THE GRAZING INCIDENCE SPECTROMETER
CDS/GIS
UCL

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Publications using SOHO CDS/GIS data

2006

Del Zanna, G.; Andretta, V.: The EUV spectral irradiance of the Sun from minimum to maximum. Mem. Sait., submitted (2006).

pdf file:gispointing.pdf
Calibration related paper
Kuin, N.P.M.; Del Zanna, G.: Pointing and Alignment of the CDS Grazing Incidence Spectrometer on CDS. MSSL Report

2005

Del Zanna, G.; Mason, H.E.: Spectral diagnostic capabilities of Solar-B EIS Adv. Space Res.Vol. ,p.(2005)

2005A&A...433..731D
Del Zanna, G.; Mason, H.E. : Benchmarking atomic data for astrophysics: Fe XII. Astron. Astrophys. Vol. 433, p.731 (2005).

2005A&A...434..751L
Lin, C.-H.; Banerjee, D.; Doyle, J.G.; O'Shea, E.; Foley, C.R. : Coronal Oscillations in the vicinity of a sunspot as observed by GIS/CDS. Astron. Astrophys. Vol 434, #2, pp 751-759 (2005).

2005MmSAI..76..953D
Del Zanna, G.; Andretta, V.; Beaussier, A.: The EUV spectral irradiance from 1996 to 2003 as obtained from SOHO Mem.S.A.It.,Vol.76,p953(2005)

2004

2004soho...15..416L
Lin, C.-H., Banerjee, D., Doyle, J.G., O'Shea, E., Foley, C.R.: Coronal oscillations in the vicinity of a sunspot as observed by GIS/CDS Proceedings of the SOHO 15 workshop Coronal Heating, 6-9 Spet. 2004, St. Andrews, Scotland, UK. ESA-SP 575, Eds. R.W.Walsch, J. Ireland, D. Danesy. p.416 (2004)

2004SoPh..221..237B
Brynildsen, N., Maltby, P., Foley, C.R., Fredvik, T., Kjedseth-Moe, O.: Oscillations in the Umbral Atmosphere. Solar Phys. Vol.221,p.237(2004)

2004soho...13...45B
Brynildsen, N., Maltby, P., Fredvik, T., Kjedseth-Moe, O.: Oscillation Above the Umbra of Sunspots Proceedings of 'SOHO 13 - Waves, Oscillations and Small-Scale Transient Events in the Solar Atmosphere: A Joint View from SOHO and TRACE'. 29 September - 3 October 2003, Palma de Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain (ESA SP-547, January 2004). Compiled by: H. Lacoste, p.45 ESA-SP 547, 45 (2004)

2004A&A...422..731D
Del Zanna, G., Berrington, K.A., Mason, H.E.: Benchmarking atomic data for astrophysics: Fe X Astron. Astrophys. Vol.422,p.731-749(2004)

2004soho...15..136B
Banerjee, D., O'Shea, E., Doyle, J.G., Poeds, S.: Detection of lopng period waves in the polar coronal holes. ESA-SP 575, 136 (2004)

2003

2003MmSAI..74...741D
Del Zanna, G.: SOHO CDS observations of coronal hole plumes. Mem.S.A.It Vol.74,p741(2003).

2003ApOpt..42..657P
Calibration related paper
Pauluhn, A., Lang, J., Breeveld, E.R., Solanski, S.K. Schuehle, U.: Intercalibration of SUMER and CDS on SOHO. III. SUMER and CDS-GIS. Applied Optics Vol.42,p.657(2003)

2003A&A...400..737A
V. Andretta, G. Del Zanna, S. D. Jordan: The EUV helium spectrum in the quiet Sun: A by-product of coronal emission? Astron. Astrophys. Vol. 400, p.737-752(2003)

2003A&A...398..743D
Del Zanna, G.; Bromage, B. J. I.; Mason, H. E.: Spectroscopic characteristics of polar plumes. Astron.Astrophys. Vol.398,p.743(2003).

unpublished
Foley, C.F.: Aging of the Grazing Incidence Spectrometer on SOHO, unpublished, (2003).

2002

2002SoPh...207..259B
brynildsen, N.; Maltby, P.; Fredvik, T.; Kjeldseth-Moe, O.: Oscillarions Above Sunspots. Solar Phys. Vol.207,p.259(2002).

