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Turbulent transport and its effect on the dead zone in protoplanetary discs
Authors: Martin Ilgner & Richard P. Nelson
Status: To appear in A & A 2008 

On the evolution of low mass planets embedded in a circumbinary disc
Authors: Arnaud Pierens & Richard P. Nelson
Status: To appear in A & A 2007 

Global MHD simulations of stratified and turbulent protoplanetary discs. I. Model properties
Authors: Sebastien Fromang & Richard P. Nelson
Status: To appear in A & A 2006 

Triggered star formation in bright-rimmed clouds: the Eagle nebula revisited
Authors: J. Miao, G.J. White, R.P. Nelson, M. Thompson, L. Morgan
Status: Appeared in MNRAS 2006, volume 369, page 143 

Disk-planet interactions during planet formation
Authors: J.C.B. Papaloizou, R.P. Nelson, W. Kley, F.S. Masset, P. Artymowicz
Status: To appear in Protostars and Planets V 2006 

A comparative study of disc-planet interaction
Authors: M. de Val-Borro, R. G. Edgar, P. Artymowicz, P. Ciecielag, P. Cresswell, G. D'Angelo, E. J. Delgado-Donate, G. Dirksen, S. Fromang, A. Gawryszczak, H. Klahr, W. Kley, W. Lyra, F. Masset, G. Mellema, R. P. Nelson, S.-J. Paardekooper, A. Peplinski, A. Pierens, T. Plewa, K. Rice, C. Schaefer, R. Speith
Status: Appeared in MNRAS 2006, volume 369, page 143 

On the evolution of multiple protoplanets embedded in a protostellar disc
Authors: Paul Cresswell & Richard P. Nelson
Status: Appeared in A & A 2006, volume 450, page 833 

On the Ionisation Fraction in Protoplanetary Disks III: The effect of X-ray flares on gas-phase chemistry
Authors: Martin Ilgner & Richard P. Nelson
Status: Appeared in A & A 2006, volume 455, page 731 

On the Ionisation Fraction in Protoplanetary Disks II: The Effect of Turbulent Mixing on Gas--phase Chemistry
Authors: Martin Ilgner & Richard P. Nelson
Status: Appeared in A & A 2006, volume 445, page 223 

On the Ionisation Fraction in Protoplanetary Disks I: Comparing Different Reaction Networks
Authors: Martin Ilgner & Richard P. Nelson
Status: Appeared in A & A 2006, volume 445, page 205 

On the accumulation of solid bodies in global turbulent protoplanetary disc models
Authors: Sebastien Fromang & Richard P. Nelson
Status: Appeared in MNRAS Letters 2005, volume 364, page 81 

On the orbital evolution of low mass protoplanets in turbulent, magnetised disks
Authors: Richard P. Nelson
Status: Appeared in A & A 2005, volume 443, page 1067 

Numerical simulations of type I planetary migration in nonturbulent magnetized discs
Authors: Sebastien Fromang, Caroline Terquem & Richard P. Nelson
Status: Appeared in MNRAS 2005, volume 363, page 943 

Oligarchic and giant impact growth of terrestrial planets in the presence of gas giant planet migration
Authors: Martyn J. Fogg & Richard P. Nelson
Status: Appeared in A & A 2005, volume 441, page 791 

Models of accreting gas giant protoplanets in protostellar disks
Authors: John C.B. Papaloizou & Richard P. Nelson
Status: Appeared in A & A 2005, volume 433, page 247 

The interaction of planets with a disc with MHD turbulence IV: Migration rates of embedded protoplanets
Authors: Richard P. Nelson & John C.B. Papaloizou
Status: Appeared in MNRAS 2004, volume 350, page 849 

The interaction of planets with a disc with MHD turbulence III: Flow morphology and conditions for gap formation in local and global simulations
Authors: John C.B. Papaloizou, Richard P. Nelson & Mark D. Snellgrove
Status: Appeared in MNRAS 2004, volume 350, page 829 

On the evolution of giant protoplanets forming in circumbinary discs
Authors: R.P. Nelson
Status: Appeared in MNRAS 2003, volume 345, page 233 

The interaction of a giant planet with a disc with MHD turbulence - II. The interaction of the planet with the disc
Authors: R.P. Nelson & J.C.B. Papaloizou
Status: Appeared in MNRAS, 2003: volume 339, page 993 

The interaction of a giant planet with a disc with MHD turbulence - I. The initial turbulent disc models
Authors: J.C.B. Papaloizou & R.P. Nelson
Status: Appeared in MNRAS, 2003: volume 339, page 983

Possible commensurabilities among pairs of extrasolar planets
Authors: R.P. Nelson & J.C.B. Papaloizou
Status: Appeared in MNRAS, 2002: volume 333, page 26. 

On disc driven inward migration of resonantly coupled planets with application to the system around GJ876
Authors: M. Snellgrove, J.C.B. Papaloizou, R.P. Nelson
Status: Appeared in A & A, 2001: volume 374, page 1092. 

