Welcome to Guillaume Aulanier's homepage
Solar physicist at Observatoire de Paris

 
 
  •  Where to find me :

  • Observatoire de Paris
    LESIA
    5 place Jules Janssen
    92195 Meudon Cedex
    France

    Location : building 14, room 205 (directions)

    Email:     guillaume.aulanier_at_obspm.fr
    Phone:     +33 1 4507 7146
    Fax:       +33 1 4507 7959
  •  Resume :
  •           G. Aulanier is a tenured solar physicist at Paris Observatory, within the University Paris Sciences & Lettres (PSL). There he works in the laboratory of space studies and instrumentation in astrophysics (LESIA). His research topics focus on solar eruptions and related phenomena, which are the main drivers of space weather. In particular he is the original developer of the Observationally-driven High-order Magneto-hydrodynamics (OHM) numerical code. And he is a member of science teams of NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) and of ESA's Solar Orbiter (SolO) spacecrafts. He is also involved in the management of research and education. He is currently chair of the scientific council of French national programme for solar-terrestrial research (PNST). And he contributes to several national and foreign funding organizations and to various scientific journals, either as referee or panel member. He was formerly director of department of education in Paris Observatory, head of the solar group of the laboratory, and node leader for two European consortia. He teaches computational fluid-dynamics at the master level, he is involved in the tutoring of undergraduate student projects, and he supports pedagogical projects of teachers in primary, middle, and high schools.

              His most notable scientific achievements are : the building of the first 3D filament-model directly applicable to on-disc and off-limb observations ; the finding that prominence feet consist of stacked horizontal magnetic dips resulting from photospheric flux-concentrations that deform the filament flux-rope ; the discovery of the slip-running regime for magnetic reconnection in 3D within the so-called quasi-separatrix layers, and its occurrence in solar flares and in coronal heating ; the evidence that the onset of coronal mass-ejections (CME) in flux-cancelling active-regions is solely determined by passing the threshold of the so-called torus-instability. And in the last decade he supervised the implementation of the several 3D extensions to the historical standard flare-model : the amplification of electric-currents in hooked-shaped chromospheric flare-ribbons ; the development of eruption-driven large-scale arcade-dragging coronal vortical-flows ; the occurrence of intrinsically-3D reconnection-geometries at the ends of flaring polarity-inversion lines ; and various reconnection-driven effects such as moving-kernels along flare-ribbons at the base of slip-running loops, magnetic-field stepwise-amplifications in the photosphere, and drifting-footpoints of CME flux-ropes and hooked-ribbons.
     
    MHD simulation and space observation of a solar eruption
     
    credits : OHM-MPI code (Observatoire de Paris) ; SDO / AIA 211A (NASA) ; Solar Orbiter spacecraft (ESA)
     



  •  Teaching activities :
  • 2019-     : Two courses in the Master earth and planetary science, environment of the Université Paris Sciences & Lettres (PSL).
                      M1 level : Numerical simulation of convection (UE MethNum) & Sun-Earth couplings (UE COST)
    2016-     : One course in the Master physics of plasmas and fusion (PPF) of Sorbonne Université and Université Paris-Saclay.
                      M2 level : Numerical MHD projects (UE A2 solar magnetism)
    2011-     : Tutoring of TIPE projects from CPGE students.
    2006-     : Sponsoring and accompanying school and high-school teachers in their yearly educational projects.

       Formerly :

    2011-2015 : Two courses in the Master Plasmas de l'Espace au Laboratoire (PEL),
                      of Univ. Paris Sud, UPMC, UVSQ, Inst d'Optique, and Ecole Polytechnique.
                      M2 level : Solar MHD (UE Space Plasmas) & Numerical MHD projects (UE Numerical Analyzis)
    2005-2009 : One course in the Master Astronomie, Astrophysique et Ingénierie Spatiale (AAIS),
                      of Observatoire de Paris, UPMC, Univ. Paris Diderot, Univ. Paris Sud.
                      M2 level : Magnetic activity of the Sun and stars
    2004-2007 : One course in the MasterAstronomie, Astrophysique et Ingénierie Spatiale (AAIS),
                      of Observatoire de Paris, UPMC, Univ. Paris Diderot, Univ. Paris Sud.
                      M2 level : Methodology in computational fluid dynamics
    2002-2005 : One course in the Master Fundamental Physics from Univ. Paris Diderot.
                      M1 level : Numerical experiments in fluid dynamics
    2010 & 17 : Training course in space weather for Armée de l'Air personnels, organized by Observatoire de Paris.
    2007      : Training course about the Sun for middle and high school teachers, organized by Observatoire de Paris.
    2006      : Training course on magnetic field extrapolations for PhD students, at an International School in Space Science in l'Aquila (Italy).
     

