SKA Science Objectives Papers

In June 2014, the meeting "Advancing Astrophysics with the Square Kilometre Array" was held in Giardina Naxos, Sicily, Italy to facilitate the development of an updated comprehensive description of the scientific objectives and advancements attainable by the SKA. Meeting papers of "Advancing Astrophysics with the Square Kilometre Array" are available on the Proceedings of Science website.

The tables below identify papers authored in whole or part by Australian or New Zealand contributors. 

Session 1: Epoch of Reionisation

The Cosmic Dawn and Epoch of Reionisation with SKA (POS(AASKA14)001)
PDF Authors: L. Koopmans, J Pritchard, G Mellema, J Aguirre, K Ahn, R Barkana, I van Bemmel, G Bernardi, A Bonaldi, F Briggs, A.G. de Bruyn, T.C. Chang, E Chapman, X Chen, B Ciardi, P. Dayal, A. Ferrara, A. Fialkov, F Fiore, K. Ichiki, I.T. Illiev, S Inoue, V Jelic, M Jones, J Lazio, U Maio, S Majumdar, K.J. Mack, A. Mesinger, M.F. Morales, A. Parsons, U.L. Pen, M Santos, R Schneider, B Semelin, R.S de Souza, R Subrahmanyan, T Takeuchi, H Vedantham, J Wagg, R Webster, S Wyithe, K.K. Datta and C. Trott

 

Imaging HII Regions from Galaxies and Quasars During Reionisation with SKA (POS(AASKA14)015)
PDF Authors: S. Wyithe, P. Geil and H. Kim

 

Session 2: Cosmology

Cosmology with SKA Radio Continuum Surveys (POS(AASKA14)018)
PDF Authors: M. Jarvis, D. Bacon, C. Blake, M. Brown, S. Lindsay, A. Raccanelli, M. Santos and D.J. Schwarz

 

Cosmology from a SKA HI intensity mapping survey (POS(AASKA14)019)
PDF Authors: M. Santos, P. Bull, D. Alonso, S. Camera, P. Ferreira, G. Bernardi, R. Maartens, M. Viel, F. Villaescusa-Navarro, F.B. Abdalla, M. Jarvis, R.B. Metcalf, A. Pourtsidou and L. Wolz

 

Measuring baryon acoustic oscillations with future SKA surveys (POS(AASKA14)024)
PDF Authors: P. Bull, S. Camera, A. Raccanelli, C. Blake, P. Ferreira, M. Santos and D.J. Schwarz

 

Weak Lensing Simulations for the SKA (POS(AASKA14)030)
PDF Authors: P. Patel, I. Harrison, S. Makhathini, F.B. Abdalla, D. Bacon, M. Brown, M. Jarvis, O. Smirnov and I. Heywood

 

Foreground Subtraction in Intensity Mapping with the SKA (POS(AASKA14)035)
PDF Authors: L. Wolz, F.B. Abdalla, D. Alonso, C. Blake, P. Bull, T.C. Chang, P. Ferreira, C.Y. Kuo, M. Santos and J.R. Shaw

 

Session 3: Fundamental Physics with Pulsars

Gravitational Wave Astronomy with the SKA (POS(AASKA14)037)
PDF Authors: G. Janssen, G. Hobbs, M. McLaughlin, C. Bassa, A. Deller, M. Kramer, K. Lee, C. Mingarelli, P. Rosado, S. Sanidas, A. Sesana, L. Shao, I. Stairs, B. Stappers and J. Verbiest

 

Understanding pulsar magnetospheres with the SKA (POS(AASKA14)038)
PDF Authors: A. Karastergiou, S. Johnston, A Karastergiou, S Johnston, N Andersson, R Breton, P Brook, C Gwinn, N Lewandowska, E Keane, M Kramer, J.P Macquart, M Serylak, R Shannon, B Stappers, J van Leeuwen, J Verbiest, P Weltevrede and G Wright

 

Three-dimensional Tomography of the Galactic and Extragalactic Magnetoionic Medium with the SKA (POS(AASKA14)041)
PDF Authors: J. Han, W. van Straten, J. Lazio, A. Deller, C. Sobey, J. Xu, D. Schnitzeler, H. Imai, S. Chatterjee, J.P. Macquart, M. Kramer and J.M. Cordes

