Kenji Bekki

Dr

  • The University of Western Australia (M468), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Crawley

    Australia

  • 2637 Citations
  • 28 h-Index
20052019

Research Output 2005 2017

  • 2637 Citations
  • 28 h-Index
  • 143 Article
  • 3 Review article
  • 2 Comment/debate
2017
star clusters
Magellanic clouds
star formation
stellar rotation
refueling
4 Citations

Chemical Evolution of 244Pu in the Solar Vicinity and Its Implications for the Properties of r-process Production

Tsujimoto, T., Yokoyama, T. & Bekki, K. 20 Jan 2017 In : Astrophysical Journal Letters. 835, 1, L3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

chemical evolution
solar system
merger
neutron stars
nuclei

Early Science with the Large Millimeter Telescope: discovery of the 12CO(1-0) emission line in the ring galaxy VII Zw466

Wong, O., Vega, O., Sánchez-Argüelles, D., Narayanan, G., Wall, W., Zwaan, M., Rosa González, D., Zeballos, M., Bekki, K., Mayya, Y. D., Montaña, A. & Chung, A. Apr 2017 In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 466, 1, p. 574 580 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
ring galaxies
star formation
molecular gases
telescopes
gas
1 Citations
globular clusters
star formation
stars
molecular clouds
gas
10 Citations

Formation of the young massive cluster R136 triggered by tidally-driven colliding H i flows

Fukui, Y., Tsuge, K., Sano, H., Bekki, K., Yozin-Smith, C., Tachihara, K. & Inoue, T. 1 Jun 2017 In : Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan. 69, 3, L5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Magellanic clouds
collision
ridges
collisions
astronomy
4 Citations
Open Access
File

Long-term evolution of initially unvirialized, clumpy, mass-segregated star clusters in tidal fields

Rossi, L. J., Hurley, J. R. & Bekki, K. Jul 2017 In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 468, 4, p. 4441-4449 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The formation of S0 galaxies with counter-rotating neutral and molecular hydrogen

Bassett, R., Bekki, K., Cortese, L. & Couch, W. Oct 2017 In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 471, 2, p. 1892-1909 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The formation of ultra compact dwarf galaxies and massive globular clusters

Jerabkova, T., Kroupa, P., Dabringhausen, J., Hilker, M. & Bekki, K. 6 Dec 2017 In : Astronomy & Astrophysics. 608, 17 p., 53

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The origin of discrete multiple stellar populations in globular clusters

Bekki, K., Jerabkova, T. & Kroupa, P. Oct 2017 In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 471, 2, p. 2242-2253 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations

The SAMI galaxy survey: Kinematics of dusty early-type galaxies

Bassett, R. , Bekki, K. , Cortese, L. , Couch, W. J. , Sansom, A. E. , Van De Sande, J. , Bryant, J. J. , Foster, C. , Croom, S. M. , Brough, S. , Sweet, S. M. , Medling, A. M. , Owers, M. S. , Driver, S. P. , Davies, L. J. M. , Wong, O. I. , Groves, B. A. , Bland-Hawthorn, J. , Richards, S. N. , Goodwin, M. & 2 others Konstantopoulos, I. S. & Lawrence, J. S. 11 Sep 2017 In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 470, 2, p. 1991-2006 16 p., stx1000

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

kinematics
galaxies
dust
merger
gas
9 Citations

The SAMI Galaxy Survey: Mass as the Driver of the Kinematic Morphology-Density Relation in Clusters

Brough, S. , van de Sande, J. , Owers, M. S. , d'Eugenio, F. , Sharp, R. , Cortese, L. , Scott, N. , Croom, S. M. , Bassett, R. , Bekki, K. , Bland-Hawthorn, J. , Bryant, J. J. , Davies, R. , Drinkwater, M. J. , Driver, S. P. , Foster, C. , Goldstein, G. , Lopez-Sanchez, A. R. , Medling, A. M. , Sweet, S. M. & 6 others Taranu, D. S., Tonini, C., Yi, S. K., Goodwin, M., Lawrence, J. S. & Richards, S. N. 20 Jul 2017 In : The Astrophysical Journal: an international review of astronomy and astronomical physics. 844, 1, p. 1-12 12 p., 59

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations

The SAMI Galaxy Survey: spatially resolving the environmental quenching of star formation in GAMA galaxies

Schaefer, A. , Croom, S. , Allen, J. , Brough, S. , Medling, A. , Ho, I-T. , Scott, N. , Pracy, M. , Gunawardhana, M. , Norberg, P. , Alpaslan, M. , Bauer, A. , Bekki, K. , Bland-Hawthorn, J. , Bloom, J. , Bryant, J. , Couch, W. , Driver, S. , Fogarty, L. , Foster, C. & 14 others Goldstein, G., Green, A., Hopkins, A., Konstantopoulos, I., Lawrence, J., Lopez-Sanchez, A., Lorente, N., Owers, M., Sharp, R., Sweet, S., Taylor, E., van de Sande, J., Walcher, C. & Wong, O. Jan 2017 In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 464, 1, p. 121-142

