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Marc Kamionkowski

Professor

Bloomberg 439
410-516-0373
kamion@jhu.edu
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Marc Kamionkowski received a BA degree in 1987 from Washington University in St. Louis and a PhD in 1991 from the University of Chicago. After three years of postdoctoral study at the Institute for Advanced Study, he joined the faculty of Columbia University in 1994 as an assistant professor of physics.  From 1999 to 2006, Kamionkowski was a professor, and from 2006 to 2011 the Robinson Professor of Theoretical Physics and Astrophysics at the California Institute of Technology. He joined the faculty at Johns Hopkins as professor in 2011.

Kamionkowski is a theoretical physicist who specializes in cosmology and particle physics. Much of his work has been on the hypothesis that some new elementary particle may constitute the cosmological dark matter. His primary research interests vary from year to year, but his main focus has been on particle dark matter, inflation and the cosmic microwave background, and cosmic acceleration. He has also worked on neutrino and nuclear physics and astrophysics, large-scale-structure and galaxy formation, gravitational waves, gravitational lensing, phase transitions in the early Universe, alternative-gravity theories, the first stars and the epoch of reionization, and a bit in stellar and high-energy astrophysics.

Constraints on dark matter interactions with standard model particles from CMB spectral distortions

2015 , arXiv preprint arXiv:1506.04745, 2015

Primordial non-gaussianity from the bispectrum of 21-cm fluctuations in the dark ages

2015 , arXiv preprint arXiv:1506.04152, 2015

The redshift-space galaxy two-point correlation function and baryon acoustic oscillations

2015 , Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 449 (3), 3312-3322, 2015

Imprints of Massive Primordial Fields on Large-Scale Structure

2015 , arXiv preprint arXiv:1504.05993, 2015

Strategy to minimize dust foregrounds in B-mode searches

2015 , Physical Review D 91 (8), 081303, 2015

Probing the scale dependence of non-Gaussianity with spectral distortions of the cosmic microwave background

2015 , arXiv preprint arXiv:1504.00675, 2015

Masking line foregrounds in intensity mapping surveys

2015 , arXiv preprint arXiv:1503.05202, 2015

Neutrino physics from the cosmic microwave background and large scale structure

2015 , Astroparticle Physics 63, 66-80, 2015

Inflation physics from the cosmic microwave background and large scale structure

2015 , Astroparticle Physics 63, 55-65, 2015

Equation-of-state parameter for reheating

2015 , Physical Review D 91 (4), 043521, 2015

Detecting the integrated Sachs-Wolfe effect with high-redshift 21-cm surveys

2015 , arXiv preprint arXiv:1502.03107, 2015

Spectral distortions from the dissipation of tensor perturbations

2015 , Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 446 (3), 2871-2886, 2015

Removing Line Foregrounds from CO Intensity Mapping Surveys

2015 , American Astronomical Society Meeting Abstracts 225, 2015

Dark energy from the string axiverse

2014 , Physical review letters 113 (25), 251302, 2014

An Ultimate Target for Dark Matter Searches

2014 , arXiv preprint arXiv:1412.3463, 2014

Commentary: BICEP2’s B modes: Big Bang or dust?

2014 , Physics Today 67 (12), 8-10, 2014

Inflationary tensor fossils in large-scale structure

2014 , Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics 2014 (12), 050, 2014

Statistical diagnostics to identify Galactic foregrounds in B-mode maps

2014 , Physical review letters 113 (19), 191303, 2014

Carbon monoxide intensity mapping at moderate redshifts

2014 , Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 443 (4), 3506-3512, 2014

Silk Damping at a Redshift of a Billion: New Limit on Small-Scale Adiabatic Perturbations

2014 , Physical review letters 113 (6), 061301, 2014

Reheating constraints to inflationary models

2014 , Physical review letters 113 (4), 041302, 2014

Linking the BICEP2 result and the hemispherical power asymmetry through spatial variation of r

2014 , Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 442 (1), 670-673, 2014

Tensor-induced B modes with no temperature fluctuations

2014 , Physical Review D 89 (10), 107302, 2014

First wrinkles in spacetime confirm cosmic inflation

2014 ,

Rees-Sciama signatures from evolving dark matter halos in the cosmic microwave background

2014 , APS April Meeting Abstracts 1, 9003, 2014

Constraining dark matter-baryon scattering with linear cosmology

2014 , Physical Review D 89 (2), 023519, 2014

Oscillations and stability of polytropic filaments

2014 , Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 437 (3), 2675-2685, 2014

