Publications

Below follows a list of all my scientific and popular papers, and a selection of conference contributions.
A complete listing of scientific publications can also be obtained from ADS.

Refereed papers

2016

"KiDS-450: Testing extensions to the standard cosmological model"  (ADS),
S. Joudaki, A. Mead, C. Blake, A. Choi, J. T. A. de Jong, T. Erben, C. Heymans, H. Hildebrandt, H. Hoekstra, B. Joachimi, D. Klaes, F. Köhlinger, K. Kuijken, J. McFarland, L. Miller, P. Schneider, M. Viola, 2016, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, sumbitted, arXiv:1610.04606

"KiDS-450: Cosmological parameter constraints from tomographic weak gravitational lensing"  (ADS),
H. Hildebrandt, M. Viola, C. Heymans, S. Joudaki, K. Kuijken, C. Blake, T. Erben, B. Joachimi, D. Klaes, L. Miller, C. B. Morrison, R. Nakajima, G. Verdoes Kleijn, A. Amon, A. Choi, G. Covone, J. T. A. de Jong, A. Dvornik, I. Fenech Conti, A. Grado, A. J. Harnois-Déraps, R. Herbonnet, H. Hoekstra, F. Köhlinger, J. McFarland, A. Mead, J. Merten, N. R. Napolitano, J. A. Peacock, M. Radovich, P. Schneider, P. Simon, E. A. Valentijn, J. L. van den Busch, E. van Uitert, L. Van Waerbeke, 2016, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, accepted, arXiv:1606.05338

"Dependence of GAMA galaxy halo masses on the cosmic web environment from 100 square degrees of KiDS weak lensing data"  (ADS),
M. M. Brouwer, M. Cacciato, A. Dvornik, L. Eardley, C. Heymans, H. Hoekstra, K. Kuijken, T. McNaught-Roberts, C. Sifón, M. Viola, M. Alpaslan, M. Bilicki, J. Bland-Hawthorn, S. Brough, A. Choi, S. P. Driver, T. Erben, A. Grado, H. Hildebrandt, B. W. Holwerda, A. M. Hopkins, J. T. A. de Jong, J. Liske, J. McFarland, R. Nakajima, N. R. Napolitano, P. Norberg, J. A. Peacock, M. Radovich, A. S. G. Robotham, P. Schneider, G. Sikkema, E. van Uitert, G. Verdoes Kleijn, 2016, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 462, 4451

"Towards a census of super-compact massive galaxies in the Kilo Degree Survey"  (ADS),
C. Tortora, F. La Barbera, N.R. Napolitano, N. Roy, M. Radovich, S. Cavuoti, M. Brescia, G. Longo, F. Getman, M. Capaccioli, K. H. Kuijken, J. T. A. de Jong, J. P. McFarland, 2016, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 457, 2845

2015

"The masses of satellites in GAMA galaxy groups from 100 square degrees of KiDS weak lensing data"  (ADS),
C. Sifón, M. Cacciato, H. Hoekstra, M. Brouwer, E. van Uitert, M. Viola, I. Baldry, S. Brough, M. J. I. Brown, A. Choi, S. P. Driver, T. Erben, A. Grado, C. Heymans, H. Hildebrandt, B. Joachimi, J. T. A. de Jong, K. Kuijken, J. P. McFarland, L. Miller, R. Nakajima, N. R. Napolitano, P. Norberg, A. S. G. Robotham, P. Schneider, G. Verdoes Klein, 2015, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 454, 3938

"Gravitational Lensing Analysis of the Kilo Degree Survey"  (ADS),
K. Kuijken, C. Heymans, H. Hildebrandt, R. Nakajima, T. Erben, J. T. A. de Jong, M. Viola, A. Choi, H. Hoekstra, L. Miller, E. van Uitert, A. Amon, C. Blake, M. Brouwer, A. Buddendiek, I. Fenech Conti, M. B. Eriksen, A. Grado, J. Harnois-Déraps, E. Helmich, R. Herbonnet, N. Irisarri, T. D. Kitching, D. Klaes, F. Labarbera, N. R. Napolitano, M. Radovich, P. Schneider, C. Sifón, G. Sikkema, P. Simon, A. Tudorica, E. A. Valentijn, G. Verdoes Kleijn, L. van Waerbeke, 2015, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 454, 3500

"First discoveries of z~6 quasars with the Kilo DegreeSurvey and VISTA Kilo-Degree Infrared Galaxy survey"  (ADS),
B. P. Venemans, G. A. Verdoes Kleijn, J. Mwebaze, E. A. Valentijn, E. Baňados, R. Decarli, J. T. A. de Jong, J. R. Findlay, K. H. Kuijken, F. La Barbera, J. P. McFarland, R. G. McMahon, N. Napolitano, G. Sikkema, W. J. Sutherland, 2015, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 453, 2259

