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Konrad R. W. Tristram

Staff Astronomer
European Southern Observatory

Below follows a complete list of all refereed and unrefereed papers I have contributed to by July 2018. To obtain an up-to-date list, you can also directly query the Astrophysics Data System (ADS) for my name by following this link. All my first author papers can be selected using this second query.

Refereed papers:

  • GRAVITY Collaboration; Abuter, R.; Amorim, A.; Anugu, N.; Bauböck, M.; Benisty, M.; Berger, J. P.; Blind, N.; Bonnet, H.; Brandner, W.; ...; Tristram, K. R. W. et al.: 2018
    "Detection of the gravitational redshift in the orbit of the star S2 near the Galactic centre massive black hole"
    A&A 615, L15
  • Tristram, K. R. W. & Hönig, S. F.: 2018
    "The success of extragalactic infrared interferometry: from what we have learned to what to expect"
    Proc. SPIE 107011V
  • Defrère, D.; Ireland, M.; Absil, O.; Berger, J.-P.; Danchi, W. C.; Ertel, S.; Gallenne, A.; Hénault, F.; Hinz, P.; Huby, E.; Kraus, S.; Labadie, L.; Le Bouquin, J.-B.; Martin, G.; Matter, A.; Mennesson, B.; Mérand, A.; Minardi, S.; Monnier, J. D.; Norris, B.; Orban de Xivry, G.; Pedretti, E.; Pott, J.-U.; Reggiani, M.; Serabyn, E.; Surdej, J.; Tristram, K. R. W.; Woillez, J.: 2018
    "Hi-5: a potential high-contrast thermal near-infrared imager for the VLTI"
    Proc. SPIE 107010U
  • Woillez, J.; Darré, P.; Egner, S.; Gonté, F.; Haubois, X.; Mérand, A.; Schuhler, N.; Abad, J. A.; Abuter, R.; Aller-Carpentier, E.; Alonso, J.; ...; Tristram, K. et al.: 2018
    "VLTI status update: three years into the second generation"
    Proc. SPIE 1070103
  • Leftley, J. H.; Tristram, K. R. W.; Hönig, S. F.; Kishimoto, M.; Asmus, D.; Gandhi, P. et al.: 2018
    "New Evidence for the Dusty Wind Model: Polar Dust and a Hot Core in the Type-1 Seyfert ESO 323-G77"
    ApJ 862, id. 17
  • Defrère, D.; Absil, O.; Berger, J.-P.; Boulet, T.; Danchi, W. C.; Ertel, S.; Gallenne, A.; Hénault, F.; Hinz, P.; Huby, E.; Ireland, M.; Kraus, S.; Labadie, L.; Le Bouquin, J.-B.; Martin, G.; Matter, A.; Mérand, A.; Mennesson, B.; Minardi, S.; Monnier, J. D.; Norris, B.; Orban de Xivry, G.; Pedretti, E.; Pott, J.-U.; Reggiani, M.; Serabyn, E.; Surdej, J.; Tristram, K. R. W.; Woillez, J.: 2018
    "Hi-5: a potential high-contrast thermal near-infrared imager for the VLTI"
    Exp Astron 44D
  • Fern\'andez-Ontiveros, J. A.; Tristram, K. R. W.; Hönig, S.; Gandhi, P.; Weigelt, G. et al.: 2018
    "Embedded AGN and star formation in the central 80 pc of IC 3639"
    A&A 611, id. A46
  • Henkel, C.; Muehle, S.; Bendo, G.; Jozsa, G. I. G.; Gong, Y.; Viti, S.; Aalto, S.; Combes, F.; Garcia-Burillo, S.; Hunt, L. K.; Mangum, J.; Martin, S.; Muller, S.; Ott, J.; van der Werf, P.; Malawi, A. A.; Ismail, H.; Alkhuja, F.; Asiri, H. M.; Aladro, R.; Alves, F.; Ao, Y.; Baan, W. A.; Costagliola, F.; Fuller, G.; Greene, J.; Impellizzeri, C. M. V.; Kamali, F.; Klessen, R. S.; Mauersberger, R.; Tang, X. D.; Tristram, K.; Wang, M.; Zhang, J. S. 2018
    "Molecular line emission in NGC 4945, imaged with ALMA"
    A&A in press, astro-ph 2018arXiv180209852H
