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Dr. S.G.M. (Silvia) Toonen

Faculty of Science
Anton Pannekoek Institute of Astronomy
Photographer: Silvia Toonen

Visiting address
  • Science Park 904
Postal address
  • Postbus 94249
    1090 GE Amsterdam
Contact details
  • Publications

    2024

    • Dorozsmai, A., Toonen, S., Vigna-Gómez, A., de Mink, S. E., & Kummer, F. (2024). Stellar triples with chemically homogeneously evolving inner binaries. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 527(4), 9782-9809. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stad3819 [details]
    • O'Brien, M. W., Tremblay, P.-E., Klein, B. L., Koester, D., Melis, C., Bédard, A., Cukanovaite, E., Cunningham, T., Doyle, A. E., Gänsicke, B. T., Gentile Fusillo, N. P., Hollands, M. A., McCleery, J., Pelisoli, I., Toonen, S., Weinberger, A. J., & Zuckerman, B. (2024). The 40 pc sample of white dwarfs from Gaia. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 527(3), 8687-8705. https://doi.org/10.1093/MNRAS/STAD3773 [details]
    • Rogers, L. K., Debes, J., Anslow, R. J., Bonsor, A., Casewell, S. L., Dos Santos, L. A., Dufour, P., Gänsicke, B. T., Gentile Fusillo, N., Koester, D., Nielsen, L. D., Penoyre, Z., Rickman, E. L., Sahlmann, J., Tremblay, P.-E., Vanderburg, A., Xu, S., Dennihy, E., Farihi, J., ... Toonen, S. (2024). WD 0141−675: a case study on how to follow-up astrometric planet candidates around white dwarfs. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 527(1), 977-990. https://doi.org/10.1093/MNRAS/STAD3098 [details]

    2023

    2022

    • Borkovits, T., Rappaport, S., Toonen, S., Moe, M., Mitnyan, T., & Csányi, I. (2022). Von Zeipel - Lidov - Kozai cycles in action: Kepler triples with eclipse depth variations: KICs 6964043, 5653126, 5731312, and 8023317. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 515(3), 3773-3795. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stac1983 [details]
    • Eisner, N. L., Johnston, C., Toonen, S., Frost, A. J., Janssens, S., Lintott, C. J., Aigrain, S., Sana, H., Abdul-Masih, M., Arellano-Córdova, K. Z., Beck, P. G., Bordier, E., Cannon, E., Escorza, A., Fabry, M., Hermansson, L., Howell, S. B., Miller, G., Sheyte, S., ... Urvoy, D. (2022). Planet Hunters TESS IV: a massive, compact hierarchical triple star system TIC 470710327. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 511(4), 4710-4723. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stab3619 [details]
    • Gao, Y., Toonen, S., & Leigh, N. (2022). Stellar triples as a source for Ba stars. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 518(1), 526-538.
    • Kilic, M., Moss, A. G., Brown, W. R., Toonen, S., & Williams, K. A. (2022). The merger fraction of ultramassive white dwarfs. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 518(2), 2341-2353.
    • Knigge, C., Toonen, S., & Boekholt, T. C. N. (2022). A triple star origin for T Pyx and other short-period recurrent novae. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 514(2), 1895-1907. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stac1336 [details]
    • Korol, V., Belokurov, V., & Toonen, S. (2022). A gap in the double white dwarf separation distribution caused by the common-envelope evolution: astrometric evidence from Gaia. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 515(1), 1228-1246. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stac1686 [details]
    • Korol, V., Hallakoun, N., Toonen, S., & Karnesis, N. (2022). Observationally driven Galactic double white dwarf population for LISA. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 511(4), 5936-5947. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stac415 [details]
    • Lennon, D. J., Dufton, P. L., Villaseñor, J. I., Evans, C. J., Langer, N., Saxton, R., Monageng, I. M., & Toonen, S. (2022). The VLT-FLAMES survey of massive stars: NGC 2004#115: A triple system hosting a possible short period B+BH binary. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 665, Article A180. https://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/202142413 [details]
    • Neopane, S., Bhargava, K., Fisher, R., Ferrari, M., Yoshida, S., Toonen, S., & Bravo, E. (2022). Near-Chandrasekhar-mass Type Ia Supernovae from the Double-degenerate Channel. Astrophysical Journal, 925(1), Article 92. https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/ac3b52 [details]
    • Shenar, T., Sana, H., Mahy, L., Maíz Apellániz, J., Crowther, P. A., Gromadzki, M., Herrero, A., Langer, N., Marchant, P., Schneider, F. R. N., Sen, K., Soszyński, I., & Toonen, S. (2022). The Tarantula Massive Binary Monitoring VI: Characterisation of hidden companions in 51 single-lined O-type binaries: A flat mass-ratio distribution and black-hole binary candidates. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 665, Article A148. https://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/202244245 [details]
    • Toonen, S., Boekholt, T. C. N., & Portegies Zwart, S. (2022). Stellar triples on the edge: Comprehensive overview of the evolution of destabilised triples leading to stellar and binary exotica. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 661, Article A61. https://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/202141991 [details]
    • Weng, J., Zhou, P., Chen, Y., Leung, S-C., Toonen, S., Perets, H. B., Nomoto, K., Zenati, Y., & Vink, J. (2022). Spatially Resolved X-Ray Study of Supernova Remnant G306.3-0.9 with Unusually High Calcium Abundance. Astrophysical Journal, 924(2), Article 119. https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/ac308d [details]

