109.3474
  10. Caratti o Garatti, A., Garcia Lopez, R., Scholz, A., Giannini, T., Eislöffel, J., Nisini, B., Massi, F., Antoniucci, S., Ray, T. P.:
    The outburst of an embedded low-mass YSO in L1641
    Astronomy & Astrophysics Letters, 2011, 526, 1, astro-ph/1012.0281
  11. Scholz, A., Xu, X., Jayawardhana, R., Wood, K., Eislöffel, J., Quinn, C.:
    Hot spots and a clumpy disk: Variability of brown dwarfs and stars in the young Sigma Ori cluster
    Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2009, 398, 873, astro-ph/0907.0476
  12. Nguyen, D. C., Scholz, A., van Kerkwijk, M. H., Jayawardhana, R., Brandeker, A.:
    How Variable is Accretion in Young Stars?
    Astrophysical Journal Letters, 2009, 694, 153, astro-ph/0902.4235
  13. Stelzer, B., Scholz, A., Jayawardhana, R.:
    Emission Line Variability of the Accreting Young Brown Dwarf 2MASSW J1207334-393254: From Hours to Years
    Astrophysical Journal, 2007, 671, 842 astro-ph/0707.1754
  14. Scholz, A., Jayawardhana, R.:
    Variable Accretion and Outflow in Young Brown Dwarfs
    Astrophysical Journal, 2006, 638, 1056, astro-ph/0510629
  15. Scholz, A., Jayawardhana, R., Brandeker, A.:
    Whims of an Accreting Young Brown Dwarf: Exploring Emission Line Variability of 2MASSW J1207334-393254
    Astrophysical Journal Letters, 2005, 629, 41, astro-ph/0507122
Disks around brown dwarfs
  1. Testi, L., Natta, A., Scholz, A., Tazzari, M., Ricci, L., de Gregorio Monsalvo, I.:
    Brown dwarf disks with ALMA: evidence for truncated dust disks in Ophiuchus
    Astronomy & Astrophysics, 2016, in press, astro-ph/1606.06448
  2. Ricci, L., Testi, L., Natta, A., Scholz, A., de Gregorio-Monsalvo, I., Isella, A.:
    Brown dwarf disks with ALMA
    Astrophysical Journal, 2014, 791, 20, astro-ph/1406.0635
  3. Ricci, L., Testi, L., Natta, A., Scholz, A., de Gregorio Monsalvo, I.:
    ALMA Observations of Rho-Oph 102: Grain Growth and Molecular Gas in the Disk around a Young Brown Dwarf
    Astrophysical Journal Letters, 2012, 761, 20, astro-ph/1211.6743
  4. Dawson, P., Scholz, A., Ray, T., Marsh, K. A., Wood, K., Natta, A., Padgett, D., Ressler, M. E.:
    New brown dwarf disks in Upper Scorpius observed with WISE
    Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2013, 429, 903, astro-ph/1211.4484
  5. Broekhoven-Fiene, H., Matthews, B., Duchene, G., Di Francesco, J., Scholz, A., Chrysostomou, A., Jayawardhana, R.:
    The Disk around the Brown Dwarf KPNO Tau 3
    Astrophysical Journal, 2014, 789, 144, astro-ph/1407.0700
  6. Scholz, A., Jayawardhana, R.:
    Dusty disks at the bottom of the Initial Mass Function
    Astrophysical Journal Letters, 2008, 672, 49, astro-ph/0711.2510
  7. Scholz, A., Jayawardhana, R., Wood, K., Meeus, G., Stelzer, B., Walker, Ch., O'Sullivan, M.:
    Evolution of brown dwarf disks: A Spitzer survey in Upper Scorpius
    Astrophysical Journal, 2007, 660, 1517 astro-ph/0701703
  8. Scholz, A., Jayawardhana, R., Wood, K.:
    Exploring brown dwarf disks: A 1.3 mm survey in Taurus
    Astrophysical Journal, 2006, 645, 1498, astro-ph/0603619
Young stars and their environment
  1. Dodds, P., Greaves, J., Scholz, A., Hatchell, J., Holland, W. S., JCMT Gould Belt Survey Team:
    The JCMT Gould Belt Survey: low-mass protoplanetary discs from a SCUBA-2 census of NGC 1333
    Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2015, 447, 726, astro-ph/1411.5931
  2. Caratti o Garatti, A., Garcia Lopez, R., Ray, T. P., Eislöffel, J., Stecklum, B., Scholz, A., Kraus, S., Weigelt, G., Kreplin, A.:
    Investigating 2MASS J06593158-0405277: An FUor Burst in a Triple System?
