Malcolm Fridlund

Affiliate Professor at Astronomy and Plasmaphysics

Malcolm Fridlund was a staff scientist at ESA for 25 years working as study and project scientist for the DARWIN concept, and subsequently as project scientist for CoRoT and study scientist for PLATO. He was also the project scientist for GENIE, a nulling interferometry concept for the VLTI. Currently he continues work on PLATO and is a member of the CHEOPS science team.

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Showing 77 publications

2021

Transit detection of the long-period volatile-rich super-Earth nu(2) Lupi d with CHEOPS

Laetitia Delrez, David Ehrenreich, Yann Alibert et al
NATURE ASTRONOMY. Vol. In Press
Journal article
2021

The EBLM project - VIII. First results for M-dwarf mass, radius, and effective temperature measurements using CHEOPS light curves

Swayne, P. F. L. Maxted, Amaury Triaud et al
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Vol. 506 (1), p. 306-322
Journal article
2021

Six transiting planets and a chain of Laplace resonances in TOI-178

A. Leleu, Y. Alibert, N.C. Hara et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 649
Journal article
2021

A planetary system with two transiting mini-Neptunes near the radius valley transition around the bright M dwarf TOI-776

R. Luque, L. M. Serrano, K. Molaverdikhani et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 645
Journal article
2021

The CHEOPS mission

W. Benz, C. Broeg, A. Fortier et al
Experimental Astronomy. Vol. 51 (1), p. 109-151
Journal article
2021

The changing face of AU Mic b: Stellar spots, spin-orbit commensurability, and transit timing variations as seen by CHEOPS and TESS

G.M. Szabó, D. Gandolfi, A. Brandeker et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 654
Journal article
2021

CHEOPS precision phase curve of the Super-Earth 55 Cancri e

B. M. Morris, L. Delrez, A. Brandeker et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 653
Journal article
2021

TOI-220b: a warm sub-Neptune discovered by TESS

S. Hoyer, D. Gandolfi, D. J. Armstrong et al
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Vol. 505 (3), p. 3361-3379
Journal article
2021

Hot planets around cool stars - two short-period mini-Neptunes transiting the late K-dwarf TOI-1260

Iskra Georgieva, Carina Persson, O. Barragan et al
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Vol. 505 (4), p. 4684-4701
Journal article
2021

Faint objects in motion: the new frontier of high precision astrometry

F. Malbet, Céline Boehm, A. Krone-Martins et al
Experimental Astronomy. Vol. In Press
Journal article
2021

37 new validated planets in overlapping K2 campaigns

J. P. de Leon, J. Livingston, M. Endl et al
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Vol. 508 (1), p. 195-218
Journal article
2021

TESS and HARPS reveal two sub-Neptunes around TOI 1062

J. F. Otegi, F. Bouchy, R. Helled et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 653
Journal article
2021

CHEOPS observations of the HD 108236 planetary system: A fifth planet, improved ephemerides, and planetary radii

A. Bonfanti, L. Delrez, M.J. Hooton et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 646
Journal article
2021

A search for transiting planets around hot subdwarfs: I. Methods and performance tests on light curves from Kepler, K2, TESS, and CHEOPS

V. Van Grootel, Francisco J. Pozuelos, A. Thuillier et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 650
Journal article
2021

Masses and compositions of three small planets orbiting the nearby M dwarf L231-32 (TOI-270) and the M dwarf radius valley

Vincent Van Eylen, N. Astudillo-Defru, X. Bonfils et al
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Vol. 507 (2), p. 2154-2173
Journal article
2021

Exploiting timing capabilities of the CHEOPS mission with warm-Jupiter planets

L. Borsato, Giampaolo P. Piotto, D. Gandolfi et al
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Vol. 506 (3), p. 3810-3830
Journal article
2020

Planet Hunters Tess I: TOI 813, a subgiant hosting a transiting Saturn-sized planet on an 84-day orbit

N. L. Eisner, O. Barragán, S. Aigrain et al
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Vol. 494 (1), p. 750-763
Review article
2020

The TOI-763 system: Sub-Neptunes orbiting a Sun-like star

Malcolm Fridlund, J.H. Livingston, D. Gandolfi et al
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Vol. 498 (3), p. 4503-4517
Journal article
2020

Transiting exoplanets from the CoRoT space mission: XXIX. The hot Jupiters CoRoT-30 b and CoRoT-31 b

