Edinburgh Research Explorer

Prof Sadegh Khochfar

Personal Chair of Theoretical Astrophysics

  1. The ATLAS3D project - IX. The merger origin of a fast- and a slow-rotating early-type galaxy revealed with deep optical imaging: first results

    Duc, P-A., Cuillandre, J-C., Serra, P., Michel-Dansac, L., Ferriere, E., Alatalo, K., Blitz, L., Bois, M., Bournaud, F., Bureau, M., Cappellari, M., Davies, R. L., Davis, T. A., de Zeeuw, P. T., Emsellem, E., Khochfar, S., Krajnović, D., Kuntschner, H., Lablanche, P-Y., McDermid, R. M. & 7 others, Morganti, R., Naab, T., Oosterloo, T., Sarzi, M., Scott, N., Weijmans, A-M. & Young, L. M., 1 Oct 2011, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 417, 2, p. 863-881

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  2. The ATLAS3D project - II. Morphologies, kinemetric features and alignment between photometric and kinematic axes of early-type galaxies

    Krajnović, D., Emsellem, E., Cappellari, M., Alatalo, K., Blitz, L., Bois, M., Bournaud, F., Bureau, M., Davies, R. L., Davis, T. A., de Zeeuw, P. T., Khochfar, S., Kuntschner, H., Lablanche, P-Y., McDermid, R. M., Morganti, R., Naab, T., Oosterloo, T., Sarzi, M., Scott, N. & 3 others, Serra, P., Weijmans, A-M. & Young, L. M., 1 Jul 2011, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 414, 4, p. 2923-2949

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. The ATLAS3D Project - XXXI. Nuclear radio emission in nearby early-type galaxies

    Nyland, K., Young, L. M., Wrobel, J. M., Sarzi, M., Morganti, R., Alatalo, K., Blitz, L., Bournaud, F., Bureau, M., Cappellari, M., Crocker, A. F., Davies, R. L., Davis, T. A., de Zeeuw, P. T., Duc, P-A., Emsellem, E., Khochfar, S., Krajnović, D., Kuntschner, H., McDermid, R. M. & 5 others, Naab, T., Oosterloo, T., Scott, N., Serra, P. & Weijmans, A-M., 24 Feb 2016, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society . 458, 2, p. 2221-2268

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  4. The ATLAS3D Project - XXVIII. Dynamically driven star formation suppression in early-type galaxies

    Davis, T. A., Young, L. M., Crocker, A. F., Bureau, M., Blitz, L., Alatalo, K., Emsellem, E., Naab, T., Bayet, E., Bois, M., Bournaud, F., Cappellari, M., Davies, R. L., de Zeeuw, P. T., Duc, P-A., Khochfar, S., Krajnović, D., Kuntschner, H., McDermid, R. M., Morganti, R. & 5 others, Oosterloo, T., Sarzi, M., Scott, N., Serra, P. & Weijmans, A-M., 1 Nov 2014, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 444, p. 3427-3445

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  5. The ATLAS3D Project - XXIII. Angular momentum and nuclear surface brightness profiles

    Krajnović, D., Karick, A. M., Davies, R. L., Naab, T., Sarzi, M., Emsellem, E., Cappellari, M., Serra, P., de Zeeuw, P. T., Scott, N., McDermid, R. M., Weijmans, A-M., Davis, T. A., Alatalo, K., Blitz, L., Bois, M., Bureau, M., Bournaud, F., Crocker, A., Duc, P-A. & 5 others, Khochfar, S., Kuntschner, H., Morganti, R., Oosterloo, T. & Young, L. M., 1 Aug 2013, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 433, p. 2812-2839

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  6. The ATLAS3D Project - XIV. The extent and kinematics of the molecular gas in early-type galaxies

    Davis, T. A., Alatalo, K., Bureau, M., Cappellari, M., Scott, N., Young, L. M., Blitz, L., Crocker, A., Bayet, E., Bois, M., Bournaud, F., Davies, R. L., de Zeeuw, P. T., Duc, P-A., Emsellem, E., Khochfar, S., Krajnović, D., Kuntschner, H., Lablanche, P-Y., McDermid, R. M. & 6 others, Morganti, R., Naab, T., Oosterloo, T., Sarzi, M., Serra, P. & Weijmans, A-M., 11 Feb 2013, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 429, 1, p. 534-555 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  7. The ATLAS(3D) project - XXIX. The new look of early-type galaxies and surrounding fields disclosed by extremely deep optical images

    Duc, P-A., Cuillandre, J-C., Karabal, E., Cappellari, M., Alatalo, K., Blitz, L., Bournaud, F., Bureau, M., Crocker, A. F., Davies, R. L., Davis, T. A., de Zeeuw, P. T., Emsellem, E., Khochfar, S., Krajnovic, D., Kuntschner, H., McDermid, R. M., Michel-Dansac, L., Morganti, R., Naab, T. & 7 others, Oosterloo, T., Paudel, S., Sarzi, M., Scott, N., Serra, P., Weijmans, A-M. & Young, L. M., Jan 2015, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 446, 1, p. 120-143 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  8. The ATLAS(3D) Project - XXX. Star formation histories and stellar population scaling relations of early-type galaxies

    McDermid, R. M., Alatalo, K., Blitz, L., Bournaud, F., Bureau, M., Cappellari, M., Crocker, A. F., Davies, R. L., Davis, T. A., de Zeeuw, P. T., Duc, P-A., Emsellem, E., Khochfar, S., Krajnovic, D., Kuntschner, H., Morganti, R., Naab, T., Oosterloo, T., Sarzi, M., Scott, N. & 3 others, Serra, P., Weijmans, A-M. & Young, L. M., 21 Apr 2015, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 448, 4, p. 3484-3513 30 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  9. The ATLAS 3D project - XXIV. The intrinsic shape distribution of early-type galaxies

