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Chris Thompson
Professor

Research Interests: high-energy astrophysics, neutron stars, magnetars
E-mail (@cita.utoronto.ca): thompson


Room: 1316
Phone Number: +1 (416) 978-8784

Most Recent CITA Preprints:
Stability of a Spherical Accretion Shock with Nuclear Dissociation
Efficient approximations of neutrino physics for three-dimensional simulations of stellar core collapse
Magnetar Corona
Resonant Cyclotron Scattering in Three Dimensions and the Quiescent Non-thermal X-ray Emission of Magnetars
Thermalization in Relativistic Outflows and the Correlation between Spectral Hardness and Apparent Luminosity in Gamma-ray Bursts
Magnetic Fields in Starburst Galaxies and the Origin of the FIR-Radio Correlation
Corona of Magnetars
Corona of Magnetars
Deceleration of a Relativistic, Photon-Rich Shell: End of Preacceleration, Damping of MHD Turbulence, and the Emission Mechanism of Gamma-Ray Bursts
Deceleration of a Relativistic, Photon-Rich Shell: End of Pre-acceleration, Damping of MHD Turbulence, and the Emission Mechanism of Gamma-Ray Bursts
Force-Free Magnetohydrodynamic Waves: Non-Linear Interactions and Effects of Strong Gravity
Radiation Pressure Supported Starburst Disks and AGN Fueling
Magnetospheric Eclipses in the Binary Pulsar J0737-3039
A tremendous flare from SGR1806-20 with implications for short-duration gamma-ray bursts
The INTEGRAL view of the Soft Gamma-ray Repeater SGR 1806-20
Approaching the dynamics of hot nucleons in supernovae
High Energy Emission from Magnetars
Force-Free Magnetohydrodynamic Waves: Non-linear Interactions and Effects of Strong Gravity
Soft Gamma Repeaters and Anomalous X-ray Pulsars: Magnetar Candidates
On the Maximum Luminosity of Galaxies & Their Central Black Holes: Feedback From Momentum-Driven Winds