SPHERE – Publications

MPIA authors were involved in 129 of the 141 peer-reviewed SPHERE publications. Under GTO, which MPIA received for its 12% contribution to the development of the SPHERE instrument, MPIA authors were lead authors on 12 of the 70 papers produced under GTO through January 2019.Under guaranteed observership, which MPIA received for its 12% contribution to the development of the SPHERE instrument, MPIA authors were lead authors on over 20 of the approximately 110 papers produced through January 2023.

An incomplete list of SPHERE-based publications with MPIA first authors is below:


Brown-Sevilla, S. B. ; Maire, A. -L. ; Mollière, P. ; Samland, M. ; Feldt, M. ; Brandner, W. ; Henning, Th. ; Gratton, R. ; Janson, M. ; Stolker, T. ; Hagelberg, J. search by orcid ; Zurlo, A. ; Cantalloube, F. ; Boccaletti, A. ; Bonnefoy, M. ; Chauvin, G. ; Desidera, S. ; D'Orazi, V. ; Lagrange, A. -M. ; Langlois, M. ; Menard, F. ; Mesa, D. ; Meyer, M. ; Pavlov, A. ; Petit, C. ; Rochat, S. ; Rouan, D. ; Schmidt, T. ; Vigan, A. ; Weber, L.
Revisiting the atmosphere of the exoplanet 51 Eridani b with VLT/SPHERE, 2023


Olofsson, J. ; Thébault, P. ; Kennedy, G. M. ; Bayo, A.,
The halo around HD 32297: μm-sized cometary dust
Astronomy & Astrophysics, Volume 664, id.A122, 11 pp.
Olofsson, Johan; Thébault, Philippe; Kral, Quentin; Bayo, Amelia; Boccaletti, Anthony; Godoy, Nicolás; Henning, Thomas; van Holstein, Rob G.; Maucó, Karina; Milli, Julien; Montesinos, Matías; Rein, Hanno; Sefilian, Antranik A.
The vertical structure of debris discs and the impact of gas
MNRAS, 2022, vol. 513, p. 713 
Brandner, Wolfgang; Calissendorff, Per; Frankel, Neige; Cantalloube, Faustine
High-contrast, high-angular resolution view of the GJ 367 exoplanet system
MNRAS, 2022, vol. 513, p. 661 
Samland, M.; Brandt, T. D.; Milli, J.; Delorme, P.; Vigan, A.
Spectral cube extraction for the VLT/SPHERE IFS Open-source pipeline with full forward modeling and improved sensitivity, 2022
A&A 668, 84


Maire, Anne-Lise; Langlois, Maud; Delorme, Philippe; Chauvin, Gaël.; Gratton, Raffaele; Vigan, Arthur; Girard, Julien H.; Wahhaj, Zahed; Pott, Jörg-Uwe; Burtscher, Leonard; Boccaletti, Anthony; Carlotti, Alexis; Henning, Thomas; Kenworthy, Matthew; Kervella, Pierre; Rickman, Emily L.; Schmidt, Tobias O. B.
Lessons learned from SPHERE for the astrometric strategy of the next generation of exoplanet imaging instruments
JATIS, 2021, vol. 7, p. 035004
Brown-Sevilla, S. B.; Keppler, M.; Barraza-Alfaro, M.; Melon Fuksman, J. D.; Kurtovic, N.; Pinilla, P.; Feldt, M.; Brandner, W.; Ginski, C.; Henning, Th.; Klahr, H.; Asensio-Torres, R.; Cantalloube, F.; Garufi, A.; van Holstein, R. G.; Langlois, M.; Ménard, F.; Rickman, E.; Benisty, M.; Chauvin, G.; Zurlo, A.; Weber, P.; Pavlov, A.; Ramos, J.; Rochat, S.; Roelfsema, R
A multiwavelength analysis of the spiral arms in the protoplanetary disk around WaOph 6
A&A, 2021, vol. 654, p. A35 
Asensio-Torres, R.; Henning, Th.; Cantalloube, F.; Pinilla, P.; Mesa, D.; Garufi, A.; Jorquera, S.; Gratton, R.; Chauvin, G.; Szulágyi, J.; van Boekel, R.; Dong, R.; Marleau, G. -D.; Benisty, M.; Villenave, M.; Bergez-Casalou, C.; Desgrange, C.; Janson, M.; Keppler, M.; Langlois, M.; Ménard, F.; Rickman, E.; Stolker, T.; Feldt, M.; Fusco, T.; Gluck, L.; Pavlov, A.; Ramos, J. Perturbers
SPHERE detection limits to planetary-mass companions in protoplanetary disks
A&A, 2021, vol. 652, p. A101 
Samland, M.; Bouwman, J.; Hogg, D. W.; Brandner, W.; Henning, T.; Janson, M.
TRAP: a temporal systematics model for improved direct detection of exoplanets at small angular separations
A&A, 2021, vol. 646, p. A24 


