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MISAWA Toru

Academic OrganizationAcademic Assembly School of Humanities and Social Sciences Institute of HumanitiesTEL
Education and Research OrganizationSchool of General Education Center for General EducationFAX
PositionAssociate ProfessorMail Addressmisawatr-web_at_shinshu-u.ac.jp
Address3-1-1, Asahi, Matsumoto, Nagano 390-8621 JapanWeb sitehttp://www.shinshu-u.ac.jp/faculty/general/chair/astro/

Modified:05/15/2017

Profile

Research Field
Astronomy
Current Subject
Statistical analysis of metal absorption line

Correlation between metal absorption lines and galaxies

Geometrical structure of active galactic nuclei

Search for carbon clusters in the interstellarregion

Academic Societies
Academic Societies
International Astronomical Union
Astronomical Society of Japan
American Astronomical Society
Academic Background
Graduate School
University of Tokyo , (Astronomy , Science) , 2003
University of Tokyo , (Astronomy , Science) , 2000

College
Tohoku University , (Science) , 1998

Degree
Science , University of Tokyo
Research Career
Research Career
2013- , Shinshu University, School ofGeneral Education, Associate Professor
2010- , RIKEN, Visiting Researcher
2011-2012 , National Astronomical Observatory, Visiting Assistant Professor
2010-2013 , Shinshu University, School of General Education, Senior Assistant Professor
2008-2010 , RIKEN, Special Postdoctoral Researcher
2003-2008 , Pennsylvania State University, Postdoctoral Scholar
2003-2003 , National Astronomical Observatory, Assistant Research Staff

Research

Books, Articles, etc.
Articles
Multi-Sightline Observation of Narrow Absorption Lines in Lensed Quasar SDSS J1029+2623
Astrophysical Journal,825(1):article id.25 2016(Jun. 27)
Author:Toru Misawa, Cristian Saez, Jane C. Charlton, Michael Eracleous, George Chartas, Franz E. Bauer, Naohisa Inada, Hisakazu Uchiyama


The Wide-angle Outflow of the Lensed z = 1.51 AGN HS 0810+2554
Astrophysical Journal,824(1):article id. 53 2016(Jun. 10)
Author:G. Chartas, M. Cappi, F. Hamann, M. Eracleous, S. Strickland, M. Giustini, T. Misawa


Optical variability properties of mini-BAL and NAL quasars
Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan 2016(May 16)
Author:Takashi Horiuchi, Toru Misawa, Tomoki Morokuma, Suzuka Koyamada, Kazuma Takahashi, Hisashi Wada


Resolving the Clumpy Structure of the Outflow Winds in the Gravitationally Lensed Quasar SDSS J1029+2623
Astrophysical Journal Letters,794(2):article id. L20 2014(Oct. 01)
Author:Toru Misawa, Naohisa Inada, Masamune Oguri, Poshak Gandhi, Takashi Horiuchi, Suzuka Koyamada, Rina Okamoto


The UVES Large Program for testing fundamental physics - III. Constraints on the fine-structure constant from three telescopes
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society,445:128-150 2014(Sep. 23)
Author:T. M. Evans, M. T. Murphy, J. B. Whitmore, T. Misawa, M. Centurion, S. D'Odorico, S. Lopez, C. J. A. P. Martins, P. Molaro, P. Petitjean, H. Rahmani, R. Srianand, M. Wendt


Monitoring the Variability of Intrinsic Absorption Lines in Quasar Spectra
Astrophysical Journal,792(1):article id. 77 2014(Aug. 18)
Author:T. Misawa, J. C. Charlton, M. Eracleous


The COS/UVES Absorption Survey of the Magellanic Stream. III: Ionization, Total Mass, and Inflow Rate onto the Milky Way
Astrophysical Journal,787:article id. 147 2014(May 13)
Author:A. J. Fox, B. P. Wakker, K. A. Barger, A. K. Hernandez, P. Richter, N. Lehner, J. Bland-Hawthorn, J. C. Charlton, T. Westmeier, C. Thom, J. Tumlinson, T. Misawa, J. C. Howk, L. M. Haffner, J. Ely, P. Rodriguez-Hidalgo, N. Kumari


