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
5IXPE Observations of the Crab Pulsar and Nebula
Astrophysics - High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena; Astrophysics - Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics
6A polarized view of Relativistic Accelerators: Pulsar Wind Nebulae in the IXPE era
American Astronomical Society Meeting #240, id. 246.06. Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 54, No. 6
7First IXPE Observations of the Accreting X-ray Pulsar Her X-1
American Astronomical Society Meeting #240, id. 246.03. Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 54, No. 6
8An efficient photoelectric X-ray Polarimeter for the study of Black Holes and Neutron Stars
2001, Nature, 411, 662
9ADVANCED 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
10The Small Satellite-Based, Imaging X-Ray Polarimeter Explorer (IXPE) Mission
2020
11Testing particle acceleration models for BL Lac jets with the Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer
Astronomy & Astrophysics, Volume 662, id.A83, 9 pp.
12A weighted analysis to improve the X-ray polarization sensitivity of IXPE
Accepted for publication The Astronomical Journal, 2022
13Calibration of the IXPE focal plane X-ray polarimeters to polarized radiation
Accepted for publication on The Astronomical Journal, 2022
14Limits on X-ray Polarization at the Core of Centaurus A as Observed with the Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer
Accepted for Publication in ApJ
15Polarization at the Core of Centaurus A as Observed with the Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer
American Astronomical Society Meeting #240, id. 101.35. Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 54, No. 6 e-id 2022n6i101p35
16THE IMAGING PROPERTIES OF THE GAS PIXEL DETECTOR AS A FOCAL PLANE POLARIMETER
The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, 212:25 (13pp), 2014 June 1
17Instrumentation and Future Missions in the Upcoming Era of X-Ray Polarimetry
Galaxies, vol. 6, number 2, article number 54, year 2018
18In-flight calibration system of Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer
October 2020, Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems, 6(04)
19Prospects for the polarimetric mapping of the Sgr A molecular cloud complex with IXPE
Astronomy & Astrophysics, Volume 655, id.A108, 13 pp.
20First X-ray Polarization Detection of Cas A
American Astronomical Society Meeting #240, id. 246.05. Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 54, No. 6 e-id 2022n6i246p05
21Polarized X-rays Constrain The Disk-Jet Geometry in a Black Hole X-ray Binary
High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE); General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology
22IXPE DU-FM ions-UV filters characterization
Proceedings Volume 11444, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2020: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray; 1144463 (2021), SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation
23Polarization constraints on the X-ray corona in Seyfert Galaxies: MCG-05-23-16
Submitted to MNRAS Letters
24The Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE)
Cologne-Prague-Brno meeting 2022: Black-hole activity feedback from Bondi-radius to galaxy-cluster scales.
25Low 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
26Spectral 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
27Calibration of the IXPE instrument
SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation, 2018, Austin, Texas, United States, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 10699 106995C-3
28The IXPE Instrument Calibration Equipment
Astroparticle Physics 136 (2022) 102658
29Analysis of the data from photoelectric gas polarimeters
Invited chapter for the "Handbook of X-ray and Gamma-ray Astrophysics" (Eds. C. Bambi and A. Santangelo, Springer Singapore, 2022), accepted (24 pages, 8 figures)
30The 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
31The Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) Observing Program and Status
AAS High Energy Astrophysics Division meeting #19, id. 301.02. Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 54, No. 3
32The Imaging X-Ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE): technical overview IV
Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 11821, id. 118210M 12 pp. (2021).
33An algorithm to calibrate and correct the response to unpolarized radiation of the X-ray polarimeter on board IXPE
The Astronomical Journal, Volume 163, Issue 2, id.39, 13 pp.
34Exploring the accretion-ejection geometry of GRS 1915+105 in the obscured state with future X-ray spectro-polarimetry
Accepted for publication in Astronomy & Astrophysics
35Prospects for IXPE Year 1 Observations of Galactic Sources
AAS High Energy Astrophysics Division meeting #19, id. 301.03. Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 54, No. 3
36Astronomical x-ray polarimetry based on photoelectric effect with microgap detectors
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 469, 164, 2001
37Measurement 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
38The Instrument of the Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer
The Astronomical Journal, Volume 162, Number 5 October 2021 • American Astronomical Society
39Gravity 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
40Development 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
41Ideal 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
42Detection of Polarized X-rays in the Magnetar Source 4U 0142 +61
American Astronomical Society Meeting #240, id. 246.04. Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 54, No. 6 e-id 2022n6i246p04
43Polarized x-rays from a magnetar
High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena
44IXPE instrument integration, testing and verification
Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 11444, id. 1144461 9 pp. (2021)
45Prospects for differentiating extended coronal geometries in AGNs with the IXPE mission
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 510, Issue 3, pp.3674-3687
46X-ray polarization detection of Cassiopeia A with IXPE
Submitted to the Astrophysical Journal
47An 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
48The 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
49An Overview of X-Ray Polarimetry of Astronomical Sources
Galaxies 2018, 6(1), 33, Special Issue "The Bright Future of Astronomical X-ray Polarimetry"
50The Imaging X-Ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE): Pre-Launch
Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems, Vol. 8, No. 2, article id. 026002 (2022) Submitted
51A study of background for IXPE
Astroparticle Physics, Volume 128, article id. 102566, March 2021

Updated on July 1, 2022