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Daniel, Michael

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Education And Training

Research And Grants

Research Overview

  • Very High Energy Gamma Ray Astronomy

Investigator On

Other Research Activities

  • VERITAS Operations Manager 2016 - 2019

Has Expertise In Technique

Keywords

  • Ground based gamma ray astronomy
  • Imaging Atmospheric Cherenkov Telescopes

Publications

Selected Publications

  • Article

    • Abdalla, H., Abe, H., Acero, F., Acharyya, A., Adam, R., Agudo, I., Aguirre-Santaella, A., Alfaro, R., Alfaro, J., Alispach, C., Aloisio, R., Alves Batista, R., Amati, L., Amato, E., Ambrosi, G., Angüner, E. O., Araudo, A., Armstrong, T., Arqueros, F., Arrabito, L., Asano, K., Ascasíbar, Y., Ashley, M., Backes, M., Balazs, C. et al. 2021. "Sensitivity of the Cherenkov Telescope Array for probing cosmology and fundamental physics with gamma-ray propagation." Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics, 048. 2021, https://doi.org/10.1088/1475-7516/2021/02/048. 2021
    • Acharyya, A., Adam, R., Adams, C., Agudo, I., Aguirre-Santaella, A., Alfaro, R., Alfaro, J., Alispach, C., Aloisio, R., Alves Batista, R., Amati, L., Ambrosi, G., Angüner, E. O., Antonelli, L. A., Aramo, C., Araudo, A., Armstrong, T., Arqueros, F., Asano, K., Ascasíbar, Y., Ashley, M., Balazs, C., Ballester, O., Baquero Larriva, A., Barbosa Martins, V. et al. 2021. "Sensitivity of the Cherenkov Telescope Array to a dark matter signal from the Galactic centre." Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics, 057. 2021, https://doi.org/10.1088/1475-7516/2021/01/057. 2021
    • Adams, C. B., Benbow, Wystan, Brill, A., Brose, R., Buchovecky, M., Capasso, M., Christiansen, J. L., Chromey, A. J., Daniel, Michael K., Errando, M., Falcone, A., Feng, Q., Finley, J. P., Fortson, L., Furniss, A., Gent, A., Gillanders, G. H., Giuri, C., Hanna, D., Hervet, O., Holder, J., Hughes, Gareth, Humensky, T. B., Jin, W., Kaaret, P. et al. 2021. "VERITAS Observations of the Galactic Center Region at Multi-TeV Gamma-Ray Energies." The Astrophysical Journal 913:115. https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/abf926 2021
    • Abeysekara, A. U., Benbow, Wystan, Brill, A., Buckley, J. H., Christiansen, J. L., Chromey, A. J., Daniel, Michael K., Davis, J., Falcone, A., Feng, Q., Finley, J. P., Fortson, L., Furniss, A., Gent, A., Giuri, C., Gueta, O., Hanna, D., Hassan, T., Hervet, O., Holder, J., Hughes, Gareth, Humensky, T. B., Kaaret, P., Kertzman, M., Kieda, D. et al. 2020. "Demonstration of stellar intensity interferometry with the four VERITAS telescopes." Nature Astronomy 4:1164-1169. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41550-020-1143-y 2020
    • Abeysekara, A. U., Archer, A., Benbow, Wystan, Bird, R., Brose, R., Buchovecky, M., Buckley, J. H., Chromey, A. J., Cui, W., Daniel, Michael K., Das, S., Dwarkadas, V. V., Falcone, A., Feng, Q., Finley, J. P., Fortson, L., Gent, A., Gillanders, G. H., Giuri, C., Gueta, O., Hanna, D., Hassan, T., Hervet, O., Holder, J., Hughes, G. et al. 2020. "Evidence for Proton Acceleration up to TeV Energies Based on VERITAS and Fermi-LAT Observations of the Cas A SNR." The Astrophysical Journal 894:51. https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/ab8310 2020
