Yancy L Shirley

  • 3983 Citations
  • 35 h-Index
20002020

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Research Output

  • 3983 Citations
  • 35 h-Index
  • 80 Article
  • 6 Review article
  • 1 Comment/debate
2020

Prevalence of Complex Organic Molecules in Starless and Prestellar Cores within the Taurus Molecular Cloud

Scibelli, S. & Shirley, Y., Mar 1 2020, In : Astrophysical Journal. 891, 1, 73.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Velocity-coherent Filaments in NGC 1333: Evidence for Accretion Flow?

Chen, M. C. Y., Francesco, J. D., Rosolowsky, E., Keown, J., Pineda, J. E., Friesen, R. K., Caselli, P., Chen, H. H., Matzner, C. D., Offner, S. S., Punanova, A., Redaelli, E., Scibelli, S. & Shirley, Y., Mar 1 2020, In : Astrophysical Journal. 891, 1, 84.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Alma observations of fragmentation, substructure, and protostars in high-mass starless clump candidates

Svoboda, B. E., Shirley, Y. L., Traficante, A., Battersby, C., Fuller, G. A., Zhang, Q., Beuther, H., Peretto, N., Brogan, C. & Hunter, T., Nov 20 2019, In : Astrophysical Journal. 886, 1, 36.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

An ammonia spectral map of the L1495-B218 filaments in the taurus molecular cloud. II. CCS and HC 7 N chemistry and three modes of star formation in the filaments

Seo, Y. M., Majumdar, L., Goldsmith, P. F., Shirley, Y. L., Willacy, K., Ward-Thompson, D., Friesen, R., Frayer, D., Church, S. E., Chung, D., Cleary, K., Cunningham, N., Devaraj, K., Egan, D., Gaier, T., Gawande, R., Gundersen, J. O., Harris, A. I., Kangaslahti, P., Readhead, A. C. S. & 5 others, Samoska, L., Sieth, M., Stennes, M., Voll, P. & White, S., Feb 1 2019, In : Astrophysical Journal. 871, 2, 134.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Droplets. I. Pressure-dominated Coherent Structures in L1688 and B18

Chen, H. H. H., Pineda, J. E., Goodman, A. A., Burkert, A., Offner, S. S. R., Friesen, R. K., Myers, P. C., Alves, F., Arce, H. G., Caselli, P., Chacón-Tanarro, A., Chen, M. C. Y., Di Francesco, J., Ginsburg, A., Keown, J., Kirk, H., Martin, P. G., Matzner, C., Punanova, A., Redaelli, E. & 5 others, Rosolowsky, E., Scibelli, S., Seo, Y., Shirley, Y. & Singh, A., Jun 1 2019, In : Astrophysical Journal. 877, 2, 93.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
5 Scopus citations

Droplets. II. Internal Velocity Structures and Potential Rotational Motions in Pressure-dominated Coherent Structures

Chen, H. H. H., Pineda, J. E., Offner, S. S. R., Goodman, A. A., Burkert, A., Friesen, R. K., Rosolowsky, E., Scibelli, S. & Shirley, Y., Dec 1 2019, In : Astrophysical Journal. 886, 2, 119.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

The Green Bank Ammonia Survey: A Virial Analysis of Gould Belt Clouds in Data Release 1

Kerr, R., Kirk, H., Di Francesco, J., Keown, J., Chen, M., Rosolowsky, E., Offner, S. S. R., Friesen, R., Pineda, J. E., Shirley, Y. L., Redaelli, E., Caselli, P., Punanova, A., Seo, Y., Alves, F., Chacón-Tanarro, A. & How-Huan Chen, H., Apr 1 2019, In : Astrophysical Journal. 874, 2, 147.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Thermal balance and comparison of gas and dust properties of dense clumps in the Hi-GAL survey

Merello, M., Molinari, S., Rygl, K. L. J., Evans, N. J., Elia, D., Schisano, E., Traficante, A., Shirley, Y., Svoboda, B. & Goldsmith, P. F., Mar 11 2019, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 483, 4, p. 5355-5379 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2018

Searching for Inflow toward Massive Starless Clump Candidates Identified in the Bolocam Galactic Plane Survey

