Dr. Lucy F Lim

Dr. Lucy F Lim

  • RESEARCH AST, SOLAR SYSTEMS ANALYSIS
  • 301.286.1546 | 301.286.0212
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 691
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: NASA
  • Current Projects

    OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sample Return Mission

    https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/osiris-rex/
    http://www.asteroidmission.org/

    Education

    Cornell University Ithaca, NY
    Ph. D., Astronomy, January 2005
    Dissertation Title: Asteroid Spectroscopy,
    I. A Thermal Infrared Survey of Asteroids.
    II. X-ray Fluorescence Spectroscopy of 433 Eros.

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA
    Bachelor of Science, Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, June 1998.
    Minors in Physics and Literature

    Professional Societies

    American Astronomical Society/Division for Planetary Sciences , 2003 - Present
    American Geophysical Union, 2008 - Present

    Awards

    08/31/2019 988 - NASA HONOR AWARD
    GROUP ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
    OSIRIS-REX ASTEROID APPROACH & PRELIMINARY SURVEY

    08/04/2018 988 - NASA HONOR AWARD
    GROUP ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
    OSIRIS-REX EARTH GRAVITY ASSIST (EGA) TEAM

    07/02/2017 988 - NASA HONOR AWARD
    SILVER ACHIEVEMENT MEDAL - GROUP
    OSIRIS-REX PROJECT MANAGEMENT TEAM

    06/24/2017 988 - NASA HONOR AWARD
    GROUP ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
    OSIRIS-REX MISSION TEAM

    04/01/2015 989 - INSTALLATION HONOR AWARD
    RHG - EXCEPTIONAL ACHIEVEMENT FOR NEW OPPORTUNITIES CAPTURED
    OSIRIS-REX

    12/02/2011 989 - INSTALLATION HONOR AWARD
    RHG - EXCEPTIONAL ACHIEVEMENT FOR SCIENCE - TEAM
    PLANETARY GEOCHEMICAL INSTRUMENTATION TEAM

     

     

    Selected Publications

    Refereed

    Hamilton, V. E., the OSIRIS-REx Team, A. A. Simon, et al. P. R. Christensen, D. C. Reuter, B. E. Clark, M. A. Barucci, N. E. Bowles, W. V. Boynton, J. R. Brucato, E. A. Cloutis, H. C. Connolly, K. L. Donaldson Hanna, J. P. Emery, H. L. Enos, S. Fornasier, C. W. Haberle, R. D. Hanna, E. S. Howell, H. H. Kaplan, L. P. Keller, C. Lantz, J.-Y. Li, L. F. Lim, T. J. McCoy, F. Merlin, M. C. Nolan, A. Praet, B. Rozitis, S. A. Sandford, D. L. Schrader, C. A. Thomas, X.-D. Zou, and D. S. Lauretta. 2019. "Evidence for widespread hydrated minerals on asteroid (101955) Bennu." Nature Astronomy, 3 (4): 332-340 [10.1038/s41550-019-0722-2]

    DellaGiustina, D. N., The OSIRIS-REx Team, J. P. Emery, et al. D. R. Golish, B. Rozitis, C. A. Bennett, K. N. Burke, R.-L. Ballouz, K. J. Becker, P. R. Christensen, C. Y. Drouet d’Aubigny, V. E. Hamilton, D. C. Reuter, B. Rizk, A. A. Simon, E. Asphaug, J. L. Bandfield, O. S. Barnouin, M. A. Barucci, E. B. Bierhaus, R. P. Binzel, W. F. Bottke, N. E. Bowles, H. Campins, B. C. Clark, B. E. Clark, H. C. Connolly, M. G. Daly, J. D. Leon, M. Delbo’, J. D. Deshapriya, C. M. Elder, S. Fornasier, C. W. Hergenrother, E. S. Howell, E. R. Jawin, H. H. Kaplan, T. R. Kareta, L. Le Corre, J.-Y. Li, J. Licandro, L. F. Lim, P. Michel, J. Molaro, M. C. Nolan, M. Pajola, M. Popescu, J. L. Garcia, A. Ryan, S. R. Schwartz, N. Shultz, M. A. Siegler, P. H. Smith, E. Tatsumi, C. A. Thomas, K. J. Walsh, C. W. Wolner, X.-D. Zou, and D. S. Lauretta. 2019. "Properties of rubble-pile asteroid (101955) Bennu from OSIRIS-REx imaging and thermal analysis." Nature Astronomy, 3 (4): 341-351 [10.1038/s41550-019-0731-1]

