Publications

Papers

2014

The RoboPol Pipeline and Control System - MNRAS, 442, 1706 (2014) O. G. King, D. Blinov, A. N. Ramaprakash, I. Myserlis, E. Angelakis, M. Baloković, R. Feiler, L. Fuhrmann, T. Hovatta, P. Khodade, A. Kougentakis, N. Kylafis, A. Kus, E. Paleologou, G. Panopoulou, I. Papadakis, I. Papamastorakis, G. Paterakis, V. Pavlidou, B. Pazderska, E. Pazderski, T. J. Pearson, C. Rajarshi, A. C. S. Readhead, P. Reig, R. Rouneq, A. Steiakaki, K. Tassis, J. A. Zensus

The RoboPol optical polarization survey of gamma-ray - loud blazars - MNRAS, 442, 1693 (2014) V. Pavlidou, E. Angelakis, I. Myserlis, D. Blinov, O.G. King, I. Papadakis, K. Tassis, T. Hovatta, B. Pazderska, E. Paleologou, M. Baloković, R. Feiler, L. Fuhrmann, P. Khodade, A. Kus, N. Kylafis, D. Modi, G. Panopoulou, I. Papamastorakis, E. Pazderski, T.J. Pearson, C. Rajarshi, A. Ramaprakash, P. Reig, A.C.S. Readhead, A. Steiakaki, J.A. Zensus

Early-time polarized optical light curve of GRB 131030A - MNRAS, 445, L114 (2014) O.G. King, D. Blinov, D. Giannios, I. Papadakis, E. Angelakis, M. Balokovic, L. Fuhrmann, T. Hovatta, P. Khodade, S. Kiehlmann, N. Kylafis, A. Kus, I. Myserlis, D. Modi, G. Panopoulou, I. Papamastorakis, V. Pavlidou, B. Pazderska, E. Pazderski, T. J. Pearson, C. Rajarshi, A. N. Ramaprakash, A. C. S. Readhead, P. Reig, K. Tassis, J. A. Zensus

The high optical polarization in the Be/X-ray binary EXO 2030+375 - MNRAS, 445, 4235 (2014) P. Reig, D. Blinov, I. Papadakis, N. Kylafis, K. Tassis

2015

Optical polarization map of the Polaris Flare with RoboPol - MNRAS, 452, 715 (2015), see also MNRAS, 462, 2011 (2016) G.V. Panopoulou, K. Tassis, D. Blinov, V. Pavlidou, O. G. King, E. Paleologou, A. Ramaprakash, E. Angelakis, M. Balokovic, H. K. Das, R. Feiler, T. Hovatta, P. Khodade, S. Kiehlmann, A. Kus, N. Kylafis, I. Liodakis, D. Modi, I. Myserlis, I. Papadakis, I. Papamastorakis, B. Pazderska, E. Pazderski, T.J. Pearson, C. Rajarshi, A.C.S. Readhead, P. Reig, J.A. Zensus

RoboPol: First season rotations of optical polarization plane in blazars - MNRAS, 453, 1669 (2015) D. Blinov, V. Pavlidou, I. Papadakis, S. Kiehlmann, G. Panopoulou, I. Liodakis, O. G. King, E. Angelakis, M. Baloković, H. Das, R. Feiler, L. Fuhrmann, T. Hovatta, P. Khodade, A. Kus, N. Kylafis, I. Myserlis, D. Modi, B. Pazderska, E. Pazderski, I. Papamastorakis, T. J. Pearson, C. Rajarshi, A. Ramaprakash, P. Reig, A. C. S. Readhead, K. Tassis, J. A. Zensus

2016

RoboPol: optical polarization-plane rotations and flaring activity in blazars - MNRAS, 457, 2252 (2016) D. Blinov, V. Pavlidou, I. E. Papadakis, T. Hovatta, T. J. Pearson, I. Liodakis, G. V. Panopoulou, E. Angelakis, M. Baloković, H. Das, P. Khodade, S. Kiehlmann, O. G. King, A. Kus, N. Kylafis, A. Mahabal, A. Marecki, D. Modi, I. Myserlis, E. Paleologou, I. Papamastorakis, B. Pazderska, E. Pazderski, C. Rajarshi, A. Ramaprakash, A. C. S. Readhead, P. Reig, K. Tassis, J. A. Zensus

The magnetic field and dust filaments in the Polaris Flare - MNRAS, 462, 1517 (2016) G. V. Panopoulou, I. Psaradaki, K. Tassis

RoboPol: Do optical polarization rotations occur in all blazars? - MNRAS, 462, 1775 (2016) D. Blinov, V. Pavlidou, I. Papadakis, S. Kiehlmann, I. Liodakis, G. V. Panopoulou, T. J. Pearson, E. Angelakis, M. Baloković, T. Hovatta, V. Joshi, O. G. King, A. Kus, N. Kylafis, A. Mahabal, A. Marecki, I. Myserlis, E. Paleologou, I. Papamastorakis, E. Pazderski, S. Prabhudesai, A. Ramaprakash, A. C. S. Readhead, P. Reig, K. Tassis, J. A. Zensus

Optical polarization of high-energy BL Lac objects - A&A, 596, A78 (2016) T. Hovatta, E. Lindfors, D. Blinov, V. Pavlidou, K. Nilsson, S. Kiehlmann, E. Angelakis, V. Fallah Ramazani, I. Liodakis, I. Myserlis, G. V. Panopoulou, T. Pursimo

