Professor Stuart Littlefair

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Professor of Astrophysics

Dr Stuart Littlefair
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s.littlefair@sheffield.ac.uk
+44 114 22 24525

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Professor Stuart Littlefair
Department of Physics and Astronomy
F29
Hicks Building
Hounsfield Road
Sheffield
S3 7RH
Research interests
  • Interacting binary stars
  • Brown dwarfs and low-mass stars
  • Star formation
  • High time resolution Astrophysics
Publications

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Conference proceedings papers

  • Dyer MJ, Dhillon VS, Littlefair S, Steeghs D, Ulaczyk K, Chote P, Lyman J, Galloway D, Ackley K & Mong YL (2020) Developing the GOTO telescope control system. Proceedings of SPIE : Software and Cyberinfrastructure for Astronomy VI, Vol. 11452. Online conference, 14 December 2020 - 18 December 2020. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Bezawada N, Gao X, Henry D, Black M, Miller C, Lunney D, Dhillon V, Littlefair S, Kerry P, Gamble T , Dixon S et al (2018) Configuration of readout electronics and data acquisition for the HiPERCAM instrument. Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 10709, 10 June 2018 - 15 June 2018. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Dhillon V, Dixon S, Gamble T, Kerry P, Littlefair S, Parsons S, Marsh T, Bezawada N, Black M, Gao X , Henry D et al (2018) First light with HiPERCAM on the GTC. Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 10702, 10 June 2018 - 15 June 2018. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Green MJ, Marsh TR, Steeghs DTH, Breedt E, Campbell HC, Dhillon VS, Hardy LK & Littlefair SP (2017) Gaia14aae: the first fully-eclipsing AM CVn. 20th European Workshop on White Dwarfs (EuroWD16), Vol. 509 (pp 567-570), 25 July 2016 - 29 July 2016. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Alvarez-Candal A, Ortiz JL, Morales N, Duffard R, Pinilla-Alonso N, Littlefair S, Dillhon VS, Sicardy B, Mottola S, Hellmich S , Marsh T et al (2012) Stellar occultation by the trans-Neptunian object 2002 KX14. European Planetary Science Congress 2012 (pp 482-482) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Burton J, Watson CA & Littlefair SP (2012) Probable z’-band Ground-based Detection of the Secondary Eclipse of WASP-19b. American Astronomical Society Meeting Abstracts #219, Vol. 219 (pp #432.05-#432.05) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Cegla HM, Watson C, Marsh T, Shelyag S, Moulds V, Littlefair S, Mathioudakis M, Pollacco D & Bonfils X (2012) Towards Earth-like Worlds: Identifying and Removing Stellar Jitter. American Astronomical Society Meeting Abstracts #219, Vol. 219 (pp #432.03-#432.03) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Ortiz JL, Sicardy B, Assafin M, Alvarez-Candal A, Ivanov VD, Camargo J, Littlefair S, Unda-Sanzana E, Jehin E, Braga-Ribas F , Lellouch E et al (2011) The stellar occultation by Makemake on 2011 April 23. EPSC-DPS Joint Meeting 2011 (pp 704-704) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Hessman FV, Beuermann K, Dreizler S, Marsh TR, Parsons SG, Copperwheat CM, Winget DE, Miller GF, Hermes JJ, Schreiber MR , Kley W et al (2011) The Planets around the post-Common Envelope Binary NN Serpentis. PLANETARY SYSTEMS BEYOND THE MAIN SEQUENCE, Vol. 1331 (pp 281-286) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Copperwheat C, Marsh T, Dhillon V, Littlefair S, Hickman R, Gaensicke B & Southworth J (2010) Physical properties of IP Pegasi: an eclipsing dwarf nova with an unusually cool white dwarf. Proceedings of High Time Resolution Astrophysics - The Era of Extremely Large Telescopes (HTRA-IV). May 5 - 7, 2010. Agios Nikolaos, Crete Greece. Published online at http://pos.sissa.it/cgi-bin/reader/conf.cgi?confid=108, id.45 RIS download Bibtex download
  • Copperwheat C, Marsh T, Littlefair S, Dhillon V, Ramsay G, Drake A, Gaensicke B, Groot P, Hakala P, Koester D , Nelemans G et al (2010) ULTRACAM observations of SDSS J0926+3624: The first known eclipsing AM CVn star. Proceedings of High Time Resolution Astrophysics - The Era of Extremely Large Telescopes (HTRA-IV). May 5 - 7, 2010. Agios Nikolaos, Crete Greece. Published online at http://pos.sissa.it/cgi-bin/reader/conf.cgi?confid=108, id.23 RIS download Bibtex download
  • Naylor T, Mayne NJ, Jeffries RD, Littlefair SP & Saunders ES (2009) New methods for determining the ages of PMS stars. AGES OF STARS, Vol. 4(258) (pp 103-110) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Copperwheat CA, Marsh TR, Dhillon VS, Littlefair S, Woudt P & Gansicke B (2008) ULTRACAM observations of two CV pulsators. HYDROGEN-DEFICIENT STARS, Vol. 391 (pp 289-292) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Littlefair SP, Dhillon VS, Marsh TR, Gansicke BT & Copperwheat C (2008) On the evolutionary status of short period cataclysmic variables. UNIVERSE AT SUB-SECOND TIMESCALES: HIGH TIME RESOLUTION ASTROPHYSICS, Vol. 984 (pp 23-31) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Littlefair SP (2008) High time resolution observations of cataclysmic variables. HIGH TIME RESOLUTION ASTROPHYSICS, Vol. 351 (pp 21-35) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Barros SCC, Marsh TR, Dhillon VS, Groot PJ, Littlefair S, Nelemans G, Roelofs G, Steeghs D & Wheatley PJ (2007) Photometry of V407 Vul and RXJ0806.3+1527: Twin systems ?. MULTICOLORED LANDSCAPE OF COMPACT OBJECTS AND THEIR EXPLOSIVE ORIGINS, Vol. 924 (pp 873-876) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Burleigh MR, Marsh TR, Gansicke BT, Goad MR, Dhillon VS, Littlefair SP, Wells M, Dobbie PD, Farihi J, Bannister NP , Casewell SL et al (2007) The nature of the close magnetic white dwarf plus probable brown dwarf SDSS J121209.31+013627.7. 15TH EUROPEAN WORKSHOP ON WHITE DWARFS, PROCEEDINGS, Vol. 372 (pp 477-482) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Silvotti R, Fontaine G, Pavlov M, Marsh TR, Dhillon VS & Littlefair SP (2007) Search for p-mode pulsations in DA white dwarfs with VLT-ULTRACAM. 15TH EUROPEAN WORKSHOP ON WHITE DWARFS, PROCEEDINGS, Vol. 372 (pp 593-596) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Marsh TR, Dhillon VS, Littlefair SP, Groot PJ, Hakala P, Nelemans G, Ramsay G, Roelofs GHA & Steeghs D (2007) SDSS J0926+3624, the first eclipsing AM CVn star, as seen with ULTRACAM. 15TH EUROPEAN WORKSHOP ON WHITE DWARFS, PROCEEDINGS, Vol. 372 (pp 431-436) View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Burningham B, Naylor T, Littlefair SP & Jeffries RD (2005) Can Variability Account for Apparent Age Spreads in OB Association Colour-Magnitude Diagrams?. Protostars and Planets V (pp 8491-8491) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Burningham B, Naylor T, Littlefair SP & Jeffries RD (2005) Estimating the low-mass IMF in OB associations: sigma orionis. Initial Mass Function 50 years Later, Vol. 327 (pp 141-142) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Littlefair SP, Naylor T, Retter A & O Toole S (2003) Age Spreads and Composite Spectra. Galactic Star Formation Across the Stellar Mass Spectrum, Vol. 287 (pp 133-139-133-139) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Littlefair SP, Dhillon VS, Marsh TR & Harlaftis ET (2002) Mirror eclipses in the dwarf nova IP Peg. The Physics of Cataclysmic Variables and Related Objects, Vol. 261 (pp 499-499) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Kupfer T, Geier S, McLeod AF, Groot PJ, Verbeek K, Schaffenroth V, Heber U, Heuser C, Ziegerer E, Østensen R , Nemeth P et al () Finding compact hot subdwarf binaries in the Galactic disc View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download

