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Aldcroft, Thomas

Fellowship Advisor Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory staff

X-ray constraints on the intergalactic medium; quasar absorption line systems; quasar multiwavelength spectral energy distribution

Background And Education

Education And Training

Publications

Selected Publications

  • Article

    • Trichas, Markos, Green, Paul J., Silverman, John D., Aldcroft, Tom, Barkhouse, Wayne, Cameron, Robert A., Constantin, Anca, Ellison, Sara L., Foltz, Craig, Haggard, Daryl, Jannuzi, Buell T., Kim, Dong-Woo, Marshall, Herman L., Mossman, Amy, Pérez, Laura M., Romero-Colmenero, Encarni, Ruiz, Angel, Smith, Malcolm G., Smith, Paul S., Torres, Guillermo, Wik, Daniel R., Wilkes, Belinda J., and Wolfgang, Angie. 2017. "Erratum: "The Chandra Multi-wavelength Project: Optical Spectroscopy and the Broadband Spectral Energy Distributions of X-ray-selected AGNs" (2012, ApJS, 200, 17)." The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series 231:23. https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4365/231/2/23 2017
    • Astropy Collaboration, Robitaille, Thomas P., Tollerud, Erik J., Greenfield, Perry, Droettboom, Michael, Bray, Erik, Aldcroft, Thomas L., Davis, M., Ginsburg, Adam, Price-Whelan, Adrian M., Kerzendorf, Wolfgang E., Conley, Alexander, Crighton, Neil, Barbary, Kyle, Muna, Demitri, Ferguson, Henry, Grollier, Frédéric, Parikh, Madhura M., Nair, Prasanth H., Unther, Hans M., Deil, Christoph, Woillez, Julien, Conseil, Simon, Kramer, Roban, Turner, James E. H. et al. 2013. "Astropy: A community Python package for astronomy." Astronomy and Astrophysics, 558 33. https://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201322068. 2013
    • Trichas, Markos, Green, Paul J., Constantin, Anca, Aldcroft, Thomas L., Kalfountzou, Eleni, Sobolewska, Malgosia, Hyde, Ashley K., Zhou, Hongyan, Kim, Dong-Woo, Haggard, Daryl, and Kelly, Brandon C. 2013. "Empirical Links between XRB and AGN Accretion Using the Complete z < 0.4 Spectroscopic CSC/SDSS Catalog." The Astrophysical Journal 778:188. https://doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/778/2/188 2013
    • Lanzuisi, G., Civano, Francesca, Elvis, M., Salvato, M., Hasinger, G., Vignali, C., Zamorani, G., Aldcroft, Thomas L., Brusa, M., Comastri, A., Fiore, F., Fruscione, A., Gilli, R., Ho, L. C., Mainieri, V., Merloni, A., and Siemiginowska, Aneta. 2013. "The Chandra-COSMOS survey - IV. X-ray spectra of the bright sample." Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 431 978–996. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stt222. 2013
    • Guarcello, M. G., Drake, Jeremy J., Wright, N. J., Drew, J. E., Gutermuth, R. A., Hora, Joseph L., Naylor, T., Aldcroft, Thomas L., Fruscione, A., García-Alvarez, D., Kashyap, V. L., and King, R. 2013. "The Protoplanetary Disks in the Nearby Massive Star-forming Region Cygnus OB2." The Astrophysical Journal 773:135. https://doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/773/2/135 2013
    • Civano, Francesca, Elvis, M., Lanzuisi, G., Aldcroft, Thomas L., Trichas, M., Bongiorno, A., Brusa, M., Blecha, L., Comastri, A., Loeb, A., Salvato, M., Fruscione, A., Koekemoer, A., Komossa, S., Gilli, R., Mainieri, V., Piconcelli, E., and Vignali, C. 2012. "Chandra High-resolution observations of CID-42, a Candidate Recoiling Supermassive Black Hole." The Astrophysical Journal 752:49. https://doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/752/1/49 2012
