Dr. habil. Matthias Hempel

Department of Physics, University of Basel
Klingelbergstrasse 82
4056 Basel, Switzerland

Office: 4.46 

T +41 (0)61 207 3740
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E-mail: matthias.hempel(a)unibas.ch
Research page: http://phys-merger.physik.unibas.ch/~hempel/index.html


Short Biography

  • 2007 Diploma (Master) in Physics, University of Frankfurt, Germany
  • 2010 Dr. rer. nat. (PhD) in Physics, University of Heidelberg, Germany
  • 2016 Habilitation in Physics, University of Basel, Switzerland
  • 2010-2017 Research assistant, University of Basel, Switzerland

Research Summary

  • computational and nuclear astrophysics
  • equation of state of nuclear and quark matter
  • neutron stars and core-collapse supernovae
  • phase transitions

Selected Publications

  1. Micaela Oertel, Matthias Hempel, Thomas Klähn, Stefan Typel, "Equations of state for supernovae and compact stars", arXiv:1610.03361, accepted for publication in Rev. Mod. Phys. (2017)
  2. Matthias Hempel, Veronica Dexheimer, Stefan Schramm, Igor Iosilevskiy, "Noncongruence of the nuclear liquid-gas and deconfinement phase transitions", Phys. Rev. C 88, 014906 (2013)
  3. Matthias Hempel, Tobias Fischer, Jürgen Schaffner-Bielich, Matthias Liebendörfer, "New equations of state in core-collapse supernova simulations", Astrophys. J. 748, 70 (2012)
  4. Matthias Hempel, Jürgen Schaffner-Bielich, "A Statistical Model for a Complete Supernova Equation of State", Nucl. Phys. A 837, 210 (2010)
  5. Irina Sagert, Matthias Hempel, Giuseppe Pagliara, Jürgen Schaffner-Bielich, Tobias Fischer, Anthony Mezzacappa, Friedrich-Karl Thielemann, Mathias Liebendörfer, "Signals of the QCD phase transition in core-collapse supernovae", Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 081101 (2009)

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Dr. habil. Matthias Hempel