2002A&A...393..649M
Marsh, M.S., Walsh, R.W., Bromage, B.J.I.: A wavelet analysis of quasi-periodic variability across a solar coronal hole region. Astron. Astrophys. Vol.393,p.649-659(2002).

2002solm.conf..497M
March, M.S., Walsh, R.W., Bromage, B.J.I.: Observations of time dependent periodicity within the coronal hole boundary. SOLMAG 2002: Proceedings of the magnetic coupling of the solar atmosphere; Euroconference and IAU colloquium 188, 11-15 June 2002, Santorini, Greece, Ed. H Sawaya-Lacoste, ESA-SP 505, Noordwijk Netherlands ESA Publications Division, IBSN 9290928, p.497(2002).

2002soho...11..223P
Pauluhn, A., Lang, J., Schuehle, U. Solanski, S.K., Wilhelm, K., Pike, C.D., Thompson, W.T., Rueedi, I., Hollandt, J. Huber, M.C.E.: Intercalibration of CDS and SUMER. Proceedings of the SOHO 11 Symposium From Solar Max to Max: Half a Solar Cycle Cycle with SOHO, 11-15 March 2002, Davos, Switzerland. A symposium dedicated to Roger M. Bonnet, Edited by A. Wilson, ESA-SP 508, Noordwijk ESA Publications Division, pp. 223 (2002).

2002soho...11..253W
Walsh, R.W.: Coronal heating through the solar cycle. Proceedings of the SOHO 11 Symposium From Solar Max to Max: Half a Solar Cycle Cycle with SOHO, 11-15 March 2002, Davos, Switzerland. A symposium dedicated to Roger M. Bonnet, Edited by A. Wilson, ESA-SP 508, Noordwijk ESA Publications Division, pp. 253 (2002).

2002soho...11..319M
March, M.S., Walsh, R.W., Bromage, B.J.I.: A wavelet analysis of quasi-periodic variability within the solar corona.. Proceedings of the SOHO 11 Symposium From Solar Max to Max: Half a Solar Cycle Cycle with SOHO, 11-15 March 2002, Davos, Switzerland. A symposium dedicated to Roger M. Bonnet, Edited by A. Wilson, ESA-SP 508, Noordwijk ESA Publications Division, pp. 319 (2002)

2002soho...11..371C
Culhane, J.L., Foley, C.R., Patsourakis, S.: Solar cycle variation of the temperature structure within the cores of coronal streamers. Proceedings of the SOHO 11 Symposium From Solar Max to Max: Half a Solar Cycle Cycle with SOHO, 11-15 March 2002, Davos, Switzerland. A symposium dedicated to Roger M. Bonnet, Edited by A. Wilson, ESA-SP 508, Noordwijk ESA Publications Division, p371 (2002).

2002A&A...381.1049F
Foley, C.R., Patsourakis, S., Culhane, J.L, MacKay, D.: Solar cycle variation of the temperature structure within the cores of coronal streamers. Astron. Astrophys. Vol. 381, pp. 1049-1058 (2002).

2002solm.conf..183H
Hansteen, V.H., Wikstoel, Oe, Brynildsen, N., Maltby, P., Fredvik, T., Kjeldseth-Moe, O.: On the nature of the 3 minute oscillations above sunspots. SOLMAG 2002: Proceedings of the magnetic coupling of the solar atmosphere; Euroconference and IAU colloquium 188, 11-15 June 2002, Santorini, Greece, Ed. H Sawaya-Lacoste, ESA-SP 505, p.183 (2002)

2002svco.conf..513B
Brynildsen, N., Maltby, P., Fredvik, T., Kjedseth-Moe, O.: Sunspot oscillations in the chromosphere, transition region, and corona. Proceedings 10th European Solar Physics meeting, 'Solar Variability': from core to outer frontiers, Prague, Czech Republic, 9-14 September, 2002. ESA-SP 506, 513 (2002).