Cantalloube, F., Farley, O. J. D., Milli, J., Bharmal, N., Brandner, W., Correia, C., Dohlen, K., Henning, T., Osborn, J., Por, E., Suárez Valles, M. and Vigan, A.
Wind-driven halo in high-contrast images. I. Analysis of the focal-plane images of SPHERE
Astronomy and Astrophysics 638, A98 (2020)
Kasper, M., Santhakumari, K. K. R., Herbst, T. M., van Boekel, R., Menard, F., Gratton, R., van Holstein, R. G., Langlois, M., Ginski, C., Boccaletti, A., Benisty, M., de Boer, J., Delorme, P., Desidera, S., Dominik, C., Hagelberg, J., Henning, T., Heidt, J., Köhler, R., Mesa, D., Messina, S., Pavlov, A., Petit, C., Rickman, E., Roux, A., Rigal, F., Vigan, A., Wahhaj, Z. and Zurlo, A.: 
A triple star in disarray. Multi-epoch observations of T Tauri with VLT-SPHERE and LBT-LUCI
Astronomy and Astrophysics 644, A114 (2020)
Keppler, M., Penzlin, A., Benisty, M., van Boekel, R., Henning, T., van Holstein, R. G., Kley, W., Garufi, A., Ginski, C., Brandner, W., Bertrang, G. H.-M., Boccaletti, A., de Boer, J., Bonavita, M., Brown Sevilla, S., Chauvin, G., Dominik, C., Janson, M., Langlois, M., Lodato, G., Maire, A.-L., Ménard, F., Pantin, E., Pinte, C., Stolker, T., Szulágyi, J., Thebault, P., Villenave, M., Zurlo, A., Rabou, P., Feautrier, P., Feldt, M., Madec, F. and Wildi, F.:
Gap, shadows, spirals, and streamers: SPHERE observations of binary-disk interactions in GG Tauri A
Astronomy and Astrophysics 639, A62 (2020)
Maire, A. -L.; Molaverdikhani, K.; Desidera, S.; Trifonov, T.; Mollière, P.; D'Orazi, V.; Frankel, N.; Baudino, J. -L.; Messina, S.; Müller, A.; Charnay, B.; Cheetham, A. C.; Delorme, P.; Ligi, R.; Bonnefoy, M.; Brandner, W.; Mesa, D.; Cantalloube, F.; Galicher, R.; Henning, T.; Biller, B. A.; Hagelberg, J.; Lagrange, A. -M.; Lavie, B.; Rickman, E.; Ségransan, D.; Udry, S.; Chauvin, G.; Gratton, R.; Langlois, M.; Vigan, A.; Meyer, M. R.; Beuzit, J. -L.; Bhowmik, T.; Boccaletti, A.; Lazzoni, C.; Perrot, C.; Schmidt, T.; Zurlo, A.; Gluck, L.; Pragt, J.; Ramos, J.; Roelfsema, R.; Roux, A.; Sauvage, J. -F.
Orbital and spectral characterization of the benchmark T-type brown dwarf HD 19467B
A&A, 2020, vol. 639, p. A47
Keppler, M.; Penzlin, A.; Benisty, M.; van Boekel, R.; Henning, T.; van Holstein, R. G.; Kley, W.; Garufi, A.; Ginski, C.; Brandner, W.; Bertrang, G. H. -M.; Boccaletti, A.; de Boer, J.; Bonavita, M.; Brown Sevilla, S.; Chauvin, G.; Dominik, C.; Janson, M.; Langlois, M.; Lodato, G.; Maire, A. -L.; Ménard, F.; Pantin, E.; Pinte, C.; Stolker, T.; Szulágyi, J.; Thebault, P.; Villenave, M.; Zurlo, A.; Rabou, P.; Feautrier, P.; Feldt, M.; Madec, F.; Wildi, F.
Gap, shadows, spirals, and streamers: SPHERE observations of binary-disk interactions in GG Tauri A
A&A, 2020, vol. 639, p. A62
Maire, A. -L.; Baudino, J. -L.; Desidera, S.; Messina, S.; Brandner, W.; Godoy, N.; Cantalloube, F.; Galicher, R.; Bonnefoy, M.; Hagelberg, J.; Olofsson, J.; Absil, O.; Chauvin, G.; Henning, T.; Langlois, M.
A dusty benchmark brown dwarf near the ice line of HD 72946
A&A, 2020, vol. 633, p. L2


