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Blundell, Raymond

Fellowship Advisor Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory staff

Millimeter-wave and submillimeter-wave techniques and instrumentation for radio-astronomy; THz spectral line astronomy.

Background And Education

Education And Training

Publications

Selected Publications

  • Article

    • Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration, Akiyama, Kazunori, Algaba, Juan Carlos, Alberdi, Antxon, Alef, Walter, Anantua, Richard, Asada, Keiichi, Azulay, Rebecca, Baczko, Anne-Kathrin, Ball, David, Baloković, Mislav, Barrett, John, Benson, Bradford A., Bintley, Dan, Blackburn, Lindy, Blundell, Raymond, Boland, Wilfred, Bouman, Katherine L., Bower, Geoffrey C., Boyce, Hope, Bremer, Michael, Brinkerink, Christiaan D., Brissenden, Roger, Britzen, Silke, Broderick, Avery E. et al. 2021. "First M87 Event Horizon Telescope Results. VII. Polarization of the Ring." The Astrophysical Journal 910:L12. https://doi.org/10.3847/2041-8213/abe71d 2021
    • Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration, Akiyama, Kazunori, Algaba, Juan Carlos, Alberdi, Antxon, Alef, Walter, Anantua, Richard, Asada, Keiichi, Azulay, Rebecca, Baczko, Anne-Kathrin, Ball, David, Baloković, Mislav, Barrett, John, Benson, Bradford A., Bintley, Dan, Blackburn, Lindy, Blundell, Raymond, Boland, Wilfred, Bouman, Katherine L., Bower, Geoffrey C., Boyce, Hope, Bremer, Michael, Brinkerink, Christiaan D., Brissenden, Roger, Britzen, Silke, Broderick, Avery E. et al. 2021. "First M87 Event Horizon Telescope Results. VIII. Magnetic Field Structure near The Event Horizon." The Astrophysical Journal 910:L13. https://doi.org/10.3847/2041-8213/abe4de 2021
    • Goddi, Ciriaco, Martí-Vidal, Iván, Messias, Hugo, Bower, Geoffrey C., Broderick, Avery E., Dexter, Jason, Marrone, Daniel P., Moscibrodzka, Monika, Nagai, Hiroshi, Algaba, Juan Carlos, Asada, Keiichi, Crew, Geoffrey B., Gómez, José L., Impellizzeri, C. M. Violette, Janssen, Michael, Kadler, Matthias, Krichbaum, Thomas P., Lico, Rocco, Matthews, Lynn D., Nathanail, Antonios, Ricarte, Angelo, Ros, Eduardo, Younsi, Ziri, Akiyama, Kazunori, Alberdi, Antxon et al. 2021. "Polarimetric Properties of Event Horizon Telescope Targets from ALMA." The Astrophysical Journal 910:L14. https://doi.org/10.3847/2041-8213/abee6a 2021
    • Kim, Jae-Young, Krichbaum, Thomas P., Broderick, Avery E., Wielgus, Maciek, Blackburn, Lindy, Gómez, José L., Johnson, Michael D., Bouman, Katherine L., Chael, Andrew, Akiyama, Kazunori, Jorstad, Svetlana, Marscher, Alan P., Issaoun, Sara, Janssen, Michael, Chan, Chi-kwan, Savolainen, Tuomas, Pesce, Dominic W., Özel, Feryal, Alberdi, Antxon, Alef, Walter, Asada, Keiichi, Azulay, Rebecca, Baczko, Anne-Kathrin, Ball, David, Baloković, Mislav et al. 2020. "Event Horizon Telescope imaging of the archetypal blazar 3C 279 at an extreme 20 microarcsecond resolution." Astronomy and Astrophysics 640:A69. https://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/202037493 2020
    • Ho, Anna Y. Q., Phinney, E. Sterl, Ravi, Vikram, Kulkarni, S. R., Petitpas, Glen, Emonts, Bjorn, Bhalerao, V., Blundell, Ray, Cenko, S. Bradley, Dobie, Dougal, Howie, Ryan, Kamraj, Nikita, Kasliwal, Mansi M., Murphy, Tara, Perley, Daniel A., Sridharan, T. K., and Yoon, Ilsang. 2019. "AT2018cow: A Luminous Millimeter Transient." The Astrophysical Journal 871:73. https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/aaf473 2019
    • Lu, Ru-Sen, Krichbaum, Thomas P., Roy, Alan L., Fish, Vincent L., Doeleman, Sheperd S., Johnson, Michael D., Akiyama, Kazunori, Psaltis, Dimitrios, Alef, Walter, Asada, Keiichi, Beaudoin, Christopher, Bertarini, Alessandra, Blackburn, Lindy, Blundell, Ray, Bower, Geoffrey C., Brinkerink, Christiaan, Broderick, Avery E., Cappallo, Roger, Crew, Geoffrey B., Dexter, Jason, Dexter, Matt, Falcke, Heino, Freund, Robert, Friberg, Per, Greer, Christopher H. et al. 2018. "Detection of Intrinsic Source Structure at ~3 Schwarzschild Radii with Millimeter-VLBI Observations of SAGITTARIUS A*." The Astrophysical Journal 859:60. https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/aabe2e 2018
