Non Peer-reviewed Publications

2019

Buckley, D. A. H. 2019. The SALT Transient Programme. IAU Symposium, 339: 176. ADS

Charles, P., Anderson, G., Coppejans, D., Motsoaledi, M. 2019. X-ray Binary Transients in the Magellanic Clouds and the Milky Way. IAU Symposium, 339: 236. ADS

Charles, P. C., Buckley, D., Mata Sánchez, D.; … (&3 authors from 2 institutions), 2019. Transient X-ray Binaries in the Magellanic Clouds and Milky Way. IAU Symposium, 339: 127. ADS

Holdsworth, D., Kurtz, D. 2019. Testing the SALT High-Resolution Spectrograph for Pulsation Studies of roAp Stars. IAU Symposium, 339: 307. ADS

Holdsworth, D., Kurtz, D. 2019. Testing the SALT High-Resolution Spectrograph for Pulsation Studies of roAp Stars. IAU Symposium, 339: 307. ADS

2018

Booth, A.J., Shara, M.M., Crawford, S.M., Crause, L.A., 2018. Mini-tracker concepts for the SALT transient follow-up program. Pro. of SPIE, 10700: ADS

Brink, J.D., Strydom, O.J., Pretorius, M.L., Vaisanen, P., 2018. A high-efficiency low-resolution spectrograph design for SALT. Pro. of SPIE, 10706: ADS

Browne, K. R. J., Hettlage, C., 2018. More effective fault management at SALT. Pro. of SPIE, 10704: ADS

Coetzee, C., Shara, M.M., Williams, T.B., Vaisanen, P., Romero-Colmenero, E., Browne, K., 2018. SALT achieving synergy through integrated operations. Pro. of SPIE, 10704: ADS

Crause, L.A., Butler, R.P., Nave, G., Kuhn, R., Lomberg, B., Kniazev, A., Crawford, S.M., Depagne, E., 2018. Commissioning the SALT High Resolution Spectrograph’s iodine cell. Pro. of SPIE, 10702: ADS

Fullard, A., Hoffman, J.L., DeKlotz, S., … (& 3 authors from 2 institutions), 2018/05. Spectropolarimetry of the WR + O Binary WR42. American Astron Soc, 2: ADS

Hettlage, C., Romero-Colmenero, E., Crawford, S.M., Macebele, N., Mayekiso, A., Skelton, R.E., Kuhn, R., Vaisanen, P., Brink, J., Koeslag, A., Hulme, S.N., 2018. Preparing SALT’s software for the future. Pro. of SPIE, 10704: ADS

Hulme, S.N., Maartens, D.S., Brink, J., Koeslag, A., 2018. Development of a centralised change logging system for the Southern African Large Telescope. Pro. of SPIE, 10707: ADS

Koeslag, A.R., Brink, J.D., Hulme, S.N., Strydom, O.J., Maartens, D.S., 2018. Image processing for a pyramid wavefront sensor equipped guide probe on SALT. Pro.of SPIE, 10707: ADS

Maartens, D.S., Brink, J.D., 2018. Selecting a simple, natively implemented middleware solution for the SALT control system. Pro. of SPIE, 10707: ADS

Vaisanen, P., Crause, L.A., Gilbank, D.G., Buckley, D.A.H., Coetzee, C., Crawford, S.M., Potter, S.B., Pretorius, R., Romero-Colmenero, E., Sefako, R., Shara, M.M., Sickafoose, A., Williams, T.B., 2018. SALT and SAAO strategy, focusing on the time-domain: process, plans, and challenges. Proc. of SPIE, 10704: ADS

Wiid, E., Browne, K., Love, J., Coetzee, C., Makananise, T., Rabe, P., Simon, E., Hendricks, J., 2018. Observing in higher humidity. Pro. of  SPIE, 10704: ADS

2017

Charsley, Jake M.; McCracken, Richard A.; Reid, Derryck T. … (& 3 other authors), 2017. Comparison of astrophysical laser frequency combs with respect to the
requirements of HIRES. Pro. of SPIE, 0329: ADS

