Publications & Talks

Peer-reviewed articles

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Lichtenberg T, GJ Golabek, R Burn, MR Meyer, Y Alibert, TV Gerya, CA Mordasini. A water budget dichotomy of rocky protoplanets from 26Al-heating. Nature Astronomy 3, 307–313 (2019).
Lichtenberg T, T Keller, RF Katz, GJ Golabek, TV Gerya. Magma ascent in planetesimals: control by grain size. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 507, 154–165 (2019).
Bonati I, T Lichtenberg, DJ Bower, ML Timpe, SP Quanz. Direct imaging of molten protoplanets in nearby young stellar associations. Astronomy & Astrophysics 621, A125 (2019).
Hunt AC, DL Cook, T Lichtenberg, PM Reger, M Ek, GJ Golabek, M Schönbächler. Late metal–silicate separation on the IAB parent asteroid: Constraints from combined W and Pt isotopes and thermal modelling. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 482, 490-500 (2018).
Lichtenberg T, GJ Golabek, CP Dullemond, M Schönbächler, TV Gerya, MR Meyer. Impact splash chondrule formation during planetesimal recycling. Icarus 302, 27–43 (2018).
Parker RJ, T Lichtenberg, SP Quanz. Was Planet 9 captured in the Sun's natal star-forming region? Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society: Letters 472, L75–L79 (2017).
Lichtenberg T, RJ Parker, MR Meyer. Isotopic enrichment of forming planetary systems from supernova pollution. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 462, 3979–3992 (2016).
Lichtenberg T, GJ Golabek, TV Gerya, MR Meyer. The effects of short-lived radionuclides and porosity on the early thermo-mechanical evolution of planetesimals. Icarus 274, 350–365 (2016).
Lichtenberg T & DRG Schleicher. Modeling gravitational instabilities in self-gravitating protoplanetary disks with adaptive mesh refinement techniques. Astronomy & Astrophysics 579, A32 (2015).

Community & white papers

Quanz SP, et al. (incl. T Lichtenberg). Atmospheric characterization of terrestrial exoplanets in the mid-infared: biosignatures, habitability & diversity. ESA Voyage 2050 White Paper (2019).
Khullar G, et al. (incl. T Lichtenberg). Astrobites as a Community-led Model for Education, Science Communication, and Accessibility in Astrophysics. NASA Astro2020 Decadal Survey White Paper (2019).

Automated lists


Theses

Thermal Evolution of Forming Planets: Isotope Enrichment, Differentiation & Volatile Retention. Dr. sc. ETH Zurich, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, 05/2018.
Modeling gravitational instabilities in compact and massive protoplanetary disks with adaptive mesh refinement techniques. M. Sc. Physics, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany, 07/2014.
Constraining Exoplanet Characteristics with Asteroseismology. B. Sc. Physics, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany, 08/2012.

Conference Talks

Invited PDF
What Makes a Planet Uninhabitable? Chicago/virtual    05/2020
Gordon Research Seminar & Conference – Origins of Life Galveston, US    01/2020
Rocky Worlds: from the Solar System to Exoplanets Cambridge, UK    01/2020
Exoplanet Vision 2050, Konkoly Observatory, Hun Academy of Sciences Budapest, HUN    11/2019
RU Transition Disks meeting, Center for Advanced Studies, LMU Munich Munich, DE    11/2019
Joint EPSC-DPS meeting 2019, session TP16 Geneva, CH    09/2019
Annual Meeting of the German Astronomical Society 2019 Stuttgart, DE    09/2019
Joint EPSC-DPS meeting 2019, session TP14 Geneva, CH    09/2019
Joint EPSC-DPS meeting 2019, session EXO2 Geneva, CH    09/2019
From Stars to Planets II Gothenburg, SE    06/2019
UK Exoplanet Community Meeting 2019 London, UK    04/2019
Planet Formation and Evolution 2019 Rostock, DE    02/2019
2nd Oxford Meeting on Planets Oxford, UK    12/2018
European Astrobiology Network Association 2018 Berlin, DE    09/2018
European Planetary Science Congress 2018, session EXO2 Berlin, DE    09/2018
European Planetary Science Congress 2018, session SB4 Berlin, DE    09/2018
Exoplanets II Cambridge, UK    07/2018
UK Exoplanet Community Meeting Oxford, UK    03/2018
Gordon Research Seminar – Origins of Solar Systems South Hadley, US    06/2017
Accretion, Differentiation and Early Evolution of the Terrestrial Planets Nice, F    05/2017
Chondrules and the Protoplanetary Disk London, UK    02/2017
Formation of the Solar System and the origin of life Leiden, NL    02/2017
Winter school 'Chronology of the Formation of the Solar System VI' Les Houches, FRA    02/2017
New Directions in Planet Formation Leiden, NL    07/2016
Sant Cugat Forum on Astrophysics Sant Cugat, E    04/2016
Planet Formation and Evolution 2016 Duisburg-Essen, DE    03/2016
PlanetS General Assembly 2016 Grindelwald, CH    01/2016
The Delivery of Water to Proto-planets, Planets and Satellites Bern, CH    01/2016

