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Publications

 
Last updated on MJD 56239 (2012 November 08)

Refereed Journals

  • Russell, D. M., Markoff, S., Casella, P., Cantrell, A. G., Chatterjee, R., Fender, R. P., Gallo, E., Gandhi, P., Homan, J., Maitra, D., Miller-Jones, J. C. A., O'Brien, K., & Shahbaz, T. 2012, ``Jet spectral breaks in black hole X-ray binaries'', MNRAS, in press (arXiv:1211.1655).

  • Reis, R. C., Miller, J. M., Reynolds, M. T., Gultekin, K., Maitra, D., King, A. L., & Strohmayer, T. E 2012, ``A 200-Second Quasi-Periodicity After the Tidal Disruption of a Star by a Dormant Black Hole'', Science, 337, 949.

  • Khoperskov, S. A., Khoperskov, A. V., Khrykin, I. S., Korchagin, V. I., Casetti-Dinescu, D. I., Girard, T., van Altena, W., & Maitra, D. 2012, ``Global Gravitationally-Organized Spiral Waves and the Structure of NGC 5247'', MNRAS, in press (arXiv:1209.2879).

  • Maitra, D., Miller, J. M., Raymond, J. C., & Reynolds, M. T. 2011, ``A strong emission line near 24.8 angstrom in the X-ray binary system MAXI J0556-332: gravitational redshift or unusual donor'', ApJ Letters, 743, L11.

  • Miller-Jones, J. C. A., and 18 co-authors including DM, 2012, ``Disc-jet coupling in the 2009 outburst of the black hole candidate H1743-322'', MNRAS, 421, 468.

  • King, A. L., Miller, J. M., Raymond, J., Fabian, A. C., Reynolds, C. S., Kallman, T., R., Maitra, D., Cackett, E. M., & Rupen, M. P. 2012, ``An Extreme X-ray Disk Wind in the Black Hole Candidate IGR J17091-3624'', ApJ Letters, 746, L20.

  • Russell, D. M. and 18 co-authors including DM, 2012, ``A late jet rebrightening revealed from multiwavelength monitoring of the black hole candidate XTE J1752-223'', MNRAS, 419, 1740.

  • Nowak, M. A., Wilms, J., Pottschmidt, K., Schulz, N., Maitra, D., & Miller, J. 2012, ``Suzaku Observations of 4U 1957+11: Potentially the Most Rapidly Spinning Black Hole in (the Halo of) the Galaxy'', ApJ, 744, 107.

  • Russell, D. M., Maitra, D., Dunn, R. J. H., & Fender, R. P. 2011, `` A tool to separate optical/infrared disc and jet emission in X-ray transient outbursts: the colour-magnitude diagrams of XTE J1550-564 '', MNRAS, 416, 2311.

  • Maitra, D., Miller, J. M., Markoff, S., & King, A. 2011, `` A Jet Model for the Broadband Spectrum Of the Seyfert 1 Galaxy NGC 4051 '', ApJ, 735, 107.

  • Miller, J. M., Maitra, D., Cackett, E. M., Bhattacharyya, S., & Strohmayer, T. E. 2011, `` A Fast X-ray Disk Wind in the Transient Pulsar IGR J17480-2446 in Terzan 5 '', ApJ Letters, 731, L7.

  • Reis, R. C., Miller, J. M., Fabian, A. C., Cackett, E. M., Maitra, D., Reynolds, C. S., Rupen, M., Steeghs, D. T. H., & Wijnands, R. 2011, `` Multistate observations of the Galactic black hole XTE J1752-223: evidence for an intermediate black hole spin '', MNRAS, 410, 249.

  • Nowak, M. A., Hanke, M., Trowbridge, S. N., Markoff, S. B., Wilms, J., Pottschmidt, K., Coppi, P., Maitra, D., Davis, J. E., & Tramper, F. 2011, `` Corona, Jet, and Relativistic Line Models for Suzaku/RXTE/Chandra-HETG Observations of the Cygnus X-1 Hard State '', ApJ, 728, 13.

  • van Oers, P., Markoff, S. B., Rahoui, F, Maitra, D., Nowak, M., Wilms, J., Castro-Tirado, A. J., Rodriguez, J., Dhawan, V., & Harlaftis, E. 2010, `` Is the plateau state in GRS 1915+105 equivalent to canonical hard states? '', MNRAS, 409, 763.

  • Miller, J. M., Nowak, M., Markoff, S. & Maitra, D. 2010, ``Exploring Accretion and Disk-Jet Connections in the LLAGN M81*'', ApJ, 720, 1033.

