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Uwe Konopka
Physics
Associate Professor

Research Areas: Experimental Plasma Physics

Office: Allison Lab #107

Address:
206 Allison Laboratory
Auburn, AL 36849-5319

Phone: (334) 844-4248
Fax: (334) 844-4613
E-Mail: uzk0003@auburn.edu


Education

Ph.D., Ruhr-University of Bochum, Germany
2000
Diploma in Physics, Ruhr- University, Germany
1996
Intermediate Diploma in Mathematics, Ruhr-University of Bochum, Germany
1991
Intermediate Diploma in Physics, Ruhr-University of Bochum, Germany
1991


Professional Employment

Associate Professor, Auburn University
2012 - present
Advisory Board Chair, MDPX, Auburn, AL
2011 - 2012
Senior Research Scientist/Project Manager, Max-Planck Institute of Extraterrestrial Physics, Germany
2007 - 2012
Research Scientist, Max-Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics, Germany
2002 - 2007
Diploma Thesis, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany
1995


Honors and Awards

Selected as chair for Auburn University MDPX Advisory board
2011-2012
Awarded brass medal for more than 500 (or 600) performed parabolic flight maneuvers- Novespace, Fance
2010
Best Poster Award, 2nd International Conference on the Physics of Dusty Plasmas, Hakone, Japan
1999


Research and Teaching Interests

  1. M. Chaushuri, V. Nosenko, C. Knapek, U. Konopka, A.V. Ivlev, H.M. Thomas, and G.E. Morfill, Direct experimental observation of binary agglomerates in complex plasmas, Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, 264101, 2012.
  2. Kretschmer M., Konopka U., Zhdanov S.K., Thomas H.M., Morfill G.E., Fortov V.E., Molotkov V.I.,Lipaev A.M., and Petrov O., Particles Inside the Void of a Complex Plasma, IEEE TRANSACTIONS OF PLASMA SCIENCE 39 (11), 2758, 2011
  3. Schwabe M., Konopka U., Bandyopadhyay P. and Morfill G.E., Pattern Formation in a Complex Plasma in High Magnetic Fields, PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 106, 215004, 2011
  4. Du Cheng-Ran, Thomas H.M. Ivlev A., Konopka U. and Morfill G.E., Agglomeration of microparticles in complex plasmas, PHYSICS OF PLASMAS 17, 113710, 2010
  5. Bandyopadhyay P., Konopka U., Khrapak S., Morfill G.E., and Sen A., Effect of polarization force on the propagation of dust acoustic solitary waves, NEW JOURNAL OF PHYSICS 12, 073002, 2010






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