Professional Vita: Michael Bolte



Professional Activities

Grants as PI

Papers Published in Refereed Journals or Books

  1. ``Detailed Abundances for 28 Metal-poor Stars: Stellar Relics in the Milky Way'', (Lai, David K.; Bolte, Michael; Johnson, Jennifer A.; Lucatello, Sara; Heger, Alexander; Woosley, S. E.), 2008, ApJ, 681, 1524

  2. ``The White Dwarf Population in NGC 1039 (M34) and the White Dwarf Initial-Final Mass Relation", (Rubin, Kate H. R.; Williams, Kurtis A.; Bolte, M.; Koester, Detlev), 2008, AJ, 135, 2163.

  3. ``Carbon and Strontium Abundances of Metal-poor Stars", (Lai, David K.; Johnson, Jennifer A.; Bolte, Michael; Lucatello, Sara), 2007, ApJ, 667, 1185.

  4. ``Photometry of the Globular Cluster NGC 5466: Red Giants and Blue Stragglers", (Fekadu, Nassissie; Sandquist, Eric L.; Bolte, Michael), 2007, ApJ, 663, 277

  5. ``A Photometric and Spectroscopic Search for White Dwarfs in the Open Clusters NGC 6633 and NGC 7063'', (Williams, Kurtis A.; Bolte, Michael), 2007, 133, 1490.

  6. ``The Blue Straggler Population of the Globular Cluster M5: Comparison with M3'', (Warren, Steven R.; Sandquist, Eric L.; Bolte, Michael), 2006, ApJ, 648, 1026.

  7. ``A Hot DQ White Dwarf in the Open Star Cluster M35'', (Williams, Kurtis A.; Liebert, James; Bolte, Michael; Hanson, Robert B.), 2006, ApJ, 643, 127.

  8. ``The Unusual Luminosity Function of the Globular Cluster M10'' (Pollard, D. L., Sandquist, E. L., Hargis, J. R. & Bolte, M.) 2005, ApJ, 628, 729

  9. ``The Blue Straggler and Main-Sequence Binary Population of the Low-Mass Globular Cluster Palomar 13'' (Clark, L. L., Sandquist, E. L. & Bolte, M.) 2004, AJ 128, 3019

  10. ``An Empirical Initial-Final Mass Relation from Hot, Massive White Dwarfs in NGC 2168 (M35)'', (Williams, K., Bolte, M. & Koester, D.), 2004, ApJ, 615, 49.

  11. ``Abundances of Extremely Metal-poor Star Candidates'', (Lai, D. K., Bolte, M., Johnson, J. A. & Lucatello, S.), 2004, AJ, 128, 2402.

  12. ``Spectroscopic Identification of Faint White Dwarf Candidates in the Praesepe Open Star Cluster", (Williams, K. A., Bolte, M. & Leibert, J. W.), 2004, AJ, 128, 1784.

  13. ``Exploring the Upper Red Giant and Asymptotic Giant Branches: The Globular Cluster M5", (Sandquist, E. L. & Bolte, M.), 2004, AJ, 128, 1784.

  14. ``The Luminosity Function and Color-Magnitude Diagram of the Globular Cluster M12", (Hargis, J. R., Sandquist, E. L. & Bolte, M.), 2004, ApJ, 611, 323.

  15. ``The s-Process in Metal-Poor Stars: Abundances for 22 Neutron-Capture Elements in CS 31062-050", (Johnson, J. A. & Bolte, M.), 2004, ApJ, 605, 462.

  16. ``Photometry and Spectroscopy of GRB 030329 and Its Associated Supernova 2003dh: The First Two Months'', (Matheson, T., et al.), 2003, ApJ, 599, 394.

  17. ``The White Dwarf Deficit in Open Clusters: Dynamical Processes'', (Fellhauer, M., Lin, D. N. C., Bolte, M, Aarseth, S. J. & Williams, K. A.), 2003, ApJ, 595, 53.

