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    • The beautiful mess in Abell 2255 

      Botteon, A.; Brunetti, G.; Weeren, R. J. van; Shimwell, T. W.; Pizzo, R. F.; Cassano, R.; Iacobelli, M.; Gastaldello, F.; Bîrzan, L.; Bonafede, A.; Brüggen, M.; Cuciti, V.; Dallacasa, D.; Gasperin, F. de; Gennaro, G. Di; Drabent, A.; Hardcastle, M. J.; Hoeft, M.; Mandal, S.; Röttgering, H. J. A.; Simionescu, A. (2020-07-07)
      We present LOFAR observations of one of the most spectacular objects in the radio sky: Abell 2255. This is a nearby ($z = 0.0806$) merging galaxy cluster hosting one of the first radio halos ever detected in the intra-cluster ...
    • LOFAR 144-MHz follow-up observations of GW170817 

      Broderick, J. W.; Shimwell, T. W.; Gourdji, K.; Rowlinson, A.; Nissanke, S.; Hotokezaka, K.; Jonker, P. G.; Tasse, C.; Hardcastle, M. J.; Oonk, J. B. R.; Fender, R. P.; Wijers, R. A. M. J.; Shulevski, A.; Stewart, A. J.; Veen, S. ter; Moss, V. A.; Wiel, M. H. D. van der; Nichols, D. A.; Piette, A.; Carbone, D.; Corbel, S.; Eislöffel, J.; Grießmeier, J. -M.; Keane, E. F.; Law, C. J.; Muñoz-Darias, T.; Pietka, M.; Serylak, M.; Horst, A. J. van der; Leeuwen, J. van; Wijnands, R.; Zarka, P.; Anderson, J. M.; Bentum, M. J.; Blaauw, R.; Brouw, W. N.; Brüggen, M.; Ciardi, B.; Vos, M. de; Duscha, S.; Fallows, R. A.; Franzen, T. M. O.; Garrett, M. A.; Gunst, A. W.; Hoeft, M.; Hörandel, J. R.; Iacobelli, M.; Jütte, E.; Koopmans, L. V. E.; Krankowski, A.; Maat, P.; Mann, G.; Mulder, H.; Nelles, A.; Paas, H.; Pandey-Pommier, M.; Pekal, R.; Reich, W.; Röttgering, H. J. A.; Schwarz, D. J.; Smirnov, O.; Soida, M.; Toribio, M. C.; Haarlem, M. P. van; Weeren, R. J. van; Vocks, C.; Wucknitz, O.; Zucca, P. (2020-06-01)
      We present low-radio-frequency follow-up observations of AT 2017gfo, the electromagnetic counterpart of GW170817, which was the first binary neutron star merger to be detected by Advanced LIGO-Virgo. These data, with a ...
    • LOFAR Deep Fields : Probing a broader population of polarized radio galaxies in ELAIS-N1 

      Ruiz, N. Herrera; O'Sullivan, S. P.; Vacca, V.; Jelić, V.; Nikiel-Wroczyński, B.; Bourke, S.; Sabater, J.; Dettmar, R. -J.; Heald, G.; Horellou, C.; Piras, S.; Sobey, C.; Shimwell, T. W.; Tasse, C.; Hardcastle, M. J.; Kondapally, R.; Chyży, K. T.; Iacobelli, M.; Best, P. N.; Brüggen, M.; Carretti, E.; Prandoni, I. (2021-04-07)
      We present deep polarimetric observations of the European Large Area ISO Survey-North 1 (ELAIS-N1) field using the Low Frequency Array (LOFAR) at 114.9-177.4 MHz. The ELAIS-N1 field is part of the LOFAR Two-metre Sky Survey ...
    • LOFAR imaging of Cygnus A - direct detection of a turnover in the hotspot radio spectra 

