Research Interests

All things @ESASolarOrbiter (SO) related!

Lead developer and maintainer of the SO/PHI-HRT On-ground Data Reduction and Calibration Pipeline (2021 - 2022)

Working on calibrating SO/PHI-HRT and HMI Magnetograms

Stuff Outside my Research

Elected External Student Representative at @MPSGoettingen

CPT (Chem, Phys, Tech) Representative in the Steering Group of the @maxplanckphdnet (like a PhD union of sorts)

Graduate Teaching Assistant @uniGoettingen:

- Classical Field Theory (Winter 2020/2021)

- Introduction to Astrophysics (Winter 2021/2022)

- Advanced Physics Lab (Winter 2021/2022)


Magnetic fields inferred by Solar Orbiter: A comparison between SO/PHI-HRT and SDO/HMI

J. Sinjan, D. Calchetti, J. Hirzberger, F. Kahil, G. Valori, S.K. Solanki et al.

Astronomy & Astrophysics. Vol. 673, A31 (Published online 27 April 2023)


The on-ground data reduction and calibration pipeline for SO/PHI-HRT

J. Sinjan, D. Calchetti, J. Hirzberger, D.O. Suarez, K. Albert, N. Albelo Jorge et al.

SPIE Software and Cyberinfrastructure for Astronomy VII. Vol. 12189, 612-628 (Published online 29 August 2022)


The magnetic drivers of campfires seen by the Polarimetric and Helioseismic Imager (PHI) on Solar Orbiter

F. Kahil, J. Hirzberger, S. K. Solanki, L. P. Chitta, H. Peter, F. Auchère, J. Sinjan et al.

Astronomy & Astrophysics. Vol. 660, A143 (Published online 26 April 2022)