Maxim Lyutikov

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Maxim Lyutikov
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(765) 494-5396

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M.S., Theoretical Physics, Moscow Engineering Physics Institute, 1992
Ph.D., Theoretical Astrophysics, California Institute of Technology, 1998

Research Interests
  • high energy astrophysics
  • compact objects
  • extragalactic astrophysics
  • cosmic rays
  • plasma astrophysics
Awards and Honors
  • CITA National Fellowship, McGill University
  • Allan T. Moffett Fellowship, Caltech
  • Van Maanen Fellowship, Caltech
  • Honored Master's degree, Moscow Engineering Physics Institute
Professional Experience
  • 2011 to present Associate Professor of Physics, Purdue University.
  • 2006-2010 Assistant Professor of Physics, Purdue University.
  • 2004-2006 Research Associate, University of British Columbia.
  • 2004 Visiting Physicist, KIPAC, SLAC
  • 2000-2004 CITA National Fellow/Research Associate, McGill University.
  • 2000 Affiliate Member, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Santa Barbara.
  • 1998-2000 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Canadian Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics.
Professional Services
  • Member of SOC, "Ultra-Relativistic Jets in Astrophysics: Observation, Theory and Simulations" Banff , Alberta , Canada , July 11-15, 2005.
  • Main Coordinator, "Workshop on relativistic plasma in magnetic field", SLAC, August 2004.
  • RXTE Cycle-7 and Cycle-8 Peer Review
  • Editor, topical issue "Dynamics and dissipation in electromagnetically dominated media", Advances in Plasma Physics Research.
  • LOC member, HEAD 2003 meeting
Professional Affiliations

American Astronomical Society, American Physical Society

Recent Publications
  1. Lyutikov M, The electromagnetic model of gamma-ray bursts , NEW JOURNAL OF PHYSICS 8: Art. No. 119 JUL 31 2006
  2. Lyutikov M, Did Swift measure gamma-ray burst prompt emission radii? , MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY 369 (1): L5-L8 JUN 11 2006.
  3. Lyutikov M, Gavriil FP, Resonant cyclotron scattering and Comptonization in neutron star magnetospheres , MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY 368 (2): 690-706 MAY 11 2006
  4. Lyutikov M, Magnetar giant flares and afterglows as relativistic magnetized explosions , MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY 367 (4): 1594-1602 APR 21 2006.
  5. Lyutikov M, Thompson C, Magnetospheric eclipses in the double pulsar system PSR J0737-3039 , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL 634 (2): 1223-1241 Part 1 DEC 1 2005
  6. Lyutikov M, Orbital modulation of emission of the binary pulsar J0737-3039B , MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY 362 (3): 1078-1084 SEP 21 2005.
  7. Lyutikov M, Pariev VI, Gabuzda DC , Polarization and structure of relativistic parsec-scale AGN jets , MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY 360 (3): 869-891 JUL 1 2005.
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