Publications

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  • Tobin, J. J.  Kratter, K. M.  Persson M. V.  Looney, L. W.  Dunham, M. M. and Segura-Cox, D.  Li, Z.-Y.  Chandler, C. J.  Sadavoy, S. I. and Melis, C.  Harris, R. J. Perez, L., “A Triple Protostar System Formed via Fragmentation of a Gravitationally Unstable Disk”, In Nature, 2016.
  • K. M. Kratter, G. Lodato, “Gravitational Instabilities in Circumstellar Disks”, In Press Vol. 54, Annual Reviews in Astronomy and Astrophysics, 2016.
  •  *R. A. Smullen and K. M. Kratter , “Planet scattering around binaries: ejections, not collisions”, In MNRAS, vol. 461, pp. 1288-1301, 2016.
  •  K. Wagner, D. Apai, K. Kasper, K. M. Kratter, M. Robberto, M. McClure, “Direct imaging discovery of a Jovian exoplanet within a triple-star system”, In Science, vol. 353, pp. 673-678, 2016.
  • *S. J. Morrison, K. M. Kratter, “Orbital Stability of Multi-planet Systems: Behavior at High Masses”, In ApJ, vol. 823, pp. 118, 2016.
  • M.-K. Lin, K. M. Kratter, “On the gravitational stability of gravito-turbulent accretion disks”, In ApJ, V 824, pp 91, 2016.
  • J. J. Tobin, L. W. Looney, Z.-Y. Li, C. J. Chandler, M. M. Dunham, D. Segura-Cox, S. I. Sadavoy, C. Melis, R. J. Harris, K. Kratter, L. Perez, “The VLA Nascent Disk and Multi- plicity Survey of Perseus Protostars (VANDAM). II. Multiplicity of Protostars in the Perseus Molecular Cloud”, In ApJ, vol. 818, pp. 73, 2016.
  • D. M. Segura-Cox, R. J. Harris, J. J. Tobin, L. W. Looney, Z.-Y. Li, C. Chandler, K. Kratter, M. M. Dunham, S. Sadavoy, L. Perez, C. Melis, “The VLA Nascent Disk and Multiplicity Survey: First Look at Resolved Candidate Disks around Class 0 and I Protostars in the Perseus Molecular Cloud”, In ApJ, vol. 817, pp. L14, 2016.
  • J. M. Stone, A. J. Skemer, K. M. Kratter, T. J. Dupuy, L. M. Close, J. A. Eisner, J. J. Fortney, P. M. Hinz, J. R. Males, C. V. Morley, K. M. Morzinski, K. Ward-Duong, “Adaptive Optics imaging of VHS 1256-1257: A Low Mass Companion to a Brown Dwarf Binary System”, In ApJ, vol. 818, pp. L12, 2016.
  • T. J. Dupuy, K. M. Kratter, A. L. Kraus, H. Isaacson, A. W. Mann, M. J. Ireland, A. W. Howard, D. Huber, “Orbital Architectures of Planet-hosting Binaries. I. Forming Five Small Planets in the Truncated Disk of Kepler-444A”, In ApJ, vol. 817, pp. 80, 2016.
  • E.G.Cox,R.J.Harris,L.W.Looney,D.M.Segura-Cox,J.Tobin,Z.-Y.Li,L .Tychoniec, C. J. Chandler, M. M. Dunham, K. Kratter, C. Melis, L. M. Perez, S. I. Sadavoy, “High- resolution 8 mm and 1 cm Polarization of IRAS 4A from the VLA Nascent Disk and Multiplicity (VANDAM) Survey”, In ApJ, vol. 814, pp. L28, 2015.
  •  K. I. Lee, M. M. Dunham, P. C. Myers, J. J. Tobin, L. E. Kristensen, J. E. Pineda, E. I. Vorobyov, S. S. R. Offner, H. G. Arce, Z.-Y. Li, T. L. Bourke, J. K. Jørgensen, A. A. Goodman, S. I. Sadavoy, C. J. Chandler, R. J. Harris, K. Kratter, L. W. Looney, C. Melis, L. M. Perez, D. Segura-Cox, “Mass Assembly of Stellar Systems and Their Evolution with the SMA (MASSES). Multiplicity and the Physical Environment in L1448N”, In ApJ, vol. 814, pp. 114, 2015.
  • Sallum, S., Follette, K. B., Eisner, J. A., Close, L. M., Hinz, P., Kratter, K. M., Males, J., Skemer, A., Macintosh, B., Tuthill, P., Bailey, V., Defre‘re, D., Morzinski, K., Rodigas, T., Spalding, E., Vaz, A., Weinberger, A. J. “Accreting Protoplanets in the LkCa15 Transition Disc”, Nature, vol. 527, pp. 342-344, 2015.
