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Publications

Dr. Neale Gibson
Assistant Professor, Physics

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

, Searching for Thermal Inversion Agents in the Transmission Spectrum of MASCARA-2b/KELT-20b: Detection of Neutral Iron and Ionised Calcium H$&$K Lines, arXiv e-prints, 2020 Journal Article, 2020

, Non-detection of TiO and VO in the atmosphere of WASP-121b using high-resolution spectroscopy, arXiv e-prints, 2020 Journal Article, 2020

, Detection of Fe I in the atmosphere of the ultra-hot Jupiter WASP-121b, and a new likelihood-based approach for Doppler-resolved spectroscopy, \mnras, 2020 Journal Article, 2020

, Storms or systematics? The search for atmospheric variability in hot Jupiters, AAS/Division for Extreme Solar Systems Abstracts, 2019 Journal Article, 2019

, Revisiting the potassium feature of WASP-31b at high resolution, \mnras, 2019 Journal Article, 2019

, Storms or systematics? The changing secondary eclipse depth of WASP-12b, \mnras, 2019 Journal Article, 2019

, Comparing low- and high-resolution transmission spectra of hot Jupiters: What do we really know?, AAS/Division for Extreme Solar Systems Abstracts, 2019 Journal Article, 2019

, Spectroscopic search for circumplanetary material during the Beta Pictoris b Hill Sphere transit, AAS/Division for Extreme Solar Systems Abstracts, 2019 Journal Article, 2019

, Doppler tomography as a tool for detecting exoplanet atmospheres, \mnras, 2019 Journal Article, 2019

, Detection of Na, K and H$_2$O in the hazy atmosphere of WASP-6b, arXiv e-prints, 2019 Journal Article, 2019

, An absolute sodium abundance for a cloud-free 'hot Saturn' exoplanet, American Astronomical Society Meeting Abstracts #233, 2019 Journal Article, 2019

, Time-resolved spectroscopy of dust and gas from extrasolar planetesimals orbiting WD 1145+017, \mnras, 2019 Journal Article, 2019

, An absolute sodium abundance for a cloud-free `hot Saturn' exoplanet, \nat, 2018 Journal Article, 2018

, A Ground-based Near-ultraviolet Secondary Eclipse Observation of KELT-9b, \apjl, 2018 Journal Article, 2018

, The Transiting Exoplanet Community Early Release Science Program for JWST, \pasp, 2018 Journal Article, 2018

, Unmasking the hidden NGTS-3Ab: a hot Jupiter in an unresolved binary system, \mnras, 2018 Journal Article, 2018

, The Transiting Exoplanet Community Early Release Science Program for JWST, American Astronomical Society Meeting Abstracts #232, 2018 Journal Article, 2018

, The Very Low Albedo of WASP-12b from Spectral Eclipse Observations with Hubble, \apjl, 2017 Journal Article, 2017

, VizieR Online Data Catalog: TrES-3b UBVIz' light curves (Mackebrandt+, 2017), VizieR Online Data Catalog, 2017 Journal Article, 2017

, VLT FORS2 comparative transmission spectral survey of clear and cloudy exoplanet atmospheres, American Astronomical Society Meeting Abstracts #229, 2017 Journal Article, 2017

, Detection of titanium oxide in the atmosphere of a hot Jupiter, \nat, 2017 Journal Article, 2017

, The Next Generation Transit Survey"Prototyping Phase, \pasp, 2017 Journal Article, 2017

, VizieR Online Data Catalog: WASP-31b:HST/Spitzer transmission spectral survey (Sing+, 2015), VizieR Online Data Catalog, 2017 Journal Article, 2017

, VLT/FORS2 comparative transmission spectroscopy II: Confirmation of a cloud deck and Rayleigh scattering in WASP-31b, but no potassium?, \mnras, 2017 Journal Article, 2017

, Transmission spectroscopy of the hot Jupiter TrES-3 b: Disproof of an overly large Rayleigh-like feature, åp, 2017 Journal Article, 2017

, A global map of the atmospheric circulation and thermal structure for an ultrahot exoplanet, 2017 Journal Article, 2017

, VLT FORS2 comparative transmission spectral survey of clear and cloudy exoplanet atmospheres, AAS/Division for Planetary Sciences Meeting Abstracts #48, 2016 Journal Article, 2016

, Detection of H$_2$O and Evidence for TiO/VO in an Ultra-hot Exoplanet Atmosphere, Astrophyical Journal Letters, 2016 Journal Article, 2016

, VLT FORS2 Comparative Transmission Spectroscopy: Detection of Na in the Atmosphere of WASP-39b from the Ground, \apj, 2016 Journal Article, 2016

, HST hot-Jupiter transmission spectral survey: from clear to cloudy exoplanets, American Astronomical Society Meeting Abstracts #227, 2016 Journal Article, 2016

, Transiting Exoplanet Studies and Community Targets for JWST's Early Release Science Program, Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific (PASP), 2016 Journal Article, 2016

, A continuum from clear to cloudy hot-Jupiter exoplanets without primordial water depletion, Nature, 2016 Journal Article, 2016

