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

    6009 Perth

    Australia

1993 …2019
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Research Output 1993 2019

  • 192 Article
  • 4 Review article
  • 2 Comment/debate
  • 1 Conference presentation/ephemera
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2006
124 Citations (Scopus)

The origin of the double main sequence in ω Centauri: Helium enrichment due to gas fueling from ITS ancient host galaxy?

Bekki, K. & Norris, J. E., 2006, In : Astrophysical Journal. 2006 February 1, 637, p. L109-L112

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

The U-shaped distribution of globular cluster-specific frequencies in a biased globular cluster formation scenario

Bekki, K., Yahagi, H. & Forbes, D. A., 2006, In : Astrophysical Journal. 645, 2006 July 1, p. L29-L32

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2005
36 Citations (Scopus)

A COMPARISON OF SURFACE BRIGHTNESS PROFILES FOR ULTRACOMPACT DWARFS AND DWARF ELLIPTICAL NUCLEI: IMPLICATIONS FOR THE “THRESHING” SCENARIO

De Propris, R., Phillipps, S., Drinkwater, M. J., Gregg, M. D., Jones, J. B., Evstigneeva, E. & Bekki, K., 2005, In : Astrophysical Journal. 623, 2005 April 20, p. L105-L108

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Citations (Scopus)

Dark galaxies or tidal debris? Kinematical clues to the origin of massive isolated HI clouds

Bekki, K., Koribalski, B. S. & Kilborn, V. A., 2005, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society: Letters. 363, 1, p. L21-L25

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dynamical Evolution of Globular Cluster Systems in Clusters of Galaxies: The Case of NGC 1404 in the Fornax Cluster

Bekki, K., Couch, W. J., Forbes, D. A. & Beasley, M. A., 2005, In : Highlights of Astronomy, Vol. 13 . 13

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

globular clusters
galaxies
stripping
radial distribution
high resolution
20 Citations (Scopus)

Formation of intracluster globular clusters

Yahagi, H. & Bekki, K., 2005, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society: Letters. 364, 1, p. L86-L90

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)

FOSSIL RECORDS OF COSMIC REIONIZATION IN GALACTIC STELLAR HALOS

Bekki, K. & Chiba, M., 2005, In : Astrophysical Journal. 2005 June 1, 625, p. L107-L110

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Citations (Scopus)

Kinematics of globular cluster systems and the formation of early-type galaxies

Bekki, K., Beasley, M., Brodie, J. & Forbes, D. A., 2005, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 2005 RAS, 363, p. 1211-1222

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Citations (Scopus)

Massive HI clouds with no optical counterparts as high-density regions of intragroup HI rings and arcs

Bekki, K., Koribalski, B. S., Ryder, S. D. & Couch, W. J., 2005, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society: Letters. 357, 1, p. L21-L25

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Citations (Scopus)

Origin of E+A galaxies -I. Physical properties of E+A galaxies formed from galaxy merging and interaction

Bekki, K., Couch, W. J., Shioya, Y. & Vazdekis, A., 2005, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 359, 3, p. 949-965

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Citations (Scopus)

Spatially resolved spectroscopy of the E+A galaxies in the z = 0.32 cluster AC 114

Pracy, M. B., Couch, W. J., Blake, C., Bekki, K., Harrison, C., Colless, M., Kuntschner, H. & De Propris, R., 2005, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 4, 359, p. 1421-1432

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations (Scopus)

THE GALACTIC GLOBULAR CLUSTER SYSTEM AS A FOSSIL RECORD OF REIONIZATION

Bekki, K., 2005, In : Astrophysical Journal. 626, 2005 June 20, p. L93-L96

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2004
41 Citations (Scopus)

Cluster Cannibalism and Scaling Relations of Galactic Stellar Nuclei

Bekki, K., Couch, W. J., Drinkwater, M. J. & Shioya, Y., 2004, In : The Astrophysical Journal. 610, p. L13-L16

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

stellar systems
scaling
nuclei
galaxies
disk galaxies
59 Citations (Scopus)

Explaining the Mysterious Age Gap of Globular Clusters in the Large Magellanic Cloud

