List of publications in refereed journals



2017

An orientation-based unification of young jetted active galactic nuclei: the case of 3C 286 , M. Berton, L. Foschini, A. Caccianiga, S. Ciroi, E. Congiu, V. Cracco, M. Frezzato, G. La Mura, P. Rafanelli 2017, Frontiers in Astronomy and Space Sciences, in press

Survival of the obscuring torus in the most powerful Active Galactic Nuclei, S. Mateos, F.J. Carrera, X. Barcons, A. Alonso-Herrero, A. Hernan-Caballero, M. Page, C. Ramos Almeida, A. Caccianiga, T. Miyaji, A. Blain, 2017, The Astrophysical Journal Letters, in press

Kiloparsec-scale emission in the narrow-line Seyfert 1 galaxy Mrk 783, E. Congiu, M. Berton, M. Giroletti, R. Antonucci, A. Caccianiga, P. Kharb, M. L. Lister, L. Foschini, S. Ciroi, V. Cracco, M. Frezzato, E. Jarvela, G. La Mura, J. L. Richards, and P. Rafanelli, 2017, Astronomy & Astrophysics, in press

AGN with discordant optical and X-ray classification are not a physical family: Diverse origin in two AGN, N. Ordovas-Pascual, S. Mateos, F. J. Carrera, K. Wiersema, X. Barcons, V. Braito, A. Caccianiga, A. Del Moro, R. Della Ceca, P. Severgnini, 2017, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, in press

SDSSJ143244.91+301435.3 at VLBI: a compact radio galaxy in a narrow-line Seyfert 1, A. Caccianiga, D. Dallacasa, S. Anton, L. Ballo, M. Berton, K.-H. Mack, A. Paulino-Afonso 2017, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 464, 1474

2016

Compact steep-spectrum sources as parent population of flat-spectrum radio-loud narrow-line Seyfert 1 galaxies, M. Berton, A. Caccianiga, L. Foschini, B. M. Peterson, S. Mathur, G. Terreran, S. Ciroi, E. Congiu, V. Cracco, M. Frezzato, G. La Mura, and P. Rafanelli 2016, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 591, 98

X-ray absorption, nuclear infrared emission and dust covering factors of AGN: testing Unification Schemes , S. Mateos, F. J. Carrera, A. Alonso-Herrero, A. HernĂ¡n-Caballero, X. Barcons, A. Asensio Ramos, M. G. Watson, A. Blain, A. Caccianiga, L. Ballo, V. Braito, C. Ramos Almeida, 2016, Astrophysical Journal, 819, 166

Water masers in Compton-thick AGN I. Detailed study of the new water megamaser in IRAS 15480-0344 ,P. Castangia, A. Tarchi, A. Caccianiga, P. Severgnini, and R. Della Ceca, 2016, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 586, 89

2015

The structure of the X-ray absorber in Mrk 915 revealed by Swift , P. Severgnini, L. Ballo, V. Braito, A. Caccianiga, S. Campana, R. Della Ceca, A. Moretti, C. Vignali, 2015, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 453, 3611

WISE colours and star-formation in the host galaxies of radio-loud narrow-line Seyfert 1 , A. Caccianiga, S. Anton, L. Ballo, L. Foschini, T. Maccacaro, R. Della Ceca, P. Severgnini, M.J. Marcha, S. Mateos, E. Sani, 2015, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 451, 1795

Revisiting the relationship between 6mic and 2-10 keV continuum luminosities of AGN, S. Mateos, F.J. Carrera, A. Alonso-Herrero, E. Rovilos, E., A. Hernan-Caballero, X. Barcons, A. Blain, A. Caccianiga, R. Della Ceca, R., P. Severgnini, 2015, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 449, 1422

Exploring the Active Galactic Nuclei population with extreme X-ray to optical flux ratios (fx/fo>50), R. Della Ceca, F. Carrera, A. Caccianiga, P. Severgnini, L. Ballo, V. Braito, A. Corral, A. Del Moro, S. Mateos, A. Ruiz, M. Watson, 2015, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 447, 3227

