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Papers submitted to refereed journals

  1. Ryu, Y.-H. et al. OGLE-2016-BLG-1190Lb: First Spitzer Bulge Planet Lies Near the Planet/Brown-Dwarf Boundary. Submitted to Astron. J. (2017). [paper]

Refereed papers

  1. Hundertmark, M. et al. RoboTAP - target priorities for robotic microlensing observations. Accepté dans Astron. Astrophys. (2017). [paper]
  2. Wang, T. et al. Ground-based Parallax Confirmed by Spitzer: Binary Microlensing Event MOA-2015-BLG-020. Astrophys. J. 845, 129 (2017). [paper]
  3. Cassan, A. Fast computation of quadrupole and hexadecapole approximations in microlensing with a single point-source evaluation. Mon. Not. R. Astron. 468, 3993 (2017). [paper]
    Cassan, A. Multipoles: Potential gain for binary lens estimation. Astrophysics Source Code Library (2017). [ascl]
  4. Koshimoto, N. et al. MOA-2016-BLG-227Lb: A Massive Planet Characterized by Combining Light-curve Analysis and Keck AO Imaging. Astron. J. 154, 3 (2017). [paper]
  5. Shvartzvald, Y. et al. The First Simultaneous Microlensing Observations by Two Space Telescopes: Spitzer and Swift Reveal a Brown Dwarf in Event OGLE-2015-BLG-1319. Astrophys. J. 831, 183 (2016). [paper]
  6. Henderson, C. B. et al. Campaign 9 of the K2 Mission: Observational Parameters, Scientific Drivers, and Community Involvement for a Simultaneous Space- and Ground-based Microlensing Survey. Publ. Astron. Soc. Pac. (2016). [paper]
    VizieR Online Data Catalog: K2 Campaign 9 added events (2017). [online catalog]
  7. Bennett, D.P. et al, The First Circumbinary Planet Found by Microlensing: OGLE-2007-BLG-349L(AB)c. Astron. J 152, 125 (2016). [paper]
  8. Han, C. et al. OGLE-2015-BLG-0479LA,B: Binary Gravitational Microlens Characterized by Simultaneous Ground-based and Space-based Observation. Astrophys. J. 828, 53 (2016). [paper]
  9. Zhu, W. et al. Mass Measurements of Isolated Objects from Space-based Microlensing. Astrophys. J. 825, 60 (2016). [paper]
  10. Cassan, A. & Ranc, C. Interferometric observation of microlensing events. Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. 458, 2074 (2016). [paper]
  11. Poleski, R. et al. Spitzer Microlensing Program as a Probe for Globular Cluster Planets. Analysis of OGLE-2015-BLG-0448. Astrophys. J. 823, 63 (2016). [paper]
  12. Street, R. A. et al. Spitzer Parallax of OGLE-2015-BLG-0966: A Cold Neptune in the Galactic Disk. Astrophys. J. 819, 93 (2016). [paper]
  13. Shvartzvald, Y. et al. Spitzer Microlens Measurement of a Massive Remnant in a Well-Separated Binary. Astrophys. J. 814, 111 (2015). [paper]
  14. Ranc, C., Cassan, A. et al. MOA-2007-BLG-197: Exploring the brown dwarf desert. Astron. Astrophys. 580, A125 (2015). [paper]
  15. Bachelet, E. et al. Red Noise versus Planetary Interpretations in the Microlensing Event Ogle-2013-BLG-446. Astrophys. J. 812, 136 (2015). [paper]
  16. Calchi Novati, S. et al. Pathway to the Galactic Distribution of Planets: Combined Spitzer and Ground-Based Microlens Parallax Measurements of 21 Single-Lens Events. Astrophys. J. 804, 20 (2015). [paper]
  17. Skowron, J. et al. OGLE-2011-BLG-0265Lb: a Jovian Microlensing Planet Orbiting an M Dwarf. Astrophys. J. 804, 33 (2015). [paper]