  • Stalevski, M.; Asmus, D.; Tristram, K. R. W. et al.: 2017
    "Dissecting the active galactic nucleus in Circinus - I. Peculiar mid-IR morphology explained by a dusty hollow cone"
    MNRAS 472, p. 3854
  • Jensen, J. J.; Hönig, S. F.; Rakshit, S.; Alonso-Herrero, A.; Asmus, D.; Gandhi, P.; Kishimoto, M.; Smette, A.; Tristram, K. R. W. et al.: 2017
    "PAH features within few hundred parsecs of active galactic nuclei"
    MNRAS 470, p. 3071
  • GRAVITY Collaboration; Abuter, R.; Accardo, M.; Amorim, A.; Anugu, N.; Ávila, G.; Azouaoui, N.; Benisty, M.; Berger, J. P.; Blind, N.; ...; Tristram, K. R. W. et al.: 2017
    "First light for GRAVITY: Phase referencing optical interferometry for the Very Large Telescope Interferometer"
    A&A 602, id. A94
  • López-Gonzaga, N.; Asmus, D.; Bauer, F. E.; Tristram, K. R. W.; Burtscher, L.; Marinucci, A.; Matt, G.; Harrison, F. A.: 2017
    "NGC 1068: No change in the mid-infrared torus structure despite X-ray variability"
    A&A 602, id. A78
  • Jud, H.; Schartmann, M.; Mould, J.; Burtscher, L.; Tristram, K. R. W.: 2017
    "Radiative transfer modelling of parsec-scale dusty warped discs"
    MNRAS 465, p. 248
  • Absil, O.; Mawet, D.; Karlsson, M.; Carlomagno, B.; Christiaens, V.; Defrère, D.; Delacroix, C.; Femenía Castella, B.; Forsberg, P.; ...; Tristram, K. R. W. et al.: 2017
    "Three years of harvest with the vector vortex coronagraph in the thermal infrared"
    Proc. SPIE 99080Q
  • Kerber, F.; Käufl, H. U.; Tristram, K.; Asmus, D.; Baksai, P.; Di Lieto, N., Dobrzycka, D. et al.: 2016
    "VISIR upgrade overview: all's well that ends well"
    Proc. SPIE 99080D
  • Gonté, F.; Woillez, J.; Schuhler, N.; Egner, S.; Mérand, A.; Abad, J. A.; Abadie, S.; Abuter, R.; Acuña, M.; Allouche, F.; Alonso, J.; ...; Tristram, K. et al.: 2016
    "VLT interferometer upgrade for the 2nd generation of interferometric instruments"
    Proc. SPIE 99071Z
  • Kraus, S.; Monnier, J. D.; Ireland, M. J.; Duchene, G.; Espaillat, C.; Hoenig, S.; ...; Tristram, K. R. W. et al.: 2016
    "Planet Formation Imager (PFI): science vision and key requirements"
    Proc. SPIE 99071K
  • Burtscher, L.; Hönig, S.; Jaffe, W.; Kishimoto, M.; L\'opez-Gonzaga, N.; Meisenheimer, K.; Tristram, K. R. W.: 2016
    "Infrared interferometry and AGNs: Parsec-scale disks and dusty outflows"
    Proc. SPIE 99070R
  • van den Ancker, M. E.; Asmus, D.; Hummel, C.; Käufl, H.-U.; Kerber, F.; Smette, A.; Taylor, J.; Tristram, K. Vinther, J.; Wolff, B.: 2016
    "Investigating the effect of atmospheric turbulence on mid-IR data quality with VISIR"
    Proc. SPIE 99102T
  • L\'opez-Gonzaga, N.; Burtscher, L.; Tristram, K. R. W.; Meisenheimer, K.; Schartmann, M.: 2016
    "Mid-infrared interferometry of 23 AGN tori: On the significance of polar-elongated emission"
    A&A 591, id. A47
  • Mezcua, M.; Prieto, M. A.; Fern\'andez-Ontiveros, J. A.; Tristram, K. R. W.: 2016
    "The nuclear dust lane of Circinus: collimation without a torus"
    MNRAS 457, p. L94
  • Mezcua, M.; Prieto, M. A.; Fern\'andez-Ontiveros, J. A.; Tristram, K.; Neumayer, N.; Kotilainen, J. K.: 2015
    "The warm molecular gas and dust of Seyfert galaxies: two different phases of accretion?"
