2012 - Fellow of American Physical Society (APS) Citation For elucidating fundamental aspects of turbulence in magnetized plasma with application to magnetic field amplification, heating, and transport in astrophysical, space, and laboratory plasmas
His primary areas of study are Turbulence, Magnetohydrodynamics, Computational physics, Plasma and Astrophysics. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Classical mechanics, Field line, Magnetic field, Solar wind and Dissipation. His research investigates the connection between Field line and topics such as Kinetic energy that intersect with problems in Equipartition theorem.
His studies deal with areas such as Field strength, Mechanics, Magnetic energy and Dynamo as well as Magnetohydrodynamics. His research investigates the connection with Computational physics and areas like Scaling which intersect with concerns in Power and Electrical resistivity and conductivity. His work in Plasma covers topics such as Atomic physics which are related to areas like Plasma sheet, Instability, Growth rate and Astrophysical plasma.
The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Turbulence, Plasma, Magnetic field, Computational physics and Mechanics. His Turbulence study combines topics in areas such as Magnetohydrodynamics, Astrophysics, Classical mechanics, Dissipation and Solar wind. His Magnetohydrodynamics study also includes fields such as
He interconnects Astronomy and Magnetic reconnection in the investigation of issues within Astrophysics. The Plasma study combines topics in areas such as Quantum electrodynamics, Instability and Atomic physics. As part of one scientific family, Alexander Schekochihin deals mainly with the area of Magnetic field, narrowing it down to issues related to the Anisotropy, and often Spectral index.
Alexander Schekochihin spends much of his time researching Plasma, Turbulence, Magnetic field, Computational physics and Solar wind. His work on Magnetohydrodynamics as part of general Plasma study is frequently linked to Intergalactic travel, bridging the gap between disciplines. The various areas that he examines in his Magnetohydrodynamics study include Magnetic energy and Anisotropy.
His research integrates issues of Dissipation, Atomic physics, Kinetic energy, Ion and Electron in his study of Turbulence. His Magnetic field research includes themes of Field, Thermal conduction, Power law and Intermittency. His Computational physics research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Neutral particle, Inverse cascade, Electron temperature, Supersonic speed and Orders of magnitude.
His primary areas of investigation include Turbulence, Plasma, Magnetohydrodynamics, Computational physics and Mechanics. His Turbulence research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Landau damping, Mach number, Dynamo and Dissipation. Alexander Schekochihin focuses mostly in the field of Dissipation, narrowing it down to matters related to Distribution function and, in some cases, Power law, Conservation law and Gyrokinetics.
He combines subjects such as Atomic physics, Ion, Thermal conduction, Electron and Magnetic field with his study of Plasma. His Magnetohydrodynamics study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Solar wind and Anisotropy. His Computational physics study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Compressibility, Star formation, Galaxy, Interstellar medium and Supersonic speed.
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Astrophysical Gyrokinetics: Kinetic and Fluid Turbulent Cascades in Magnetized Weakly Collisional Plasmas
A. A. Schekochihin;A. A. Schekochihin;S. C. Cowley;S. C. Cowley;W. Dorland;G. W. Hammett.
Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series (2009)
Instability of current sheets and formation of plasmoid chains
N. F. Loureiro;N. F. Loureiro;A. A. Schekochihin;A. A. Schekochihin;S. C. Cowley.
Physics of Plasmas (2007)
Simulations of small-scale turbulent dynamo
A. A. Schekochihin;S. C. Cowley;S. C. Cowley;S. F. Taylor;J. L. Maron;J. L. Maron.
arXiv: Astrophysics (2003)
Simulations of the Small-Scale Turbulent Dynamo
Alexander A. Schekochihin;Alexander A. Schekochihin;Steven C. Cowley;Steven C. Cowley;Samuel F. Taylor;Samuel F. Taylor;Jason L. Maron;Jason L. Maron.
The Astrophysical Journal (2004)
A Model of Turbulence in Magnetized Plasmas: Implications for the Dissipation Range in the Solar Wind
G. G. Howes;S. C. Cowley;S. C. Cowley;W. Dorland;G. W. Hammett.
Journal of Geophysical Research (2008)
Fast Magnetic Reconnection in the Plasmoid-Dominated Regime
D. A. Uzdensky;D. A. Uzdensky;N. F. Loureiro;N. F. Loureiro;A. A. Schekochihin;A. A. Schekochihin.
Physical Review Letters (2010)
Astrophysical Gyrokinetics: Basic Equations and Linear Theory
Gregory G. Howes;Steven C. Cowley;Steven C. Cowley;William Dorland;Gregory W. Hammett.
The Astrophysical Journal (2006)
Kinetic Simulations of Magnetized Turbulence in Astrophysical Plasmas
G. G. Howes;W. Dorland;S. C. Cowley;S. C. Cowley;G. W. Hammett.
Physical Review Letters (2008)
Turbulent heating in galaxy clusters brightest in X-rays
I. Zhuravleva;E. Churazov;A. A. Schekochihin;S. W. Allen;S. W. Allen.
Gyrokinetic simulations of solar wind turbulence from ion to electron scales.
Gregory G. Howes;Gregory G. Howes;Jason M. TenBarge;William Dorland;William Dorland;Eliot Quataert.
Physical Review Letters (2011)
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