Aaron S. Evans - Publications

Refereed Publications -

68. ALMA Observations of Warm Molecular Gas and Cold Dust in NGC 34 Xu, C. K., Cao, C., Lu, N. et al. 2014, ApJ, in press (astro-ph)

67. Mid-Infrared Atomic Fine-Structure Emission Line Spectra of Luminous Infrared Galaxies: Spitzer/IRS Spectra of the GOALS Sample Inami, H.; Armus, L.; Charmandaris, V. et al. 2013, ApJ, 777, 156

66. The build-up of nuclear stellar cusps in extreme starburst galaxies and major mergers Haan, S., Armus, L., Surace, J. A. et al. 2013, MNRAS, 434, 1264

65. The Inner Kiloparsec of Mrk 273 with Keck Adaptive Optics U. et al. 2013, ApJ, 773, 115

64. Explaining the [CII]158um Deficit in Luminous Infrared Galaxies - First Results from a Herschel/PACS Study of the GOALS Sample Diaz-Santos, T. et al. 2013, ApJ, 774, 68)

63. Dynamical Modeling of Galaxy Mergers Using Identikit Privon, G. C., Barnes, J. E., Evans, A. S., Hibbard, J. E., Yun, M. S., Mazzarella, J. M., Armus, L., & Surace, J. A. 2013, ApJ, 771, 120

62. Hubble Space Telescope ACS Imaging of the GOALS Sample: Quantitative Structural Properties of Nearby Luminous Infrared Galaxies with L_IR > 10 11.4 L_sun Kim, D.-C., Evans, A. S. et al. 2013, ApJ, 768, 102

61. Mid-Infrared Properties of Nearby Luminous Infrared Galaxies I: Spitzer IRS Spectra for the GOALS Sample Stierwalt, S. et al. 2013 ApJS, 206, 1

60. Radio and Mid-Infrared Properties of Compact Starbursts: Distancing Themselves from the Main Sequence Murphy, E. J., Stierwalt, S., Armus, L., Condon, J. J., & Evans, A. S. 2013, ApJ, 768, 2

59. A Herschel Survey of the [N II] 205 μm Line in Local Luminous Infrared Galaxies: The [N II] 205 μm Emission as a Star Formation Rate Indicator Zhao, Y. et al. 2013, ApJL, 765, 13

58. Evidence for CO Shock Excitation in NGC 6240 from Herschel SPIRE Spectroscopy Meijerink, R. et al. 2013, ApJL, 762, 16

57. Spectral Energy Distributions of Local Luminous and Ultraluminous Infrared Galaxies U., V. et al. 2012, ApJS, 203, 9

56. Investigation of Dual Active Nuclei, Outflows, Shocked-Heated Gas, & Young Star Clusters in Mrk 266 Mazzarella, J. M. et al. 2012, ApJ, 144, 125

55. Strong Molecular Hydrogen Emission and Kinematics of the Multiphase Gas in Radio Galaxies with Fast Jet-Driven Outflows Guillard, P., Ogle, P. M., Emonts, B. H. C., Appleton, P. N., Morganti, R., Tadhunter, C., Oosterloo, T., Evans, D. A. & Evans, A. S. 2012, ApJ, 747, 95

54. Multi-wavelength GOALS Observations of Star Formation and AGN Activity in the Luminous Infrared Galaxy IC 883 Modica, F., Vavilkin, T., Evans, A. S., et al. 2012 AJ, 143, 16

53. Spitzer IRS Spectral Mapping of the Toomre Sequence: Spatial Variations of PAH, Gas, and Dust Properties in nearby Major Mergers Haan, S., Armus, L., Laine, S., Charmandaris, V., Smith, J. D., Schweizer, F., Brandl, B., Evans, A. S., Surace, J. A., Diaz-Santos, T., Beirao, P., Murphy, E. J., Stierwalt, S., Hibbard, J. E., Yun, M. & Jarrett, T. H. 2011, ApJS, 197, 27

