Dr Alexander Mackinnon

  • Senior Lecturer (Physics & Astronomy)

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Number of items: 41.

2020

Hudson, H. S. , MacKinnon, A. , Szydlarski, M. and Carlsson, M. (2020) Cosmic ray interactions in the solar atmosphere. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 491(4), pp. 4852-4856. (doi: 10.1093/mnras/stz3373)

2019

Tusnski, D. S., Szpigel, S., Giménez de Castro, C. G., MacKinnon, A. L. and Simões, P. J. A. (2019) Self-consistent modeling of gamma-ray spectra from solar flares with the Monte Carlo simulation package FLUKA. Solar Physics, 294, 103. (doi: 10.1007/s11207-019-1499-2)

2017

Wright, P. J. , Hannah, I. , Viall, N., MacKinnon, A. , Ireland, J. and Bradshaw, S. (2017) Thermal Time Evolution of Non-Flaring Active Regions Determined by SDO/AIA. 48th SPD Meeting, Portland, OR, USA, 21-25 Aug 2017.

2015

Trottet, G., Raulin, J.-P., MacKinnon, A. , Gimenez de Castro, G., Simoes, P. , Cabezas, D., de La Luz, V., Luoni, M. and Kaufmann, P. (2015) Origin of the 30 THz emission detected during the 2012 March 13 solar flare at 17:20 UT. Solar Physics, 290(10), pp. 2809-2826. (doi: 10.1007/s11207-015-0782-0)

Morosan, D. E. et al. (2015) LOFAR tied-array imaging and spectroscopy of solar S bursts. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 580, A65. (doi: 10.1051/0004-6361/201526064)

2014

Morosan, D. E. et al. (2014) LOFAR tied-array imaging of Type III solar radio bursts. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 568, A67. (doi: 10.1051/0004-6361/201423936)

Burge, C.A., MacKinnon, A.L. and Petkaki, P. (2014) Effect of binary collisions on electron acceleration in magnetic reconnection. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 561(A107), (doi: 10.1051/0004-6361/201322199)

MacKinnon, A. (2014) High Energy Particles in Solar Flares: Observations, Mechanisms and Transport. In: 40th COSPAR Scientific Assembly, Moscow, Russia, 2-10 Aug 2014,

2013

Krucker, S. et al. (2013) Solar flares at submillimeter wavelengths. Astronomy and Astrophysics Review, 21(1), (doi: 10.1007/s00159-013-0058-3)

Dinkelaker, A.N. and MacKinnon, A.L. (2013) Wavelets, Intermittency and Solar Flare Hard X-rays 1. Local Intermittency Measure in Cascade and Avalanche Scenarios. Solar Physics, 282(2), pp. 471-481. (doi: 10.1007/s11207-012-0152-0)

Dinkelaker, A.N. and MacKinnon, A.L. (2013) Wavelets, Intermittency and Solar Flare Hard X-rays 2. LIM Analysis of High Time Resolution BATSE Data. Solar Physics, 282(2), pp. 483-501. (doi: 10.1007/s11207-012-0177-4)

Hudson, H.S. , MacKinnon, A.L. and Badnell, N.R. (2013) Remote sensing of low-energy SEPs via charge exchange. In: Thirteenth International Solar Wind Conference, Big Island, HI, USA, 17–22 June 2012, pp. 19-21. (doi:10.1063/1.4810979)

2012

Burge, C.A., Petkaki, P. and MacKinnon, A.L. (2012) Particle acceleration in the presence of weak turbulence at an X-type neutral point. Solar Physics, 280(2), pp. 575-590. (doi: 10.1007/s11207-012-9963-2)

Battaglia, M., Kontar, E.P. , Fletcher, L. and MacKinnon, A.L. (2012) Numerical simulations of chromospheric hard X-ray source sizesin solar flares. Astrophysical Journal, 752(1), (doi: 10.1088/0004-637X/752/1/4)

Hudson, H.S. , Fletcher, L. , MacKinnon, A.L. and Woods, T.N. (2012) Charge-exchange limits on low-energy α-particle fluxes in solar flares. Astrophysical Journal, 752(2), p. 84. (doi: 10.1088/0004-637X/752/2/84)

