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Refereed Articles

Urich, L.; Lisker, T.; Janz, J.; van de Ven, G.; Leaman, R.; et al.
Young, metal-enriched cores in early-type dwarf galaxies in the Virgo cluster based on colour gradients
2017, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 606, A135
Published Article

Wittmann, C.; Lisker, T.; Ambachew Tilahun, L.; Grebel, E.K.; Conselice, C.J.; et al.
A population of faint low surface brightness galaxies in the Perseus cluster core
2017, Monthly Notices of the R.A.S., 470, 1512
Published Article

Sybilska, A.; Lisker, T.; Kuntschner, H.; Vazdekis, A.; van de Ven, G.; et al.
The hELENa project: I. Stellar populations of early-type galaxies linked with local environment and galaxy mass
2017, Monthly Notices of the R.A.S., 470, 815
Published Article

Iodice, E.; Spavone, M.; Capaccioli, M.; Peletier, R. F.; Richtler, T.; et al. (incl. Lisker, T.)
The Fornax Deep Survey with VST. II. Fornax A: A Two-phase Assembly Caught in the Act
2017, Astrophysical Journal, 839, 21
Published article

Paudel, S.; Lisker, T.; Huxor, A.P.; Ree, C.H.
SDSS J122958.84+000138.0: A compact, optically red galaxy
2017, Monthly Notices of the R.A.S., 465, 1950
Published article

Mentz, J. J.; La Barbera, F.; Peletier, R. F.; Falcón-Barroso, J.; Lisker, T.; et al.
Abundance ratios and IMF slopes in the dwarf elliptical galaxy NGC 1396 with MUSE
2016, Monthly Notices of the R.A.S., 463, 2819
Published article

Kim, S.; Rey, S.-C.; Bureau, M.; Yoon, H.; Chung, A.; et al. (incl. Lisker, T.)
Large-scale Filamentary Structures around the Virgo Cluster Revisited
2016, Astrophysical Journal, 833, 207
Published article

Janz, J.; Laurikainen, E.; Laine, J.; Salo, H.; Lisker, T.
How similar is the stellar structure of low-mass late-type galaxies to that of early-type dwarfs?
2016, Monthly Notices of the R.A.S., 461, L82
Published article

C. Wittmann, T. Lisker, A. Pasquali, M. Hilker, E. K. Grebel
Peculiar compact stellar systems in the Fornax cluster
2016, Monthly Notices of the R.A.S., 459, 4450
Published article

Iodice, E.; Capaccioli, M.; Grado, A.; Limatola, L.; Spavone, M.; et al. (incl. Lisker, T.)
The Fornax Deep Survey with VST. I. The Extended and Diffuse Stellar Halo of NGC 1399 out to 192 kpc
2016, Astrophysical Journal, 820, 42
Published article

D'Abrusco, R.; Cantiello, M.; Paolillo, M.; Pota, V.; Napolitano, N. R.; et al. (incl. Lisker, T.)
The Extended Spatial Distribution of Globular Clusters in the Core of the Fornax Cluster
2016, Astrophysical Journal, 819, L31
Published article

R. Smith, R. Sánchez-Janssen, M. Beasley et al. (incl. T. Lisker)
The sensitivity of harassment to orbit: mass loss from early-type dwarfs in galaxy clusters.
2015, Monthly Notices of the R.A.S., 454, 2502
Published article

A. Ryś, M. Koleva, J. Falcón-Barroso et al. (incl. T. Lisker)
Virgo cluster and field dwarf ellipticals in 3D – III. Spatially and temporally resolved stellar populations.
2015, Monthly Notices of the R.A.S., 452, 1888
Published article

D. Bialas, T. Lisker, C. Olczak, R. Spurzem, R. Kotulla
On the occurrence of galaxy harassment.
2015, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 576, A103
Published article

E. Toloba, P. Guhathakurta, A. Boselli et al. (incl. T. Lisker; SMAKCED collaboration)
Stellar Kinematics and Structural Properties of Virgo Cluster Dwarf Early-Type Galaxies from the SMAKCED Project. III. Angular Momentum and Constraints on Formation Scenarios.
2015, Astrophysical Journal, 799, 172
Published article