    Walsh, K. J., E. R. Jawin, R.-L. Ballouz, et al. O. S. Barnouin, E. B. Bierhaus, H. C. Connolly, J. L. Molaro, T. J. McCoy, M. Delbo’, C. M. Hartzell, M. Pajola, S. R. Schwartz, D. Trang, E. Asphaug, K. J. Becker, C. B. Beddingfield, C. A. Bennett, W. F. Bottke, K. N. Burke, B. C. Clark, M. G. Daly, D. N. DellaGiustina, J. P. Dworkin, C. M. Elder, D. R. Golish, A. R. Hildebrand, R. Malhotra, J. Marshall, P. Michel, M. C. Nolan, M. E. Perry, B. Rizk, A. Ryan, S. A. Sandford, D. J. Scheeres, H. C. Susorney, F. Thuillet, D. S. Lauretta, The OSIRIS-REx Team, and L. F. Lim. 2019. "Craters, boulders and regolith of (101955) Bennu indicative of an old and dynamic surface." Nature Geoscience, 12 (4): 242-246 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1038/s41561-019-0326-6]

    Lauretta, D. S., D. N. DellaGiustina, C. A. Bennett, et al. D. R. Golish, K. J. Becker, S. S. Balram-Knutson, O. S. Barnouin, T. L. Becker, W. F. Bottke, W. V. Boynton, H. Campins, B. E. Clark, H. C. Connolly, C. Y. Drouet d’Aubigny, J. P. Dworkin, J. P. Emery, H. L. Enos, V. E. Hamilton, C. W. Hergenrother, E. S. Howell, M. R. Izawa, H. H. Kaplan, M. C. Nolan, B. Rizk, H. L. Roper, D. J. Scheeres, P. H. Smith, K. J. Walsh, C. W. Wolner, The OSIRIS-REx Team, and L. F. Lim. 2019. "The unexpected surface of asteroid (101955) Bennu." Nature, 568 (7750): 55-60 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1038/s41586-019-1033-6]

    Donaldson Hanna, K., D. Schrader, E. Cloutis, et al. G. Cody, A. King, T. McCoy, D. Applin, J. Mann, N. Bowles, J. Brucato, H. Connolly, E. Dotto, L. Keller, L. Lim, B. Clark, V. Hamilton, C. Lantz, D. Lauretta, S. Russell, and P. Schofield. 2019. "Spectral characterization of analog samples in anticipation of OSIRIS-REx's arrival at Bennu: A blind test study." Icarus, 319: 701-723 [10.1016/j.icarus.2018.10.018]

    Landsman, Z. A., J. P. Emery, H. Campins, et al. J. Hanuš, L. F. Lim, and D. P. Cruikshank. 2018. "Asteroid (16) Psyche: Evidence for a silicate regolith from spitzer space telescope spectroscopy." Icarus, 304: 58-73 [10.1016/j.icarus.2017.11.035]

    Masterson, R. A., M. Chodas, L. Bayley, et al. B. Allen, J. Hong, P. Biswas, C. McMenamin, K. Stout, E. Bokhour, H. Bralower, D. Carte, S. Chen, M. Jones, S. Kissel, F. Schmidt, M. Smith, G. Sondecker, L. F. Lim, D. S. Lauretta, J. E. Grindlay, and R. P. Binzel. 2018. "Regolith X-Ray Imaging Spectrometer (REXIS) Aboard the OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sample Return Mission." Space Science Reviews, 214 (1): 48 [10.1007/s11214-018-0483-8]

    Lauretta, D. S., S. S. Balram-Knutson, E. Beshore, et al. W. V. Boynton, C. Drouet d’Aubigny, D. N. DellaGiustina, H. L. Enos, D. R. Golish, C. W. Hergenrother, E. S. Howell, C. A. Bennett, E. T. Morton, M. C. Nolan, B. Rizk, H. L. Roper, A. E. Bartels, B. J. Bos, J. P. Dworkin, D. E. Highsmith, D. A. Lorenz, L. F. Lim, R. Mink, M. C. Moreau, J. A. Nuth, D. C. Reuter, A. A. Simon, E. B. Bierhaus, B. H. Bryan, R. Ballouz, O. S. Barnouin, R. P. Binzel, W. F. Bottke, V. E. Hamilton, K. J. Walsh, S. R. Chesley, P. R. Christensen, B. E. Clark, H. C. Connolly, M. K. Crombie, M. G. Daly, J. P. Emery, T. J. McCoy, J. W. McMahon, D. J. Scheeres, S. Messenger, K. Nakamura-Messenger, K. Righter, and S. A. Sandford. 2017. "OSIRIS-REx: Sample Return from Asteroid (101955) Bennu." Space Science Reviews, 212: 925-984 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1007/s11214-017-0405-1]

    Englander, J. A., M. A. Vavrina, L. F. Lim, et al. L. A. McFadden, A. R. Rhoden, and K. S. Noll. 2017. "Trajectory Optimization for Missions to Small Bodies with a Focus on Scientific Merit." Computing in Science & Engineering, 19 (4): 18-28 [10.1109/mcse.2017.3151246]

    Lim, L. F., R. D. Starr, L. G. Evans, et al. A. M. Parsons, M. E. Zolensky, and W. V. Boynton. 2016. "Modeling orbital gamma-ray spectroscopy experiments at carbonaceous asteroids." Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 52 (1): 174-190 [10.1111/maps.12786]