  18. Jeong, J. et al. Reanalyses of Anomalous Gravitational Microlensing Events in the OGLE-III Early Warning System Database with Combined Data. Astrophys. J. 804, 38 (2015). [paper]
  19. McDonald, I. et al. ExELS: an exoplanet legacy science proposal for the ESA Euclid mission. II. Hot exoplanets and sub-stellar systems. Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. 445, 4137 (2014). [paper]
  20. Bennett, D.P. et al. MOA-2011-BLG-262Lb: A Sub-Earth-Mass Moon Orbiting a Gas Giant Primary or a High Velocity Planetary System in the Galactic Bulge. Astrophys. J. 785, 155 (2014). [paper]
  21. Tsapras, Y. et al. A Super-Jupiter orbiting a late-type star: A refined analysis of microlensing event OGLE-2012-BLG-0406. Astrophys. J. 782, 48 (2014). [paper]
  22. Furusawa, K. et al. MOA-2010-BLG-328Lb: a sub-Neptune orbiting very late M dwarf? Astrophys. J. 779, 91 (2013). [paper]
  23. Park, H. et al. Gravitational Binary-lens Events with Prominent Effects of Lens Orbital Motion. Astrophys. J. 778, 134 (2013). [paper]
  24. Hwang, K.-H. et al. Interpretation of a Short-Term Anomaly in the Gravitational Microlensing Event MOA-2012-BLG-486. Astrophys. J. 778, 55 (2013). [paper]
  25. Penny, M. T. et al. ExELS: an exoplanet legacy science proposal for the ESA Euclid mission I. Cold exoplanets. Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. 434, 2 (2013). [paper]
  26. Yee, J. et al. MOA-2010-BLG-311: A planetary candidate below the threshold of reliable detection. Astrophys. J. 769, 77 (2013). [paper]
  27. Choi, J.-Y. et al. Microlensing Discovery of a Population of Very Tight, Very Low-mass Binary Brown Dwarfs. Astrophys. J. 768, 129 (2013). [paper]
  28. Kains, N. et al. A Jupiter-mass Planet beyond the Snow Line in Microlensing Event OGLE-2011-BLG-0251. Astron. Astrophys. 552, A70 (2013). [paper]
  29. Gould, A.  et al. MOA-2010-BLG-523: "Failed Planet" = RS CVn Star. Astrophys. J. 763, 141 (2013). [paper]
  30. Street, R. A. et al. MOA-2010-BLG-073L: An M-Dwarf with a Substellar Companion at the Planet/Brown Dwarf Boundary. Astrophys. J. 763, 67 (2013). [paper]
  31. Kains, N., Browne, P., Horne, K., Hundertmark, M. & Cassan, A. A Bayesian algorithm for model selection applied to caustic-crossing binary-lens microlensing events. Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. 426, 2228 (2012). [paper]
  32. Shin, I.-G. et al. Microlensing Binaries with Candidate Brown Dwarf Companions. Astrophys. J. 547, A55 (2012). [paper]
  33. Bachelet, E. et al. A brown dwarf orbiting an M-dwarf: MOA 2009-BLG-411L. Astron. Astrophys. 547, A55 (2012). [paper]
  34. Choi, J.-Y. et al. A New Type of Ambiguity in the Planet and Binary Interpretations of Central Perturbations of High-Magnification Gravitational Microlensing Events. Astrophys. J. 756, 48 (2012). [paper]
  35. Shin, I.-G. et al. Characterizing Low-Mass Binaries From Observation of Long Time-scale Caustic-crossing Gravitational Microlensing Events. Astrophys. J. 755, 91 (2012). [paper]
  36. Bozza, V. et al. OGLE-2008-BLG-510: first automated real-time detection of a weak microlensing anomaly - brown dwarf or stellar binary? Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. 424, 902 (2012). [paper]
  37. Bachelet, E. et al. MOA-2010-BLG-477Lb: constraining the mass of a microlensing planet from microlensing parallax, orbital motion and detection of blended light. Astrophys. J. 754, 73 (2012). [paper]
