Galaxy Destruction Workshop
 
 

First Author:


Bailing Out the Milky Way: Variation in the Properties
of Massive Dwarfs Among Galaxy-Sized Systems

Chris W. Purcell, Andrew R. Zentner (Univ. of Pittsburgh)

2012, JCAP, 12, 7 --24 citations


Dark Matter Direct Search Rates in Simulations of the Milky Way and Sagittarius Stream

Chris W. Purcell, Andrew R. Zentner, Mei-Yu Wang (Univ. of Pittsburgh)

2012, JCAP, 8, 27  --12 citations


The Sagittarius Impact as an Architect of Spirality and Outer Rings in the Milky Way

Chris W. Purcell (U. of Pittsburgh), James S. Bullock, Erik Tollerud, Miguel Rocha (UC Irvine),
Sukanya Chakrabarti (Florida Atl. Univ.):

2011, Nature, 477, 7364, 301  -- 47 citations         Click for movies & press-release info


Heated Disc Stars in the Stellar Halo

Chris W. Purcell (UC Irvine), James S. Bullock (UC Irvine), Stelios Kazantzidis (Ohio State):

2010, MNRAS, 404, 1711  -- 31 citations


The Dark Disk of the Milky Way

Chris W. Purcell, James S. Bullock, Manoj Kaplinghat (UC Irvine):

2009, ApJ, 703, 2775  -- 38 citations


The Destruction of Thin Stellar Disks via Cosmologically Common Satellite Accretion Events

Chris W. Purcell (UC Irvine), Stelios Kazantzidis (Ohio State), James S. Bullock (UC Irvine):

2009, ApJ, 694, L98  -- 63 citations


The Metallicity of Diffuse Intrahalo Light

Chris W. Purcell, James S. Bullock (UC Irvine), Andrew R. Zentner (Univ. of Pittsburgh):

2008, MNRAS, 391, 550  -- 16 citations


Shredded Galaxies as the Source of Diffuse Intrahalo Light On Varying Scales

Chris W. Purcell, James S. Bullock (UC Irvine), Andrew R. Zentner (KICP, Univ. of Chicago):

2007, ApJ, 666, 20  -- 99 citations


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Nth Author & Conference Proceedings:


The Sagittarius Impact on Light and Dark Structure in the Milky Way

Chris W. Purcell

2013, ASP Conf. Series, vol. 480, 3


Lyman-alpha Forest Constraints on Decaying Dark Matter

Mei-Yu Wang, Rupert A. C. Croft, Annika H. G. Peter, Andrew R. Zentner, Chris W. Purcell

2013, PRD, 88, 123515


Vertical density waves in the Milky way disc induced by the Sagittarius dwarf galaxy

Gómez, Facundo A., Minchev, Ivan, O'Shea, Brian W., Beers, Timothy C., Bullock, James S., Purcell, Chris W.

2013, MNRAS, 429, 159 -- 8 citations


Outer-Disk Populations in NGC 7793: Evidence for Stellar Radial Migration

David J. Radburn-Smith, Rok Roskar, Victor P. Debattista, Julianne J. Dalcanton, David Streich,
Roelof S. de Jong, Marija Vlajic, Benne W. Holwerda, Chris W. Purcell, A. E. Dolphin, D. B. Zucker

2012, ApJ, 753, 138 -- 18 citations


Signatures of minor mergers in the Milky Way disc I: The SEGUE stellar sample

Facundo A. Gómez, Ivan Minchev, Brian W. O'Shea, Young Sun Lee, Timothy C. Beers, Deokkeun An,
James S. Bullock, Chris W. Purcell, Álvaro Villalobos

2012, MNRAS, 423, 3727 -- 12 citations


The GHOSTS Survey. I. Hubble Space Telescope Advanced Camera for Surveys Data

D. Radburn-Smith, R.S. de Jong, A.C. Seth, J. Bailin, E.F. Bell, T.M. Brown, J.S. Bullock, S. Courteau,
J.J. Dalcanton, H.C. Ferguson, P. Goudfrooij, S. Holfeltz, Holwerda, B. W., C. Purcell, Sick, J., D. Streich,
M. Vlajic, D. Zucker:

2011, ApJS, 195, 18 -- 28 citations


Galactic Disk Transformation via Massive Satellite Accretion Events

Chris W. Purcell (UC Irvine), Stelios Kazantzidis (Ohio State), James S. Bullock (UC Irvine):

2009, ASP Conf. Series, vol. 419, 248


Mergers and Disk Survival in ΛCDM

James S. Bullock, Kyle R. Stewart, Chris W. Purcell (UC Irvine):

2009, IAU Symposium, 254, 85 -- 8 citations


The Assembly of Galaxy Clusters

Joel C. Berrier, Kyle R. Stewart, James S. Bullock, Chris W. Purcell,
Elizabeth J. Barton (UC Irvine), Risa H. Wechsler (Stanford):

2009, ApJ, 690, 1292 -- 63 citations


Stellar Populations across the NGC 4244 Truncated Galactic Disk

R.S. de Jong, A.C. Seth, D. Radburn-Smith, E.F. Bell, T.M. Brown, J.S. Bullock, S. Courteau,
J.J. Dalcanton, H.C. Ferguson, P. Goudfrooij, S. Holfeltz, Holwerda, B.W., C. Purcell, Sick, J., D. Zucker:

2007, ApJ, 667, L49 -- 54 citations


GHOSTS: The Resolved Stellar Outskirts of Massive Disk Galaxies

R.S. de Jong, A.C. Seth, E.F. Bell, T.M. Brown, J.S. Bullock, S.Courteau, J.J. Dalcanton, H.C. Ferguson,
P. Goudfrooij,S.Holfeltz, C. Purcell, D. Radburn-Smith, D. Zucker:

2007, IAU Symposium, 241, 503 -- 12 citations

Publications (in reverse chronological order; links go to arXiv)

Dr. Chris Purcell

Visiting Asst. Professor

Department of Physics

239 White Hall

West Virginia University

Morgantown, WV 26506

cwpurcell@mail.wvu.edu



Documents:


Curriculum Vitae


Publication List


Research Summary


Teaching Philosophy


PhD Thesis



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