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Numbers of refereed papers

Plots as of 2020/03/31

Refereed Journals (First Author)

  1. Matsunaga et al., 2020, ApJS, 246, id. 10 (14 pp.)
    "Identification of Absorption Lines of Heavy Metals in the Wavelength Range 0.97—1.32 μm"
  2. Matsunaga et al., 2018, Space Science Reviews, 214, id. #74 (36 pp.) (ADS)
    "Impact of distance determinations on Galactic structure. I. Young and intermediate-age tracers"
  3. Matsunaga et al., 2017, MNRAS, 469, 4949-4956 (ADS)
    "Discovery of carbon-rich Miras in the Galactic bulge"
  4. Matsunaga et al., 2016, MNRAS, 462, 414-420 (9 pp.) (ADS)
    "A lack of classical Cepheids in the inner part of the Galactic disc"
  5. Matsunaga et al., 2015, ApJ, 799, id. 46 (ADS)
    "Kinematics of Classical Cepheids in the Nuclear Stellar Disk"
  6. Matsunaga et al., 2013, MNRAS, 429, 385 (ADS)
    "Cepheids and other short-period variables near the Galactic Centre"
  7. Matsunaga, 2012, Astrophysics and Space Science, 341, 93 (ADS)
    "A discussion on metallicity effects on the period-luminosity relations of Cepheids and Miras"
  8. Matsunaga, et al., 2011, Nature, 477, 188 (ADS)
    "Three classical Cepheid variable stars in the Nuclear Bulge of the Milky Way"
  9. Matsunaga, Feast, and Soszynski, 2011, MNRAS, 413, 223 (ADS)
    "Period-luminosity relations of type II Cepheids in the Magellanic Clouds"
  10. Matsunaga et al., 2009, MNRAS, 399, 1709 (ADS)
    "A near-infrared survey of Miras and the distance to the Galactic Centre"
  11. Matsunaga, Feast, and Menzies, 2009, 397, 933 (ADS)
    "Period-Luminosity Relations for Type II Cepheids and their Application"
  12. Matsunaga et al., 2008, PASJ, 60, S415 (ADS)
    "An AKARI Search for Intracluster Dust of Globular Clusters"
  13. Matsunaga et al., 2006, MNRAS, 370, 1979 (ADS)
    "The period-luminosity relation for type II Cepheids in globular clusters"
  14. Matsunaga, Fukushi, and Nakada, 2005, MNRAS, 364, 117 (ADS)
    "Mira variables in the Galactic Bulge with OGLE-II data"
  15. Matsunaga, Deguchi, Ita, Tanabe, and Nakada, 2005, PASJ, 57, L1, (ADS)
    "SiO Maser Sources toward Globular Clusters"

Refereed Journals (Co-Author)

  1. Bono et al., 2020, ApJ, 896, L15 (Matsunaga, 30th) (ADS)
    "On the Metamorphosis of the Bailey Diagram for RR Lyrae Stars"
  2. Zenko et al., 2020, PASJ, 72, 27 (Matsunaga, 6th) (ADS)
    "Magnetic Field Structure of the Galactic Plane from Differential Analysis of Interstellar Polarization"
  3. Jian et al., 2020, MNRAS, 494, 1724 (Matsunaga, 3rd) (ADS)
    "The effect of surface gravity on line-depth ratios in the wavelength range 0.97—1.32 μm"
  4. Urago et al., 2020, ApJ, 891, 50 (Matsunaga, 6th) (ADS)
    "The 3D distribution of long-period Mira variables in the Galactic disk"
  5. Sinha et al., 2020, MNRAS, 493, 267 (Matsunaga, 6th) (ADS)
    "Variable stars in the Sh 2-170 H II region"
  6. Yasui et al., 2019, ApJ, 886, 115 (Matsunaga, 7th) (ADS)
    "Possible progression of mass flow processes around young intermediate-mass stars based on high-resolution near-infrared spectroscopy. I. Taurus"
  7. Bhardwaj et al., 2019, ApJ, 884, 20 (Matsunaga, 5th) (ADS)
    "Multiwavelength Period-Luminosity and Period-Luminosity-Color relations at maximum-light for Mira variables in the Magellanic Clouds"
  8. Miyachi et al., 2019, ApJ, 882, 48 (Matsunaga, 6th) (ADS)
    "Stellar Overdensity in the Local Arm in Gaia DR2"
  9. Hamano et al., 2019, ApJ, 881, 143 (Matsunaga, 6th) (ADS)
    "First detection of A-X (0,0) bands of interstellar C2 and CN"
  10. Magurno et al., 2019, ApJ, 881, 104 (Matsunaga, 20th) (ADS)
    "Chemical Compositions of Field and Globular Cluster RR Lyrae Stars: II. ω Centauri"
  11. Jian, Matsunaga, Fukue, 2019, MNRAS, 485, 1310 (ADS)
    "The metallicity effect on line-depth ratios in APOGEE H-band spectra"
  12. Kondo, Fukue, Matsunaga et al., 2019, ApJS, 875, 129 (ADS)
    "Fe I Lines in 0.91—1.33 μm Spectra of Red Giants for Measuring the Microturbulence and Metallicities"
  13. Braga et al., 2019, A&A, 625, A1 (Matsunaga, 27th) (ADS)
    "New near-infrared JHKs light-curve templates for RR Lyrae variables"
  14. Origlia et al., 2019, ApJ, 871, 1140 (Matsunaga, 10th) (ADS)
    "Variable stars in Terzan 5: additional evidence of multi-age and multi-iron stellar populations"
  15. Menzies et al., 2019, MNRAS, 483, 5150 (Matsunaga, 4th) (ADS)
    "Luminous AGB variables in the dwarf irregular galaxy, NGC3109"
  16. Bono et al., 2019, ApJ, 870, 115 (Matsunaga, 7th) (ADS)