  18. ``The C IV Mass Density of the Universe at Redshift 5'', (Pettini, M., Madau, P., Bolte, M., Prochaska, J. X., Ellison, S. L. & Fan, X.), 2003, ApJ, 594, 695.

  19. ``The Missing Intermediate Luminosity Galaxies in the Leo I Group'', (Flint, K., Bolte, M. & Mendes de Oliveira, C.) 2003, Ap&SS, 285, 191.

  20. ``Toward a Precise Measurement of Matter Clustering: Ly Forest Data at Redshifts 2-4'', (Croft, R. A. C., Weinberg, D. H., Bolte, M., Burles, S., Hernquist, L., Katz, N., Kirkman, D., & Tytler, D.) 2002, ApJ, 581, 20.

  21. ``Abundances in the Very Metal-poor s-process-rich Star CS 22183-015'', (Johnson, J. A. & Bolte, M.), 2002, ApJ, 579, L87.

  22. ``The r-process in the Early Galaxy'', (Johnson, J. A. & Bolte, M.), 2002, ApJ, 579, 616.

  23. ``Determination of the Dark Matter Profile of A2199 from Integrated Starlight', (Kelson, D. D., Zabludoff, A. I., Williams, K. A., Trager, S. C., Mulchaey, J. S. & Bolte, M.), 2002, ApJ, 576, 720.

  24. ``The White Dwarf Cooling Sequence in the Old Open Cluster NGC 188'', (Andreuzzi, G., Richer, H. B., Limongi, M. & Bolte, M.), 2002, A&A, 390, 961.

  25. ``ESI, a New Keck Observatory Echellette Spectrograph and Imager'', (Sheinis, A. I., Bolte, M., Epps, H. W., Kibrick, R. I., Miller, J. S., Radovan, M. V., Bigelow, B. C. & Sutin, B. M.), 2002, PASP, 114, 851.

  26. ``Globular Clusters around Galaxies in Groups'', (Da Rocha, C., de Oliveira, C. M., Bolte, M., Ziegler, Bodo L. & Puzia, T. H.), 2002, AJ, 123, 690.

  27. ``Tidal dwarf galaxies in the Stephan's Quintet?'', Amram, P., Mendes de Oliveira, C., Plana, H., Balkowski, C. & Bolte, M.), 2002 Ap&SS, 281, 397.

  28. ``Thorium Ages for Metal-poor Stars'', (Johnson, J. A. & Bolte, M.), 2001, ApJ, 554, 888.

  29. ``The Z=0 Galaxy Luminosity Function. I. Techniques for Identification of Dwarf Galaxies at ~10 MPC'', (Flint, K., Metevier, A. J., Bolte, M. & Mendes de Oliveira, C.), 2001, ApJS, 134.

  30. ``Candidate Tidal Dwarf Galaxies Associated with Stephan's Quintet'', (Mendes de Oliveira, C., Plana, H., Arman, P., Balkowski, C. & Bolte, M.) 2001, AJ, 121, 252

  31. ``The Dwarf Galaxy Population of the Dorado Group Down to Mv~ -11'', (Carrasco, E. R., Mendes de Oliveira, C., Infante, L. & Bolte, M.), 2001, AJ, 121, 148.

  32. ``Neutron-Capture Element Abundances in the Globular Cluster M15'', (Sneden, C., Johnson, J. A., Kraft, R. P., Smith, G. H., Cowan, J. J. & Bolte, M.), 2000, ApJ, 536, L85.

  33. ``Abundances of Neutron-rich Elements in the Globular Cluster M15'', (Sneden , C., Kraft, R. P., Johnson, J. & Bolte, M.), 2000, ApJ, 536, L85.

  34. ``Globular Cluster Giant-Branch Luminosity Functions: ``Extra Stars'' and De ep Mixing'', (Langer, G. E., Bolte, M. & Sandquist, E.), 2000, ApJ 529, 936.