Effect of aberration on partial-sky measurements of the cosmic microwave background temperature power spectrum

2014 , Physical Review D 89 (2), 023003, 2014

Baryons do trace dark matter 380,000 years after the big bang: Search for compensated isocurvature perturbations with WMAP 9-year data

2014 , Physical Review D 89 (2), 023006, 2014

Carbon Monoxide Intensity Mapping at Redshift 2-3

2014 , American Astronomical Society Meeting Abstracts# 223 223, 2014

Constraints on Inflation from Polarization and CMB Spectral Distortions

2014 , American Astronomical Society Meeting Abstracts# 223 223, 2014

Multiple scattering Sunyaev–Zeldovich signal–I. Lowest order effect

2014 , Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 437 (1), 67-76, 2014

Novel Probes of Gravity and Dark Energy

2013 , arXiv preprint arXiv:1309.5389, 2013

Viewpoint: Is the Lopsided Universe an Open Universe?

2013 , Physics 6, 98, 2013

Neutrino Physics from the Cosmic Microwave Background and Large Scale Structure

2013 , arXiv preprint arXiv:1309.5383, 2013

Anisotropic imprint of long-wavelength tensor perturbations on cosmic structure

2013 , Physical Review D 88 (4), 043507, 2013

Cosmic Bandits: Exploration versus Exploitation in CMB B-Mode Experiments

2013 , arXiv preprint arXiv:1308.1404, 2013

The pesky power asymmetry

2013 , Physical Review D 87 (12), 123005, 2013

Seeking inflation fossils in the cosmic microwave background

2013 , Physical Review D 87 (10), 103006, 2013

21-cm Lensing and the Cold Spot in the Cosmic Microwave Background

2013 , Physical review letters 110 (17), 171301, 2013

What if Planck’s Universe isn’t flat?

2013 , Physical Review D 87 (8), 081301, 2013

Galaxy-cluster masses via 21st-century measurements of lensing of 21-cm fluctuations

2013 , Physical Review D 87 (6), 063516, 2013

Improved estimator for non-Gaussianity in cosmic microwave background observations

2013 , Physical Review D 87 (6), 063003, 2013

Patchy screening of the cosmic microwave background by inhomogeneous reionization

2013 , Physical Review D 87 (4), 047303, 2013

Wigner-Eckart theorem in cosmology: Bispectra for total-angular-momentum waves

2013 , Physical Review D 87 (4), 043504, 2013

Inflation Fossils in Cosmic Structure

2013 , NASA Proposal# 13-ATP13-55 1, 55, 2013

Vacuum instability in Chern-Simons gravity

2012 , Physical Review D 86 (12), 124031, 2012

Total angular momentum waves for scalar, vector, and tensor fields

2012 , Physical Review D 86 (12), 125013, 2012

Dark matter detection with polarized detectors

2012 , Physics of the Dark Universe 1 (1), 109-115, 2012

The Wigner-Eckart Theorem in Cosmology

2012 ,

First CMB constraints on direction-dependent cosmological birefringence from WMAP-7

2012 , Physical Review D 86 (10), 103529, 2012

Probability distribution for non-Gaussianity estimators constructed from the CMB trispectrum

2012 , Physical Review D 86 (6), 063009, 2012

Improved constraints on the expansion rate of the Universe up to z~ 1.1 from the spectroscopic evolution of cosmic chronometers

2012 , Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics 2012 (08), 006, 2012

Clustering fossils from the early universe

2012 , Physical review letters 108 (25), 251301, 2012

Lensing of 21-cm fluctuations by primordial gravitational waves

2012 , Physical review letters 108 (21), 211301, 2012

Charged-particle decay at finite temperature

2012 , Physical Review D 85 (2), 025018, 2012

Odd-parity bipolar spherical harmonics

2012 , Physical Review D 85 (2), 023010, 2012

Correlation of inflation-produced magnetic fields with scalar fluctuations

2011 , Physical Review D 84 (12), 123525, 2011

Do baryons trace dark matter in the early universe?