Magnified Views of the Ultrafast Outflow of the z = 1.51 Active Galactic Nucleus HS 0810+2554
Astrophysical Journal,783:article id. 57 2014(Feb. 13)
Author:G. Chartas, F. Hamann, M. Eracleous, T. Misawa, M. Cappi, M. Giustini, J. C. Charlton, M. Marvin


Extended Lyα Emission from a Damped Lyα Absorber at z = 3.115
Astrophysical Journal,780:article id. 116 2013(Dec. 16)
Author:N. Kashikawa, T. Misawa, Y. Minowa, K. Okoshi, T. Hattori, J. Toshikawa, S. Ishikawa, M. Onoue


A census of quasar-intrinsic absorption in the Hubble Space Telescope archive: systems from high-resolution echelle spectra
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society,435:1233-1264 2013(Oct.)
Author:R. Ganguly, R. S. Lynch, J. C. Charlton, M. Eracleous, T. M. Tripp, C. Palma, K. R. Sembach, T. Misawa, J. R. Masiero, N. Milutinovic, B. D. Lackey, T. M. Jones


Modeling Line-Driven Disk Wind for Broad Absorption Lines of Quasars
Publications of theAstronomical Society of Japan,65(2):Article No.40 2013(Apr.)
Author:M. Nomura, K. Ohsuga, K. Wada, H. Susa, T. Misawa


Spectroscopy along Multiple, Lensed Sight Lines through Outflowing Winds in the Quasar SDSS J1029+2623
Astronomical Journal,145:article id. 48 2013(Jan.)
Author:T. Misawa, N. Inada, K. Ohsuga, P. Gandhi, R. Takahashi, M. Oguri


The Physical Conditions of the Intrinsic N V Narrow Absorption Line Systems of Three Quasars
Astrophysical Journal,722:997-1012 2010(Oct.)
Author:J. Wu, J. C. Charlton,T. Misawa, M. Eracleous,R. Ganguly


A Spectropolarimetric Test of the Structure ofthe Intrinsic Absorbers in the Quasar HS 1603+3820
Astrophysical Journal,719:1890-1895 2010(Aug.)
Author:T. Misawa,K. S. Kawabata, M. Eracleous, J. C. Charlton, N. Kashikawa


A Bare Molecular Cloud at z ~ 0.45
Astrophysical Journal,715:1497-1507 2010(Jun.)
Author:T. M. Jones, T. Misawa, J. C. Charlton, A. C. Mshar, G. J. Ferland


Identification of New Near-Infrared DIBs in the Orion Nebula
Astrophysical Journal,700:1988-1993 2009(Aug.)
Author:T. Misawa, P. Gandhi, A. Hida, T. Tamagawa, T. Yamaguchi


The Magellanic Bridge as a Damped Lyman Alpha System: Physical Properties of Cold Gas Toward PKS0312-770
Astrophysical Journal,695:1382-1398 2009(Apr.)
Author:T. Misawa, J. C. Charlton, H. A. Kobulnicky, B. P. Wakker, J. Bland-Hawthorn


The Chemical and Ionization Conditions in Weak Mg II Absorbers
Astrophysical Journal,689:782-815 2008(Dec.)
Author:A. Narayanan, J. C. Charlton, T. Misawa, R. E. Green, T.-S. Kim


Super-Solar Metallicity in Weak Mg II Absorption Systems at z~1.7
Astrophysical Journal,679:220-238 2008(May)
Author:T. Misawa, J. C. Charlton,A. Narayanan


Exploratory Study of the X-Ray Properties of Quasars with Intrinsic Narrow Absorption Lines
Astrophysical Journal,677:863-879 2008(Apr.)
Author:T. Misawa, M. Eracleous, G. Chartas, J. C. Charlton


Spectroscopic Analysis of H I Absorption Line Systems in 40 HIRES Quasars
Astronomical Journal,134:1634-1654 2007(Dec.)
Author:T. Misawa, D. Tytler, M. Iye, D. Kirkman, N.Suzuki,D. Lubin, N. Kashikawa


A Catalog of Absorption Lines in Eight HST/STIS E230M 1.0Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society,382:1094-1104 2007(Oct.)
Author:N. Milutinovic, T. Misawa, R. S. Lynch, J. R. Masiero, C. Palma, J. C. Charlton,D. Kirkman, S. Bockenhauer, D. Tytler


