Cosmoparticle Initiative



Papers resulting from research enabled by the UCL Cosmoparticle Initiative and/or the Cosmology and Astroparticle Student and Postdoc Exchange Network (CASPEN) are listed below.

Quenching and morphological evolution due to circumgalactic gas expulsion in a simulated galaxy with a controlled assembly history
Jonathan J. Davies, Robert A. Crain, Andrew Pontzen
23 Jun 2020

Search for Axionlike-Particle-Induced Prompt Gamma-Ray Emission from Extragalactic Core-Collapse Supernovae with the Fermi Large Area Telescope
Manuel Meyer, Tanja Petrushevska
11 Jun 2020

The LUX-ZEPLIN (LZ) radioactivity and cleanliness control programs
LZ collaboration incl. Nicolas Angelides, Jim Dobson, Chamkaur Ghag, Omar Jahangir, Umit Utku
3 Jun 2020

GenetIC -- a new initial conditions generator to support genetically modified zoom simulations
Stephen Stopyra, Andrew Pontzen, Hiranya Peiris, Nina Roth, Martin Rey
2 Jun 2020

More accurate simulations with separate initial conditions for baryons and dark matter
Simeon Bird, Yu Feng, Christian Pedersen, Andreu Font-Ribera
29 May 2020

Investigation of background electron emission in the LUX detector
LUX collaboration incl. Chamkaur Ghag, Omar Jahingir, Umit Utku
16 Apr 2020

Discrimination of electronic recoils from nuclear recoils in two-phase xenon time projection chambers
LUX collaboration incl. Chamkaur Ghag, Omar Jahingir, Umit Utku
14 Apr 2020

Bayesian methods for fitting Baryon Acoustic Oscillations in the Lyman-α forest
Andrei Cuceu, Andreu Font-Ribera, Benjamin Joachimi
7 Apr 2020

Massive neutrinos and degeneracies in Lyman-alpha forest simulations
Christian Pedersen, Andreu Font-Ribera, Thomas D. Kitching, Patrick McDonald, Simeon Bird, Anže Slosar, Keir K. Rogers, Andrew Pontzen
17 Mar 2020

Simulations of Events for the LUX-ZEPLIN (LZ) Dark Matter Experiment
LX Collaboration incl. Nicolas Angelides, Jim Dobson, Chamkaur Ghag, Omar Jahangir, Umit Utku
25 Jan 2020

Projected sensitivity of the LUX-ZEPLIN experiment to the 0νββ decay of 136Xe
LZ collaboration incl. Nicolas Angelides, Jim Dobson, Chamkaur Ghag, Omar Jahangir, Umit Utku
9 Dec 2019

LyaCoLoRe: Synthetic Datasets for Current and Future Lyman-α Forest BAO Surveys
James Farr, Andreu Font-Ribera, Hélion du Mas des Bourboux, Andrea Muñoz-Gutiérrez, Francisco Javier Sanchez Lopez, Andrew Pontzen, Alma Xochitl González-Morales, David Alonso, David Brooks, Peter Doel, Thomas Etourneau, Julien Guy, Jean-Marc Le Goff, Axel de al Macorra, Nathalie Palanque-Delabrouille, Ignasi Pérez-Ràfols, James Rich, Anže Slosar, Gregory Tarle, Duan Yutong, Kai Zhang
5 Dec 2019

SPECULATOR: Emulating stellar population synthesis for fast and accurate galaxy spectra and photometry
Justin Alsing, Hiranya Peiris, Joel Leja, ChangHoon Hahn, Rita Tojeiro, Daniel Mortlock, Boris Leistedt, Benjamin D. Johnson, Charlie Conroy
26 Nov 2019

Massive neutrinos and degeneracies in Lyman-alpha forest simulations
Christian Pedersen, Andreu Font-Ribera, Thomas D. Kitching, Patrick McDonald, Simeon Bird, Anže Slosar, Keir K. Rogers, Andrew Pontzen
21 Nov 2019

EDGE: The origin of scatter in ultra-faint dwarf stellar masses and surface brightnesses
Martin P. Rey, Andrew Pontzen, Oscar Agertz, Matthew D. A. Orkney, Justin I. Read, Amélie Saintonge, Christian Pedersen
13 Nov 2019

The LUX-ZEPLIN (LZ) Experiment
LZ collaboration incl. Nicolas Angelides, Jim Dobson, Chamkaur Ghag, Omar Jahangir, Umit Utku
4 Nov 2019

First detection constraint on mirror dark matter kinetic mixing
LZ collaboration incl. Chamkaur Ghag, Omar Jahangir
9 Aug 2019

Weighing neutrinos with the halo environment
Arka Banerjee, Emanuele Castorina, Francisco Villaescusa-Navarro, Travis Court, Matteo Viel
15 Jul 2019

Target Neutrino Mass Precision for Determining the Neutrino Hierarchy
Constance Mahony, Boris Leistedt, Hiranya V. Peiris, Jonathan Braden, Benjamin Joachimi, Andreas Korn, Linda Cremonesi, Ryan Nichol
9 Jul 2019

An interpretable machine learning framework for dark matter halo formation
Luisa Lucie-Smith, Hiranya V. Peiris, Andrew Pontzen
14 Jun 2019

Unequal time correlators and the Zeldovich approximation
Nora Elisa Chisari, Andrew Pontzen
6 May 2019

UV Background Fluctuations and Three-Point Correlations in the Large Scale Clustering of the Lyman-alpha Forest
Suk Sien Tie, David H. Weinberg, Paul Martini, Wei Zhu, Sebastien Peirani, Teresita Suarez, Stephane Colombi
6 May 2019

