Almudena Alonso Herrero’s personal webpage

Research Interests:

  • Active Galaxies (Seyferts, quasars, LLAGN)
  • Star Forming Galaxies both in the local and distant Universe.
  • Stellar populations in galaxies.
  • Luminous and Ultraluminous Infrared Galaxies.
  • The dusty torus of the AGN Unified Model.
  • Infrared and (sub)millimeter observations.

Member of the IAU, EAS, SEA and RAS.

Science groups of Infrared Instruments and Instrument Concepts: 

First image taken with MIRI onboard Webb at 7.7micron in a region of the Large Magellanic Cloud! Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech (left), NASA/ESA/CSA/STScI (right)

Recent Selected Results:

  • GATOS: II. Torus and polar dust emission in Seyfert galaxies. A. Alonso-Herrero, S. García-Burillo et al. 2021, A&A, 652, A99
  • GATOS: I. ALMA images of dusty molecular tori in Seyfert galaxies. S. García-Burillo, A. Alonso-Herrero et al. 2021, A&A, 652, A98
  • Cold molecular gas and PAH emission in Seyfert galaxies, A. Alonso-Herrero, M. Pereira-Santaella, D. Rigopoulou, S. García-Burillo et al., 2020, A&A, 639, A43
  • Searching for molecular in/outflows in the nuclear regions of five Seyfert galaxies, A. Domínguez Fernández, A. Alonso Herrero et al., 2020, A&A, 643, A127
  • ALMA images the many faces of the NGC 1068 torus and its surroundings, S. García-Burillo, et al. 2019, A&A, 632, A61
  • Nuclear molecular outflow in the Seyfert galaxy NGC3227, A. Alonso-Herrero, S. García-Burillo, M. Pereira Santaella et al. 2019, A&A, 628, A65
  • Resolving the nuclear obscuring disk in the Compthon-thick Seyfert galaxy NGC5643 with ALMA, A. Alonso-Herrero, M. Pereira-Santaella, S. García-Burillo et al., 2018, ApJ, 859,144
Credit: ESO/A. Alonso-Herrero et al.; ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO)

Current surveys:

Past surveys:

  • ARCHES: A European FP7 project to provide a multi-wavelength view of X-ray sources from the 3XMM catalog 
  • Los Piratas: A mid-infrared survey of AGNs using CanariCam on the GTC. Observations include 100 hours of guaranteed time (Coordinator C. Packham) and 180 hours of an ESO/GTC large program (PI A. Alonso Herrero). The paper with the published spectroscopic catalog -the largest AGN mid-IR spectroscopic survey conducted on a 10m telescope: Alonso-Herrero et al. 2016, MNRAS, 455, 563.

Favorite Clumpy Torus and Disk+Wind Models:


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Last updated: May 2022