Properties of flat-spectrum radio-loud narrow-line Seyfert 1 galaxies, L. Foschini ,M. Berton, A. Caccianiga, S. Ciroi, V. Cracco, B.M. Peterson, E. Angelakis, V. Braito, L. Fuhrmann, L. Gallo, D. Grupe, E. Jarvela, S. Kaufmann, S. Komossa, Y. Y. Kovalev, A. Lahteenmaki, M.M. Lisakov, M. L. Lister, S.Mathur, J. L. Richards, P. Romano, A. Sievers, G. Tagliaferri, J. Tammi, O. Tibolla, M. Tornikoski, S. Vercellone, G. LaMura, L. Maraschi, P. Rafanelli, 2015, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 575, 2580

2014

The XMM-Newton Bright Survey sample of absorbed quasars: X-ray and accretion properties, L. Ballo, P. Severgnini, R. Della Ceca, A. Caccianiga, C. Vignali, F. J. Carrera, A. Corral, S. Mateos, 2014, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 444, 2580

SDSSJ143244.91+301435.3: a link between radio-loud narrow-line Seyfert 1 galaxies and compact steep-spectrum radio sources? A. Caccianiga, S. Anton, L. Ballo, D. Dallacasa, R. Della Ceca, R. Fanali, L. Foschini, T. Hamilton, A. Kraus, T. Maccacaro, K.-H. Mack, M.J. Marcha, A. Paulino-Afonso, E. Sani, P. Severgnini, 2014, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 441, 172

X-ray observation of ULAS J1120+0641, the most distant quasar at z=7.08 A. Moretti, L. Ballo, L., V. Braito, A. Caccianiga, R. Della Ceca, R. Gilli, R. Salvaterra, P. Severgnini, C. Vignali, 2014, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 563, 46

The variable ionized absorber in the Seyfert 2 Mrk 348 E. Marchese, V. Braito, J.N. Reeves, R. Della Ceca, A. Caccianiga, A. Markowitz, G. Risaliti, P. Severgnini, T.J. Turner, 2014, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 437, 2806

2013

Uncovering obscured luminous AGN with WISE S. Mateos, A. Alonso-Herrero, F.J. Carrera, A. Blain, P. Severgnini, A. Caccianiga, A. Ruiz, 2013, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 434, 941

Studying the relationship between X-ray emission and accretion in AGN using the XMM-Newton Bright Serendipitous Survey R. Fanali, A. Caccianiga, P. Severgnini, R. Della Ceca, R., E. Marchese, F.J. Carrera, A. Corral, S. Mateos, 2013, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 433, 648

The merger fraction of active and inactive galaxies in the local Universe through an improved non-parametric classification S. Cotini, E. Ripamonti, A. Caccianiga, M. Colpi, R. Della Ceca, M. Mapelli, P. Severgnini, A. Segreto, 2013, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 431, 2661

The XMM-Newton Wide Angle Survey (XWAS) P. Esquej, M. Page, F. J. Carrera, S. Mateos, J. Tedds, M. G. Watson, A. Corral, J. Ebrero, M. Krumpe, S. R. Rosen, M. T. Ceballos, A. Schwope, C. Page, A. Alonso-Herrero, A. Caccianiga, R. Della Ceca, O. Gonzalez-Martin, G. Lamer, P. Severgnini, 2013, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 557, 123

The CLASS BL Lac sample: The Radio Luminosity Function M.J.Marcha & A. Caccianiga, 2013, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 430, 2464

Black-hole masses of type 1 AGN in the XMM-Newton bright serendipitous survey A. Caccianiga, R. Fanali, P. Severgnini, R. Della Ceca, E. Marchese, S. Mateos, 2013, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 549, 119

2012

A new technique to efficiently select Compton thick AGNs P. Severgnini, A. Caccianiga, R. Della Ceca 2012, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 542, 46

NGC454: unveiling a new "changing look" E. Marchese, V. Braito, R. Della Ceca, A. Caccianiga, P. Severgnini, 2012, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 421, 1803

The optical-UV spectral energy distribution of the unabsorbed AGN population in the XMM-Newton Bright Serendipitous Survey E. Marchese, R. Della Ceca, A. Caccianiga, P. Severgnini, A. Corral, R. Fanali, 2012, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 539, 48

2011

The relationship between [OIII]5007A equivalent width and obscuration in AGN A. Caccianiga & P. Severgnini, 2011, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 415, 1928

