Sven Wedemeyer, Dr.

Rosseland Centre for Solar Physics (RoCS)
Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics
University of Oslo
Postboks 1029 Blindern
N-0315 Oslo, Norway

Phone :+47-22 85 65 20
Fax :+47-22 85 65 05

My primary research fields are solar and stellar physics with additional interests in extra-solar planets.
Most of my individual projects can be summarized as realistic numerical simulations in comparison with space-borne and ground-based observations.

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Current major projects

  • SolarALMA - ERC Consolidator Grant (2016-2021)
    Solar Science with the Atacama Large Millimeter Array
    (Project page, ITA)

  • SSALMON - Solar Simulations for the Atacama Large Millimeter Observatory Network (Network page, UiO)

  • Magnetic Activity of M-type Dwarf Stars and the Influence on Habitable Extra-solar Planets (Team page, ISSI)

  • MDWARF - Magnetic Activity of the Atmospheres of M-type Dwarf Stars (Project page, ITA)

    small-scale pattern

Recent news and highlights

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Small-scale swirl event in the quiet Sun chromosphere,
	   Ca II 854.2 nm, CRISP/SST, 13-06-08

Selected publications

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  • Are Giant Tornadoes the Legs of Solar Prominences?

  • Three-dimensional magnetohydrodynamic simulations of M-dwarf chromospheres

  • Magnetic tornadoes as energy channels into the solar corona (Nature)

  • Simulations of stellar convection with CO5BOLD

  • Non-equilibrium calcium ionisation in the solar atmosphere

  • Small-scale swirl events in the quiet Sun chromosphere

  • On the continuum intensity distribution of the solar photosphere

  • Coupling from the photosphere to the chromosphere and the corona

  • Point spread functions for the Solar Optical Telescope onboard Hinode

  • The Horizontal Internetwork Magnetic Field: Numerical Simulations in Comparison to Observations with Hinode

  • Inter-network regions of the Sun at millimetre wavelengths

  • Carbon monoxide in the solar atmosphere II. Radiative cooling by CO lines (A&A: Cover illustration and Highlight)

  • Time-dependent hydrogen ionisation in the solar atmosphere (A&A: Cover illustration)

  • What is heating the quiet-Sun chromosphere?

  • Observation of a short-lived pattern in the solar chromosphere

  • Solar-Stellar Lunch Meeting