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Ioannis (Yannis) Liodakis

Gruber fellow, Finnish Center for Astronomy

with ESO (FINCA)

I am a Gruber fellow at the Finnish Center for Astronomy with ESO at the University of Turku. I study jets from supermassive black holes in the centers of distant galaxies. I am particularly fond of a particular category of such objects called blazars, which are the most persistently bright objects in the known Universe.

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Research Interests

I am interested in the multiwavelength - multimessenger emission from supermassive black hole jets in all forms, shapes, and sizes.

I am a member of many international collaborations (OVRO, RoboPol, LSST-AGN science, IXPE, Fermi, MAGIC, CTA) that study jets across the electromagnetic and particle spectrum.

For more information on my research endeavors see my CV and publication list.

 
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Publications

Most recent publications as first/second author or with significant contribution:

Liodakis, I., Marscher A. P.,, et al., “Polarized Blazar X-rays imply particle acceleration in shocks” 2022, accepted in Nature.

Liodakis, I., Kojlonen K. I. I., Blinov D., et al., “Optical polarization reveals colliding stellar stream shocks in a tidal disruption event” 2022, accepted in Science.

Liodakis I., Hovatta T., Pavlidou V.,et al., “The hunt for extraterrestrial high-energy neutrino counterparts”, 2022, accepted in A&A, arXiv: arXiv:2208.07381.