Bibliography


Refereed Papers

1. “Stellar Population Models and Individual Element Abundances II: Stellar Spectra and Integrated Light Models”, H-c. Lee, G. Worthey, A. Dotter, B. Choboyer, D. Jevremović, E. Baron, M.M. Briley, J.W. Ferguson, P. Coelho, S.C. Trager 2008, Astrophysical Journal, in press.

2. “New light on the driving mechanism in roAp stars: Part I. Effects of metallicity”, S. Théado, M.-A. Dupret, A. Noels, J.W. Ferguson 2008, Astronomy & Astrophysics, in press.

3. “The Dartmouth Stellar Evolution Database”, A. Dotter, B. Chaboyer, D. Jevremović, V. Kostov, E. Baron, J.W. Ferguson 2008, in press.

4. “Spectral models for solar scaled and α-enhanced stellar populations”, P. Coelho, G. Bruzual, S. Charlot, A. Weiss, B. Barbuy, J.W. Ferguson 2007, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 382, 498.

5. “A Possible Constraint for Z From Fits of Isochrones to the Color-Magnitude Diagram of M67”, D.A. VandenBerg, B. Gustafsson, B. Edvardsson, K. Eriksson, J.W. Ferguson 2007, Astrophysical Journal Letters, 666, 105.

6. “Stellar Population Models and Individual Element Abundances I: Sensitivity of Stellar Evolution Models”, Dotter, A., Chaboyer, B., Ferguson, J.W., Lee, H.-C., Worthey, G., Baron, E., Jevremović, D. 2007, Astrophysical Journal, 666, 403.

7. “Grain Physics and Rosseland Mean Opacities”, Ferguson, Jason W., Heffner-Wong, Amanda S., Penley, Jonathan J., Barman, Travis S., Alexander, David R. 2007, Astrophysical Journal, 666, 261.

8. “The ACS Survey of Galactic Globular Clusters. II. Stellar Evolution Tracks, Isochrones, Luminosity Functions, and Synthetic Horizontal-Branch Models”, Dotter, Aaron, Chaboyer, Brian, Jevremović, Darko, Baron, E., Ferguson, Jason W., Sarajedini, Ata, Anderson, Jay 2007, Astronomical Journal, 134, 376.

9. “From First Stars to the Spite Plateau: A Possible Reconciliation of Halo Stars Observations with Predictions from Big Bang Nucleosynthesis”, Piau, L., Beers, T.C., Balsara, D.S., Sivarani, T., Truran, J.W., Ferguson, J.W. 2006, Astrophysical Journal, 653, 300.

10. “On the Primordial Scenario for Abundance Variations within Globular Clusters: The Isocrhrone Test”, M. Salarias, A. Weiss, J.W. Ferguson, D.J. Fusilier 2006, Astrophysical Journal, 645, 1131.

11. “Low Temperature Opacities”, Jason W. Ferguson, David R. Alexander, France Allard, Travis Barman, Julia G. Bodnarik, Peter H. Hauschildt, Amanda Heffner-Wong, Akemi Tamanai 2005, Astrophysical Journal, 623, 585.

12. “Surprising Sun: A New Step Towards a Complete Picture?”, S. Turck-Chièze, S. Couvidat, L. Piau, J. Ferguson, P. Lambert, J. Ballot, R. A. García, P. Nghiem 2004, Physical Review Letters, 93, 1102.

13. “He II Reverberation in Active Galactic Nucleus Spectra”, Mark C. Bottorff, Jack A. Baldwin, Gary J. Ferland, Jason W. Ferguson, Kirk T. Korista 2002, Astrophysical Journal, 581, 932.

14. “Grains in the atmospheres of Red Giant Stars”, Jason W. Ferguson, David R. Alexander, France Allard, & Peter H. Hauschildt, 2001, Astrophysical Journal, 557, 798.

15. “The NEXTGEN Model Atmosphere Grid. II. Spherically Symmetric Model Atmospheres for Giant Stars with Effective Temperatures between 3000 and 6800 K”, Peter H. Hauschildt, France Allard, Jason Ferguson, E. Baron, & David R. Alexander 1999, Astrophysical Journal, 525, 871.

16. “Numerical Simulations of Fe II Emission Spectra”, E.M. Verner, D.A. Verner, K.T. Korista, J.W. Ferguson, F. Hamann, & G.J. Ferland 1999, Astrophysical Journal Supplement, 120, 101.

17. “CLOUDY 90: Numerical Simulations of Plasmas and Their Spectra”, G.J. Ferland, K.T. Korista, D.A. Verner, J.W. Ferguson, J. Kingdon, & E.M. Verner 1998, Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 110, 761.

