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Publication List

Refereed publications

  • M. S. Clemens, A. Bressan, B. Nikolic and R. Rampazzo, The history of star formation and mass assembly in early-type galaxies, MNRAS 392:35, astro-ph abstract, ADS entry, catalogues, materials
  • D. C. Ford, B. Nikolic and P. Alexander, A Semi-Empirical Model of the Infrared Emission from Galaxies, MNRAS 391:1176, astro-ph abstract, ADS entry, pdf preprint, software download.
  • B. Nikolic, R. M. Prestage, D. S. Balser, C. J. Chandler and R. E. Hills Out-Of-Focus Holography at the Green Bank Telescope, Astronomy and Astrophysics 465:685, 2007. astro-ph abstract, ADS entry, pdf preprint, software download.
  • B. Nikolic, R. E. Hills and J. S. Richer, Measurement of Antenna Surfaces from In- and Out-Of-Focus Beam Maps using Astronomical Sources, Astronomy and Astrophysics 465:679, 2007. astro-ph abstract, ADS entry, pdf preprint, software download.
  • D. A. Green, M. S. Clemens, P. Alexander, H. Cullen and B. Nikolic Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope limits on cool HI in galaxy groups, Bulletin of the Astronomical Society of India 34:375, 2006. ADS entry.
  • M.S. Clemens, A. Bressan, B. Nikolic, P. Alexander, F. Annibali, R. Rampazzo, The star formation history of early-type galaxies as a function of mass and environment, MNRAS 370:702. ADS entry, astro-ph abstract, PDF.
  • B. Nikolic, H. Cullen and P. Alexander, Star formation in close pairs selected from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, MNRAS 355:874. ADS entry , pdf preprint.

Technical Memoranda

  • B. Nikolic: Inference of Coefficients for Use in Phase Correction II: Using the Observed Correlation Between Phase and Sky Brightness Fluctuations, ALMA Memo 588, 2009. pdf, ADS page, supporting materials
  • B. Nikolic: Inference of Coefficients for Use in Phase Correction I , ALMA Memo 587, 2009. pdf, ADS page, ALMA Memo series entry, supporting materials
  • B. Nikolic, J. S. Richer and R. E. Hills: Simulating Atmospheric Phase Errors, Phase Correction and the Impact on ALMA Science , ALMA Memo 582, 2008. pdf, ALMA Memo series entry, supporting materials
  • B. Nikolic, R. E. Hills and J. S. Richer: Limits on Phase Correction Performance Due to Differences Between Astronomical and Water-Vapour Radiometer Beams , ALMA Memo 573, 2007. pdf, ALMA Memo series entry, supporting materials
  • B. Nikolic, D. S. Balser and R. M. Prestage, A Preliminary Analysis of the Correlation Scales of Wavefront Errors of the GBT Using the Moon, NRAO GBT Precision Telescope System Note 51, 2006. Link, local pdf.
  • B. Nikolic, D. S. Balser and R. M. Prestage, Astigmatism and Thermal effects at the GBT, NRAO GBT Precision Telescope System Note 50, 2006. Link, local pdf.
  • D. S. Balser, B. Nikolic and R. M. Prestage, GBT Pointing, Focus and Tracking Performance, NRAO GBT Precision Telescope System Note 49, 2006. Link, local pdf.
  • B. Nikolic, D. S. Balser and R. M. Prestage, Out-Of-Focus Holography at the Green Bank Telescope, The Gain-Elevation Curve and Absolute Efficiency, NRAO GBT Precision Telescope System Note 47, 2006. Link, local pdf.

Articles for newsletters

  • Bojan Nikolic, John Richer, Frederic Gueth and Robert Laing, Report on the ALMA Workshop Simulations for ALMA, ESO Messenger, Number 134, 2008. PDF version. ADS Entry
  • Bojan Nikolic, John Richer, Richard Hills, Alison Stirling, Phase Correction for ALMA: Adaptive Optics in the Submillimetre, ESO Messenger, Number 131, 2008. PDF version. ADS Entry

Pre-prints

PhD Thesis

  • Bojan Nikolic, Nuclear Starbursts, PhD thesis, University of Cambridge, U.K. abstract; pdf.

Conference Proceedings

  • T.R. Hunter, M. Mello, B. Nikolic, B. Mason, F. Schwab, F. Ghigo, and S. Dicker Removal of daytime thermal deformations in the GBT active surface via out-of-focus holography, North American URSI meeting in Boulder, Colorado, January 2009. abstract.
  • Bojan Nikolic, Paul Alexander and Dominic Ford, A Simple Model For Mid-Infrared Emission from Normal Galaxies, To appear in the proceedings of "Infrared Diagnostics of Galaxy Evolution (Spitzer Conference)", Pasadena, 2005. pdf preprint, ADS entry.
  • Bojan Nikolic, John Richer and Richard Hills, Phase Retrieval Measurements of Antenna Surfaces Using Astronomical Sources, Proceedings of the General Assembly of U.R.S.I., Maastricht, 2002. pdf preprint.
  • B. Nikolic, H. Cullen and P. Alexander, Star formation in close pairs selected from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, Proceedings of `The Dusty and Molecular Universe', Paris, October 2004. ADS entry.
  • P. Alexander, D.A. Green, B. Nikolic, S. Ash and D. Ford, Mid-infrared properties of young radio-selected active galactic nuclei, Proceedings of `The Dusty and Molecular Universe', Paris, October 2004. ADS entry.
  • M. S. Clemens, B. Nikolic, P. Alexander, G. Cotter and M.S. Longair, PAH features in Infrared Luminous Galaxies: Results from Michelle , Proceedings of International Astronomical Union Symposium no. 217, July 2003, page 216 ADS entry .

