• 1656 Citations
1984 …2021
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Education/Academic qualification

Physics, PhD, The University of Chicago

… → 1988

Physics, BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

… → 1981

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Polarimeters Engineering & Materials Science
polarimetry Physics & Astronomy
polarization Physics & Astronomy
molecular clouds Physics & Astronomy
polarimeters Physics & Astronomy
magnetic fields Physics & Astronomy
Polarization Engineering & Materials Science
balloons Physics & Astronomy

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Grants 2005 2021

Infrared Astronomy Satellite
SOFIA (airborne observatory)
telescopes
Antarctic regions
polarization
protostars
SOFIA (airborne observatory)
polarimetry
cycles
magnetic fields
protostars
SOFIA (airborne observatory)
polarimetry
magnetic fields
braking
magnetic fields
decoupling
turbulence
SOFIA (airborne observatory)
C band

Research Output 1984 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)

Gravity, Magnetic Field, and Turbulence: Relative Importance and Impact on Fragmentation in the Infrared Dark Cloud G34.43+00.24

Tang, Y. W., Koch, P. M., Peretto, N., Novak, G., Duarte-Cabral, A., Chapman, N. L., Hsieh, P. Y. & Yen, H. W., Jun 10 2019, In : Astrophysical Journal. 878, 1, 10.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
fragmentation
turbulence
gravity
gravitation
magnetic field
5 Citations (Scopus)

HAWC+/SOFIA Multiwavelength Polarimetric Observations of OMC-1

Chuss, D. T., Andersson, B. G., Bally, J., Dotson, J. L., Darren Dowell, C., Guerra, J. A., Harper, D. A., Houde, M., Jay Jones, T., Lazarian, A., Lopez Rodriguez, E., Michail, J. M., Morris, M. R., Novak, G., Siah, J., Staguhn, J., Vaillancourt, J. E., Volpert, C. G., Werner, M., Wollack, E. J. & 18 others, Benford, D. J., Berthoud, M., Cox, E. G., Crutcher, R., Dale, D. A., Fissel, L. M., Goldsmith, P. F., Hamilton, R. T., Hanany, S., Henning, T. K., Looney, L. W., Harvey Moseley, S., Santos, F. P., Stephens, I., Tassis, K., Trinh, C. Q., Van Camp, E. & Ward-Thompson, D., Jan 1 2019, In : Astrophysical Journal. 872, 2, 187.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

SOFIA (airborne observatory)
explosions
magnetic field
magnetic fields
wavelengths
1 Citation (Scopus)

Relative alignment between the magnetic field and molecular gas structure in the vela c giant molecular cloud using low- and high-density tracers

Fissel, L. M., Ade, P. A. R., Angile, F. E., Ashton, P., Benton, S. J., Chen, C. Y., Cunningham, M., Devlin, M. J., Dober, B., Friesen, R., Fukui, Y., Galitzki, N., Gandilo, N. N., Goodman, A., Green, C. E., Jones, P., Klein, J., King, P., Korotkov, A. L., Li, Z. Y. & 20 others, Lowe, V., Martin, P. G., Matthews, T. G., Moncelsi, L., Nakamura, F., Netterfield, C. B., Newmark, A., Novak, G., Pascale, E., Poidevin, F., Santos, F. P., Savini, G., Scott, D., Shariff, J. A., Soler, J. D., Thomas, N. E., Tucker, C. E., Tucker, G. S., Ward-Thompson, D. & Zucker, C., Jun 20 2019, In : Astrophysical Journal. 878, 2, 110.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

molecular gases
molecular clouds
tracers
tracer
alignment

SOFIA Far-infrared Imaging Polarimetry of M82 and NGC 253: Exploring the Supergalactic Wind

Jones, T. J., Dowell, C. D., Rodriguez, E. L., Zweibel, E. G., Berthoud, M., Chuss, D. T., Goldsmith, P. F., Hamilton, R. T., Hanany, S., Harper, D. A., Lazarian, A., Looney, L. W., Michail, J. M., Morris, M. R., Novak, G., Santos, F. P., Sheth, K., Stacey, G. J., Staguhn, J., Stephens, I. W. & 5 others, Tassis, K., Trinh, C. Q., Volpert, C. G., Werner, M. & Wollack, E. J., Jan 1 2019, In : Astrophysical Journal Letters. 870, 1, L9.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

SOFIA (airborne observatory)
polarimetry
polarization
geometry
dust
1 Citation (Scopus)

Submillimeter Polarization Spectrum of the Carina Nebula

Shariff, J. A., Ade, P. A. R., Angilè, F. E., Ashton, P., Benton, S. J., Devlin, M. J., Dober, B., Fissel, L. M., Fukui, Y., Galitzki, N., Gandilo, N. N., Klein, J., Korotkov, A. L., Li, Z. Y., Martin, P. G., Matthews, T. G., Moncelsi, L., Nakamura, F., Netterfield, C. B., Novak, G. & 10 others, Pascale, E., Poidevin, F., Santos, F. P., Savini, G., Scott, D., Soler, J. D., Thomas, N. E., Tucker, C. E., Tucker, G. S. & Ward-Thompson, D., Jan 1 2019, In : Astrophysical Journal. 872, 2, 197.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

nebulae
polarization
dust
molecular clouds
polarimetry