## Publications

**Selected Journal Publications:
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Journal Publications Submitted or in Preparation

[1] L. Pueyo, N. J. Kasdin, and R. J. Vanderbei. Design of piaa systems over square apertures. submitted to Astrophysical Journal.

[2] E. Kolemen, N. J. Kasdin, and P. Gurfil. Multiple poincar´e sections method for finding the quasi-periodic orbits of the restricted three body problem. submitted to Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy.

[3] E. Kolemen and N. J. Kasdin. Optimization of an extrasolar-planet-imaging mission consisting of a telescope and an occulter. submitted to the AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics.

[4] E. Cady, M. McElwain, N. J. Kasdin, and C. Thalmann. A dual-mask coronagraph for observing faint companions to binary stars. submitted to the Proceedings of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific.

[5] E. Cady, R. Belikov, N. J. Kasdin, S. Seager, S. Shaklan, D. Spergel, and R. Vanderbei. Design of a telescopeocculter system for theia. in preparation.

[6] J. Kay, T. Groff, and N. J. Kasdin. Two-camera wavefront estimation for high-contrast imaging. in preparation.

Referred Journal Publications

[1] D. Savransky, E. Cady, and N. J. Kasdin. Parameter distributions of keplerian orbits.The Astrophysicsl Journal , January 2011.

[2] D. Savransky, N. J. Kasdin, and E. Cady. Analyzing the designs of planet finding missions. Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific , 122(890 ):401–419, April 2010.

[3] E. Kolemen, D. A. Gates, C.W. Rowley, N. J. Kasdin, J. Kallman, S. Gerhardt, V. Soukhanovskii, and D. Mueller. Strike point control for the national spherical torus experiment (nstx).

[4] L. Pueyo, N. J. Kasdin, and S. Shaklan. Propagation of aberrations through phase induced amplitude apodisation coronagraphs.

[5] N. J. Kasdin and L. J. Stankievech. On simulating randomly driven dynamic systems. Journal of the Astronautical Sciences , 57(1), January 2009.

[6] L. Pueyo, N. J. Kasdin, J. Kay, M. McElwain, T. Groff, and A. Give’on. Optimal dark hole generation via two deformable mirrors with stroke minimization.

[7] E. Cady, N. J. Kasdin, and R. Vanderbei. Designing asymmetric and branched petals for planet-finding occulters.

[8] J. Kay, L. Pueyo, N. J. Kasdin, T. Groff, and M. McElwain. Symmetric dark hole generation using enhanced high-contrast imaging techniques.

[9] R. Cady, B. Macintosh, N. J. Kasdin, and R. Soumer. Shaped pupil design for the gemini planet imager.

The Astrophysical Journal , 698:938–943, June 2009.

[10] N. J. Kasdin and I. Braems. Erratum: Linear and bayesian planet detection algorithms for the terrestrial planet finder.

[12] L. Pueyo and N. J. Kasdin. Polychromatic compensation of propagated aberrations for high-contrast imaging. The Astrophysical Journal, 666:609–625, Sep 2007.

[13] R.J. Vanderbei, E. Cady, and N.J. Kasdin. Optimal occulter design for finding extrasolar planets.

Astrophysical Journal, 665(1):794–798, 2007.

1[4] N. J. Kasdin, R. J. Vanderbei, and R. Belikov. Shaped pupil coronagraphy. C. R. Physique, 8:312–322, 2007.

[15] M. Wikelski, R. Kays, N. J. Kasdin, K. Thorup, J. A. Smith, W. W. Cochran, and Jr. G. W. Swenson.

Going wild: What a global small-animal tracking system could do for experimental biologists. The

Journal of Experimental Biology, 210, December 2006.

[16] R. Belikov, N. J. Kasdin, and R. J. Vanderbei. Diffraction-based sensitivity analysis of apodized pupil mapping systems. The Astrophysical Journal, 652:833, November 2006.

[17] N. J. Kasdin and I. Braems. Linear and bayesian planet detection algorithms for the terrestrial planet finder. The Astrophysical Journal, 646:1260, August 2006.

[18] P. Gurfil and N. J. Kasdin. Evolutionary search for deep-space science mission orbits. AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, 29, March-April 2006.