    • Siemiginowska, Aneta, Stawarz, Lukasz, Cheung, Chi C., Aldcroft, Thomas L., Bechtold, Jill, Burke, D. J., Evans, Daniel, Holt, Joanna, Jamrozy, Marek, and Migliori, Giulia. 2012. "Deep Chandra X-Ray Imaging of a nearby Radio Galaxy 4C 29.30: X-Ray/Radio Connection." The Astrophysical Journal 750:124. https://doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/750/2/124 2012
    • Guarcello, M. G., Wright, N. J., Drake, Jeremy J., García-Alvarez, D., Drew, J. E., Aldcroft, Thomas L., and Kashyap, V. L. 2012. "Optical Photometric GTC/OSIRIS Observations of the Young Massive Association Cygnus OB2." The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series 202:19. https://doi.org/10.1088/0067-0049/202/2/19 2012
    • Aldcroft, Thomas L., Schwartz, Daniel A., Reid, Paul B., Cotroneo, Vincenzo, and Davis, William N. 2012. "Simulating correction of adjustable optics for an x-ray telescope." Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series 8503:https://doi.org/10.1117/12.929839 2012
    • Reid, P. B., Aldcroft, Thomas L., Cotroneo, V., Davis, W., Johnson-Wilke, R. L., McMuldroch, S., Ramsey, B. D., Schwartz, D. A., Trolier-McKinstry, S., Vikhlinin, Alexey A., and Wilke, R. H. T. 2012. "Technology development of adjustable grazing incidence x-ray optics for sub-arc second imaging." Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series 8443:https://doi.org/10.1117/12.926930 2012
    • Civano, Francesca, Elvis, M., Brusa, M., Comastri, A., Salvato, M., Zamorani, G., Aldcroft, Thomas L., Bongiorno, A., Capak, P., Cappelluti, N., Cisternas, M., Fiore, F., Fruscione, A., Hao, H., Kartaltepe, J., Koekemoer, A., Gilli, R., Impey, C. D., Lanzuisi, G., Lusso, E., Mainieri, V., Miyaji, T., Lilly, S., Masters, D., Puccetti, S. et al. 2012. "The Chandra COSMOS Survey. III. Optical and Infrared Identification of X-Ray Point Sources." The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, 201 30. https://doi.org/10.1088/0067-0049/201/2/30. 2012
    • Trichas, Markos, Green, Paul J., Silverman, John D., Aldcroft, Thomas L., Barkhouse, Wayne, Cameron, Robert A., Constantin, Anca, Ellison, Sara L., Foltz, Craig, Haggard, Daryl, Jannuzi, Buell T., Kim, Dong-Woo, Marshall, Herman L., Mossman, Amy, Pérez, Laura M., Romero-Colmenero, Encarni, Ruiz, Angel, Smith, Malcolm G., Smith, Paul S., Torres, Guillermo, Wik, Daniel R., Wilkes, Belinda J., and Wolfgang, Angie. 2012. "The Chandra Multi-wavelength Project: Optical Spectroscopy and the Broadband Spectral Energy Distributions of X-Ray-selected AGNs." The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series 200:17. https://doi.org/10.1088/0067-0049/200/2/17 2012
    • Schwartz, Daniel A., Aldcroft, Thomas L., Bookbinder, Jay A., Cotroneo, Vincenzo, Davis, William N., Forman, William R., Freeman, Mark D., McMuldroch, Stuart, Reid, Paul, Tananbaum, Harvey, Vikhlinin, Alexey A., Trolier-McKinstry, Susan, Wilke, Derek, and Johnson-Wilke, Raegan. 2012. "The square meter arcsecond resolution x-ray telescope: SMART-X." Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series 8503:08. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.930868 2012
