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Soheil Vasheghani Farahani

Name: Soheil Vasheghani Farahani

Position: PhD Student

Supervisor: Prof Valery Nakariakov 

Research Area: Solar Physics specially the solar chromosphere and solar corona which is much hotter than the other parts of the solar atmosphere, the temperature of the corona is around 1-10 million Kelvin

PhD thesis titile: MHD wave interaction with coronal active region plasmas

My PhD Thesis papers:

1. M. Gruszecki, S. Vasheghani Farahani, V. M. Nakariakov, T. D. Arber, Magnetacoustic shock formation near a magnetic null point, Astron. & Astrophys. Vol. *** A** 2011

2. S.Vasheghani Farahani, V.M.Nakariakov, T.Van Doorsselaere, E.Verwichte, Nonlinear long-wavelength torsional Alfven waves, Astron. & Astrophys. Vol. 526 A80 2011

3. S.Vasheghani Farahani, V.M.Nakariakov, T.Van Doorsselaere, Long-wavelength torsional modes of solar coronal plasma structures, Astron. & Astrophys. Vol. 517 A29  2010

4. S.Vasheghani Farahani, T.Van Doorsselaere, E.Verwichte, V.M.Nakariakov, Propagating transverse waves in soft X-ray coronal jets, Astron. & Astrophys. Vol. 498 Issue 2 Pages: L29-L32  2009

Presentations and international conferences

Nov 2010 Talk at ‘the link of MHD waves and Magnetic reconnection’ workshop in university of Warwick, UK.

July 2010 Talk at the AOGS conference in Hyder Abad, India.

June 2010 Talk at the BUKS conference in university of St. Andrews, UK.

Jan 2010 Talk at the RAS meeting ‘Alfven waves from prediction to evidence’ in Burlington house, London, UK.

April 2009 Talk at the astronomy and astrophysics conference in Shiraz, Iran.

June 2008 Poster presentation at Warwick University, UK.

Courses done in MSc:

Advanced Quantum Mechanics (I,II) - Advanced Electrodynamics - Advanced Statistical Mechanics - Applications of Plasmas in industry - Advanced Plasma Physics - Gas discharge - Advanced Physics Lab.

Courses done In PhD:

Plasma Electrodynamics - Solar MHD - Physics of Fluctuations - Waves in Astrophysical and laboratory plasmas - Physics of many body systems

Research Focus: MHD Waves in Jets - MHD Waves in Coronal Loops - X Points

Other Interests:

Courses taught: Electricity, Mechanics, Heat and Thermodynamics and Technical language for Physics & Engineering Students (English),


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Sepehr Vasheghani Farahani