Journal Papers

  • Scattering linear polarization of late-type active stars
  • Yakobchuk, T.M., Berdyugina, S.V., A&A, in press, 01/2018.

  • The First Post-Kepler Brightness Dips of KIC 8462852
  • Boyajian, T., et al., ApJL, 853, L8, 14pp., 01/2018.

  • Surface Imaging of Proxima b and Other Exoplanets: Topography, Biosignatures, and Artificial Mega-Structures
  • Berdyugina, S.V., Kuhn, J.R., ApJ, submitted, 11/2017

  • Space Weathering of Super-Earths: Model Simulations of Exospheric Sodium Escape from 61 Virgo b
  • Yoneda, M., Berdyugina, S., Kuhn, J., AJ, 154, id. 139, 10pp., 10/2017

  • First Detection of a Strong Magnetic Field on a Bursty Brown Dwarf: Puzzle Solved
  • Berdyugina, S.V., Harrington, D.M., Kuzmychov, O., Kuhn, J.R., Hallinan, G., Kowalski, A.F., Hawley, S.L., ApJ, 847, id. 61, 13pp., 10/2017

  • First Spectropolarimetric Measurement of a Brown Dwarf Magnetic Field in Molecular Bands
  • Kuzmychov, O., Berdyugina, S.V., Harrington, D.M., ApJ, 847, id. 60, 16pp., 10/2017

  • Polarimetry of transiting planets: Differences between plane-parallel and spherical host star atmosphere models
  • N.M. Kostogryz, T.M.Yakobchuk, S.V. Berdyugina, I. Milic, A&A, 601, id. 6, 8pp., 04/2017

  • Remote Sensing of Life: Polarimetric Signatures of Photosynthetic Pigments as Sensitive Biomarkers
  • Berdyugina S.V., Harrington D.M., Kuhn J.R., Santl-Temkiv T., Messersmith, E.J., Int. J. Astrobiology, 15, pp 45-56, 01/2016

  • Inner solar system material discovered in the Oort cloud
  • Meech, K.J., Yang, B., Kleyna, J., Hainaut, O.R., Berdyugina, S., Keane, J.V., Micheli, M., Morbidelli, A., Wainscoat, R.J., Science Advances 2, id. e1600038, 04/2016

  • Alpha Virginis: line-profile variations and orbital elements
  • D. Harrington, G. Koenigsberger, I. Ilyin, S. V. Berdyugina, E. Moreno, A&A, 590, id.A54, 20 pp. 5/2016

  • Starspot evolution on IM Pegasi: A Doppler imaging study of the guide star for the Gravity Probe B mission.
  • S. C. Marsden, S. V. Berdyugina, J.-F. Donati, J. A. Eaton, M. H. Williamson, I. Ilyin, D. A. Fischer, M. Muñoz, H. Isaacson, M. I. Ratner, P. Petit, B. D. Carter, S.I. Plachinda, and I. Alekseev, ApJSS, Submitted

  • Center-to-limb variation of intensity and polarization in continuum spectra of FGK stars for spherical atmospheres.
  • N.M. Kostogryz, I.Milic, S.V. Berdyugina, and P. H. Hauschildt. Astronomy & Astrophysics; 586, id.A87, 13 pp., 2/2016

  • Correcting systematic polarization effects in Keck LRISp spectropolarimetry to <0.05%
  • D. Harrington, S. V. Berdyugina, O. Kuzmychov, J. R. Kuhn. PASP, 127, Issue 954, pp. 757-775 , 08/2015.

  • Magnetospherically driven optical and radio aurorae at the end of the stellar main sequence
  • Hallinan, G., Littlefair, S.P., Cotter, G., Bourke, S., Harding, L.K., Pineda, J.S., Butler, R.P., Golden, A., Basri, G., Doyle, J.G., Kao, M.M., Berdyugina, S.V., Kuznetsov, A., Rupen, M.P., Antonova, A., Nature, 523, 568-571, 7/2015

  • Global warming as a detectable thermodynamic marker of Earth-like extrasolar civilizations: The Colossus telescope
  • Kuhn J.R., Berdyugina S.V., Int. J. Astrobiology, 14, pp. 401-410, 07/2015

  • Calibrating and Stabilizing Spectropolarimeters with Charge Shuffling and Daytime Sky Measurements

