June 27, 2016

Publications

Articles in publications with reading committee

  • Interannual variation of global net radiation flux as measured from space,
    Zhu, P., M. Wild, M. van Ruymbeke, G. Thuillier, M. Meftah, and O. Karatekin (2016),
    J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 121, doi:10.1002/2015JD024112

  • Solar irradiance observations with PREMOS filter radiometers on the PICARD mission: In-flight performance and data release
    G. Cessateur, W. Schmutz, C. Wehrli, J. Gröbner, M. Haberreiter, M. Kretzschmar, E. Rozanov, M. Schöll, A. Shapiro, G. Thuillier, T. Egorova, W. Finsterle, N. Fox, J.-F. Hochedez, S. Koller, M. Meftah, P. Meindl, S. Nyeki, D. Pfiffner, H. Roth, M. Rouzé, M. Spescha, R. Tagirov, L. Werner, J.-U. Wyss
    Astronomy & Astrophysics, Submitted October 16, 2015

  • On the Constancy of the Diameter of the Sun during the Rising Phase of Solar Cycle 24
    Meftah M., Hauchecorne A., Irbah A., Corbard T., et al.
    Astrophysical Journal (The), IOP Science, 2015, 808 (1), pp.808.4., insu-01176338, doi: 10.1088/0004-637X/808/1/4

  • On the determination and constancy of the solar oblateness
    Meftah M., Irbah A., Hauchecorne A., Corbard T., Turck-Chièze S., Hochedez J.-F., Boumier P., Chevalier A., Dewitte S., Mekaoui S., Salabert D. et al.
    Solar Physics, Springer Verlag (Germany), 2015, hal-01110569

  • A high dynamic radiation measurements instrument: the Bolometric Oscillation Sensor (BOS)
    Zhu, P., M. Van Ruymbeke, Ö. Karatekin, J. P. Noël, Gérard Thuillier, S. Dewitte, A. Chevalier et al.
    Geoscientific Instrumentation, Methods and Data Systems Discussions 4, no. 2 (2014): 627-651

  • Ground-based measurements of the solar diameter during the rising phase of solar cycle 24
    M. Meftah, T. Corbard, A. Irbah, R. Ikhlef, F. Morand, C. Renaud, A. Hauchecorne, P. Assus, J. Borgnino, B. Chauvineau, M. Crepel, F. Dalaudier, L. Damé, D. Djafer, M. Fodil, P. Lesueur, G. Poiet, M. Rouzé, A. Sarkissian, A. Ziad and F. Laclare
    A&A, Volume 569, September 2014, doi: 10.1051/0004-6361/201423598

  • New Space Value of the Solar Oblateness Obtained With PICARD
    Abdanour Irbah, Mustapha Meftah, Alain Hauchecorne, Djelloul Djafer, Thierry Corbard, Maxime Bocquier, and E. Momar Cisse
    The Astrophysical Journal, 785:89, doi:10.1088/0004-637X/785/2/89 (À paraître)
     
  • Solar Radius Determination from Sodism/Picard and HMI/SDO Observations of the Decrease of the Spectral Solar Radiance during the 2012 June Venus Transit
    Hauchecorne, A., M. Meftah, A. Irbah, S. Couvidat, R. Bush and J.-F. Hochedez
    The Astrophysical Journal 783 127., 2014, doi:10.1088/0004-637X/783/2/127
     
  • Dark signal correction for a lukecold frame-transfer CCD. New method and application to the solar imager of the PICARD space mission
    J.-F. Hochedez, C. Timmermans, A. Hauchecorne and M. Meftah
    A&A 561, A17 (2014) doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201321607
     
