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"The Role of Disk-Halo Interaction in Galaxy Evolution: Outflow vs. Infall?", Miguel A. de Avillez (Ed.), EAS Publications Series, Vol. 56, EDP Sciences.
ISBN: 978-2-7598-0787-1 (2012)


"From Observations to Self-Consistent Modelling of ther ISM in Galaxies", Miguel A. de Avillez, & Dieter Breitschwerdt (Eds.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht.
ISBN: 1-4020-19390-4 (2004)


PAPERS SUBMITTED/IN PREPARATION

"The electron distribution in the Galactic disk - Results from a Photo-collisional non-equilibrium ionization evolution model of the ISM", de Avillez, M., Asgekar, A., & Breitschwerdt, D., 2014; To be submitted to Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

"Eborae Atomic+Molecular Plasma Emission Code (EA+MPEC)- A Module for Time-dependent evolution of the ionization structure in HD and MHD Simulations of the ISM and IGM"
, de Avillez, M.A., 2014; Astronomy & Astrophysics

"Global Dynamical Evolution of the ISM in Star Forming Galaxies. II - The Time-dependent Photo-Collisional Ionization Evolution", de Avillez, M., & Breitschwerdt, D., 2014; Astronomy & Astrophysics

"Monte-Carlo Simulations of the Energy Degradation by Secondary Electrons"
, Pereira, N, & de Avillez, 2014; To be submitted to The Astrophysical Journal

"Energy Deposition in the ISM by Secondary Electrons - Analytical vs. Numerical Models"
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Pereira, N., Carvalho, N., & de Avillez, 2014; To be submitted to Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society


PAPERS

"PRISM (Polarized Radiation Imaging and Spectroscopy Mission): an extended white paper", Andre, P., Baccigalupi, C., Banday, A., Barbosa, D., et al., 2014, Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics, 02, 6. DOI:10.1088/1475-7516/2014/02/006

"Consequences of Starbursts for the Interstellar and Intergalactic Medium", Breitschwerdt, D., de Avillez, M., & Dorfi, E., 2013, in "Cosmic-ray Induced Phenomenology in Star-formation Environments", Astrophysics & Space Science Proceedings Series (Springer-Verlag), Vol 34, 91 (Invited review) DOI:10.1007/978-3-642-35410-6_8

"Simulations of the ISM: Overview of Models", de Avillez, M.A., Breitschwerdt, D., Asgekar, A., & Spitoni, E., in "Modern Views of the Interstellar Medium", Y-H Chu (Ed.), Highlights in Astronomy, Cambridge University Press. (Invited overview; In press)

"The Diagnostic OVI Absorption Line in Diffuse Plasmas: Comparison of Non-equilibrium Ionization Structure Simulations to FUSE Data", de Avillez, M.A., & Breitschwerdt, D., The Astrophysical Journal Letters. 761(2), L19. DOI:10.1088/2041-8205/761/2/L19

"Time-dependent cooling in astrophysical plasmas: The Non-equilibrium Ionization Structure of the Interstellar Medium and X-ray Emission at Low Temperatures", de Avillez, M.A., & Breitschwerdt, D., 2012, The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 756(1), L3
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OI:10.1088/2041-8205/756/1/L3

"Interstellar Medium Simulations", Breitschwerdt, D., de Avillez, M.A., Feige, J., & Dettbarn, C., 2012, Astronomische Nachrichten
, 333, 486. DOI:10.1002/asna.201211692

"The Electronic Distribution in the Galactic Disk - Results From a Non-equilibrium Ionization Model of the ISM", de Avillez, M.A.,
Asgekar, A., Breitschwerdt, D., & Spitoni, E., 2012, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 423, L107 (Letter). DOI: 10.1111/j.1745-3933.2012.01267.x

"Non-Equilibrium Ionization Modeling of the Local Bubble (I) - Tracing CIV, NV and OVI Ions", de Avillez, M.A., & Breitschwerdt, D., 2012, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 539, L1 (Letter). DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361/201117172.

"Theory and Models of the Disk-Halo Connection. Modelling the Disk-Halo Interaction in Galaxies", Breitschwerdt, D., de Avillez, M. A., Baumgartner, V., & Dogiel, V. A., 2012, in "The Role of the Disk-Halo Interaction in Galaxy Evolution: Outflow vs. Infall?", M. de Avillez (Ed.), EAS Publications Series, 56, 333. (Invited review) DOI:10.1051/eas/1256055

"E(A+M)PEC - An OpenCL Atomic & Molecular Plasma Emission Code For ISM Simulations",
de Avillez, M.A., Spitoni, E., & Breitschwerdt, D., in "Advances in Computational Astrophysics: Methods, Tools and Outcomes", R. Capuzzo-Dolcetta, M. Limongi, & A. Tornambe
(Eds.), ASP Conf. Proc., 453, 341.

"A Non-Equilibriuim Ionization Model of the Local and Loop I Bubbles - Tracing the OVI Distribution" de Avillez, M.A., Breitschwerdt, D., Spitoni, E., & Carvalho N., in "Advances in Computational Astrophysics: Methods, Tools and Outcomes", R. Capuzzo-Dolcetta, M. Limongi, & A. Tornambe
(Eds.), ASP Conf. Proc., 453, 343.

"Interstellar Reddening in the Local Bubble and Loop I Region: Insight from Stromgren Photometry Analysis and Three-Dimensional Modelling"
, Reis, W., Corradi, W., de Avillez, M.A., & Santos, P., Astrophysical Journal, 734, 8.

"COrE (Cosmic Origins Explorer) A White Paper", The COrE Collaboration:
Armitage-Caplan, C., de Avillez, M., Barbosa, D., Banday, A., Bartolo, N., Battye, R., Bernard, JP., de Bernardis, P., Basak, S., and 65 coauthors, 2011, Arxiv: 1102.2181 [Astro-ph.CO]