Title: Astronomical Polarimetry: Current Status and Future Directions
Volume: 343 Year: 2005 View this Volume on ADS
Editors: Adamson, Andy; Aspin, Colin; Davis, Chris J.; Fujiyoshi, Takuya
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Paper Title Page Authors
Part 1.
Instrumentation and Data Analysis
Polarimetry Techniques at Optical and Infrared Wavelengths 3 Hough, J.H.
Infrared Polarimetry at ESO 15 Ageorges, N.; Moorwood, A.
Scattered Light Suppression and IR Polarimetry 22 Kuhn, J.R.
Polarization in Optical/Infrared Interferometry 28 Quirrenbach, A.; Albrecht, S.
C3Po — The Ultimate Focal Plane Array for Imaging Polarimetryfrom 200 nm to 20 μm 33 Keller, C.U.
CanariCam-Polarimetry: A Dual-Beam 10 μm Polarimeter for the GTC 38 Packham, C.; Hough, J.H.; Telesco, C.M.
Results of SPARO 2003: Data Analysis Methods for Submillimeter Polarimetry 43 Li, H.; Griffin, G.S.; Krejny, M.; Novak, G.; Loewenstein, R.F.; Newcomb, M.G.; Calisse, P.G.; Chuss, D.T.
Techniques in the Millimetre to Far-Infared 48 Greaves, J.S.
Polarization with the Submillimeter Array (SMA) 59 Rao, R.; Marrone, D.P.
Magnetic Field Strengths in the Cold Neutral Medium of the Galaxy 64 Troland, T.H.
A Polarimeter for SCUBA-2 69 Bastien, P.; Jenness, T.; Molnar, J.
POLPACK — An Imaging Polarimetry Reduction Package 71 Berry, D.S.; Gledhill, T.M.; Greaves, J.S.; Jenness, T.
Differential Stellar Coronagraph Based on Polarization Interferometry 73 Baba, N.; Murakami, N.; Maeda, T.; Ishigaki, T.; Hashimoto, N.; Tamura, M.
Polarimetric Differential Imaging Studies of Stellar Environments: Disks and Planets 75 Brandner, W.; Apai, D.; Lenzen, R.; Feldt, M.; Huelamo, N.
Polarimetry Data Reduction at the Joint Astronomy Centre 77 Cavanagh, B.; Jenness, T.; Currie, M.J.
Opportunities for Imaging and Spectro-Polarimetry at UKIRT 79 Davis, C.J.; Chrysostomou, A.; Hough, J.
Results of SPARO 2003: A Search for Systematic Errors 81 Krejny, M.; Griffin, G.S.; Li, H.; Novak, G.; Loewenstein, R.F.; Newcomb, M.G.; Calisse, P.G.; Chuss, D.T.
Parallel, Real-Time and Pipeline Data Reduction for the ROVER Sub-mm Heterodyne Polarimeter on the JCMT with ACSIS and ORAC-DR 83 Leech, J.; DeWitt, S.; Jenness, T.; Greaves, J.; Lightfoot, J.F.
Polarimetric Standard Stars Observed with FORS1 at ESO-VLT 85 Mason, E.; Bagnulo, S.; Szeifert, T.; Cabanac, R.; Jehin, E.; Ledoux, C.
High Resolution Spectropolarimeter, LIPS: its Performance and Observational Results 87 Matsuda, K.; Ikeda, Y.; Akitaya H.; Kawabata, K.S.; Seki, M.; Okazaki, A.; Hirata, R.
ZIMPOL/CHEOPS: a Polarimetric Imager for the Direct Detection of Extra-solar Planets 89 Schmid, H.M.; Gisler, D.; Joos, F.; Povel, H.P.; Stenflo, J.O.; Feldt, M.; Lenzen, R.; Brandner, W.; Tinbergen, J.; Quirrenbach, A.; Stuik, R.; Gratton, R.; Turatto, M.; Neuhaeuser, R.
PolKa: A Tunable Polarimeter for Submillimeter Bolometer Arrays 92 Siringo, G.; Kreysa, E.; Menten, K.M.; Reichertz, L.A.
Instrumental Polarization in CHEOPS: Exoplanet Detection and Characterization 94 Stuik, R.; Tinbergen, J.; Joos, F.; Schmid, H.M.
Part 2.