  •  National responsibilities :
  • 2019-2025 : Chair of the scientific council of the Programme National Soleil Terre (PNST).
    2019-     : Assistant to the PI of the Graduate Program in astrophysics of Paris Sciences & Lettres (PSL).
    2015-2020 : Member of the Academic Council of Paris Sciences & Lettres (elected).

       Formerly :

    2015-2019 : Member of the numerical-simulations and big-data working-group of the Commission Spécialisée
                      Astronomie Astrophysique (CSAA) as a representative of the Programme National Soleil Terre (PNST).
    2018-2019 : Member of Committee for Research and Formation of Paris Sciences & Lettres (PSL).
    - 2013-2018 : Director of the department of education (UFE) of Observatoire de Paris.
    2014      : President of a Selection Committee for a maitre de conférences position in Observatoire de Paris.
    2013-2017 : Member of the Educational Council of Paris Sciences & Lettres (PSL)
    2007-2014 : Member of the administrative board (CA) of the Observatoire de Paris (elected).
    2006-2014 : Member of the scientific council of the Programme National Soleil Terre (PNST).
    2007-2010 : Member of the scientific council (CS) of the Observatoire de Paris.
    2008-2010 : Coordinator of the Solar Physics Pole (PPS) of the Laboratoire d'Etudes Spatiales et d'Instrumentation
                      en Astrophysique (LESIA).
    2004-2010 : Member of the board of the Division Plasmas (DP) of the Société Francaise de Physique (elected).
    2005-2008 : Vice-president B of the Comission des Spécialistes en Enseignement (CSE) of the Observatoire
                      de Paris (elected).
    2001-2013 : Development & operation of the FRench Online MAGnetic Extrapolations (FROMAGE) service,
                      integrated into the `Service d'Observation' SO5 : Bass2000.
     

  •  International responsibilities :
  • 2014-2021 : Member of the advisory board of the journal Solar Physics.
    2015-     : Member of ESA's Modeling and Data Analysis Working Group for the Solar Orbiter project.
    2011-     : Science Co-Investigator of the STIX and EUI instruments of Solar Orbiter.
    2006-     : Member of the science team of the AIA instrument onboard the SDO spacecraft.
    2006-     : Refereeing (or panel member) for funding organizations : PNST, ANR, IdEx PSL (France), FWO (Belgium),
                      STFC (UK), NSF, NASA (USA), NSERC (Canada), AXA Research Fund
    2000-     : Refereeing for peer-reviewed journals : regularly for A&A, ApJ, ApJ Letters, MNRAS, Solar Physics ;
                      occasionally for Adv. Space Res., Ann. Geophys., JGR, Nature, PASJ, PEPS, PPCF, Science.

       Formerly :

    2008-2011 : Scientist in charge for the participation of Observatoire de Paris in the European Collaborative Project EST.
    2007-2011 : Leader of the french node of the European Marie Curie Research & Training Network SOLAIRE.
    2008-2010 : Member of the board of the Solar Physics Section (SPS) of the European Physical & Astrophysical Societies.
     




  •  Employements :
  • 2012-       : Astronomer at the Observatoire de Paris, in the Laboratoire d'Etudes Spatiales
                 
    et d'instrumentation en Astrophysique (LESIA).
                   
    civil servant from the Conseil National des Astronomes et Physiciens (CNAP).
    2001-2012   : Assistant Astronomer at the Observatoire de Paris, in the LESIA.
                   
    civil servant from the CNAP.
    2000-2001   : Postdoc at the Département d'Astrophysique Solaire de l'Observatoire de Paris (DASOP).
                   
    contractor from the Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES).
    1999-2000   : Visiting research associate at the Solar Theory Section (STS) of the Naval Research
                 
    Laboratory (NRL) in Washington DC, USA.
                   
    contractor from the George Mason University (GMU).
    1996-1998   : Ph.D.student at the Observatoire of Paris, in the DASOP.
                    beneficiary of a grant from the ministry of higher education and research (MESR).
    1996        : Master's internship in cosmology at the Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique (CEA) in
                  Saclay, at the Service d'Astrophysique (SAp).
     