Institute Seminar Talks

University of Arizona, Steward Observatory Tucson, US    01/2020
ETH Zurich, Department of Earth Sciences Zurich, CH    11/2019
Imperial College, Blackett Laboratory London, UK    11/2019
McMaster University, Origins Institute Hamilton, CA    11/2019
ETH Zurich, Institute for Particle Physics and Astrophysics Zurich, CH    05/2019
German Aerospace Center (DLR) Berlin Berlin, DE    04/2019
University of Oxford, Department of Earth Sciences Oxford, UK    02/2019
University of Cambridge, Institute of Astronomy Cambridge, UK    05/2018
ETH Zurich, Institute of Geochemistry and Petrology Zurich, CH    04/2018
Stanford University, Department of Earth Sciences Stanford, US    10/2017
University of Sheffield, Department of Physics & Astronomy Sheffield, UK    08/2017
University of Oxford, Department of Earth Sciences Oxford, UK    07/2017
University of Bern, Center for Space and Habitability Bern, CH    06/2017
Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Konkoly Observatory Budapest, HUN    03/2017
ETH Zurich, Institute of Geophysics Zurich, CH    02/2017
University of Copenhagen, Centre for Star and Planet Formation Copenhagen, DK    02/2017
Liverpool John Moores University, Astrophysics Research Institute Liverpool, UK    07/2016
University of Oxford, Department of Earth Sciences Oxford, UK    06/2016
ETH Zurich, Institute of Geophysics Zurich, CH    12/2015

Poster Presentations

Gordon Research Conference – Origins of Life Galveston, US    01/2020
Rocky Worlds: from the Solar System to Exoplanets Cambridge, UK    01/2020
Extreme Solar Systems IV Reykjavík, IS    08/2019
Exoclimes V Oxford, UK    08/2019
Gordon Research Conference – Origins of Solar Systems South Hadley, US    06/2019
European Astrobiology Network Association 2018 Berlin, DE    09/2018
European Planetary Science Congress 2018, session EXO1 Berlin, DE    09/2018
Water during planet formation and evolution Zurich, CH    02/2018
PlanetS General Assembly 2018 Grindelwald, CH    01/2018
The Origins of Volatiles in Habitable Planets Ann Arbor, US    10/2017
Planet Formation and Evolution 2017 Jena, DE    09/2017
Gordon Research Conference – Origins of Solar Systems South Hadley, US    06/2017
German-Swiss Geodynamics workshop Lichtenfels, DE    08/2016
Origin and Evolution of Plate Tectonics Ascona, CH    07/2016
Exoplanets I Davos, CH    07/2016
PlanetS site visit, Geneva Observatory Geneva, CH    05/2016
Gordon Research Conference – Origins of Solar Systems South Hadley, US    07/2015
PlanetS General Assembly 2015 Anzere, CH    01/2015
Planet Formation and Evolution 2014 Kiel, DE    09/2014