Yu, S., Doyle, J.G., Kuznetsov, A., Hallinan, G., Antonova, A., MacKinnon, A.L. and Golden, A. (2012) Electron-beam-induced radio emission from ultracool dwarfs. Astrophysical Journal, 752(1), p. 60. (doi: 10.1088/0004-637X/752/1/60)

2011

Bian, N.H., Kontar, E.P. and MacKinnon, A.L. (2011) Turbulent cross-field transport of non-thermal electrons in coronal loops: theory and observations. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 535(A18), (doi: 10.1051/0004-6361/201117574)

Hudson, H. S. , Fletcher, L. , MacKinnon, A. and Woods, T. N. (2011) Non-Observation of the He II 304 A Charge-Exchange Continuum in Major Solar Flares. In: American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2011, San Francisco, CA, USA, 5-9 Dec 2011,

Magill, J. and MacKinnon, A.L. (2011) The Cosmic Way. Project Report. Scottish Government. (Unpublished)

Petkaki, P. and MacKinnon, A.L. (2011) Acceleration of charged particles by fluctuating and steady electric fields in a X-type magnetic field. Advances in Space Research, 48(5), pp. 884-898. (doi: 10.1016/j.asr.2011.04.019)

Vilmer, N., MacKinnon, A. and Hurford, G.J. (2011) Properties of energetic ions in the solar atmosphere from γ-ray and neutron observations. Space Science Reviews, 159(1-4), pp. 167-224. (doi: 10.1007/s11214-010-9728-x)

Yu, S., Doyle, J.G., Hallinan, G. and MacKinnon, A.L. (2011) Mapping radio emitting-region on low-mass stars and brown dwarfs. EPJ Web of Conferences, 16, 06013. (doi: 10.1051/epjconf/20111606013)

Yu, S., Hallinan, G., Doyle, J. G., MacKinnon, A.L. , Antonova, A., Kuznetsov, A., Golden, A. and Zhang, Z.H. (2011) Modelling the radio pulses of an ultracool dwarf. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 525(A39), (doi: 10.1051/0004-6361/201015580)

2010

Galloway, R.K., Helander, P., MacKinnon, A.L. and Brown, J.C. (2010) Thermalisation of self-interacting solar flare fast electrons. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 520(A72), (doi: 10.1051/0004-6361/201014077)

MacKinnon, A.L. and Mallik, P.C.V. (2010) Inverse Compton X-rays from relativistic flare electrons and positrons. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 510(A29), (doi: 10.1051/0004-6361/200913190)

2009

Brown, J.C., Turkmani, R., Kontar, E.P. , MacKinnon, A.L. and Vlahos, L. (2009) Local re-acceleration and a modified thick target model of solar flare electrons. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 508(2), pp. 993-1000. (doi: 10.1051/0004-6361/200913145)

Hudson, H., MacKinnon, A. , de,Rosa,, M. and Frewen, S. (2009) Coronal Radiation Belts. Astrophysical Journal, 698(2), L86-L89. (doi: 10.1088/0004-637X/698/2/L86)

Pirard, B. et al. (2009) Test and simulation of a fast neutron imaging telescope. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors, and Associated Equipment, 603(3), pp. 406-414. (doi: 10.1016/j.nima.2009.02.012)

2008

Krucker, S., Hurford, G.J., MacKinnon, A.L. , Shih, A.Y. and Lin, R.P. (2008) Coronal gamma-ray bremsstrahlung from solar flare-accelerated electrons. Astrophysical Journal Letters, 678(1), L63-L66. (doi: 10.1086/588381)

Kontar, E.P. , Hannah, I.G. and MacKinnon, A.L. (2008) Chromospheric magnetic field and density structure measurements using hard X-rays in a flaring coronal loop. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 489(3), L57-L60. (doi: 10.1051/0004-6361:200810719)

Krucker, S. et al. (2008) Hard X-ray emission from the solar corona. Astronomy and Astrophysics Review, 16(3-4), pp. 155-208. (doi: 10.1007/s00159-008-0014-9)

2007

Petkaki, P. and MacKinnon, A.L. (2007) Particle acceleration by fluctuating electric fields at a magnetic field null point. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 472(2), pp. 623-632. (doi: 10.1051/0004-6361:20066961)