, The Effects Of Stellar Activity On Detecting And Characterising Planets, 19th Cambridge Workshop on Cool Stars, Stellar Systems, and the Sun (CS19), 2016 Journal Article, 2016

, Regaining the FORS: making optical ground-based transmission spectroscopy of exoplanets with VLT+FORS2 possible again, \procspie, 2016 Journal Article, 2016

, Reliable inference of light curve parameters in the presence of systematics, IAU Focus Meeting, 2016 Journal Article, 2016

, Regaining the FORS: making optical ground-based transmission spectroscopy of exoplanets with VLT+FORS2 possible again, ArXiv e-prints, 2016 Journal Article, 2016

, HST hot-Jupiter transmission spectral survey: detection of potassium in WASP-31b along with a cloud deck and Rayleigh scattering, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2015 Journal Article, 2015

, Exoplanet transmission spectroscopy using KMOS, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2015 Journal Article, 2015

, SPHERE Science Verification, The Messenger, 2015 Journal Article, 2015

, Reliable extraction of transmission and emission spectra using deterministic and stochastic systematics models, IAU General Assembly, 2015 Journal Article, 2015

, Making FORS2 Fit for Exoplanet Observations (again), The Messenger, 2015 Journal Article, 2015

, Regaining the FORS: optical ground-based transmission spectroscopy of the exoplanet WASP-19b with VLT+FORS2, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 2015 Journal Article, 2015

, A uniform analysis of HD 209458b Spitzer/IRAC light curves with Gaussian process models, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2015 Journal Article, 2015

, HST hot-Jupiter transmission spectral survey: haze in the atmosphere of WASP-6b, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2015 Journal Article, 2015

, Hubble Space Telescope hot Jupiter transmission spectral survey: a detection of Na and strong optical absorption in HAT-P-1b, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2014 Journal Article, 2014

, CoRoT 223992193: A new, low-mass, pre-main sequence eclipsing binary with evidence of a circumbinary disk, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 2014 Journal Article, 2014

, Fellows at ESO, The Messenger, 2014 Journal Article, 2014

, Reliable inference of exoplanet light-curve parameters using deterministic and stochastic systematics models, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2014 Journal Article, 2014

, HST/STIS Transmission Spectral Survey: Probing the Atmospheres of HAT-P-1b and WASP-6b, Search for Life Beyond the Solar System. Exoplanets, Biosignatures & Instruments, 2014 Journal Article, 2014

, Clouds on the Hot Jupiter HD189733b: Constraints from the Reflection Spectrum, The Astrophysical Journal, 2014 Journal Article, 2014

, A new, low-mass, pre-main sequence eclipsing binary with evidence of a circumbinary disk, Protostars and Planets VI Posters, 2013 Journal Article, 2013

, A Gemini ground-based transmission spectrum of WASP-29b: a featureless spectrum from 515 to 720 nm, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2013 Journal Article, 2013

, HST hot Jupiter transmission spectral survey: detection of water in HAT-P-1b from WFC3 near-IR spatial scan observations, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2013 Journal Article, 2013

, The Deep Blue Color of HD 189733b: Albedo Measurements with Hubble Space Telescope/Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph at Visible Wavelengths, Astrophyical Journal Letters, 2013 Journal Article, 2013

, The optical transmission spectrum of the hot Jupiter HAT-P-32b: clouds explain the absence of broad spectral features?, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2013 Journal Article, 2013

, The prevalence of dust on the exoplanet HD 189733b from Hubble and Spitzer observations, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2013 Journal Article, 2013

, An HST optical-to-near-IR transmission spectrum of the hot Jupiter WASP-19b: detection of atmospheric water and likely absence of TiO, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2013 Journal Article, 2013

, HST hot-Jupiter transmission spectral survey: evidence for aerosols and lack of TiO in the atmosphere of WASP-12b, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2013 Journal Article, 2013

, Transit timing variations in WASP-10b induced by stellar activity, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2013 Journal Article, 2013

, A Gaussian process framework for modelling instrumental systematics: application to transmission spectroscopy, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2012 Journal Article, 2012

, Planetary transit candidates in the CoRoT LRa01 field, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 2012 Journal Article, 2012

, VizieR Online Data Catalog: Planetary transit candidates in CoRoT LRa01 field (Carone+, 2012), VizieR Online Data Catalog, 2012 Journal Article, 2012

, Transiting exoplanets from the CoRoT space mission. XXI. CoRoT-19b: a low density planet orbiting an old inactive F9V-star, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 2012 Journal Article, 2012

, Probing the haze in the atmosphere of HD 189733b with Hubble Space Telescope/WFC3 transmission spectroscopy, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2012 Journal Article, 2012

, z'-band Ground-based Detection of the Secondary Eclipse of WASP-19b, The Astrophysical Journal, 2012 Journal Article, 2012

, High-precision transit observations of the exoplanet WASP-13b with the RISE instrument, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2012 Journal Article, 2012

, The complete transmission spectrum of an exoplanet from UV to IR, EPSC-DPS Joint Meeting 2011, 2011 Journal Article, 2011

