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John Krist

Research Interests
  • Circumstellar disks
  • Stellar jets
  • Young stars
  • Extrasolar planets
  • Optical modelling
  • Image analysis techniques

Projects

Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) Icon Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST)
The Wide-Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) is a NASA observatory designed to perform wide-field imaging and surveys of the near infrared (NIR) sky.


Professional Experience
  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Researcher - Terrestrial Planet Finder Coronagraph Mission (2004-Present)
  • Space Telescope Science Institute Baltimore, MD - Senior Optical Analyst, Science Analyst (1989-2004)

Selected Awards
  • AAAS Newcomb Cleveland Award (2009)

Selected Publications
  1. Krist, J.E., "End-to-end numerical modeling of AFTA coronagraphs", Proc. SPIE, 9143, 91430V (2014).
  2. Krist, J.E., et al., "Assessing the performance limits of internal coronagraphs through end-to-end modeling", Proc. SPIE, 8864, 88640P (2013).
  3. Krist, J.E., Stapelfeldt, K.R., Bryden, G., Plavchan, P., "Hubble Space Telescope Observations of the HD 202628 Debris Disk", Astronomical Journal, 144, 45 (2012).
  4. Krist, J.E., et al. "Assessing the performance limits of internal coronagraphs through end-to-end modeling: a NASA TDEM study", Proceedings of the SPIE, 8151, 81510E (2011).
  5. Krist, J.E., Hook, R.N., Stoehr, F., "20 years of Hubble Space Telescope optical modeling using Tiny Tim", Proceedings of the SPIE, 8127, 81270J (2011).
  6. Golimowski, D.A., Krist, J.E., Stapelfeldt, K.R., et al. "Hubble and Spitzer Space Telescope Observations of the Debris Disk around the nearby K Dwarf HD 92945", Astronomical Journal, 142, 30 (2011).
  7. Krist, J.E., Stapelfeldt, K.R., Bryden, G., et al. "HST and Spitzer Observations of the HD 207129 Debris Ring", Astronomical Journal, 140, 1051 (2010).
  8. Kalas, P., Graham, J. R., Chiang, E., Fitzgerald, M. P., Clampin, M., Kite, E. S., Stapelfeldt, K., Marois, C., Krist, J., "Optical Images of an Extrasolar Planet 25 Light Years from Earth," Science, 322, 1345 (2008)
  9. Krist, J.E., Shaklan, S.B., Levine, M.B., "Extraction of extrasolar planet spectra from realistically simulated wavefront-corrected coronagraphic fields," Proc. of the SPIE, 7010 (2008)
  10. Krist, J.E., Stapelfeldt, K.R., Hester, J.J, Healy, K., Dwyer, S.J., Gardner, C.L., "A Multi-Epoch HST Study of the Herbig-Haro Flow from XZ Tauri," Astronomical Journal, 136, 1980 (2008)
  11. Krist, J.E., "PROPER: An Optical Propagation Library for IDL," Proc. of the SPIE, 6675 (2007)
  12. Krist, J.E., Beichman, C.A., Trauger, J.T., Rieke, M.J., et al. "Hunting planets and observing disks with the JWST NIRCam coronagraph," Proceedings of the SPIE, 6693 (2007)
  13. Ardila, D.R., Golimowski, D.A., Krist, J.E., Clampin, M., Ford, H.C., Illingworth, G.D., "Hubble Space Telescope Advanced Camera for Surveys Coronagraphic Observations of the Dust Surrounding HD 100546," Astrophysical Journal, 665, 512 (2007)
  14. Doering, R. L., Meixner, M., Holfeltz, S. T., Krist, J. E., Ardila, D. R., Kamp, I., Clampin, M. C., Lubow, S. H., "HD 97048's Circumstellar Environment as Revealed by a Hubble Space Telescope ACS Coronagraphic Study of Disk Candidate Stars," Astronomical Journal, 133, 2122 (2007)
  15. Schneider, G., Silverstone, M.D., Hines, D.C., Augereau, J-C., Pinte, C., Ménard, F., Krist, J., Clampin, M., Grady, C., Golimowski, D., "Discovery of an 86 AU Radius Debris Ring around HD 181327," Astrophysical Journal, 650, 414 (2006)
  16. Golimowski, D. A.; Ardila, D. R.; Krist, J. E.; Clampin, M., et al., "Hubble Space Telescope ACS Multiband Coronagraphic Imaging of the Debris Disk around Beta Pictoris." Astron. J., 131, 3109 (2006).
  17. Krist, J. E.; Stapelfeldt, K. R.; Golimowski, D. A.; Ardila, D. R.; Clampin, M.; Martel, A. R.; Ford, H. C.; Illingworth, G. D.; Hartig, G. F., "Hubble Space Telescope ACS Images of the GG Tauri Circumbinary Disk." Astron. J., 130, 2778 (2005).
  18. Krist, J. et al., "Hubble Space Telescope ACS Coronagraphic Imaging of the AU Microscopii Debris Disk", Astron. J., 129, 1008 (2005).