  • Soleri, P. Fender, R., Tudose, V., Maitra, D., Bell, M., Linares, M., Altamirano, D., Wijnands, R., Belloni, T., Casella, P., Miller-Jones, J. C. A., Muxlow, T., Klein-Wolt, M., Garrett, M., & van der Klis, M. 2010, ``Investigating the disc-jet coupling in accreting compact objects using the black hole candidate Swift J1753.5-0127'', MNRAS, 406, 1471.

  • Russell, D. M., Maitra, D., Dunn, R. J. H., & Markoff, S. 2010, ``Evidence for a compact jet dominating the broadband spectrum of the black hole accretor XTE J1550-564'', MNRAS, 405, 1759.

  • Maitra, D. & Miller, J. M. 2010, ``Evidence of a Warm Absorber that Varies with QPO Phase in the AGN RE J1034+396'', ApJ, 718, 551.

  • Lewis, F., Russell, D. M., Jonker, P. G., Linares, M., Tudose, V., Roche, P., Clark, J. S., Torres, M. A. P., Maitra, D., Bassa, C. G., & 11 coauthors, 2010, ``The double-peaked 2008 outburst of the accreting milli-second X-ray pulsar, IGR J00291+5934'', A&A, 517, 72.

  • Miller-Jones, J. C. A and 21 co-authors, including D. Maitra 2010, ``Evolution of the radio-X-ray coupling throughout an entire outburst of Aquila X-1'', ApJL, 716, 109.

  • Casella, P., Maccarone, T., O'Brien, K., Fender, R., Russell, D., van der Klis, M., Pe'er, A., Maitra, D., Altamirano, D., Belloni, T., Kanbach, G., Klein-Wolt, M., Mason, E., Soleri, P., Stefanescu, A., Wiersema, K., & Wijnands, R. 2010, ``Fast infrared variability from a relativistic jet in GX 339-4'', MNRAS, 404, L21.

  • Brocksopp, C., Jonker, P. G., Maitra, D., Krimm, H. A., Pooley, G. G., Ramsay, G., & Zurita, C. 2010, ``Disentangling jet and disc emission from the 2005 outburst of XTE J1118+480'', MNRAS, 404, 908.

  • Tudose, V., Fender, R., Linares, M., Maitra, D., & van der Klis, M. 2009, ``The disc-jet coupling in the neutron star X-ray binary Aquila X-1'', MNRAS, 400, 2111.

  • Maitra, D., Markoff, S., & Falcke, H. 2009, ``A Time-dependent Jet Model for the Emission from Sagittarius A*'', A&A Letters, 508, L13.

  • Maitra, D., Markoff, S., Brocksopp, C., Noble, M., Nowak, M., & Wilms, J. 2009, ``Constraining Jet/Disk Geometry and Radiative Processes in Stellar Black Holes XTE J1118+480 and GX 339-4'', MNRAS, 398, 1638.

  • Maitra, D. & Bailyn, C. D. 2008, ``Outburst Morphology in the Soft X-ray Transient Aquila X-1'', ApJ, 688, 537.

  • Maitra, D. & Bailyn, C. D. 2006, ``X-Ray Observations of V4641 SGR (SAX J1819.3-2525) during the Brief and Violent Outburst of 2003'', ApJ, 637, 992.

  • Maitra, D. & Bailyn, C. D. 2004, ``Evolution of Spectral States of Aquila X-1 during the 2000 Outburst'', ApJ, 608, 444.

  • Saha, S. K. & Maitra, D. 2001, ``Auto-correlation of Binary Stars'', Ind. J. Phys., 75B, 391 (astro-ph/0106119).

Circulars/Telegrams

Non-refereed Publications

  • Maitra, D., Miller, J., Markoff, S., & King, A. 2012, ``Modeling the Broadband Spectral Energy Distributions of Nearby Seyfert-1 AGN'', AAS Meeting #219, #140.04.

  • Nowak, M. A., Wilms, J., Pottschmidt, K., Schulz, N., Miller, J., & Maitra, D. 2012, ``Suzaku observations of 4U 1957+11: The most rapidly spinning black hole in the galaxy?'', SUZAKU 2011: Exploring the X-ray Universe: Suzaku and Beyond. AIP Conf. Proc., 1427, 48.

  • Sivakoff, G. R. et al. 2012, ``Caught In The Act: Disc-jet Coupling In The 2009 Outburst Of The Black Hole Candidate H1743-322'', AAS Meeting #219, #249.02.