    2021

    • Igoshev, A. P., Chruslinska, M., Dorozsmai, A., & Toonen, S. (2021). Combined analysis of neutron star natal kicks using proper motions and parallax measurements for radio pulsars and Be X-ray binaries. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 508(3), 3345-3364. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stab2734 [details]
    • Miglio, A., Girardi, L., Grundahl, F., Mosser, B., Bastian, N., Bragaglia, A., Brogaard, K., Buldgen, G., Chantereau, W., Chaplin, W., Chiappini, C., Dupret, M-A., Eggenberger, P., Gieles, M., Izzard, R., Kawata, D., Karoff, C., Lagarde, N., Mackereth, T., ... Vincenzo, F. (2021). Haydn: High-precision AsteroseismologY of DeNse stellar fields. Experimental Astronomy, 51(3), 963-1001. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10686-021-09711-1 [details]
    • Pakmor, R., Zenati, Y., Perets, H. B., & Toonen, S. (2021). Thermonuclear explosion of a massive hybrid HeCO white dwarf triggered by a He detonation on a companion. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 503(4), 4734-4747. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stab686 [details]
    • Roulston, B. R., Green, P. J., Toonen, S., & Hermes, J. J. (2021). Unexpected Short-period Variability in Dwarf Carbon Stars from the Zwicky Transient Facility. Astrophysical Journal, 922(1), Article 33. https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/ac157c [details]

    2020

    2019

    • Gentile Fusillo, N. P., Tremblay, P-E., Gänsicke, B. T., Manser, C. J., Cunningham, T., Cukanovaite, E., Hollands, M., Marsh, T., Raddi, R., Jordan, S., Toonen, S., Geier, S., Barstow, M., & Cummings, J. D. (2019). A Gaia Data Release 2 catalogue of white dwarfs and a comparison with SDSS. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 482(4), 4570-4591. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/sty3016 [details]
    • Lyutikov, M., & Toonen, S. (2019). Fast-rising blue optical transients and AT2018cow following electron-capture collapse of merged white dwarfs. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 487(4), 5618-5629. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stz1640 [details]
    • Manser, C. J., Gänsicke, B. T., Eggl, S., Hollands, M., Izquierdo, P., Koester, D., Landstreet, J. D., Lyra, W., Marsh, T. R., Meru, F., Mustill, A. J., Rodríguez-Gil, P., Toloza, O., Veras, D., Wilson, D. J., Burleigh, M. R., Davies, M. B., Farihi, J., Gentile Fusillo, N., ... Portegies Zwart, S. (2019). A planetesimal orbiting within the debris disc around a white dwarf star. Science, 364(6435), 66-69. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aat5330 [details]
    • Perpinyà-Vallès, M., Rebassa-Mansergas, A., Gänsicke, B. T., Toonen, S., Hermes, J. J., Gentile Fusillo, N. P., & Tremblay, P-E. (2019). Discovery of the first resolved triple white dwarf. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 483(1), 901-907. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/sty3149 [details]
    • Rebassa-Mansergas, A., Toonen, S., Korol, V., & Torres, S. (2019). Where are the double-degenerate progenitors of Type Ia supernovae? Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 482(3), 3656-3668. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/sty2965 [details]
    • Renzo, M., Zapartas, E., de Mink, S. E., Götberg, Y., Justham, S., Farmer, R. J., Izzard, R. G., Toonen, S., & Sana, H. (2019). Massive runaway and walkaway stars: A study of the kinematical imprints of the physical processes governing the evolution and explosion of their binary progenitors. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 624, Article A66. https://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201833297 [details]
    • Zapartas, E., de Mink, S. E., Justham, S., Smith, N., de Koter, A., Renzo, M., Arcavi, I., Farmer, R., Götberg, Y., & Toonen, S. (2019). The diverse lives of progenitors of hydrogen-rich core-collapse supernovae: the role of binary interaction. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 631, Article A5. https://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201935854 [details]
    • Zenati, Y., Perets, H. B., & Toonen, S. (2019). Neutron star-white dwarf mergers: early evolution, physical properties, and outcomes. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 486(2), 1805-1813. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stz316 [details]
    • Zenati, Y., Toonen, S., & Perets, H. B. (2019). Formation and evolution of hybrid He-CO white dwarfs and their properties. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 482(1), 1135-1142. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/sty2723 [details]

