The Open University of Israel

Prof. Jonathan Granot

Department of Natural Sciences

Updated: March  2018

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Born:  19 October 1971
Marital Status:  Married +3



1998 – 2001  Ph.D. in Physics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
1996 – 1998  M.Sc. (cum laude) in Physics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
1993 – 1996  B.Sc. (cum laude) in Physics and Mathematics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem


Fields of Research


Academic Positions

2017 –  Adjunct Professor, George Washington University
2016 –  Full Professor, The Open University of Israel
2012 – 2016  Associate Professor, The Open University of Israel
2008 – 2012  Reader in Astrophysics, University of Hertfordshire, UK
2007 – 2008  Principal Lecturer, University of Hertfordshire, UK
2004 – 2007  Research Associate, Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology, Stanford University, California, USA
2001 – 2004  Member (postdoctoral scholar), Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey, USA


Visiting Positions

2011 – 2012   Erskine Visiting Associate Professor, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
2011 – 2012  Visiting Scientist, Tel Aviv University
2009 July-Sep.
2008 July-Aug.
 Visiting Scientist at Stanford University and UC Santa Cruz
2006 Jan.-Feb.  Attended the program "The supernova Gamma-Ray Burst Connection" at the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, UC Santa Barbara, California, USA
2000 Aug.-Oct. Kersten Visiting Fellow at the University of  Chicago, Illinois, USA


Current Postdocs

Dr. Ramandeep Gill  (PhD 2012 at UBC with Jeremy Heyl; 2012-2015 postdoc at CITA with Chris Thompson)

Dr. Emanuele Sobacchi (PhD 2016 with Andrei Mesinger at Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa)


Honors, Prizes, Awards

2011  HEAD AAS Rossi Prize to B. Atwood, P. Michelson and the Fermi LAT team
2007 – 2012  Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award (significant salary enhancement  + some research funds)
2007  HEAD AAS Rossi Prize to Neil Gehrels and the Swift team
2003  Keck Fellowship (Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton)
2000  A 3-year scholarship fromt he Horowitz Foundation (Hebrew University)
2000  The Giulio Racah prize for academic excellence (Hebrew University)
1999  M.Sc. cum laude in Physics (Hebrew University)
1997  B.Sc. cum laude in Physics and Mathematics (Hebrew University)
1995, 1996  Dean's list, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Hebrew University


Professional Activities

Peer Review for: Science Magazine; Physical Review (Letters & E); Nature Astronomy; Nature Physics; Astrophysical Journal (Letters & main journal); Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (Letters & main journal); Astronomy and Astrophysics; Reports on Progress in Physics; Advances in Space Research; Astroparticle Physics; Publications Astronomical Society of Japan; Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics (JCAP); Revista Mexicana de Astronomia y Astrofisica; Journal of High-Energy Astrophysics;  Astrophysics and Space Science Transactions; International Journal of Modern Physics; New Journal of Physics; Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia
Review of proposals for: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA, US); National Science Foundation (NSF, US); US-Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF); European Research Council (ERC); The German Research Foundation (DFG); European Science Foundation (ESF);  Science & Technology Facilities Council (STFC, UK); The French National Research Agency (ANR); Scuola Normale Superiore (SNS, Italy); Aristeia (Greece); Gemini Observatory; LinkSCEEM
Co-I in VLBA, VLA, VLT, EVN, WSRT, Chandra, Spitzer, and Hubble Space Telescope proposals; PI of a VLBA proposal
Chaired sessions or was a member of the SOC in many international conferences
Member of the Swift Science Theory Team 2006–
Affiliated Scientist with the Fermi Large Area Telescope collaboration 2007–
Member of Cherenkov Telescope Array collaboration (GRB task co-leader) 2008–
Israeli delegate, COST MP1304 “Exploring fundamental physics with compact stars” 2015–


Administrative Activities

The Open University of Israel

2017 –  Head of the Physics Program
2016 – 2017  Member, Open University Research Authority Steering Committee
2015 –  Member, Open University Senate
2015 – 2017  Member, Academic Committee for the Recognition of Previous Studies
2014 –   Member, Academic Committee for the Library
2012 –   Member, Academic Subcommittee for Natural Sciences
2012 –  Member, Faculty Council


Select Research Grants

2014 – 2018 Israel Science Foundation, Grant on "Magnetized Relativistic Outflows in Astrophysical Sources"
(with Prof. Yuri Lyubarsky; 258,000 NIS/year)  
2007 – 2012 Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award
(18,000 GBP + 20,000 GBP/year salary enhancement)
2007 – 2011  Marie Curie International Reintegration Grant (100,000 Euro)