    Astrophysical Journal, 2015, 806, 4, astro-ph/1505.03691
  3. Rodgers-Lee, D., Scholz, A., Natta, A., Ray, T.:
    The Herschel view of circumstellar discs: a multi-wavelength study of Chamaeleon I
    Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2014, 443, 1587, astro-ph/1405.3833
  4. Mohanty, S., Greaves, J., Mortlock, D., Pascucci, I., Scholz, A., Thompson, M., Apai, D., Lodato, G., Looper, D.:
    Protoplanetary Disk Masses from Stars to Brown Dwarfs
    Astrophysical Journal, 2013, 773, 168, astro-ph/1305.6896
  5. Stelzer, B., Alcala, J. M., Scholz, A., Natta, A., Randich, S., Covino, E.:
    X-shooter spectroscopy of FU Tauri A
    Astronomy & Astrophysics, 2013, 551, 106, astro-ph/1301.0410
  6. Stelzer, B., Scholz, A., Argiroffi, C., Micela, G.:
    The enigmatic young brown dwarf binary FU Tau: accretion and activity
    Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2010, 408, 1095, astro-ph/1006.2717
  7. Scholz, A., Wood, K., Wilner, D., Jayawardhana, R., Delorme, P., Caratti o Garatti, A., Ivanov, V. D., Saviane, I., Whitney, B.:
    A multiwavelength view of the protostellar binary IRAS04325+2402: a case for turbulent fragmentation
    Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2010, 409, 1557, astro-ph/1007.3995
  8. Scholz, A., Jayawardhana, R., Wood, K., Lafreniere, D., Schreyer, K., Doyon, R.:
    IRAS04325+2402C: A very low mass object with an edge-on disk
    Astrophysical Journal Letters, 2008, 681, 29, astro-ph/0806.2318
  9. Jayawardhana, R., Coffey, J., Scholz, A., Brandeker, A., van Kerkwijk, M.:
    Accretion Disks around Young Stars: Lifetimes, Disk Locking and Variability
    Astrophysical Journal, 2006, 648, 1206, astro-ph/0605601
  10. Damjanov, I., Jayawardhana, R., Scholz, A., Ahmic, M., Nguyen, D. C., Brandeker, A., van Kerkwijk, M. H.:
    A Comprehensive View of Circumstellar Disks in Chamaeleon I: Infrared Excess, Accretion Signatures and Binarity
    Astrophysical Journal, 2007, 670, 1337, astro-ph/0708.0266
  11. Herbst, W., Hamilton, C.H., Vrba, F.J., Ibrahimov, M.A., Bailer-Jones, C.A.L., Mundt, R., Lamm, M., Mazeh, T., Webster, Z.T., Haisch, K.E., Williams, E.C., Rhodes, A.H., Balonek, T.J., Scholz, A., Riffeser, A.:
    Fine Structure in the Circumstellar Environment of a Young, Solar-like Star: the Unique Eclipses of KH 15D
    Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 2002, 114, 1167, astro-ph/0208203
Rotation and activity in very low mass objects
  1. Scholz, A., Kostov, V., Jayawardhana, R., Muzic, K.:
    Rotation Periods of Young Brown Dwarfs: K2 Survey in Upper Scorpius
    Astrophysical Journal Letters, 2015, 809, 29, astro-ph/1506.06771
  2. Scholz, A., Irwin, J., Bouvier, J., Sipocz, B., Hodgkin, S., Eislöffel, J.:
    Rotation periods for very low mass stars in Praesepe
    Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2011, 413, 2595, astro-ph/1101.1967
  3. Scholz, A., Eislöffel, J., Mundt, R.:
    Long-term monitoring in IC4665: Fast rotation and weak variability in very low mass objects
    Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2009, 400, 1548, astro-ph/0908.2811
  4. Scholz, A., Eislöffel, J.:
    The first rotation periods in Praesepe
    Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2007, 381, 1638 astro-ph/0708.2274
  5. Scholz, A., Eislöffel, J., Froebrich, D.:
    Constraining the properties of spots on Pleiades very low mass stars
    Astronomy & Astrophysics, 2005, 438, 675, astro-ph/0505567
  6. Scholz, A., Eislöffel, J.:
    Rotation and variability of very low mass objects near EpsilonOri
    Astronomy & Astrophysics, 2005, 429, 1007, astro-ph/0410101
  7. Scholz, A., Eislöffel, J.:
    Rotation periods for very low mass stars in the Pleiades
    Astronomy & Astrophysics, 2004, 421, 259, astro-ph/0405022
  8. Scholz, A., Eislöffel, J.:
    Rotation and accretion of very low mass objects in the SigmaOri cluster
    Astronomy & Astrophysics, 2004, 419, 249, astro-ph/0404014
Other papers on stellar rotation and activity
  1. Stassun, K. G., Scholz, A., Dupuy, T. J., Kratter, K. M.:
    The Impact of Chromospheric Activity on Observed Initial Mass Functions
    Astrophysical Journal, 2014, 796, 119, astro-ph/1410.4971
  2. Bouvier, J., Matt, S. P., Mohanty, S., Scholz, A., Stassun, K. G., Zanni, C.:
    Angular momentum evolution of young low-mass stars and brown dwarfs: observations and theory
    Protostars & Planets VI, 2014, University of Arizona Press, eds. H. Beuther, R. Klessen, K. Dullemond, Th. Henning, in press, astro-ph/1309.7851
  3. Stassun, K. G., Kratter, K., Scholz, A., Dupuy, T.:
    An Empirical Correction for Activity Effects on the Temperatures, Radii, and Estimated Masses of Low-Mass Stars and Brown Dwarfs
    Astrophysical Journal, 2012, 756, 47, astro-ph/1206.4930
  4. Scholz, A., Coffey, J., Brandeker, A., Jayawardhana, R.:
    Rotation and activity of pre-main sequence stars
    Astrophysical Journal, 2007, 662, 1254, astro-ph/0704.3266
  5. Collier Cameron, A., Davidson, V. A., Hebb, L., Skinner, G., Anderseon, D. R., Christian, D. J., Clarkson, W. I., Enoch, B., Irwin, J., Joshi, Y., Haswell, C. A., Hellier, C., Horne, K. D., Kane, S. R., Lister, T. A., Maxted, P. F. L., Norton, A. J., Parley, N., Pollacco, D., Ryans, R., Scholz, A., Skillen, I., Smalley, B., Street, R. A., West, R. G., Wilson, D. M., Wheatley, P. J.:
    The main-sequence rotation-colour relation in the Coma Berenices open cluster
    Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2009, 400, 451, astro-ph/0908.0189
  6. Nguyen, D. C., Jayawardhana, R., van Kerkwijk, M., Brandeker, A., Scholz, A., Damjanov, I.:
    Disk-Braking in Young Stars: Probing Rotation in Chamaeleon I and Taurus-Auriga
    Astrophysical Journal, 2009, 695, 1648 astro-ph/0902.0001
  7. Herbst, W. H., Eislöffel, J., Mundt, R., Scholz, A.:
    The Rotation of Young Low-Mass Stars and Brown Dwarfs
    Refereed review for 'Protostars & Planets V', 297, astro-ph/0603673
  8. Lamm, M. H., Bailer-Jones, C. A. L., Mundt, R., Herbst, W., Scholz, A.:
    A Rotational and Variability Study of a Large Sample of PMS Stars in NGC2264
    Astronomy & Astrophysics, 2004, 417, 557, astro-ph/0402188
Survey work (apart from SONYC)
  1. Froebrich, D., Scholz, A.:
    The Main Sequence of three Red Supergiant Clusters
    Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 436, 1116, astro-ph/1308.6436
  2. Scholz, A., Froebrich, D., Davis, C. J., Meusinger, H.:
    A near-infrared variability study in the cloud IC1396W: low star-forming efficiency and two new eclipsing binaries
    Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2010, 406, 505, astro-ph/1003.2632
  3. Stelzer, B., Scholz, A.:
    A Chandra and Spitzer census of the young star cluster in the reflection nebula NGC 7129
    Astronomy & Astrophysics, 2009, 507, 227, astro-ph/0907.4252
  4. Froebrich, D., Meusinger, H., Scholz, A.:
    NTT follow-up observations of star cluster candidates from the FSR catalogue
    Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2008, 390, 1598, astro-ph/0808.2159
  5. Froebrich, D., Meusinger, H., Scholz, A.:
    FSR1735 - a new globular cluster candidate in the inner Galaxy,
    Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2007, 377, 54 astro-ph/0703318
  6. Froebrich, D., Scholz, A., Raftery, C. L.:
    A systematic survey for infrared star clusters with |b|<20deg using 2MASS
    Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2007, 374, 399, astro-ph/0610146
  7. Froebrich, D., Ray, T., Murphy, G., Scholz, A.:
    A Galactic plane relative extinction map from 2MASS
    Astronomy & Astrophysics Letters, 2005, 432, 67, astro-ph/0501654
  8. Froebrich, D., Scholz, A., Eislöffel, J., Murphy, G.:
    Star formation in globules in IC1396
    Astronomy & Astrophysics, 2005, 432, 575, astro-ph/0411706
  9. Lopez Marti, B., Eislöffel, J., Scholz, A., Mundt, R.:
    The brown dwarf population in the Chamaeleon I cloud
    Astronomy & Astrophysics, 2004, 416, 555, astro-ph/0312026
  10. Froebrich, D., Scholz, A.:
    Young Stars and Outflows in the globule IC1396W
    Astronomy & Astrophysics, 2003, 407, 207, astro-ph/0305370
Various other papers
  1. Forgan, D., Scholz, A.:
    #FoundThem - 21st Century Pre-Search and Post-Detection SETI Protocols for Social and Digital Media
    Acta Astronautica, 2016, astro-ph/1605.02947
  2. Hanus, J., Durech, J., Oszkiewicz, D. A., et al. (including Scholz, A.):
    New and updated convex shape models of asteroids based on optical data from a large collaboration network
    Astronomy & Astrophysics, 2016, 586, 108, astro-ph/1510.07422
  3. Street, R. A., Fulton, B. J., Scholz, A., Horne, K., Helling, C., Juncher, D., Lee, G., Valenti, S.:
    Extended Baseline Photometry of Rapidly Changing Weather Patterns on the Brown Dwarf Binary Luhman-16
    Astrophysical Journal, 2015, 812, 161, not on astro-ph
  4. Campbell, H. C., Marsh, T. R., Fraser, M., et al. (including Scholz, A.):
    Total eclipse of the heart: the AM CVn Gaia14aae/ASSASN-14cn
    Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2015, 452, 1060, astro-ph/1507.04663
  5. Bozhinova, I., Helling, Ch., Scholz, A.:
    Planetary host stars: Evaluating uncertainties in ultra-cool model atmospheres
    Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2015, 450, 160, astro-ph/1405.5416
  6. Radigan, J., Jayawardhana, R., Lafreniere, D., Dupuy, T. J., Liu, M. C., Scholz, A.:
    Discovery of a Visual T-Dwarf Triple System and Binarity at the L/T Transition
    Astrophysical Journal, 778, 36, astro-ph/1308.5702
  7. Ahmic, M., Jayawardhana, R., Brandeker, A., Scholz, A., van Kerkwijk, M., Delgado-Donate, E., Froebrich, D.:
    Multiplicity Among Young Brown Dwarfs and Very Low Mass Stars
    Astrophysical Journal, 2007, 671, 2074, astro-ph/0708.3851
  8. Berger, E., Kulkarni, S. R., Fox, D. B., et al. including Scholz, A.):
    Afterglows, Redshifts, and Properties of Swift Gamma-Ray Bursts
    Astrophysical Journal, 2005, 634, 501, astro-ph/0505107
TERAMOBILE
  1. Bourayou, R., Mejean, M., Kasparian, J., Rodriguez, M., Salmon, E., Yu, J., Lehmann, H., Stecklum, B., Laux, U., Eislöffel, J., Scholz, A., Hatzes, A. P., Sauerbrei, R., Wöste, L., Wolf, J.-P.:
    Extended characterization of cloud microphysics using white-light filaments
    Journal of the Optical Society of America B, 2005, 22, 2, (see the TERAMOBILE website)
  2. Rodriguez, M., Bourayou, R., Mejean, G., Kasparian, J., Yu, J., Salmon, E., Scholz, A., Stecklum, B., Eislöffel, J., Laux, U., Hatzes, A. P., Sauerbrei, R., Wöste, L., Wolf, J.-P.:
    Kilometer-range non-linear propagation of fs laser pulses
    Physical Reviews E, 2004, 69, 036607, (see the TERAMOBILE website)
  3. Mejean, G., Kasparian, J., Salmon, E., Yu, J., Wolf, J.-P., Bourayou, R., Sauerbrey, R., Rodriguez, M., Wöste, L., Lehmann, H., Stecklum, B., Laux, U., Eislöffel, J., Scholz, A., Hatzes, A. P.:
    Towards a supercontinuum-based infrared Lidar
    Applied Physics B, 2003, 77, 357, (see the TERAMOBILE website)