  35. ``Ages for the Oldest Clusters in the Large Magellanic Clouds: Hubble Space Telescope Observations of NGC 1466, NGC 2257 and Hodge 11'', Johnson, J. J., Bolte, M., Stetson, P. B., Hesser, J. E., 1999, ApJ, in press.

  36. ``Detection and Velocities of H Emission Regions in Stephan's Quintet'', (H. Plana, C. Mendes de Oliveira, P. Amram, M. Bolte, C. Balkowski, & J. Boulesteix), 1999, ApJ, 516, L69.

  37. ```Extra' Stars and Deep Mixing in Globular Cluster Giants'', Langer, G. E., Bolte, M. & Sandquist, E., 1999, in press, ApJ.

  38. ``Wide-Field CCD Photometry of the Globular Cluster M30'', Sandquist, E., Bolte, M. & Langer, G. E., 1999, ApJ, 518, 262. ApJ.

  39. ``Ages for Globular Clusters in the Outer Galactic Halo: The Second Parameter Clusters Palomar 3, Palomar 4 and Eridanus'', (Stetson, P. B., Bolte, M., Harris, W. E., Hesser, J. E., Bell, R. A., van den Bergh, S., Johnson, J. A., Bond, H. E., Fahlman, G. G. & Richer, H. B.), 1999, AJ, 117, 247.

  40. ``Extended Ionized Gas Emission and Kinematics of the Compact Group Galaxies in HCG 16: Signatures of Mergers'', (Mendes de Oliveira, C., Plana, H., Amram, P., Bolte, M. & Boulesteix, J.) ApJ, 507, 691.

  41. ``Keck HIRES Abundances for Stars in the Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxy Draco'', (Shetrone, M., Bolte, M. & Stetson, P. B.), 1998, AJ, 115, 1888.

  42. ``V, I Photometry of Nearby Globular Clusters: M3, M5, M13 and M92'', (Johnson, J. A. & Bolte, M.), 1997, AJ, 115, 693.

  43. ``Spectroscopic Evidence for Small Metallicity Variations Among M92 Giants'', (Langer, G. E., Fischer, D., Sneden, C. & Bolte, M.) 1997, AJ, 115, 685.

  44. ``NGC 2419, M92 and the Age Gradient in the Galactic Halo'', Harris, W.E., Bell, R. A., VandenBerg, D. A, Bolte, M., Stetson, P. B., Hesser, J. E., van den Bergh, S., Bond, H. E., Fahlman, G. G., Richer, H. B.) 1997, AJ, 114, 1030.

  45. ``Galactic Globular Cluster Metallicity Scale from the Ca II Triplet I. Catalog'', (Rutledge, G. A., Hesser, J. E., Stetson, P. B., Mateo, M., Simard, L., Bolte. M., Friel, E. D. & Copin, Y.) 1997, PASP, 109, 883.

  46. ``White Dwarfs in Globular Clusters: Hubble Space Telescope Observations of M4'', (with 14 authors), 1997, ApJ, 484, 741.

  47. Anaemia Reveals Star's Great Age, (M. Bolte) 1997, Nature, 385, 205.

  48. ``Composition Mixing during Blue Straggler Formation and Evolution'', (Sandquist, E. L., Bolte, M. & Hernquist, L.) 1997, ApJ, 477, 335.

  49. ``Globular Clusters: Old'', in Critical Dialogues in Cosmology, 1997, ed. N. G. Turok, Princeton University Press, p156.

  50. ``The Age of the Universe'', (Spergel, D. N., Bolte, M. & Freedman, W.), 1997, Proceedings of the National Academy of the Sciences, v94, 6579.

  51. ``CCD Photometry of the Globular Cluster M5. I. The Color-Magnitude Diagram and Luminosity Functions'', (Sandquist, E. L., Bolte, M., Stetson, P. B. & Hesser, J. E.), 1996, ApJ, 470, 910.

  52. ``BVRI Light Curves for 29 Type Ia Supernovae'', (with 37 authors), 1996, AJ, 112, 2408.

