Regina E Schulte-Ladbeck


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Professor Emeritus


I continue to be interested in the evolution of the chemical elements. My current research focuses on the chemical abundances in Blue Compact Dwarf galaxies. These tiny galaxies show pristine compositions at variance with those of larger galaxies like our Milky Way.




Selected Publications

  • "Near-infrared spectral classification of symbiotic stars," Schulte-Ladbeck, A&A, 189, 97, 1988.
  • "Evidence for a bipolar nebula around the peculiar B[e] star HD 45677 from ultraviolet spectropolarimetry," Schulte-Ladbeck et al., ApJ, 401, L105, 1992.
  • "’Baade's Red Sheet’ Resolved into Stars with HST in the Blue Compact Dwarf Galaxy VII ZW 403," Schulte-Ladbeck, Crone & Hopp, ApJ, 493, L23, 1998.
  • "The Oldest Stars of the Extremely Metal-Poor Local Group Dwarf Irregular Galaxy Leo A," Schulte-Ladbeck et al., AJ, 124, 896, 2002.
  • "Emission-Line Spectroscopy of Damped Lyα Systems: The Case of SBS 1543+593/HS 1543+5921," Schulte-Ladbeck et al., ApJ, 625, L79, 2005.
  • "Dwarf Galaxy Cosmology," Schulte-Ladbeck et al., special issue of Advances in Astronomy, 2010