      McKean, J. P.; Godfrey, L. E H; Vegetti, S.; Wise, Michael W.; Morganti, R.; Hardcastle, M. J.; Rafferty, D.; Avruch, I. M.; Beck, R.; Bell, M. E.; Bemmel, I. M. van; Bentum, M. J.; Bernardi, G.; Best, Philip; Blaauw, R.; Bonafede, A.; Breitling, F.; Broderick, J. W.; Brüggen, Marcus; Cerrigone, L.; Ciardi, B.; De Gasperin, Francesco; Deller, A.; Duscha, S.; Engels, D.; Falcke, H.; Fallows, R. A.; Frieswijk, W.; Garrett, M.A.; Grießmeier, J. -M.; Haarlem, M. P. van; Heald, G.; Hoeft, Matthias; van der, HorstA J.; Iacobelli, M.; Interna, H.; Juette, E.; Karastergiou, A.; Kondratiev, V. I.; Koopmans, L. V E; Kuniyoshi, M.; Kuper, G.; Van Leeuwen, J.; Maat, P.; Mann, R. G.; Markoff, S.; McFadden, R.; McKay-Bukowski, D.; Mulcahy, D. D.; Munk, H.; Nelles, A.; Orru, E.; Paas, H.; Pandey-Pommier, M.; Pietka, M.; Pizzo, R.; Polatidis, A. G.; Reich, W.; Rottgering, H. J. A.; Rowlinson, A.; Scaife, A. M M; Serylak, M.; Shulevski, Alexander; Sluman, J.; Smirnov, O.; Steinmetz, M.; Stewart, A. J.; Swinbank, J.; Tagger, M.; Thoudam, S.; Toribio, M. C.; Vermeulen, R.; Vocks, C.; Van Weeren, R. J.; Wucknitz, O.; Yatawatta, S.; Zarka, P. (2016-12-01)
      The low-frequency radio spectra of the hotspots within powerful radio galaxies can provide valuable information about the physical processes operating at the site of the jet termination. These processes are responsible for ...
    • The LOFAR LBA Sky Survey I. survey description and preliminary data release 

      Gasperin, F. de; Williams, W. L.; Best, P.; Bruggen, M.; Brunetti, G.; Cuciti, V.; Dijkema, T. J.; Hardcastle, M. J.; Norden, M. J.; Offringa, A.; Shimwell, T.; Weeren, R. van; Bomans, D.; Bonafede, A.; Botteon, A.; Callingham, J. R.; Cassano, R.; Chyzy, K. T.; Emig, K. L.; Edler, H.; Haverkorn, M.; Heald, G.; Heesen, V.; Iacobelli, M.; Intema, H. T.; Kadler, M.; Malek, K.; Mevius, M.; Miley, G.; Mingo, B.; Morabito, L. K.; Sabater, J.; Morganti, R.; Orru, E.; Pizzo, R.; Prandoni, I.; Shulevski, A.; Tasse, C.; Vaccari, M.; Zarka, P.; Rottgering, H. (2021-02-17)
      Context. The LOw Frequency ARray (LOFAR)istheonlyradiotelescopethatispresentlycapableofhigh-sensitivity,high-resolution (i.e. < 1mJybeam−1 and < 1500) observations at ultra-low frequencies(< 100MHz). To utilise these ...
    • LOFAR MSSS: Detection of a low-frequency radio transient in 400 hrs of monitoring of the North Celestial Pole 

      Stewart, A. J.; Fender, R.P.; Broderick, J. W.; Hassall, T. E.; Muñoz-Darias, T.; Rowlinson, A.; Swinbank, J. D.; Staley, T. D.; Molenaar, G. J.; Scheers, B.; Grobler, T. L.; Pietka, M.; Heald, G.; McKean, J. P.; Bell, M. E.; Bonafede, A.; Breton, R. P.; Carbone, D.; Cendes, Y.; Clarke, A. O.; Corbel, S.; Gasperin, F. de; Eislöffel, J.; Falcke, H.; Ferrari, C.; Grießmeier, J. -M.; Hardcastle, M.J.; Heesen, V.; Hessels, J. W. T.; Horneffer, A.; Iacobelli, M.; Jonker, P.; Karastergiou, A.; Kokotanekov, G.; Kondratiev, V. I.; Kuniyoshi, M.; Law, C. J.; Leeuwen, J. van; Markoff, S.; Miller-Jones, J. C. A.; Mulcahy, D.; Orru, E.; Pandey-Pommier, M.; Pratley, L.; Rol, E.; Röttgering, H. J. A.; Scaife, A. M. M.; Shulevski, A.; Sobey, C. A.; Stappers, B. W.; Tasse, C.; van der Horst, A.J.; Velzen, S. van; Weeren, R. J. van; Wijers, R.A.M.J.; Wijnands, R.; Wise, M.; Zarka, P.; Alexov, A.; Anderson, J.; Asgekar, A.; Avruch, I. M.; Bentum, M. J.; Bernardi, G.; Best, P.; Breitling, F.; Brüggen, M.; Butcher, H. R.; Ciardi, B.; Conway, J. E.; Corstanje, A.; Geus, E. de; Deller, A.; Duscha, S.; Frieswijk, W.; Garrett, M.A.; Gunst, A. W.; Haarlem, M. P. van; Hoeft, M.; Hörandel, J.; Juette, E.; Kuper, G.; Loose, M.; Maat, P.; McFadden, R.; McKay-Bukowski, D.; Moldon, J.; Munk, H.; Norden, M. J.; Paas, H.; Polatidis, A. G.; Schwarz, D.; Sluman, J.; Smirnov, O.; Steinmetz, M.; Thoudam, S.; Toribio, M. C.; Vermeulen, R.; Vocks, C.; Wijnholds, S. J.; Wucknitz, O.; Yatawatta, S. (2016-03-01)
      We present the results of a four-month campaign searching for low-frequency radio transients near the North Celestial Pole with the Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR), as part of the Multifrequency Snapshot Sky Survey (MSSS). The ...
    • LOFAR MSSS: Discovery of a 2.56 Mpc giant radio galaxy associated with a disturbed galaxy group 

