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ROBINSON, EDWARD L

Edward L Robinson

Professor
Department of Astronomy

William B. Blakemore II Regents Professorship in Astronomy

elr@astro.as.utexas.edu

Phone: 512-471-3401

Office Location
RLM 17.318

Postal Address
2515 SPEEDWAY
AUSTIN, TX 78712

B.A., University of Arizona (1969)
Ph.D., University of Texas (1973)

Research Interests
Observational studies of white dwarfs, neutron stars, and black holes; cataclysmic variables, low-mass X-ray binaries, X-ray transients; pulsating white dwarfs.

 

Publications
(2010 - Present)

Refereed Papers and Major Reviews

Effects of Rotationally-Induced Mixing in Compact Binary Systems with Low-Mass Secondaries and in Single Solar-Mass Stars Chatzopoulos, M., Robinson, E. L., and Wheeler, J. C. 2012, Ap.J., 755, 95.

Long-Term Optical Photometry of Two LXMBs: UW Coronae Borealis and V1408 Aquilae Mason, P. A., Robinson, E. L., Bayless, A. J., and Hakala, P. J. 2012, A.J., 144, 108.

Optical and Infrared Light Curves of the Eclipsing X-Ray Binary V395 Car = 2S 0921-630 Ashcroft, T. A., Hynes, R. I., and Robinson, E. L. 2012, M.N.R.A.S., 424, 620.

The UV Spectral Energy Distributions of Quescent Black Holes and Neutron Stars Revisited Hynes, R. I., and Robinson, E. L. 2012, Ap.J., 749, 3.

Millihertz Quasi-Periodic Oscillations in 4U 0614+091 Zhang, Y., Hynes, R. I., and Robinson, E. L.
2012, M.N.R.A.S., 419, 2943.

Multiwavelength Observations of A0620-00 in QuiescenceFroning, C. S. and 19 other authors, including E. L. Robinson
2011, Ap.J., 743, 26.

The Optical Orbital Light Curve of the Low-Mass X-ray Binary V1408 Aql (= 4U 1957+114) Bayless, A. J., Robinson, E. L., Mason, P. A., and Robertson, P. 2011, Ap.J., 730, 43.

SN2008am: An Over-Luminous Type-IIn Supernova Chatzopoulos, E., Wheeler, J. C., Robinson, E. L., and 8 more authors  2011, Ap.J., 729, 143.

Near-Infrared Spectroscopy of Low Mass X-Ray Binaries: Accretion Disk Contamination and Compact Object Mass Determination in V404 Cyg and Cen X-4 Khargharia, J., Froning, C. S., and Robinson, E. L. 2010, Ap.J., 716, 1105.

The Structure of the Accretion Disk in the ADC X-Ray Binary 4U 1822-371 at Optical and UV Wavelengths A. J. Bayless, E. L. Robinson, R. I. Hynes, T. A. Ashcraft, and M. E. Cornell 2010, Ap.J., 709, 251.

Multi-site Observations of Pulsation in the Accreting White Dwarf SDSS J161033.64-010223.3 Mukadam, A. S. and 21 other authors, including E. L. Robinson 2010, Ap.J., 714, 1702.

Unrefereed Contributions

The Structure of the Accretion Disk in the ADC Sources 4U 1832-371 A. J. Bayless, E. L. Robinson, R. I. Hynes, T. A. Ashcraft, and M. E. Cornell 2010, in "X-Ray Astronomy 2009: Present Status, Multi-Wavelength Approach, and Future Perspectives", AIPC, 1248, 141.

  • Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellow, 1977 - 1981
  • McDonald Observatory and Department of Astronomy Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching, 1984
  • UT College of Natural Sciences Dean's Research Fellow, 1997