"Dark matter halo properties of GAMA galaxy groups from 100 square degrees of KiDS weak lensing data"  (ADS),
M. Viola, M. Cacciato, M. Brouwer, K. Kuijken, H. Hoekstra, P. Norberg, A.S.G. Robotham, E. van Uitert, M. Alpaslan, I.K. Baldry, A. Choi, J.T.A. de Jong, S.P. Driver, T. Erben, A. Grado, Alister W. Graham, C. Heymans, H. Hildebrandt, A.M. Hopkins, N. Irisarri, B. Joachimi, J. Loveday, L. Miller, R. Nakajima, P. Schneider, C. Sifón, G. Verdoes Kleijn, 2015, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 452, 3529

"The first and second data releases of the Kilo-Degree Survey"  (ADS),
J. T. A. de Jong, G. A. Verdoes Kleijn, D. R. Boxhoorn, H. Buddelmeijer, M. Capaccioli, F. Getman, A. Grado, E. Helmich, Z. Huang, N. Irisarri, K. Kuijken, F. LaBarbera, J. P. McFarland, N. R. Napolitano, M. Radovich, G. Sikkema, E. A. Valentijn, K. G. Begeman, M. Brescia, S. Cavuoti, A. Choi, O. Cordes, G. Covone, M. Dall'Ora, H. Hildebrandt, G. Longo, R. Nakajima, M. Paolillo, E. Puddu, A. Rifatto, C. Tortora, E. van Uitert, A. Buddendiek, J. Harnois-Déraps, T. Erben, M. B. Eriksen, C. Heymans, H. Hoekstra, B. Joachimi, T. D. Kitching, D. Klaes, L. V. E. Koopmans, F. Köhlinger, N. Roy, C. Sifón, P. Schneider, W. J. Sutherland, M. Viola, W.-J. Vriend, 2015, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 582, A62

"Machine Learning based photometric redshifts for the KiDS galaxies"  (ADS),
S. Cavuoti, M. Brescia, C. Tortora, G. Longo, N. R. Napolitano, M. Radovich, F. La Barbera, M. Capaccioli, J. T. A. de Jong, F. Getman, A. Grado, M. Paolillo, 2015, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 452, 3100

"A skewer survey of the Galactic halo from deep CFHT and INT images"  (ADS),
B. Pila-Díez, J. T. A. de Jong, K. Kuijken, R. F. J. van der Burg, H. Hoekstra, 2015, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 579, A38

2014

"Finding halo streams with a pencil-beam survey. New wraps in the Sagittarius stream"  (ADS),
B. Pila-Díez, K. H. Kuijken, J. T. A. de Jong, H. Hoekstra, R. F. J. van der Burg, 2014, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 564, p.18-42

2013

"The Kilo-Degree Survey"  (ADS),
J. T. A. de Jong, G. A. Verdoes Kleijn, K. H. Kuijken, E. A. Valentijn, the KiDS and Astro-WISE consortiums, 2013, Experimental Astronomy, 35, p.25-44

2012

"The Star Formation History of Leo T from Hubble Space Telescope Imaging"   (ADS),
D. R. Weisz, D. B. Zucker, A. E. Dolphin, N. F. Martin, J. T. A. de Jong, J. A. Holtzman, J. J. Dalcanton, K. M. Gilbert, B. F. Williams, E. F. Bell, V. Belokurov, N. W. Evans, 2012, Astrophysical Journal, 748, 88

2011

"A Deep Photometric Look at Two of Andromeda's Dwarf Spheroidals: X and XVII"   (ADS),
C. Brasseur, H.-W. Rix, N. F. Martin, M. Irwin, A. M. Ferguson, A. W. McConnachie, J. T. A. de Jong, 2011, Astrophysical Journal, 729, p.23-29

2010

"Mapping the stellar structure of the Milky Way thick disk and halo using SEGUE photometry"   (ADS),
J. T. A. de Jong, B. Yanny, H.-W. Rix, A. E. Dolphin, N. F. Martin & T. C. Beers, 2010, Astrophysical Journal, 714, p.663-674

"The enigmatic pair of dwarf galaxies Leo IV and Leo V: coincidence or common origin?"   (ADS),
J. T. A. de Jong, N. F. Martin, H.-W. Rix, K. W. Smith, S. Jin & A. V. Macciò, 2010, Astrophysical Journal, 710, p.1664-1671

