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Francisco Suzuki Vidal

Dr Francisco Suzuki Vidal

Research Fellow

Organisation

Imperial College London

Research summary

I work on Laboratory Plasma Astrophysics, a new, exciting field of research which aims at performing experiments looking at reproducing some of the physics of a number of space phenomena. Overall this field aims at combining observations, numerical simulations and experiments through collaborations with experts in each field, making this research highly multi-disciplinary. The benefit to society is opening the study of astrophysics through experiments, particularly in University-based facilities. This new approach can reach the public more directly compared to observations of objects which can only be done in large-scale observational facilities.

Interests and expertise (Subject groups)

Grants awarded

Strong magnetised shocks: a new regime in laboratory plasma astrophysics

Scheme: University Research Fellowship

Dates: Oct 2013 - Sep 2018

Value: £470,891.09

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