Imperial College London

Steven J Schwartz

Personal Web Pages

Research Interests

I am interested in space plasma physics, especially kinetic processes (collisionless shocks, particle acceleration, ...) within the heliosphere. You can find most things about me at:

Research Links

Space and Atmospheric Physics at Imperial
UK Cluster Science Centre
Cross-Scale ESA Candidate Cosmic Vision Space Mission - Archive of Community Pages

Post-graduate Teaching Reference Material

Astrophysical Plasmas Online Book (1.8MB pdf) based on a post-graduate course developed at Queen Mary, University of London by myself, David Burgess, and Chris Owen.
Methods for Discontinuities and Shocks (200kB pdf) from Analysis Methods for Multi-spacecraft Data

SPAT Post-graduate Lectures

PG Lectures and Materials

Administrative Links

Physics Department Latex Typesetting

Contact Details

Steven J Schwartz
Professor of Space Physics
Space and Atmospheric Physics
The Blackett Laboratory
Imperial College London
South Kensington
London SW7 2AZ
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)20 7594 7660
Fax: +44 (0)20 7594 7772
Mob: +44 (0)7590 250 455
Office: Room 6M67A Huxley Building

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last up-dated 27 November 2011