  • On-Orbit Degradation of Solar Instruments
    BenMoussa, A.; Gissot, S.; Schühle, U.; Del Zanna, G.; Auchère, F.; Mekaoui, S.; Jones, A. R.; Walton, D.; Eyles, C. J.; Thuillier, G.; Seaton, D.; Dammasch, I. E.; Cessateur, G.; Meftah, M.; Andretta, V.; Berghmans, D.; Bewsher, D.; Bolsée, D.; Bradley, L.; Brown, D. S.; Chamberlin, P. C.; Dewitte, S.; Didkovsky, L. V.; Dominique, M.; Eparvier, F. G.; Foujols, T.; Gillotay, D.; Giordanengo, B.; Halain, J. P.; Hock, R. A.; Irbah, A.; Jeppesen, C.; Judge, D. L.; Kretzschmar, M.; McMullin, D. R.; Nicula, B.; Schmutz, W.; Ucker, G.; Wieman, S.; Woodraska, D.; Woods, T. N.
    Solar Physics, Volume 288, Issue 1, pp.389-434, 2013, doi:10.1007/s11207-013-0290-z
     
  • SOVAP/Picard, a Spaceborne Radiometer to Measure the Total Solar Irradiance
    M. Meftah, S. Dewitte, A. Irbah, A. Chevalier, C. Conscience, D. Crommelynck, E. Janssen, S. Mekaoui
    Solar Physics, ISSN: 0038-0938, november 2013, doi:10.1007/s11207-013-0443-0
     
  • Variation of the Diameter of the Sun as Measured by the Solar Disk Sextant, (SDS)
    S. Sofia, T. M. Girard, U. J. Sofia, L. Twigg, W. Heaps, G. Thuillier
    MNRAS, 2013arXiv1303.3566S, 2013
     
  • Picard SODISM, a Space Telescope to Study the Sun from the Middle Ultraviolet to the Near Infrared
    M. Meftah, J.-F. Hochedez, A. Irbah, A. Hauchecorne, P. Boumier, T. Corbard, S. Turck-Chièze, S. Abbaki, P. Assus, E. Bertran, P. Bourget, F. Buisson, M. Chaigneau, L. Damé, D. Djafer, C. Dufour, P. Etcheto, P. Ferrero, M. Hersé, J.-P. Marcovici, M. Meissonnier, F. Morand, G. Poiet, J.-Y. Prado, C. Renaud, N. Rouanet, M. Rouzé, D. Salabert, A.-J. Vieau
    Solar Physics, ISSN: 0038-0938, August 2013, doi:0.1007/s11207-013-0373-x
     
  • The Plate Scale of the SODISM Instrument and the Determination of the Solar Radius at 607.1 nm
    M Meftah, A. Hauchecorne, M. Crepel, A. Irbah, T. Corbard, D. Djafer & J.-F. Hochedez 2013
    Solar Physics, ISSN: 0038-0938, July 2013, doi:10.1007/s11207-013-0347-z
     
  • PICARD SOL, a new ground-based facility for long-term solar radius measurements: first results
    M Meftah et al 2013
    J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 440 012003, http://iopscience.iop.org/1742-6596/440/1/012003
     
  • Helioseismology with PICARD
    T Corbard et al 2013
    J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 440 012025, http://iopscience.iop.org/1742-6596/440/1/012025
     
  • Dynamical amplification of the stratospheric solar response simulated with the Chemistry-Climate model LMDz-Reprobus
    M. Marchand, P. Keckhut, S. Lefebvre, C. Claud, D. Cugnet, A. Hauchecorne, F. Lefèvre, M.-P. Lefebvre, J. Jumelet, F. Lott, F. Hourdin, G. Thuillier, V. Poulain, S. Bossay, P. Lemennais, C. David, S. Bekki
    Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 75-76, 147-160, 2012, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2011.11.008, hal-00650612
     
  • Identification of Sunspots on Full-Disk Solar Images Using Wavelet Analysis
    Djafer D., Irbah A., Meftah M.
    Solar Physics 281, 2 (2012) 863-875 - hal-00730439
     
  • MISOLFA : a seeing monitor for daytime turbulence parameters measurement
    Ikhlef R., Corbard T., Irbah A., Meftah M., Morand F., Fodil M., Assus P., Renaud C., Chauvineau B.
    EAS Publications Series 55 (2012) 369-373 - hal-00717046
     
  • Processing Method Effect on Sun Diameter Measurement with CCD Solar Astrolabe
    Djafer D., Irbah A.
    The Astrophysical Journal 750, 1 (2012) 46 - hal-00688308
     