A Census ofIntrinsic Narrow Absorption Linesin the Spectra of Quasars at z=2-4
Astrophysical Journal Supplement,171:1-28 2007(Jul.)
Author:T. Misawa, J.C. Charlton, M. Eracleous, R. Ganguly, D. Tytler, D. Kirkman, N. Suzuki, D. Lubin


The Habitat Segregation between Lyman Break Galaxies and Lyman alphaEmitters around a QSO at z~5
Astrophysical Journal,663:765-773 2007(Jul.)
Author:N. Kashikawa, T. Kitayama, M. Doi, T. Misawa, Y. Komiyama, K. Ota


Results of Monitoring the Dramatically Variable C IV Mini-BAL System in the Quasar HS 1603+3820
Astrophysical Journal,660:152-166 2007(May)
Author:T. Misawa, M. Eracleous, J.C.Charlton,N. Kashikawa


A Surveyof Weak Mg II Absorbers at 0.4Astrophysical Journal,660:1093-1105 2007(May)
Author:A. Narayanan, T. Misawa, J. C. Charlton, T.-S. Kim


The Advantage of Increased Resolutionin theStudy of Quasar Absorption Systems
Astronomical Journal,132:2099-2113 2006(Nov.)
Author:A. Narayanan, T. Misawa, J.C. Charlton, R. Ganguly


Near-Infrared Search for CIVAbsorption Counterparts alongthe Line-of-sights to Pair Quasars
Astronomical Journal,131:34-40 2006(Jan.)
Author:T. Misawa, N. Kashikawa, Y. Ohyama, T. Hashimoto, M. Iye


Time-Variable Complex Metal Absorption Lines in the Quasar HS 1603+3820
Astrophysical Journal,629:115-130 2005(Aug.)
Author:T. Misawa, M. Eracleous, J.C. Charlton, A. Tajitsu


HI Gas in Higher Density Regions of the Intergalactic Medium
Astronomical Journal,128:2954-2961 2004(Dec.)
Author:T. Misawa, D. Tytler, M. Iye, P. Paschos,M. Norman, D. Kirkman, J. O'Meara, N. Suzuki, N. Kashikawa


Subaru High Resolution Spectroscopy of Complex Metal Absorption Lines of QSO HS1603+3820
Astronomical Journal,125:1336-1344 2003(Mar.)
Author:T. Misawa, T. Yamada, M. Takada-Hidai, Y. Wang, N. Kashikawa, M. Iye, I. Tanaka


C IV and other Metal Absorption Line Systems in 18 z=4 Quasars
Astronomical Journal,123:1847-1863 2002(Apr.)
Author:T. Misawa, D. Tytler, M. Iye,L.J. Storrie-Lombardi, N. Suzuki, A.M. Wolfe


Luminosity versus Phase-Space-Density Relation of Galaxies Revisited
Astrophysical Journal,531:665-675 2000(Mar.)
Author:K. Kodaira,N. Kashikawa, T. Misawa


Presentations
Monitoring of a Dramatically Variable C IV Mini-BAL in the Quasar HS1603+3820
the American Astronomical Society , 209th meeting of the American Astronomical Society 2007(Jan. 08)
Author:T. Misawa, M. Eracleous, J.C. Charlton, N. Kashikawa


A Census of Intrinsic Narrow Absorption Lines at z ~3.0
the American Astronomical Society , 207th meeting of the American Astronomical Society 2006(Jan. 09)
Author:T. Misawa, J.C. Charlton, M. Eracleous, R. Ganguly, D. Tytler, D. Kirkman, N. Suzuki,D. Lubin


Time-Variable Complex Metal Absorption Lines in theQuasar HS1603+3820
the American Astronomical Society , 205th meeting of the American Astronomical Society 2005(Jan. 13)
Author:T. Misawa, M. Eracleous, J.C. Charlton, A. Tajitsu


A Census of Intrinsic Narrow Absorption Lines at z ~ 3.0
the American Astronomical Society , 203rd meeting of the American Astronomical Society 2004(Jan. 07)
Author:T. Misawa, M. Eracleous, J.C. Charlton,R. Ganguly, D. Tytler, D. Kirkman, J. O'Meara, N. Suzuki, D. Lubin

Education

Lectures
2010- , Dynamics
2010- , Astronomy in daily life
2010- , Electromagnetism
2010- , An Introduction to Observational Astronomy