Nicole Meyer-Vernet 

Directrice de Recherche CNRS Émérite
LESIA, PSL, CNRS, Observatoire de Paris
5, Place Jules Janssen
92195 Meudon Cedex FRANCE

Tél : (33) 01 45 07 76 90
Fax : (33) 01 45 07 28 06
e-mail : nicole.meyer@obspm.fr


  Main scientific interests


  Physics and applications to:
Principle of in situ measurements of plasma and dust via waves  (Meyer-Vernet et al 2015)







 


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Monograph: N. Meyer-Vernet, Basics of the solar wind , Cambridge University Press, 2007 - review

Editions:
 Physics of Space: Growth Points and Problems  (Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001)
 12th International Solar Wind Conference (AIP CP1216, 2010)
 Nanodust in the Solar System: Discoveries and Interpretations (Springer, 2012)


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Quasi-thermal noise in the heliosphere (The legacy of J.-L. Steinberg, 2017)
Charging of nanograins in cold dusty plasmas: from noctulescent clouds to Enceladus plume and cometary environments (AGU 2013)
Solar wind acceleration in exospheric models: electric field and heat flux (Solar-Terrestrial Centre of Excellence, Bruxelles, 2009)
Conférence pour l'Eméritat de Joseph Lemaire et Guy Schayes (Louvain-La-Neuve, 2004)

       Basics
Strange bound states in the Schrödinger wave equation: when usual tunneling does not occur, Am. J. Phys. 50, 354, 1982
Electromagnetic waves in a plasma containing both electric charges and magnetic monopoles,
Am. J. Phys. 50, 846, 1982

Radiation
Surprises in classical physics: radiation problems in stable and linear plasmas, Eur. J. Phys. 5, 150, 1984
Ghost's shadows and superluminal occultations, Am. J. Phys. 54, 916, 1986
Nonradiating sources: The subtle art of changing light into black
, Am. J. Phys. 57, 1084, 1989

Plasma Physics, Astrophysics
A plain man's guide to the cometary environment, Contemp. Phys., 32, 73, 1991
Aspects of Debye shielding, Am. J. Phys. 61, 249, 1993
How does the solar wind blow? A simple kinetic model, Eur. J. Phys., 20, 167, 1999
The trajectory of an electron in a plasma
, Am. J. Phys. 76, 934, 2008

Basic properties of living organisms on Earth
How fast do living organisms move: Maximum speeds from bacteria to elephants and whales  Am. J. Phys. 83, 719, 2015

Past graduate students
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Course Master 2 "Plasmas en Astrophysique" (2000 - 2008)   

  Les vents et les tempêtes solaires (visioconférence Université Auguste Rodin, Meudon, 2021 )
  Freedom, research and serendipity: the joy of discovery (Radio Science Bulletin n° 374, September 2020, Women in Radio Science)
  Bulletin n°152 du CSSM : L'astrophysique à Meudon aujourd'hui (Février 2019)
  Les plasmas, quatrième état de la matière (Université Auguste Rodin, Meudon, 2017, Observatoire des Makes, Ile de la Réunion, 2017)
 
Une sonde dans la couronne solaire (l'Astronomie, 2011)
  Poussières dans le système solaire (Rencontres Ciel & Espace 2010)
 
La fin de la sonde spatiale Ulysses (l'Astronomie, 2008)
  Aspects of solar wind physics (Université Catholique de Louvain, 2005)
 

 

  Basics of the solar wind (Cambridge University Press)
  Network for Exploration and Space Science
  CODALEMA (Detection radio des rayons cosmiques)
  ISSI international team:  Dust-plasma interactions
  ISSI international team: nanodust in the solar system
  ISSI international team: Non-equilibrium processes in the solar corona and their connection to the solar wind


  Parker Solar Probe
  ANVL
  SNPN
  CSSM