Bekki, K., Couch, W. J., Beasley, M. A., Forbes, D. A., Chiba, M. & Da Costa, G. S., 2004, In : The Astrophysical Journal. 610, p. L93-L96

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Magellanic clouds
globular clusters
interactions
encounters
histories
30 Citations (Scopus)

Formation of Star Clusters in the Large Magellanic Cloud and Small Magellanic Cloud. I. Preliminary Results on Cluster Formation from Colliding Gas Clouds

Bekki, K., Beasley, M. A., Forbes, D. A. & Couch, W. J., 2004, In : The Astrophysical Journal. 602, p. 730-737 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

star clusters
Magellanic clouds
gases
binary stars
ellipticity

The 2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey: the local E+A galaxy population

Blake, C., Pracy, M. B., Couch, W. J., Bekki, K., Lewis, I., Glazebrook, K., Baldry, I. K., Baugh, C. M., Bland-Hawthorn, J., Bridges, T., Cannon, R., Cole, S., Colless, M., Collins, C., Dalton, G., De Propris, R., Driver, S. P., Efstathiou, G., Ellis, R. S., Frenk, C. S. & 10 othersJackson, C., Lahav, O., Lumsden, S., Maddox, S., Madgwick, D., Norberg, P., Peacock, J. A., Peterson, B. A., Sutherland, W. & Taylor, K., 2004, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 355, p. 713-727 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

merger
galaxies
formation mechanism
subpopulation
signal-to-noise ratio
2003

A class of compact dwarf galaxies from disruptive processes in galaxy clusters

Drinkwater, M. J., Gregg, M. D., Hilker, M., Bekki, K., Couch, W. J., Ferguson, H. C., Jones, J. B. & Phillipps, S., 2003, In : Nature. 423, p. 519-521 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

compact galaxies
dwarf galaxies
galaxies
star clusters
tracers
44 Citations (Scopus)

Dynamical evolution of globular cluster systems in clusters of galaxies - I. The case of NGC 1404 in the Fornax cluster

Bekki, K., Forbes, D. A., Beasley, M. A. & Couch, W. J., 2003, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 344, p. 1334-1344 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

globular clusters
galaxies
stripping
orbits
kinematics
193 Citations (Scopus)
dwarf galaxies
nuclei
retrograde orbits
galactic rotation
stellar envelopes
31 Citations (Scopus)

Galaxy Disruption in a Halo of Dark Matter

Forbes, D. A., Beasley, M. A., Bekki, K., Brodie, J. P. & Strader, J., 2003, In : Science. 301, p. 1217-1219 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

halos
dark matter
galaxies
Andromeda
dwarf galaxies
137 Citations (Scopus)

Galaxy threshing and the origin of ultra-compact dwarf galaxies in the Fornax cluster

Bekki, K., Couch, W. J., Drinkwater, M. J. & Shioya, Y., 2003, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 344, p. 399-411 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

compact galaxies
dwarf galaxies
galaxies
halos
profiles
molecular clouds
star formation
galaxies
ram
H II regions
2002

Extended H I Spiral Structure and the Figure Rotation of Triaxial Dark Halos

Bekki, K. & Freeman, K. C., 2002, In : The Astrophysical Journal. 574, p. L21-L24

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

halos
dark matter
ring galaxies
compact galaxies
refueling
68 Citations (Scopus)

Globular cluster formation from gravitational tidal effects of merging and interacting galaxies

Bekki, K., Forbes, D. A., Beasley, M. A. & Couch, W. J., 2002, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 335, p. 1176-1192 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

interacting galaxies
globular clusters
galaxies
elliptical galaxies
metal clusters
220 Citations (Scopus)

Passive Spiral Formation from Halo Gas Starvation: Gradual Transformation into S0s

Bekki, K., Couch, W. J. & Shioya, Y., 2002, In : The Astrophysical Journal. 577, p. 651-657 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

halos
spiral galaxies
gases
stripping
star formation
2001

A New Formation Model for M32: A Threshed Early-Type Spiral Galaxy?

