Dr. Alexander Pietrow

Postdoctoral Researcher, Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam
    E-mail    : apietrow@aip.de
    LinkedIn  : agmpietrow
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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 
SPIE  2020:   Towards a physical understanding of the thermal background in large ground-based telescopes    
RNAAS 2019:   Inverse Chop Addition: Thermal IR Background Subtraction without Nodding
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

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 publications Telescopes Outreach Hobby Projects

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