52. The Spatial Extent of (U)LIRGS in the Mid-infrared. II. Feature Emission Diaz-Santos, T.; Charmandaris, V.; Armus, L.; Stierwalt, S.; Haan, S.; Mazzarella, J. M.; Howell, J. H.; Veilleux, S.; Murphy, E. J.; Petric, A. O.; Appleton, P.; Evans, A. S.; Sanders, D. B.; Surace, J. A. 2011 ApJ, 741, 32

51. Complex Radio Spectral Energy Distributions in Luminous and Ultraluminous Infrared Galaxies Leroy, A., Evans, A. S., Momjian, E., Murphy, E., Ott, J., Armus, L., Condon, J., Haan, S., Mazzarella, J. M., Meier, D. S., Privon, G. C., Schinnerer, E., Surace, J. A., Walter, F. 2011, ApJ, 739, 25

50. Modeling IR Spectral Energy Distributions: A Pilot Study of Starburst Parameters and Silicate Absorption Curves for Some GOALS Galaxies Dopita, M. A. et al. 2011, ApSS, 333, 225

49. The Nuclear Structure in Nearby Luminous Infrared Galaxies: HST NICMOS Imaging of the GOALS Sample Haan, S., Surace, J. A., Armus, L., Evans, A. S., et al 2011, AJ, 141, 100

48. The location of an active nuclus and the soft X-ray shadowing by a tidal tail in the ULIRG Mrk 273 Iwasawa, K., Mazzarella, J. M., Surace, J. A., Sanders, D. B., Armus, L., & Evans, A. S. 2011, A&A, 528, 137

47. C-GOALS: Chandra Observations of a Complete Sample of Luminous Infrared Galaxies from the IRAS Revised Bright Galaxy Survey Iwasawa, K., Sanders, D. B., Teng, S. H., U, V., Armus, L., Evans, A. S. et al. 2011, A&A, 529, 106

46. Mid-Infrared Spectral Diagnostics of Luminous Infrared Galaxies Petric, A. O., Armus, L., Howell, J. H., Chan, B., Mazzarella, J. M., Evans A. S., et al. 2011 ApJ, 730, 28

45. Vibrationally Excited HCN in the Luminous Infrared Galaxy NGC 4418 Sakamoto, K., Aalto, S., Evans, A. S., Wiedner, M., & Wilner, D. J. 2010, ApJL, 725, 228

44. The Spatial Extent of (U)LIRGs in the mid-Infrared I: The Continuum Emission Diaz-Santos, T. et al. 2010, ApJ, 723, 993

43. Herschel observations of water vapour in Markarian 231 Gonzalez-Alfonso, E., et al. 2010 A&A, 518, L43

42. Black hole accretion and star formation as drivers of gas excitation and chemistry in Mrk 231 van der Werf, P. P. et al. 2010, A&A, 518, L42

41. The Buried Starburst in the Interacting Galaxy IIZw096 as Revealed by the Spitzer Space Telescope Inami, H, Armus, L., Surace, J.A., Mazzarella, J. M., Evans, A.S., et al. et al. 2010 AJ, 140, 63

40. The Great Observatories All-Sky LIRG Survey: Comparison of Ultraviolet and Far-Infrared Properties Howell, J. H., Armus, L., Mazzarella, J. M., Evans, A. S., et al., 2010 ApJ, 715, 572

39. The gravitationally lensed, luminous infrared galaxy IRAS F10214+4724 observed with XMM-Newton Iwasawa, K., Vignali, C., Evans, A. S., Sanders, D. B. & Trentham, N. 2010 New Astronomy, 15, 58

38. GOALS: The Great Observatories All-sky LIRG Survey Armus, L., Mazzarella, J. M., Evans, A. S., Surace, J. A., Sanders, D. B., Iwasawa, K. et al. 2009 PASP, 121, 559

37. High Ionization Fe K Emission from Luminous Infrared Galaxies Iwasawa, K., Sanders, D. B., Evans, A. S., Mazzarella, J. M., Armus, L. & Surace, J. A. 2009 ApJL, 695, 103

36. Molecular Gas in the z ~ 0.3 QSO Host + Ring Galaxy System of PG 1700+518 Evans, A. S., Hines, D. C., Barthel, P., Schneider, G., Surace, J. A., Sanders, D. B., Vavilkin, T., Frayer, D. T., Tacconi, L, J., Storrie-Lombardi, L. J. 2009, AJ, 138, 262

