Publications

Treemap of publications and topics

A treemap chart of my research topics is sketched in the figure above. My publications are listed below. For an updated list see Inspire. The bibliographic metrics or citation summaries can be found in Inspire-HEP or  Google Scholar.


Publications in international journals

  1. M. Aguilar et al., Properties of Neon, Magnesium, and Silicon Primary Cosmic Rays Results from the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer, Phys. Rev. Lett. 124 (2020) 211102
  2. N. Tomassetti F. Barao, B. Bertucci, E. Fiandrini, M. Orcinha, Numerical modeling of cosmic-ray transport in the heliopshere and interpretation of the proton-to-helium ratio in Solar Cycle 24Adv. Space Res. 64 (2019) 2477-2489 [arXiv:1906.11477]
  3. M. Aguilar et al., Properties of Cosmic Helium Isotopes Measured by the Alpha Magnetic SpectrometerPhys. Rev. Lett. 123 (2019) 181102
  4. M. Aguilar et al., Towards Understanding the Origin of Cosmic-Ray ElectronsPhys. Rev. Lett. 122 (2019) 101101
  5. X. Wu, et al., Penetrating particle ANalyzer (PAN)Adv. Space Res. 63 (2019) 2672–2682 [arXiv:1901.04351]
  6. M. Aguilar et al., Towards Understanding the Origin of Cosmic-Ray PositronsPhys. Rev. Lett. 122 (2019) 041102
  7. N. Tomassetti, et al., Testing Diffusion of Cosmic Rays in the Heliosphere with Proton and Helium Data from AMSPhys. Rev. Lett. 121 (2018) 251104 [arXiv:1811.08909]
  8. M. Aguilar et al., Observation of Fine Time Structures in the Cosmic Proton and Helium Fluxes with the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer on the International Space Station  Phys. Rev. Lett. 120 (2018) 051101 
  9. M. Aguilar et al., Observation of Complex Time Structures in the Cosmic-Ray Electron and Positron Fluxes with the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer on the International Space StationPhys. Rev. Lett. 120 (2018) 051102 
  10. M. Aguilar et al., Precision Measurement of Cosmic Nitrogen and its Primary and Secondary Components with the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer on the International Space Station Phys. Rev. Lett. 120 (2018) 051103 
  11. M. Aguilar et al., Observation of New Properties of Secondary Cosmic Rays Lithium, Beryllium, and Boron by the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer on the International Space StationPhys. Rev. Lett. 120 (2018) 021101 
  12. N. Tomassetti, J. Feng, A. Oliva, Fresh Insights on Cosmic-Ray Propagation from the new AMS DataRes. Notes AAS 1 (2017) 35 [arXiv:1712.03176]
  13. M. Aguilar et al., Observation of the Identical Rigidity Dependence of He, C, and O Cosmic Rays at High Rigidities by the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer on the International Space StationPhys. Rev. Lett. 119 (2017) 251101
  14. N. Tomassetti et al., Evidence for a Time Lag in Solar Modulation of Galactic Cosmic RaysApJ Lett. 849 (2017) 32 (2017) [arXiv:1707.06916]
  15. N. TomassettiSolar and nuclear physics uncertainties in cosmic-ray propagation,Phys. Rev. D 96 (2017) 103005 [arXiv:1707.06917]
  16. N. Tomassetti & A. Oliva, Production and acceleration of antinuclei in supernova shockwavesApJ Lett. 844 (2017) L26 [arXiv:1707.06915]
  17. N. Tomassetti & J. Feng, The curious case of high-energy deuterons in Galactic cosmic raysApJ Lett. 835 (2017) L26 [arXiv:1612.05651]
  18. N. TomassettiTesting universality of cosmic-ray acceleration with proton/helium data from AMS and Voyager-1Adv. Space Res. 60 (2017) 815-825 [arXiv:1610.06187]
  19. M. Aguilar et al., Precision Measurement of the Boron to Carbon Flux Ratio in Cosmic Rays from 1.9 GV to 2.6 TV with the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer on the International Space StationPhys. Rev. Lett. 117 (2016) 231102
  20. J. Feng, N. Tomassetti, A. Oliva, Bayesian analysis of spatial-dependent cosmic-ray propagation: astrophysical background of antiprotons and positronsPhys. Rev. D 94 (2016) 123007 [arXiv:1610.06182]
