Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

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Research Field

Space Plasma Physics, Formation Theory of Planetary Systems

Current Research

* Plasma Physics via detailed argument and in-situ data for the processes observed in the solar system: Data analyses of space craft observation data in planetary magnetospheres, numerical simulations (full particle to MHD simulations of a rotating system), spacecraft porject management, international collaboration project management, chairing the future planning discussion* Research into the Plasma Universe: Investigation into scaling-laws to predict consequences of plasma processes in astronomical situations, magnetic effects in planetary system formation processes

Representative Publications

1. H. Hasegawa, M. Fujimoto, et al., Nature, 430, 755, 2004.
2. Kato, M., Fujimoto, M.; Ida, S., The Astrophysical Journal, 747:11, doi:10.1088/0004-637X/747/1/11, 2012
3. Masters, A., L. Stawarz, M. Fujimoto et al., Nature Physics, PUBLISHED ONLINE: 17 FEBRUARY 2013, DOI: 10.1038/NPHYS2541, 2013