35. High-excitation molecular gas in local luminous AGN hosts Papadopoulos, P. P.; Kovacs, A.; Evans, A. S.; Barthel, P. 2008, A&A, 491, 483

34. Off-Nuclear Star-Formation and Obscured Activity in the Luminous Infrared Galaxy NGC 2623 Evans, A. S., Vavilkin, T., Pizagno, J., Modica, F., Mazzarella, J. M. Iwasawa, K. Howell, J. H. Surace, J. A. Armus, L. Petric, A. O., Spoon, H. W. W., Barnes, J. E., Suer, T. A., Sanders, D. B., Chan, B., and Lord, S. 2008, ApJL, 675, 69

33. Tracing PAHs and Warm Dust Emission in the Seyfert Galaxy NGC 1068 Howell, J. H., Mazzarella, J. M., Chan, B. H. P., Lord, S., Surace, J. A., Frayer, D. T., Appleton, P. H., Armus, L., Evans, A. S., Bothun, G., Ishida, C. M., Kim, D.-C., Jensen, J. B., Madore, B. F., Sanders, D. B., Schulz, B., Vavilkin, T., Veilleux, S., Xu, K. 2007, AJ, 134, 2086

32. Dense Molecular Gas and the Role of Star Formation in the Host Galaxies of Quasi-Stellar Objects Evans, A. S., Solomon, P. M., Tacconi, L. J., Vavilkin, T., & Downes, D. 2006, AJ, 132, 2398 [astro-ph/0608453] [paper (pdf)]

31. Molecular Gas and Nuclear Activity in Radio Galaxies Detected by IRAS Evans, A. S., Mazzarella, J. M., Surace, J. A., Frayer, D. T., Iwasawa, K., & Sanders, D. B., 2005, ApJS, 159, 197 [astro-ph/0504604] [paper (pdf)]

30. Strong Fe K Emission in the Ultraluminous Infrared Galaxy Arp 220 Iwasawa, K., Sanders, D. B., Evans, A. S., Trentham, N., & Miniutti, G. 2005, MNRAS, 357, 565 [astro-ph/0411562] [paper (pdf)]

29. The Compact Nucleus of the Deep Silicate Absorption Galaxy NGC 4418 Evans, A S., Becklin, E. E., Scoville, N. Z., Neugebauer, G., Soifer, B. T., Matthews, K., Ressler, M., Werner, M. & Rieke, M. 2003, AJ, 125, 2341 [astro-ph/0303216] [paper (pdf)]

28. Near-Infrared Observations of Powerful High-Redshift Radio Galaxies: 4C 40.36 and 4C 39.37 Egami, E., Armus, L., Neugebauer, G., Murphy Jr., T. W., Soifer, B. T., Matthews, K., & Evans, A. S. 2003, AJ, 125, 1038 [astro-ph/0212175] [paper (pdf)]

27. Molecular Gas and Nuclear Activity in Ultraluminous Infrared Galaxies with Double Nuclei Evans. A. S., Mazzarella, J. M., Surace, J. A., & Sanders, D. B. 2002, ApJ, 580, 749 [astro-ph/0208541] [paper (pdf)]

26. Optical/Near-Infrared Imaging of Infrared-Excess Palomar-Green QSOs Surace, J. A., Sanders, D. B., & Evans, A. S. 2001, AJ, 122, 2791 [astro-ph/0109405] [paper (pdf)]

25. The Farthest Known Supernova: Support for an Accelerating Universe and a Glimpse at the Epoch of Deceleration Riess, A. G., Nugent, P. E., Schmidt, B. P., Tonry, J., Dickinson, M., Thompson, R. I., Budavari, T., Casertano, S., Evans, A. S., Filippenko, A. V., Gilliland, R. L., Livio, M., Sanders, D. B., Shapley, A. E., Spinrad, H., Steidel, C. C., Stern, D., Surace, J. A., & Veilleux, S. 2001, ApJ, 560, 49 [astro-ph/0104455] [paper (pdf)]