Invited Talks

"Magnetic Fields in GRB", invited review talk at the conference "Deciphering the Violent Universe", December 14, 2017, Playa del Carmen, Mexico     
49. "Late Time GRB Radio Emission: Calorimetry & Identifying Orphan Afterglows""Radio Emission from NS-NS/BH Mergers" invited talks at the 3rd Capitol Chats, on "Where are all the radio transients and what are they?", August 16-18, 2017, GWU, Washington DC, USA 
48. "GRB Prompt Emission Physics"   pdf "Prompt GRB Emission: Spectra & Polarization"   pdf ,
invited talks at the Workshop on Gamma-Ray Bursts: Prompt to Afterglow, July 4-7, 2017 NCRA-TIFR, Pune, Maharashtra, India 
"Lessons from the First Magnetar Wind Nebula", invited talk at the High Energy Astrophysics  Workshop, February 28, 2017, Jerusalem, Israel
46. "Magnetar Wind Nebula around Swift J1834.9-0854  evidence for energy injection well above the spin-down power"   pdf "Emission and Detectability of  Magnetar Wind Nebulae"   pdf , "Evolution of Magnetars"   pdf invited talks at the 2nd Capitol Chats, on "Magnetars, what are they? ", July 13-15, 2016, GWU, Washington DC, USA 
"Bounds on Lorentz Invariance Violation from Fermi Gamma-Ray Bursts", invited plenary review talk at the 17th Lomonosov Conference on Elementary Particle Physics, August 22, 2015, Moscow, Russia
44. "Jet in a Star"   pdf "Magnetic Acceleration of GRB Jets"   pdf "GRB 130427A: Evidence for Genuine Violation of Esyn,max"   pdf , invited talks at the 1st Capitol Chat, on "GRBs and their Prompt Emission Radiation Mechanism", June 8-10, 2015, GWU, Washington DC, USA 
"Gamma-Ray Bursts in the Fermi Era", invited plenary review talk at the 5th Fermi Symposium,  October 23,  2014, Nagoya, Japan       pdf
"Experimental Bounds on Quantum Gravity from Fermi GRB Observations", invited review talk at the conference "Experimental Searches for Quantum Gravity", September 3,  2014, SISSA, Trieste, Italy
"Jet Acceleration, Collimation and Stability", invited talk at the workshop "The Strongest Magnetic Fields in the Universe", February 6, 2014, at the International Space Science Institute, Bern, Switzerland
"GRB Jet Dynamics", invited review talk at the conference "Future Directions of Relativistic Jets", August 31, 2013, Skokloster, Sweden
"Searches for Quantum Gravity Signals using Gamma-Ray Bursts", invited talk at the conference "LOOPS 2013", July 23, 2013, at the Perimeter Institute, Waterloo, Canada          (the recorded talk)
"GRB Jets: a Theoretical Review", an invited review talk at the workshop "Locating Astrophysical Transients", May 15, 2013, at the Lorentz Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
"Gamma-Ray Burst Prompt Emission Mechanism: Implications of Fermi Observations",
invited talk at the 13th Meeting of the High Energy Astrophysics Division of the American Astronomical Society, April 10, 2013, Monterey, California, USA
"Constraining quantum gravity with GRBs", invited talk at the conference ``Experimental Search for Quantum Gravity: the hard facts'', October 24, 2012, at the Perimeter Institute, Waterloo, Canada
(also served as the Perimeter Institute Colloquium of that week;  the recorded talk)
"GRB jet dynamics: analytic models and numerical simulations", invited talk at the Fall 2012 Gamma-Ray Burst Symposium, October 9, 2012, Marbella, Malaga, Spain
"Magentic field decay in magnetars and implications for evolutionary links", invited talk at the 39th COSPAR Scientific Assembly, July 19, 2012, Mysore, India
"GRB jet dynamics and afterglow lightcurves", invited talk at the at the 13th Marcel Grossmann meeting (MG13), July 6, 2012, Stockholm, Sweeden
"Magnetized relativistic outflows: effects of strong time dependence", invited talk at the at the 13th Marcel Grossmann meeting (MG13), July 5, 2012, Stockholm, Sweeden
"Gamma-ray bursts: review of the current status of the field and prospects for the future", invited review talk at the International Conference on Astrophysics ans Cosmology (ICAC2012), March 20, 2012, Kathmandu, Nepal
"What we could learn from Cherenkov Telescope Array observations of gamma-ray bursts", invited talk at the 12th Meeting of the High Energy Astrophysics Division of the American Astronomical Society, September 7, 2011, Newport, Rhode Island, USA
"Constraints on Lorentz invariance violation from Fermi", invited talk at the First LINK Workshop: Probing physics beyond the Standard Model with CTA, November 12, 2010, Oxford, England, UK
"GRB theory in the Fermi era", invited talk at the conference ``Accretion and Outflow in Black Hole Systems'', October 15, 2010, Kathmandu, Nepal
"Current status and future prospects of GRB science", invited review talk at the RAS special discussion meeting ``Explosive Transients'', June 18, 2010, Liverpool, England
"Limits on Lorentz invariance violation from Fermi GRB observations", invited talk at the meeting ``Fundamental Physics Laws: Lorentz Symmetry and Quantum Gravity'', June 2, 2010, Paris, France
25. "Highlights from Fermi GRB observations", invited review talk at the Royal Astronomical Society NAM 2010, April 14, 2010, Glasgow, Scotland
24. "Highlights from Fermi gamma-ray space telescope observations of gamma-ray bursts", invited talk at the ``April'' 2010 Meeting of the American Physical Society,  February 14, 2010, Washington, DC, USA
23. "High-energy Fermi GRBs, long and short", invited talk at the 215th meeting of the American Astronomical Society, January 4, 2010, Washington, DC, USA
22. "Some implications of Fermi high-energy GRB observations", invited talk at the meeting ``The Shocking Universe'', September 15, 2009, San Servolo, Venic, Italy
21. "High-energy emission from GRBs: first year highlights from the Fermi gamma-ray telescope", invited talk at the program ``Particle Acceleration in Astrophysical Plasmas'', August 17, 2009, KITP, Santa Barbara, CA, USA
20. "Similarities and differences between Fermi GRB 080825C and AGILE GRB 080514B", invited talk at the 6th Science AGILE Workshop, April 23, 2009, Milan, Italy
19. "First results from Fermi on GRBs", invited talk at the Symposium ``First Results from the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope'', March 7, 2009, Tokyo, Japan
18. "GRB theory in the Fermi era", invited talk at the 44th Rencontres de Moriond on
 ``Very High Energy Phenomena in the Universe'', Feb. 2, 2009, La Thuile, Italy
17. "Gamma-ray bursts and high-energy astrophysics", invited talk at the STFC Introductory Summer School for new research students in astronomy, September 2, 2008, University of Hertfordshire, UK 
16. "Theory of GRB afterglows", invited review talk at the workshop ``Supernovae and GRBs at low z and in the Era of Reionization'' May 28, 2008, Darjeeling, India
15. "Critical review of basic afterglow concepts", invited review talk at the conference "070228: The Next Decade of GRB Afterglows", March 21, 2007, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
14. "Theory of GRB afterglows", invited talk at the conference "Circumstellar Media and Late Stages of Massive Stellar Evolution", Sep. 7, 2006, Ensenada, Mexico
13. "Structure and dynamics of GRB jets", invited talk at the conference "Challenges in Relativistic Jets", June 27, 2006, Cracow, Poland
12. "The magnetar-GRB connection and the giant flare from SGR 1806-20", invited talk at the workshop "The Multicoloured Landscape of Compact Objects and their Explosive Origins", June 13, 2006, Cefalu, Sicily, Italy
11. "The flat decay phase in the early X-ray afterglows of Swift GRBs", invited talk at the conference "Swift and GRBs: Unveiling the Relativistic Universe", June 5, 2006, Venice, Italy
10. "GRB jet propagation outside the progenitor", invited talk at the conference "Supernova and GRB Remnants", February 6, 2006, KITP, Santa Barbara, CA, USA
9. "Probing the magnetic field structure in GRBs through polarization measurements", invited talk at the mini-conferen was part of the 47th Annual Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics of the American Physical Society, October 25, 2005, Denver, CO, USA
"Physics of GRB jets", invited talk at the summer school "Gamma-Ray Bursts: The First Three Hours", August 31, 2005, Santorini, Greece
7. "Electromagnetic models of gamma-ray bursts: a tutorial", invited talk given on behalf of Prof. Roger Blandford at the summer school "Gamma-Ray Bursts: The First Three Hours", August 29, 2005, Santorini, Greece

"The structure and dynamics of gamma-ray burst jets", invited talk at the program "Physics of Astrophysical Outflows and Accretion Disks", May 12, 2005, KITP, Santa Barbara, CA, USA
"Jets in gamma-ray bursts", invited talk at the conference "Triggering Relativistic Jets", April 1, 2005, Cozumel, Mexico
4. "Radio flare polarization and the magnetic field structure in GRB outflows", invited talk at the 22nd Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics, December 15, 2004, Stanford University, CA, USA
3. "X-ray and gamma-ray polarization in gamma-ray bursts", invited talk in the workshop "X-ray Polarimetry", February 10, 2004, SLAC, Stanford, CA, USA
2. "Some theoretical implications of recent GRB observations", invited talk in the 10th Marcel Grossmann meeting on general relativity, July 25, 2003, Rio de-Janeiro, Brazil
1. "GRB Jets and orphan afterglows", invited talk in "Gamma Ray Bursts: the Brightest Explosions in the Universe", the Second Harvard-Smithsonian Conference on Theoretical Astrophysics, May 22, 2002, Cambridge, MA, USA   


List of Publications

link to CV

Articles in Refereed Journals        (citations of refereed papers)       (citations of all works)

"Afterglow Imaging and Polarization of Misaligned Structured GRB Jets and Cocoons: Breaking the Degeneracy in GRB 170817A",
Gill, R., &
Granot, J. 2018, submitted to MNRAS    arXiv:1803.05892
"Off-axis afterglow light curves and images from 2D hydrodynamic simulations of
double-sided GRB jets in a stratified external medium
Granot, J., De Colle, F. & Ramirez-Ruiz, E. 2018, submitted to MNRAS    arXiv:1803.05856
150. "Fermi LAT Observations of the LIGO/VIRGO Event GW170817 ",
Ajello, M., et al. 2018, submitted to ApJ   (arXiv:1710.05450)
"The Effect of Pair Cascades on the High-Energy Spectral Cutoff in Gamma-Ray Bursts ",       Gill, R., & Granot, J. 2018, MNRAS Lett., 475, L1  L5
"Off-Axis Emission of Short GRB Jets from Double Neutron Star Mergers and GRB 170817A", Granot, J., Gill, R., Guetta, D., & De Colle, F. 2017, submitted to MNRAS,    arXiv:1710.06421
"Lessons from the short GRB 170817A  the First Gravitational Wave Detection of a Binary Neutron Star Merger", Granot, J., Guetta, D., & Gill, R. 2017, ApJ Lett., 850, L24 (5 pages)
"The Sleeping Monster: NuSTAR observations of SGR 1806-20, 11 years after the Giant Flare",  Younes, G. A., Baring, M. G., Kouveliotou, C., Harding, A., Donavan, S.,  Gögüs, E., Caspi, V., & Granot, J., ApJ, 851, 17 (8 pages)
"2D Relativistic MHD Simulations of the Kruskal-Schwarzschild  Instability in a Relativistic Striped Wind", Gill, R., Granot, J., & Lyubarsky, Y. 2018, MNRAS, 474, 3535  3546
"The Bright and the Slow  GRBs 100724B & 160509A with High-Energy Cutoffs at <~ 100 MeV",  Vianello, G., Gill, R., Granot, J., Omodei, N., Cohen-Tanugi, J., & Longo, F. 2017, submitted to ApJ    arXiv:1706.01481
"A Common Central Engine for Long Gamma-Ray Bursts and Type Ib/c Supernovae?",
Sobacchi, E.,
 Granot, J.Bromberg, O., & Sormani, M. C. 2017, MNRAS, 472, 616  627