    "On a new method to estimate distance, reddening and metallicity of RR Lyrae stars using optical/near-infrared (B, V, I, J, H, K) mean magnitudes: omega Centauri as a first test case"
  17. Inno, Urbaneja, Matsunaga, et al., 2019, MNRAS, 482, 83 (ADS)
    "First metallicity determination from Near-Infrared spectra for five obscured Cepheids discovered in the inner Disk"
  18. Kawata, Bovy, Matsunaga, Baba, 2019, MNRAS, 482, 40 (ADS)
    "Galactic Rotation from Cepheids with Gaia DR2 and Effects of Non-Axisymmetry"
  19. Sameshima, Ikeda, Matsunaga, et al., 2018, ApJS, 239, 19 (ADS)
    "WINERED high-resolution near-infrared line catalog: A-type star
  20. Beaton et al. 2018, Space Science Reviews, 214, 113 (Matsunaga, 8th) (ADS)
    "Old-Aged Primary Distance Indicators"
  21. Ita, Matsunaga et al., 2018, MNRAS, 481, 4206 (ADS)
    "A near infrared variable star survey in the Magellanic Clouds: the Small Magellanic Cloud data"
  22. Mizumoto et al. 2018, MNRAS , 481, 793 (Matsunaga, 7th) (ADS)
    "A newly-identified emission-line region around P Cygni"
  23. Proxauf et al. 2018, A&A, 626, A82 (Matsunaga, 22nd) (ADS)
    "On a new and homogeneous metallicity scale for Galactic classical Cepheids — I. Physical parameters"
  24. Sameshima, Matsunaga et al. 2018, PASP, 130, 074502 (ADS)
    "Correction of Near-Infrared High-Resolution Spectra for Telluric Absorption at 0.90—1.35 microns"
  25. D'Orazi et al. 2018, ApJ, 855, L9 (Matsunaga, 4th) (ADS)
    "On the chemical abundances of Miras in clusters: V1 in the metal-rich globular NGC 5927"
  26. Braga et al. 2018, AJ, 155, 137 (Matsunaga, 26th) (ADS)
    "On the RR Lyrae stars in globulars: V. the complete Near-Infrared (JHKs) census of omega Centauri RR Lyrae variables"
  27. Baba, Kawata, Matsunaga et al. 2018, ApJ, 853, L23 (ADS)
    "Gaia DR1 Evidence of Disrupting the Perseus Arm"
  28. Taniguchi, Matsunaga, et al., 2018, MNRAS, 473, 4993 (ADS)
    "Method to Estimate the Effective Temperatures of Late-Type Giants using Line-Depth Ratios in the Wavelength Range 0.97—1.32 μm"
  29. Wu, Matsunaga, Burn, Zhang, 2018, MNRAS, 473, 3325 (ADS)
    "SiO maser survey towards off-plane O-rich AGBs around the orbital plane of the Sagittarius stellar stream"
  30. Lemasle et al. 2017, A&A, 608, A85 (Matsunaga, 9th) (ADS)
    "Detailed chemical composition of classical Cepheids in the LMC cluster NGC 1866 and in the field of the SMC"
  31. Yao et al. 2017, ApJS, 232, 16 (Matsunaga, 4th) (ADS)
    "Mira Variable Stars from LAMOST DR4 Data: Emission Features, Temperature Types, and Candidate Selection"
  32. Shinnaka et al. 2017, AJ, 154, 45 (Matsunaga, 9th) (ADS)
    "Near-infrared Spectroscopic Observations of Comet C/2013 R1 (Lovejoy) by WINERED: CN Red-system Band Emission"
  33. Tanioka, Matsunaga et al. 2017, ApJ, 842, 104 (ADS)
    "New classical Cepheids in the inner part of the northern Galactic disk and their kinematics"
  34. Wielgorski et al. 2017, ApJ, 842, 116 (Matsunaga, 9th) (ADS)
    "A precision determination of the metallicity effect on Cepheid absolute magnitudes in VIJHK bands from Magellanic Cloud Cepheids"
  35. Braga et al. 2016, AJ, 152, 170 (Matsunaga, 25th) (ADS)
    "On the RR Lyrae stars in globulars: IV. omega Centauri Optical UBVRI Photometry"
  36. Inno, Bono, Matsunaga et al. 2016, ApJ, 832, 176 (ADS)
    "The panchromatic view of the Magellanic Clouds from Classical Cepheids. I. Distance, Reddening and Geometry of the Large Magellanic Cloud disk"
  37. Kovtyukh et al. 2016, MNRAS, 460, 2077 (Matsunaga, 5th) (ADS)
    "The chemical composition of Galactic beat Cepheids"
  38. Kamezaki et al. 2016, PASJ, 68, 75 (Matsunaga, 8th) (ADS)
    "Annual parallax and a dimming event of a Mira variable star, FV Bootis"
  39. Hamano et al. 2016, ApJ, 821, 42 (Matsunaga, 9th) (ADS)
    "Near Infrared Diffuse Interstellar Bands toward the Cygnus OB2 Association"
  40. da Silva et al. 2016, A&A, 586, A125 (Matsunaga, 16th) (ADS)
    "Neutron-capture elements across the Galactic thin disk using Cepheids"
  41. Fukue, Matsunaga et al. 2015, ApJ, 812, 64 (ADS)
    "Line-depth ratios in H-band spectra to determine effective temperatures of G- and K-type giants and supergiants"
  42. Genovali et al. 2015, A&A, 580, A17 (Matsunaga, 14th) (ADS)
    "On the alpha-element gradients of the Galactic thin disk using Cepheids"
  43. Neeley et al. 2015, ApJ, 808, 11 (Matsunaga, 12th) (ADS)
    "On the Distance of the Globular Cluster M4 (NGC 6121) Using RR Lyrae Stars. II. Mid-infrared Period-luminosity Relations"
  44. Yatsu et al. 2015, ApJ in press (Matsunaga, 23rd)
    "Multi-wavelength observations of the black widow pulsar 2FGL J2339.6-0532 with OISTER and Suzaku"
