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Sohrab Rahvar

Portrait de Sohrab Rahvar
Sharif University of Technology

Areas of Research:
Astrophysics

AFFILIATIONS

Sharif University of Technlogy

Research Interests

- Dark Matter and Dark Energy Problems: Modified gravity approach.
- Extra-Solar Planet Observation by gravitational microlensing, Astrophysical applications of microlensing.

Positions Held

  • Department of Physics, Sharif University of Technology, Professor of Astrophysics and Cosmology
  • 2009-now: Associate member of International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP)

Awards

  • 2012- Distinguished researcher of Sharif University of Technology
  • 2002- Gold medal of Al-Khawrazmi young researcher

Recent Publications

  • Simulation of optical interstellar scintillation Habibi, F.; Moniez, M.; Ansari, R.; Rahvar, S. (2013), A&A, 552, A93
  • EMCCD photometry reveals two new variable stars in the crowded central region of the globular cluster NGC 6981, J. Skottfelt et al and S. Rahvar, (2013), A&A, 553, A111
  • Estimating the parameters of globular cluster M 30 (NGC 7099) from time-series photometry N. Kains et al. & S. Rahvar, (2013), A&A, 555, A36
  • A detailed census of variable stars in the globular cluster NGC 6333 (M9) from CCD differential photometry A. Arellano Ferro et al. & S. Rahvar (2013), MNRAS, 434, 1220
  • High-precision photometry by telescope defocussing. V. WASP-15 and WASP-16 J. Southworth et al. & S. Rahvar (2013), MNRAS, 434, 1300
  • Studying wave optics in the light curves of exoplanet microlensing A. Mehrabi & S. Rahvar (2013), MNRAS, 431, 1264
  • MOA-2010-BLG-311: A Planetary Candidate below the Threshold of Reliable Detection J. C. Yee, et al. and S. Rahvar (2013), ApJ, 769, 77
  • Microlensing Discovery of a Population of Very Tight, Very Low Mass Binary Brown Dwarfs J. Y. Choi et al. and S. Rahvar 2013, ApJ, 768, 129
  • A giant planet beyond the snow line in microlensing event OGLE-2011-BLG-0251 N. Kains et al and S. Rahvar (2013), A&A, 552, A70
  • Flux and color variations of the doubly imaged quasar UM673⋆ D. Ricci et al. and S. Rahvar (2013), A&A, 551, A104
  • MOA-2010-BLG-523: "Failed Planet" = RS CVn Star A. Gould et al. and S. Rahvar (2013), ApJ, 763, 141
  • MOA-2010-BLG-073L: An M-dwarf with a Substellar Companion at the Planet/Brown Dwarf Boundary R. A. Street, et al and S. Rahvar (2013), ApJ, 763, 67
  • The transiting system GJ1214: high-precision defocused transit observations and a search for evidence of transit timing variation K. B. Harpsøe et al and S. Rahvar (2013), A&A, 549, A10
  • High-precision photometry by telescope defocussing. IV. Confirmation of the huge radius of WASP-17b Southworth, J. et al and S. Rahvar accepted in MNRAS (2012): arXiv: 1207.5797
  • Characterizing Lenses and Lensed Stars of High-Magnification Gravitational Microlensing Events With Lenses Passing Over Source Stars, J.-Y. Choi et al and S. Rahvar (2012) Astrophys. J. 751, 41: arXiv: 1111.4032
  • MOA-2010-BLG-477Lb: constraining the mass of a microlensing planet from microlensing parallax, orbital motion and detection of blended light E. Bachelet et al and Rahvar, S., (2012) ApJ 754, 73 : arXiv: 1205.6323
  • OGLE-2008-BLG-510: first automated real-time detection of a weak microlensing anomaly - brown dwarf or stellar binary? Bozza V. et al. and Rahvar, S. (2012) MNRAS tmp 3276B : arXiv: 1203.1291
