Heinz Wiechen: List of Publications


  1. Wiechen, H., Theory of the Earth's Magnetosphere including the Far Tail, (Masters thesis, in German), Ruhr-Universität Bochum, 1985.
  2. Wiechen, H., H.J. Ziegler and K. Schindler, Relaxation of Collisionless Self-Gravitating Matter: The Lowest Energy State, Mon. Not. R. astr. Soc., 232, 632, 1988.
  3. Wiechen, H. and K. Schindler, Quasi-Static Theory of the Earth's Magnetotail - Including the Far Tail, J. Geophys. Res.,93, 5922, 1988.
  4. Wiechen, H. and H.J. Ziegler, Relaxation of Collisionless Self-Gravitating Matter, in: Physics of Cosmic Plasmas, MPE Report 211, edited by E. Möbius, Garching, 105, 1988.
  5. Ziegler, H.J. and H. Wiechen, Relaxation of Collisionless Self-Gravitating Matter: The Final State, Mon. Not. R. astr. Soc.,238, 1261, 1989.
  6. Wiechen, H., Existence of Associated Equilibria and Their Importance in the Framework of a New Theory of Collisionless Relaxation of Self-Gravitating Matter, (PhD Thesis, in German), Ruhr-Universität Bochum , (1989).
  7. Stahl, B., H.J. Ziegler and H. Wiechen, Relaxation of Collisionless Self-Gravitating Matter: The Lowest Energy State for Systems with Non-Vanishing Total Angular Momentum, Mon. Not. R. astr. Soc., 244, 260, 1990.
  8. Wiechen, H. and H.J. Ziegler, Violent Relaxation: Difficulties with Maximum Entropy States, in: Dynamics and Interaction of Galaxies, edited by R. Wielen, Springer, Berlin, 373, 1990.
  9. Ziegler, H.J. and H. Wiechen, Relaxation of Collisionless Self-Gravitating Matter with Spherically Symmetric Dynamics, Astrophys. J., 362, 595 (1990).
  10. Wiechen, H. and K. Schindler, Fundamental Processes of Magnetospheric Activity (invited paper), in: Solar System Plasma Physics (in German), edited by K.-H. Glassmeier and M. Scholer, B.I. Mannheim, 139, 1991.
  11. Wiechen, H. and H.J. Ziegler, Globally Stable Equilibria of Collisionless Self-Gravitating Matter with Non-Vanishing Total Angular Momentum, Astrophys. J., 408, 293, 1993.
  12. Wiechen, H. and H.J. Ziegler, Globally Stable Equilibria of Collisionless Self-Gravitating Matter, in: Galactic Bulges, Proceedings of the 153th Symposium of the International Astronomical Union, Ghent, Belgium, August 17-22, 1992, edited by H. Dejonghe and H.J. Habing, Kluwer Acad. Publ., Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 375, 1993.
  13. Ziegler, H.J. and H. Wiechen, Mixing in Collisionfree Systems, in: Galactic Bulges, Proceedings of the 153th Symposium of the International Astronomical Union, Ghent, Belgium, August 17-22, 1992, edited by H. Dejonghe and H.J. Habing, Kluwer Acad. Publ., Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 375, 1993.
  14. Wiechen, H. and H.J. Ziegler, Relaxation of Collisionless Plasmas, in: Proceedings of the XXI. International Conference on Phenomena in Ionized Gasesd, Bochum, Germany, September 19-24, 1993, edited by G. Ecker, U. Arendt and J. Böseler, Arbeitsgemeinschaft Plasmaphysik, Bochum, Germany, 189, 1993.
  15. Ziegler, H.J., H. Wiechen and U. Arendt, Non-Uniform Mixing in Collisionless Self-Gravitating Systems, Mon. Not. R. astr. Soc., 266, 263, 1994.
  16. Wiechen, H. and H.J. Ziegler, Relaxation of Collisionless Plasmas, J. Plasma Physics, 51, 341, 1994.
  17. Wiechen, H., J. Büchner and A. Otto, Reconnection in a Dipole-Dominated Magnetosphere - A Two-Dimensional Model, J. Geophys. Res., 100, 19259, 1995.
  18. Wiechen, H. and J, Büchner, The Influence of the Earth's Dipole Field on the Onset of Reconnection, Adv. in Space Res.,18, 277, 1996.
  19. Wiechen, H., J. Büchner and A. Otto, Non-Linear Instabilities in the Near-Earth Plasma Sheet - A Two-Dimensional Model With and Without Field Line Flaring, J. Geomag. Geoelectr., 48, 845, 1996.