 

Testing Gravity with Pulsars in the SKA Era (POS(AASKA14)042)
PDF Authors: L. Shao, I. Stairs, J. Antoniadis, A. Deller, P. Freire, J. Hessels, G. Janssen, M. Kramer, J. Kunz, C. Laemmerzahl, V. Perlick, A. Possenti, S. Ransom, B. Stappers and W. van Straten

 

Session 4: The Transient Universe

The Transient Universe with the Square Kilometre Array (POS(AASKA14)051)
PDF Authors: R. Fender, A. Stewart, J.P. Macquart, I. Donnarumma, T. Murphy, A. Deller, Z. Paragi and S. Chatterjee

 

The SKA View of Gamma-Ray Bursts (POS(AASKA14)052)
PDF Authors: D. Burlon, G. Ghirlanda, A. van der Horst, T. Murphy, R.A.M.J. Wijers, B. Gaensler, G. Ghisellini and I. Prandoni

 

Incoherent transient radio emission from stellar-mass compact objects in the SKA era (POS(AASKA14)053)
PDF Authors: S. Corbel, J.C.A. Miller-Jones, R. Fender, E. Gallo, T. Maccarone, T. O'Brien, Z. Paragi, M. Rupen, A. Rushton, S. Sabatini, G. Sivakoff, J. Strader and P.A. Woudt

 

Fast Transients at Cosmological Distances with the SKA (POS(AASKA14)055)
PDF Authors: J.P. Macquart, E. Keane, K. Grainge, M. McQuinn, R. Fender, J. Hessels, A. Deller, R. Bhat, R. Breton, S. Chatterjee, C. Law, D. Lorimer, E.O. Ofek, M. Pietka, L. Spitler, B. Stappers and C. Trott

 

Time domain studies of Active Galactic Nuclei with the Square Kilometre Array (POS(AASKA14)058)
PDF Authors: H.E. Bignall, S.D. Croft, T. Hovatta, J.Y. Koay, J. Lazio, J.P. Macquart and C. Reynolds

 

Core-collapse and Type Ia supernovae with the SKA (POS(AASKA14)060)
PDF Authors: M. Perez Torres, A Alberdi, R.J. Beswick, P Lundqvist, R Herrero-Illana, C Romero-Canizales, S Ryder, M della Valle, J Conway, J.M. Marcaide, S Mattila, T Murphy and E. Ros

 

Session 5: The Continuum Universe

Revealing the Physics and Evolution of Galaxies and Galaxy Clusters with SKA Continuum Surveys (POS(AASKA14)067)
PDF Authors: I. Prandoni and N. Seymour

 

The star-formation history of the Universe with the SKA (POS(AASKA14)068)
PDF Authors: M. Jarvis, N. Seymour, J. Afonso, P. Best, R. Beswick, M. Huynh, E. Murphy, I. Prandoni, E. Schinnerer, C. Simpson, M. Vaccari, S. White and I. Heywood

 

Exploring AGN Activity over Cosmic Time with the SKA (POS(AASKA14)069)
PDF Authors: V. Smolcic, P. Padovani, J. Delhaize, I. Prandoni, N. Seymour, M. Jarvis, J. Afonso, M. Magliocchetti, M. Huynh, M. Vaccari and A. Karim

 

Identifying the first generation of radio powerful AGN in the Universe with the SKA (POS(AASKA14)071)
PDF Authors: J. Afonso, J. Casanellas, I. Prandoni, M. Jarvis, S. Lorenzoni, M. Magliocchetti and N. Seymour

 

Cluster Radio Halos at the crossroads between astrophysics and cosmology in the SKA era (POS(AASKA14)073)
PDF Authors: R. Cassano, G. Bernardi, G. Brunetti, M. Brüggen, T. Clarke, D. Dallacasa, K. Dolag, S. Ettori, S. Giacintucci, C. Giocoli, M. Gitti, M. Johnston-Hollitt, R. Kale, M. Markevich, R. Norris, M.P. Pommier, G. Pratt, H.J.A. Rottgering and T. Venturi

 

