PUBLICATIONS

R. Alves Batista, J. Silk. Ultra-high-energy cosmic rays from tidally-ignited stars. Submitted to the Astrophysical Journal Letters. [arXiv]

D. Sloan, R. Alves Batista, A. Loeb. The Resilience of Life to Astrophysical Events.  Scientific Reports 7 (2017) 5419. [arXiv | journal | press relase (en)]

R. Alves Batista, M.-S. Shin, J. Devriendt, D. Semikoz, G. Sigl. Implications of Strong Intergalactic Magnetic Fields for Ultra-High-Energy Cosmic-Ray Astronomy. Physical Review D 96 (2017) 023010 . [arXiv | journal]

R. Alves Batista, A. Saveliev, G. Sigl, T. Vachaspati. Probing Intergalactic Magnetic Fields with Simulations of Electromagnetic Cascades. Physical Review D 94 (2016) 083005. [arXiv| journal]

A. Loeb, R. A. Batista, D. Sloan. Relative Likelihood for Life as a Function of Cosmic Time. Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics 08 (2016) 040. [arXiv | journal | press release (en)]

R. Alves Batista, A. Dundovic, M. Erdmann, K.-H. Kampert, D. Kuempel, G. Müller, G. Sigl, A. van Vliet, D. Walz, T. Winchen. CRPropa 3 — a public astrophysical simulation framework for propagating extraterrestrial ultra-high energy particles. Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics 05 (2016) 038. [arXiv | journal | code]

R. Alves Batista, D. Boncioli, A. di Matteo, A. van Vliet, D. Walz. Effects of uncertainties in simulations of extragalactic UHECR propagation, using CRPropa and SimProp. Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics 10 (2015) 063. [arXiv | journal]

R. Alves Batista and G. Sigl. Diffusion of cosmic rays at EeV energies in inhomogeneous extragalactic magnetic fields. Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics 11 (2014) 031. [arXiv | journal]

R. Alves Batista, P. Schiffer, G. Sigl. Propagation of UHECRs in the Universe. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A 742 (2014) 245. [arXiv | journal]

M. Zimbres, R. Alves Batista, E. Kemp. Using spherical wavelets to search for magnetically-induced alignment in the arrival directions of ultra-high energy cosmic rays. Astroparticle Physics 54 (2014) 54. [arXiv | journal]

R. Alves Batista. A university extension activity for Particle Physics teaching to high school students. Journal of Science and Mathematics Education 3 2 (2012) 94. (in portuguese) [journal]

R. Alves Batista, E. Kemp, B. Daniel. Detection of Point Sources in Cosmic Ray Maps Using the Mexican Hat Wavelet Family. International Journal of Modern Physics E  20 2 (2011) 61. [arXiv | journal]

Pierre Auger Collaboration. Energy Estimation of Cosmic Rays with the Engineering Radio Array of the Pierre Auger Observatory. Physical Review D 93 (2016) 122005. [arXiv | journal]

Pierre Auger Collaboration. Measurement of the Radiation Energy in the Radio Signal of Extensive Air Showers as a Universal Estimator of Cosmic-Ray Energy. Physical Review Letters 116 (2016) 241101. [arXiv | journal]

Pierre Auger Collaboration. Azimuthal asymmetry in the risetime of the surface detector signals of the Pierre Auger Observatory. Physical Review D 93 (2016) 072006. [arXiv | journal | press release (en)]

Pierre Auger Collaboration. Prototype muon detectors for the AMIGA component of the Pierre Auger Observatory. Journal of Instrumentation 11 (2016) O02012. [arXiv | journal]

IceCube, Pierre Auger, and Telescope Array Collaborations. Search for correlations between the arrival directions of IceCube neutrino events and ultrahigh-energy cosmic rays detected by the Pierre Auger Observatory and the Telescope Array. Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics 01 (2016) 037. [arXiv | journal | press release (en)]

