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Astrophysics Research Institute

Dr Witold Maciejewski

Dr Witold Maciejewski

Telephone: 0151 231 2913

Publications

Highlighted publications

Maciejewski W, Sparke LS. 1999. Bars within bars in galaxies Merritt D, Sellwood JA, Valluri M. GALAXY DYNAMICS: A RUTGERS SYMPOSIUM, Rutgers Symposium on Galaxy Dynamics 182 :245-248 >Link

Journal Articles

Davies RI, Hicks EKS, Erwin P, Burtscher L, Contursi A, Genzel R, Janssen A, Koss M, Lin M-Y, Lutz D, Maciejewski W, Muller-Sanchez F, de Xivry GO, Ricci C, Riffel R, Riffel RA, Rosario D, Schartmann M, Schnorr-Muller A, Shimizu T, Sternberg A, Sturm E, Storchi-Bergmann T, Tacconi L, Veilleux S. 2017. The role of host galaxy for the environmental dependence of active nuclei in local galaxies MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 466 :4917-4927 >DOI >Link

Schnorr-Mueller A, Davies RI, Korista KT, Burtscher L, Rosario D, Storchi-Bergmann T, Contursi A, Genzel R, Gracia-Carpio J, Hicks EKS, Janssen A, Koss M, Lin M-Y, Lutz D, Maciejewski W, Muller-Sanchez F, de Xivry GO, Riffel R, Riffel RA, Schartmann M, Sternberg A, Sturm E, Tacconi L, Veilleux S, Ulrich OA. 2016. Constraints on the broad-line region properties and extinction in local Seyferts MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 462 :3570-3590 >DOI >Link

Davies RI, Burtscher L, Rosario D, Storchi-Bergmann T, Contursi A, Genzel R, Gracia-Carpio J, Hicks E, Janssen A, Koss M, Lin M-Y, Lutz D, Maciejewski W, Mueller-Sanchez F, de Xivry GO, Ricci C, Riffel R, Riffel RA, Schartmann M, Schnorr-Mueller A, Sternberg A, Sturm E, Tacconi L, Veilleux S. 2015. INSIGHTS ON THE DUSTY TORUS AND NEUTRAL TORUS FROM OPTICAL AND X-RAY OBSCURATION IN A COMPLETE VOLUME LIMITED HARD X-RAY AGN SAMPLE ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 806 >DOI >Link

Davies RI, Maciejewski W, Hicks EKS, Emsellem E, Erwin P, Burtscher L, Dumas G, Lin M, Malkan MA, Mueller-Sanchez F, De Xivry GO, Rosario DJ, Schnorr-Mueller A, Tran A. 2014. FUELING ACTIVE GALACTIC NUCLEI. II. SPATIALLY RESOLVED MOLECULAR INFLOWS AND OUTFLOWS ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 792 >DOI >Link

Mazzalay X, Maciejewski W, Erwin P, Saglia RP, Bender R, Fabricius MH, Nowak N, Rusli SP, Thomas J. 2014. Molecular gas in the centre of nearby galaxies from VLT/SINFONI integral field spectroscopy - II. Kinematics(star) MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 438 :2036-2064 >DOI >Link

Saha K, Maciejewski W. 2013. Spontaneous formation of double bars in dark-matter-dominated galaxies Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society: Letters, 433 >DOI

Hicks EKS, Davies RI, Maciejewski W, Emsellem E, Malkan MA, Dumas G, Müller-Sánchez F, Rivers A. 2013. Fueling active galactic nuclei. I. HOW the global characteristics of the central kiloparsec of seyferts differ from quiescent galaxies Astrophysical Journal, 768 >DOI

Maciejewski W, Emsellem E, Krajnović D. 2012. How to recover both velocity components in discs of barred galaxies with integral-field spectroscopy Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 427 :3427-3434 >DOI