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

star formation
assembly
quenching
galaxies
stellar mass
1 Citations

The VMC Survey. XXVII. Young Stellar Structures in the LMC's Bar Star-forming Complex

Sun, N. C., Grijs, R. D., Subramanian, S., Bekki, K., Bell, C. P. M., Cioni, M. R. L., Ivanov, V. D., Marconi, M., Oliveira, J. M., Piatti, A. E., Ripepi, V., Rubele, S., Tatton, B. L. & Loon, J. T. V. 10 Nov 2017 In : Astrophysical Journal. 849, 2, 149

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
stellar structure
main sequence stars
Magellanic clouds
stars
star formation

The VMC Survey - XXIV. Signatures of tidally stripped stellar populations from the inner Small Magellanic Cloud

Subramanian, S., Rubele, S., Sun, N-C., Girardi, L., de Grijs, R., van Loon, J. T., Cioni, M-R. L., Piatti, A. E., Bekki, K., Emerson, J., Ivanov, V. D., Kerber, L., Marconi, M., Ripepi, V. & Tatton, B. L. Jun 2017 In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 467, 3, p. 2980-2995 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The VMC survey - XXV. The 3D structure of the Small Magellanic Cloud from Classical Cepheids

Ripepi, V., Cioni, M-R. L., Moretti, M. I., Marconi, M., Bekki, K., Clementini, G., de Grijs, R., Emerson, J., Groenewegen, M. A. T., Ivanov, V. D., Molinaro, R., Muraveva, T., Oliveira, J. M., Piatti, A. E., Subramanian, S. & van Loon, J. T. Nov 2017 In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 472, 1, p. 808-827 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016

Erratum: Kinematics of dwarf galaxies in gas-rich groups, and the survival and detectability of tidal dwarf galaxies

Sweet, S. M., Drinkwater, M. J., Meurer, G., Kilborn, V., Audcent-Ross, F., Baumgardt, H. & Bekki, K. 9 Jan 2016 In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 456, 4, p. 3961-3963 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

5 Citations

Evolution of star cluster systems in isolated galaxies: First results from direct N-body simulations

Rossi, L. J., Bekki, K. & Hurley, J. R. 1 Nov 2016 In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 462, 3, p. 2861-2877 17 p., stw1827

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

star clusters
galaxies
simulation
stellar mass
data bases
1 Citations
merger
curves
gases
gas
dwarf galaxies
7 Citations

FORMATION of ANOMALOUS GLOBULAR CLUSTERS with METALLICITY SPREADS: A UNIFIED PICTURE

Bekki, K. & Tsujimoto, T. 1 Nov 2016 In : Astrophysical Journal. 831, 1, 70

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

globular clusters
metallicity
merger
chemical evolution
dwarf galaxies
5 Citations

GASS 3505: The prototype of HI-excess, passive galaxies

Geréb, K., Catinella, B., Cortese, L., Bekki, K., Moran, S. M. & Schiminovich, D. 11 Oct 2016 In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 462, 1, p. 382-394

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

prototypes
galaxies
gases
gas
merger
1 Citations

Kinematics of dwarf galaxies in gas-rich groups, and the survival and detectability of tidal dwarf galaxies

Sweet, S. M., Drinkwater, M. J., Meurer, G., Kilborn, V., Audcent-Ross, F., Baumgardt, H. & Bekki, K. 21 Jan 2016 In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 455, 3, p. 2508-2528

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
dwarf galaxies
kinematics
galaxies
falling
gases

New quasars behind the Magellanic Clouds. Spectroscopic confirmation of near-infrared selected candidates

Ivanov, V. D., Cioni, M. R. L., Bekki, K., De Grijs, R., Emerson, J., Gibson, B. K., Kamath, D., Van Loon, J. T., Piatti, A. E. & For, B-Q. 2016 In : Astronomy and Astrophysics. 588

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Magellanic clouds
quasars
near infrared
reference systems
census
2 Citations

SIGNIFICANT ENHANCEMENT of H2 FORMATION in DISK GALAXIES under STRONG RAM PRESSURE

Henderson, B. & Bekki, K. 2016 In : Astrophysical Journal Letters. 822, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

disk galaxies
ram
galaxies
star formation rate
dust
1 Citations
hydrogen clouds
hydrogen
clumps
probe
probes