  •  Education :
  • 2010 : HDR (Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches) of the Université Paris Diderot (Paris VII).
    1998 : PhD of the Université Pierre & Marie Curie (Paris VI).
    1996 : DEA (equivalent to Master M2) in astrophysics (Paris VI).
    1995 : Maitrise (equivalent to Master M1 in fundamental physics (Paris VII).
    1994 : Licence in fundamental physics (Paris VII).
    1991 : Baccalauréat C.
     
  •  Awards :
  • 2017 : Knight of the order of academic palms
    2016 : National award for doctoral supervising and research
    2015 : Knight of the national order of merit
    2012 : National award for scientific excellency



  •  Indices for scientific impact  (for what there're worth...) :



  • n-citations
    m-index
    h-index

    Web of Science

    5830
    1.96
    47

    NASA ADS

    6252
    2.00
    48

    Google Scholar

    6166
    1.79
    43

  •  Publications in leading peer-reviewed journals  (last 5 years) :
  • - Lorincík J., Dudík J. & Aulanier G., 2019, ApJ, in press
        Manifestations of three dimensional magnetic reconnection in an eruption of a quiescent filament: Filament strands turning to flare loops
    - Zemanová A., Dudík J., Aulanier G., Thalmann J.K. & Gömöry P., 2019, ApJ, 883, 96
        Observations of a footpoint drift of an erupting flux rope
    - Ruan G., Schmieder B., Masson S., Mein P., Mein N., Aulanier G. & Chen Y., 2019, ApJ, 883, 52
        Bi-directional reconnection outflows in an active region
    - Lorincík J., Aulanier G., Dudík J., Zemanová A. & Dzifcaková E., 2019, ApJ, 881, 68
        Velocities of flare kernels and the mapping norm of field line connectivity
    - Barczynski K., Aulanier G., Masson S. & Wheatland M., 2019, ApJ, 877, 67
        Flare reconnection driven magnetic field and Lorentz force variations at the Sun's surface
    - Jenkins J., Hopwood M., Démoulin P., Valori G., Aulanier G., Long D. & van Driel Gesztelyi L., 2019, ApJ, 873, 49
        Modelling the effect of mass-draining on prominence eruptions
    - Joshi N.C., Zhu X., Schmieder B., Aulanier G., Magara T., Chandra R., Janvier M. & Inoue S., 2019, ApJ, 871, 165
        Generalization of the magnetic field configuration of typical and atypical confined flares
    - Aulanier G. & Dudík J., 2019, A&A, 621, A72
        Drifting of the line-tied footpoints of CME flux-ropes

    - Gunar S., Dudík J., Aulanier G., Schmieder B. & Heinzel P., 2018, ApJ, 867, 115
        Importance of the Halpha visibility and projection effects for interpretation of prominence fine structure observations
    - Jouve L., Brun A.S. & Aulanier G., 2018, ApJ, 857, 83
        Interaction of twisted Omega-loops in a model solar convection zone
    - Froment C., Auchère F., Mikic Z., Aulanier G., Bocchialini K., Buchlin E., Solomon J. & Soubrié E., 2018, ApJ, 855, 52
        On the occurrence of thermal non-equilibrium in coronal loops

    - Joshi R., Schmieder B., Chandra R., Aulanier G., Zuccarello F.P. & Uddin W., 2017, Sol Phys, 292, 152
        Slippage of Jets Explained by the Magnetic Topology of NOAA Active Region 12035
    - Dudík J., Zuccarello F.P., Aulanier G., Schmieder B. & Démoulin P., 2017, ApJ, 844, 54
        Expanding and contracting coronal loops as evidence of vortex flows induced by solar eruptions
    - Zuccarello F.P., Chandra R., Schmieder B., Aulanier G. & Joshi R., 2017, A&A, 601, 26
        The transition from eruptive to confined flares in the same active region
    - Zuccarello F.P., Aulanier G., Dudík J., Démoulin P., Schmieder B. & Gilchrist S.A., 2017, ApJ, 837, 115
        Vortex and sink flows in eruptive flares as a model for coronal implosions
    - Froment C., Auchère F., Aulanier G., Mikić Z., Bocchialini K., Buchlin E. & Solomon, J. 2017, ApJ, 835, 272
        Long-Period Intensity Pulsations in Coronal Loops Explained by Thermal Non-Equilibrium Cycles