"X-ray and Radio Observations of the Magnetar  J1935+2154 During its 2014, 2015, and 2016 Outbursts", Younes, G. A., Kouveliotou, C., Jaodand, A., Baring, M. G.,  van der Horst, A.G., Harding, A., Hessels, J. W., Gehrels, N., Gill, R., Huppenkothen, D.,  Granot, J., Gögüs, E., & Lin, L. 2017, 2017, ApJ, 847, 85 (15 pages)   
"Burst and Outburst Characteristics of Magnetar 4U 0142+61", Gögüs, E., Lin, L., Roberst, O. J., Chakraborty, M., Kaneko, Y., Gill, R., Granot, J., van der Horst, A., WAtts, A. L., Baring., M.G.,  Kouveliotou, C., Huppenkothen, D., & Younes, G. 2017, ApJ, 835, 68 (8 pages)  
"The High Frequency Radio Emission of the Galactic Center Magnetar SGR J174529 during a Period", Gelfand, J.,  Ransom, S., Kouveliotou, C., Granot, J., van der Horst, A., Zhang, G., Gögüs, E., Roberst, M. S. E., & al Ali, H. 2017, ApJ, 850, 53  
"Learning about the Magnetar Swift J1834.90846 from its Wind Nebula ",
Granot, J., Gill, R., Younes, G. A., Gelfand, J., Harding, A., Kouveliotou, C., & Baring, M. G. 2017, MNRAS, 464, 4895  4926

"Detection of Very Low Frequency Quasi-Periodic Oscillations in the 2015 Outburst of V404 Cygni", Huppenkothen, D., Younes, G., Ingram, A., Kouveliotou, C., Gögüs, E., Bachetti, M., Sanchez-Fernandez, C., Motta, S., van der Klis, M., Granot, J.Gehrels, N., Kuulkers, E., Tomsick, J. A., & Walton, D. J. 2017, ApJ, 834, 90 (17 pages)     arXiv:1610.08653 
"A Unified Model for GRB Prompt emission from Optical to Gamma Rays; a New Type of Standard Candle", Guiriec, S., Kouveliotou, C., Hartmann, D. H., Granot, J., Asano, K., Meszaros, P., Gill, R., Gehrels, N., & McEnery, J. 2016, ApJ Lett., 831, L8 (6 pages) 
"Searching the Gamma-Ray Sky for Counterparts to Gravitational Wave Sources: Fermi GBM and LAT Observations of LVT151012 and GW151226 ",
Racusin, J. L., et al. 2017, ApJ, 835, 82 (13 pages)  
"Fermi-LAT Observations of the LIGO Event GW150914", The Fermi LAT Collaboration, 2016, ApJ Lett., 823, L2 (13 pages)
"The Wind Nebula Around Magnetar Swift J1834.90846", Younes, G. A., Kouveliotou, C., Kargaltsev, O., Gill, R., Granot, J., Watts, A. L., Gelfand, J., Baring, M. G., Harding, A., Pavlov, G. G., van der Horst, A.G., Huppenkothen, D., Gögüs, E., Lin, L., & Roberts, O. J. 2016, ApJ, 824, 138
"GRBs from Magnetic Reconnection: Variability and Robustness of Lightcurves",
Granot, J. 2016, ApJ Lett., 816, L20 (6 pages)
"Properties of GRB Lightcurves from Magnetic Reconnection",
Beniamini, P., &
Granot, J. 2016, MNRAS, 459, 3635 3658

"Five Year Fermi/GBM Magnetar Burst Catalog", Collazzi, A. C., Kouveliotou, C., van der Horst, A. J., Younes, G. A., Kaneko, Y., Gögüs, E., Lin, L., Granot, J., Finger, M. H., Chaplin, V. L., Huppenkothen, D., Watts, A. L., von Kienlin, A., Baring, M. G., Gruber, D., Baht, P. N., Gibby, M. H., Gehrels, N., McEnery, J., van der Klis, M., & Wijers, R.A.M.J2015, ApJS, 218, 11
"A Planck-scale limit on spacetime fuzziness and stochastic Lorentz invariance violation",
Vasileiou, V., Granot, J., Piran, T., & Amelino-Camelia, G. 2015, Nature Physics,11, 344 346 
"On the Composition of GRBs' Collapsar Jets",
Bromberg, O., Granot, J., & Piran, T. 2015, MNRAS, 450, 1077 1084

"A Comprehensive Radio View of the Extremely Bright Gamma-Ray Burst 130427A",
van der Horst, A. J., Paragi, Z., de Bruyn, A. G., Granot, J., Kouveliotou, C., Wiersema, K., Starling, R. L. C., Curran, P. A., Wijers, R. A. M. J., Rowlinson, A., Anderson, G. A., Fender, R. P., Yang, J., & Strom, R. G. 2014,  MNRAS, 444, 3151  3163    

"Quasi-Periodic Oscillations in Short Rucurring Bursts of the Soft Gamma Repeater J1550-5418",
Huppenkothen, D., D'Angelo, C., Watts, A. L., Heil, L., van der Klis, M., van der Horst, A. J., Kouveliotou, C., Baring, M. C., Gögüs, E., Granot, J., Kaneko, Y., Lin, L., von Kienlin, A., Younes, G. 2014, ApJ,  787, 128
"The Dynamics of a Highly Magnetized GRB Jet Propagating inside a Star",
Bromberg, O., Granot, J., Lyubarsky, Y., & Piran, T. 2014, MNRAS, 443, 1532  – 1548

"Time Resolved Spectroscopy of SGR J15505418 for the Fermi/GBM Brusts ",
Younes, G., Kouveliotou, C, van der Horst, A. J., Baring, M. G., Granot, J., Watts, A. L., Bhat, P. N., Collazzi, A., D'Angelo, C. R., Gehrels, N., Gorgone, N., Gögüs, E., Gruber, G., Grunblatt, S., von Kienlin,  A., Lin, L., McEnery, J., van der Klis, M., & Wijers, R. A. M. J. 2014, ApJ, 785, 52 
"Radio Limits on Off-Axis GRB Afterglows and VLBI Observations of SN 2003gk", Bietenholz, M. F., De Colle, F.,  Granot, J.Bartel, N., & Soderberg, A. M 2014, MNRAS, 440, 821 – 832
"Gamma-Ray Burst Jets and their Radio Observations", Granot, J., & van der Horst, A. J. 2014, PASA, 31, e008 (invited review in a special issue on "Locating Astrophysical Transients")
"Lorentz Invariance Violation: latest Fermi results and GRB/AGN complementarity", Bolmont, J., Vasileiou, V., Jacholkowska, J., Piron, F., Couturier, C., Granot, J., Stecker, F. W., Cohen-Tanugi, J., & Longo, F. 2014, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, 742, 165  168
“The First Pulse of the Extremely Bright GRB130427A: A Test Lab for Synchrotron
Preece, R., et al. 2014, Science, 343, 51  54  
“Fermi-LAT Observations of the Gamma-ray Burst GRB130427A”, Ackermann, M., et al. 2014, Science, 343, 42  47  