    • Fish, Vincent L., Johnson, Michael D., Doeleman, Sheperd S., Broderick, Avery E., Psaltis, Dimitrios, Lu, Ru-Sen, Akiyama, Kazunori, Alef, Walter, Algaba, Juan Carlos, Asada, Keiichi, Beaudoin, Christopher, Bertarini, Alessandra, Blackburn, Lindy, Blundell, Ray, Bower, Geoffrey C., Brinkerink, Christiaan, Cappallo, Roger, Chael, Andrew A., Chamberlin, Richard, Chan, Chi-kwan, Crew, Geoffrey B., Dexter, Jason, Dexter, Matt, Dzib, Sergio A., Falcke, Heino et al. 2016. "Persistent Asymmetric Structure of Sagittarius A* on Event Horizon Scales." The Astrophysical Journal 820:90. https://doi.org/10.3847/0004-637X/820/2/90 2016
    • Akiyama, Kazunori, Lu, Ru-Sen, Fish, Vincent L., Doeleman, Sheperd S., Broderick, Avery E., Dexter, Jason, Hada, Kazuhiro, Kino, Motoki, Nagai, Hiroshi, Honma, Mareki, Johnson, Michael D., Algaba, Juan C., Asada, Keiichi, Brinkerink, Christiaan, Blundell, Ray, Bower, Geoffrey C., Cappallo, Roger, Crew, Geoffrey B., Dexter, Matt, Dzib, Sergio A., Freund, Robert, Friberg, Per, Gurwell, Mark, Ho, Paul T. P., Inoue, Makoto et al. 2015. "230 GHz VLBI Observations of M87: Event-horizon-scale Structure during an Enhanced Very-high- energy -Ray State in 2012." The Astrophysical Journal 807:150. https://doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/807/2/150 2015
    • Johnson, Michael D., Fish, Vincent L., Doeleman, Sheperd S., Marrone, Daniel P., Plambeck, Richard L., Wardle, John F. C., Akiyama, Kazunori, Asada, Keiichi, Beaudoin, Christopher, Blackburn, Lindy, Blundell, Ray, Bower, Geoffrey C., Brinkerink, Christiaan, Broderick, Avery E., Cappallo, Roger, Chael, Andrew A., Crew, Geoffrey B., Dexter, Jason, Dexter, Matt, Freund, Robert, Friberg, Per, Gold, Roman, Gurwell, Mark A., Ho, Paul T. P., Honma, Mareki et al. 2015. "Resolved magnetic-field structure and variability near the event horizon of Sagittarius A*." Science 350:1242-1245. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aac7087 2015
    • Tong, Cheuk-Yu Edward, Trifonov, Andrey, Shurakov, Alexander, Blundell, Raymond, and Goltsman, Gregory. 2014. "A Microwave-Operated Hot-Electron-Bolometric Power Detector for Terahertz Radiation." IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity 1-1. https://doi.org/10.1109/TASC.2014.2377670 2014
    • Tong, Cheuk-Yu Edward, Grimes, Paul, Blundell, Raymond, Wang, Ming-Jye, and Noguchi, Takashi. 2013. "Wideband SIS Receivers Using Series Distributed SIS Junction Array." IEEE Transactions on Terahertz Science and Technology, Volume 3, Issue 4, Page 428-432 3:428-432. 2013
    • Doeleman, Sheperd S., Fish, Vincent L., Schenck, David E., Beaudoin, Christopher, Blundell, Ray, Bower, Geoffrey C., Broderick, Avery E., Chamberlin, Richard, Freund, Robert, Friberg, Per, Gurwell, Mark A., Ho, Paul T. P., Honma, Mareki, Inoue, Makoto, Krichbaum, Thomas P., Lamb, James, Loeb, Abraham, Lonsdale, Colin, Marrone, Daniel P., Moran, James M., Oyama, Tomoaki, Plambeck, Richard, Primiani, Rurik A., Rogers, Alan E. E., Smythe, Daniel L. et al. 2012. "Jet-Launching Structure Resolved Near the Supermassive Black Hole in M87." Science 338:355. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1224768 2012
    • Grimes, Paul and Blundell, Raymond. 2012. "The Greenland Telescope." Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series 8444:https://doi.org/10.1117/12.927459 2012
    • Kimberk, Robert S., Hunter, Todd R., Leiker, Patrick S., Blundell, Raymond, Nystrom, George U., Petitpas, Glen R., Test, John, Wilson, Robert W., Yamaguchi, Paul, and Young, Kenneth H. 2012. "a Multi-Baseline 12 GHz Atmospheric Phase Interferometer with One Micron Path Length Sensitivity." Journal of Astronomical Instrumentation 1:50002. https://doi.org/10.1142/S225117171250002X 2012
