Matthias Samland - PhD Candidate

@Max Planck Institute for Astronomy (Heidelberg, Germany)

This website features an overview of my research and publications.

Research Interest

I am a PhD candidate at the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy in Heidelberg, in the group of Prof. Dr. Thomas Henning. My research is focused on the detection an characterization extrasolar planets using high-contrast imaging.

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Link to complete ADS portfolio of 26 co-author papers

Samland, M., Bouwman, J., Hogg, D. et al,
"Applying Transit Lightcurve Techniques to Direct Imaging Planet Detection", in prep.

Samland, M., Brandt, T., et al,
"Adaptation of the CHARIS pipeline for SPHERE-IFS: Revisiting the spectrum of 51 Eridani b", in prep.

Samland, M., Molliere, P.; Bonnefoy, M.; Maire, A. -L.; Cantalloube, F.; Cheetham, A. C.; Mesa, D.; Gratton, R.; Biller, B. A.; Wahhaj, Z.; Bouwman, J.; Brandner, W.; Melnick, D.; Carson, J.; Janson, M.; Henning, T.; Homeier, D.; Mordasini, C.; Langlois, M.; Quanz, S. P.; van Boekel, R.; Zurlo, A.; Schlieder, J. E.; Avenhaus, H.; Beuzit, J. -L.; Boccaletti, A.; Bonavita, M.; Chauvin, G.; Claudi, R.; Cudel, M.; Desidera, S.; Feldt, M.; Fusco, T.; Galicher, R.; Kopytova, T. G.; Lagrange, A. -M.; Le Coroller, H.; Martinez, P.; Moeller-Nilsson, O.; Mouillet, D.; Mugnier, L. M.; Perrot, C.; Sevin, A.; Sissa, E.; Vigan, A.; Weber, L., “Spectral and atmospheric characterization of 51 Eridani b using VLT/SPHERE” , 2017, A&A...603A..57S.

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Link to repositories to be added.

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CV / About me


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Room 225 • Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie • Königstuhl 17 • D-69117 Heidelberg • Germany


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