Dr Christopher Wright

02 6268 8769
02 6268 8786


Room G04 PEMS South (Bldg 26) School of Physical, Environmental and Mathematical Sciences, UNSW Canberra, Australian Defence Force Academy, PO Box 7916, Canberra BC ACT 2610, AUSTRALIA


Journal articles

Do-Duy T; Wright CM; Fujiyoshi T; Glasse A; Siebenmorgen R; Smith R; Stecklum B; Sterzik M, 2020, 'Crystalline silicate absorption at 11.1 μm: Ubiquitous and abundant in embedded YSOs and the interstellar medium', Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 493, pp. 4463 - 4517, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/mnras/staa396

De Geer LE; Wright CM, 2018, 'The 22 september 1979 vela incident: Radionuclide and hydroacoustic evidence for a nuclear explosion', Science and Global Security, vol. 26, pp. 20 - 54, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08929882.2018.1451050

Li D; Telesco CM; Zhang H; Wright CM; Pantin E; Barnes PJ; Packham C, 2018, 'Mid-infrared polarization of Herbig Ae/Be discs', Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 473, pp. 1427 - 1437, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stx2228

Zhang H; Telesco CM; Hoang T; Li A; Pantin E; Wright CM; Li D; Barnes P, 2017, 'Detection of Polarized Infrared Emission by Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in the MWC 1080 Nebula', Astrophysical Journal, vol. 844, http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/aa77ff

Ubach C; Maddison ST; Wright CM; Wilner DJ; Lommen DJP; Koribalski B, 2017, 'Radio monitoring of protoplanetary discs', MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, vol. 466, pp. 4083 - 4093, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stx012

Wright CM; de Geer LE, 2017, 'The 22 september 1979 vela incident: The detected double-flash', Science and Global Security, vol. 25, pp. 95 - 124, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08929882.2017.1394047

Zhang H; Telesco CM; Pantin E; Li D; Wright CM; Mariñas N; Barnes P; Li A; Packham C, 2017, 'The mid-infrared polarization of the Herbig Ae star WL 16: An interstellar origin?', Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 465, pp. 2983 - 2990, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stw2761

van der Plas G; Wright CM; Menard F; Casassus S; Canovas H; Pinte C; Maddison ST; Maaskant K; Avenhaus H; Cieza L; Perez S; Ubach C, 2017, 'Cavity and other radial substructures in the disk around HD 97048', ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS, vol. 597, http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201629523

Li D; Pantin E; Telesco CM; Zhang H; Wright CM; Barnes PJ; Packham C; Mariñas N, 2016, 'AN ORDERED MAGNETIC FIELD in the PROTOPLANETARY DISK of AB Aur REVEALED by MID-INFRARED POLARIMETRY', Astrophysical Journal, vol. 832, http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/0004-637X/832/1/18

Wright CM; Do Duy T; Lawson W, 2016, 'Absorption at 11μm in the interstellar medium and embedded sources: Evidence for crystalline silicates', Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 457, pp. 1593 - 1625, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stw041

Marino S; Casassus S; Perez S; Lyra W; Roman PE; Avenhaus H; Wright CM; Maddison ST, 2015, 'Compact dust concentration in the MWC 758 protoplanetary disk', Astrophysical Journal, vol. 813, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/813/1/76

Casassus S; Wright CM; Marino S; Maddison ST; Wootten A; Roman P; Pérez S; Pinilla P; Wyatt M; Moral V; Ménard F; Christiaens V; Cieza L; Plas GVD, 2015, 'A compact concentration of large grains in the HD 142527 protoplanetary dust trap', Astrophysical Journal, vol. 812, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/812/2/126

Barnes P; Li D; Telesco C; Tanakul N; Marinas N; Wright CM; Packham C; Pantin E; Roche P; Hough J, 2015, 'Magnetic field structures in star-forming regions: mid-infrared imaging polarimetry of K3-50', Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 453, pp. 2622 - 2636, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stv1272

Telesco CM; Höflich P; Li D; Álvarez C; Wright CM; Barnes PJ; Fernández S; Hough JH; Levenson NA; Mariñas N; Packham C; Pantin E; Rebolo R; Roche P; Zhang H, 2015, 'MID-IR SPECTRA OF TYPE Ia SN 2014J IN M82 SPANNING THE FIRST 4 MONTHS', The Astrophysical Journal, vol. 798, pp. 93 - 93, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/798/2/93

Wright CM; Maddison ST; Wilner DJ; Burton MG; Lommen D; van Dishoeck EF; Pinilla P; Bourke TL; Menard F; Walsh C, 2015, 'Resolving structure of the disc around HD100546 at 7 mm with ATCA', Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 453, pp. 414 - 438, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stv1619