Theses / Dissertations

  • Dyer M, Dhillon V, Littlefair S, Steeghs D, Ulaczyk K, Chote P, Galloway D & Rol E (2018) A telescope control and scheduling system for the Gravitational-wave Optical Transient Observer (GOTO). RIS download Bibtex download

Preprints

  • Hollands MA, Littlefair SP & Parsons SG (2023) Measuring the Initial-Final Mass-Relation using wide double white dwarf binaries from Gaia DR3, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Littlefair SP, Rodríguez-Gil P, Marsh TR, Parsons SG & Dhillon VS (2023) The donor star radial velocity curve in the cataclysmic variable GY Cnc confirms white dwarf eclipse modelling mass, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Maskoliūnas M, Wyrzykowski Ł, Howil K, Rybicki KA, Zieliński P, Kaczmarek Z, Kruszyńska K, Jabłońska M, Zdanavičius J, Pakštienė E , Čepas V et al (2023) Lens mass estimate in the Galactic disk extreme parallax microlensing event Gaia19dke, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Caiazzo I, Burdge KB, Tremblay P-E, Fuller J, Ferrario L, Gaensicke BT, Hermes JJ, Heyl J, Kawka A, Kulkarni SR , Marsh TR et al (2023) A rotating white dwarf shows different compositions on its opposite faces, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Munday J, Tremblay P-E, Hermes JJ, Barlow B, Pelisoli I, Marsh TR, Parsons SG, Jones D, Kepler SO, Brown A , Littlefair SP et al (2023) An Eclipsing 47 minute Double White Dwarf Binary at 400 pc, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Levan A, Gompertz B, Salafia OS, Bulla M, Burns E, Hotokezaka K, Izzo L, Lamb G, Malesani D, Oates S , Ravasio M et al (2023) JWST detection of heavy neutron capture elements in a compact object merger, Research Square Platform LLC. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Levan A, Gompertz BP, Salafia OS, Bulla M, Burns E, Hotokezaka K, Izzo L, Lamb GP, Malesani DB, Oates SR , Ravasio ME et al (2023) JWST detection of heavy neutron capture elements in a compact object merger, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Pelisoli I, Marsh TR, Buckley DAH, Heywood I, Potter SB, Schwope A, Brink J, Standke A, Woudt PA, Parsons SG , Green MJ et al (2023) A 5.3-minute-period pulsing white dwarf in a binary detected from radio to X-rays, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Inight K, Gänsicke B, Breedt E, Israel H, Littlefair S, Manser C, Marsh T, Mulvany T, Pala A & Thorstensen J (2023) A catalogue of cataclysmic variables from 20 years of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey with new classifications, periods, trends and oddities. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Eappachen D, Jonker PG, Levan AJ, Quirola-Vasquez J, Torres MAP, Bauer FE, Dhillon VS, Marsh T, Littlefair SP, Ravasio ME & Fraser M (2023) The Fast X-ray Transient XRT 210423 and its Host Galaxy, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Brown AJ, Parsons SG, van Roestel J, Rebassa-Mansergas A, Breedt E, Dhillon VS, Dyer MJ, Green MJ, Kerry P, Littlefair SP , Marsh TR et al (2023) Photometric follow-up of 43 new eclipsing white dwarf plus main-sequence binaries from the ZTF survey, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Sánchez DM, Kennedy MR, Clark CJ, Breton RP, Dhillon VS, Voisin G, Camilo F, Littlefair S, Marsh TR & Stringer J (2023) A black widow population dissection through HiPERCAM multi-band light curve modelling. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Shahbaz T, Paice JA, Rajwade KM, Veledina A, Gandhi P, Dhillon VS, Marsh TR, Littlefair S, Kennedy MR, Breton RP & Clark CJ (2023) A rapid optical and X-ray timing study of the neutron star X-ray binary Swift J1858.6-0814. RIS download Bibtex download
  • McHardy IM, Beard M, Breedt E, Knapen JH, Vincentelli FM, Veresvarska M, Dhillon VS, Marsh TR, Littlefair SP, Horne K , Glew R et al (2022) First detection of the outer edge of an AGN accretion disc: Very fast multiband optical variability of NGC 4395 with GTC/HiPERCAM and LT/IO:O, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Munday J, Marsh TR, Hollands M, Pelisoli I, Steeghs D, Hakala P, Breedt E, Brown A, Dhillon VS, Dyer MJ , Green M et al (2022) Two decades of optical timing of the shortest-period binary star system HM Cancri, arXiv. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Burdge KB, El-Badry K, Marsh TR, Rappaport S, Brown WR, Caiazzo I, Chakrabarty D, Dhillon VS, Fuller J, Gänsicke BT , Graham MJ et al (2022) A dense $mathbf{0.1 M_{rm odot}}$ star in a 51-minute orbital period eclipsing binary, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Caiazzo I, Burdge K, Ferrario L, Fuller J, Gänsicke B, Hermes JJ, Heyl J, Kawka A, Kulkarni S, Marsh T , Mroz P et al (2022) A rotating white dwarf with two faces, Research Square Platform LLC. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Mong Y-L, Ackley K, Killestein TL, Galloway DK, Dyer M, Cutter R, Brown MJI, Lyman J, Ulaczyk K, Steeghs D , Dhillon V et al (2022) Self-Supervised Clustering on Image-Subtracted Data with Deep-Embedded Self-Organizing Map, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Dhillon VS, Kennedy MR, Breton RP, Clark CJ, Sánchez DM, Voisin G, Breedt E, Brown AJ, Dyer MJ, Green MJ , Kerry P et al (2022) Multi-colour optical light curves of the companion star to the millisecond pulsar PSR J2051-0827, arXiv. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Pelisoli I, Marsh TR, Parsons SG, Aungwerojwit A, Ashley RP, Breedt E, Brown AJ, Dhillon VS, Dyer MJ, Green MJ , Kerry P et al (2022) Long-term photometric monitoring and spectroscopy of the white dwarf pulsar AR Scorpii, arXiv. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Padilla MA, Rodríguez-Gil P, Muñoz-Darias T, Torres MAP, Casares J, Degenaar N, Dhillon VS, Heinke CO, Littlefair SP & Marsh TR (2022) A tentative 114-minute orbital period challenges the ultra-compact nature of the X-ray binary 4U 1812-12, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Brown AJ, Parsons SG, Littlefair SP, Wild JF, Ashley RP, Breedt E, Dhillon VS, Dyer MJ, Green MJ, Kerry P , Marsh TR et al (2022) Characterising eclipsing white dwarf M dwarf binaries from multi-band eclipse photometry, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Jones D, Munday J, Corradi R, Rodríguez-Gil P, Boffin H, Zak J, Sowicka P, Parsons S, Dhillon V, Littlefair S , Marsh T et al (2021) The post-common-envelope binary central star of the planetary nebula Ou 5: a doubly-eclipsing post-red-giant-branch system, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Chandra V, Hwang H-C, Zakamska NL, Blouin S, Swan A, Marsh TR, Shen KJ, Gänsicke BT, Hermes JJ, Putterman O , Bauer EB et al (2021) The SNIa Runaway LP 398-9: Detection of Circumstellar Material and Surface Rotation, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Steeghs D, Galloway DK, Ackley K, Dyer MJ, Lyman J, Ulaczyk K, Cutter R, Mong YL, Dhillon V, O'Brien P , Ramsay G et al (2021) The Gravitational-wave