[19] A. Give’on, N. J. Kasdin, R. J. Vanderbei, and Y. Avitzour. On representing and correcting wavefront

errors in high-contrast imaging systems. Journal of the Optical Society of America A, 23, May 2006.

[20] E. Kolemen, N. J. Kasdin, and P. Gurfil. Hamilton-jacobi modelling of relative motion for formation

flying. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1065, December 2005.

[21] P. Gurfil, N. J. Kasdin, and E. Kolemen. Hamilton-jacobi modelling of stellar dynamics. Advances in Space Research, 36(6):1143–1150, 2005.

[22] N. J. Kasdin, R. J. Vanderbei, M. G. Littman, and D. N. Spergel. Optimal one-dimensional apodizations and shaped pupils for planet finding coronagraphy. Applied Optics, 44(7):1117–1128, 2005.

[23] N. J. Kasdin, P. Gurfil, and E. Kolemen. Canonical modeling of relative spacecraft motion via epicyclic elements. Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy, 41(3), July 2005.

[24] P. Gurfil and N. J. Kasdin. Two-step optimal estimator for three-dimensional target tracking. IEEE

Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, 41(3), July 2005.

[25] N.J. Kasdin, R.A. Brown, C.J. Burrows, S. Kilston, M. Kuchner, M.G. Littman, M.C. Noecker, S. Seager, R. J. Vanderbei, and R.A. Woodruff. An optical/uv space coronagraph concept for the terrestrial planet finder. Advances in Space Research, 34(3):625–630, 2004.

[26] R. J. Vanderbei, N. J. Kasdin, and D. N. Spergel. Rectangular-mask coronagraphs for high-contrast imaging. Astrophysical Journal, vol. 615, 2004.

[27] P. Gurfil and N. J. Kasdin. Improving guidance performance by two-step in-flight compensation of radom aberration. IEEE Transaction on Control System Technology, 12(4), July 2004.

[28] P. Gurfil and N. J. Kasdin. Stability and control of spacecraft formation flying in trajectories of the restricted three-body problem. Acta Astronautica, vol. 54/6, 2004.

[29] P. Gurfil and N. J. Kasdin. Nonlinear modeling of spacecraft relative motion in the configuration space. Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, 27:1, 2004.

[30] R.J. Vanderbei, D.N. Spergel, and N.J. Kasdin. Circularly Symmetric Apodization via Starshaped Masks. Astrophysical Journal, 599:686–694, 2003.

[31] R.J. Vanderbei, D.N. Spergel, and N.J. Kasdin. Spiderweb Masks for High Contrast Imaging. Astrophysical Journal, 590:593–603, 2003.

[32] N.J. Kasdin, R.J. Vanderbei, D.N. Spergel, and M.G. Littman. Extrasolar Planet Finding via Optimal Apodized and Shaped Pupil Coronagraphs. Astrophysical Journal, 582:1147–1161, 2003.

[33] P. Gurfil, M. Idan, and N. J. Kasdin. Adaptive Neural Control of Deep-Space Formation Flying. Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, 26:3, 2003.

[34] K. A. Polzin, E. Y. Choueiri, P. Gurfil, and N. J. Kasdin. Plasma Propulsion for Three Terrestrial Planet Finder Architectures: Free-Flying, Monolithic and Tethered. Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 39:3, 2002.

[35] P. Gurfil and N. J. Kasdin. Optimal Out-of-Ecliptic Trajectories for Space-Borne Observatories. The Journal of the Astronautical Sciences, 49:4, 2001.

[10] N. J. Kasdin and I. Braems. Erratum: Linear and bayesian planet detection algorithms for the terrestrial planet finder.

**[11] A. Give’on, R. Belikov, S. Shaklan, and J. Kasdin. Closed loop, dm diversity-based, wavefront correction algorithm for high contrast imaging systems. Optics Express, 15(19), 17 September 2007.**

[12] L. Pueyo and N. J. Kasdin. Polychromatic compensation of propagated aberrations for high-contrast imaging. The Astrophysical Journal, 666:609–625, Sep 2007.

[13] R.J. Vanderbei, E. Cady, and N.J. Kasdin. Optimal occulter design for finding extrasolar planets.

Astrophysical Journal, 665(1):794–798, 2007.

1[4] N. J. Kasdin, R. J. Vanderbei, and R. Belikov. Shaped pupil coronagraphy. C. R. Physique, 8:312–322, 2007.

