Kai K. Germaschewski

Phone: (603) 862-2912
Office: Space Science Center, Morse Hall Rm 245F, Durham, NH 03824
Kai Germaschewski


  • Ph.D., Physics, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
  • Diploma, Physics, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Courses Taught

  • IAM 751: High-Performance Computing
  • PHYS 407: General Physics I Studio
  • PHYS 999: Doctoral Research

Selected Publications

Wang, L., Germaschewski, K., Hakim, A., Dong, C., Raeder, J., & Bhattacharjee, A. (2018). Electron Physics in 3-D Two-Fluid 10-Moment Modeling of Ganymede's Magnetosphere. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 123(4), 2815-2830. doi:10.1002/2017JA024761

Eghtesad, A., Germaschewski, K., Beyerlein, I. J., Hunter, A., & Knezevic, M. (2018). Graphics processing unit accelerated phase field dislocation dynamics: Application to bi-metallic interfaces. Advances in Engineering Software, 115, 248-267. doi:10.1016/j.advengsoft.2017.09.010

Ahmadi, N., Germaschewski, K., & Raeder, J. (2017). Simulation of magnetic holes formation in the magnetosheath. Physics of Plasmas, 24(12), 122121. doi:10.1063/1.5003017

Schaeffer, D. B., Fox, W., Haberberger, D., Fiksel, G., Bhattacharjee, A., Barnak, D. H., . . . Follett, R. K. (2017). High-Mach number, laser-driven magnetized collisionless shocks. Physics of Plasmas, 24(12), 122702. doi:10.1063/1.4989562

Schaeffer, D. B., Fox, W., Haberberger, D., Fiksel, G., Bhattacharjee, A., Barnak, D. H., . . . Germaschewski, K. (2017). Generation and Evolution of High-Mach-Number Laser-Driven Magnetized Collisionless Shocks in the Laboratory. Physical Review Letters, 119(2). doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.119.025001

Fox, W., Fiksel, G., Bhattacharjee, A., Chang, P. -Y., Germaschewski, K., Hu, S. X., & Nilson, P. M. (2013). Filamentation Instability of Counterstreaming Laser-Driven Plasmas. Physical Review Letters, 111(22). doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.111.225002

Fox, W., Bhattacharjee, A., & Germaschewski, K. (2011). Fast Magnetic Reconnection in Laser-Produced Plasma Bubbles. Physical Review Letters, 106(21). doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.106.215003

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

Bhattacharjee, A., Germaschewski, K., & Ng, C. S. (2005). Current singularities: Drivers of impulsive reconnection. Physics of Plasmas, 12(4), 042305. doi:10.1063/1.1872893

Grauer, R., Marliani, C., & Germaschewski, K. (1998). Adaptive Mesh Refinement for Singular Solutions of the Incompressible Euler Equations. Physical Review Letters, 80(19), 4177-4180. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.80.4177

Most Cited Publications