HIROTA, Makoto (廣田 真)

Assistant Professor, Ph.D
Institute of Fluid Science, Tohoku University

Address: 2-1-1, Katahira, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi, 980-8677 Japan
Tel&Fax: 022-217-5258

Research Fields:
Fluid mechanics, Magnetohydrodynamics (MHD), Plasma physics

Stability theory, Spectral theory, Lagrangian-Hamiltonian mechanics, Magnetic confinement fusion theory

Current Projects:

  • Theoretical study of explosive magnetic reconnection
  • Linear stability conditions for shear flows and vortices
  • Numerical simulation of magnetic helicity injection into plasma
  • Stability analysis of an elliptically strained compressible vortex