prof. dr. J.P. (John) McKean

Associate Professor (UHD)

prof. dr. J.P. (John) McKean
E-mail:
j.p.mckean rug.nl

Research

Research units:

Postal address:
Landleven12
Gebouw 5419, ruimte 0174
9747 AD
Groningen
Netherlands
Phone: +31 50 363 4059Fax: +31 50 363 6100
  1. 2020
  2. 2019
  3. Chen, G. C. -F., Fassnacht, C. D., Suyu, S. H., Rusu, C. E., Chan, J. H. H., Wong, K. C., Auger, M. W., Hilbert, S., Bonvin, V., Birrer, S., Millon, M., Koopmans, L. V. E., Lagattuta, D. J., McKean, J. P., Vegetti, S., Courbin, F., Ding, X., Halkola, A., Jee, I., ... Treu, T. (2019). A SHARP view of H0LiCOW: H-0 from three time-delay gravitational lens systems with adaptive optics imaging. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 490(2), 1743-1773. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stz2547
  4. Stacey, H. R., McKean, J. P., Jackson, N. J., Best, P. N., Calistro Rivera, G., Callingham, J. R., Duncan, K. J., Gürkan, G., Hardcastle, M. J., Iacobelli, M., Mechev, A. P., Morabito, L. K., Prandoni, I., Röttgering, H. J. A., Sabater, J., Shimwell, T. W., Tasse, C., & Williams, W. L. (2019). LoTSS/HETDEX: Disentangling star formation and AGN activity in gravitationally lensed radio-quiet quasars. Astronomy and astrophysics, 622(February 2019), [A18]. https://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201833967
  5. Shimwell, T. W., Tasse, C., Hardcastle, M. J., Mechev, A. P., Williams, W. L., Best, P. N., Röttgering, H. J. A., Callingham, J. R., Dijkema, T. J., de Gasperin, F., Hoang, D. N., Hugo, B., Mirmont, M., Oonk, J. B. R., Prandoni, I., Rafferty, D., Sabater, J., Smirnov, O., van Weeren, R. J., ... Wilber, A. (2019). The LOFAR Two-metre Sky Survey: II. First data release. Astronomy and astrophysics, 622(February 2019), [A1]. https://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201833559
  6. Williams, W. L., Hardcastle, M. J., Best, P. N., Sabater, J., Croston, J. H., Duncan, K. J., Shimwell, T. W., Röttgering, H. J. A., Nisbet, D., Gürkan, G., Alegre, L., Cochrane, R. K., Goyal, A., Hale, C. L., Jackson, N., Jamrozy, M., Kondapally, R., Kunert-Bajraszewska, M., Mahatma, V. H., ... van Weeren, R. J. (2019). The LOFAR Two-metre Sky Survey. III. First data release: Optical/infrared identifications and value-added catalogue. Astronomy and astrophysics, 622(Februari 2019), A2. https://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201833564
  7. Johnson, A. C., Nulsen, P., Snios, B., Wise, M., de Vries, M., Birkinshaw, M., worrall, D., Kraft, R., McNamara, B., Carilli, C., Croston, J., Edge, A., Hardcastle, M., Laing, R. A., Mathews, W. G., McKean, J. P., Perley, R. A., Rafferty, D. A., & Young, A. J. (2019). The X-ray cavity around hotspot E in Cygnus A: a bubble inflated by the outgoing jet. id 243.16. Paper presented at American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #233, Seattle, Washington, United States. https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2019AAS...23324316J
  8. 2018
  9. Chen, G. C. -F., Chan, J. H. H., Bonvin, V., Fassnacht, C. D., Rojas, K., Millon, M., Courbin, F., Suyu, S. H., Wong, K. C., Sluse, D., Treu, T., Shajib, A. J., Hsueh, J-W., Lagattuta, D. J., Koopmans, L. V. E., Vegetti, S., & McKean, J. P. (2018). Constraining the microlensing effect on time delays with a new time-delay prediction model in H0 measurements. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 481(1), 1115-1125. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/sty2350
  10. Duffy, R. T., Worrall, D. M., Birkinshaw, M., Nulsen, P. E. J., Wise, M. W., de Vries, M. N., Snios, B., Mathews, W. G., Perley, R. A., Hardcastle, M. J., Rafferty, D. A., McNamara, B. R., Edge, A. C., McKean, J. P., Carilli, C. L., Croston, J. H., Godfrey, L. E. H., & Laing, R. A. (2018). The X-ray ribs within the cocoon shock of Cygnus A. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 476(4), 4848-4860. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/sty549
