Donald W Mccarthy

  • 4383 Citations
  • 32 h-Index
1972 …2015

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Research Output

  • 4383 Citations
  • 32 h-Index
  • 87 Article
  • 44 Conference contribution
  • 3 Conference article
  • 2 Letter
2004

Large Binocular Telescope Interferometer: The universal beam combiner

Hinz, P. M., Connors, T., McMahon, T., Cheng, A., Peng, C. Y., Hoffmann, W. F., Mccarthy, D. W. & Angel, J. R. P., 2004, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Traub, W. A. (ed.). PART 2 ed. Vol. 5491. p. 787-797 11 p. 88

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

14 Scopus citations

Scientific results from the MMT Natural Guide Star Adaptive Optics system

Kenworthy, M. A., Miller, D. L., Brusa, G., Hinz, P. M., Fisher, D. L., Lloyd-Hart, M., Wildi, F. P., McCarthy, D. W., Curley, D. L., Kulesa, C., Young, P. A., Oppenheimer, B. D., Liu, W., Meyer, M. R. & Greissl, J., 2004, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Calia, D. B., Ellerbroek, B. L. & Ragazzoni, R. (eds.). PART 1 ed. Vol. 5490. p. 351-358 8 p. 48

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

10 Scopus citations

Simultaneous visible and near-infrared time resolved observations of the outer Solar System object (29981) 1999 TD10

Mueller, B. E. A., Hergenrother, C. W., Samarasinha, N. H., Campins, H. & Mccarthy, D. W., Oct 2004, In : Icarus. 171, 2, p. 506-515 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Suppressing speckle noise for simultaneous differential extrasolar planet imaging (SDI) at the VLT and MMT

Biller, B. A., Close, L. M., Lenzen, R., Brandner, W., Mccarthy, D. W., Nielsen, E. & Hartung, M., 2004, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Calia, D. B., Ellerbroek, B. L. & Ragazzoni, R. (eds.). PART 1 ed. Vol. 5490. p. 389-397 9 p. 136

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

33 Scopus citations
2003

High-resolution images of orbital motion in the trapezium cluster: First scientific results from the multiple mirror telescope deformable secondary mirror adaptive optics system

Close, L. M., Wildi, F., Lloyd-Hart, M., Brusa, G., Fisher, D., Miller, D., Riccardi, A., Salinari, P., McCarthy, D. W., Angel, R., Allen, R., Martin, H. M., Sosa, R. G., Montoya, M., Rademacher, M., Rascon, M., Curley, D., Siegler, N. & Duschl, W. J., Dec 10 2003, In : Astrophysical Journal. 599, 1 I, p. 537-547 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations

Near-Infrared Flux Limits for Sgr A* Based on NICMOS Data

Stolovy, S., Melia, F., Mccarthy, D. W. & Yusef-Zadeh, F., Sep 2003, In : Astronomische Nachrichten. 324, SUPPL.1, p. 419-423 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2002

A 3-5 micron camera for extrasolar planet searches

Heinze, A. N., Hinz, P. M. & Mccarthy, D. W., 2002, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Wizinowich, P. L. & Bonaccini, D. (eds.). 2 ed. Vol. 4839. p. 1154-1164 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Scopus citations

A near-infrared, wide-field, proper-motion search for brown dwarfs

Hinz, J. L., Mccarthy, D. W., Simons, D. A., Henry, T. J., Kirkpatrick, J. D. & McGuire, P. C., Apr 2002, In : Astronomical Journal. 123, 4 1756, p. 2027-2032 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Figuring radiative efficiency

Mccarthy, D. W., Sep 1 2002, In : Physics Teacher. 40, 6, p. 325 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

MEDI: An instrument for direct-detection of massive extrasolar planets

Freed, M., Close, L. M., Mccarthy, D. W. & Rademacher, M., 2002, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Wizinowich, P. L. & Bonaccini, D. (eds.). 2 ed. Vol. 4839. p. 1132-1141 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

NGST NIRCam scientific program and design concept

Rieke, M. J., Baum, S., Beichman, C., Crampton, D., Doyon, R., Eisenstein, D., Greene, T., Hodapp, K. W., Horner, S., Johnstone, D., Lesyna, L., Lilly, S., Meyer, M., Martin, P., Mccarthy, D. W., Rieke, G. H., Roellig, T., Stauffer, J., Trauger, J. & Young, E., 2002, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Mather, J. C. (ed.). 1 ed. Vol. 4850. p. 478-485 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

