My refereed publications can be found via NASA's Astrophysics Data System (ADS): all papers; first-author papers.
Alternatively, click here for a current listing from the astro-ph preprint archive at arXiv.org.
A full list of my papers is below. Papers marked with a * were written with my research students.

Refereed review articles:

4) Disk evolution and the fate of water
L.Hartmann, F.Ciesla, O.Gressel & R.Alexander.
Chapter in The Delivery of Water to Proto-planets, Planets and Satellites, Space Science Reviews, vol 212, p813-834 (2017).
astro-ph; NASA ADS.

3) The dispersal of protoplanetary disks
R.Alexander, I.Pascucci, S.Andrews, P.Armitage & L.Cieza.
Chapter in Protostars & Planets VI, eds. H.Beuther, C.Dullemond, Th.Henning & R.Klessen, University of Arizona Press, p475-496 (2014).
preprint (PDF); astro-ph; NASA ADS.

2) Circumstellar disks and planets: science cases for next-generation optical/infrared long-baseline interferometers
S.Wolf, F.Malbet, R.Alexander, J.-Ph.Berger, M.Creech-Eakman, G.Duchêne, A.Dutrey, C.Mordasini, E.Pantin, F.Pont, J.-U.Pott, E.Tatulli, L.Testi, A&A Review, vol 20, article 52 (2012).
astro-ph; NASA ADS.

1) From discs to planetesimals: evolution of gas and dust discs
R.Alexander
Chapter in Circumstellar discs and planets at very high angular resolution, New Astronomy Reviews, vol 52, p60-77 (2008).
preprint (PDF); astro-ph; NASA ADS; summer school website.


Papers in refereed journals:

42) NGTS-1b: A hot Jupiter transiting an M-dwarf
D.Bayliss, E.Gillen, P.Eigmüller, et al. (43 authors, inc. R.D.Alexander), MNRAS, in press.
astro-ph; NASA ADS.

41*) Breaking mean-motion resonances during Type I planet migration
T.O.Hands & R.D.Alexander, MNRAS, in press.
astro-ph; NASA ADS.

40) A self-similar solution for thermal disc winds
C.J.Clarke & R.D.Alexander, MNRAS, vol 460, 3044-3051 (2016).
preprint (PDF); astro-ph; NASA ADS.

39*) There might be giants: unseen Jupiter-mass planets as sculptors of tightly-packed planetary systems
T.O.Hands & R.D.Alexander, MNRAS, vol 456, p4121-4127 (2016).
astro-ph; NASA ADS.

38) Magnetospheres of hot Jupiters: hydrodynamic models & ultraviolet absorption
R.D.Alexander, G.A.Wynn, H.Mohammed, J.D.Nichols & B.Ercolano, MNRAS, vol 456, p2766-2778 (2016).
preprint (PDF); astro-ph; NASA ADS.

37) Probing the final stages of protoplanetary disk evolution with ALMA
A.Hardy, C.Caceres, M.R.Schreiber, L.Cieza, R.D.Alexander, H.Canovas, J.P.Williams & Z.Wahhaj, A&A, vol 583, article A66 (2015).
astro-ph; NASA ADS.

36) The evolution of inner disk gas in transition disks
K.Hoadley, K.France, R.D.Alexander, M.McJunkin & P.C.Schneider, ApJ, vol 812, article 41 (2015).
astro-ph; NASA ADS.

35) Hubble Space Telescope observations of the NUV transit of WASP-12b
J.D.Nichols, G.A.Wynn, M.Goad, R.D.Alexander, S.L.Casewell, S.W.H.Cowley, M.R.Burleigh, J.T.Clarke & D.Bisikalo, ApJ, vol 803, article 9 (2015).
astro-ph; NASA ADS.

34*) Misaligned accretion on to supermassive black hole binaries
A.C.Dunhill, R.D.Alexander, C.J.Nixon & A.R.King, MNRAS, vol 445, p2285-2296 (2014).
astro-ph; NASA ADS.
Movies of the simulations in this paper can be found here.

33*) Understanding the assembly of Kepler's compact planetary systems
T.O.Hands, R.D.Alexander & W.Dehnen, MNRAS, vol 445, p749-760 (2014).
astro-ph; NASA ADS.

32*) The curiously circular orbit of Kepler-16b
A.C.Dunhill & R.D.Alexander, MNRAS, vol 435, p2328-2334 (2013).
astro-ph; NASA ADS.
Movies of the simulations in this paper can be found here.

31) Formation of circumbinary planets in a dead zone
R.G.Martin, P.J.Armitage & R.D.Alexander, ApJ, vol 773, article 74 (2013).
astro-ph; NASA ADS.

30) Hot gas lines in T Tauri stars
D.R.Ardila, G.J.Herczeg, S.G.Gregory, L.Ingleby, K.France, A.Brown, S.Edwards, J.L.Linsky, H.Yang, J.M.Brown, J.A.Valenti, C.Johns-Krull, R.D.Alexander, E.Bergin, T.Bethell, N.Calvet, C.Espaillat, H.Abgrall, L.A.Hillenbrand, G.Hussain, E.Roueff, E.R.Schindhelm, F.M.Walter, ApJS, vol 207, article 1 (2013).
astro-ph; NASA ADS.

29) Accretion rates for T Tauri stars using nearly simultaneous ultraviolet and optical spectra
L.Ingleby, N.Calvet, G.Herczeg, A.Blaty, F.Walter, D.Ardila, R.Alexander, S.Edwards, C.Espaillat, S.G.Gregory, L.Hillenbrand & A.Brown, ApJ, vol 767, article 112 (2013).
astro-ph; NASA ADS.

28*) A limit on eccentricity growth from global 3-D simulations of disc-planet interactions
A.C.Dunhill, R.D.Alexander & P.J.Armitage, MNRAS, vol 428, p3072-3082 (2013).
astro-ph; NASA ADS.
Click here for associated animations.

27) WD0837+185: the formation and evolution of an extreme mass ratio white dwarf-brown dwarf binary in Praesepe
S.L.Casewell, M.R.Burleigh, G.A.Wynn, R.D.Alexander, R.Napiwotzki, K.A.Lawrie, P.D.Dobbie, R.F.Jameson & S.T.Hodgkin, ApJ (Letters), vol 759, article L34 (2012).
astro-ph; NASA ADS.

26) The dispersal of protoplanetary disks around binary stars
R.Alexander, ApJ (Letters), vol 757, article L29 (2012).
preprint (PDF); astro-ph; NASA ADS.

25) A Hubble Space Telescope Survey of H2 Emission in the Circumstellar Environments of Young Stars
K.France, E.Schindhelm, G.J.Herczeg, A.Brown, H.Abgrall, R.D.Alexander, E.A.Bergin, J.M.Brown, J.L.Linsky, E.Roueff, & H.Yang, ApJ, vol 756, article 171 (2012).
astro-ph; NASA ADS.

24) Deserts and pile-ups in the distribution of exoplanets due to photoevaporative disc clearing
R.D.Alexander & I.Pascucci, MNRAS (Letters), vol 422, p L82-L86 (2012).
preprint (PDF); astro-ph; NASA ADS.

23*) Galactic Centre star formation: the case of the missing gas disc
R.D.Alexander, S.L.Smedley, S.Nayakshin & A.R.King, MNRAS, vol 419, p1970-1976 (2012).
preprint (PDF); astro-ph; NASA ADS.

22) The relationship between accretion disc age and stellar age and its consequences for protostellar discs
M.G.Jones, J.E.Pringle & R.D.Alexander, MNRAS, vol 419, p925-935 (2012).
astro-ph; NASA ADS.

21) NUV Excess in Slowly Accreting T Tauri Stars: Limits Imposed by Chromospheric Emission
L.Ingleby, N.Calvet, E.Bergin, G.Herczeg, A.Brown, R.Alexander, S.Edwards, C.Espaillat, K.France, S.G.Gregory, L.Hillenbrand, E.Roueff, J.Valenti, F.Walter, J.Brown, J.Linsky, M.McClure, D.Ardila, H.Abgrall, T.Bethell, G.Hussain, H.Yang, ApJ, vol 743, article 105 (2011).
astro-ph; NASA ADS.

20) Disc instability in RS Ophiuchi: a path to Type Ia supernovae?
R.D.Alexander, G.A.Wynn, A.R.King & J.E.Pringle, MNRAS, vol 418, p2576-2583 (2011).
preprint (PDF); astro-ph; NASA ADS.

19) The photoevaporative wind from the disk of TW Hya
I.Pascucci, M.Sterzik, R.D.Alexander, S.H.P.Alencar, U.Gorti, D.Hollenbach, J.Owen, B.Ercolano & S.Edwards, ApJ, vol 376, article 13 (2011).
astro-ph; NASA ADS.

18*) Global gravitational instabilities in discs with infall
D.Harsono, R.D.Alexander & Y.Levin, MNRAS, vol 413, p423-433 (2011).
astro-ph; NASA ADS.

17) Radiation-hydrodynamic models of X-ray & EUV photoevaporating protoplanetary discs
J.E.Owen, B.Ercolano, C.J.Clarke & R.D.Alexander, MNRAS, vol 401, p1415-1428 (2010).
astro-ph; NASA ADS.