    MNRAS 452, p. 4128
  • Schartmann, M.; Wada, K.; Prieto, M. A.; Burkert, A.; Tristram, K. R. W.: 2014
    "Time-resolved infrared emission from radiation-driven central obscuring structures in AGN"
    MNRAS 445, p. 3878
  • L\'opez-Gonzaga, N.; Jaffe, W.; Burtscher, L.; Tristram, K. R. W. et al.: 2014
    "Revealing the large nuclear dust structures in NGC 1068 with MIDI/VLTI"
    A&A 565, id. A71
  • Tristram, K. R. W.; Burtscher, L.; Jaffe, W.; Meisenheimer, K. et al.: 2014
    "The dusty torus in the Circinus galaxy: A dense disk and the torus funnel"
    A&A 563, id. A82
  • Kishimoto, M.; Hönig, S. F.; Antonucci, R.; Millan-Gabet, R.; Barvainis, R.; Millour, F.; Kotani, T.; Tristram, K. R. W.; Weigelt, G.: 2013
    "Evidence for a Receding Dust Sublimation Region around a Supermassive Black Hole"
    ApJ 775, id L36
  • Burtscher, L.; Meisenheimer, K.; Tristram, K. R. W.; Jaffe, W. et al.: 2013
    "A diversity of dusty AGN tori: Data release for the VLTI/MIDI AGN Large Program and first results for 23 galaxies"
    A&A 558, id. A149
  • Hönig, S. F.; Kishimoto, M.; Tristram, K. R. W.; Prieto, M. A. et al.: 2013
    "Dust in the Polar Region as a Major Contributor to the Infrared Emission of AGN"
    ApJ 771, id. 87
  • Hönig, S. F.; Kishimoto, M.; Antonucci, R.; Marconi, A.; Prieto, M. A.; Tristram, K.; Weigelt, G.: 2012
    "Parsec-scale Dust Emission from the Polar Region in the Type 2 Nucleus of NGC 424"
    ApJ 755, id. 149
  • Burtscher, L.; Tristram, K. R. W. et al.: 2012
    "Observing faint targets with MIDI at the VLTI: the MIDI AGN large programme experience"
    Proc. SPIE 84451G
  • Tristram, K. R. W.; Schartmann, M.; Burtscher, L. et al.: 2012
    "The complexity of parsec-scaled dusty tori in AGN"
    JPhCS 372, p. 012035
  • Kishimoto, M.; Hönig, S. F.; Antonucci, R.; Barvainis, R.; Kotani, T.; Millour, F.; Tristram, K. R. W.; Weigelt, G.: 2012
    "Probing the innermost dusty structure in AGN with mid-IR and near-IR interferometers"
    JPhCS 372, p. 012033
  • Berger, J.-P.; Malbet, F.; Baron, F.; Chiavassa, A.; Duvert, G.; Elitzur, M.; Freytag, B.; Gueth, F.; Hönig, S.; Hron, J.; Jang-Condell, H.; Le Bouquin, J.-B.; Monin, J.-L; Monnier, J. D.; Perrin, G.; Plez, B.; Ratzka, T.; Renard, S.; Stefl, S.; Thi\'ebaut, E.; Tristram, K. R. W.; Verhoelst, T.; Wolf, S.; Young, J.: 2012
    "Imaging the heart of astrophysical objects with optical long-baseline interferometry"
    A&ARv 20, id. 53
  • Weigelt, G.; Hofmann, K.-H.; Kishimoto, M.; Hönig, S.; Schertl, D.; Marconi, A.; Millour, F.; Petrov, R.; Fraix-Burnet, D.; Malbet, F.; Tristram, K.; Vannier, M.: 2012
    "VLTI/AMBER observations of the Seyfert nucleus of NGC 3783"
    A&A 541, id. L9
  • Kishimoto, M.; Hönig, S. F.; Antonucci, R.; Millour, F.; Tristram, K. R. W.; Weigelt, G.: 2011
