Publications

List of Current Publications

Authors: Natalucci, L. and Piro, L.
Title: “AHEAD: Integrated Activities for the High energy Astrophysics Domain”,
Conference: “Exploring the Hot and Energetic Universe: The first scientific conference dedicated to the Athena X-ray observatory”, ESA/ESAC, Madrid 8-10 September 2015

Authors: D. Spiga, C. Pelliciari, B. Salmaso, L. Arcangeli, G. Bianucci, C. Ferrari, M. Ghigo, G. Pareschi, M. Rossi, G. Tagliaferri, G. Valsecchi, G. Vecchi, A. Zappettini
Title: Design and advancement status of the Beam Expander Testing X-ray facility (BEaTriX)
Advances in X-Ray/EUV Optics and Components XI, edited by Ali M. Khounsary, Shunji Goto, Christian Morawe, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 9963, 996304 DOI: 10.1117/12.2238952

Authors: S. Lotti, C. Macculi, M. D’Andrea, L. Piro, S. Molendi, F. Gastaldello, T. Mineo, A. D’ai, A. Bulgarelli, V. Fioretti, C. Jacquey, M. Laurenza, P. Laurent
Title: Updates on the background estimates for the X-IFU instrument onboard of the ATHENA mission.
Proc. SPIE 9905, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2016: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray, 990563 (11 July 2016); DOI: 10.1117/12.2232381

Authors: J. van der Kuur, L.G. Gottardi, H. Akamatsu, B.J. van Leeuwen, R. den Hartog, D. Haas, M. Kiviranta, B.J. Jackson
Title: Optimising the multiplex factor of the frequency domain multiplexed readout of the TES-based microcalorimeter imaging array for the X-IFU instrument on the Athena Xray observatory.
Subject: Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics (astro-ph.IM); Instrumentation and Detectors (physics.ins-det) (Submitted on 16 Nov 2016)
DOI: 10.1117/12.2232830  Cite As: arXiv:1611.05268 [astro-ph.IM]

Authors: Hiroki Akamatsu, Luciano Gottardi, Jan van der Kuur, Cor P. de Vries, Kevin Ravensberg, Joseph S. Adams, Simon R. Bandler, Marcel P. Bruijn, James A. Chervenak, Caroline A Kilbourne, Mikko Kiviranta, A.J. van den Linden, Brian D. Jackson, Stephen J. Smith
Title: Development of frequency domain multiplexing for the X-ray Integral Field Unit (X-IFU) on the Athena.
Subject: Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics (astro-ph.IM) (Submitted on 3 Nov 2016) DOI: 10.1117/12.2232805  Cite As: arXiv:1611.00956 [astro-ph.IM]

Authors: V. Tatischeff, M. Tavani, P. von Ballmoos, L. Hanlon, U. Oberlack, A. Aboudan, A. Argan, D. Bernard, A. Brogna, A. Bulgarelli, A. Bykov, R. Campana, P. Caraveo, M. Cardillo, P. Coppi, A. De Angelis, R. Diehl, I. Donnarumma, V. Fioretti, A. Giuliani, I. Grenier, J. E. Grove, C. Hamadache, D. Hartmann, M. Hernanz, J. Isern, G. Kanbach, J. Kiener, J. Knödlseder, C. Labanti, P. Laurent, O. Limousin, F. Longo, M. Marisaldi, S. McBreen, J. E. McEnery, S. Mereghetti, F. Mirabel, A. Morselli, K. Nakazawa, J. Peyré, G. Piano,C. Pittori, S. Sabatini, L. Stawarz, D. J. Thompson, A. Ulyanov, R. Walter, X. Wu, A. Zdziarski, A. Zoglauer
Title: The e-ASTROGAM gamma-ray space mission
Proc. SPIE 9905, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2016: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray, 99052N (July 18, 2016) DOI: 10.1117/12.2231601 Cite as: arXiv: 1608.03739 [astro-ph.IM]