Maire, A. -L., Rodet, L., Cantalloube, F., Galicher, R., Brandner, W., Messina, S., Lazzoni, C., Mesa, D., Melnick, D., Carson, J., Samland, M., Biller, B. A., Boccaletti, A., Wahhaj, Z., Beust, H., Bonnefoy, M., Chauvin, G., Desidera, S., Langlois, M., Henning, T., Janson, M., Olofsson, J., Rouan, D., Ménard, F., Lagrange, A. -M., Gratton, R., Vigan, A., Meyer, M. R., Cheetham, A., Beuzit, J. -L., Dohlen, K., Avenhaus, H., Bonavita, M., Claudi, R., Cudel, M., Daemgen, S., D'Orazi, V., Fontanive, C., Hagelberg, J., Le Coroller, H., Perrot, C., Rickman, E., Schmidt, T., Sissa, E., Udry, S., Zurlo, A., Abe, L., Origné, A., Rigal, F., Rousset, G., Roux, A., & Weber, L. 2019
Hint of curvature in the orbital motion of the exoplanet 51 Eridani b using 3 yr of VLT/SPHERE monitoring
Astronomy & Astrophysics, Volume 624, id.A118, 15 pp.


Janson, M., Durkan, S., Bonnefoy, M., Rodet, L., Köhler, R., Lacour, S., Brandner, W., Henning, T., & Girard, J. 2018
Dynamical masses of M-dwarf binaries in young moving groups. II. Toward empirical mass-luminosity isochrones
Astronomy & Astrophysics, Volume 620, id.A33, 9 pp.
Olofsson, J., van Holstein, R. G., Boccaletti, A., Janson, M., Thébault, P., Gratton, R., Lazzoni, C., Kral, Q., Bayo, A., Canovas, H., Caceres, C., Ginski, C., Pinte, C., Asensio-Torres, R., Chauvin, G., Desidera, S., Henning, Th., Langlois, M., Milli, J., Schlieder, J. E., Schreiber, M. R., Augereau, J. -C., Bonnefoy, M., Buenzli, E., Brandner, W., Durkan, S., Engler, N., Feldt, M., Godoy, N., Grady, C., Hagelberg, J., Lagrange, A. -M., Lannier, J., Ligi, R., Maire, A. -L., Mawet, D., Ménard, F., Mesa, D., Mouillet, D., Peretti, S., Perrot, C., Salter, G., Schmidt, T., Sissa, E., Thalmann, C., Vigan, A., Abe, L., Feautrier, P., Le Mignant, D., Moulin, T., Pavlov, A., Rabou, P., Rousset, G., & Roux, A. 2018
Resolving faint structures in the debris disk around TWA 7. Tentative detections of an outer belt, a spiral arm, and a dusty cloud
Astronomy & Astrophysics, Volume 617, id.A109, 16 pp.


Olofsson, J., Samland, M., Avenhaus, H., Caceres, C., Henning, Th., Moór, A., Milli, J., Canovas, H., Quanz, S. P., Schreiber, M. R., Augereau, J. -C., Bayo, A., Bazzon, A., Beuzit, J. -L., Boccaletti, A., Buenzli, E., Casassus, S., Chauvin, G., Dominik, C., Desidera, S., Feldt, M., Gratton, R., Janson, M., Lagrange, A. -M., Langlois, M., Lannier, J., Maire, A. -L., Mesa, D., Pinte, C., Rouan, D., Salter, G., Thalmann, C., & Vigan, A. 2016
Azimuthal asymmetries in the debris disk around HD 61005. A massive collision of planetesimals?
Astronomy & Astrophysics, Volume 591, id.A108, 22 pp.

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