S. Kim, S.-C. Rey, H. Jerjen, T. Lisker et al.
The Extended Virgo Cluster Catalog
2014, Astrophysical Journal Supplement, 215, 22
Published article

E. Toloba, P. Guhathakurta, R.F. Peletier et al. (incl. T. Lisker; SMAKCED collaboration)
Stellar Kinematics and Structural Properties of Virgo Cluster Dwarf Early-Type Galaxies from the SMAKCED Project. II. The Survey and a Systematic Analysis of Kinematic Anomalies and Asymmetries.
2014, Astrophysical Journal Supplement, 215, 17
Published article

M. Pak, S.-C. Rey, T. Lisker et al.
The properties of early-type galaxies in the Ursa Major cluster.
2014, Monthly Notices of the R.A.S., 445, 630
Published article

S. Paudel, T. Lisker, K.S.A. Hansson, A. Huxor
An isolated, compact early-type galaxy with a diffuse stellar component: merger origin?
2014, Monthly Notices of the R.A.S., 443, 446
Published article

J. Janz, E. Laurikainen, T. Lisker, H. Salo, R. Peletier et al. (SMAKCED collaboration)
A Near-Infrared Census of the Multi-Component Stellar Structure of Early-Type Dwarf Galaxies in the Virgo Cluster
2014, Astrophysical Journal, 786, 105
Published article

E. Toloba, P. Guhathakurta, G. van de Ven et al. (incl. T. Lisker)
Stellar Kinematics and Structural Properties of Virgo Cluster Dwarf Early-Type Galaxies from the SMAKCED Project. I. Kinematically Decoupled Cores and Implications for Infallen Groups in Clusters.
2014, Astrophysical Journal, 783, 120
Published article

H.T. Meyer, T. Lisker, J. Janz, P. Papaderos
What will blue compact dwarf galaxies evolve into?
2014, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 562, A49
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S. Lieder, S. Mieske, R. Sánchez-Janssen, M. Hilker, T. Lisker, M. Tanaka
A Normal Abundance of Faint Satellites in the Fossil Group NGC6482
2013, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 559, A76
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T. Lisker, S.M. Weinmann, J. Janz, H.T. Meyer
Dwarf galaxy populations in present-day galaxy clusters: II. The history of early-type and late-type dwarfs
2013, Monthly Notices of the R.A.S., 432, 1162
Published article

E. Laurikainen, H. Salo, E. Athanassoula, A. Bosma, R. Buta., J. Janz
Statistics of the structure components in S0s: implications for bar-induced secular evolution
2013, Monthly Notices of the R.A.S., 430, 3489
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K. S. A. Hansson, T. Lisker, E. K. Grebel
Observed versus modelled u,g,r,i,z-band photometry of local galaxies – Evaluation of model performance.
2012, Monthly Notices of the R.A.S., 427, 2376
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A. W. Graham, L. R. Spitler, D. A. Forbes, T. Lisker, B. Moore, J. Janz
LEDA 074886: A Remarkable Rectangular-Looking Galaxy
2012, Astrophysical Journal, 750, 121
Published article – Press releases at NAOJ and Swinburne

J. Janz, E. Laurikainen, T. Lisker, H. Salo, R. Peletier et al. (SMAKCED collaboration)
Dissecting early-type dwarf galaxies into their multiple components
2012, Astrophysical Journal Letters, 745, L24
Published article

S. Lieder, T. Lisker, M. Hilker, I. Misgeld, P. Durrell
A deep view on the Virgo cluster core
2012, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 538, 69
Published article

