DR. ANDREW S. FRIEDMAN
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Supernova Cosmology

Papers
CFAIR2: Near-Infrared Light Curves of 98 Type Ia Supernovae, Friedman, A.S.+ 2014, The Astrophysical Journal Supplements, in prep.

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)

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

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)

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)

Talks
Infrared Photometric Uncertainties with the PAIRITEL 1.3-m Telescope, Invited Talk, University of California, San Diego (UCSD), Center for Astrophysics and Space Sciences (CASS) (Jan 2, 2013)

CfAIR2: 100 Type Ia Supernovae Light Curves From PAIRITEL, Invited Talk, Special Astrophysics Seminar, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Center for Astrophysics and Space Sciences (CASS) (Jun 19, 2012)

CfAIR2: Infrared Observations of ~100 Type Ia Supernovae With PAIRITEL, Invited Talk, Type Ia Supernovae in the Near Infrared, A PITT PACC workshop at the University of Pittsburgh Department of Physics and Astronomy (Mar 28, 2012)

CfAIR2: Infrared Observations of ~100 Type Ia Supernovae With PAIRITEL, Andrew Friedman Ph.D. Thesis Talk (Harvard/CfA Optical and Infrared Seminar), Harvard University Department of Astronomy, Phillips Auditorium, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (Feb 22, 2012) [MOVIE]

Rescuing Type Ia Supernovae From Dust: Bayesian Inference With Near-Infrared and Optical Data, Philosophy of Cosmology Workshop / Logic, Mathematics, and Physics Graduate Conference (LMP): Topics in the Philosophy of Cosmology Panel, University of Western Ontario (May 7, 2011)

Infrared Light Curves of Type Ia Supernovae, AAS Meeting #215, Washington, DC, (Jan 5, 2010)

Infrared Light Curves of Type Ia Supernovae from PAIRITEL, Accretion and Explosion: The Astrophysics of Degenerate Stars, Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics (KITP), UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA, (Feb 20, 2007) [Movie Online Here]

Selected PAIRITEL Data Analysis Issues, 2nd Annual PAIRITEL Workshop, Harvard-CfA, (May 16, 2006)

Posters
Disentangling Dust Extinction and Intrinsic Color Variation of Type Ia Supernovae With Near-Infrared and Optical Photometry, RogerFest: A Festival of Cosmic Explosions, Caltech Cahill Center, Pasadena, CA, (Aug 21-23, 2009)

Disentangling Dust Extinction and Intrinsic Color Variation of Type Ia Supernovae With Near-Infrared and Optical Photometry, Stellar Death & Supernovae, Kavli Inst. for Theoretical Physics (KITP), UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA, (Aug 17-21, 2009)

Disentangling Intrinsic Color Variation and Dust Extinction of Type Ia Supernovae With Near-Infrared, Optical, and Ultraviolet Photometry, AAS Meeting #213, Long Beach, CA (Jan 9-14, 2009)

Type Ia Supernovae are Good Standard Candles in the Near Infrared: Evidence from PAIRITEL, AAS Meeting #211, Austin, TX, (Jan 7-11, 2008)

The Absolute Brightness of Type Ia SNe in the NIR from PAIRITEL: Implications for the NASA/DOE Joint Dark Energy Mission 2nd GSRP Symposium, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, (Sep 19-21, 2007)

Infrared Light Curves of Nearby Supernovae with the Peters Automated Infrared Imaging Telescope (PAIRITEL), Poster Presentation, AAS Meeting #207, Washington, DC, (January 8-12, 2006)

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Last Updated: Andrew Samuel Friedman, 5/2014

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