Publications

You can also access all my refereed publications through ADS (click here for first-author publications) or astro-ph.

Quick links to publications in: 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

2017

Type II Supernova Light Curves and Spectra From the CfA [astro-ph]
Hicken, M., et al. 2017. Accepted for publication in ApJS

Evidence for sub-Chandrasekhar-mass progenitors of Type Ia supernovae at the faint end of the width-luminosity relation [ADS, astro-ph]
Blondin, S., Dessart, L., Hillier, D. J., Khokhlov, A. M. 2017. MNRAS, 470, 157

Two classes of fast-declining type Ia supernovae [ADS, astro-ph]
Dhawan, S., Leibundgut, B., Spyromilio, J., Blondin, S. 2017. A&A, 602, A118

2016

Light Curves of 213 Type Ia Supernovae from the ESSENCE Survey [ADS, astro-ph]
Narayan, G., et al. 2016. ApJS, 224, 3

A reddening-free method to estimate the 56Ni mass of Type Ia supernovae [ADS, astro-ph]
Dhawan, S., Leibundgut, B., Spyromilio, J., Blondin, S. 2016. A&A, 588, A84

2015

(Proceedings) Constraints on the explosion mechanism and progenitors of Type Ia supernovae [ADS, pdf]
Blondin, S., Dessart, L., Hillier, D. J., Khokhlov, A. M. 2015. Proceedings of the "Semaine de l'Astrophysique Française", Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, 2-5 June 2015. The entire proceedings can be downloaded here (PDF, 100 Mb).

(Proceedings) A Spherical Chandrasekhar-Mass Delayed-Detonation Model for a Normal Type Ia Supernova [ADS, pdf]
Blondin, S., Dessart, L., Hillier, D. J. 2015. 19th European Workshop on White Dwarfs, Proceedings of a conference held at the Université de Montréal, Montréal, Canada 11-15 August 2014. Edited by Patrick Dufour, Pierre Bergeron, and Gilles Fontaine. ASP Conference Series, Vol. 493. San Francisco: Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 2015, p. 559

A one-dimensional Chandrasekhar-mass delayed-detonation model for the broad-lined Type Ia supernova 2002bo [ADS, astro-ph]
Blondin, S., Dessart, L., Hillier, D. J. 2015. MNRAS, 448, 2766. The hydrodynamical input and synthetic spectra are available here.

2014

Critical ingredients of Type Ia supernova radiative-transfer modelling [ADS, astro-ph]
Dessart, L., Hillier, D. J., Blondin, S., Khokhlov, A. M. 2014. MNRAS, 441, 3249

Constraints on the explosion mechanism and progenitors of type Ia supernovae [ADS, astro-ph]
Dessart, L., Blondin, S., Hillier, D. J., Khokhlov, A. M. 2014. MNRAS, 441, 532

Optical Spectra of 73 Stripped-envelope Core-collapse Supernovae [ADS, astro-ph]
Modjaz, M., et al. 2014. AJ, 147, 99

[CoIII] versus NaID in type Ia supernova spectra [ADS, astro-ph]
Dessart, L., Hillier, D. J., Blondin, S., Khokhlov, A. M. 2014. MNRAS, 439, 3114.

2013

One-dimensional delayed-detonation models of Type Ia supernovae: Confrontation to observations at bolometric maximum [ADS, astro-ph]
Blondin, S., Dessart, L., Hillier, D. J., Khokhlov, A. M. 2013. MNRAS, 429, 2127. The maximum-light spectra of the DDC model series can be downloaded hee re. Also included are the hydro grid (velocity, density) and abundance profiles for 56Ni, Ni, Si, and O within 20-60 s from explosion.

Radiative Properties of Pair-instability Supernova Explosions [ADS, astro-ph]
Dessart, L., Waldman, R., Livne, E., Hillier, D. J., Blondin, S. 2013. MNRAS, 428, 3227

2012

Super-luminous supernovae: 56Ni power versus magnetar radiation [ADS, astro-ph]
Dessart, L., Hillier, D. J., Waldman, R., Livne, E., Blondin, S. 2012. MNRAS, 426, L76

The Spectroscopic Diversity of Type Ia Supernovae [ADS, astro-ph]
Blondin, S., et al. 2012. AJ, 143, 126. Spectroscopic data available here. New SNID template set available here.