Molecular Clouds, Star Formation, Solar System and Extrasolar Planets
Polarimetry and Star Formation in the Submillimeter 99 Matthews, B.C.
Magnetic Fields and Star Formation – Observations Confront Theory 111 Crutcher, R.M.
Polarization Studies of Star-Forming Regions 116 Wolf, S.; Puga, E.; Launhardt, R.; Alvarez, C.; Feldt, M.; Henning, Th.; Stecklum, B.
Circular Polarization Mapping of Protostellar Environments: Searching for Aligned Grains 122 Clayton, G.C.; Whitney, B.A.; Wolff, M.J.; Smith, P.; Gordon, K.D.
Polarimetry of Circumstellar Disks Around T Tauri Stars 128 Menard, F.
HL Tau: 3-D Polarisation Modelling and Magnetic Field Structure 138 Lucas, P.W.; Fukagawa, M.; Tamura, M.; Chrysostomou, A; Beckford, A.F.
A Dual Imaging Polarimetric Survey of YSO Environments using Gemini/Hokupa`a 143 Potter, D.E.
Are there Aligned Grains Around Young Stellar Objects? 149 Bastien, P.; Matsumura, M.
Tracing the Magnetic Field in Molecular Clouds 154 Houde, M.; Peng, R.; Yoshida, H.; Hildebrand, R.H.; Dowell, C.D.; Phillips, T.G.; Dotson, J.L.; Bastien, P.; Vaillancourt, J.E.
A Polarization Survey of mm Methanol Masers 160 Wiesemeyer, H.; Thum, C.; Walmsley, C.M.; Paubert, G.
Determining the Magnetic Field Strength from Polarimetry of Dense Molecular Clouds: Theoretical Considerations 166 Heitsch, F.
Computational Intelligence Techniques for Submillimetre Polarization Modeling 171 Fiege, J.D.
Modeling the Polarimetric Signatures of Extra-Solar Planets During Microlensing Events 176 Selway, K.L.; Hendry, M.A.
Polarization in Mercury's Exosphere 181 Allen, J.E. Jr.; Penn, M.J.
HI and OH Zeeman Observations toward Orion's Veil 183 Brogan, C.L.; Troland, T.H.; Abel, N.P.; Goss, W.M.; Crutcher, R.M.
First SCUBA Polarimetry of Two Candidate High-Mass Protostellar Objects 185 Curran, R.; Chrysostomou, A.; Collett, J.; Aitken, D.; Jenness, T.
Subaru High-Resolution Polarimetry of Circumstellar Structure around LkHα 198 187 Fukagawa, M.; Tamura, M.; Murakawa, K.; Suto, H.; Hayashi, S.S.; Naoi, T.; Doi, Y.; Kaifu, N.; Itoh, Y.; Oasa, Y.; Ebizuka, N.
Spectropolarimetry of CH4 Bands of Solar System Planets 189 Joos, F.; Schmid, H.M.; Gisler, D.; Feldt, M.; Brandner, W.; Stam, D.M.; Quirrenbach, A.; Stuik, R.
Polarimetry of Comets in the Near-IR 192 Kelley, M.S.; Woodward, C.E.; Jones, T.J.
Probing Solar Nebula Using Polarization of Kuiper Belt Objects 194 Kolokolova, L.; Muinonen, K.; Boehnnhardt, H.; Bagnulo, S.; Barucci, A.; Rosenbush, V.
Submillimeter Polarimetry of Prestellar Cores – Comparison with Ambipolar Diffusion Models 199 Nutter, D.; Ward-Thompson, D.; Crutcher, R.M.; Kirk, J.M.
A Model of the Accretion Disk around AA Tau 201 Pinte, C.; Menard, F.
On Polarization in the 530.3 nm Coronal Emission Line 203 Pinter, T.; Rybansky, M.; Minarovjech, M.
A Multi-Scale Analysis of Magnetic Fields in Filamentary Molecular Clouds and Their Environments 205 Poidevin, F.; Bastien, P.; Matthews, B.C.; Fiege, J.
Numerical Simulations of the Polarization of Jupiter-like Extrasolar Giant Planets 207 Stam, D.M.; Hovenier, J.W.; Waters, L.B.F.M.
Multi-Band Mid-Infrared Imaging Polarimetry of G333.6–0.2 209 Stecklum, B.; Henning, Th.; Kaeufl, H.-U.; Linz, H.; Siebenmorgen, R.; Wright, C.