2011 , Physical review letters 107 (26), 261301, 2011

Compensated isocurvature perturbations and the cosmic microwave background

2011 , Physical Review D 84 (12), 123003, 2011

Obituary: Andrew Lange (1957-2010)

2011 , Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society 43, 016, 2011

Probability distribution for non-Gaussianity estimators

2011 , Physical Review D 84 (6), 063013, 2011

Cross-correlation of cosmological birefringence with CMB temperature

2011 , Physical Review D 84 (4), 043504, 2011

Metals at the surface of last scatter

2011 , Physical Review D 83 (8), 083508, 2011

Erratum: Search with EGRET for a gamma ray line from the galactic center [Phys. Rev. D 76, 063006 (2007)]

2011 , Physical Review D 83 (2), 029904, 2011

CMB bispectrum, trispectrum, non-Gaussianity, and the Cramer-Rao bound

2011 , Physical Review D 83 (2), 023007, 2011

Odd-parity cosmic microwave background bispectrum

2011 , Physical Review D 83 (2), 027301, 2011

Dark matter astrophysics

2011 , Dark Matter and Dark Energy, 241-272, 2011

Dark matter and dark radiation

2010 , Dark Matter in Astrophysics and Particle Physics 10, 9789814293792_0021, 2010

Constraints on Decaying Dark Matter

2010 , arXiv preprint arXiv:1011.4970, 2010

Halo clustering with nonlocal non-Gaussianity

2010 , Physical Review D 82 (10), 103002, 2010

Thermal axion constraints in non-standard thermal histories

2010 , American Institute of Physics, 2010

Nonuniform cosmological birefringence and active galactic nuclei

2010 , Physical Review D 82 (4), 047302, 2010

Light gravitinos at colliders and implications for cosmology

2010 , Physical Review D 82 (1), 015012, 2010

Testing parity-violating mechanisms with cosmic microwave background experiments

2010 , Physical Review D 81 (12), 123529, 2010

Non-Gaussianity from self-ordering scalar fields

2010 , Physical Review D 81 (12), 123504, 2010

Dark-matter decays and self-gravitating halos

2010 , Physical Review D 81 (10), 103501, 2010

Cosmic chronometers: constraining the equation of state of dark energy. II. A spectroscopic catalog of red galaxies in galaxy clusters

2010 , The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series 188 (1), 280, 2010

Galactic substructure and dark-matter annihilation in the Milky Way halo

2010 , Physical Review D 81 (4), 043532, 2010

Cosmic chronometers: constraining the equation of state of dark energy. I: H (z) measurements

2010 , Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics 2010 (02), 008, 2010

Constraints On Decaying Dark Matter Models From Simulations Of Isolated Halos

2010 , Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society 42, 583, 2010

Testing Parity-Violating Interactions with CMB Experiments

2010 , Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society 42, 231, 2010

Is the Universe (statistically) Isotropic?

2010 ,

Neutrino oscillations, Lorentz/C P T violation, and dark energy

2009 , Physical Review D 80 (12), 123522, 2009

Energetic neutrinos from the Sun and Earth and dark matter substructure

2009 , arXiv preprint arXiv:0912.1573, 2009

A scale-dependent power asymmetry from isocurvature perturbations

2009 , Physical Review D 80 (8), 083507, 2009

GGI–Dark Matter and Dark Energy 2009

2009 , Nuclear Physics B (Proc. Suppl.) 194, 2009

Galactic Substructure and Energetic Neutrinos from the Sun and Earth

2009 , Physical review letters 103 (12), 121301, 2009

Axion Constraints in Non-standard Thermal Histories

2009 , American Institute of Physics, 2009

Astrophysics: Gravity ripples chased

2009 , Nature 460 (7258), 964-965, 2009

Derotation of the cosmic microwave background polarization: Full-sky formalism

2009 , Physical Review D 80 (2), 023510, 2009

The gamma-ray-flux PDF from galactic halo substructure

2009 , Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics 2009 (07), 007, 2009

NEWS & VIEWS Q&A ダークマターとダークエネルギー

2009 , Nature digest 6 (6), 28-31, 2009

Oscillations in the inflaton potential?

2009 , Physical Review D 79 (8), 083503, 2009

Cosmology: Dark matter and dark energy

2009 , Nature 458 (7238), 587-589, 2009

How to Derotate the Cosmic Microwave Background Polarization

2009 , Physical review letters 102 (11), 111302, 2009

The physics of cosmic acceleration

2009 , arXiv preprint arXiv:0903.0866, 2009

Dark matter and dark radiation

2009 , Physical Review D 79 (2), 023519, 2009

New DAMA dark-matter window and energetic-neutrino searches

2009 , Physical Review D 79 (1), 015010, 2009

The void abundance with non-gaussian primordial perturbations

2009 , Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics 2009 (01), 010, 2009

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