, A lower mass for the exoplanet WASP-21b, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2011 Journal Article, 2011

, A new look at NICMOS transmission spectroscopy of HD 189733, GJ-436 and XO-1: no conclusive evidence for molecular features, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2011 Journal Article, 2011

, Transiting exoplanets from the CoRoT space mission. XVIII. CoRoT-18b: a massive hot Jupiter on a prograde, nearly aligned orbit, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 2011 Journal Article, 2011

, NIR Transmission Spectra of HD189733: Application of Gaussian Processes for Removing Systematics, AAS/Division for Extreme Solar Systems Abstracts, 2011 Journal Article, 2011

, A new look at NICMOS transmission spectroscopy: No conclusive evidence for molecular features, The Astrophysics of Planetary Systems: Formation, Structure, and Dynamical Evolution, 2011 Journal Article, 2011

, Variational Bayes Techniques for Correcting Spitzer Systematics, AAS/Division for Extreme Solar Systems Abstracts, 2011 Journal Article, 2011

, Gaussian Processes: the Next Step in Exoplanet Data Analysis, AAS/Division for Extreme Solar Systems Abstracts, 2011 Journal Article, 2011

, Hubble Space Telescope transmission spectroscopy of the exoplanet HD 189733b: high-altitude atmospheric haze in the optical and near-ultraviolet with STIS, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2011 Journal Article, 2011

, Transiting exoplanets from the CoRoT space mission. XV. CoRoT-15b: a brown-dwarf transiting companion, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 2011 Journal Article, 2011

, Transiting exoplanets from the CoRoT space mission. XIV. CoRoT-11b: a transiting massive ``hot-Jupiter'' in a prograde orbit around a rapidly rotating F-type star, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 2010 Journal Article, 2010

, A transit timing analysis of seven RISE light curves of the exoplanet system HAT-P-3, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2010 Journal Article, 2010

, Ground-based detection of thermal emission from the exoplanet WASP-19b, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2010 Journal Article, 2010

, Transit-timing variations and orbital stability of resonant high eccentric Earth-mass planets in ''Hot Jupiter'' systems, In the Spirit of Lyot 2010, 2010 Journal Article, 2010

, Tight constraints on the existence of additional planets around HD 189733\dagger, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2010 Journal Article, 2010

, The Doppler shadow of WASP-3b. A tomographic analysis of Rossiter-McLaughlin observations, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 2010 Journal Article, 2010

, Transit-timing variations and orbital stability of resonant high eccentric Earth-mass planets in ``Hot Jupiter'' systems, In the Spirit of Lyot 2010, 2010 Journal Article, 2010

, The spin-orbit alignment of the transiting exoplanet WASP-3b from Rossiter-McLaughlin observations, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2010 Journal Article, 2010

, VizieR Online Data Catalog: WASP-11b (West+, 2009), VizieR Online Data Catalog, 2010 Journal Article, 2010

, WASP-14b: 7.3 M$_J$ transiting planet in an eccentric orbit, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2009 Journal Article, 2009

, A Transit Timing Analysis of Nine Rise Light Curves of the Exoplanet System TrES-3, The Astrophysical Journal, 2009 Journal Article, 2009

, The 0.5M$_J$ transiting exoplanet WASP-13b, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 2009 Journal Article, 2009

, WASP-12b: The Hottest Transiting Extrasolar Planet Yet Discovered, The Astrophysical Journal, 2009 Journal Article, 2009

, The sub-Jupiter mass transiting exoplanet WASP-11b, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 2009 Journal Article, 2009

, Searching for transit timing variations in transiting exoplanet systems, Transiting Planets, 2009 Journal Article, 2009

, VizieR Online Data Catalog: WASP-13b photometry and radial velocities (Skillen+, 2009), VizieR Online Data Catalog, 2009 Journal Article, 2009

, WASP-10b: a 3M$_J$, gas-giant planet transiting a late-type K star, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2009 Journal Article, 2009

, RISE: a fast-readout imager for exoplanet transit timing, Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy II, 2008 Journal Article, 2008

, Updated parameters for the transiting exoplanet WASP-3b using RISE, a new fast camera for the Liverpool Telescope, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 2008 Journal Article, 2008

, WASP-3b: a strongly irradiated transiting gas-giant planet, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2008 Journal Article, 2008

Research Expertise

Keywords

ABSORPTION SPECTROSCOPY; Astronomical Spectroscopy; ASTRONOMY; ASTROPHYSICS; ATMOSPHERE; Atmospheres/Planets; Gaussian processes; Infrared/Optical Astronomy; MACHINE LEARNING; Planetary Environments; Planetary Orbits; Planetary Studies; Planets; Transiting Planets; Transmission Spectroscopy

Recognition

Awards and Honours

Royal Society Univerisity Research Fellowship 2015

European Southern Observatory Fellowship 2012

Memberships

Executive Member of the ASGI (Astronomical Science Group of Ireland) 2018

Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society 2006

Associate Member of the Institute of Physics 2006

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEI) 2018