      Clarke, A. O.; Heald, G.; Jarrett, T.; Bray, J. D.; Hardcastle, Martin; Cantwell, T. M.; Scaife, A. M. M.; Brienza, M.; Bonafede, A.; Breton, R. P.; Broderick, J. W.; Carbone, D.; Croston, J. H.; Farnes, J. S.; Harwood, J. J.; Heesen, V.; Horneffer, A.; Horst, A. J. van der; Iacobelli, M.; Jurusik, W.; Kokotanekov, G.; McKean, J. P.; Morabito, L. K.; Mulcahy, D. D.; Nikiel-Wroczynski, B. S.; Orru, E.; Paladino, R.; Pandey-Pommier, M.; Pietka, M.; Pizzo, R.; Pratley, L.; Riseley, C. J.; Rottgering, H. J. A.; Rowlinson, A.; Sabater, J.; Sendlinger, K.; Shulevski, A.; Sridhar, S. S.; Stewart, A. J.; Tasse, C.; Velzen, S. van; Weeren, R. J. van; Wise, M. W. (2017-05-01)
      We report on the discovery in the LOFAR Multifrequency Snapshot Sky Survey (MSSS) of a giant radio galaxy (GRG) with a projected size of $2.56 \pm 0.07$ Mpc projected on the sky. It is associated with the galaxy triplet ...
    • LOFAR MSSS: Flattening low-frequency radio continuum spectra of nearby galaxies 

      Chyży, K. T.; Jurusik, W.; Piotrowska, J.; Nikiel-Wroczyński, B.; Heesen, V.; Vacca, V.; Nowak, N.; Paladino, R.; Surma, P.; Sridhar, S. S.; Heald, G.; Beck, R.; Conway, J.; Sendlinger, K.; Curyło, M.; Mulcahy, D.; Broderick, J. W.; Hardcastle, M. J.; Callingham, J. R.; Gürkan, G.; Iacobelli, M.; Röttgering, H. J. A.; Adebahr, B.; Shulevski, A.; Dettmar, R. -J.; Breton, R. P.; Clarke, A. O.; Farnes, J. S.; Orrú, E.; Pandey, V. N.; Pandey-Pommier, M.; Pizzo, R.; Riseley, C. J.; Rowlinson, A.; Scaife, A. M. M.; Stewart, A. J.; Horst, A. J. van der; Weeren, R. J. van (2018-11-07)
      Aims. The shape of low-frequency radio continuum spectra of normal galaxies is not well understood, the key question being the role of physical processes such as thermal absorption in shaping them. In this work we take ...
    • LOFAR MSSS: The Scaling Relation between AGN Cavity Power and Radio Luminosity at Low Radio Frequencies 

      Kokotanekov, G.; Wise, Michael; Heald, G. H.; McKean, J. P.; Bîrzan, L.; Rafferty, D. A.; Godfrey, L. E H; Vries, M. de; Intema, Huib T.; Broderick, J. W.; Hardcastle, M. J.; Bonafede, A.; Clarke, A. O.; Weeren, R. J. van; Röttgering, H.~J.~A.; Pizzo, R.; Iacobelli, M.; Orrú, E.; Shulevski, Alexander; Riseley, C. J.; Breton, R. P.; Nikiel-Wroczyński, B.; Sridhar, S. S.; Stewart, A. J.; Rowlinson, A.; Horst, A. J. van der; Harwood, J. J.; Gürkan, G.; Carbone, D.; Pandey-Pommier, M.; Tasse, C.; Scaife, A. M. M.; Pratley, L.; Ferrari, Chiara; Croston, J. H.; Pandey, V. N.; Jurusik, W.; Mulcahy, D. D. (2017-09-07)
      We present a new analysis of the widely used relation between cavity power and radio luminosity in clusters of galaxies with evidence for strong AGN feedback. We study the correlation at low radio frequencies using two new ...
    • The LOFAR Multifrequency Snapshot Sky Survey (MSSS) : I. Survey description and first results 