    - Zuccarello F.P., Aulanier G. & Gilchrist S.A., 2016, ApJ Letters, 821, L23
        The apparent critical decay index at the onset of solar prominence eruptions
    - Zhao J., Gilchrist S., Aulanier G., Schmieder B., Li H. & Pariat E., 2016, ApJ, 823, 62
        Hooked flare ribbons and flux-rope related QSL footprints
    - Dudík J., Polito V., Janvier M., Mulay S.M., Karlicky M., Aulanier G., Del Zanna G., Dzifcakova E., Mason H.E. & Schmieder B., 2016, ApJ, 823, 41
        Slipping magnetic reconnection, chromospheric evaporation, implosion, and precursors in the 2014 september 10 X1.6-class solar flare
    - Joshi N.C., Schmieder B., Magara T., Guo Y. & Aulanier G., 2016, ApJ, 820, 126
        Chain reconnections observed in sympathetic eruptions

    - Zuccarello F.P., Aulanier G. & Gilchrist S.A., 2015, ApJ, 814, 126
        Critical decay index at the onset of solar eruptions
    - Dalmasse K., Aulanier G., Démoulin P., Kliem B., Török T. & Pariat E., 2015, ApJ, 810, 17
        The origin of net electric currents in solar active regions
    - Schmieder B., Aulanier G. & Vrsnak B., 2015, Sol Phys, 290, 3457
        Flare-CME models: an observational perspective
    - Janvier M., Aulanier G. & Démoulin P., 2015, Sol Phys, 290, 3425
        From coronal observations to MHD simulations, the building blocks for 3D models of solar flares
    - Filippov B., Srivastava A.K., Dwivedi B.N., S. Masson, Aulanier G., Joshi N.C. & Uddin W., 2015, MNRAS, 451, 1117
        Formation of a rotating jet during the filament eruption on 10-11 April 2013
    - Dalmasse K., Chandra R., Schmieder B. & Aulanier G., 2015, A&A, 574, A37
        Can we explain atypical solar flares?

  •  Publications in leading peer-reviewed journals  (1996 - 2014) :
  • - Janvier M., Aulanier G., Bommier V., Schmieder B., Démoulin P. & Pariat E., 2014 ApJ, 788, 60
        Electric currents in flare ribbons: observations and three-dimensional standard model
    - Chian A.C.L., Rempel E.L., Aulanier G., Schmieder B., Shadden S.C., Welsch B.T. & Yeates A.R., 2014, ApJ, 786, 51
        Detection of coherent structures in photospheric turbulent flows
    - Dudík J., Janvier M., Aulanier G., Del Zanna G., Karlický M., Mason H.E. & Schmieder B., 2014, ApJ, 784, 144
        Slipping magnetic reconnection during an X-class flare observated by SDO/AIA
    - Török T., Leake J.E., Titov V.S., Archontis V., Mikic Z., Linton M.G., Dalmasse K., Aulanier G. & Kliem B., 2014, ApJ Letters, 782, L10
        Distribution of electric currents in solar active regions
    - Dalmasse K., Pariat E., Démoulin P. & Aulanier G., 2014, Sol Phys, 289, 107
        Photospheric injection of magnetic helicity: connectivity-based flux density method

    - Sun X., Hoeksema J.T., Liu Y., Aulanier G., Su Y., Hannah I.G. & Hock R., 2013, ApJ, 778, 139
        Hot spine loops and the nature of a late-phase solar flare
    - Schmieder B., Guo Y., Moreno-Insertis F., Aulanier G., Yelles Chaouche L., Nishizuka N., Harra L.K., Thalmann J.K., Vargas Dominguez S., & Liu Y., 2013, A&A, 559, A1
        Twisting solar coronal jet launched at the boundary of an active region
    - Janvier M., Aulanier G., Pariat E. & Démoulin P., 2013, A&A, 555, A77
        The standard flare model in three dimensions, III. Slip-running reconnection properties
    - Aulanier G., Démoulin P., Schrijver C.J., Janvier M., Pariat E. & Schmieder B., 2013, A&A, 549, A66
        The standard flare model in three dimensions, II. Upper limit on solar flare energy
    - Jouve L., Brun A.S. & Aulanier G., 2013, ApJ, 762, 4
        Global dynamics of subsurface solar active regions

