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Dr Ricardo Chavez

Dr Ricardo Chavez

CONACyT Fellow

Room K3,
Kavli Institute for Cosmology,
Madingley Road

Cambridge CB3 0HA
Office Phone: (01223) 746428

Research Interests

Starbursts, theoretical and observational cosmology, and galaxy formation and evolution.

Key Publications

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Full Publication list 


  1. Chávez R., Plionis M., Basilakos S., Terlevich R., Terlevich E., Melnick J., Bresolin F. & González-Morán A. L., Constraining the dark energy equation of state with H II galaxies, 2016, MNRAS, 462, 2431
  2. Chávez R., Terlevich R., Terlevich E., Bresolin F., Melnick J., Plionis M. & Basilakos S., The L - σ relation for massive bursts of star formation, 2014, MNRAS, 442, 3565
  3. Chávez R., Terlevich E., Terlevich R., Plionis M., Bresolin F., Basilakos S. &  Melnick J., Determining the Hubble constant using giant extragalactic H II regions and H II galaxies, 2012, MNRAS, 425L, 56 

Other Publications

  1. Melnick J., Telles E., Bordalo V., Chávez R., Fernández-Arenas D., Terlevich E., Terlevich R., Bresolin F., Plionis M. & Basilakos S., The L-σ relation for HII galaxies in green, 2017, A&A, 599, A76
  2. Terlevich R., Melnick J., Terlevich E., Chávez R., Telles E., Bresolin F., Plionis M., Basilakos S., Fernández-Arenas D., González-Morán A. L.; Díaz Á. I. & Aretxaga I., Direct measurement of lensing amplification in Abell S1063 using a strongly lensed high redshift HII galaxy, 2016, A&A, 592, L7
  3. Fernández X., Gim H.B., van Gorkom J.H., Yun M.S., Momjian E., Popping A., Chomiuk L., Hess K.M., Hunt L., Kreckel K., Lucero D., Maddox N., Oosterloo T., Pisano D.J., Verheijen M.A.W., Hales C. A., Chung Aeree, Dodson R., Golap K., Gross J., Henning P., Hibbard J., Jaffé Y. L., Donovan Meyer J., Meyer M., Sanchez-Barrantes M., Schiminovich D., Wicenec A., Wilcots E., Bershady M., Scoville N., Strader J., Tremou E., Salinas R. & Chávez R.Highest Redshift Image of Neutral Hydrogen in Emission: A CHILES Detection of a Starbursting Galaxy at z = 0.376, 2016, ApJL, 824, 1, L1
  4. Terlevich R., Terlevich E., Melnick J., Chávez R., Plionis M., Bresolin F. & Basilakos S., On the road to precision cosmology with high-redshift H II galaxies, 2015, MNRAS, 451, 3001
  5. Koulouridis E., Plionis M., Chavez R., Terlevich E., Terlevich R., Bresolin F. & Basilakos S., The Environment of HII Galaxies revisited, 2013, A&A, 554, 13
  6. Plionis M., Terlevich R., Basilakos S., Bresolin F., Terlevich E., Melnick J. & Chavez, R.A strategy to measure the dark energy equation of state using the H II galaxy Hubble function and X-ray active galactic nuclei clustering: preliminary results, 2011, MNRAS, 416, 2981