Conference Posters

  • R. E. Hills, B. Nikolic, et al, Atmospheric Phase Correction for ALMA using 183\,GHz Water Vapour Radiometers, `URSI General Assembly`, Chicago, August 2008. pdf version.
  • B. Nikolic et al, Toward Quantitative Interpretation of Mid-IR Spectra of Galaxies, `Galaxy Evolution in the Infrared', Pasadena, November 2005. pdf version.
  • P. Alexander, D.A. Green, B. Nikolic, S. Ash and D. Ford, Mid-infrared properties of young radio-selected active galactic nuclei, `The Dusty and Molecular Universe', Paris, October 2004. ADS entry , pdf version.
  • B. Nikolic, H. Cullen and P. Alexander, Star formation in close pairs selected from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, `The Dusty and Molecular Universe', Paris, October 2004. ADS entry , pdf version.
  • B. Nikolic, M. Clemens, P. Alexander, M. Longair, and G. Cotter Sub-Arcsecond Resolution Mid-IR Imaging of the Starburst NGC 520, `Astrophysics of Dust ', Estes Park, Colorado, 2003. ADS entry , pdf version.

Presentations/Talks/Colloquia

  • B. Nikolic and F. Gueth, Radio interferometry at millimetre and sub-millimetre wavelengths Lecture at the European Radio Interferometry School, Oxford, September 2009 pdf.
  • B. Nikolic, Atmospheric phase correction for ALMA with water-vapour radiometers, Presented at JAO/Santiago in August 2009, pdf.
  • B. Nikolic and J. S. Richer, FP6 Workpackage 5: Advanced Radiometric Phase Correction (ARPC), Presented at JAO/FP6 ALMA Enhancement Joint Meeting, ESO/Garching, July 2009 pdf.
  • J. S. Richer and B. Nikolic, Mid-Term Review: Workpackage 5, Presented at FP6 ALMA Enhancement Mid-Term Review, Gothenburg, May 2009 pdf.
  • B. Nikolic, The OOF Holography Technique: Correcting the Effects of Gravity and Thermal Gradients on Large Filled-Aperture Telescopes, Presented at Cavendish Lab, University of Cambridge, April 2009 pdf.
  • B. Nikolic, Atmospheric phase correction for ALMA with water-vapour radiometers, Presented at NRAO/Charlottesville, January 2009, pdf.
  • B. Nikolic, Atmospheric phase correction for ALMA with water-vapour radiometers, Presented at URSI/NA National Radio Science Meeting, January 2009, Boulder Colorado pdf.
  • B. Nikolic, ALMA Phase Calibration/Correction, Presented at Algorithms 2008 Workshop, Oxford, December 2008 pdf.
  • B. Nikolic et al, Simulating Atmospheric Phase Errors, Phase Correction and the Impact on ALMA Science, Presented at the Workshop on Simulations for ALMA, Grenoble, September 2008 pdf .
  • B. Nikolic, Calibration of Sub-Millimetre Interferometers, Presented at the MCCT SKADS workshop in Cambridge in August 2008 pdf .
  • B. Nikolic et al, Phase Correction for ALMA: Adaptive Optics in the Submillimetre, Presented at MRAO/Cambridge in May 2008 pdf .
  • B. Nikolic et al, Advanced WVR Algorithms (AWA): Recent Progress, Presented at ESO/Garching in February 2008 pdf .
  • B. Nikolic et al, ALMA Phase Calibration, Phase Correction and the Water Vapour Radiometers, Presented in Oxford in December 2007 pdf .
  • B. Nikolic, Out-Of-Focus Holography: The Basics, Presentation at NRAO/Green Bank in September 2007 pdf .
  • B. Nikolic, Out-Of-Focus Holography: Application at the Green Bank Telescope, Presentation at NRAO/Green Bank in September 2007 pdf .
  • B. Nikolic et al, Out-Of-Focus Holography, Colloquium at MPIfR, Bonn on 14 September 2007; pdf .
  • B. Nikolic for the ALMA WVR collaboration, ALMA Water Vapour Radiometry: Tests at the SMA, presented at ALMA TELCAL meeting in Grenoble, June 2007; pdf .
  • B. Nikolic et al, Out-Of-Focus holography at the GBT, presented at NRAO/Green Bank on 28 Oct 2005; pdf version.
  • B. Nikolic et al, Out-Of-Focus holography at the GBT, presented at NRAO/Socorro on 03 Nov 2005; pdf version.
  • B. Nikolic et al, Toward a Quantitative Understanding of Mid-IR Emission from Galaxies, presented at NRAO/Socorro on 04 Nov 2005; abstract ; pdf version.

Informal notes and other materials not formally published

The documents listed below are generally only published only on my web-pages. Comments welcome as always.

  • B. Nikolic, Using Water Vapour Radiometers to Correct Total Power Observations, Note 2009/1, version 0.1 PDF .
  • B. Nikolic and R. E. Hills, Tests of WVRs at OSF/AOS July/August 2009, PDF
  • B. Nikolic CASA -- some opinions and suggestions on software engineering aspects PDF