  45. Inno, Matsunaga et al., 2015, A&A, 576, A30 (ADS)
    "New NIR light-curve templates for classical Cepheids"
  46. Onozato et al. 2015, PASJ in press (Matsunaga, 8th)
    "A Study of Mid-Infrared Sources that Dramatically Brightened"
  47. Hamano et al. 2015, ApJ, 800, 137 (Matsunaga, 7th)
    "Near-Infrared Diffuse Interstellar Bands in 0.91-1.32 Micron"
  48. Konishi et al. 2015, PASJ, 67, 4 (Matsunaga, 18th)
    "ANIR : Atacama Near-Infrared Camera for the 1.0-m miniTAO Telescope"
  49. Braga et al. 2015, ApJ, 799, 165 (Matsunaga, 15th)
    "On the distance of the globular cluster M4 (NGC 6121) using RR Lyrae stars: I. optical and near-infrared Period-Luminosity and Period-Wesenheit relations"
  50. Morokuma et al. 2014, PASJ, 66, 114 (Matsunaga, 13th)
    "Kiso Supernova Survey (KISS): Survey Strategy"
  51. Feast, Menzies, Matsunaga, Whitelock, 2014, Nature, 509, 342
    "Cepheid variables in the flared outer disk of our galaxy"
  52. Angeloni et al., 2014, AAp, 567, 100 (including Matsunaga, 33rd)
    "The VVV Templates Project. Towards an Automated Classification of VVV Light-Curves. I. Building a database of stellar variability in the near-infrared"
  53. Genovali et al., 2014, AAp, 566, 37 (including Matsunaga, 15th)
    "On the fine structure of the Cepheid metallicity gradient in the Galactic thin disk"
  54. Lagioia et al., 2014, ApJ, 782, 50 (including Matsunaga, 13th)
    "On the Kinematic Separation of Field and Cluster Stars across the Bulge Globular NGC 6528"
  55. Shidatsu et al., 2013, ApJ, 779, 26 (including Matsunaga, 17th)
    "Accretion disk and ionized absorber of the 9.7-hour dipping black hole binary MAXI J1305-704"
  56. Kunder et al., 2013, AJ, 146, 119 (including Matsunaga, 10th)
    "The RR Lyrae variables and horizontal branch of NGC6656 (M22)"
  57. Lemasle et al., 2013, AAp, 558, 31 (including Matsunaga, 11th)
    "Galactic abundance gradients from Cepheids: alpha and heavy elements in the outer disk"
  58. Tanabe et al., 2013, PASJ, 65, 55 (including Matsunaga, 4th)
    "Paschen alpha Observations of Be Stars Toward SMC Cluster NGC 330"
  59. Genovali et al., 2013, AAp, 554, 132 (including Matsunaga, 11th)
    "On the metallicity distribution of classical Cepheids in the Galactic inner disk"
  60. Inno et al., 2013, ApJ, 764, 84 (including Matsunaga, 2nd)
    "On the distance of the Magellanic Clouds using Cepheid NIR and optical-NIR Period Wesenheit Relations"
  61. Whitelock et al., 2013, MNRAS, 428, 2216-2231 (including Matsunaga, 5th)
    "The Local Group Galaxy NGC 6822 and its Asymptotic Giant Branch Stars"
  62. Sakamoto et al., 2012, ApJ Letters, accepted (including Matsunaga, 2nd)
    "Mira variable stars in the metal-poor Sextans dwarf spheroidal galaxy"
  63. Whitelock et al., 2012, MNRAS, accepted (including Matsunaga, 5th)
    "The Local Group Galaxy NGC 6822 and its Asymptotic Giant Branch Stars"
  64. Feast et al., 2012, MNRAS, 421, 2998 (including Matsunaga, 4th)
    "The Cepheid distance to the Local Group galaxy NGC6822"
  65. Ishihara et al., 2011, AAp, 534, id.A79 (including Matsunaga, 6th)
    "Galactic distributions of carbon- and oxygen-rich AGB stars revealed by the AKARI mid-infrared all-sky survey"
  66. Menzies et al., 2011, MNRAS, 414, 3492 (including Matsunaga, 4th)
    "Asymptotic giant branch stars in the Sculptor dwarf spheroidal galaxy"
  67. Ita and Matsunaga, 2011, MNRAS, 412, 2345
    "Period-Magnitude relation of Mira-like variables in the Large Magellanic Cloud as a tool to understand circumstellar extinction"
  68. Deguchi et al., 2011, PASJ, 63, 309 (including Matsunaga, 4th)
    "SiO Maser Spectra of V407 Cyg after the 2010 March Nova Outburst"
  69. Izumiura et al., 2011, AAp, 528, A29 (including Mastunaga, 4th)
    "Extended dust shell of the carbon star U Hydrae observed with AKARI"
  70. Sanna et al., 2010, ApJ, 722, L244 (including Matsunaga, 14th)
    "On the radial extent of the dwarf irregular galaxy IC10"
  71. Nishiyama et al., 2010, ApJ, 722, L23 (including Matsunaga, 4th)
    "Magnetic Field Configuration at the Galactic Center Investigated by Wide-field Near-infrared Polarimetry: Transition from a Toroidal to a Poloidal Magnetic Field"
  72. Sloan et al., 2010, ApJ, 719, 1274 (including Matsunaga, 2nd)
    "Spitzer spectroscopy of mass loss and dust production by evolved stars in globular clusters"
  73. Menzies et al., 2010, MNRAS, 406, 86 (including Matsunaga, 4th)
    "Asymptotic giant branch stars in the Leo I dwarf spheroidal galaxy"
  74. McDonald et al., 2010, ApJ, 717, L92 (including Matsunaga, 4th)
    "Rusty old stars: a source of the missing interstellar iron?"