Non-thermal emission from galaxy clusters: feasibility study with SKA (POS(AASKA14)075)
PDF Authors: C. Ferrari, A. Dabbech, O. Smirnov, S. Makhathini, J.S. Kenyon, M. Murgia, F. Govoni, D. Mary, E. Slezak, F. Vazza, A. Bonafede, M. Brugger, M. Johnston-Hollitt, S. Dehghan, L. Feretti, G. Giovannini, V. Vacca, M.W. Wise, M. Gitti, M. Arnaud, G. Pratt, K. Zarb Adami and S. Colafrancesco

 

Morphological classification of radio sources for galaxy evolution and cosmology with the SKA (POS(AASKA14)081)
PDF Authors: S. Makhathini, M. Jarvis, O. Smirnov and I. Heywood

 

The SKA view of the Interplay between SF and AGN Activity and its role in Galaxy Evolution (POS(AASKA14)083)
PDF Authors: K. McAlpine, I. Prandoni, M. Jarvis, N. Seymour, P. Padovani, P. Best, C. Simpson, D. Guidetti, E. Murphy, M. Huynh, M. Vaccari, S. White, R. Beswick, J. Afonso, M. Magliocchetti and M. Bondi

 

The Astrophysics of Star Formation Across Cosmic Time at >10 GHz with the Square Kilometre Array (POS(AASKA14)085)
PDF Authors: E. Murphy, M. Sargent, R. Beswick, C. Dickinson, L. Hunt, M. Huynh, M. Jarvis, A. Karim, M. Krause, I. Prandoni, N. Seymour, E. Schinnerer, F. Tabatabaei, J. Wagg and I. Heywood

 

The SKA Mid-frequency All-sky Continuum Survey: Discovering the unexpected and transforming radio-astronomy (POS(AASKA14)086)
PDF Authors: R. Norris, K. Basu, M. Brown, E. Carretti, A.D Kapinska, I. Prandoni, L. Rudnick and N. Seymour

 

Astronomy Below the Survey Threshold in the SKA Era (POS(AASKA14)172)
PDF Authors: J. Zwart, J. Wall, A. Karim, C. Jackson, R. Norris, J. Condon, J. Afonso, M. Jarvis, F. Navarrete, I. Prandoni, E. Rigby, H.J.A. Rottgering, M. Santos, M. Sargent, N. Seymour, R. Taylor, T. Vernstrom and I. Heywood

 

Unravelling lifecycles and physics of radio-loud AGN in the SKA Era (POS(AASKA14)173)
PDF Authors: A.D Kapinska, M. Hardcastle, C. Jackson, T. An, W. Baan and M. Jarvis

 

Session 6: Magnetism

Using SKA Rotation Measures to Reveal the Mysteries of the Magnetised Universe (POS(AASKA14)092)
PDF Authors: M. Johnston-Hollitt, F. Govoni, R. Beck, S. Dehghan, L. Pratley, T. Akahori, G. Heald, I. Agudo, A. Bonafede, E. Carretti, T. Clarke, S. Colafrancesco, T.A. Ensslin, L. Feretti, B. Gaensler, M. Haverkorn, S.A. Mao, N. Oppermann, L. Rudnick, A. Scaife, D. Schnitzeler, J. Stil, A.R. Taylor and V. Vacca

 

Studies of Relativistic Jets in Active Galactic Nuclei with SKA (POS(AASKA14)093)
PDF Authors: I. Agudo, M. Boettcher, H.D.E. Falcke, M. Georganopoulos, G. Ghisellini, G. Giovannini, M. Giroletti, L. Gurvits, J.L. Gómez, R. Laing, M. Lister, J.M. Martí, E. Meyer, Y. Mizuno, S. O'Sullivan, P. Padovani, Z. Paragi, M. Perucho, D. Schleicher, L. Stawarz, N. Vlahakis and J. Wardle

 

Unravelling the origin of large-scale magnetic fields in galaxy clusters and beyond through Faraday Rotation Measures with the SKA (POS(AASKA14)095)
PDF Authors: A. Bonafede, F. Vazza, M. Brüggen, T. Akahori, E. Carretti, S. Colafrancesco, L. Feretti, C. Ferrari, G. Giovannini, F. Govoni, M. Johnston-Hollitt, M. Murgia, A. Scaife, V. Vacca, F. Govoni, L. Rudnick and A. Scaife

 

