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Research interests

My research interests are in the area of solar and stellar physics.  Numerical computation in astrophysical plasma is my speciality.

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Current projects

  • "Vortex flows and magnetic tornadoes on the Sun and cool stars" led by Dr. Sven Wedemeyer at ITA, University of Oslo.
Tags: Astronomy and Astrophysics, Solar Physics


  • Kato, Yoshiaki & Wedemeyer, Sven (2017). Vortex flows in the solar chromosphere: I. Automatic detection method. Astronomy and Astrophysics.  ISSN 0004-6361.  601 . doi: 10.1051/0004-6361/201630082 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Quintero Noda, C.; Kato, Yoshiaki; Katsukawa, Y.; Oba, T.; de la Cruz Rodriguez, Jaime; Carlsson, Mats; Shimizu, T.; Orozco Suarez, D.; Ruiz Cobo, B.; Kubo, M.; Anan, T.; Ichimoto, K. & Suematsu, Y. (2017). Chromospheric polarimetry through multiline observations of the 850-nm spectral region – II. A magnetic flux tube scenario. Monthly notices of the Royal Astronomical Society.  ISSN 0035-8711.  472(1), s 727- 737 . doi: 10.1093/mnras/stx2022 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Kato, Yoshiaki; Steiner, Oskar; Hansteen, Viggo; Gudiksen, Boris Vilhelm; Wedemeyer, Sven & Carlsson, Mats (2016). Chromospheric and Coronal Wave Generation in a Magnetic Flux Sheath. The Astrophysical Journal.  ISSN 0004-637X.  827(1) . doi: 10.3847/0004-637X/827/1/7
  • Wedemeyer, Sven; Bastian, T.; Brajsa, R.; Hudson, H.; Fleishman, G.; Loukitcheva, M.; Fleck, B.; Kontar, Eduard P.; De Pontieu, Bart Walter; Yagoubov, P.; Tiwari, S. K.; Soler, R.; Black, J. H.; Antolin, Patrick; Scullion, Eamon; Gunar, S.; Labrosse, N.; Ludwig, H.-G.; Benz, A. O.; White, S. M.; Hauschildt, P.; Doyle, J. G.; Nakariakov, V. M.; Ayres, T.; Heinzel, P.; Karlicky, M.; Van Doorsselaere, Tom; Gary, D.; Alissandrakis, C. E.; Nindos, A.; Solanki, S. K.; Rouppe, Van Der Voort Luc; Shimojo, M.; Kato, Yoshiaki; Zaqarashvili, T.; Perez, E.; Selhorst, C. L. & Barta, M. (2016). Solar Science with the Atacama Large Millimeter/Submillimeter Array—A New View of Our Sun. Space Science Reviews.  ISSN 0038-6308.  200(1), s 1- 73 . doi: 10.1007/s11214-015-0229-9
  • Wedemeyer, Sven; Bastian, Timothy; Brajša, Roman; Barta, Miroslav; Hudson, Hugh; Fleishman, Gregory; Loukitcheva, Maria; Fleck, Bernhard; Kontar, Eduard P.; De Pontieu, Bart Walter; Tiwari, Sanjew; Kato, Yoshiaki; Soler, Roberto; Yagoubov, Pavel; Black, John; Antolin, Patrick; Gunar, Stanislav; Labrosse, Nicolas; Benz, Arnold; Nindos, Alexander; Steffen, Matthias; Scullion, Eamon Michael; Doyle, Gerry; Zaqarashvili, Teimuraz; Hanslmeier, Arnold; Nakariakov, Valery; Heinzel, Petr; Ayres, Thomas & Karlicky, Marian (2015). SSALMON - The Solar Simulations for the Atacama Large Millimeter Observatory Network. Advances in Space Research.  ISSN 0273-1177.  56(12), s 2679- 2692 . doi: 10.1016/j.asr.2015.05.027

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  • Kato, Yoshiaki (2014). Theory, Modelling, and Observation of MHD Waves in the Flux Tube.
  • Kato, Yoshiaki; De Pontieu, Bart Walter; Martinez-Sykora, J.; Hansteen, Viggo; Pereira, Tiago Mendes Domingos; Leenaarts, Jorritt & Carlsson, Mats (2014). Measuring energy flux of magneto-acoustic wave in the magnetic elements by using IRIS. Show summary
  • Kato, Yoshiaki; Steiner, Oskar; Hansteen, Viggo; Carlsson, Mats & Gudiksen, Boris Vilhelm (2014). Chromospheric and Corona Wave Generation in Flux Tubes.

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Published May 9, 2014 11:30 AM - Last modified Nov. 16, 2014 12:54 AM


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