Fujiyoshi T; Wright CM; Moore TJT, 2015, 'Mid-infrared spectroscopy of SVS13: Silicates, quartz and SiC in a protoplanetary disc', Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 451, pp. 3371 - 3384, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stv1171

Wright CM, 2013, 'Low-Yield Nuclear Testing by North Korea in May 2010: Assessing the evidence with atmospheric transport models and xenon activity calculations', Science and Global Security, vol. 21, pp. 3 - 52, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08929882.2013.754310

Ubach C; Maddison ST; Wright CM; Wilner DJ; Lommen DJP; Koribalski B, 2012, 'Grain growth signatures in the protoplanetary discs of Chamaeleon and Lupus', Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 425, pp. 3137 - 3161, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21603.x

Li D; Telesco C; Wright CM, 2012, 'The mineralogy and structure of the inner debris disk of ß pictoris', The Astrophysical Journal, vol. 759, pp. 81-1 - 81-9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/759/2/81

Smith RG; Wright CM, 2011, 'The librational band of water ice in AFGL 961: Revisited', Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 414, pp. 3764 - 3768, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2966.2011.18721.x

Smith RG; Charnley SB; Pendleton YJ; Wright CM; Maldoni MM; Robinson G, 2011, 'On the Formation of Interstellar Water Ice: Constraints from a Search for Hydrogen Peroxide Ice in Molecular Clouds', The Astrophysical Journal, vol. 743, pp. 130-1 - 130-13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/743/2/131

Okamoto YK; Packham C; Tokunaga A; Honda M; Sakon I; Carr J; Chiba M; Chun M; Fujiwara H; Fujiyoshi T; Imanishi M; Ita Y; Kataza H; Levenson N; Matsuura M; Minezaki T; Najita J; Onaka T; Ootsubo T; Richter M; Takami M; Telesco CM; Wright CM; Yamashita T, 2010, 'The science drivers for a mid-infrared instrument for the TMT', Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, vol. 7735, http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.856670

Lommen DJP; Van Dishoeck EF; Wright CM; Maddison ST; Min M; Wilner DJ; Salter DM; Van Langevelde HJ; Bourke TL; Van Der Burg RFJ; Blake GA, 2010, 'Grain growth across protoplanetary discs: 10 μ m silicate feature versus millimetre slope', Astronomy and Astrophysics, vol. 515, http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/200913150

Lommen D; Maddison S; Wright CM; Van Dishoeck EF; Wilner DJ; Bourke TL, 2009, 'Large grains in discs around young stars: ATCA observations of WW Chamaeleontis, RU Lupi, and CS Chamaeleontis', Astronomy and Astrophysics, vol. 495, pp. 869 - 879, http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361:200810999

Smith RG; Wright CM, 2009, 'A silhouette envelope around GGD30IR detected by Spitzer', Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 401, pp. 245 - 251, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2966.2009.15629.x

Wright CM, 2007, 'Mid-infrared polarisation and inferred magnetic field direction toward YSOs with outflow', Astrophysics and Space Science, vol. 311, pp. 47 - 55, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10509-007-9540-6

Smith RG; Lawson WA; Wright CM, 2007, 'A Herbig-Haro object associated with GGD30 and its exciting source', Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 375, pp. 257 - 260, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2966.2006.11292.x

Lommen D; Wright CM; maddison S; Jorgensen J; Bourke TL; Van Dishoeck EF; Hughes A; Wilner DJ; Burton MG; van Langevelde H, 2007, 'Investigating grain growth in disks around southern T Tauri stars at millimetre wavelengths', Astronomy and Astrophysics, vol. 462, pp. 211 - 220, http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361:20066255

Maercker M; Burton MG; Wright CM, 2006, 'L-band (3.5 mu m) IR-excess in massive star formation - II. RCW 57/NGC 3576', Astronomy and Astrophysics, vol. 450, pp. 253 - 263, http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361:20054372

Wright CM; Glasse AC, 2005, 'Mid-Infrared Spectropolarimetry: Dust and Magnetic Fields', ASP Conference Series, vol. 343, pp. 316 - 320, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000237315100070&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Wright CM; Siebenmorgen R; Classe A, 2005, 'New mid-infrared spectropolarimetric results', Proceedings of the Dusty and Molecular Universe: A Prelude to Herschel and ALMA, pp. 441 - 442

Stecklum B; Henning T; Kaufl HU; Linz H; Siebenmorgen R; Wright CM, 2005, 'Multi-Band Mid-Infrared Imaging Polarimetry of G333.6-0.2', ASP Conference Series, vol. 343, pp. 209 - 210

Aitken DK; Hough JH; Roche PF; Smith CH; Wright CM, 2004, 'Mid-infrared polarimetry and magnetic fields: an observing strategy', Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 348, pp. 279 - 284, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2966.2004.07365.x