  • Microlensing Binaries Discovered through High-Magnification Channel, I.-G. Shin et al and S. Rahvar, (2012) ApJ 746, 127: arXiv: 1109.3295
  • Simulation of a strategy for the pixel lensing of M87 using the Hubble Space Telescope, Sedighe Sajadian, Sohrab Rahvar, (2012) Mon. Not. Roy. Astron. Soc , 419, 124 arXiv: 1108.4187
  • Long-range correlation in cosmic microwave background radiation, Movahed, M.S., F. Ghasemi,S. Rahvar, M.R.R Tabar (2011) Phys Rev E 84, 1103
  • Discovery and Mass Measurements of a Cold, 10 Earth Mass Planet and Its Host Star, Muraki, Y et al. and Rahvar, S,, (2011) Astrophys.J. 741, 22: arXiv: 1106.2160
  • MOA-2009-BLG-387Lb: a massive planet orbiting an M dwarf, Batista, V. et al. and Rahvar, S. (2011) Astron. Astrophys. 529, 102: arXiv: 1102.0558
  • A Sub-Saturn Mass Planet, MOA-2009-BLG-319Lb, Miyake, N. et al. and Rahvar, S. (2011) Astrophys.J. 728, 120:arXiv: 1010.1809
  • A much lower density for the transiting extrasolar planet WASP-7, Southworth, J. et al. and Rahvar, S. (2011) Astron. Astrophys. 527, 8: arXiv: 1012.5181
  • Flux and color variations of the quadruply imaged quasar HE 0435-1223, Ricci, D. et al. and Rahvar, S. (2011) Astron. Astrophys. 528,42: arXiv: 1101.3664
  • Compact object detection in self-lensing binary systems with a main-sequence star, Rahvar, S.; Mehrabi, A.; Dominik, M. (2011) Mon .Not. Roy. Astron. Soc. 410, 912: arXiv: 1008.1033
  • Searching for Galactic hidden gas through interstellar scintillation: results from a test with the NTT-SOFI detector Habibi, F.; Moniez, M.; Ansari, R.; Rahvar, S. (2011) Astron. Astrophys. 525, 108: arXiv: 1010.4616
  • Structure formation in f(R) gravity: a distinguishing probe between the dark energy and modified gravity Baghram, Sh., Rahvar, S. (2010) JCAP 12, 008: arXiv: 1004.3360
  • High-precision photometry by telescope defocusing - III. The transiting planetary system WASP-2 Southworth, J. et al. and Rahvar, S. (2010) Mon .Not. Roy. Astron. Soc. 408,1680:arXiv: 1006.4464
  • OGLE-2009-BLG-092/MOA-2009-BLG-137: A Dramatic Repeating Event with the Second Perturbation Predicted by Real-time Analysis Ryu, Y.-H. et al. and Rahvar, S. (2010) Astrophys.J. 723, 81 : arXiv: 1009.0338
  • Illuminating hot Jupiters in caustic crossing S., Sedighe; Rahvar, S. (2010) Mon .Not. Roy. Astron. Soc. 407, 373 : arXiv: 1004.3907
  • Frequency of Solar-like Systems and of Ice and Gas Giants Beyond the Snow Line from High-magnification Microlensing Events in 2005-2008 Gould, A. et al. and Rahvar, S. (2010) Astrophys.J. 720, 1073 : arXiv: 1001.0572
  • Realisation of a fully-deterministic microlensing observing strategy for inferring planet populations Dominik, M. et al. and Rahvar, S. (2010) Astronomische Nachrichten 331, 671
  • OGLE 2008-BLG-290: an accurate measurement of the limb darkening of a galactic bulge K Giant spatially resolved by microlensing Fouque, P. et al. and Rahvar, S. (2010) Astron. Astrophys. 518, 51 : arXiv: 1005.0966
  • Observational Constraints on the Modified Gravity Model (MOG) Proposed by Moffat: Using the Magellanic System Haghi, H., Rahvar, S. (2010) IJTP 49, 1004 :arXiv: 1002.3136
  • Consistency Condition of Spherically Symmetric Solutions in f(R) Gravity Saffari, R., Rahvar, S. (2009) Mod. Phys. Lett A. 24, 305 : arXiv: 0710.5635
