Projects of the Solar Physics Section

LOFAR Observations of the Solar Corona during Parker Solar Probe Perihelion Passages
PI: Christian Vocks, Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam (AIP)
2020 – 2022 (DFG)

From Flux Emergence to Decay – A High-resolution Study of Sunspots
PI: Meetu Verma, Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP)
2019 – 2022 (DFG)

Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) Program »Characterization of Solar-Stellar Activity Cycles by Employing Chromospheric Activity S-Index«
PI: Ekaterina Dineva, Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP)
Co-I: Jeniveve Pearson, Ohio State University
2019 (DAAD)

Solar Orbiter: Preparation of the scientific operation and data processing of the X-ray Telescope STIX
PI: Gottfried Mann, Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP)
2019 – 2022 (DLR)

ESCAPE – European Science Cluster of Astronomy & Particle Physics ESFRI Research Infrastructures
PI: Giovanni Lamanna, Laboratoire d’Annecy de Physique des Particules (LAPP), Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)
2019 – 2022 (EU Horizon 2020)

SOLARNET II – High-Resolution Solar Physics Network
PI: Rolf Schlichenmaier, Leibniz Institute for Solar Physics (KIS)
2019 – 2022 (EU Horizon 2020)

Project-Related Exchange Program with Slovakia »The Dynamic and Magnetic Environment of Arch Filament Systems«
PI: Christoph Kuckein, Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP)
2019 – 2020 (DAAD)

The Nature and Physics of Vortex Flows in Solar Plasmas
PI: Kostas Tziotziou, Research Center for Astronomy and Applied Mathematics (RCAAM), Academy of Athens
PI: Eamon Scullion, Department of Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering, Northumbria University Newcastle (NUN)
2019 – 2020 (ISSI)

Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) Program »Analysis of Polar Crown Filaments«
PI: Andrea Diercke, Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP)
Co-I: Zili Shen, University of Texas at Austin
2018 (DAAD)

Quiet-Sun Magnetic Fields and Newly Emerging Flux – Dynamics, Energetics, and Upper Atmospheric Response
PI: Carsten Denker, Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP)
PI: Michal Sobotka, Astronomical Institute, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (ASU)
2018 – 2021 (DFG)

PRE-EST – European Solar Telescope (EST) Preparatory Phase
PI: Manuel Collados, Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC)
2017 – 2021 (EU Horizon 2020)

Graduate School Scholarship Program 2014 »Quantitative Spectroscopy in Astrophysics«
PI: Philipp Richter, Institute for Physics and Astronomy, University of Potsdam (UP)
2014 – 2019 (DAAD)

Heliophysics Guest Investigators (HGI) Program »Exploring Small-Scale Jets from Photosphere through Chromosphere to Corona«
PI: Chang Liu, Space Weather Research Laboratory, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT)
2014 – 2016 (NASA)

Project-Related Exchange Program with Slovakia »The Magnetic Vector Field in Solar Filaments«
PI: Horst Balthasar, Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP)
2014 – 2015 (DAAD)

Sub-Arcsec Observations and Interpretation of the Chromosphere
PI: Lucia Kleint, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland (FHNW)
PI: Alberto Sainz-Dalda, High Altitude Observatory (HAO)
2014 – 2015 (ISSI)

Leibniz Graduate School for »Quantitative Spectroscopy in Astrophysics«
PI: Carsten Denker, Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP)
2013 – 2018 (Leibniz Competition)

SOLARNET – High-Resolution Solar Physics Network
PI: Manuel Collados, Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC)
2013 – 2017 (EU 7th Framework Propgram)

Living with a Star (LWS) Targeted Research and Technology Program »Study of Flare Footpoint Emissions Using Advanced Observing Tools«
PI: Haimin Wang, Physics Department, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT)
2012 – 2016 (NASA)

Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) Program »Flow Fields on the Dynamic Sun«
PI: Meetu Verma, Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP)
Co-I: Laurent Beauregard, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
2012 (DAAD)

Flows and Magnetic Fields in Complex Sunspots and their Role in Producing Solar Flares
PI: Carsten Denker, Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP)
2011 – 2015 (DFG)

Living with a Star (LWS) Targeted Research and Technology Program »High-Spatial and High-Spectral Resolution Study of Small-Scale Jets«
PI: Haimin Wang, Physics Department, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT)
2011 – 2014 (NASA)

Initiation of International Collaboration with Slovakia »Investigation of Emerging Magnetic Flux in the Quiet Photosphere of the Sun«
PI: Horst Balthasar, Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP)
2011 – 2012 (DFG)

SEPSERVER (Data Services and Analysis Tools for Solar Energetic Particle Events and Related Electromagnetic Emissions)
PI: Rami Vainio, University of Turku (UTU)
2010 – 2013 (EU 7th Framework Propgram)

Initiation of International Collaboration with Russia »Investigation of the Quiet-Sun Magnetic Field by Means of Multi-Line Spectro-Polarimetry«
PI: Horst Balthasar, Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP)
2010 (DFG)

Solar Orbiter: Contributions to the Instruments STIX and EPT
PI: Gottfried Mann, Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP)
2009 – 2019 (DLR)

D-LOFAR I III: A German Participation in LOFAR
PI: Gottfried Mann, Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP)
2008 – 2017 (BMBF)

The European Association for Solar Telescopes (EAST) was founded in 2006 and represents solar physics institute from 18 European countries.

RHESSI
PI: Gottfried Mann, Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP)
2000 –2019 (DLR)

Last update: 8. February 2021