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Physics
D-index
73
Citations
69,766
289
World Ranking
2871
National Ranking
1414

2001 - IEEE Fellow For contributions to the design and development of 1.55 um opto-electronic integrated circuits for wide-spectrum application in optical communications.

1996 - A.C. Eringen Medal

1983 - Nobel Prize for his theoretical studies of the physical processes of importance to the structure and evolution of the stars

1966 - US President's National Medal of Science "For numerous superb contributions to stellar astronomy, physics, and applied mathematics, and for his guidance and inspiration to his many students and colleagues.", Presented by President Johnson at a White House ceremony on February 6, 1967.

1955 - Member of the National Academy of Sciences

- Quantum mechanics
- General relativity
- Mathematical analysis

Classical mechanics, Gravitation, Astrophysics, Stars and Astronomy are his primary areas of study. His Classical mechanics research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Dynamical friction, Schwarzschild radius and Magnetic field. Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar interconnects Drop, Mathematical physics, Oscillation, Gravitational wave and Black hole in the investigation of issues within Gravitation.

His Astrophysics research includes elements of Gravitational field and Distribution. In the field of Astronomy, his study on Stellar structure, White dwarf and Stellar physics overlaps with subjects such as Young stellar object. His Magnetohydrodynamics study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Jeans instability and Taylor–Couette flow.

- Hydrodynamic and Hydromagnetic Stability (10795 citations)
- Stochastic problems in Physics and Astronomy (6233 citations)
- The Mathematical Theory of Black Holes (2961 citations)

His primary scientific interests are in Classical mechanics, Astrophysics, Astronomy, Stars and General relativity. His studies in Classical mechanics integrate themes in fields like Gravitational wave, Rotational symmetry and Mathematical physics. His Astrophysics study frequently links to adjacent areas such as Radiative equilibrium.

He is interested in Stellar dynamics, which is a field of Astronomy. Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar regularly ties together related areas like Einstein in his General relativity studies. Numerical relativity, Two-body problem in general relativity, Introduction to the mathematics of general relativity and Four-force are subfields of Theory of relativity in which his conducts study.

- Classical mechanics (33.51%)
- Astrophysics (21.91%)
- Astronomy (10.82%)

- Classical mechanics (33.51%)
- Chandrasekhar limit (5.93%)
- Gravitational wave (5.67%)

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Classical mechanics, Chandrasekhar limit, Gravitational wave, General relativity and Mathematical physics. Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar has researched Classical mechanics in several fields, including Singularity and Gravitational singularity. Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar combines subjects such as Theoretical physics and Beauty with his study of Chandrasekhar limit.

His research in General relativity intersects with topics in Naked singularity, Curvature, Perturbation and Theory of relativity. His study in Mathematical physics is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Spins, Spin-½, Boundary value problem and Constant. The Astronomy study combines topics in areas such as Statistical theory and Astrophysics.

- The mathematical theory of black holes (341 citations)
- The Mathematical Theory of Black Holes (217 citations)
- Newton's Principia for the Common Reader (158 citations)

- Quantum mechanics
- General relativity
- Mathematical analysis

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar spends much of his time researching Classical mechanics, General relativity, Gravitational wave, Mathematical theory and Einstein. His Classical mechanics study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Stars, Gravitational singularity, Oscillation, Neutron star and Ellipsoid. His work carried out in the field of General relativity brings together such families of science as Gravitation, Curvature and Theory of relativity.

His Theory of relativity study combines topics in areas such as Courtesy, Privilege, Mathematical structure, Mainstream and Epistemology. His studies in Mathematical theory integrate themes in fields like Philosophy of physics, Theoretical physics, Reading, Beauty and Chandrasekhar limit. His work in Einstein addresses subjects such as Maxwell's equations, which are connected to disciplines such as Perfect fluid, Hamiltonian, Gravitational field, Schwarzschild metric and Generalization.

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Hydrodynamic and Hydromagnetic Stability

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar.

**(1961)**

22557 Citations

Stochastic problems in Physics and Astronomy

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar.

Reviews of Modern Physics **(1943)**

11874 Citations

The Mathematical Theory of Black Holes

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar.

**(1983)**

5078 Citations

An Introduction to the Study of Stellar Structure

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar.

**(1939)**

3477 Citations

Ellipsoidal Figures of Equilibrium

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar.

**(1969)**

1865 Citations

Dynamical friction. I. General considerations: the coefficient of dynamical friction

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar.

The Astrophysical Journal **(1943)**

1486 Citations

Principles of Stellar Dynamics

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar.

**(1942)**

1189 Citations

The maximum mass of ideal white dwarfs

S. Chandrasekhar.

The Astrophysical Journal **(1931)**

1028 Citations

Magnetic fields in spiral arms

S. Chandrasekhar;E. Fermi.

The Astrophysical Journal **(1953)**

987 Citations

The Dynamical Instability of Gaseous Masses Approaching the Schwarzschild Limit in General Relativity.

S. Chandrasekhar.

The Astrophysical Journal **(1964)**

982 Citations

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