Measuring magnetism in the Milky Way with the Square Kilometre Array (POS(AASKA14)096)
PDF Authors: M. Haverkorn, T. Akahori, E. Carretti, K. Ferrière, P. Frick, B. Gaensler, G. Heald, M. Johnston-Hollitt, D. Jones, T. Landecker, S.A. Mao, A. Noutsos, N. Oppermann, W. Reich, T. Robishaw, A. Scaife, D. Schnitzeler, R. Stepanov, X. Sun and R. Taylor

 

Using Tailed Radio Galaxies to Probe the Environment and Magnetic Field of Galaxy Clusters in the SKA Era (POS(AASKA14)101)
PDF Authors: M. Johnston-Hollitt, S. Dehghan and L. Pratley

 

SKA studies of in situ synchrotron radiation from molecular clouds (POS(AASKA14)102)
PDF Authors: C. Dickinson, R. Beck, R. Crocker, R.M Crutcher, R.D. Davies, K. Ferrière, G. Fuller, T.R. Jaffe, D. Jones, P. Leahy, E. Murphy, M.W Peel, E. Orlando, T. Porter, R.J Protheroe, A. Strong, T. Robishaw, R.A. Watson and F. Yusef-Zadeh

 

Broadband Polarimetry with the Square Kilometre Array: A Unique Astrophysical Probe (POS(AASKA14)103)
PDF Authors: B. Gaensler, I. Agudo, T. Akahori, J. Banfield, R. Beck, E. Carretti, J. Farnes, M. Haverkorn, G. Heald, D. Jones, T. Landecker, S.A. Mao, R. Norris, S. O'Sullivan, L. Rudnick, D. Schnitzeler, N. Seymour and X. Sun

 

Cluster magnetic fields through the study of polarized radio halos in the SKA era (POS(AASKA14)105)
PDF Authors: F. Govoni, M. Murgia, H. Xu, H. Li, M. Norman, L. Feretti, G. Giovannini, V. Vacca, G. Bernardi, A. Bonafede, G. Brunetti, E. Carretti, S. Colafrancesco, J. Donnert, C. Ferrari, M. Gitti, L. Iapichino, M. Johnston-Hollitt, R. Pizzo and L. Rudnick

 

Magnetic Field Tomography in Nearby Galaxies with the Square Kilometre Array (POS(AASKA14)106)
PDF Authors: G. Heald, R. Beck, W.J.G. de Blok, R.J. Dettmar, A. Fletcher, B. Gaensler, M. Haverkorn, V. Heesen, C. Horellou, M. Krause, S.A. Mao, N. Oppermann, A. Scaife, D. Sokoloff, J. Stil, F. Tabatabaei, K. Takahashi, A.R. Taylor and A. Williams

 

SKA Deep Polarization and Cosmic Magnetism (POS(AASKA14)113)
PDF Authors: R. Taylor, I. Agudo, T. Akahori, R. Beck, B. Gaensler, G. Heald, M. Johnston-Hollitt, M. Langer, L. Rudnick, A. Scaife, D. Schleicher, J. Stil and D. Ryu

 

Statistical methods for the analysis of rotation measure grids in large scale structures in the SKA era (POS(AASKA14)114)
PDF Authors: V. Vacca, N. Oppermann, T.A. Ensslin, M. Selig, H. Junklewitz, M. Greiner, J. Jasche, C.A Hales, M. Reneicke, E. Carretti, L. Feretti, C. Ferrari, G. Giovannini, F. Govoni, C. Horellou, S. Ideguchi, M. Johnston-Hollitt, M. Murgia, R. Paladino, R. Pizzo and A. Scaife

 

Session 7: The Cradle of Life

SKA and the Cradle of Life (POS(AASKA14)115)
PDF Authors: M. Hoare, L Perez, T.L Bourke, L Testi, I Jimenez-Serra, P Zarka, A.P.V. Siemion, H.J. van-Langevelde, L Loinard, G Anglada, A Belloche, P Bergman, R. Booth, P Caselli, C.J Chandler, C Codella, G Hallinan, J Lazio, I.S Morrison, L Podio, A Remijan and J Tarter

 