  21. M. Aguilar et al., Antiproton Flux, Antiproton-to-Proton Flux Ratio, and Properties of Elementary Particle Fluxes in Primary Cosmic Rays Measured with the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer on the International Space StationPhys. Rev. Lett. 115 (2016) 211101
  22. N. TomassettiOrigin of the Proton-to-Helium Ratio Anomaly in Cosmic RaysApJ Lett. 815 (2015) L1 [arXiv:1511.04460]
  23. M. Aguilar et al., Precision Measurement of the Helium Flux in Primary Cosmic Rays of Rigidities 1.9 GV to 3 TV with the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer on the International Space StationPhys. Rev. Lett. 115 (2015) 211101 [INSPIRE]
  24. N. TomassettiCosmic-ray protons, nuclei, electrons, and antiparticles under a two-halo scenario of diffusive propagationPhys. Rev. D 92 (2015) 081301(R) [arXiv:1509.05775]
  25. N. TomassettiExamination of uncertainties in nuclear data for cosmic ray physics with the AMS experimentPhys. Rev. C 92 (2015) 045808 [arXiv:1509.05776]
  26. N. TomassettiOrigin of the spectral upturn in the cosmic-ray C/Fe and O/Fe ratiosPhys. Rev. D 92 (2015) 063001 [arXiv:1509.05774]
  27. M. Aguilar et al., Precision Measurement of the Proton Flux in Primary Cosmic Rays from Rigidity 1 GV to 1.8 TV with the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer on the International Space StationPhys. Rev. Lett. 114 (2015) 171103 [INSPIRE]
  28. N. Tomassetti & F. Donato, The Connection between the Positron Fraction Anomaly and the Spectral Features in Galactic Cosmic-ray HadronsApJ Lett. 803 (2015) L15[arXiv:1502.06150]
  29. N. TomassettiAMS-02 in space: physics results, overview, and challenges Nucl. Part. Phys. Proc. 265-266 (2015) 245, [arXiv:1511.00052]
  30. M. Aguilar et al., Precision Measurement of the (e+ + e-) Flux in Primary Cosmic Rays from 0.5 GeV to 1 TeV with the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer on the International Space StationPhys. Rev. Lett. 113 (2014) 221102 [INSPIRE]
  31. M. Aguilar et al., Electron and Positron Fluxes in Primary Cosmic Rays Measured with the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer on the International Space StationPhys. Rev. Lett. 113 (2014) 121102 [INSPIRE]
  32. L. Accardo et al., High Statistics Measurement of the Positron Fraction in Primary Cosmic Rays of 0.5-500 GeV with the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer on the International Space StationPhys. Rev. Lett. 113 (2014) 121101 [INSPIRE]
  33. M. Aguilar et al., First Result from the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer on the International Space Station: Precision Measurement of the Positron Fraction in Primary Cosmic Rays of 0.5-350 GeVPhys. Rev. Lett. 110 (2013) 141102 [INSPIRE]
  34. N. TomassettiOrigin of the Cosmic Ray Spectral HardeningApJ Lett. 752 (2012) L13[arXiv:1204.4492]
  35. N. TomassettiPropagation of H and He Cosmic-Ray Isotopes in the Galaxy: Astrophysical and Nuclear UncertaintiesAstrophys. Space Sci. 342 (2012) 131[arXiv:1210.7355]
  36. N. Tomassetti & F. Donato, Secondary Cosmic-Ray Nuclei from Supernova Remnants and Constraints on the Propagation ParametersAstron. Astrophys. 544 (2012) A16 [arXiv:1203.6094]
  37. M. Aguilar et al., Isotopic Composition of Light Nuclei in Cosmic Rays: Results from AMS-01ApJ 746 (2011) 105 [arXiv:1106.2269]
  38. M. Aguilar et al., Relative Composition and Energy Spectra of Light Nuclei in Cosmic Rays: Results from AMS-01ApJ 724 (2010) 329 [arXiv:1008.5051]
  39. B. Alpat et al., The Internal Alignment and Position Resolution of the AMS-02 Silicon Tracker determined with Cosmic-Ray MuonsNIM A 613 (2010) 207 [INSPIRE]
  40. J. Alcaraz et al., The alpha magnetic spectrometer silicon tracker: performance results with protons and helium nucleiNIM A 593(2008)376 Err. 597(2008)270 [INSPIRE]