    Harrington, D., Kuhn, J.R., Nevin, R., Astronomy & Astrophysics, 578, id.A126, 20 pp., 06/2015

  • Molecules as magnetic probes of starspots

    Afram, N., Berdyugina, S.V., Astronomy & Astrophysics, 576, id. A34, 8pp, 01/04/2015

  • The MiMeS Survey of Magnetism in Massive Stars: Introduction and overview
  • G.A. Wade, C. Neiner, E. Alecian, J.H. Grunhut, V. Petit, B. de Batz, D.A. Bohlender, D. H. Cohen, H.F. Henrichs, O. Kochukhov, J.D. Landstreet, N. Manset, F. Martins, S. Mathis, M.E. Oksala, S.P. Owocki, Th. Rivinius, M.E. Shultz, J.O. Sundqvist, R.H.D. Townsend, A. ud-Doula, J.-C. Bouret, J. Braithwaite, M. Briquet, A.C. Carciofi, A. David-Uraz, C.P. Folsom, A. W. Fullerton, B. Leroy ,W.L.F. Marcolino, A.F.J. Moffat, Y. Naze ́, N. St Louis, M. Aurie`re, S. Bagnulo, J.D. Bailey, 24 R.H. Barba ́, A. Blaze`re, T. Bo ̈hm, C. Catala, J.-F. Donati, L. Ferrario, D. Harrington, I.D. Howarth, R. Ignace, L. Kaper, T. Lu ̈ftinger, R. Prinja, J.S. Vink, W.W. Weiss, I. Yakunin. MNRAS, submitted 02/2015

  • Center-to-limb polarization in continuum spectra of F, G, K stars
  • Kostogryz, N.M., Berdyugina, S.V., Astronomy & Astrophysics, 575, id. A89, 9pp, 01/01/2015

  • VizieR Online Data Catalog: Center-to-limb polarization of FGK stars
  • Kostogryz, N. M., Berdyugina, S. V., SIMBAD: (Kostogryz+, 2015)

  • Polarization in Exoplanetary Systems Caused by Transits, Grazing Transits, and Starspots
  • Kostogryz, N.M., Yakobchuk, T.M., Berdyugina, S.V., Astrophys. J., 806, id. 97, 12 pp., 06/2015

  • Serendipitous Discovery of a Dwarf Nova in the Kepler Field Near the G Dwarf KIC 5438845
  • Brown, A., Neff, J.E., Ayres, T.R., Kowalski, A., Hawley, S., Berdyugina, S., Harper, G., Korhonen, H., Piskunov, N., Saar, S., Walkowicz, L., Wells, M., Astron. J., 149, id. 67, 8pp, 01/02/2015

  • Doppler images and the underlying dynamo. The case of AF Leporis
  • Järvinen S.P., Arlt R., Hackman T., Marsden S.C., Küker M., Ilyin I.V., Berdyugina S.V., Strassmeier K.G. 2015, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 574, id.A25, 18 pp, 01/02/2015

  • Disentangling 2:1 resonant radial velocity orbits from eccentric ones and a case study for HD 27894
  • Kürster, M., Trifonov, T., Reffert, S., Kostogryz, N.M., Rodler, F., Astronomy & Astrophysics, 577, id.A103, 11 pp., 02/2015

  • On the efficiency of polarization measurements while studying aerosols in the terrestrial atmosphere, Kinematics and Physics of Celestial Bodies
  • Morozhenko, A. V., Vidmachenko, A. P., Nevodovskiy, P. V., Kostogryz, N. M., 30, 11-21, 01/02/2014

  • Measurement of the earthshine polarization in the B, V, R, and I bands as function of phase
  • Bazzon, A., Schmid, H. M., Gisler, D., A&A, 556, id.A117, 14 pp, 08/2013

  • A spectral differential approach to characterizing low-mass companions to late-type stars
  • Kostogryz, N. M., Kürster, M., Yakobchuk, T. M., Lyubchik, Y., Kuznetsov, M. K, Astronomische Nachrichten, 334, 648-660, 07/2013

  • How to Find ET with Infrared Light
  • Kuhn J.R., Berdyugina, S.V., Halliday, D., Harlingten, C., Astronomy, June issue, 30–35, 06/2013 PDF

