Mehmet Alpaslan

Welcome to my little slice of the internet, and make yourself at home! I'm an astronomer that likes to look at the largest known structures in the Universe.

For a full list of publications that I have been involved with, please go here.

A copy of my PhD thesis can be found here.

Selected publications:

 

PLCK G165.7+67.0: Analysis of a Massive Lensing Cluster in an HST Census of Submillimeter Giant Arcs Selected Using Planck/Herschel

Brenda Frye, Massimo Pascale, Yujing Qin and 19 colleagues including Mehmet Alpaslan. arXiv:1805:04790.

On the Observability of Individual Population III Stars and Their Stellar-mass Black Hole Accretion Disks through Cluster Caustic Transits

Rogier Windhorst, Francis X. Timmes, Stuart B, J. Wyithe, Mehmet Alpaslan and 7 colleagues. Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, February 2018.

Tracing the cosmic web

Noam Libeskind, Rien van de Weygaert, Marius Cautun, and 27 colleagues including Mehmet Alpaslan. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, January 2018.

Galaxy And Mass Assembly (GAMA): Stellar mass growth of spiral galaxies in the cosmic web

Mehmet Alpaslan, Meiert W. Grootes, Pamela Marcum and 16 collaborators. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, April 2016.

Galaxy And Mass Assembly (GAMA): Trends in galaxy colours, morphology, and stellar populations with large scale structure, group, and pair environments

Mehmet Alpaslan, Simon Driver, Aaron S. G. Robotham, and 32 others. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, May 2015

Galaxy and Mass Assembly (GAMA): Fine filaments of galaxies detected within voids

Mehmet Alpaslan, Aaron S.G. Robotham, Danail Obreschkow, and 14 others. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, May 2014

Galaxy And Mass Assembly (GAMA): The large scale structure of galaxies and comparison to mock universes

Mehmet Alpaslan, Aaron S. G. Robotham, Simon Driver, and 17 others. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, February 2014

Galaxy And Mass Assembly (GAMA): Estimating galaxy group masses via caustic analysis

Mehmet Alpaslan, Aaron S.G. Robotham, Simon Driver, and 12 others. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, November 2012