    Kim, K. J., Y. Amano, W. V. Boynton, et al. G. Klingelhöfer, J. Brückner, N. Hasebe, D. Hamara, R. D. Starr, L. F. Lim, G. Ju, T. J. Fagan, T. Ohta, and E. Shimabura. 2014. "An Active X-Ray Spectrometer for the SELENE-2 Rover." TRANSACTIONS OF THE JAPAN SOCIETY FOR AERONAUTICAL AND SPACE SCIENCES, AEROSPACE TECHNOLOGY JAPAN, 12 (ists29): Pk_35-Pk_42 [10.2322/tastj.12.Pk_35]

    Marchis, F., J. E. Enriquez, J. P. Emery, et al. M. Mueller, M. Baek, J. Pollock, M. Assafin, R. Vieira Martins, J. Berthier, F. Vachier, D. P. Cruikshank, L. F. Lim, D. E. Reichart, K. M. Ivarsen, J. B. Haislip, and A. P. LaCluyze. 2012. "Multiple asteroid systems: Dimensions and thermal properties from Spitzer Space Telescope and ground-based observations." Icarus, 221: 1130-1161 [0.1016/j.icarus.2012.09.013]

    Descamps, P., F. Marchis, J. Berthier, et al. J. P. Emery, G. Duchêne, I. de Pater, M. H. Wong, L. Lim, H. B. Hammel, F. Vachier, P. Wiggins, J.-P. Teng-Chuen-Yu, A. Peyrot, J. Pollock, M. Assafin, R. Vieira-Martins, J. I. Camargo, F. Braga-Ribas, and B. Macomber. 2011. "Triplicity and physical characteristics of Asteroid (216) Kleopatra." Icarus, 211: 1022-1033 [10.1016/j.icarus.2010.11.016]

    Clark, B. E., R. P. Binzel, E. S. Howell, et al. E. A. Cloutis, M. Ockert-Bell, P. Christensen, M. A. Barucci, F. DeMeo, D. S. Lauretta, H. Connolly, A. Soderberg, C. Hergenrother, L. F. Lim, J. Emery, and M. Mueller. 2011. "Asteroid (101955) 1999 RQ36: Spectroscopy from 0.4 to 2.4 microns and meteorite analogs." Icarus, 216: 462-475 [10.1016/j.icarus.2011.08.021]

    Parsons, A., J. Bodnarik, L. Evans, et al. S. Floyd, L. Lim, T. McClanahan, M. Namkung, S. Nowicki, J. Schweitzer, R. Starr, and J. Trombka. 2011. "Active neutron and gamma-ray instrumentation for in situ planetary science applications." Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 652: 674-679 [10.1016/j.nima.2010.09.157]

    Lim, L. F., J. P. Emery, and N. A. Moskovitz. 2011. "Mineralogy and thermal properties of V-type Asteroid 956 Elisa: Evidence for diogenitic material from the Spitzer IRS (5-35 micron) spectrum." Icarus, 213: 510-523 [10.1016/j.icarus.2010.12.006]

    Rivkin, A. S., J. Li, R. E. Milliken, et al. L. F. Lim, A. J. Lovell, B. E. Schmidt, L. A. McFadden, and B. A. Cohen. 2010. "The Surface Composition of Ceres." Space Science Reviews, Online First, 101 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1007/s11214-010-9677-4]

    Lim, L. F., and L. R. Nittler. 2009. "Elemental composition of 433 Eros: New calibration of the NEAR-Shoemaker XRS data." Icarus, 200: 129-146 [10.1016/j.icarus.2008.09.018]

    Shepard, M. K., B. E. Clark, M. C. Nolan, et al. L. A. Benner, S. J. Ostro, J. D. Giorgini, F. Vilas, K. Jarvis, S. Lederer, L. F. Lim, T. McConnochie, J. Bell, J.-L. Margot, A. Rivkin, C. Magri, D. Scheeres, and P. Pravec. 2008. "Multi-wavelength observations of Asteroid 2100 Ra-Shalom." Icarus, 193: 20-38 [10.1016/j.icarus.2007.09.006]

    Foley, C. N., L. R. Nittler, T. J. McCoy, et al. L. F. Lim, M. R. Brown, R. D. Starr, and J. I. Trombka. 2006. "Minor element evidence that Asteroid 433 Eros is a space-weathered ordinary chondrite parent body." Icarus, 184: 338-343 [10.1016/j.icarus.2006.05.011]

    Akkurt, H., J. L. Groves, J. Trombka, et al. R. Starr, L. Evans, S. Floyd, R. Hoover, L. F. Lim, T. McClanahan, R. James, T. McCoy, and J. Schweitzer. 2005. "Pulsed neutron generator system for astrobiological and geochemical exploration of planetary bodies." Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B, 241: 232-237 [10.1016/j.nimb.2005.07.029]