  11. Stacey, H. R., McKean, J. P., Robertson, N. C., Ivison, R. J., Isaak, K. G., Schleicher, D. R. G., van der Werf, P. P., Baan, W. A., Alba, A. B., Garrett, M. A., & Loenen, A. F. (2018). Gravitational lensing reveals extreme dust-obscured star formation in quasar host galaxies. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 476(4), 5075-5114. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/sty458
  12. Arias, M., Vink, J., de Gasperin, F., Salas, P., Oonk, J. B. R., van Weeren, R. J., van Amesfoort, A. S., Anderson, J., Beck, R., Bell, M. E., Bentum, M. J., Best, P., Blaauw, R., Breitling, F., Broderick, J. W., Brouw, W. N., Brueggen, M., Butcher, H. R., Ciardi, B., ... Zucca, P. (2018). Low-frequency radio absorption in Cassiopeia A. Astronomy & astrophysics, 612, [A110]. https://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201732411
  13. Mann, G., Bretling, F., Vocks, C., Aurass, H., Steinmetz, M., Strassmeier, K. G., Bisi, M. M., Avruch, I. M., & McKean, J. P. (2018). Tracking of an electron beam through the solar corona with LOFAR. Astronomy & astrophysics, 611(March 2018), [57]. https://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201629017
  14. Snios, B., Nulsen, P. E. J., Wise, M. W., de Vries, M., Birkinshaw, M., Worrall, D. M., Duffy, R. T., Kraft, R. P., McNamara, B. R., Carilli, C., Croston, J. H., Edge, A. C., Godfrey, L. E. H., Hardcastle, M. J., Harris, D. E., Laing, R. A., Mathews, W. G., McKean, J. P., Perley, R. A., ... Young, A. J. (2018). The Cocoon Shocks of Cygnus A: Pressures and Their Implications for the Jets and Lobes. Astrophysical Journal, 855(1), [71]. https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/aaaf1a
  15. Heesen, V., Croston, J. H., Morganti, R., Hardcastle, M. J., Stewart, A. J., Best, P. N., Broderick, J. W., Brueggen, M., Brunetti, G., Chyzy, K. T., Harwood, J. J., Haverkorn, M., Hess, K. M., Intema, H. T., Jamrozy, M., Kunert-Bajraszewska, M., McKean, J. P., Orru, E., Rottgering, H. J. A., ... Williams, W. L. (2018). LOFAR reveals the giant: A low-frequency radio continuum study of the outflow in the nearby FR I radio galaxy 3C 31. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 474(4), 5049-5067. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stx2869
  16. McKean, J., & de Bruyn, G. (2018). Calibration of LOFAR. In G. Heald , J. McKean , & R. Pizzo (Eds.), Astrophysics and Space Science Library (pp. 65). (Astrophysics and Space Science Library; Vol. 426). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-23434-2_5
  17. Hsueh, J-W., Fassnacht, C., Vegetti, S., Springola, C., Oldham, L., Despali, G., Auger, M., Xu, D., Metcalf, B., McKean, J., Koopmans, L., & Lagattuta, D. (2018). Exploring a Potential Bias in Dark Matter Investigations Using Strongly Lensed Quasars. American Astronomical Society Meeting, 231, [415.04]. http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2018AAS...23141504H
  18. 2017
  19. Morosan, D. E., Gallagher, P. T., Fallows, R. A., Reid, H., Mann, G., Bisi, M. M., Magdalenić, J., Rucker, H. O., Thidé, B., Vocks, C., Anderson, J., Asgekar, A., Avruch, I. M., Bell, M. E., Bentum, M. J., Best, P., Blaauw, R., Bonafede, A., Breitling, F., ... Zarka, P. (2017). The association of a J-burst with a solar jet. Astronomy & astrophysics, 606, [A81]. https://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201629996
  20. Kokotanekov, G., Wise, M., Heald, G. H., McKean, J. P., Bîrzan, L., Rafferty, D. A., Godfrey, L. E. H., de Vries, M., Intema, H. T., Broderick, J. W., Hardcastle, M. J., Bonafede, A., Clarke, A. O., van Weeren, R. J., Röttgering, H. J. A., Pizzo, R., Iacobelli, M., Orrú, E., Shulevski, A., ... Mulcahy, D. D. (2017). LOFAR MSSS: The scaling relation between AGN cavity power and radio luminosity at low radio frequencies. Astronomy & astrophysics, 605, [A48]. https://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201730940