    "Mapping the radial structure of AGN tori"
    A&A 536, id. 78
  • Tristram, K. R. W. \& Schartmann, M.: 2011
    "On the size-luminosity relation of AGN dust tori in the mid-infrared"
    A&A 531, id. 99
  • Kishimoto, M.; Hönig, S. F.; Antonucci, R.; Barvainis, R.; Kotani, T.; Tristram, K. R. W.; Weigelt, G.; Levin, K.: 2011
    "The innermost dusty structure in AGN as probed by the Keck interferometer"
    A&A 527, id. 121
  • Burtscher, L.; Meisenheimer, K.; Jaffe, W.; Tristram, K. R. W. et al.: 2010
    "Resolving the Nucleus of Centaurus A at Mid-Infrared Wavelengths"
    PASA 27, p. 490
  • Müller, A.; Pott, J.-U.; Morel, S.; Abuter, R.; van Belle, G.; van Boekel, R.; Burtscher, L.; Delplancke, F.; Henning, Th.; Jaffe, W.; Leinert, Ch.; Lopez, B.; Matter, A.; Meisenheimer, K.; Schmid, C.; Tristram, K.; Verhoeff, A. P.: 2010
    "First results using PRIMA FSU as a fringe tracker for MIDI"
    Proc. SPIE 773420
  • Prieto, M. A.; Reunanen, J.; Tristram, K. R. W. et al.: 2010
    "The spectral energy distribution of the central parsecs of the nearest AGN"
    MNRAS 402, p. 724
  • Kishimoto, M.; Hoenig, S. F.; Antonucci, R.; Kotani, T.; Barvainis, R.; Tristram, K. R. W.; Weigelt, G.: 2009
    "Exploring the inner region of Type 1 AGNs with the Keck interferometer"
    A&A 507, p. L57
  • Burtscher, L.; Jaffe, W.; Raban, D.; Meisenheimer, K.; Tristram, K. R. W.; Röttgering, H.: 2009
    "Dust Emission from a Parsec-Scale Structure in the Seyfert 1 Nucleus of NGC 4151"
    ApJL 705, p. L53
  • Tristram, K. R. W.; Raban, D.; Meisenheimer, K.; Jaffe, W. J. et al.: 2009
    "Parsec-scale dust distributions in Seyfert galaxies - Results of the MIDI AGN snapshot survey"
    A&A 502, p. 67
  • Raban, D.; Jaffe, W.; Röttgering, H.; Meisenheimer, K.; Tristram, K. R. W.: 2009
    "Resolving the obscuring torus in NGC 1068 with the power of infrared interferometry: Revealing the inner funnel of dust"
    MNRAS 394, p. 1325
  • Kishimoto, M.; Hönig, S. F.; Tristram, K. R. W.; Weigelt, G.: 2008
    A&A 493, p. L57 "Possible evidence for a common radial structure in nearby AGN tori"
  • Schartmann, M.; Meisenheimer, K.; Camenzind, M.; Wolf, S.; Tristram, K. R. W.; Henning, T.: 2008
    "Three-dimensional radiative transfer models of clumpy tori in Seyfert galaxies"
    A&A 482, p. 67
  • Tristram, K. R. W.; Meisenheimer, K.; Jaffe, W. et al.: 2007
    "Resolving the complex structure of the dusty torus in the active nucleus of the Circinus Galaxy"
    A&A 474, p. 837
  • Tristram, K. R. W.: 2007
    "Observations of AGN with MIDI"
    NewAR 51, 717
  • Meisenheimer, K.; Tristram, K. R. W.; Jaffe, W. et al.: 2007
    "Resolving the innermost parsec of Centaurus A at mid-infrared wavelengths"
    A&A 471, p. 453
  • Ratzka, Th.; Chesneau, O.; Meisenheimer, K.; Tristram, K.: 2006
