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Dr Jonathan Thurgood

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Name:
Jonathan Thurgood
Position:
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Mathematics
University of Dundee
Dundee DD1 4HN
Currently:
Faculty of Engineering & Environment
Northumbria University
Room:
Fulton G19
E-mail:
jonathan.thurgoodatnorthumbria.ac.uk
j.thurgoodatdundee.ac.uk

Research Interests:

  • Solar Physics.
  • Magnetic Reconnection.
  • MHD waves in solar polar plumes, the dynamics of MHD waves in inhomogeneous media.
  • Kinetic simulations of electron beams and radio emission.

Publications:

  • Thurgood & Tsiklauri¬†“Self-consistent particle-in-cell simulations of fundamental and harmonic plasma radio emission mechanisms”, NASA ADS, A&A, arXiv (2015)
  • Thurgood, Morton & McLaughlin, “First direct measurements of transverse waves in solar polar plumes using SDO/AIA”,) NASA ADS, ApJL, arXiv (2014)
  • Thurgood & McLaughlin, “On Ponderomotive Effects Induced by Alfven Waves in Inhomogeneous 2.5D MHD Plasmas”, Solar Physics, 288, 205-222, (2013) NASA ADS, Solar Physics, arXiV
  • Thurgood & McLaughlin, Nonlinear Alfven Wave Dynamics at a 2D Magnetic Null point: Ponderomotive Force”, A&A, 555, A86 (2013) NASA ADS, A&A, arXiv
  • Thurgood & McLaughlin, “3D Alfven Wave Behaviour at Proper and Improper 3D Magnetic Null Points”, A&A , 558, A127 (2013) NASA ADS, A&A, arXiv
  • Thurgood & McLaughlin, “Linear and nonlinear MHD mode coupling of the fast magnetoacoustic wave about a 3D magnetic null point”,A&A, 545, A9 (2012)¬† NASA ADS, A&A, arXiv
  • McLaughlin, Thurgood & MacTaggart, “On The Periodicity of Oscillatory Reconnection“, A&A, 548, A98 (2012), NASA ADS, A&A, arXiv, NRL

Presentations: Posters & Talks

  • NAM 2014 , “First direct measurements of transverse waves in solar polar plumes using SDO/AIA”,¬†RAS Postdoc prize winner
  • 2nd Warwick Workshop (2014) on the Mysteries of the Sun’s Magnetic Field: Waves & Oscillations, oral presentation
  • NAM 2013, poster presentation
  • STFC Advanced Summer School in Solar Physics (2012), attended
  • BUKS 2012, oral presentation
  • STFC Advanced Summer School in Solar Physics (2011, attended
  • BUKS 2011, attended