Prof. Dr. Jörg Büchner

Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research
Max-Planck-Str. 2
37191 Katlenburg-Lindau

Phone:  +49 (0)5556 979-295
Email:    buechner (at)

Selected publications

Peer-reviewed publications / book publications:

  • Barta, M.; Büchner, J.; Karlicky, M., 2010: “Multi-scale MHD approach to the current sheet filamentation in solar reconnection”, Advances in Space Research 45, 10–17
  • Büchner, J.; Daughton, W., 2007: “Role of current-aligned instabilities in reconnection”, Reconnection of Magnetic Fields (ed. J. Birn and E. Priest), pp. 144–153, Cambridge University Press
  • Büchner, J., 2007: “Astrophysical reconnection and collisionless dissipation”, Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion 49, B325–B339
  • Büchner, J., Elkina, N., 2006: “Anomalous resistivity of current-driven isothermal plasmas due to phase space structuring”, Physics of Plasmas 13, 082304
  • Other publications:

  • Büchner, J., 2008: “Simulation of micro-turbulence, phase space structure formation and anomalous transport in collisionless astrophysical plasmas”, High Peformance Computing in Science and Engineering (ed. S. Wagner, M. Steinmetz, A. Bode, and M. Brehm), pp. 19–28, Springer

Scientific activities, awards and honors

  • 2009 - present: Advisory Committee “From Quantum To Cosmos”
  • 2009 - present: Advisor of the Swedish National Space Organisation
  • 2008 - present: ESA Cosmic Vision” “Solar Orbiter” EUI Science Team
  • 2007 - present: Head of the German Physical Society (DPG), Extraterrestrial Physics section
  • 2007 - present: Head of the “German Association for Extraterrestrial Sciences” (AEFe.V.)
  • 2006 - present: Associate Editor “Advances in Space Research” (Elsevier)
  • 1999 - present: Editor “Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics” (EGU-AGU)