  38. Miyake, N. et al. A Possible Binary System of a Stellar Remnant in the High-magnification Gravitational Microlensing Event OGLE-2007-BLG-514. Astrophys. J. 752, 82 (2012). [paper]
  39. Choi, J.-Y. et al. Characterizing Lenses and Lensed Stars of High-magnification Single-lens Gravitational Microlensing Events with Lenses Passing over Source Stars. Astrophys. J. 751, 41 (2012). [paper]
  40. Kubas, D. et al. A frozen super-Earth orbiting a star at the bottom of the main sequence. Astron. Astrophys. 540, A78 (2012). [paper]
  41. Shin, I.-G. et al. Microlensing Binaries Discovered through High-magnification Channel. Astrophys. J. 746, 127 (2012). [paper]
  42. Cassan, A. et al. One or more bound planets per Milky Way star from microlensing observations. Nature 481, 167 (2012). [paper] [press relase]
  43. Muraki, Y. et al. Discovery and Mass Measurements of a Cold, 10 Earth Mass Planet and Its Host Star. Astrophys. J. 741, 22 (2011). [paper]
  44. Skowron, J. et al. Binary Microlensing Event OGLE-2009-BLG-020 Gives Verifiable Mass, Distance, and Orbit Predictions. Astrophys. J. 738, 87 (2011). [paper]
  45. Shin, I.-G. et al. OGLE-2005-BLG-018: Characterization of Full Physical and Orbital Parameters of a Gravitational Binary Lens. Astrophys. J. 735, 85 (2011). [paper]
  46. Batista, V. et al. MOA-2009-BLG-387Lb: a massive planet orbiting an M dwarf. Astron. Astrophys. 529, A102 (2011). [paper]
  47. Miyake, N.A. et al. Sub-Saturn Mass Planet, MOA-2009-BLG-319Lb. Astrophys. J. 728, 120 (2011). [paper]
  48. Zub, M., Cassan, A. et al. Limb-darkening measurements for a cool red giant in microlensing event OGLE 2004-BLG-482. Astron. Astrophys. 525, A15 (2011). [paper]
  49. Hwang, K.-H. et al. OGLE-2005-BLG-153: Microlensing Discovery and Characterization of a Very Low Mass Binary. Astrophys. J. 723, 797 (2010). [paper]
  50. Ryu, Y.-H. et al. OGLE-2009-BLG-092/MOA-2009-BLG-137: A Dramatic Repeating Event with the Second Perturbation Predicted by Real-time Analysis. Astrophys. J. 723, 81 (2010). [paper]
  51. Gould, A. et al. Frequency of Solar-Like Systems and of Ice and Gas Giants Beyond the Snow Line from High-Magnification Microlensing Events in 2005-2008. Astrophys. J. 720, 1073 (2010). [paper]
  52. Fouqué, P. et al. OGLE 2008-BLG-290: an accurate measurement of the limb darkening of a galactic bulge K Giant spatially resolved by microlensing. Astron. Astrophys. 518, A51 (2010). [paper]
  53. Cassan, A., Horne, K., Kains, N., Tsapras, Y. & Browne, P. Bayesian analysis of caustic-crossing microlensing events. Astron. Astrophys. 515, 152 (2010). [paper]
  54. Janczak, J. et al. Sub-Saturn Planet MOA-2008-BLG-310Lb : Likely To Be In The Galactic Bulge. Astrophys. J. 711, 731 (2010). [paper]
  55. Sumi, T. et al. A Cold Neptune-Mass Planet OGLE-2007-BLG-368Lb : Cold Neptunes Are Common. Astrophys. J. 710, 1641 (2010). [paper]
  56. Batista, V. et al. Mass measurement of a single unseen star and planetary detection efficiency for OGLE 2007-BLG-050. Astron. Astrophys. 508, 467 (2009). [paper]
  57. Han, C. et al. Interpretation of Strong Short-Term Central Perturbations in the Light Curves of Moderate-Magnication Microlensing Events. Astrophys. J. 705, 1116 (2009). [paper]