  75. Ueta et al., 2010, AAp, 514, A16 (including Matsunaga, 12th)
    "The interface between the stellar wind and interstellar medium around R Cassiopeiae revealed by far-infrared imaging"
  76. Ita et al., 2010, AAp, 514, A2 (including Matsunaga, 8th)
    "AKARI's infrared view on nearby stars : Using AKARI Infrared Camera All-Sky Survey, 2MASS, and Hipparcos catalog"
  77. Ita et al., 2010, PASJ, 62, 273 (including Matsunaga, 4th)
    "AKARI Near- to Mid-Infrared Imaging and Spectroscopic Observations of the Small Magellanic Cloud. I. Bright Point Source List"
  78. Whitelock et al., 2009, MNRAS, 394, 795 (including Matsunaga, 4th)
    "Asymptotic giant branch stars in the Fornax dwarf spheroidal galaxy"
  79. Nishiyama et al., 2009, ApJ, 690, 1648 (including Matsunaga, 7th)
    "Magnetic Field Configuration at the Galactic Center Investigated by Wide Field Near-Infrared Polarimetry"
  80. Ueta et al., 2008, PASJ, 60, S407 (including Matsunaga, 9th)
    "AKARI/FIS Mapping of the ISM-Wind Bow Shock around Alpha Ori"
  81. Menzies et al., 2008, MNRAS, 385, 1045 (including Matsunaga, 5th)
    "Asymptotic Giant Branch Stars in the Phoenix Dwarf Galaxy"
  82. Ita et al., 2007, PASJ, 59, S 437 (including Matsunaga, 3rd)
    "AKARI IRC imaging observations of NGC104 and NGC362"
  83. Kato, et al., 2007, PASJ, 59, 615 (including Matsunaga, 30th)
    "The IRSF Magellanic Clouds Point Source Catalog"
  84. Deguchi, et al., 2007, PASJ, 59, 559 (including Matsunaga, 7th)
    "An SiO Maser Search off the Galactic Plane"
  85. Nishiyama, et al., 2007, ApJ, 658, 358 (including Matsunaga, 11th)
    "Herbig Ae/Be Stars in the Magellanic Bridge"
  86. Forbrich, et al., 2007, AAp, 464, 1003 (including Matsunaga, 7th)
    "Simultaneous X-ray, radio, near-infrared, and optical monitoring of young stellar objects in the Coronet cluster"
  87. Nishiyama, et al. 2006, ApJ, 647, 1093 (including Matsunaga, 7th)
    "The Distance to the Galactic Center Derived from Infrared Photometry of Bulge Red Clump Stars"
  88. Nishiyama, et al. 2006, ApJ, 638, 839 (including Matsunaga, 4th)
    "Interstellar Extinction Law in the J, H, and Ks Bands toward the Galactic Center"
  89. Decuhi, Matsunaga, and Fukushi, 2005, PASJ, 57, L25
    "Detection of SiO Maser Emission in V838 Mon"
  90. Nishiyama, et al. 2005, ApJ, 621, L105 (including Matsunaga, 16th)
    "A Distinct Structure Inside the Galactic Bar"
  91. Koen, Matsunaga, and Menzies, 2004, MNRAS, 354, 466
    "A search for short time-scale JHK variability in ultracool dwarfs"
  92. Ita, Tanabe, Matsunaga, et al. 2004, MNRAS, 353, 705
    "Variable stars in the Magellanic Clouds - II. The data and infrared properties"
  93. Ita, Tanabe, Matsunaga, et al. 2005, MNRAS, 347, 720
    "Variable stars in the Magellanic Clouds: results from OGLE and SIRIUS"
  94. Nagata et al. 2003, PASJ, 55, L73 (including Matsunaga, 14th)
    "The Infrared Counterpart of the X-Ray Nova XTE J1720-318"
  95. Ita, Tanabe, Matsunaga, et al. 2002, MNRAS, 337, L31
    "Pulsation at the tip of the first giant branch?"

Non-refereed Papers (First-Author)

  1. Matsunaga, 2019, IAUS, 347, in press
    "Extremely large telescopes for complex stellar populations around the Galactic centre"
  2. Matsunaga, 2018, IAUS, 334, 57 (ADS)
    "Large-Scale Surveys of Pulsating Stars for Studying Stellar Populations in the Inner Galaxy"
  3. Matsunaga and KISOGP team, 2018, IAUS, 334, 335 (ADS)
    "A large-scale variability survey for the northern Galactic plane: KISOGP"
  4. Matsunaga, 2018, JAXA Special Publication, in "The Cosmic Wheel and the Legacy of the AKARI archive: from galaxies and stars to planets and life", p. 167 (ADS)
    "AKARI color useful for classifying chemical types of Miras"
  5. Matsunaga, 2017, EPJ Web of Conferences "Wide-Field Variability Surveys: A 21st-Century Perspective", 152, id.01007 (ADS)
    "Time-Series Surveys and Pulsating Stars: The Near-Infrared Perspective"
  6. Matsunaga on behalf of KISOGP team, 2017, EPJ Web of Conferences "Wide-Field Variability Surveys: A 21st-Century Perspective", 152, id.01027 (ADS)
    "Variable stars in the northern Galactic plane from KISOGP"
  7. Matsunaga, Ita, Nakada, 2015, ASPC, 491, 289 (ADS)
    "Optical to Near-Infrared Light Curves of Classical Cepheids in the SMC Based on the OGLE-III and IRSF/SIRIUS Catalogues"
    ("Fifty Years of Wide Field Studies in the Southern Hemisphere: Resolved Stellar Populations of the Galactic Bulge and Magellanic Clouds", La Serena)
  8. Matsunaga, 2015, MmSAI, 86, 186 (ADS)
    "Cepheids and stellar populations in the Galactic bulge"
  9. Matsunaga, 2014, IAUS, 298, 429
    "Near-infrared spectroscopy of Cepheids in the Galactic nuclear disk"
    (IAU Symposium #298 "Setting the scene for Gaia and LAMOST", May 20-24, 2013, Lijiang, China)
  10. Matsunaga, 2013, IAUS, 289, 109
    "Cepheids and other variable stars and the distance to the Galactic Centre"
    (IAU Symposium #289 "Advancing the Physics of Cosmic Distances", Aug 27-31, 2012, Beijing, China)
  11. Matsunaga, 2012, ASP Conference Series, 458, 231
    "Cepheids as Tracers of the Galactic Structure and Evolution"
    (Conference "Galactic Archaeology: Near-Field Cosmology and the Formation of the Milky Way", May 16-20, 2011, Shuzenji, Japan)
  12. Matsunaga, 2012, Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 372, 12026
    "The evolution of the Galactic nuclear bulge traced by Cepheid variable stars"
    (Conference "The Central Kisoparsec in Galactic Nuclei", August 29-September 2, 2011, Bad Honnef, Germany)
  13. Matsunaga and IRSF/SIRIUS team, 2012, African Skies, 16, 120
    "The IRSF Survey of Variable Stars in the Galactic Centre"
    (The 2nd Middle-East and African Regional IAU Meeting, April 11-15, 2011, Cape Town, South Africa)
  14. Matsunaga and IRSF/SIRIUS team, AIP Conference Proceedings, 1170, 152
    "Miras around the Galactic Center"