Searching for Extraterrestrial Intelligence with the Square Kilometre Array (POS(AASKA14)116)
PDF Authors: A. Siemion, J. Benford, J. Cheng-Jin, J. Chennamangalam, J.M. Cordes, H.D.E. Falcke, S.T. Garrington, M.A. Garrett, L. Gurvits, M. Hoare, E. Korpela, J. Lazio, D. Messerschmitt, I. Morrison, T. O'Brien, Z. Paragi, A. Penny, L. Spitler, J. Tarter and D. Werthimer

 

Maser Astrometry with VLBI and the SKA (POS(AASKA14)119)
PDF Authors: J. Green, H.J. Van Langevelde, A. Brunthaler, S. Ellingsen, H. Imai, W.H.T. Vlemmings, M.J. Reid and A.M.S. Richards

 

OH masers in the Milky Way and Local Group galaxies in the SKA era (POS(AASKA14)125)
PDF Authors: S. Etoka, D. Engels, H. Imai, J. Dawson, S. Ellingsen, L. Sjouwerman and H. van Langevelde

 

SKA tomography of Galactic star-forming regions and spiral arms (POS(AASKA14)166)
PDF Authors: L. Loinard, M. Thompson, M. Hoare, H.J. van Langevelde, S. Ellingsen, A. Brunthaler, J. Forbrich, K. Rygl, L.F Rodriguez, A.J Mioduszewski, R.M Torres-Lopez, S.A Dzib, G.N Ortiz-Leon, T.L Bourke and J.A Green

 

Session 8: The Hydrogen Universe

HI Science with the Square Kilometre Array (POS(AASKA14)167)
PDF Authors: L. Staveley-Smith and T. Oosterloo

 

Exploring Neutral Hydrogen and Galaxy Evolution with the SKA (POS(AASKA14)128)
PDF Authors: S. Blyth, T.M. van der Hulst, M.A.W. Verheijen, B. Catinella, F. Fraternali, M.P. Haynes, K.M. Hess, B. Koribalski, C. Lagos, M. Meyer, D. Obreschkow, A. Popping, C. Power, L.L. Verdes-Montenegro and M. Zwaan

 

The SKA view of the Neutral Interstellar Medium in Galaxies (POS(AASKA14)129)
PDF Authors: E. de Blok, F. Fraternali, G. Heald, B. Adams, A. Bosma and B. Koribalski

 

Galactic and Magellanic Evolution with the SKA (POS(AASKA14)130)
PDF Authors: N.M. McClure-Griffiths, S. Stanimirovic, C. Murray, D. Li, J.M Dickey, E. Vazquez-Semadeni, J.E.G. Peek, M. Putman, S.E. Clark, M.A. Miville-Deschenes, J. Bland-Hawthorn and L. Staveley-Smith

 

Connecting the Baryons: Multiwavelength Data for SKA HI Surveys (POS(AASKA14)131)
PDF Authors: M. Meyer, A. Robotham, D. Obreschkow, S. Driver, L. Staveley-Smith and M. Zwaan

 

Observations of the Intergalactic Medium and the Cosmic Web in the SKA era (POS(AASKA14)132)
PDF Authors: A. Popping, M. Meyer, L. Staveley-Smith, D. Obreschkow, G. Jozsa and D.J. Pisano

 

Galaxy Formation & Dark Matter Modelling in the Era of the Square Kilometre Array (POS(AASKA14)133)
PDF Authors: C. Power, C. Lagos, B. Qin, C. Baugh, D. Cunnama, J. Fu, H. Kim, C. Lacey, L. Li, D. Obreschkow, J. Wang, Y. Wang and M. Zhu

 

Cool Outflows and HI absorbers with SKA (POS(AASKA14)134)
PDF Authors: R. Morganti, E.M. Sadler and S. Curran

 

The SKA as a Doorway to Angular Momentum (POS(AASKA14)138)
PDF Authors: D. Obreschkow, M. Meyer, A. Popping, C. Power, P. Quinn and L. Staveley-Smith

 

