Projects

Below we list all projects which are part of the SPP 1992 on exoplanet diversity:

Project PI Location
Pebble accretion and the composition of exoplanets Prof. Dr. C. Dullemond Univ. Heidelberg, Zentrum für Astronomie (ZAH) 
Transmission Spectroscopy of Extrasolar Planets Dr. St. Czesla Univ. Hamburg, Hamburger Sternwarte (STwB)
Characterising the population of wide orbit exoplanets Dr. N. Deacon Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie, Heidelberg (MPIA)
Structure and dynamics of hot Jupiter atmospheres Dr. W. Dietrich Max-Planck-Institut für Sonnensystemforschung, Göttingen
Prof. Dr. R. Redmer Univ.. Rostock
Verifying the true planet statistics of intermediate-mass stars: The first combined planet search survey of K giants and F stars Dr. M. Döllinger Thüringer Landessternwarte Tautenburg (TLS)
The Formation and Evolution of resonant planetary Systems Prof. Dr. W. Kley Univ. Tübingen
Composition of planets with an N-body-Monte-Carlo approach Prof. Dr. C. Dullemond Univ. Heidelberg, Zentrum für Astronomie (ZAH) 
Mountains and Deserts in the demographics of Giants Prof. Dr. B. Ercolano Univ. München, Universitäts-Sternwarte
Prof. Dr. Th. Preibisch Univ. München, Universitäts-Sternwarte
Higher-order atmospheric effects in the optical occultations and phase curves of exoplanets Dr. A. García Muñoz TU Berlin, Zentrum für Astronomie und Astrophysik
Interior-atmosphere feedbacks and the nature of detected sub-Neptunian planets Dr. M. Godolt TU Berlin, Zentrum für Astronomie und Astrophysik
Dr. N. Tosi TU Berlin, Zentrum für Astronomie und Astrophysik
The erosion of planetary atmospheres Dr. E. Guenther Thüringer Landessternwarte Tautenburg (TLS)
Exploring the Diversity of Exoplanets in the Mass-Density Diagram Prof. Dr. A. Hatzes Thüringer Landessternwarte Tautenburg (TLS)
PD Dr. M. Pätzold Rheinisches Institut für Umweltforschung (RIU), Köln
Prof. Dr. H. Rauer TU Berlin, Zentrum für Astronomie und Astrophysik
Cloud formation in atmospheres of mini-Neptunes Dr. D. Kitzmann TU Berlin, Zentrum für Astronomie und Astrophysik
Characterization of young accreting planets PD Dr. H Klahr Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie, Heidelberg (MPIA)
Prof Dr. S. Wolf Univ. Kiel
The implementation of consistent planetesimal formation in the population synthesis of Exo-Planets PD Dr. H. Klahr Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie, Heidelberg (MPIA)
Formation and early evolution of gas giants: The accretion shock and its consequences Dr. R. Kuiper Univ. Tübingen
Observing and modeling young transiting planets Prof. Dr. R. Neuhäuser Univ. Jena
Prof. Dr. R. Redmer Univ. Rostock
NaCo Imaging Survey for Planets around Young Stars (NaCo-ISPY) Dr. A. Müller Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie, Heidelberg (MPIA)
Detection, Confirmation and Characterization of Multi-planet Systems by Transit Time Variations PD Dr. M. Pätzold Rheinisches Institut für Umweltforschung (RIU), Köln
Systematic analysis of stellar transit light curves for the characterization of short-period extrasolar planets PD Dr. M. Pätzold Rheinisches Institut für Umweltforschung (RIU), Köln
Detection and Characterization of sub-Jovian Planets with NGTS (Next Generation Transit Survey) Prof. Dr. H. Rauer TU Berlin, Zentrum für Astronomie und Astrophysik
Coordination Proposal Priority Programme SPP 1992 Prof. Dr. H. Rauer TU Berlin, Zentrum für Astronomie und Astrophysik
The key physical-chemical processes determining the Composition and Temperature of (exo)planetary atmospheres Prof. Dr. A. Reiners Univ. Göttingen
Dr. M. Rengel Max-Planck-Institut für Sonnensystemforschung, Göttingen
Understanding Radial Velocity Jitter: Benchmark Observations of the Sun Prof. Dr. A. Reiners Univ. Göttingen
How does stellar convection impact the detection of small planets at high radial velocity precision ? Dr. S. Jeffers Univ. Göttingen
Characterizing and Understanding the Planet Population around Intermediate Mass Stars PD Dr. S. Reffert Univ. Heidelberg
Starspots meet planets: A new tool to investigate the physics of transiting exoplanetary systems around active stars Prof. Dr. J. Schmitt Univ. Hamburg, Hamburger Sternwarte (STwB)
Direct Imaging of exoplanets at their youngest ages Dr. T. Schmidt Univ. Hamburg, Hamburger Sternwarte (STwB)
Energetic radiation from exoplanet hosts: The most detailed study of our nearest host star Proxima Centauri Dr. Ch. Schneider Univ. Hamburg, Hamburger Sternwarte (STwB)
How planetary systems are shaped by their birthplace Prof. Dr. R. Spurzem Univ. Heidelberg, Zentrum für Astronomie (ZAH) 
Cool Earths: Discovering Exoplanets beyond the Snow-line with Gravitational Microlensing Prof. Dr. G. Wambsganß Univ. Heidelberg, Zentrum für Astronomie (ZAH)