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Astrophysics Research Institute

Dr Renske Smit

Dr Renske Smit

Telephone: 0151 231 2922

Publications

Journal article

De Barros S, Oesch PA, Labbe I, Stefanon M, Gonzalez V, Smit R, Bouwens RJ, Illingworth GD. 2019. The GREATS H beta plus [O III] luminosity function and galaxy properties at z similar to 8: walking the way of JWST MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 489 :2355-2366 DOI Author Url

Bridge JS, Holwerda BW, Stefanon M, Bouwens RJ, Oesch PA, Trenti M, Bernard SR, Bradley LD, Illingworth GD, Kusmic S, Magee D, Morishita T, Roberts-Borsani GW, Smit R, Steele RL. 2019. The Super Eight Galaxies: Properties of a Sample of Very Bright Galaxies at 7 < z < 8 ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 882 DOI Author Url

Bouwens RJ, Stefanon M, Oesch PA, Illingworth GD, Nanayakkara T, Roberts-Borsani G, Labbe I, Smit R. 2019. Newly Discovered Bright z similar to 9-10 Galaxies and Improved Constraints on Their Prevalence Using the Full CANDELS Area ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 880 DOI Author Url

Chevallard J, Curtis-Lake E, Charlot S, Ferruit P, Giardino G, Franx M, Maseda MV, Amorin R, Arribas S, Bunker A, Carniani S, Husemann B, Jakobsen P, Maiolino R, Pforr J, Rawle TD, Rix H-W, Smit R, Willott CJ. 2019. Simulating and interpreting deep observations in the Hubble Ultra Deep Field with the JWST/NIRSpec low-resolution 'prism' MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 483 :2621-2640 DOI Author Url

Holwerda BW, Bridge JS, Ryan R, Kenworthy MA, Pirzkal N, Andersen M, Wilkins S, Smit R, Bernard SR, Meshkat T, Steele R, Bouwens RC. 2018. Substellar and low-mass dwarf identification with near-infrared imaging space observatories ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS, 620 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Carniani S, Maiolino R, Amorin R, Pentericci L, Pallottini A, Ferrara A, Willott CJ, Smit R, Matthee J, Sobral D, Santini P, Castellano M, De Barros S, Fontana A, Grazian A, Guaita L. 2018. Kiloparsec-scale gaseous clumps and star formation at z=5-7 MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 478 :1170-1184 DOI Author Url

Williams CC, Curtis-Lake E, Hainline KN, Chevallard J, Robertson BE, Charlot S, Endsley R, Stark DP, Willmer CNA, Alberts S, Amorin R, Arribas S, Baum S, Bunker A, Carniani S, Crandall S, Egami E, Eisenstein DJ, Ferruit P, Husemann B, Maseda MV, Maiolino R, Rawle TD, Rieke M, Smit R, Tacchella S, Willott CJ. 2018. The JWST Extragalactic Mock Catalog: Modeling Galaxy Populations from the UV through the Near-IR over 13 Billion Years of Cosmic History ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL SUPPLEMENT SERIES, 236 DOI Author Url

Massey R, Harvey D, Liesenborgs J, Richard J, Stach S, Swinbank M, Taylor P, Williams L, Clowe D, Courbin F, Edge A, Israel H, Jauzac M, Joseph R, Jullo E, Kitching TD, Leonard A, Merten J, Nagai D, Nightingale J, Robertson A, Romualdez LJ, Saha P, Smit R, Tam S-I, Tittley E. 2018. Dark matter dynamics in Abell 3827: new data consistent with standard cold dark matter MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 477 :669-677 DOI Author Url

Balestra I, Vanzella E, Rosati P, Monna A, Grillo C, Nonino M, Mercurio A, Biviano A, Bradley L, Coe D, Fritz A, Postman M, Seitz S, Scodeggio M, Tozzi P, Zheng W, Ziegler B, Zitrin A, Annunziatella M, Bartelmann M, Benitez N, Broadhurst T, Bouwens R, Czoske O, Donahue M, Ford H, Girardi M, Infante L, Jouvel S, Kelson D, Koekemoer A, Kuchner U, Lemze D, Lombardi M, Maier C, Medezinski E, Melchior P, Meneghetti M, Merten J, Molino A, Moustakas L, Presottom V, Smit R, Umetsu K. 2018. CLASH-VLT: spectroscopic confirmation of a z = 6.11 quintuply lensed galaxy in the Frontier Fields Cluster RXC J2248.7-4431 (vol 559, L9, 2013) ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS, 611 DOI Author Url

