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Physics D-index 81 Citations 32,511 407 World Ranking 2117 National Ranking 58

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Awards & Achievements

2009 - Fellow of American Physical Society (APS) Citation For important contributions to the understanding of massive star evolution, nucleosynthesis, supernovae, and Xray bursts

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Astronomy
  • Astrophysics
  • Supernova

Alexander Heger mostly deals with Astrophysics, Astronomy, Stars, Supernova and Neutron star. His Astrophysics study is mostly concerned with Metallicity, Nucleosynthesis, Stellar evolution, Black hole and Initial mass function. In his study, Pulsar is strongly linked to Angular momentum, which falls under the umbrella field of Astronomy.

His studies deal with areas such as Ejecta, Galaxy, Redshift, Spectral line and Universe as well as Stars. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Accretion, Convection, Instability, Solar mass and Neutrino. Alexander Heger has researched Neutron star in several fields, including Stellar structure and Protostar.

His most cited work include:

  • How Massive Single Stars End Their Life (1570 citations)
  • How Massive Single Stars End Their Life (1570 citations)
  • The evolution and explosion of massive stars (1528 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Astrophysics, Supernova, Stars, Astronomy and Nucleosynthesis. His works in Metallicity, Stellar evolution, Neutron star, Solar mass and Accretion are all subjects of inquiry into Astrophysics. His Stellar evolution research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Supergiant, Stellar mass and Nuclear astrophysics.

The Neutron star study which covers Angular momentum that intersects with Rotation. Alexander Heger interconnects Light curve, Neutrino, Instability and White dwarf in the investigation of issues within Supernova. His Stars research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Gamma-ray burst, Galaxy, Redshift and Black hole.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Astrophysics (131.66%)
  • Supernova (92.46%)
  • Stars (88.61%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2016-2021)?

  • Astrophysics (131.66%)
  • Supernova (92.46%)
  • Stars (88.61%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Astrophysics, Supernova, Stars, Astronomy and Nucleosynthesis are his primary areas of study. Accretion, Stellar evolution, Metallicity, Neutron star and Solar mass are the subjects of his Astrophysics studies. His Supernova research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Light curve, Neutrino and Convection.

His Stars research includes themes of Galaxy, Supermassive black hole, Quasar, Black hole and Gamma-ray burst. His studies examine the connections between Astronomy and genetics, as well as such issues in Opacity, with regards to Pair-instability supernova. His research integrates issues of Helium, Interstellar medium, Isotope and Nuclide in his study of Nucleosynthesis.

Between 2016 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Supernova simulations from a 3D progenitor model - Impact of perturbations and evolution of explosion properties (168 citations)
  • High Resolution Study of Presupernova Compactness (105 citations)
  • A High-resolution Study of Presupernova Core Structure (100 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Astronomy
  • Supernova
  • Astrophysics

His scientific interests lie mostly in Astrophysics, Supernova, Stars, Astronomy and Stellar evolution. In his study, Mach number is inextricably linked to Convection, which falls within the broad field of Astrophysics. His work deals with themes such as Neutrino, Nuclear astrophysics, Star and Binary star, which intersect with Supernova.

His Stars research incorporates themes from Gamma-ray burst, Radius, Supermassive black hole and Star. His work in the fields of Observatory, Active galactic nucleus and White dwarf overlaps with other areas such as European union and Work. His work in Accretion covers topics such as Neutron star which are related to areas like LIGO.

This overview was generated by a machine learning system which analysed the scientist’s body of work. If you have any feedback, you can contact us here.

Best Publications

The evolution and explosion of massive stars

S. E. Woosley;A. Heger;T. A. Weaver.
Reviews of Modern Physics (2002)

2257 Citations

How Massive Single Stars End Their Life

A. Heger;A. Heger;C. L. Fryer;S. E Woosley;N. Langer.
The Astrophysical Journal (2003)

2188 Citations

The Nucleosynthetic Signature of Population III

A. Heger;S. E. Woosley.
The Astrophysical Journal (2002)

1729 Citations

Presupernova Evolution of Rotating Massive Stars. I. Numerical Method and Evolution of the Internal Stellar Structure

A. Heger;A. Heger;N. Langer;S. E. Woosley;S. E. Woosley.
The Astrophysical Journal (2000)

1057 Citations

Nucleosynthesis in massive stars with improved nuclear and stellar physics

Thomas Rauscher;Thomas Rauscher;A. Heger;A. Heger;R.D. Hoffman;S.E. Woosley.
The Astrophysical Journal (2002)

1041 Citations

The Progenitor stars of gamma-ray bursts

Stan Woosley;Alexander Heger;Alexander Heger.
The Astrophysical Journal (2006)

991 Citations

Supernovae, Jets, and Collapsars

A. I. MacFadyen;S. E. Woosley;A. Heger.
The Astrophysical Journal (2001)

874 Citations

Presupernova evolution of differentially rotating massive stars including magnetic fields

Alexander Heger;S.E. Woosley;H.C. Spruit.
The Astrophysical Journal (2005)

814 Citations

THE JINA REACLIB DATABASE: ITS RECENT UPDATES AND IMPACT ON TYPE-I X-RAY BURSTS

Richard H. Cyburt;Richard H. Cyburt;A. Matthew Amthor;Ryan Ferguson;Zach Meisel.
Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series (2010)

800 Citations

Nucleosynthesis and remnants in massive stars of solar metallicity

Stanford E Woosley;Alexander Heger;Alexander Heger.
Physics Reports (2007)

708 Citations

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