Selected Publications

Journal Publications

  • PUBLICATIONS PROBING NON-EQUILIBRIUM IONIZATION PROPERTIES OF SIMULATED IGM Silvia, D. W., O’Shea, B. W., Smith, B. D., Shull, J. M., Turk, M. J., & Reynolds, D. R. 2016. in preparation; to be submitted to the Astrophysical Journal

     

  • TRIDENT: A UNIVERSAL TOOL FOR GENERATING SYNTHETIC ABSORPTION SPECTRA FROM ASTROPHYSICAL HYDRODYNAMICAL DATASETS Hummels, C. B., Smith, B. D., & Silvia, D. W. 2016. in preparation

     

  • THE ORION FINGERS: NEAR-IR ADAPTIVE OPTICS IMAGING OF AN EXPLOSIVE PROTOSTELLAR OUTFLOW Bally, J., Ginsburg, A., Silvia, D. W., & Youngblood, A. 2015. A&A, 579, A130 

     

  • NUMERICAL SIMULATIONS OF SUPERNOVA DUST DESTRUCTION. II. METAL-ENRICHED EJECTA KNOTS Silvia, D. W., Smith, B. D., & Shull, J. M. 2012. ApJ, 748, 12

     

  • EJECTA KNOT FLICKERING, MASS ABLATION, AND FRAGMENTATION IN CASSIOPEIA A Fesen, R. A., Zastrow, J. A., Hammell, M. C., Shull, J. M., & Silvia, D. W. 2011. ApJ, 736, 109

     

  • NUMERICAL SIMULATIONS OF SUPERNOVA DUST DESTRUCTION. I. CLOUD-CRUSHING AND POST-PROCESSED GRAIN SPUTTERING Silvia, D. W., Smith, B. D., & Shull, J. M. 2010. ApJ, 715, 1575

     

  • EXTENDING THE MODEL OF KH 15D: ESTIMATING THE EFFECTS OF FORWARD SCATTERING AND THE OCCULTING RING EDGE Silvia, D. W., & Agol, E. 2008. ApJ, 681, 1377

 

 

Presentations

  • INVITED TALK: "SIMULATING THE INTERGALACTIC MEDIUM: NON-EQUILIBRIUM CHEMISTRY AND SYNTHETIC SPECTRA" Flash Talk, Steward Observatory, University of Arizona | 2015, Astronomy Colloquium, University of Florida | 2014, Cosmology Seminar, Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics | 2014

     

  • CONFERENCE POSTER: "CHARACTERIZING THE NON-EQUILIBRIUM IONIZATION STATE OF THE IGM" Silvia, D. W., O’Shea, B. W., Smith, B. D., Shull, J. M., Turk, M. J., & Reynolds, D. R. 225th American Astronomical Society Meeting | 2015

     

  • INVITED TALK: "INVESTIGATING CHEMICAL EVOLUTION: SUPERNOVA DUST DESTRUCTION AND NON-EQUILIBRIUM IONIZATION CHEMISTRY" Astrophysics Seminar, Los Alamos National Laboratory | 2014, Astrophysics Seminar, University of Notre Dame | 2013

     

  • CONFERENCE TALK: "NON-EQUILIBRIUM MODELING OF IGM GAS CHEMISTRY" The Impact of Gas Fueling, Quenching, and Feedback on the Growth of Galaxies, University of Notre Dame | 2014

     

  • CONFERENCE TALK: "INVESTIGATING THE EFFECTS OF NON-EQUILIBRIUM IONIZATION VIA NUMERICAL SIMULATIONS" Dissertation, 221st American Astronomical Society Meeting | 2013

     

  • CONFERENCE POSTER: "SIMULATIONS OF SUPERNOVA REVERSE SHOCK DUST DESTRUCTION IN METAL-ENRICHED CLOUDS" Silvia, D. W., Smith, B. D. & Shull, J. M. 217th American Astronomical Society Meeting | 2011

     

  • CONFERENCE POSTER: "NUMERICAL SIMULATIONS OF DUST DESTRUCTION IN SUPERNOVA REMNANTS" Silvia, D. W., Smith, B. D. & Shull, J. M. 215th American Astronomical Society Meeting | 2010