  • The shape of the solar limb: models and observations
    Thuillier G., Claudel J., Djafer D., Haberreiter M., Mein N., Melo S.M.L., Schmutz W., Shapiro A., Short C.I., Sofia S.
    Solar Physics 268, 1 (2011) 125-149 - hal-00540318
     
  • Solar radius measurements with the SODISM instrument: methods and algorithm developments for the PICARD Payload Data Center
    Irbah A., Dufour C., Meftah M., Meissonnier M., Thuillier G., Assus P., Corbard T., Pradels G.
    Astronomische Nachrichten AN 331, 9-10 (2010) 59 - hal-00565373
     
  • MISOLFA solar monitor for the ground PICARD program
    Corbard T., Irbah A., Assus P., Dufour C., Fodil M., Morand F., Renaud C., Simon E.
    Astronomische Nachrichten AN 331, 9-10 (2010) 58 - hal-00565371
     
  • Solar radius measurements with the DORAYSOL instrument (1999-2006) at the Calern site of the Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur
    Morand F., Delmas C., Corbard T., Chauvineau B., Irbah A., Fodil M., Laclare F.
    Comptes Rendus Physique 11, 9-10 (2010) 660-673 - hal-00540499
     
  • The PREMOS/PICARD instrument calibration
    Schmutz W., Fehlmann A., Hulsen G., Meind P., Winkler R., Thuillier G., Blattner P., Buisson F., Egorova T., Finsterle W. et al
    Metrologia / Metrologica 46, 4 (2009) S202-S206 - hal-00410451
     
  • Monitoring the scale factor of the PICARD SODISM instrument
    Assus, P., Irbah, A., Bourget, P., Corbard, T. and the PICARD team
    Astronomische Nachrichten, 329, p. 517 (2008) doi:10.1002/asna.200710987 - hal-00307143
     
  • Helioseismology program for the PICARD satellite
    Corbard, T., Boumier, P., Appourchaux, T., Jiménez-Reyes, S.J., Gelly, B. and the PICARD team
    Astronomische Nachrichten, 329, pp. 508-516 (2008) doi:10.1002/asna.200710986 - hal-00387951
     
  • Simultaneous measurement of the total solar irradiance and solar diameter by the PICARD mission
    Thuillier, G; Dewitte, S; Schmutz, W; Picard Team
    Advances in Space Research, Volume 38, Issue 8, p. 1792-1806, 2006, doi:10.1016/j.asr.2006.04.034
     
  • PICARD: simultaneous measurements of the solar diameter, differential rotation, solar constant and their variations
    Damé, Luc; Hersé, Michel; Thuillier, Gérard; Appourchaux, Thierry; Crommelynck, Dominique; Dewitte, Steven; Joukoff, Alexandre; Fröhlich, Claus; Laclare, Francis; Delmas, Christian; Boumier, Patrick
    Advances in Space Research, Volume 24, Issue 2, p. 205-214, 1999 doi:10.1016/S0273-1177(99)00502-5
     

Communications with proceedings


  • Solar astrophysical fundamental parameters
    Meftah M., Irbah A., Hauchecorne A.

    Proc. SPIE 9143, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2014: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter Wave, Jun 2014, Montréal, Canada. SPIE, pp.91431R, Proceedings of the SPIE hal-01070129

  • A nano-satellite to study the Sun and the Earth
    Meftah M., Irbah A., Damé L., Hauchecorne A., Sarkissian A., Keckhut P., Lagage P.-O., Dewitte S., Chevalier A.
    Proc. SPIE 9085, Sensors and Systems for Space Applications VII, May 2014, Baltimore, France. SPIE, 9085, pp.90850Y, Proceedings of the SPIE hal-01059499

  • Thermal effects on solar images recorded in space
    Irbah A., Meftah M., Hauchecorne A., Damé L., Bocquier M., Cissé M.
    Proc. SPIE 9143, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2014: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter Wave, Jun 2014, Montréal, Canada. SPIE, 9143, pp.914342, Proceedings of the SPIE hal-01069708

