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dana [at] physics.montana.edu
Dana Longcope 
Department of Physics 
Montana State University-Bozeman 
Bozeman, MT 59717-3840
Solar Physics
B.S., Applied and Engineering Physics, 1986, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Ph.D., Applied Physics, 1993, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.

Who Am I?  A brief biographical sketch

Where to find me ...  Montana State University:EPS Building, 264

... and when: my schedule

Research Interests

    Solar Physics
  • Equilibria and stability
  • Singularities and current sheet formation
  • Magnetic reconnection
  • Turbulence
  • Magnetic structure of the corona
  • Microflaring and coronal activity
  • Magnetic field generation and emergence
  • Flares and particle acceleration

What I've been up to lately

Amusing Odds and Ends:

A glossary of terms from Magnetic Charge Topology

A summary of useful 2d magnetic equilibrium fields

Notes on how to painlessly convert from MKS to cgs

Some numbers useful for Solar Physics

Talk on tangent-plane transformation

Notes on MHD (from PHY520 lectures).

Notes on incompressible hydrodynamics and airfoil theory (from PHY501 lectures).

Notes on wakes from ships.

Physics 501: A movie of a swinging string

Physics 501: A movie of a drop

Physics 501: A movie of the air inside a tennis ball

How well can 12 Fourier modes match the Manhattan skyline? compare here

Physics 317: The Last Great Laplace

Voronoi States of America