Magnetar burst mechanisms

Astronomy

23Feb2018 14:00 - 15:00

PhD defence ceremony

Magnetars are a type of neutron star with a very powerful magnetic field. Chris Elenbaas investigates various trigger and emission mechanisms in magnetar bursts. He develops theoretical models and compares their predictions with observations.

C.P.C. Elenbaas: On Magnetic Burst Mechanisms.

Supervisor

Prof. R.A.M.J. Wijers

Co-supervisor

Dr A.L. Watts

Location

  • Agnietenkapel

    Oudezijds Voorburgwal 229 - 231 | 1012 EZ Amsterdam
    +31 (0)20 525 2362

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Entrance

This event is open to the public.

Published by  University of Amsterdam