SELECTED JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS:

Listed below are selected publications relating to Rene Ong's research over the years. A more complete CV is available here.

  • "The Prototype GAPS (pGAPS) Experiment," S.A.I Mognet et al., accepted for publication in Nucl. Inst. Meth. Phys. Res. Preprint.
  • "Discovery of TeV Gamma-ray Emission toward Supernova Remnant SNR G78.2+2.1," E. Aliu et al., Astrophys. J. 770, 93 (2013). Paper.
  • "Introducing the CTA Concept," B.S. Acharya et al., Astroparticle Phys. 43, 93 (2013). Paper.
  • "Discovery of TeV Gamma-ray Emission from CTA1 with VERITAS," E. Aliu et al., Astrophy. J. 764, 38 (2013). Paper.
  • "Constraints on Cosmic Rays, Magnetic Fields, and Dark Matter from Gamma-ray Observations of the Coma Cluster of Galaxies with VERITAS and Fermi," T. Arlen et al., Astrophy. J. 757, 123 (2012). Paper.
  • "Discovery of High-Energy and Very High-Energy Gamma-ray Emission from the Blazar RBS 0413," E. Aliu et al., Astrophy. J. 750, 94 (2012). Paper.
  • "VERITAS Deep Observations of the Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxy Segue 1," E. Aliu et al., Phys. Rev. D85, 062001 (2012). Paper.
  • "VERITAS Observations of Day-scale Flaring of M 87 in 2010 April," E. Aliu et al., Astrophys. J. 746, 141 (2012). Paper.
  • "Design Concepts for the Cherenkov Telescope Array CTA: an Advanced Facility for Ground-Based High-Energy Gamma-ray Astronomy," M. Actis et al., Exp. Astron. 32, 193 (2011). Paper.
  • "Detection of Pulsed Gamma rays above 100 GeV from the Crab Pulsar," E. Aliu et al., Science 334, 69 (2011). Paper.
  • "Discovery of TeV Gamma-ray Emission from Tycho's Supernova Remnant," V.A. Acciari et al., Astrophy. J. 730, L20 (2011). Paper.
  • "Antideuterons as an Indirect Dark Matter Signature," T. Aramaki et al., Adv. Space Res. 46, 1349 (2010). Paper.
  • "Discovery of VHE Gamma-ray Emission from the SNR G54.1+0.5," V.A. Acciari et al., Astrophys. J. 719, 69 (2010). Paper.
  • "Discovery of Gamma-ray Emission from the Blazar RGB J0710+591," V.A. Acciari et al., Astrophys. J. 715, L49 (2010). Paper.
  • "Discovery of Very High Energy Gamma Rays from PKS 1424+240 and Multiwavelength Constraints on its Redshift," V.A. Acciari et al., Astrophys. J. 708, 100 (2010). Paper.
  • "Modulated High-Energy Gamma-Ray Emission from the Microquasar Cygnus X-3," A.A. Abdo et al., Science 326, 1512 (2009). Paper.
  • "A Connection between Star Formation Activity and Cosmic Rays in the Starburst Galaxy M 82," V.A. Acciari et al., Nature 462, 770 (2009). Paper.
  • "Radio Imaging of the Tera-electron Volt Emission Region in the Central Engine of a Radio Galaxy," V.A. Acciari et al., Science 325, 444 (2009). Paper.
  • "Observation of Extended Very High Energy Emission from the Supernova Remnant IC443 with VERITAS" V.A. Acciari et al., Astrophys. J. 698, L133 (2009). Paper.
  • "Focus on High Energy Particle Astronomy," Rene A. Ong and Corbin E. Covault, New Journal of Physics 11, 055003 (2009). Editorial.
  • "OSETI with STACEE: A Search for Nanosecond Optical Transients from Nearby Stars," D.S. Hanna et al., Astrobiology 9, 345 (2009). Paper.