“NuSTAR Observations of GRB130427A Challenge GRB Afterglow Emission
, Kouveliotou, C., Granot, J., Racusin, J., Belm, E., Vianello, G., Oats, S., Fryer, C. L., Boggs, S. E., Christensen, F. E., Craig, W. W., Dermer, C. D., Gehrels, N., Hailey, C. J., Harrison, F. A., Melandri, A., McEnery, J. E., Mundel, C. G., Stern, D. K., Tagliaferri, G., & Zhang, W. W. 2013, ApJ Lett., 779, L1

"Broad-band Monitoring Tracing the Evolution of the Jet and Disc in the Black Hole  Candidate X-ray Binary MAXI J1659152", van der Horst, A. J., Curran, P. A., Miller-Jones, J. C. A., Linford, J. D., Gorosabel, J., Russell, D. M., de Ugarte Postigo, A., Lundgren, A. A., Taylor, G. B., Maitra, D., Guziy, S., Belloni, T. M., Kouveliotou, C., Jonker, P. G., Kamble, A., Paragi, Z., Homan, J., Kuulkers, E., Granot, J., Altamirano, D., Buxton, M. M., Castro-Tirado, A., Fender, R. P., Garrett, M. A., Gehrels, N., Hartmann, D. H., Kennea, J. A., Krimm, H. A., Mangano, V., Ramirez-Ruiz, E., Romano, P., Wijers, R. A. M. J., Wijnands, R., Yang, Y. J. 2013, MNRAS, 436, 2625
"Constraints on Lorentz Invariance Violation from Fermi/LAT Observations of GRBs"
Vasileiou, V., Jacholkowska, J., Piron, F., Bolmont, J., Couturier, C., Granot, J., Stecker, F. W., Cohen-Tanugi, J., & Longo, F. 2013, PRD, 87, 122001
"Gamma-Ray Burst Jet Dynamics",  Granot, J. 2013, invited review for the Fall 2012 GRB Symposium, held in Marbella, Spain;  EAS Publication Series, 61, 141 – 152
"Quasi-Periodic Oscillations and broadband variability in short magnetar bursts"
Huppenkothen, D., Watts, A. L., Uttley, P., van der Horst, A., van der Klis, M., Kouveliotou, C., Gögüs, E., Granot, J., Vaughan, S., & Finger, M. H. 2013, ApJ, 768, 87
"New Fermi-LAT Event Reconstruction reveals More High-Energy Gamma-Rays from GRBs"
The Fremi LAT Collaboration, 2013, ApJ, 774, 76   
(J. Granot is a contact author)
"The First Fermi LAT Gamma-Ray Burst Catalog"
The Fermi LAT Collaboration, 2013, ApJS, 209, 11
"Multiwavelength observations of GRB 110731A: GeV emission from onset to afterglow"
The Fermi LAT and Fermi GBM Collaborations, 2013, ApJ, 763, 71
"VLBI observations of the shortest orbital period black hole binary, MAXI J1659-152"
Paragi, Z., van der Horst, A. J., Belloni, T., Miller-Jones, J. C. A., Yang, J., Garrett, M. A., Granot, J., Kouveliotou, C., Kuulkers, E., Wijers, R. A. M. J. 2013, MNRAS, 432, 1319 
– 1329
"VLBI and Archival VLA and WSRT Observations of the GRB 030329 Radio Afterglow"
Mesler, R. A., Pihlström, Y. M., Taylor, G. B., & Granot, J. 2012, ApJ, 759, 4

"Constraints on the emission model of the ``Naked-Eye Burst" GRB080319B"
Abdo, A. A., Abeysekara1, A. U., Allen, B. T., Aune, T., Berley, D., Chen, C., Christopher, G. E., DeYoung, T., Dingus, B. L., Ellsworth, R. W., Gonzalez, M. M., Goodman, J. A., Granot, J., Hays, E., Hoffman, C. M., Hüntemeyer, P. H., Kolterman, B. E., Linnemann, J. T., McEnery, J. E., Mincer, A. I., Morgan, T., Nemethy, P., Pretz, J., Ramirez-Ruiz, E., Ryan, J. M., Saz Parkinson, P. M., Shoup, A., Sinnis, G., Smith, A. J., Vasileiou, V., Walker, G. P., Williams, D. A., and Yodh, G. B. 2012, ApJ Lett., 753, L31

"Detection of spectral evolution in the bursts emitted during the 2008-2009 active episode of SGR J1550-5418",  von Kienlin, A., Gruber, D., Kouveliotou, C., Granot, J., Baring, M. G., Gögüs, E., Huppenkothen, D., Kaneko, Y., Lin, L., Watts, A. L., Bhat, P. N., Guiriec, S., van der Horst, A. J., Bissaldi, E., Greiner, J., Meegan, C. A., Paciecas, W. A., Preece, R. D., & Rau, A. 2012, ApJ, 755, 150
"Broadband Spectroscopy of SGR J1550-5418 Bursts",  Lin, L., Gögüs, E.,
Baring, M. G., Granot, J., Kouveliotou, C., Kaneko, Y., van der Horst, A., Gruber, D., von Kienlin, A., Younes, G., Watts, A. L., & Gehrels, N. 2012, ApJ, 756, 54
"Constraining the High-Energy Emission from Gamma-ray Bursts with Fermi"
The Fermi LAT and Fermi GBM Collaborations, 2012, ApJ, 754, 121
"Scaling relations between numerical simulations and physical systems they represent",  Granot, J. 2012, MNRAS, 421, 2610 – 2615
"Introducing the CTA Concept", The CTA Consortium, 2013, Astroparticle Physics, 43, 3 – 18

"Gamma-ray burst science in the era of the Cherenkov Telescope Array",
Inoue, S., Granot, J., O'Brien, P. T., Asano, K., Bouvier, A., Carosi, A., Connaughton, V., Garczarczyk, M., Gilmore, R., Hinton, J., Inoue, Y., Ioka, K., Kakuwa, J., Markoff, S., Murase, K., Osborne, J. P., Otte, A. N., Starling, R., Tajima, H., Teshima, M., Toma, K., Wagner, S., Wijers, R. A. M. J., Wiliams, D. A., Yamamoto, T., & Yamazaki, for the CTA consortium, 2013, Astroparticle Physics, 43, 252 – 275 
"Design concepts for the Cherenkov Telescope Array CTA: an advanced facility for ground-based high-energy gamma-ray astronomy",
The CTA Consortium, 2011, Exp. Astron., 32, 193 – 316
"On the lateral expansion of GRB jets"
Granot, J. & Piran, T. 2012, MNRAS, 421, 570 – 587
"Simulations of GRB Dynamics in a Stratified External Medium: Afterglow Lightcurves, Jet Breaks and Radio Calorimetry",
De Colle, F., Ramirez-Ruiz, E., Granot, J., & Lopez-Camara, D. 2012, ApJ, 751, 57
"The effects of sub-shells in highly magnetized relativistic flows"
Granot, J. 2012, MNRAS, 421, 2467 – 2477
"Interaction of a highly magnetized impulsive relativistic flow with an external medium",
Granot, J.
2012, MNRAS, 421, 2442 – 2466
"Magentic Field Decay in Neutron Stars: from SGRs to Weak Field Magnetars",
Dall'Osso, S., Granot, J., & Piran, T. 2012, MNRAS, 422, 2878 – 2903
"Gamma-Ray Burst Dynamics and Afterglow Radiation from Adaptive Mesh Refinement, Special Relativistic Hydrodynamic Simulations",
De Colle, F., Granot, J., Lopez-Camara, D., & Ramirez-Ruiz, E. 2012, ApJ, 746, 122