Carniani S, Maiolino R, Smit R, Amorin R. 2018. ALMA Detection of Extended [CII] Emission in Himiko at z=6.6 ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL LETTERS, 854 DOI Author Url

Smit R, Bouwens RJ, Carniani S, Oesch PA, Labbe I, Illingworth GD, van der Werf P, Bradley LD, Gonzalez V, Hodge JA, Holwerda BW, Maiolino R, Zheng W. 2018. Rotation in [C II]-emitting gas in two galaxies at a redshift of 6.8 NATURE, 553 :178-+ DOI Author Url

Stefanon M, Labbe I, Bouwens RJ, Brammer GB, Oesch P, Franx M, Fynbo JPU, Milvang-Jensen B, Muzzin A, Illingworth GD, Le Fevre O, Caputi KI, Holwerda BW, McCracken HJ, Smit R, Magee D. 2017. HST Imaging of the Brightest z similar to 8-9 Galaxies from UltraVISTA: The Extreme Bright End of the UV Luminosity Function ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 851 DOI Author Url

Smit R, Swinbank AM, Massey R, Richard J, Smail I, Kneib J-P. 2017. A gravitationally boosted MUSE survey for emission-line galaxies at z greater than or similar to 5 behind the massive cluster RCS 0224 MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 467 :3306-3323 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Swinbank M, Harrison C, Trayford J, Schaller M, Smail I, Schaye J, Theuns T, Smit R, Alexander D, Bacon R, Bower R, Contini T, Crain R, Breuck CD, Decarli R, Epinat B, Fumagalli M, Furlong M, Galametz A, Johnson H, Lagos C, Richard J, Vernet J, Sharples R, Sobral D, Stott J. 2017. Angular momentum evolution of galaxies over the past 10-Gyr: A MUSE and KMOS dynamical survey of 400 star-forming galaxies from z=0.3-1.7 Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Smit R, Bouwens RJ, Labbe I, Franx M, Wilkins SM, Oesch PA. 2016. INFERRED H alpha FLUX AS A STAR FORMATION RATE INDICATOR AT z similar to 4-5: IMPLICATIONS FOR DUST PROPERTIES, BURSTINESS, AND THE z=4-8 STAR FORMATION RATE FUNCTIONS ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 833 DOI Author Url

Bouwens RJ, Smit R, Labbe I, Franx M, Caruana J, Oesch P, Stefanon M, Rasappu N. 2016. THE LYMAN-CONTINUUM PHOTON PRODUCTION EFFICIENCY xi(ION) OF z similar to 4-5 GALAXIES FROM IRAC-BASED H alpha MEASUREMENTS: IMPLICATIONS FOR THE ESCAPE FRACTION AND COSMIC REIONIZATION ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 831 DOI Author Url

Bouwens RJ, Oesch PA, Labbe I, Illingworth GD, Fazio GG, Coe D, Holwerda B, Smit R, Stefanon M, van Dokkum PG, Trenti M, Ashby MLN, Huang J-S, Spitler L, Straatman C, Bradley L, Magee D. 2016. THE BRIGHT END OF THE z similar to 9 AND z similar to 10 UV LUMINOSITY FUNCTIONS USING ALL FIVE CANDELS FIELDS ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 830 DOI Author Url

Rasappu N, Smit R, Labbe I, Bouwens RJ, Stark DP, Ellis RS, Oesch PA. 2016. Mean H alpha plus [N II] plus [S II] EW inferred for star-forming galaxies at z similar to 5.1-5.4 using high-quality Spitzer/IRAC photometry MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 461 :3886-3895 DOI Author Url

