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39. Young massive star cluster formation in the Galactic Centre is driven by global gravitational collapse of high-mass molecular clouds
A. T. Barnes, S. N. Longmore, A. Avison, Contreras, Y., A. Ginsburg, J. D. Henshaw, J. M. Rathborne, D. L. Walker, J. Alves, J. Bally, C. Battersby, M. T. Beltrán, H. Beuther, G. Garay, L. Gomez, J. Jackson, J. Kainulainen, J. M. D. Kruijssen, X. Lu, E. A. C. Mills, J. Ott, T. Peters (2019), MNRAS, Accepted

38. 84-GHz methanol masers, their relationship to 36-GHz methanol masers, and their molecular environments
Breen, S. L.; Contreras, Y.; Dawson, J. R.; Ellingsen, S. P.; Voronkov, M. A.; McCarthy, T. P.(2019), MNRAS, Accepted

37. "The Brick" is not a brick: A comprehensive study of the structure and dynamics of the Central Molecular Zone cloud G0.253+0.016
Henshaw, J. D.; Ginsburg, A.; Haworth, T. J.; Longmore, S. N.; Kruijssen, J. M. D.; Mills, E. A. C.; Sokolov, V.; Walker, D. L.; Barnes, A. T.; Contreras, Y.; Bally, J.; Battersby, C.; Beuther, H.; Butterfield, N.; Dale, J. E.; Henning, T.; Jackson, J. M.; Kauffmann, J.; Pillai, T.; Ragan, S. (2019), MNRAS, Accepted

36. Environmental conditions shaping star formation: The Carina Nebula
Contreras, Y.; Rebolledo, D.; Breen, S. L.; Green, A. J.; Burton, M. G. (2019), MNRAS, 483, 1437

35. G337.342-0.119 (the "Pebble"): A Cold, Dense, High-Mass Molecular Cloud with Unusually Large Linewidths and a Candidate High-Mass Star Cluster Progenitor
Jackson, J.; Contreras, Y.; Rathborne, J. M.; Whitaker, J. S.; Guzman, A.; Stephens, I. W.; Sanhueza, P.; Longmore, S.; Zhang, Q.; Allingham, D. (2018), AJ, 869, 102J

35. Asymmetric Line Profiles in Dense Molecular Clumps Observed in MALT90: Evidence for Global Collapse
Jackson, J.; Whitaker, J. S.; Rathborne, J. M.; Foster, J.; Contreras, Y.; Sanhueza, P.; Stephen, I.; Longmore, S.; Allingham, D. (2018), AJ, 870, 5J

33. Infall Signatures in a Prestellar Core embedded in the High-Mass 70 um Dark IRDC G331.372-00.116
Contreras, Y.; Sanhueza, P.; Jackson, J.; Guzman, A.; Longmore, S.; Garay, G.; Zhang, Q.; Nguyen, Q.; Tatematsu, K.; Nakamura, F.; Sakai, T.; Ohashi, S.; Liu, T.; Saito, M.; Gomez, L.; Rathborne, J.; and Whitaker, S.; (2018), ApJ, 861, 14.

32. The 6-GHz Multibeam Maser Survey - III. Comparison between the MMB and HOPS
Breen, S. L.; Contreras, Y.; Ellingsen, S. P.; Green, J. A.; Walsh, A. J.; Avison, A.; Longmore, S. N.; Fuller, G. A.; Voronkov, M. A.; Horton, J.; K., (2018), MNRAS, 474, 3898

31. Distributed star formation throughout the Galactic Center cloud Sgr B2
Ginsburg, A. G.; Bally, J.; Barnes, A.; Bastian, N.; Battersby, C.; Beuther, H.; Brogan, C.; Contreras, Y.; Corby, J.; Darling, J.; and 16 coauthors, (2018), ApJ, 853,171.

30. The Survey of Water and Ammonia in the Galactic Center (SWAG): Molecular Cloud Evolution in the Central Molecular Zone
Krieger, N.; Ott, J.; Beuther, H.; Walter, F.; Kruijssen, J. M. D.; Meier, D. S.; Mills, E. A. C.; Contreras, Y.; Edwards, P.; Ginsburg, A.; and 14 coauthors, 2017, ApJ, 850, 77.

29. MALT90 Kinematic Distances to Dense Molecular Clumps
Withaker, S. Jackson, J. M., Rathborne, J. M., Foster, J. B., Contreras, Y., Sanhueza, P., Stephens, I., Longmore, S. 2017, AJ, 154, 140.

28. The Carina Nebula and Gum 31 molecular complex: II. The distribution of the atomic gas revealed in unprecedented detail
Rebolledo, D.; Green, A. J.; Burton, M.; Brooks, K.; Breen, S. L.; Gaensler, B. M.; Contreras, Y.; Braiding, C.; Purcell, C. 2017, MNRAS, 472, 1685.