  58. Yee, J. et al. Extreme Magnification Microlensing Event OGLE-2008-BLG-279: Strong Limits on Planetary Companions to the Lens Star. Astrophys. J. 703, 2082 (2009). [paper]
  59. Albrow, M.D. et al. Difference imaging photometry of blended gravitational microlensing events with a numerical kernel. Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. 397, 2099 (2009). [paper]
  60. Kains, N., Cassan, A. et al. A systematic fitting scheme for caustic-crossing microlensing events. Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. 395, 787 (2009). [paper]
  61. Dong, S. et al. OGLE-2005-BLG-071Lb, the Most Massive M-Dwarf Planetary Companion? Astrophys. J. 695, 970 (2009). [paper]
  62. Tsapras, Y. et al. RoboNet-II: Follow-up observations of microlensing events with a robotic network of telescopes. Astron. Nach. 330, 4 (2009). [paper]
  63. Cassan, A. An alternative parameterisation for binary-lens caustic-crossing events. Astron. Astrophys. 491, 587 (2008). [paper]
  64. Bennett, D.P. et al. A Low-Mass Planet with a Possible Sub-Stellar-Mass Host in Microlensing Event MOA 2007-BLG-192. Astrophys. J. 684, 663 (2008). [paper]
  65. Marboeuf, U., Mousis, O., Ehrenreich, D., Alibert, Y., Cassan, A., Wakelam, V. & Beaulieu, J.-P. Composition of Ices in Low-Mass Extrasolar Planets. Astrophys. J. 681, 1264 (2008). [paper]
  66. Kubas, D., Cassan, A. et al. Limits on additional planetary companions to OGLE 2005-BLG-390L. Astron. Astrophys. 483, 317 (2008). [paper]
  67. Ehrenreich, D. & Cassan, A. Are extrasolar oceans common throughout the Galaxy? Astron. Nach. 328, 789 (2007). [paper]
  68. Fynbo, J. et al. No supernovae associated with two long-duration gamma-ray bursts. Nature 444, 789 (2006). [paper]
  69. Cassan, A. et al. OGLE 2004–BLG–254: a K3 III Galactic Bulge Giant spatially resolved by a single microlens. Astron. Astrophys. 460, 277 (2006). [paper]
  70. Bersier, D. et al. Evidence for a Supernova Associated with the X-Ray Flash 020903. Astrophys. J. 643, 284 (2006). [paper]
  71. Beaulieu, J.-P. et al. Discovery of a cool planet of 5.5 Earth masses through gravitational microlensing. Nature 439, 437 (2006). [paper]
  72. Kubas, D., Cassan, A. et al. Full characterization of binary-lens event OGLE-2002-BLG-069 from PLANET observations. Astron. Astrophys. 435, 941 (2005). [paper]
  73. Jiang, G. et al. OGLE-2003-BLG-238: Microlensing Mass Estimate of an Isolated Star. Astrophys. J. 617, 1307 (2004). [paper]
  74. Ghosh, H. et al. Potential Direct Single-Star Mass Measurement. Astrophys. J. 615, 450 (2004). [paper]
  75. Cassan, A. et al. Probing the atmosphere of the bulge G5III star OGLE-2002-BUL-069 by analysis of microlensed Ha line. Astron. Astrophys. 419, L1 (2004). [paper]

Other selected publications

  1. G. Tinetti et al. The EChO science case. Experimental Astronomy, arXiv/1502.05747 (2015).
  2. Cassan, A. & Ranc, C. Planet frequency from microlensing observations. Proceedings SF2A 2014, 213 (2014). [paper]
  3. Ranc, C. & Cassan, A. Brown dwarfs detections through microlensing. Proceedings SF2A 2014, 269 (2014). [paper]
  4. A. Cassan. Microlensing Constraints on the Abundance of Extrasolar Planets. Proceedings of the IAU 8, 27 (2014). [paper]
  5. A. Cassan & T. Sumi. Gravitational microlensing as a way to detect extrasolar planets. XXVIII IAU General Assembly Newspaper 6, 5 (2012). [paper]