  • Paschen-Back effect in the CrH molecule and its application for magnetic field measurements on stars, brown dwarfs, and hot exoplanets
  • Kuzmychov, O., Berdyugina, S. V., Astronomy & Astrophysics, 558, id.A120, 10 pp, 10/2013

  • Spectropolarimetric observations of cool DQ white dwarfs
  • Vornanen, T.; Berdyugina, S. V.; Berdyugin, A., Astronomy & Astrophysics, Volume 557, id.A38, 4 pp, 09/2013

  • Gregor@night: The future high-resolution stellar spectrograph for the GREGOR solar telescope
  • Strassmeier, K.G., et al., Astronomische Nachrichten, 333, 901-910, (11/2012) PDF

     

    Conference papers:

     

  • Polarized Scattering and Biosignatures in Exoplanetary Atmospheres.
  • S. V. Berdyugina, in Radiation mechanisms of astrophysical objects: classics today, eds. V. P. Grinin, H. Harutyunian, V. B. Il'in, A. F. Kholtygin, A. Nikoghossian, Edit Print, Yerevan, 04/2016

  • An overview of polarimetric sensing techniques and technology with applications to different research fields
  • Snik, F., Craven-Jones, J., Escuti, M., Fineschi, S., Harrington, D., De Martino, A., Mawet, D., Riedi, J., Tyo, J.S., in Proc. SPIE, 9099, id. 90990B, 20 pp. 05/2014

    1. Transit Polarimetry of Exoplanetary System HD 189733

    Kostogryz, N. M., Berdyugina, S. V., Yakobchuk, T. M., in 18th Cambridge Workshop on Cool Stars, Stellar Systems, and the Sun, eds. G. van Belle and H.C. Harris., pp. 773-778, 2015

    1. Magnetic Field on Brown Dwarf LSR J18353790+3259545

    Kuzmychov, O., Berdyugina, S. V., Harrington, D., in 18th Cambridge Workshop on Cool Stars, Stellar Systems, and the Sun, eds. G. van Belle and H.C. Harris., pp.441-444, 2015

    1. Spectrophotometric properties of Moon's and Mars's surfaces exploration by shadow mechanism

    Morozhenko, A., Vidmachenko, A., Kostogryz, N., Highlights of Astronomy, 16, 182-182, 2015

    1. InnoPOL: an EMCCD imaging polarimeter and 85-element curvature AO system on the 3.6-m AEOS telescope for cost effective polarimetric speckle suppression

    Harrington, David; Berdyugina, Svetlana; Chun, Mark; Ftaclas, Christ; Gisler, Daniel; Kuhn, Jeff; Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 9147, id. 91477C 19 pp. (2014).

    1. The ZIMPOL high contrast imaging polarimeter for SPHERE: system test results

    Roelfsema, R., Bazzon, A., Schmid, H.-M. Pragt, J., Gisler, D., et al. 2014, SPIE Conference on Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation, v. 9147, id. 91473W 18 pp 01/07/2014

    1. DIPOL-2: A double image high precision polarimeter

    Piirola V., Berdyugin A., Berdyugina S.V., SPIE Conference on Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation, v. 9147, id. 91478I 9 pp., 2014

    1. Looking beyond 30m-class telescopes: the Colossus project

    Kuhn J.R., Berdyugina S.V., Langlois M., Moretto G., Harlingten C., Halliday D., SPIE Conference on Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation, v. 9145, id. 91451G 8 pp., 2014

    1. New strategies for an extremely large telescope dedicated to extremely high contrast: the Colossus project

    Moretto, G., Kuhn, J. R., Thiébaut, E., Langlois, M., Berdyugina, S. V., Harlingten, C., Halliday, D., SPIE Conference on Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation, v. 9145, id. 91451L 9 pp., 2014

    1. Cost effective polarimetric speckle suppression: The new Hokupa’a-85 curvature adaptive optics system and InnoPOL EMCCD imaging polarimeter on the AEOS telescope

    Harrington D.M., Ftaclas C., Chun M., Berdyugina S.V., Kuhn J.R., Gisler D., SPIE Conference on Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation, v. 9147, id. 91477C 19 pp., 2014

