Seminar talks given by guest speakers

In addition to the topical meetings, members of the RAPP Center also invite numerous international experts to give seminar or colloquium talks. This knowledge transfer is an invaluable asset for the whole scientific community. The following non-exhaustive list includes selected talks which national and international guests have given at the various home institutes of the RAPP Center.


  • 19 Dec 2018: Fabian Schüssler (CEA Saclay), Searches for counterparts to gravitational waves and high-energy neutrinos Seminar des Institus für Theoretische Physik IV der Fakultät für Physik und Astronomie (RUB)
  • 17 Dec 2018: Jörg Hörandel (Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen, Nikhef, Freie Universiät Brüssel), Physik und Ursprünge der höchstenergetischen Teilchen im Universum Physikalisches Kolloquium der Fakultät für Physik und Astronomie (RUB)
  • 12 Dec 2018: Prof. Dr. Yuri Litvinenko (Univ. of Waikato, Hamilton, Neuseeland),Power-law spectra of energetic electrons in solar flares from the maximum entropy and dimensional considerations Seminar zu laufenden wiss. Arbeiten des Instituts für Theoretische Physik IV, RUB
  • 05 Dec 2018: Dr. Dieter Nickeler (Astronomický ústav, Akademie věd České republiky, v.v.i., Fričova 298, 251 65 Ondřejov, Czech Republic),Nonlinear Poisson equations describing hydrodynamical flows in circumstellar environments Seminar zu laufenden wiss. Arbeiten des Instituts für Theoretische Physik IV, RUB
  • 04 Dec 2018: Björn Eichmann (Institut für Theoretische Physik IV, Ruhr-Universität Bochum), UHECRs From Radio Galaxies Seminar des AIRUB
  • 21 Nov 2018: Prof. Dr. Sean Oughton (Univ. of Waikato, Hamilton, Neuseeland),Heliospheric Turbulence Seminar zu laufenden wiss. Arbeiten des Instituts für Theoretische Physik IV, RUB
  • 22 Oct 2018: Prof. Dr. Bernd Heber (Univ. Kiel), Solar Energetic Particles and Space Weather Institut für Theoretische Physik IV, RUB
  • 06 Oct 2018: Lukas Merten (Institut für Theoretische Physik IV, Ruhr-Universität Bochum), Cosmic Ray Transport Models: An overview of current simulation frameworks Seminar des AIRUB
  • 09 Jul 2018: Dieter Breitschwerdt (Zentrum für Astronomie und Astrophysik, TU Berlin), Where and when did recent supernovae near Earth explode? Physikalisches Kolloquium der Fakultät für Physik und Astronomie (RUB)
  • 03 Jul 2018: Maja Kazmierczak-Barthel (DSI / Stuttgart), Science with the Stratospheric Observatory For Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA)
  • 26 Jun 2018: Soumavo Gosh (IUCAA Pune), The Role of interstellar gas on longevity of spiral structure in disk galaxies
  • 19 Jun 2018: Gyula Josza (SARAO / Kapstadt), On the status of neutral hydrogen in blue early type galaxies and my dream of a big survey with MeerKAT
  • 07 Jun 2018: Jayanne English (ETH Zürich & U. Manitoba), Cosmos and Canvas: Using Data Visualization to Explore and Communicate Your Science
  • 05 Jun 2018: Nayana A.J. (NCRA Pune), Long-term behaviour of a Type IIP Supernova SN 2004dj in the radio bands
  • 22 May 2018: Manami Sasaki (Sternwarte Bamberg), Interstellar shocks and the hot ISM
  • 17 Jul 2018: Christian Spiering (DESY Zeuthen) Falling Walls: IceCube auf dem Weg in neue Welten
  • 27 Jul 2017: Patrick Kilian, A New Synthetic Turbulence Model
  • 17 Jul 2017: Dominik Schwarz, Do we understand the Cosmic Dipole
  • 03 Jul 2017: Wolfgang Altmannshofer, Lepton flavor violation
  • 26 Jun 2017: Danilo de Lima, Exotics with ATLAS
  • 19 Jun 2017: Dorothea vom Bruch, Mu3e
  • 29 May 2017: Olaf Nackenhorst, Object Identification with Modern Machine Learning Techniques in ATLAS
  • 12 May 2017: Dominic Schnitzeler, Probing the magnetic fields in the Milky Way and beyond
  • 08 May 2017: Miriam Fritsch, Precision Spectroscopy with PANDA
  • 04 May 2017: Andrew Fletcher, Magnetic fields in the multi-phase interstellar medium
  • 03 Apr 2017: Metin Ata, Phase-space reconstruction of the cosmic large-scale structure
  • 23 Jan 2017: Rainer Wanke, Precision Kaon Physics and More: NA62 at the CERN SPS
  • 16 Jan 2017: Matt Kenzie, gamma @ LHCb
  • 12 Dec 2016: David Straub, Rare B decays as tests of the SM
  • 07 Dec 2016: Y. Litvinenko, Comparison of the telegraph and hyperdiffusion approximations in cosmic-ray transport
  • 06 Dec 2016: Jörg Rachen, Towards a cosmological prior on ultra-high energy cosmic ray production
  • 07 Nov 2016: Cecile Deterre, Searches for new physics in final states with same-sign leptons and b-jets with ATLAS
  • 07 Oct 2016: Janet Dietrich, VLQ searches with ATLAS
  • 18 Jul 2016: Heiko Lacker, SHiP
  • 12 Jul 2016: Philip von Doettichem, Cosmic-ray antideuteron searches
  • 11 Jul 2016: Ulrich Wiedner, BES-III
  • 04 Jul 2016: Kai Schweda, ALICE
  • 27 Jun 2016: Marijke Haverkorn, Magnetic Fields in the Milky Way
  • 27 Jun 2016: Nico Serra, Flavor physics or SHiP
  • 13 Jun 2016: Florian Bernlocher, Belle II
  • 30 May 2016: Anna Nelles, ARIANNA
  • 25 May 2016: Peter H. Yoon, Nonlinear plasma wave interaction: Applications
  • 23 May 2016: Juan Pedro Araque Espinosa, Exotic searches with ATLAS
  • 11 May 2016: Peter H. Yoon, Nonlinear plasma wave interaction: Basic Methodology
  • 09 May 2016: Felix Yu, The Higgs mechanism
  • 20 Apr 2016: G. Brunetti, Magnetic reconnection and particle acceleration in galaxy clusters
  • 09 Dec 2015: Yuri Litvinenko, Modeling sunspot and starspot decay by turbulent erosion
  • 18 Nov 2015: H. He, Transport of solar energetic particles
  • 03 Nov 2015: Volker Heesen, Analysing the radio spectral index in galactic haloes with idealised cosmic-ray transport models
  • 10 Jul 2015: Richard Henriksen, Some Magnetohydrodynamic flows in stars and galaxies
  • 30 Jun 2015: Gianfranco Brunetti, Turbulence, Reacceleration, LOFAR
  • 15 Jun 2015: Dominik Elsässer, Der variable Hochenergie Kosmos
  • 10 Jun 2015: Ulrich Kolberg, Spontaneously Emitted Field Fluctuations and the Genesis of Cosmic Magnetic Fields
  • 03 Feb 2015: Yuri A. Shechkinov, Galactic winds as they look numerically
  • 13 Jan 2015: Cameron van Eck, Searching for Magnetic Structures in the Milky Way