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Professor Brad Carter

Name Brad Carter
Position Professor (Physics)
Section School of Agricultural, Computational and Environmental Sciences
Office B408
Location Springfield Campus
Phone +61 7 3470 4131
Extension 4131
Qualifications BSc Qld , BSc(Hons) Qld , PhD Qld

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Astronomical and Space Sciences not elsewhere classified ( 020199 )

Research interests
Stellar Astronomy and Planetary Systems

For research outcomes see the NASA ADS website at:

USQ Research affiliations

  • Computational Engineering and Science Research Centre (CESRC)
  • International Centre for Applied Climate Sciences (ICACS)

Research most recent
Magnetic fields on young, moderately rotating Sun-like stars - I. HD 35296 and HD 29615

Winds of Planet Hosting Stars

The Pan-Pacific Planet Search. II. Confirmation of a Two-planet System around HD 121056

Research most notable
A Bcool spectropolarimetric survey of over 150 solar-type stars

GJ 832c: A Super-Earth in the Habitable Zone

Forever Alone? Testing Single Eccentric Planetary Systems for Multiple Companions

Publications in ePrints

Kane, Stephen R. and Wittenmyer, Robert A. and Hinkel, Natalie R. and Roy, Arpita and Mahadevan, Suvrath and Dragomir, Diana and Matthews, Jaymie M. and Henry, Gregory W. and Chakraborty, Abhijit and Boyajian, Tabetha S. and Wright, Jason T. and Ciardi, David R. and Fischer, Debra A. and Butler, R. Paul and Tinney, C. G. and Carter, Brad D. and Jones, Hugh R. A . and Bailey, Jeremy and O'Toole, Simon J. (2016) Evidence for reflected light from the most eccentric exoplanet known. The Astrophysical Journal, 821 (1). ISSN 0004-637X

Kuhn, Rudolf and Rodriguez, Joseph E. and Collins, Karen A. and Lund, Michael B. and Siverd, Robert J. and Colon, Knicole D. and Pepper, Joshua and Stassun, Keivan G. and Cargile, Phillip A. and James, David J. and Penev, Kaloyan and Zhou, George and Bayliss, Daniel and Tan, T. G. and Curtis, Ivan A. and Udry, Stephane and Segransan, Damien and Mawet, Dimitri and Dhital, Saurav and Soutter, Jack and Hart, Rhodes and Carter, Brad and Gaudi, B. Scott and Myers, Gordon and Beatty, Thomas G. and Eastman, Jason D. and Reichart, Daniel E. and Haislip, Joshua B. and Kielkopf, John and Bieryla, Allyson and Latham, David W. and Jensen, Eric L. N. and Oberst, Thomas E. and Stevens, Daniel J. (2016) KELT-10b: the first transiting exoplanet from the KELT-South survey – a hot sub-Jupiter transiting a V=10.7 early G-Star. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (MNRAS), 459 (4). pp. 4281-4298. ISSN 1365-2966

Nicholson, B. A. and Vidotto, A. A. and Mengel, M. and Brookshaw, L. and Carter, B. and Petit, P. and Marsden, S. C. and Jeffers, S. V. and Fares, R. and BCool Collaboration, (2016) Temporal variability of the wind from the star τ Boötis. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 459 (2). pp. 1907-1915. ISSN 0035-8711

Wittenmyer, Robert A. and Butler, R. P. and Tinney, C. G. and Horner, Jonathan and Carter, B. D. and Wright, D. J. and Jones, H. R. A. and Bailey, J. and O'Toole, Simon J. (2016) The Anglo-Australian planet search XXIV: the frequency of Jupiter analogs. The Astrophysical Journal, 819 (1 (Article 28)). pp. 1-11. ISSN 0004-637X

Mengel, M. W. and Fares, R. and Marsden, S. C. and Carter, B. D. and Jeffers, S. V. and Petit, P. and Donati, J.-F. and Folsom, C. P. (2016) The evolving magnetic topology of τ Boötis. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 459 (4). pp. 4325-4342. ISSN 0035-8711

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