MacKinnon, A.L. (2007) Solar hard X-ray halo from decaying neutrons. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 462(2), pp. 763-767. (doi: 10.1051/0004-6361:20066328)

2006

Kontar, E.P. , MacKinnon, A.L. , Schwartz, R.A. and Brown, J.C. (2006) Compton backscattered and primary x-rays from solar flares: angle dependent Green's function correction for photospheric albedo. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 446, pp. 1157-1163. (doi: 10.1051/0004-6361:20053672)

Galloway, R., Helander, P. and MacKinnon, A. (2006) Cross-field diffusion of electrons in tangled magnetic fields and implications for coronal fine structure. Astrophysical Journal, 646(1), pp. 615-624. (doi: 10.1086/504699)

2005

Kontar, E.P. and MacKinnon, A.L. (2005) Regularized energy-dependent solar flare hard x-Ray spectral index. Solar Physics, 227(2), pp. 299-310. (doi: 10.1007/s11207-005-1101-y)

Galloway, R.K., MacKinnon, A.L. , Kontar, E.P. and Helander, P. (2005) Fast electron slowing-down and diffusion in a high temperature coronal X-ray source. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 438(3), pp. 1107-1114. (doi: 10.1051/0004-6361:20042137)

2004

Toner, M. and MacKinnon, A. (2004) Do fast protons and a particles have the same energy distributions in solar flares? Solar Physics, 223, pp. 155-168. (doi: 10.1007/s11207-004-5168-7)

2003

Vilmer, N., MacKinnon, A.L. , Trottet, G. and Barat, C. (2003) High energy particles accelerated during the large solar flare of 1990 May 24: X/γ-ray observations. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 412(3), pp. 865-874. (doi: 10.1051/0004-6361:20031488)

Vilmer, N., MacKinnon, A.L. , Trottet, T. and Barat, C. (2003) High energy particles during the large solar flare of 1990 May 24: X/γ ray observations. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 412(3), 865 - 874. (doi: 10.1051/0004-6361:20031488)

MacKinnon, A.L. and Toner, M. (2003) Warm thick target solar gamma-ray source revisited. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 409(2), 745 -753. (doi: 10.1051/0004-6361:20030943)

This list was generated on Mon Mar 30 11:27:05 2020 BST.
Number of items: 41.

Articles

Hudson, H. S. , MacKinnon, A. , Szydlarski, M. and Carlsson, M. (2020) Cosmic ray interactions in the solar atmosphere. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 491(4), pp. 4852-4856. (doi: 10.1093/mnras/stz3373)

Tusnski, D. S., Szpigel, S., Giménez de Castro, C. G., MacKinnon, A. L. and Simões, P. J. A. (2019) Self-consistent modeling of gamma-ray spectra from solar flares with the Monte Carlo simulation package FLUKA. Solar Physics, 294, 103. (doi: 10.1007/s11207-019-1499-2)

Trottet, G., Raulin, J.-P., MacKinnon, A. , Gimenez de Castro, G., Simoes, P. , Cabezas, D., de La Luz, V., Luoni, M. and Kaufmann, P. (2015) Origin of the 30 THz emission detected during the 2012 March 13 solar flare at 17:20 UT. Solar Physics, 290(10), pp. 2809-2826. (doi: 10.1007/s11207-015-0782-0)

Morosan, D. E. et al. (2015) LOFAR tied-array imaging and spectroscopy of solar S bursts. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 580, A65. (doi: 10.1051/0004-6361/201526064)

Morosan, D. E. et al. (2014) LOFAR tied-array imaging of Type III solar radio bursts. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 568, A67. (doi: 10.1051/0004-6361/201423936)

Burge, C.A., MacKinnon, A.L. and Petkaki, P. (2014) Effect of binary collisions on electron acceleration in magnetic reconnection. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 561(A107), (doi: 10.1051/0004-6361/201322199)

Krucker, S. et al. (2013) Solar flares at submillimeter wavelengths. Astronomy and Astrophysics Review, 21(1), (doi: 10.1007/s00159-013-0058-3)

Dinkelaker, A.N. and MacKinnon, A.L. (2013) Wavelets, Intermittency and Solar Flare Hard X-rays 1. Local Intermittency Measure in Cascade and Avalanche Scenarios. Solar Physics, 282(2), pp. 471-481. (doi: 10.1007/s11207-012-0152-0)

