Publications

  • Journals

    Abdeen, Mohamed Shameer, Daniel Kennefick, Julia D. Kennefick, Ryan Miller, Douglas W. Shields, Erik B. Monson, and Benjamin L. Davis. 2020. “Determining the Co-Rotation Radii of Spiral Galaxies Using Spiral Arm Pitch Angle Measurements at Multiple Wavelengths.” Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 496 (2): 1610–19. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/staa1596.

    Davis, Benjamin L., Alister W. Graham, and Françoise Combes. 2019. “A Consistent Set of Empirical Scaling Relations for Spiral Galaxies: the (vmax, MDM)–(s0, MBH, f) Relations.” Astrophysical Journal 877 (1): 64. https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/ab1aa4.

    Graham, Alister W., Roberto Soria, and Benjamin L. Davis. 2019. “Expected Intermediate-mass Black Holes in the Virgo Cluster - II. Late-type Galaxies.” Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 484 (1): 814–31. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/sty3068.

    Miller, Ryan, Daniel Kennefick, Julia D. Kennefick, Mohamed Shameer Abdeen, Erik Monson, Rafael T. Eufrasio, Douglas W. Shields, and Benjamin L. Davis. 2019. “Investigating the Origins of Spiral Structure in Disk Galaxies through a Multiwavelength Study.” Astrophysical Journal 874 (2): 177. https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/ab0d26.

    Sahu, Nandini, Alister W. Graham, and Benjamin L. Davis. 2019a. “Black Hole Mass Scaling Relations for Early-Type Galaxies. I. MBH–M∗,sph and MBH–M∗,Gal.” Astrophysical Journal 876 (2): 155. https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/ab0f32.

    Davis, Benjamin L., Alister W. Graham, and Ewan Cameron. 2018. “Black Hole Mass Scaling Relations for Spiral Galaxies. II. MBH–M*,Tot and MBH–M*,Disk.” Astrophysical Journal 869 (2): 113. https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/aae820.
    --- 2019. “Black Hole Mass Scaling Relations for Spiral Galaxies. I. MBH–M*,Sph.” Astrophysical Journal 873 (1): 85. https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/aaf3b8.

    ———. 2019b. “Revealing Hidden Substructures in the MBH–σ Diagram, and Refining the Bend in the L–σ Relation.” Astrophysical Journal 887 (1): 10. https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/ab50b7.

    ———. 2020. “Defining the (Black Hole Mass)–Spheroid Connection with the Discovery of Morphology-dependent Substrucdture in the MBH–nsph and MBH–Re,sph Diagrams: New Tests for Advanced Theories and Realistic Simualtions,” Astrophysical Journal in press.

    Davis, Benjamin L., Alister W. Graham, and Marc S. Seigar. 2017. “Updating the (Supermassive Black Hole Mass)–(Spiral Arm Pitch Angle) Relation: A Strong Correlation for Galaxies with Pseudobulges.” Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 471 (2): 2187-2203. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stx1794.

    Koliopanos, Filippos, Bogdan C. Ciambur, Alister W. Graham, Natalie A. Webb, Mickael Coriat, Burçin Mutlu-Pakdil, Benjamin L. Davis, Olivier Godet, Didier Barret, and Marc S. Seigar. 2017. “Searching for Intermediate-Mass Black Holes in Galaxies with Low-Luminosity AGN: a Multiple-method Approach.” Astronomy and Astrophysics 601: A20. https://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201630061.

    Mutlu-Pakdil, Burçin, Marc S. Seigar, and Benjamin L. Davis. 2016. “The Local Black Hole Mass Function Derived from the MBH–P and the MBH–n Relations.” Astrophysical Journal 830 (2): 117. https://doi.org/10.3847/0004-637x/830/2/117.

    Pour-Imani, Hamed, Daniel Kennefick, Julia Kennefick, Benjamin L. Davis, Douglas W. Shields, and Mohamed Shameer Abdeen. 2016. “Strong Evidence for the Density-Wave Theory of Spiral Structure in Disk Galaxies.” Astrophysical Journal Letters 827 (1): L2. https://doi.org/10.3847/2041-8205/827/1/l2.

    Davis, Benjamin L., Daniel Kennefick, Julia D. Kennefick, Kyle B. Westfall, Douglas W. Shields, Russell Flatman, Matthew T. Hartley, Joel C. Berrier, Thomas P. K. Martinsson, and Rob A. Swaters. 2015. “A Fundamental Plane of Spiral Structure in Disk Galaxies.” Astrophysical Journal Letters 802 (1): L13. https://doi.org/10.1088/2041-8205/802/1/L13.

    Seigar, Marc S., Benjamin L. Davis, Joel C. Berrier, and Daniel Kennefick. 2014. “Constraining Dark Matter Halo Profiles and Galaxy Formation Models Using Spiral Arm Morphology. II. Dark and Stellar Mass Concentrations for 13 Nearby Face-on Galaxies.” Astrophysical Journal 795 (1): 90. https://doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/795/1/90.

    Davis, Benjamin L., Joel C. Berrier, Lucas Johns, Douglas W. Shields, Matthew T. Hartley, Daniel Kennefick, Julia D. Kennefick, Marc S. Seigar, and Claud H. S. Lacy. 2014. “The Black Hole Mass Function Derived from Local Spiral Galaxies.” Astrophysical Journal 789 (2): 124. https://doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/789/2/124.

    Berrier, Joel C., Benjamin L. Davis, Daniel Kennefick, Julia D. Kennefick, Marc S. Seigar, Robert Scott Barrows, Matthew Hartley, Douglas W. Shields, Misty C. Bentz, and Claud H. S. Lacy. 2013. “Further Evidence for a Supermassive Black Hole Mass–Pitch Angle Relation.” Astrophysical Journal 769 (2): 132. https://doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/769/2/132.

    Davis, Benjamin L., Joel C. Berrier, Douglas W. Shields, Julia D. Kennefick, Daniel Kennefick, Marc S. Seigar, Claud H. S. Lacy, and Ivânio Puerari. 2012. “Measurement of Galactic Logarithmic Spiral Arm Pitch Angle Using Two-dimensional Fast Fourier Transform Decomposition.” Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series 199 (2): 33. https://doi.org/10.1088/0067-0049/199/2/33.