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Dr Ricardo Chavez

Dr Ricardo Chavez

Postdoctoral Researcher

Ricardo Chavez is available for consultancy.

Room K29,
Kavli Institute for Cosmology,
c/o Institute of Astronomy,
Madingley Road,
Cambridge CB3 0HA

Office Phone: +44 (0)1223 337210

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. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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