  • Inverse problem: Reconstruction of the modified gravity action in the Palatini formalism by supernova type Ia data Baghram, Sh., Rahvar, S. (2009) Phys Rev D.. 80l4049 : arXiv: 0912.2410
  • Physical Properties of the 0.94-Day Period Transiting Planetary System WASP-18 Southworth, J. et al. and Rahvar, S. (2009) Astrophys.J. 707, 167: arXiv: 0910.4875
  • Magellanic Stream: A possible tool for studying dark halo model Haghi, H., Zonoozi, A. H., Rahvar, S. (2009) New Astronomy 14, 692
  • High-precision photometry by telescope defocussing - II. The transiting planetary system WASP-4 Southworth, J. et al. and Rahvar, S. (2009) Mon .Not. Roy. Astron. Soc. 399, 287 :arXiv: 0907.3356
  • Observational tests of a two parameter power-law class modified gravity in Palatini formalism Baghram, Sh., Movahed, M. S., Rahvar, S. (2009) Phys. Rev D 80f4003B :arXiv: 0904.4390
  • High-precision photometry by telescope defocusing - I. The transiting planetary system WASP-5 Southworth, J. et al. and Rahvar, S. (2009) Mon .Not. Roy. Astron. Soc. 396, 1023 :arXiv: 0903.2139
  • The EROS2 search for microlensing events towards the spiral arms: the complete seven season results Rahal, Y. et al. and Rahvar, S. (2009) Astron. Astrophys. 500,1027 (high lighted) arXiv: 0901.1325
  • Two component baryonic dark matter structure formation in top-hat model Malekjani, M.; Rahvar, S.; Jassur, D. M. Z. (2009) New Astronomy 14, 398: arXiv: 0706.3773
  • Observational Constraints with Recent Data on the DGP Modified Gravity Movahed, M. S., Farhang, M., Rahvar, S. (2009) IJTP 48, 1203 :arXiv: astro-ph/0701339
  • Spherical Collapse in Modified Newtonian Dynamics Malekjani, M.; Rahvar, S.; Haghi, H. (2009) Astrophys.J. 694,1220 arXiv: 0811.1833
  • Planetary microlensing signals from the orbital motion of the source star around the common barycentre Rahvar, S.; Dominik, M. (2009) Mon .Not. Roy. Astron. Soc. 392,1193 : arXiv: 0810.3915
  • f(R) gravity: From the Pioneer anomaly to cosmic acceleration Saffari, R., Rahvar, S. (2008) Phys Rev D 77, 104028 :arXiv: 0708.1482
  • An Inverse f(R) Gravitation for Cosmic Speed up, and Dark Energy Equivalent Rahvar, Sohrab; Sobouti, Yousef (2008) Mod Phys Letter A. 23, 1929 :arXiv: 0704.0680
  • Consistency of $f(R)=\sqrt{R^2-R_0^2}$ gravity with cosmological observations in the Palatini formalism Movahed, M. S., Baghram, S., Rahvar, S. (2007) Phys Rev D76, 044008 :arXiv: 0705.0889
  • Modified gravity with $f(R)=\sqrt{R^2-R_0^2}$ Baghram, S., Farhang, M., Rahvar, S. (2007) Phys Rev D75, 044024 :arXiv: astro-ph/0701013
  • Power-law parametrized quintessence model Rahvar, S., Movahed, M. S. (2007) Phys Rev D75, 023512 : arXiv: astro-ph/0604206
  • Characteristic angular scales in cosmic microwave background radiation Ghasemi, F., Bahraminasab, A., Movahed, M. S.; Rahvar, S. Sreenivasan, K. R.; Rahimi Tabar, M. R. (2006) J.Stat.Mech 0611:P11008 :arXiv: astro-ph/0312227
  • The Magellanic Stream in Modified Newtonian Dynamics Haghi, H., Rahvar, S., Hasani-Zonooz, A. (2006) Astrophys.J. 652:354 : arXiv: astro-ph/0606246
  • Observational constraints on a variable dark energy model Movahed, M. S. Rahvar, S. (2006) Phys Rev D 73, 083518 : arXiv: astro-ph/0509082
  • Multifractal detrended fluctuation analysis of sunspot time series Movahed, M. S., Jafari, G. R.; Ghasemi, F.; Rahvar, S., Rahimi Tabar, M. R. (2006) J. Stat. Mech.0602:P02003
