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Dr Oliver Allanson

Postgraduate Associate

Department: Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering

Oliver Allanson

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

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  • 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: 2. Quasi‐Linear and Nonlinear Dynamics, 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: 1. Benchmarking With a Cold Plasma, 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: 1. Solar-wind magnetosphere coupling as a function of timescale and the effect of data gaps, 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: 2. the distribution of power input into the magnetosphere on a 3-hourly timescale, 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: 3. Models of the evolution of distributions of space weather variables with timescale, 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

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


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