AIP

apl. Prof. Dr. Carsten Denker


Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam (AIP)
An der Sternwarte 16
14482 Potsdam
Telefon: 0331-7499-297
FAX: 0331-7499-200
Optische Sonnenphysik
Sonnenobservatorium Einsteinturm
Optische Sonnenphysik
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Forschung

  • Physik der Photosphäre und Chromosphäre
  • Dynamik von Aktiven Gebieten und Sonnenflecken
  • Differentielle Rotation der Sonne
  • Strahlungsausbrüche und Eruption von Filamenten und Protuberanzen
  • Vorhersage des Sonnenwetters
  • Bildrekonstruktionsverfahren
  • Zwei-dimensionale Spektropolarimetrie
  • Adaptive Optik
  • Instrumentierung
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Vorlesungen

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  • Einführung in die Astronomie und Astrophysik I go-jump
  • Einführung in die Astronomie und Astrophysik II (HU Berlin) go-jump
  • Einführung in die Sonnenphysik go-jump
  • Aufbau und Entwicklung der Sterne go-jump
  • Design und Entwicklung Moderner Teleskope und Instrumente go-jump
  • Solar-terrestrische Beziehungen go-jump
  • Methoden der Astronomische Bildverarbeitung (Universität Potsdam) go-jump
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Studium

1985-1996:   Georg-August Universität Göttingen
1991: Physik Diplom: Penumbrale Feinstrukturen und ihr Magnetfeld (Prof. Dr. Franz Kneer)
1993: Sozialwissenschaftliches Diplom: Die Enquete-Kommission "Einschätzung und Bewertung von Technikfolgen; Gestaltung der Rahmenbedingungen der technischen Entwicklung" - Zum Spannungsverhältnis von Politik, Wissenschaft und Öffentlichkeit (Prof. Dr. H.-G. Marten)
1996: Dr. rer. nat.: Untersuchung der Feinstrukturen von Sonnenflecken mit Methoden der Speckle-Interferometrie (Prof. Dr. Franz Kneer)

 
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Beruflicher Werdegang

2010-heute:   Außerplanmäßiger Professor - Universität Potsdam
2010-heute:   Lehrbeauftragter - Humboldt-Universität Berlin
2008-2010:   Lehrbeauftragter - Universität Potsdam
2007-heute:   Abteilungsleiter Optische Sonnenphysik - Astrophysikalisches Institut Potsdam
2007-2009:   Research Professor - New Jersey Insitute of Technology
2001-2007: Assistant Professor of Physics - New Jersey Institute of Technology
1999-2001: Assistant Research Professor - Big Bear Solar Observatory/New Jersey Institute of Technology
1997-1999: Postdoktorand - Big Bear Solar Observatory/New Jersey Institute of Technology
1996-1997: Postdoktorand - California Institute of Technology
1994-1996: Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter - Universitäts-Sternwarte Göttingen
1992: Sommerstipendiat - National Solar Observatory, Sacramento Peak, Sunspot, New Mexico
1989-1994: wissenschaftliche Hilfskraft, Universitäts-Sternwarte Göttingen

 
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Veröffentlichungen in referierten Zeitschriften

  • Chae, J., Denker, C., Spirock, T. J., Wang, H., and Goode, P. R., 2000: High-Resolution Hα Observations of Proper Motion in NOAA 8668: Evidence for Filament Mass Injection by Chromospheric Reconnection. Solar Physics 195, 333-346
     