    Weijmans, A-M., de Zeeuw, P. T., Emsellem, E., Krajnović, D., Lablanche, P-Y., Alatalo, K., Blitz, L., Bois, M., Bournaud, F., Bureau, M., Cappellari, M., Crocker, A. F., Davies, R. L., Davis, T. A., Duc, P-A., Khochfar, S., Kuntschner, H., McDermid, R. M., Morganti, R., Naab, T. & 6 others, Oosterloo, T., Sarzi, M., Scott, N., Serra, P., Verdoes Kleijn, G. & Young, L. M., 1 Nov 2014, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 444, 4, p. 3340-3356

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  10. The ATLAS 3D project - XII. Recovery of the mass-to-light ratio of simulated early-type barred galaxies with axisymmetric dynamical models

    Lablanche, P-Y., Cappellari, M., Emsellem, E., Bournaud, F., Michel-Dansac, L., Alatalo, K., Blitz, L., Bois, M., Bureau, M., Davies, R. L., Davis, T. A., de Zeeuw, P. T., Duc, P-A., Khochfar, S., Krajnović, D., Kuntschner, H., Morganti, R., McDermid, R. M., Naab, T., Oosterloo, T. & 5 others, Sarzi, M., Scott, N., Serra, P., Weijmans, A-M. & Young, L. M., 1 Aug 2012, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 424, 2, p. 1495-1521

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  11. Systematic variation of the stellar initial mass function in early-type galaxies

    Cappellari, M., McDermid, R. M., Alatalo, K., Blitz, L., Bois, M., Bournaud, F., Bureau, M., Crocker, A. F., Davies, R. L., Davis, T. A., de Zeeuw, P. T., Duc, P-A., Emsellem, E., Khochfar, S., Krajnović, D., Kuntschner, H., Lablanche, P-Y., Morganti, R., Naab, T., Oosterloo, T. & 5 others, Sarzi, M., Scott, N., Serra, P., Weijmans, A-M. & Young, L. M., 1 Apr 2012, In : Nature. 484, 7395, p. 485-488

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  12. Spatially resolved molecular gas in early-type galaxies

    Davis, T. A., Alatalo, K., Bureau, M., Young, L., Blitz, L., Crocker, A., Bayet, E., Bois, M., Bournaud, F., Cappellari, M., Davies, R. L., Duc, P-A., de Zeeuw, P. T., Emsellem, E., Falcon-Barroso, J., Khochfar, S., Krajnovic, D., Kuntschner, H., Lablanche, P-Y., McDermid, R. M. & 6 others, Morganti, R., Naab, T., Sarzi, M., Scott, N., Serra, P. & Weijmans, A., 1 Mar 2015, Highlights of Astronomy. Vol. 10. p. 122-123

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  13. Revised rate coefficients for H-2 and H- destruction by realistic stellar spectra

    Agarwal, B. & Khochfar, S., Jan 2015, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 446, 1, p. 160-168 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  14. Radiative properties of the first galaxies: rapid transition between UV and infrared bright phases

    Arata, S., Yajima, H., Nagamine, K., Li, Y. & Khochfar, S., 1 Sep 2019, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society . 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  15. Optimal neighbourhood to nurture giants: a fundamental link between star forming galaxies and direct collapse black holes

    Agarwal, B., Cullen, F., Khochfar, S., Ceverino, D. & Klessen, R. S., 1 Sep 2019, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society .

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  16. On the evolution of the intrinsic scatter in black hole versus galaxy mass relations

    Hirschmann, M., Khochfar, S., Burkert, A., Naab, T., Genel, S. & Somerville, R. S., 1 Sep 2010, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 407, 2, p. 1016-1032

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  17. Nuclear discs as clocks for the assembly history of early-type galaxies: the case of NGC 4458

    Sarzi, M., Ledo, H. R., Coccato, L., Corsini, E. M., Dotti, M., Khochfar, S., Maraston, C., Morelli, L. & Pizzella, A., 4 Feb 2016, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society . 457, 2, p. 1804-1812

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  18. New constraints on direct collapse black hole formation in the early Universe

    Agarwal, B., Smith, B., Glover, S., Natarajan, P. & Khochfar, S., 21 Apr 2016, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society . 459, 4, p. 4209-4217

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  19. NGC 1266 as a Local Candidate for Rapid Cessation of Star Formation

    Alatalo, K., Nyland, K., Graves, G., Deustua, S., Shapiro Griffin, K., Duc, P-A., Cappellari, M., McDermid, R. M., Davis, T. A., Crocker, A. F., Young, L. M., Chang, P., Scott, N., Cales, S. L., Bayet, E., Blitz, L., Bois, M., Bournaud, F., Bureau, M., Davies, R. L. & 11 others, de Zeeuw, P. T., Emsellem, E., Khochfar, S., Krajnović, D., Kuntschner, H., Morganti, R., Naab, T., Oosterloo, T., Sarzi, M., Serra, P. & Weijmans, A-M., 1 Jan 2014, In : Astrophysical Journal. 780, 2, p. 186

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  20. Metallicity evolution of direct collapse black hole hosts: CR7 as a case study

    Agarwal, B., Johnson, J. L., Khochfar, S., Pellegrini, E., Rydberg, C-E., Klessen, R. S. & Oesch, P., 30 Mar 2017, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society . 469, 1, p. 231-236

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle