Dr. Alexander Pietrow

Postdoctoral Researcher, Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam
    E-mail    : apietrow@aip.de
    LinkedIn  : agmpietrow
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First Author

A&A   2023:   Solar oxygen abundance using SST/CRISP center-to-limb observations of the O I 7772 Å line
A&A   2023:   Center-to-limb variation of spectral lines and continua observed with SST/CRISP and SST/CHROMIS
A&A   2021:   Physical properties of a fan-shaped jet backlit by an X9.3 flare
A&A   2020:   Inference of the chromospheric magnetic field configuration of solar plage using the Ca II 8542 Å line
RNAAS 2019:   Inverse Chop Addition: Thermal IR Background Subtraction without Nodding


RASTI 2022:   COCOPLOT: COlor COllapsed PLOTting software Using colour to view 3D data as a 2D image
SPIE  2020:   Towards a physical understanding of the thermal background in large ground-based telescopes
A&A   2017:   The coronagraphic  Modal Wavefront Sensor: a hybrid focal-plane sensor for the high-contrast imaging of circumstellar environments
SPIE  2016:   Designing and testing the coronagraphic Modal Wavefront Sensor: a fast non-common path error sensor for high-contrast imaging


PhD Thesis (2022):          Physical properties of chromospheric features: Plage, peacock jets, and calibrating it all
Major MSc Thesis (2016):    Mid-IR background calibrations for the E-ELT's METIS instrument
Minor MSc Thesis (2015):    Spectroscopic and photometric analysis of NGC6397
Bsc Thesis (2014):          Apodizing Phase Plate Coronagraph Combined With Computer Generated Hologram Wavefront Sensor

Non-Academic and Historical Publications

RSNR    2023:   Did Christiaan Huygens need glasses? A study of Huygens' telescope equations and tables
Studium 2019:   Investigations into the origin of Einstein' Sink

From attics to domes, Four centuries of history of Leiden Observatory. (2018)
ISBN: 978-91-639-7671-1 (English)
Van Zolders naar Koepels, Vier eeuwen geschiedenis van de Leidse Sterrewacht. (2018)
ISBN: 978-91-639-7672-8 (Dutch)

Lustrum, Kaiser Lente Lezingen. (2018)
ISBN: 978-91-639-6603-3 (Dutch)

Science History Telescopes Outreach Hobby Projects

Last update 09/4/2023 by Alex