  • Reynolds, M., Miller, J., Maitra, D., Gultekin, K., Kennea, J., Siegel, M., Gehrels, N., Gelbord, J., & Kuin, P. 2011, ``The Swift Galactic Plane Survey'', AAS, HEAD meeting #12, #27.01.

  • Nowak, M., Wilms, J., Pottschmidt, K., Schulz, N., Miller, J., & Maitra, D. 2011, ``Suzaku Observations of 4U 1957+11: Potentially the Most Rapidly Spinning Black Hole in the Galaxy'', AAS, HEAD meeting #12, #1.07.

  • Maitra, D., Cantrell, A., Markoff, S., Falcke, H., Miller, J., & Bailyn, C. 2011, `` Jets at lowest mass accretion rates'', Proceedings of the IAU, 275, 82.

  • Russell, D. M., Lewis, F., Maitra, D., Dunn, R. J. H., Markoff, S., Jonker, P. G., Linares, M., & Tudose, V. 2011, `` Isolating the jet in broadband spectra of XBs '', Proceedings of the IAU, 275, 317.

  • Markoff, S., Nowak, M. A., Maitra, D., Wilms, J., Gallo, E., Hynes, R., & Plotkin, R. 2011, `` Fitting along the Fundamental Plane: New comparisons of jet physics across the black hole mass scale '', Proceedings of the IAU, 275, 250.

  • Miller-Jones, J. C. A., Sivakoff, G. R., Altamirano, D., Kording, E. G., Krimm, H. A., Maitra, D., Remillard, R. A., Russell, D. M., Tudose, V., Dhawan, V., and 6 coauthors, 2011, `` Investigating accretion disk - radio jet coupling across the stellar mass scale '', Proceedings of the IAU, 275, 224.

  • Falcke, H., Markoff, S., Bower, G. C., Gammie, C. F.; MoŇõcibrodzka, M., & Maitra, D. 2011, `` The jet in the galactic center: An ideal laboratory for magnetohydrodynamics and general relativity '', Proceedings of the IAU, 275, 68.

  • Casella, P., Maccarone, T.;,O'Brien, K., Fender, R., Russell, D., van der Klis, M., Pe'er, A., Maitra, D., Altamirano, D., Belloni, T., and 8 coauthors, 2010, `` Fast Multiwavelength Variability from Jets in X-ray Binaries, a New Powerful Tool '', Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, 41, 734.

  • Nowak, M., Hanke, M., Trowbridge, S. N., Markoff, S. B., Wilms, J., Pottschmidt, K., Coppi, P., Maitra, D., & Davis, J. E. 2010, `` Corona, Jet, and Relativistic Line Models for Suzaku/RXTE/Chandra-HETG Observations of the Cygnus X-1 Hard State '', Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, 41, 733.

  • van Oers, P. C. N., Markoff, S., Maitra, D., Nowak, M., Wilms, J., Castro-Tirado, A., Rodriguez, J., & Dhawan, V. 2010, `` High Luminosity Jets: Can The GRS 1915+105 Plateau State Be Compared To The Canonical Hard State? '', Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, 41, 730.

  • Falcke, H., Markoff, S., Gammie, C. F., Maitra, D., & Bower, G. 2010, `` Imaging the Event Horizon and MHD in strong gravity: the case of the Galactic Center black hole Sgr A* '', 38th COSPAR Scientific Assembly. Held 18-15 July 2010, in Bremen, Germany, p.6.

  • Markoff, S., Nowak, M. A., Polko, P., Drappeau, S., Dibi, S., Meier, D., Maitra, D., Wilms, J., Peer, A., & Gallo, E. 2010, `` Fitting Along the Fundamental Plane: New Comparisons of Black Hole Physics Across the Mass Scale '', 38th COSPAR Scientific Assembly. Held 18-15 July 2010, in Bremen, Germany, p.11.

  • Maitra, D., Markoff, S., Falcke, H., Bower, G. 2009, ``Time-dependent Modeling Of Flares From Black Holes'', Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, 41, 384.

  • Markoff, S., Falcke, H., Bower, G. C.; Maitra, D. 2009, ``Jet Lags and Other Signatures of Collimated Outflow in Sgr A'', Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, 41, 216.

  • Markoff, S., et al. 2009, ``Comparing Black Hole Binaries in the Hard State: From Standard to Extreme Behavior'', Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, 41, 211.

