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Dr. Christian Fischer

Address Pohligstr. 3, 50969 Köln
Room 3.224
Phone +49 (0)221 470-2841
Fax +49 (0)221 470-5198


Coordinator of the Competence Area III: Quantitative Modeling of Complex Systems

Research Interest:

  •  Planetary Science
  •  Exoplanets
  •  Star-Planet Interaction
  •  Exo-Aurora
  •  Brown Dwarfs





Doctor / PhD, 2020, Geophysics, University of Cologne
Thesis title: Time-Variable Electromagnetic Star-Planet Interaction in the TRAPPIST-1 System

Master of Science, 2017, Physics of the Earth and Atmosphere, University of Cologne

Bachelor of Science, 2014, Geophysik und Meteorologie, University of Cologne


Fischer C. and J. Saur, Time-variable electromagnetic star-planet interaction: The TRAPPIST-1 system as an exemplary case, Astrophys. J, doi:10.3847/1538-4357/aafaf2, 2019

Saur J., C. Fischer, A. Wennmacher, P.D. Feldman, L. Roth, D.F. Strobel, A. Reiners, The UV Spectrum of the Ultracool Dwarf LSR J1835+3259 Observed with the Hubble Space Telescope, Astrophys. J., 2018