Coetzee, Johannes C.; Väisänen, Petri; O’Donoghue, Darragh E. ...( & other 11 authors from 1 institution), 2017. Improving SALT productivity by using the theory of constraints. Pro. of SPIE, 9910: 4019. ADS

Coley, J.; Corbet, R.; Boyd, P.; Dubus, G.; Vulic, N. 2017. A Multi Wavelength Study of the Gamma Ray Binaries LMC P3 and 1FGL J1018.6-5856. Pro. of SPIE, ADS

Court T., Camacho. Y., Dettman K., … (& 1 author from 1 institution), 2017/01. SALT Spectroscopy of ASASSN-15lh: The Most Luminous Supernova? American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting#229, id.341.01. ADS

Czanik, Robert 2017. Deep NIR and Optical Study on RCW 34 and NGC 2626, 2017. Star Formation from Cores to Clusters. ADS

Hettlage, Christian; Coetzee, Chris; Väisänen, Petri. …(& other 10 authors from 1 institutions), 2017. Monitoring the performance of the Southern African Large Telescope. Pro. of SPIE, 9910: 4021. ADS

Kniazev, A. Y.; Gvaramadze, V. V.; Berdnikov, L. N. 2017. SALT Spectroscopy of Evolved Massive Stars. ASP Conference Series, 510: ADS

Park, S.Y., Woo, J-H., Romero-Colmenero, E., Crawford, S.M.,  … (& 1 author from 1 institution), 2017/01. Reverberation mapping of PG 0934+013. American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #229, id.429.04. ADS

Potter, S. B.; Nordsieck, Ken; Romero-Colmenero, Encarni. … ( & other 11 authors from 3 institutions), 2017. Commissioning the polarimetric modes of the Robert Stobie spectrograph on the Southern African Large Telescope. Pro. of SPIE, 9908: ADS

Ramphul, R., Vaisanen, P., van der Heyden, K.J., 2017. Characterising Nearby Luminous Infrared Galaxies. Geat Conf., ADS

Rugi-Grond, E.; Weigel, T.; Herren, A.; and 4 other authors 2017. Reflective baffle for BepiColombo mission. SPIE, 10567: Pro of SPIE, ADS

Väisänen, Petri; Coetzee, Chris; Schroeder, Anja. … ( & other 13 authors from 1 institution) 2017. Worth its SALT: four years of full science operations with the Southern African Large Telescope. Pro. of SPIE, 9910: 4020. ADS

Vallerga, J.; Welsh, B.; Kotze, M.; … (& other 1 author form 4 institutions) 2017. A new imaging technique for detecting interstellar communications. American Astron Soc, ADS

Van den Berg, R., Coetzee, C., Strydom, O.J.; … (& 11 authors from 1 institution), 2017. SALT tracker upgrade utilizing aerospace processes and procedures. Pro. of SPIE, 9911: ADS

Villanueva, S., Eastman, J.D., Gaudi, B.S., … (& 4 authors from 4 institutions), 2017/01. DEdicated MONitor of EXotransits and Transients (DEMONEXT): Low-Cost Robotic and Automated Telescope for Followup of Exoplanetary Transits and Transients.  American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #229, id.106.05. ADS

Yan, Wei 2017. NuSTAR Observations of Heavily Obscured Quasars Selected by WISE () American Astron Soc, ADS

2016

Afful, A., Opperman, B., Steyn, H., 2016/07. Effects of DeOrbitSail as applied to Lifetime predictions of Low Earth Orbit Satellites. 41st COSPAR Scientific Assembly Meeting, URL

Beers, T.C., 2016. Identifying Bright Carbon-Enhanced Metal-Poor Stars of the RAVE Catalog. American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #227, id.121.02. ADS

Brink, J., Strydom, O.J., Hulme, S.N., Koeslag, A., Maartens, D.S., Wilkinson, M., Lochner, W., Browne, K., Wiid, E., Van den Berg, R., 2016/08. A new modular guidance system for the Southern African Large Telescope. SPIE, URL