    Lim, L. F., T. H. McConnochie, J. F. Bell III, and T. L. Hayward. 2005. "Thermal infrared (8-13 micron) spectra of 29 asteroids: the Cornell Mid-Infrared Asteroid Spectroscopy (MIDAS) Survey." Icarus, 173: 385-408 [10.1016/j.icarus.2004.08.005]

    Scharringhausen, B. R., L. F. Lim, P. D. Nicholson, K. Matthews, and P. J. McGregor. 2001. "Ground-Based Observations of the 10 August 1995 Saturn Ring-Plane Crossing." Icarus, 154: 287-295 [10.1006/icar.2001.6712]

    Nittler, L. R., R. D. Starr, L. F. Lim, et al. T. J. McCoy, T. H. Burbine, R. C. Reedy, J. I. Trombka, P. Gorenstein, S. W. Squyres, W. V. Boynton, T. P. McClanahan, J. S. Bhangoo, P. E. Clark, M. E. Murphy, and R. Killen. 2001. "X-ray fluorescence measurements of the surface elemental composition of asteroid 433 Eros." Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 36: 1673-1695 [10.1111/j.1945-5100.2001.tb01856.x]

    Trombka, J. I., L. R. Nittler, R. D. Starr, et al. L. G. Evans, T. J. McCoy, W. V. Boynton, T. H. Burbine, J. Brückner, P. Gorenstein, S. W. Squyres, R. C. Reedy, J. O. Goldsten, L. F. Lim, K. Hurley, P. E. Clark, S. R. Floyd, T. P. McClanahan, E. McCartney, J. Branscomb, J. S. Bhangoo, I. Mikheeva, and M. E. Murphy. 2001. "The NEAR-Shoemaker x-ray/gamma-ray spectrometer experiment: Overview and lessons learned." Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 36: 1605-1616 [10.1111/j.1945-5100.2001.tb01852.x]

    Non-Refereed

    Getty, S. A., L. F. Lim, A. Grubisic, et al. A. E. Southard, J. Ferrance, M. A. Balvin, X. Li, T. Cornish, J. Elsila, L. A. Hess, C. A. Kotecki, J. G. Hagopian, and W. B. Brinckerhoff. 2019. "Future planetary instrument capabilities made possible by micro- and nanotechnology." Micro- and Nanotechnology Sensors, Systems, and Applications XI [10.1117/12.2519455]

    Lim, L. F., V. E. Hamilton, P. R. Christensen, et al. A. A. Simon, D. C. Reuter, J. P. Emery, B. Rozitis, M. Antonella Barucci, H. Campins, B. E. Clark, M. Delbo, J. Licand ro, R. D. Hanna, E. S. Howell, and D. S. Lauretta. 2019. "Main-Belt Infrared Spectral Analogues for (101955) Bennu: AKARI and Spitzer IRS Asteroid Spectra." EPSC-DPS Joint Meeting 2019 2019: EPSC-DPS2019-312.

    Lim, L., A. Southard, L. Hess, et al. C. Kotecki, S. Getty, and J. Hagopian. 2018. "Carbon Nanotube Field Emitter Design for In Situ EPMA." Lunar and Planetary Science Conference 1717.

    Lim, L., M. Barucci, H. Campins, et al. P. Christensen, B. Clark, M. Delbo, J. Emery, V. Hamilton, D. Lauretta, and J. Licand ro. 2018. "The Global Thermal Infrared Spectrum of Bennu: Comparison with Spitzer IRS Asteroid Spectra." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts 2018: P33C-3844.

    Schrader, D., T. McCoy, G. Cody, et al. A. King, P. Schofield, S. Russell, H. Connolly, L. Keller, K. Donaldson Hanna, N. Bowles, E. Cloutis, J. Mann, D. Applin, D. Lauretta, B. Clark, V. Hamilton, L. Lim, and T. OSIRIS-REx~Team. 2017. "Lessons Learned from Preparing OSIRIS-REx Spectral Analog Samples for Bennu." Lunar and Planetary Science Conference 48: 1273.

    Donaldson Hanna, K., D. Schrader, N. Bowles, et al. B. Clark, E. Cloutis, H. Connolly, V. Hamilton, L. Keller, D. Lauretta, L. Lim, and T. McCoy. 2017. "Spectral Characterization of Analog Samples in Anticipation of OSIRIS-REx's Arrival at Bennu." Lunar and Planetary Science Conference 48: 1723.

    Lim, L. F., J. Emery, N. Moskovitz, et al. A. Rivkin, C. Thomas, D. Trilling, K. Donaldson Hanna, and N. Bowles. 2017. "Thermal Emission Spectroscopy of Asteroids for Mineralogical Investigations." Lunar and Planetary Science Conference 48: 2035.

    Lim, L., A. Southard, S. Getty, et al. L. Hess, J. Hagopian, and C. Kotecki. 2016. "A Miniature Electron Probe for In Situ Elemental Microanalysis." AAS/Division for Planetary Sciences Meeting Abstracts 48: 123.11.