  21. Oldham, L., Auger, M., Fassnacht, C. D., Treu, T., Koopmans, L. V. E., Lagattuta, D., McKean, J., & Vegetti, S. (2017). The Fundamental Plane of evolving red nuggets. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 470(3), 3497-3506. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stx1127
  22. Clarke, A. O., Heald, G., Jarrett, T., Bray, J. D., Hardcastle, M. J., Cantwell, T. M., Scaife, A. M. M., Brienza, M., Bonafede, A., Breton, R. P., Broderick, J. W., Carbone, D., Croston, J. H., Farnes, J. S., Harwood, J. J., Heesen, V., Horneffer, A., van der Horst, A. J., Iacobelli, M., ... Wise, M. W. (2017). LOFAR MSSS: Discovery of a 2.56 Mpc giant radio galaxy associated with a disturbed galaxy group. Astronomy & astrophysics, 601, [A25]. https://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201630152
  23. Oldham, L., Auger, M. W., Fassnacht, C. D., Treu, T., Brewer, B. J., Koopmans, L. V. E., Lagattuta, D., Marshall, P., McKean, J., & Vegetti, S. (2017). Red nuggets grow inside-out: evidence from gravitational lensing. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 465(3), 3185-3202. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stw2832
  24. Shimwell, T. W., Röttgering, H. J. A., Best, P. N., Williams, W. L., Dijkema, T. J., de Gasperin, F., Hardcastle, M. J., Heald, G. H., Hoang, D. N., Horneffer, A., Intema, H., Mahony, E. K., Mandal, S., Mechev, A. P., Morabito, L., Oonk, J. B. R., Rafferty, D., Retana-Montenegro, E., Sabater, J., ... Zwart, J. T. L. (2017). The LOFAR Two-metre Sky Survey: I. Survey description and preliminary data release. Astronomy & astrophysics, 598, [A104]. https://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201629313
  25. 2016
  26. McKean, J. P., Godfrey, L. E. H., Vegetti, S., Wise, M. W., Morganti, R., Hardcastle, M. J., Rafferty, D., Anderson, J., Beck, R., Bell, M. E., van Bemmel, I., Bentum, M. J., Bernardi, G., Best, P., Blaauw, R., Bonafede, A., Breitling, F., Broderick, J. W., Brüggen, M., ... Zarka, P. (2016). LOFAR imaging of Cygnus A - direct detection of a turnover in the hotspot radio spectra. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 463(3), 3143-3150. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stw2105
  27. Buitink, S., Corstanje, A., Falcke, H., Horandel, J. R., Huege, T., Nelles, A., Rachen, J. P., Rossetto, L., Schellart, P., Scholten, O., ter Veen, S., Thoudam, S., Trinh, T. N. G., Anderson, J., Asgekar, A., Avruch, I. M., Bell, M. E., Bentum, M. J., Bernardi, G., ... Zensus, J. A. (2016). Corrigendum: A large light-mass component of cosmic rays at 10(17)-10(17.5) electronvolts from radio observation. Nature, 537(7621), 572. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature18936
  28. Buitink, S., Corstanje, A., Falcke, H., Hoerandel, J. R., Huege, T., Nelles, A., Rachen, J. P., Rossetto, L., Schellart, P., Scholten, O., ter Veen, S., Thoudam, S., Trinh, T. N. G., Anderson, J., Asgekar, A., Avruch, I. M., Bell, M. E., Bentum, M. J., Bernardi, G., ... Zensuss, J. A. (2016). A large light-mass component of cosmic rays at 10(17)-10(17.5) electronvolts from radio observations. Nature, 531(7592), 70-73. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature16976
  29. Vegetti, S., Treu, T., Auger, M., Fassnacht, C., McKean, J., Koopmans, L., & Rybak, M. (2016). Gravitationally imaging dark matter. In Astrophysics of Dark Matter (pp. 4) http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2016adm..confE...4V
  30. Quinn, J., Jackson, N., Tagore, A., Biggs, A., Birkinshaw, M., Chapman, S., De Zotti, G., McKean, J., Pérez-Fournon, I., Scott, D., & Serjeant, S. (2016). A new VLA/e-MERLIN limit on central images in the gravitational lens system CLASS B1030+074. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 459(3), 2394-2407. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stw773