2008

"A deep survey of the Fornax dSph I: Star formation history"   (ADS) ,
M. G. Coleman & J. T. A. de Jong, 2008, Astrophysical Journal, 685, p.933-946

"A comprehensive maximum likelihood analysis of the structural properties of faint Milky Way satellites"   (ADS) ,
N. F. Martin, J. T. A. de Jong & H.-W. Rix, 2008, Astrophysical Journal, 684, p.1075-1092

"The structural properties and star formation history of Leo T from deep LBT photometry"   (ADS),
J. T. A. de Jong, J. Harris, M. G. Coleman, N. F. Martin, E. F. Bell, H.-W. Rix, J. M. Hill, E. D. Skillman, D. J. Sand, E. W. Olszewski, D. Zaritsky, D. Thompson, E. Giallongo, R. Ragazzoni, A. DiPaola, J. Farinato, V. Test & J. Bechtold, 2008, Astrophysical Journal, 680, p.1112-1119

"The accretion origin of the Milky Way's stellar halo"   (ADS),
E. F. Bell, D. B. Zucker, V. Belokurov, S. Sharma, K. V. Johnston, J. S. Bullock, D. W. Hogg, K. Jahnke, J. T. A. de Jong, T. C. Beers, N. W. Evans, E. K. Grebel, Z. Ivezic, S. E. Koposov, H-W. Rix, D. P. Schneider, M. Steinmetz & A. Zolotov, 2008, Astrophysical Journal, 680, p.295-311

"Numerical color-magnitude diagram analysis of SDSS data and application to the new Milky Way satellites"   (ADS),
J. T. A. de Jong, H-W. Rix, N. F. Martin, D. B. Zucker, A. E. Dolphin, E. F. Bell, V. Belokurov & N. W. Evans, 2008, Astronomical Journal, 135, p.1361-1383

"Ground-based variability surveys towards Centaurus A: worthwhile or not?"   (ADS),
J. T. A. de Jong, K. H. Kuijken & P. Heraudeau, 2008, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 478, p.755-762

"A deep Large Binocular Telescope view of the Canes Venatici I dwarf galaxy"   (ADS),
N. F. Martin, M. G. Coleman, J. T. A. de Jong, H.-W. Rix, E. F. Bell, D. J. Sand, J. M. Hill, D. Thompson, V. Burwitz, E. Giallongo, R. Ragazzoni, E. Diolaiti, F. Gasparo, A. Grazian, F. Pedichini & J. Bechtold, 2008, Astrophysical Journal Letters, 672, L13

2007

"The elongated structure of the Hercules dSph from deep LBT imaging"   (ADS),
M. G. Coleman, J. T. A. de Jong, N. F. Martin, H-W. Rix, D. J. Sand, E. F. Bell, R. W. Pogge, D. J. Thompson, H. Hippelein, E. Giallongo, R. Ragazzoni, A. DiPaola, J. Farinato, R. Smareglia, V. Testa, J. Bechtold, J. M. Hill, P. M. Garnavich & R. F. Green, 2007, Astrophysical Journal Letters, 668, L43

"The discovery of two extremely low luminosity Milky Way globular clusters"   (ADS),
S. Koposov, J. T. A. de Jong, V. Belokurov, H.-W. Rix, D.B. Zucker, N.W. Evans, G. Gilmore, M.J. Irwin & E. F. Bell, 2007, Astrophysical Journal, 669, p.337-342

"Modeling the Stellar Populations in the Canis Major Overdensity: the Relation between the Old and Young Populations"   (ADS),
J. T. A. de Jong, D. J. Butler, H-W. Rix, A. E. Dolphin & D. Martinez-Delgado, 2007, Astrophysical Journal, 662, p.259-271

"Discovery of an Unusual Dwarf Galaxy in the Outskirts of the Milky Way"   (ADS),
M. J. Irwin, V. Belokurov, N. W. Evans, E. V. Ryan-Weber, J. T. A. de Jong, et al. 2007, Astrophysical Journal Letters, 656, L13

"A Canis Major Over-density Imaging Survey: I. Stellar Content and Star-count Maps: A Distinctly Elongated Body of Main Sequence Stars"   (ADS),
D. J. Butler, D. Martinez-Delgado, H-W. Rix, J. Penarrubia & J. T. A. de Jong, 2007, Astronomical Journal, 133, p.2274-2290

"Cats and Dogs, Hair and a Hero: a Quintet of New Milky Way Companions"   (ADS),
V. Belokurov, D. B. Zucker, N. W. Evans, J. T. Kleyna, S. Koposov, et al. 2007, Astrophysical Journal, 654, p.897-906

