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Cosmological Structure Formation: From Dawn till Dusk – From Reionization to Galaxy Clusters
Caroline Heneka

A thesis for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy and defended April 3, 2017
The PhD School of Science, Faculty of Science, Niels Bohr Institute, Dark Cosmology Centre, University of Copenhagen Denmark

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Colossal creations of gravity -- From clusters of galaxies to active galactic nuclei
Andreas Skielboe

A thesis for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy and defended January 13, 2017
The PhD School of Science, Faculty of Science, Niels Bohr Institute, Dark Cosmology Centre, University of Copenhagen Denmark

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Gas Kinematics in GRB Host Galaxies
Maryam Arabsalmani

A thesis for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy and defended Dec. 15 2016
The PhD School of Science, Faculty of Science, Niels Bohr Institute, Dark Cosmology Centre, University of Copenhagen Denmark

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Growth of Structure in Theories of Cosmic Acceleration
Matteo Cataneo

A thesis for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy and defended Nov. 24, 2016
The PhD School of Science, Faculty of Science, Niels Bohr Institute, Dark Cosmology Centre, University of Copenhagen Denmark

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High redshift Lyman- hunt – Galaxies as precious forged jewels

Ia Kochiashvili

A thesis for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy and defended May 11, 2016

The PhD School of Science, Faculty of Science, Niels Bohr Institute, Dark Cosmology Centre, University of Copenhagen Denmark

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Galaxies in the Early Universe – characterized in absorption and emission

Jens-Kristian Krogager

A thesis for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy and defended November 6, 2015.

The PhD School of Science, Faculty of Science, Niels Bohr Institute, Dark Cosmology Centre, University of Copenhagen Denmark

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Emission line imaging and spectroscopy of distant galaxies

Johannes Zabl

 A thesis for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy and defended May 18, 2015.

The PhD School of Science, Faculty of Science, Niels Bohr Institute, Dark Cosmology Centre, University of Copenhagen Denmark

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Observing and Simulating Galazy Evolution – from X-ray to millimeter wavelengths

Karen Pardos Olsen

A thesis for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy and defended May 18, 2015.

The PhD School of Science, Faculty of Science, Niels Bohr Institute, Dark Cosmology Centre, University of Copenhagen Denmark

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Galaxy Evolution Over the Past Eleven Billion Years: Mergers and Quiescence

Allison Man

A thesis for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy and defended December 17, 2014.

The PhD School of Science, Faculty of Science, Niels Bohr Institute, Dark Cosmology Centre, University of Copenhagen Denmark

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Galaxy formation: observations and simulations of galaxies

Martin Sparre

A thesis for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy and defended December 12, 2014.

The PhD School of Science, Faculty of Science, Niels Bohr Institute, Dark Cosmology Centre, University of Copenhagen Denmark

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Exploring Cosmology with Supernovae: A study of supernovae and their applications

Xue Li

A thesis for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy and defended October 30, 2014.

The PhD School of Science, Faculty of Science, Niels Bohr Institute, Dark Cosmology Centre, University of Copenhagen Denmark

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Active Galaxies: A Study of Local Seyferts and Ultra Luminous Infrared Galaxies

Johan Samsing

A thesis for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy and defended August 20, 2014.

The PhD School of Science, Faculty of Science, Niels Bohr Institute, Dark Cosmology Centre, University of Copenhagen Denmark

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Dynamics of Stars, Dark Matter and the Universe 

Ece Kilerci Eser

A thesis for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy and to be defended October 13, 2014.

The PhD School of Science, Faculty of Science, Niels Bohr Institute, Dark Cosmology Centre, University of Copenhagen Denmark

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DYNAMICS OF GALAXY CLUSTERS AND THEIR OUTSKIRTS: beyond the virialization regime

Martina Falco

A thesis for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy and defended January 10, 2014.

The PhD School of Science, Faculty of Science, Niels Bohr Institute, Dark Cosmology Centre, University of Copenhagen Denmark

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 Pieces to the puzzle of high-redshift galaxies falling into place
Stefan Geier

A thesis submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy and defended December 2, 2013.

The PhD School of Science, Faculty of Science, Niels Bohr Institute, Dark Cosmology Centre, University of Copenhagen Denmark

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NURSERIES OF SUPERNOVAE - A STUDY OF YOUNG HIGH REDSHIFT TYPE IA SUPERNOVA HOST GALAXIES

Teddy Fjeldgaard Frederiksen

A thesis submitted December, 2013 for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy and defended February 28, 2014.

The PhD School of Science, Faculty of Science, Niels Bohr Institute, Dark Cosmology Centre, University of Copenhagen Denmark

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Spectroscopy of high redshift sightlines


Tayyaba Zafar

A thesis submitted February 15, 2011 for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy and to be defended on April 14, 2011.

Dark Cosmology Centre, Niels Bohr Institute, PhD School of Science, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen Denmark

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Gas mass fractions from XMM-Newton


Desiree Della Monica Ferreira

A thesis submitted december 20th, 2010 for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy and defended on March 4th, 2011.