Polarization of Planet Earth and Model Earth-like Planets 211 Wolstencroft, R.D.; Breon, F.-M.
Part 3.Circumstellar Matter and Ejecta   
Circumstellar Disks in PMS and T Tauri Stars — Herbig Ae/Be Stars, Vega-like Stars, and Submillimeter Polarizations 215 Tamura, M.; Fukagawa, M.
Spectropolarimetry of Young and Evolved Stars 227 Oudmaijer, R.D.; Davies, B.; Vink, J.S.; Drew, J.E.
Linear Line Polarimetry Modelling of Pre-main Sequence Stars 232 Vink, J.S.; Drew, J.E.; Harries, T.J.; Oudmaijer, R.D.
Subaru/FOCAS Spectropolarimetry of Supernovae 238 Kawabata, K.S.
Ejecta and the Late Stages of Stellar Evolution 243 Gledhill, T.M.
H band AO Imaging-Polarimetry of IRC+10216 255 Murakawa, K.; Suto, H.; Oya, S.; Yates, J.A.; Ueta, T.; Meixner, M.
Imaging Polarimetry of Proto-planetary Nebulae - Probing the History of AGB Mass Loss 260 Ueta, T.; Murakawa, K.; Meixner, M.
Interferometric Observations of the SiO High J Transition Maser associated with VY Canis Majoris with the Submillimeter Array 265 Shinnaga, H.; Moran, J.M.; Young, K.H.; Ho, P.T.P.
NLTE Monte Carlo Models of the Polarization of Circumstellar Disks 270 Bjorkman, J.E.; Carciofi, A.C.
Near-IR imaging Polarimetry of Dust-debris Disk Candidates 275 Hales, A.S.; Barlow, M.J.; Gledhill, T.M.
Supernovae in 3-D: Bridging the Gap Between Observations and Theory 277 Hoffman, J.L.; Nugent, P.; Kasen, D.; Thomas, R.C.; Filippenko, A.V.; Leonard, D.C.
SIFTIR: A Mid-IR Imaging Spectro-polarimeter 280 Jurgenson, C.; Stencel, R.
Near Infrared Polarimetry of IRAS 19306+1407 282 Lowe, K.T.E.; Gledhill, T.M.
The Hanle Effect in P Cygni Wind Lines 284 Nordsieck, K.; Ignace, R.
Search for New Supernova Remnant Candidates 286 Soberski, S.; Reich, W.; Wielebinski, R.
Identifying Circumstellar Disks in LMC/SMC Clusters 288 Wisniewski, J.P.; Bjorkman, K.S.; Magalhães, A.M.
Part 4.
Interstellar Medium
Dust and Infrared Polarization Signatures 293 Aitken, D.K.
A Southern Optical/Infrared Survey of Interstellar Polarization 305 Magalhães, A.M.; Pereyra, A.; Melgarejo, R.; de Matos, L.; Carciofi, A.C.; Benedito, F.F.C.; Valentim, R.; Vidotto, A.A.; da Silva, F.N.; de Souza, P.P.F.; Faria, H.; Gabriel, V.S.
Submillimeter Polarimetry and the Galactic Center Magnetic Field 311 Chuss, D.T.; Dowell, C.D.; Hildebrand, R.H.; Novak, G.
Mid-Infrared Spectropolarimetry: Dust and Magnetic Fields 316 Wright, C.M.; Glasse, A.C.H.
Polarization Observations of Molecular Clouds 321 Whittet, D.C.B.
Mid-Infrared Spectropolarimetry as a Discriminator of Interstellar Grain Models 332 Li, A.
Grain Alignment in Molecular Clouds 333 Lazarian, A.; Cho, J.
Optical Polarization from Aligned Atoms as a New Diagnostic of Astrophysical Magnetic Fields 346 Yan, H.; Lazarian, A.
Spectropolarimetry of the 3.4 μm Band in the Quintuplet 352 Chiar, J.E.; Adamson, A.J.; Kerr, T.H.; Mason, R.; Wright, G.S.; Whittet, D.C.B.; Chrysostomou, A.; Hough, J.; Roche, P.F.
Part 5.
Solar Polarimetry: An Overview 357 Lin, H.