  19. Ardila, D., Golimowski, D., Krist, J., et al. "A Resolved Debris Disk around the G2V Star HD 107146", Astrophys. J. Letters, 617, 147 (2004).
  20. Golimowski, D., Henry, T., Krist, J. et al., "The Solar Neighborhood: IX. Hubble Space Telescope Detections of Companions to Five M and L Dwarfs within 10 Parsecs of the Sun," Astron. J., 128, 1733 (2004).
  21. Krist, J., "Position-dependent CCD charge diffusion: results from HST/ACS", Proc. of the SPIE, 5499, 328 (2004).
  22. Sparks, W., Krist, J., Clampin, M., & Ford, H., "Planet Detection using the Advanced Camera for Surveys on the Hubble Space Telescope", Proc. of the IAU, 213, 107 (2004).
  23. Krist, J., "High contrast imaging with the Hubble Space Telescope: Performance and lessons learned", Proc. of the SPIE, 5487, 1284 (2004).
  24. Clampin, M., Krist, J. et al. "Hubble Space Telescope ACS Coronagraphic Imaging of the Circumstellar Disk around HD 141569A", Astron. J. 126, 385 (2003).
  25. Martel, A., Ford, H., Tran, H., Illingworth, G., Krist, J., et al., "Coronagraphic Imaging of 3C 273 with the Advanced Camera for Surveys," Astron. J., 125, 2964 (2003).
  26. Krist, J., et al., "The Jovian Planet Finder optical system," Proc. of the SPIE, 4860, 288 (2003).
  27. Krist, J., et al., "The Advanced Camera for Surveys coronagraph on the Hubble Space Telescope," Proc. of the SPIE, 4860, 20 (2003).
  28. Ford, H., Clampin, M., Illingworth, G., Krist, J., et al. "Requirements for an optical 8-m space telescope with a MEMs deformable mirror to detect Earth-like planets around nearby stars," Proc. of the SPIE, 4854, 554 (2003).
  29. Hartig, G., Krist, J., et al., "On-orbit alignment and imaging performance of the HST Advanced Camera for Surveys," Proc. of the SPIE, 4854, 532 (2003).
  30. Krist, J., et al., "Hubble Space Telescope/WFPC2 Images of the GG Tauri Circumbinary Disk," Astroph. J., 570, 785, (2002).
  31. Golimowski, D., Henry, T., Krist, J., Schroeder, D., Marcy, G., Fischer, D., & Butler, P., "The Very Low Mass Component of the Gliese 105 System," Astron. J., 120, 2082 (2000).
  32. Krist, J., Stapelfeldt, K., Menard, F., Padgett, D., & Burrows, C., "WFPC2 Images of the Face-On Disk Surrounding TW Hydrae," Astrophys. J., 538, 793 (2000).
  33. Stapelfeldt, K., Watson, A., Krist, J., et al., "A Variable Asymmetry in the Circumstellar Disk of HH 30," Astrophys. J. Letters, 516, 95 (1999).
  34. Krist, J., Stapelfeldt, K., Burrows, C., Hester, J., Watson, A., et al., "Hubble Space Telescope WFPC2 Imaging of XZ Tauri: Time Evolution of a Herbig-Haro Bow Shock," Astrophys. J. Letters, 515, 35 (1999).
  35. Matthews, L., Gallagher, J., Krist, J., Watson, A., Burrows, C., Griffiths, R., Hester, J., Trauger, J., et al. "WFPC2 Observations of Compact Star Cluster Nuclei in Low Luminosity Spiral Galaxies," Astron. J., 118, 208 (1999).
  36. Stapelfeldt, K., Burrows, C., Krist, J., Watson, A., et al., "Hubble Space Telescope Imaging of the Circumstellar Nebulosity of T Tauri," Astrophys. J., 508, 736 (1998).
  37. Krist, J., Golimowski, D., Schroeder, D., & Henry, T. "Characterization and Subtraction of Well-Exposed HST/NICMOS Camera 2 Point Spread Functions for a Survey of Very Low Mass Companions to Nearby Stars," Pub. Astron. Soc. of Pacific, 110, 1046 (1998).
  38. Stapelfeldt, K., Krist, J., Menard, F., Bouvier, J., Padgett, D., & Burrows, C., "An Edge-On Circumstellar Disk in the Young Binary System HK Tauri," Astrophys. J. Letters, 502, 65 (1998).
  39. Krist, J., Stapelfeldt, K., Burrows, C., et al., "Hubble Space Telescope WFPC2 Imaging of FS Tauri and Haro 6-5B," Astrophys. J., 501, 841 (1998).
  40. Krist, J., Burrows, C., Stapelfeldt, K., et al., "Hubble Space Telescope WFPC2 Images of Emission Nebulosity near XZ Tauri," Astrophys. J., 481, 447 (1997).
  41. Burrows, C., Stapelfeldt, K., Watson, A., Krist, J., et al., "Hubble Space Telescope Observations of the Disk and Jet of HH 30," Astrophys. J., 473, 437 (1996).
  42. Burrows, C., Krist, J., Hester, J., Sahai, R., Trauger, J., Stapelfeldt, K., et al., "Hubble Space Telescope Observations of the SN 1987A Triple Ring Nebula," Astrophys. J., 452, 680 (1995).

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