    Noll, K., L. McFadden, A. Rhoden, et al. L. Lim, W. Boynton, L. Carter, G. Collins, J. Englander, S. Goossens, W. Grundy, J.-Y. Li, S. Mottola, J. Oberst, R. Orosei, A. Parsons, F. Preusker, D. Reuter, A. Simon, C. Thomas, K. Walsh, and M. Zolensky. 2015. "DARe: Dark Asteroid Rendezvous." Lunar and Planetary Science Conference 46: 2835.

    Lim, L. F., J. P. Emery, N. A. Moskovitz, and M. Granvik. 2012. "The Near-Earth Encounter of 2005 YU55: Thermal Infrared Observations from Gemini North." 43rd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, LPI Contribution No. 1659 #2202.

    Lim, L. F., J. P. Emery, M. Mueller, et al. A. S. Rivkin, D. Trilling, and B. J. Burt. 2011. "Olivine Composition of the Mars Trojan 5261 Eureka: Spitzer IRS Data." EPSC-DPS Joint Meeting 2011 #1199.

    Selected Publications

    Refereed

    Hamilton, V. E., the OSIRIS-REx Team, A. A. Simon, et al. P. R. Christensen, D. C. Reuter, B. E. Clark, M. A. Barucci, N. E. Bowles, W. V. Boynton, J. R. Brucato, E. A. Cloutis, H. C. Connolly, K. L. Donaldson Hanna, J. P. Emery, H. L. Enos, S. Fornasier, C. W. Haberle, R. D. Hanna, E. S. Howell, H. H. Kaplan, L. P. Keller, C. Lantz, J.-Y. Li, L. F. Lim, T. J. McCoy, F. Merlin, M. C. Nolan, A. Praet, B. Rozitis, S. A. Sandford, D. L. Schrader, C. A. Thomas, X.-D. Zou, and D. S. Lauretta. 2019. "Evidence for widespread hydrated minerals on asteroid (101955) Bennu." Nature Astronomy 3 (4): 332-340 [10.1038/s41550-019-0722-2]

    DellaGiustina, D. N., The OSIRIS-REx Team, J. P. Emery, et al. D. R. Golish, B. Rozitis, C. A. Bennett, K. N. Burke, R.-L. Ballouz, K. J. Becker, P. R. Christensen, C. Y. Drouet d’Aubigny, V. E. Hamilton, D. C. Reuter, B. Rizk, A. A. Simon, E. Asphaug, J. L. Bandfield, O. S. Barnouin, M. A. Barucci, E. B. Bierhaus, R. P. Binzel, W. F. Bottke, N. E. Bowles, H. Campins, B. C. Clark, B. E. Clark, H. C. Connolly, M. G. Daly, J. D. Leon, M. Delbo’, J. D. Deshapriya, C. M. Elder, S. Fornasier, C. W. Hergenrother, E. S. Howell, E. R. Jawin, H. H. Kaplan, T. R. Kareta, L. Le Corre, J.-Y. Li, J. Licandro, L. F. Lim, P. Michel, J. Molaro, M. C. Nolan, M. Pajola, M. Popescu, J. L. Garcia, A. Ryan, S. R. Schwartz, N. Shultz, M. A. Siegler, P. H. Smith, E. Tatsumi, C. A. Thomas, K. J. Walsh, C. W. Wolner, X.-D. Zou, and D. S. Lauretta. 2019. "Properties of rubble-pile asteroid (101955) Bennu from OSIRIS-REx imaging and thermal analysis." Nature Astronomy 3 (4): 341-351 [10.1038/s41550-019-0731-1]

    Walsh, K. J., E. R. Jawin, R.-L. Ballouz, et al. O. S. Barnouin, E. B. Bierhaus, H. C. Connolly, J. L. Molaro, T. J. McCoy, M. Delbo’, C. M. Hartzell, M. Pajola, S. R. Schwartz, D. Trang, E. Asphaug, K. J. Becker, C. B. Beddingfield, C. A. Bennett, W. F. Bottke, K. N. Burke, B. C. Clark, M. G. Daly, D. N. DellaGiustina, J. P. Dworkin, C. M. Elder, D. R. Golish, A. R. Hildebrand, R. Malhotra, J. Marshall, P. Michel, M. C. Nolan, M. E. Perry, B. Rizk, A. Ryan, S. A. Sandford, D. J. Scheeres, H. C. Susorney, F. Thuillet, D. S. Lauretta, The OSIRIS-REx Team, and L. F. Lim. 2019. "Craters, boulders and regolith of (101955) Bennu indicative of an old and dynamic surface." Nature Geoscience 12 (4): 242-246 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1038/s41561-019-0326-6]