Searching for Links Between Magnetic Field and Stellar Evolution: a Survey of Magnetic Stars in Open Clusters with FORS1 at the VLT 369 Bagnulo, S.; Mason, E.; Szeifert, T.; Landstreet, J.D.; Wade, G.A.; Andretta, V.
Evolution of Magnetic Fields in Stars Across the Upper Main Sequence: Results from Recent Measurements with FORS1 at the VLT 374 Hubrig, S.; North, P.; Szeifert, T.
Adaptive Optics Polarimetry of Herbig Ae/Be Stars 379 Perrin, M.D.; Graham, J.R.; Kalas, P.; Lloyd, J.P.; Max, C.E.; Gavel, D.T.; Pennington, D.M.; Gates, E.L.
Statistical Analysis of Intrinsic Polarization Distributions of Classical Be Stars 384 Yudin, R.V.
Polarimetry of Binary Stars 389 Manset, N.
Circular Polarimetry of Magnetic Cataclysmic Variables 401 Rodrigues, C.V.; Cieslinski, D.; Jablonski, F.J.; Steiner, J.E.; Diaz, M.P.; Hickel, G.R.
Spectropolarimetric Variability in Hot Stars 406 Bjorkman, K.S.; Meade, M.R.
Polarized Hα Wing of Symbiotic Stars 412 Ikeda, Y.; Akitaya, H.; Matsuda, K.; Homma, K.; Seki, M.; Kawabata, K.S.; Hitara, R.; Okazaki, A.
Time Resolved Spectropolarimetric Studies of Magnetic Cataclysmic Variables with the SALT 415 Buckley, D.A.H.; O'Donoghue, D.; Potter, S.B.; Nordsieck, K.H.
Modeling the Circumstellar Disk of ζ Tauri 417 Carciofi, A.C.; Bjorkman, J.E.; Bjorkman, K.S.
Indirect Imaging of Magnetic CVs using Polarimetry 419 Potter, S.B.; Buckley, D.A.H.; Romero-Colmenero, E.
Part 6.
Extragalactic and Cosmology
High Resolution Radio Polarimetry of Astrophysical Jets 423 Cawthorne, T.V.
Revealing AGN by Polarimetry 435 Kishimoto, M.; Antonucci, R.; Boisson, C.; Blaes, O.
Rayleigh Scattered Lyα in Active Galactic Nuclei 441 Lee, H.-W.
Optical Spectropolarimetry and Kinematics of Cygnus A 446 van Bemmel, I.; Vernet, J.; Fosbury, R.; Lamers, H.
Geometric Distance Measurement using Light Echo Polarization 452 Sparks, W.B.
Polarimetry of Powerful Radio Galaxies from z=0 to z=4 457 Tadhunter, C.
Multi-frequency Polarization Properties of Blazars 469 Jorstad, S.G.; Marscher, A.P.; Stevens, J.A.; Robson, E.I.; Lister, M.L.; Stirling, A.M.; Smith, P.S.; Cawthorne, T.V.; Gomez, J.-L.; Gabuzda, D.C.; Gear, W.K.
Spectropolarimetry and the Structure of Type 1 Seyfert Nuclei 474 Smith, J.E.; Robinson, A.; Axon, D.J.
Polarization Monitoring as a Probe of Blazar Jets on the Finest Scales 480 Marscher, A.P.; Jorstad, S.G.
The Cosmic Microwave Background and its Polarization 485 de Oliveira-Costa, A.
Large Scale Correlations of Quasar Polarization Vectors: Hints of Extreme Scale Structures? 498 Cabanac, R.A.; Hutsemekers, D.; Sluse, D.; Lamy, H.
Infrared Polarimetry of Galaxies 503 Jones, T.J.
Seyfert 2 Galaxies Uncovered with Keck Spectropolarimetry 505 Kay, L.E.; Moran, E.C.; Barth, A.J.; Filippenko, A.V.; Magalhaes, A.M.M.
Milliarcsecond-Scale Radio Polarimetry of Relativistic Jets in Active Galaxies 508 Lister, M.L.; the MOJAVE Collaboration
Simultaneous Optical and Near-Infrared Spectropolarimetry of Type 2 Seyfert Galaxies with TRISPEC 510 Watanabe, M.; Nagata, T.; Sato, S.; Nakaya, H.; Hough, J.H.
Part 7.
Summing Up
Summary: Astronomical Polarimetry 2004 515 Hildebrand, R.