Bekki, K., Couch, W. J., Drinkwater, M. J. & Gregg, M. D., 2001, In : The Astrophysical Journal. 557, p. L39-L42

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

spiral galaxies
compact galaxies
elliptical galaxies
galactic bulge
galactic evolution
50 Citations (Scopus)

Formation and Evolution of E+A Galaxies in Dusty Starburst Galaxies

Bekki, K., Shioya, Y. & Couch, W. J., 2001, In : The Astrophysical Journal. 547, p. L17-L20

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

starburst galaxies
galaxies
merger
spectral signatures
luminosity

Formation of the Galactic Stellar Halo. I. Structure and Kinematics

Bekki, K. & Chiba, M., 2001, In : The Astrophysical Journal. 558, p. 666-686 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

halos
kinematics
metal
contraction
simulation

Galaxy Threshing and the Formation of Ultracompact Dwarf Galaxies

Bekki, K., Couch, W. J. & Drinkwater, M. J., 2001, In : The Astrophysical Journal. 552, p. L105-L108

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dwarf galaxies
galaxies
nuclei
elliptical galaxies
gravitational fields

Starbursts in Multiple Galaxy Mergers

Bekki, K., 2001, In : The Astrophysical Journal. 546, p. 189-204 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

galaxies
halos
disk galaxies
chemical evolution
elliptical galaxies
28 Citations (Scopus)

Tidal Truncation of Gas Replenishment and Global Suppression of Galactic Star Formation in Distant Clusters

Bekki, K., Couch, W. J. & Shioya, Y., 2001, In : Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan. 53, p. 395-400 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

replenishment
star formation
retarding
galaxies
approximation
2000

Formation and Evolution of Dusty Starburst Galaxies. I. A New Method for Deriving a Spectral Energy Distribution

Bekki, K. & Shioya, Y., 2000, In : The Astrophysical Journal. 542, p. 201-215 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

starburst galaxies
spectral energy distribution
galaxies
extinction
ray tracing
28 Citations (Scopus)

Formation of the Galactic Stellar Halo: Origin of the Metallicity-Eccentricity Relation

Bekki, K. & Chiba, M., 2000, In : The Astrophysical Journal. 534, p. L89-L92

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

eccentricity
metallicity
halos
stars
dark matter
1999

Group-Cluster Merging and the Formation of Starburst Galaxies

Bekki, K., 1999, In : The Astrophysical Journal. 510, p. L15-L19

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

starburst galaxies
galaxies
substructures
coma
gases

Stellar Populations in Gas-rich Galaxy Mergers. II. Feedback Effects of Type IA and Type II Supernovae

Bekki, K. & Shioya, Y., 1999, In : The Astrophysical Journal. 513, p. 108-127 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

merger
supernovae
galaxies
gradients
metallicity
1998

Formation of a Polar Ring Galaxy in a Galaxy Merger

Bekki, K., 1998, In : The Astrophysical Journal. 499, p. 635-649 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ring galaxies
disk galaxies
galaxies
rings
interstellar gas
129 Citations (Scopus)

Unequal-Mass Galaxy Mergers and the Creation of Cluster S0 Galaxies

Bekki, K., 1998, In : The Astrophysical Journal. 502, p. L133-L137

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
galaxies
star formation
gases
kinematics
simulation
1997
34 Citations (Scopus)

Formation of Boxy and Disky Elliptical Galaxies in Early Dissipative Mergers

Bekki, K. & Shioya, Y., 1997, In : The Astrophysical Journal. 478, p. L17-L20

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

elliptical galaxies
star formation
gases
isophotes
void ratio
28 Citations (Scopus)

Formation of Polar-Ring S0 Galaxies in Dissipative Galaxy Mergers

Bekki, K., 1997, In : The Astrophysical Journal. 490, p. L37-L40

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ring galaxies
galaxies
rings
polar gases
spiral galaxies
1995

Gas dynamics of the central 1 KPC in galaxy mergers

Bekki, K., 1995, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 276, p. 9-19 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gas dynamics
galaxies
gases
gravitation
sinking
1994

Gas fueling to the central 10pc in merging galaxies

Bekki, K. & Noguchi, M., 1994, In : Astronomy and Astrophysics, Vol. 290, p.7-18 (1994). 290, p. 7-18 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

refueling
galaxies
gases
nuclei
star formation