2002soho...11..282B
Brynildsen, N., Maltby, P., Fredvik, T., Kjeldseth-Moe, O.: 3 minute oscillations above sunspots. Proceedings of the SOHO 11 Symposium From Solar Max to Max: Half a Solar Cycle Cycle with SOHO, 11-15 March 2002, Davos, Switzerland. A symposium dedicated to Roger M. Bonnet, Edited by A. Wilson, ESA-SP 508, Noordwijk ESA Publications Division, p.282 (2002).

2002sefs.work...61L
Landini, M.: On the best wavelength ranges for the EUV spectrometer. Proceedings of "Solar Encounter", the first Solar Orbiter Workshop, 14-18 May 2001, Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain. Eds.: B. Battrick & H. Sawaya-Lacoste, Scientific coordinators: E. Marsch, V. Marinez Pillet, B. Fleck & R. Marsden. ESA-SP 493, Noordwijk: ESA Publications Division, ISBN 92-9092-803-4, p.371 (2001).


2002mwoc.conf..341F
Foley, C. R.; Culhane, J. L.; Patsourakos, S.; Yurow, R.; Moroney, C.; Mackay, D.: Multi-Wavelength Observations of Coronal Structure and Dynamics. What are the Origins of Quiescent Coronal Soft X-Rays? Yohkoh 10th Anniversary Meeting. Proceedings of the conference held September 17-20, 2001, at King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, USA. Edited by P.C.H. Martens and D. Cauffman. Published by Elsevier Science on behalf of COSPAR in the COSPAR Colloquia Series, p.341(2002).

2002rcs..conf..283D
Calibration related paper
Del Zanna, G.: The use of atomic data for the in-flight calibration of the CDS spectrometers. In: The Radiometric Calibration of SOHO. Proc. of the first SOHO Inter-calibration Workshop, ISSI Scientific Report SR-002, Edited by Pauluhn, A., Huber M.C.E., von Steiger,R., p283(2002).

2002rcs..conf..105LCalibration related paper
Lang, J.; Thompson, W. T.; Pike, C. D.; Kent, B. J.; Foley, C. R.: The Radiometric Calibration of the Coronal Diagnostic Spectrometer. In: The Radiometric Calibration of SOHO, ISSI Scientific Report SR-002. Edited by A. Pauluhn, M.C.E. Huber and R. von Steiger. ESA Publications Division, Noordwijk, The Netherlands, 2002., p.105 (2002).

2001

2001A&A...379..708D
Calibration related paper
Del Zanna, G.; Bromage, B. J. I.; Landi, E.; Landini, M.: Solar EUV spectroscopic observations with SOHO/CDS. I. An in-flight calibration study. Astron. Astrophys. Vol.379,p.708 (2001).

2001IAUS..203..505F
Foley, C. R.; Culhane, J. L.; Mackay, D.: The Temperature of The Extended Solar Corona. IAU Symposium 203, p.505(2001).

2001AIPC..598...59D Del Zanna, G., Bromage B.J.I., and Mason, H.E.: Element abundances of the low corona as derived from SOHO/CDS observations. Joint SOHO/ACE workshop "Solar and Galactic Composition". Edited by Robert F. Wimmer-Schweingruber. Publisher: American Institute of Physics Conference proceedings vol. 598 location: Bern, Switzerland, March 6 - 9, AIP Conf. Proc., 598, 59 (2001).

2000

2000A&A...357..697B Brooks, D. H.; Fischbacher, G. A.; Fludra, A.; Harrison, R. A.; Innes, D. E.; Landi, E.; Landini, M.; Lang, J.; Lanzafame, A. C.; Loch, S. D., et al.: A study of opacity in SOHO-SUMER and SOHO-CDS spectral observations. I. Opacity deduction at the limb. Astronomy and Astrophysics, v.357, p.697-715 (2000)

2000A&A...360.1148G Gianetti, D., Landi, E. & Landini, M.: The effect of different ion fraction datasets on plasma diagnostics. A&A 360, 1148-1156 (2000)

2000A&A...360.1148G Fischbacher, G. A., Loch, S. D. & Summers, H. P.: A study of opacity in SOHO-SUMER and SOHO-CDS spectral observations III Validity of the escape probability model. A&A, 389, 295 (2002).