2011

Confronting 2D delayed-detonation models with light curves and spectra of Type Ia supernovae [ADS, astro-ph]
Blondin, S., Kasen, D., Roepke, F. K., Kirshner, R. P., Mandel, K. S. 2011. MNRAS, 417, 1280

Direct Confirmation of the Asymmetry of the Cas A SN Explosion with Light Echoes [ADS, astro-ph]
Rest, A., et al. 2011b. ApJ, 732, 3

On the Interpretation of Supernova Light Echo Profiles and Spectra [ADS, astro-ph]
Rest, A., et al. 2011a. ApJ, 732, 2

Do spectra improve distance measurements of Type Ia supernovae? [ADS, astro-ph]
Blondin, S., Mandel, K. S., Kirshner, R. P. 2011. A&A, 526, 81. Spectroscopic data available here.

2010

Precision Determination of Atmospheric Extinction at Optical and Near-infrared Wavelengths [ADS]
Burke, D. L., et al. 2010. ApJ, 720, 811

(Proceedings) Calibration of the LSST instrumental and atmospheric photometric passbands [ADS]
Burke, D. L., et al. 2010. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 7737, id. 77371D (2010).

2009

Variable Sodium Absorption in a Low-Extinction Type Ia Supernova [ADS, astro-ph]
Simon, J., et al. 2009. ApJ, 702, 1157

From Shock Breakout to Peak and Beyond: Extensive Panchromatic Observations of the Aspherical Type Ib Supernova 2008D associated with Swift X-ray Transient 080109 [ADS, astro-ph]
Modjaz, M., et al. 2009. ApJ, 702, 226

Improved Dark Energy Constraints from ~100 New CfA Supernova Type Ia Light Curves [ADS, astro-ph]
Hicken, M., et al. 2009. ApJ, 700, 1097

CfA3: 185 Type Ia Supernova Light Curves from the CfA [ADS, astro-ph]
Hicken, M., et al. 2009. ApJ, 700, 331

Spectroscopy of High-Redshift Supernovae from the ESSENCE Project: The First Four Years [ADS, astro-ph]
Foley, R. J., et al. 2009. AJ, 137, 3731

A Second Case of Variable Na I D Lines in a Highly-Reddened Type Ia Supernova [ADS (main paper), ADS (Erratum), astro-ph (with Erratum)]
Blondin, S., et al. 2009. ApJ, 693, 207 (Erratum: Blondin, S., et al. 2017. ApJ, 844, 88)

2008

Properties of the ultraviolet flux of type Ia supernovae: an analysis with synthetic spectra of SN 2001ep and SN 2001eh [ADS, astro-ph]
Sauer, D. N., et al. 2008. MNRAS, 391, 1605

Type Ia Supernovae are Good Standard Candles in the Near Infrared: Evidence from PAIRITEL [ADS, astro-ph]
Wood-Vasey, W. M., et al. 2008. ApJ, 689, 377

Double-peaked Oxygen Lines Are not Rare in Nebular Spectra of Core-Collapse Supernovae [ADS, astro-ph]
Modjaz, M., et al. 2008. ApJ, 687, L9

Constraining Cosmic Evolution of Type Ia Supernovae [ADS, astro-ph]
Foley, R. J., et al. 2008. ApJ, 684, 68

Time Dilation in Type Ia Supernova Spectra at High Redshift [ADS, astro-ph; see also Nature, New Scientist, SAO]
Blondin, S., et al. 2008. ApJ, 682, 724

Exploring the Outer Solar System with the ESSENCE Supernova Survey [ADS, astro-ph]
Becker, A. C., et al. 2008. ApJ, 682, L53

Spectral Identification of an Ancient Supernova using Light Echoes in the LMC [ADS, astro-ph]
Rest, A., et al. 2008. ApJ, 680, 1137

Optical Spectroscopy of Type Ia Supernovae [ADS, astro-ph]
Matheson, T., et al. 2008. AJ, 135, 1598

Using Quantitative Spectroscopic Analysis to Determine the Properties and Distances of Type II-Plateau Supernovae: SNe 2005cs and 2006bp [ADS, astro-ph]
Dessart, L., et al. 2008. ApJ, 675, 644

2007

The Luminous and Carbon-Rich Supernova 2006gz: A Double Degenerate Merger? [ADS, astro-ph]
Hicken, M., et al. 2007. ApJ, 669, L17

Towards More Precise Survey Photometry for PanSTARRS and LSST: Measuring Directly the Optical Transmission Spectrum of the Atmosphere [ADS, astro-ph]
Stubbs, C. W., et al. 2007. PASP, 119, 1163

Determining the Type, Redshift, and Age of a Supernova Spectrum [ADS, astro-ph]
Blondin, S. & Tonry, J. L. 2007. ApJ, 666, 1024. Download the Supernova Identification (SNID) code here.

