Projects:
  • TDC (time-to-digital-converter) chip-tests for the HADES project at GSI.
  • Software:
    • OS/2 port of VICE (the Versatile Commodore Emulator): Vice/2.
    • OS/2 port of KC-Emu (a KC emulator): KC-Emu/2.
    • OS/2 port of HTTP-Analyze: HTTP-Analyze.
    • C++ classes to access camac-crates and modules.
    • Main parts of the MAGIC Analysis and Reconstruction Software (MARS)
    • Some root macros to work with my digital camera (Canon Powershot A320)
      • Reading the camera and all informations with gphoto2: gphoto2.C
      • Creating html code from the images, thumbnails and information: makehtml.C
      • A simple tool to rotate the images and do a slideshow: slideshow.C
  • Own Publications:
    • 1999:
    • 2001:
      • DPG 2001 (T604.4), Bonn, 2001, T.Bretz
        Talk: Beobachtung von Gamma Ray Bursts mit dem MAGIC Teleskop
    • 2002:
      • AG Tagung, Berlin, Germany, September 2002, T.M.Kneiske, Karl Mannheim and T.Bretz
        Poster: Upper Limit for the dust enshrouded SFR in the Universe
    • 2003:
      • ICRC 2003, Tsukuba, Japan, July/August 2003, T.Bretz, D.Dorner and R.Wagner
        Poster, Proceedings: The Magic Analysis and reconstruction software
      • ICRC 2003, Tsukuba, Japan, July/August 2003, T.Bretz, D.Dorner and R.Wagner
        Poster, Proceedings: The Tracking System of the Magic Telscope
      • Astroteilchenphysik in Deutschland, Karlsruhe, September 2003, T.Bretz, D.Dorner and R.Wagner
        Poster: The Magic Analysis and reconstruction software
      • Astroteilchenphysik in Deutschland, Karlsruhe, September 2003, T.Bretz, D.Dorner and R.Wagner
        Poster: The Tracking System of the Magic Telscope
      • A&A 413, 807 (2004) (astro-ph), T.M. Kneiske, T. Bretz, K. Mannheim & D.H. Hartmann
        Paper: Implications of Cosmological Gamma-Ray Absorbtion
        2.Modification of Gamma-Ray Spectra
    • 2004:
      • DPG 2004, Mainz, April 2004, T.Bretz, D.Dorner und R.Wagner
        Talk: Die MAGIC Analysesoftware MARS
      • DPG 2004, Mainz, April 2004, R.Wagner, T.Bretz und D.Dorner
        Talk: Das Antriebssystem des MAGIC-Teleskops
      • DPG 2004, Mainz, April 2004, D.Dorner, T.Bretz und R.Wagner
        Talk: Der Camera Oscillation Monitor des MAGIC-Teleskops
      • International Symposium on high energy gamma-ray astronomy, Heidelberg, July 2004, T.Bretz
        Poster: MAGIC - Roadmap to a standard analysis
    • 2005:
      • Towards a network of atmospheric Cherenkov detectors VII, Ecole Polytechnique, Paleiseau, France, April 27-29, 2005, T.Bretz and D.Dorner
        Poster: MARS - A framework for a standard analysis
      • 29th International Cosmic Ray Conference, Pune, India, August 3-10, 2005, B.Riegel, T.Bretz et al.
        Poster: A Systematic study of the interdependance of the IACT image parameters
      • 29th International Cosmic Ray Conference, Pune, India, August 3-10, 2005, D.Dorner et al.
        Poster: Data managment and processing for the MAGIC Telescope
      • 29th International Cosmic Ray Conference, Pune, India, August 3-10, 2005, T.Bretz et al.
        Potser: Standard Analysis for the MAGIC Telescope
      • 29th International Cosmic Ray Conference, Pune, India, August 3-10, 2005, B.Riegel, T.Bretz et al.
        Poster: A tracking monitor for the MAGIC Telescope
      • 29th International Cosmic Ray Conference, Pune, India, August 3-10, 2005, T.Bretz et al.
        Talk: Comparison of On-Off and Wobble mode observations for MAGIC
      • 29th International Cosmic Ray Conference, Pune, India, August 3-10, 2005, H.Bartko, T.Bretz et al.