  • Maitra, D., & Markoff, S. 2008, ``Steadily Becoming Unsteady: Towards a Time-Dependent Jet Model for X-ray Binaries'', presented in Microquasar Workshop, Foca, Turkey. Published in Proceedings of Science (MQW7), p25.

  • Russell, D. M., Maitra, D., Fender, R. P. & Lewis, F. 2008, ``Unifying Disc-Jet Behaviour in X-ray Binaries: An Optical/IR Approach'', presented in Microquasar Workshop, Foca, Turkey. Published in Proceedings of Science (MQW7), p2.

  • Tudose, V., Fender, R. P., Linares, M., & Maitra, D. 2008, ``The Disc-Jet Coupling in Aql X-1'', presented in Microquasar Workshop, Foca, Turkey. Published in Proceedings of Science (MQW7), p17.

  • Maitra, D., Markoff, S., & Brocksopp, C. 2008, ``Unity in Diversity: Constraints on Jet/Disk Geometry and Radiative Processes in Stellar Black Holes via Modeling Broadband SEDs'', presented in ``A Population Explosion: The Nature & Evolution of X-ray Binaries in Diverse Environments'', St. Petersburg, Florida, USA. Published in AIP Conf. Proc., 1010, 94.

  • Russell, D., et al. 2008, ``Spectral Evidence for Jets from Accreting Millisecond X-ray Pulsars'', to appear in the proceedings of ``A Decade of Accreting Millisecond X-ray Pulsars", Amsterdam. Eds. R. Wijnands et al. AIP Conf. Proc. (astro-ph/0809.4820).

  • Soleri, P., et al. 2008, ``Multiwavelength Observations of the Black Hole Candidate Swift J1753.50127'', AIP Conf. Proc., 1010, 103.

  • Maitra, D. & Bailyn, C. D. 2007, ``Optical/near-IR Detection and Monitoring of LOFAR Transients using SMARTS'', presented in ``Bursts, Pulses and Flickering: Wide-field monitoring of the dynamic radio sky'', Kerastari, Tripolis, Greece. Published in Proceedings of Science (Dynamic2007), p40.

  • Markoff et al. 2007, ``Understanding the Emission Region Geometry in Weakly Accreting Black Holes'', Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, 38, 809.

  • Maitra, D. & Bailyn, C. D. 2005, ``Low-Intensity States in the Neutron Star X-ray Binary Aql X-1'', presented in ``A Life with Stars, a meeting in honor of Ed van den Heuvel'', Amsterdam, The Netherlands (astro-ph/0510329).

  • Maitra, D. & Bailyn, C. D. 2005, ``Rapid Spectral Variability during the 2003 Outburst of V4641 Sgr'', presented in COSPAR Colloquium ``Spectra & Timing of Compact X-ray Binaries'', Mumbai, India (astro-ph/0510277).

  • Maitra, D. & Bailyn, C. D. 2005, ``The 2003 Outburst of the Galactic Microquasar V4641 Sgr'', AIP Conf. Proc., 797, 249.

  • Maitra, D., Bailyn, C. D., Chen, A., Buxton, M., & Jeanty, L. 2004, ``Simultaneous Optical and X-ray Observations of the 2003 Outburst of V4641 Sgr'', AIP Conf. Proc., 714, 56.

  • Bailyn, C. D., Maitra, D., Buxton, M., & Chen, A. 2003, ``The 2003 Outburst of the Black Hole Binary V4641 Sgr'', AAS, 203, 8105.

Popular Science Articles

  • Maitra, D. 2012, ``Are black holes spinning really, really fast?'', Sky Watching Guide, 49, 34.
  • Maitra, D. 2006, ``Testing Einstein's Theory of General Relativity with Binary Pulsar'', Sky Watching Guide, 37, 19.
  • Maitra, D. 2005, ``The Mystery of Gamma-Ray Bursts'', Sky Watching Guide, 35, 22.
  • Maitra, D. 2003, ``Outburst of V4641 Sgr - An Observer's Chronicle'', Sky Watching Guide, 31, 22.
  • Maitra, D. 2002, ``Accelerating Universe and Revival of the Cosmological Constant'', Sky Watching Guide, 29, 19.
  • Maitra, D. 2001, ``Anisotropy in the Orientation and Polarisation Axes of Quasars : An Unresolved Mystery'', Sky Watching Guide, 27, 15.
  • Maitra, D. 2000, ``Introduction to High-Resolution Imaging'', Sky Watching Guide, 25, 12.
  • Maitra, D. 1998, ``Gravitational Lensing: A Tool in the Search for Cosmic Dark Matter'', Sky Watching Guide, 21, 10.

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