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Dr Oliver Allanson

Postgraduate Associate

Department: Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering

Qualifications

  • Applied Mathematics PhD August 01 2017
  • Theoretical Physics MSc June 01 2013
  • Theoretical Physics MSc June 01 2012
  • Associate Fellow (AFHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2018

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

  • You can find my research profiles and publications by following the links below:
    Scopus
    Orcid
    ADS

  • Theoretical and computational physicist working to answer fundamental questions in radiation belt-, magnetospheric-, and space plasma science, using physics-based techniques. Chief interests include numerical modelling and analytical calculations involving the interactions of electromagnetic fields and particles in space plasmas.

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • A family of Vlasov–Maxwell equilibrium distribution functions describing a transition from the Harris sheet to the force-free Harris sheet, Neukirch, T., Wilson, F., Allanson, O. Jun 2020, In: Journal of Plasma Physics
  • Kinetic Models of Tangential Discontinuities in the Solar Wind, Neukirch, T., Vasko, I., Artemyev, A., Allanson, O. 6 Mar 2020, In: The Astrophysical Journal
  • Particle‐in‐Cell Experiments Examine Electron Diffusion by Whistler‐Mode Waves, Allanson, O., Watt, C., Ratcliffe, H., Allison, H., Meredith, N., Bentley, S., Ross, J., Glauert, S. Jul 2020, In: Journal of Geophysical Research
  • Autumn MIST 2018: 60 years of radiation belts, Allanson, O., Tindale, L., Bradley, T. 1 Apr 2019, In: Astronomy & Geophysics
  • Particle‐in‐cell Experiments Examine Electron Diffusion by Whistler‐mode Waves, Allanson, O., Watt, C., Ratcliffe, H., Meredith, N., Allison, H., Bentley, S., Bloch, T., Glauert, S. Nov 2019, In: Journal of Geophysical Research
  • The development of a space climatology, Lockwood, M., Bentley, S., Owens, M., Barnard, L., Scott, C., Watt, C., Allanson, O. Jan 2019, In: Space Weather
  • The development of a space climatology, Lockwood, M., Bentley, S., Owens, M., Barnard, L., Scott, C., Watt, C., Allanson, O., Freeman, M. Jan 2019, In: Space Weather
  • The development of a space climatology, Lockwood, M., Bentley, S., Owens, M., Barnard, L., Scott, C., Watt, C., Allanson, O., Freeman, M. Jan 2019, In: Space Weather
  • Collisionless distribution functions for force-free current sheets: using a pressure transformation to lower the plasma beta, Wilson, F., Neukirch, T., Allanson, O. Jun 2018, In: Journal of Plasma Physics
  • On the inverse problem for Channell collisionless plasma equilibria, Allanson, O., Troscheit, S., Neukirch, T. 24 Sep 2018, In: IMA Journal of Applied Mathematics


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