24. The Size and Albedo of the Kuiper Belt Object (20000) Varuna Jewitt, D. J., Aussel, H., & Evans, A. S. 2001, Nature, 411, 446 [paper (pdf)]

23. Molecular Gas in Infrared-Excess, Optically-Selected QSOs and the Connection with Infrared Luminous Galaxies Evans, A. S., Frayer, D. T., Surace, J. A., & Sanders, D. B. 2001, AJ, 121, 3286 (corrected version of AJ, 121, 1893) [astro-ph/0101308] [paper (pdf)]

22. Galaxies in the Fields of z ~ 1.5 Radio Loud Quasars Hall, P. B., Sawicki, M., Martini, P., Finn, R. A., Pritchet, C. J., Osmer, P. S., McMarthy, D. W., Evans, A. S., Lin, H., & Hartwick, F. D. A. 2001, AJ, 121, 1840 [astro-ph/0101239] [paper (pdf)]

21. Resolved CO(1-0) Nuclei in IRAS 14348-1447: Evidence for Massive Bulge Progenitors to Ultraluminous Infrared Galaxies Evans, A. S., Surace, J. A., & Mazzarella, J. M. 2000, ApJ, 529, L85 [astro-ph/9912047] [paper (pdf)]

20. High Resolution Mid-Infrared Imaging of Ultraluminous Infrared Galaxies Soifer, B. T., Neugebauer, G., Matthews, K., Egami, E., Becklin, E. E., Weinberger, A. J., Ressler, M., Werner, M. W., Evans, A. S., Scoville, N. Z., Surace, J. A., Condon, J. J. 2000, AJ, 119, 509 [astro-ph/9911045] [paper (pdf)]

19. HST NICMOS Observations of Infrared Luminous Galaxies, Scoville, N. Z., Evans, A. S., Thompson, R. I., Rieke, M. Hines, D. C., Low, F., Dinshaw, N., Armus, L. & Surace, J. A. 2000, AJ, 119, 991 [astro-ph/9912246] [paper (pdf)]

18. Molecular Gas in the Powerful Radio Nucleus of the Ultraluminous Infrared Galaxy PKS 1345+12, Evans, A. S., Kim, D.-C., Mazzarella, J. M., Scoville, N. Z., & Sanders, D. B., 1999, ApJL, 521, L107 [astro-ph/9907397] [paper (pdf)]

17. High-Resolution Optical/Near-Infrared Imaging of Cool Ultraluminous Infrared Galaxies, Surace, J. A., Sanders, D. B., & Evans, A. S. 2000, ApJ, 529, 170 [astro-ph/9909085] [paper (pdf)]

16. High Resolution Infrared Imaging of the Compact Nuclear Source in NGC 4258, Chary, R., Becklin, E. E., Evans, A. S., Neugebauer, G., Scoville, N. Z., Matthews, K., & Ressler, M. E. 1999, ApJ, 531, 756 [astro-ph/9910557] [paper (pdf)]

15. NICMOS Observations of Interaction Triggered Star Formation in the Luminous Infrared Galaxy NGC 6090, Dinshaw, N., Evans, A. S., Epps, H., Scoville, N. Z., & Rieke, M 1999, ApJ, 525, 702 [astro-ph/9907395] [paper (pdf)]

14. HST NICMOS Observations of Luminous and Ultraluminous Infrared Galaxies, Evans, A. S. 1999, Ap&SS, in Ultraluminous Infrared Galaxies: Babies or Monsters, eds. R. Genzel, D. Lutz, & L. Tacconi, 266, 73 [astro-ph/9903272]

13. Molecular Gas in the z=2.6 Submillimeter Galaxy SMM J14011+0252, Frayer, D. T., Ivison, R. J., Scoville, N. Z., Evans, A. S., Yun, M. S., Smail, I., Barger, A. J., Blain, A. W., & Kneib, J.-P 1999, ApJL, 514, L13 [astro-ph/9901311] [paper (pdf)]

12. HST NICMOS Observations of Rest-Frame Optical Continuum and H-alpha+[N II] Emission in FSC10214+4724, Evans, A. S., Scoville, N. Z., Dinshaw, N., Armus, L., Soifer, B. T., Neugebauer, G., & Rieke, M. 1999, ApJ, 518, 145 [astro-ph/9812196] [paper (pdf)]