6 Scopus citations

The large binocular telescope interferometer

Hinz, P. M., Angel, J. R. P., Mccarthy, D. W., Hoffmann, W. F. & Peng, C. Y., 2002, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Traub, W. A. (ed.). 1 ed. Vol. 4838. p. 108-112 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

25 Scopus citations
2001

A cryogenic, 1-5 micron atmospheric dispersion corrector for astronomical adaptive optics

Sarlot, R. J. & Mccarthy, D. W., 2001, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Fischer, R. E., Barry Johnson, R. & Smith, W. J. (eds.). Vol. 4441. p. 72-78 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Scopus citations

Galaxies in the fields of z ∼ 1.5 radio-loud quasars

Hall, P. B., Sawicki, M., Martini, P., Finn, R. A., Pritchet, C. J., Osmer, P. S., Mccarthy, D. W., Evans, A. S., Lin, H. & Hartwick, F. D. A., Apr 2001, In : Astronomical Journal. 121, 4, p. 1840-1862 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations

PISCES: A wide-field, 1-2.5 μm camera for large-aperture telescopes

Mccarthy, D. W., Ge, J., Hinz, J. L., Finn, R. A. & De Jong, R. S., Mar 2001, In : Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific. 113, 781, p. 353-361 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 Scopus citations

Precise masses for wolf 1062 AB from hubble space telescope interferometric astrometry and Mcdonald observatory radial velocities

Benedict, G. F., McArthur, B. E., Franz, O. G., Wasserman, L. H., Henry, T. J., Takato, T., Strateva, I. V., Crawford, J. L., Ianna, P. A., Mccarthy, D. W., Nelan, E., Jefferys, W. H., Van Altena, W., Shelus, P. J., Hemenway, P. D., Duncombe, R. L., Story, D., Whipple, A. L., Bradley, A. J. & Fredrick, L. W., Mar 2001, In : Astronomical Journal. 121, 3, p. 1607-1613 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations
2000

BLINC: A testbed for nulling interferometry in the thermal infrared

Hinz, P. M., Angel, J. R. P., Woolf, N., Hoffmann, B. & Mccarthy, D. W., 2000, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers, Vol. 4006.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

13 Scopus citations

Compositional variation on the surface of Centaur 8405 Asbolus

Kern, S. D., Mccarthy, D. W., Buie, M. W., Brown, R. H., Campins, H. & Rieke, M. J., Oct 20 2000, In : Astrophysical Journal. 542, 2 PART 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations

Cryogenic beam-combiner for very low background, 2-20 micron interferometry on the 22.8 m Large Binocular Telescope

Mccarthy, D. W., Sabatke, E., Sarlot, R., Hinz, P. M. & Burge, J. H., 2000, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers, Vol. 4006.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

6 Scopus citations

Multi-object, near-IR grism spectroscopy with the 6.5m MMT

Finn, R. A. & Mccarthy, D. W., 2000, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers, Vol. 4008.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1999

An infrared determination of the reddening and distance to dwingeloo 1

Ivanov, V. D., Alonso-Herrero, A., Rieke, M. J. & Mccarthy, D. W., Aug 1999, In : Astronomical Journal. 118, 2, p. 826-830 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Optical design of ARIES: The new near infrared science instrument for the adaptive f/15 Multiple Mirror Telescope

Sarlot, R. J., Mccarthy, D. W., Burge, J. H. & Ge, J., 1999, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers, Vol. 3779. p. 274-283 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

10 Scopus citations

The optical mass-luminosity relation at the end of the main sequence (0.08-0.20 M)

Henry, T. J., Franz, O. G., Wasserman, L. H., Benedict, G. F., Shelus, P. J., Ianna, P. A., Kirkpatrick, J. D. & Mccarthy, D. W., Feb 20 1999, In : Astrophysical Journal. 512, 2 PART 1, p. 864-873 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

120 Scopus citations
1998

ARIES: Arizona infrared imager and echelle spectrograph

Mccarthy, D. W., Burge, J. H., Angel, J. R. P., Ge, J., Sarlot, R. J., Fitz-Patrick, B. C. & Hinz, J. L., 1998, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Vol. 3354. p. 750-754 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