  • "VERITAS Observations of a Very High Energy Gamma-ray Flare from the Blazar 3C 66A," V.A. Acciari et al., Astrophys. J. 693, 104 (2009). Paper.
  • "Pulsed Very High Energy Gamma-ray Emission Constraints for PSR B1951+32 from STACEE Observations," J. Zweerink et al., Astrophys. J. 693, 1128 (2009). Paper.
  • "The June 2008 Flare of Markarian 421 from Optical to TeV Energies," L. Donnarumma et al., Astrophys. J. 691, L13 (2009). Paper.
  • "Discovery of Very High Energy Gamma-ray Radiation from the BL Lac 1ES 0806+524," V. Acciari et al., Astrophys. J. 690, L126 (2009). Paper.
  • "VERITAS Discovery of >200 GeV Gamma-Ray Emission from the Intermediate-Frequency-Peaked BL Lacertae Object W Comae," V.A. Acciari et al., Astrophys. J. 684, L73 (2008). Paper.
  • "Search for Dark Matter Annihilations in Draco with STACEE", D.D. Driscoll et al., Phys. Rev. D78, 087101 (2008). Paper.
  • “VERITAS Observations of the Gamma-Ray Binary LS I+61 303", V.A. Acciari et al., Astrophys. J. 679, 1427 (2008). Paper.
  • "The Energy Spectrum of the Blazar Markarian 421 above 130 GeV", J.E. Carson, J. Kildea, R.A. Ong et al., Astrophys. J. 662, 199 (2007). Paper.
  • "The First VERITAS Telescope", J. Holder et al., Astropart. Phys. 679, 1427 (2006). Paper.
  • "Observations of the BL Lacertae Object 3C 66A with STACEE", D.A. Bramel et al., Astrophys. J. 629, 108 (2005). Paper.
  • "Discovery of Spectral Variability of Markarian 421 at TeV Energies", F. Krennrich et al., Astrophys. J. 575, L9 (2002). Paper.
  • "STACEE Observations of Markarian 421 during an Extended Gamma-Ray Outburst", L.M. Boone et al., Astrophys. J. 575, L5 (2002). Paper.
  • "High Energy Gamma-Ray Observations of the Crab Nebula and Pulsar with the Solar Tower Atmospheric Cherenkov Effect Experiment", S. Oser et al., Astrophys. J. 547, 949 (2001). Paper.
  • "A Measurement of the Cosmic Ray Spectrum and Composition at the Knee", J.W. Fowler, L.F. Fortson, C.C.H. Jui, D.B. Kieda, R.A. Ong, C.L. Pryke, and P. Sommers, Astropart. Phys. 15, 949 (2001). Paper.
  • "Very High Energy Gamma-Ray Astronomy", Rene A. Ong, Physics Reports 305, 93 (1998). Paper.
  • "Limits on the Isotropic Diffuse Flux of Ultrahigh Energy Gamma-Radiation", M.C. Chantell et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 79, 1805 (1997). Paper.
  • "High Statistics Search for Ultrahigh Energy Gamma-Ray Emission from Cygnus X-3 and Hercules X-1", A. Borione et al., Phys. Rev. D55, 1714 (1997). Paper.
  • "Detection of Atmospheric Cherenkov Radiation using Solar Heliostat Mirrors", R.A. Ong et al., Astopart. Phys. 5, 353 (1996). Paper.
  • "A Large Air Shower Array to Search for Astrophysical Sources Emitting Gamma Rays with Energies >= 10^14 eV", A. Borione et al., Nucl. Inst. Meth. Phys. Res. A346, 329 (1994). Paper.
  • "Measurement of the B0 Meson Lifetime", S.R. Wagner, D.A. Hinshaw, R.A. Ong et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 64, 1095 (1990). Paper.
  • "A Refined Measurement of the B Hadron Lifetime", R.A. Ong, J.A. Jaros et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 62, 1236 (1989). Paper.
  • "Observation of Psi Production in e+e- Annihilation at 29 GeV", G. Wormser, R.A. Ong et al., Phys. Rev. D38, 1001 (1988). Paper.