11. Molecular Gas in 3C 293: First Detection of CO Emission and Absorption in an FR II Type Radio Galaxy, Evans, A. S., Sanders, D. B., Surace, J. A., & Mazzarella, J. M. 1999, ApJ, 511, 730 [astro-ph/9810159] [paper (pdf)]

10. Molecular Gas in the z = 2.8 Submillimeter Galaxy SMM 02399-0136, Frayer, D. T., Ivison, R. J., Scoville, N. Z., Yun, M., Evans, A. S., Smail, I., Blain, A. W., Kneib, J.-P 1998, ApJ, 506, L7 [astro-ph/9808109] [paper (pdf)]

9. Near-Infrared Spectroscopy and a Search for CO Emission in Three Extremely Luminous IRAS Sources; IRAS F09105+4108, IRAS F15307+3252, and PG 1634+706, Evans, A. S., Sanders, D. B., Cutri, R., Radford, S. J. E., Surace, J. A., Solomon, P. M., Downes, D., & Kramer, C. 1998, ApJ, 506, 205 [astro-ph/9806091] [paper (pdf)]

8. Near-Infrared Spectroscopy of the High Redshift Quasar B1422+321 at z = 3.62, Murayama, T., Taniguchi, Y., Evans, A. S., Sanders, D. B., Hodapp, K. W., Kawara, K., & Arimoto, N. 1999, AJ, 117, 1645 [astro-ph/9812380] [paper (pdf)]

7. Near-Infrared Spectroscopy of Powerful Radio Galaxies at z=2.2-2.6, Evans, A. S. 1998, ApJ, 498, 553 [astro-ph/9802151] [paper (pdf)]

6. NICMOS Imaging of the Nuclei of Arp 220, Scoville, N.Z., Evans, A. S., Dinshaw, N., Thompson, R., Rieke, M., Schneider, G., Low, F. J., Hines, D., Stobie, B., Becklin, E., & Epps, H. 1998 ApJ, 492, L107 [astro-ph/9801006] [paper (pdf)]

5. The [O III] Emission-line Nebula of the z=3.594 Radio Galaxy 4C +19.71, Armus, L., Soifer, B. T., Murphy, T. W., Neugebauer, G., Evans, A. S., & Matthews, K. 1998, ApJ, 495, 276 [astro-ph/9709292] [paper (pdf)]

4. Evidence for a Supermassive Black Hole in NGC 3377, Kormendy, J., Bender, R., Evans, A. S., & Richstone. D. 1998, AJ, 115, 1823 [astro-ph/9803087] [paper (pdf)]

3. Near Infrared Spectroscopy of a High Redshift Quasar: S4 0636+68 at z=3.2, Murayama, T., Taniguchi, Y., Evans, A. S., Sanders, D. B., Ohyama, Y., Kawara, K., & Arimoto, N. 1998, AJ, 115, 2237 [astro-ph/9803102] [paper (pdf)]

2. A Search for CO Emission in High Redshift Powerful Radio Galaxies, Evans, A. S., Sanders, D. B., Mazzarella, J. M., Solomon, P. M., Downes, D., Kramer, C., & Radford, S. J. E. 1996, ApJ, 457, 658. [paper (pdf)]

1. Non-Thermal MM Continuum Emission from the Radio Galaxy B2 0902+34, and Non-Detection of CO(4-3), Downes, D., Solomon, P. M., Sanders, D. B., & Evans, A. S. 1996, `A&A, 313, 91. [paper (pdf)]


Non-refereed Publications -

14. Luminous Infrared Galaxies and the "Starburst-AGN Connection" Sanders, D. B.; Kartaltepe, J. S.; Kewley, L. J.; U, Vivian; Yuan, T.; Evans, A. S.; Armus, L.; Mazzarella, J. M. 2009 in The Starburst-AGN Connection, eds. Weimin Wang, Zhaoqing Yang, Zhijian Luo, and Zhu Chen (ASP Conference Series), 408, 3