"SGR J1550-5418 Bursts Detected with the Fermi Gamma-ray Burst Monitor During its Most Prolific Activity"van der Horst, A. J., Kouveliotou, C., Gorgone, N. M., Kaneko, Y., Baring, M. G., Guiriec, S. , Gögüs, E., Granot, J., Watts, A. L., Lin, L., Bhat, P. N., Bissaldi, E., Briggs, M. S., Chaplin, V. L., Connaughton, V., Finger, M. H., Gehrels, N., Gibby, M. H., Giles, M M., Goldstein, A., Harding, A. K., Kaper, L., Kaspi, V. M., von Kienlin, A., van der Kils, M., McBreen, S., McEnery, J., Meegan, C. A., Paceicas, W. S., Pe'er, A., Preece, R. D., Ramirez-Ruiz, E., Rau, A., Wachter, S., Wilson-Hodge, C., Woods, P. M., & Wijers, R. A. M. J. 2012, ApJ, 749, 122

"Burst and Persistent Emission Properties during the Recent Active Episode of the Anomalous X-ray Pulsar 1E 1841-045", Lin, L., Kouveliotou, C., Gögüs, E., van der Horst, A. J., Watts, A. L., Baring, M. G., Wijers, R.A.M.J., Woods, P. M., Gehrels, N., Granot, J., Guiriec, S., Kaneko, Y., Kaspi, V., McEnery, J., Tierney, D., van der Klis, M., von Kienlin, A., & Zhang, S. N. 2011, ApJ Lett., 740, L16

"Fermi/Gamma-ray Burst Monitor Observations of SGRJ0501+4516 Bursts" Lin, L., Kouveliotou, C., Baring, M. G., van der Horst, A. J., Guiriec, S., Woods, P. M., Gögüs, E., Kaneko, Y., Scargle, J., Granot, J., Preece, R., von Kienlin, A., Chaplin, V., Watts, A. L., Wijers, R.A.M.J., Zhang, S. N., Baht, N., Finger, M. H., Gehrels, N., Harding, A., Kaper, L., Kaspi, V., McEnery, J., Meegan, C. A., Paceisas, W. S., Pe'er, A., Ramirez-Ruiz, E., van der Klis, M., Wachter, S., & Wilson-Hodge, C. 2011, ApJ, 739, 87
"X-ray flare candidates in short gamma-ray bursts",  Margutti, R., Chincarini, G., Granot, J., Guidorzi, C., Berger, E., Bernardini, M. G.,Gehrels, N., Soderberg, A. M., Stamitikos, M., & Zaninoni, E. 2011, MNRAS, 417, 2144 – 2160
"Detection of High-Energy Emission during the X-ray Flaring Activity in GRB 100728A",  the Fermi LAT and Fermi GBM collaborations, 2011, ApJ Lett., 734, L27
"The missing link: Merging neutron stars naturally produce jet-like structures and can power short Gamma-Ray Bursts"Rezzolla, L., Giacomazzo, B., Baiotti, L., Granot, J., Kouveliotou, C., & Aloy, M. A. 2011, ApJ Lett., 732, L6


"Detailed radio view on two stellar explosions: XRF 080109 / SN 2008D and SN 2007uy in NGC 2770",  van der Horst, A. J., Kamble, A. P., Paragi, Z., Sage, L. J., Pal, S., Taylor, G. B., Kouveliotou, C., Granot, J., Ramirez-Ruiz, E., Ishwara-Chandra, C. H., Oosterloo, T. A., Wijers, R. A. M. J., Wiersema, K., Strom, R. G., Bhattacharya, D., Rol, E., Starling, R. L. C., Curran, P. A., & Garrett, M. A. 2011, ApJ, 726, 99 – 110
"Impulsive Acceleration of Strongly Magnetized Relativistic Flows",
Granot, J., Komissarov, S. S., & Spitkovsky, A. 2011, MNRAS, 411, 1323 – 1353
"Fermi Large Area Telescope Constraints on the gamma-ray Opacity of the Universe",  The Fermi LAT Collaboration, 2010, ApJ, 723, 1082 – 1096
"Detection of a Spectral Break in the Extra Hard Component of GRB 090926A",
The Fermi LAT and Fermi GBM Collaborations, 2011, ApJ, 729, 114
"Fermi observations of high-energy gamma-ray emission from GRB 090217A", 
The Fermi LAT and Fermi GBM Collaborations, 2010, ApJ Lett., 717, L127 – L132

"Fermi Observations of GRB 090510: A Short Hard Gamma-Ray Burst with an Additional, Hard Power-Law Component from 10 keV to GeV Energies",
The Fermi LAT and Fermi GBM Collaborations, 2010, ApJ, 716, 1178
1190                                       (J. Granot is a contact author)

"Discovery of a new Soft Gamma Repeater: SGR J0418+5729",  van der Horst, A. J., Connaughton, V., Kouveliotou, C., Gögüs, E., Kaneko, Y., Wachter, S., Briggs, M. S., Granot, J. Ramirez-Ruiz, E., Woods, P. M., Aptekar, R. L., Barthelmy, S. D., Cummings, J. R., Finger, M. H., Frederiks, D. D., Gehrels, N., Gelino, C. R., Gelino, D. M., Golenetskii, S., Hurley, K., Krimm, H. A., Mazets, E. P., McEnery, J. E., Meegan, C. A., Oleynik, P. P., Palmer, D. M., Pal'shin, V. D., Pe'er, A., Svinkin, D., Ulanov, M. V., van der Klis, M., von Kienlin, A., Watts, A. L., & Wilson-Hodge C. A.
2010, ApJ Lett., 711, L1 – L6

"Magnetar Twists: Fermi/Gamma-ray Burst Monitor (GBM) detection of SGR J1550-5418",   Kaneko, Y., Gögüs, E., Kouveliotou, C., Granot, J., Ramirez-Ruiz, E., van der Horst, A. J., Watts, A. L., Finger, M. H., Gehrels, N., Pe'er, A., van der Klis, M., von Kienlin, A., Wachter, S., Wilson-Hodge, C. A., & Woods, P. M. 2010, ApJ, 710, 1335 – 1342

"A mildly relativistic radio jet from the normal Type Ic Supernova 2007gr",
Paragi, Z., Taylor, G. B., Kouveliotou, C., Granot, J., Ramirez-Ruiz, E., Bietenholz, M., van der Horst, A. J., Pidopryhora, Y., van Langevelde, H. J., Garrett, M. A. Szomoru, A., Argo, M., & Paczynski, B. 2010, Nature, 463, 516 – 518
"Fermi Detection of Delayed GeV Emission from the Short Gamma-Ray Burst 081024B",  The Fermi and Swift Collaborations, 2010, ApJ, 712, 558 – 564
"The long rapid decay phase of the extended emission from the short GRB080503",  Genet, F., Butler, N. R., & Granot, J. 2010, MNRAS, 405, 695 – 700
"Swift and Fermi observations of the early afterglow of the short Gamma-Ray Burst 090510" The Swift and Fermi Collaborations, 2010, ApJ Lett., 709, L146 – L151
"Fermi Observations of GRB 090902B: A Distinct Spectral Component in the Prompt and Delayed Emission" The Fermi and Swift collaborations, 2009, ApJ Lett., 706, L138 – L14

"The spectral-temporal properties of the prompt pulses and rapid decay phase of GRBs",  
Willingale, R., Genet, F., Granot, J., & O'Brien, P. T. 2010, MNRAS, 403, 1296 – 1316

