Institute of Astronomy

- Matthew Nixon


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Office: Hoyle H27
Office Tel: (01223) 766653
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Research Themes: Star Formation and Exoplanets

Research Keywords: Planets, Spectroscopy, Theory


PhD Student, 2018-present

Supervisor: Dr Nikku Madhusudhan

Research themes:

- Transmission spectroscopy of exoplanet atmospheres

- Interior structure models of super-Earths and mini-Neptunes

- Bayesian inference and machine learning


Assessment of Supervised Machine Learning for Atmospheric Retrieval of Exoplanets

Nixon, Matthew C., Madhusudhan, Nikku

The Interior and Atmosphere of the Habitable-zone Exoplanet K2-18b

Madhusudhan, Nikku, Nixon, Matthew C., Welbanks, Luis, Piette, Anjali A. A., Booth, Richard A.

HST/STIS transmission spectrum of the ultra-hot Jupiter WASP-76 b confirms the presence of sodium in its atmosphere

von Essen, C., Mallonn, M.; Hermansen, S., Nixon, M. C., Madhusudhan, N., Kjeldsen, H., TautvaišienÄ—, G.

A planetary system with two transiting mini-Neptunes near the radius valley transition around the bright M dwarf TOI-776

Luque, R., Serrano, L. M., Molaverdikhani, K., Nixon, M. C., Livingston, J. H., Guenther, E. W., Pallé, E., Madhusudhan, N., et al.

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