Westoby PB, Mundell CG, Nagar NM, Maciejewski W, Emsellem E, Roth MM, Gerssen J, Baldry IK. 2012. A MAGELLAN-IMACS-IFU SEARCH FOR DYNAMICAL DRIVERS OF NUCLEAR ACTIVITY. I. REDUCTION PIPELINE AND GALAXY CATALOG ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL SUPPLEMENT SERIES, 199 >DOI >Link

Maciejewski W. 2011. Dynamically possible pattern speeds of double bars Memorie della Societa Astronomica Italiana - Journal of the Italian Astronomical Society, 18 :163-168

Fathi K, Axon DJ, Storchi-Bergmann T, Kharb P, Robinson A, Marconi A, Maciejewski W, Capetti A. 2011. AN H alpha NUCLEAR SPIRAL STRUCTURE IN THE E0 ACTIVE GALAXY Arp 102B ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 736 >DOI >Link

Maciejewski W, Small EE. 2010. ORBITAL SUPPORT OF FAST AND SLOW INNER BARS IN DOUBLE-BARRED GALAXIES ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 719 :622-633 >DOI >Link

Davies RI, Maciejewski W, Hicks EKS, Tacconi LJ, Genzel R, Engel H. 2009. STELLAR AND MOLECULAR GAS KINEMATICS OF NGC 1097: INFLOW DRIVEN BY A NUCLEAR SPIRAL ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 702 :114-128 >DOI >Link

Maciejewski W, Athanassoula E. 2008. Regular motions in double bars - II. Survey of trajectories and 23 models MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 389 :545-558 >DOI >Link

Prieto MA, Maciejewski W, Reunanen J. 2007. Feeding the monster: the nucleus of NGC 1097 at subarcsecond scales in the infrared with the very large telescope (vol 130, pg 1472, 2005) ASTRONOMICAL JOURNAL, 133 :1847-1847 >DOI >Link

Pastorini G, Marconi A, Capetti A, Axon DJ, Alonso-Herrero A, Atkinson J, Batcheldor D, Carollo CM, Collett J, Dressel L, Hughes MA, Macchetto D, Maciejewski W, Sparks W, van der Marel R. 2007. Supermassive black holes in the Sbc spiral galaxies NGC 3310, NGC 4303 and NGC 4258 ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS, 469 :405-U50 >DOI >Link

MacIejewski W. 2007. Central mass accumulation in nuclear spirals Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union, 3 :161-164 >DOI

Maciejewski W, Athanassoula E. 2007. Regular motions in double bars - I. Double-frequency orbits and loops MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 380 :999-1008 >DOI >Link

Etherington J, Maciejewski W. 2006. Can gas dynamics in centres of galaxies reveal orbiting massive black holes ? MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 367 :1003-1010 >DOI >Link

Maciejewski W. 2006. Response of the integrals in the Tremaine-Weinberg method to multiple pattern speeds: a counter-rotating inner bar in NGC 2950? MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 371 :451-458 >DOI >Link

Prieto MA, Maciejewski W, Reunanen J. 2005. Feeding the monster: The nucleus of NGC 1097 at subarcsecond scales in the infrared with the Very Large Telescope ASTRONOMICAL JOURNAL, 130 :1472-1481 >DOI >Link

Atkinson JW, Collett JL, Marconi A, Axon DJ, Alonso-Herrero A, Batcheldor D, Binney JJ, Capetti A, Carollo CM, Dressel L, Ford H, Gerssen J, Hughes MA, Macchetto D, Maciejewski W, Merrifield MR, Scarlata C, Sparks W, Stiavelli M, Tsvetanov Z, van der Marel RP. 2005. Supermassive black hole mass measurements for NGC 1300 and 2748 based on Hubble Space Telescope emission-line gas kinematics MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 359 :504-520 >DOI >Link

