University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy
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Sophie Musset

TATEH 264 (office), 612-625-4518
TATEH 255 (lab)
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Summary of Interests
Flare-related energetic particle acceleration and transport - Diagnostics X and radio - Instrumentation for solar high energy observations

About My Work

Selected Publications

Polito, Vanessa; Galan, Giselle; Reeves, Katharine K.; Musset, Sophie, Possible Signatures of a Termination Shock in the 2014 March 29 X-class Flare Observed by IRIS, The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 865, Issue 2, article id. 161, 12 pp. (2018)

Fleishman, Gregory D.; Musset, Sophie; Bommier, Véronique; Glesener, Lindsay, Ion Traps at the Sun: Implications for Elemental Fractionation, The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 857, Issue 2, article id. 85, 9 pp. (2018).

Musset, S.; Kontar, E. P.; Vilmer, N., Diffusive transport of energetic electrons in the solar corona: X-ray and radio diagnostics, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 610, A6

Athiray, P. S.; Buitrago-Casas, Juan Camilo; Bergstedt, Kendra; Vievering, Juliana; Musset, Sophie; Ishikawa, Shin-nosuke; Glesener, Lindsay; Takahashi, Tadayuki; Watanabe, Shin; Courtade, Sasha; Christe, Steven; Krucker, Säm.; Goetz, Keith; Monson, Stev, Calibration of the hard x-ray detectors for the FOXSI solar sounding rocket, Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 10397, id. 103970A 11 pp. (2017).

Musset, S.; Vilmer, N.; Bommier, V., Hard X-ray emitting energetic electrons and photospheric electric currents, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 580, A106

Amaya, Jorge; Musset, Sophie; Andersson, Viktor; Diercke, Andrea; Höller, Christian; Iliev, Sergiu; Juhász, Lilla; Kiefer, René; Lasagni, Riccardo; Lejosne, Solène; Madi, Mohammad; Rummelhagen, Mirko; Scheucher, Markus; Sorba, Arianna; Thonhofer, S, The PAC2MAN mission: a new tool to understand and predict solar energetic events, Journal of Space Weather and Space Climate, 5, A5


PhD in Astrophysics, 2016, Observatoire de Paris