  20. Wiechen, H., J. Büchner and A. Otto, §-D Reconnection in the Near-Earth Plasma Sheet Including Magnetic Shear, in: Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Substorms, Eur. Space Agency Spec. Publ., ESA SP-389, 459, 1996.
  21. Wiechen, H., J. Büchner and A. Otto, Reconnection in the Near-Earth Plasma Sheet - A Three-Dimensional Model, J. Geophys. Res., 101, 24911, 1996.
  22. Wiechen, H., J. Büchner and A. Otto, Driven Reconnection in the Near-Earth Plasma Sheet, Adv. in Space Res.,19, 1939, 1997.
  23. Wiechen, H. and H.J. Ziegler, Magnetic Reconnection: On New Aspects of the Microscopic Cause of Localized Dissipation, Physica Scripta, T74, 14, 1998.
  24. Ziegler,H.J. and H. Wiechen, Mixing and Relaxation in Ideal Incompressible Fluids, Physica Scripta, T74, 50, 1998.
  25. Stahl, H.J. Ziegler, H. Wiechen and A. Schröer, , A Quantitative Model for Relaxation of Rotationally Invarient Collisionless Self-Gravitating Systems, Physica Scripta, T74, 93, 1998.
  26. Wiechen, H., G.T. Birk and H. Lesch, Generation of Magnetic Seed Fields in Protogalactic Clouds due to Plasma - Neutral Gas Friction, Astron. Astrophys., 334, 338, 1998.
  27. Büchner, J., H. Wiechen, B. Nikutowski, U. Auster, K.H. Fornacon, J. Rustenbach, S. Klimov, S. Romanov, S. Savin and A. Otto, INTERBALL-1 Plasma Sheet Encounters and Three-Dimensional MHD Modeling Results, Adv. in Space Res., 22, 155, 1998.
  28. Büchner, J., J.-P. Kuska, B. Nikutuwski and H. Wiechen, Data Analysis INTERBALL - Final Report, Research Reports, Library of the Technical University Hannover, Germany, 1998.
  29. Nikutowski, B., J. Büchner, H. Wiechen, U. Auster, K.H. Fornacon, J. Rustenbach, S. Klimov, and S. Savin, A High-Lattitude Boundary Layer Crossing - INTERBALL Measurements and MHD Model Results, Adv. in Space Res., 22, 161, 1998.
  30. Wiechen, H., G.T. Birk and H. Lesch, Generation of Magnetic Fields During the Protogalactic Collapse, Studia geoph. et geod., 42, 397, 1998.
  31. Wiechen, H., G.T. Birk and H. Lesch, Current Filamentation in Astrophysical MHD_Jets, Phys. Plasmas, 5, 3732, 1998.
  32. Büchner, J., J.P. Kuska and H. Wiechen, Numerical Modelling and Simulation for Multi-Spacecraft Data Analysis: Approaches and Examples, in: Analysis Methods for Multi-Spacecraft Data, edited by G. Paschmann and P. W. Daly , International Space Science Institute, Bern, Switzerland, 449, 1998.

  33. Büchner, J., J.-P. Kuska, B. Nikutowski, H. Wiechen, J. Rustenbach, U. Auster, K.H. Fornacon, S. Klimov, A. Petrukovich and S. Savin, Three-Dimensional Reconnection in the Earth's Magnetotail: Simulations and Observations, in: Geospace Mass and Energy Flow: Results from the International Solar-Terrestrial Physics Program, AGU Monograph 104, eds. J.L. Horwitz, D.L. Gallagher, W.K. Peterson, 313, 1998.
  34. Birk, G.T., H. Wiechen and A. Otto, Magnetic Field Amplification in M82 Winds Caused by Kelvin-Helmholtz Modes, Astrophys. J., 518, 177, 1999.
  35. Birk, G.T., H. Lesch, R. Schopper and H. Wiechen, Particle Acceleration in AGN Magnetic Reconnection Regions, Astroparticle Physics, vol. II, 63, 1999.
  36. Wiechen, H., New Aspects of Plasma Sheet- Dynamics - MHD and kinetic Theory, Annales Geophysicae, 17, 595, 1999.
  37. Wiechen, H., G.T. Birk and H. Lesch, Self-Generation of Magnetic Fields in Weakly Ionized Astrophysical Plasmas, Astrophys. and Space Science, 264, 347, 1999.
  38. Wiechen, H., G.T. Birk and H. Lesch, Self-Generation of Magnetic Fields in Weakly Ionized Astrophysical Plasma (invited paper), in: Plasma Astrophysics and Space Phasics, edited by J. Büchner, I. Axford, E. Marsch and V. Vasyliunas, Kluwer Acad. Publ., Dordrecht, 347, 1999.
