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Prof Philippa Browning - publications

List of publications


  • M Gordovskyy, P K Browning, E Kontar and N Bian. Particle acceleration and transport in reconnecting twisted loops in a stratified atmosphere. Astronomy & Astrophysics. 2014; 561: eScholarID:256360 | DOI:10.1051/0004-6361/201321715
  • P K Browning, A Stanier, G Ashworth, K G McClements and V S Lukin. Self-organization during spherical torus formation by flux rope merging in the Mega Ampere Spherical Tokamak. Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 2014; eScholarID:219063


  • M R Bareford, A W Hood and P K Browning. Coronal heating by partial relaxation of twisted loops. Astronomy & Astrophysics. 2013; 550: eScholarID:256386
  • M Gordovskyy, P K Browning, E Kontar and N Bian. Effects of collisions and magnetic convergence on high energy particles in solar coronal loops”. Solar Physics. 2013; 284: . eScholarID:256390
  • M R Brown, P K Browning, M E Dieckmann, I Furno and T Intrator210. Microphysics of Cosmic Plasmas: Hierarchies of Plasma Instabilities from MHD to Kinetic. Space Science Reviews. 2013; 178: . eScholarID:256385
  • P K Browning and A Lazarian. Notes on magnetohydrodynamics of reconnection in turbulent media. Space Science Reviews. 2013; 178: . eScholarID:256363
  • A Stanier, P K Browning, M. Gordovskyy, K G McClements, M Gryazenevich and V S Lukin. Two fluid simulations of magnetic reconnection in the Mega Ampere Spherical Tokamak. Physics of Plasmas. 2013; 20: eScholarID:256361 | DOI:10.1063/1.4830104


  • A Stanier, P K Browning and S Dalla. Solar particle acceleration at 3D reconnecting null points. Astronomy and Astrophysics. 2012 June; 542: . eScholarID:178692 | DOI:10.1051/0004-6361/201218857


  • P K Browning, M Gordovskyy, A Stanier, A Hood and S Dalla. Flare particle acceleration and MHD instabilities. Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 2011 December; 53: 124030. eScholarID:144482 | DOI:10.1088/0741-3335/53/12/124030
  • V Zharkova, K Arzner, A O Benz, P Browning, C Dauphin, A G Elmslie, E P Kontar, G Mann, M Onofir, V Petrosian, R Turkmani, N Vilmer and L Vlahos. Recent advances in understanding particle acceleration in solar flares. Space Science Reviews. 2011 September; 159: 357-420. eScholarID:144490 | DOI:10.1007/s11214-011-9803-y
  • Bareford M, Browning P, Van der Linden R. The Flare-Energy Distributions Generated by Kink-Unstable Ensembles of Zero-Net-Current Coronal Loops. Solar Physics. 2011; 273(1): 93-115. eScholarID:144199 | DOI:10.1007/s11207-011-9832-4
  • Gordovskyy M, Browning P. PARTICLE ACCELERATION BY MAGNETIC RECONNECTION IN A TWISTED CORONAL LOOP. Astrophysical Journal. 2011; 729(2): . eScholarID:144206 | DOI:10.1088/0004-637X/729/2/101
  • Liang Y, Gimblett C, Browning P, Devoy P, Alfier A, Calabro G, Giroud C, Harting D, Koslowski H, Jachmich S, Pearson J, Sun Y, Wiegmann C, Zhang T, Contributors J. Observations of multi-resonance effect in ELM control with magnetic perturbation fields on the JET tokamak. Nuclear Fusion. 2011; 51(7): eScholarID:144204 | DOI:073001 10.1088/0029-5515/51/7/073001