    • Abeysekara, A. U., Benbow, Wystan, Bird, R., Brill, A., Brose, R., Buchovecky, M., Buckley, J. H., Christiansen, J. L., Chromey, A. J., Daniel, Michael K., Dumm, J., Falcone, A., Feng, Q., Finley, J. P., Fortson, L., Furniss, A., Galante, Nicola, Gent, A., Gillanders, G. H., Giuri, C., Gueta, O., Hassan, T., Hervet, O., Holder, J., Hughes, Gareth et al. 2020. "The Great Markarian 421 Flare of 2010 February: Multiwavelength Variability and Correlation Studies." The Astrophysical Journal 890:97. https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/ab6612 2020
    • Abeysekara, A. U., Benbow, Wystan, Bird, R., Brose, R., Christiansen, J. L., Chromey, A. J., Cui, W., Daniel, Michael K., Falcone, A., Fortson, L., Hanna, D., Hassan, T., Hervet, O., Holder, J., Hughes, Gareth, Humensky, T. B., Kaaret, P., Kar, P., Kelley-Hoskins, N., Kertzman, M., Kieda, D., Krause, M., Lang, M. J., Maier, G., Moriarty, P. et al. 2020. "VERITAS Detection of LS 5039 and HESS J1825-137." Astroparticle Physics 117:102403. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.astropartphys.2019.102403 2020
    • Archer, A., Benbow, Wystan, Bird, R., Brill, A., Buchovecky, M., Buckley, J. H., Carini, M. T., Christiansen, J. L., Chromey, A. J., Daniel, Michael K., Errando, M., Falcone, A., Feng, Q., Fortin, Pascal, Fortson, L., Furniss, A., Gent, A., Georganopoulos, M., Gillanders, G. H., Giuri, C., Gueta, O., Hanna, D., Hassan, T., Hervet, O., Holder, J. et al. 2020. "VERITAS Discovery of VHE Emission from the Radio Galaxy 3C 264: A Multiwavelength Study." The Astrophysical Journal 896:41. https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/ab910e 2020
    • Benbow, Wystan, Bird, R., Brill, A., Brose, R., Chromey, A. J., Daniel, Michael K., Feng, Q., Finley, J. P., Fortson, L., Furniss, A., Gillanders, G. H., Giuri, C., Gueta, O., Hanna, D., Halpern, J. P., Hassan, T., Holder, J., Hughes, Gareth, Humensky, T. B., Joyce, A. M., Kaaret, P., Kar, P., Kelley-Hoskins, N., Kertzman, M., Kieda, D. et al. 2019. "Direct measurement of stellar angular diameters by the VERITAS Cherenkov telescopes." Nature Astronomy 3:511-516. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41550-019-0741-z 2019
    • Abeysekara, A. U., Archer, A., Benbow, Wystan, Bird, R., Brill, A., Brose, R., Buchovecky, M., Calderon-Madera, D., Christiansen, J. L., Cui, W., Daniel, Michael K., Falcone, A., Feng, Q., Fernandez-Alonso, M., Finley, J. P., Fortson, L., Furniss, A., Gent, A., Giuri, C., Gueta, O., Hanna, D., Hassan, T., Hervet, O., Holder, J., Hughes, Gareth et al. 2019. "Measurement of the Extragalactic Background Light Spectral Energy Distribution with VERITAS." The Astrophysical Journal 885:150. https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/ab4817 2019
    • Abeysekara, A. U., Archer, A., Aune, T., Benbow, Wystan, Bird, R., Brose, R., Buchovecky, M., Bugaev, V., Cui, W., Daniel, M. K., Falcone, A., Feng, Q., Finley, J. P., Fleischhack, H., Flinders, A., Fortson, L., Furniss, A., Gotthelf, E. V., Grube, J., Hanna, D., Hervet, O., Holder, J., Huang, K., Hughes, G., Humensky, T. B. et al. 2018. "A Very High Energy gamma-Ray Survey toward the Cygnus Region of the Galaxy." The Astrophysical Journal 861:134. https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/aac4a2 2018
    • Abeysekara, A. U., Benbow, Wystan, Bird, R., Brantseg, T., Brose, R., Buchovecky, M., Buckley, J. H., Bugaev, V., Connolly, M. P., Cui, W., Daniel, M. K., Falcone, A., Feng, Q., Finley, J. P., Fortson, L., Furniss, A., Gillanders, G. H., Gunawardhana, I., Hütten, M., Hanna, D., Hervet, O., Holder, J., Hughes, G., Humensky, T. B., Johnson, C. A. et al. 2018. "Multiwavelength Observations of the Blazar BL Lacertae: A New Fast TeV Gamma-Ray Flare." The Astrophysical Journal 856:95. https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/aab35c 2018
