Publication List

Summary: 33 articles (22 first or second authored), cited over 1100 times, h-index: 20.

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  1. Grand challenges in protoplanetary disc modelling.
    T. J. Haworth, J. D. Ilee, D. H. Forgan, S. Facchini, D. J. Price; Community authors: D. M. Boneberg, R. A. Booth, C. J. Clarke, J.-F. Gonzalez, M. A. Hutchison, I. Kamp, G. Laibe, W. Lyra, F. Meru, S. Mohanty, O. Panic, K. Rice, T. Suzuki, R. Teague, C. Walsh, P. Woitke. 2016, PASA, accepted.

  2. On shocks driven by high-mass planets in radiatively inefficient disks. II. Three-dimensional global disk simulations.
    Lyra, W., Richert, A.J.W., Boley, A., Turner, N., Mac Low, M.-M., Okuzumi, S., & Flock, M. 2016, ApJ, 817, 102.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  3. Compact dust concentration in the MWC 758 protoplanetary disk
    Marino, S., Casassus, S., Perez, S., Lyra, W., Roman, P.E., Avenhaus, H., Wright, C.M., & Maddison, S.T. 2015, ApJ, 813, 76.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  4. On shocks driven by high-mass planets in radiatively inefficient disks. I. Two-dimensional global disk simulations.
    Richert, A.J.W., Lyra, W., Boley, A.C., Mac Low, M.-M. & Turner, N. 2015, ApJ, 804, 95. [arXiv] [ADS]

  5. Particle trapping and streaming instability in vortices in protoplanetary disks.
    Raettig, N., Klahr H., & Lyra, W. 2015, ApJ, 804, 35.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  6. CSI 2264: Characterizing Young Stars in NGC 2264 with Short-Duration, Periodic Flux Dips in their Light Curves
    Stauffer, J., Cody, A.-M., McGinnis, P., Rebull, L., Hillenbrand, L.A., Turner, N.J., Carpenter, J., Plavchan, P., Carey, S., Terebey, S., Calderon, M. M., Alencar, S.H.P, Bouvier, J., Venuti, L., Hartmann, L., Calvet, N., Micela, G., Flaccomio, E., Song, I., Gutermuth, R., Barrado, B., Vrba, F.J., Covey, K., Padgett, D., Herbst, W., Gillen, E., Lyra, W., Guimaraes, M. M., Bouy, H., & Favata, F. 2015, AJ, 149, 130.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  7. Rossby wave instability does not require sharp resistivity gradients.
    Lyra, W., Turner, N.J., McNally, C.P. 2015, A&A, 574, A10.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  8. Convective overstability in accretion disks: Three-dimensional linear analysis and nonlinear saturation.
    Lyra, W. 2014, ApJ, 789, 77.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  9. Intermediate mass black holes in AGN disks II. Model predictions and observational constraints.
    McKernan, B., Ford, K.E.S., Kocsis, B., Lyra, W., Perets, H.B. & Winter, L.M. 2014, MNRAS, 441, 900.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  10. Steady-state dust distributions in disk vortices: Observational predictions and applications to transitional disks.
    Lyra, W. & Lin, M.-K. 2013, ApJ, 775, 17.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  11. Formation of sharp eccentric rings in debris disks with gas but without planets.
    Lyra, W. & Kuchner, M.J. 2013, Nature, 499, 184. [press release]
    [arXiv] [ADS]
    [doi:10.1038/nature12281]   (needs subscription)

