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Research Description

Data-driven theoretical high energy astrophysics primarily focused on black hole accretion and outflow processes in galactic X-ray binaries and active galactic nuclei.

  • PhD in Physics (Astrophysics), 2005, Montana State University
  • MS in Physics, 1998, Western Illinois University
  • BS in Physics, 1995, Kyoto Sangyo University
Select Publications
  • Fukumura, Keigo et al, Magnetohydrodynamic accretion disk winds as x-ray absorbers in active galactic nuclei, 2010, The Astrophysical Journal, 715-636. DOI: 10.1088/0004-637X/715/1/636.
  • Fukumura, K., Kazanas, D., Shrader, C. et al. Magnetic origin of black hole winds across the mass scale. Nat Astron 1, 0062 (2017). DOI: 10.1038/s41550-017-0062.
  • T. Dauser, J. Garcia, J. Wilms, M. Böck, L. W. Brenneman, M. Falanga, K. Fukumura, C. S. Reynolds, Irradiation of an accretion disc by a jet: general properties and implications for spin measurements of black holes, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 430, Issue 3, 11 April 2013, Pages 1694–1708, DOI: 10.1093/mnras/sts710

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