    • Abeysekara, A. U., Benbow, Wystan, Bird, R., Brill, A., Brose, R., Buckley, J. H., Chromey, A. J., Daniel, Michael K., Falcone, A., Finley, J. P., Fortson, L., Furniss, A., Gent, A., Gillanders, G. H., Hanna, D., Hassan, T., Hervet, O., Holder, J., Hughes, Gareth, Humensky, T. B., Kaaret, P., Kar, P., Kertzman, M., Kieda, D., Krause, M. et al. 2018. "Periastron Observations of TeV Gamma-Ray Emission from a Binary System with a 50-year Period." The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 867, L19. , https://doi.org/10.3847/2041-8213/aae70e. 2018
    • Abeysekara, A. U., Archer, A., Benbow, Wystan, Bird, R., Brill, A., Brose, R., Buckley, J. H., Christiansen, J. L., Chromey, A. J., Daniel, M. K., Falcone, A., Feng, Q., Finley, J. P., Fortson, L., Furniss, A., Gillanders, G. H., Gueta, O., Hanna, D., Hervet, O., Holder, J., Hughes, G., Humensky, T. B., Johnson, C. A., Kaaret, P., Kar, P. et al. 2018. "VERITAS Observations of the BL Lac Object TXS 0506 056." The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 861, L20. , https://doi.org/10.3847/2041-8213/aad053. 2018
    • Abeysekara, A. U., Archer, A., Benbow, Wystan, Bird, R., Brose, R., Buchovecky, M., Buckley, J. H., Bugaev, V., Chromey, A. J., Connolly, M. P., Cui, W., Daniel, Michael K., Falcone, A., Feng, Q., Finley, J. P., Fortson, L., Furniss, A., Hütten, M., Hanna, D., Hervet, O., Holder, J., Hughes, Gareth, Humensky, T. B., Johnson, C. A., Kaaret, P. et al. 2018. "VERITAS and Fermi-LAT Observations of TeV Gamma-Ray Sources Discovered by HAWC in the 2HWC Catalog." The Astrophysical Journal 866:24. https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/aade4e 2018
    • Archambault, S., Archer, A., Benbow, Wystan, Bird, R., Bourbeau, E., Brantseg, T., Buchovecky, M., Buckley, J. H., Bugaev, V., Byrum, K., Cerruti, M., Christiansen, J. L., Connolly, M. P., Cui, W., Daniel, M. K., Feng, Q., Finley, J. P., Fleischhack, H., Fortson, L., Furniss, A., Geringer-Sameth, A., Griffin, S., Grube, J., Hütten, M., Hâkansson, N. et al. 2017. "Dark matter constraints from a joint analysis of dwarf Spheroidal galaxy observations with VERITAS." Physical Review D 95:082001. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.95.082001 2017
    • Archambault, S., Archer, A., Benbow, Wystan, Bird, R., Bourbeau, E., Bouvier, A., Buchovecky, M., Bugaev, V., Cardenzana, J. V., Cerruti, M., Ciupik, L., Connolly, M. P., Cui, W., Daniel, M. K., Errando, M., Falcone, A., Feng, Q., Finley, J. P., Fleischhack, H., Fortson, L., Furniss, A., Gillanders, G. H., Griffin, S., Hanna, D., Hervet, O. et al. 2017. "Gamma-ray observations under bright moonlight with VERITAS." Astroparticle Physics 91:34-43. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.astropartphys.2017.03.001 2017
    • Allen, C., Archambault, S., Archer, A., Benbow, Wystan, Bird, R., Bourbeau, E., Brose, R., Buchovecky, M., Buckley, J. H., Bugaev, V., Cardenzana, J. V., Cerruti, M., Chen, X., Christiansen, J. L., Connolly, M. P., Cui, W., Daniel, M. K., Eisch, J. D., Falcone, A., Feng, Q., Fernandez-Alonso, M., Finley, J. P., Fleischhack, H., Flinders, A., Fortson, L. et al. 2017. "Very-High-Energy ?-Ray Observations of the Blazar 1ES 2344 514 with VERITAS." Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 471:2117-2123. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stx1756 2017