Hughes MA, Axon D, Atkinson J, Alonso-Herrero A, Scarlata C, Marconi A, Batcheldor D, Binney J, Capetti A, Carollo CM, Dressel L, Gerssen J, Macchetto D, Maciejewski W, Merrifield M, Ruiz M, Sparks W, Stiavelli M, Tsvetanov Z. 2005. Nuclear properties of nearby spiral galaxies from Hubble Space Telescope NICMOS imaging and STIS spectroscopy ASTRONOMICAL JOURNAL, 130 :73-83 >DOI >Link

Scarlata C, Stiavelli M, Hughes MA, Axon D, Alonso-Herrero A, Atkinson J, Batcheldor D, Binney J, Capetti A, Carollo CM, Dressel L, Gerssen J, Macchetto D, Maciejewski W, Marconi A, Merrifield M, Ruiz M, Sparks W, Tsvetanov Z, van der Marel RP. 2004. Nuclear properties of a sample of nearby spiral galaxies from Hubble Space Telescope STIS imaging ASTRONOMICAL JOURNAL, 128 :1124-1137 >DOI >Link

Maciejewski W. 2004. Nuclear spirals in galaxies: gas response to an asymmetric potential - II. Hydrodynamical models MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 354 :892-904 >DOI >Link

Maciejewski W. 2004. Nuclear spirals in galaxies: gas response to an asymmetric potential - I. Linear theory MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 354 :883-891 >DOI >Link

Marconi A, Axon DJ, Capetti A, Maciejewski W, Atkinson J, Batcheldor D, Binney J, Carollo M, Dressel L, Ford H, Gerssen J, Hughes MA, Macchetto D, Merrifield MR, Scarlata C, Sparks W, Stiavelli M, Tsvetanov Z, van der Marel RP. 2003. Is there really a black hole at the center of NGC 4041? Constraints from gas kinematics ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 586 :868-890 >DOI >Link

Hughes MA, Alonso-Herrero A, Axon D, Scarlata C, Atkinson J, Batcheldor D, Binney J, Capetti A, Carollo CM, Dressel L, Gerssen J, Macchetto D, Maciejewski W, Marconi A, Merrifield M, Ruiz M, Sparks W, Stiavelli M, Tsvetanov Z, van der Marel R. 2003. An atlas of Hubble Space Telescope spectra and images of nearby spiral galaxies ASTRONOMICAL JOURNAL, 126 :742-761 >DOI >Link

Maciejewski W, Teuben PJ, Sparke LS, Stone JM. 2002. Gas inflow in barred galaxies - effects of secondary bars MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 329 :502-512 >DOI >Link

Schinnerer E, Maciejewski W, Scoville N, Moustakas LA. 2002. Toward the secondary bar: Gas morphology and dynamics in NGC 4303 ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 575 :826-844 >DOI >Link

Maciejewski W, Binney J. 2001. Kinematics from spectroscopy with a wide slit: detecting black holes in galaxy centres MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 323 :831-838 >DOI >Link

Maciejewski W, Sparke LS. 2000. Orbits supporting bars within bars MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 313 :745-760 >DOI >Link

Maciejewski W, Cox DP. 1999. Supernova remnant in a stratified medium: Explicit, analytical approximations for adiabatic expansion and radiative cooling ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 511 :792-797 >DOI >Link

Shelton RL, Cox DP, Maciejewski W, Smith RK, Plewa T, Pawl A, Rozyczka M. 1999. Modeling W44 as a supernova remnant in a density gradient, with a partially formed dense shell and thermal conduction in the hot interior. II. The hydrodynamic models ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 524 :192-212 >DOI >Link

Cox DP, Shelton RL, Maciejewski W, Smith RK, Plewa T, Pawl A, Rozyczka M. 1999. Modeling W44 as a supernova remnant in a density gradient with a partially formed dense shell and thermal conduction in the hot interior. I. The analytical model ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 524 :179-191 >DOI >Link

Maciejewski W, Sparke LS. 1997. Regular orbits and periodic loops in multiply barred galactic potentials ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 484 :L117-L120 >DOI >Link

