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Juri Poutanen

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Department of Physics and Astronomy 
University of Turku
Finland

Biography

Juri Poutanen is Professor of Astronomy and Director of Tuorla Observatory,University of Turku.His research group studies accretion-powered high energy sources such as neutron stars and black holes.

Research Interest

High energy astrophysics (black holes, neutron stars, active galactic nuclei, relativistic jets, gamma-ray bursts, ultra-luminous X-ray sources, X-ray pulsars, X-ray polarimetry), plasma physics, radiative transfer, ultra-high energy cosmic rays, cosmic masers.

Publications

  • Tsygankov SS, Doroshenko V, Lutovinov AA, Mushtukov AA, Poutanen J. SMC X-3: the closest ultraluminous X-ray source powered by a neutron star with non-dipole magnetic field. arXiv preprint arXiv:1702.00966. 2017 Feb 3.

  • Suleimanov VF, Kajava JJ, Molkov SV, Nättilä J, Lutovinov AA, Werner K, Poutanen J. Basic parameters of the helium accreting X-ray bursting neutron star in 4U 1820− 30. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 2017 Aug 30.

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