      Heald, G. H.; Pizzo, R. F.; Orrú, E.; Breton, R. P.; Carbone, D.; Ferrari, C.; Hardcastle, M.J.; Jurusik, W.; Macario, G.; Mulcahy, D.; Rafferty, D.; Asgekar, A.; Brentjens, M.; Fallows, R. A.; Frieswijk, W.; Toribio, M. C.; Adebahr, B.; Arts, M.; Bell, M. R.; Bonafede, A.; Bray, J.; Broderick, J.; Cantwell, T.; Carroll, P.; Cendes, Y.; Clarke, A. O.; Croston, J. H.; Daiboo, S.; De Gasperin, F.; Gregson, J.; Harwood, J.; Hassall, T.; Heesen, V.; Horneffer, A.; van der Horst, A.J.; Iacobelli, M.; Jelić, V.; Jones, D.; Kant, D.; Kokotanekov, G.; Martin, P.; McKean, J. P.; Morabito, L. K.; Nikiel-Wroczyński, B.; Offringa, A.; Pandey, V. N.; Pandey-Pommier, M.; Pietka, M.; Pratley, L.; Riseley, C.; Rowlinson, A.; Sabater, J.; Scaife, A. M. M.; Scheers, L. H. A.; Sendlinger, K.; Shulevski, A.; Sipior, M.; Sobey, C.; Stewart, A. J.; Stroe, A.; Swinbank, J.; Tasse, C.; Trüstedt, J.; Varenius, E.; Van Velzen, S.; Vilchez, N.; Van Weeren, R. J.; Wijnholds, S.; Williams, W. L.; de Bruyn, A. G.; Nijboer, R.; Wise, M.; Alexov, A.; Anderson, J.; Avruch, I. M.; Beck, R.; Bell, M. E.; Van Bemmel, I.; Bentum, M. J.; Bernardi, G.; Best, P.; Breitling, F.; Brouw, W. N.; Brüggen, M.; Butcher, H. R.; Ciardi, B.; Conway, J. E.; De Geus, E.; De Jong, A.; De Vos, M.; Deller, A.; Dettmar, R. J.; Duscha, S.; Eislöffel, J.; Engels, D.; Falcke, H.; Fender, R.; Garrett, M.A.; Grießmeier, J.; Gunst, A. W.; Hamaker, J. P.; Hessels, J. W. T.; Hoeft, M.; Hörandel, J.; Holties, H. A.; Intema, H.; Jackson, N. J.; Jütte, E.; Karastergiou, A.; Klijn, W. F. A.; Kondratiev, V. I.; Koopmans, L. V. E.; Kuniyoshi, M.; Kuper, G.; Law, C.; Van Leeuwen, J.; Loose, M.; Maat, P.; Markoff, S.; McFadden, R.; McKay-Bukowski, D.; Mevius, M.; Miller-Jones, J. C A; Morganti, R.; Munk, H.; Nelles, A.; Noordam, J. E.; Norden, M. J.; Paas, H.; Polatidis, A. G.; Reich, W.; Renting, A.; Röttgering, H.; Schoenmakers, A.; Schwarz, D.; Sluman, J.; Smirnov, O.; Stappers, B. W.; Steinmetz, M.; Tagger, M.; Tang, Y.; Ter Veen, S.; Thoudam, S.; Vermeulen, R.; Vocks, C.; Vogt, C.; Wijers, R.A.M.J.; Wucknitz, O.; Yatawatta, S.; Zarka, P. (2015-10-01)
      We present the Multifrequency Snapshot Sky Survey (MSSS), the first northern-sky Low Frequency Array (LOFAR) imaging survey. In this introductory paper, we first describe in detail the motivation and design of the survey. ...
    • The LOFAR Two-metre Sky Survey (LoTSS) III. First Data Release: optical/IR identifications and value-added catalogue 

      Williams, W. L.; Hardcastle, M. J.; Best, P. N.; Sabater, J.; Croston, J. H.; Duncan, K. J.; Shimwell, T. W.; Röttgering, H. J. A.; Nisbet, D.; Gürkan, G.; Alegre, L.; Cochrane, R. K.; Goyal, A.; Hale, C. L.; Jackson, N.; Jamrozy, M.; Kondapally, R.; Kunert-Bajraszewska, M.; Mahatma, V. H.; Mingo, B.; Morabito, L. K.; Prandoni, I.; Roskowinski, C.; Shulevski, A.; Smith, D. J. B.; Tasse, C.; Urquhart, S.; Webster, B.; White, G. J.; Beswick, R. J.; Callingham, J. R.; Chyży, K. T.; Gasperin, F. de; Harwood, J. J.; Hoeft, M.; Iacobelli, M.; McKean, J. P.; Mechev, A. P.; Miley, G. K.; Schwarz, D. J.; Weeren, R. J. van (2018-11-09)
      The LOFAR Two-metre Sky Survey (LoTSS) is an ongoing sensitive, high-resolution 120-168 MHz survey of the Northern sky with diverse and ambitious science goals. Many of the scientific objectives of LoTSS rely upon, or are ...
    • The LOFAR Two-metre Sky Survey - II. First data release 

