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Deuterium and QSOs


Tytler, D.; Burles, S. 1997, "The Cosmological Baryon Density from Deuterium in QSO Spectra," Origin of matter and evolution of galaxies in the universe '96. Proceedings of an international conference held in Atami, Japan, 18-20 January 1996, Singapore: World Scientific, |c1997, edited by T. Kajino, Y. Yoshii, and S. Kubono, p. 37.

Tytler, D.; Burles, S. 1997, "Quasars, Deuterium and Cosmology," The Hubble Space Telescope and the High Redshift Universe, Proceedings of the 37th Herstmonceux conference, held at Cambridge, UK, 1-5 July 1996. Edited by Nial R. Tanvir, Alfonso Aragon-Salamanca, and Jasper V. Wall. Singapore: World Scientific, 1997., p.295

Burles, Scott; Tytler, David 1998, "The Deuterium Abundance toward QSO 1009+2956,"  1998ApJ, 507:732-744

Burles, Scott; Tytler, David 1998, "The Deuterium Abundance toward Q1937-1009," 1998ApJ, 499: p699

Burles, S.; Tytler, D. 1998, "On the Measurements of D/H in QSO Absorption Systems Closing in on the primordial abundance of deuterium," Space Science Reviews, v. 84, Issue 1/2, p. 65-75 (1998).

Burles, S.; Tytler, D. 1998, "Measurements of the deuterium abundance in quasar absorption systems," Stellar Evolution, Stellar Explosions and Galactic Chemical Evolution, Proceedings of the 2nd Oak Ridge Symposium on Atomic and Nuclear Astrophysics, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, 2-6 December 1997. Edited by Anthony Mezzacappa. Institute of Physics Publishing, 1998., p.113

Burles, Scott; Kirkman, David; Tytler, David 1999, "Deuterium toward Quasar Q0014+813," 1999ApJ, 519: 18-21

Kirkman, D.; Tytler, D.; Burles, S.; Lubin, D.; O'Meara, J. 1999, "A third QSO absorption system with a low Deuterium/Hydrogen ratio," American Astronomical Society, 194th AAS Meeting, #30.01; Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 31, p.867

Tytler, David; Burles, Scott; Lu, Limin; Fan, Xiao-Ming; Wolfe, Arthur; Savage, Blair D. 1999, " The Deuterium Abundance at z = 0.701Z = 0.701 toward QSO 1718 + 4807," 1999ApJ, 117: 63-67

Kirkman, David; Tytler, David; Burles, Scott; Lubin, Dan; O'Meara, John M. 2000 " QSO 0130-4021: A Third QSO Showing a Low Deuterium-to-Hydrogen Abundance Ratio," 2000ApJ, 529: 655-660

Tytler, D.; O'Meara, J. M.; Suzuki, N.; Lubin, D. 2000 "Deuterium and the baryonic density of the Universe," Physics Reports Volumes 333-334 (2000)

O'Meara, John M.; Tytler, David; Kirkman, David; Suzuki, Nao; Prochaska, Jason X.; Lubin, Dan; Wolfe, Arthur M. 2001 "The Deuterium to Hydrogen Abundance Ratio toward a Fourth QSO: HS 0105+1619," 2001ApJ,552:718-73O

Kirkman, David; Tytler, David; Suzuki, Nao; O'Meara, John M.; Lubin, Dan 2003, "The Cosmological Baryon Density from the Deuterium-to-Hydrogen Ratio in QSO Absorption Systems: D/H toward Q1243+3047," 2003ApJS, 149: 1-28

Kirkman, David; Tytler, David; O'Meara, John M.; Burles, Scott; Lubin, Dan; Suzuki, Nao; Carswell, Robert F.; Turner, Michael S.; Wampler, E. Joseph 2001 "New Hubble Space Telescope Spectra of QSO PG 1718+4807: No Evidence for Strong Deuterium Absorption,"  2001ApJ, 559:23-28

Pettini, Max 2006 "Deuterium at High Redshifts: Recent Advances and Open Issues,"  Astrophysics in the Far Ultraviolet ASP Conference Series