Gordon D Holman


Gordon D Holman

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  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: NASA
  • Curriculum Vitae

    Positions and Appointments

    9/83-9/85: NAS/NRC Senior Research Associate, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center
    8/79-9/83: Research Associate, Astronomy Program, University of Maryland
    8/77-8/79: Center for Theoretical Physics Postdoctoral Fellow, Univ. of Maryland, College Park
    1/77-8/77: Lecturer, Astronomy Program, U. of Maryland, College Park


    B. Sc. (Physics) 1971 Florida State University, Tallahassee
    M. Sc. (Physics) 1973
    Ph. D. (Astrophysics) 1977 University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

    Professional Memberships

    American Astronomical Society - Solar Physics Division,
    American Geophysical Union, International Astronomical Union


    Holman, G. D., & Benka, S. G., A Hybrid Thermal/Nonthermal Model for the Energetic Emissions from Solar Flares, Ap. J. Lett., 400, L79, 1992.
    Benka, S. G., & Holman, G. D., A Thermal/Nonthermal Model for Solar Hard X-Ray Bursts, Ap. J., 435, 469, 1994.
    Holman, G. D., DC Electric Field Acceleration of Ions in Solar Flares, Ap. J., 452, 451, 1995.

    Miller, J. A., Cargill, P. J., Emslie, A. G., Holman, G. D., Dennis, B. R., LaRosa, T. N., Winglee, R. M., Benka, S. G., & Tsuneta, S., J. Critical Issues for Understanding Particle Acceleration in Impulsive Solar Flares, Geophysical Res., 102, 14631, 1997.

    Holman, G. D., Particle Acceleration in Large-Scale DC Electric Fields, in High Energy Solar Physics - Anticipating HESSI, R. Ramaty and N. Mandzhavidze, eds. (ASP Conference Series, Vol. 206), 135, 2000.

    Holman, G. D., The Effects of Low- and High-Energy Cutoffs on Solar Flare Microwave and Hard X-ray Spectra, Ap. J., 586, 606, 2003.

    Holman, G. D., Sui, L., Schwartz, R. A., & Emslie, A. G., Electron Bremsstrahlung Hard X-Ray Spectra, Electron Distributions and Energetics in the 2002 July 23 Solar Flare, Ap. J. Letters, 595, L97, 2003.
    Sui, L., & Holman, G. D., Evidence for the Formation of a Large-Scale Current Sheet in a Solar Flare, Ap. J. Letters, 596, L251, 2003.

    Emslie, A. G., Kucherek, H., Dennis, B. R., Gopalswamy, N., Holman, G. D., Share, G. H., Vourlidas, A., Forbes, T. G., Gallagher, P., Mason, G. M., Metcalf, T. R., Mewaldt, R. A., Murphy, R. J., Schwartz, R. A., & Zurbuchen, T. H., Energy Partition in Two Solar Flare/CME Events, J. Geophys. Res., 109, A10104, 2004.

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