The X-ray spectral properties of the AGN population in the XMM-Newton bright serendipitous survey A. Corral, R. Della Ceca, A. Caccianiga, P. Severgnini, H. Brunner, F.J. Carrera, M.J. Page, A.D. Schwope, 2011, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 530, 42

Suzaku and SWIFT-BAT observations of a newly discovered Compton-thick AGN P. Severgnini, A. Caccianiga, R. Della Ceca, V. Braito, C. Vignali, V. La Parola, A. Moretti, 2011, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 525, 38

2009

The XMM-Newton Serendipitous Survey. V. The Second XMM-Newton Serendipitous Source Catalogue M.G. Watson et al. 2009, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 493, 339

2008

High precision X-ray logN-logS distributions: implications for the obscured AGN population S., Mateos, R.S. Warwick, F.J. Carrera, G.C. Stewart, J. Ebrero, R. Della Ceca, A. Caccianiga, R. Gilli, M.J. Page, E. Treister, J.A. Tedds, M.G. Watson, G. Lamer, R.D. Saxton, H., Brunner, C.G. Page, 2008, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 492, 51

The cosmological properties of AGN in the XMM-Newton Hard Bright Survey R. Della Ceca, R., A. Caccianiga, A., P. Severgnini, T. Maccacaro, H. Brunner, F. J. Carrera, F. Cocchia, S. Mateos, M. J. Page, J. A. Tedds, 2008, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 487, 119

The XMM-Newton Bright serendipitous survey. Identification and optical spectral properties, A. Caccianiga, P. Severgnini, R. Della Ceca, T. Maccacaro, F. Cocchia, X. Barcons, F. J. Carrera, I. Matute, R. G. McMahon, M. J. Page, W. Pietsch, B. Sbarufatti, A. Schwope, J. A. Tedds, M. G. Watson, 2008, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 477, 735

2007

The XMM-Newton Serendipitous Survey V. Optical identification of the XMM-Newton Medium sensitivity Survey (XMS), Barcons, X. et al. 2007, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 476, 119

Elusive AGN in the XMM-Newton brigth serendipitous survey, A.Caccianiga, P. Severgnini, R. Della Ceca, T. Maccacaro, F.J. Carrera, M.J. Page, 2007, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 470, 557

Searching for absorbed AGN in the 2XMM-Newton pre-release EPIC Serendipitous Source Catalogue, E. Memola, A.Caccianiga, F. Cocchia, R. Della Ceca, T. Maccacaro, P. Severgnini, D.J. Fyfe, S. Mateos, M.G. Watson, G. Lamer, 2007, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 465, 759

The stellar content of the XMM-Bright Serendipitous Survey, J. Lopez-Santiago, G. Micela, S. Sciortino, F. Favata, A.Caccianiga, R. Della Ceca, P. Severgnini, V. Braito, 2007, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 463, 165

2006

An X-ray bright ERO hosting a type 2 QSO, P. Severgnini, A.Caccianiga, V. Braito, T. Maccacaro, M. Akiyama, F.J. Carrera, M.T. Ceballos, M.J. Page, P. Saracco, M.G. Watson, 2006, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 451, 859

2005

X-ray spectra of XMM-Newton serendipitous medium flux sources, S. Mateos, X. Barcons, F.J. Carrera, M.T. Ceballos, A.Caccianiga, G. Lamer, T.Maccacaro, M.J.Page, A. Schwope, M.G. Watson, 2005, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 433, 855

The first optical validation of an XLEO: a detection in the XMM-Newton observation of the CDFS, V. Braito, T. Maccacaro, A.Caccianiga, P. Severgnini, R. Della Ceca, 2005, Astrophysical Journal Letters, 621, L97

XMM-Newton spectroscopy of an X-ray selected sample of RL AGNs, E.Galbiati, A.Caccianiga, T.Maccacaro, V.Braito, R.Della Ceca, P.Severgnini, H.Brunner, I.Lehmann, M.J.Page , 2005, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 430, 927

2004

X-ray Line Emitting Objects in XMM-Newton Observations: the Tip of the Iceberg, T.Maccacaro, V.Braito, R.Della Ceca, P.Severgnini, A.Caccianiga , 2004, The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 617, L33