Calahan, J. K., Shirley, Y. L., Svoboda, B. E., Ivanov, E. A., Schmid, J. R., Pulley, A., Lautenbach, J., Zawadzki, N., Bullivant, C., Cook, C. W., Gray, L., Henrici, A., Pascale, M., Bosse, C., Chance, Q., Choi, S., Dunn, M., Jaime-Frias, R., Kearsley, I., Kelledy, J. & 5 others, Lewin, C., Mahmood, Q., McKinley, S., Mitchell, A. M. & Robinson, D. R., Jul 20 2018, In : Astrophysical Journal. 862, 1, 63.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Why Post-starburst Galaxies Are Now Quiescent

French, K. D., Zabludoff, A. I., Yoon, I., Shirley, Y., Yang, Y., Smercina, A., Smith, J. D. & Narayanan, D., Jul 10 2018, In : Astrophysical Journal. 861, 2, 123.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations
2017

ALMA Observations of Starless Core Substructure in Ophiuchus

Kirk, H., Dunham, M. M., Francesco, J. D., Johnstone, D., Offner, S. S. R., Sadavoy, S. I., Tobin, J. J., Arce, H. G., Bourke, T. L., Mairs, S., Myers, P. C., Pineda, J. E., Schnee, S. & Shirley, Y. L., Apr 1 2017, In : Astrophysical Journal. 838, 2, 114.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations
1 Scopus citations

Deuteration of ammonia in the starless core Ophiuchus/H-MM1

Harju, J., Daniel, F., Sipilä, O., Caselli, P., Pineda, J. E., Friesen, R. K., Punanova, A., Güsten, R., Wiesenfeld, L., Myers, P. C., Faure, A., Hily-Blant, P., Rist, C., Rosolowsky, E., Schlemmer, S. & Shirley, Y. L., Apr 1 2017, In : Astronomy and Astrophysics. 600, A61.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

The Green Bank Ammonia Survey: First Results of NH3 Mapping of the Gould Belt

Friesen, R. K., Pineda, J. E., Rosolowsky, E., Alves, F., Chacón-Tanarro, A., Chen, H. H. H., Chen, M. C. Y., Di Francesco, J., Keown, J., Kirk, H., Punanova, A., Seo, Y., Shirley, Y., Ginsburg, A., Hall, C., Offner, S. S. R., Singh, A., Arce, H. G., Caselli, P., Goodman, A. A. & 4 others, Martin, P. G., Matzner, C., Myers, P. C. & Redaelli, E., Jul 1 2017, In : Astrophysical Journal. 843, 1, 63.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

37 Scopus citations

The Green Bank Ammonia Survey: Observations of Hierarchical Dense Gas Structures in Cepheus-L1251

Keown, J., Di Francesco, J., Kirk, H., Friesen, R. K., Pineda, J. E., Rosolowsky, E., Ginsburg, A., Offner, S. S. R., Caselli, P., Alves, F., Chacón-Tanarro, A., Punanova, A., Redaelli, E., Seo, Y. M., Matzner, C. D., Chen, M. C. Y., Goodman, A. A., Chen, H. H., Shirley, Y. L., Singh, A. & 3 others, Arce, H. G., Martin, P. & Myers, P. C., Nov 20 2017, In : Astrophysical Journal. 850, 1, 3.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

The Green Bank Ammonia Survey: Dense Cores under Pressure in Orion A

Kirk, H., Friesen, R. K., Pineda, J. E., Rosolowsky, E., Offner, S. S. R., Matzner, C. D., Myers, P. C., Di Francesco, J., Caselli, P., Alves, F. O., Chacón-Tanarro, A., Chen, H. H., Chen, M. C. Y., Keown, J., Punanova, A., Seo, Y. M., Shirley, Y. L., Ginsburg, A., Hall, C., Singh, A. & 4 others, Arce, H. G., Goodman, A. A., Martin, P. & Redaelli, E., Sep 10 2017, In : Astrophysical Journal. 846, 2, 144.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations
2016