Pierre Auger Collaboration. Nanosecond-level time synchronization of autonomous radio detector stations for extensive air showers.  Journal of Instrumentation 11 (2015) P01018. [arXiv | journal]

Pierre Auger Collaboration. The Pierre Auger Cosmic Ray Observatory. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A 798 (2015) 172. [arXiv | journal]

Pierre Auger Collaboration. Large Scale Distribution of Ultra High Energy Cosmic Rays Detected at the Pierre Auger Observatory With Zenith Angles up to 80 degrees. The Astrophysical Journal 802 (2015) 111. [arXiv | journal]

Pierre Auger Collaboration. Measurement of the cosmic ray spectrum above 4x 1018 eV using inclined events detected with the Pierre Auger Observatory. Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics 08 (2015) 49. [arXiv | journal]

Pierre Auger Collaboration. Improved limit to the diffuse flux of ultrahigh energy neutrinos from the Pierre Auger Observatory. Physical Review D 91 (2015) 092008. [arXiv | journal]

Pierre Auger Collaboration. Searches for Anisotropies in the Arrival Directions of the Highest Energy Cosmic Rays Detected by the Pierre Auger Observatory. The Astrophysical Journal 804 (2015) 15. [arXiv | journal]

Pierre Auger Collaboration. Search for patterns by combining cosmic-ray energy and arrival directions at the Pierre Auger Observatory. European Physical Journal C 75 (2015) 269. [arXiv | journal]

Pierre Auger Collaboration. Muons in air showers at the Pierre Auger Observatory: Mean number in highly inclined events. Physical Review D 91 (2015) 032003. [arXiv | journal]

Pierre Auger Collaboration. Depth of maximum of air-shower profiles at the Pierre Auger Observatory. II. Composition implications. Physical Review D 90 (2014) 122005. [arXiv | journal]

Pierre Auger Collaboration. Depth of maximum of air-shower profiles at the Pierre Auger Observatory. I. Measurements at energies above 1017.8 eV. Physical Review D  90 (2014) 122005. [arXiv | journal]

Pierre Auger and Telescope Array Collaborations. Searches for Large-Scale Anisotropy in the Arrival Directions of Cosmic Rays above 1019 eV at the Pierre Auger Observatory and the Telescope Array. The Astrophysical Journal 794 (2014) 172. [arXiv | journal]

Pierre Auger Collaboration. Muons in air showers at the Pierre Auger Observatory: measurement of atmospheric production depth. Physical Review D 90 (2014) 012012. [arXiv | journal]

Pierre Auger Collaboration. Reconstruction of inclined air showers detected with the Pierre Auger Observatory. Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics 08 (2014) 19. [arXiv | journal]

Pierre Auger Collaboration. A targeted search for point sources of EeV neutrons. The Astrophysical Journal Letters 789 (2014) L34. [arXiv | journal]

Pierre Auger Collaboration, G. Curci. Origin of atmospheric aerosols at the Pierre Auger Observatory using studies of air mass trajectories in South America. Atmospheric Research 149 (2014) 120. [arXiv | journal]

Pierre Auger Collaboration. A search for point sources of EeV photons. The Astrophysical Journal 789 (2014) 160. [arXiv | journal]

Pierre Auger Collaboration. Probing the radio emission from cosmic-ray-induced air showers by polarization measurements. Physical Review D 89 (2014) 052002. [arXiv | journal]

Pierre Auger Collaboration. Identifying clouds over the Pierre Auger Observatory using infrared satellite data. Astroparticle Physics 50-52 (2013) 92. [arXiv | journal]

Pierre Auger Collaboration. Bounds on the density of sources of ultra-high energy cosmic rays from the Pierre Auger Observatory. Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics 05 (2013) 009. [arXiv | journal]

Pierre Auger Collaboration. Techniques for measuring aerosol attenuation using the Central Laser Facility at the Pierre Auger Observatory. Journal of Instrumentation 8 (2013) P04009. [arXiv | journal]