Nonlinear Dynamics of the Cold Atom Analog False Vacuum
Jonathan Braden, Matthew C. Johnson, Hiranya V. Peiris, Andrew Pontzen, Silke Weinfurtner
16 Apr 2019

Cosmic Shear: Inference from Forward Models
Peter L. Taylor, Thomas D. Kitching, Justin Alsing, Benjamin D. Wandelt, Stephen M. Feeney, Jason D. McEwen
10 Apr 2019

Measurement of the Gamma Ray Background in the Davis Cavern at the Sanford Underground Research Facility
LZ collaboration incl. Nicolas Angelides, Jim Dobson, Chamkaur Ghag, Omar Jahangir, Umit Utku
4 Apr 2019

icemc: A Monte Carlo Simulation for Cosmogenic Neutrinos interacting in the Antarctic ice as viewed by the Antarctic Impulsive Transient Antenna (ANITA)
ANITA Collaboration incl. L. Cremonesi, A. Connolly, P. Allison, O. Banerjee et al
26 Mar 2019

KiDS+GAMA: Constraints on Horndeski gravity from combined large-scale structure probes
Alessio Spurio Mancini, Fabian Köhlinger, Benjamin Joachimi, Valeria Pettorino, Björn Malte Schäfer, Robert Reischke, Samuel Brieden, Maria Archidiacono, Julien Lesgourgues
11 Jan 2019

An Emulator for the Lyman-alpha Forest
Simeon Bird, Keir K. Rogers, Hiranya V. Peiris, Licia Verde, Andreu Font-Ribera, Andrew Pontzen
11 Dec 2018

Bayesian emulator optimisation for cosmology: application to the Lyman-alpha forest
Keir K. Rogers, Hiranya V. Peiris, Andrew Pontzen, Simeon Bird, Licia Verde, Andreu Font-Ribera
11 Dec 2018

Unbiased Hubble constant estimation from binary neutron star mergers
Daniel J. Mortlock, Stephen M. Feeney, Hiranya V. Peiris, Andrew R. Williamson, Samaya M. Nissanke
28 Nov 2018

Cosmological Hydrodynamic Simulations with Suppressed Variance in the Lyman-α Forest Power Spectrum
Lauren Anderson, Andrew Pontzen, Andreu Font-Ribera, Francisco Villaescusa-Navarro, Keir K. Rogers, Shy Genel
31 Oct 2018

A Bayesian quantification of consistency in correlated datasets
Fabian Köhlinger, Benjamin Joachimi, Marika Asgari, Massimo Viola, Shahab Joudaki, Tilman Tröster
5 Sep 2018

Machine learning cosmological structure formation
Luisa Lucie-Smith, Hiranya V. Peiris, Andrew Pontzen, Michelle Lochner
12 Feb 2018

A New Semiclassical Picture of Vacuum Decay 
Joathan Braden, Matthew C. Johnson, Hiranya V. Peris, Andrew Pontzen, Silke Weinfurtner
15 Jun 2018

Statistical properties of paired fixed fields
Francisco Villaescusa-Navarro, Sigurd Naess, Shy Genel, Andrew Pontzen, Benjamin Wandelt, Lauren Anderson, Andreu Font-Ribera, Nicholas Battaglia, David N. Spergel
5 Jun 2018

Introducing RomulusC: A Cosmological Simulation of a Galaxy Cluster with Unprecedented Resolution
Michael Tremmel, Thomas R. Quinn, Angelo Ricarte, Arif Babul, Urmila Chadayammuri, Priyamvada Natarajan, Daisuke Nagai, Andrew Pontzen, Marta Volonteri
4 Jun 2018

Constraints on the diffuse high-energy neutrino flux from the third flight of ANITA
ANITA collaboration incl. P.W Gorham, P.Allison, O. Banerjee. L.Cremonesi et al
7 Mar 2018

Tangos: the agile numerical galaxy organization system  
Andrew Pontzen, Michael Tremmel
28 Feb 2018

Prospects for resolving the Hubble constant tension with standard sirens
Stephen M. Feeney, Hiranya V. Peiris, Andrew R. Williamson, Samaya M. Nissanke, Daniel J. Mortlock, Justin Alsing, Dan Scolnic
9 Feb 2018

Inferring binary and trinary stellar populations
Axel Widmark, Boris Leistedt, David W. Hogg
25 Jan 2018

Quasar - CIV forest cross-correlation with SDS DR12
Satya Gontcho A Gontcho,  Jordi Miralda-Escudé, Andreu Font-Ribera,  Michael Blomqvist, Nicolás G Busca, James Rich
28 Dec 2017

Bias of damped Lyman-α systems from their cross-correlation with CMB lensing 
David Alonso, Joseph Colosimo, Andreu Font-Ribera, Anže Slosar
7 Dec 2017

Towards the cold atom analog false vacuum
Jonathan Braden, Matthew C. Johnson, Hiranya V. Peiris, Silke Weinfurtner
6 Dec 2017

Correlations in the three-dimensional Lyman-alpha forest contaminated by high column density absorbers
Keir K. Rogers, Simeon Bird, Hiranya V. Peiris, Andrew Pontzen, Andreu Font-Ribera and Boris Leistedt
16 Nov 2017

Accretion of a Symmetry Breaking Scalar Field by a Schwarzschild Black Hole
Dina Traykova, Jonathan Braden, Hiranya V. Peiris
2 Nov 2017

How to estimate the 3D power spectrum of the Lyman-α forest
Andreu Font-Ribera, Patrick McDonald, Anže Slosar
30 Oct 2017

Dynamic tunable notch filters for the Antarctic Impulsive Transient Antenna (ANITA)
P. Allison, O. Banerjee et al
13 Sep 2017

Weak lensing deflection of three-point correlation functions
Susan Pyne, Benjamin Joachimi and Hiranya Peiris
4 Aug 2017