  • Helioseismology from SODISM and HMI Intensity Images in: 'Fifty Years of Seismology of the Sun and Stars', K. Jain, S. C. Tripathy, F. Hill, J. W. Leibacher, and A. A. Pevtsov (eds),
    T. Corbard, D. Salabert, P. Boumier, and the PICARD team
    ASP Conference Series, Vol. 478, 151 ASP
     
  • PICARD payload thermal control system and general impact of the space environment on astronomical observations
    Meftah M., Irbah A., Hauchecorne A., Hochedez J.-F.
    Sensors and Systems for Space Applications VI. Proceedings SPIE 8739 - Proceedings SPIE 8739, Sensors and Systems for Space Applications VI, Baltimore : United States (2013) hal-00838139
     
  • MISOLFA : a seeing monitor for daytime turbulence parameters measurement
    Ikhlef R., Corbard T., Irbah A., Meftah M., Morand F., Fodil M., Assus P., Renaud C., Chauvineau B.
    EAS Publications Series 55 (2012) 369-373 - doi:10.1051/eas/1255052
     
  • Total solar irradiance measurements with PREMOS/PICARD
    Schmutz W., Fehlmann A., Kopp G., Finsterle W., Kopp G., Thuillier G.
    AIP Conf. Proc. 1531, p. 624
     
  • Science Results From The Sova-Picard Total Solar Irradiance Instrument
    S. Dewitte, E. Janssen, S. Mekaoui
    International Radiation Symposium 2012 06 - 10 August 2012, Dahlem Cube, Berlin, Germany
     
  • Helioseismology with PICARD
    T. Corbard, P. Boumier, D. Salabert, T. Appourchaux, P. Journoud, A. Nunge, S. Turck-Chieze, A. Hauchecorne, M. Meftah, A. Irbah, J.F. Hochedez
    Conférence LWS/SDO/SOHO/GONG
     
  • Atmospheric seeing measurements obtained with MISOLFA in the framework of the PICARD Mission.
    Ikhlef R., Corbard T., Irbah A., Morand F., Fodil M., Chauvineau B., Assus P., Renaud C., Meftah M., Abbaki S. et al
    Dans Proceedings SPIE 8444, Ground-based and Airborne Telescopes IV, Amsterdam : Pays-Bas (2012) - hal-00745350
     
  • PICARD SOL mission, a ground-based facility for long-term solar radius measurement.
    Meftah M., Irbah A., Corbard T., Morand F., Thuillier G., Hauchecorne A., Ikhlef R., Rouze M., Renaud C., Djafer D. et al
    Dans Proceedings SPIE 8446, Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy IV, Amsterdam : Pays-Bas (2012) - hal-00745217
     
  • PICARD SOL mission, a ground-based facility for long-term solar radius measurement
    Meftah M., Irbah A., Corbard T., Morand F., Ikhlef R., Renaud C., Assus P., Chauvineau B., Crepel M., Hauchecorne A., Laclare F., Lesueur P., Lin M., and Poiet G.
    Workshop "Eclipse on the Coral Sea: Cycle 24 Ascending", November 12 - 16, 2012, Palm Cove, Queensland
     
  • How Earth atmospheric radiations may affect astronomical observations from low-orbit satellites.
    Irbah A., Meftah M., Hauchecorne A., Cisse M., Lin M., Rouzé M.
    Dans Proceedings SPIE 8442, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2012: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter Wave, Amsterdam : Pays-Bas (2012) - hal-00745210
     
  • Simulations of the solar atmosphere and solar limbs
    Piau L., Stein R.F., Melo S., Turck-Chièze S., Thuillier G., Hauchecorne A.
    Dans SF2A-2011: Proceedings of the Annual meeting of the French Society of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Paris : France (2011) - hal-00646248
     
  • Mechanisms for space applications
    Meftah M., Irbah A., Le Letty R., Barré M., Pasquarella S., Bokaie M., Bataille A., Poiet G.
    Dans Sensors and Systems for Space Applications V. Proceedings of the SPIE Volume 8385, Baltimore : États-Unis (2012) - hal-00706555
     
  • The space instrument SODISM, first results in space
    Meftah M., Irbah A., Ducourt E., Assus P.
    Dans The 2nd International Conference on Space Technology (ICST), Athens : Grèce (2011) - hal-00641097
     
