• 3534 Citations
20022022
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Research Interests

Range from investigating the basic physics of astrophysical accretion disks and jets to applying the physics results to interpreting observations and directly predicting electromagnetic emission from simulations for comparison to observations.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Harvard University

… → 2010

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Grants 2018 2022

blazars
neutrinos
gamma rays
particle acceleration
hadrons
active galactic nuclei
radii
neutrinos
gases
relativistic particles
astronomy
gravitational waves
magnetohydrodynamic simulation
gamma ray bursts
accretion disks
accretion disks
simulation
magnetohydrodynamics
physics
supercomputers

Research Output 2002 2019

  • 3534 Citations
  • 50 Article
  • 2 Conference contribution
  • 2 Review article
  • 1 Conference article
4 Citations (Scopus)

Bardeen-Petterson alignment, jets, and magnetic truncation in GRMHD simulations of tilted thin accretion discs

Liska, M., Tchekhovskoy, A., Ingram, A. & Van Der Klis, M., Jan 1 2019, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 487, 1, p. 550-561 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
magnetohydrodynamic simulation
magnetohydrodynamics
accretion disks
alignment
accretion
9 Citations (Scopus)

EM counterparts of structured jets from 3D GRMHD simulations

Kathirgamaraju, A., Tchekhovskoy, A., Giannios, D. & Duran, R. B., Mar 21 2019, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society: Letters. 484, 1, p. L98-L103

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

afterglows
merger
simulation
magnetohydrodynamic simulation
binary stars
31 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term GRMHD simulations of neutron star merger accretion discs: Implications for electromagnetic counterparts

Fernández, R., Tchekhovskoy, A., Quataert, E., Foucart, F. & Kasen, D., Jan 1 2019, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 482, 3, p. 3373-3393 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
magnetohydrodynamic simulation
magnetohydrodynamics
accretion disks
merger
neutron stars
1 Citation (Scopus)

Magnetic field at a jet base: Extreme Faraday rotation in 3C 273 revealed by ALMA

Hovatta, T., O'Sullivan, S., Martí-Vidal, I., Savolainen, T. & Tchekhovskoy, A., Mar 1 2019, In : Astronomy and Astrophysics. 623, A111.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Faraday effect
magnetic field
magnetic fields
polarization
wavelength
40 Citations (Scopus)

Formation of precessing jets by tilted black hole discs in 3D general relativistic MHD simulations

Liska, M., Hesp, C., Tchekhovskoy, A., Ingram, A., van der Klis, M. & Markoff, S., Feb 1 2018, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society: Letters. 474, 1, p. L81-L85

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

precession
simulation
accretion
alignment
accretion disks