Brooks, Keira J.; Catala, Laure; Kenworthy, Matthew A. …Crawford, Steven M. (& 1 other author from 4 institutions) 2017. Polarization dOTF: on-sky focal plane wavefront sensing. SPIE, 9912: 4022. ADS

Buckley, D., Marsh, T., Revnivtsev, M. … Breytenbach, H., Potter, S., … (and 7 other authors), 2016/07. Probing Accretion in Magnetic Cataclysmic Variables from High Time Resolution Optical Photometry and X-ray Observations from ASTROSAT. 41st COSPAR Scientific Assembly Meeting, ADS

Coetzee, Johannes C.; Väisänen, Petri; O’Donoghue, Darragh E. …(& 11 authors from 1 institution), 2016/08. Improving SALT productivity by using the theory of constraints. SPIE, 9910: 4019. ADSc

Crawford, S.M., Crause, L.A., Depagne, E., Ilkiewicz, K., Schroeder, A.C., Kuhn, R., Hettlage, C., Romero-Colmenero, E., Kniazev, A., Vaisanen, P., 2016/08. Data reductions and data quality for the high resolution spectrograph on the Southern African Large Telescope. SPIE, 9908: ADS

de Naray, R.K., Mitchell, C., Spekkens, K., Sellwood, J. and Williams, T., 2016. The Rings Survey: Optical Broardband Photometry. American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #227, id.135.09. ADS

Depagne, E., McCracken, R.A., Reid, D.T., Kuhn, R., Erasmus, N., Crause, L.A., 2016/08. First light of a laser frequency comb at SALT. SPIE, 9089: ADS

Hettlage, Christian; Coetzee, Chris; Väisänen, Petri. …(& 10 authors from 1 institutions), 2016/08. Monitoring the performance of the Southern African Large Telescope. SPIE, 9910: 4021.  ADS

Hviding, R.E., Hickox, R., Hainline, K.N., … (& 3 authors from 1 institutions), 2016/07. Characterizing the redshifts and luminosities of WISE selected obscured AGN using SALT optical spectra. Active Galactic Nuclei Conf., URL

Kannappan, S., Hall, K., Moffett, A.J., … (& 18 authors), 2016. Status of The Dynamical Census of Galaxies and Groups in the RESOLVE Survey. American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #227, id.133.04. ADS

Maartens, D.S., Brink, J., 2016. DDS as mieware of the Southern African Large Telescope control system. SPIE, 9913 ADS

Potter, S. B.; Nordsieck, Ken; Romero-Colmenero, Encarni. … ( & 11 other authors from 3 insitutions), 2016/08. Commissioning the polarimetric modes of the Robert Stobie spectrograph on the Southern African Large Telescope. SPIE, 9908: ADS

Rabe, P., Browne, K., Brink, J., Coetzee, C., 2016/07. Glycol leak detection system. SPIE, 9906: ADS

Raman, G., Paul, B., Bhattacharya, D. and Mohan, V., 2016/07. SALT observation of X-ray pulse reprocessing in 4U 1626-67. 41st COSPAR Scientific Assembly Meeting, ADS

Strydom, O.J., Depagne, E., O’Donoghue, D., Wilkinson, M., Lochner, W., Love, J., Crause, L.A., Brink, J., … (& 2 authors from 2 institutions), 2016. Transmission and opto-mechanical performance of the liquid lens coupling in the Robert Stobie spectrograph on SALT. SPIE, 9912: URL

Strydom, O.J., Love, J., Gajjar, H., 2016. Results from bonding of the SALT primary mirror edge sensors. SPIE, 9912: URL

Väisänen, Petri; Coetzee, Chris; Schroeder, Anja. … (& 13 other authors from 1 institution), 2016/08. Worth its SALT: four years of full science operations with the Southern African Large Telescope. SPIE, 9910: 4020.  ADS

Van den Berg, R., Coetzee, C., Strydom, O.J., Brink, J., Browne, K., Wiid, E., Lochner, W., Nelson, G.J., Rabe, P., Wilkinson, M., Moore, V., Malan, A.,
Love, J., Koeslag, A., 2017/08. SALT tracker upgrade utilizing aerospace processes and procedures. SPIE, 9911: ADS