18. “Locally Optimally-emitting Clouds and the Narrow Emission Lines in Seyfert Galaxies”, Jason W. Ferguson, Kirk T. Korista, Jack A. Baldwin & Gary J. Ferland 1996, Astrophysical Journal, 487, 122.

19. “Physical Conditions of the Coronal Line Region in Seyfert Galaxies”, Jason W. Ferguson, Kirk T. Korista, & Gary J. Ferland1996, Astrophysical Journal Supplement, 110, 287.

20. “Accurate Hydrogen Spectral Simulations with a Compact Model Atom”, Jason W. Ferguson, & Gary J. Ferland 1996, Astrophysical Journal, 479, 363.

21. “The Chemical Enrichment of Gas in BALQSOs: Rapid Star Formation in the Early History of Galaxies”, Kirk Korista, Fred Hamann, Jason Ferguson, and Gary Ferland 1996, Astrophysical Journal, 461,641.

22. “The Origin of N III 990 and C III 977 Emission in AGN Narrow-Line Region Gas”, Jason W. Ferguson, Gary J. Ferland & Anil K. Pradhan 1995, Astrophysical Journal Letters, 438, L55.

23. “Low Temperature Rosseland Opacities”, David R. Alexander & Jason W. Ferguson 1994, Astrophysical Journal, 437, 879.


Proceedings Contributions

1. “67: a constraint on Z_sun and/or on diffusive processes in stellar interiors”, VandenBerg, D. A., Gustafsson, B., Edvardsson, B., Eriksson, K., Ferguson, J. W. 2008, Memorie della Societa Astronomica Italiana, v.79, p.759.

2. “The On Stellar Models with Blanketed Atmospheres as Boundary Conditions”,Vandenberg, Don A., Edvardsson, Bengt, Eriksson, Kjell, Gustafsson, Bengt, Ferguson, Jason W. 2007, IAU symposium 241. “Stellar Populations as Building Blocks of Galaxies”, Editors: R.F. Peletier, A. Vazdekis, p. 23-27.

3. “The Low-mass stellar models with new opacity tables and varying α-element enhancement factors”, Weiss, A, Ferguson, J, Salaris, M. 2007, IAU symposium 241. “Stellar Populations as Building Blocks of Galaxies”, Editors: R.F. Peletier, A. Vazdekis.

4. “The New Standard Stellar Population Models (NSSPM) -- The Prologue”, Lee, Hyun-chul, Worthey, Guy, Trager, Scott C., Dotter, Aaron, Chaboyer, Brian, Ferguson, Jason W., Jevremovic, Darko, Baron, Eddie, Coelho, Paula, Briley, Michael M. 2007, IAU symposium 241. “Stellar Populations as Building Blocks of Galaxies”, Editors: R.F. Peletier, A. Vazdekis.

5. “He II Reverberation in AGN”, Bottorff, M., Baldwin, J., Ferland, G., Ferguson, J., Korista, K. 2004, AGN Physics with the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, Proceedings of a conference held in Princeton, NJ, USA, 27-31 July 2003, Edited by Gordon T. Richards and Patrick B. Hall, ASP Conference Series, Volume 311 (San Francisco: Astronomical Society of the Pacific), 2004., p.179.

6. “Physics and Chemistry of Molecules and Dust at Low Temperatures”, Ferguson, J. W., Alexander, D. R., Tamanai, A., Bodnarik, J., Hauschildt, P. H., Allard, F. 2003, Scientific Frontiers in Research on Extrasolar Planets, ASP Conference Series, Vol 294, Edited by Drake Deming and Sara Seager. (San Francisco: Astronomical Society of the Pacific) pp. 539-542.

7. “Model Atmospheres and Spectra: The Role of Dust”, Allard, France, Guillot, Tristan, Ludwig, Hans-Günter, Hauschildt, Peter H., Schweitzer, Andreas, Alexander, David R., Ferguson, Jason W. 2003, Brown Dwarfs, Proceedings of IAU Symposium #211, held 20-24 May 2002 at University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii. Edited by Eduardo Martín. (San Francisco: Astronomical Society of the Pacific), 2003, p. 325.

8. “Opacities of Molecules and Dust”, Alexander, David R., Ferguson, Jason W., Tamanai, Akemi, Vukovich, Julia, Allard, France, Hauschildt, Peter H. 2003, Stellar Atmosphere Modeling, ASP Conference Proceedings, Vol. 288, held 8-12 April 2002 at Tuebingen, Germany. Edited by Ivan Hubeny, Dimitri Mihales, and Klaus Werner. (San Francisco: Astronomical Society of the Pacific), p.289.

