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Research Output 2003 2018

Implosive collapse about magnetic null points: A quantitative comparison between 2D and 3D nulls

Thurgood, J., Pontin, D. & McLaughlin, J. A. 7 Mar 2018 In : Astrophysical Journal. 855, 1, p. 1-15 15 p.

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trigger mechanism
plasma
plasma pressure
solar atmosphere
current sheets
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Observable Signatures of Energy Release in Braided Coronal Loops

Pontin, D. I., Janvier, M., Tiwari, S. K., Galsaard, K., Winebarger, A. R. & Cirtain, J. W. 10 Mar 2017 In : Astrophysical Journal. 837, 2, p. 1-10 10 p., 108

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coronal loops
tangling
signatures
magnetic field
coronas

On the Magnetic Squashing Factor and the Lie Transport of Tangents

Scott, R., Pontin, D. & Hornig, G. 20 Oct 2017 In : Astrophysical Journal. 848, 2, p. 1-12 12 p., 117

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tangents
Q factor
solar magnetic field
gradients
estimates

Quantifying the tangling of trajectories using the topological entropy

Candelaresi, S., Pontin, D. I. & Hornig, G. 5 Sep 2017 In : Chaos. 27, p. 1-11 11 p., 093102

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tangling
Topological Entropy
Entropy
Trajectories
trajectories
6 Citations

Three-dimensional Oscillatory Magnetic Reconnection

Thurgood, J. O., Pontin, D. I. & McLaughlin, J. A. 17 Jul 2017 In : Astrophysical Journal. 844, 1, p. 1-12 12 p., 2

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magnetohydrodynamic waves
magnetohydrodynamics
periodicity
periodic variations
stellar flares

Prizes

Philip Leverhulme Prize for Astronomy and Astrophysics

David Pontin (Recipient), 2011

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2012 2012

  • 1 Participation in conference

IUTAM Symposium 2012: "Understanding Common Aspects of Extreme Events in Fluids"

Pontin, D. (Participant)
2 Jul 20126 Jul 2012

Activity: Participation in conference

Thesis

Braiding of Coronal Loops and Consequences for Coronal Heating

Author: Ritchie, M., 2018

Supervisor: Hornig, G. (Supervisor) & Pontin, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Generalised mathematical models for 3D magnetic reconnection at null points: magnetic reconnection at null points

Author: Al-Hachami, A., 2011

Supervisor: Pontin, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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The nature of 3D magnetic reconnection

Author: Pontin, D., 2004

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

Understanding Vortex Reconnection in Complex Fluid Flows

Author: McGavin, P., 2016

Supervisor: Pontin, D. (Supervisor) & Hornig, G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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