Publications

Publications (RG)

Publications (ADS)

Selected publications

  • Bender V., Kirsch, M.G.F., et al., Analysis of Minimum Ionizing Particles and soft protons using XMM-Newton EPIC pn-CCD as a particle detector, Astronomy and Astrophysics TBP AA/2022/44421
  • Kirsch, M. G. F. et al. 2014, Bearing noise detection, modeling and mitigation measures on ESA’s X-ray Observatory XMM-Newton, AAS 14-124
  • Kirsch, M. G. F. et al. 2014, Extending the lifetime of ESA’s X-ray observatoryXMM-Newton, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics 2014
  • Martin-Carrillo, A, Kirsch, M. G. F. et al. 2012, The relative and absolute timing accuracy of XMM-Newton by monitoring the Crab and other pulsars, Astronomy & Astrophysics, Volume 545, id.A126, 14 pp.
  • Kirsch, M. G. F. et al 2010, XMM-Newton, ESAs X-ray observatory, the Loss of Contact Rescue and Mission Operations ready for the next decade, Spaceops 2010
  • Kirsch, M. G. F.,et al. 2006, The XMM-Newton view of the Crab. Astronomy and Astrophysics 453, 173-180.
  • Kirsch, M. G. F., et al. 2006,  EPIC Calibration (Anecdotes) – From 3 Years Before till 6 Years After Launch.  Proceedings of the “The X-ray Universe 2005“, 26-30 September 2005, El Escorial, Madrid, Spain. Organised by European Space Agency (ESA). Ed. by A. Wilson. ESA SP-604, Volume 2, Noordwijk: ESA Publications Division, 2006, p.931 931.
  • Kirsch, M. G.F., et al. 2005, Health and cleanliness of the XMM-Newton science payload since launch.  UV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Space Instrumentation for Astronomy   Edited by Siegmund, Oswald H. W.   Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 5898, pp. 224-235 (2005).  5898, 224-235.
  • Kirsch, M. G., et al. 2005, Crab: the standard x-ray candle with all (modern) x-ray satellites.  UV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Space Instrumentation for Astronomy XIV. Edited by Siegmund, Oswald H. W.   Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 5898, pp. 22-33 (2005).  5898, 22-33.
  • Kirsch, M. G. F., et al. 2004, Cross Calibration of Instruments on Board XMM-Newton and INTEGRAL with the Crab.  ESA SP-552: 5th INTEGRAL Workshop on the INTEGRAL Universe 863.
  • Kirsch, M. G. F., et al. 2004, Studies of orbital parameters and pulse profile of the accreting millisecond pulsar XTE J1807-294.  Astronomy and Astrophysics 423, L9-L12.
  • Kirsch, M. G. F., et al. 2004, Timing accuracy and capabilities of XMM-Newton.  X-Ray and Gamma-Ray Instrumentation for Astronomy XIII.  Edited by Flanagan, Kathryn A.; Siegmund, Oswald H. W.   Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 5165, pp. 85-95 (2004).  5165, 85-95.
  • Kirsch, M. G. F.; Kendziorra, E. 2003, XTE J1807-294: Modulation of the pulsed flux with a refined spin period and orbit parameters, The Astronomer’s Telegram, No.148, 04/2003