S.M. Weinmann, T. Lisker, Q. Guo, H.T. Meyer, J. Janz
Dwarf galaxy populations in present-day galaxy clusters: I. Abundances and red fractions
2011, Monthly Notices of the R.A.S., 416, 1197
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S. Paudel, T. Lisker, H. Kuntschner
Nuclei of early-type dwarf galaxies: insights from stellar populations
2011, Monthly Notices of the R.A.S., 413, 1764
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M. Cisternas et al. (incl. T. Lisker)
The bulk of the black hole growth since z~1 occurs in a secular universe: No merger-AGN connection
2011, Astrophysical Journal, 726, 57
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S. Paudel, T. Lisker, J. Janz
Nuclei of early-type dwarf galaxies: are they progenitors of UCDs?
2010, Astrophysical Journal Letters, 724: L64-L68
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S. Kim, S.-C. Rey, T. Lisker, S. T. Sohn
Color-Magnitude Relations of Early-type Dwarf Galaxies in the Virgo Cluster: An Ultraviolet Perspective
2010, Astrophysical Journal Letters, 721: L72-L77
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S. Paudel, T. Lisker, H. Kuntschner, E. K. Grebel, K. Glatt
Stellar populations of Virgo cluster early-type dwarf galaxies with and without disks: a dichotomy in age?
2010, Monthly Notices of the R.A.S., 405: 800-820
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T. Lisker, J. Janz, G. Hensler, S. Kim, S.-C. Rey, S. Weinmann, C. Mastropietro, O. Hielscher, S. Paudel, R. Kotulla
The first generation of Virgo cluster dwarf elliptical galaxies?
2009, Astrophysical Journal Letters, 706: L124-L128
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N. G. Guseva, P. Papaderos, H. T. Meyer, Y. I. Izotov, K. J. Fricke
An investigation of the luminosity-metallicity relation for a large sample of low-metallicity emission-line galaxies
2009, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 505, 63

D. Koester et al. (incl. T. Lisker)
High-resolution UVES/VLT spectra of white dwarfs observed for the ESO SN Ia Progenitor Survey. III. DA white dwarfs
2009, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 505, 441

I. Ferreras et al. (incl. T. Lisker)
Early-type Galaxies in the PEARS Survey:
Probing the Stellar Populations at Moderate Redshift

2009, Astrophysical Journal, 706: 158-169

I. Ferreras, T. Lisker, A. Pasquali, S. Khochfar, and S. Kaviraj
On the formation of massive galaxies:
A simultaneous study of number density, size and intrinsic color evolution in GOODS

2009, Monthly Notices of the R.A.S., 396, 1573

J. Janz & T. Lisker
On the color-magnitude relation of early-type galaxies
2009, Astrophysical Journal Letters, 696: L102-L105
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T. Lisker & B. Fuchs
On the nature of IC 3328, an early-type dwarf galaxy with weak spiral structure
2009, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 501, 429
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I. Ferreras, T. Lisker, A. Pasquali, and S. Kaviraj
Exploring the formation of spheroidal galaxies out to z~1.5 in GOODS
2009, Monthly Notices of the R.A.S., 395: 554-566
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J. Janz & T. Lisker
The sizes of early-type galaxies
2008, Astrophysical Journal Letters, 689: L25-L28
PDF , arXiv

T. Lisker
Is the Gini coefficient a stable measure of galaxy structure?
2008, Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, 179: 319-325
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T. Lisker & Z. Han
Stellar age versus mass of early-type galaxies in the Virgo cluster.
2008, Astrophysical Journal, 680: 1042-1048
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T. Lisker, E. K. Grebel, and B. Binggeli
Virgo cluster early-type dwarf galaxies with the SDSS.
IV. The color-magnitude relation

2008, Astronomical Journal, 135: 380-399
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Populärwissenschaftliche Artikel

T. Lisker, S.M. Weinmann, & R. Preis
Wodurch wird die Entwicklung von Zwerggalaxien bestimmt?
2013, Sterne & Weltraum
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T. Lisker
Die Welt der Zwerggalaxien
2010, Sterne & Weltraum
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T. Lisker
Kleine Galaxien und ihre bewegte Vergangenheit
2008, Ruperto Carola (Forschungsmagazin der Universität Heidelberg)
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