    (Conference, "Stellar Pulsation: Challenges for Theory and Observations", August 31-Septermber 4, 2009, Santa Fe, USA)
  15. Matsunaga, Feast, Menzies, 2009, AIP Conference Proceedings, 1170, 96
    "Period-Luminosity Relation for Type II Cepheids"
    (Conference, "Stellar Pulsation: Challenges for Theory and Observations", August 31-Septermber 4, 2009, Santa Fe, USA)
  16. Matsunaga et al. 2009, ASP Conference Series, 418, 447
    "A search for intracluster dust of globular clusters"
    (Conference, "AKARI, a light to illuminate the misty Universe", February 16-19, 2009, University of Tokyo, Japan)
  17. Matsunaga, "The Distance to the Galactic Center Based on a Near-Infrared Survey of Miras",
    (Conference "The Milky Way and the Local Group--Now and in the Gaia Era", 2009/8/31-9/4, University of Heidelberg, Germany)
  18. Matsunaga, 2009, in "AGB Stars and Related Phenomena", eds. Ueta, Matsunaga, and Ita, p. 36
    "IRSF/SIRIUS Survey of Miras to Reveal the Galactic Structure"
    (Conference, "AGB Stars and Related Phenomena", November 12-14, 2008, NAOJ, Mitaka, Tokyo, Japan)
  19. Matsunaga, 2008, "A search for intracluster dust of stellar clusters in the LMC"
    (IAU Symposium 256, "The Magellanic System: Stars, Gas, and Galaxies", July 28-August 1, Keele University, United Kingdom)
  20. Matsunaga, 2008 "An AKARI search for intracluster dust in globular clusters"
    (Conference, "Chemical Evolution of Dwarf Galaxies and Stellar Clusters", July 21-25, 2008, Garching, Munich, Germany)
  21. Matsunaga, 2008, in "Mapping the Galaxy and Nearby Galaxies", Springer, p. 351
    "The distribution of Mira variables in the Galactic bulge"
    (Conference, "Mapping the Galaxy and Nearby Galaxies", June 26-30, 2006, Ishigaki island, Japan)
  22. Matsunaga, 2008, ASPC. 378, p. 86
    "The period-luminosity relation of Miras in globular clusters: An application to NGC 6388 and 6441"
    (Conference "Why Galaxies Care About AGB Stars", August 7-11, 2006, Vienna, University Campus, Austria)
  23. Matsunaga, et al., 2006, MmSAI, 77, 63
    "Near Infrared Observations of Red Variables in Globular Clusters: Comparison with the Magellanic Clouds and the Bulge"
    (Conference "Stellar Pulsation and Evolution", June 19-24, 2005, Rome, Italy)

Non-refereed Papers (Co-Author)

  1. Wang et al. 2018, IAUS, 351, 540 (Matsunaga, 4th) (ADS)
    "The chemical feature of Miras in 47 Tuc based on the WINERED spectra"
  2. Lemasle et al. 2018, IAUS, 334, 329 (Matsunaga, 10th) (ADS)
    "Cepheids as Swiss army knives for Milky Way archaeology"
  3. Hamano et al. 2018, Bulletin Soc. R. Sci. Liege, 87, 276 (Matsunaga, 8th) (ADS)
    "A Survey of Near-infrared Diffuse Interstellar Bands"
  4. Bono et al. 2017, IAUS, 316, 36 (Matsunaga, 8th) (ADS)
    "Massive stellar systems: observational challenges and perspectives in the E-ELT era"
  5. Ikeda et al. 2016, SPIE, 9908, 99085Z (Matsunaga, 25th) (ADS)
    "High sensitivity, wide coverage, and high-resolution NIR non-cryogenic spectrograph, WINERED"
  6. Otsubo et al. 2016, SPIE, 9908, 990879 (Matsunaga, 15th) (ADS)
    "First high-efficiency and high-resolution (R=80,000) NIR spectroscopy with high-blazed Echelle grating: WINERED HIRES modes"
  7. Ohsawa et al. 2016, SPIE, 9913, 991339 (Matsunaga, 16th) (ADS)
    "Development of a real-time data processing system for a prototype of the Tomo-e Gozen wide field CMOS camera"
  8. Sako et al. 2016, SPIE, 9908, 99083P (Matsunaga, 16th) (ADS)
    "Development of a prototype of the Tomo-e Gozen wide-field CMOS camera"
  9. Bono et al. 2016, Communications from the Konkoly Observatory, 105, 149 (Matsunaga, 17th) (ADS)
    "On the pulsation and evolutionary properties of helium burning radially pulsating variables"
  10. Braga et al. 2016, Communications from the Konkoly Observatory, 105, 171 (Matsunaga, 9th) (ADS)
    "On the RR Lyrae stars in omega Centauri"
  11. Bono et al. 2016, MmSAI, 87, 358 (Matsunaga, 25th) (ADS)
    "Classical Cepheids and RR Lyrae stars: similar, but not too much"
  12. Inno et al. 2015, ASPC, 491, 265 (Matsunaga, 4th) (ADS)
    "The Recent Star Formation History of the Magellanic Clouds Traced by Classical Cepheids"
    ("Fifty Years of Wide Field Studies in the Southern Hemisphere: Resolved Stellar Populations of the Galactic Bulge and Magellanic Clouds", La Serena)
  13. Bono et al. 2015, ASPC, 491, 148 (Matsunaga, 12th) (ADS)
    "The Transition between the Inner Disc and the Innermost Galactic Regions"
    ("Fifty Years of Wide Field Studies in the Southern Hemisphere: Resolved Stellar Populations of the Galactic Bulge and Magellanic Clouds", La Serena)
  14. Genovali et al. 2015, MmSAI, 86, 340 (Matsunaga, 4th) (ADS)
    "Metallicity estimates of Galactic Cepheids in the Inner Disk"
  15. Inno et al. 2015, MmSAI, 86, 262 (Matsunaga, 4th) (ADS)
    "On the relative distance of Magellanic Clouds using Cepheid NlR and Optical-NIR PW relations"
  16. Lagioia et al. 2015, MmSAI, 86, 215 (Matsunaga, 4th) (ADS)
    "The globular cluster NGC6528 the ferrous side of the Galactic Bulge"
  17. Kondo et al. 2015, arXiv:1501.03403 (including Matsunaga 17th)
    "A Warm Near-Infrared High-Resolution Spectrograph with Very High Throughput (WINERED)"
  18. Fukue, Matsunaga, Yamamoto et al., 2014, AIPC, 1594, 70-75
    "Derivation of stellar abundances with near-infrared spectra: The case of metallic standard stars"
  19. Yamamoto, Fukue, Matsunaga et al., 2014, AIPC, 1594, 64-69
    "SUBARU/IRCS near-infrared spectroscopy of the young cluster GLIMPSE9 in the inner galaxy"
  20. Watanabe et al. 2014, "The Meteoroids 2013" (including Matsunaga 13th) University Press, p. 325-328
    "Faint meteor observation by large-format CMOS sensor with 1.05-m Kiso schmidt telescope"
    (Proceedings of the Astronomical Conference held at A.M. University, Poznan, Poland, Aug. 26-30, 2013, Eds.: T.J. Jopek, F.J.M. Rietmeijer, J. Watanabe, I.P. Williams, A.M.)