P. Bordé, R. F. Díaz, O. Creevey et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 635
Journal article
2020

Mass determinations of the three mini-Neptunes transiting TOI-125

L. D. Nielsen, D. Gandolfi, D. J. Armstrong et al
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Vol. 492 (4), p. 5399-5412
Journal article
2020

Two Intermediate-mass Transiting Brown Dwarfs from the TESS Mission

Theron W. Carmichael, Samuel N. Quinn, A. J. Mustill et al
Astronomical Journal. Vol. 160 (1)
Journal article
2020

The Multiplanet System TOI-421*

Ilaria Carleo, Davide Gandolfi, Oscar Barragan et al
Astronomical Journal. Vol. 160 (3)
Journal article
2020

Precise mass and radius of a transiting super-Earth planet orbiting the M dwarf TOI-1235: a planet in the radius gap?

P. Bluhm, R. Luque, N. Espinoza et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 639
Journal article
2020

K2-280 b - a low density warm sub-Saturn around a mildly evolved star

Grzegorz Nowak, Enric Palle, Davide Gandolfi et al
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Vol. 497 (4), p. 4423-4435
Journal article
2020

Three planets transiting the evolved star EPIC 249893012: a hot 8.8-Mearth super-Earth and two warm 14.7 and 10.2-Mearth sub-Neptunes

D. Hidalgo, E. Palle, D. Gandolfi et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 636
Journal article
2020

TESS Spots a Hot Jupiter with an Inner Transiting Neptune

Chelsea X. Huang, S. N. Quinn, A. Vanderburg et al
Astrophysical Journal Letters. Vol. 892 (1)
Journal article
2020

TOI-132 b: A short-period planet in the Neptune desert transiting a V=11.3 G-type star

Matias R. Diaz, James S. Jenkins, Davide Gandolfi et al
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Vol. 493 (1), p. 973-985
Journal article
2020

The hot dayside and asymmetric transit of WASP-189 b seen by CHEOPS

M. Lendl, Szilard Csizmadia, A. Deline et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 643
Journal article
2020

TOI-503: The First Known Brown-dwarf Am-star Binary from the TESS Mission

Jan Subjak, Rishikesh Sharma, Theron W. Carmichael et al
Astronomical Journal. Vol. 159 (4)
Journal article
2019

Greening of the brown-dwarf desert EPIC 212036875b: a 51 M-J object in a 5-day orbit around an F7V star

Carina Persson, Szilard Csizmadia, Alexander J. Mustill et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 628
Journal article
2019

Radial velocity confirmation of K2-100b: A young, highly irradiated, and low-density transiting hot Neptune

O. Barragán, S. Aigrain, D. Kubyshkina et al
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Vol. 490 (1), p. 698-708
Journal article
2019

K2-264: a transiting multiplanet system in the Praesepe open cluster

J. Livingston, F. Dai, T. Hirano et al
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Vol. 484 (1), p. 8-18
Journal article
2019

HD 219666 b: a hot-Neptune from TESS Sector 1

M. Esposito, D. J. Armstrong, D. Gandolfi et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 623 (623)
Journal article
2019

K2-290: A warm Jupiter and a mini-Neptune in a triple-star system

M. Hjorth, A.B. Justesen, T. Hirano et al
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Vol. 484 (3), p. 3522-3536
Journal article
2019

K2-140b and K2-180b - Characterization of a hot Jupiter and a mini-Neptune from the K2 mission

J. Korth, Sz. Csizmadia, D. Gandolfi et al
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Vol. 482 (2), p. 1807-1823
Journal article
2019

Detection and characterization of an ultra-dense sub-Neptunian planet orbiting the Sun-like star K2-292

R. Luque, G. Nowak, E. Palle et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 623
Journal article
2019

The Transiting Multi-planet System HD15337: Two Nearly Equal-mass Planets Straddling the Radius Gap

D. Gandolfi, L. Fossati, J. H. Livingston et al
Astrophysical Journal Letters. Vol. 876 (2)
Journal article
2019

K2-295 b and K2-237 b: Two Transiting Hot Jupiters

A.M.S. Smith, Sz. Csizmadia, D. Gandolfi et al
Acta Astronomica. Vol. 69, p. 135-158
Journal article
2018

TESS's first planet: A super-Earth transiting the naked-eye star π Mensae

D. Gandolfi, O. Barragán, J.H. Livingston et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 619
Journal article
2018

K2-260 b: A hot Jupiter transiting an F star, and K2-261 b: A warm Saturn around a bright G star