  53. ``The Age of the Galactic Globular Cluster System'', (VandenBerg, D. A., Bolte, M. & Stetson, P. B.) 1996, Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics, 34, 461.

  54. ``The Relative Ages of Galactic Globular Clusters'', Stetson, P. B., VandenBerg, D. A. & Bolte, M.), 1996, PASP, 108, 560.

  55. ``WFPC2 Photometry in Outer Halo Clusters'', (Harris, W. E., Stetson, P. B., Bolte, M., Fahlman, G. G., Hesser, J. E., McClure, R. D., Richer, H., Vandenberg, D. A. & van den Bergh, S.) in ``Calibrating Hubble Space Telescope: Post Servicing Mission'', ed. A. Koratkar and C. Leitherer, 1995, pg. 283.

  56. ``Anticorrelated CN and CH Variations on the 47 Tucanae Main-Sequence Turnoff'', (Briley, M., Hesser, J. E., Bell, R. A., Bolte, M. & Smith, G.) 1994, AJ, 108, 2183

  57. ``Oxygen Abundances in Halo Giants. VI. M10, A Globular Cluster with Metallicity Similar to M3 and M13'', (Kraft, R. P., Sneden, C., Langer, G. E., Shetrone, M. & Bolte, M.) 1995, AJ, 109, 2586.

  58. ``Fossil Signatures of Ancient Accretion Events in the Halo'', (Johnston, K. V., Hernquist, L. & Bolte, M.), 1996, ApJ, 465.

  59. ``Conflict over the Age of the Universe'', (Bolte, M. & Hogan, C. J.), 1995, Nature, 376, 399

  60. ``CCD Photometry of the Globular Cluster M5. I. The Color-Magnitude Diagram and Luminosity Functions'', (Sandquist, E. L., Bolte, M., Stetson, P. B. & Hesser, J. E.), 1996, ApJ, 465, 278.

  61. ``Hubble Space Telescope Observations of White Dwarfs in the Globular Cluster M4'', (with 12 authors), ApJ, 451, L17.

  62. ``A Merger Origin for X Structures in S0 Galaxies'', (Mihos, C. J., Walker, I. A., Hernquist, L., Mendes de Oliveira, C. & Bolte, M), 1995, ApJ, 447, L87.

  63. ``Modeling the Radial Distribution of Blue Straggler Stars in M3'', (Sigurdsson, S., Davies, M. B. & Bolte, M.), 1994, ApJL, 431, 115.

  64. ``RR-Lyrae Stars and the Color Magnitude Diagram of the Globular Cluster NGC 6388'' (Silbermann, N. A., Smith, H. A., Bolte, M. & Hazen, M. L.), 1994, AJ, 107, 1764.

  65. ``AH Cam - A Metal-Rich RR Lyrae Star with the Shortest Known Blazhko Period'': (Smith, H. A., Mattews, J. M., Lee, K. M., Williams, J., Silbermann, N. A., & Bolte, M.), 1994, AJ, 107, 679.

  66. ``The Expanding Atmosphere Method Applied to SN 1992am at cz=14,600 km/s'', (with 18 authors), 1994, AJ, 107, 1444.

  67. ``The Luminosity Function in the Globular Cluster M30: Is There a Problem with the Standard Stellar Models?'', (Bolte, M.), 1994, ApJ, 431, 223.

  68. ``Measuring Globular Cluster Ages with High Precision'', invited talk in Galaxy Evolution: The Milky Way Perspective, (Bolte, M.) 1993, ASP Conf. Series, v.49, p.143, ed. S. W. Majewski.

  69. ``Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope observations of globular cluster cores - Blue straggler stars in M3'', (Bolte, M., Hesser, J. E. & Stetson, P.), 1993, ApJL, 408, 89.

  70. ``Globular Cluster Ages and the Formation of the Galactic Halo'', (Bolte, M.,) 1992, PASP, 104, 794.