Roberts-Borsani GW, Bouwens RJ, Oesch PA, Labbe I, Smit R, Illingworth GD, van Dokkum P, Holden B, Gonzalez V, Stefanon M, Holwerda B, Wilkins S. 2016. z greater than or similar to 7 GALAXIES WITH RED SPITZER/IRAC [3.6]-[4.5] COLORS IN THE FULL CANDELS DATA SET: THE BRIGHTEST-KNOWN GALAXIES AT z similar to 7-9 AND A PROBABLE SPECTROSCOPIC CONFIRMATION AT z=7.48 ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 823 DOI Author Url

Oesch PA, Brammer G, van Dokkum PG, Illingworth GD, Bouwens RJ, Labbe I, Franx M, Momcheva I, Ashby MLN, Fazio GG, Gonzalez V, Holden B, Magee D, Skelton RE, Smit R, Spitler LR, Trenti M, Willner SP. 2016. A REMARKABLY LUMINOUS GALAXY AT Z=11.1 MEASURED WITH HUBBLE SPACE TELESCOPE GRISM SPECTROSCOPY ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 819 DOI Author Url

Labbe I, Oesch PA, Illingworth GD, van Dokkum PG, Bouwens RJ, Franx M, Caroll CM, Trenti M, Holden B, Smit R, Gonzalez V, Magee D, Stiavelli M, Stefanon M. 2015. ULTRADEEP IRAC IMAGING OVER THE HUDF AND GOODS-SOUTH: SURVEY DESIGN AND IMAGING DATA RELEASE ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL SUPPLEMENT SERIES, 221 DOI Author Url

Smit J, Smit R. 2015. Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs The Astounding Interconnectedness of the Universe SCIENCE, 350 :390-390 DOI Author Url

Bouwens RJ, Illingworth GD, Oesch PA, Caruana J, Holwerda B, Smit R, Wilkins S. 2015. REIONIZATION AFTER PLANCK: THE DERIVED GROWTH OF THE COSMIC IONIZING EMISSIVITY NOW MATCHES THE GROWTH OF THE GALAXY UV LUMINOSITY DENSITY ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 811 DOI Author Url

Zitrin A, Labbe I, Belli S, Bouwens R, Ellis RS, Roberts-Borsani G, Stark DP, Oesch PA, Smit R. 2015. Ly alpha EMISSION FROM A LUMINOUS z=8.68 GALAXY: IMPLICATIONS FOR GALAXIES AS TRACERS OF COSMIC REIONIZATION ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL LETTERS, 810 DOI Author Url

Holwerda BW, Bouwens R, Oesch P, Smit R, Illingworth G, Labbe I. 2015. THE SIZES OF CANDIDATE z similar to 9-10 GALAXIES: CONFIRMATION OF THE BRIGHT CANDELS SAMPLE AND RELATION WITH LUMINOSITY AND MASS ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 808 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Swinbank AM, Dye S, Nightingale JW, Furlanetto C, Smail I, Cooray A, Dannerbauer H, Dunne L, Eales S, Gavazzi R, Hunter T, Ivison RJ, Negrello M, Oteo-Gomez I, Smit R, Van Der Werf P, Vlahakis C. 2015. ALMA RESOLVES THE PROPERTIES OF STAR-FORMING REGIONS IN A DENSE GAS DISK AT z similar to 3 ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL LETTERS, 806 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Smit R. 2015. Cosmic lenses for the distant universe ASTRONOMY & GEOPHYSICS, 56 DOI Author Url

