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Konstantinos Gourgouliatos

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Assistant Professor, Magnetohydrodynamics in the Department of Mathematical Sciences

(email at konstantinos.gourgouliatos@durham.ac.uk)

Research Groups

Department of Mathematical Sciences

  • Applied & Computational Mathematics: Magnetohydrodynamics

Research Interests

  • Magnetohydrodynamics
  • Relativistic Fluid Dynamics
  • Theoretical and Computational Astrophysics

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  • Gourgouliatos, Konstantinos N. & Hollerbach, Rainer (2018). Magnetic Axis Drift and Magnetic Spot Formation in Neutron Stars with Toroidal Fields. The Astrophysical Journal 852(1): 21.
  • Gourgouliatos, Konstantinos N. & Komissarov, Serguei S. (2018). Reconfinement and loss of stability in jets from active galactic nuclei. Nature Astronomy 2(2): 161-171.
  • Gourgouliatos, Konstantinos N & Komissarov, Serguei S (2018). Relativistic Centrifugal Instability. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society: Letters 475(1): L125-L129.
  • Ferdman, R. D., Archibald, R. F., Gourgouliatos, K. N. & Kaspi, V. M. (2018). The Glitches and Rotational History of the Highly Energetic Young Pulsar PSR J0537–6910. The Astrophysical Journal 852(2): 123.
  • Gourgouliatos, Konstantinos N., Wood, Toby S. & Hollerbach, Rainer (2016). Magnetic field evolution in magnetar crusts through three-dimensional simulations. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113(15): 3944.
  • Gourgouliatos, Konstantinos N. & Hollerbach, Rainer (2016). Resistive tearing instability in electron MHD: application to neutron star crusts. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 463(3): 3381-3389.
  • Gourgouliatos, Konstantinos N., Kondić, Todor, Lyutikov, Maxim & Hollerbach, Rainer (2015). Magnetar activity via the density–shear instability in Hall-MHD. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society: Letters 453(1): L93.
  • Gourgouliatos, Konstantinos N. & Cumming, Andrew (2014). Hall Attractor in Axially Symmetric Magnetic Fields in Neutron Star Crusts. Physical Review Letters 112(17).
  • Gourgouliatos, K. N. & Cumming, A. (2014). Hall drift and the braking indices of young pulsars. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 446(1): 1121.
  • Archibald, R. F., Kaspi, V. M., Ng, C. -Y., Gourgouliatos, K. N., Tsang, D., Scholz, P., Beardmore, A. P., Gehrels, N. & Kennea, J. A. (2013). An anti-glitch in a magnetar. Nature 497(7451): 591.
  • Gourgouliatos, K. N. & Cumming, A. (2013). Hall effect in neutron star crusts: evolution, endpoint and dependence on initial conditions. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 438(2): 1618.
  • Gourgouliatos, K. N., Cumming, A., Reisenegger, A., Armaza, C., Lyutikov, M. & Valdivia, J. A. (2013). Hall equilibria with toroidal and poloidal fields: application to neutron stars. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 434(3): 2480.
  • Tsang, David & Gourgouliatos, Konstantinos N. (2013). TIMING NOISE IN PULSARS AND MAGNETARS AND THE MAGNETOSPHERIC MOMENT OF INERTIA. The Astrophysical Journal 773(1): L17.
  • Gourgouliatos, K. N. & Lynden-Bell, D. (2008). Fields from a relativistic magnetic explosion. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 391(1): 268.

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