  71. ``Simulations of Globular Cluster Systems around Merger Remnants'', (Hernquist, L. & Bolte, M.), 1992, invited review in The Globular Cluster - Galaxy Connection, ASP Conf. Series v48, p788, eds. G. Smith & J. Brodie.

  72. ``Do Age Differences Exist Between Galactic Globular Clusters?'', (Bolte, M.), invited review The Globular Cluster - Galaxy Connection, ASP Conf. Series v.48, p.60, eds. G. Smith & J. Brodie.

  73. ``CCD Photometry of the Globular Cluster NGC 288 I: Blue Straggler Stars and Main-sequence Binaries'', (Bolte. M), 1992, ApJS, 82, 145.

  74. ``The Photometric Binary Stars in Praesepe and the Search for Globular Cluster Binaries'', (Bolte, M.), 1991, ApJ, 376, 514.

  75. ``The Near-Infrared Spectra of LMXB and Related Objects'', (Cowley, A. P., Schmidtke, P. C., Crampton, D., Hutchings, J. B. & Bolte, M.) 1991, ApJ, 373, 228.

  76. ``Steps Toward Determination of the Size and Structure of the Broad-line Region in the Active Galactic Nuclei. II. An Intensive Study of NGC 5548 at Optical Wavelengths'', (with 63 collaborators), 1991, ApJ, 368, 119.

  77. ``An Overview of the Galactic Cluster Systems'', (Hesser, J. & Bolte, M.) 1991, invited review for The Astronomy and Astrophysics Encyclopedia, Van Nostrand Reinhold, ed. S. Maran.

  78. ``Measuring Age Differences Among Globular Clusters Having Similar Metallicities: A New Method and First Results'', (VandenBerg, D. A., Bolte, M. & Stetson, P. B.) 1990, AJ, 100, 445.

  79. ``Age Differences Among Globular Clusters'' (invited review at the 1989 Kingston Meeting of Theoretical Astrophysics), (Bolte, M.), 1990, Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, 84, 137.

  80. ``CCD Photometry of the Globular Cluster NGC 1261'', (Bolte, M. & Marleau, F.), 1989, PASP, 101, 1088.

  81. ``Optical Spectra near Maximum Light of the Type Ia Supernova 1989B'', (Bolte, M., Saddlemeyer, L., Mendes de Oliviera, C. & Hodder, P.), 1989, PASP, 101, 921.

  82. ``The Age of the Globular Cluster NGC 288, the Formation of the Galactic Halo, and the Second Parameter Problem'', (Bolte, M.), 1989, AJ, 97, 1688.

  83. ``Mass Segregation in the Globular Cluster M30'', (Bolte, M.), 1989, ApJ, 341, 168.

  84. ``CCD Photometry of the Globular Cluster Pal 12'', (Stetson, P. B., VandenBerg, D. A., Bolte, M., Hesser, J. E. & Smith, G.), 1989, AJ, 97, 1360.

  85. The Low Luminosity X-Ray Sources in Omega Centauri'', (Margon, B. & Bolte, M.), 1987, ApJ, 321, L61.

  86. ``Deep CCD Photometry of the Globular Cluster NGC 7099'', (Bolte, M.), 1987, ApJ, 319, 760.

  87. ``An X-ray Selected White Dwarf of Intermediate Luminosity'', (Margon, B., Bolte, M. & Anderson, S. F.), 1987, AJ, 93, 1229.

  88. ``CCD Photometry of the Main Sequence of the Globular Cluster NGC 362'', (Bolte, M.), 1987, ApJ, 315, 469.

  89. ``CH Cygni in 1983-1984: Transition to a Real Symbiotic Star?'', (Wallerstein, G., Bolte, M., Mateo, M. & Whitehill-Bates, P.), 1986, PASP, 98, 330.

  90. ``Infrared Photometry of Cataclysmic Variables. I. Discovery of Ellipsoidal Variations in TW Virginis'', (Mateo, M., Szkody, P. & Bolte. M.), 1985, PASP, 97, 45.

Invited Lectures


Invited Public Lectures

Michael Bolte
Sept 2008