Other publications in conference proceedings

  1. G. Ambrosi et al., The Penetrating particle ANalyzer (PAN) instrument for measurements of low energy cosmic rays, Proc. 2019 IEEE NSS/MIC, N. 9059946 – Manchester, UK
  2. V. Vagelli, M. Graziani, N. TomassettiObservation of Complex Time Structures in the Cosmic-Ray Electron and Positron Fluxes by the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer on the ISS J.Phys. Conf. Ser. 1468 (2020) 012075, 16th TAUP 2019 – Toyama, Japan
  3. B. Bertucci, E. Fiandrini, B. Khiali, N. TomassettiNew results in solar modulation modeling in light of recent cosmic-ray data from space PoS(ICRC2019)1161 (2019), 36th ICRC 2019 – Madison, Wisconsin, USA
  4. B. Bertucci, E. Fiandrini, B. Khiali, N. TomassettiTime lag in cosmic-ray modulation and global properties of the Solar Cycle PoS(ICRC2019)1162 (2019), 36th ICRC-2019 – Madison, Wisconsin, USA [arXiv:1908.01598
  5. E. Fiandrini, B. Bertucci, N. Tomassetti, B. Khiali, New solar modulation modeling of the galactic proton flux measured by the AMS02 and PAMELA experimentsEPJ Web Conf. 209 (2019) 01032, 7th RICAP 2018 – Rome, Italy
  6. N. TomassettiSolar Modulation of Galactic Cosmic Rays: Physics Challenges for AMS-02, Proc. 18th Lomonosov Conference on Elementary Particle Physics (2017), Moscow, Russia 272-276, World Scientific (2019) [arXiv:1712.03178]
  7. N. Tomassetti, A. Oliva, Secondary antinuclei from supernova remnants and background for dark matter searches, PoS(2017)270, 35th ICRC 2017, Bexco, Busan, Korea [arXiv:1707.06919]
  8. M. Orcinha, N. Tomassetti, F. Barao, B. Bertucci, Observation of a time lag in solar modulation of cosmic rays in the heliosphereJ.Phys. Conf. Ser. 1181 (2019) 012013, 26th E+CRS Conference, July 2018, Barnaul – Belokurikha, Altai Mountains [arXiv:1810.10530]
  9. A. Oliva, N. Tomassetti, J. Feng, Production of antimatter nuclei in Galactic cosmic rays, PoS(2017)270, 35th ICRC 2017, Bexco, Busan, Korea [arXiv:1707.06918]
  10. N. Tomassetti, A. Oliva, Production of cosmic-ray antinuclei in the Galaxy and background for dark matter searchesPoS(EPS-HEP2017)620, EPS-HEP 2017, Venice, Italy, [arXiv:1712.03177]
  11. J. Feng, N. Tomassetti, A. Oliva, Bayesian analysis of cosmic-ray propagation parameters: secondary antiparticles from spatial-dependent diffusion models, XXV ECRS 2016, Torino, Italy [arXiv:1612.08520]
  12. N. TomassettiInhomogeneous diffusion model for recent data on high-energy cosmic raysPoS(ICRC2015)551, 34th ICRC 2015, The Hague, Netherlands [arXiv:1510.09214]
  13. N. TomassettiConsistent description of leptonic and hadronic spectra in cosmic rays,PoS(ICRC2015)552, 34th ICRC 2015, The Hague, Netherlands [arXiv:1510.09213]
  14. N. TomassettiFragmentation cross-sections and model uncertainties in propagation of Galactic cosmic raysPoS(ICRC2015)553, 34th ICRC 2015, The Hague, Netherlands [arXiv:1510.09212]
  15. G. Ambrosi et al., In-flight operations and status of the AMS-02 silicon tracker,PoS(ICRC2015)690, 34th ICRC 2015, The Hague, Netherlands 
  16. G. Ambrosi et al., Nuclear charge measurement with the AMS-02 silicon tracker,PoS(ICRC2015)429, 34th ICRC 2015, The Hague, Netherlands 
  17. N. TomassettiAMS-02 in Space: Physics ResultsJ.Phys. Conf. Ser. 650 (2015) 012001, 7th Symposium on Large TPCs for Low-Energy Rare Event Detection, 2013, Paris [arXiv:1511.05890]
  18. N. Tomassetti & A. Oliva, Identification of Light Cosmic-Ray Nuclei with AMS-02, Proc. 33rd ICRC, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil [arXiv:1510.09215]
  19. G. Ambrosi et al. Alignment of the AMS-02 silicon Tracker, Proc. 33rd ICRC, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil [INSPIRES]
  20. G. Ambrosi et al. AMS-02 Track reconstruction and rigidity measurement, Proc. 33rd ICRC, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil [PDF]
  21. N. TomassettiDiffusive origin of the Cosmic-Ray Spectral HardeningJ.Phys. Conf. Ser. 409 (2013) 012052, European Cosmic Ray Symposium ECRS 2012, Moscow, Russia [arXiv:1210.7274]
  22. N. TomassettiAMS Observations of Light Cosmic Ray Isotopes and Implications for their Production in GalaxyWorld Scientific (2012) 211-215, ICATPP 2011, Como, Italy [arXiv:1203.6112]
  23. N. TomassettiLight Nuclei and Isotope Abundances in Cosmic Rays: Results from AMS-01World Scientific (2011) 314-319, ICATPP 2010, Como, Italy  [arXiv:1106.2268]
  24. N. TomassettiMeasurement of the Cosmic-ray B/C Ratio with AMS-01, 31st ICRC 2009, Lodz, Poland [arXiv:1009.1908]