    • O'Dell, Stephen L., Aldcroft, Thomas L., Atkins, Carolyn, Button, Timothy W., Cotroneo, Vincenzo, Davis, William N., Doel, Peter, Feldman, Charlotte H., Freeman, Mark D., Gubarev, Mikhail V., Johnson-Wilke, Raegan L., Kolodziejczak, Jeffery J., Lillie, Charles F., Michette, Alan G., Ramsey, Brian D., Reid, Paul B., Rodriguez Sanmartin, Daniel, Saha, Timo T., Schwartz, Daniel A., Trolier-McKinstry, Susan E., Ulmer, Melville P., Wilke, Rudeger H. T., Willingale, Richard, and Zhang, William W. 2012. "Toward active x-ray telescopes II." Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series 8503:07. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.930090 2012
    • Green, Paul J., Myers, Adam D., Barkhouse, Wayne A., Aldcroft, Thomas L., Trichas, Markos, Richards, Gordon T., Ruiz, Ángel, and Hopkins, Philip F. 2011. "A Multiwavelength Study of Binary Quasars and Their Environments." The Astrophysical Journal 743 (1):https://doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/743/1/81 2011
    • Siemiginowska, Aneta, Burke, D. J., Aldcroft, Thomas L., Worrall, D. M., Allen, S., Bechtold, Jill, Clarke, Tracy, and Cheung, C. C. 2010. "High-redshift X-ray Cooling-core Cluster Associated with the Luminous Radio-loud Quasar." The Astrophysical Journal, 722 102–111. https://doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/722/1/102. 2010
    • Haggard, Daryl, Green, Paul J., Anderson, Scott F., Constantin, Anca, Aldcroft, Thomas L., Kim, Dong-Woo, and Barkhouse, Wayne A. 2010. "The Field X-ray AGN Fraction to z = 0.7 from the Chandra Multiwavelength Project and the Sloan Digital Sky Survey." The Astrophysical Journal 723:1447-1468. https://doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/723/2/1447 2010
    • Brusa, Marcella, Civano, Francesca, Comastri, Andrea, Miyaji, T., Salvato, Mara, Zamorani, G., Cappelluti, Nico, Fiore, F., Hasinger, G., Mainieri, V., Merloni, A., Bongiorno, Angela, Capak, Peter L., Elvis, Martin, Gilli, R., Hao, H., Jahnke, K., Koekemoer, Anton M., Ilbert, O., Le Floc'h, E., Lusso, E., Mignoli, M., Schinnerer, Eva, Silverman, J. D., Treister, E. et al. 2010. "The XMM-Newton Wide-field Survey in the Cosmos Field (XMM-COSMOS): Demography and Multiwavelength Properties of Obscured and Unobscured Luminous Active Galactic Nuclei." The Astrophysical Journal 716:348-369. https://doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/716/1/348 2010
    • Mainieri, V., Vignali, C., Merloni, A., Civano, Francesca, Puccetti, S., Brusa, Marcella, Gilli, R., Bolzonella, M., Comastri, Andrea, Zamorani, G., Aller, M., Carollo, M., Scarlata, C., Elvis, Martin, Aldcroft, Thomas L., Cappelluti, Nico, Fabbiano, Giuseppina, Finoguenov, A., Fiore, F., Fruscione, A., Koekemoer, Anton M., Contini, T., Kneib, J. -P, Le Fèvre, O., Lilly, S. et al. 2010. "Ultraluminous X-ray sources out to z ~ 0.3 in the COSMOS field." Astronomy and Astrophysics 514:85. https://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/200912544 2010
    • Green, Paul J., Aldcroft, Thomas L., Richards, G. T., Barkhouse, W. A., Constantin, A., Haggard, D., Karovska, M., Kim, D. -W, Kim, M., Vikhlinin, Alexey A., Anderson, S. F., Mossman, A., Kashyap, Vinay L., Myers, A. C., Silverman, J. D., Wilkes, Belinda J., and Tananbaum, Harvey. 2009. "A Full Year's Chandra Exposure on Sloan Digital Sky Survey Quasars from the Chandra Multiwavelength Project." The Astrophysical Journal 690:644-669. https://doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/690/1/644 2009
    • Cappelluti, Nico, Ajello, M., Rebusco, P., Komossa, S., Bongiorno, Angela, Clemens, C., Salvato, Mara, Esquej, P., Aldcroft, Thomas L., Greiner, J., and Quintana, H. 2009. "A candidate tidal disruption event in the Galaxy cluster Abell 3571." Astronomy and Astrophysics 495:L9-L12. https://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/200811479 2009