2006

"GRB 051028: an intrinsically faint gamma-ray burst at high redshift?"   (ADS),
A. J. Castro-Tirado, M. Jelinek, S. B. Pandey, S. McBreen, J. T. A. de Jong, D. K. Sahu, P. Ferrero, J. A. Caballero, et al. 2006, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 459, p.763-767

"MACHOs in M31? Absence of evidence but not evidence of absence"   (ADS),
J. T. A. de Jong, L. M. Widrow, P. Cseresnjes, K. H. Kuijken, A. P. S. Crotts, A. Bergier, E. A. Baltz, G. Gyuk, P. D. Sackett, R. R. Uglesich & W. J. Sutherland, 2006, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 446, p.855-875

2005

"HST imaging of MEGA microlensing candidates in M31"   (ADS),
P. Cseresnjes, A. P. S. Crotts, J. T. A. de Jong, A. Bergier, E. A. Baltz, G. Gyuk, K. H. Kuijken & L. M. Widrow, 2005, Astrophysical Journal Letters, 633, L105

2004

"First Microlensing Candidates from the MEGA Survey of M31"   (ADS),
J. T. A. de Jong, K. H. Kuijken, A. P. S. Crotts, P. D. Sackett, W. J. Sutherland, R. R. Uglesich, E. A. Baltz, P. Cseresnjes, G. Gyuk & L. M. Widrow, 2004, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 417, p.461-477

"Evidence of Halo Microlensing in M31"   (ADS),
R. R. Uglesich, A. P. S. Crotts, E. A. Baltz, J. T. A. de Jong, R. P. Boyle & C. J. Corbally, 2004, Astrophysical Journal, 612, p.877-893

Popular articles

"Een dozijn nieuwe dwergen (A dozen new dwarfs)"   (Zenit),
Jelte de Jong, in Zenit, November 2007, p.488-492

"MACHOs in het Andromeda stelsel? (MACHOs in the Andromeda system?)"   (Zenit),
Jelte de Jong, in Zenit, December 2005, p.540-544

Selected conference proceedings

"Astro-WISE for KiDS survey production and quality control"    (ADS),
G. Verdoes Kleijn, J. T. A. de Jong, E. A. Valentijn, K. Kuijken, for the KiDS Collaboration and Astro-WISE Consortium, Proceedings ADASS XXI, 2011, ASP Conference Series

"Mapping low-latitude stellar substructure with SEGUE photometry"    (ADS),
J. T. A. de Jong, B. Yanny, H.-W. Rix, E. F. Bell, A. E. Dolphin, Proceedings of IAU Symposium 254, "The Milky Way disk in a cosmological context", Copenhagen, Denmark, 9-13 June 2008

"Studying Milky Way structure using stellar populations"    (ADS),
J. T. A. de Jong, D. J. Butler, H-W. Rix, A. E. Dolphin, D. Martinez-Delgado, IAU Symposium 241, "Stellar populations as building blocks of galaxies", La Palma, Spain, 10-16 December 2006, eds. A. Vazdekis & R. F. Peletier, p.213

"Probing MACHOs in M31" (poster),
J. T. A. de Jong, K. H. Kuijken, A. P. S. Crotts, P. D. Sackett, W. J. Sutherland, R. R. Uglesich, E. A. Baltz, P. Cseresnjes, G. Gyuk, L. M. Widrow, Conference: "Baryons in Dark Matter Halos", Novigrad, Croatia, 5-9 Oct 2004, p.93-96, eds. R. Dettmar, U. Klein, P. Salucci (http://pos.sissa.it)

"Microlensing in M31, preliminary lightcurves from MEGA" (poster) (ADS),
J. T. A. de Jong, P. D. Sackett, K. H. Kuijken, R. R. Uglesich, A. P. S. Crotts, W. J. Sutherland, STScI symposium "The Dark Universe: Matter, Energy and Gravity", Baltimore, April 2001, astro-ph/0107560

"Search for High Proper Motion White Dwarfs"    (ADS),
J. T. A. de Jong, K. H. Kuijken, M. J. Neeser, Recontres de Moriond XX "Cosmological Physics with Gravitational Lensing", Les Arcs, March 2000, eds. J. Tran Thanh Van, Y. Mellier & M. Moniez, astro-ph/0009058

Thesis

My PhD thesis, entitled Microlensing in Andromeda - A search for baryonic dark matter, describes my work on the INT microlensing survey performed by the MEGA collaboration. Apart from the microlensing work there is also a chapter on variable stars in M31.
You can download my thesis (or parts of it) as PDF files at the University of Groningen. If you would like a hard-copy version, please let me know and I'll be happy to send you one.

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