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Magnetars are a type of neutron star with a very powerful magnetic field. Chris Elenbaas investigates various trigger and emission mechanisms in magnetar bursts. He develops theoretical models and compares their predictions with observations.

Event details of Magnetar burst mechanisms
Date 23 February 2018
Time 14:00 -15:00
Location Agnietenkapel
Room Location

C.P.C. Elenbaas: On Magnetic Burst Mechanisms.


Prof. R.A.M.J. Wijers


Dr A.L. Watts


Room Location

Oudezijds Voorburgwal 229 - 231
1012 EZ Amsterdam


This event is open to the public.