Artist’s impression of an X-ray binary

Ongoing activities:

  • Relativistic Astrophysics

  • Accretion Disks Around Neutron Stars and Black Holes

  • Fundamental Physics with X-Ray Binaries

  • eXTP, XIPE, Athena

  • Periodic Time Variability Surveys: Chandra CATS@BAR Project and XMM-Newton EXTraS project

  • Time Domain Astronomy

  • Black Holes Candidates, LMXRBs and X-ray Pulsators

  • Optical Identification of X-ray Pulsars

  • Physics of Accretion

  • Physics of Jets

  • Low Mass X-ray Binaries

  • Microquasars

  • Ultraluminous X-ray Sources

  • Millisecond X-ray Pulsars

  • Gamma Ray Bursts: Multifrequency Studies; Optical/Infrared follow up of GRB and GRB/SN

  • Statistics studies of GRBs; IR/Optical Spectra of GRB/SN; GRB Host Galaxies; High Redshift Galaxies Evolution Studies

High Energy talks 2020- @OAR: 

  • 14 gennaio  – Alessandro Drago

  • 21 gennaio  – Matteo Bachetti

  • 28 gennaio  – Roberta Zanin

  • 4 febbraio   –  Phil Uttley

  • 7 aprile        –  Matt Middleton [Rinviato]

  • 20 ottobre  –  Alessandro Papitto [in formato virtuale]

  • 16 Marzo 2021 – GianLuca Israel [in formato virtuale]

Available stage/Laurea Thesis: 

  • Search for new ULX pulsars and super-Eddington accretion (theory/data analysis)

  • Physics of accretion onto millisecond X-ray pulsars (theory/data analysis)

  • Physics of accretion/jet in Black Hole Candidates (data analysis)

  • Algorithms for timing analysis in the X-ray band

  • Multimessanger data analysis

Contacts: [piergiorgio.casella alessandro.papitto gianluca.israel luigi.stella silvia.piranomonte]@inaf.it

 

Staff:

Piergiorgio Casella

GianLuca Israel

Maria Teresa Menna

Alessandro Papitto

Silvia Piranomonte

Luigi Stella

 

Ricercatore TD:

Filippo Ambrosino (2020 – )

 

Post-doc:

Arianna Miraval Zanon (2021- )

Federico Bernardini (2017-2020)

PhD students:

Riccardo La Placa

Borsisti:

Matteo Imbrogno (2021 – )

 

Laureati:

Alberto Ulgiati (2021)

 

Laureandi:

Giulia Illiano

Marco Turchetta

 

Ex-Alumni:

Guillermo Andres Rodriguez Castillo (permanent staff, INAF-IASF Palermo)

Nanda Rea (permanent staff;  CSIC Barcelona, Spain)

Enrico Bozzo (staff; ISDC Geneve, Switzerland)

Elisa Nichelli (outreach TD; INAF Roma)

Francesco Verrecchia (staff SSDC – ASI Roma)

Giacomo Cannizzaro (PhD student; SRON Utrecht, Netherlands)

Daniele Facchino

Federico Bernardini

Vanessa Mangano