13. Molecular Gas in the Host Galaxies of z < 0.3 Palomar Green Quasi-Stellar Objects Evans, A. S. 2009 in The Starburst-AGN Connection, eds. Weimin Wang, Zhaoqing Yang, Zhijian Luo, and Zhu Chen (ASP Conference Series), 408, 35

12. Molecular Gas and Star Formation in Luminous IR Galaxies and QSO Hosts Evans, A. S. 2008, in NRAO 50th Anniversary: Frontiers of Astrophysics, eds. A. Bridle, J. Condon, \& G. Hunt (ASP Conference Series), 999, 111 [preprint (pdf)]

11. Molecular Gas in Low-Redshift Palomar-Green Quasi-Stellar Objects Evans, A. S. 2005, in QSO Host Galaxies: Evolution \& Environment, eds. D. Sanders \& P. Barthel, published in New Astronomy Reviews, 50, 657

10. Molecular Gas in Lost Redshift Radio Galaxies & Quasi-Stellar Objects Detected by IRAS Evans, A. S. 2005, in Extreme Starbursts: Near and Far, eds. Y. Gao \& D. Sanders (Pub. of PMO), in press

9. Molecular Gas in Near Infrared Luminous Radio Galaxies & Quasi-Stellar Objects Evans, A. S. 2004, in The Neutral ISM in Starburst Galaxies, eds. S. Aalto, S. Huettemeister, A. Pedlar (ASP Conference Series), 320, 222

8. A Molecular Gas Survey of z<0.2 Infrared-Excess QSOs Evans, A. S., Frayer, D. T., Surace, J. A., & Sanders, D. B. 2001, in QSO Hosts and Their Environments, ed. I. Marquez et al. (Kluwer), 177 [astro-ph/0103197]

7. Molecular Gas Distribution in Double-Nucleus Ultraluminous Infrared Galaxies Evans, A. S., Surace, J. A., Mazzarella, J. M., & Sanders, D. B. 2000, in Science with the Atacama Large Millimeter Array, ed. Al Wootten (PASP conference series), 235, 313 [astro-ph/9912460]

6. The Nature of the Compact/Symmetric Near-IR Continuum Source in 4C 40.36, Egami, E., Armus, L., Neugebauer, G., Soifer, B. T., Evans, A. S., & Murphy Jr., T. W. 1999, in The Hy-Redshift Universe: Galaxy Formation and Evolution at High Redshift, eds. A. J. Bunker & W. J. M. van Breugel (San Francisco: ASP), 193, 85 [astro-ph/9909517]

5. Observations of Candidate z=1.54 Quasar Host Clusters, Hall, P. B., Sawicki, M., Pritchet, C. J., Hartwick, F. D. A., & Evans, A. S. 1999, in The Hy-Redshift Universe: Galaxy Formation and Evolution at High Redshift, eds. A. J. Bunker & W. J. M. van Breugel (San Francisco: ASP), 193, 415 [astro-ph/9908102]

4. CO Emission in Powerful Radio Galaxies at Low and High Redshift, Evans, A. S. 1998, in Highly Redshifted Radio Lines, eds. C. Carilli, S. J. E. Radford, K. Menten, & G. Langston (San Francisco: PASP), 156, 74 [astro-ph/9810163]

3. Imaging CO Emission in Gas Rich Galaxies at High Redshifts, Yun, M. S., Scoville, N. Z., & Evans, A. S. 1998, in Highly Redshifted Radio Lines, eds. C. Carilli, S. J. E. Radford, K. Menten, & G. Langston (San Francisco: PASP), 58

2. The Epoch of Major Star Formation in High-z Quasar Hosts, Taniguchi, Y., Arimoto, N., Murayama, T., Evans, A. S., Sanders, D. B., & Kawara, K. 1997, in Quasar Hosts, eds. D.L. Clements, I. Pe'rez-Fournon (Berlin: Springer-Verlag), 122 [astro-ph/9706103]

1. CO Observations of Ultraluminous Infrared Galaxies, QSOs, and Powerful Radio Galaxies with the 12m Telescope, Sanders, D. B. & Evans, A. S. 1997, in CO: Twenty-Five Years of Millimeter-wave Spectroscopy, eds. W. B. Latter et al. (Dordrecht: Kluwer), 344.



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