  • Stray light in PICARD SODISM instrument: design, check, flight results, and alignment issues
    Etcheto P., Meftah M., Meissonnier M., Irbah A., Assus P., Thuillier G.
    Dans Optical System Alignment, Tolerancing, and Verification V. Proceedings SPIE Vol 8131, San Diego : États-Unis (2011) - hal-00640473
     
  • The space instrument SODISM, a telescope to measure the solar diameter
    Meftah M., Irbah A.
    Dans UV/Optical/IR Space Telescopes and Instruments: Innovative Technologies and Concepts V. Proceedings of the SPIE Volume 8146, San Diego : États-Unis (2011) - hal-00638639
     
  • Ground-based solar astrometric measurements during the PICARD mission
    Irbah A., Meftah M., Corbard T., Ikhlef R., Morand F., Assus P., Fodil M., Lin M., Ducourt E., Lesueur P. et al
    Dans Optics in Atmospheric Propagation and Adaptive Systems XIV. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 8178, Prague : République Tchèque (2011) - hal-00638534
     
  • Carbon/Carbon for satellite applications
    Meftah M., Lee S. Yip, Irbah A., Ostergren S.
    Dans Sensors and Systems for Space Applications IV. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 8044, Orlando : États-Unis (2011) - hal-00626186
     
  • The space instrument SODISM and the ground instrument SODISM II
    Meftah M., Meissonnier M., Irbah A., Abbaki S., Assus P., Bertran E., Dubois J.-P., Ducourt E., Dufour C., Marcovici J.-P. et al
    Dans Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2010: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter Wave. Proceedings of the SPIE Vol 7731, San Diego : États-Unis (2010) - hal-00528274
     
  • The solar seeing monitor MISOLFA: presentation and first results
    Irbah A., Corbard T., Assus P., Borgnino J., Dufour C., Ikhlef R., Martin F., Meftah M., Morand F., Renaud C. et al
    Dans Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy, San Diego : États-Unis (2010) - hal-00522900
     
  • The Sun-Climate Connection Through Measurements and Modeling: The Picard Investigation
    Thuillier G., Dewitte S., Schmutz W.
    Dans The Sun, the Solar Wind, and the Heliosphere, Sopron : Hongrie (2009) - hal-00592313
  • A high-dynamic and accurate electromagnetic radiation and thermal energy detector for planetary studies
    Ping Zhu, Ozgur Karatekin, Jean-Philippe Noël, Michel van Ruymbeke, Véronique Dehant
    EGU2012, Vienna-Austria, 22-27, Apr. 2012.
     
  • The bolometric oscillation sensor for the micro- nano- and pico- satellites
    P.Zhu, M.van Ruymbeke, O. Karatekin, V. Dehant, J-P. Noël
    designed at Royal Observatory of Belgium, European CubeSat Symposium, Bruxelles, 30 January-1 February, 2012.
     
  • Mise en orbite d'un bolomètre élaboré à l'Observatoire Royal de Belgique (ORB) 2ème partie Présentation d'observations de divers phénomènes enregistrés en orbite par le BOS
    Michel van RUYMBEKE, Zhu Ping, Francis Renders, Jean-Philippe Noël
    Ciel&Terre Vol. 127, No. 1, 14-20, 2011
     
  • Mise en orbite d'un bolomètre élaboré à l'Observatoire Royal de Belgique (ORB) 1ère partie : Description du dispositif
    Michel van RUYMBEKE, Francis Renders, Jean-Philippe Noël, Frédéric van Ruymbeke, David Lopez, Zhu Ping
    Ciel&Terre Vol. 126, No.6, 173-179, 2010
     
  • The preliminary measurements from the Bolometer Oscillation System (BOS) on board PICARD)
    ZHU Ping, Michel van Ruymbeke, Mustupha Meftah, Frédéric Clette, Steven Dewitte, André Chevalier, Frédéric van Ruymbeke, Jean-Philippe Noël
    AGU2010 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, 13-17, Dec. 2010.
     