Optical Transient Observer (GOTO): prototype performance and prospects for transient science, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Pelisoli I, Marsh TR, Ashley RP, Hakala P, Aungwerojwit A, Burdge K, Breedt E, Brown AJ, Chanthorn K, Dhillon VS , Dyer MJ et al (2021) Optical detection of the rapidly spinning white dwarf in V1460 Her, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Mong Y-L, Ackley K, Galloway DK, Dyer M, Cutter R, Brown MJI, Lyman J, Ulaczyk K, Steeghs D, Dhillon V , OBrien P et al (2021) Searching For Fermi GRB Optical Counterparts With The Prototype Gravitational-Wave Optical Transient Observer (GOTO), arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Pelisoli I, Marsh TR, Dhillon VS, Breedt E, Brown AJ, Dyer MJ, Green MJ, Kerry P, Littlefair SP, Parsons SG , Sahman DI et al (2021) Found: a rapidly spinning white dwarf in LAMOST J024048.51+195226.9, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Dhillon VS, Bezawada N, Black M, Dixon SD, Gamble T, Gao X, Henry DM, Kerry P, Littlefair SP, Lunney DW , Marsh TR et al (2021) HiPERCAM: a quintuple-beam, high-speed optical imager on the 10.4-m Gran Telescopio Canarias, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Wild JF, Littlefair SP, Ashley RP, Breedt E, Brown A, Dhillon VS, Dyer MJ, Green MJ, Kerry P, Marsh TR , Parsons SG et al (2021) System parameters of three short period cataclysmic variable stars, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • van Roestel J, Kupfer T, Green MJ, Wong S, Bildsten L, Burdge K, Prince T, Marsh TR, Szkody P, Fremling C , Graham MJ et al (2021) Discovery and characterization of five new eclipsing AM CVn systems, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Hodgkin ST, Harrison DL, Breedt E, Wevers T, Rixon G, Delgado A, Yoldas A, Kostrzewa-Rutkowska Z, Wyrzykowski Ł, van Leeuwen M , Blagorodnova N et al (2021) Gaia Photometric Science Alerts, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Paice JA, Gandhi P, Shahbaz T, Veledina A, Malzac J, Buckley DAH, Charles PA, Rajwade K, Dhillon VS, Littlefair SP , Marsh TR et al (2021) The Evolution of Rapid Optical/X-ray Timing Correlations in the Initial Hard State of MAXI J1820+070, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Burhanudin UF, Maund JR, Killestein T, Ackley K, Dyer MJ, Lyman J, Ulaczyk K, Cutter R, Mong Y-L, Steeghs D , Galloway DK et al (2021) Light curve classification with recurrent neural networks for GOTO: dealing with imbalanced data, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Makrygianni L, Mullaney J, Dhillon V, Littlefair S, Ackley K, Dyer MJ, Lyman J, Ulaczyk K, Cutter R, Mong Y-L , Steeghs D et al (2021) Processing GOTO data with the Rubin Observatory LSST Science Pipelines II: Forced Photometry and light curves, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Killestein TL, Lyman J, Steeghs D, Ackley K, Dyer MJ, Ulaczyk K, Cutter R, Mong Y-L, Galloway DK, Dhillon V , O'Brien P et al (2021) Transient-optimised real-bogus classification with Bayesian Convolutional Neural Networks -- sifting the GOTO candidate stream, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Parsons SG, Gänsicke BT, Schreiber MR, Marsh TR, Ashley RP, Breedt E, Littlefair SP & Meusinger H (2021) Magnetic white dwarfs in post-common-envelope binaries, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Dyer MJ, Dhillon VS, Littlefair S, Steeghs D, Ulaczyk K, Chote P, Lyman J, Galloway DK, Ackley K & Mong YL (2020) Developing the GOTO telescope control system, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Schaffenroth V, Casewell SL, Schneider D, Kilkenny D, Geier S, Heber U, Irrgang A, Przybilla N, Marsh TR, Littlefair SP & Dhillon VS (2020) A quantitative in-depth analysis of the prototype sdB+BD system SDSS J08205+0008 revisited in the Gaia era, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Mullaney JR, Makrygianni L, Dhillon V, Littlefair S, Ackley K, Dyer M, Lyman J, Ulaczyk K, Cutter R, Mong YL , Steeghs D et al (2020) Processing GOTO data with the Rubin Observatory LSST Science Pipelines I : Production of coadded frames, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Burdge KB, Prince TA, Fuller J, Kaplan DL, Marsh TR, Tremblay P-E, Zhuang Z, Bellm EC, Caiazzo I, Coughlin MW , Dhillon VS et al (2020) A systematic search of Zwicky Transient Facility data for ultracompact binary LISA-detectable gravitational-wave sources, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Mong Y-L, Ackley K, Galloway D, Killestein T, Lyman J, Steeghs D, Dhillon V, O'Brien P, Ramsay G, Poshyachinda S , Kotak R et al (2020) Machine Learning for Transient Recognition in Difference Imaging With Minimum Sampling Effort, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Kupfer T, Bauer EB, Burdge KB, van Roestel J, Bellm EC, Fuller J, Hermes J, Marsh TR, Bildsten L, Kulkarni SR , Phinney ES et al (2020) A new class of Roche lobe-filling hot subdwarf binaries, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Casewell SL, Belardi C, Parsons SG, Littlefair SP, Braker IP, Hermes JJ, Debes J, Vanderbosch Z, Burleigh MR, Gaensicke BT , Dhillon VS et al (2020) WD1032+011, an inflated brown dwarf in an old eclipsing binary with a white dwarf, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Green MJ, Marsh TR, Carter PJ, Steeghs D, Breedt E, Dhillon VS, Littlefair SP, Parsons SG, Kerry P, Fusillo NPG , Ashley RP et al (2020) Spectroscopic and Photometric Periods of Six Ultracompact Accreting Binaries, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Szegedi-Elek E, Ábrahám P, Wyrzykowski L, Kun M, Kóspál A, Chen L, Marton G, Moór A, Kiss C, Pál A , Szabados L et al (2020) Gaia 18dvy: a new FUor in the Cygnus OB3 association, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Gompertz BP, Cutter R, Steeghs D, Galloway DK, Lyman J, Ulaczyk K, Dyer MJ, Ackley K, Dhillon VS, O'Brien PT , Ramsay G et al (2020) Searching for Electromagnetic Counterparts to Gravitational-wave Merger Events with the Prototype Gravitational-wave Optical Transient Observer (GOTO-4), arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Parsons SG, Brown AJ, Littlefair SP, Dhillon VS, Marsh TR, Hermes JJ, Istrate AG, Breedt E, Dyer MJ, Green MJ & Sahman DI (2020) A pulsating white dwarf in an eclipsing binary, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Kupfer T, Bauer EB, Marsh TR, van Roestel J, Bellm EC, Burdge KB, Coughlin MW, Fuller J, Hermes J, Bildsten L , Kulkarni SR et al (2020) The first ultracompact Roche lobe-filling hot subdwarf binary, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Sergison DJ, Naylor T, Littlefair SP, Bell CPM & Williams CDH (2019) Characterising the i-band variability of YSOs over six orders of magnitude in timescale, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Paice JA, Gandhi P, Shahbaz T, Uttley P, Arzoumanian Z, Charles PA, Dhillon VS, Gendreau KC, Littlefair SP, Malzac J , Markoff S et al (2019) A Black Hole X-ray Binary at $sim$100 Hz: Multiwavelength Timing of MAXI J1820+070 with HiPERCAM and NICER, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Nieder L, Clark CJ, Bassa CG, Wu J, Singh A, Donner JY, Allen B, Breton RP, Dhillon VS, Eggenstein H-B , Hessels JWT et al (2019) Detection and timing of gamma-ray pulsations from the $707$ Hz pulsar