Refereed Publications

  1. "Discovery of a Nova-Like Cataclysmic Variable in the Kepler Mission Field", Williams, Kurtis A. et al. 2010, AJ, submitted
  2. "The Effect of Environment on Shear in Strong Gravitational Lenses", Wong, K.C., Keeton, C.R., Williams, Kurtis A., Momcheva, I.G., and Zabludoff, A.I. 2010, ApJ, submitted
  3. "Discovery of a GeV blazar shining through the Galactic plane", Vandenbroucke, J. et al. (Williams, Kurtis A. as 22nd author), ApJL, submitted (arXiv:1004.1413)
  4. "Visitors from the Halo: 11 Gyr old White Dwarfs in the Solar Neighborhood", Mukremin Kilic, Jeffrey A. Munn, Kurtis A. Williams, et al. 2010, ApJL, in press, submitted (arXiv:1004.0958)
  5. "A Gravitational Redshift Determination of the Mean Mass of White Dwarfs. DA Stars", Falcon, R.E., Winget, D.E., Montgomery, M.H., and Williams, Kurtis A. 2010, ApJ, 712, 585
  6. " Probing the Lower Mass Limit for Supernova Progenitors and the High-Mass End of the Initial-Final Mass Relation from White Dwarfs in the Open Cluster M35 (NGC 2168)", Williams, Kurtis A., Bolte, M., and Koester, D. 2009, ApJ, 693, 355-369
  7. " Stellar cadavers in NGC 3532 and NGC 2287", Dobbie, P., Napiwotzki, R., Burleigh, M. R., Williams, K., Sharp, R., Barstow, M. A., Casewell, S. L., and Hubeny, I. 2009, MNRAS, 395, 2248-2256
  8. " The Physics of Crystallization From Globular Cluster White Dwarf Stars in NGC 6397", Winget, D. E., et al. (Williams, Kurtis as 7th author) 2009, ApJL, 693, L6-L10
  9. "SDSS J142625.71+575218.3: The First Pulsating White Dwarf with a Large Detectable Magnetic Field," Dufour, P., Fontaine, G., Liebert, James, Williams, Kurtis, and Lai, David K. 2008, ApJL, 683, 167
  10. "The White Dwarf Population in NGC 1039 (M34)," Rubin, Kate H. R., Williams, Kurtis A., Bolte, M., and Koester, Detlev 2008, AJ, 135, 2163
  11. "SDSS J142625.71+575218.3, a Prototype for a New Class of Variable White Dwarf," Montgomery, M. H., Williams, Kurtis A., Winget, D. E., Dufour, P., DeGennaro, S., and Liebert, J. 2008, ApJL, 678, 51
  12. "A Photometric and Spectroscopic Search for White Dwarfs in the Open Clusters NGC 6633 and NGC 7063," Williams, Kurtis A., and Bolte, Michael 2007, AJ, 133, 1490
  13. "Oph 1622-2405: Not a Planetary-Mass Binary," Luhman, K. L., et al. (Williams, K. A. as 5th author) 2007, ApJ, 659, 1629
  14. "The Pre-Cataclysmic Binary HS 1136+6646 May Have a Companion," Liebert, James, Williams, Kurtis A., Holberg, J. B., and Sing, D. K. 2006, PASP, 118, 1528
  15. "First Results From a Photometric Survey of Strong Gravitational Lens Environments," Williams, Kurtis A., Momcheva, Ivelina, Keeton, Charles R., Zabludoff, Ann I., and Lehár, J. 2006, ApJ, 646, 85 (See also Erratum)
  16. "A Hot DQ White Dwarf in the Open Star Cluster M35," Williams, Kurtis A., Liebert, James, Bolte, Michael, and Hanson, Robert B. 2006, ApJL, 643, L127
  17. "A Spectroscopic Study of the Environments of Gravitational Lens Galaxies," Momcheva, Ivelina, Williams, Kurtis A., Keeton, Charles R., and Zabludoff, Ann I. 2006, ApJ, 641, 169
  18. "The White Dwarf Luminosity Function from SDSS Imaging Data," Harris, Hugh C., et al. (Williams, Kurtis A. as 5th author) 2006, AJ, 131, 571
  19. "Cool White Dwarfs in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey," Kilic, Mukremin, et al. (Williams, Kurtis A. as 6th author) 2006, AJ, 131, 582
