Vansevičius Vladas - Gaia
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Institute of Physics,
Vladas Vansevicius, from the Institute of Physics, Vilnius, Lithuania, works on various aspects of the Gaia photometry, including the definition of the filter systems that will be used on-board the satellite, and the problems of physical classification and parameterisation based on the simulated photometric data. With Arunas Kucinskas and Jokubas Sudzius, he edited the proceedings of a Gaia workshop held in Vilnius in July 2001 entitled: Census of the Galaxy: Challenges for Photometry and Spectrometry with Gaia.
More information on the work of the group at Vilnius is available online.
[Published: 01/09/2003 ]
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