Gabriel Altay
Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D. in Physics, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh 2009

Research Interests

Galaxy formation, radiative transfer, cosmological simulations, quasar absorption lines.


Altay G., T. Theuns, J. Schaye, and C. Dalla Vecchia. 2013. ``The impact of different physical processes on the statistics of Lyman-limit and damped Lyman-alpha absorbers.'' MNRAS 2469

Altay G., and T. Theuns. 2013. ``Urchin - A reverse ray tracer for astrophysical applications.'' MNRAS 434 748

Tejos, N., S.L. Morris, C. W. Finn, N.H.M. Crighton, J. Bechtold, B.T. Jannuzi, J. Schaye, T. Theuns, G. Altay, O. Le Fevre, E. Ryan-Weber, R. Dave. 2013. ``On the connection between the intergalactic medium and galaxies: The HI-galaxy cross-correlation at z

Tejos, N., S.L. Morris, N.H.M. Crighton, T. Theuns, G. Altay, C.W. Finn. 2012. ``Large-scale structure in absorption: gas within and around galaxy voids.'' MNRAS 425 245

van de Voort F., J. Schaye, G. Altay, and T. Theuns. 2012. ``Cold accretion flows and the nature of high column density HI absorption at redshift 3.'' MNRAS 421 2809

Altay, G., T. Theuns, J. Schaye, N.H.M. Crighton, and C. Dalla Vecchia. 2011. ``Through Thick and Thin - HI Absorption in Cosmological Simulations.'' ApJL 737 L37+

Paardekooper, J.-P., F.I. Pelupessy, G. Altay, and C.J.H. Kruip. 2011.  ``The escape of ionizing radiation from high-redshift dwarf galaxies.''  A\&A 530 A87+

Croft, R.A.C. and G. Altay. 2008.  ``Radiation-induced large-scale structure during the reionization epoch: the autocorrelation function.'' MNRAS 388 1501

Altay, G., R.A.C. Croft, and I. Pelupessy. 2008.  ``SPHRAY: a smoothed particle hydrodynamics ray tracer for radiative transfer.'' MNRAS 386 1931

Altay, G., J.M. Colberg, and R.A.C. Croft. 2006.  ``The influence of large-scale structures on halo shapes and alignments.''  MNRAS 370 1422