"A limit on the variation of speed of light arising from quantum gravity effects",
The Fermi LAT and Fermi GBM Collaborations, 2009, Nature, 462, 331 – 334 (J. Granot is a corresponding author; he initiated, organized and supervised this work and was the main driving force behind it; he would be first author if not for the Fermi LAT collaboration's strict alphabetical author list rule).
"Realistic analytic model for the prompt and high-latitude emission in GRBs",
Genet, F., & Granot, J. 2009, MNRAS, 399, 1328 – 1346
"A late time afterglow rebrightening in GRB081028",
Margutti, R., Genet, F., Granot, J., and 19 co-authors, 2009, MNRAS, 402, 46 – 64

"Fermi observations of high-energy gamma-ray emission from GRB 080825C",
The Fermi LAT and Fermi GBM Collaborations, 2009, ApJ, 707, 580 – 592 (J. Granot is a contact author)

"Limits on radioactive-powered emission associated with a short-hard GRB 070724A in a star-forming galaxy"Kocevski, D., Thöne, C., Ramirez-Ruiz, E., Bloom, J. S., Granot, J., Butler, N. R., Perley, D. A., Modjaz, M., Lee-Alardin, W. H., Cobb, B. E., Levan, A. J., & Covino, S. 2010, MNRAS, 404, 963 – 974
"Fermi observations of high-energy gamma-ray emission from GRB 080916C",
The Fermi LAT and Fermi GBM Collaborations, 2009, Science, 323, 1688 – 1693
"Rise and fall of the X-ray flash 080330: an off-axis jet?",  Guidorzi, C., Clemens, S. Kobayashi, S., Granot, J., and 30 other co-authors, 2009, A&A, 499, 439 – 453

"Prospects for GRB science with the Fermi Large Area Telescope",
Band, D. L., Axelsson, M., Baldini, L., Barbiellini, G., Baring, M. G., Bastieri, D., Battelino, M., Bellazzini, R., Bissaldi, E., Bogaert, G., Bonnell, J., Chiang, J., Cohen-Tanugi, J., Connaughton, V., Cutini, S., de Palma, F., Dingus, B. L., do Couto e Silva, E., Fishman, G., Galli, A., Gehrels, N., Giglietto, N., Granot, J., Guiriec, S., Hughes, R. E., Kamae, T., Komin, N., Kuehn, F., Kuss, M., Longo, F., Lubrano, P., Kippen, R. M., Mazziotta, M. N., McEnery, J. E., McGlynn, S., Moretti, E., Nakamori, T., Norris, J. P., Ohno, M., Olivo, M., Omodei, N., Pelassa, V., Piron, F., Preece, R., Razzano, M., Russell, J. J., Ryde, F., Saz Parkinson, P. M., Scargle, J. D., Sgrò, C., Shimokawabe, T., Smith, P. D., Spandre, G., Spinelli, P., Stamatikos, M., Winer, B. L., & Yamazaki, R. 2009, ApJ, 701, 1673–1694
"Stability of Radiative Relativistic Shocks to Global Oscillations"
Königl, A., & Granot, J. 2008, International Journal of Modern Physics D, 17, 1777–1786

"Late time observations of GRB080319B: jet break, host galaxy and accompanying supernova",  Tanvir, N. R., Rol, Levan, A., Fruchter, A., Granot, J., Svensson, K. M., O'Brien, P. T., Wiersema, K., Starling, R. L. C.,
Jakobsson, P., Fynbo, J., Hjorth, J., Curran, P., van der Horst, A. J., Kouveliotou, C., Racusin, J. L., Burrows, D. N, & Genet, F. 2010, ApJ, 725, 625 – 632

"GRB 080503: Implications of a Naked Short Gamma-Ray Burst Dominated by Extended Emission" Perley, D. A., Metzger, B. D., Granot, J., Butler, N. R., Sakamoto, T., Ramirez-Ruiz, E., Levan, A. J., Bloom, J. S., Miller, A. A., Bunker, A., Chen, H.-W., Filippenko, A. V., Gehrels, N., Glazebrook, K., Hall, P., Hurley, K. C., Kocevski, D., Li, W., Lopez, S., Norris, J., Piro, A. L., Poznanski, D., Prochaska, J. X., Quataert, E., & Tanvir, N. 2009, ApJ, 696, 1871 – 1885
"SN 2001em: Not so Fast",  Schinzel, F. K., Taylor, G. B., Stockdale, C. J., Granot, J. & E. Ramirez-Ruiz 2009, ApJ, 691, 1380 – 1386
"Analytic expressions for the surface brightness profile of gamma-ray burst afterglow images",
Granot, J.
2008, MNRAS Lett., 390, L46 – L50

"GRB 080319B: A Naked-Eye Stellar Blast from the Distant Universe",
Racusin, J. L., Karpov, S. V., Sokolowski, M., Granot, J., Wu, X. F., Pal'shin, V., Covino, S., van der Horst, A. J., Oates, S. R., Schady, P., Smith, R. J., Cummings, J., Starling, R. L. C., Piotrowski, L. W., Zhang, B., Evans, P. A., Holland, S. T., Malek, K., Page, M. T., Vetere, L., Margutti, R., Guidorzi, C., Kamble, A., Curran, P. A., Beardmore, A., Kouveliotou, C., Mankiewicz, L., Melandri, A., O'Brien, P. T., Page, K. L., Piran, T., Tanvir, N. R., Wrochna, G., Aptekar, R. L., Bartolini, C., Barthelmy, S., Beskin, G. M., Bondar, S., Campana, S., Cucchiara, A., Cwiok1, M., D'Avanzo, P., D'Elia, V., Della Valle, M., Dominik, W., Falcone, A., Fiore, F., Fox, D. B., Frederiks, D. D., Fruchter, A. S., Fugazza, D., Garrett, M., Gehrels, N., Golenetskii, S., Gomboc, A.,Greco, G., Guarnieri, A., Immler, S., Kasprowicz, G., Levan, A. J., Mazets, E. P., Molinari, E., Moretti, A., Nawrocki, K., Oleynik, P. P., Osborne, J. P., Pagani, C.,Paragi, Z., Perri, M., Piccioni, A., Ramirez-Ruiz, E., Roming, P. W. A., Steele, I. A., Strom, R. G., Testa, V., Tosti, G., Ulanov, M. V., Wiersema, K., Wijers, R. A. M. J., Zarnecki, A. F., Zerbi, F., Mészáros, P., Chincarini, G., & Burrows, D. N. 2008, Nature, 455, 183 – 188
"An infrared ring around the magnetar SGR 1900+14",
Wachter, S., Ramirez-Ruiz, E. Dwarkadas, V. V., Kouveliotou, C., Granot, J., Patel, S. K., & Figer, D. 2008, Nature, 453, 626 – 628
"Opacity Build-up in Impulsive Relativistic Sources",
Granot, J., Cohen-Tanugi, J., & do Couto e Silva, E. 2008, ApJ, 677, 92 – 126
"Stirring the Embers: High Sensitivity VLBI Observations of GRB 030329",
Pihlström, Y. M., Taylor, G. B., Granot, J., & Doeleman, S. 2007, ApJ, 664, 411 – 415
"GRB 060714: No Clear Dividing Line between Prompt Emission and X-ray Flares",  
Krimm, H. A., Granot, J., Marshal, F., Perri, M., Barthelmy, S. D., Burrows, D. N., Gehrels, N., Meszaros, P., & Morris, D. 2007, ApJ, 665, 554 – 568

"The flat decay phase in the early X-ray afterglows of Swift GRBs",
Granot, J. 2006, short review for the proceeding of the conference "Swift and GRBs:
Unveiling the Relativistic Universe", held in Venice, Italy, June 5-9, 2006;
Il Nuovo Cimento B, 121 (10-11), 1073 – 1079