    • Fish, Vincent L., Doeleman, Sheperd S., Beaudoin, Christopher, Blundell, Raymond, Bolin, David E., Bower, Geoffrey C., Chamberlin, Richard, Freund, Robert, Friberg, Per, Gurwell, Mark A., Honma, Mareki, Inoue, Makoto, Krichbaum, Thomas P., Lamb, James, Marrone, Daniel P., Moran, James M., Oyama, Tomoaki, Plambeck, Richard, Primiani, Rurik, Rogers, Alan E. E., Smythe, Daniel L., SooHoo, Jason, Strittmatter, Peter, Tilanus, Remo P. J., Titus, Michael et al. 2011. "1.3 mm Wavelength VLBI of Sagittarius A*: Detection of Time-variable Emission on Event Horizon Scales." The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 727, (2) L36. 2011
    • Li, Hua-Bai, Blundell, Raymond, Hedden, Abigail, Kawamura, Jonathan, Paine, Scott N., and Tong, Edward. 2011. "Evidence for dynamically important magnetic fields in molecular clouds." Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 411:2067-2075. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2966.2010.17839.x 2011
    • Hopwood, R., Wardlow, J., Cooray, A., Khostovan, A. A., Kim, S., Negrello, M., da Cunha, E., Burgarella, D., Aretxaga, I., Auld, R., Baes, M., Barton, E., Bertoldi, F., Bonfield, D. G., Blundell, Raymond, Buttiglione, S., Cava, A., Clements, David L., Cooke, J., Dannerbauer, H., Dariush, A., de Zotti, G., Dunlop, J., Dunne, L., Dye, S. et al. 2011. "Spitzer Imaging of Herschel-atlas Gravitationally Lensed Submillimeter Sources." The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 728, (1), L4. IOP Publishing, https://doi.org/10.1088/2041-8205/728/1/L4. 2011
    • Swinbank, A. M., Smail, I., Longmore, S., Harris, A. I., Baker, A. J., de Breuck, C., Richard, J., Edge, A. C., Ivison, R. J., Blundell, Raymond, Coppin, K. E. K., Cox, P., Gurwell, Mark A., Hainline, L. J., Krips, M., Lundgren, A., Neri, R., Siana, B., Siringo, G., Stark, D. P., Wilner, David J., and Younger, J. D. 2010. "Intense star formation within resolved compact regions in a galaxy at z = 2.3." Nature 464:733-736. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature08880 2010
    • Negrello, Mattia, Hopwood, R., de Zotti, G., Cooray, A., Verma, A., Bock, J., Frayer, D. T., Gurwell, Mark A., Omont, A., Neri, R., Dannerbauer, H., Leeuw, L. L., Barton, E., Cooke, J., Kim, S., da Cunha, E., Rodighiero, G., Cox, P., Bonfield, D. G., Jarvis, M. J., Serjeant, S., Ivison, R. J., Dye, S., Aretxaga, I., Hughes, D. H. et al. 2010. "The Detection of a Population of Submillimeter-Bright, Strongly Lensed Galaxies." Science 330:800. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1193420 2010
    • Zhao, Jun-Hui, Blundell, Raymond, Moran, James M., Downes, Dennis, Schuster, Karl F., and Marrone, Daniel P. 2010. "The High-density Ionized Gas in the Central Parsec of the Galaxy." The Astrophysical Journal 723:1097-1109. https://doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/723/2/1097 2010
    • Ryabchun, Sergey, Tong, Cheuk-Yu Edward, Blundell, Raymond, and Gol'Tsman, Gregory. 2009. "Stabilization Scheme for Hot-Electron Bolometer Receivers Using Microwave Radiation." IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity 19:14-19. https://doi.org/10.1109/TASC.2008.2008398 2009
    • Younger, Joshua D., Fazio, Giovanni G., Wilner, David J., Ashby, Matthew L. N., Blundell, Raymond, Gurwell, Mark A., Huang, Jia-Sheng, Iono, Daisuke, Peck, Alison B., Petitpas, Glen R., Scott, Kimberly S., Wilson, Grant W., and Yun, Min S. 2008. "The Physical Scale of the Far-Infrared Emission in the Most Luminous Submillimeter Galaxies." The Astrophysical Journal 688:59-66. 2008
    • Groppi, Christopher E., Hunter, Todd R., Blundell, Raymond, and Sandell, Göran. 2007. "High Spatial Resolution Observations of Two Young Protostars in the R Corona Australis Region." The Astrophysical Journal, 670 489–498. 2007

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