  21. Watanabe et al. 2014, "Asteroids, Comets, Meteors 2014" (including Matsunaga 14th)
    "Faint-meteor survey with a large-format CMOS sensor"
    (Proceedings of the conference held 30 June - 4 July, 2014 in Helsinki, Finland. Edited by K. Muinonen et al.)
  22. Chang, Kim, Matsunaga et al., 2013, JKAS, 46, 203-204
    "Spatial Distribution of Stars Around Six Metal Poor Globular Clusters in the Galactic Bulge"
  23. Bono, Inno, Matsunaga et al., 2013, IAUS, 289, 116-125
    "Classical Cepheids, what else?"
  24. Bono, Matsunaga et al., 2013, ASSP, 34, 115
    "Stellar Populations in the Galactic Center"
  25. Ishihara et al., 2012, Publ. Korean Astron. Soc., 27, 117-122 (including Matsunaga 10th)
    "Lifecycle of the Interstellar Dust Grains in Our Galaxy Viewed with Akari/mir All-Sky Survey"
  26. Sakamoto, Matsunaga et al., 2012, ASP Conference Series, 458, 245
    "Stellar Streams Traced by the Mira Variable Stars in the Galactic Halo"
    (Conference "Galactic Archaeology: Near-Field Cosmology and the Formation of the Milky Way", May 16-20, 2011, Shuzenji, Japan)
  27. Sako et al. 2012, SPIE, 8446, 6L-11 (including Matsunaga 6th)
    "KWFC: four square degrees camera for the Kiso Schmidt Telescope"
  28. Deguchi et al. 2010, The Astronomer's Telegram, #2519 (including Matsunaga 2nd)
    "Dying SiO masers in the V407 Cyg system"
  29. Izumiura et al. (including Matsunaga 5th), 2009, ASP Conference Series, 418, 127 "Far-IR Imaging Survey of the Extended Dust Shells of Evolved Stars with AKARI"
    (Conference, "AKARI, a light to illuminate the misty Universe", February 16-19, 2009, University of Tokyo, Japan)
  30. Ueta et al. (including Matsunaga 10th), 2009, ASP Conference Series, 418, 117 "3-D Dynamics of Interactions between Stellar Winds and the Interstellar Medium as Seen by AKARI and Spitzer"
    (Conference, "AKARI, a light to illuminate the misty Universe", February 16-19, 2009, University of Tokyo, Japan)
  31. Ueta et al. (including Matsunaga 10th), 2009, ASP Conference Series, 418, 463 "Mass Loss History of the AGB star, R Cas"
    (Conference, "AKARI, a light to illuminate the misty Universe", February 16-19, 2009, University of Tokyo, Japan)
  32. Ueta, Matsunaga, and Ita (eds.), 2009, Proceedings book "AGB Stars and Related Phenomena"
    (Conference, "AGB Stars and Related Phenomena", November 12-14, 2008, NAOJ, Mitaka, Tokyo, Japan)
  33. Nakada et al. (including Matsunaga 4th), 2008, in "Mapping the Galaxy and Nearby Galaxies", Springer, p. 362
    "Inclination Angle of the LMC Disk"
    (Conference, "Mapping the Galaxy and Nearby Galaxies", June 26-30, 2006, Ishigaki island, Japan)
  34. Ueta et al. (includeing Matsunaga 9th), 2007, in "Unsolved Problems in Stellar Physics", AIP Conf. Proc. Vol. 948, p. 365
    "Excavating Mass Loss History in Extended Dust Shells of Evolved Stars: the MLHES Mission Programme with the AKARI Astronomy Satellite"
  35. Fukushi et al. (including Matsunaga 2nd), 2007, ASPC. 324, p. 181
    "Near-IR Scattered Light in V838 Monocerotis"
    (Conference "The Nature of V838 Mon and its Light Echo", 16-19 May, 2006 La Palma, Spain)
  36. Deguchi et al. (including Matsunaga 2nd), 2007, ASPC. 324, p. 81
    "SiO Maser Emission in V838 Mon"
    (Conference "The Nature of V838 Mon and its Light Echo", 16-19 May, 2006, La Palma, Spain)
  37. Mori et al. 2006, LPI, 37, abstract No. 2458 (including Matsunaga, 4th)
    "Near-IR Monitoring Observation of Comet 9P/Tempel 1"
    (Conference "37th Annual Lunar and Planetary Science Conference", March 13-17, 2006, League City, Texas, USA)
  38. Ita, Deguchi, Matsunaga, Fukushi, 2006, MmSAI, 77, 85
    "Search for SiO masers in nearby Miras pulsating in the first overtone mode"
    (Conference "Stellar Pulsation and Evolution", June 19-24, 2005, Rome, Italy)
  39. Tanabe, et al. (including Matsunaga 3rd), 2004, ASPC. 310, p. 295
    "Properties of AGB variables in the intermediate-age cluster NGC 419 in the SMC"
    (Conference "Variable Stars in the Local Group", July 6-11, 2003, Christchurch, New Zealand)
  40. Ita, et al. (including Matsunaga 3rd), 2004, ASPC. 310, p. 50
    "Period-K magnitude relations of variable stars in the LMC"
    (Conference "Variable Stars in the Local Group", July 6-11, 2003, Christchurch, New Zealand)
  41. Nakada, et al. (including Matsunaga 6th), 2003, In the proceeding of "Mass-losing pulsating stars and their circumstellar matter", Kluwer(Dordrecht), p. 219
    "Mass loss history of the local Miras"
    (Conference, May 13-16, 2002, Sendai, Japan)
  42. Ita, et al. (including Matsunaga 4th), 2003, In the proceeding of "Mass-losing pulsating stars and their circumstellar matter", Kluwer(Dordrecht), p. 217
    "NIR survey of variable stars in the Large Magellanic Cloud",
    (Conference, May 13-16, 2002, Sendai, Japan)
  43. Tanabe, et al. (including Matsunaga 3rd), 2003, In the proceeding of "Mass-losing pulsating stars and their circumstellar matter", Kluwer(Dordrecht), p. 201
    "NIR monitoring of star clusters in the Magellanic Clouds"