9. “Cool stellar atmospheres”, Hauschildt, Peter H., Schweitzer, Andreas, Allard, F., Ferguson, J. W., Alexander, D., Baron, E. In: New quests in stellar astrophysics: the link between stars and cosmology. Proceedings of the international conference held in Puerto Vallarta, México, 26-30 March 2001, edited by Miguel Chávez, Alessandro Bressan, Alberto Buzzoni and Divakara Mayya. Astrophysics and Space Science Library, Vol. 274, (Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers), p. 15 - 26

10. “Spectral Simulations from a Model Hydrogenic Atom”, Jason W. Ferguson, Kirk T. Korista, Dima A. Verner, Gary J. Ferland 2001, in Spectroscopic Challenges of Photoionized Plasmas, ASP Conference Series Vol. 247., Gary Ferland and Daniel Wolf Savin (eds.), (San Francisco: Astronomical Society of the Pacific), p. 287.


11. “Effective Temperature Scales of Red Giant Stars”, David R. Alexander, Jason W. Ferguson, Robert F. Wing, Hollis R. Johnson, Peter H. Hauschildt, & France Allard 1999, in Asymptotic Giant Branch Stars, T. le Bertre, A. Lebre, and C. Waelkens (eds.), (San Francisco: Astronomical Society of the Pacific), p. 84.

12. “Quantitative Spectroscopy of Starburst and Quasar emission Line Regions”, G.J. Ferland, J. Ferguson, K. Korista, D. Verner, E. Verner 1997 in Revista Mexicana de Astronomia y Astrofisica Serie de Conferencias, 6, 180.

13. “Improvements in the Computation of Grain Opacity”, David R. Alexander & Jason W. Ferguson 1993, in Molecular Opacities in the Stellar Environment, ed. by U. Jorgensen (Berlin: Springer-Verlag).


Abstracts

1. “The HST/ACS Survey of Galactic Globular Clusters: New Stellar Evolution Tracks, Isochrones and Luminosity Functions”, Chaboyer, Brian C., Dotter, A., Baron, E., Ferguson, J., Jevremović, D., Sarajedini, A. 2007 AAS/AAPT Joint Meeting, American Astronomical Society Meeting 209, #100.10, Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 38, p.1044.

2. “Self-Consistent Stellar Evolution Models with Updated Physics and Variable Abundances”, Dotter, Aaron L., Chaboyer, B., Baron, E., Ferguson, J. W., Jevremović, D., Lee, H., Worthey, G. 2007 AAS/AAPT Joint Meeting, American Astronomical Society Meeting 209, #40.03, Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 38, p.958.

3. “Self Consistent Isochrones with Flexible Chemistry: The Age, Metallicity, and He Content of NGC 6791”, A. Dotter, B. Chaboyer, E. Baron, J.W. Ferguson, J.B. Jensen, A. Sarajedini, A. T. von Hippel 2006, American Astronomical Society Meeting 207, #71.10.

4. “Chemical Equilibrium of Dust at Low Temperature”, Jason W. Ferguson, David R. Alexander, France Allard, Peter H. Hauschildt 2003, Astrophysics of Dust, Estes Park, Colorado, May 26 - 30, 2003. Edited by Adolf N. Witt.

5. “Low Temperature Dust Opacity”, Alexander, David R. Alexander , Jason W. Ferguson, France Allard, Peter H. Hauschildt 2003, Astrophysics of Dust, Estes Park, Colorado, May 26 - 30, 2003. Edited by Adolf N. Witt.

6. “Absorption Features of Heterogeneous Grains in Oxygen-rich Circum-stellar Environments”, A. Tamani, E. Sedlmayr, D.R. Alexander, J.W. Ferguson, Astronomische Nachrichten, Supplementary Issue 2, Vol. 324, Short Contributions of the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Astronomische Gesellschaft in Berlin, September 23-28, 2002, p.65

7. “Optical Constants and Extinction Efficiency of Solid Materials”, A. Tamanai, D.R. Alexander, J.W. Ferguson, E. Sedlmayr, 2002, Stellar Atmosphere Modeling, ASP Conference Proceedings, Vol. 288, held 8-12 April 2002 at Tuebingen, Germany. Edited by Ivan Hubeny, Dimitri Mihales, and Klaus Werner. (San Francisco: Astronomical Society of the Pacific), p.365.

8. “Extinction Efficiency of Astrophysical Solid Materials”, A. Tamanai, D.R. Alexander, J.W. Ferguson 2001, Astronomische Gesellschaft Abstract Series, Vol. 18. Abstracts of Contributed Talks and Posters presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Astronomische Gesellschaft at the Joint European and National Meeting JENAM 2001 of the European Astronomical Society and the Astronomische Gesellschaft at Munich, September 10-15, 2001, abstract #P83.