27. Phase correction for ALMA - Investigating water vapour radiometer scaling: The long-baseline science verification data case study
Maud, L. T.; Tilanus, R. P. J.; van Kempen, T. A.; Hogerheijde, M. R.l Schmalzl, M.; Yoon, I.; Contreras, Y.; Toribio, M. C.; Asaki, Y.; Dent, W. R. F.; Fomalont, E.; Matsushita, S. 2017, A&A, 605, 121.

26. Characterizing the properties of cluster precursors in the MALT90 survey
Contreras, Y.; Rathborne, J. M.; Guzman, A.; Jackson, J.; Whitaker, S.; Sanhueza, P.; Foster, J.2017, MNRAS, 466, 340.

25. ATCA detections of massive molecular gas reservoirs in dusty, high-z radio galaxies
Heywood, I.; Contreras, Y.; Smith, D. J. B.; Cooray, A.; Dunne, L.; Gomez, L.; Ibar, E.; Ivison, R. J.; Jarvis, M. J.; Michalowski, M. J.2017, MNRAS, 465, 1297.

24. The Link between Turbulence, Magnetic Fields, Filaments, and Star Formation in the Central Molecular Zone Cloud G0.253+0.016
Federrath, C.; Rathborne, J. M.; Longmore, S. N.; Kruijssen, J. M. D.; Bally, J.; Contreras, Y.; Crocker, R. M.; Garay, G.; Jackson, J. M.; Testi, L.; Walsh, A. J.2016, ApJ, 832, 143.

23. A Protostellar Jet Emanating from a Hypercompact HII Region
Guzman, A. E.; Garay, G.; Rodrguez, L. F.; Contreras, Y.; Dougados, C.; Cabrit, S. 2016, ApJ, 826, 208.

22. Molecular Line Emission Towards High-Mass Clumps: The MALT90 Catalogue
Rathborne, J. M.; Whitaker, J. S.; Jackson, J. M.; Foster, J. B.; Contreras, Y.; Stephens, I. W.; Guzmn, A. E.; Longmore, S. N.; Sanhueza, P.; Schuller, F. 2016, PASA, 33, 30.

21. Linking Dense Gas from the Milky Way to External Galaxies
Stephens, I. W.; Jackson, J. M.; Whitaker, J. S.; Contreras, Y.; Guzman, A. E.; Sanhueza, P.; Foster, J. B.; Rathborne, J. M. 2016, ApJ, 824, 29.

20. Fragmentation in filamentary molecular clouds.
Contreras, Y.; Garay, G.; Rathborne, J. M.; Sanhueza, P. 2016, MNRAS, 456, 2041.1

19. Far-infrared Dust Temperatures and Column Densities of the MALT90 Molecular Clump Sample
Guzman, A. E.; Sanhueza, P.; Contreras, Y.; Smith, H. A.; Jackson, J. M.; Hoq, S.; Rathborne, J. M. 2015, ApJ, 815, 130.

18. High-mass star-forming cloud G0.38+0.04 in the Galactic center dust ridge contains H2CO and SiO masers
Ginsburg, A.; Walsh, A.; Henkel, C.; Jones, P. A.; Cunningham, M.; Kauffmann, J.; Pillai, T.; Mills, E. A. C.; Ott, J.; Kruijssen, J. M. D.; Menten, K. M.; Battersby, C.; Rathborne, J.; Contreras, Y.; Longmore, S.; Walker, D.; Dawson, J.; Lopez, J. A. P. 2015, A&A, 584L, 7.

17. Tracing the Conversion of Gas to Stars in Young Massive Clusters.
Walker, D., Longmore, S., Bastian, N., Kruijssen, D., Rathborne, J., Jackson, J., Foster, J. and Contreras, Y. MNRAS.

16. A cluster in the making: ALMA reveals the initial conditions for high-mass cluster formation
Rathborne, J., Longmore, S,, Jackson, J., Kruijssen, D., Alves, J., Bally, J., Bastian, N., Contreras, Y., Foster, J., Garay, G., Testi, L., Walsh, A..

15. G305.136+0.068: A massive and dense cold core in an early stage of evolution
75G. Garay, G., Mardones, D., Contreras, Y., Pineda, J., Servajean, E,, and Guzman, A.., 2015, ApJ, 779,

14. Absorption Filaments Towards the Massive Clump G0.253+0.016
Bally, J; Rathborne, J; Longmore, S., Jackson, J; Alves, J; Bressert, E.,Contreras, Y.; Foster, J.; Garay, G.; Ginsburg, A.; Johnston, K.; Kruijssen, D.; Testi, L. and Walsh, A. 2014, ApJ, 795, 28.