The Niels Bohr Institute, Dark Cosmology Centre, The Graduate School of Science, Faculty of Science University of Copenhagen Denmark. 

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Genesis and evolution of dust in the early Universe

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Christa Gall

A thesis submitted July 30, 2010 for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy and defended on October 8, 2010.

The Niels Bohr Institute, Dark Cosmology Centre, The Graduate School of Science, Faculty of Science University of Copenhagen Denmark. 

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Interpreting Lyman  radiation from young, dusty galaxies

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Peter Laursen

A thesis submitted June 14th, 2010 for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy and defended on 23 August, 2010.

The Niels Bohr Institute, Dark Cosmology Centre, The Graduate School of Science, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen Denmark.

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OBSERVATIONS OF SUPERNOVAE AND THEIR ENVIRONMENTS

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Georgios Leloudas

A thesis submitted May 6th, 2010 for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy and defended Friday June 24, 2010.

The Niels Bohr Institute, Dark Cosmology Centre, The Graduate School of Science, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen Denmark.

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Cosmological Applications of Strong Gravitational Lensing

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Danuta Paraficz
 

A thesis submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) on November 9, 2009.

Dark Cosmology Centre, Niels Bohr Institute
Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen

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Star Formation at High Redshifts and the importance of Dust Obscuration

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Michal Michalowski

A thesis submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) on October 15, 2009.

Dark Cosmology Centre, Niels Bohr Institute
Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen

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Gravitational lensing of SNLS Supernovae


Taia Kronborg

A thesis submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) on September 3, 2009.

Dark Cosmology Centre, Niels Bohr Institute
Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen

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Dark Matter Characterisation from X-RAY observations

 
Signe Riemer-Sørensen

A thesis submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) on August 26, 2009.

Dark Cosmology Centre, Niels Bohr Institute
Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen

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Observational probes of dark matter halos

 
Ole Høst

A thesis submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) on August 26, 2009.

Dark Cosmology Centre, Niels Bohr Institute
Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen

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Gamma-Ray Bursts: Afterglow modelling, origin, and implications

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Dong Xu

A thesis submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) on May 6, 2009.

Dark Cosmology Centre, Niels Bohr Institute
Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen

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Testing the Lambda-Cold Dark Matter model at galactic scales


Chloé Féron

A thesis submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) on November 8, 2008.

Dark Cosmology Centre, Niels Bohr Institute
Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen

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Gamma-Ray Burst host Galaxies at high resolution


Christina
Carina Thöne

A thesis submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy on October, 2008.

Dark Cosmology Centre, Niels Bohr Institutet, Det Naturvidenskabelige Fakultet, Københavns Universitet

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A Spitzer study of γ-ray burst selected star-forming galaxies


José María
Castro Cerón

A thesis submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy on April 21, 2008.

Dark Cosmology Centre, Niels Bohr Institute
Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen

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Exploring the Dark and Dusty Universe with Gravitational Lensing


Árdís Elíasdóttir

A thesis submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy on December 12, 2007.

Dark Cosmology Centre, Niels Bohr Institute
Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen

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The Ly-alpha Emission Line as a Cosmological Tool


Kim Nilsson

A thesis submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy on July 22, 2007.

Dark Cosmology Centre, Niels Bohr Institute
Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen

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X-ray telescopes: Development, Flight and Analysis


Kristin Carolin
Kruse Madsen

A thesis submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy on April 27, 2007.

Dark Cosmology Centre, Niels Bohr Institute
Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen

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Maria Hammerstrøm, June 2017
  Establishing the host galaxy contribution to spectroscopic data of the nuclear emission of active galactic nuclei
Michael Flemming Hansen, March 2017
Strong Lensing in Galaxy Clusters
Ida Vægter Rasmussen, March 2017
 Gravitational redshift in galaxy clusters with photometric surveys
Sadik Acili, December 2016
A galaxy illuminated by a GRB at z=2.33
Amanda Bredahl Larssen, November 2016
Dust reddening of quasars: A study of redshift and luminosity dependence of extinction, and of dust as main explanation of quasar UV SED diversity
Isabella Chi Gieseler Cortzen, November 2016
Examining the existence of two distinct modes of star formation:
A study of the gas reservoirs and dust emission in star forming galaxies across cosmic time
Maren Berglioth Malling, September 2016
  The Balmer Decrement of Low Redshift Active Galactic Nuclei – Comparing two methods of calculation for a large sample
Kasper Elm Heintz, September 2016
Exploring New Methods of Selecting Quasars
Lasse Albæk, July 2016
  Dark Matter in Galaxy Clusters - Testing a new method for measuring the dark matter velocity anisotropy parameter
John Erik Niclasen, May 2016
  World and Science
Gustav Collin Rasmussen, May 2016
  Structural and dynamical properties of dark matter halos
Mikkel Juhl Hobert, March 2016
  The role of core collapse super-novae in the context of dust production in the early universe
Anders Paaske Drachmann, March 2016
Dust production in late-type, high mass stars
Mikkel Theiss Kristensen, December 2015
 Rare Emission-line Galaxies in the COSMOS Field
Johannes Møller Astrup, December 2015
Where is the Galaxy Counterpart of DLA2225+0527?
Mikkel Lindholmer, November 2015
A Catalogue of Zeldovich Pancakes
Christoffer Bruun-Schmidt, October 2015
Infall Velocity in Galaxy Clusters
Jonatan Selsing, September 2015
High energy space phenomena: A window to the dark universe
Per Andersen, August 2015
Doing Cosmology with Bulk Flow Magnitudes: Observational Effects
Thejs Brinkmann, August 2015
Anna-Sofie Köhn Zahl, April 2015
Investigating the FeII/MgII-ratio as a possible metallicity tracer in high redshift quasars
Maria Cavallius, January 2015
Dark energy parametrization driven bias in cosmological parameter estimation
Asger Grønnow, December 2014
Mergers produce outliers from the fundamental metallicity relation
Mikkel Stockmann, September 2014
Counting Holes in the Universe
Timmi Grosen Jørgensen, September 2014
Investigation of the Magnetically Active Detached Eclipsing Binary System V80 using New Photometric Observations from The Kepler Space Telescope
Sarah Massalkhi, September 2014
Circumstellar Dust Shells around Evolved Massive Stars
Ann-Sofie Bak Nielsen, August 2014
Extinction curves and the total-to-selective extinction ratio for dust formed in the type IIn SN 2005ip
William Gryffydd Beynon Parry, August 2014
Analysing the Mass Structure of Small Gravitational Lens Galaxies in Galaxy Clusters
Elena Sacchi, July 2014
  Constraining mass and shape of galaxy clusters through large scale structures
Rikke Lund Saust, July 2014
Investigating the Nature of Damped Lyman- Absorbing Galaxies
Jacob Svensmark, June 2014
Effect of asphericity in caustic mass estimates of galaxy clusters
Troels Paarup, September 2013
 Quasar K-correction in the UV-optical spectral region and broad emission line shape parameter dependence on Eddington ratio
Isabella Paola Carucci, September 2013
 Matter around black holes: testing scalar-tensor theories of gravity" and "Particle ejection during mergers of dark matter halos
Simone Juul Jakobsen, June 2013
Supernova Remnants and Pulsar Wind Nebulae in the Norma Region
Daniel Lawther, May 2013
Disentangling the light : an imaging study of FeLoBAL quasar host galaxies
Daves Hoszowski, December 2012
 Inflated Exoplanets
Maria Strandet Jensen, September 2012
Properties of BzK galaxies in the Extended Chandra Deep Field - South
Jens Juul Jensen, August 2012
Investigating a Robust Method to Characterize the Velocity Field of the Broad Line Region in Quasars
Mette Friis, August 2012
A search for thermal emission in gamma-ray burst
Bitten Gullberg Nielsen, August 2012
Exploring the star forming gas in distant massive galaxies
Elisabeth Liljeblad, June 2012
Estimating masses of galaxy clusters, a first step in exploring dark matter
Kristoffer Stensbo-Smidt, May 2012
  Ranking and Decomposing the Universe
 Mitch Campbell, November 2011
  Design of a New Astrophysics Syllabus for the International Baccalaureate
Diana Juncher, August 2011
  Searching for Attractors in Clusters of Galaxies
Henrik Brink, June 2011
  Halo modelling of galaxy clustering
Thøger Juul Thorsen, April 2011
Probing early galaxy formation with Damped Lyman α-Absorbers
Catarina Fernandes, February 2011
Revealing the dynamics of Galaxy Clusters with X-rays
Martina Zamboni, January 2011
The shape of galaxy clusters
Ása Skúladóttir, October 2010
The Faint Afterglow Spectra of GRB 090809 and GRB 100425A
Niels-Erik Kofod, January 2010
  Measuring Lyman Continuum Emission from High Redshift Galaxies >>
Mike Alexandesen, November 2009
  An almost automated search for dust scattered X-ray haloes around gamma-ray bursts using Swift XRT data >>
Rosina Pisecka Hein, November 2009
  Dust in the Galaxy >>
Teddy Fjelgaard-Frederiksen, June 2009
Dark Matter Haloes >>
Joel Johansson, February 2009
Dynamics of Galaxy Clusters >>
Kasper B. Schmidt, June 2008 
 Towards understanding dark matter structures >>
Erling Johnsen, July 2008
 Estimating photometric redshifts using Artificial Neural Networks >>
Christina Henriksen, December 2007
 Absorbtion Selected Galaxies Along the Line of Sight to GRBs >>
Jón Gudmundsson, December 16 2007
 Swift XRT pile-up correction and the canonical gamma ray burst lightcurve >>
Desiree Della Monica Ferreira, June 22 2007
 X-ray mass and temperature of galaxy clusters >>
Solveig Witting, August 28 2006
 Gravitational redshift in clusters of galaxies >> 
Signe Riemer-Sørensen, August 28 2006  
 Sterile neutrinos as a dark matter candidate >> 
Michal Michalowski, 09-04-2006
 Spectral energy distributions of gamma ray burst host galaxies >> 
Danuta Paraficz, September 25 2006
 Time delay and microlensing research of the gravitationally lensed quasars >>