RoboPol: The optical polarization of gamma-ray--loud and gamma-ray--quiet blazars - MNRAS, 463, 3365 (2016) E. Angelakis, T. Hovatta, D. Blinov, V. Pavlidou, S. Kiehlmann, I. Myserlis, M. Boettcher, P. Mao, G. V. Panopoulou, I. Liodakis, O. G. King, M. Balokovic, A. Kus, N. Kylafis, A. Mahabal, A. Marecki, E. Paleologou, I. Papadakis, I. Papamastorakis, E. Pazderski, T. J. Pearson, S. Prabhudesai, A. N. Ramaprakash, A. C. S. Readhead, P. Reig, K. Tassis, M. Urry, J. A. Zensus

2017

Optical linear polarization of 74 white dwarfs with the RoboPol polarimeter - MNRAS, 464, 1294 (2017) M. Żejmo, A. Słowikowska, K. Krzeszowski, P. Reig, D. Blinov

The optical counterpart to the Be/X-ray binary SAX J2239.3+6116 - A&A, 598, 16 (2017) P. Reig, P. Blay, D. Blinov

Estimating the distribution of rest-frame time-scales for blazar jets: a statistical approach - MNRAS, 465, 4783 (2017) I. Liodakis, D. Blinov, I. Papadakis, V. Pavlidou

Optical EVPA rotations in blazars: testing a stochastic variability model with RoboPol data - arXiv:1708.06777 S. Kiehlmann, D. Blinov, T. J. Pearson, I. Liodakis

Optical polarization variations in the blazar PKS 1749+096 - arXiv:1709.02524 M. Uemura, R. Itoh, I. Liodakis, D. Blinov, M. Nakayama, L. Xu, N. Sawada, H.-Y. Wu, I. Fujishiro

 

ATels and other publications

 

2013

GRB 131030A - RoboPol optical afterglow polarimetry - GCN Circ #15430 The RoboPol collaboration

Optical and gamma-ray brightening of blazar OC 457 - ATel #4779 D. Blinov, (St. Petersburg Univ.), I. Myserlis, E. Angelakis (MPIfR), O. King (Caltech), V. Pavlidou (Univ. of Crete) for the RoboPol Collaboration

Increased activity of the blazar S5 1044+71 with ongoing rotation of optical polarization angle - ATel #5512 D. Blinov (Univ. of Crete, Greece and St. Petersburg Univ., Russia), A. Kougentakis (FORTH, Greece) on behalf of RoboPol collaboration.

2014

The RoboPol project: optical polarisation monitoring of an unbiased subset of gamma-ray-loud blazars E. Angelakis (MPIfR) for the RoboPol Collaboration

Ongoing rotation of the optical polarization angle for the blazar GB6J1037+5711 - ATel #6261 I. Myserlis (MPIfR, Germany), I. Liodakis, G. Panopoulou (Univ. of Crete, Greece) on behalf of the RoboPol collaboration

Ongoing rotation of the optical polarization plane for the blazar S4 1749+70 - ATel #6351 I. Liodakis (Univ. of Crete, Greece) on behalf of the RoboPol collaboration

Rotation of the optical polarization plane for the blazar OT 081 - ATel #6396 G. Panopoulou (Univ. of Crete, Greece) on behalf of the RoboPol collaboration

Optical flare of the TeV blazar 1ES 0647+250 - ATel #6726 S. Kiehlmann (MPIfR) on behalf of the RoboPol collaboration, E. Lindfors (Univ. of Turku), V. Larionov (St. Petersburg Univ.)

2015

Optical polarization of V404 Cyg - ATel #7674 G. Panopoulou (Univ. of Crete), P. Reig (Univ. of Crete/FORTH), D. Blinov (Univ. of Crete/St. Petersburg Univ.) on behalf of the RoboPol collaboration

Ongoing rotations of optical polarization plane in two blazars - ATel #7865 D. Blinov (Univ. of Crete/St. Petersburg Univ.), E. N. Einoder (Caltech), K. Kokolakis, I. Liodakis, E. Makrydopoulou, G. V. Panopoulou (Univ. of Crete) on behalf of the RoboPol collaboration

Rotation of the optical polarization plane for the blazar OT 081 - ATel #7872 D. Blinov (Univ. of Crete/St. Petersburg Univ.), E. N. Einoder (Caltech), K. Kokolakis, I. Liodakis, E. Makrydopoulou, G. V. Panopoulou (Univ. of Crete) on behalf of the RoboPol collaboration

Rotation of the optical polarization plane for the blazar OC 457 - ATel #8254 I. Liodakis (Univ. of Crete), T.Hovatta (Aalto U.) , G. V. Panopoulou (Univ. of Crete)

2016

Rotation of the optical polarization plane for the blazar 4C +38.41 - ATel #9331 G. V. Panopoulou, G. M. Maragkakis, K. Xexakis (Univ. of Crete, Greece) on behalf of the RoboPol collaboration

Ongoing rotation of the optical polarization plane for the blazar PKS 1510-089 - ATel #9402 D. Blinov, I. Kyritsis, A. Lalakos (Univ. of Crete, Greece) on behalf of the RoboPol collaboration

Optical polarization plane rotation for the blazar PG 1553+113 - ATel #9458 D. Blinov (Univ. of Crete, Greece, St. Petersburg Univ., Russia), C. Casadio (MPIfR, Germany) on behalf of the RoboPol collaboration