Session 9: Synergies and Other Science

Very Long Baseline Interferometry with the SKA (POS(AASKA14)143)
PDF Authors: Z. Paragi, L. Godfrey, C. Reynolds, M.J. Rioja, A. Deller, B. Zhang, L. Gurvits, M. Bietenholz, A. Szomoru, H.E. Bignall, P. Boven, P. Charlot, R. Dodson, S. Frey, M.A. Garrett, H. Imai, A. Lobanov, M.J. Reid, E. Ros, H.J. Van Langevelde, A.J. Zensus, X.W. Zheng, A. Alberdi, I. Agudo, T. An, M. ARGO, R. Beswick, A. Biggs, A. Brunthaler, B. Campbell, G. Cimo, F. Colomer, S. Corbel, J.E. Conway, D. Cseh, R. Deane, H.D.E. Falcke, M. Gawronski, M. Gaylard, G. Giovannini, M. Giroletti, C. GODDI, S. Goedhart, J.L. Gómez, A. Gunn, P. Kharb, H.R. Kloeckner, E. Koerding, Y. Kovalev, M. Kunert-Bajraszewska, M. Lindqvist, M. Lister, F. Mantovani, I. Marti-Vidal, M. Mezcua, J. McKean, E. Middelberg, J.C.A. Miller-Jones, J. Moldon, T. Muxlow, T. O'Brien, M. Perez Torres, S.V. Pogrebenko, J. Quick, A. Rushton, R. Schilizzi, O. Smirnov, B.W. Sohn, G. Surcis, G.B. Taylor, S. Tingay, V.M. Tudose, A. van der Horst, J. van Leeuwen, T. Venturi, R. Vermeulen, W.H.T. Vlemmings, A. de Witt, O. Wucknitz, J. Yang, K. Gabányi and T. Jung

 

Lunar detection of ultra-high-energy cosmic rays and neutrinos with the Square Kilometre Array (POS(AASKA14)144)
PDF Authors: J. Bray, J. Alvarez-Muniz, S. Buitink, R. Dagkesamanskii, R.D Ekers, H.D.E. Falcke, K. Gayley, T. Huege, C. James, M. Mevius, R. Mutel, R.J Protheroe, O. Scholten, F. Schroeder, R.E. Spencer and S. ter Veen

 

Delivering SKA Science (POS(AASKA14)147)
PDF Authors: P. Quinn, T Axelrod, I Bird, R Dodson, A Szalay and A Wicenec

 

Precision measurements of cosmic ray air showers with the SKA (POS(AASKA14)148)
PDF Authors: T. Huege, J. Bray, S. Buitink, R. Dallier, R.D Ekers, H.D.E. Falcke, C. James, L. Martin, B. Revenu, O. Scholten and F. Schroeder

 

Multiple supermassive black hole systems: SKA’s future leading role (POS(AASKA14)151)
PDF Authors: R. Deane, Z. Paragi, M. Jarvis, M. Coriat, G. Bernardi, S. Frey, H.R. Kloeckner and I. Heywood

 

Star and Stellar Cluster Formation: ALMA-SKA Synergies (POS(AASKA14)152)
PDF Authors: G. Fuller, J. Forbrich, J. Rathborne, S. Longmore and S. Molinari

 

The connection between radio and high energy emission in black hole powered systems in the SKA era (POS(AASKA14)153)
PDF Authors: M. Giroletti, M. Orienti, F. D'Ammando, F. Massaro, G. Tosti, R. LICO, G. Giovannini, I. Agudo, A. Alberdi, H.E. Bignall, M.P. Pommier and A. Wolter

 

Overview of Complementarity and Synergy with Other Wavelengths in Cosmology in the SKA era (POS(AASKA14)159)
PDF Authors: K. Takahashi, M. Brown, C. Burigana, C. Jackson, M. Jarvis, K.D Thomas D. Kitching, J.P. Jean-Paul Kneib, M. Masamune Oguri, S. Prunet, H. Shan, J.L. Starck and D. Yamauchi

 

Enabling the next generation of cm-wavelength studies of high-redshift molecular gas with the SKA (POS(AASKA14)161)
PDF Authors: J. Wagg, E. da Cunha, C. Carilli, F. Walter, M. Aravena, J. Hodge, E. Murphy, D. Riechers, M. Sargent, R. Wang and I. Heywood

 

Solar and Heliospheric Physics with the Square Kilometre Array (POS(AASKA14)169)
PDF Authors: V. Nakariakov, M.M Bisi, P.K Browning, D. Maia, E.P Kontar, D. Oberoi, P.T. Gallagher, I.H Cairns and H. Ratcliffe

 

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