Benjamin D G Chandran

Professor
Phone: (603) 862-2255
Office: Physics, Morse Hall Rm 242, Durham, NH 03824
Benjamin D. G. Chandran

Education

  • Ph.D., Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University
  • M.A., Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University
  • B.A., History, Yale University
  • B.A., Physics, Yale University

Courses Taught

  • PHYS 407: General Physics I Recitation
  • PHYS 408: General Physics II
  • PHYS 505: General Physics III
  • PHYS 615: Mechanics/Mathematical Phys I
  • PHYS 701: Quantum Mechanics I
  • PHYS 710: Modern Astrophysics
  • PHYS 999: Doctoral Research

Selected Publications

Verscharen, D., Klein, K. G., Chandran, B. D. G., Stevens, M. L., Salem, C. S., & Bale, S. D. (2018). ALPS: the Arbitrary Linear Plasma Solver. Journal of Plasma Physics, 84(4). doi:10.1017/S0022377818000739

Verscharen, D., & Chandran, B. D. G. (2018). NHDS: The New Hampshire Dispersion Relation Solver. Research Notes of the AAS, 2(2), 13. doi:10.3847/2515-5172/aabfe3

Markovskii, S. A., Chandran, B. D. G., & Vasquez, B. J. (2018). Two-dimensional Nonlinear Simulations of Temperature-anisotropy Instabilities with a Proton-alpha Drift. The Astrophysical Journal, 856(2), 153. doi:10.3847/1538-4357/aab60a

Chandran, B. D. G. (2018). Parametric instability, inverse cascade and the  range of solar-wind turbulence. Journal of Plasma Physics, 84(01). doi:10.1017/S0022377818000016

Mallet, A., Schekochihin, A. A., & Chandran, B. D. G. (2017). Disruption of Alfvénic turbulence by magnetic reconnection in a collisionless plasma. Journal of Plasma Physics, 83(06). doi:10.1017/S0022377817000812

Bale, S. D., Goetz, K., Harvey, P. R., Turin, P., Bonnell, J. W., Dudok de Wit, T., . . . Wygant, J. R. (2016). The FIELDS Instrument Suite for Solar Probe Plus. Space Science Reviews, 204(1-4), 49-82. doi:10.1007/s11214-016-0244-5

Bourouaine, S., Verscharen, D., Chandran, B. D. G., Maruca, B. A., & Kasper, J. C. (2013). LIMITS ON ALPHA PARTICLE TEMPERATURE ANISOTROPY AND DIFFERENTIAL FLOW FROM KINETIC INSTABILITIES: SOLAR WIND OBSERVATIONS. The Astrophysical Journal, 777(1), L3. doi:10.1088/2041-8205/777/1/L3

Perez, J. C., & Chandran, B. D. G. (2013). DIRECT NUMERICAL SIMULATIONS OF REFLECTION-DRIVEN, REDUCED MAGNETOHYDRODYNAMIC TURBULENCE FROM THE SUN TO THE ALFVÉN CRITICAL POINT. The Astrophysical Journal, 776(2), 124. doi:10.1088/0004-637X/776/2/124

Chandran, B. D. G., Li, B., Rogers, B. N., Quataert, E., & Germaschewski, K. (2010). PERPENDICULAR ION HEATING BY LOW-FREQUENCY ALFVÉN-WAVE TURBULENCE IN THE SOLAR WIND. The Astrophysical Journal, 720(1), 503-515. doi:10.1088/0004-637X/720/1/503

Chandran, B. D., & Dennis, T. J. (2006). Convective Stability of Galaxy‐Cluster Plasmas. The Astrophysical Journal, 642(1), 140-151. doi:10.1086/499229

Most Cited Publications