  • A Parametrized Variable Dark Energy Model:. Structure Formation and Observational Constraints Arbabi-Bidgoli, S., Movahed, M. S., Rahvar, S. (2006) Int. J. Mod. Phys.D1 5:1455 : arXiv: astro-ph/0508323
  • Constraining galactic models through parallax and astrometry of microlensing events Rahvar, S.; Ghassemi, S. (2005) Astron. Astrophys. 438, 153 :arXiv: astro-ph/0412332
  • Microlensing by halo MACHOs with a spatially varying mass function Rahvar, S. Mon .Not. Roy. Astron. Soc. 356 (2005) 1127 : arXiv: astro-ph/0404581
  • Dynamics of Inflationary Cosmology in Tvsd Model Nasseri, F., Rahvar, S. (2005) Mod Phys Letter A 20, 2467 arXiv: astro-ph/0212371
  • Possibility of Magnetic Mass Detection by the Next Generation of Microlensing Experiments Rahvar, S., Habibi, F. (2004), Astrophys.J. 610, 673 : arXiv: astro-ph/0311242
  • Statistical interpretation of Large Magellanic Cloud microlensing candidates Rahvar, S. (2004) Mon. Not. Roy. Astron. Soc.347, 213 arXiv: astro-ph/0309051
  • Study of a strategy for parallax microlensing detection towards the Magellanic Clouds Rahvar, S.; Moniez, M.; Ansari, R.; Perdereau, O. (2003) Astron.Astrophys. 412, 81 : arXiv: astro-ph/0210563
  • Gravitational microlensing in NUT space Rahvar, S., Nouri-Zonoz M. (2003) Mon. Not. Roy. Astron. Soc. 338, 926 : arXiv: astro-ph/0204282
  • Density Contrast-Peculiar Velocity Relation in the Newtonian Gauge Rahvar, S. (2003) Int. J. Mod. Phys. D12, 79 arXiv: astro-ph/0104239
  • EROS/MACHO Gravitational Microlensing Events Toward LMC in Evans Halo Model Rahvar, S. (2003) Int. J. Mod. Phys. D12, 45 arXiv: astro-ph/0203037
  • Chaotic Inflation with Time-Variable Space Dimensions Nasseri, F., Rahvar, S. (2002), Int.J.Mod.Phys. D 11, 511 arXiv: gr-qc/0008044
  • General Relativistic Relation between Density Contrast and Peculiar Velocity Mansouri, R., Rahvar, S. (2002) Int. J. Mod. Phys. D 11, 321
  • A Giant Planet beyond the Snow Line in Microlensing Event OGLE-2011-BLG-0251, N. Kains, R. Street, J.-Y. Choi, C. Han, A. Udalski, L. A. Almeida, F. Jablonski, P. Tristram, U. G. Jorgensen, M. K. Szymanski, M. Kubiak, G. Pietrzynski, I. Soszynski, R. Poleski, S. Kozlowski, P. Pietrukowicz, K. Ulaczyk, L. Wyrzykowski, J. Skowron, K.A. Alsubai, V. Bozza, P. Browne, M.J. Burgdorf, S. Calchi Novati, P. Dodds, M. Dominik, S. Dreizler, X.-S. Fang, F. Grundahl, C.-H. Gu, S. Hardis, K. Harpsoe, F.V. Hessman, T.C. Hinse, A. Hornstrup, M. Hundertmark, J. Jessen-Hansen, E. Kerins, C. Liebig, M. Lund, M. Lundkvist, L. Mancini, M. Mathiasen, M.T. Penny, S. Rahvar, D. Ricci, K.C. Sahu, G. Scarpetta, J. Skottfelt, C. Snodgrass, J. Southworth, J. Surdej, J. Tregloan-Reed, J. Wambsganss, O. Wertz, D. Bajek, D. M. Bramich, K. Horne, S. Ipatov, I. A. Steele, Y. Tsapras, F. Abe, D.P. Bennett, I.A. Bond, C.S. Botzler, P. Chote, M. Freeman, A. Fukui, K. Furusawa, Y. Itow, C.H. Ling, K. Masuda, Y. Matsubara, N. Miyake, Y. Muraki, K. Ohnishi, N. Rattenbury, T. Saito, D.J. Sullivan, T. Sumi, D. Suzuki, K. Suzuki, W.L. Sweatman, S. Takino, K. Wada, P.C.M. Yock, W. Allen, V. Batista, S.-J. Chung, G. Christie, D.L. DePoy, J. Drummond, B.S. Gaudi, A. Gould, C. Henderson, Y.-K. Jung, J.-R. Koo, C.-U. Lee, J. McCormick, D. McGregor, J.A. Munoz, T. Natusch, H. Ngan, H. Park, R.W. Pogge, I.-G. Shin, J. Yee, M.D. Albrow, E. Bachelet, J.-P. Beaulieu, S. Brillant, J.A.R. Caldwell, A. Cassan, A. Cole, E. Corrales, Ch. Coutures, S. Dieters, D. Dominis Prester, J. Donatowicz, P. Fouque, J. Greenhill, S.R. Kane, D. Kubas, J.-B. Marquette, R. Martin, P. Meintjes, J. Menzies, K.R. Pollard, A. Williams, D. Wouters, M. Zub, arXiv: 1303.1184
