Ján Šimkanin

Researcher
Geomagnetism
Institute of Geophysics, Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic
E-mail: jano@ig.cas.cz
Page: http://www.ig.cas.cz/en/structure/departments/geomagnetism/

Fields of interest:

  • magnetohydrodynamics; 
  • theory of hydromagnetic dynamo; 
  • numerical modeling; 
  • magnetoconvection; 
  • turbulence and anisotropy in fluid dynamics; 
  • MHD instabilities in plasma; 
  • coupling solar wind – magnetosphere

 

Recent publications:

J. Šimkanin, P. Hejda: 
Control volume method for hydromagnetic dynamos in rotating spherical shells: testing the code against the numerical dynamo benchmark, 
Studia Geoph. et Geod., Vol. 53, in press

D. Jankovičová, Z. Vörös, J. Šimkanin: 
The influence of solar wind turbulence on geomagnetic activity, 
Nonlin. Processes Geophys., Vol. 15, (2008), pp. 53-59

J. Šimkanin, A. Tilgner: 
Inverse dynamo problem in a cylinder, 
Geophys. Astrophys. Fluid Dyn., Vol. 102 (2), (2008), pp. 205-215

D. Jankovičová, Z. Vörös, J. Šimkanin: 
The effect of upstream turbulence and its anisotropy on the efficiency of solar wind – magnetosphere coupling, 
Nonlin. Processes Geophys., Vol. 15, (2008), pp. 523-529

J. Šimkanin, J. Brestenský, S. Ševčík: 
On hydromagnetic instabilities and the mean electromotive force in a non-uniformly stratified Earth's core affected by viscosity, 
Studia Geoph. et Geod., Vol. 50, (2006), pp. 645-661

J. Šimkanin, A. Tilgner: 
Searching invisible helical dynamos in a cylinder, 
Phys. Earth Planet. Int., 153 (1-3), (2005), pp. 101-107

J. Šimkanin, J. Brestenský, S. Ševčík: 
Problem of the rotating magnetoconvection in variously stratified fluid layer revisited, 
Studia Geoph. et Geod., Vol.. 47, (2003), pp. 827-845