9. “Grains in the Atmospheres of Late Type Stars”, D.R. Alexander, J.W. Ferguson, F. Allard, P.H. Hauschildt 2000, American Astronomical Society, 197th AAS Meeting, #44.09, Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 32, p.1473

10. “The Formation of PAHs in Carbon Star Atmospheres”, J.W. Ferguson, D.R. Alexander, F. Allard, H.R. Johnson 1998, in Asymptotic Giant Branch Stars, IAU Symposium 191 Poster Session.

11. “The Formation of PAHs in Carbon Star Atmospheres”, J.W. Ferguson, D.R. Alexander, F. Allard, H.R. Johnson 1998, American Astronomical Society, 192nd AAS Meeting, #67.17, Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 30, p.920.

12. “Low Temperature Grain Opacities”, D.R. Alexander, A. Tamani, F. Allard, J.W. Ferguson 1998, American Astronomical Society, 192nd AAS Meeting, #67.16, Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 30, p.920.

13. “Physical Conditions of the Coronal Line Region in Seyfert Galaxies”, J.W. Ferguson, K.T. Korista, G.J. Ferland 1996, American Astronomical Society, 189th AAS Meeting, #98.05, Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 28, p.1404.

14. “Quantitative Spectroscopy of High Redshift Quasars”, G.J. Ferland, J. Ferguson, K. Korista, D. Verner, K. Verner 1996, American Astronomical Society, 188th AAS Meeting, #32.03, Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 28, p.866.

15. “Locally Optimally Emitting Clouds and the Origin of AGN Broad Emission Lines”, K.T. Korista, J.A. Baldwin, G.J. Ferland, D.A. Verner, J.W. Ferguson 1996, American Astronomical Society, 188th AAS Meeting, #04.11, Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 28, p.825.

16. “Locally Optimally Emitting Clouds and the Origin of Narrow Line Region Emission”, J.W. Ferguson, K.T. Korista, G.J. Ferland, D.A. Verner 1996, American Astronomical Society, 188th AAS Meeting, #04.10, Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 28, p.825.

17. “The Chemical Enrichment of Gas in BALQSOs: Rapid Star Formation in the Early History of Galaxies”, Kirk Korista, Fred Hamann, Jason Ferguson, and Gary Ferland 1995, American Astronomical Society, 186th AAS Meeting, #42.10, Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 27, p.872.

18. “The Origin of N III 990 and C III 977 Emission in AGN Narrow-Line Region Gas”, Jason W. Ferguson & Gary J. Ferland 1995, American Astronomical Society, 185th AAS Meeting, #18.12, Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 26, p.1339.

19. “The Effects of Grains on Rosseland and Planck Mean Opacities”, Alexander, D. R., Ferguson, J. W., American Astronomical Society, 180th AAS Meeting, #37.02, Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 24, p.787.

Talks and Other Presentations

1. “Changing Abundances, Changing Opacities”, Jason W. Ferguson, 7 April 2008, invited talk given at The art of modeling stars in the 21st century, IAU symposium 252, Sanya China.

2. “Low Temperature Opacities: Latest Results”, Jason W. Ferguson, 15 April 2005, given at the 35th annual Mid-America Regional Astrophysics Conference.

3. “The Narrow Emitting Line Regions of Active Galactic Nuclei”, Jason W. Ferguson, 25 April 2002, Invited colloquium speaker – University of Oklahoma department of physics and astronomy.

4. “Cool Stars: A Comparison of Models and Observations”, Jonathan J. Penley & Jason W. Ferguson, given at the 31st annual Mid-America Regional Astrophysics Conference, April 2002.

5. “Phoenix 2000: Opacity Calculations for the New Millennium”, Julia G. Vukovich, David R. Alexander, & Jason W. Ferguson, given at the 31st annual Mid-America Regional Astrophysics Conference, October 2000.

6. “Grains in the Atmospheres of Late Type Stars”, Jason W. Ferguson, David R. Alexander, France Allard, & Peter H. Hauschildt, given at the 31st annual Mid-America Regional Astrophysics Conference, October 2000.

7. “Locally Optimally Emitting Clouds and Narrow Emission Line Galaxies”, Jason W. Ferguson, given at the 29th annual Mid-America Regional Astrophysics Conference, October 1998.

8. “Coronal Lines in Active Galaxies”, Jason W. Ferguson, given at a Drachman Seminar, Goddard Space Flight Center, May 1997.

9. “Coronal Lines in Active Galaxies”, Jason W. Ferguson, given at a Drachman Seminar, Goddard Space Flight Center, May 1997.

10. “The Effects of Grains on Rosseland and Planck Mean Opacities”, Jason W. Ferguson & David R. Alexander, given at the 22nd annual Mid-America Regional Astrophysics conference, April 1992.
 


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Jason W. Ferguson
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April 2005