    Lauretta, D. S., D. N. DellaGiustina, C. A. Bennett, et al. D. R. Golish, K. J. Becker, S. S. Balram-Knutson, O. S. Barnouin, T. L. Becker, W. F. Bottke, W. V. Boynton, H. Campins, B. E. Clark, H. C. Connolly, C. Y. Drouet d’Aubigny, J. P. Dworkin, J. P. Emery, H. L. Enos, V. E. Hamilton, C. W. Hergenrother, E. S. Howell, M. R. Izawa, H. H. Kaplan, M. C. Nolan, B. Rizk, H. L. Roper, D. J. Scheeres, P. H. Smith, K. J. Walsh, C. W. Wolner, The OSIRIS-REx Team, and L. F. Lim. 2019. "The unexpected surface of asteroid (101955) Bennu." Nature 568 (7750): 55-60 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1038/s41586-019-1033-6]

    Donaldson Hanna, K., D. Schrader, E. Cloutis, et al. G. Cody, A. King, T. McCoy, D. Applin, J. Mann, N. Bowles, J. Brucato, H. Connolly, E. Dotto, L. Keller, L. Lim, B. Clark, V. Hamilton, C. Lantz, D. Lauretta, S. Russell, and P. Schofield. 2019. "Spectral characterization of analog samples in anticipation of OSIRIS-REx's arrival at Bennu: A blind test study." Icarus 319 701-723 [10.1016/j.icarus.2018.10.018]

    Landsman, Z. A., J. P. Emery, H. Campins, et al. J. Hanuš, L. F. Lim, and D. P. Cruikshank. 2018. "Asteroid (16) Psyche: Evidence for a silicate regolith from spitzer space telescope spectroscopy." Icarus 304 58-73 [10.1016/j.icarus.2017.11.035]

    Masterson, R. A., M. Chodas, L. Bayley, et al. B. Allen, J. Hong, P. Biswas, C. McMenamin, K. Stout, E. Bokhour, H. Bralower, D. Carte, S. Chen, M. Jones, S. Kissel, F. Schmidt, M. Smith, G. Sondecker, L. F. Lim, D. S. Lauretta, J. E. Grindlay, and R. P. Binzel. 2018. "Regolith X-Ray Imaging Spectrometer (REXIS) Aboard the OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sample Return Mission." Space Science Reviews 214 (1): 48 [10.1007/s11214-018-0483-8]

    Lauretta, D. S., S. S. Balram-Knutson, E. Beshore, et al. W. V. Boynton, C. Drouet d’Aubigny, D. N. DellaGiustina, H. L. Enos, D. R. Golish, C. W. Hergenrother, E. S. Howell, C. A. Bennett, E. T. Morton, M. C. Nolan, B. Rizk, H. L. Roper, A. E. Bartels, B. J. Bos, J. P. Dworkin, D. E. Highsmith, D. A. Lorenz, L. F. Lim, R. Mink, M. C. Moreau, J. A. Nuth, D. C. Reuter, A. A. Simon, E. B. Bierhaus, B. H. Bryan, R. Ballouz, O. S. Barnouin, R. P. Binzel, W. F. Bottke, V. E. Hamilton, K. J. Walsh, S. R. Chesley, P. R. Christensen, B. E. Clark, H. C. Connolly, M. K. Crombie, M. G. Daly, J. P. Emery, T. J. McCoy, J. W. McMahon, D. J. Scheeres, S. Messenger, K. Nakamura-Messenger, K. Righter, and S. A. Sandford. 2017. "OSIRIS-REx: Sample Return from Asteroid (101955) Bennu." Space Science Reviews 212 925-984 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1007/s11214-017-0405-1]

    Englander, J. A., M. A. Vavrina, L. F. Lim, et al. L. A. McFadden, A. R. Rhoden, and K. S. Noll. 2017. "Trajectory Optimization for Missions to Small Bodies with a Focus on Scientific Merit." Computing in Science & Engineering 19 (4): 18-28 [10.1109/mcse.2017.3151246]

    Lim, L. F., R. D. Starr, L. G. Evans, et al. A. M. Parsons, M. E. Zolensky, and W. V. Boynton. 2016. "Modeling orbital gamma-ray spectroscopy experiments at carbonaceous asteroids." Meteoritics & Planetary Science 52 (1): 174-190 [10.1111/maps.12786]

    Kim, K. J., Y. Amano, W. V. Boynton, et al. G. Klingelhöfer, J. Brückner, N. Hasebe, D. Hamara, R. D. Starr, L. F. Lim, G. Ju, T. J. Fagan, T. Ohta, and E. Shimabura. 2014. "An Active X-Ray Spectrometer for the SELENE-2 Rover." TRANSACTIONS OF THE JAPAN SOCIETY FOR AERONAUTICAL AND SPACE SCIENCES, AEROSPACE TECHNOLOGY JAPAN 12 (ists29): Pk_35-Pk_42 [10.2322/tastj.12.Pk_35]

    Marchis, F., J. E. Enriquez, J. P. Emery, et al. M. Mueller, M. Baek, J. Pollock, M. Assafin, R. Vieira Martins, J. Berthier, F. Vachier, D. P. Cruikshank, L. F. Lim, D. E. Reichart, K. M. Ivarsen, J. B. Haislip, and A. P. LaCluyze. 2012. "Multiple asteroid systems: Dimensions and thermal properties from Spitzer Space Telescope and ground-based observations." Icarus 221 1130-1161 [0.1016/j.icarus.2012.09.013]