The global warming of group satellite galaxies

Yozin, C. & Bekki, K. 2016 In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 460, 4, p. 3968-3974 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

global warming
galaxies
population type
stellar systems
disk galaxies
20 Citations

The SAMI Galaxy Survey: The link between angular momentum and optical morphology

Cortese, L. , Fogarty, L. M. R. , Bekki, K. , Van De Sande, J. , Couch, W. J. , Catinella, B. , Colless, M. , Obreschkow, D. , Taranu, D. , Tescari, E. , Barat, D. , Bland-Hawthorn, J. , Bloom, J. E. , Bryant, J. J. , Cluver, M. , Croom, S. M. , Drinkwater, M. J. , D'Eugenio, F. , Konstantopoulos, I. S. , Lopez-Sanchez, A. R. & 17 others Mahajan, S., Scott, N., Tonini, C., Wong, O. I., Allen, J. T., Brough, S., Goodwin, M., Green, A. W., Ho, I. T., Kelvin, L. S., Lawrence, J. S., Lorente, N. P. F., Medling, A. M., Owers, M. S., Richards, S., Sharp, R. & Sweet, S. M. 21 Nov 2016 In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 463, 1, p. 170-184 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

angular momentum
galaxies
field survey
kinematics
stellar mass
2 Citations

THE SAMI GALAXY SURVEY: galaxy interactions and kinetic anomalies in ABELL 119

Oh, S. , Yi, S. K. , Cortese, L. , Van De Sande, J. , Mahajan, S. , Jeong, H. , Sheen, Y. K. , Allen, J. T. , Bekki, K. , Bland-Hawthorn, J. , Bloom, J. V. , Brough, S. , Bryant, J. J. , Colless, M. , Croom, S. M. , Fogarty, L. M. R. , Goodwin, M. , Green, A. , Konstantopoulos, I. S. , Lawrence, J. S. & 8 others López-Sánchez, R., Lorente, N. P. F., Medling, A. M., Owers, M. S., Richards, S. N., Scott, N., Sharp, R. & Sweet, S. M. 20 Nov 2016 In : Astrophysical Journal. 832, 1, 69

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

interacting galaxies
merger
anomalies
galaxies
anomaly
6 Citations

The selective effect of environment on the atomic and molecular gas-to-dust ratio of nearby galaxies in the Herschel Reference Survey

Cortese, L., Bekki, K., Boselli, A., Catinella, B., Ciesla, L., Hughes, T. M., Baes, M., Bendo, G. J., Boquien, M., De Looze, I., Smith, M. W. L., Spinoglio, L. & Viaene, S. 2016 In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 459, 4, p. 3574-3584

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

monatomic gases
molecular gases
dust
galaxies
gas
8 Citations

The VMC survey: XVII. Proper motions of the Small Magellanic Cloud and the Milky Way globular cluster 47 Tucanae

Cioni, M. R. L., Bekki, K., Girardi, L., De Grijs, R., Irwin, M. J., Ivanov, V. D., Marconi, M., Oliveira, J. M., Piatti, A. E., Ripepi, V. & Van Loon, J. T. 1 Feb 2016 In : Astronomy and Astrophysics. 586, A77

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

proper motion
Magellanic clouds
globular clusters
near infrared
diagram
7 Citations

The VMC Survey - XXI. New star cluster candidates discovered from infrared photometry in the Small Magellanic Cloud

Piatti, A. E., Ivanov, V. D., Rubele, S., Marconi, M., Ripepi, V., Cioni, M. R. L., Oliveira, J. M. & Bekki, K. 2016 In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 460, 1, p. 383-395

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

infrared photometry
star clusters
Magellanic clouds
star distribution
color-magnitude diagram
2015
8 Citations

Cosmic Evolution of Dust in Galaxies: Methods and Preliminary Results

Bekki, K. 1 Feb 2015 In : The Astrophysical Journal. 799, 2, p. 1-25

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
dust
galaxies
disk galaxies
galactic evolution
stellar mass
13 Citations
Open Access
File
galactic evolution
dust
galaxies
radiation pressure
particle

Erratum to Global properties of 'ordinary' early-type galaxies: Photometry and spectroscopy of stars and globular clusters in NGC 4494 [MNRAS (2011) 415, 3393]

Foster, C., Spitler, L. R., Romanowsky, A. J., Forbes, D. A., Pota, V., Bekki, K., Strader, J., Proctor, R. N., Arnold, J. A. & Brodie, J. P. 1 Dec 2015 In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 456, 2, p. 2172 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

3 Citations
galaxies
metal
dwarf galaxies
star formation rate
gases
6 Citations

Formation of Ultra-Compact Blue Dwarf Galaxies and Their Evolution into Nucleated Dwarfs