  • Microlensing Discovery of a Population of Very Tight, Very Low-mass Binary Brown Dwarfs, J.-Y. Choi, C. Han, A. Udalski, T. Sumi, B. S. Gaudi, A. Gould, D. P. Bennett, M. Dominik, J.-P. Beaulieu, Y. Tsapras, V. Bozza, F. Abe, I. A. Bond, C. S. Botzler, P. Chote, M. Freeman, A. Fukui, K. Furusawa, Y. Itow, C. H. Ling, K. Masuda, Y. Matsubara, N. Miyake, Y. Muraki, K. Ohnishi, N. J. Rattenbury, To. Saito, D. J. Sullivan, K. Suzuki, W. L. Sweatman, D. Suzuki, S. Takino, P. J. Tristram, K. Wada, P. C. M. Yock, M. K. Szymański, M. Kubiak, G. Pietrzyński, I. Soszyński, J. Skowron, S. Kozłowski, R. Poleski, K. Ulaczyk, Ł. Wyrzykowski, P. Pietrukowicz, L. A. Almeida, D. L. DePoy, Subo Dong, E. Gorbikov, F. Jablonski, C. B. Henderson, K.-H. Hwang, J. Janczak, Y.-K. Jung, S. Kaspi, C.-U. Lee, U. Malamud, D. Maoz, D. McGregor, J. A. Munoz, B.-G. Park, H. Park, R. W. Pogge, Y. Shvartzvald, I.-G. Shin, J. C. Yee, K. A. Alsubai, P. Browne, M. J. Burgdorf, S. Calchi Novati, P. Dodds, X.-S. Fang, F. Finet, M. Glitrup, F. Grundahl, S.-H. Gu, S. Hardis, K. Harpsøe, T. C. Hinse, A. Hornstrup, M. Hundertmark, J. Jessen-Hansen, U. G. Jørgensen, N. Kains, E. Kerins, C. Liebig, M. N. Lund, M. Lundkvist, G. Maier, L. Mancini, M. Mathiasen, M. T. Penny, S. Rahvar, D. Ricci, G. Scarpetta, J. Skottfelt, C. Snodgrass, J. Southworth, J. Surdej, J. Tregloan-Reed, J. Wambsganss, O. Wertz, F. Zimmer, M. D. Albrow, E. Bachelet, V. Batista, S. Brillant, A. Cassan, A. A. Cole, C. Coutures, S. Dieters, D. Dominis Prester, J. Donatowicz, P. Fouqué, J. Greenhill, D. Kubas, J.-B. Marquette, J. W. Menzies, K. C. Sahu, M. Zub, D. M. Bramich, K. Horne, I. A. Steele, R. A. Street, arXiv: 1302.4169
  • Flux and color variations of the doubly imaged quasar UM673, D. Ricci, A. Elyiv, F. Finet, O. Wertz, K. Alsubai, T. Anguita, V. Bozza, P. Browne, M. Burgdorf, S. Calchi Novati, P. Dodds, M. Dominik, S. Dreizler, T. Gerner, M. Glitrup, F. Grundahl, S. Hardis, K. Harpsøe, T. C. Hinse, A. Hornstrup, M. Hundertmark, U. G. Jørgensen, N. Kains, E. Kerins, C. Liebig, G. Maier, L. Mancini, G. Masi, M. Mathiasen, M. Penny, S. Proft, S. Rahvar, G. Scarpetta, K. Sahu, S. Schäfer, F. Schönebeck, R. Schmidt, J. Skottfelt, C. Snodgrass, J. Southworth, C. C. Thöne, J. Wambsganss, F. Zimmer, M. Zub, J. Surdej, arXiv: 1302.0766
  • Simulation of Optical Interstellar Scintillation, Farhang Habibi, Marc Moniez, Reza Ansari, Sohrab Rahvar, arXiv: 1301.0514
  • MOA-2010-BLG-073L: An M-Dwarf with a Substellar Companion at the Planet/Brown Dwarf Boundary, R. A. Street, J.-Y. Choi, Y. Tsapras, C. Han, K. Furusawa, M. Hundertmark, A. Gould, T. Sumi, I. A. Bond, D. Wouters, R. Zellem, A. Udalski (The RoboNet Collaboration), C. Snodgrass, K. Horne, M. Dominik, P. Browne, N. Kains, D. M. Bramich, D. Bajek, I. A. Steele, S. Ipatov (The MOA Collaboration), F. Abe, D. P. Bennett, C. S. Botzler, P. Chote, M. Freeman, A. Fukui, P. Harris, Y. Itow, C. H. Ling, K. Masuda, Y. Matsubara, N. Miyake, Y. Muraki, T. Nagayama, S. Nishimaya, K. Ohnishi, N. Rattenbury, To. Saito, D. J. Sullivan, D. Suzuki, W. L. Sweatman, P. J. Tristram, K. Wada, P. C. M. Yock (The OGLE Collaboration), M. K. Szymanski, M. Kubiak, G. Pietrzynski, I. Soszynski, R. Poleski, K. Ulaczyk, L. Wyrzykowski (The MicroFUN Collaboration)J. Yee, S. Dong, I.