    • Fiore, F., Puccetti, S., Brusa, Marcella, Salvato, Mara, Zamorani, G., Aldcroft, Thomas L., Aussel, H., Brunner, H., Capak, Peter L., Cappelluti, Nico, Civano, Francesca, Comastri, Andrea, Elvis, Martin, Feruglio, C., Finoguenov, A., Fruscione, A., Gilli, R., Hasinger, G., Koekemoer, Anton M., Kartaltepe, J., Ilbert, O., Impey, C., LeFloc'h, E., Lilly, S., Mainieri, V. et al. 2009. "Chasing Highly Obscured QSOs in the COSMOS Field." The Astrophysical Journal, 693 447–462. 2009
    • Constantin, Anca, Green, Paul, Aldcroft, Thomas L., Kim, Dong-Woo, Haggard, Daryl, Barkhouse, Wayne, and Anderson, Scott F. 2009. "Probing the Balance of AGN and Star-forming Activity in the Local Universe with ChaMP." The Astrophysical Journal 705:1336-1355. https://doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/705/2/1336 2009
    • Elvis, Martin, Civano, Francesca, Vignali, Cristian, Puccetti, Simonetta, Fiore, Fabrizio, Cappelluti, Nico, Aldcroft, Thomas L., Fruscione, Antonella, Zamorani, G., Comastri, Andrea, Brusa, Marcella, Gilli, Roberto, Miyaji, Takamitsu, Damiani, Francesco, Koekemoer, Anton M., Finoguenov, Alexis, Brunner, Hermann, Urry, C. M., Silverman, John, Mainieri, Vincenzo, Hasinger, Guenther, Griffiths, Richard, Carollo, Marcella, Hao, Heng, Guzzo, Luigi et al. 2009. "The Chandra COSMOS Survey. I. Overview and Point Source Catalog." The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series 184:158-171. 2009
    • Puccetti, S., Vignali, C., Cappelluti, Nico, Fiore, F., Zamorani, G., Aldcroft, Thomas L., Elvis, Martin, Gilli, R., Miyaji, T., Brunner, H., Brusa, Marcella, Civano, Francesca, Comastri, Andrea, Damiani, F., Fruscione, A., Finoguenov, A., Koekemoer, Anton M., and Mainieri, V. 2009. "The Chandra Survey of the COSMOS Field. II. Source Detection and Photometry." The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series 185:586-601. 2009
    • Cappelluti, Nico, Brusa, Marcella, Hasinger, G., Comastri, Andrea, Zamorani, G., Finoguenov, A., Gilli, R., Puccetti, S., Miyaji, T., Salvato, Mara, Vignali, C., Aldcroft, Thomas L., Böhringer, H., Brunner, H., Civano, Francesca, Elvis, Martin, Fiore, F., Fruscione, A., Griffiths, R. E., Guzzo, L., Iovino, A., Koekemoer, Anton M., Mainieri, V., Scoville, N. Z., Shopbell, P. et al. 2009. "The XMM-Newton wide-field survey in the COSMOS field. The point-like X-ray source catalogue." Astronomy and Astrophysics 497:635-648. https://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/200810794 2009
    • Siemiginowska, Aneta, LaMassa, Stephanie, Aldcroft, Thomas L., Bechtold, Jill, and Elvis, Martin. 2008. "X-Ray Properties of the Gigahertz Peaked and Compact Steep Spectrum Sources." The Astrophysical Journal 684:811-821. https://doi.org/10.1086/589437 2008
  • Reid, Paul B., Aldcroft, Thomas L., Cotroneo, Vincenzo, Davis, William, Johnson-Wilke, Raegan L., McMuldroch, Stuart, Ramsey, Brian D., Schwartz, Daniel A., Trolier-McKinstry, Susan, Vikhlinin, Alexey A., and Wilke, Rudeger H. T. 2013. "Development status of adjustable grazing incidence optics for 0.5 arc second x-ray imaging." from Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series. 8861, https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2026429. 2013

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