2000A&A...357..767F Fischbacher, G. A., Loch, S. D. & Summers, H. P.: A study of opacity in SOHO-SUMER and SOHO-CDS spectral observations II Atmospheric structure at the solar limb. A&A 357, 767-776 (2000)

2000Obs...120..291D
Del Zanna, G.: Extreme Ultraviolet Spectroscopy of the solar corona. The Observatory, Vol. 120, p.291-292 (2000)

2000A&A...357..697B
Brooks, D.H., Fischbacher, G.A., Fludra, A., Harrison, R.A., Innes, D.E., Landi, E., Landini, M., Lang, J., Lanzafame, A.C., Loch, S.D., McWhirter, R.W.P., Summers, H.P.: A study of opacity in SOHO-SUMER and SOHO-CDS spectral observations. Astron. Astrophys. Vol. 357, p.697-715(2002).

2000JOptA...2...88L
Lang, J.; Kent, B. J.; Breeveld, A. A.; Breeveld, E. R.; Bromage, B. J. I.; Hollandt, J.; Payne, J.; Pike, C. D.; Thompson, W. T. The laboratory calibration of the SOHO Coronal Diagnostic Spectrometer Journal of Optics A: Pure and Applied Optics, Volume 2, Issue 2, pp. 88-106 (2000).

1999

1999A&AS..135..171L
Calibration related paper
Landi, E, Del Zanna, G., Breeveld, E.R., Landini, M., Bromage, B.J.I., Pike, C.D.: Relative intensity calibration of CDS-GIS detectors on SOHO using a plasma diagnostic technique. Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. Ser. Vol.135,p.171-185(1999).

1999SScR...87..169D Del Zanna, G. and Bromage,B.J.I.: Characterisation of solar coronal holes and plumes using spectroscopic diagnostic techniques applied to SOHO/CDS observations. Space Science Reviews, 87, 169. (1999).

1999SoHo....8..269D Del Zanna, G. and Bromage,B.J.I.: The Elephant's Trunk: Spectroscopic diagnostics applied to SOHO/CDS observations of the August 1996 equatorial coronal hole. Special issue (Whole Sun Month) of the Journal of Geophysical Research. Journ. Geophys. Res. Space Physics, 104, 9753.(1999).

1999JGR...104.9753D Del Zanna, G. and B.J.I. Bromage: Transition region densities and abundances as derived from SOHO/CDS observations. ESA SP-446, 269 (1999).

1999STIN...9909153A Andretta, V.; Landi, Enrico; DelZanna, Giulio; Jordan, Stuart D.: A Direct Comparison Between EUV Coronal Flux and Helium Resonance Line Photon Flux from SOHO/CDS Data. 1999 - NASA STI/Recon Technical Report N , v99, p9153

1999soho....8..123A Andretta, V.; Landi, E.; del Zanna, G.; Jordan, S. D.: A Direct Comparison Between EUV Coronal Flux And He Resonance Line Photon Flux From SOHO/CDS Data. ESA SP-446: 8th SOHO Workshop: Plasma Dynamics and Diagnostics in the Solar Transition Region and Corona, p.123 (1999).

1999emsp.confE.246F Foley, C. R.; Culhane, J. L.; Harra-Murnion, L. K.; Matthews, S.: The Temperature of The Solar Minimum Corona. Ninth European Meeting on Solar Physics: Magnetic Fields and Solar Processes. Ninth Meeting of the Solar Physics Section of the Joint Astrophysics Division of the European Physical Society (EPS) and of the European Astronomical Society (EAS). Florence, Italy, 12-18 September. Proceedings published in ESA SP Series (SP-448), ed. A. Wilson.

1999soho....8..423L Landini, M.; Brkovic, A.; Landi, E.; Redi, I.; Solanki, S.: Loop Models from SOHO Observations ESA SP-446: 8th SOHO Workshop: Plasma Dynamics and Diagnostics in the Solar Transition Region and Corona, p. 423 (1999)

1999SoPh..190..437M Maltby, P.; Brynildsen, N.; Fredvik, T.; Kjeldseth-Moe, O.; Wilhelm, K.: On the sunspot transition region. Solar Physics, v. 190, Issue 1/2, p. 437-458.(1999)

Thesis
Del Zanna, G.: Extreme Ultraviolet Spectroscopy of the Solar Corona. Thesis, Centre for Astrophysics University of Central Lancashire (1999).