Scrutinizing Exotic Cosmological Models Using ESSENCE Supernova Data Combined with Other Cosmological Probes [ADS, astro-ph]
Davis, T. M., et al. 2007. ApJ, 666, 716

Observational Constraints on the Nature of Dark Energy: First Cosmological Results from the ESSENCE Supernova Survey [ADS, astro-ph]
Wood-Vasey, W. M., et al. 2007. ApJ, 666, 694

The ESSENCE Supernova Survey: Survey Optimization, Observations, and Supernova Photometry [ADS, astro-ph]
Miknaitis, G., et al. 2007. ApJ, 666, 674

(Proceedings) Determining the Type, Redshift, and Phase of a Supernova Spectrum [ADS, astro-ph]
Blondin, S. & Tonry, J. L. 2007. "The Multicoloured Landscape of Compact Objects and their Explosive Origins" AIP Conference Proceedings, Volume 924, pp. 312-321 (2007).

Early Ultraviolet, Optical, and X-Ray Observations of the Type IIP SN 2005cs in M51 with Swift [ADS, astro-ph]
Brown, P. J., et al. 2007. ApJ, 659, 1488

Light Curves of Type Ia Supernovae from Near the Time of Explosion [ADS, astro-ph]
Garg, A., et al. 2007. AJ, 133, 403

2006

(Proceedings) Supernova Cosmology and the ESSENCE project [ADS, astro-ph]
Sollerman, J., et al. 2006. Proceedings of the EPS-13 Conference "Beyond Einstein - Physics for the 21st Century". 11-15 July 2005. University of Bern, Switzerland. Editors: A.M. Cruise, L. Ouwehand. ESA-SP 637., id.14.1.

Early-Time Photometry and Spectroscopy of the Fast Evolving SN 2006aj Associated with GRB 060218 [ADS, astro-ph]
Modjaz, M., et al. 2006, ApJ, 645, L21

Using Line Profiles to Test the Fraternity of Type Ia Supernovae at High and Low Redshifts [ADS, astro-ph]
Blondin, S., et al. 2006. AJ, 131, 1648

2005

Hubble Space Telescope Observations of Nine High-Redshift ESSENCE Supernovae [ADS, astro-ph]
Krisciunas, K., et al. 2005. AJ, 130, 2453

Spectroscopy of High-Redshift Supernovae from the ESSENCE Project: The First 2 Years [ADS, astro-ph]
Matheson, T., et al. 2005. AJ, 129, 2352

Extracting clean supernova spectra. Towards a quantitative analysis of high-redshift Type Ia supernova spectra [ADS, astro-ph]
Blondin, S., et al. 2005. A&A, 431, 757

(Proceedings) Evidence for dark energy from Type Ia supernovae [ADS, pdf]
Leibundgut, B. & Blondin, S. 2005. Proceedings of the 8th International Workshop on Topics in Astroparticle and Underground Physics (TAUP), University of Washington, Seattle, September 2003.

2004

The Hubble Higher z Supernova Search: Supernovae to z ~ 1.6 and Constraints on Type Ia Progenitor Models [ADS, astro-ph]
Strolger, L.-G., et al. 2004. ApJ, 613, 200

Twenty-Three High-Redshift Supernovae from the Institute for Astronomy Deep Survey: Doubling the Supernova Sample at z > 0.7 [ADS, astro-ph]
Barris, B. J., et al. 2004. ApJ, 602, 571

(Proceedings) Spectroscopy of High-Redshift Type Ia Supernovae - Impacts on Cosmology [pdf]
Blondin, S. 2004. Proceedings of the IVth Marseille Cosmology Conference, "Where Cosmology and Fundamental Physics Meet", Marseille, France, 23-26 June 2003. Proceedings Frontier Group, 2004, Eds. V. Le Brun, S. Basa & A. Mazure.