      Shimwell, T. W.; Tasse, C.; Hardcastle, M. J.; Mechev, A. P.; Williams, W. L.; Best, P. N.; Röttgering, H. J. A.; Callingham, J. R.; Dijkema, T. J.; Gasperin, F. de; Hoang, D. N.; Hugo, B.; Mirmont, M.; Oonk, J. B. R.; Prandoni, I.; Rafferty, D.; Sabater, J.; Smirnov, O.; Weeren, R. J. van; White, G. J.; Atemkeng, M.; Bester, L.; Bonnassieux, E.; Brüggen, M.; Brunetti, G.; Chyży, K. T.; Cochrane, R.; Conway, J. E.; Croston, J. H.; Danezi, A.; Duncan, K.; Haverkorn, M.; Heald, G. H.; Iacobelli, M.; Intema, H. T.; Jackson, N.; Jamrozy, M.; Jarvis, M. J.; Lakhoo, R.; Mevius, M.; Miley, G. K.; Morabito, L.; Morganti, R.; Nisbet, D.; Orrú, E.; Smith, D. J. B.; Harwood, J. J.; Heesen, V.; Mahatma, V.; Mingo, B. (2018-09-12)
      The LOFAR Two-metre Sky Survey (LoTSS) is an ongoing sensitive, high-resolution 120-168MHz survey of the entire northern sky for which observations are now 20% complete. We present our first full-quality public data release. ...
    • LoTSS/HETDEX: Disentangling star formation and AGN activity in gravitationally-lensed radio-quiet quasars 

      Stacey, H. R.; McKean, J. P.; Jackson, N. J.; Best, P. N.; Rivera, G. Calistro; Callingham, J. R.; Duncan, K. J.; Gürkan, G.; Hardcastle, M. J.; Iacobelli, M.; Mechev, A. P.; Morabito, L. K.; Prandoni, I.; Röttgering, H. J. A.; Sabater, J.; Shimwell, T. W.; Tasse, C.; Williams, W. L. (2018-11-19)
      Determining the star-forming properties of radio-quiet quasars is important for understanding the co-evolution of star formation and black hole accretion. Here, we present the detection of the gravitationally-lensed ...
    • Low-frequency observations of the Giant Radio Galaxy NGC 6251 

      Cantwell, T. M.; Bray, J. D.; Croston, J. H.; Scaife, A. M. M.; Mulcahy, D. D.; Best, P. N.; Bruggen, M.; Brunetti, G.; Callingham, J. R.; Clarke, A. O.; Hardcastle, M. J.; Harwood, J. J.; Heald, G.; Heesen, V.; Iacobelli, M.; Jamrozy, M.; Morganti, R.; Orru, E.; O'Sullivan, S. P.; Riseley, C. J.; Rottgering, H. J. A.; Shulevski, A.; Sridhar, S. S.; Tasse, C.; Eck, C. L. Van (2020-06-01)
      We present LOFAR observations at 150 MHz of the borderline FRI/FRII giant radio galaxy NGC 6251. This paper presents the most sensitive and highest-resolution images of NGC 6251 at these frequencies to date, revealing for ...
    • Polarized point sources in the LOFAR Two-meter Sky Survey: A preliminary catalog 

      Eck, C. L. Van; Haverkorn, M.; Alves, M. I. R.; Beck, R.; Best, P.; Carretti, E.; Chyży, K. T.; Farnes, J. S.; Ferrière, K.; Hardcastle, M. J.; Heald, G.; Horellou, C.; Iacobelli, M.; Jelić, V.; Mulcahy, D. D.; O'Sullivan, S. P.; Polderman, I. M.; Reich, W.; Riseley, C. J.; Röttgering, H.; Schnitzeler, D. H. F. M.; Shimwell, T. W.; Vacca, V.; Vink, J.; White, G. J. (2018-06-01)
      The polarization properties of radio sources at very low frequencies (<200 MHz) have not been widely measured, but the new generation of low-frequency radio telescopes, including the Low Frequency Array (LOFAR: a Square ...