    - Dudík J., Aulanier G., Schmieder B., Zapiór M. & Heinzel P., 2012, ApJ, 761, 9
        Magnetic topology of bubbles in quiescent prominences
    - Reid H.A.S., Vilmer N., Aulanier G. & Pariat E., 2012, A&A, 547, 52
        X-ray and UV investigation into the magnetic connectivity of a solar flare
    - Aulanier G., Janvier M. & Schmieder B., 2012, A&A, 543, A110
        The standard flare model in three dimensions, I. Strong-to-weak shear transition in post-flare loops
    - Savcheva A., Pariat E., van Ballegooijen A., Aulanier G. & DeLuca E., 2012, ApJ, 750, 15
        Sigmoidal active region on the sun: comparison of a MHD simulation and a NLFFF model
    - Molodij G. & Aulanier G., 2012, Sol Phys, 276, 451
        Large field-of-view spectropolarimetric observations with a large aperture telescope
    - Masson S., Aulanier G., Pariat E. & Klein K.-L., 2012, Sol Phys, 276, 199
        Interchange slip-running reconnection and sweeping SEP beams

    - Bradshaw S., Aulanier G., & Del Zanna G., 2011, ApJ, 743, 66
        A reconnection-driven rarefaction wave model for coronal outflows
    - Schrijver C.J., Aulanier G., Title A.M., Pariat E. & Delannée C., 2011, ApJ, 738, 167
        The 2011/02/15 X2 flare, ribbons, coronal wave, and mass ejection: interpreting the 3D views from SDO and STEREO guided by MHD flux-rope modeling
    - Török T., Chandra R., Pariat E., Démoulin P., Schmieder B., Aulanier G., Linton M.G. & Mandrini C.H., 2011, ApJ, 728, 65
        Filament interaction modeled by flux rope reconnection
    - Del Zanna G., Aulanier G., Klein K.-L. & Török T., 2011, A&A, 526, A137
        A single picture for solar coronal outflows and radio noise storms

    - Guglielmino S.L, Bellot Rubio L.R., Zuccarello F., Aulanier G., Vargas Dominguez S. & Kamio S., 2010, ApJ, 724, 1083
        Multiwavelength observations of small-scale reconnection events triggered by magnetic flux emergence in the solar atmosphere
    - Mackay D.H., Karpen J.T., Ballester J.L., Schmieder B. & Aulanier G., 2010, Space Sc. Rev., 151, 4, 333
        Physics of solar prominences II: magnetic structure and dynamics
    - Démoulin P. & Aulanier G., 2010, ApJ, 718, 1388
        Criteria for flux rope eruption: non equilibrium vs. torus instability
    - Guo Y., Schmieder B., Démoulin P., Wiegelmann T., Aulanier G., Török T. & Bommier V., 2010, ApJ, 714, 343
        Coexisting flux rope and dipped arcade sections along one solar filament
    - Aulanier G., Török T., Démoulin P. & DeLuca. E.E., 2010, ApJ, 708, 314
        Formation of torus-unstable flux ropes and electric currents in erupting sigmoids

    - Restante A.L., Aulanier G. & Parnell C., 2009, A&A, 508, 433
        How skeletons turn into quasi-separatrix layers in source models
    - Bone L.A., van Driel-Gesztelyi L., Culhane J.L., Aulanier G. & Liewer P., 2009, Sol Phys, 259, 31
        Formation, interaction and merger of an active region and a quiescent filament prior to their eruption
    - Török T., Aulanier G., Schmieder S., Reeves K.K. & Golub L., 2009, ApJ, 704, 485
        Fan-spine topology formation through two-step reconnection driven by twisted flux emergence
    - Pariat E., Masson S. & Aulanier G., 2009, ApJ, 701, 1911
        Current build-up in emerging serpentine flux tubes
    - Chandra R., Schmieder B., Aulanier G. & Malherbe J.-M., 2009, Sol Phys, 258, 53
        Evidence of magnetic helicity in emerging flux and associated flare
    - Masson S., Pariat E., Aulanier G. & Schrijver C.J.,2009, ApJ, 700, 559
        The nature of flare ribbons in coronal null-point topology
    - Hussain G.A.J., Collier Cameron A., Jardine, M.M., Dunstone, N., Ramirez Velez J., Stempels H.C., Donati J.-F., Semel M., Aulanier G., Harries, T., Bouvier J. Dougados C., Ferreira J., Carter B.D. & Lawson W.A., 2009, MNRAS, 398, 189
        Surface magnetic fields on two accreting T Tauri stars: CV Cha and CR Cha
    - Canou A., Amari T., Bommier V., Schmieder B., Aulanier G. & Hui L., 2009, ApJ, 693, L27
        Evidence for a pre-eruptive twisted flux rope using the THEMIS vector magnetograph