    Descamps, P., F. Marchis, J. Berthier, et al. J. P. Emery, G. Duchêne, I. de Pater, M. H. Wong, L. Lim, H. B. Hammel, F. Vachier, P. Wiggins, J.-P. Teng-Chuen-Yu, A. Peyrot, J. Pollock, M. Assafin, R. Vieira-Martins, J. I. Camargo, F. Braga-Ribas, and B. Macomber. 2011. "Triplicity and physical characteristics of Asteroid (216) Kleopatra." Icarus 211 1022-1033 [10.1016/j.icarus.2010.11.016]

    Clark, B. E., R. P. Binzel, E. S. Howell, et al. E. A. Cloutis, M. Ockert-Bell, P. Christensen, M. A. Barucci, F. DeMeo, D. S. Lauretta, H. Connolly, A. Soderberg, C. Hergenrother, L. F. Lim, J. Emery, and M. Mueller. 2011. "Asteroid (101955) 1999 RQ36: Spectroscopy from 0.4 to 2.4 microns and meteorite analogs." Icarus 216 462-475 [10.1016/j.icarus.2011.08.021]

    Parsons, A., J. Bodnarik, L. Evans, et al. S. Floyd, L. Lim, T. McClanahan, M. Namkung, S. Nowicki, J. Schweitzer, R. Starr, and J. Trombka. 2011. "Active neutron and gamma-ray instrumentation for in situ planetary science applications." Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A 652 674-679 [10.1016/j.nima.2010.09.157]

    Lim, L. F., J. P. Emery, and N. A. Moskovitz. 2011. "Mineralogy and thermal properties of V-type Asteroid 956 Elisa: Evidence for diogenitic material from the Spitzer IRS (5-35 micron) spectrum." Icarus 213 510-523 [10.1016/j.icarus.2010.12.006]

    Rivkin, A. S., J. Li, R. E. Milliken, et al. L. F. Lim, A. J. Lovell, B. E. Schmidt, L. A. McFadden, and B. A. Cohen. 2010. "The Surface Composition of Ceres." Space Science Reviews, Online First 101 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1007/s11214-010-9677-4]

    Lim, L. F., and L. R. Nittler. 2009. "Elemental composition of 433 Eros: New calibration of the NEAR-Shoemaker XRS data." Icarus 200 129-146 [10.1016/j.icarus.2008.09.018]

    Shepard, M. K., B. E. Clark, M. C. Nolan, et al. L. A. Benner, S. J. Ostro, J. D. Giorgini, F. Vilas, K. Jarvis, S. Lederer, L. F. Lim, T. McConnochie, J. Bell, J.-L. Margot, A. Rivkin, C. Magri, D. Scheeres, and P. Pravec. 2008. "Multi-wavelength observations of Asteroid 2100 Ra-Shalom." Icarus 193 20-38 [10.1016/j.icarus.2007.09.006]

    Foley, C. N., L. R. Nittler, T. J. McCoy, et al. L. F. Lim, M. R. Brown, R. D. Starr, and J. I. Trombka. 2006. "Minor element evidence that Asteroid 433 Eros is a space-weathered ordinary chondrite parent body." Icarus 184 338-343 [10.1016/j.icarus.2006.05.011]

    Akkurt, H., J. L. Groves, J. Trombka, et al. R. Starr, L. Evans, S. Floyd, R. Hoover, L. F. Lim, T. McClanahan, R. James, T. McCoy, and J. Schweitzer. 2005. "Pulsed neutron generator system for astrobiological and geochemical exploration of planetary bodies." Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B 241 232-237 [10.1016/j.nimb.2005.07.029]

    Lim, L. F., T. H. McConnochie, J. F. Bell III, and T. L. Hayward. 2005. "Thermal infrared (8-13 micron) spectra of 29 asteroids: the Cornell Mid-Infrared Asteroid Spectroscopy (MIDAS) Survey." Icarus 173 385-408 [10.1016/j.icarus.2004.08.005]

    Scharringhausen, B. R., L. F. Lim, P. D. Nicholson, K. Matthews, and P. J. McGregor. 2001. "Ground-Based Observations of the 10 August 1995 Saturn Ring-Plane Crossing." Icarus 154 287-295 [10.1006/icar.2001.6712]

    Nittler, L. R., R. D. Starr, L. F. Lim, et al. T. J. McCoy, T. H. Burbine, R. C. Reedy, J. I. Trombka, P. Gorenstein, S. W. Squyres, W. V. Boynton, T. P. McClanahan, J. S. Bhangoo, P. E. Clark, M. E. Murphy, and R. Killen. 2001. "X-ray fluorescence measurements of the surface elemental composition of asteroid 433 Eros." Meteoritics and Planetary Science 36 1673-1695 [10.1111/j.1945-5100.2001.tb01856.x]