  20. "The Age and Progenitor Mass of Sirius B," Liebert, James, Young, Patrick A., Arnett, David, Holberg, J. B., and Williams, Kurtis A. 2005, ApJ, 630, L69
  21. "The Open-Cluster Initial-Final Mass Relationship and the High-Mass Tail of the White Dwarf Distribution," Ferrario, Lilia, Wickramasinghe, Dayal, Liebert, James, and Williams, Kurtis A. 2005, MNRAS, 361, 1131
  22. "An Empirical Initial-Final Mass Relation From Hot, Massive White Dwarfs in NGC 2168," Williams, Kurtis A., Bolte, M., and Koester, Detlev 2004, ApJ, 615, L49
  23. "Spectroscopic Identification of Faint White Dwarf Candidates in the Praesepe Open Star Cluster," Williams, Kurtis A., Liebert, James W., and Bolte, Michael 2004, AJ, 128, 1784
  24. "The Impact of Unresolved Binaries on Searches for White Dwarfs in Open Clusters," Williams, Kurtis A. 2004, ApJ, 601, 1067
  25. "The White Dwarf Deficit in Open Clusters: Dynamical Proceses," Fellhauer, M., Lin, D. N. C., Bolte, M., Aarseth, S. J., and Williams, K. A. 2003, ApJ, 595, 53
  26. "Determination of the Dark Matter Profile of A2199 From Integrated Starlight," Kelson, D., Zabludoff, A., Williams, K. A., Trager, S. C., Mulchaey, J. S., and Bolte, M. 2002, ApJ, 576, 720
  27. "Serendipitous Discovery of a Cluster of Galaxies with a Peculiar Central Galaxy," Williams, K. A. 2001, AJ, 122, 55
  28. "The Velocity Function of Galaxies," Gonzalez, A. H., Williams, K. A., Bullock, J. S., Kolatt, T. S., and Primack, J. R. 2000, ApJ, 528, 145
  29. "The Large-Scale Diffuse X-ray Emission Surrounding Quasars: An Investigation Using the Scaling-Index Method," Williams, K. A., Brinkmann, W., and Wiedenmann, G. 1998, A and A, 340, 343
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Selected Non-Refereed Publications

  1. "A New Look at the Empirical Initial-Final Mass Relation," Williams, K. A. 2007, ASP Conf. Ser. 372: 15th European Workshop on White Dwarfs, 372, 85
  2. "Galaxy Evolution in Poor Groups Discovered Around Strong Gravitational Lenses," Momcheva, I. G., Williams, K. A., Zabludoff, A. I., and Keeton, C. R. 2006, IAU Symposium, S235
  3. "A Spectroscopic Study of the Environments of Gravitational Lens Galaxies," Momcheva, I., Williams, K., Keeton, C., and Zabludoff, A. 2006, EAS Publications Series: Mass Profiles and Shapes of Cosmological Structures, 20, 289
  4. "Minor Planet Observations [696 Whipple Observatory, Mt. Hopkins]," Hergenrother, C. W., Spahr, T. B., Williams, K. A., Berlind, P., and Calkins, M. 2005, MPC, 54975, 8
  5. "Initial Results from the Lick-Arizona White Dwarf Survey," Williams, K. A. and Bolte, M. 2005, ASP Conf. Ser. 334: 14th European Workshop on White Dwarfs, 334, 8
  6. "Detecting Poor Groups Using Strong Lensing," Williams, K. A., Momcheva, I., Keeton, C. K., and Zabludoff, A. I. 2003, Star and Structure Formation: From First Light to the Milky Way, ETH Zurich
  7. "The Initial-Final Mass Relation and Supernova Mass Limit," Williams, K. A., and Bolte, M. 2003, White Dwarfs: Galactic and Cosmologic Probes, IAU Joint Discussion 5, 28
  8. "White dwarfs in open clusters: The initial-final mass limit, the supernova mass limit, and the white dwarf deficit," Williams, K. A. 2002, Ph.D. Thesis
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