1998 and earlier

1998A&A...336L..90D David, C.; Gabriel, A. H.; Bely-Dubau, F.; Fludra, A.; Lemaire, P.; Wilhelm, K.: Measurement of the electron temperature gradient in a solar coronal hole. Astronomy and Astrophysics, v.336, p.L90-L94 (1998). 1997SoPh..170..143M Mason H.E., Young P.R., Pike C.D., Harrison R.A., Fludra A., Bromage B.J.I., Del Zanna G.: Application of Spectroscopic Diagnostics to Early Observations with the SOHO Coronal Diagnostic Spectrometer. Sol. Phys., 170, 143-161(1997).

1997cpsh.conf..307B Bromage, B.J.I., Del Zanna, G., Fludra, A., deForest, C. & Thompson, B.J.: The Structure and Evolution of Solar Coronal Holes Observed by SOHO During August and September 1996. Correlated Phenomena at the Sun, in the Heliosphere and in Geospace. 31st ESLAB Symposium held 22-25 September, 1997, at ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands. Edited by A. Wilson. European Space Agency, ESA SP-415, p.307(1997)

1997soho....5..385F Fludra, A., Del Zanna, G., Bromage, B.J.I. & Thomas, R.J.: EUV Line Intensities Above the Limb Measured by CDS. Fifth SOHO Workshop: The Corona and Solar Wind Near Minimum Activity. held at Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics. University of Oslo, Norway, 17-20 June, 1997. Edited by A. Wilson, European Space Agency, 1997., p.385 (1997).

1997SoPh..170..123H Harrison, R. A.; Fludra, A.; Pike, C. D.; Payne, J.; Thompson, W. T.; Poland, A. I.; Breeveld, E. R.; Breeveld, A. A.; Culhane, J. L.; Kjeldseth-Moe, O., et al.: High-Resolution Observations of the Extreme Ultraviolet Sun. Solar Physics, v. 170, Issue 1, p. 123-141 (1997)

1997AdSpR..20.2239H Harrison, R. A.; Fludra, A.; Sawyer, E. C.; Culhane, J. L.; Norman, K.; Poland, A. I.; Thompson, W. T.; Kjeldseth-Moe, O.; Aschenbach, B.; Huber, M. C. E., et al.: Extreme ultraviolet observations of the solar corona: first results from the coronal diagnostic spectrometer on SOHO. Advances in Space Research, Volume 20, Issue 12, p. 2239-2248 (1997)

Bromage, B.J.I.;Breeveld, A.A., Kent, B.J., Pike, C.D., Harrison, R.A.: Report of the Pre-launch Calibration of CDS. UCLan Report CFA/96/09, University of Central Lancashire (1996).

1995SoPh..162..233H
Harrison, R. A.; Sawyer, M. K.; Carter, M. K.; Cruise, A. M.; Cutler, R. M.; Fludra, A.; Hayes, R. W.; Kent, B. J.; Lang, J.; Parker, D. J.; Payne, J.; Pike, C. D.; Peskett, S. C.; Richards, A. G.; Culhane, J. L.; Norman, K.; Breeveld, A. A.; Breeveld, E. R.; Janabi, K. F. Al; McCalden, A. J.; Parkinson, J. H.; Self, D. G.; Thomas, P. D.; Poland, A. I.; Thomas, R. J.; Thompson, W. T.; Kjeldseth-Moe, O.; Brekke, P.; Karud, J.; Maltby, P.; Aschenbach, B.; Brauninger, H.; Kuhne, M.; Hollandt, J.; Siegmund, O. H. W.; Huber, M. C. E.; Gabriel, A. H.; Mason, H. E.; Bromage, B. J. I. The Coronal Diagnostic Spectrometer for the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory Sol. Phys., 162, 233 (1995).

Breeveld, A.A. Ultraviolet Detectors for Solar Observations on the SOHO Spacecraft. Thesis, University College London. (1995)

1992RScI...63..673B
Breeveld, Alice A.; Edgar, Michael L.; Smith, Alan; Lapington, J. S.; Thomas, Philip D.: A SPAN MCP detector for the SOHO Coronal Diagnostic Spectrometer. Review of Scientific Instruments, Volume 63, Issue 1, January 1992, pp.673-676(1992).

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