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Dr Iain McDonald

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A Census of Thermally Pulsing AGB Stars in the Andromeda Galaxy and a First Estimate of Their Contribution to the Global Dust Budget (2022-04)
Goldman, Steven R.; Boyer, Martha L.; Dalcanton, Julianne; McDonald, Iain; Girardi, Léo; Williams, Benjamin F.; Srinivasan, Sundar and Gordon, Karl
The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, 259, Article 41(2)


The Nearby Evolved Stars Survey II: Constructing a volume-limited sample and first results from the James Clerk Maxwell Telescope (2022)
Scicluna, P; Kemper, F; McDonald, I; Srinivasan, S; Trejo, A; Wallström, S H J; Wouterloot, J G A; Cami, J; Greaves, J; He, Jinhua; Hoai, D T; Kim, Hyosun; Jones, O C; Shinnaga, H; Clark, C J R; Dharmawardena, T; Holland, W; Imai, H; van Loon, J Th; Menten, K M; Wesson, R; Chawner, H; Feng, S; Goldman, S; Liu, F C; MacIsaac, H; Tang, J; Zeegers, S; Amada, K; Antoniou, V; Bemis, A; Boyer, M L; Chapman, S; Chen, X; Cho, S-H; Cui, L; Dell’Agli, F; Friberg, P; Fukaya, S; Gomez, H; Gong, Y; Hadjara, M; Haswell, C; Hirano, N; Hony, S; Izumiura, H; Jeste, M; Jiang, X; Kaminski, T; Keaveney, N; Kim, J; Kraemer, K E; Kuan, Y-J; Lagadec, E; Lee, C F; Li, D; Liu, S-Y; Liu, T; de Looze, I; Lykou, F; Maraston, C; Marshall, J P; Matsuura, M; Min, C; Otsuka, M; Oyadomari, M; Parsons, H; Patel, N A; Peeters, E; Pham, T A; Qiu, J; Randall, S; Rau, G; Redman, M P; Richards, A M S; Serjeant, S; Shi, C; Sloan, G C; Smith, M W L; Toalá, J A; Uttenthaler, S; Ventura, P; Wang, B; Yamamura, I; Yang, T; Yun, Y; Zhang, F; Zhang, Y; Zhao, G; Zhu, M and Zijlstra, A A
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society ((Accepted Manuscript Online))


ATOMIUM: halide molecules around the S-type AGB star W Aquilae (2021-11)
Danilovich, T.; Van de Sande, M.; Plane, J. M. C.; Millar, T. J.; Royer, P.; Amor, M. A.; Hammami, K.; Decock, L.; Gottlieb, C. A.; Decin, L.; Richards, A. M. S.; De Beck, E.; Baudry, A.; Bolte, J.; Cannon, E.; De Ceuster, F.; de Koter, A.; Etoka, S.; Gobrecht, D.; Gray, M.; Herpin, F.; Homan, W.; Jeste, M.; Kervella, P.; Khouri, T.; Lagadec, E.; Maes, S.; Malfait, J.; McDonald, I.; Menten, K. M.; Montargès, M.; Müller, H. S. P.; Pimpanuwat, B.; Sahai, R.; Wallström, S. H. J.; Waters, L. B. F. M.; Wong, K. T.; Yates, J. and Zijlstra, A.
Astronomy & Astrophysics, 655, Article A80(A&A)


Kepler K2 Campaign 9 – I. Candidate short-duration events from the first space-based survey for planetary microlensing (2021-08)
McDonald, I.; Kerins, E.; Poleski, R.; Penny, M. T.; Specht, D.; Mao, S.; Fouqué, P.; Zhu, W. and Zang, W.
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 505(4) (pp. 5584-5602)


Determination of Rotation Periods for a Large Sample of Asteroids from the K2 Campaign 9 (2021-07)
Podlewska-Gaca, Edyta; Poleski, Radosław; Bartczak, Przemysław; McDonald, Iain and Pál, András
The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, 255(1)