Williams, T.B., Romero-Colmenero, E., Vaisanen, P., Browne, K., Makananise, T., Koeslag, A., Hettlage, C., Wiid, E., Simon, E., … (& 2 authors from 2 institutions), 2016. Commisioning the dual etalon Fabry-Perot modes of the Robert Stobie spectrograph on the Southern African Large Teescope. SPIE, URL

Williams, T., Spekkens, K., Lee-Waddell, K., de Narray, R.K. and Sellwood, J., 2016. High-Resolution Hα Velocity Fields of Nearby Spiral Galaxies with the Southern African Large Telescope. American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #227, id.135.08. ADS

2015

Buckley, D. A. H., and Pal Singh, K., 2015. Multi-wavelength studies of accretion phenomena with SALT and ASTROSAT. Memorie della Societa Astronomica Italiana: 86:54.  ADS

Burton Williams, T., Sarre, P., Marshall, C.,…(& 2 authors),  2015.  Diffuse Interstellar Band Emission in the Galaxy. IAU General Assembly, Meeting #29, id.2255619. ADS

Crawford, S., 2015. Data Management at the Southern African Large Telescope. Science Operations 2015: Science Data Management – An ESO/ESA Workshop, held 24-27 November, 2015 at ESO Garching. ADS

Crawford, S., 2015. pyhrs: Spectroscopic data reduction package for SALT. Astrophysics Source Code Library, record ascl:1511.005. ADS

Hajduk, M., van Hoof, P. A. M. and Zijlstra, A. A., 2015.  Evolution of the Central Stars of Young Planetary Nebulae. 19th European Workshop on White Dwarfs, Proceedings of a conference held at the Université de Montréal, Montréal, Canada 11-15 August 2014, ASP Conf. Ser., 493:533, eds. P Dufour, et al. , ASP, San Francisco. ADS

Hovey, L., Hughes, John P., Eriksen, K. and McCully, C., 2015. An Optical Study of the Two Youngest Balmer-dominated Supernova Remnants in the Large Magellanic Cloud. American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #225, id.205.06. ADS

Klindt, L., van Soelen, B. andMeintjes, P. J., 2015. Unidentified Active Galactic Nuclei in the Fermi-2LAC catalogue:  identification of candidate sources. Memorie della Societa Astronomica Italiana, 86:30.  ADS

Miszalski, B., Manick, R. and McBride, V., 2015. The Role of Binarity in Wolf-Rayet Central Stars of Planetary Nebulae.  EAS Publications Series,  71-72: 117-120. URL

Miszalski, B., Manick, R. and McBride, V., 2015. Post-common-envelope Wolf-Rayet central stars of planetary nebulae. Wolf-Rayet Stars: Proceedings of an International Workshop held in Potsdam, Germany, 1-5 June 2015: p.259-262. ADS

Nitta, A., Kepler, S.O., Chene, A….Sefako, R., … (& 11 other authors) 2015/08. Time Series Photometric & Spectroscopic Observations of a Massive Crystallized White Dwarf Pulsator BPM37093. IAU General Assembly Meeting, ADS

Norris, M. A., Kannappan, S. J., Forbes, D. A….(and 16 authors),  2015. VizieR Online Data Catalog: AIMSS Project. I. Compact Stellar Systems (Norris+, 2014). VizieR On-line Data Catalog. ADS

Todt, H., Kniazev, A. Y., Gvaramadze, V. V…,(&  20 other authors), 2015. Hydrogen-deficient Central Stars of Planetary Nebulae. 19th European Workshop on White Dwarfs, Proceedings of a conference held at the Université de Montréal, Montréal, Canada 11-15 August 2014, ASP Conf. Ser., 493:539, eds. P Dufour, et al. , ASP, San Francisco. ADS

Throp, H. B., Grundy, W., Olkin, C.B., Young, L. A. and Sickafoose, A. A., 2015. New rotationally resolved spectra of Pluto-Charon from 350 – 900 nm. American Astronomical Society, DPS meeting #47, id.210.09. ADS