  39. Birk, G.T. and H. Wiechen, Radio Activity in Young Stellar Objects, in: Plasma Astrophysics and Space Phasics, edited by J. Büchner, I. Axford, E. Marsch and V. Vasyliunas, Kluwer Acad. Publ., Dordrecht, 567, 1999.
  40. Lesch, H., G.T. Birk and H. Wiechen, Inertia Driven Reconnection in Extragalactic Jets, in: Plasma Astrophysics and Space Phasics, edited by J. Büchner, I. Axford, E. Marsch and V. Vasyliunas, Kluwer Acad. Publ., Dordrecht, 567, 1999.
  41. Birk, G.T., H. Wiechen, H. Lesch and P.P. Kronberg, The Role of Kelvin-Helmholtz Modes in Superwinds of Primeval Galaxies for the Magnetization of the Intergalactic Medium, Astron. Astrophys.,353>, 108, 2000.
  42. Wiechen, H., G.T. Birk and H. Lesch, The Origin of Primeval Magnetic Fields: Simulations of Self-Consistent Field Generation and Amplification, Phys. Plasmas , 7, 701, 2000.
  43. Wiechen, H., The Dynamics of the Near-Earth Plasma Sheet: Magnetic Reconnection and Current Sheets (partially in German), Habilitation Thesis, Department of Geosciences, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany, 2000.
  44. Birk, G.T.,D. Schwab, H. Wiechen, and H. Lesch, X-Ray Activity in T-Tauri Stellar Magnetospheres, Astron. Astrophys., 358, 1027, 2000.
  45. Konz, C., H. Wiechen and H. Lesch, Current Filamentation in Extragalactic MHD-Jets, Phys. Plasmas, 7, 5159, 2000.
  46. Konz,C., H. Lesch, G.T. Birk and H. Wiechen, The Critical Velocity Effect as a Cause for the H\alpha Emission from the Magellanic Stream, Astrophys. J., 548, 249, 2001.  
  47. Birk, G.T. and H. Wiechen,Resistive Rearing Mode Instabilities,Proceedings of the ISSS-6, Copernikus Gesellschaft, 222, 2001.
  48. Wiechen, H. and G.T. Birk, Kelvin-Helmholtz Instabilities in Dusty Plasma-Neutral Gas Systems,(invited paper), Proceedings of the ISSS-6Phys, 184, 2001.
  49. Birk, G.T. and H. Wiechen, Radiative Condensation Modes in Dense Dusty Plasmas, Phys. Plasmas, 8, 5057, 2001.
  50. Birk, G.T. and H. Wiechen, Shear Flow Instabilities in Dense Dusty Plasmas, Phys. Plasmas, 9, 964, 2002.
  51. Wiechen, H., G.T. Birk, A. Kopp and H. Lesch, Self-Magnetization of Protoplanetary Accretion Disk Matter, Phys. Plasmas, 9, 4285, 2002.
  52. Birk, G.T., H. Wiechen and H. Lesch, Generation of Magnetic Fields in Self-Gravitating Protoplanetary Clouds, Astron. Astrophys.Phys., 393, 685, 2002.
  53. Wiechen, H., Self-Magnetization of the Early Solar System Matter, EOS, Trans. AGU, , 85(47), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract SH51D-0298, 2004.
  54. Wiechen H., Self-Magnetization of the Early Solar System Matter, ICARUS, 175, 15-22, 2005. 
  55. Wiechen H., Self-magnetization, magnetic filamentation and magnetic reconnection in space and astrophysical plasmas, EOS Trans. AGU, 86(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract SH51D-04, 2005. 
  56. Lazerson, S., and H. Wiechen Kelvin-Helmholtz Dust Modes in the Mesosphere / Lower Thermosphere, EOS Trans. AGU, 86(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract SA13A-0229 2005. 
  57. Wiechen H., Simulations of Self-Magnetization in Dusty Space Plasmas Comparing Different Charge Polarities and Charge Numbers of the Dust, Planet. Space Science,54, 71-77, 2006. 
  58. Wiechen H., Simulations of Kelvin-Helmholtz Dust Modes in Partially Ionized Dusty Plasmas Comparing Different Charge Numbers, Charge Polarities, and Masses of the Dust, Phys. Plasmas, 13, 062104, DOI: 10.1063/1.2208309, 2006. 
  59. Wiechen H., Simulations of Kelvin-Helmholtz Dust Modes in the Dusty Plasma Environment of Noctilucent Clouds, J. Plasma Phys., in press, 2006. 

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