  • Deng, N., Choudhary, D. P., Tritschler, A., Denker, C., Liu, C., and Wang, H., 2007: Flow Field Evolution of a Decaying Sunspot. Astrophysical Journal 671, 1013-1021
  • Deng, N., Xu, Y., Yang, G., Cao, W., Liu, C., Rimmele, T. R., Wang, H., and Denker, C., 2006: Multiwavelength Study of Flow Fields in Flaring Super Active Region NOAA 10486. Astrophysical Journal 644, 1278-1291
  • Deng, N., Liu, C., Yang, G., Wang, H., and Denker, C., 2005: Rapid Penumbral Decay Associated with an X2.3 Flare in NOAA Active Region 9026. Astrophysical Journal 623, 1195-1201
  • Denker, C., 2010: Instrument and Data Analysis Challenges for Imaging Spectropolarimetry. Astronomische Nachrichten 331, 648-651
  • Denker, C., Tritschler, A., and Deng, N., 2008: High-Resolution Observations of Extremely Bright Penumbral Grains. Astronomische Nachrichten 329, 773-779
  • Denker, C., Deng, N., Tritschler, A., and Yurchyshyn, V., 2007: Two-Dimensional Spectroscopy of Photospheric Shear Flows in a Small δ Spot. Solar Physics 245, 219-238
  • Denker, C., Deng, N., Rimmele, T. R., Tritschler, A., and Verdoni, A., 2007: Field-Dependent Adaptive Optics Correction Derived with the Spectral Ratio Technique. Solar Physics 241,411-426
  • Denker, C., Reza, J. Z., Nelson, A. J., Patterson, J. D., Armstrong, T. P., Maclennan, C. G., and Lanzerotti, L. J., 2007: Statistical Study of Low-Energy Heliosphere Particle Fluxes from 1.4 to 5 AU over a Solar Cycle. Space Weather 5, CiteID S07002
  • Denker, C., Tritschler, A., Rimmele, T. R., Richards, K., Hegwer, S. L., and Wöger, F., 2007: Adaptive Optics at the Big Bear Solar Observatory: Instrument Description and First Observations. Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 119, 170-182
  • Denker, C. and Tritschler, A., 2005: Measuring and Maintaining the Plate Parallelism of Fabry-Pérot Etalons. Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 117, 1435-1444
  • Denker, C., Mascarinas, D., Xu, Y., Cao, W., Yang, G., Wang, H., Goode, P. R., and Rimmele, T., 2005: High-Spatial-Resolution Imaging Combining High-Order Adaptive Optics, Frame Selection, and Speckle Masking Reconstruction. Solar Physics 227, 217-230
  • Denker, C., Didkovsky, L., Ma, J., Shumko, S., Varsik, J., Wang, J., Wang, H., and Goode, P. R., 2003: Imaging Magnetographs for High-Resolution Solar Observations in the Visible and Near-Infrared Wavelength Region. Astronomische Nachrichten 324, 332-333
  • Denker, C., Yang, G., and Wang, H., 2001: Near Real-Time Image Reconstruction. Solar Physics 202, 63-70
  • Denker, C., Johannesson, A., Marquette, W., Goode, P. R., Wang, H., and Zirin, H., 1999: Synoptic Hα Full-Disk Observations of the Sun from Big Bear Solar Observatory - I. Instrumentation, Image Processing, Data Products, and First Results. Solar Physics 184, 87-102
  • Denker, C., 1998: Speckle Masking Imaging of Sunspots and Pores. Solar Physics 180, 81-108
  • Denker, C. and Wang, H., 1998: High Spatial Resolution Observations of a Small δ Spot. Astrophysical Journal 502, 493-497
  • Denker, C., 1997: Two-Dimensional Speckle Spectroscopy of the Moustache Phenomenon on the Sun. Astronomy and Astrophysics 323, 599-605
  • Denker, C., de Boer, C. R., Volkmer, R., and Kneer, F., 1995: Speckle Masking Imaging of the Moustache Phenomenon. Astronomy and Astrophysics 296, 567-573
  • Didkovsky, L. V., Denker, C., Goode, P. R., Wang, H., and Rimmele, T. R., 2003: High-Order Adaptive Optical System for Big Bear Solar Observatory. Astronomische Nachrichten 324, 297-298
     
  • Gallagher, P. T., Denker, C., Yurchyshyn, V., Spirock, T., Qiu, J., Wang, H., and Goode, P. R., 2002: Solar Activity Monitoring and Forecasting Capabilities at Big Bear Solar Observatory. Annales Geophysicae 20, 1105-1115
  • Goode, P. R., Denker, C. J., Didkovsky, L. I., Kuhn, J. R., and Wang, H., 2003: 1.6 M Solar Telescope in Big Bear -- The NST. Journal of Korean Astronomical Society 36, 125-133
  • Goode, P. R., Wang, H., Marquette, W. H., and Denker, C., 2000: Measuring Seeing from Solar Scintillometry and the Spectral Ratio Technique. Solar Physics 195, 421-431
     
  • Liu, C., Deng, N., Liu, Y., Falconer, D., Goode, P. R., Denker, C., and Wang, H., 2005: Rapid Change of δ Spot Structure Associated with Seven Major Flares. Astrophysical Journal 622, 722-736
     
  • Ma, J., Wang, J., Denker, C., and Wang, H., 2008: Optical Design of Multilayer Achromatic Waveplate by Simulated Annealing Algorithm. Chinese Journal of Astronomy and Astrophysics 8, 349-361
     
  • Naqvi, M. F., Marquette, W. H., Trischler, A., and Denker, C., 2010: The Big Bear Solar Observatory Ca II K-Line Index for Solar Cycle 23. Astronomische Nachrichten 331, 696-703
     
  • Qiu, J., Ding, M. D., Wang, H., Gallagher, P. T., Sato, J., Denker, C., and Goode, P. R., 2001: Asymmetric Behavior of Hα Footpoint Emission during the Early Phase of an Impulsive Flare. Astrophysical Journal 554, 445-450
  • Qiu, J., Ding, M. D., Wang, H., Denker, C., and Goode, P. R., 2000: Ultraviolet and Hα Emission in Ellerman Bombs. Astrophysical Journal 544, L157-L161
     
  • Socas-Navarro, H., Beckers, J., Brandt, P., Briggs, J., Brown, T., Brown, W., Collados, M., Denker, C., Fletcher, S., Hegwer, S., Hill, F., Horst, T., Komsa, M., Kuhn, J., Lecinski, A., Lin, H., Oncley, S., Penn, M., Rimmele, T., and Streander, K., 2005: Solar Site Survey for the Advanced Technology Solar Telescope. I. Analysis of the Seeing Data. Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 117, 1296-1305
  • Steinegger, M., Hanslmeier, A., Otruba, W., Freislich, H., Denker, C., Goode, P. R., Marquette, W. M., Varied, J., Wang, H., Luo, G., Chen, D., and Zhang, Q., 2000: An Overview of the New Global High-Resolution Hα Network. Hvar Observatory Bulletin 24, 179-184
     