Maciejewski W, Murphy EM, Lockman FJ, Savage BD. 1996. The aquila supershell: A remnant of multiple supernovae ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 469 :238-& >DOI >Link

Maciejewski W, Mathis JS, Edgar RJ. 1996. Effects of conduction fronts on derived compositions in H II regions ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 462 :347-354 >DOI >Link

MACIEJEWSKI W, ROZYCZKA M. 1993. MULTISUPERNOVA REMNANTS ORIGINATING FROM EXTENDED SOURCES ACTA ASTRONOMICA, 43 :1-12 >Link

Maciejewski W. Contrasts and Average Density in the Hierarchical Model of the Universe Apeiron (Montreal): studies in infinite nature, 1 :7-8

Conference Publication (journal proceedings)

Maciejewski W. 2008. Nuclear spirals in galaxies Wada K, Combes F. Mapping the Galaxy and Nearby Galaxies, Symposium on Mapping the Galaxy and Nearby Galaxies :162-167 >DOI >Link

Maciejewski W, Singh H. 2008. Tremaine-Weinberg Integrals for Gas Flows in Double Bars Funes JG, Corsini EM. FORMATION AND EVOLUTION OF GALAXY DISKS, International Conference on Formation and Evolution of Galaxy Disks 396 :317-+ >Link

Maciejewski W. 2008. Orbits in Corotating and Counterrotating Double Bars Funes JG, Corsini EM. FORMATION AND EVOLUTION OF GALAXY DISKS, International Conference on Formation and Evolution of Galaxy Disks 396 :367-368 >Link

Maciejewski W. 2004. Mass of the Central Black Hole and Gas Flow around it in Galaxies without and with Asymmetries

Maciejewski W. 2004. Dynamics of doubly barred galaxies, also with the inner bar retrograde Block DL, Puerari I, Freeman KC, Groess R, Block EK. PENETRATING BARS THROUGH MASKS OF COSMIC DUST, International Conference on Penetrating Bars Through Masks of Cosmic Dust 319 :175-178 >Link

Maciejewski W. 2004. Nuclear spirals: Gas in asymmetric galactic potential with a massive black hole StorchiBergmann T, Ho LC, Schmitt HR. INTERPLAY AMONG BLACK HOLES, STARS AND ISM IN GALACTIC NUCLEI, 222nd Symposium of the International-Astronomical-Union :431-434 >DOI >Link

Maciejewski W. 2004. Gas inflow in spiral galaxies from kiloparsec to parsec scale Alfaro EJ, Perez E, Franco J. HOW DOES THE GALAXY WORK?, International Conference on How Does the Galaxy Work 315 :265-268 >Link

Schinnerer E, Maciejewski W, Scoville N. 2003. Gas Dynamics in the Central Kiloparsec of Two Barred Spiral Galaxies

Maciejewski W. 2003. Gas dynamics in central parts of galaxies Boily CM, Patsis P, Zwart SP, Spurzem R, Theis C. GALACTIC & STELLAR DYNAMICS, Workshop on Galactic Dynamics 10 :3-15 >DOI >Link

Maciejewski W. 2003. Chaos or order in double barred galaxies? Contopoulos G, Voglis N. GALAXIES AND CHAOS, International Workshop on Galaxies and Chaos 626 :91-100 >Link

Maciejewski W. 2002. Simulations of gas flow from a galactic disk towards the black-hole accretion disk ASTROPHYSICS AND SPACE SCIENCE, 2nd Euroconference on Relevant Basic Building Blocks and Small-scale Processes in Galaxy Evolution 281 :325-326 >DOI >Link

Maciejewski W. 2002. Constraints on nested bars - Implications for gas inflow Athanassoula E, Bosma A, Mujica R. DISKS OF GALAXIES: KINEMATICS, DYNAMICS AND PERTURBATIONS, 4th Guillermo Haro Conference on Disks of Galaxies 275 :251-254 >Link