CARMA LARGE AREA STAR FORMATION SURVEY: DENSE GAS in the YOUNG L1451 REGION of PERSEUS

Storm, S., Mundy, L. G., Lee, K. I., Fernández-López, M., Looney, L. W., Teuben, P., Arce, H. G., Rosolowsky, E. W., Meisner, A. M., Isella, A., Kauffmann, J., Shirley, Y. L., Kwon, W., Plunkett, A. L., Pound, M. W., Segura-Cox, D. M., Tassis, K., Tobin, J. J., Volgenau, N. H., Crutcher, R. M. & 1 others, Testi, L., Oct 20 2016, In : Astrophysical Journal. 830, 2, 127.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

THE BOLOCAM GALACTIC PLANE SURVEY. XIV. PHYSICAL PROPERTIES of MASSIVE STARLESS and STAR-FORMING CLUMPS

Svoboda, B. E., Shirley, Y. L., Battersby, C., Rosolowsky, E. W., Ginsburg, A. G., Ellsworth-Bowers, T. P., Pestalozzi, M. R., Dunham, M. K., Evans, N. J., Bally, J. & Glenn, J., May 10 2016, In : Astrophysical Journal. 822, 2, 59.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

32 Scopus citations
2015

An ammonia spectral map of the L1495-B218 filaments in the Taurus molecular cloud. i. physical properties of filaments and dense cores

Seo, Y. M., Shirley, Y. L., Goldsmith, P., Ward-Thompson, D., Kirk, J. M., Schmalzl, M., Lee, J. E., Friesen, R., Langston, G., Masters, J. & Garwood, R. W., Jun 1 2015, In : Astrophysical Journal. 805, 2, 185.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Chemical evolution in the early phases of massive star formation: II. Deuteration

Gerner, T., Shirley, Y. L., Beuther, H., Semenov, D., Linz, H., Albertsson, T. & Henning, T. T., Jul 1 2015, In : Astronomy and astrophysics. 579, A80.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Discovery of large molecular gas reservoirs in post-starburst galaxies

French, K. D., Yang, Y., Zabludoff, A., Narayanan, D., Shirley, Y., Walter, F., Smith, J. D. & Tremonti, C. A., Mar 1 2015, In : Astrophysical Journal. 801, 1, 1.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Scopus citations

How to calculate molecular column density

Mangum, J. G. & Shirley, Y. L., Jul 6 2015, In : Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific. 127, 949, p. 266-298 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

97 Scopus citations

Radial infall onto a massive molecular filament

Battersby, C., Myers, P. C., Shirley, Y. L., Keto, E. & Kirk, H., 2015, In : Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union. 11, A29B, p. 711-713 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The bolocam galactic plane survey. XI. Temperatures and substructure of galactic clumps based on 350 μm observations

Merello, M., Evans, N. J., Shirley, Y. L., Rosolowsky, E., Ginsburg, A., Bally, J., Battersby, C. & Dunham, M. M., May 1 2015, In : Astrophysical Journal, Supplement Series. 218, 1, 1.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

The bolocam galactic plane survey. xii. distance catalog expansion using kinematic isolation of dense molecular cloud structures with13CO(1-0)

Ellsworth-Bowers, T. P., Rosolowsky, E., Glenn, J., Ginsburg, A., Evans, N. J., Battersby, C., Shirley, Y. L. & Svoboda, B., Jan 20 2015, In : Astrophysical Journal. 799, 1, 29.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations

The bolocam galactic plane survey. XIII. Physical properties and mass functions of dense molecular cloud structures

Ellsworth-Bowers, T. P., Glenn, J., Riley, A., Rosolowsky, E., Ginsburg, A., Ii, N. J. E., Bally, J., Battersby, C., Shirley, Y. L. & Merello, M., Jun 1 2015, In : Astrophysical Journal. 805, 2, 157.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
144 Scopus citations

THE KINEMATIC and CHEMICAL PROPERTIES of A POTENTIAL CORE-FORMING CLUMP: PERSEUS B1-E

Sadavoy, S. I., Shirley, Y. L., Francesco, J. D., Henning, T., Currie, M. J., André, P. & Pezzuto, S., Jun 10 2015, In : Astrophysical Journal. 806, 1, 38.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2014

Carma large area star formation survey: Observational analysis of filaments in the Serpens south molecular cloud

