DR. ANDREW S. FRIEDMAN
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All Publications
(As of March 2014)

Scientific Research
19. CFAIR2: Near-Infrared Light Curves of 98 Type Ia Supernovae, Friedman, A.S.+ 2014a, ApJ in prep.

18. High Density Circumstellar Interaction in the Luminous Type IIn SN 2010jl: The first 1100 days, Fransson, C.+ 2014, ApJ submitted, (arXiv:1312.6617)

17. Testing Bell's Inequality with Cosmic Photons: Closing the Settings-Independence Loophole, Gallicchio, J., Friedman, A.S., and Kaiser, D.I., 2014, accepted to Physical Review Letters, (arXiv:1310.3288)

16. Type IIb Supernova SN 2011dh: Spectra and Photometry from the Ultraviolet to the Near-Infrared, Marion, G.H.+ 2014, The Astrophysical Journal, Vol. 781, Issue 2, Article id. 69, 18 pp. (arXiv:1303.5482) (DOI)

15. A Panchromatic View of the Restless SN 2009ip Reveals the Explosive Ejection of a Massive Star Envelope, Margutti, R.+ 2014, The Astrophysical Journal, Vol. 780, Issue 1, Article id. 21, 38 pp. (arXiv:1306.0038) (DOI)

14. The Shared Causal Pasts and Futures of Cosmological Events, Friedman, A.S., Kaiser, D.I., and Gallicchio, J. 2013, Physical Review D, Vol. 88, Issue 4, id. 044038 (arXiv:1305.3943) (DOI)

13. The Fast and Furious Decay of the Peculiar Type-I Supernova 2005ek, Drout, M.+ 2013, The Astrophysical Journal, Vol. 774, Issue 1, article id. 58, 18 pp. (arXiv:1306.2337) (DOI)

12. PS1-12sk is a Peculiar Supernova From a He-Rich Progenitor System in a Brightest Cluster Galaxy Environment, Sanders, N.E. + 2013, The Astrophysical Journal, Vol. 769, Issue 1, 39, 15pp. (arXiv:1303.1818) (DOI)

11. Infrared Light Curves of Type Ia Supernovae, Friedman, Andrew S., 2012, PhD Thesis, Harvard University, ProQuest Dissertations and Theses, Publication Number: AAT 3513964; ISBN: 9781267446190; Source: Dissertation Abstracts International, Volume: 73-11(E), Section: B.; 272 p. Advisor: Robert P. Kirshner, (NASA/ADS) (ProQuest)

10. CfA4: Light Curves for 93 Type Ia Supernovae, Hicken, M.+ 2012, The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, Vol. 200, Issue 12, (arXiv:1205.4493) (DOI)

9. Helium Detection in IRTF Spectra of SN 2011dh, Marion, G.H.+2011, The Astronomer's Telegram, #3435, (ATEL 3435) (NASA/ADS)

8. Type Ia Supernova Light Curve Inference: Hierarchical Bayesian Analysis in the Near Infrared, Mandel, K.S., Wood-Vasey, W.M., Friedman, A.S., Kirshner, R.P., 2009, The Astrophysical Journal, Vol. 704, Issue 1, pp. 629-651, (arXiv:0908.0536) (DOI)

7. From Shock Breakout to Peak and Beyond: Extensive Panchromatic Observations of the Type Ib Supernova 2008D Associated with Swift X-ray Transient 080109, Modjaz, M.+ 2009, The Astrophysical Journal, 702, 226M, (arXiv:0805.2201) (DOI)

6. SN 2008ha: An Extremely Low Luminosity and Exceptionally Low Energy Supernova, Foley, R.J.+ 2009, AJ, 138, 376F, (arXiv:0902.2794) (DOI)

5. The Golden Standard Type Ia Supernova 2005cf: Observations from the Ultraviolet to the Near-Infrared Wavebands, Wang, X.+ 2009, The Astrophysical Journal, 697, 380W, (arXiv:0811.1205) (DOI)

4. Type Ia Supernovae are Good Standard Candles in the Near Infrared: Evidence from PAIRITEL, Wood-Vasey, W.M., Friedman, A.S.+, 2008, The Astrophysical Journal, Vol. 689, Issue 1, pp. 377-390, (arXiv:0711.2068) (DOI)

3. Present and Future Prospects for GRB Standard Candles, Friedman, A.S. & Bloom, J.S., 2005, Il Nuovo Cimento C, Vol. 028, Issue 04-05, pp. 669-672, (astro-ph/0502559) (DOI)

2. Toward a More Standardized Candle Using GRB Energetics and Spectra, Friedman, A.S. & Bloom, J.S., 2005, The Astrophysical Journal, Vol. 627, Issue 1, pp. 1-25, (astro-ph/0408413) (DOI)

1. The Lick Observatory Supernova Search, Li, W.D., Filippenko, A.V., Treffers, R.R., Friedman, A.S., Halderson, E., Johnson, R.A., King, J.Y., Modjaz, M., Papenkova, M., Sato, Y., Shefler, T., 2000, AIPC, 522, 103L, (astro-ph/9912336) (DOI)

Popular Science Writing
4. Using GRBs For Cosmology, Friedman, A.S. 2006, Sky & Telescope, Volume 112, No. 2, pg. 35 (NASA/ADS)

3. The Fundamental Distinction Between Brains and Turing Machines, Friedman, A.S., Berkeley Scientific Journal, Vol. 6, Issue 1, Spring 2002, p. 28-33

2. Fundamental Constants of Physics: The Genes of the Universe, Friedman, A.S., Berkeley Scientific Journal, Vol. 5, Issue 2, Fall 2001, p. 100-104

1. The Fabric of Reality, Friedman, A.S., Berkeley Scientific Journal, Vol. 5, Issue 1. Spring 2001, p. 28-30

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