Internal collaboration notes

  1. N. TomassettiAMS physics potential for gamma-ray studies. I: Galactic and extragalactic diffuse emission, AMS-Note-2012-04-01
  2. N. TomassettiAMS physics potential for gamma-ray studies. II: high-energy emission from the Moon and the Sun, AMS-Note-2012-04-02
  3. N. TomassettiCalculation algorithms of the Sun, Moon, and ISS position, AMS-Note-2012-04-03
  4. N. TomassettiOrigin of the knees and the ankle in the cosmic-ray energy spectrum, January 2013 
  5. N. TomassettiCosmic Ray Physics Studies with AMS. Secondary CR Nuclei from SNRs, AMS-Note-2012-04-04 
  6. N. TomassettiCosmic Ray Physics Studies with AMS. Hydrogen and Helium Isotopes, AMS-Note-2012-04-05 
  7. N. TomassettiIsotopic Composition of H, He, Li, Be and B Elements in Cosmic Rays, AMS-Note-2011-02-01 
  8. N. TomassettiCharge Composition of Z>2 Nuclei in Cosmic Rays, AMS-Note-2010-04-01 
  9. N. TomassettiOn the Isotopic Composition for the B/C ratio, AMS-Note-2010-01-01
  10. N. TomassettiMeasurements of the Boron-to-Carbon Ratio with AMS-01, AMS-Note-2010-04-01