J0952$-$0607, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • McAllister M, Littlefair SP, Parsons SG, Dhillon VS, Marsh TR, Gaensicke BT, Breedt E, Copperwheat C, Green MJ, Knigge C , Sahman DI et al (2019) The evolutionary status of Cataclysmic Variables: Eclipse modelling of 15 systems, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Van Dyk SD, Zheng W, Maund JR, Brink TG, Srinivasan S, Andrews JE, Smith N, Leonard DC, Morozova V, Filippenko AV , Conner B et al (2019) The Type II-Plateau Supernova 2017eaw in NGC 6946 and Its Red Supergiant Progenitor, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Rebassa-Mansergas A, Parsons SG, Dhillon VS, Ren J, Littlefair SP, Marsh TR & Torres S (2019) Accurate mass and radius determinations of a cool subdwarf in an eclipsing binary, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Meza E, Sicardy B, Assafin M, Ortiz JL, Bertrand T, Lellouch E, Desmars J, Forget F, Bérard D, Doressoundiram A , Lecacheux J et al (2019) Pluto's lower atmosphere and pressure evolution from ground-based stellar occultations, 1988-2016, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Osborn HP, Kenworthy M, Rodriguez JE, de Mooij EJW, Kennedy GM, Relles H, Gomez E, Hippke M, Banfi M, Barbieri L , Becker I et al (2019) The PDS 110 observing campaign - photometric and spectroscopic observations reveal eclipses are aperiodic, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Wyrzykowski Ł, Mróz P, Rybicki KA, Gromadzki M, Kołaczkowski Z, Zieliński M, Zieliński P, Britavskiy N, Gomboc A, Sokolovsky K , Hodgkin ST et al (2019) Full orbital solution for the binary system in the northern Galactic disc microlensing event Gaia16aye, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Tehrani KA, Crowther PA, Bestenlehner JM, Littlefair SP, Pollock AMT, Parker RJ & Schnurr O (2019) Weighing Melnick 34: the most massive binary system known, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Casewell SL, Littlefair SP, Parsons SG, Marsh TR, Fortney JJ & Marley MS (2018) The direct detection of the irradiated brown dwarf in the white dwarf - brown dwarf binary SDSS J141126.20+200911.1, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Parsons SG, Gänsicke BT, Marsh TR, Ashley RP, Breedt E, Burleigh MR, Copperwheat CM, Dhillon VS, Green MJ, Hermes JJ , Irawati P et al (2018) The scatter of the M dwarf mass-radius relationship, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Dhillon V, Dixon S, Gamble T, Kerry P, Littlefair S, Parsons S, Marsh T, Bezawada N, Black M, Gao X , Henry D et al (2018) First light with HiPERCAM on the GTC, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Green MJ, Hermes JJ, Marsh TR, Steeghs DTH, Bell KJ, Littlefair SP, Parsons SG, Dennihy E, Fuchs JT, Reding JS , Kaiser BC et al (2018) A 15.7-Minute AM CVn Binary Discovered in K2, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Sahman DI, Dhillon VS, Littlefair SP & Hallinan G (2018) Discovery of an old nova shell surrounding the cataclysmic variable V1315 Aql, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Green MJ, Marsh TR, Steeghs DTH, Kupfer T, Ashley RP, Bloemen S, Breedt E, Campbell HC, Chakpor A, Copperwheat CM , Dhillon VS et al (2018) High-Speed Photometry of Gaia14aae: An Eclipsing AM CVn That Challenges Formation Models, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Casewell SL, Braker IP, Parsons SG, Hermes JJ, Burleigh MR, Belardi C, Chaushev A, Finch NL, Roy M, Littlefair SP , Goad M et al (2018) The first sub-70 minute non-interacting WD-BD system: EPIC212235321, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • The Astropy Collaboration , Price-Whelan AM, Sipőcz BM, Günther HM, Lim PL, Crawford SM, Conseil S, Shupe DL, Craig MW, Dencheva N , Ginsburg A et al (2018) The Astropy Project: Building an inclusive, open-science project and status of the v2.0 core package, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Morris BM, Tollerud E, Sipocz B, Deil C, Douglas ST, Medina JB, Vyhmeister K, Smith TR, Littlefair S, Price-Whelan AM , Gee WT et al (2017) astroplan: An Open Source Observation Planning Package in Python, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
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  • Parsons SG, Gänsicke BT, Marsh TR, Ashley RP, Bours MCP, Breedt E, Burleigh MR, Copperwheat CM, Dhillon VS, Green M , Hardy LK et al (2017) Testing the white dwarf mass-radius relationship with eclipsing binaries, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Parsons SG, Hermes JJ, Marsh TR, Gänsicke BT, Tremblay P-E, Littlefair SP, Sahman DI, Ashley RP, Green M, Rattanasoon S , Dhillon VS et al (2017) Two white dwarfs in ultrashort binaries with detached, eclipsing, likely substellar companions detected by K2, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
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  • Littlefair SP, Burningham B & Helling C (2017) Robust detection of quasi-periodic variability: A HAWKI mini survey of late T dwarfs, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • McAllister MJ, Littlefair SP, Dhillon VS, Marsh TR, Gänsicke BT, Bochinksi J, Bours MCP, Breedt E, Hardy LK, Hermes JJ , Kengkriangkrai S et al (2017) SDSS J105754.25+275947.5: a period-bounce eclipsing cataclysmic variable with the lowest-mass donor yet measured, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
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  • Hardy LK, McAllister MJ, Dhillon VS, Littlefair SP, Bours MCP, Breedt E, Butterley T, Chakpor A, Irawati P, Kerry P , Marsh TR et al (2016) Hunting For Eclipses: High Speed Observations of Cataclysmic Variables, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Muñoz-Darias T, Casares J, Sánchez DM, Fender RP, Padilla MA, Mooley K, Hardy L, Charles PA, Ponti G, Motta SE , Dhillon VS et al (2016) Flares, wind and nebulae: the 2015 December mini-outburst of V404 Cygni, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • McAllister MJ, Littlefair SP, Dhillon VS, Marsh TR, Ashley RP, Bours MCP, Breedt E, Hardy LK, Hermes JJ, Kengkriangkrai S , Kerry P et al (2016) Using Gaussian processes to model light curves in the presence of flickering: the eclipsing cataclysmic variable ASASSN-14ag, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Kirk J, Wheatley PJ, Louden T, Littlefair SP, Copperwheat CM, Armstrong DJ, Marsh TR & Dhillon VS (2016) Transmission spectroscopy of the inflated exoplanet WASP-52b, and evidence for a bright region on the stellar surface, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Burningham B, Hardcastle M, Nichols JD, Casewell SL, Littlefair SP, Stark C, Burleigh MR, Metchev S, Tannock ME, van Weeren RJ , Williams WL et al (2016) A LOFAR mini-survey for low-frequency radio emission from the nearest brown dwarfs, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Marsh TR, Gänsicke BT, Hümmerich S, Hambsch F-J, Bernhard K, Lloyd C, Breedt E, Stanway ER, Steeghs DT, Parsons SG , Toloza O et al (2016) A radio pulsing white dwarf binary star, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Fritzewski DJ, Kitze M, Mugrauer M, Neuhäuser R, Adam C, Briceño C, Buder S, Butterley T, Chen W-P, Dinçel B , Dhillon VS et al (2016) Long-Term Photometry of IC 348 with the YETI Network, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Dhillon VS, Marsh TR, Bezawada N, Black M, Dixon