Reynolds, Ronald

April 24, 2009, 9:56 pm
Source: University of Wisconsin - Department of Astronomy
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Ronald J. Reynolds, Ph.D.
Professor of Astronomy, Emeritus
Department of Astronomy
University of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin, USA.

Current Positions

  • Principal Investigator, Wisconsin H-alpha Mapper.

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1971.

Research Interests

  • Development of high throughput spectrometers.
  • High resolution spectroscopy of diffuse sources.
  • Physics of the interstellar medium.

Selected Publications

  1. 01/2009 Haffner, L. M.; Dettmar, R. -J.; Beckman, J. E.; Wood, K.; Slavin, J. D.; Giammanco, C.; Madsen, G. J.; Zurita, A.; Reynolds, R. J. The warm ionized medium in spiral galaxies.
  2. 01/2009 Haffner, L. M.; Duncan, A. K.; Hoffman, S. M.; Madsen, G. J.; Hill, A. S.; Reynolds, R. J Ionization of Infalling Gas.
  3. 01/2009 Hill, Alex S.; Haffner, L. Matthew; Reynolds, Ronald J Ionized Gas in the Smith Cloud.
  4. 12/2008 Reynolds, R. J.; Haffner, L. M.; Madsen, G. J.; Wood, K.; Hill, A. S. ionized gas in spiral galaxies and the disk-halo interaction.
  5. 10/2008 Hill, Alex S.; Benjamin, Robert A.; Kowal, Grzegorz; Reynolds, Ronald J.; Haffner, L. Matthew; Lazarian, Alex The Turbulent Warm Ionized Medium: Emission Measure Distribution and MHD Simulations.
  6. 04/2008 Ipatov, Sergei I.; Kutyrev, Alexander S.; Madsen, Greg J.; Mather, John C.; Moseley, S. Harvey; Reynolds, Ronald J. Dynamical zodiacal cloud models constrained by high resolution spectroscopy of the zodiacal light.

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