Dynamical Modeling of large scale asymmetries in the beta Pictoris dust disk
Authors: J.C. Augereau, R.P. Nelson, A.M. Lagrange, J.C.B. Papaloizou, D. Mouillet.
Status: Appeared in A & A, 2001: volume 370, page 447. 

Orbital Eccentricity Growth Through Disc-Companion Tidal Interaction.
Authors: John C.B. Papaloizou, Richard P. Nelson, & Frederic Masset.
Status: Appeared in A & A, 2001: volume 366, page 263. 

The Migration and Growth of Protoplanets in Protostellar Discs.
Authors: Richard P. Nelson, John C.B. Papaloizou, Frederic Masset, & Willy Kley.
Status: Appeared in MNRAS, 2000: volume 318, page 18. 

Hydrodynamic Simulations of the Bardeen-Petterson Effect
Authors: Richard P. Nelson & John C.B. Papaloizou.
Status: Appeared in MNRAS, 2000: volume 315, page 570. 

On the Stability and Evolution of Isolated Bok Globules
Authors: Richard P. Nelson & William D. Langer
Status: Appeared in Ap.J., 1999: volume 514, page 923. 

Numerical Simulations of Propagating Bending Waves in Accretion Discs
Authors: Richard P. Nelson & John C.B. Papaloizou
Status: Appeared in MNRAS, 1999: volume 309, page 929. 

Tidally Induced Gap Formation in Protostellar Discs: Gap Clearing and Suppresion of Protoplanetary Growth
Authors: G. Bryden, Xingming Chen, D.N.C. Lin, Richard P. Nelson, & John C.B. Papaloizou
Status: Appeared in Ap.J., 1999: volume 514, page 344. 

Precession of Collimated Outflows from Young Stellar Objects
Authors: C. Terquem, J. Eisloffel, J.C.B. Papaloizou, R.P. Nelson
Status: Appeared in Ap.J., 20th February 1999 issue: volume 512, page L131.

The Eagle Nebula's Fingers - Pointers to the Earliest Stages of Star Formation ?
Authors: G.J. White, R.P. Nelson, et al.
Status: Appeared in A & A, 1999: volume 342, page 233 

The Collapse and Fragmentation of Rotating Prolate Clouds
Authors: Richard P. Nelson
Status: Appeared in MNRAS, 1998: volume 298, page 657. 

On the Tidal Interaction of a Solar-Type Star with An Orbiting Companion: Excitation of g-Mode Oscillations and Orbital Evolution
Authors: C. Terquem, J.C.B. Papaloizou, R.P. Nelson, D.N.C. Lin
Status: Appeared in Ap.J., 1st August 1998 issue: volume 502, page 788. 

The Dynamics of Low Mass Clouds in External Radiation Fields
Authors: Richard P. Nelson & William D. Langer
Status: Appeared in ApJ, 20th June 1997 issue: volume 482, page 796. 

The Tidally Induced Warping, Precession and Truncation of Accretion Discs in Binary Systems: Three-dimensional Simulations
Authors: J.D. Larwood, R.P. Nelson, J.C.B. Papaloizou and C. Terquem
Status: Appeared in MNRAS, 15 September 1996 issue: volume 282, page 597. 

Variable Smoothing and Energy Conservation in Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics
Authors: Richard P. Nelson & J.C.B. Papaloizou
Status: Appeared in MNRAS, 1994: volume 270, page 1. 

Three Dimensional Hydrodynamical Simulations of Collapsing Prolate Clouds
Authors: Richard P. Nelson & J.C.B. Papaloizou
Status: Appeared in MNRAS, 1993: volume 265, page 905. 

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Precessing Warped Discs in Close Binary Systems
Authors: J.C.B. Papaloizou, J.D. Larwood, R.P. Nelson, C. Terquem
Status: Appeared in 1997, Accretion Disks - New Aspects, Proceedings of the EARA Workshop (Garching, 21-23 October 1996), Meyer-Hofmeister E., Spruit H., eds., (Springer: Lecture Notes in Physics, Heidelberg), page 182 

Extrasolar Planets: A Review of Current Observations and Theory
Authors: Richard P. Nelson
Status: Appeared in `Solar and Extrasolar Planetary Systems', Lecture Notes in Physics, Springer, 2001, eds. I.P. Williams, N.Thomas 

On the Formation and Evolution of Giant Planets in Close Binary Systems
Authors: R.P. Nelson
Status: To appear in the proceedings of the conference to celebrate Michel Mayor's 60th birthday: `Planetary Systems and Planets in Systems', Space Science Reviews, eds. S. Udry, W. Benz, and R. von Steiger, 2003. 

Disc-planet, planet-planet, and star-planet interactions during planet formation
Authors: Richard P. Nelson & John C.B. Papaloizou
Status: To appear in the proceedings of the conference `Toward Other Earths: DARWIN/TPF and the Search for Extrasolar Terrestrial Planets', ESA Special Publication SP-539, 2003