Marconi A, Axon D, Atkinson J, Binney J, Capetti A, Carollo M, Dressel L, Ford H, Gerssen J, Hughes M, Macchetto D, Maciejewski W, Merrifield M, Scarlata C, Sparks W, Stiavelli M, Tsvetanov Z, van der Marel R. 2001. The black hole mass vs bulge mass relationship in spiral galaxies Schilizzi RT, Vogel SN, Paresce F, Elvis MS. GALAXIES AND THEIR CONSTITUENTS AT THE HIGHEST ANGULAR RESOLUTIONS, 24th General Assembly of the International-Astronomical-Union :58-61 >Link

Maciejewski W. 2001. Simulations of gas flow from a galactic disk to the black-hole-dominated central disk Knapen JH, Beckman JE, Shlosman I, Mahoney TJ. CENTRAL KILOPARSEC OF STARBURSTS AND AGN: THE LA PALMA CONNECTION, Conference on the Central Kiloparsec of Starbursts and AGN 249 :153-159 >Link

Maciejewski W, Binney J. 2001. Gas kinematics from Spectroscopy with a wide slit: Detecting nuclear black holes Schilizzi RT, Vogel SN, Paresce F, Elvis MS. GALAXIES AND THEIR CONSTITUENTS AT THE HIGHEST ANGULAR RESOLUTIONS, 24th General Assembly of the International-Astronomical-Union :54-57 >Link

Maciejewski W. 2001. Black holes in centers of disk galaxies: Spectroscopy with a wide slit Funes JG, Corsini EM. GALAXY DISKS AND DISK GALAXIES, Conference on Galaxy Disks and Disk Galaxies 230 :257-258 >Link

Maciejewski W. 2000. Centers of barred galaxies: Secondary bars and gas flows Combes F, Mamon GA, Charmandaris V. XVTH IAP MEETING DYNAMICS OF GALAXIES: FROM THE EARLY UNIVERSE TO THE PRESENT, XVth IAP Meeting on Dynamics of Galaxies - From the Early Universe to the Present 197 :63-64 >Link

Maciejewski W, Sparke LS. 1999. Bars within bars in galaxies Merritt D, Sellwood JA, Valluri M. GALAXY DYNAMICS: A RUTGERS SYMPOSIUM, Rutgers Symposium on Galaxy Dynamics 182 :245-248 >Link

Maciejewski W. 1999. Bars within bars in galaxies Impey C. INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON ASTROPHYSICS RESEARCH AND SCIENCE EDUCATION, International Symposium on Astrophysics Research and Science Education :267-271 >Link

Davies RI, Maciejewski W. The Impact of Nuclear Star Formation on Gas Inflow to AGN >DOI

Software / Code

Maciejewski W, Krajnovic D. disc2vel: Tangential and radial velocity components derivation

Engagement & Impact

External collaboration:

Institution: Max-Planck Institute for Extraterrestial Physics, Collaborator: Dr Kanak Saha

URL: http://davor.krajnovic.org/idl/, Institution: European Southern Observatory, Collaborator: Prof. Eric Emsellem Dr Davor Krajnovic

Institution: Max-Planck Institute for Extraterrestial Physics, Garching, Germany, Collaborator: Dr Richard Davies

External PGR examinations performed:

Name of University: University College, London, Award student examined for: PhD

Other invited event:

Title of event: Structure and Evolution of Galaxies (conference), Location: Pune, India, Description: invited speaker

Title of event: Winter School on the Central Region of Spiral Galaxies, Location: Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Pune, India, Description: invited lecturer

Title of event: Conference: The Role of Bars in Galaxy Evolution, Location: Granada, Spain 13-17th May 2013, Description: invited review talk

Title of event: TIARA Workshop on Star Formation and Its Environment, Location: Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Academia Sinica, Taiwan, Description: invited talk at the workshop; visitor at Academia Sinica from 2012-11-11 till 2012-11-23