Magnus Thomasson

Associate Professor at Chalmers, Space, Earth and Environment, Astronomy and Plasmaphysics, Extragalactic Astrophysics

Magnus Thomasson teaches, e.g., astrophysics and electric circuits. He also works at Onsala Space Observatory with research administration, e.g., with the Time Allocation Committee for the observatory’s telescopes. Magnus Thomasson’s research interest is mainly galaxies, in particular spiral and interacting galaxies and their interstellar medium, studied with numerical simulations and radio astronomical observations.

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Showing 33 publications

2017

Gas kinematics in high-mass star-forming regions from the Perseus spiral arm

M. S. Kirsanova, A. M. Sobolev, Magnus Thomasson
Astronomy Reports. Vol. 61 (9), p. 760-774
Journal article
2017

Molecular gas in high-mass filament WB 673

M. S. Kirsanova, Svetlana V. Salii, A. M. Sobolev et al
Open Astronomy. Vol. 26 (1), p. 99-105
Journal article
2017

Molecular gas in high-mass filament WB673

Maria S. Kirsanova, Svetlana V. Salii, Andrej M. Sobolev et al
Open Astronomy. Vol. 26 (1), p. 99-105
Paper in proceedings
2016

Multifrequency Studies of Massive Cores with Complex Spatial and Kinematic Structures

L. E. Pirogov, Valery Shulga, I Zinchenko et al
Astronomy Reports. Vol. 60 (10), p. 904-923
Journal article
2016

Spatial structure of five star forming regions: 121.28+0.65, 34.403+0.233, 77.462+1.759, 99.982+4.17 and 37.427+1.518

Oleksii Patoka, Valery Shulga, Lev Pirogov et al
9th International Kharkiv Symposium on Physics and Engineering of Microwaves, Millimeter and Submillimeter Waves (MSMW), p. Art no 7538027-
Paper in proceedings
2013

Molecular-line and continuum study of the W40 cloud

L. Pirogov, D.K. Ojha, Magnus Thomasson et al
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Vol. 436 (4), p. 3186-3199
Journal article
2011

Kan man åka raka spåret till Merkurius? Möjliga och omöjliga resvägar i solsystemet

Magnus Thomasson
Populär astronomi. Vol. 2011 (3), p. 12-16
Magazine article
2010

Star-formation in the central kpc of the starburst/LINER galaxy NGC 1614

E. Olsson, Susanne Aalto, Magnus Thomasson et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 513 ((April)), p. (Article Number: A11)-
Journal article
2008

Star formation around the HII region Sh2-235

M.S. Kirsanova, A.M. Sobolev, Magnus Thomasson et al
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Vol. 388 (2), p. 729-736
Journal article
2007

Study of triggered star formation around HII region S235

M.S. Kirsanova, A.M. Sobolev, Magnus Thomasson et al
Proceedings of "Millimeter wave astronomy and star formation", ed. I. Zinchenko, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, August 2007, Inst. of Applied Physics RAS, p. 23-29
Conference contribution
2007

Methanol masers in star forming sites of the perseus spiral arm

A.M. Sobolev, M.S. Kirsanova, N.V. Pankratova et al
Proceedings of "Millimeter wave astronomy and star formation", ed. I. Zinchenko, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, August 2007, Inst. of Applied Physics RAS, p. 61-67
Conference contribution
2007

NGC 5218 - a starburst driven LINER galaxy? High resolution CO, radio continuum and H1-absorption

Evert Olsson, Susanne Aalto, Magnus Thomasson et al
Astronomy & Astrophysics. Vol. 473, p. 389-398
Journal article
2006

Do Large Scale Shocks Trigger Massive Star Formation in Perseus Spiral Arm?

A.M. Sobolev, M.S. Kirsanova, Lars E B Johansson et al
Triggered Star Formation in a Turbulent ISM, International Astronomical Union. Symposium no. 237, held 14-18 August, 2006 in Prague, Czech Republic. Vol. S237 (#214)
Conference contribution
2006

Molecular Survey of Massive Star Forming Regions Located in Perseus Spiral Arm

M.S. Kirsanova, A.M. Sobolev, Magnus Thomasson et al
Triggered Star Formation in a Turbulent ISM, International Astronomical Union. Symposium no. 237, held 14-18 August, 2006 in Prague, Czech Republic. Vol. S237 (#145)
Conference contribution
2006

Spitzer Space Telescope IRAC and MIPS Observations of the Interacting Galaxies IC 2163 and NGC 2207: Clumpy Emission

