Publications & Talks

Research articles

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Graham RJ, T Lichtenberg, R Boukrouche, RT Pierrehumbert. A multispecies pseudoadiabat for simulating condensable-rich exoplanet atmospheres. The Planetary Science Journal, in press, arXiv:2108.12902 (2021).
Boukrouche R, T Lichtenberg, RT Pierrehumbert. Beyond runaway: initiation of the post-runaway greenhouse state on rocky exoplanets. The Astrophysical Journal, in press, arXiv:2107.14150 (2021).
Lichtenberg T. Redox hysteresis of super-Earth exoplanets from magma ocean circulation. The Astrophysical Journal Letters 914, L4 (2021).
Lichtenberg T, S Krijt. System-level fractionation of carbon from disk and planetesimal processing. The Astrophysical Journal Letters 913, L20 (2021).
Meier TG, DJ Bower, T Lichtenberg, PJ Tackley, B-O Demory. Hemispheric Tectonics on super-Earth LHS 3844b. The Astrophysical Journal Letters 908, L48 (2021).
LIFE Collaboration (incl. TL). Large Interferometer For Exoplanets (LIFE): I. Improved exoplanet detection yield estimates for a large mid-infrared space-interferometer mission. arXiv:2101.07500 (2021).
Lichtenberg T, DJ Bower, M Hammond, R Boukrouche, P Sanan, S-M Tsai, RT Pierrehumbert. Vertically resolved magma ocean-protoatmosphere evolution: H2, H2O, CO2, CH4, CO, O2, and N2 as primary absorbers. Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets 126, e2020JE006711 (2021).
Lichtenberg T, J Drążkowska, M Schönbächler, GJ Golabek, TO Hands. Bifurcation of planetary building blocks during Solar System formation. Science 371, 365–370 (2021).
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).

White papers

Tinetti G et al. Ariel: Enabling planetary science across light-years. ESA Ariel Definition Study Report (2021).
Helled R et al. Ariel Planetary Interiors White Paper. Experimental Astronomy (2021).
Quanz SP et al. Atmospheric characterization of terrestrial exoplanets in the mid-infared: biosignatures, habitability & diversity. ESA Voyage 2050 White Paper (2019).
Line M et al. The Importance of Thermal Emission Spectroscopy for Understanding Terrestrial Exoplanets. Astro2020: Decadal Survey on Astronomy and Astrophysics, BAAS, 51, 3, 271 (2019).
Lyra W et al. Planet formation — The case for large efforts on the computational side. Astro2020: Decadal Survey on Astronomy and Astrophysics, BAAS, 51, 3, 271 (2019).
Khullar G et al. Astrobites as a Community-led Model for Education, Science Communication, and Accessibility in Astrophysics. Astro2020: Decadal Survey on Astronomy and Astrophysics, BAAS, 51, 7, 230 (2019).

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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.

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Conference Talks

EPSC 2021, EXO3: Exoplanet observations, modelling and experiments virtual, EU 09/2021
EPSC 2021, TP3: Late accretion processes virtual, EU 09/2021
EPSC 2021, EXO1: Zooming In On Planet Formation virtual, EU 09/2021
Astrobiology Graduate Conference 2021 Tokyo, JP 09/2021
German Physical Society Meeting, session Exoplanets & Astrobiology virtual, DE 09/2021
Simons Collaboration on the Origins of Life Investigators Meeting New York, US    07/2021
Goldschmidt 21, Chemical geodynamics throughout the Solar System Lyon, FR 07/2021
STScI SS21, Towards the Comprehensive Characterization of Exoplanets STScI, US 04/2021
STScI Spring Symposium 2021, Science Writers' Workshop STScI, US 04/2021
Habitable Worlds 21, NASA Nexus for Exoplanet System Science (NExSS) NExScI, US 02/2021
Origins 2021, Origins Center Origins Center, NL    01/2021
Five years after HL Tau: a new era in planet formation ESO, CL    12/2020
Simons Collaboration on the Origins of Life Annual Symposium New York, US    11/2020
EPSC 2020, EXO3: From Disks to Planets and their Atmospheres virtual, EU    09/2020
EPSC 2020, TP3: Coupled planet formation and evolution virtual, EU    09/2020
MIAPP virtual workshop: Final Orbit Assembly Garching, DE    06/2020
What Makes a Planet Uninhabitable? Chicago, US    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
EPSC-DPS 2019, TP16: Collisions from small bodies to planetary scales Geneva, CH    09/2019
Annual Meeting of the German Astronomical Society 2019 Stuttgart, DE    09/2019
EPSC-DPS 2019, TP14: Coupled planet formation and evolution Geneva, CH    09/2019
EPSC-DPS 2019, EXO2: Exoplanet observations, modelling and experiments 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
EPSC 2018, EXO2: Formation and Dynamical Evolution of Planetary Systems Berlin, DE    09/2018
EPSC 2018, SB4: Asteroids and parent bodies of meteorites 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

Seminar Talks

St Andrews Centre for Exoplanet Science St Andrews, UK 07/2021
Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory (DRAO) Penticton, CA 06/2021
TRR-170/Planetology colloquium Münster, DE 06/2021
NExSS Quantitative Habitability science working group Tucson, US 05/2021
Université de Lorraine, Petrographic and Geochemical Research Center Nancy, FR 03/2021
University of Zurich, Theoretical Astrophysics & Computational Science Zurich, CH 03/2021
Lunar and Planetary Institute, USRA Houston, US 03/2021
Max Planck Institute for Astronomy, Atmospheric Physics of Exoplanets Heidelberg, DE    03/2021
Carnegie Institution of Science, Earth & Planets Laboratory Washington DC, US    02/2021
University of Bern, Theoretical Astrophysics and Planetary Science Bern, CH    02/2021
University of Bristol, Isotope Geochemistry Bristol, UK    02/2021
University of Cambridge, Planetary Geochemistry Cambridge, UK    02/2021
São Paulo State University, Orbital Dynamics and Planetology Sao Paulo, BR    10/2020
NIT Rourkela, Department of Physics and Astronomy Rourkela, IND    10/2020
Berkeley CIPS / UCLA joint planetary science seminar Berkeley, US    09/2020
Universidad de Concepción, Departamento de Astronomía Concepción, CL    06/2020
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

Molecular Origins of Life 2021 Munich, DE    08/2021
AGU Comparative Planetology Throughout the Solar System San Francisco, US    12/2020
ESO Threats from the Surroundings Garching, DE    11/2020
Exoplanet Demographics 2020 Pasadena, US    11/2020
Exoplanets III Heidelberg, DE    07/2020
Molecular Origins of Life 2020 Munich, DE    07/2020
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