Italian-Team

Publications

Nr.PUBLICATIONS
1Design, Construction, and Test of the Gas Pixel Detectors for the IXPE Mission
Astroparticle Physics, Volume 133, December 2021, 102628
2Initial Tests and Characterization of the Readout Electronics for the IXPE Mission
IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, vol. 68, issue 5, pp. 1144-1151, 2021
3Direct reading of charge multipliers with a self-triggering CMOS analog chip with 105k pixels at 50 μm pitch
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, Volume 566, Issue 2, 15 October 2006, Pages 552-562
4A sealed Gas Pixel Detector for X-ray astronomy
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, Volume 579, Issue 2, 1 September 2007, Pages 853-858
5An efficient photoelectric X-ray Polarimeter for the study of Black Holes and Neutron Stars
2001, Nature, 411, 662
6ADVANCED OBSERVATORY DESIGN FOR THE IMAGING X-RAY POLARIMETER EXPLORER (IXPE) MISSION
34th Space Symposium, Technical Track, Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America, April 2018
7The Small Satellite-Based, Imaging X-Ray Polarimeter Explorer (IXPE) Mission
2020
8THE IMAGING PROPERTIES OF THE GAS PIXEL DETECTOR AS A FOCAL PLANE POLARIMETER
The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, 212:25 (13pp), 2014 June 1
9Instrumentation and Future Missions in the Upcoming Era of X-Ray Polarimetry
Galaxies, vol. 6, number 2, article number 54, year 2018
10In-flight calibration system of Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer
October 2020, Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems, 6(04)
11Prospects for the polarimetric mapping of the Sgr A molecular cloud complex with IXPE
Accepter for publication on Astronomy & Astrophysiscs
12IXPE DU-FM ions-UV filters characterization
Proceedings Volume 11444, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2020: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray; 1144463 (2021), SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation
13Low energy polarization sensitivity of the Gas Pixel Detector
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, Volume 584, Issue 1, 1 January 2008, Pages 149-159
14Spectral and polarimetric characterization of the Gas Pixel Detector filled with dimethyl ether
Nuclear Instruments & Methods In Physics Research Section A: Accelerators Spectrometers Detectors And Associated Equipment, Volume 620, Pages285-293, 2010
15Calibration of the IXPE instrument
SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation, 2018, Austin, Texas, United States, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 10699 106995C-3
16The IXPE Instrument Calibration Equipment
Astroparticle Physics 136 (2022) 102658
17The Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE): technical overview II
Proceedings Volume 11118, UV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Space Instrumentation for Astronomy XXI; 111180V (2019), SPIE Optical Engineering + Applications, 2019, San Diego, California, United States
18An algorithm to calibrate and correct the response to unpolarized radiation of the X-ray polarimeter on board IXPE
Accepted for publication in The Astronomical Journal
19Exploring the accretion-ejection geometry of GRS 1915+105 in the obscured state with future X-ray spectro-polarimetry
Accepted for publication in Astronomy & Astrophysics
20Astronomical x-ray polarimetry based on photoelectric effect with microgap detectors
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 469, 164, 2001
21Measurement of the position resolution of the Gas Pixel Detector
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, 2013
22The Instrument of the Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer
The Astronomical Journal, Volume 162, Number 5 October 2021 • American Astronomical Society
23Gravity and Extreme Magnetism SMEX (GEMS)
X-ray polarimetry: A new window in astrophysics, edited by R. Bellazzini, E. Costa, G. Matt. G. Tagliaferri, Part III - Future missions, 2010, Cambridge University Press
24Development of thick-foil and fine-pitch GEMs with a laser etching technique
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, Volume 608, Issue 3, 21 September 2009, Pages 390-396
25Ideal gas electron multipliers (GEMs) for X-ray polarimeters
X-ray polarimetry: A new window in astrophysics, edited by R. Bellazzini, E. Costa, G. Matt. G. Tagliaferri, Part III - Future missions, 2010, Cambridge University Press
26IXPE instrument integration, testing and verification
Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 11444, id. 1144461 9 pp. (2021)
27An imaging x-ray polarimeter for the study of galactic and extragalactic x-ray sources
Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series, Vol. 7011, Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE), 2008, Conference Series
28The Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE)
Proceedings Volume 9905, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2016: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray; 990517 (2016) SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation, 2016, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
29An Overview of X-Ray Polarimetry of Astronomical Sources
Galaxies 2018, 6(1), 33, Special Issue "The Bright Future of Astronomical X-ray Polarimetry"
30The Imaging X-Ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE): Pre-Launch
Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics. Submitted
31A study of background for IXPE
Astroparticle Physics, Volume 128, article id. 102566, March 2021

Updated on September 13, 2021