S, Gamble T, Henry D, Kerry P, Littlefair SP, Lunney DW , Morris T et al (2016) HiPERCAM: A high-speed, quintuple-beam CCD camera for the study of rapid variability in the Universe, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Bours MCP, Marsh TR, Parsons SG, Dhillon VS, Ashley RP, Bento JP, Breedt E, Butterley T, Caceres C, Copperwheat CM , Hardy LK et al (2016) Long-term eclipse timing of white dwarf binaries: an observational hint of a magnetic mechanism at work, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Santisteban JVH, Knigge C, Littlefair SP, Breton RP, Dhillon VS, Gänsicke BT, Marsh TR, Pretorius ML, Southworth J & Hauschildt PH (2016) An irradiated brown-dwarf companion to an accreting white dwarf, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Gandhi P, Littlefair SP, Hardy LK, Dhillon VS, Marsh TR, Shaw AW, Altamirano D, Caballero-Garcia MD, Casares J, Casella P , Castro-Tirado AJ et al (2016) Furiously Fast and Red: Sub-second Optical Flaring in V404 Cyg during the 2015 Outburst Peak, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Parsons SG, Hill CA, Marsh TR, Gansicke BT, Watson CA, Steeghs D, Dhillon VS, Littlefair SP, Copperwheat CM, Schreiber MR & Zorotovic M (2016) The crowded magnetosphere of the post common envelope binary QS Virginis, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Randall SK, Calamida A, Fontaine G, Monelli M, Bono G, Alonso ML, Van Grootel V, Brassard P, Chayer P, Catelan M , Littlefair S et al (2016) Pulsating hot O subdwarfs in Omega Cen: mapping a unique instability strip on the Extreme Horizontal Branch, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Helling C, Harrison RG, Honary F, Diver DA, Aplin K, Dobbs-Dixon I, Ebert U, Inutsuka S, Gordillo-Vazquez FJ & Littlefair S (2016) Atmospheric electrification in dusty, reactive gases in the solar system and beyond, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Garai Z, Pribulla T, Hambálek L, Errmann R, Adam C, Buder S, Butterley T, Dhillon VS, Dincel B, Gilbert H , Ginski C et al (2016) Search for transiting exoplanets and variable stars in the open cluster NGC 7243, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Gaensicke BT, Aungwerojwit A, Marsh TR, Dhillon VS, Sahman DI, Veras D, Farihi J, Chote P, Ashley R, Arjyotha S , Rattanasoon S et al (2015) High-speed photometry of the disintegrating planetesimals at WD1145+017: evidence for rapid dynamical evolution, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Irawati P, Richichi A, Bours MCP, Marsh TR, Sanguansak N, Chanthorn K, Hermes JJ, Hardy LK, Parsons SG, Dhillon VS & Littlefair SP (2015) A large, long-lived structure near the trojan L5 point in the post common-envelope binary SDSS J1021+1744, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Williams PKG, Casewell SL, Stark CR, Littlefair SP, Helling C & Berger E (2015) The First Millimeter Detection of a Non-Accreting Ultracool Dwarf, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Miszalski B, Woudt PA, Littlefair SP, Warner B, Boffin HMJ, Corradi RLM, Jones D, Motsoaledi M, Rodríguez-Gil P, Sabin L & Santander-García M (2015) Discovery of an eclipsing dwarf nova in the ancient nova shell Te 11, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Mancini L, Giacobbe P, Littlefair SP, Southworth J, Bozza V, Damasso M, Dominik M, Hundertmark M, Jorgensen UG, Juncher D , Popovas A et al (2015) Rotation periods and astrometric motions of the Luhman 16AB brown dwarfs by high-resolution lucky-imaging monitoring, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Hardy LK, Butterley T, Dhillon VS, Littlefair SP & Wilson RW (2015) pt5m - a 0.5m robotic telescope on La Palma, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Hallinan G, Littlefair SP, Cotter G, Bourke S, Harding LK, Pineda JS, Butler RP, Golden A, Basri G, Doyle JG , Kao MM et al (2015) Magnetospherically driven optical and radio aurorae at the end of the stellar main sequence, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Shahbaz T, Linares M, Nevado SP, Rodríguez-Gil P, Casares J, Dhillon VS, Marsh TR, Littlefair S, Leckngam A & Poshyachinda S (2015) The binary millisecond pulsar PSR J1023+0038 during its accretion state - I. Optical variability, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Campbell HC, Marsh TR, Fraser M, Hodgkin ST, de Miguel E, Gänsicke BT, Steeghs D, Hourihane A, Breedt E, Littlefair SP , Koposov SE et al (2015) Total eclipse of the heart: The AM CVn Gaia14aae / ASSASN-14cn, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • McAllister MJ, Littlefair SP, Baraffe I, Dhillon VS, Marsh TR, Bento J, Bochinski J, Bours MCP, Breedt E, Copperwheat CM , Hardy LK et al (2015) PHL 1445: An eclipsing cataclysmic variable with a substellar donor near the period minimum, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Parsons SG, Agurto-Gangas C, Gaensicke BT, Rebassa-Mansergas A, Schreiber MR, Marsh TR, Dhillon VS, Littlefair SP, Drake AJ, Bours MCP , Breedt E et al (2015) Fourteen new eclipsing white dwarf plus main-sequence binaries from the SDSS and Catalina surveys, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Bochinski JJ, Haswell CA, Marsh TR, Dhillon VS & Littlefair SP (2015) Direct evidence for an evolving dust cloud from the exoplanet KIC 12557548 b, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Casewell SL, Lawrie KA, Maxted PFL, Marley MS, Fortney JJ, Rimmer PB, Littlefair SP, Wynn G, Burleigh MR & Helling C (2014) Multiwaveband photometry of the irradiated brown dwarf WD0137-349B, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Pyrzas S, Gaensicke BT, Hermes JJ, Copperwheat CM, Rebassa-Mansergas A, Dhillon VS, Littlefair SP, Marsh TR, Parsons SG, Savoury CDJ , Schreiber MR et al (2014) Discovery of ZZ Cetis in detached white dwarf plus main-sequence binaries, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Burton JR, Watson CA, Rodriguez-Gil P, Skillen I, Littlefair SP, Dhillon VS & Pollacco D (2014) Defocussed Transmission Spectroscopy: A potential detection of sodium in the atmosphere of WASP-12b, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Bours M, Marsh T, Breedt E, Copperwheat C, Dhillon V, Leckngam A, Littlefair S, Parsons S & Prasit A (2014) Testing the planetary models of HU Aquarii, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Littlefair SP, Casewell SL, Parsons SG, Dhillon VS, Marsh TR, Gaensicke BTG, Bloemen S, Catalan S, Irawati P, Hardy LK , Mcallister M et al (2014) The substellar companion in the eclipsing white dwarf binary SDSS J141126.20+200911.1, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Dhillon VS, Marsh TR, Atkinson DC, Bezawada N, Bours MCP, Copperwheat CM, Gamble T, Hardy LK, Hickman RDH, Irawati P , Ives DJ et al (2014) ULTRASPEC: a high-speed imaging photometer on the 2.4-m Thai National Telescope, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Hermes JJ, Gaensicke BT, Koester D, Bours MCP, Townsley DM, Farihi J, Marsh TR, Littlefair S, Dhillon VS, Gianninas A , Breedt E et al (2014) Heavy metals in a light white dwarf: Abundances of the metal-rich, extremely low-mass GALEX J1717+6757, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Littlefair SP, Dhillon VS, Gaensicke BT, Bours MCP, Copperwheat CM & Marsh TR (2014) A parameter study of the eclipsing CV in the Kepler field, KIS