  • "Inclusive Lepton Production in e+e- Annihilation at 29 GeV", R.A. Ong, A.J. Weir et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 60, 2587 (1988). Paper.
  • "Prototype Results of a High Resolution Vertex Drift Chamber for the Mark-II SLC Upgrade Detector", J.P. Alexander et al., Nucl. Inst. Meth. Phys. Res. A252, 350 (1986). Paper.
  • "Measurement of the D0 and D+ Lifetimes", L. Gladney, J.A. Jaros, R.A. Ong et al., Phys. Rev. D34, 2601 (1986). Paper.
  • "Design of an Enhanced 1 GeV Electron Neutrino Beam", R.A. Ong, L. Sulak, and R. Watts, Nucl. Inst. Meth. Phys. Res. A236, 256 (1985). Paper.
  • "Comparisons of the N2+ Photochemistry at Different Phases of the Solar Cycle", M.R. Torr, D.G. Torr, and R.A. Ong, J. Geophys. Res. 85, 2171 (1980). Paper.
  • "Ionization Frequencies for Major Thermospheric Constituents as Function of Solar Cycle 21", M.R. Torr, D.G. Torr, R.A. Ong, and H.E. Hinteregger, Geophys. Res. Lett. 6, 771 (1979). Paper.

SELECTED TALKS AND CONFERENCE PAPERS:

Year Forum, Location, and Date Title Talk/Paper
2013 Talk, 33rd Int. Cosmic Ray Conf. (ICRC 2013), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 8 July 2013 VERITAS Results on Galactic Sources in Cygnus Talk(2.3 MB)
arXiv:1307.5003
Poster, 33rd Int. Cosmic Ray Conf. (ICRC 2013), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2 July 2013 Characterization of Potential US Sites for the Cherenkov Telescope Array Poster(0.3 MB)
arXiv:1307.4719
Invited Review, Nobel Symposium on the Large Hadron Collider (NS 154), Krusenbergs Herrgard, Sweden, 15 May 2013 Astroparticle Physics Talk(3.7 MB)
Colloquium, Lowell Observatory, Flagstaff AZ, 02 May 2013 Very High Energy Astronomy and Prospects for CTA Talk(9.4 MB)
Engineering Honors Colloquim, University of Southern California, Los Angeles CA, 26 April 2013 Hunting for the Dark Matter of the Universe Talk(2.7 MB)
2012 Invited Review, SLAC 50th Anniversary Celebration, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Stanford CA, 24 Sept 2012 The High-Energy Universe Talk(5.7 MB)
Invited Talk, Cosmic Ray Origins: the HESS Centennial Anniversary (COSPAR 2012), Mysore, India, 17 July 2012 Recent Results from VERITAS on VHE Gamma Rays and Cosmic Rays Talk(3.1 MB)
Poster, Cosmic Ray Origins: the HESS Centennial Anniversary (COSPAR 2012), Mysore, India, 15 July 2012 pGAPS: Developing a Cosmic Ray Anti-Deuteron Detector Poster(1.4 MB)
Public Lecture, Moreno Valley College, Moreno Valley, CA, 19 April 2012 The Mysterious Gamma-ray Universe Talk(6.7 MB)
2011 Seminar, Instituto de Astronomia y Fisica del Espacio (IAFE), Buenos Aires, Argentina, 20 Sept 2011 Viewing the Universe in High-Energy Gamma-rays with VERITAS Talk(4.9 MB)
Invited Talk, TeV Particle Astrophysics (TeVPA 2011), Stockholm, Sweden, 3 August 2011 VHE Galactic Source Highlights from VERITAS Talk(2.1 MB)
Invited Talk, TeV Particle Astrophysics (TeVPA 2011), Stockholm, Sweden, 1 August 2011 GAPS: An Indirect DM Search using Anti-Deuterons Talk(3.5 MB)
Seminar, Institut de Physique Theorique (IPhT), Saclay, France, 28 July 2011 VHE Galactic Source Highlights from VERITAS Talk(3.7 MB)