  • Verdoni, A. and Denker, C., 2007: The Local Seeing Environment at Big Bear Solar Observatory. Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 119, 793-804
  • Verma, M. and Denker, C., 2011: Horizontal Flow Fields Observed in Hinode G-Band Images I. Methods. Astronomy and Astrophysics, accepted
  • Volkmer, R., von der Lühe, O., Denker, C., Solanki, S., Balthasar, H., Berkefeld, T., Caligari, P. Collados, M., Fischer, A., Halbgewachs, C. Heidecke, F., Hofmann, A., Klvana, M., Kneer, F., Lagg, A., Popow, E., Schmidt, D., Schmidt, W., Sobotka, M., Soltau, D., and Strassmeier, K. G., 2010: GREGOR Solar Telescope - Design and Status. Astronomische Nachrichten 331, 624-647

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  • Wang, H., Liu, C., Qiu, J., Deng, N., Goode, P. R., and Denker, C., 2004: Rapid Penumbral Decay following Three X-Class Solar Flares. Astrophysical Journal 601, L195-L198
  • Wang, H., Spirock, T. J., Qiu, J., Ji, H., Yurchyshyn, V., Moon, Y.-J., Denker, C., and Goode, P. R., 2002: Rapid Changes of Magnetic Fields Associated with Six X-Class Flares. Astrophysical Journal 576, 497-504
  • Wang, H., Goode, P. R., Denker, C., Yang, G., Yurchishin, V., Nitta, N., Gurman, J. B., St. Cyr, C., and Kosovichev, A. G., 2000: Comparison of the 1998 April 29 M6.8 and 1998 November 5 M8.4 Flares. Astrophysical Journal 536, 971-981
  • Wang, H., Qiu, J., Denker, C., Spirock, T., Chen, H., and Goode, P. R., 2000: High-Cadence Observations of an Impulsive Flare. Astrophysical Journal 542, 1080-1087
  • Wang, H., Denker, C., Spirock, T., Goode, P. R., Yang, S., Marquette, W., Varsik, J., Fear, R. J., Nenow, J., and Dingley, D. D., 1998: New Digital Magnetograph at Big Bear Solar Observatory. Solar Physics 183, 1-13
  • Wang, J., Wang, H., Goode, P. R., Spirock, T. J., Lee, C.-Y., Ravindra, N. M., Ma, J., and Denker, C., 2001: Optical Design of Near-Infrared Birefringent Filter System and Measurement of Birefringent Index of Calcite at 1.56 μm. Optical Engineering 40, 1016-1023
  • Wang, J., Li, W., Denker, C., Lee, C., Wang, H., Goode, P. R., McAllister, A., and Martin, S. F., 2000: Minifilament Eruption on the Quiet Sun. I. Observations at Hα Central Line. Astrophysical Journal 530, 1071-1084
  • Wilken, V., de Boer, C. R., Denker, C., and Kneer, F., 1997: Speckle Measurements of the Centre-to-Limb Variation of the Solar Granulation. Astronomy and Astrophysics 325, 819-824
     
  • Xu, Y., Cao, W., Liu, C., Yang, G., Jing, J., Denker, C., Emslie, A. G., and Wang, H., 2006: High-Resolution Observations of Multiwavelength Emissions during Two X-Class White-Light Flares. Astrophysical Journal 641, 1210-1216
  • Xu, Y., Cao, W., Ma, J., Hartkorn, K., Jing, J., Denker, C., and Wang, H., 2005: Properties of Small Dark Features Observed in the Pure Near-Infrared and Visible Continua. Astrophysical Journal 628, L167-L170
  • Xu, Y., Cao, W., Liu, C., Yang, G., Qiu, J., Jing, J., Denker, C., and Wang, H., 2004: Near-Infrared Observations at 1.56 Microns of the 2003 October 29 X10 White-Light Flare. Astrophysical Journal 607, L131-L134
  • Xu, Y., Yang, G., Qiu, J., Spirock, T. J., Jing, J., Denker, C., and Wang, H., 2004: Visible and near-infrared contrast of faculae in active region NOAA 8518. Chinese Journal of Astronomy and Astrophysics 4, 481-489
     
  • Yang, G., Xu, Y., Cao, W., Wang, H., Denker, C., and Rimmele, T. R., 2004: Photospheric Shear Flows along the Magnetic Neutral Line of Active Region 10486 prior to an X10 Flare. Astrophysical Journal 617, L151-L154
  • Yang, G., Xu, Y., Wang, H., and Denker, C., 2003: High Spatial Resolution Observations of Pores and the Formation of a Rudimentary Penumbra. Astrophysical Journal 597, 1190-1199
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Carsten Denker