13. Turbulence sets the initial conditions for star formation in high-pressure environments
Rathborne, J.; Longmore, S.; Jackson, J.; Kruijssen, D.; Alves, J.; Bally, J.; Bastian, N.; Contreras, Y.; Foster, J.; Garay, G.; Testi, L. and Walsh, A.., 2014, ApJL, 795, 25.

12. Low EUV Luminosities Impinging on Protoplanetary Disks
Pascucci, I.; Ricci, L.; Gorti, U.; Hollenbach, D.; Hendler, N. P.; Brooks, K. J.; Contreras, Y., 2014, ApJ, 795, 1.

11. ATLASGAL Complete compact source catalogue: 280 < l < 60.
Urquhart, J. S.; Csengeri, T.; Wyrowski, F.; Schuller, F.; Bontemps, S.; Bronfman, L.; Menten, K. M.;Walmsley, C. M.; Contreras, Y.; Beuther, H.; Wienen, M.; Linz, H..2014, A&A, 568A, 41.

10. G0.253+0.016: A Centrally Condensed, High-mass Protocluster
Rathborne, J. M.; Longmore, S. N.; Jackson, J. M.; Foster, J. B.; Contreras, Y.; Garay, G.; Testi, L.; Alves, J. F.; Bally, J.; Bastian, N.; Kruijssen, J. M. D.; Bressert, E.., 2014, ApJ, 786, 140.

9. Structure and radial equilibrium of filamentary molecular clouds
Contreras, Y.; Rathborne, J.; Garay, G.., 2013, MNRAS, 433, 251.

8. ATLASGAL - compact source catalogue: 330 < l < 21
Contreras, Y.; Schuller, F.; Urquhart, J. S.; Csengeri, T.; Wyrowski, F.; Beuther, H.; Bontemps, S.; Bronfman, L.; Henning, T.; Menten, K. M.; Schilke, P.; Walmsley, C. M.; Wienen, M.; Tackenberg, J.; Linz, H..2013, A&A, 549A, 45C.

7. MALT90: The Millimetre Astronomy Legacy Team 90 GHz Survey
Jackson, J. M.; Rathborne, J. M.; Foster, J. B.; Whitaker, J. S.; Sanhueza, P.; Claysmith, C.; Mascoop, J. L.; Wienen, M.; Breen, S. L.; Herpin, F.; Duarte-Cabral, A.; Csengeri, T.; Longmore, S. N.; Contreras, Y.; Indermuehle, B.; Barnes, P. J.; Walsh, A. J.; Cunningham, M. R.; Brooks, K. J.;et al.., 2013, PASA, 30, 57.

6. Confirmation of the exclusive association between 6.7-GHz methanol masers and high-mass star formation regions
Breen, S. L.; Ellingsen, S. P.; Contreras, Y.; Green, J. A.; Caswell, J. L.; Stevens, J. B.; Dawson, J. R.; Voronkov, M. A..2013, MNRAS, 435, 524.

5. TraMoS project - III. Improved physical parameters, timing analysis and starspot modelling of the WASP-4b exoplanet system from 38 transit observations
Hoyer, S.; Lpez-Morales, M.; Rojo, P.; Nascimbeni, V.; Hidalgo, S.; Astudillo-Defru, N.; Concha, F.; Contreras, Y.; Servajean, E.; Hinse, T. C.., 2013, MNRAS, 434, 46.

4. Characterisation of the MALT90 Survey and the Mopra Telescope at 90 GHz
Foster, J. B.; Rathborne, J. M.; Sanhueza, P.; Claysmith, C.; Whitaker, J. S.; Jackson, J. M.; Mascoop, J. L.; Wienen, M.; Breen, S. L.; Herpin, F.; Duarte-Cabral, A.; Csengeri, T.; Contreras, Y.; Indermuehle, B.; Barnes, P. J.; Walsh, A. J.; Cunningham, M. R.; Britton, T. R.; Voronkov, M. A.; Urquhart, J. S.; Alves, J.; Jordan, C. H.; Hill, T.; Hoq, S.; Brooks, K. J.; Longmore, S. N.., 2013, PASA, 30, 38.

3. A detailed view of a molecular cloud in the far outer disk of M 33. Molecular cloud formation in M 33
Braine, J.; Gratier, P.; Contreras, Y.; Schuster, K. F.; Brouillet, N.. , 2012, A&A, 548A, 52.

2. ATLASGAL - The APEX Telescope Large Area Survey of the Galaxy
Schuller, F.; Menten, K. M.; Contreras, Y.; Wyrowski, F.; Schilke, P.; Bronfman, L.; Henning, T.; Walmsley, C. M.; Beuther, H.; Bontemps, S., et al.. , 2009, A&A, 504, 415.

1. A multi-wavelength study of young massive star forming regions: II, The dust environment
Garay, G.; Mardones, D.; Brooks, K. J.; Videla, L.; Contreras, Y.. , 2007, ApJ, 666, 309.