M.C. Johnson, Fei Dai, A.B. Justesen et al
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Vol. 481 (1), p. 596-612
Journal article
2018

Exoplanets around Low-mass Stars Unveiled by K2

Teruyuki Hirano, Fei Dai, D. Gandolfi et al
Astronomical Journal. Vol. 155 (3), p. 127-
Journal article
2018

K2-139 b: a low-mass warm Jupiter on a 29-d orbit transiting an active K0 V star

O. Barragán, D. Gandolfi, A. M. S. Smith et al
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Vol. 475 (2), p. 1765-1776
Journal article
2018

44 Validated Planets from K2 Campaign 10

J.H. Livingston, M. Endl, Fei Dai et al
Astronomical Journal. Vol. 156 (2)
Journal article
2018

Brown dwarf companion with a period of 4.6 yr interacting with the hot Jupiter CoRoT-20b

J. Rey, F. Bouchy, M. Stalport et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 619
Journal article
2018

Mass determination of the 1:3:5 near-resonant planets transiting GJ 9827 (K2-135)

J. Prieto-Arranz, E. Palle, D. Gandolfi et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 618
Journal article
2018

Space missions for exoplanet research: Overview and introduction

Malcolm Fridlund
Handbook of Exoplanets, p. 1123-1134
Book chapter
2018

K2-137 b: an Earth-sized planet in a 4.3-h orbit around an M-dwarf

A. M. S. Smith, J. Cabrera, Sz. Csizmadia et al
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Vol. 474 (4), p. 5523-
Journal article
2018

HD 89345: A bright oscillating star hosting a transiting warm Saturn-sized planet observed by K2

Vincent Van Eylen, Fei Dai, S. Mathur et al
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Vol. 478 (4), p. 4866-4880
Journal article
2018

CoRoT: The first space-based transit survey to explore the close-in planet population

M. Deleuil, Malcolm Fridlund
Handbook of Exoplanets, p. 1135-1158
Book chapter
2018

Three Small Planets Transiting a Hyades Star

John H. Livingston, Fei Dai, Teruyuki Hirano et al
Astronomical Journal. Vol. 155 (3)
Journal article
2018

K2-155: A Bright Metal-poor M Dwarf with Three Transiting Super-Earths

T. Hirano, Fei Dai, J.H. Livingston et al
Astronomical Journal. Vol. 155 (3)
Journal article
2018

K2-141 b: A 5-M⊕ super-Earth transiting a K7 V star every 6.7 hours

O. Barragán, D. Gandolfi, Fei Dai et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 612
Journal article
2018

Planets, candidates, and binaries from the CoRoT/Exoplanet programme: The CoRoT transit catalogue

M. Deleuil, S. Aigrain, C. Moutou et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 619
Journal article
2018

Super-Earth of 8 Mearth in a 2.2-day orbit around the K5V star K2-216

Carina Persson, Malcolm Fridlund, O. Barragan et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 618 (33)
Journal article
2017

A deeper view of the CoRoT-9 planetary system A small non-zero eccentricity for CoRoT-9b likely generated by planet-planet scattering

A. S. Bonomo, G. Hebrard, S. N. Raymond et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 603, p. A43-
Journal article
2017

The Transiting Multi-planet System HD 3167: A 5.7 M ⊕ Super-Earth and an 8.3 M ⊕ Mini-Neptune

Davide Gandolfi, Oscar Barragán, Artie P. Hatzes et al
Astronomical Journal. Vol. 154 (3), p. 123-
Journal article
2017

EPIC 219388192b-An Inhabitant of the Brown Dwarf Desert in the Ruprecht 147 Open Cluster

G. Nowak, E. Palle, D. Gandolfi et al
Astronomical Journal. Vol. 153 (3)
Journal article
2017

K2-99: a subgiant hosting a transiting warm Jupiter in an eccentric orbit and a long-period companion

A. M. S. Smith, D. Gandolfi, O. Barragan et al
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Vol. 464 (3), p. 2708-2716
Journal article
2017

Three Super-Earths Transiting the Nearby Star GJ 9827

P. Niraula, S. Redfield, F. Dai et al
Astronomical Journal. Vol. 154 (6), p. 266-
Journal article
2017

Mass determination of K2-19b and K2-19c from radial velocities and transit timing variations

D. Nespral, D. Gandolfi, H. J. Deeg et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 601, p. Article Number: A128-
Journal article
2017