Maldoni MM; Egan MP; Robinson G; Smith RG; Wright CM, 2004, 'The phase of H2O ice and the librational band in OH231.8+4.2: new interpretations', Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 349, pp. 665 - 677

Boonman AM; Doty SD; Van Dishoeck EF; Bergin EA; Melnick GJ; Wright CM; Stark R, 2003, 'Modeling gas-phase H2O between 5 mu m and 540 mu m toward masive protostars', Astronomy and Astrophysics, vol. 406, pp. 937 - 955, http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361:20030765

Boonman AM; Van Dishoeck EF; Lahuis F; Doty SD; Wright CM; Rosenthal D, 2003, 'Gas-phase CO2, C2H2, and HCN toward Orion-KL', Astronomy and Astrophysics, vol. 399, pp. 1047 - 1061, http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361:20021799

Wilner DJ; Bourke TL; Wright CM; Jorgensen J; Van Dishoeck EF; Wong T, 2003, 'Disks around young stars TW Hydrae and HD 100546 imaged at 3.4 millimeters with the Australia Telescope Compact Array', The Astrophysical Journal, vol. 596, pp. 597 - 602, http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/377627

Maldoni MM; Egan MP; Smith RG; Robinson G; Wright CM, 2003, 'Crystalline water ice in OH32.8-0.3', Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 345, pp. 912 - 922

González-Alfonso E; Wright CM; Cernicharo J; Rosenthal D; Boonman AMS; Van Dishoeck EF, 2002, 'CO and H2O vibrational emission toward Orion Peak 1 and Peak 2', Astronomy and Astrophysics, vol. 386, pp. 1074 - 1102, http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361:20020362

Fujiyoshi T; Smith CH; Wright CM; Moore TJT; Aitken DK; Roche PF, 2001, 'Infrared polarimetry of the southern massive star-forming region G333.6-0.2', Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 327, pp. 233 - 243, http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-8711.2001.04704.x

Verstraete L; Pech C; Moutou C; Sellgren K; Wright CM; Giard M; Leger A; Timmermann R; Drapatz S, 2001, 'The aromatic infrared bands as seen by ISO-SWS: Probing the PAH model', ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS, vol. 372, pp. 981 - 997, http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361:20010515

Wright CM; VanDishoeck EF; Black JH; Feuchtgruber H; Cernicharo J; González-Alfonso E; DeGraauw T, 2000, 'ISO-SWS observations of pure rotational H2O absorption lines toward Orion-IRc2', Astronomy and Astrophysics, vol. 358, pp. 689 - 700

Feuchtgruber H; Helmich FP; van Dishoeck EF; Wright CM, 2000, 'Detection of interstellar CH3', ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, vol. 535, pp. L111 - L114, http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/312711

Feuchtgruber H; Helmich FP; Van Dishoeck EF; Wright CM, 2000, 'Detection of interstellar CH3', Astrophysical Journal, vol. 535, http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/312711

Smith CH; Wright CM; Aitken DK; Roche PF; Hough JH, 2000, 'Studies in mid-infrared spectropolarimetry - II. An atlas of spectra', Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 312, pp. 327 - 361, http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-8711.2000.03158.x

Bertoldi F; Timmermann R; Rosenthal D; Drapatz S; Wright CM, 1999, 'Detection of HD in the Orion molecular outflow', Astronomy and Astrophysics, vol. 346, pp. 267 - 277

Cesarsky D; Cox P; Pineau Des Forêts G; Van Dishoeck EF; Boulanger F; Wright CM, 1999, 'ISOCAM spectro-imaging of the H2 rotational lines in the supernova remnant IC 443', Astronomy and Astrophysics, vol. 348, pp. 945 - 949

Wright CM; van Dishoeck EF; Cox P; Sidher SD; Kessler MF, 1999, 'Infrared Space Observatory-long wavelength spectrometer detection of the 112 micron HD J=1 -> 0 line toward the Orion Bar', ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, vol. 515, pp. L29 - L33, http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/311960

Wright CM; Van Dishoeck EF; Cox P; Sidher SD; Kesslm , 1999, 'Infrared Space Observatory - Long wavelength spectrometer detection of the 112 micron HD J = 1 Æ 0 line towards the Orion Bar', The Astrophysical Journal, vol. 515, pp. L29 - L33

Smith CH; Bourke TL; Wright CM; Spoon HW; Aitken DK; Robinson G; Storey JW; Fujiyoshi T; Roche PF; Lehmann TP, 1999, 'Mid-Infrared imaging and spectroscopy of the southern HII region RCW 38', Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 303, pp. 367 - 379, http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-8711.1999.02241.x

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