Massey R, Williams L, Smit R, Swinbank M, Kitching TD, Harvey D, Jauzac M, Israel H, Clowe D, Edge A, Hilton M, Jullo E, Leonard A, Liesenborgs J, Merten J, Mohammed I, Nagai D, Richard J, Robertson A, Saha P, Santana R, Stott J, Tittley E. 2015. The behaviour of dark matter associated with four bright cluster galaxies in the 10 kpc core of Abell 3827 MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 449 :3393-3406 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Oesch PA, van Dokkum PG, Illingworth GD, Bouwens RJ, Momcheva I, Holden B, Roberts-Borsani GW, Smit R, Franx M, Labbe I, Gonzalez V, Magee D. 2015. A SPECTROSCOPIC REDSHIFT MEASUREMENT FOR A LUMINOUS LYMAN BREAK GALAXY AT z=7.730 USING KECK/MOSFIRE ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL LETTERS, 804 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Bouwens RJ, Illingworth GD, Oesch PA, Trenti M, Labbe I, Bradley L, Carollo M, van Dokkum PG, Gonzalez V, Holwerda B, Franx M, Spitler L, Smit R, Magee D. 2015. UV LUMINOSITY FUNCTIONS AT REDSHIFTS z similar to 4 TO z similar to 10: 10,000 GALAXIES FROM HST LEGACY FIELDS ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 803 DOI Author Url

Smit R, Bouwens RJ, Franx M, Oesch PA, Ashby MLN, Willner SP, Labbe I, Holwerda B, Fazio GG, Huang J-S. 2015. HIGH-PRECISION PHOTOMETRIC REDSHIFTS FROM SPITZER/IRAC: EXTREME [3.6] - [4.5] COLORS IDENTIFY GALAXIES IN THE REDSHIFT RANGE z similar to 6.6-6.9 ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 801 DOI Author Url

Bouwens RJ, Bradley L, Zitrin A, Coe D, Franx M, Zheng W, Smit R, Host O, Postman M, Moustakas L, Labbe I, Carrasco M, Molino A, Donahue M, Kelson DD, Meneghetti M, Benitez N, Lemze D, Umetsu K, Broadhurst T, Moustakas J, Rosati P, Jouvel S, Bartelmann M, Ford H, Graves G, Grillo C, Infante L, Jimenez-Teja Y, Lahav O, Maoz D, Medezinski E, Melchior P, Merten J, Nonino M, Ogaz S, Seitz S. 2014. A CENSUS OF STAR-FORMING GALAXIES IN THE Z similar to 9-10 UNIVERSE BASED ON HST plus SPITZER OBSERVATIONS OVER 19 CLASH CLUSTERS: THREE CANDIDATE Z similar to 9-10 GALAXIES AND IMPROVED CONSTRAINTS ON THE STAR FORMATION RATE DENSITY AT Z similar to 9.2 ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 795 DOI Author Url

Zheng W, Shu X, Moustakas J, Zitrin A, Ford HC, Huang X, Broadhurst T, Molino A, Diego JM, Infante L, Bauer FE, Kelson DD, Smit R. 2014. YOUNG GALAXY CANDIDATES IN THE HUBBLE FRONTIER FIELDS. I. A2744 ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 795 DOI Author Url

Bouwens RJ, Illingworth GD, Oesch PA, Labbe I, van Dokkum PG, Trenti M, Franx M, Smit R, Gonzalez V, Magee D. 2014. UV-CONTINUUM SLOPES OF > 4000 z similar to 4-8 GALAXIES FROM THE HUDF/XDF, HUDF09, ERS, CANDELS-SOUTH, AND CANDELS-NORTH FIELDS The Astrophysical Journal: an international review of astronomy and astronomical physics, 793 DOI Author Url

Bradley LD, Zitrin A, Coe D, Bouwens R, Postman M, Balestra I, Grillo C, Monna A, Rosati P, Seitz S, Host O, Lemze D, Moustakas J, Moustakas LA, Shu X, Zheng W, Broadhurst T, Carrasco M, Jouvel S, Koekemoer A, Medezinski E, Meneghetti M, Nonino M, Smit R, Umetsu K, Bartelmann M, Benitez N, Donahue M, Ford H, Infante L, Jimenez-Teja Y, Kelson D, Lahav O, Maoz D, Melchior P, Merten J, Molino A. 2014. CLASH: A CENSUS OF MAGNIFIED STAR-FORMING GALAXIES AT z similar to 6-8 ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 792 DOI Author Url

