Selected Publications by I. Simonia

 

  1. Simonia, I. A. Unidentified Cometary Emission Lines as the Photoluminescence of Frozen Hydrocarbon Particles.  Astronomy Letters, Vol. 30 (12), pp.863-868, 2004.

  2. Simonia, I. Old Georgian Astronomical Manuscripts. The Journal of Astronomical Data, Vol. 10, pp. 121- 233, 2004.

  3. Simonia, I. A. Luminescence of Dust in the Nebula CED 201. Astrophysics, Vol. 47 (4), pp. 530 – 537, 2004.

  4. Simonia, I. A. Frozen Hydrocarbon Particles as a Luminescent Dust Component of Nebular Matter. Astrophysics, Vol. 48 (3), pp. 374-380, 2005.

  5. Simonia, I. Frozen Hydrocarbon Particles of Cometary Halos as Carriers of Unidentified Emissions. Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy, 26, pp. 421 – 427, 2005.

  6. Simonia, I. A.; Mikailov, Kh. M. Photoluminescence and cathodoluminescence by cosmic dust. Astronomy Reports, Vol. 50 (12), pp. 960-964, 2006.

  7. Simonia, I. On the possible luminescence nature of unidentified cometary emissions. Astrophysics and Space Science, Vol. 312 (1-2), pp. 27-33, 2007.

  8. Simonia, I.; Ruggles, C.; Chagunava, R. Ethnographic and literary reflections on ancient Georgian astronomical heritage. Journal of Astronomical History and Heritage, Vol. 11 (3), pp. 213 – 218, 2008.

  9. Simonia, Irakli; Ruggles, Clive; Bakhtadze, Nodar. An astronomical investigation of the seventeen hundred year old Nekresi fire temple. Journal of Astronomical History and Heritage, Vol. 12 (3), pp. 235 – 239, 2009.

  10. Simonia, Irakli. Frozen Hydrocarbons in Comets. The Astronomical Journal, Vol. 141 (2), article id. 56, 6 pp. 2011.

  11. Simonia, Irakli. Organic component of cometary ice. Astrophysics and Space Science, Vol. 332 (1), pp.91-98, 2011.

  12. Simonia, I.; Simonia, T. Substances of the Ancient Cosmology. The Inspiration of Astronomical Phenomena VI. Proceedings of a conference held October 18-23, 2009 in Venezia, Italy. Edited by Enrico Maria Corsini. ASP Conference Series, Vol. 441. San Francisco: Astronomical Society of the Pacific, pp.409 -413, 2011.

  13. Simonia, Irakli. Organic molecules of cometary substance. First International Conference on Chemical Evolution of Star Forming Regions and Origin of Life. Astrochem2012. AIP Conference Proceedings, Vol. 1543 (1), pp.99-114, 2013.

  14. Gucsik, Arnold; Endo, Taro; Nishido, Hirotsugu; Ninagawa, Kiyotaka; Kayama, Masahiro; Bérczi, Szaniszló; Nagy, Szabolcs; Ábrahám, Péter; Kimura, Yuki; Miura, Hitoshi; Gyollai, Ildikó;Simonia, Irakli; Rózsa, Péter; Posta, József; Apai, Dániel; Mihály,Krisztián;Nagy, Mihály; Ott, Ulrich.Cathodoluminescence microscopy and spectroscopy of forsterite from Kaba meteorite: An application to the study of hydrothermal alteration of parent body. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, Vol. 48 (12), pp. 2577-2596, 2013.

  15. Simonia, Irakli; Jijelava, Badri. Astronomy in the Ancient Caucasus. Handbook of Archaeoastronomy and Enthoastronomy, ISBN 978-1-4614-6140-1. 2015.

  16. Simonia, Irakli; Abuladze, Tamar; Chkhikvadze, Nestan; Samkurashvili, Liana; Simonia, Tsitsino; Pataridze, Ketevan; Meladze, George. Astronomical Manuscripts in Georgia, Ilia State University Press, Tbilisi, Georgia, 2015, ISBN 978-9941-18-225-9.

  17. Gudipati, Murthy S.; Abou Mrad, Ninette; Blum, Jürgen; Charnley, Steven B.; Chiavassa,Thierry; Cordiner, Martin A.; Mousis, Olivier; Danger, Grégoire; Duvernay, Fabrice;Gundlach, Bastian; Hartogh, Paul; Marboeuf, Ulysse; Simonia, Irakli; Simonia, Tsitsino; Theulé, Patrice; Yang, Rui. Laboratory Studies Towards Understanding Comets. Space Science Reviews, Vol. 197 (1-4), pp. 101-150, 2015.

  18. Simonia, I.;Nabiyev, Sh. Nano-metric Dust Particles as a Hardly Detectable Component of the Interplanetary Dust Cloud. Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy, Vol. 36 (3), pp.409-419, 2015.

  19. Arnold Gucsik, Ildikó Gyollai, Hirotsugu Nishido,Kiyotaka Ninagawa, Matthew M. R. Izawa, Cornelia Jäger, Ulrich Ott, Irakli Simonia, Szaniszló Bérczi, andMasahiro Kayama. Cathodoluminescence and Raman Spectromicroscopy of Forsterite in Tagish Lake Meteorite: Implications for Astromineralogy. Hindawi Publishing Corporation International Journal of Spectroscopy Vol. 2016, Article ID 1751730, 8 pages http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/1751730

  20. Simonia, I. Possible Thermoluminescence of the Solid Cometary Substance. The Astronomical Journal, 152:87, (8pp), 2016.