Dinkelaker, A.N. and MacKinnon, A.L. (2013) Wavelets, Intermittency and Solar Flare Hard X-rays 2. LIM Analysis of High Time Resolution BATSE Data. Solar Physics, 282(2), pp. 483-501. (doi: 10.1007/s11207-012-0177-4)

Burge, C.A., Petkaki, P. and MacKinnon, A.L. (2012) Particle acceleration in the presence of weak turbulence at an X-type neutral point. Solar Physics, 280(2), pp. 575-590. (doi: 10.1007/s11207-012-9963-2)

Battaglia, M., Kontar, E.P. , Fletcher, L. and MacKinnon, A.L. (2012) Numerical simulations of chromospheric hard X-ray source sizesin solar flares. Astrophysical Journal, 752(1), (doi: 10.1088/0004-637X/752/1/4)

Hudson, H.S. , Fletcher, L. , MacKinnon, A.L. and Woods, T.N. (2012) Charge-exchange limits on low-energy α-particle fluxes in solar flares. Astrophysical Journal, 752(2), p. 84. (doi: 10.1088/0004-637X/752/2/84)

Yu, S., Doyle, J.G., Kuznetsov, A., Hallinan, G., Antonova, A., MacKinnon, A.L. and Golden, A. (2012) Electron-beam-induced radio emission from ultracool dwarfs. Astrophysical Journal, 752(1), p. 60. (doi: 10.1088/0004-637X/752/1/60)

Bian, N.H., Kontar, E.P. and MacKinnon, A.L. (2011) Turbulent cross-field transport of non-thermal electrons in coronal loops: theory and observations. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 535(A18), (doi: 10.1051/0004-6361/201117574)

Petkaki, P. and MacKinnon, A.L. (2011) Acceleration of charged particles by fluctuating and steady electric fields in a X-type magnetic field. Advances in Space Research, 48(5), pp. 884-898. (doi: 10.1016/j.asr.2011.04.019)

Vilmer, N., MacKinnon, A. and Hurford, G.J. (2011) Properties of energetic ions in the solar atmosphere from γ-ray and neutron observations. Space Science Reviews, 159(1-4), pp. 167-224. (doi: 10.1007/s11214-010-9728-x)

Yu, S., Doyle, J.G., Hallinan, G. and MacKinnon, A.L. (2011) Mapping radio emitting-region on low-mass stars and brown dwarfs. EPJ Web of Conferences, 16, 06013. (doi: 10.1051/epjconf/20111606013)

Yu, S., Hallinan, G., Doyle, J. G., MacKinnon, A.L. , Antonova, A., Kuznetsov, A., Golden, A. and Zhang, Z.H. (2011) Modelling the radio pulses of an ultracool dwarf. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 525(A39), (doi: 10.1051/0004-6361/201015580)

Galloway, R.K., Helander, P., MacKinnon, A.L. and Brown, J.C. (2010) Thermalisation of self-interacting solar flare fast electrons. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 520(A72), (doi: 10.1051/0004-6361/201014077)

MacKinnon, A.L. and Mallik, P.C.V. (2010) Inverse Compton X-rays from relativistic flare electrons and positrons. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 510(A29), (doi: 10.1051/0004-6361/200913190)

Brown, J.C., Turkmani, R., Kontar, E.P. , MacKinnon, A.L. and Vlahos, L. (2009) Local re-acceleration and a modified thick target model of solar flare electrons. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 508(2), pp. 993-1000. (doi: 10.1051/0004-6361/200913145)

Hudson, H., MacKinnon, A. , de,Rosa,, M. and Frewen, S. (2009) Coronal Radiation Belts. Astrophysical Journal, 698(2), L86-L89. (doi: 10.1088/0004-637X/698/2/L86)

Pirard, B. et al. (2009) Test and simulation of a fast neutron imaging telescope. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors, and Associated Equipment, 603(3), pp. 406-414. (doi: 10.1016/j.nima.2009.02.012)

Krucker, S., Hurford, G.J., MacKinnon, A.L. , Shih, A.Y. and Lin, R.P. (2008) Coronal gamma-ray bremsstrahlung from solar flare-accelerated electrons. Astrophysical Journal Letters, 678(1), L63-L66. (doi: 10.1086/588381)