    1. First successful deployment of the ZIMPOL-3 system at the GREGOR telescope

    Ramelli R., Gisler D., Bianda M., Bello Gonzalez N., Berdyugina S.V., Soltau D., SPIE Conference on Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation, v. 9147, id. 91473G 8 pp., 2014

    1. Solar Cycle Variations of the Second Solar Spectrum

    Bianda, M., Ramelli, R., Gisler, D., Stenflo, J. O., in Solar Polarization 7, eds. K. N. Nagendra, J. O. Stenflo, Z. Q. Qu, and M. Sampoorna. ASP Conf. Ser., Vol. 489. San Francisco: ASP, 489, 167, 2014

    1. CrH molecule: New diagnostic tool for measuring magnetic fields of cool dwarfs

    Kuzmychov, O., Berdyugina, S.V., in Solar and Astrophysical Dynamos and Magnetic Activity, International Astronomical Union Symposium, 294, 477–478., (07/2013)

    1. Chemical composition of photospheres in RS CVn stars

    Tautvaišienė, G., Barisevičius, G., Berdyugina, S., Ilyin, I., Chorniy, Y., in Solar and Astrophysical Dynamos and Magnetic Activity, International Astronomical Union Symposium, 294, 207–208., (07/2013)

    1. Coronal Magnetometry: A new approach to measuring coronal magnetic fields

    Berdyugina, S.V., Dima, G., Kuhn, J., Swindle, R., SHINE Conference, (06/2013)

    1. Stellar activity, difference spectra and the dynamical masses of M dwarfs companions

    Kostogryz, N. M., Kürster, M., Lyubchik, Y., in Brown dwarfs Come of Age Conference, Memorie della Società Astronomica Italiana, (05/2013)

    1. Stellar activity, difference spectra and the dynamical masses of M dwarfs companions

    Kostogryz, N. M., Kürster, M., Lyubchik, Y., in Brown dwarfs Come of Age Conference, Memorie della Società Astronomica Italiana, (05/2013)

    1. A spectral differential characterization of low-mass companion

    Kostogryz, N., Kürster, M., Yakobchuk, T., Lyubchik, Y., Kuznetsov, M., in Hot Planets and Cool Stars, Garching, Germany, ed. R. Saglia, EPJ Web of Conferences, 47, id.13003, 2013

    1. The project of installing a ZIMPOL3 polarimeter at GREGOR in Tenerife

    Bianda, M., Ramelli, R., Stenflo, J., Berdyugina, S., Gisler, D., Defilippis, I., Bello González, N., Memorie della Societa Astronomica Italiana, 84, 413–415., (01/2013)

    1. Young Star Populations in the Kepler Field

    Brown, A., Neff, J.E., Wells, M., Saar, S., Furesz, G., Walkowicz, L.M., Ayres, T.R., Basri, G.S., Berdyugina, S., Harper, G., Hawley, S.L., Korhonen, H., Kowalski, A., Micela, G., Piskunov, N.E., Ramsey, L.W., American Astronomical Society Meeting, #221, #354.14., (01/2013)

    1. The project of installing a ZIMPOL3 polarimeter at GREGOR in Tenerife

    Bianda, M., Ramelli, R., Stenflo, J., Berdyugina, S., Gisler, D., Defilippis, I., Bello González, N., Memorie della Societa Astronomica Italiana, 84, 413–415., (01/2013)

    1. Young Star Populations in the Kepler Field

    Brown, A., Neff, J.E., Wells, M., Saar, S., Furesz, G., Walkowicz, L.M., Ayres, T.R., Basri, G.S., Berdyugina, S., Harper, G., Hawley, S.L., Korhonen, H., Kowalski, A., Micela, G., Piskunov, N.E., Ramsey, L.W., American Astronomical Society Meeting, #221, #354.14., (01/2013)

    1. Observations and Modeling of DQ White Dwarfs

    Vornanen, T., Berdyugina, S.V., Berdyugin, A. , in the 18th European White Dwarf Workshop, eds. J. Krzesiński, G. Stachowski, P. Moskalik, and K. Bajan, Astronomical Society Pacific Conference Series, 469, 205–208., (01/2013)