        Talk: Observations of VHE Gamma Radiation from HESS J181329 with the MAGIC Telscope
      • Astroteilchenphysik in Deutschland, DESY Zeuthen, 4.-5.10.2005
        Poster pdf (252kB): Observation of VHE Gamma Radiation from Galactic Source with the MAGIC Telescope
      • Astroteilchenphysik in Deutschland, DESY Zeuthen, 4.-5.10.2005
        Poster pdf (282kB): Automatische Datenanalyse für das MAGIC-Teleskop - šberblick und Ergebnisse
      • Astroteilchenphysik in Deutschland, DESY Zeuthen, 4.-5.10.2005
        Poster pdf (388kB): VHE Gamma ray spectrum of 1ES1218+304
      • Astroteilchenphysik in Deutschland, DESY Zeuthen, 4.-5.10.2005
        Poster pdf (1111kB): A systematic study of the interdependence of the IACT image parameters
    • 2006:
      • DPG 2006, Dortmund, March/April 2006, T.Bretz
        Talk (T306.5): Observation of extragalactic sources above 100GeV with the MAGIC telescope
      • DPG 2006, Dortmund, March/April 2006, T.Bretz et al.
        Talk (T407.1): Spektrakle Energieverteilung von 1ES1218+304
      • DPG 2006, Dortmund, March/April 2006, T.Bretz, et al.
        Talk (T606.7): Automatische Datananalyse für abbildende Cherenkov Teleskope
    Paper, Proceedings with my participation:
    • Design studies for ECO, the European Gamma-ray Observatory, astro-ph
    • Commissioning and first tests of the MAGIC telescope, NIM A 518 (2004) 188
    • Astroparticle Physics, Volume 23, Issue 5, p. 493-509. CDS
      Physics and astrophysics with a ground-based gamma-ray telescope of low energy threshold
    • Chinese Journal of Astronomy & Astrophysics, Vol. 3, Supplement, p. 531-538 CDS
      The MAGIC telescope for gamma-ray astronomy above 30 GeV
    • The MAGIC Project: Contributions to ICRC 2005, Pune, India, Part 1: Observations astro-ph"
    • The MAGIC Project: Contributions to ICRC 2005, Pune, India, Part 2: Future Plans and Developments astro-ph"
    • The MAGIC Project: Contributions to ICRC 2005, Pune, India, Part 3: MAGIC Detector and Analysis Details astro-ph"
    • Observation of VHE Gamma-Ray Emission from the Active Galactic Nucleus 1ES1959+650 Using the MAGIC Telescope,
      63547, Est. 7 pr. pp., J. Albert et al. (ApJ 10 March 2006, v639)
    • MAGIC Observations of Very High Energy $\gamma$-Rays from HESS J1813-178, astro-ph
      THE ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL LETTERS
    • DPG 2006, Dortmund, March/April 2006, H.Bartko, T.Bretz, et al.
      Talk (T306.1): Observation of the Galactic Center with the MAGIC telescope
    • DPG 2006, Dortmund, March/April 2006, H.Bartko, T.Bretz et al.
      Talk (T306.8): Observation of Shell-type SNRs with the MAGIC MAGIC telescope
    • DPG 2006, Dortmund, March/April 2006, D.Mazin, T.Bretz, et al.
      Talk (T407.2): Intrinsic Spectrum of 1ES1218+304 at Very High Energies
    • DPG 2006, Dortmund, March/April 2006, D.Höhne, T.Bretz, et al.
      Talk (T407.4): Detection of VHE gamma-rays from the BL Lac object 1ES2344+514 with the MAGIC telescope
    • DPG 2006, Dortmund, March/April 2006, M.Meyer, T.Bretz, et al.
      Talk (T407.5): Detection of VHE gamma-rays above 100GeV from the BL Lac object 1ES1218+304
    • DPG 2006, Dortmund, March/April 2006, D.Dorner, T.Bretz, et al.
      Talk (T407.8): Detection of VHE gamma-rays above 100GeV from the BL Lac object 1ES1553+113
    • DPG 2006, Dortmund, March/April 2006, D.Dorner, T.Bretz, et al.
      Talk (T606.8): Datenmanagment für abbildende Cherenkov Teleskope
    • DPG 2006, Dortmund, March/April 2006, R.Kosyra, T.Bretz, et al.
      Talk (T708.1): Implementation of a fast drive system for gamma ray burst observation for the MAGIC telescope
    • DPG 2006, Dortmund, March/April 2006, A.Romaszkiewicz, T.Bretz, et al.
      Talk (T708.2): Optimierung der Starguider-Genauigkeit des MAGIC-Teleskops
    Talks:
    • Seminar Astroteilchenphsik, Universität Würzburg, Mai 2004
      Wie funktioniert eigentlich Magic?
    • Seminar Astroteilchenphsik, Universität Würzburg, Mai 2004 (for J.Zimmermann)
      Statistical learning methods
    Publications about my work:
    • R.Wagner: The Tracking System of the MAGIC Telescope and the MAGIC Analysis and Reconstruction Software
      (MPI Young Scientists Workshop, Ringberg Castle, July 21, 2003)
    Other interesting things:
    Other interesting things:
    • 12 balls...

    Thomas Bretz.