  • P Cargill, P K Browning, A W Hood, C Parnell and I de Moortel. Magnetic reconnection in the solar atmosphere: from proposal to paradigm. 2010; 51: 3.31. eScholarID:144496 | DOI:10.1111/j.1468-4004.2010.51331.x
  • Y Liang, H R Koslowski, S Jachmich, A Alfier, C Gimblett, P K Browning, P Devoy, E Nardon, T Eich, C Giroud, G Maddison, P T Lang, M P Gryaznevich, D Harting, M Heyn, S Saareima, Y Sun, R Wenninger, C Weigmann, T Zhang and JET-EFDA contributors. Overview of ELM control by low n magnetic perturbations on JET. Plasma Fusion research. 2010; 5: S2018. eScholarID:144493 | DOI:10.1585/pfr.5.S2018
  • Bareford M, Browning P, Van der Linden R. A nanoflare distribution generated by repeated relaxations triggered by kink instability. Astronomy & Astrophysics. 2010; 521: eScholarID:144211 | DOI:A70 10.1051/0004-6361/201014067
  • Browning P, Dalla S, Peters D, Smith J. Scaling of particle acceleration in 3D reconnection at null points. Astronomy & Astrophysics. 2010; 520(Sept-Oct): . eScholarID:144202 | DOI:10.1051/0004-6361/201014964
  • Gordovskyy M, Browning P, Vekstein G. PARTICLE ACCELERATION IN FRAGMENTING PERIODIC RECONNECTING CURRENT SHEETS IN SOLAR FLARES. Astrophysical Journal. 2010; 720(2): 1603-1611. eScholarID:144201 | DOI:10.1088/0004-637x/720/2/1603
  • Gordovskyy M, Browning P, Vekstein G. Particle acceleration in a transient magnetic reconnection event. Astronomy & Astrophysics. 2010; 519: eScholarID:144203 | DOI:A21 10.1051/0004-6361/200913569
  • Jess D, Mathioudakis M, Browning P, Crockett P, Keenan F. MICROFLARE ACTIVITY DRIVEN BY FORCED MAGNETIC RECONNECTION. Astrophysical Journal Letters. 2010; 712(1): L111-L115. eScholarID:144209 | DOI:10.1088/2041-8205/712/1/l111
  • Liang Y, Gimblett C, Browning P, Devoy P, Koslowski H, Jachmich S, Sun Y, Wiegmann C. Multiresonance Effect in Type-I Edge-Localized Mode Control With Low n Fields on JET. Physical Review Letters. 2010; 105(6): . eScholarID:144208 | DOI:10.1103/PhysRevLett.105.065001


  • Brennan D, Browning P, Gates J, Van der Linden R. Helicity-injected current drive and open flux instabilities in spherical tokamaks. Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 2009; 51(4): eScholarID:144210 | DOI:045004 10.1088/0741-3335/51/4/045004
  • Hood A, Browning P, Van der Linden R. Coronal heating by magnetic reconnection in loops with zero net current. Astronomy & Astrophysics. 2009; 506(2): 913-925. eScholarID:144213 | DOI:10.1051/0004-6361/200912285


  • Bian N, Browning P. PARTICLE ACCELERATION IN A MODEL OF A TURBULENT RECONNECTING PLASMA: A FRACTIONAL DIFFUSION APPROACH. Astrophysical Journal Letters. 2008; 687(2): L111-L114. eScholarID:144194 | DOI:10.1086/593145
  • Bian N, Browning P. PARTICLE ACCELERATION IN A MODEL OF A TURBULENT RECONNECTING PLASMA: A FRACTIONAL DIFFUSION APPROACH. Astrophysical Journal Letters. 2008; 687(2): L111-L114. eScholarID:144205 | DOI:10.1086/593145
  • Browning P, Gerrard C, Hood A, Kevis R, Van der Linden R. Heating the corona by nanoflares: simulations of energy release triggered by a kink instability. Astronomy & Astrophysics. 2008; 485(3): 837-848. eScholarID:144212 | DOI:10.1051/0004-6361:20079192
  • Dalla S, Browning P. Particle trajectories and acceleration during 3D fan reconnection. Astronomy & Astrophysics. 2008; 491(1): 289-295. eScholarID:144200 | DOI:10.1051/0004-6361:200809771
  • De Moortel I, Browning P, Bradshaw S, Pinter B, Kontar E. The way forward for coronal heating. Astronomy & Geophysics. 2008; 49(3): 21-26. eScholarID:144198 | DOI:10.1111/j.1468-4004.2008.49321.x
  • Sobbia R, Browning P, Bradley J. Numerical investigation via three-dimensional Monte Carlo modeling of sputtering and deposition processes in a direct current unbalanced magnetron discharge. Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology A. 2008; 26(1): 103-113. eScholarID:144207 | DOI:10.1116/1.2816940


  • BROWNING PK; S DALLA. Particle acceleration at a three dimensional reconnection site in the solar corona. Astronomy and Astrophysics. 2005 March; 436: 1103-1111. eScholarID:1a9301 | DOI:10.1051/0004-6361:20042589


  • BROWNING PK; R VAN DER LINDEN. Solar coronal heating by relaxation events. Astronomy and Astrophysics. 2003 January; 400(1): 355-367. eScholarID:1a9299 | DOI:10.1051/0004-6361:20021887


  • BROWNING PK; D BRENNAN; R VAN DER LINDEN. Stability of spheromaks and spherical tokamaks with open flux. Physics of Plasmas. 2002 May; 9(8): 3526-3535. eScholarID:1a9300 | DOI:10.1063/1.1494984


  • BROWNING PK; GE VEKSTEIN J. Particle acceleration at an X-type reconnection site with a parallel magnetic field. Journal of Geophysical Research. 2001 January; 106(A9): 18677-18692. eScholarID:1a9302 | DOI:10.1029/2001JA900014