K2-106, a system containing a metal-rich planet and a planet of lower density

E. W. Guenther, O. Barragán, F. Dai et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 608, p. 93-
Journal article
2017

K2-111 b - A short period super-Earth transiting a metal poor, evolved old star

Malcolm Fridlund, E. Gaidos, O. Barragán et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 604, p. A16-
Journal article
2017

The Discovery and Mass Measurement of a New Ultra-short-period Planet: K2-131

F. Dai, N. Joshua, D. Gandolfi et al
Astronomical Journal. Vol. 154 (6), p. 226-
Journal article
2017

K2-60b and K2-107b. A Sub-Jovian and a Jovian Planet from the K2 Mission

P. Eigmüller, D. Gandolfi, Carina Persson et al
Astronomical Journal. Vol. 153 (3)
Journal article
2016

AN M DWARF COMPANION TO AN F-TYPE STAR IN A YOUNG MAIN-SEQUENCE BINARY

Philipp Eigmüller, J. Eisloffel, S. Csizmadia et al
Astronomical Journal. Vol. 151 (3)
Journal article
2016

TWO HOT JUPITERS FROM K2 CAMPAIGN 4

M. C. Johnson, D. Gandolfi, Malcolm Fridlund et al
Astronomical Journal. Vol. 151 (6)
Journal article
2016

Search for an exosphere in sodium and calcium in the transmission spectrum of exoplanet 55 Cancri e

A. R. Ridden-Harper, I. Snellen, C. U. Keller et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 593, p. Art no A129-
Journal article
2016

K2-31B, a Grazing Transiting Hot Jupiter on a 1.26-Day Orbit Around a Bright G7v Star

S. Grziwa, D. Gandolfi, S. Csizmadia et al
Astronomical Journal. Vol. 152 (5)
Journal article
2016

The Way Forward

Malcolm Fridlund, Artie P. Hatzes, René Liseau
Space Science Reviews. Vol. 205 (1-4), p. 349-372
Review article
2016

Herschel detects oxygen in the ? Pictoris debris disk

A. Brandeker, G. Cataldi, G. Olofsson et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 591, p. Art. no. A27-
Journal article
2016

K2-98b: A 32 M ⊕ Neptune-Siza Planet in a 10 Day Orbit Transiting an F8 Star

Oscar Barragán, Sascha Grziwa, Davide Gandolfi et al
Astronomical Journal. Vol. 152 (6), p. Art. no. 193-
Journal article
2016

Incidence of debris discs around FGK stars in the solar neighbourhood

B. Montesinos, C. Eiroa, A. Krivov et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 593
Journal article
2015

Kepler-423b: a half-Jupiter mass planet transiting a very old solar-like star

D. Gandolfi, H. Parviainen, H. J. Deeg et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 576
Journal article
2015

Transiting exoplanets from the CoRoT space mission XXVIII. CoRoT-33b, an object in the brown dwarf desert with 2:3 commensurability with its host star

S. Csizmadia, A. Hatzes, D. Gandolfi et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 584
Journal article
2015

ALMA observations of α Centauri. First detection of main-sequence stars at 3 mm wavelength

René Liseau, Wouter Vlemmings, A. Bayo et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 573, p. L4 (4 pages)-
Review article
2015

The AU Mic Debris Disk: Far-Infrared and Submillimeter Resolved Imaging

B. C. Matthews, G. Kennedy, B. Sibthorpe et al
Astrophysical Journal. Vol. 811 (2), p. 100-
Journal article

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Showing 4 research projects

2021–2023

Entering into new territory of exoplanet characterization

Judith Korth Extragalactic Astrophysics
Carina Persson Astronomy and Plasmaphysics
Malcolm Fridlund Astronomy and Plasmaphysics
Swedish National Space Board

2020–2022

Exoplanets from space -CHEOPS and PLATO ESA's next two projects (Phase 2)

Carina Persson Galactic Astrophysics
Malcolm Fridlund Astronomy and Plasmaphysics
Swedish National Space Board

2019–2023

Exoplanet diversity with satellite studies

Carina Persson Astronomy and Plasmaphysics
Malcolm Fridlund Astronomy and Plasmaphysics
Iskra Georgieva Extragalactic Astrophysics
Swedish National Space Board

2017–2019

Exoplanets from space – CHEOPS and PLATO, ESA’s next two projects

Carina Persson Galactic Astrophysics
Malcolm Fridlund Galactic Astrophysics
Swedish National Space Board

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