"A new gamma-ray burst classification scheme from GRB 060614",
Gehrels, N., Norris, J. P., Mangano, V., Barthelmy, S. D., Burrows, D. N.,
Granot, J.
, Kaneko, Y., Kouveliotou, C., Markwardt, C. B., Meszaros, P., Nakar, E., Nousek, J. A., O'brien, P. T., Page, M., Palmer, D. M., Parsons, A. M., Roming, P. W. A., Sakamoto, T., Sarazin, C. L., Schady, P., Stamatikos, M., & Woosley, S. E. 2006,
Nature, 444, 1044 – 1046

"The Structure and Dynamics of GRB Jets",  Granot, J. 2007, invited review for the proceeding of the conferenc "Triggering Relativistic Jets", held in Cozumel, Mexico, on March 28 to April 1, 2005; Revista Mexicana de Astronomia y Astrofisica, 27, 140 – 165
"The Giant Flare from SGR 1806-20 and its Radio Afterglow",
Taylor, G. B., & Granot, J. 2006, invited Brief Review, Mod. Phys. Lett. A,
Vol. 21, No. 29, pp. 2171 – 2188
"A Simple Test of the External Shock Model for the Prompt Emission in Gamma-Ray Bursts",
Ramirez-Ruiz, E., & Granot, J. 2007, New Astronomy, Volume 12, Issue 8, pp. 630 634
"Prompt and Afterglow Emission Properties of GRBs with Spectroscopically identified Supernovae",  Kaneko, Y., Ramirez-Ruiz, E., Granot, J., Kouveliotou, C., Woosley, S. E., Patel, S. K., Rol, E., in't Zand, J. J. M., van der Horst, A. J., Wijers, R. A. M. J., & Strom, R. 2007, ApJ, 654, 385 402
"Smooth Light Curves from a Bumpy Ride: Relativistic Blast Wave Encounters a Density Jump",  Nakar, E., & Granot, J. 2007, MNRAS, 380, 1744 – 1760
"Revealing the Jet Structure of GRB 030329 with High Resolution Multicolor Photometry",
Gorosabel, J., Castro-Tirado, A. J., Ramirez-Ruiz, E., Granot, J., Caon, N, Cairos, L. M., Rubio-Herrera, E., Guziy, S., de Ugarte Postigo, A., & Jelinek, M. 2006, ApJ Lett., 641, L13 – L16
"Implications of the Early X-Ray Afterglow Observations of Swift GRBs",
Granot, J., Königl, A., & Piran, T. 2006, MNRAS , 370, 1946 – 1960
"Distribution of Gamma-Ray Burst Ejecta Energy with Lorentz Factor",
Granot, J., & Kumar, P. 2006, MNRAS Lett., 366, L13 – L16

"The Galaxy Hosts and Large-Scale Environments of Short-Hard Gamma-Ray Bursts", Prochaska, J. X., Bloom, J. S., Chen, H.-W., Foley, R. J., Perley, D. A., Ramirez-Ruiz, E., Granot, J., Lee, W. H., Pooley, D., Alatalo, K., Hurley, K., Cooper, M. C., Dupree, A. K., Gerke, B. F., Hansen, B. M. S., Kalirai, J. S., Newman, J. A., Rich, R. M., Richer, H., Stanford, S. A., Stern, D., & van & van Breugel W. J. M. 2006,
ApJ, 642, 989 – 994
"The Case for Anisotropic Afterglow Efficiency within GRB Jets",
Eichler, D., & Granot, J. 2006, ApJ Lett., 641, L5 – L8

"Evidence for a Canonical GRB Afterglow Light Curve in the Swift XRT Data", Nousek, J. A., Kouveliotou, C., Grupe, D., Page, K., Granot, J., Ramirez-Ruiz, E., Patel, S., Burrows, D. N., Mangano, V., Barthelmy, S., Beardmore, A. P., Campana, S., Capalbi, M., Chincarini, G., Cusumano, G., Falcone, A. D., Gehrels, N., Giommi, P., Goad, M., Godet, O., Hurkett, C., Kennea, J. A., Moretti, A., O'Brien, P., Osborne, J., Romano, P., Tagliaferri, G., & Wells, A. 2006, ApJ, 642, 389 – 400

"Constraints on Short Gamma-Ray Burst Models with Optical Limits of GRB 050509b",
Hjorth, J., Sollerman, J., Gorosabel, J., Granot, J., Klose, S., Kouveliotou, C., Melinder, J., Ramirez-Ruiz, E., Starling, R., Thomsen, B., Andersen, M. I., Fynbo, J. P. U., Jensen, B. L., Vreeswijk, P.M., Castro Cerón, J. M., Jakobsson, P., Levan, E., Pedersen, K., Rhoads, J. E., Tanvir, N. R., Watson, D., & Wijers, R. A. M. J. 2005, ApJ Lett., 630, L117 – L120
"A Compact Binary Merger Model for GRB 050509b',
Lee, W. H.., Ramirez-Ruiz, E., & Granot, J. 2005, ApJ Lett., 630, L165 – L168

"Closing in on a Short-Hard Burst Progenitor: Constraints from Early-Time Optical Imaging and Spectroscopy of a Possible Host Galaxy of GRB 050509b",
Bloom, J. S., Prochaska, J. X., Pooley, D., Blake, C. W., Foley, R. J., Jha, S., Ramirez-Ruiz, E.,
Granot, J., Filippenko, A. V., Sigurdsson, S., Barth, A. J., Chen, H.-W., Cooper, M. C., Falco, E. E.,
Gal, R. R., Gerke, B. F., Gladders, M. D., Greene, J. E., Hennanwi, J., Ho, L. C., Hurley, K., Koester, B. P., Li, W., Lubin, L., Newman, J., Perley, D. A., Squires, G. K., & Wood-Vasey, W. M. 2006, ApJ, 638, 354 – 368

"The Growth, Polarization, and Motion of the Radio Afterglow from the Giant Flare from SGR 1806-20",  Taylor, G. B., Gelfand, J. D., Gaensler, B. M., Granot, J., Kouveliotou, C., Fender, R. P., Ramirez-Ruiz, E., Eichler, D., Lyubarsky, Y. E., Garrett, M., & Wijers, R. A. M. J. 2005, ApJ Lett., 634, L93 – L96
"Afterglow Light Curves from Impulsive Relativistic Jets with an Unconventional Structure", 
Granot, J.
2005, ApJ, 631, 1022 – 1031
"Diagnosing the Outflow from the SGR 1806-20 Giant Flare with Radio Observations",
Granot, J., Ramirez-Ruiz, E., Taylor, G. B., Eichler, D., Lyubarsky, Y. E., Wijers, R. A. M. J., Gaensler, B. M., Gelfand, J. D., & Kouveliotou, C. 2006, ApJ, 638, 391 – 396

"A Re-brightening of the Radio Nebula associated with the 2004 Dec. 27 Giant Flarefrom SGR 1806-20",  Gelfand, J. D., Lyubarsky, Y. E., Eichler, D., Gaensler, B. M., Taylor, G. B., Granot, J., Newton-McGee, K. J., Ramirez-Ruiz, E., Kouveliotou, C.,& Wijers, R. A. M. J. 2005, ApJ Lett., 634, L89 – L92

