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Linsky

Jeffrey L. Linsky

My current research topics include the abundance of deuterium in the Galaxy, structure and physical properties of the local interstellar medium, and X-ray and ultraviolet emission from young stars and protostellar disks. The observational basis of my research is primarily high-resolution ultraviolet spectra obtained with instruments on the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) and the Far Ultraviolet Spectrograph Explorer (FUSE) satellites and X-ray spectra obtained with the Chandra X-ray Observatory. My other research areas include the physical properties of chromospheres, coronae, and winds of late-type stars and active binary systems, flare stars, RS CVn-type binary systems, stellar magnetic fields, and stellar microwave emission.

Research & Affiliations
JILA Position:
  • Fellow Adjoint of JILA
CU Faculty Status:
  • Active Faculty
Affiliations:
Research Professor, Department of Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder
Faculty Website(s):
Phone:
303-492-7838 (office)