Exploring the Bright X-ray Sky with the XMM-Newton Bright Serendipitous Survey, R.Della Ceca, T. Maccacaro, A.Caccianiga, P.Severgnini, V.Braito, X.Barcons, F.J.Carrera, M.G.Watson, J.A.Tedds, H.Brunner, I.Lehmann, G.Lamer, A.Schwope, 2004, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 428, 383

The XMM-Newton HBS28 sample: studying the obscuration in hard X-ray selected AGNs, A.Caccianiga, P.Severgnini, V.Braito, R.Della Ceca, T.Maccacaro, A.Wolter, X.Barcons, F.J.Carrera, I.Lehmann, M.J.Page, R.Saxton, N.A.Webb, 2004, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 416, 901

The CLASS blazar survey: testing the blazar sequence, A.Caccianiga & M.J.M. Marcha, 2004, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 348, 937

2003

A Hard Medium Survey with ASCA. IV: the Radio-Loud Type 2 QSO AX J0843+2942, R.Della Ceca, V.Braito, V.Beckmann, A.Caccianiga, I. Cagnoni, I.M. Gioia, T. Maccacaro, P. Severgnini, A. Wolter, 2003, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 406, 555

XMM-Newton observations expose AGN in apparently normal galaxies, P.Severgnini, A.Caccianiga, V.Braito, R.Della Ceca,T.Maccacaro, A.Wolter, K.Sekiguchi, T.Sasaki, M.Yoshida, M.Akiyama, M.G.Watson, X.Barcons, F.J.Carrera, W.Pietsch, N.A.Webb, 2003, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 406, 483

2002

On the cosmological evolution of BL Lacs, A.Caccianiga, T.Maccacaro, A.Wolter, R.Della Ceca, I.M.Gioia 2002, The Astrophysical Journal, 566, 181

The CLASS blazar survey -II. Optical properties, A.Caccianiga, M.J.M.Marcha, S.Anton, K.-H.Mack, M.J.Neeser 2002, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 329, 877

2001

EVN observations of low-luminosity flat-spectrum AGNs, A.Caccianiga, M.J.Marcha, A.Thean, J.Dennett-Thorpe 2001, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 328, 867

The CLASS blazar survey -I. Selection criteria and radio properties, M.J.Marcha, A.Caccianiga, I.W.A.Browne, N.Jackson 2001, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 326, 1455

2000

Emission line AGN from the REX survey: results from optical spectroscopy, A.Caccianiga, T.Maccacaro, A.Wolter, R.Della Ceca, I.M.Gioia 2000, Astronomy & Astrophysics Supplement Series, 144, 247

X-ray variability and prediction of TeV emission in the HBL 1ES1101-232, A.Wolter, F.Tavecchio, A.Caccianiga, G.Ghisellini, G.Tagliaferri 2000, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 357, 429

1999

The REX survey: a search for Radio Emitting X-ray sources, A.Caccianiga, T.Maccacaro, A.Wolter, R.Della Ceca, I.M.Gioia 1999, The Astrophysical Journal, 513, 51

1998

Identification of newly discovered radio emitting X-ray sources: results from spectroscopy, A.Wolter, C.Ruscica, A.Caccianiga 1998, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 299, 1047

The REX survey: A search for BL Lac objects, T.Maccacaro, A.Caccianiga, R.Della Ceca, A.Wolter 1998, Astron. Nachr., 319, 15

1997

Optical Spectroscopy of the unusual galaxy J2310-43, A.Caccianiga & T.Maccacaro 1997, The Astronomical Journal, 114, 2350

1994

Luminosity Functions of BL Lac Objects, A.Wolter, A.Caccianiga, R.Della Ceca, T.Maccacaro 1994, The Astrophysical Journal, 433, 29

1993

Unified Model for X-ray and radio-selected BL Lac Objects, A.Celotti, L.Maraschi, G.Ghisellini, A.Caccianiga, T.Maccacaro 1993, The Astrophysical Journal, 416, 118

An orientation-based unification of young jetted active galactic nuclei, M. Berton, L. Foschini, A. Caccianiga, S. Ciroi, E. Congiu, V. Cracco, M. Frezzato, G. La Mura, P. Rafanelli, Frontiers in Astronomy and Space Sciences, in press