Oesch PA, Bouwens RJ, Illingworth GD, Labbe I, Smit R, Franx M, van Dokkum PG, Momcheva I, Ashby MLN, Fazio GG, Huang J-S, Willner SP, Gonzalez V, Magee D, Trenti M, Brammer GB, Skelton RE, Spitler LR. 2014. THE MOST LUMINOUS z similar to 9-10 GALAXY CANDIDATES YET FOUND: THE LUMINOSITY FUNCTION, COSMIC STAR-FORMATION RATE, AND THE FIRST MASS DENSITY ESTIMATE AT 500 Myr* ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 786 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Smit R, Bouwens RJ, Labbe I, Zheng W, Bradley L, Donahue M, Lemze D, Moustakas J, Umetsu K, Zitrin A, Coe D, Postman M, Gonzalez V, Bartelmann M, Benitez N, Broadhurst T, Ford H, Grillo C, Infante L, Jimenez-Teja Y, Jouvel S, Kelson DD, Lahav O, Maoz D, Medezinski E, Melchior P, Meneghetti M, Merten J, Molino A, Moustakas LA, Nonino M, Rosati P, Seitz S. 2014. EVIDENCE FOR UBIQUITOUS HIGH-EQUIVALENT-WIDTH NEBULAR EMISSION IN z similar to 7 GALAXIES: TOWARD A CLEAN MEASUREMENT OF THE SPECIFIC STAR-FORMATION RATE USING A SAMPLE OF BRIGHT, MAGNIFIED GALAXIES ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 784 DOI Author Url

Vanzella E, Fontana A, Zitrin A, Coe D, Bradley L, Postman M, Grazian A, Castellano M, Pentericci L, Giavalisco M, Rosati P, Nonino M, Smit R, Balestra I, Bouwens R, Cristiani S, Giallongo E, Zheng W, Infante L, Cusano F, Speziali R. 2014. CHARACTERIZING FAINT GALAXIES IN THE REIONIZATION EPOCH: LBT CONFIRMS TWO L < 0.2 L-star SOURCES AT z=6.4 BEHIND THE CLASH/FRONTIER FIELDS CLUSTER MACS0717.5+3745 ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL LETTERS, 783 DOI Author Url

Balestra I, Vanzella E, Rosati P, Monna A, Grillo C, Nonino M, Mercurio A, Biviano A, Bradley L, Coe D, Fritz A, Postman M, Seitz S, Scodeggio M, Tozzi P, Zhengll W, Ziegler B, Zitrin A, Annunziatella M, Bartelmann M, Benitez N, Broadhurst T, Bouwens R, Czoske O, Donahue M, Ford H, Girardi M, Infante L, Jouvel S, Kelson D, Koekemoer A, Kuchner U, Lemze D, Lombardi M, Maier C, Medezinski E, Melchior P, Meneghetti M, Merten J, Molino A, Moustakas L, Presotto V, Smit R, Umetsu K. 2013. CLASH-VLT: spectroscopic confirmation of z=6.11 quintuply lensed galaxy in the Frontier Fields cluster RXC J2248.7-4431 ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS, 559 DOI Author Url

Bouwens RJ, Oesch PA, Illingworth GD, Labbe I, van Dokkum PG, Brammer G, Magee D, Spitler LR, Franx M, Smit R, Trenti M, Gonzalez V, Carollo CM. 2013. PHOTOMETRIC CONSTRAINTS ON THE REDSHIFT OF z similar to 10 CANDIDATE UDFj-39546284 FROM DEEPER WFC3/IR+ACS+IRAC OBSERVATIONS OVER THE HUDF ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL LETTERS, 765 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Bouwens RJ, Illingworth GD, Oesch PA, Franx M, Labbe I, Trenti M, Dokkum PV, Carollo CM, Gonzalez V, Smit R, Magee D. UV-continuum slopes at z~4-7 from the HUDF09+ERS+CANDELS observations: Discovery of a well-defined UV-color magnitude relationship for z>=4 star-forming galaxies DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Smit R, Bouwens RJ, Franx M, Illingworth GD, Labbé I, Oesch PA, Dokkum PGV. The Star Formation Rate Function for Redshift z~4-7 Galaxies: Evidence for a Uniform Build-Up of Star-Forming Galaxies During the First 3 Gyr of Cosmic Time DOI Author Url Publisher Url