  • The SODISM space telescope, its PSF, and the solar limb
    Jean-François Hochedez
    Astronomical Data Analysis VII, 14-18, May 2012, Cargèse, France
     

    Others


    • Revisiting the determination of solar oblateness from space observations using an optimization method
      Hauchecorne A., Meftah M., Irbah A.
      AGU Fall Meeting 2014, Dec 2014, Sn Francisco, United States. pp.SH13B-4091 - (Communications sans actes) hal-01113216

    • On solar radius measurements with PICARD
      Meftah M., Irbah A., Hauchecorne A.
      AGU Fall Meeting 2014, Dec 2014, San Francisco, United States. pp.SH13B-4090 - (Prépublication, Document de travail) hal-01113216

    • Mise en orbite d'un bolomètre élaboré à l'Observatoire Royal de Belgique 4ème partie : Observation par le BOS de la radiation thermique émise par la Terre
      Zhu P., van Ruymbeke M, Noel J.-P.
      Ciel et Terre, vol 130, No. 6, p168-173, 2014 - (Sans comité de lecture)
       
    • Mise en orbite d'un bolomètre élaboré à l'Observatoire Royal de Belgique 3ème partie : Premiers résultats obtenus par le BOS embarqué sur le satellite PICARD
      Zhu P., van Ruymbeke M., Noel J.-P.
      Ciel et Terre, vol. 130, No.5 p146-152, 2014 - (Sans comité de lecture)
       
    • The solar irradiance registered at a flat- hemispherical field of view- bolometric oscillation sensor on board PICARD satellite
      Zhu P., Karatekin O., van Ruymbeke M., Dewitte S., and Thuillier G.
      EGU2014-5112, EGU General Assembly, held 27 April-02 May, 2014 in Vienna, Austria - (Communications sans actes)
       
    • A new way to estimate the Earth's Radiation Budget at the top-of-atmoshpere
      Zhu P., Karatekin O., van Ruymbeke M., Dewitte S.,M.Meftah
      EGU2014-3398, EGU General Assembly, held 27 April-02 May, 2014 in Vienna, Austria - (Communications sans actes)
       
    • The preliminary measurements from the Bolometer Oscillation System (BOS) on board PICARD
      Zhu, P.; Ruymbeke, M. V.; Meftah, M.; Clette, F.; Dewitte, S.; Chevalier, A.; van Ruymbeke, F.; Noel, J.
      American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2010, abstract #GC21B-0873 - (Communications sans actes)
       
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      Zhu, P.; Karatekin, O.; Noel, J.-P.; van Ruymbeke, M.; Dehant, V.
      EGU General Assembly 2012, held 22-27 April, 2012 in Vienna, Austria., p.7271 - (Communications sans actes)
       
    • Total Solar Irradiance measured by PREMOS/PICARD
      Schmutz W., Fehmlann A., Finsterle W., Shapiro A., Wehrli C., Thuillier G.
      International Radiation Symposium 2012, Berlin : Allemagne (2012) - hal-00724145 - (Communications sans actes)
       
    • The Solar Oblateness Measured On Board The PICARD Spacecraft, and The Solar Disk Sextant Instrument
      Thuillier G., Hauchecorne A., Sofia S., Girard T., Hochedez J.-F., Irbah A., Marcovici J.-P., Meissonnier M., Meftah M., Sofia U.J.
      American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2011, San Francisco : États-Unis (2011) - hal-00709882 - (Communications sans actes)
       
    • The PICARD/SODISM Pointing Mechanism: From the Design to the Flight Performances
      Meftah M., Irbah A., Le Letty R., Bataille A., Ducourt E., Poiet G., Privat M.
      ESMATS 2011, 14th European Space Mechanisms and Tribology Symposium 2011, Constance : Germany (2011) - hal-00640497 - (Communications sans actes)
       
    • The Space instrument SODISM of the PICARD mission
      Meftah M., Meissonnier M., Irbah A., Abbaki S., Assus P., Bertran E., Dubois J.-P., Ducourt E., Dufour C., Marcovici J.-P. et al
      First international conference on space technology, Tessalonique : Grèce (2009) - hal-00436044 - (Communications sans actes)