THESES

The following table provides details on finished BepiColombo PhD theses. The theses might be related to the preparation of the BepiColombo mission, or they may be based on (or making use of) BepiColombo data. 

ID

Author

Year

Title

Link

1

Bentley, M. S.

2005

Space weathering on Mercury: Laboratory studies and modelling

https://search.proquest.com/docview/305370260/abstract

2

Sarantos, M.

2005

Ion trajectories in Mercury's magnetosphere

https://search.proquest.com/docview/305393163

3

Carpenter, J. D.

2006

Microchannel Plates in Astronomy and Planetary Science

https://leicester.figshare.com/articles/thesis/Microchannel_Plates_in_Astronomy_and_Planetary_Science/10096967

4

Filacchione, G.

2006

Calibrazioni a terra e prestazioni in volo di spettrometri ad immagine nel visibile e nel vicino infrarosso per l'esplorazione planetaria

http://www.fedoa.unina.it/1462/1/Filacchione_Ingegneria_Aerospaziale_Navale_e_della_Qualita.pdf

5 Mangano, V. 2007 Study of the exosphere of Mercury https://dms.cosmos.esa.int/cs/livelink/Open/3359072

6

Riner, M. A.

2008

Compositional variations in the inner solar system: Insights from interior modeling and spectroscopy of Mercury, the Moon and asteroids

https://search.proquest.com/docview/304686368

7

Martindale, A.

2008

Novel X-ray Instrumentation for Astronomy

https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2008PhDT.......365M/abstract

8 Näränen, Jyri 2009 Multiwavelength studies of regolith effects in planetary remote sensing https://dms.cosmos.esa.int/cs/livelink/Open/3358989

9

Zusi, M.

2009

The High Resolution Imaging Channel of the SIMBIO-SYS suite aboard the BepiColombo mission to Mercury

https://dms.cosmos.esa.int/cs/livelink/Open/1226970

10 Feldman C.H. 2009 Smart X-ray optics for large and small scale applications https://leicester.figshare.com/articles/thesis/Smart_X-ray_optics_for_large_and_small_scale_applications/10092173
11 Simioni, E. 2009 Analysis of the stereoscopic performance of the stereo camera (STC) for thr BepiColombo mission: a new method for 3D reconstruction https://dms.cosmos.esa.int/cs/livelink/Open/3358989

12

Campagnola, S.

2010

New techniques in astrodynamics for moon systems exploration

https://search.proquest.com/docview/365474995

13 Graziani, A. 2010 Tropospere calibration techniques for deep space probe tracking https://dms.cosmos.esa.int/cs/livelink/Open/3357886

14

Santoli, F.

2010

Development of the ISA accelerometer for the BepiColombo mission to Mercury

http://padis.uniroma1.it/handle/10805/1213

15 Penttilä, A. 2011 Light scattering in random media with wavelenght-scale structures:astronomical and industrial applications https://dms.cosmos.esa.int/cs/livelink/Open/3358989
16 Tyynelä, J. 2011 Polarization studies in electromagnetic scattering by small Solar-system particles https://dms.cosmos.esa.int/cs/livelink/Open/3358989
17 Wahlström, P. 2011

Development of Instrumentation for experimental investigation of Mercury's Atmosphere

https://dms.cosmos.esa.int/cs/livelink/Open/3359072
18 Wedlund, M. 2011 MERCURY In-flight calibration of the PHEBUS UV instrument and MonteCarlo modelling of the hydrogen exosphere https://tel.archives-ouvertes.fr/tel-00667491/document
19 Cicaló, S. 2012 On theoretical and experimental aspects of the rotaion of celestrial bodies https://dms.cosmos.esa.int/cs/livelink/Open/3357886
20 Genova, A. 2012 The Geodesy of Mercury with the missions MESSENGER and BepiColombo https://dms.cosmos.esa.int/cs/livelink/Open/3357886
21 Marabucci, M. 2012 The determination of the hermean gravity and topography from radio science and laser altimeter data of the mission BepiColombo https://dms.cosmos.esa.int/cs/livelink/Open/3357886
22 Palli, A. 2012 Design and implementation of an end-to-end simulator for the BepiColombo rotation experiment https://dms.cosmos.esa.int/cs/livelink/Open/3357886
23 Rispoli, R. 2012 Detection of Low-Energy neutral stoms in the planetary environments https://dms.cosmos.esa.int/cs/livelink/Open/3359072
24 Ferrari, S. 2013 The surface of Mercury: Interpreting remote-sensing images and spectaral signatures https://dms.cosmos.esa.int/cs/livelink/Open/3358989
25 Cesaro, M. 2013 Numerical and Experimental methods for the calibration of electronic instrumentation on BepiColombo mission https://dms.cosmos.esa.int/cs/livelink/Open/3358989
26 Mariotti, G. 2014 An integrated transmission-media noice calibration software for deep-space radio science experiments https://dms.cosmos.esa.int/cs/livelink/Open/3357886
27 Silvestri, D. 2014 Enhancement of trajectory determination of orbiter spacecraft by using pairs of planetary optical images https://dms.cosmos.esa.int/cs/livelink/Open/3357886
28 Zannoni, M. 2014 Development of new toolkits for orbit determination codes for precise radio tracking experiments https://dms.cosmos.esa.int/cs/livelink/Open/3357886
29 Corso, A. J. 2014 Ground calibrations of PHEBUS spectrometer onboard of BepiColombo mission http://paduaresearch.cab.unipd.it/6451/1/corso_alainjody_tesi.pdf
30 Re, C. 2014 Three-dimensional reconstruction of the planetary surfaces from stereo satelite images https://dms.cosmos.esa.int/cs/livelink/Open/3358989

31

Miles, P.

2015

Study of Mercury's neutral molecular exosphere

https://search.proquest.com/docview/1685036158

32

Lindsay, S. T.

2015

X-ray observations of Mercury

https://lra.le.ac.uk/handle/2381/31433

33

Galluzzi, V.

2015

Structural Analysis of the Victoria Quadrangle (H2) of Mercury based on NASA MESSENGER Data

https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/link_gateway/2015PhDT.......234G/PUB_PDF

34 Rodriguez-Ferreira, J. 2015 Étalonnage au sol de l'instrument SIMBIO-SYS á bord de la mission ESA/BepiColombo https://dms.cosmos.esa.int/cs/livelink/Open/3358989
35 Thomas, R.J. 2015 Planet Mercury: volatile release on a contracting world http://oro.open.ac.uk/45046/
36 Wilkman, O. 2016 Planetary remote sensing with physical scattering models https://dms.cosmos.esa.int/cs/livelink/Open/3358989
37 Stark A. 2016 Observations of Mercury's rotational state from combined MESSENGER laser altimeter and imaging data https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/link_gateway/2016PhDT.......469S/AUTHOR_PDF
38 Mariani, M. Junior 2017 The BepiColombo Gravity and Rotation Experiment in a pseudo drag-free system https://dms.cosmos.esa.int/cs/livelink/Open/3357886
39 Gamborino Uzcanga, D. 2019 Mercury's exosphere https://dms.cosmos.esa.int/cs/livelink/Open/3359072
40 Kazakov, A. N. 2020
Processing and Scientific Analysis of Data from BepiColombo’s SERENA Space Experiment towards an Advanced Ground System
https://dms.cosmos.esa.int/cs/livelink/Open/1407475