Pierre Auger Collaboration. Interpretation of the depths of maximum of extensive air showers measured by the Pierre Auger Observatory. Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics 02 (2013) 026. [arXiv | journal]

Pierre Auger Collaboration. Ultrahigh Energy Neutrinos at the Pierre Auger Observatory. Advances in High Energy Physics 2013 (2013) 1. [arXiv | journal]

Pierre Auger Collaboration. Techniques for measuring aerosol attenuation using the Central Laser Facility at the Pierre Auger Observatory. Journal of Instrumentation 8 (2013) P04009. [arXiv | journal]

Pierre Auger Collaboration. Constraints on the origin of cosmic rays above 1018 eV from large-scale anisotropy searches in data of the Pierre Auger Observatory. The Astrophysical Journal Letters 762 (2013) L13. [arXiv | journal]

Pierre Auger Collaboration. Large scale distribution of arrival directions of cosmic rays detected above 1018 eV at the Pierre Auger Observatory. The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series 203 (2012) 34. [arXiv | journal]

S. Acounis, D. Charrier, T. Garçon, C. Rivière, P. Stassi, Pierre Auger Collaboration. Results of a self-triggered prototype system for radio-detection of extensive air showers at the Pierre Auger Observatory. Journal of Instrumentation 7 (2012) P11023. [arXiv | journal]

Pierre Auger Collaboration. A Search for Point Sources of EeV Neutrons. The Astrophysical Journal 760 (2012) 148. [arXiv | journal]

Pierre Auger Collaboration. Antennas for the detection of radio emission pulses from cosmic-ray induced air showers at the Pierre Auger Observatory. Journal of Instrumentation 7 (2012) P10011. [arXiv | journal]

Pierre Auger Collaboration. The rapid atmospheric monitoring system of the Pierre Auger Observatory. Journal of Instrumentation 7 (2012) P09001. [arXiv | journal]

M. Settimo, Pierre Auger Collaboration. Measurement of the cosmic ray energy spectrum using hybrid events of the Pierre Auger Observatory. European Physics Journal Plus 127 (2012) 87. [arXiv | journal]

Pierre Auger Collaboration. Search for point-like sources of ultra-high energy neutrinos at the Pierre Auger Observatory and improved limit on the diffuse flux of tau neutrinos. The Astrophysical Journal Letters 755 (2012) L4. [arXiv | journal]

conference proceedings

R. Alves Batista, A. Saveliev. Morphological properties of blazar-induced gamma-ray haloes. Proceedings of the 35th International Cosmic Ray Conference, Busan, South Korea. [arXiv | proceedings]

A. van Vliet, J. Hörandel, R. Alves Batista. Cosmogenic gamma-rays and neutrinos constrain UHECR source models. Proceedings of the 35th International Cosmic Ray Conference, Busan, South Korea. [arXiv | proceedings]

F. Gaté, R. Alves Batista, J. Biteau, J. Lefaucheur, S. Mangano, M. Meyer, Q. Piel, S. Pita, D. Sanchéz, and I. Vovk for the CTA Collaboration. Studying cosmological gamma-ray propagation with the Cherenkov Telescope Array. Proceedings of the 35th International Cosmic Ray Conference, Busan, South Korea. [arXiv | proceedings]

A. van Vliet, R. Alves Batista, G. Sigl. Extragalactic Sources and Propagation of UHECRs. Proceedings of the International Conference on Ultra-High-Energy Cosmic Rays, Kyoto, Japan. [arXiv | proceedings]

R. Alves Batista. Electromagnetic Cascades as Probes of Cosmic Magnetism. Proceedings of the 11th Workshop on Science with the New Generation of High Energy Gamma-ray Experiments (SciNeGHE 2016), Pisa, Italy. [arXiv | proceedings]

Pierre Auger Collaboration. The Pierre Auger Observatory: Contributions to the 34th International Cosmic Ray Conference (ICRC 2015). Proceedings of the 34th International Cosmic Ray Conference, 2015. (compilation of all the contributions of the collaboration) [arXiv]