    2018

    • Czerny, B., Beaton, R., Bejger, M., Cackett, E., Dall'Ora, M., Holanda, R. F. L., Jensen, J. B., Jha, S. W., Lusso, E., Minezaki, T., Risaliti, G., Salaris, M., Toonen, S., & Yoshii, Y. (2018). Astronomical Distance Determination in the Space Age: Secondary Distance Indicators. Space Science Reviews, 214(1), Article 32. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11214-018-0466-9 [details]
    • Hollands, M. A., Tremblay, P-E., Gänsicke, B. T., Gentile-Fusillo, N. P., & Toonen, S. (2018). The Gaia 20 pc white dwarf sample. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 480(3), 3942-3961. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/sty2057 [details]
    • Mahy, L., Gosset, E., Manfroid, J., Nitschelm, C., Hervé, A., Semaan, T., Sana, H., Le Bouquin, J-B., & Toonen, S. (2018). The triple system HD 150136: From periastron passage to actual masses. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 616, Article A75. https://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201832810 [details]
    • Robson, T., Cornish, N. J., Tamanini, N., & Toonen, S. (2018). Detecting hierarchical stellar systems with LISA. Physical Review D. Particles, Fields, Gravitation, and Cosmology, 98(6), Article 64012. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.98.064012 [details]
    • Shen, K. J., Boubert, D., Gänsicke, B. T., Jha, S. W., Andrews, J. E., Chomiuk, L., Foley, R. J., Fraser, M., Gromadzki, M., Guillochon, J., Kotze, M. M., Maguire, K., Siebert, M. R., Smith, N., Strader, J., Badenes, C., Kerzendorf, W. E., Koester, D., Kromer, M., ... Williams, B. J. (2018). Three Hypervelocity White Dwarfs in Gaia DR2: Evidence for Dynamically Driven Double-degenerate Double-detonation Type Ia Supernovae. Astrophysical Journal, 865(1), Article 15. https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/aad55b [details]
    • Toonen, S., Perets, H. B., & Hamers, A. S. (2018). Rate of WD-WD head-on collisions in isolated triples is too low to explain standard type Ia supernovae. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 610, Article A22. https://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201731874 [details]
    • Toonen, S., Perets, H. B., Igoshev, A. P., Michaely, E., & Zenati, Y. (2018). The demographics of neutron star - white dwarf mergers: Rates, delay-time distributions, and progenitors. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 619, Article A53. https://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201833164 [details]

    2017

    2021

    2019

    • Baker, J., Haiman, Z., Rossi, E. M., Berger, E., Brandt, N., Breedt, E., Breivik, K., Charisi, M., Derdzinski, A., D'Orazio, D. J., Ford, S., Greene, J. E., Hill, J. C., Holley-Bockelmann, K., Key, J. S., Kocsis, B., Kupfer, T., Madau, P., Marsh, T., ... Volonteri, M. (2019). Multimessenger science opportunities with mHz gravitational waves. Bulletin - American Astronomical Society, 51(3), 123. http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2019BAAS...51c.123B

    2018

    2022

    • Temmink, K., Pols, O., Justham, S. & Toonen, S. (1-11-2022). MESA inlists for "Coping with loss: Stability of mass transfer from post-main-sequence donor stars". Zenodo. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7937496
    • Toonen, S., Boekholt, T. C. N. & Portegies Zwart, S. F. (1-3-2022). Stellar triples on the edge. Zenodo. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6319686
    • Korol, V., Belokurov, V. & Toonen, S. (2022). A gap in the double white dwarf separation distribution caused by the common-envelope evolution: astrometric evidence from Gaia. Zenodo. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6638640
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