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Dr. rer. nat. Christian Vocks



Astrophysical Institute Potsdam (AIP)

(Building B20 · Room 41)

An der Sternwarte 16
14482 Potsdam






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Dr. rer. nat. C. Vocks

Research Topics

  • Development of analysis tools for STEREO/SWAVES data

  • Solar radioastronomy with LOFAR

  • Kinetic plasma theory in the solar corona and wind

  • Numerical plasma simulations and development of simulation codes

  • Theory of plasma instabilities


in refereed journals:

  • Vocks, C. & Mann, G.:
    Whistler wave excitation by relativistic electrons in coronal loops during solar flares
    2006, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 452, 331-337

  • Vocks, C., Salem, C., Lin, R. P. & Mann, G.:
    Electron halo and strahl formation in the solar wind by resonant interaction with whistler waves
    2005, Astrophysical Journal, 627, 540-549

  • Vocks, C. & Mann, G.:
    Electron cyclotron maser emission from solar coronal funnels?
    2004, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 419, 763-770

  • Vocks, C. & Mann, G.:
    Generation of suprathermal electrons by resonant wave-particle interaction in the solar corona and wind
    2003, Astrophysical Journal, 593, 1134-1145

  • Marsch, E., Vocks, C. & Tu, C.-Y.:
    On ion-cyclotron-resonance heating of the corona and solar wind
    2003, Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics, 10, 101-112

  • Peter, H. & Vocks, C.:
    Heating the magnetically open ambient background corona of the Sun by Alfven waves
    2003, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 411, L481-L485

  • Vocks, C.:
    A kinetic model for ions in the solar corona including wave-particle interactions and Coulomb collisions
    2002, Astrophysical Journal,  568, 1017-1029

  • Vocks, C. & Marsch, E.:
    Kinetic results for ions in the solar corona with wave-particle interactions and Coulomb collisions
    2002, Astrophysical Journal,  568, 1030-1042

  • Vocks, C. & Marsch, E.:
    A semi-kinetic model of wave-ion interaction in the solar corona
    2001, Geophysical Research Letters, 28, 1917-1920

  • Glassmeier, K.-H., Musmann, G., Vocks, C. & Menvielle, M.:
    Mars - a planet in magnetic transition?
    2000, Planetary and Space Science, 48, 1153-1159

  • Vocks, C., Motschmann, U. & Glassmeier, K.-H.:
    A mode filter for plasma waves in the Hall-MHD approximation
    1999, Annales Geophysicae, 17, 712-722

in proceedings:

  • Vocks, C. & Mann, G.:
    Kinetics of electrons in the corona and solar wind
    2003, Proceedings of the 10th Solar Wind Conference, Pisa, Italy, AIP Conference Proceedings, 679, 461-464

  • Marsch, E, Tu, C. Y. & Vocks, C.:
    On cyclotron-wave resonance and ion velocity distributions in coronal holes and the fast solar wind
    2002, Proceedings of the SOHO 11 Symposium on From Solar Min to Max: Half a Solar Cycle with SOHO, Davos, Switzerland, ESA Publications Division, 395-398


  • Mann, G. & Vocks, C.: Einführung in die Radioastronomie (Universität Potsdam, 19.10.2006 - 08.02.2007)

  • Steinmetz, M. & Vocks, C.: Einführung in die Astronomie und Astrophysik II (Universität Potsdam, 20.04.2006 - 20.07.2006)

  • Mann, G., Vocks, C. & Warmuth, A.: Introduction to radioastronomy (Universität Potsdam, 18.10.2005 - 7.2.2006)

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