J192748.53+444724.5, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Burton J, Watson C, Fitzsimmons A, Pollacco D, Moulds V, Littlefair S & Wheatley P (2014) Tidally Distorted Exoplanets: Density Corrections for Short-Period Hot-Jupiters based solely on Observable Parameters, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Casewell SL, Littlefair SP, Burleigh MR & Roy M (2014) Spectroscopically confirmed brown dwarf members of Coma Berenices and the Hyades, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Bours MCP, Marsh TR, Parsons SG, Copperwheat CM, Dhillon VS, Littlefair SP, Gänsicke BT, Gianninas A & Tremblay P-E (2014) Precise parameters for both white dwarfs in the eclipsing binary CSS 41177, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Kaplan DL, Marsh TR, Walker AN, Bildsten L, Bours MCP, Breedt E, Copperwheat CM, Dhillon VS, Howell SB, Littlefair SP , Shporer A et al (2013) Properties of the Eclipsing Double-White Dwarf Binary NLTT 11748, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Parsons SG, Marsh TR, Bours MCP, Littlefair SP, Copperwheat CM, Dhillon VS, Breedt E, Caceres C & Schreiber MR (2013) Timing variations in the secondary eclipse of NN Ser, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Bento J, Wheatley PJ, Copperwheat CM, Fortney JJ, Dhillon VS, Hickman R, Littlefair SP, Marsh TR, Parsons SG & Southworth J (2013) Optical transmission photometry of the highly inflated exoplanet WASP-17b, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Østensen RH, Geier S, Schaffenroth V, Telting JH, Bloemen S, Németh P, Beck PG, Lombaert R, Pápics PI, Tillich A , Ziegerer E et al (2013) Binaries discovered by the MUCHFUSS project; FBS 0117+396: An sdB+dM binary with a pulsating primary, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Marsh TR, Parsons SG, Bours MCP, Littlefair SP, Copperwheat CM, Dhillon VS, Breedt E, Caceres C & Schreiber MR (2013) The planets around NN Ser: still there, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Parsons SG, Marsh TR, Gänsicke BT, Schreiber MR, Bours MCP, Dhillon VS & Littlefair SP (2013) A magnetic white dwarf in a detached eclipsing binary, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Kupfer T, Geier S, McLeod AF, Groot PJ, Verbeek K, Schaffenroth V, Heber U, Heuser C, Ziegerer E, Østensen R , Nemeth P et al (2013) Finding compact hot subdwarf binaries in the Galactic disc, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Pinfield DJ, Gomes J, Day-Jones AC, Leggett SK, Gromadzki M, Burningham B, Ruiz MT, Kurtev R, Cattermole T, Cardoso C , Lodieu N et al (2013) A deep WISE search for very late type objects and the discovery of two halo/thick-disk T dwarfs: WISE 0013+0634 and WISE 0833+0052, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Föhring D, Dhillon VS, Madhusudhan N, Marsh TR, Copperwheat CM, Littlefair SP & Wilson RW (2013) ULTRACAM z'-band Detection of the Secondary Eclipse of WASP-12b, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Maxted PFL, Serenelli AM, Miglio A, Marsh TR, Heber U, Dhillon VS, Littlefair S, Copperwheat C, Smalley B, Breedt E & Schaffenroth V (2013) Multi-periodic pulsations of a stripped red giant star in an eclipsing binary, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Jeffries RD, Naylor T, Mayne NJ, Bell CPM & Littlefair SP (2013) A lithium depletion boundary age of 22 Myr for NGC 1960, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Bell CPM, Naylor T, Mayne NJ, Jeffries RD & Littlefair SP (2013) Pre-main-sequence isochrones -- II. Revising star and planet formation timescales, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Hambleton KM, Kurtz DW, Prsa A, Guzik JA, Pavlovski K, Bloemen S, Southworth J, Conroy K, Littlefair SP & Fuller J (2013) KIC 4544587: an Eccentric, Short Period Binary System with delta Sct Pulsations and Tidally Excited Modes, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Sahman D, Dhillon V, Marsh T, Moll S, Thoroughgood T, Watson C & Littlefair S (2013) CI Aql: a Type Ia supernova progenitor?, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Copperwheat CM, Wheatley PJ, Southworth J, Bento J, Marsh TR, Dhillon VS, Fortney JJ, Littlefair SP & Hickman R (2013) Transmission photometry of WASP-12b: simultaneous measurement of the planetary radius in three bands, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Triaud AHMJ, Gillon M, Selsis F, Winn JN, Demory B-O, Artigau E, Laughlin GP, Seager S, Helling C, Mayor M , Albert L et al (2013) A search for rocky planets transiting brown dwarfs, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Burningham B, Cardoso CV, Smith L, Leggett SK, Smart RL, Mann AW, Dhital S, Lucas PW, Tinney CG, Pinfield DJ , Zhang Z et al (2013) Seventy six T dwarfs from the UKIDSS LAS: benchmarks, kinematics and an updated space density, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Steeghs D, McClintock JE, Parsons SG, Reid MJ, Littlefair S & Dhillon VS (2013) The not-so-massive black hole in the microquasar GRS1915+105, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Littlefair SP, D. C, Savoury J, Dhillon VS, Marsh TR, Gaensicke BT, Butterley T, Wilson RW, Southworth J & Watson CA (2013) A J-band detection of the sub-stellar mass donor in SDSS J1433+1011, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Moulds VE, Watson CA, Bonfils X, Littlefair SP & Simpson EK (2012) Finding Exoplanets Orbiting Young Active Stars. I. Technique, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Parsons SG, Gänsicke BT, Marsh TR, Drake AJ, Dhillon VS, Littlefair SP, Pyrzas S, Rebassa-Mansergas A & Schreiber MR (2012) Eclipsing Post Common Envelope Binaries from the Catalina Surveys, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Parsons SG, Gänsicke BT, Marsh TR, Bergeron P, Copperwheat CM, Dhillon VS, Bento J, Littlefair SP & Schreiber MR (2012) An accurate mass and radius measurement for an ultracool white dwarf, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Burton JR, Watson CA, Littlefair SP, Dhillon VS, Gibson NP, Marsh TR & Pollacco D (2012) z'-band Ground-Based Detection of the Secondary Eclipse of WASP-19b, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Bell CPM, Naylor T, Mayne NJ, Jeffries RD & Littlefair SP (2012) Pre-main-sequence isochrones -- I. The Pleiades benchmark, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Savoury CDJ, Littlefair SP, Marsh TR, Dhillon VS, Parsons SG, Copperwheat CM & Steeghs D (2012) A Radial Velocity Study of CTCV J1300-3052, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Cegla HM, Watson CA, Marsh TR, Shelyag S, Moulds V, Littlefair S, Mathioudakis M, Pollacco D & Bonfils X (2011) Stellar jitter from variable gravitational redshift: implications for RV confirmation of habitable exoplanets, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Copperwheat CM, Marsh TR, Parsons SG, Hickman R, Steeghs D, Breedt E, Dhillon VS, Littlefair SP & Savoury C (2011) A J-band detection of the donor star in the dwarf nova OY Carinae, and an optical detection of its `iron curtain', arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Parsons SG, Marsh TR, Gänsicke BT, Rebassa-Mansergas A, Dhillon VS, Littlefair SP, Copperwheat CM, Hickman RDG, Burleigh MR, Kerry P , Koester D et al (2011) A precision study of two eclipsing white dwarf plus M dwarf