Debra Meloy Elmegreen, Bruce G Elmegreen, Michele Kaufman et al
Astrophysical Journal. Vol. 642 (I), p. 158-170
Journal article
2005

The grazing encounter between IC 2163 and NGC 2207: pushing the limits of observational modelling

C. Struck, M. Kaufman, E. Brinks et al
Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc.. Vol. 364, p. 69-90
Journal article
2004

Neutral Gas in Interacting Ocular Galaxies

Magnus Thomasson
in Proceeding of "The Neutral ISM in Starburst Galaxies", Marstrand, June 2003, eds. Aalto S., Huettemeister S., Pedlar A., Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conf. Series, San Francisco, p. 81-84
Paper in proceedings
2004

A Molecular Bar in the LINER NGC 5218

Evert Olsson, Susanne Aalto, Magnus Thomasson et al
in Proceedings of "The Neutral ISM in Starburst Galaxies", Marstrand, June 2003, eds. Aalto S., Huettemeister S., Pedlar A., Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conf. Series, San Francisco, p. 162-166
Paper in proceedings
2004

CO in M51

Gustaf Rydbeck, Magnus Thomasson, Susanne Aalto et al
n Proceedings of "The Neutral ISM in Starburst Galaxies", Marstrand, June 2003, eds. Aalto S., Huettemeister S., Pedlar A., Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conf. Series, San Francisco, p. 152-155
Paper in proceedings
2002

CO observations of the interacting galaxy pair NGC 5394/95

M. Kaufman, K. Sheth, C.J. Struck et al
Astronomical Journal. Vol. 123 (2 1754), p. 702-719
Journal article
2001

Hubble Space Telescope Observations of Dust and Star-forming Regions in the Ocular Galaxy IC 2163 and Its Spiral Companion NGC 2207

D.M. Elmegreen, M. Kaufman, B.G. Elmegreen et al
Astronomical Journal. Vol. 121 (1), p. 182-197
Journal article
2000

Hubble Space Telescope Observations of the Interacting Galaxies NGC 2207 and IC 2163

B.G. Elmegreen, M. Kaufman, C. Struck et al
Astronomical Journal. Vol. 120 (2), p. 630-644
Journal article
1999

Bar-induced mass relocation in galactic discs

Mikael Lerner, Maria Sundin, Magnus Thomasson
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 344, p. 483-493
Journal article
1999

The Interacting Galaxies NGC 5394/5395: A Post-Ocular Galaxy and Its Ring/Spiral Companion

M. Kaufman, E. Brinks, B.G. Elmegreen et al
Astronomical Journal. Vol. 118 (4), p. 1577-1608
Journal article
1998

Dust Spirals and Acoustic Noise in the Nucleus of the Galaxy NGC 2207

B.G. Elmegreen, D.M. Elmegreen, E. Brinks et al
Astrophysical Journal. Vol. 503 (2), p. L119-L122
Journal article
1997

Observations of the Ocular Galaxy NGC 2535 and its Starburst Companion NGC 2536

M. Kaufman, E. Brinks, D.M. Elmegreen et al
Astronomical Journal. Vol. 114, p. 2323-2349
Journal article
1994

Structure and evolution of long-lived spiral patterns in galaxies

K.J. Donner, Magnus Thomasson
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 290, p. 785-795
Journal article
1993

Grand design and flocculent spiral structure in computer simulations with star formation and gas heating

B.G. Elmegreen, Magnus Thomasson
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 272, p. 37-58
Journal article
1991

Simulations of spiral galaxies

Magnus Thomasson
Doctoral thesis
1991

Simulations of the effect of spiral arms on the cloud-ensemble velocity dispersion

Magnus Thomasson, K.J. Donner, B.G. Elmegreen
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 250 (2), p. 316-323
Journal article
1990

A computer-generated galaxy model with long-lived two-armed spiral structure

Magnus Thomasson, B.G. Elmegreen, K.J. Donner et al
Astrophysical Journal. Vol. 356, p. L9-L13
Journal article
1989

Formation of leading spiral arms in retrograde galaxy encounters

Magnus Thomasson, K.J. Donner, B. Sundelius et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 211 (1), p. 25-36
Journal article
1987

Tidal spiral arms in two-component galaxies - Density waves and swing amplification

B. Sundelius, Magnus Thomasson, M.J. Valtonen et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 174 (1-2), p. 67-77
Journal article

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