-G. Shin, C.-U. Lee, J. Skowron, L. Andrade De Almeida, D. L. DePoy, B. S. Gaudi, L.-W. Hung, F. Jablonski, S. Kaspi, N. Klein, K.-H. Hwang, J.-R. Koo, D. Maoz, J. A. Munoz, R. W. Pogge, D. Polishhook, A. Shporer, J. McCormick, G. Christie, T. Natusch, B. Allen, J. Drummond, D. Moorhouse, G. Thornley, M. Knowler, M. Bos, G. Bolt (The PLANET Collaboration), J.-P. Beaulieu, M. D. Albrow, V. Batista, S. Brillant, J. A. R. Caldwell, A. Cassan, A. Cole, E. Corrales, Ch. Coutures, S. Dieters, D. Dominis Prester, J. Donatowicz, P. Fouque, E. Bachelet, J. Greenhill, S. R. Kane, D. Kubas, J.-B. Marquette, R. Martin, J. Menzies, K. R. Pollard, K. C. Sahu, J. Wambsganss, A. Williams, M. Zub (MiNDSTEp), K. A. Alsubai, V. Bozza, M. J. Burgdorf, S. Calchi Novati, P. Dodds, S. Dreizler, F. Finet, T. Gerner, S. Hardis, K. Harpsoe, F. Hessman, T. C. Hinse, U. G. Jorgensen, E. Kerins, C. Liebig, L. Mancini, M. Mathiasen, M. T. Penny, S. Proft, S. Rahvar, D. Ricci, G. Scarpetta, S. Schafer, F. Schonebeck, J. Southworth, J. Surdej, arXiv: 1211.3782
  • MOA-2010-BLG-523: "Failed Planet" = RS CVn Star, A. Gould (OSU), J. C. Yee (OSU), I. A. Bond (Massey U.), A. Udalski (Warsaw Obs.), C. Han (Chungbuk Nat. U.), U. G. Jorgensen (Niels Bohr Inst.), J. Greenhill (U. of Tasmania), Y. Tsapras (LCOGT), M. H. Pinsonneault (OSU), T. Bensby (Lund Obs.), W. Allen, L. A. Almeida, M. Bos, G. W. Christie, D. L. DePoy, Subo Dong, B. S. Gaudi, L.-W. Hung, F. Jablonski, C.-U. Lee, J. McCormick, D. Moorhouse, J. A. Munoz, T. Natusch, M. Nola, R. W. Pogge, J. Skowron, G. Thornley (The uFUN Collaboration), F. Abe, D. P. Bennett, C. S. Botzler, P. Chote, M. Freeman, A. Fukui, K. Furusawa, P. Harris, Y. Itow, C. H. Ling, K. Masuda, Y. Matsubara, N. Miyake, K. Ohnishi, N. J. Rattenbury, To. Saito, D. J. Sullivan, T. Sumi, D. Suzuki, W. L. Sweatman, P. J. Tristram, K. Wada, P. C. M. Yock, (The MOA Collaboration), M. K. Szymanski, I. Soszynski, M. Kubiak, R. Poleski, K. Ulaczyk, G. Pietrzynski, L. Wyrzykowski (The OGLE Collaboration), K. A. Alsubai, V. Bozza, P. Browne, M. J. Burgdorf, S. Calchi Novati, P. Dodds, M. Dominik, F. Finet, T. Gerner, S. Hardis, K. Harpsoe, F. V. Hessman, T. C. Hinse, M. Hundertmark, N. Kains, E. Kerins, C. Liebig, L. Mancini, M. Mathiasen, M. T. Penny, S. Proft, S. Rahvar, D. Ricci, K. C. Sahu, G. Scarpetta, S. Schafer, F. Schonebeck, C. Snodgrass, J. Southworth, J. Surdej, J. Wambsganss (The MiNDSTEp Consortium), R. A. Street, K. Horne, D. M. Bramich, I. A. Steele (The RoboNet Collaboration), M. D. Albrow, E. Bachelet, V. Batista, T. G. Beatty, J.-P. Beaulieu, C. S. Bennett, R. Bowens-Rubin, S. Brillant, J. A. R. Caldwell, A. Cassan, A. A. Cole, E. Corrales, C. Coutures, S. Dieters, D. Dominis Prester, J. Donatowicz, P. Fouque, C. B. Henderson, D. Kubas, J.-B Marquette, R. Martin, J. W. Menzies, B. Shappee, A. Williams, J. van Saders, M. Zub (The PLANET Collaboration), arXiv: 1210.6045