Fernández-López, M., Arce, H. G., Looney, L., Mundy, L. G., Storm, S., Teuben, P. J., Lee, K., Segura-Cox, D., Isella, A., Tobin, J. J., Rosolowsky, E., Plunkett, A., Kwon, W., Kauffmann, J., Ostriker, E., Tassis, K., Shirley, Y. L. & Pound, M., Aug 1 2014, In : Astrophysical Journal Letters. 790, 2, L19.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

40 Scopus citations

CARMA large area star formation survey: Structure and kinematics of dense gas in serpens main

Lee, K. I., Fernández-López, M., Storm, S., Looney, L. W., Mundy, L. G., Segura-Cox, D., Teuben, P., Rosolowsky, E., Arce, H. G., Ostriker, E. C., Shirley, Y. L., Kwon, W., Kauffmann, J., Tobin, J. J., Plunkett, A. L., Pound, M. W., Salter, D. M., Volgenau, N. H., Chen, C. Y., Tassis, K. & 4 others, Isella, A., Crutcher, R. M., Gammie, C. F. & Testi, L., Dec 20 2014, In : Astrophysical Journal. 797, 2, 76.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations

CARMA large area star formation survey: Project overview with analysis of dense gas structure and kinematics in Barnard 1

Storm, S., Mundy, L. G., Fernández-López, M., Lee, K. I., Looney, L. W., Teuben, P., Rosolowsky, E., Arce, H. G., Ostriker, E. C., Segura-Cox, D. M., Pound, M. W., Salter, D. M., Volgenau, N. H., Shirley, Y. L., Chen, C. Y., Gong, H., Plunkett, A. L., Tobin, J. J., Kwon, W., Isella, A. & 5 others, Kauffmann, J., Tassis, K., Crutcher, R. M., Gammie, C. F. & Testi, L., Oct 20 2014, In : Astrophysical Journal. 794, 2, 165.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Chemical evolution in the early phases of massive star formation. i

Gerner, T., Beuther, H., Semenov, D., Linz, H., Vasyunina, T., Bihr, S., Shirley, Y. L. & Henning, T., Mar 2014, In : Astronomy and astrophysics. 563, A97.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

51 Scopus citations

Outflows, dusty cores, and A burst of star formation in the North America and Pelican Nebulae

Bally, J., Ginsburg, A., Probst, R., Reipurth, B., Shirley, Y. L. & Stringfellow, G. S., Dec 1 2014, In : Astronomical Journal. 148, 6, 120.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
2013

An analysis of the deuterium fractionation of star-forming cores in the perseus molecular cloud

Friesen, R. K., Kirk, H. M. & Shirley, Y. L., Mar 1 2013, In : Astrophysical Journal. 765, 1, 59.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

On the internal dynamics of starless cores: Stability of starless cores with internal motions and collapse dynamics

Seo, Y. M., Hong, S. S. & Shirley, Y. L., May 20 2013, In : Astrophysical Journal. 769, 1, 50.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

The Bolocam Galactic Plane Survey. IX. Data release 2 and outer galaxy extension

Ginsburg, A., Glenn, J., Rosolowsky, E., Ellsworth-Bowers, T. P., Battersby, C., Dunham, M., Merello, M., Shirley, Y., Bally, J., Evans, N. J., Stringfellow, G. & Aguirre, J., Oct 1 2013, In : Astrophysical Journal, Supplement Series. 208, 2, 14.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

81 Scopus citations

The bolocam galactic plane survey. VIII. A mid-infrared kinematic distance discrimination method

Ellsworth-Bowers, T. P., Glenn, J., Rosolowsky, E., Mairs, S., Evans, N. J., Battersby, C., Ginsburg, A., Shirley, Y. L. & Bally, J., Jun 10 2013, In : Astrophysical Journal. 770, 1, 39.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

39 Scopus citations

The bolocam galactic plane survey. X. A complete spectroscopic catalog of dense molecular gas observed toward 1.1 mm dust continuum sources with 7.°5 ≤ l ≤ 194°

Shirley, Y. L., Ellsworth-Bowers, T. P., Svoboda, B., Schlingman, W. M., Ginsburg, A., Rosolowsky, E., Gerner, T., Mairs, S., Battersby, C., Stringfellow, G., Dunham, M. K., Glenn, J. & Bally, J., Nov 1 2013, In : Astrophysical Journal, Supplement Series. 209, 1, 2.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Scopus citations