    - Grappin R., Aulanier G. & Pinto R., 2008, A&A, 490, 353
        The MHD coupling between coronal dynamics and photospheric motions
    - Dudík J., Aulanier G., Schmieder B., Bommier V. & Roudier T., 2008, Sol Phys, 248, 29
        Topological departures from translational invariance along a filament observed by THEMIS
    - Schrijver C.J., DeRosa M.L., Metcalf T., Barnes G., Lites B., Tarbell T., McTiernan J., Valori G., Wiegelmann T., Wheatland M.S., Amari T., Aulanier G., Démoulin P., Fuhrmann M., Kusano K., Régnier S. & Thalmann J.K, 2008, ApJ, 675, 1637
        Non-linear force-free field modeling of a solar active region around the time of a major flare and CME
    - Delannée C., Török T., Aulanier G. & Hochedez J.-F., 2008, Sol Phys, 247, 123
        A new model for propagating parts of EIT waves : a current shell in a CME

    - Aulanier G., Golub L., DeLuca E.E., Cirtain J.W., Kano R., Ludquist L.L., Narukage N., Sakao T. & Weber M.A., 7 december 2007, Science, 318, 1588
        Slipping magnetic reconnection in coronal loops
    - Mein P., Mein N., Faurobert M., Aulanier G. & Malherbe J.-M., 2007, A&A, 463, 727
        Magnetic flux tubes observed with THEMIS/MSDP
    - Delannée C., Hochedez J.-F. & Aulanier G., 2007, A&A, 465, 603
        Stationary parts of an EIT and Moreton wave : a topological model

    - Schmieder B., Aulanier G., Mein P. & López Ariste A., 2006, Sol Phys, 238, 245
        Evolving photospheric flux concentrations and filament dynamic changes
    - Aulanier G., Pariat E., Démoulin P. & DeVore C.R., 2006, Sol Phys, 238, 347
        Slip-running reconnection in quasi-separatrix layers
    - Li H., Schmieder B., Aulanier G. & Berlicki A., 2006, Sol Phys, 237, 85
        Is pre-eruptive null point reconnection required for triggering solar eruptions?
    - López Ariste A., Aulanier G., Schmieder B. & Sainz Dalda A., 2006, A&A, 456, 725
        First observations of bald patches in a filament channel and at a barb endpoint
    - Aulanier G., DeVore C.R. & Antiochos S.K., 2006, ApJ, 646, 1380
        Solar prominence merging
    - Trottet G., Correira E., Karlický M., Aulanier G., Yan Y. & Kaufmann P., 2006, Sol Phys, 236, 75
        Electron acceleration and transport during the november 5, 1998 flare

    - Aulanier G., Pariat E. & Démoulin P., 2005, A&A, 444, 961
        Current sheet formation in quasi-separatrix layers and hyperbolic flux tubes
    - DeVore C.R., Antiochos S.K., & Aulanier G., 2005, ApJ, 629, 1122
        Solar prominence interactions
    - Aulanier G., Démoulin P. & Grappin R., 2005, A&A, 430, 1067
        Equilibrium and observational properties of line-tied twisted flux tubes

    - Berlicki A., Schmieder B., Vilmer N., Aulanier G. & Del Zanna G., 2004, A&A, 423, 1119
        Evolution and magnetic topology of the M1.0 flare of october 22, 2002
    - Pariat E., Aulanier G., Schmieder B., Georgoulis M., Rust D. & Bernasconi P., 2004, ApJ, 614, 1099
        Resistive flux emergence in undulatory flux tubes

    - Aulanier G. & Démoulin P., 2003, A&A, 402, 769
        The amplitude and orientation of prominence magnetic fields from constant-α magnetohydrostatic models
    - Maia D., Aulanier G., Wang S.J., Pick M., Malherbe J.-M. & Delaboudinière J.-P., 2003, A&A, 405, 313
        Interpretation of a complex CME event : coupling of scales in multiple flux systems

