Alan W Hood

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Prof Alan W Hood
School of Mathematics and Statistics
University of St Andrews
Mathematical Institute
North Haugh
St Andrews
KY16 9SS

Telephone: 01334 46 3710
[outside UK: (+44) 1334 46 3710]


Research Groups

Solar and Magnetospheric Theory
Numerical Analysis

Research Interests

  • Solar Magnetohydrodynamics involving the interplay between the solar plasma and the magnetic field.
  • An exciting topic is the Emergence of Magnetic fields from the solar interior, through the photosphere and into the corona.
  • The propagation of MHD waves near coronal null points.
  • MHD instabilities.
  • Phase mixing of MHD waves.

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Last up-dated: Jun 2010