You can find the full list of publications and citations on my Google Scholar page. If you have any questions feel free to email me at info(at)

Selection of publications:

Sereno, M., Covone, G., Izzo, L., Ettori, S., Coupon, J., Lieu, M., “PSZ2LenS. Weak lensing analysis of the Planck clusters in the CFHTLenS and in the RCSLenS” submitted to MNRAS (2017), arXiv:1703.06886.

Lieu, M., Farr., W. M., Betancourt, M., Smith, G. P., Sereno, M., McCarthy, I. G., “Hierarchical inference of the relationship between concentration and mass in galaxy groups and clusters.” MNRAS (2017), 468, 4872-4886.

Lavoie, S., Willis, J. P., De ́mocle`s, J., Smith, G. P., Lidman, C., Adami, C., Pacaud, F., Pierre, M., Clerc, N., Giles, P., Lieu, M., et al. “The XXL survey XV: Evidence for dry merger driven BCG growth in XXL-100 X-ray clusters.” MNRAS (2016), 462, 4141-4156.

Eckert, D., Ettori, S., Coupon, J., Gastaldello, F., Pierre, M., Melin, J.-B., Le Brun, A., McCarthy, I. G., Adami, C., Faccioli, L., Giles, P., Lavoie, S., Lefvre, J. P., Lieu, M., et al.“The XXL Survey XIII The baryon content of the bright cluster sample.” A&A (2016),  592, A12.

Ziparo, F., Smith, G. P., Mulroy, S. L., Lieu, M., et al. “The XXL survey X. Weak-lensing mass – K-band luminosity relation for groups and clusters of galaxies.” A&A (2016), 592, A9.

Lieu, M., Smith, G. P., Giles, P. A., et al. “The XXL Survey IV. Mass-temperature relation of the bright cluster sample.” A&A (2016),  591, A4.

Giles, P. A., Maughan, B. J., Pacaud, F., Lieu, M., et al. “The XXL Survey III. Luminosity- Temperature Relation of the Bright Cluster Sample.” A&A (2016), 592, A3.

Pacaud, F., Clerc, N., Giles, P. A., Adami, C., Sadibekova, T., Pierre, M., Maughan, B. J., Lieu, M., et al. “The XXL survey II. The bright cluster sample – catalogue and luminosity function.” A&A (2016), 592, A2.

Pierre, M., Pacaud, F., Adami, C., Alis, S., Altieri, B., Benoist, C., Birkinshaw, M., Bongiorno, A., Bremer, M. N., Brusa, M., Chiappetti, L., Corasaniti, P. S., Coupon, J., Clerc, N., De Breuck, C., Democles, J., Desai, S., Delhaize, J., Devriendt, J., Dubois, Y., Eckert, D., Elyiv, A., Ettori, S., Evrard, A., Faccioli, L., Farahi, A., Ferrari, C., Finet, F., Fotopoulou, S., Fourmanoit, N., Gandhi, P., Gastaldello, F., Giles, P., Guennou, L., Guglielmo, V., Horellou, C., Husband, K., Huynh, M., Lovino, A., Kilbinger, M., Koulouridis, E., Lavoie, S., Le Brun, A. M. C., Le Fevre, J. P., Lidman, C., Lieu, M., et al. “The XXL survey I. Scientific motivations – XMM-Newton observing plan – Follow-up observations and simulation programme”, A&A (2016), 592, A1.

Smith, G. P., Mazzotta, P., Okabe, N., Ziparo, F., Mulroy, S. L., Babul, A., Finoguenov, A., McCarthy, I. G., Lieu, M., et al. “LoCuSS: Testing hydrostatic equilibrium in galaxy clusters.” MNRAS 456.1 (2016): L74-L78.

Clerc, N.,Adami C., Lieu M., et al. “The XMM-LSS survey: the Class 1 cluster sample over the extended 11 deg2 and its spatial distribution.” MNRAS 444.3 (2014): 2723-2753.

Conference Proceedings

Ziparo, F., Smith, G. P., Okabe, N., Ilbert, O., Haines, C., Pereira, M., Egami, E., Lieu, M., “LoCuSS: Exploring new methods for weakly-lensed background galaxies.” The evolution of galaxy clusters and cluster galaxies in the epoch of large optical/IR surveys, proceedings of a conference held 13-17 January, 2014 at the Sexten Center for Astrophysics. Online at, id.8 (2014).

Miao, Jingqi, Lieu, M., Cox, P., Kinnear, T., & Cornwall, P., “Filamentary structure formation in the Interstellar Radiation Field (ISRF).” Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union 8.S292 (2012): 52-52.