    "Status of the scientific observations with MIDI on the VLTI"
    Proc. SPIE 62680M

Unrefereed papers and proceedings:

  • Asmus, D.; van den Ancker, M.; Ivanov, V.; Käufl, H.-U.; Kerber, F.; Leibundgut, B.; Mehner, A.; Momany, Y.; Pantin, E.; Tristram, K. R. W.: 2016
    "Science Verification for the VISIR Upgrade"
    The Messenger 164, p. 14
  • Woillez, J.; Gont\'e, F.; Abad, J. A.; ...; Tristram, K. et al.: 2015
    "VLTI: First Light for the Second Generation"
    The Messenger 162, p. 16
  • Käufl, H.U.; Kerber, F.; Asmus, D.; ...; Tristram, K. R. W. et al.: 2016
    "The Return of the Mid-infrared to the VLT: News from the VISIR Upgrade"
    The Messenger 159, p. 15
  • Burtscher, l.; Tristram, K. R. W.: 2013
    "The Diversity of Dusty AGN Tori: Results from the VLTI/MIDI AGN Large Programme"
    The Messenger 154, p. 62
  • Tristram, K. R. W.: 2012 "Revealing the complexity of dusty tori in AGN by infrared interferometry"
    Proceedings of the Torus Workshop, 2012, San Antonio, p. 68
  • Tristram, K. R. W.; Raban, D.; Burtscher, L.; Meisenheimer, K.; Jaffe, W. J.: 2008
    "Resolving the dusty cores of nearby AGN with mid-infrared interferometry"
    Mem. S.A.It. Vol. 79, p. 1144
  • Meisenheimer, K.; Raban, D.; Tristram, K. et al.: 2008 "Mid-infrared Interferometry of Active Galactic Nuclei: an Outstanding Scientific Success of the VLTI"
    The Messenger 133, p. 36
  • Prieto, M. A.; Reunanen, J.; Beckert, Th.; Tristram, K.; Neumayer, N.; Fernandez, J. A.; Acosta, J.: 2007
    "The Spectral Energy Distribution of the Central Parsecs Region of Galaxies"
    ASP Conference Series 373 p. 600
  • Jaffe, W.; Raban, D.; Röttgering, H.; Meisenheimer, K.; Tristram, K.: 2007
    "Mid-Infrared Interferometric Observations of AGNs"
    ASP Conference Series 373 p. 439
  • Tristram, K. R.; Meisenheimer, K.; Jaffe, W.; Raban, D.: 2007
    "The circumnuclear dust in nearby AGN resolved by mid-infrared interferometry"
    Astron. Nachr. 328, p. 673
  • Tristram, K. R. W.; Meisenheimer, K.; Jaffe, W.; Cotton, W. D.: 2007
    "Mapping the circumnuclear dust in nearby AGN with MIDI"
    Proceedings of IAU Symposium 238 p. 93
  • Meisenheimer, K.; Tristram, K.; Jaffe, W.: 2008, Relativistic Astrophysics Legacy and Cosmology -- Einstein's Legacy
    "Resolving the Dust Tori in AGN with the VLT Interferometer"
    ESO Astrophysics Symposia p. 253
  • Tristram, K. R. \& Meisenheimer, K.: 2005
    "Interferometric observations of the Circinus galaxy with MIDI"
    Astron. Nachr. 326, p. 557
  • Tristram, K. R. W. \& Prieto, M. A.: 2005, in ``Proceedings of the ESO Workshop Held at Garching, Germany, 16-19 September 2003''
    Springer, Berlin p. 79 "Point Spread Function Analysis of the NACO Instrument at the VLT"
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