"Gamma-Ray Observations of a Giant Flare from the Magnetar SGR 1806-20",
Palmer, D. M., Barthelmy, S., Gehrels, N., Kippen, R. M., Cayton, T., Kouveliotou, C., Eichler, D., Wijers, R. A. M. J., Woods, P. M., Granot, J., Lyubarsky, Y. E., Ramirez-Ruiz, E., Barbier, L., Chester, M., Cummings, J., Fenimore, E. E., Finger, M. H., Gaensler, B. M., Hullinger, D., Krimm, H., Markwardt, C. B., Nousek, J. A., Parsons, A., Patel, S., Sakamoto, T., Sato, G., Suzuki, M., & Tueller, J. 2005,
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"An Expanding Radio Nebula Produced by the Giant Flare from the Magnetar SGR 1806-20",  Gaensler, B. M., Kouveliotou, C., Gelfand, J. D., Taylor, G. B., Eichler, D., Wijers, R. A. M. J., Granot, J., Ramirez-Ruiz, E., Lyubarsky, Y. E., Hunstead, R. W., Campbell-Wilson, D., van der Host, A. J., McLaughlin, M. A., Fender, R. P., Garrett, M. A., Newton-McGee, K. J., Palmer, D. M., Gehrels, N., & Woods, P. M. 2005,
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"Afterglow Observations Shed New Light on the Nature of X-Ray Flashes",
Granot, J., Ramirez-Ruiz, E., & Perna, R. 2005, ApJ, 630, 1003 – 1014
"Radio Flares and the Magnetic Field Structure in GRB Outflows",
Granot, J., & Taylor, G. B. 2005, ApJ, 625, 263 – 270
"An Off-Axis Model for GRB 031203",  Ramirez-Ruiz, E., Granot, J., Kouveliotou, C., Woosley, S. E., Patel, S. K., & Mazzali, P.A. 2005, ApJ, 625, L91
"Two Component Jet Models of Gamma-Ray Burst Sources",
Peng, F., Königl, A. & Granot, J. 2005, ApJ, 626, 966 – 977
"Implications of the Measured Image Size for the Radio Afterglow of GRB 030329",
Granot, J., Ramirez-Ruiz, E. & Loeb, A. 2005, ApJ, 618, 413 – 425
"Constraining the Structure of GRB Jets through the log(N)-log(S) Distribution",
Guetta, D., Granot, J., & Begelman, M. C. 2005, ApJ, 622, 482 – 491
"The Case for a Misaligned Relativistic Jet from SN 2001em",
Granot, J., & Ramirez-Ruiz, E. 2004, ApJ Lett., 609, L9 – L12
"High Energy Emission from the Double Pulsar System J0737-3039",
Granot, J., & Mészáros, P. 2004, ApJ Lett., 609, L17 – L20
"Testing the Predictions of the Universal Structured GRB Jet Model",
Nakar, E., Granot, J., & Guetta, D. 2004, ApJ Lett., 606, L37 – L40
"Explaining the High Energy Spectral component in GRB 941017",
Granot, J., & Guetta, D. 2003, ApJ Lett., 598, L11 – L14
"The Most Probable Cause for the High Gamma-Ray Polarization in GRB021206",
Granot, J.
2003, ApJ Lett., 596, L17 – L21
"Radio Imaging of GRB Jets in Nearby Supernovae",
Granot, J., & Loeb, A. 2003, ApJ Lett., 593, L81 – L84
"Refreshed Shocks from a Gamma-Ray Burst",
Granot, J., Nakar, E., & Piran, T. 2003, Nature, 426, 138 – 139
"Linear Polarization in Gamma-Ray Bursts: The Case for an Ordered Magnetic Field",  Granot, J., & Königl, A. 2003, ApJ Lett., 594, L83 – L87
"Constraining the Structure of Gamma-Ray Burst Jets through the Afterglow Light Curves",  Granot, J., & Kumar, P., 2003, ApJ, 591, 1086 – 1096
"The Evolution of a Structured Relativistic Jet and Gamma-Ray Burst Afterglow Light Curves",
Kumar, P., & Granot, J. 2003, ApJ, 591, 1075 – 1085
"Neutrinos of Energy ~1016 eV from GRBs in Pulsar Wind Bubbles",
Guetta, D., & Granot, J. 2003, Phys. Rev. Lett., 90, 201103
"Neutrinos from Pulsar Wind Bubbles as Precursors to Gamma-Ray Bursts",
Granot, J., & Guetta, D. 2003, Phys. Rev. Lett., 90, 191102
"High-Energy Emission from the Prompt Gamma-Ray Burst",
Guetta, D., & Granot, J. 2003, ApJ, 585, 885 – 889
"Observational Implications of a Plerionic Environment for GRBs",
Guetta, D., & Granot, J. 2003, MNRAS, 340, 115 – 138
"The Mean Number of Extra Microimage Pairs for Macrolensed Quasars",
Granot, J., Schechter, P. L., & Wambsganss, J. 2003, ApJ, 583, 575 – 583
"Variability in GRB afterglows and GRB 021004",
Nakar, E., Piran, T., & Granot, J. 2003, New Astronomy, 8, 495 – 505
"The Detectability of Orphan Afterglows",
Nakar, E., Piran, T., & Granot, J. 2002, ApJ, 579, 699 – 705
"Gamma-Ray Burst Afterglows in Pulsar-Wind Bubbles",
Königl, A., & Granot, J. 2002, ApJ, 574, 134 – 154
"Off-Axis Afterglow Emission from Jetted Gamma-Ray Bursts",
Granot, J., Panaitescu, A., Kumar, P., & Woosley, S. E. 2002, ApJ Lett., 570, L61 – L64
"The Shape of Spectral Breaks in Gamma-Ray Burst Afterglows",
Granot, J., & Sari, R. 2002, ApJ, 568, 820 – 829
"Microlensing and the Surface Brightness Profile of the Afterglow Image of
GRB 000301C",
  Gaudi, B. S., Granot, J., & Loeb, A. 2001, ApJ, 561, 178 – 182
"Radiative Hydromagnetic Shocks in Relativistic Outflow Sources",
Granot, J., & Königl, A. 2001, ApJ, 560, 145 – 159
"Chromatic Signatures in the Microlensing of GRB Afterglows",
Granot, J., & Loeb, A. 2001, ApJ Lett., 551, L63 – L66

"The Bright GRB 991208 - Tight Constraints on Afterglow Models",
Galama, T. J., Bremer, M., Bertoldi, F., Menten, K. M., Lisenfeld, U., Shepherd, D. S., Mason, B., Walter, F., Pooley, G. G., Frail, D. A., Sari, R., Kulkarni, S. R., Berger, E., Bloom, J. S., Castro-Tirado, A. J., & Granot, J. 2000, ApJ Lett., 541, L45 – L49
"The Synchrotron Spectrum of Fast Cooling Electrons Revisited",
Granot, J., Piran, T., & Sari, R. 2000, ApJ Lett., 534, L163 – L166 
"Images, Light Curves and Spectra of GRB Afterglow",
Granot, J., Piran, T., & Sari, R. 1999, A&A, Supl. Ser., 138, 541 – 542
"Synchrotron Self Absorption in Gamma-Ray Bust Afterglow",
Granot, J., Piran, T., & Sari, R., 1999, ApJ, 527, 236 – 246
"Images and Spectra from the Interior of a Relativistic Fireball",
Granot, J., Piran, T., & Sari, R. 1999, ApJ, 513, 679 – 689


Book Chapters

2. J. Granot,  T. Piran, O. Bromberg, J. L. Rausin & F. Daigne,

"Gamma-ray Bursts as Sources of Strong Magnetic Fields"

invited topical review, chapter in the book "The Strongest Magnetic Fields in the Universe"

Space Science Series of ISSI, Volume 54

Editors: A. Balogh et al.

Springer (2015)

DOI: 10.1007/s11214-015-0191-6



1. J. Granot & E. Ramirez-Ruiz

"Jets and gamma-ray burst unification schemes"

chapter 11 (pages 215250) in the book "Gamma-ray bursts"

Editors: C. Kouveliotou, S. E. Woosley, & R. A. M. J. Wijers

Cambridge University Press (2012)

ISBN 978-0-521-66209-3





Popular Articles (in Hebrew)

2. J. Granot

"על הזמן והמרחב: כשתורת היחסות ותורת הקוואנטים נפגשות"

Article in a special edition of "Ha'aretz" newspaper,

in honor of the Open University of Israel's 40 year anniversary

30 May 2016

1. J. Granot

"כך סייעו קרני גמא לבחון את תורת היחסות"

Article in the Open University of Israel's Newsletter "עדכן", 

January 2013