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Dr Peter Wyper

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Name:
Peter Wyper
New Position:
PDRA
Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt
Maryland MD 20771
U.S.A.
Room:
Fulton G19
E-mail:
peter.f.wyperatnasa.gov
Phone:
+1 301-286-2000

Last updated June 2014.

Research Interests:

  • Magnetic Reconnection.
  • Current sheet formation and fragmentation.
  • Coronal heating.
  • Solar Physics.

Publications:

  • Wyper, P. F. & Pontin, D. I., Non-linear Tearing of 3D Null Point Current Sheets , Phys. of Plasmas, (submitted) (2014)
  • Wyper, P. F. & Jain, R., Reconnection at 3D Magnetic Null Points: Effect of Current Sheet Asymmetry , Phys. of Plasmas, 20 (2013)
  • Wyper, P. F. & Pontin, D. I., Kelvin-Helmholtz instability in a current-vortex sheet at a 3D magnetic null, Phys. of Plasmas, 20 (2013)
  • Wyper, P. F., Jain, R & Pontin, D. I., Spine-fan reconnection: The influence of temporal and spatial variation in the driver, A & A, 545, A78, (2012)
  • Wyper, P. F. & Jain, R., Torsional magnetic reconnection: The effects of localizing the non-ideal (╬ĚJ) term, Journal of Plasma Phys., 11, (2011)
  • Wyper, P. F. & Jain, R., Torsional magnetic reconnection at 3D null points: A phenominological study, Phys. of Plasmas, 17 (2010)