    - Démoulin P., Mandrini C.H., van Driel-Gesztelyi L., Lopez-Fuentes M. & Aulanier G., 2002, Sol Phys, 207, 87
        The magnetic helicity injected by shearing motions
    - Aulanier G. & Schmieder B., 2002, A&A, 386, 1106
        The magnetic nature of wide EUV filament channels and their role in the mass loading of CMEs
    - Aulanier G., DeVore C.R. & Antiochos S.K., 2002, ApJ Letters, 567, L97
        Prominence magnetic dips in sheared arcades
    - Démoulin P., Mandrini C.H., van Driel-Gesztelyi L., Thompson B.J., Plunkett S., Kovári Zs., Aulanier G. & Young A., 2002, A&A, 382, 650
        What is the source of the magnetic helicity shed by CMEs ? The long-term helicity budget of AR 7978
    - Eibe M.T., Aulanier G., Faurobert M., Mein P. & Malherbe J.-M., 2002, A&A, 381, 290
        Vertical structure of sunspots from THEMIS observations

    - Aulanier G., Srivastava N. & Martin S.F., 2000, ApJ, 543, 447
        Model prediction for an observed filament
    - Aulanier G., DeLuca E.E., Antiochos S.K., McMullen R.A. & Golub L., 2000, ApJ, 540, 1126
        The topology and evolution of the Bastille day flare
    - van Driel Gesztelyi L., Manoharan P.K., Démoulin P., Aulanier G., Mandrini C.H., Lopez-Fuentes M., Schmieder B., Orlando S., Thompson B. & Plunkett S., 2000, JASTP, 62, 1437
        Initiation of CMEs: the role of magnetic twist
    - Tang Y.H., Li Y.N., Schmieder B., Aulanier G., Démoulin P., Sakurai T. & Fang C., 2000, ApJ, 534, 482
        Brightening events of Hα and soft X-ray caused by emerging flux

    - Delannée C., Aulanier G., 1999, Sol Phys, 191, 107
        CME associated with transequatorial loops and a bald patch flare
    - Kucera T., Aulanier G., Schmieder B., Vial J.C. & Mein N., 1999, Sol Phys, 186, 259
        Filament channel fine structures in Si IV lines (SOHO) related to a  3-D magnetic model
    - Aulanier G., Démoulin P., Mein N., van Driel-Gesztelyi L., Mein P. & Schmieder B., 1999, A&A, 342, 867
        3-D magnetic configurations supporting prominences, III. Evolution of fine structures observed in a filament channel

    - Aulanier G., Démoulin P., Schmieder B., Fang C. & Tang Y.H., 1998, Sol Phys, 183, 369
        Magnetohydrostatic model of a bald patch flare
    - Aulanier G., Démoulin P., van Driel-Gesztelyi L., Mein P. & DeForest C., 1998, A&A, 335, 309
        3-D magnetic configurations supporting prominences, II. The lateral feet as a perturbation of a twisted flux-tube
    - Aulanier G. & Démoulin P., 1998, A&A, 329, 1125
        3-D magnetic configurations supporting prominences, I. The natural presence of lateral feet

    - Schmieder B., Aulanier G., Démoulin P., van Driel-Gesztelyi L., Roudier T., Nitta N. & Cauzzi G., 1997, A&A, 325, 1213
        Magnetic reconnexion driven by emergence of sheared magnetic field

    - Schmieder, B., Démoulin, P., Aulanier G. & Golub, L., 1996, ApJ, 467, 881
        Differential magnetic shear in an active region
     
  •  Selection of review papers :
  • - Schmieder B. & Aulanier G., 2018, in Electric currents in Geospace and Beyond, 2018 AGU, part IV, chapter 23
        Solar active region electric currents before and during flares
    - Aulanier G., 2016, 2016, Nature Physics, 12, 998
        Solar physics: When the tail wags the dog
    - Aulanier G., 2014, in Nature of Prominences and their Role in Space Weather, Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union, IAU Symposium 300, 184
        The physical mechanisms that initiate and drive solar eruptions
    - Aulanier G., 2011, in The Physics of Sun and Star Spots, Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union, IAU Symposium 273, 233
        Coronal heating and flaring in QSLs
    - Aulanier G. & Schmieder B., 2008, in Proceedings of the Annual meeting of the French Society of Astronomy and Astrophysics, 543
        Magnetic helicity and solar prominence formation
     



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