[15] M. Wikelski, R. Kays, N. J. Kasdin, K. Thorup, J. A. Smith, W. W. Cochran, and Jr. G. W. Swenson.

Going wild: What a global small-animal tracking system could do for experimental biologists. The

Journal of Experimental Biology, 210, December 2006.

[16] R. Belikov, N. J. Kasdin, and R. J. Vanderbei. Diffraction-based sensitivity analysis of apodized pupil mapping systems. The Astrophysical Journal, 652:833, November 2006.

[17] N. J. Kasdin and I. Braems. Linear and bayesian planet detection algorithms for the terrestrial planet finder. The Astrophysical Journal, 646:1260, August 2006.

[18] P. Gurfil and N. J. Kasdin. Evolutionary search for deep-space science mission orbits. AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, 29, March-April 2006.

[19] A. Give’on, N. J. Kasdin, R. J. Vanderbei, and Y. Avitzour. On representing and correcting wavefront

errors in high-contrast imaging systems. Journal of the Optical Society of America A, 23, May 2006.

[20] E. Kolemen, N. J. Kasdin, and P. Gurfil. Hamilton-jacobi modelling of relative motion for formation

flying. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1065, December 2005.

[21] P. Gurfil, N. J. Kasdin, and E. Kolemen. Hamilton-jacobi modelling of stellar dynamics. Advances in Space Research, 36(6):1143–1150, 2005.

[22] N. J. Kasdin, R. J. Vanderbei, M. G. Littman, and D. N. Spergel. Optimal one-dimensional apodizations and shaped pupils for planet finding coronagraphy. Applied Optics, 44(7):1117–1128, 2005.

[23] N. J. Kasdin, P. Gurfil, and E. Kolemen. Canonical modeling of relative spacecraft motion via epicyclic elements. Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy, 41(3), July 2005.

[24] P. Gurfil and N. J. Kasdin. Two-step optimal estimator for three-dimensional target tracking. IEEE

Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, 41(3), July 2005.

[25] N.J. Kasdin, R.A. Brown, C.J. Burrows, S. Kilston, M. Kuchner, M.G. Littman, M.C. Noecker, S. Seager, R. J. Vanderbei, and R.A. Woodruff. An optical/uv space coronagraph concept for the terrestrial planet finder. Advances in Space Research, 34(3):625–630, 2004.

[26] R. J. Vanderbei, N. J. Kasdin, and D. N. Spergel. Rectangular-mask coronagraphs for high-contrast imaging. Astrophysical Journal, vol. 615, 2004.

[27] P. Gurfil and N. J. Kasdin. Improving guidance performance by two-step in-flight compensation of radom aberration. IEEE Transaction on Control System Technology, 12(4), July 2004.

[28] P. Gurfil and N. J. Kasdin. Stability and control of spacecraft formation flying in trajectories of the restricted three-body problem. Acta Astronautica, vol. 54/6, 2004.

[29] P. Gurfil and N. J. Kasdin. Nonlinear modeling of spacecraft relative motion in the configuration space. Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, 27:1, 2004.

[30] R.J. Vanderbei, D.N. Spergel, and N.J. Kasdin. Circularly Symmetric Apodization via Starshaped Masks. Astrophysical Journal, 599:686–694, 2003.

[31] R.J. Vanderbei, D.N. Spergel, and N.J. Kasdin. Spiderweb Masks for High Contrast Imaging. Astrophysical Journal, 590:593–603, 2003.

[32] N.J. Kasdin, R.J. Vanderbei, D.N. Spergel, and M.G. Littman. Extrasolar Planet Finding via Optimal Apodized and Shaped Pupil Coronagraphs. Astrophysical Journal, 582:1147–1161, 2003.

[33] P. Gurfil, M. Idan, and N. J. Kasdin. Adaptive Neural Control of Deep-Space Formation Flying. Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, 26:3, 2003.

[34] K. A. Polzin, E. Y. Choueiri, P. Gurfil, and N. J. Kasdin. Plasma Propulsion for Three Terrestrial Planet Finder Architectures: Free-Flying, Monolithic and Tethered. Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 39:3, 2002.

[35] P. Gurfil and N. J. Kasdin. Optimal Out-of-Ecliptic Trajectories for Space-Borne Observatories. The Journal of the Astronautical Sciences, 49:4, 2001.

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