Infrared variable stars in the compact elliptical galaxy M32 (2021-06)
Jones, O. C.; Nally, C.; Sharp, M. J.; McDonald, Iain; Boyer, M. L.; Meixner, M.; Kemper, F.; Ferguson, A .M. N.; Goldman, S. R. and Rich, R. M.
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 504(1) (pp. 565-575)


Improved Models of Coalescence Ages of Y-DNA Haplogroups (2021-06)
McDonald, Iain
Genes, 12, Article 862(6)


The Isaac Newton Telescope Monitoring Survey of Local Group Dwarf Galaxies. IV. The Star Formation History of Andromeda VII Derived from Long-period Variable Stars (2021-04-05)
Navabi, Mahdieh; Saremi, Elham; Javadi, Atefeh; Noori, Majedeh; van Loon, Jacco Th.; Khosroshahi, Habib G.; McDonald, Iain; Alizadeh, Mina; Danesh, Arash; Gozaliasl, Ghassem; Molaeinezhad, Alireza; Parto, Tahere and Raouf, Mojtaba
The Astrophysical Journal, 910(2)


The detection of radio emission from known X-ray flaring star EXO 040830−7134.7 (2021)
Driessen, L. N.; Williams, D. R. A.; McDonald, I.; Stappers, B. W.; Buckley, D. A. H.; Fender, R. P. and Woudt, P. A.
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Article stab3461 ((Early Access))


Classification of Planetary Nebulae through Deep Transfer Learning (2020-12)
Awang Iskandar, Dayang N. F.; Zijlstra, Albert A.; McDonald, Iain; Abdullah, Rosni; Fuller, Gary A.; Fauzi, Ahmad H. and Abdullah, Johari
Galaxies, 8, Article 88(4)


(Sub)stellar companions shape the winds of evolved stars (2020-09-18)
Decin, L.; Montargès, M.; Richards, A. M. S.; Gottlieb, C. A.; Homan, W.; Mcdonald, I.; El Mellah, I.; Danilovich, T.; Wallström, S. H. J.; Zijlstra, A.; Baudry, A.; Bolte, J.; Cannon, E.; De Beck, E.; De Ceuster, F.; de Koter, A.; De Ridder, J.; Etoka, S.; Gobrecht, D.; Gray, M.; Herpin, F.; Jeste, M.; Lagadec, E.; Kervella, P.; Khouri, T.; Menten, K.; Millar, T. J.; Müller, H. S. P.; Plane, J. M. C.; Sahai, R.; Sana, H.; Van de Sande, M.; Waters, L. B. F. M.; Wong, K. T. and Yates, J.
Science, 369(6510) (pp. 1497-1500)


The onset of the AGB wind tied to a transition between sequences in the period–luminosity diagram (2019)
McDonald, I. and Trabucchi, M.
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 484(4) (pp. 4678-4682)


Pulsation-triggered dust production by asymptotic giant branch stars (2018)
McDonald, I.; De Beck, E.; Zijlstra, A. A. and Lagadec, E.
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 481(4) (pp. 4984-4999)


Fundamental parameters and infrared excesses of Tycho–Gaia stars (2017)
McDonald, I.; Zijlstra, A. A. and Watson, R. A.
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 471(1) (pp. 770-791)


Mass-loss on the red giant branch: the value and metallicity dependence of Reimers’ η in globular clusters (2015)
McDonald, I. and Zijlstra, A. A.
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 448(1) (pp. 502-521)


Globular cluster interstellar media: ionized and ejected by white dwarfs (2015)
McDonald, I. and Zijlstra, A. A.
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 446(3) (pp. 2226-2242)


ALMA reveals sunburn: CO dissociation around AGB stars in the globular cluster 47 Tucanae (2015)
McDonald, I.; Zijlstra, A. A.; Lagadec, E.; Sloan, G. C.; Boyer, M. L.; Matsuura, M.; Smith, R. J.; Smith, C. L.; Yates, J. A.; van Loon, J. Th.; Jones, O. C.; Ramstedt, S.; Avison, A.; Justtanont, K.; Olofsson, H.; Blommaert, J. A. D. L.; Goldman, S. R. and Groenewegen, M. A. T.
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 453(4) (pp. 4325-4337)