  6. G. Tinetti et al. EChO - Exoplanet Characterisation Observatory. Experimental Astronomy, arXiv/1112.2728 (2011).
  7. G. Tinetti et al. The science of EChO. IAUS 276, 359 (2011).
  8. J.-P. Beaulieu et al. From frozen Super Earth to habitable Earth via microlensing. In the Spirit of Lyot (2010).
  9. J.P. Beaulieu et al. EUCLID : Dark Universe Probe and Microlensing planet Hunter. ASPC 430, 266 (2010).
  10. N. Kains, A. Cassan, K. Horne, Y. Tsapras & P. Browne. Developing A Systematic Bayesian Analysis Of Microlensing Events. AAS 36, 1120 (2010).
  11. A. Cassan, V. Batista & J.-P. Beaulieu. Exoplanètes de type terrestre : la moisson annoncée. Dossier Pour la Sience 60, 106 (2008).
  12. J.-P. Beaulieu & A. Cassan. Découverte de la première planète extrasolaire tellurique. Reflets de la Physique 9, 7 (2008).
  13. U. Marboeuf et al. Composition of Ices in Low-Mass Extrasolar Planets. DPS 40, 1110 (2008).
  14. D.P. Bennett et al. Discovery of a Low-mass Planet Orbiting a Low-mass Star in Microlensing Event MOA-2007-BLG-192. AAS 40, 529 (2008).
  15. J.-P. Beaulieu et al. Towards A Census of Earth-mass Exo-planets with Gravitational Micro- lensing. ESA White Paper, arXiv/0808.0005 (2008).
  16. A. Cassan, T. Sumi & D. Kubas. Microlensing search for extrasolar planets : observational strategy, discoveries and implications. IAUS 249, 31 (2008).
  17. J.-P. Beaulieu et al. Searching for Frozen Super Earth via Microlensing. ASPC 398, 79 (2008).
  18. J. Donatowicz et al. Properties of Low Mass Planets Detected by Microlensing. ASPC 398, 499 (2008).
  19. A. Cassan & P. Bordé. En quête des planètes extrasolaires. Bulletin des anciens éleves de l’ENS Cachan 232, 8 (2007).
  20. A. Cassan & R. Schmidt. Auf der suche den Exoplaneten. Astronomie Heute Juli/August, 16 (2007).
  21. A. Cassan. Des planètes extra-solaires révélées par effet de microlentille gravitationnelle. L’Astronomie 121, 17 (2007).
  22. A. Cassan & J.-P. Beaulieu. Planètes de type terrestre : la moisson annoncée. Pour la Sience 347, 48 (2006).
  23. A. Cassan & J.-P. Beaulieu et al. Searching for Earth Mass Planet via Microlensing. JENAM (2007).
  24. J.-P. Beaulieu et al. Frozen super-Earth by microlensing. EPSC 566 (2007).
  25. O. Mousis et al. Constraints on the initial composition of low-mass extrasolar planets from the modeling of thermodynamic conditions in protoplanetary disks. EPSC 563 (2007).
  26. A. Cassan. Searching for extrasolar planets via the microlensing technique : Discoveries and implications for planet. SF2A 383 (2007).
  27. A. Cassan & D. Kubas. Microlensing search for extrasolar planets. ASPC 366, 337 (2007).
  28. J.-P. Beaulieu et al. Hunting for Frozen Super-Earths via Microlensings. The Messenger 128, 33 (2007).
  29. J.-P. Beaulieu, A. Cassan et al. PLANET III : searching for Earth-mass planets via microlensing from Dome C? EAS 14, 297 (2005).
  30. M. Dominik et al. The PLANET Microlensing Campaign : Implications for Planets around Galactic Disk and Bulge Stars. ASPC 321, 121 (2004).

Ph.D. thesis

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Habilitation thesis (review article)

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