    (Conference, May 13-16, 2002, Sendai, Japan)

Presentations in international workshops

  1. "Interstllar extinction toward the Galactic bulge" (Invited Talk), Workshop "The Galactic Bulge at the crossroads" (GBX2018), 2018/12/10-14, Pucon, Chile
  2. "Cepheids as tracers of the Milky Way in the era of Gaia", Workshop "The life and times of the Milky Way", 2018/11/12-16, Shanghai, China
  3. "ELTs for complex stellar populations around the Galactic Center" (Invited), IAU Symposium 347 "EArly Science with ELTs (EASE)", 2018/8/28-31, Vienna, Austria
  4. "Classical pulsating stars as tracers of the Milky Way" (Invited), Asteroseismology and its impact on other branches of astronomy, 2018/3/19-20, The University of Tokyo
  5. "AKARI color useful for classifying chemistry of Miras and AGB stars", AKARI2017 "The Cosmic Wheel and the Legacy of the AKARI Archive: from galaxies and stars to planets and life", 2017/10/17-20, The University of Tokyo, Japan
  6. "Tracing the Milky Way with Cepheids and Mira variables" (Invited Review), "Stellar Populations and the Distance Scale — Mould Fest", 2017/09/11-15, Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Beijing, China
  7. "Pulsating stars in the Milky Way: From the IRSF and more" (Invited), Feast Fest 2017 "Trends in Astronomy", 2017/7/31, SAAO, Cape Town, South Africa
  8. "Large-Scale Infrared Surveys of Pulsating Stars for Studying Stellar Populations in the Inner Galaxy" (Invited Review), IAU Symposium 334 "Rediscovering our Galaxy", 2017/7/10-14, Potsdam, Germany
  9. "Impact of the extinction law on the distribution of variable stars in the Milky Way", Workshop on Studies on variable stars and extinction law in the Milky Way and nearby galaxies, 2017/3/27-3/28, The University of Tokyo, Japan
  10. "Time-Series Surveys and Pulsating Stars: The Near-Infrared Perspective" (Invited Review), 22nd Los Alamos Stellar Pulsation Conference Series meeting "wide-field variability surveys: a 21st-century perspective", 2016/11/28-12/2, San Pedero de Atacama, Chile
  11. "Variable stars in the northern Galactic plane from KISOGP" (poster), 22nd Los Alamos Stellar Pulsation Conference Series meeting "wide-field variability surveys: a 21st-century perspective", 2016/11/28-12/2, San Pedero de Atacama, Chile
  12. "Miras Found in KWFC Intensive Survey of the Galactic Plane", "Cool Stars 19", 2016/6/6-10, Uppsala, Sweden
  13. "Galactic Structure Based on Cepheids" (Invited), "ISSI-BJ Workshop on Astronomical Distance Determination in the Space Age", 2016/5/23-27, International Space Science Institute, Beijing, China
  14. "Bilateral Program between SA/JP: Studies of the Milky Way galaxy", "The Infrared Survey Facility: Past and Future", 2016/3/2-4, South African Astronomical Observatory, Cape Town, South Africa
  15. "IRSF/SIRIUS survey of pulsating stars towards the bulge", "The Infrared Survey Facility: Past and Future", 2016/3/2-4, South African Astronomical Observatory, Cape Town, South Africa
  16. "Kinematics of classical Cepheids in the Nuclear Stellar Disk" (poster), Frontiers of Stellar Spectroscopy-in the Local Group and Beyond, 2015/4/27-30, Max Planck Institute for Astronomy, Heidelberg, Germany
  17. "KISOGP project on variable stars in the Galactic plane and spectroscopic follow-ups", Theory and Observations of Cool Stars and Pulsating Stars, 2015/1/27, The University of Tokyo, Japan
  18. "Infrared survey of variable stars toward the bulge and beyond" (oral), The Milky Way Unravelled by Gaia: GREAT Science from the Gaia Data Releases, 2014/12/1-5, University of Barcelona, Spain
  19. "Infrared Access to hidden stellar populations of the Galactic disk and bulge" (Invited), RASPUTIN: Resolved And unresolved Stellar PopUlaTIoNs, 2014/10/13-17, ESO, Garching, Germany
  20. "Optical to near-infrared light curves of classical Cepheids" (Poster), Conference "The Cosmic Distance Scale", 2014/3/31-4/2, Space Telescope Science Institude, Baltimore, USA
  21. "Spectroscopy of Cepheid variable stars in the Galactic nuclear disk" (Poster), IAU Symposium #298 "Setting the Scene for Gaia and LAMOST", 2013/5/20-24, Lijiang, China
  22. "A near-infrared variable star survey in the Magellanic Clouds" (Oral), Conference "Fifty years of wide field studies in the Southern hemisphere: Resolved stellar populations in the Galactic bulge and the Magellanic Clouds", 2013/5/6-9, La Serena, Chile
  23. "Cepheid variable stars and the distance to the Galactic Center" (Invited), IAU Symposium 289 "Advancing the physics of cosmic distances", 2012/8/27-31, Chinese International Convention Center, Beijing, China
  24. "KISOGP: the KWFC monitoring survey of transient and pulsating objects in the Galactic Plane", EWASS 2012 symposium "The Galactic Plane reloaded: a brand new Multiwavelength Milky Way from TeV to MHz", 2012/07/5-6, Pontifica University Lateranse, Rome, Italy
  25. "Cepheids from two stellar populations in the Galactic bulge", EWASS 2012 symposium "Stellar Populations 55 years after the Vatican conference", 2012/07/2-4, Pontifica University Lateranse, Rome, Italy