    1. A Large Sample of Magnetically-Active Stars Observed With Kepler

    Wells, M., Neff, J.E., Brown, A., Ayres, T.R., Basri, G.S., Berdyugina, S., Harper, G., Hawley, S.L., Korhonen, H., Kowalski, A., Micela, G., Piskunov, N.E., Ramsey, L.W., Saar, S.H., Walkowicz, L.M., American Astronomical Society Meeting #221, #354.15., (01/2013)

    1. Investigating the magnetism of brown dwarfs, in Brown Dwarfs: Come of Age

    Kuzmychov O., Berdyugina S., Harrington D., Kuhn J., Mem. Soc. Astron. Ital., 84, 1127-1131, 2013

    1. Polarimetry of Hot Inflated Jupiters Reveals Their Albedo and Colo

    Berdyugina, S., Berdyugin, A., Piirola, V., American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, p. #P42B-08, 2013

    1. Alignment of the SPHERE-ZIMPOL imaging polarimeter

    Pragt, J., Roelfsema, R., Gisler, D., et al. in Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy IV. Proceedings of the SPIE, 8446, id. 844697, 12 pp., (09/2012)

    1. Tests of the demodulating CCDs for the SPHERE / ZIMPOL imaging polarimeter

    Schmid, H.-M., Downing, M., Roelfsema, R., Bazzon, A., Gisler, D., et al., in Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy IV. Proceedings of the SPIE, 8446, id. 84468Y, 13 pp., (09/2012)

    1. SPHERE / ZIMPOL: characterization of the FLC polarization modulator

    Bazzon, A., Gisler, D., Roelfsema, et al., in Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy IV. Proceedings of the SPIE, 8446, id. 844693, 14 pp., (09/2012)

    1. Detecting Molecules and Magnetic Fields on Exoplanets

    Berdyugina, S.V., International Astronomical Union Symposium 293 , (08/2012)

    1. Magnetic Activity Cycles across the HR-Diagram

    Berdyugina, S.V., International Astronomical Union Symposium 294 , (08/2012)

    1. Sunspots and Starspots: Cut from the same cloth?

    Berdyugina, S.V., General Assembly International Astronomical Union, Special Session 10 , (08/2012)

    1. Detection of a weak magnetic field on Arcturus using the Zeeman component decomposition technique

    Sennhauser, C., Berdyugina, S.V., in Stellar Polarimetry: From Birth to Death, eds. J. Hoffman, American Institute Physics Conference Series, 1429, 75–81.,(05/2012)

    1. Probing cool DQ white dwarf atmospheres with polarized molecular bands

    Vornanen, T., Berdyugin, A.V., Berdyugina, S.V., in Stellar Polarimetry: From Birth to Death, eds. J. Hoffman, American Institute Physics Conference Series, 1429, 200–203., (05/2012)

    1. A new diagnostic tool for measuring magnetic fields of ultra-cool dwarfs

    Kuzmychov, O., Berdyugina, S.V., CrH molecule: in Stellar Polarimetry: From Birth to Death, eds. J. Hoffman, American Institute Physics Conference Series, 1429, 94–97., (05/2012)

    1. Albedo of exoplanets constrained by polarimetry, in Stellar Polarimetry: From Birth to Death

    Berdyugina, S.V., Berdyugin, A.V., Piirola, V., eds. J. Hoffman, American Institute Physics Conference Series, 1429, 29–34, (05/2012)

    1. Polarimetric Signatures of Habitable Planets

    Berdyugina, S.V., Astrobiology Science Conference 2012, #1351741, (04/2012)

    1. Geometrical Albedo of Exoplanetary Atmospheres

    Berdyugina, S.V., Berdyugin, A.V., Piirola, V., Astrobiology Science Conference 2012,  #1354057, (04/2012)

     

    Dissertations:


  • Polarimetric Observations of Exoplanets
  • Wacker, J., Bachelor thesis, University of Freiburg, 12/2017

  • Detecting Polarimetric Signatures of Extraterrestrial Photosynthetic Lifeforms
  • Schwesinger, M., Master thesis, University of Freiburg, 7/2016

  • Spectropolarimetric approach for measuring magnetic fields on brown dwarfs
  • Kuzmychov, O., PhD thesis, University of Freiburg, 5/2015

  • Stability of planetary orbits in close binary systems
  • Schwesinger, M., Bachelor thesis, University of Freiburg, 10/2013

     

     

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