31 Scopus citations

First results of nulling interferometry with the Multiple Mirror Telescope

Hinz, P. M., Angel, J. R. P., Hoffmann, W. F., Mccarthy, D. W., McGuire, P. C., Cheselka, M., Hora, J. L. & Woolf, N. J., 1998, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Vol. 3350. p. 439-447 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

6 Scopus citations

Halo characteristics and their influence on companion searches at the Starfire Optical Range

Ryan, P. T., Fugate, R. Q., Angel, J. R. P., Mccarthy, D. W., Mohanty, S. & Sandler, D. G., Oct 20 1998, In : Applied Optics. 37, 30, p. 7035-7043 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

High-frequency wavefront structure and its effects on the detection of faint companions using adaptive optics

Langlois, M. P., Sandler, D. G., Ryan, P. T. & Mccarthy, D. W., 1998, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Vol. 3353. p. 189-200 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Scopus citations

Imaging circumstellar environments with a nulling interferometer

Hinz, P. M., Angel, J. R. P., Hoffmann, W. F., Mccarthy, D. W., McGuire, P. C., Cheselka, M., Hora, J. L. & Woolf, N. J., Sep 17 1998, In : Nature. 395, 6699, p. 251-253 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

72 Scopus citations

Infrared adaptive optics system for the 6.5 m MMT: System status and prototype results

Lloyd-Hart, M., Angel, J. R. P., Sandler, D. G., Barrett, T. K., McGuire, P. C., Rhoadarmer, T. A., Bruns, D. G., Miller, S. M., McCarthy, D. W. & Cheselka, M., 1998, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Vol. 3353. p. 82-93 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

4 Scopus citations

The first definitive binary orbit determined with the Hubble Space Telescope fine guidance sensors: Wolf 1062 (Gliese 748)

Franz, O. G., Henry, T. J., Wasserman, L. H., Benedict, G. F., Ianna, P. A., Kirkpatrick, J. D., Mccarthy, D. W., Bradley, A. J., Duncombe, R. L., Fredrick, L. W., Hemenway, P. D., Jefferys, W. H., McArthur, B. E., Nelan, E. P., Shelus, P. J., Story, D. B., Van Altena, W. F. & Whipple, A. L., Sep 1998, In : Astronomical Journal. 116, 3, p. 1432-1439 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations
1997

Adaptive optics spectroscopy: Preliminary theoretical results

Ge, J., Angel, J. R. P., Sandler, D., Shelton, C., Mccarthy, D. W. & Burge, J. H., 1997, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Tyson, R. K. & Fugate, R. Q. (eds.). Vol. 3126. p. 343-354 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

7 Scopus citations

A search for companions to nearby southern M dwarfs with near-infrared speckle interferometry

Leinert, C., Henry, T., Glindemann, A. & Mccarthy, D. W., Sep 1 1997, In : Astronomy and Astrophysics. 325, 1, p. 159-166 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

58 Scopus citations

Final review of adaptive optics results from the pre-conversion MMT

Lloyd-Hart, M., Angel, R., Groesbeck, T., McGuire, P., Sandler, D., McCarthy, D., Martinez, T., Jacobsen, B., Roberts, T., Hinz, P., Ge, J., McLeod, B., Brusa, G., Hege, K. & Hooper, E., 1997, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Tyson, R. K. & Fugate, R. Q. (eds.). Vol. 3126. p. 44-54 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

High-resolution V, I, and K-band imaging of faint field galaxies from the HST medium-deep survey

Mutz, S. B., Windhorst, R. A., Wittman, D., Close, L. M. & Mccarthy, D. W., May 1997, In : Astronomical Journal. 113, 5, p. 1537-1547 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

NICMOS/HST post-perihelion images of comet Hale-Bopp in outburst

Mccarthy, D. W., Stolovy, S., Kern, S., Schneider, G., Ferro, A., Spinrad, H., Black, J. & Smith, B., 1997, In : Earth, Moon and Planets. 78, 1-3, p. 243-249 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Structure of Saturn's mesosphere from the 28 Sgr occultations