The Earliest Phases of Star Formation (EPoS): A Herschel key project: The thermal structure of low-mass molecular cloud cores

Launhardt, R., Stutz, A. M., Schmiedeke, A., Henning, T., Krause, O., Balog, Z., Beuther, H., Birkmann, S., Hennemann, M., Kainulainen, J., Khanzadyan, T., Linz, H., Lippok, N., Nielbock, M., Pitann, J., Ragan, S., Risacher, C., Schmalzl, M., Shirley, Y. L., Stecklum, B. & 2 others, Steinacker, J. & Tackenberg, J., Mar 11 2013, In : Astronomy and astrophysics. 551, A98.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

87 Scopus citations
2012

A systematic search for molecular outflows toward candidate low-luminosity protostars and very low luminosity objects

Schwarz, K. R., Shirley, Y. L. & Dunham, M. M., Oct 1 2012, In : Astronomical Journal. 144, 4, 115.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Tentative detection of deuterated methane toward the low-mass protostar iras 04368+2557 in L1527

Sakai, N., Shirley, Y. L., Sakai, T., Hirota, T., Watanabe, Y. & Yamamoto, S., Oct 10 2012, In : Astrophysical Journal Letters. 758, 1, L4.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2011

C18O depletion in starless cores in Taurus

Ford, A. B. & Shirley, Y. L., Feb 20 2011, In : Astrophysical Journal. 728, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Evidence for inflow in high-mass star-forming clumps

Reiter, M., Shirley, Y. L., Wu, J., Brogan, C., Wootten, A. & Tatematsu, KI., Oct 10 2011, In : Astrophysical Journal. 740, 1, 40.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Mustang 3.3 mm continuum observations of class 0 protostars

Shirley, Y. L., Mason, B. S., Mangum, J. G., Bolin, D. E., Devlin, M. J., Dicker, S. R. & Korngut, P. M., Feb 1 2011, In : Astronomical Journal. 141, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Observational constraints on submillimeter dust opacity

Shirley, Y. L., Huard, T. L., Pontoppidan, K. M., Wilner, D. J., Stutz, A. M., Bieging, J. H. & Evans, N. J., Feb 20 2011, In : Astrophysical Journal. 728, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Testing the global star formation relation: An HCO+ (3-2) mapping study of RED MSX Sources in the Bolocam Galactic Plane Survey

Schenck, D. E., Shirley, Y. L., Reiter, M. & Juneau, S., Sep 1 2011, In : Astronomical Journal. 142, 3, 94.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

The Bolocam Galactic Plane Survey. V. HCO+ and N 2H+ spectroscopy of 1.1mm dust continuum sources

Schlingman, W. M., Shirley, Y. L., Schenk, D. E., Rosolowsky, E., Bally, J., Battersby, C., Dunham, M. K., Ellsworth-Bowers, T. P., Evans, N. J., Ginsburg, A. & Stringfellow, G., Aug 1 2011, In : Astrophysical Journal, Supplement Series. 195, 2, 14.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

53 Scopus citations

The physical properties of high-mass star-forming clumps: A systematic comparison of molecular tracers

Reiter, M., Shirley, Y. L., Wu, J., Brogan, C., Wootten, A. & Tatematsu, K., Jul 1 2011, In : Astrophysical Journal, Supplement Series. 195, 1, 1.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

The Spitzer C2D survey of nearby dense cores. XI. Infrared and submillimeter observations of CB130

Kim, H. J., Evans, N. J., Dunham, M. M., Chen, J. H., Lee, J. E., Bourke, T. L., Huard, T. L., Shirley, Y. L. & De Vries, C., Mar 10 2011, In : Astrophysical Journal. 729, 2, 84.

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20 Scopus citations

Very large array observations of the infrared dark cloud G19.30+0.07

Devine, K. E., Chandler, C. J., Brogan, C., Churchwell, E., Indebetouw, R., Shirley, Y. & Borg, K. J., May 20 2011, In : Astrophysical Journal. 733, 1, 44.

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29 Scopus citations