  26. "Search for pulsating stars in the Galactic bulge and the disk", Conference "The Hong Kong workshop on evolved stars and astrophysical masers", 2011/11/7-8, Hong Kong University, Hong Kong
  27. "Cepheids as tracers of the Galactic structure and evolution", The 3rd Subaru international conference "Galactic Archaeology", 2011/11/1-4, Hotel Laforet Shuzenji, Shuzenji, Japan
  28. "Classical Cepheids and episodic star formation in the Galactic Nuclear Bulge", Conference "The Central Kisoparsec in Galactic Nuclei", 2011/08/29-9/2, The Physikzentrum, Bad Honnef, Germany
  29. "Classical Cepheids found in an IRSF near-IR survey and their impacts", Conference "The fundamental cosmic distance scale: State of the art and Gaia perspective", 2011/05/3-6, Naples, Italy
  30. "The IRSF surveys of variable stars in the Milky Way galaxy", The 2nd Middle-East and African Regional IAU Meeting, 2011/04/11-15, Cape Town, South Africa
  31. "An IRSF survey of Cepheid variables towards the Galactic Centre and the disc", Conference "10 years of Infrared Survey Facility and the future", 2010/11/16-18, Nagoya University, Japan
  32. "The Distance to the Galactic Center Based on a Near-Infrared Survey of Miras", Conference "The Milky Way and the Local Group--Now and in the Gaia Era", 2009/8/31-9/4, University of Heidelberg, Germany
  33. "The IRSF/SIRIUS Survey of Miras toward the Galactic Center", Conference "Stellar Pulsation: Challenges for Theory and Observation", 2009/5/31-6/5, La Fonda Hotel, Santa Fe, USA
  34. "Period-Luminosity Relation for Type II Cepheids", Conference "Stellar Pulsation: Challenges for Theory and Observation", 2009/5/31-6/5, La Fonda Hotel, Santa Fe, USA
  35. "A search for intracluster dust of globular clusters", Conference "AKARI, a light to illuminate the misty Universe", 2009/3/16-19, The University of Tokyo, Japan
  36. "IRSF/SIRIUS survey of Miras to reveal the Galactic structure", "AGB stars and related phenomena" workshop, 2008/11/12-14, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
  37. "A search for intracluster dust of stellar clusters in the LMC", IAU Symposium 256 "The Magellanic System: Stars, Gas, and Galaxies", 2008/07/28-08/01, Keele University, United Kingdom
  38. "An AKARI search for intracluster dust in globular clusters", In "Chemical Evolution of Dwarf Galaxies and Stellar Clusters", 2008/07/21-25, Garching bei Munchen, Germany
  39. "IRSF/SIRIUS survey of variable stars in globular clusters", "Infrared Survey and Polarization: From the Milky Way to the Magellanic Clouds and beyond", 2007/08/22-24, Atami Aston Hotel, Atami, Japan
  40. "The period-luminosity relation of Miras in globular clusters: An application to NGC 6388 and 6441", In "Why Galaxies Care About AGB Stars", August 7-11, 2006, Vienna, Austria
  41. "The distribution of Mira variables in the Galactic bulge", In "Mapping the Galaxy and Nearby Galaxies", June 26-30, 2006, Ishigaki island, Japan
  42. "Near Infrared Observations of Red Variables in Globular Clusters: Comparison with the Magellanic Clouds and the Bulge", In "Stellar Pulsation and Evolution", June 19-24, 2005, Rome, Italy

Colloquia (only those outside Japan)

  1. "Observing Miras as tracers of the inner part of the Milky Way", 2018/6/12, Guest Talk at Vatican Observatory Summer School 2018 "Stellar Variability in the Era of Large Surveys", Albano Laziale, Rome, Italy
  2. "Observing Cepheids as tracers of the inner part of the Milky Way", 2018/6/11, Guest Talk at Vatican Observatory Summer School 2018 "Stellar Variability in the Era of Large Surveys", Albano Laziale, Rome, Italy
  3. "WINERED: a near-IR spectrograph being ready for exploring the Universe in a relatively unexplored window 0.9-1.35 micron", 2018/3/9, Lunch Talk at The Carnegie Obsersvatories, Pasadena (CA), US
  4. "Near-IR High-Resolution Spectrograph WINERED in Chile and its Application to Stellar Astronomy", 2017/12/4, NOAO/Gemini colloquium, AURA Lecture Hall, CTIO/Gemini, Chile
  5. "A lack of young stars in the inner Galaxy", 2016/9/29, Galaxy Coffee, MPIA, Heidelberg, Germany
  6. "Near-infrared surveys of Cepheids in the Milky Way disk", 2016/9/28, MPIA, Heidelberg, Germany
  7. "A lack of classical Cepheids in the inner part of the Galactic disk", 2016/6/3, Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center, Poland
  8. "Miras and other types of variable stars in the northern Galactic disk discovered in the KISOGP survey", 2016/5/9, NAOC, Beijing, China
  9. "Infrared photometric/spectroscopic observations of Cepheid variable stars as tracers of the Milky Way", Colloquium at the Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics (link), 2015/10/15, Peking University, Beijing, China
  10. "Pulsating stars as tracers of the structure and evolution of the Milky Way", Subaru seminar (Web), 2013/7/29, NAOJ Hawaii observatory
  11. "Infrared observations of pulsating stars in the Galactic bulge", 2013/6/18, Bologna University, Italy

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