    • Aliu, E., Archambault, S., Aune, T., Behera, B., Beilicke, M., Benbow, Wystan, Berger, K., Bird, R., Bouvier, A., Buckley, J. H., Bugaev, V., Byrum, K., Cerruti, M., Chen, X., Ciupik, L., Connolly, M. P., Cui, W., Duke, C., Dumm, J., Errando, M., Falcone, A., Federici, S., Feng, Q., Finley, J. P., Fortin, P. et al. 2014. "Long-term TeV and X-Ray Observations of the Gamma-Ray Binary HESS J0632 057." The Astrophysical Journal 780:168. https://doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/780/2/168 2014
    • Middleton, Matthew J., Miller-Jones, James C. A., Markoff, Sera, Fender, Rob, Henze, Martin, Hurley-Walker, Natasha, Scaife, Anna M. M., Roberts, Timothy P., Walton, Dominic, Carpenter, John, Macquart, Jean-Pierre, Bower, Geoffrey C., Gurwell, Mark, Pietsch, Wolfgang, Haberl, Frank, Harris, Jonathan, Daniel, Michael, Miah, Junayd, Done, Chris, Morgan, John S., Dickinson, Hugh, Charles, Phil, Burwitz, Vadim, Valle, Massimo Della, Freyberg, Michael et al. 2013. "Bright radio emission from an ultraluminous stellar-mass microquasar in M 31." Nature 493:187-190. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature11697 2013
    • Discovery of high and very high-energy emission from the BL Lacertae object SHBL J001355.9- 185406Astronomy and Astrophysics.  554:72. 2013
    • Abramowski, A., Acero, F., Aharonian, F., Akhperjanian, A. G., Anton, G., Balzer, A., Barnacka, A., Barres de Almeida, U., Becherini, Y., Becker, J., Behera, B., Bernlöhr, K., Birsin, E., Biteau, J., Bochow, A., Boisson, C., Bolmont, J., Bordas, P., Brucker, J., Brun, F., Brun, P., Bulik, T., Büsching, I., Carrigan, S., Casanova, S. et al. 2012. "The 2010 Very High Energy γ-Ray Flare and 10 Years of Multi-wavelength Observations of M 87." The Astrophysical Journal 746:151. https://doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/746/2/151 2012
    • Acciari, V. A., Aliu, E., Arlen, T., Beilicke, M., Benbow, Wystan, Böttcher, M. E., Bradbury, S. M., Buckley, J. H., Bugaev, V., Butt, Yousaf M., Byrum, K. L., Cannon, A., Celik, O., Cesarini, A., Chow, Y. C., Ciupik, L., Cogan, P., Cui, W., Daniel, M. K., Dickherber, R., Ergin, T., Falcone, Abraham, Fegan, S. J., Finley, J. P., Fortin, P. et al. 2010. "ERRATUM: "Veritas Observations of a Very High Energy γ-ray Flare from the Blazar 3C 66A" (2009, ApJ, 693, L104)." The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 721 L203–L204. https://doi.org/10.1088/2041-8205/721/2/L203. 2010
    • Aharonian, F., Akhperjanian, A. G., Anton, G., de Almeida, U. Barres, Bazer-Bachi, A. R., Becherini, Y., Behera, B., Benbow, Wystan, Bernlöhr, K., Boisson, C., Bochow, A., Borrel, V., Brion, E., Brucker, J., Brun, P., Bühler, R., Bulik, T., Büsching, I., Boutelier, T., Chadwick, P. M., Charbonnier, A., Chaves, R. C. G., Cheesebrough, A., Chounet, L. M., Clapson, A. C. et al. 2009. "Discovery of Very High Energy γ-Ray Emission from Centaurus a with H.E.S.S." The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 695, L40–L44. IOP Publishing, https://doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/695/1/L40. 2009
    • Acciari, V. A., Aliu, E., Arlen, T., Bautista, M., Beilicke, M., Benbow, Wystan, Bradbury, S. M., Buckley, J. H., Bugaev, V., Butt, Yousaf M., Byrum, K. L., Cannon, A., Celik, O., Cesarini, A., Chow, Y. C., Ciupik, L., Cogan, P., Cui, W., Dickherber, R., Fegan, S. J., Finley, J. P., Fortin, P., Fortson, L., Furniss, A., Gall, D. et al. 2009. "Radio Imaging of the Very-High-Energy γ-Ray Emission Region in the Central Engine of a Radio Galaxy." Science 325:444. 2009