Invited Talk, Dark Matter Underground and in the Heavens (DMUH 2011), CERN, Geneva, Switzerland, 26 July 2011 GAPS: An Indirect DM Search using Anti-Deuterons Talk(3.9 MB)
Seminar, LPNHE (Jussieu), Paris, France 14 June 2011 VHE Galactic Source Highlights from VERITAS Talk(3.8 MB)
Colloquium, Columbia University, New York NY, 28 Feb 2011 Particle Astrophysics at the TeV Scale Talk(6.5 MB)
2010 Seminar, McGill University, Montreal QC, Canada, 26 Oct 2010 Astrophysical Signatures of Particle Dark Matter Talk(4.4 MB)
Colloquium, University of California, Riverside, Riverside CA, 28 Apr 2010 VERITAS Explores the TeV Gamma-ray Sky Talk(6.6 MB)
2009 Colloquium, University of Wisconsin, Madison WI, 4 Dec 2008 The Very High Energy Universe Talk(5.7 MB)
Colloquium, Georgia Inst.of Technology, Atlanta GA, 28 Oct 2009 Particle Astrophysics at Very High Energies Talk(5.8 MB)
Highlight Talk, 31st Int. Cosmic Ray Conference, Lodz, Poland, 11 Jul 2009 Recent Results from VERITAS Talk(2.8 MB)
arXiv:0912.5355
Invited Talk, S. California chapter of the American Association of Physics Teachers, CSU-Channel Islands, 2 May 2009 Viewing the Universe with Gamma-ray Eyes Talk(6.3 MB)
Colloquium, MIT Laboratory for Nuclear Science, Cambridge MA, 2 Mar 2009 Viewing the Universe at Very High Energies Talk(5.5 MB)
2008 10th High Energy Astrophysics Division Meeting of the AAS (HEAD 2008), Los Angeles CA, 2 Apr 2008 VERITAS: Performance and Latest Results Talk(3.6 MB)
Seminar, California Inst. of Technology, Pasadena CA, 29 Feb 2008 VHE Astrophysics with VERITAS Talk(4.2 MB)
Invited Talk, SLUO Redefining the User Facility, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, Stanford CA, 7 Feb 2008 VHE Particle Astrophysics: Science, Projects, Roadmap, & SLAC Talk(2.4 MB)
2007 30th Int. Cosmic Ray Conference, Merida, Mexico, 4 July 2007 100 TeV Observations of the Cygnus Region by CASA-MIA Talk (0.7 MB)
Colloquium, Department of Physics, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla CA, 24 May 2007 The Very High-Energy Universe Talk (4.1 MB)
2006 Invited Talk, The Cronin Fest, A Celebration of James W. Cronin's 75th Birthday, The University of Chicago, Chicago IL, 9 Sep 2006 Cosmic Ray Studies to 10^16 eV
Ultra High Energy Cosmic Ray Research with CASA-MIA
Talk (2.2 MB)
Paper
Review Talk, 6th Rencontres du Vietnam: Challenges in Particle Astrophysics, Hanoi, Vietnam, 9 Aug 2006 VHE Gamma-Ray Astronomy: Status and Future Talk (4.4 MB)
Paper
2005 Rapporteur Talk, 29th Int. Cosmic Ray Conference, Pune, India, 10 Aug 2005 OG1: Gamma-ray Science and Techniques
The Status of VHE Gamma-Ray Astronomy
Talk (6.7 MB)
astro-ph/0605191
Plenary Talk, XXII Int. Symposium on Lepton-Photon Interactions, Uppsala, Sweden, 4 Jul 2005 Future Facilities in Astroparticle Physics and Cosmology Talk (7.8 MB)
Colloquium, Department of Physics, Columbia University, New York NY, 18 Apr 2005 Very High-Energy (VHE) Astrophysics Talk (8.8 MB)