  • MOA-2010-BLG-311: A planetary candidate below the threshold of reliable detection, J. C. Yee, L.-W. Hung, I. A. Bond, W. Allen, L. A. G. Monard, M. D. Albrow, P. Fouque, M. Dominik, Y. Tsapras, A. Udalski, A. Gould, R. Zellem, M. Bos, G. W. Christie, D. L. DePoy, Subo Dong, J. Drummond, B. S. Gaudi, E. Gorbikov, C. Han, S. Kaspi, N. Klein, C.-U. Lee, D. Maoz, J. McCormick, D. Moorhouse, T. Natusch, M. Nola, B.-G. Park, R. W. Pogge, D. Polishook, A. Shporer, Y. Shvartzvald, J. Skowron, G. Thornley (The uFUN Collaboration), F. Abe, D. P. Bennett, C. S. Botzler, P. Chote, M. Freeman, A. Fukui, K. Furusawa, P. Harris, Y. Itow, C. H. Ling, K. Masuda, Y. Matsubara, N. Miyake, K. Ohnishi, N. J. Rattenbury, To. Saito, D. J. Sullivan, T. Sumi, D. Suzuki, W. L. Sweatman, P. J. Tristram, K. Wada, P. C. M. Yock (The MOA Collaboration), M. K. Szymanski, I. Soszynski, M. Kubiak, R. Poleski, K. Ulaczyk, G. Pietrzynski, L. Wyrzykowski (The OGLE Collaboration), E. Bachelet, V. Batista, T. G. Beatty, J.-P. Beaulieu, C. S. Bennett, R. Bowens-Rubin, S. Brillant, J. A. R. Caldwell, A. Cassan, A. A. Cole, E. Corrales, C. Coutures, S. Dieters, D. Dominis Prester, J. Donatowicz, J. Greenhill, C. B. Henderson, D. Kubas, J.-B. Marquette, R. Martin, J. W. Menzies, B. Shappee, A. Williams, D. Wouters, J. van Saders, M. Zub (The PLANET Collaboration), R. A. Street, K. Horne, D. M. Bramich, I. A. Steele (The RoboNet Collaboration), K. A. Alsubai, V. Bozza, P. Browne, M. J. Burgdorf, S. Calchi Novati, P. Dodds, F. Finet, T. Gerner, S. Hardis, K. Harpsoe, F. V. Hessman, T. C. Hinse, M. Hundertmark, U. G. Jorgensen, N. Kains, E. Kerins, C. Liebig, L. Mancini, M. Mathiasen, M. T. Penny, S. Proft, S. Rahvar, D. Ricci, K. C. Sahu, G. Scarpetta, S. Schafer, F. Schonebeck, C. Snodgrass, J. Southworth, J. Surdej, J. Wambsgans (The MiNDSTEp Consortium), arXiv: 1210.6041
  • Search for Turbulent Gas through Interstellar Scintillation, Marc Moniez (LAL), R. Ansari (LAL), F. Habibi (LAL), S. Rahvar, arXiv: 1208.6377
  • Microlensig Binaries with Candidate Brown Dwarf Companions, I.-G. Shin, C. Han, A. Gould, A. Udalski, T. Sumi, M. Dominik, J.-P. Beaulieu, Y. Tsapras, V. Bozza, M. K. Szymański, M. Kubiak, I. Soszyński, G. Pietrzyński, R. Poleski, K. Ulaczyk, P. Pietrukowicz, S. Kozłowski, J. Skowron, Ł. Wyrzykowski, F. Abe, D. P. Bennett, I. A. Bond, C. S. Botzler, M. Freeman, A. Fukui, K. Furusawa, F. Hayashi, J. B. Hearnshaw, S. Hosaka, Y. Itow, K. Kamiya, P. M. Kilmartin, S. Kobara, A. Korpela, W. Lin, C. H. Ling, S. Makita, K. Masuda, Y. Matsubara, N. Miyake, Y. Muraki, M. Nagaya, K. Nishimoto, K. Ohnishi, T. Okumura, K. Omori, Y. C. Perrott, N. Rattenbury, To. Saito, L. Skuljan, D. J. Sullivan, D. Suzuki, W. L. Sweatman, P. J. Tristram, K. Wada, P. C. M. Yock, G. W. Christie, D. L. Depoy, S. Dong, A. Gal-Yam, B. S. Gaudi, L.-W. Hung, J. Janczak, S. Kaspi, D. Maoz, J. McCormick, D. McGregor, D. Moorhouse, J. A. Muñoz, T. Natusch, C. Nelson, R. W. Pogge, T.-G. Tan, D. Polishook, Y. Shvartzvald, A. Shporer, G. Thornley, U. Malamud, J. C. Yee, J.-Y. Choi, Y.-K. Jung, H. Park, C.-U. Lee, B.-G. Park, J.-R. Koo, D. Bajek, D. M. Bramich, P. Browne, K. Horne, S. Ipatov, C. Snodgrass, I. Steele, R. Street, K. A. Alsubai, M. J. Burgdorf, S. Calchi Novati, P. Dodds, S. Dreizler, X.-S. Fang, F. Grundahl, C.-H. Gu, S. Hardis, K. Harpsøe, T. C. Hinse, M. Hundertmark, J. Jessen-Hansen, U. G. Jørgensen, N. Kains, E. Kerins, C. Liebig, M. Lund, M. Lundkvist, L. Mancini, M. Mathiasen, A. Hornstrup, M. T. Penny, S. Proft, S. Rahvar, D. Ricci, G. Scarpetta, J. Skottfelt, J. Southworth, J. Surdej, J. Tregloan-Reed, O. Wertz, F. Zimmer, M. D. Albrow, V. Batista, S. Brillant, J. A. R. Caldwell, J. J. Calitz, A. Cassan, A. Cole, K. H. Cook, E. Corrales, Ch. Coutures, S. Dieters, D. Dominis Prester, J. Donatowicz, P. Fouqué, J. Greenhill, K. Hill, M. Hoffman, S. R. Kane, D. Kubas, J.-B. Marquette, R. Martin, P. Meintjes, J. Menzies, K. R. Pollard, K. C. Sahu, J. Wambsganss, A. Williams, C. Vinter, M. Zub, arXiv: 1208.2323