  31. Shimwell, T. W., Luckin, J., Brüggen, M., Brunetti, G., Intema, H. T., Owers, M. S., Röttgering, H. J. A., Stroe, A., van Weeren, R. J., Williams, W. L., Cassano, R., de Gasperin, F., Heald, G. H., Hoang, D. N., Hardcastle, M. J., Sridhar, S. S., Sabater, J., Best, P. N., Bonafede, A., ... White, G. J. (2016). A plethora of diffuse steep spectrum radio sources in Abell 2034 revealed by LOFAR. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 459(1), 277-290. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stw661
  32. Jackson, N., Tagore, A., Deller, A., Moldón, J., Varenius, E., Morabito, L., Wucknitz, O., Carozzi, T., Conway, J., Drabent, A., Kapinska, A., Orrù, E., Brentjens, M., Blaauw, R., Kuper, G., Sluman, J., Schaap, J., Vermaas, N., Iacobelli, M., ... Zarka, P. (2016). LBCS: The LOFAR Long-Baseline Calibrator Survey. Astronomy and astrophysics, 595(November 2016 ), [A86]. https://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201629016
  33. Brienza, M., Godfrey, L., Morganti, R., Vilchez, N., Maddox, N., Murgia, M., Orru, E., Shulevski, A., Best, P. N., Brüggen, M., Harwood, J. J., Jamrozy, M., Jarvis, M. J., Mahony, E. K., McKean, J., & Röttgering, H. J. A. (2016). LOFAR discovery of a 700-kpc remnant radio galaxy at low redshift. Astronomy and astrophysics, 585(January 2016), [A29]. https://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201526754
  34. Stewart, A. J., Fender, R. P., Broderick, J. W., Hassall, T. E., Muñoz-Darias, T., Rowlinson, A., Swinbank, J. D., Staley, T. D., Molenaar, G. J., Scheers, B., Grobler, T. L., Pietka, M., Heald, G., McKean, J. P., Bell, M. E., Bonafede, A., Breton, R. P., Carbone, D., Cendes, Y., ... Yatawatta, S. (2016). LOFAR MSSS: detection of a low-frequency radio transient in 400 h of monitoring of the North Celestial Pole. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 456(3), 2321-2342. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stv2797
  35. Spingola, C., Dallacasa, D., Orienti, M., Giroletti, M., McKean, J. P., Cheung, C. C., Hovatta, T., Ciprini, S., D'Ammando, F., Falco, E., Larsson, S., Max-Moerbeck, W., Ojha, R., Readhead, A. C. S., Richards, J. L., & Scargle, J. (2016). Radio follow-up of the γ-ray flaring gravitational lens JVAS B0218+357. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 457(2), 2263-2271. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stw136
  36. Chen, G. C. -F., Suyu, S. H., Wong, K. C., Fassnacht, C. D., Chiueh, T., Halkola, A., Hu, I. S., Auger, M. W., Koopmans, L. V. E., Lagattuta, D. J., McKean, J. P., & Vegetti, S. (2016). SHARP - III. First use of adaptive-optics imaging to constrain cosmology with gravitational lens time delays. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 462, 3457-3475. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stw991
  37. 2015
  38. Heald, G. H., Pizzo, R. F., Orrú, E., Breton, R. P., Carbone, D., Ferrari, C., Hardcastle, M. J., Jurusik, W., Macario, G., Mulcahy, D., Rafferty, D., Asgekar, A., Brentjens, M., Fallows, R. A., Frieswijk, W., Toribio, M. C., Adebahr, B., Arts, M., Bell, M. R., ... Zarka, P. (2015). The LOFAR Multifrequency Snapshot Sky Survey (MSSS). I. Survey description and first results. Astronomy and astrophysics, 582, [A123]. https://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201425210
  39. Sotomayor-Beltran, C., Sobey, C., Hessels, J. W. T., de Bruyn, G., Noutsos, A., Alexov, A., Anderson, J., Asgekar, A., Avruch, I. M., Beck, R., Bell, M. E., Bell, M. R., Bentum, M. J., Bernardi, G., Best, P., Birzan, L., Bonafede, A., Breitling, F., Broderick, J., ... Zarka, P. (2015). Calibrating high-precision Faraday rotation measurements for LOFAR and the next generation of low-frequency radio telescopes (Corrigendum). Astronomy and astrophysics, 581, [C4]. https://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201220728e
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