    • Donnarumma, I., Vittorini, V., Vercellone, S., DelMonte, E., Feroci, M., D'Ammando, F., Pacciani, L., Chen, A. W., Tavani, M., Bulgarelli, A., Giuliani, A., Longo, F., Pucella, G., Argan, A., Barbiellini, G., Boffelli, F., Caraveo, P., Cattaneo, P. W., Cocco, V., Costa, E., DeParis, G., Di Cocco, G., Evangelista, Y., Fiorini, M., Froysland, T. et al. 2009. "The June 2008 Flare of Markarian 421 from Optical to TeV Energies." The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 691, L13–L19. IOP Publishing, https://doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/691/1/L13. 2009
    • Acciari, V. A., Aliu, E., Arlen, T., Beilicke, M., Benbow, Wystan, Bradbury, S. M., Buckley, J. H., Bugaev, V., Butt, Yousaf M., Byrum, K. L., Celik, O., Cesarini, A., Ciupik, L., Chow, Y. C. K., Cogan, P., Colin, P., Cui, W., Daniel, M. K., Ergin, T., Falcone, Abraham, Fegan, S. J., Finley, J. P., Fortin, P., Fortson, L. F., Furniss, A. et al. 2009. "VERITAS Observations of the BL Lac Object 1ES 1218 304." The Astrophysical Journal 695:1370-1375. https://doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/695/2/1370 2009
    • Acciari, V. A., Aliu, E., Arlen, T., Beilicke, M., Benbow, Wystan, Bttcher, M., Bradbury, S. M., Buckley, J. H., Bugaev, V., Butt, Yousaf M., Byrum, K. L., Cannon, A., Celik, O., Cesarini, A., Chow, Y. C., Ciupik, L., Cogan, P., Cui, W., Daniel, M. K., Dickherber, R., Ergin, T., Falcone, Abraham, Fegan, S. J., Finley, J. P., Fortin, P. et al. 2009. "Veritas Observations of a Very High Energy gamma-Ray Flare From the Blazar 3C66A." The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 693 L104–L108. 2009
    • Hanna, D., Acciari, V. A., Amini, R., Badran, H. M., Blaylock, G., Bradbury, S. M., Buckley, J. H., Bugaev, V., Butt, Yousaf M., Byrum, K. L., Celik, O., Cesarini, A., Ciupik, L., Chow, Y. C. K., Cogan, P., Colin, P., Cui, W., Daniel, M. K., Dowdall, C., Dowkontt, P., Duke, C., Ergin, T., Falcone, Abraham, Fegan, D. J., Fegan, S. J. et al. 2008. "First results from VERITAS." Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A 588:26-32. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2008.01.020 2008
    • Acciari, V. A., Beilicke, M., Blaylock, G., Bradbury, S. M., Buckley, J. H., Bugaev, V., Butt, Yousaf M., Celik, O., Cesarini, A., Ciupik, L., Cogan, P., Colin, P., Cui, W., Daniel, M. K., Duke, C., Ergin, T., Falcone, Abraham, Fegan, S. J., Finley, J. P., Finnegan, G., Fortin, P., Fortson, L. F., Gibbs, K., Gillanders, G. H., Grube, J. et al. 2008. "Observation of Gamma-Ray Emission from the Galaxy M87 above 250 GeV with VERITAS." The Astrophysical Journal, 679 397–403. https://doi.org/10.1086/587458. 2008
    • Acciari, V. A., Aliu, E., Beilicke, M., Benbow, Wystan, Böttcher, M. E., Bradbury, S. M., Buckley, J. H., Bugaev, V., Butt, Yousaf M., Celik, O., Cesarini, A., Ciupik, L., Chow, Y. C. K., Cogan, P., Colin, P., Cui, W., Daniel, M. K., Ergin, T., Falcone, Abraham, Fegan, S. J., Finley, J. P., Finnegan, G., Fortin, P., Fortson, L. F., Furniss, A. et al. 2008. "VERITAS Discovery of >200 GeV Gamma-Ray Emission from the Intermediate-Frequency-Peaked BL Lacertae Object W Comae." The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 684, L73–L77. IOP Publishing, https://doi.org/10.1086/592244. 2008
    • Acciari, V. A., Beilicke, M., Blaylock, G., Bradbury, S. M., Buckley, J. H., Bugaev, V., Butt, Yousaf M., Byrum, K. L., Celik, O., Cesarini, A., Ciupik, L., Chow, Y. C. K., Cogan, P., Colin, P., Cui, W., Daniel, M. K., Duke, C., Ergin, T., Falcone, Abraham, Fegan, S. J., Finley, J. P., Fortin, P., Fortson, L. F., Gall, D., Gibbs, K. et al. 2008. "VERITAS Observations of the gamma-Ray Binary LS I 61 303." The Astrophysical Journal 679:1427-1432. 2008

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