Authors: L. Gottardi, H. Akamatsu, J. van der Kuur, S.J. Smith, A. Kozorezov, J. Chervenak.
Title: Study of TES based microcalorimeters of different size and geometry under ac bias.
Date of Publication: 19 January 2017, DOI: 10.1109/TASC.2017.2655500, Article Sequence Number: 2101404, Publisher: IEEE

Authors: J. van der Kuur, L. Gottardi, H. Akamatsu, B.J. van Leeuwen, R. den Hartog, M.Kiviranta, B. Jackson.
Title: Thermal load minimisation of the frequency domain multiplexed readout for the Athena X-IFU instrument.
Date of Publication: 26 January 2017, DOI: 10.1109/TASC.2017.2659658, Article Sequence Number: 2500604, Publisher: IEEE

Authors: G. Mountrichas, I. Georgantopoulos, N. J. Secrest, I. Ordova ́s-Pascual, A. Corral, A. Akylas, Mateos, S, Carrera, F. J., Batziou, E.
Title: Searching for luminous absorbed sources in the WISE AGN catalogue.
Subjects: Astrophysics of Galaxies (astro-ph.GA); Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (astro-ph.CO), DOI: 10.1093/mnras/stx572

Authors: Marco Barbera, Ugo Lo Cicero, Luisa Sciortino, Elena Magnano, Igor Píš, Angela Ciaravella, Alfonso Collura, Antonio Jimenez Escobar, Matteo Levantino, Flavio Nuzzo
Title: Temperature effects on the performances of the ATHENA X-IFU thermal filters.
Proc. SPIE 9905, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2016: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray, 990560 (July 18, 2016); DOI: 10.1117/12.2232323

Authors: Luisa Sciortino, Ugo Lo Cicero, Elena Magnano, Igor Píš, Marco Barbera
Title: Surface investigation and aluminum oxide estimation on test filters for the ATHENA X-IFU and WFI detectors.
Proc. SPIE 9905, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2016: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray, 990566 (July 18, 2016); DOI: 10.1117/12.2232376

Authors: E. Perinati et al. (2017)
Title: Preliminary assessment of the ATHENA/WFI non-X-ray background
Accepted for publication on Experimental Astronomy

Authors: D’Andrea et al. (2017)
Title: The Cryogenic AntiCoincidence detector for ATHENA X‐IFU: a scientific assessment of the observational capabilities in the hard X‐ray band
Accepted for publication on Experimental Astronomy

Authors: A. Guzman et al. (2017)
Title: A revision of soft proton scattering at grazing incidence and itsimplementation in the GEANT4 toolkit
Accepted for publication on Experimental Astronomy

Authors: Simone Lotti, Teresa Mineo, Christian Jacquey, Silvano Molendi, Matteo D’Andrea, Claudio Macculi, Luigi Piro
Title: The particle background of the X-IFU instrument
DOI: 10.1007/s10686-017-9538-1

Authors: M. Marelli et al. (2017)
Title: Extraction and analysis of the XMM-­‐Newton Background within the AREMBES project
Accepted for publication on Experimental Astronomy

Authors: D. Salvetti et al. (2017)
Title: Characterizing the XMM-­‐Newton/EPIC Particle Background
Accepted for publication on Experimental Astronomy

Authors: V. N. Ivanchenko et al. (2017)
Title: Geant4 simulation of protons interaction for space radiation effects
Accepted for publication on Experimental Astronomy

Authors: S. Molendi et al. (2017)
Title: The role of the background in past and future X-­‐ray missions
Accepted for publication on Experimental Astronomy

Credits
Below is a standard acknowledgment statement (an acknowledgment is mandatory for all publications concerning research funded by AHEAD):

“The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Programme under the AHEAD project (grant agreement n. 654215)”

Guidelines for Open Access to publications in Horizon 2020

FOSTER webinar 13 May 2016

Credits: FOSTER and OpenAIRE project consortia