16) Giant planet migration, disk evolution, and the origin of transitional disks
R.D.Alexander & P.J.Armitage, ApJ, vol 704, p989-1001 (2009).
preprint (PDF); astro-ph; NASA ADS.

15) Massive black hole binary mergers within sub-pc scale gas discs
J.Cuadra, P.J.Armitage, R.D.Alexander & M.C.Begelman, MNRAS, vol 393, p1423-1432 (2009).
astro-ph; NASA ADS.

14) [NeII] emission line profiles from photoevaporative disc winds
R.D.Alexander, MNRAS (Letters), vol 391, p L64-L68 (2008).
preprint (PDF); astro-ph; NASA ADS.

13) Binary formation and mass function variations in fragmenting discs with short cooling times
R.D.Alexander, P.J.Armitage & J.Cuadra, MNRAS, vol 389, p1655-1664 (2008).
preprint (PDF); astro-ph; NASA ADS.

12) Stellar dynamical evidence against a cold disc origin for stars in the Galactic Centre
J.Cuadra, P.J.Armitage & R.D.Alexander, MNRAS (Letters), vol 388, p L64-L68 (2008).
astro-ph; NASA ADS.

11) Self-gravitating fragmentation of eccentric accretion disks
R.D.Alexander, P.J.Armitage, J.Cuadra & M.C.Begelman, ApJ, vol 674, p927-935 (2008).
preprint (PDF); astro-ph; NASA ADS.

10) The Monitor project: JW 380 - a 0.26, 0.15 Mo pre-main-sequence eclipsing binary in the Orion Nebula Cluster
J.Irwin, S.Aigrain, S.Hodgkin, K.G.Stassun, L.Hebb, M.Irwin, E.Moraux, J.Bouvier, A.Alapini, R.Alexander, D.M.Bramich, J.Holtzmann, E.L.Martín, M.J.McCaughrean, F.Pont, P.E.Verrier & M.R.Zapatero Osorio, MNRAS, vol 380, p541-550 (2007).
astro-ph; NASA ADS.

9) Dust dynamics during protoplanetary disc clearing
R.D.Alexander & P.J.Armitage, MNRAS, vol 375, p500-512 (2007).
preprint (PDF); astro-ph; NASA ADS.

8) Constraints on the Stellar Mass Function from Stellar Dynamics at the Galactic Center
R.D.Alexander, M.C.Begelman & P.J.Armitage, ApJ, vol 654, p907-914 (2007).
preprint (PDF); astro-ph; NASA ADS.

7) Photoevaporation of protoplanetary discs II: evolutionary models and observable properties
R.D.Alexander, C.J.Clarke & J.E.Pringle, MNRAS, vol 369, p229-239 (2006).
preprint (PDF); astro-ph; NASA ADS.

6) Photoevaporation of protoplanetary discs I: hydrodynamic models
R.D.Alexander, C.J.Clarke & J.E.Pringle, MNRAS, vol 369, p216-228 (2006).
preprint (PDF); astro-ph; NASA ADS.

5) The Stellar Mass-Accretion Rate Relation in T Tauri Stars and Brown Dwarfs
R.D.Alexander & P.J.Armitage, ApJ (Letters), vol 639, p L83-L86 (2006).
preprint (PDF); astro-ph; NASA ADS.

4) Constraints on the ionizing flux emitted by T Tauri stars
R.D.Alexander, C.J.Clarke & J.E.Pringle, MNRAS, vol 358, p283-290 (2005).
preprint (PDF); astro-ph; NASA ADS.

3) The effects of X-ray photoionization and heating on the structure of circumstellar discs
R.D.Alexander, C.J.Clarke & J.E.Pringle, MNRAS, vol 354, p71-80 (2004).
preprint (PDF); astro-ph; NASA ADS.

2) On the origin of ionizing photons emitted by T Tauri stars
R.D.Alexander, C.J.Clarke & J.E.Pringle, MNRAS, vol 348, p879-884 (2004).
preprint (PDF); astro-ph; NASA ADS.

1) ISOCAM-CVF Spectroscopy of the Circumstellar Environment of Young Stellar Objects
R.D.Alexander, M.M.Casali, P.André, P.Persi & C.Eiroa, A&A, vol 401, p613-624 (2003).
preprint (PDF); astro-ph; NASA ADS.
The spectra in this paper are available on request, and can also be obtained as Highly Processed Data Products (HPDP) from the ISO data archive.


Selected non-refereed publications:

Planet formation in evolving protoplanetary discs
R.Alexander
Invited review in proceedings of IAU Symposium 299, "Exploring the formation and evolution of planetary systems", eds. M.Booth, B.Matthews & J.Graham, p179-189 (2014).
preprint (PDF); astro-ph; NASA ADS.