PTYS/LPL Faculty

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Jay Holberg

Senior Research Scientist (Retired)

Ph.D., 1974, Physics, UC Berkeley

Years with LPL: 1983 to present

White dwarf stars, UV astronomy and large surveys, History of astronomy

Current Grants

  • Verifying the White Dwarf Mass-Radius relation with Sirius B and other resolved Sirius-like systems (HST Cycle 19 US PI)
  • Tests of Extreme Physics in Very Cool White Dwarfs (Cycle 18)
  • KEPLER Absolute Calibration Using White Dwarfs: KEPLER
  • Constructing the Local White Dwarf Population: NASA ADP
  • The Local Population of White Dwarf Population and the Vast New Domain of Massive Stellar Surveys: NSF Astronomy

Former Spacecraft Involvement

  • Voyager
  • International Ultraviolet Explorer (IUE)
  • Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer (EUVE)
  • Far Ultraviolet Spectroscopic Explorer (FUSE)
  • David Sing, 2006 (Ph.D. Physics)
  • Kenneth Kidder, 2000 (Ph.D. Physics)

Complete Publications list available from: NASA ADS Author search: J. B. Holberg

Recent refereed publications (NASA ADS): Years 2019 through 2020

Preval, Simon P., Barstow, Martin A., Bainbridge, Matthew, Reindl, Nicole, Ayres, Thomas, Holberg, Jay B., Barrow, John D., Lee, Chung-Chi, Webb, John K., & Hu, Jiting 2019, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. A far-UV survey of three hot, metal-polluted white dwarf stars: WD0455-282, WD0621-376, and WD2211-495

Hu, J., Webb, J. K., Ayres, T. R., Bainbridge, M. B., Barrow, J. D., Barstow, M. A., Berengut, J. C., Carswell, R. F., Dzuba, V. A., Flambaum, V. V., Holberg, J. B., Lee, C. C., Preval, S. P., Reindl, N., & Tchang-Brillet, W. -Ü. L. 2019, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Constraining the magnetic field on white dwarf surfaces; Zeeman effects and fine structure constant variation

Narayan, Gautham, Matheson, Thomas, Saha, Abhijit, Axelrod, Tim, Calamida, Annalisa, Olszewski, Edward, Claver, Jenna, Mandel, Kaisey S., Bohlin, Ralph C., Holberg, Jay B., Deustua, Susana, Rest, Armin, Stubbs, Christopher W., Shanahan, Clare E., Vaz, Amali L., Zenteno, Alfredo, Strampelli, Giovanni, Hubeny, Ivan, Points, Sean, Sabbi, Elena, & Mackenty, John 2019, The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series. Subpercent Photometry: Faint DA White Dwarf Spectrophotometric Standards for Astrophysical Observatories

Wilson, David J., Gänsicke, Boris T., Koester, Detlev, Toloza, Odette, Holberg, Jay B., Preval, Simon P., Barstow, Martin A., Belardi, Claudia, Burleigh, Matthew R., Casewell, Sarah L., Cauley, P. Wilson, Chote, Paul, Farihi, Jay, Hollands, Mark A., Long, Knox S., & Redfield, Seth 2019, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Multiwavelength observations of the EUV variable metal-rich white dwarf GD 394

Calamida, Annalisa, Matheson, Thomas, Saha, Abhijit, Olszewski, Edward, Narayan, Gautham, Claver, Jenna, Shanahan, Clare, Holberg, Jay, Axelrod, Tim, Bohlin, Ralph, Stubbs, Christopher W., Deustua, Susana, Hubeny, Ivan, Mackenty, John, Points, Sean, Rest, Armin, & Sabbi, Elena 2019, The Astrophysical Journal. Photometry and Spectroscopy of Faint Candidate Spectrophotometric Standard DA White Dwarfs

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