Hubbard, W. B., Porco, C. C., Hunten, D. M., Rieke, G. H., Rieke, M. J., Mccarthy, D. W., Haemmerle, V., Haller, J., McLeod, B., Lebofsky, L. A., Marcialis, R., Holberg, J. B., Landau, R., Carrasco, L., Elias, J., Buie, M. W., Dunham, E. W., Persson, S. E., Boroson, T., West, S. & 8 others, French, R. G., Harrington, J., Elliot, J. L., Forrest, W. J., Pipher, J. L., Stover, R. J., Brahic, A. & Grenier, I., Dec 1997, In : Icarus. 130, 2, p. 404-425 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Scopus citations

The multiplicity of pre-main-sequence stars in southern star-forming regions

Ghez, A. M., Mccarthy, D. W., Patience, J. L. & Beck, T. L., 1997, In : Astrophysical Journal. 481, 1 PART I, p. 378-385 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

162 Scopus citations
1996

The peculiar population of hot stars at the galactic center

Tamblyn, P., Rieke, G. H., Hanson, M. M., Close, L. M., Mccarthy, D. W. & Rieke, M. J., 1996, In : Astrophysical Journal. 456, 1 PART I, p. 206-216 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

62 Scopus citations
1995

Adaptive beam-combining mirror for the MMT

Close, L. M., Brusa, G., Bruns, D. G., Lloyd-Hart, M. & McCarthy, D. W., 1995, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Tyson, R. K. & Fugate, R. Q. (eds.). Vol. 2534. p. 105-115 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations

Adaptive optics experiments using sodium laser guide stars

Lloyd-Hart, M., Angel, J. R. P., Jacobsen, B., Wittman, D., Dekany, R., Mccarthy, D., Kibblewhite, E., Wild, W., Carter, B. & Beletic, J., Jan 20 1995, In : Astrophysical Journal. 439, 1, p. 455-473 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

FASTTRAC II near-IR adaptive optics system for the Multiple Mirror Telescope: description and preliminary results

Gray, P. M., Lloyd-Hart, M., Angel, J. R. P., McCarthy, D. W., Sandler, D. G., Martinez, T., Close, L. M., Brusa, G., Bruns, D. G., McLeod, B. A., Ryan, P. T., Groesbeck, T. D., Wittman, D. M. & Jacobsen, B. P., 1995, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Tyson, R. K. & Fugate, R. Q. (eds.). Vol. 2534. p. 2-16 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Scopus citations

General relativistic flux modulations in the Galactic center black hole candidate sagittarius A

Hollywood, J. M., Melia, F., Close, L. M., Mccarthy, D. W. & Dekeyser, T. A., Jul 20 1995, In : Astrophysical Journal. 448, 1 PART 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Infrared photometry of the black hole candidate Sagittarius A

Close, L. M., Mccarthy, D. W. & Melia, F., Feb 1 1995, In : Astrophysical Journal. 439, 2, p. 682-686 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Speckle imaging measurements of the relative tangential velocities of the components of T Tauri binary stars

Ghez, A. M., Weinberger, A. J., Neugebauer, G., Matthews, K. & Mccarthy, D. W., Aug 1995, In : Astronomical Journal. 110, 2, p. 753-765 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

73 Scopus citations

The fate of the solid matter orbiting HR 4796A

Jura, M., Ghez, A. M., White, R. J., Mccarthy, D. W., Smith, R. C. & Martin, P. G., May 20 1995, In : Astrophysical Journal. 445, 1, p. 451-456 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

52 Scopus citations
1994
82 Scopus citations

A near infrared speckle imaging study of T Tauri Stars - Orbital motion

Ghez, A. M., Mccarthy, D. W., Weinberger, A. J., Neugebauer, G. & Matthews, K., Mar 1994, In : Experimental Astronomy. 3, 1-4, p. 297-300 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

First light on an edge-matched segmented adaptive mirror at the McMath Telescope

Gleckler, A. D., Angel, J. R. P., Mccarthy, D. W., Ulich, B. L., Pflibsen, K. P. & Wizinowich, P. L., 1994, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Ealey, M. A. & Merkle, F. (eds.). Vol. 2201. p. 394-406 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

High Resolution Images of Vesta at 1.65 μm

Mccarthy, D. W., Freeman, J. D. & Drummond, J. D., Apr 1994, In : Icarus. 108, 2, p. 285-297 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

High-resolution infrared imaging utilizing a tip-tilt secondary mirror

Close, L. M., Wittman, D. M. & Mccarthy, D. W., 1994, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Ealey, M. A. & Merkle, F. (eds.). Vol. 2201. p. 447-457 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

4 Scopus citations