Leisa K. Townsley

    • 9082 Citations
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    1992 …2018
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    2015
    42 Citations (Scopus)

    The X-ray Surveyor Mission: A concept study

    Gaskin, J. A., Weisskopf, M. C., Vikhlinin, A., Tananbaum, H. D., Bandler, S. R., Bautz, M. W., Burrows, D. N., Falcone, A. D., Harrison, F. A., Heilmann, R. K., Heinz, S., Hopkins, R. C., Kilbourne, C. A., Kouveliotou, C., Kraft, R. P., Kravtsov, A. V., McEntaffer, R. L., Natarajan, P., O'Dell, S. L., Petre, R. & 7 others, Prieskorn, Z. R., Ptak, A. F., Ramsey, B. D., Reid, P. B., Schnell, A. R., Schwartz, D. A. & Townsley, L. K., Jan 1 2015, UV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Space Instrumentation for Astronomy XIX. Siegmund, O. H. W. & Siegmund, O. H. W. (eds.). SPIE, 96010J. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 9601).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Galaxies
    X rays
    galaxies
    Mirror
    mirrors
    2014

    MYStIX first results: Spatial structures of massive young stellar clusters

    MYStIX Collaboration, Jan 1 2014, The Labyrinth of Star Formation - Conference Dedicated to Prof. Anthony Whitworth. Stamatellos, D., Ward-Thompson, D. & Goodwin, S. (eds.). Springer Netherlands, p. 453-457 5 p. (Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings; vol. 36).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Stars
    stars
    star clusters
    ellipsoids
    spatial distribution
    2011

    The Chandra survey of Carina OB stars

    Gagné, M., Fehon, G., Savoy, M. R., Cohen, D. H., Townsley, L. K., Broos, P. S., Povich, M. S., Corcoran, M. F., Walborn, N. R., Moffat, A. F. J., Nazé, Y. & Oskinova, L. M., Jul 12 2011, Active OB stars: structure, evolution, mass loss, and critical limits. S272 ed. Cambridge University Press, p. 608-609 2 p. (Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union; vol. 6, no. S272).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    O stars
    shock
    stars
    early stars
    B stars
    2010

    A smoking gun in the Carina nebula

    Hamaguchi, K., Corcoran, M. F., Ezoe, Y., Townsley, L. K., Broos, P. S., Gruendl, R. A., Vaidya, K., White, S. M., Strohmayer, T., Petre, R. & Chu, Y. H., Aug 26 2010, X-ray Astronomy-2009: Present Status, Multi-Wavelength Approach and Future Perspectives - Proceedings of the International Conference. p. 17-18 2 p. (AIP Conference Proceedings; vol. 1248).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    nebulae
    X-radiation
    massive stars
    star formation
    neutron stars
    2009
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Diffuse X-ray structures in massive star-forming regions

    Townsley, L. K., Nov 27 2009, The Local Bubble and Beyond II - Proceedings of the International Conference, LBB-II. Vol. 1156. p. 225-230 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    massive stars
    O stars
    x rays
    supernovae
    observatories
    1996
    4 Citations (Scopus)

    ACIS UV/optical blocking filter calibration at the Natl. Synchrotron Light Source

    Chartas, G., Garmire, G. P., Nousek, J. A., Townsley, L. K., Powell, F. R., Blake, R. L. & Graessle, D. E., 1996, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Hoover, R. B. & Walker, A. B. J. (eds.). Vol. 2805. p. 44-54 11 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Ultraviolet spectrometers
    Synchrotrons
    Charge coupled devices
    Light sources
    Calibration

    Transmission maps of the ACIS UV/optical blocking filters

    Townsley, L. K., Powell, F. R., MacKay, J. F., Lagally, M. G., Nousek, J. A. & Garmire, G. P., 1996, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Hoover, R. B. & Walker, A. B. J. (eds.). Vol. 2805. p. 134-145 12 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Ultraviolet spectrometers
    Charge coupled devices
    Imaging techniques
    Spectrometers
    Diffraction gratings