R. Alves Batista and G. Sigl. Magnetic horizons of ultra-high energy cosmic rays. Proceedings of the Particle and Nuclei Internation Conference (PANIC 2014) (2014) 387. [arXiv | proceedings]

R. Alves Batista, M. Erdmann, C. Evoli, K.-H. Kampert, D. Kuempel, G. Müller, G. Sigl, A. van Vliet, D. Walz, T. Winchen. CRPropa: A public framework to propagate UHECRs in the universe. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Very-High Energy Cosmic Ray Interactions (ISVHECRI 2014). European Physical Journal Web of Conferences 99 (2015) 13004. [arXiv | journal]

R. Alves Batista, M. Erdmann, C. Evoli, K.-H. Kampert, D. Kuempel, G. Müller, G. Sigl, A. van Vliet, D. Walz, T. Winchen. Cosmic ray propagation with CRPropa 3. Proceedings of the International workshop on Advanced Computing and Analysis Techniques in physics research (ACAT 2014). Journal of Physics: Conference Series  608 (2015) 012076. [arXiv | journal]

R. Alves Batista, M. Erdmann, C. Evoli, K.-H. Kampert, D. Kuempel, G. Müller, P. Schiffer, G. Sigl, A. van Vliet, D. Walz, T. Winchen. CRPropa 3.0 – a Public Framework for Propagating UHE Cosmic Rays through Galactic and Extragalactic Space. Proceedings of the 33rd International Cosmic Ray Conference, 2013. [arXiv]

Pierre Auger and Telescope Array Collaborations. Pierre Auger Observatory and Telescope Array: Joint Contributions to the 33rd International Cosmic Ray Conference (ICRC 2013). Proceedings of the 33rd International Cosmic Ray Conference, 2013. (compilation of all the contributions of the joint working groups from these collaborations) [arXiv]

Pierre Auger Collaboration. Highlights from the Pierre Auger Observatory. Proceedings of the 33rd International Cosmic Ray Conference, 2013. (compilation of all the contributions of the collaboration) [arXiv]

Pierre Auger Collaboration. The Pierre Auger Observatory: Contributions to the 33rd International Cosmic Ray Conference (ICRC 2013). Proceedings of the 33rd International Cosmic Ray Conference, 2013. (compilation of all the contributions of the collaboration) [arXiv]

R. Alves Batista, E. Kemp, B. Daniel. Amplification of the Signal-to-Noise Ratio in Cosmic Ray Maps Using the Mexican Hat Wavelet Family. Proceedings of the 32nd International Cosmic Ray Conference, 2011. [arXiv]

R. Alves Batista, M. Zimbres, E. Kemp. Identifying Patterns in Cosmic Ray Maps with Wavelets on the Sphere. Proceedings of the XI Young Researchers Meeting. Physicae Proceedings  2 (2011) 21. [arXiv | journal]

  R. Alves Batista, E. Kemp, R. M. de Almeida, B. Daniel. Wavelets Applied to the Detection of Point Sources of UHECRs. Proceedings of the X Young Researchers Meeting. Physicae  1 (2010) 1. [arXiv | journal]

R. Alves Batista. The International Year of Astronomy and the Contribution of Astronomy Clubs to Non-Formal Education. Proceedings of the XII Biennial Meeting of RedPop, 2011. (in portuguese) [link]

outreach articles

R. Alves Batista, D. Sloan. We worked out what it would take to wipe out all life on a planet – and it’s good news for alien hunters, The Conversation UK, 2017. (em inglês) [TheConversationUK | HuffingtonPostUK | IFLscience]

PhD thesis

➡ R. Alves Batista. On the cosmological propagation of high energy particles in magnetic fields, 2015. [link]

MSc thesis

R. Alves Batista. On the deflection of ultra-high energy cosmic rays in the galactic magnetic field, 2012. (in portuguese) [link]