    Trombka, J. I., L. R. Nittler, R. D. Starr, et al. L. G. Evans, T. J. McCoy, W. V. Boynton, T. H. Burbine, J. Brückner, P. Gorenstein, S. W. Squyres, R. C. Reedy, J. O. Goldsten, L. F. Lim, K. Hurley, P. E. Clark, S. R. Floyd, T. P. McClanahan, E. McCartney, J. Branscomb, J. S. Bhangoo, I. Mikheeva, and M. E. Murphy. 2001. "The NEAR-Shoemaker x-ray/gamma-ray spectrometer experiment: Overview and lessons learned." Meteoritics and Planetary Science 36 1605-1616 [10.1111/j.1945-5100.2001.tb01852.x]

    Non-Refereed

    Getty, S. A., L. F. Lim, A. Grubisic, et al. A. E. Southard, J. Ferrance, M. A. Balvin, X. Li, T. Cornish, J. Elsila, L. A. Hess, C. A. Kotecki, J. G. Hagopian, and W. B. Brinckerhoff. 2019. "Future planetary instrument capabilities made possible by micro- and nanotechnology." Micro- and Nanotechnology Sensors, Systems, and Applications XI [10.1117/12.2519455]

    Lim, L. F., V. E. Hamilton, P. R. Christensen, et al. A. A. Simon, D. C. Reuter, J. P. Emery, B. Rozitis, M. Antonella Barucci, H. Campins, B. E. Clark, M. Delbo, J. Licand ro, R. D. Hanna, E. S. Howell, and D. S. Lauretta. 2019. "Main-Belt Infrared Spectral Analogues for (101955) Bennu: AKARI and Spitzer IRS Asteroid Spectra." EPSC-DPS Joint Meeting 2019 2019 EPSC-DPS2019-312

    Lim, L., A. Southard, L. Hess, et al. C. Kotecki, S. Getty, and J. Hagopian. 2018. "Carbon Nanotube Field Emitter Design for In Situ EPMA." Lunar and Planetary Science Conference 1717

    Lim, L., M. Barucci, H. Campins, et al. P. Christensen, B. Clark, M. Delbo, J. Emery, V. Hamilton, D. Lauretta, and J. Licand ro. 2018. "The Global Thermal Infrared Spectrum of Bennu: Comparison with Spitzer IRS Asteroid Spectra." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts 2018 P33C-3844

    Schrader, D., T. McCoy, G. Cody, et al. A. King, P. Schofield, S. Russell, H. Connolly, L. Keller, K. Donaldson Hanna, N. Bowles, E. Cloutis, J. Mann, D. Applin, D. Lauretta, B. Clark, V. Hamilton, L. Lim, and T. OSIRIS-REx~Team. 2017. "Lessons Learned from Preparing OSIRIS-REx Spectral Analog Samples for Bennu." Lunar and Planetary Science Conference 48 1273

    Donaldson Hanna, K., D. Schrader, N. Bowles, et al. B. Clark, E. Cloutis, H. Connolly, V. Hamilton, L. Keller, D. Lauretta, L. Lim, and T. McCoy. 2017. "Spectral Characterization of Analog Samples in Anticipation of OSIRIS-REx's Arrival at Bennu." Lunar and Planetary Science Conference 48 1723

    Lim, L. F., J. Emery, N. Moskovitz, et al. A. Rivkin, C. Thomas, D. Trilling, K. Donaldson Hanna, and N. Bowles. 2017. "Thermal Emission Spectroscopy of Asteroids for Mineralogical Investigations." Lunar and Planetary Science Conference 48 2035

    Lim, L., A. Southard, S. Getty, et al. L. Hess, J. Hagopian, and C. Kotecki. 2016. "A Miniature Electron Probe for In Situ Elemental Microanalysis." AAS/Division for Planetary Sciences Meeting Abstracts 48 123.11

    Noll, K., L. McFadden, A. Rhoden, et al. L. Lim, W. Boynton, L. Carter, G. Collins, J. Englander, S. Goossens, W. Grundy, J.-Y. Li, S. Mottola, J. Oberst, R. Orosei, A. Parsons, F. Preusker, D. Reuter, A. Simon, C. Thomas, K. Walsh, and M. Zolensky. 2015. "DARe: Dark Asteroid Rendezvous." Lunar and Planetary Science Conference 46 2835

    Lim, L. F., J. P. Emery, N. A. Moskovitz, and M. Granvik. 2012. "The Near-Earth Encounter of 2005 YU55: Thermal Infrared Observations from Gemini North." 43rd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, LPI Contribution No. 1659 #2202

    Lim, L. F., J. P. Emery, M. Mueller, et al. A. S. Rivkin, D. Trilling, and B. J. Burt. 2011. "Olivine Composition of the Mars Trojan 5261 Eureka: Spitzer IRS Data." EPSC-DPS Joint Meeting 2011 #1199

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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