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Physics D-index 106 Citations 39,228 778 World Ranking 892 National Ranking 486

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Awards & Achievements

2019 - James Clerk Maxwell Prize for Plasma Physics, American Physical Society For pioneering research into the nature of turbulence in space and astrophysical plasmas, which has led to major advances in understanding particle transport, dissipation of turbulent energy, and magnetic reconnection.

1998 - Fellow of American Physical Society (APS) Citation For contributions to understanding of fluid and plasma relaxation processes, for pioneering work on novel lattice gas simulation methods, and for advances in understanding of turbulence and particle scattering in space plasmas

1985 - Fellow of American Geophysical Union (AGU)

1985 - James B. Macelwane Medal, American Geophysical Union (AGU)

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Quantum mechanics
  • Magnetic field
  • Electron

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Turbulence, Magnetohydrodynamics, Solar wind, Computational physics and Classical mechanics. His Turbulence study combines topics in areas such as Magnetic reconnection and Magnetic field. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Mechanics and Statistical physics.

William H. Matthaeus combines subjects such as Astrophysics, Intermittency and Dissipation with his study of Solar wind. His Computational physics study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Magnetometer, Cosmic ray, Pitch angle and Proton. His research in Classical mechanics intersects with topics in Navier–Stokes equations, Field, Guiding center, Nonlinear system and Magnetic flux.

His most cited work include:

  • Recovery of the Navier-Stokes equations using a lattice-gas Boltzmann method. (1128 citations)
  • Measurement of the rugged invariants of magnetohydrodynamic turbulence in the solar wind (735 citations)
  • Anisotropy in MHD turbulence due to a mean magnetic field (733 citations)

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

William H. Matthaeus spends much of his time researching Turbulence, Solar wind, Computational physics, Magnetohydrodynamics and Magnetic field. His studies deal with areas such as Magnetic reconnection, Plasma and Classical mechanics as well as Turbulence. The Solar wind study combines topics in areas such as Geophysics and Astrophysics.

Solar physics is closely connected to Space physics in his research, which is encompassed under the umbrella topic of Computational physics. The study incorporates disciplines such as Statistical physics, Intermittency and Dissipation in addition to Magnetohydrodynamics. His Magnetic field research incorporates elements of Isotropy, Quantum electrodynamics, Wavenumber and Anisotropy.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Turbulence (44.86%)
  • Solar wind (39.58%)
  • Computational physics (34.89%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2015-2021)?

  • Turbulence (44.86%)
  • Computational physics (34.89%)
  • Solar wind (39.58%)

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

William H. Matthaeus mainly investigates Turbulence, Computational physics, Solar wind, Plasma and Kinetic energy. His Turbulence study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Magnetohydrodynamic drive, Magnetic reconnection, Magnetic field and Dissipation. His Computational physics research includes themes of Magnetosheath, Solar physics, Space physics, Magnetohydrodynamics and Anisotropy.

His biological study focuses on Magnetohydrodynamic turbulence. His work is dedicated to discovering how Magnetohydrodynamic turbulence, Classical mechanics are connected with Turbulence kinetic energy and other disciplines. Many of his research projects under Solar wind are closely connected to Environmental science with Environmental science, tying the diverse disciplines of science together.

Between 2015 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Integrated Science Investigation of the Sun (ISIS): Design of the Energetic Particle Investigation (72 citations)
  • Intermittency, coherent structures and dissipation in plasma turbulence (69 citations)
  • Turbulence Heating ObserveR – satellite mission proposal (66 citations)

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

  • Quantum mechanics
  • Magnetic field
  • Electron

William H. Matthaeus focuses on Turbulence, Solar wind, Computational physics, Plasma and Magnetohydrodynamics. William H. Matthaeus combines subjects such as Magnetic pressure, Magnetohydrodynamic drive, Magnetic field and Magnetohydrodynamic turbulence with his study of Turbulence. His Solar wind research integrates issues from Spacecraft, Astronomy, Aerospace engineering and Astrophysics.

His Computational physics study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Hermite polynomials, Correlation function, Heliospheric current sheet, Classical mechanics and Ecliptic. His work carried out in the field of Plasma brings together such families of science as Atomic physics, Kinetic energy and Dissipation. His work in Magnetohydrodynamics addresses subjects such as Statistical physics, which are connected to disciplines such as Compressible flow and K-epsilon turbulence model.

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Best Publications

Recovery of the Navier-Stokes equations using a lattice-gas Boltzmann method.

Hudong Chen;Shiyi Chen;William H. Matthaeus.
Physical Review A (1992)

1901 Citations

Measurement of the rugged invariants of magnetohydrodynamic turbulence in the solar wind

William H. Matthaeus;Melvyn L. Goldstein.
Journal of Geophysical Research (1982)

968 Citations

Anisotropy in MHD turbulence due to a mean magnetic field

John V. Shebalin;William H. Matthaeus;David Montgomery.
Journal of Plasma Physics (1983)

946 Citations

Lattice Boltzmann model for simulation of magnetohydrodynamics

Shiyi Chen;Hudong Chen;Daniel Martnez;William Matthaeus.
Physical Review Letters (1991)

907 Citations

Proton and Electron Mean Free Paths: The Palmer Consensus Revisited

John W. Bieber;William H. Matthaeus;Charles W. Smith;Wolfgang Wanner.
The Astrophysical Journal (1994)

806 Citations

Observational constraints on the dynamics of the interplanetary magnetic field dissipation range

Robert J. Leamon;Charles W. Smith;Norman F. Ness;William H. Matthaeus.
Journal of Geophysical Research (1998)

772 Citations

Evidence for the presence of quasi‐two‐dimensional nearly incompressible fluctuations in the solar wind

William H. Matthaeus;Melvyn L. Goldstein;D. Aaron Roberts.
Journal of Geophysical Research (1990)

731 Citations

Dominant two‐dimensional solar wind turbulence with implications for cosmic ray transport

John W. Bieber;Wolfgang Wanner;William H. Matthaeus.
Journal of Geophysical Research (1996)

657 Citations

Magnetohydrodynamic Turbulence in the Solar Wind

M. L. Goldstein;D. A. Roberts;W. H. Matthaeus.
Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics (1995)

569 Citations

NONLINEAR COLLISIONLESS PERPENDICULAR DIFFUSION OF CHARGED PARTICLES

W. H. Matthaeus;G. Qin;J. W. Bieber;G. P. Zank.
The Astrophysical Journal (2003)

513 Citations

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