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  12. A parameter study for baroclinic vortex amplification.
    Raettig, N., Lyra, W., & Klahr, H. 2013, ApJ, 765, 115.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  13. Rossby wave instability at dead zone boundaries in 3D resistive magnetohydrodynamical global models of protoplanetary disks.
    Lyra, W. & Mac Low, M.-M. 2012, ApJ, 756, 62.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  14. Intermediate mass black holes in AGN disks I. Production and growth.
    McKernan, B., Ford, K.E.S., Lyra, W., & Perets, H.B. 2012, MNRAS, 425, 460.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  15. A well-posed Kelvin-Helmholtz instability test and comparison.
    McNally, C., Lyra, W., & Passy, J.-C. 2012, ApJS, 201, 18.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  16. On the connection between the magneto-elliptic and magneto-rotational instabilities.
    Mizerski, K.A. & Lyra, W. 2012, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 698, 358.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  17. Orbital migration of interacting low-mass planets in evolutionary radiative turbulent models.
    Horn, B. Lyra, W., Mac Low, M.-M., & Sándor, Zs. 2012, ApJ, 750, 34.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  18. On rapid migration and accretion within disks around supermassive black holes.
    McKernan, B., Ford, K.E.S., Lyra, W., Perets, H.B., Winter, L.M., & Yaqoob, T. 2011, MNRAS, 417L, 103
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  19. Meridional circulation in turbulent protoplanetary disks.
    Fromang, S. Lyra, W., & Masset, F. 2011, A&A, 534, 107
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  20. Formation of planetary cores at Type I migration traps.
    Sándor, Zs., Lyra, W., & Dullemond, C. 2011, ApJ, 728L, 9
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  21. The baroclinic instability in the context of layered accretion. Self-sustained vortices and their magnetic stability in local compressible unstratified models of protoplanetary disks.
    Lyra, W. & Klahr, H. 2011, A&A, 527, 138
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  22. Orbital migration of low-mass planets in evolutionary radiative models: Avoiding catastrophic infall.
    Lyra, W., Paardekooper, S.-J., & Mac Low, M.-M. 2010, ApJ, 715, L68
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  23. Planet formation bursts at the borders of the dead zone in 2D numerical simulations of circumstellar disks.
    Lyra, W., Johansen, A., Zsom, A., Klahr, H. & Piskunov, N. 2009, A&A, 497, 869
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  24. Standing on the shoulders of giants: Trojan Earths and vortex trapping in low-mass selfgravitating protoplanetary disks of gas and solids.
    Lyra, W., Johansen, A., Klahr, H. & Piskunov, N. 2009, A&A, 493, 1125 [A&A cover]
    arXiv] [ADS]

  25. Turbulent stresses as a function of shear rate in a local disk model.
    Liljeström, A.J., Korpi, M.J., Käpylä, P.J., Brandenburg, A. & Lyra, W. 2009, AN, 330, 92
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  26. Embyros grown in the dead zone: Assembling the first protoplanetary cores in low-mass selfgravitating circumstellar disks of gas and solids.
    Lyra, W., Johansen, A., Klahr, H. & Piskunov, N. 2008, A&A, 491, L41 [A&A highlight]
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  27. The Alpha-Centauri binary system: Atmospheric parameters and element abundances.
    Porto de Mello, G.F., Lyra, W., & Keller, G.R.R. 2008, A&A, 488, 653
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  28. Global magnetohydrodynamical models of turbulence in protoplanetary disks: I. A cylindrical potential on a Cartesian grid and transport of solids.
    Lyra, W., Johansen, A., Klahr, H., & Piskunov, P. 2008, A&A, 479, 883
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  29. Spiral structure of the Third Galactic Quadrant and the solution to the Canis Majoris debate.
    Moitinho, A., Vázquez, R.A., Carraro, G., Baume, G., Giorgi, E.E., & Lyra, W. 2006, MNRAS, 368, 77.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  30. A comparative study of disc-planet interaction.
    de Val-Borro, M., Edgar, R., Artymowicz, P., Ciecielag, P. Cresswell, P., D'Angelo, G., Delgado-Donate, E., Dirksen, G., Fromang, S., Gawryszczak, A., Klahr, H., Kley, W., Lyra, W., Masset, F., Mellema, G., Nelson, R., Paardekooper, S.-J., Peplinski, A., Pierens, A., Plewa, T., Rice, K., Schäfer, C., & Speith, R. 2006, MNRAS, 370, 529
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  31. On the difference between nuclear and contraction ages.
    Lyra, W., Moitinho, A., van der Bliek, N.S., & Alves, J. 2006, A&A, 453, 101
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  32. A link between stellar metallicity and the semi-major axis of extrasolar planets.
    Pinotti, R., Arany-Prado, L.I., Lyra, W., & Porto de Mello, G.F. 2005, MNRAS, 364, 29
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  33. Fine structure of the chromospheric activity in Solar-type stars: The H-alpha line.
    Lyra, W. & Porto de Mello, G.F. 2005, A&A, 431, 329
    [arXiv] [ADS]