  • *Tripathi, A., Kratter, K. M., Murray-Clay, R., “Simulated Photoevaportive Mass Loss from Hot Jupiters in 3D,” ApJ, 808, 2015
  • Kratter, K. M., “Star Formation: Sibling rivalry begins at birth,” Nature News and Views, 518, 2015
  • *Munoz, D. J., Kratter, K. M., Vogelsberger, M., Springel, V.; Hernquist, L., “Stellar orbit evolution in close circumstellar disc encounters”, MNRAS, 446, 2, 2015
  • Tobin, J., et al. “The VLA Nascent Disk And Multiplicity (VANDAM) Survey of Perseus Protostars (VANDAM). Resolving the Sub-Arcsecond Binary System in NGC 1333 IRAS2A”, ApJ, 798, 61, 2015
  • *Munoz, D. J., Kratter, K. M., Springel, V., Hernquist, L., “Planet-disc interaction on a freely moving mesh”, MNRAS, 445, 2, 2014
  • Stassun, K., Scholz, A., Dupuy, T., & Kratter, K. M., “The Impact of Chromospheric Activity on Observed Initial Mass Functions”, ApJ, 796, 119, 2014
  • Martin, R. G., Nixon, C., & Kratter, K. M.,“Formation of Misaligned Circumbinary Planets,” ApJ, submitted, 2014
  • Zhao, B., Li, Z.Y, & Kratter, K. M.,“Effect of Magnetic Misalignment on Protobinary Evo- lution” ApJ, submitted, 2013: arXiv:1308.0830
  • Sana, H., Le Bouqin, J.B., Lacour, S., Berger, J.P., Duvert, G., Gauchet, L., Norris, B., Olof- sson, J., Pickel, D, Zins, G., Absil, O., de Koter, A., Kratter, K., Schnurr, O., Zinnecker, H., “Southern Massive Stars at High Angular Resolution: Observational campaign and Companion Detection”, ApJ,S, 215, 2014.
  • Kratter, K. M. & Shannon, A. “Planet Packing in Circumbinary Systems,” MNRAS, 437, 4, Feb. 2014
  • Harding, L.K., Hallinan, G., Konoacky, Q.M., Kratter, K.M., Boyle, R.P., Butler, R. F, Golden, A., “On the Orbital Coplanarity of the L Dwarf Tight Binary 2MASSW J0746425+200032AB,” A&A 554, 2013
  • Perets, H.B. & Kratter, K. M. “The Triple Evolution Dynamical Instability: Stellar Collisions in the Field and the Formation of Exotic Binaries” ApJ, 760, 2, Dec. 2012
  • Stassun, Keivan G. Kratter, Kaitlin M. Scholz, Aleks, Dupuy, Trent J., ”An Empirical Cor- rection for Activity Effects on the Temperatures, Radii, and Estimated Masses of Low-Mass Stars and Brown Dwarfs” ApJ, 756, 1, Sep. 2012
  • Conroy, C. & Kratter, K. M., “Runaway Stars and the Escape of Ionizing Radiation from High-Redshift Galaxies” ApJ, 755, 2, Aug. 2012
  • Youdin, A., Kratter, K. M., Kenyon, S. J. “Circumbinary Chaos: Using Pluto’s Newest Moon to Constrain the Masses of Nix and Hydra” ApJ, 755, 1, Aug. 2012
  • Kratter, K. M. & Perets, H.B., “Star Hoppers: Planet Instability and Capture in Evolving Binary Systems,” ApJ, 753, 1, July 2012
  • Kratter, K. M. & Murray-Clay, R., “Fragment Production and Survival in Irradiated Proto- stellar Disks: A Comprehensive Cooling Criterion,” ApJ, 740, 1, Sep. 2011
  • Kratter, K. M., “The Formation of Binaries,” Invited review, Proceedings for the ESO Work- shop ’Evolution of Compact Binaries’, 6-11 March 2011, Vin˜a del Mar, Chile, edited by L. Schmidtobreick, M. R. Schreiber, C. Tappert, ASP conference series
  • *Lin, M. K., Krumholz, M. R., Kratter, K. M., “Spin Down of Stars via Gravitational Torques,” MNRAS, 416, 580L, 2011
  • Offner, S. S. R., Kratter, K. M., Matzner, C. D., Krumholz, M. R., Klein, R., I., “The Formation of Low-mass Binary Star Systems Via Turbulent Fragmentation,” The Astrophysical Journal, Vol. 725 pp. 1485-1494, Dec. 2010.
  • Kratter, K. M., Murray-Clay, R. A., Youdin, A. N., “The Runts of the Litter: Why gravi- tational instability born planets can only be failed binary stars”, The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 710, pp. 1375-1386, Feb. 2010.
  • Kratter, K. M., Matzner, C. D., Krumholz, M. R., Klein, R. I., “On the role of disks in the for- mation of stellar systems: a numerical parameter study of rapid accretion,” The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 708 pp.1585-1597, Jan. 2010.
  • Kratter, K. M., Matzner, C. D., Krumholz, M. R., “Global Models for the Evolution of Embedded, Accreting Protostellar Disks,” The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 681, Issue 1, pp. 375-390, July 2008.
  • Kratter, K. M., Matzner, C. D., Krumholz, M. R., “Massive, Accreting, Embedded Protostel- lar Disks,” ASP Conference Series, Massive Star Formation: Observations Confront Theory. Heidelberg, Germany, Ed. H. Beuther.
  • Kratter, K. M., Carter, L.C., Campbell, D.B., “An expanded view of Lada Terra, Venus: New Arecibo radar observations of Quetzalpetlatl Corona and surrounding flows.” Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol 112, Issue E4, April 2007
  • Hinkley, S. et al. “Temporal Evolution of Coronagraphic Dynamic Range and Constraints on Companions to Vega,” The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 654, 2007, Issue 1, pp. 633-640.
  • Kratter, K. M., Matzner, C.D., “Fragmentation of Massive Protostellar Discs”, MNRAS, Vol. 373, pp. 1562- 1576, Dec. 2006.
  • * Student advised