binaries, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Parsons SG, Marsh TR, Gänsicke BT, Dhillon VS, Copperwheat CM, Littlefair SP, Pyrzas S, Drake AJ, Koester D, Schreiber MR & Rebassa-Mansergas A (2011) The shortest period detached white dwarf + main-sequence binary, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Jeffries RD, Littlefair SP, Naylor T & Mayne NJ (2011) No wide spread of stellar ages in the Orion Nebula Cluster, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Dhillon VS, Marsh TR, Littlefair SP, Copperwheat CM, Hickman RDG, Kerry P, Levan AJ, Rea N, Savoury CDJ, Tanvir NR , Turolla R et al (2011) The first observation of optical pulsations from a soft gamma repeater: SGR 0501+4516, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Savoury CDJ, Littlefair SP, Dhillon VS, Marsh TR, Gaensicke BT, Copperwheat CM, Kerry P, Hickman RDG & Parsons SG (2011) Cataclysmic Variables below the Period Gap: Mass Determinations of 14 Eclipsing Systems, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Dhillon VS, Keane EF, Marsh TR, Stappers BW, Copperwheat CM, Hickman RDG, Jordan CA, Kerry P, Kramer M, Littlefair SP , Lyne AG et al (2011) A search for optical bursts from RRAT J1819-1458: II. Simultaneous ULTRACAM-Lovell Telescope observations, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Rose M, Tadhunter C, Holt J, Almeida CR & Littlefair S (2011) The forbidden high ionisation line region of the type 2 quasar Q1131+16: a clear view of the inner face of the torus?, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Littlefair SP, Naylor T, Mayne NJ, Saunders E & Jeffries RD (2011) Accretion-induced luminosity spreads in young clusters: evidence from stellar rotation, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Hessman FV, Beuermann K, Dreizler S, Marsh TR, Parsons SG, Copperwheat CM, Winget DE, Miller GF, Hermes JJ, Schreiber MR , Kley W et al (2011) The Planets around the Post-Common Envelope Binary NN Serpentis, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Copperwheat CM, Marsh TR, Dhillon VS, Littlefair SP, Woudt PA, Warner B, Patterson J, Steeghs D, Kemp J, Armstrong E & Rea R (2011) The photometric period in ES Ceti, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Silvotti R, Fontaine G, Pavlov M, Marsh TR, Dhillon VS, Littlefair SP & Getman F (2010) Search for p-mode oscillations in DA white dwarfs with VLT-ULTRACAM. I. Upper limits to the p-modes, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • De Cia A, Jakobsson P, Björnsson G, Vreeswijk PM, Dhillon VS, Marsh TR, Chapman R, Fynbo JPU, Ledoux C, Littlefair SP , Malesani D et al (2010) Probing GRB environments with time variability: ULTRASPEC fast imaging of GRB 080210, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Beuermann K, Hessman FV, Dreizler S, Marsh TR, Parsons SG, Winget DE, Miller GF, Schreiber MR, Kley W, Dhillon VS , Littlefair SP et al (2010) Two planets orbiting the recently formed post-common envelope binary NN Serpentis, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Watson CA, Littlefair SP, Diamond C, Cameron AC, Fitzsimmons A, Simpson E, Moulds V & Pollacco D (2010) On the alignment of debris disks and their host stars' rotation axis -implications for spin-orbit misalignment in exoplanetary systems, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Copperwheat CM, Marsh TR, Littlefair SP, Dhillon VS, Ramsay G, Drake AJ, Gaensicke BT, Groot PJ, Hakala P, Koester D , Nelemans G et al (2010) SDSS J0926+3624: The shortest period eclipsing binary star, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Watson CA, Littlefair SP, Cameron AC, Dhillon VS & Simpson EK (2010) Estimating the masses of extra-solar planets, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Parsons SG, Marsh TR, Copperwheat CM, Dhillon VS, Littlefair SP, Hickman RDG, Maxted PFL, Gänsicke BT, Unda-Sanzana E, Colque JP , Barraza N et al (2010) Orbital Period Variations in Eclipsing Post Common Envelope Binaries, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Littlefair SP, Naylor T, Mayne NJ, Saunders ES & Jeffries RD (2009) Rotation of young stars in Cepheus OB3b, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Copperwheat CM, Marsh TR, Dhillon VS, Littlefair SP, Hickman R, Gaensicke BT & Southworth J (2009) Physical properties of IP Pegasi: an eclipsing dwarf nova with an unusually cool white dwarf, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Parsons SG, Marsh TR, Copperwheat CM, Dhillon VS, Littlefair SP, Gansicke BT & Hickman R (2009) Precise mass and radius values for the white dwarf and low mass M dwarf in the pre-cataclysmic binary NN Serpentis, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Naylor T, Mayne NJ, Jeffries RD, Littlefair SP & Saunders ES (2009) New Methods for Determining the Ages of PMS Stars, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Bentley S, Hellier C, Maxted P, Dhillon V, Marsh T, Copperwheat C & Littlefair S (2009) A Stellar Flare during the Transit of the Extrasolar Planet OGLE-TR-10b, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Gaensicke BT, Dillon M, Southworth J, Thorstensen JR, Rodriguez-Gil P, Aungwerojwit A, Marsh TR, Szkody P, Barros SCC, Casares J , de Martino D et al (2009) SDSS unveils a population of intrinsically faint cataclysmic variables at the minimum orbital period, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Saunders ES, Naylor T, Mayne N & Littlefair SP (2009) Pre-main-sequence variability across the radiative-convective gap, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Schwarz R, Schwope AD, Vogel J, Dhillon VS, Marsh TR, Copperwheat C, Littlefair SP & Kanbach G (2009) Hunting high and low: XMM monitoring of the eclipsing polar HU Aquarii, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Dhillon VS, Marsh TR, Littlefair SP, Copperwheat CM, Kerry P, Dib R, Durant M, Kaspi VM, Mignani RP & Shearer A (2009) Optical pulsations from the anomalous X-ray pulsar 1E 1048.1-5937, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Copperwheat CM, Marsh TR, Dhillon VS, Littlefair SP, Woudt PA, Warner B, Steeghs D, Gaensicke BT & Southworth J (2008) ULTRACAM observations of two accreting white dwarf pulsators, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Littlefair SP, Dhillon VS, Marsh TR, Shahbaz T, Martin EL & Copperwheat C (2008) Optical variability of the ultracool dwarf TVLM 513-46546: evidence for inhomogeneous dust clouds, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Littlefair SP, Dhillon VS, Marsh TR, Gaensicke BT, Southworth J, Baraffe I, Watson CA & Copperwheat C (2008) On the evolutionary status of short period cataclysmic variables, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • de Martino D, Matt G, Mukai K, Bonnet-Bidaud J-M, Falanga M, Gaensicke BT, Haberl F, Marsh TR, Mouchet M, Littlefair SP & Dhillon V (2008) 1RXSJ173021.5-055933: a cataclysmic variable with a fast-spinning magnetic white dwarf, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Littlefair SP, Dhillon VS, Marsh TR, Gaensicke BT, Baraffe I & Watson CA (2007) SDSS J150722.30+523039.8: a CV formed directly from a detached white dwarf/brown dwarf binary?, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Dhillon VS, Marsh TR, Stevenson MJ, Atkinson DC, Kerry P, Peacocke PT, Vick AJA, Beard SM, Ives DJ, Lunney DW , McLay SA et al (2007) ULTRACAM: an ultra-fast, triple-beam CCD camera for high-speed astrophysics, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Littlefair SP, Dhillon VS, Marsh TR, Gaensicke BT, Southworth J & Watson CA (2006) A brown dwarf mass donor in an accreting binary, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Mayne NJ, Naylor T, Littlefair SP, Saunders ES & Jeffries RD (2006) Empirical isochrones and relative ages for young stars, and the radiative-convective gap, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Jeffries RD, Oliveira JM, Naylor T, Mayne NJ & Littlefair SP (2006) The Keele-Exeter young cluster survey: I. Low mass pre-main sequence stars in NGC 2169, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Barros SCC, Marsh TR, Dhillon VS, Groot PJ, Littlefair S, Nelemans G, Roelofs G, Steeghs D & Wheatley PJ (2006) ULTRACAM Photometry of the ultracompact binaries V407 Vul and HM Cnc, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Marsh TR, Dhillon VS, Littlefair S, Groot P, Hakala P, Nelemans G, Ramsay G, Roelofs G & Steeghs D (2006) SDSS J0926+3624, the first eclipsing AM CVn star, as seen by ULTRACAM, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Southworth J, Gaensicke BT, Marsh TR, de Martino D, Hakala P, Littlefair S, Rodriguez-Gil P & Szkody P (2006) VLT/FORS spectroscopy of faint cataclysmic variables discovered by the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Kurosawa R, Harries TJ & Littlefair SP (2006) Radial and rotational velocities of young brown dwarfs and very low-mass stars in the Upper Scorpius OB association and the rho Ophiuchi cloud core, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Dhillon VS, Marsh TR & Littlefair SP (2006) A search for optical bursts from the rotating radio transient J1819-1458 with ULTRACAM, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Burleigh MR, Marsh TR, Gansicke BT, Goad MR, Dhillon VS, Littlefair SP, Wells M, Bannister NP, Hurkett CP, Martindale A , Dobbie PD et al (2006) The nature of the close magnetic white dwarf + probable brown dwarf binary SDSS J121209.31+013627.7, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Littlefair SP, Dhillon VS, Marsh TR & Gaensicke BT (2006) ULTRACAM observations of SDSS J170213.26+322954.1 - an eclipsing cataclysmic variable in the period gap, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Littlefair SP, Dhillon VS, Marsh TR, Shahbaz T & Martin EL (2006) Observations of Ultracool dwarfs with ULTRACAM on the VLT: a search for weather, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Feline WJ, Dhillon VS, Marsh TR, Watson CA & Littlefair SP (2005) ULTRACAM photometry of the eclipsing cataclysmic variables GY Cnc, IR Com and HT Cas, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Burningham B, Naylor T, Littlefair SP & Jeffries RD (2005) Can variability account for apparent age spreads in OB association colour-magnitude diagrams?, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Dhillon VS, Marsh TR, Hulleman F, van Kerkwijk MH, Shearer A, Littlefair SP, Gavriil FP & Kaspi VM (2005) High-speed, multi-colour optical photometry of the anomalous X-ray pulsar 4U 0142+61 with ULTRACAM, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Littlefair SP, Dhillon VS & Martin EL (2005) The K-band spectrum of the Cataclysmic Variable RXJ 0502.8+1624 (Tau 4), arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Rodriguez-Gil P, Gaensicke BT, Hagen H-J, Nogami D, Torres MAP, Lehto H, Aungwerojwit A, Littlefair S, Araujo-Betancor S & Engels D (2005) HS 0943+1404, a true intermediate polar, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Littlefair SP, Naylor T, Burningham B & Jeffries RD (2005) Do accretion discs regulate the rotation of young stars?, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Oliveira JM, Jeffries RD, van Loon JT, Littlefair SP & Naylor T (2005) Circumstellar discs around solar-mass stars in NGC 6611, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Thoroughgood TD, Dhillon VS, Steeghs D, Watson CA, Buckley DAH, Littlefair SP, Smith DA, Still M, van der Heyden KJ & Warner B (2004) The component masses of the cataclysmic variable V347 Puppis, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Burningham B, Naylor T, Littlefair SP & Jeffries RD (2004) Contamination and exclusion in the sigma Orionis young group, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Littlefair SP, Naylor T, Harries TJ, Retter A & O'Toole S (2003) Evidence for high accretion-rates in Weak-Line T Tauri stars?, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Littlefair SP, Naylor T, Jeffries RD, Devey CR & Vine S (2003) Mass segregation in the young open cluster NGC 2547, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Littlefair SP, Dhillon VS & Martin EL (2002) On the evidence for brown-dwarf secondary stars in cataclysmic variables, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Dhillon VS, Littlefair SP, Marsh TR, Sarna MJ & Boakes EH (2002) On the use of 12CO/13CO as a test of common-envelope evolution, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Thoroughgood TD, Dhillon VS, Littlefair SP, Marsh TR & Smith DA (2001) The Recurrent Nova U Scorpii - A Type Ia Supernova Progenitor, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Thoroughgood TD, Dhillon VS, Littlefair SP, Marsh TR & Smith DA (2001) The mass of the white dwarf in the recurrent nova U Scorpii, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Littlefair SP, Dhillon VS & Marsh TR (2001) K-band spectroscopy of the intermediate polar XY Ari, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Littlefair SP, Dhillon VS, Marsh TR & Harlaftis ET (2001) Mirror eclipses in the cataclysmic variable IP Peg, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Mason E, Skidmore W, Howell SB, Ciardi DR, Littlefair S & Dhillon VS (2000) Investigating the structure of the accretion disk in WZ Sge from multi-wave-band, time-resolved spectroscopic observations: Paper II, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Dhillon VS, Littlefair SP, Howell SB, Ciardi DR, Harrop-Allin MK & Marsh TR (2000) Infrared spectroscopy of cataclysmic variables: III. Dwarf novae below the period gap and novalike variables, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Littlefair SP, Dhillon VS, Howell SB & Ciardi DR (1999) J-band spectroscopy of cataclysmic variables, arXiv. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Burdge K, El-Badry K, Marsh T, Rappaport S, Brown W, Caiazzo I, Chakrabarty D, Dhillon V, Fuller J, Gänsicke B , Graham M et al () An F type star in a 51-minute orbital period eclipsing binary, Research Square Platform LLC. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Alexander KD, Berger E, Bower G, Casewell S, Cenko SB, Chatterjee S, Cleeves I, Cordes J, Drake J, Drout M , Dupuy T et al () Enabling New ALMA Science with Improved Support for Time-Domain Observations. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
Teaching activities

PHY241 Observational Astronomy

Professional activities and memberships
  • ESO Observing Programmes Committee Member 2013-2015
  • ING Board Member
  • LSST:UK Board Member"Member PPARC/STFC Time Allocation Committees 2004-2007

Departmental administration

  • Head of Second Year Astrophysics
  • Research Committee Member
  • Space Committee Member