  • High-precision photometry by telescope defocussing. IV. Confirmation of the huge radius of WASP-17b, John Southworth, M Dominik, X-S Fang, K Harpsoe, U G Jorgensen, E Kerins, C Liebig, L Mancini, J Skottfelt, D R Anderson, B Smalley, J Tregloan-Reed, O Wertz, K A Alsubai, V Bozza, S Calchi Novati, S Dreizler, S-H Gu, T C Hinse, M Hundertmark, J Jessen-Hansen, N Kains, H Kjeldsen, M N Lund, M Lundkvist, M Mathiasen, M T Penny, S Rahvar, D Ricci, G Scarpetta, C Snodgrass, J Surdej, arXiv: 1207.5797
  • High-precision photometry by telescope defocussing. IV. Confirmation of the huge radius of WASP-17b, John Southworth, M Dominik, X-S Fang, K Harpsoe, U G Jorgensen, E Kerins, C Liebig, L Mancini, J Skottfelt, D R Anderson, B Smalley, J Tregloan-Reed, O Wertz, K A Alsubai, V Bozza, S Calchi Novati, S Dreizler, S-H Gu, T C Hinse, M Hundertmark, J Jessen-Hansen, N Kains, H Kjeldsen, M N Lund, M Lundkvist, M Mathiasen, M T Penny, S Rahvar, D Ricci, G Scarpetta, C Snodgrass, J Surdej, arxiv:astro-ph.EP/arXiv:1207.
  • Studying wave optics in exoplanet microlensing light curves, Ahmad Mehrabi, Sohrab Rahvar, arXiv: 1207.4034
  • The Transiting System GJ1214: High-Precision Defocused Transit Observations\thanks and a Search for Evidence of Transit Timing Variation, K. B. W. Harpsøe, S. Hardis, T. C. Hinse, U. G. Jørgensen, L. Mancini, J. Southworth, K. A. Alsubai, V. Bozza, P. Browne, M. J. Burgdorf, S. Calchi Novati, P. Dodds, M. Dominik, F. Finet, T. Gerner, M. Hundertmark, N. Kains, E. Kerins, C. Liebig, M. Mathiasen, D. Nesvorný, N. Nikolov, M. T. Penny, S. Proft, S. Rahvar, D. Ricci, K. C. Sahu, G. Scarpetta, S. Schäfer, F. Schönebeck, C. Snodgrass, J. Skottfelt, J. Surdej, J. Tregloan-Reed, O. Wertz, arxiv:astro-ph.EP/arXiv:1207.
  • Studying wave optics in exoplanet microlensing light curves, A. Mehrabi and S. Rahvar, arXiv: 1207.4034
  • Characterizing Low-Mass Binaries From Observation of Long Time-scale Caustic-crossing Gravitational Microlensing Events, I.-G. Shin, et al., S. Rahvar, arXiv: 1204.2869
  • A NEw Type of Ambiguity in the Planet and Binary Interpretations of Central Perturbations of High-Magnification Gravitational Microlensing Events, J.-Y. Choi et al and S. Rahvar: arXiv: 1204.4789
  • Applying MOG to lensing: Einstein rings, Abell 520 and the Bullet Cluster, J. W. Moffat, S. Rahvar, V. T. Toth, arXiv: 1204.2985
  • Search for Turbulent Gas through Interstellar Scintillation, Moniez, M.; Ansari, R.; Habibi, F.; Rahvar, S., (2012) IAUS, 285, 376
  • Mathematical Physics: Proceedings of the XI Regional Conference by S. Rahvar, N. Sadooghi and F. Shojai (editors) World Scientific Publishing Company (May 2005) : ISBN 9812563342

Seminars

  • Understanding EROS microlensing observations towards the Spiral Arm @ CITA shttp://hosting.epresence.tv/CITA/1/watch/419.aspx
  • PIRSA:12080006, Exoplanet observation by microlensing and wave optics features, 2012-08-14, Cosmology & Gravitation
  • PIRSA:11100080, Understanding the EROS2 Observations Towards the Spiral Arms Within a Classical Galactic Model Framework, 2011-10-04, Cosmology & Gravitation