Bekki, K. 9 Oct 2015 In : Astrophysical Journal Letters. 812, 1, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

galactic nuclei
dwarf galaxies
merger
metallicity
star formation
8 Citations
Magellanic clouds
kinematics
galaxies
faint objects
ram
2 Citations

THE ORIGIN OF DUST EXTINCTION CURVES WITH OR WITHOUT THE 2175 Å BUMP IN GALAXIES: THE CASE OF THE MAGELLANIC CLOUDS

Bekki, K., Hirashita, H. & Tsujimoto, T. 2015 In : Astrophysical Journal. 810, 1, p. Article 39

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Magellanic clouds
extinction
dust
galaxies
curves
23 Citations

The quenching and survival of ultra diffuse galaxies in the Coma cluster

Yozin, C. & Bekki, K. 2015 In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 452, 1, p. 937-943

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

coma
quenching
galaxies
cosmology
simulation
15 Citations

The SAMI Pilot Survey: Stellar kinematics of galaxies in Abell 85, 168 and 2399

Fogarty, L. M. R. , Scott, N. , Owers, M. S. , Croom, S. M. , Bekki, K. , Houghton, R. C. W. , Van De Sande, J. , D'Eugenio, F. , Cecil, G. N. , Colless, M. M. , Bland-Hawthorn, J. , Brough, S. , Cortese, L. , Davies, R. L. , Jones, D. H. , Pracy, M. , Allen, J. T. , Bryant, J. J. , Goodwin, M. , Green, A. W. & 5 others Konstantopoulos, I. S., Lawrence, J. S., Lorente, N. P. F., Richards, S. & Sharp, R. G. 2015 In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 454, 2, p. 2050-2066

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

angular momentum
spectrographs
kinematics
galaxies
spectroscopy
6 Citations
quenching
gases
gas
simulation
stellar mass
6 Citations

The VMC survey. XVIII. Radial dependence of the low-mass, 0.55-0.82 Mo stellar mass function in the galactic globular cluster 47 Tucanae

Zhang, C., Li, C., De Grijs, R., Bekki, K., Deng, L., Zaggia, S., Rubele, S., Piatti, A. E., Cioni, M. R. L., Emerson, J., For, B-Q., Ripepi, V., Marconi, M., Ivanov, V. D. & Chen, L. 14 Dec 2015 In : Astrophysical Journal. 815, 2, 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

globular clusters
stellar mass
Hubble Space Telescope
power law
slopes
35 Citations

The VMC survey - XIV: First results on the look-back time star formation rate tomography of the small magellanic cloud

Rubele, S., Girardi, L., Kerber, L., Cioni, M. R. L., Piatti, A. E., Zaggia, S., Bekki, K., Bressan, A., Clementini, G., De Grijs, R., Emerson, J. P., Groenewegen, M. A. T., Ivanov, V. D., Marconi, M., Marigo, P., Moretti, M. I., Ripepi, V., Subramanian, S., Tatton, B. L. & Van Loon, J. T. 2015 In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 449, 1, p. 639-661

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Magellanic clouds
star formation rate
tomography
wings
metallicity
12 Citations

The VMC survey - XVI. Spatial variation of the cluster formation activity in the innermost regions of the Large Magellanic Cloud

Piatti, A. E., de Grijs, R., Ripepi, V., Ivanov, V. D., Cioni, M. R. L., Marconi, M., Rubele, S., Bekki, K. & For, B-Q. 21 Nov 2015 In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 454, 1, p. 839-848 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2014
3 Citations

Chemical evolution of galaxies with radiation-driven dust wind

Bekki, K. & Tsujimoto, T. 2014 In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 444, 4, p. 3879-3893

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

chemical evolution
dust
galaxies
radiation
Magellanic clouds
13 Citations

Choirs HI galaxy groups: The metallicity of dwarf galaxies

Sweet, S. M., Drinkwater, M. J., Meurer, G., Bekki, K., Dopita, M. A., Kilborn, V. A. & Nicholls, D. C. 2014 In : Astrophysical Journal. 782, 1, p. 11pp

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

galactic clusters
dwarf galaxies
metallicity
metal
luminosity
1 Citations

Erratum: Choirs hi galaxy groups: The Metallicity of dwarf galaxies (Astrophysical Journal (2014) 35 (782))

Sweet, S. M., Drinkwater, M. J., Meurer, G., Bekki, K., Dopita, M. A., Kilborn, V. & Nicholls, D. C. 2014 In : Astrophysical Journal. 786, p. 75-76

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

13 Citations

Evolution of dust and molecular hydrogen in the Magellanic System

Yozin, C. & Bekki, K. 2014 In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 443, 1, p. 522-546

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Magellanic clouds
dust
hydrogen
metallicity
depletion