Colloquium, Department of Physics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI, 23 Mar 2005 The Extreme Universe Talk (8.4 MB)
2004 Report, High Energy Physics Advisory Panel (HEPAP), Washington D.C., 24 Sep 2004 Report of the Scientific Assessment Group for Experiments in Non-Accelerator Physics (SAGENAP) Talk (0.7 MB)
Final Report (0.7 MB)
Colloquium, Department of Physics, Brown University, Providence RI, 1 Mar 2004 The Limits of Particle Physics and Astronomy Talk (5.1 MB)
2003 Seminar, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of California, San Diego (UCSD), La Jolla CA, 4 Nov 2003 Observations of AGN at Very High Energies Talk (5.1 MB)
LHEA Seminar, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt MD, 24 Oct 2003 Status of VHE Astronomy Talk (3.3 MB)
Talk Series, XXXI SLAC Summer Institute, "Cosmic Connections", Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, Stanford CA, 1-4 Aug 2003 High-Energy Cosmic Rays Talk, Day 1 (3.4 MB)
Talk, Day 2 (3.8 MB)
Colloquium, Department of Physics, University of California, Irvine (UCI), Irvine CA, 1 May 2003 The Extreme Universe Talk (5.7 MB)
Seminar, Department of Statistics, UCLA, 11 Mar 2003 Exploring the High Energy Universe Talk (2.9 MB)
Opening Talk, Cosmic Ray Astrophysics Symposium, AAAS Annual Meeting, Denver CO, 16 Feb 2003 Cosmic Ray Frontiers Talk (2.3 MB)
2002 Multiwavelength Workshop for Next Generation Gamma-Ray Experiments, Adler Planetarium, Chicago IL, 1-2 Nov 2002 Discussion Topics Talk
Summary Talk, Int. Symposium: The Universe View in Gamma Rays Summary
The Status of VHE Astronomy
Talk (3.0 MB)
astro-ph/0304336
Int. Symposium: The Universe Viewed in Gamma Rays, Kashiwa, Japan, 25-28 Sep 2002 The VERITAS Project Talk (2.6 MB)
astro-ph/0302610
2001 EEP Seminar, Dept of Physics and Astronomy, UCLA, 5 Dec 2001 A Twenty Year Roadmap for Particle Physics Talk (2.4 MB)
Colloquium, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa AL, 14 Nov 2001 The Extreme Universe: Probing the Limits of Particle Physics and Astronomy Talk (4.5 MB)
Journal Club Talk, Division of Astronomy and Astrophysics, UCLA, 9 Oct 2001 Extreme High-Energy Variability of Markarian 421 Talk (1.2MB)
27th Int. Cosmic Ray Conference, Hamburg, Germany, 7-15 Aug 2001 STACEE Observations of Active Galactic Nuclei and Other Sources Talk
Paper
GLAST-LAT Collaboration Meeting, Stanford CA 1-2 Aug 2001 The VHE Sky 2006-2010 Talk
Colloquium, Dept. of Physics, Stanford University, Stanford CA, 27 Feb 2001 The Violent Universe: Extending the Limits of Particle Physics and Astronomy (na)
1999
2000
Colloquium, Inst. for Theoretical Physics, Santa Barbara CA, 26 Jan 2000 Astronomy of the Very High Energy Universe Talk
Review Talk, Special HEAD Session at 195th AAS Meeting, Atlanta GA, 11-15 Jan 2002 Very High Energy Gamma-Ray Astronomy (na)
Plenary Talk, XIX Int. Sym. on Lepton and Photon Interactions, Stanford CA, 9-14 Aug 1999 High Energy Particles from the Universe Talk (5.0 MB)
Paper
hep-ex/0003014
GeV-TeV Gamma Ray Astrophysics Workshop, Snowbird UT, 13-16 Aug 1999 STACEE-32 Design, Performance, and Preliminary Results Paper