Kontar, E.P. , Hannah, I.G. and MacKinnon, A.L. (2008) Chromospheric magnetic field and density structure measurements using hard X-rays in a flaring coronal loop. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 489(3), L57-L60. (doi: 10.1051/0004-6361:200810719)

Krucker, S. et al. (2008) Hard X-ray emission from the solar corona. Astronomy and Astrophysics Review, 16(3-4), pp. 155-208. (doi: 10.1007/s00159-008-0014-9)

Petkaki, P. and MacKinnon, A.L. (2007) Particle acceleration by fluctuating electric fields at a magnetic field null point. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 472(2), pp. 623-632. (doi: 10.1051/0004-6361:20066961)

MacKinnon, A.L. (2007) Solar hard X-ray halo from decaying neutrons. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 462(2), pp. 763-767. (doi: 10.1051/0004-6361:20066328)

Kontar, E.P. , MacKinnon, A.L. , Schwartz, R.A. and Brown, J.C. (2006) Compton backscattered and primary x-rays from solar flares: angle dependent Green's function correction for photospheric albedo. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 446, pp. 1157-1163. (doi: 10.1051/0004-6361:20053672)

Galloway, R., Helander, P. and MacKinnon, A. (2006) Cross-field diffusion of electrons in tangled magnetic fields and implications for coronal fine structure. Astrophysical Journal, 646(1), pp. 615-624. (doi: 10.1086/504699)

Kontar, E.P. and MacKinnon, A.L. (2005) Regularized energy-dependent solar flare hard x-Ray spectral index. Solar Physics, 227(2), pp. 299-310. (doi: 10.1007/s11207-005-1101-y)

Galloway, R.K., MacKinnon, A.L. , Kontar, E.P. and Helander, P. (2005) Fast electron slowing-down and diffusion in a high temperature coronal X-ray source. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 438(3), pp. 1107-1114. (doi: 10.1051/0004-6361:20042137)

Toner, M. and MacKinnon, A. (2004) Do fast protons and a particles have the same energy distributions in solar flares? Solar Physics, 223, pp. 155-168. (doi: 10.1007/s11207-004-5168-7)

Vilmer, N., MacKinnon, A.L. , Trottet, G. and Barat, C. (2003) High energy particles accelerated during the large solar flare of 1990 May 24: X/γ-ray observations. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 412(3), pp. 865-874. (doi: 10.1051/0004-6361:20031488)

Vilmer, N., MacKinnon, A.L. , Trottet, T. and Barat, C. (2003) High energy particles during the large solar flare of 1990 May 24: X/γ ray observations. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 412(3), 865 - 874. (doi: 10.1051/0004-6361:20031488)

MacKinnon, A.L. and Toner, M. (2003) Warm thick target solar gamma-ray source revisited. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 409(2), 745 -753. (doi: 10.1051/0004-6361:20030943)

Research Reports or Papers

Magill, J. and MacKinnon, A.L. (2011) The Cosmic Way. Project Report. Scottish Government. (Unpublished)

Conference or Workshop Item

Wright, P. J. , Hannah, I. , Viall, N., MacKinnon, A. , Ireland, J. and Bradshaw, S. (2017) Thermal Time Evolution of Non-Flaring Active Regions Determined by SDO/AIA. 48th SPD Meeting, Portland, OR, USA, 21-25 Aug 2017.

Conference Proceedings

MacKinnon, A. (2014) High Energy Particles in Solar Flares: Observations, Mechanisms and Transport. In: 40th COSPAR Scientific Assembly, Moscow, Russia, 2-10 Aug 2014,

Hudson, H.S. , MacKinnon, A.L. and Badnell, N.R. (2013) Remote sensing of low-energy SEPs via charge exchange. In: Thirteenth International Solar Wind Conference, Big Island, HI, USA, 17–22 June 2012, pp. 19-21. (doi:10.1063/1.4810979)

Hudson, H. S. , Fletcher, L. , MacKinnon, A. and Woods, T. N. (2011) Non-Observation of the He II 304 A Charge-Exchange Continuum in Major Solar Flares. In: American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2011, San Francisco, CA, USA, 5-9 Dec 2011,

This list was generated on Mon Mar 30 11:27:05 2020 BST.