Petra Kohutova

Postdoctoral Fellow - Rosseland Centre for Solar Physics

My research featured in A&A highlights: First direct observation of a torsional Alfvén oscillation at coronal heights

and in Phys.org article: First direct observation of elusive waves reveals energy channels in solar atmosphere

My RHESSI nugget: Can magnetic reconnection cause solar rainstorms?

My UKSP nugget: Excitation of coronal loop oscillations by coronal rain

Check out my AstroWomen blog post: 10 Biggest lies Hollywood has told you about Space

and an article where I talk about the science in sci-fi movies with titan.uio.no journalist Gina Aakre: Slik pynter Hollywood på sannheten om verdensrommet (in Norwegian)

Background:

2014-2018 PhD, Centre for Fusion, Space and Astrophysics, University of Warwick

PhD Thesis: Magnetohydrodynamic Oscillations in Solar Coronal Rain

(Awarded 2019 Winton Prize for best thesis in Astrophysics)

2010-2014 MPhys Physics, University of Oxford

(Awarded 2012 Bradshaw Exhibition in Physics)

 

Publications

P. Kohutova and A. Popovas, Excitation and evolution of coronal oscillations in self-consistent 3D radiative MHD simulations of the solar atmosphere, A&A, 2021, 647 A81, doi:10.1051/0004-6361/202039491

L. H. M. Rouppe van der Voort, B. De Pontieu, M. Carlsson, J. de la Cruz Rodriguez, S. Bose, G. Chintzoglou, A. Drews, C. Froment, M. Gosic, D. R. Graham, V. H. Hansteen, V. M. J. Henriques, S. Jafarzadeh, J. Joshi, L. Kleint, P. Kohutova, T. Leifsen, J. Martinez-Sykora, D. Nobrega-Siverio, A. Ortiz,  T. M. D. Pereira, A. Popovas, C. Quintero Noda, A. Sainz Dalda, G. B. Scharmer, D. Schmit, E. Scullion, H. Skogsrud, M. Szydlarski, R. Timmons, G. J. M. Vissers, M. M. Woods and P. Zacharias, High-resolution observations of the solar photosphere, chromosphere and transition region. A database of coordinated IRIS and SST observations, A&A, 2020, 641 A146, doi:10.1051/0004-6361/202038732

P. Kohutova, P. Antolin, A. Popovas, M. Szydlarski and V. H. Hansteen, Self-consistent 3D radiative magnetohydrodynamic simulations of coronal rain formation and evolution, A&A, 2020, 639 A20, doi:10.1051/0004-6361/202037899

P. Kohutova, E. Verwichte and C. Froment, First direct observation of a torsional Alfvén oscillation at coronal heights, A&A, 2020, 633 L6, doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201937144

C. Froment, P. Antolin, V. M. J. Henriques, P. Kohutova and L. H. M. Rouppe van der Voort, Multi-scale observations of thermal non-equilibrium cycles in coronal loops, A&A, 2020, 633 A11, doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201936717

P. Kohutova, E. Verwichte and C. Froment, Formation of coronal rain triggered by impulsive heating associated with magnetic reconnection, A&A, 2019, 630 A123, doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201936253

P. Kohutova and E. Verwichte, Excitation of vertical coronal loop oscillations by impulsively driven flows, A&A, 2018, 613 L3, doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201832656

P. Kohutova and E. Verwichte, Excitation of vertical coronal loop oscillations by plasma condensations, A&A, 2017, 606 A120, doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201731417

P. Kohutova and E. Verwichte, Dynamics of plasma condensations in a gravitationally stratified coronal loop, A&A, 2017, 602 A23, doi: 10.1051/0004-6361/201629912

E. Verwichte and P. Kohutova, Excitation and evolution of vertically polarised transverse loop oscillations by coronal rain, A&A, 2017, 601 L2, doi: 10.1051/0004-6361/201730675

E. Verwichte, P. Antolin, G. Rowlands, P. Kohutova, T. Neukirch, Kinematics of coronal rain in a transversely oscillating loop: Ponderomotive force and rain-excited oscillations, A&A, 2017, 598 A57, doi: 10.1051/0004-6361/201629634

P. Kohutova, F.-X. Bocquet, E. M. Henley, M. J. Owens, Improving solar wind persistence forecasts: Removing transient space weather events, and using observations away from the Sun-Earth line, Space Weather, 2016, 14 802, doi:10.1002/2016SW001447

P. Kohutova and E. Verwichte, Analysis of coronal rain observed by IRIS, HINODE/SOT, and SDO/AIA: Transverse oscillations, kinematics, and thermal evolution, ApJ, 2016, 827 39, doi: 10.3847/0004-637X/827/1/39

  • Froment, Clara; Antolin, Patrick; Henriques, Vasco; Kohutova, Petra & van der Voort, Luc H.M. Rouppe (2019). Multi-scale observations of thermal nonequilibrium cycles in coronal loops.
  • Froment, Clara; Antolin, Patrick; Henriques, Vasco; Kohutova, Petra & van der Voort, Luc Rouppe (2019). Multi-scale observations of thermal nonequilibrium cycles in coronal loops (presenting author: Patrick Antolin).
  • Kohutova, Petra (2019). Probing the nature of coronal heating through thermal instability and coronal rain.
  • Kohutova, Petra (2019). Waves in the solar atmosphere and MHD seismology.
  • Kohutova, Petra; Antolin, Patrick; Popovas, Andrius; Szydlarski, Mikolaj Marcin & Hansteen, Viggo (2019). 3D radiative MHD simulations of coronal rain formation and evolution.
  • Kohutova, Petra; Verwichte, Erwin & Froment, Clara (2019). Propagating torsional oscillation of a chromospheric surge.
  • Kohutova, Petra (2018). Thermal instability, coronal rain and their potential for coronal seismology.
Published June 11, 2018 1:15 PM - Last modified Mar. 25, 2021 2:02 PM