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Dr Henrik Latter

Dr Henrik Latter

University Lecturer (DAMTP)

Specialist research areas

Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics:


Accretion discs

    • structure, evolution, and turbulent dynamics; non-ideal MHD

Complex Fluids:


Granular media

    • dense planetary rings

Compressible Flows:


Gas dynamics

    • astrophysical flows



Double-diffusive convection

    • rotating flows



Transition to turbulence

    • magnetorotational instability

MHD and Electrohydrodynamics:


MHD turbulence

    • Accretion discs


    • very hot accretion flows and the intracluster medium

Turbulent Flows:


Rotating turbulence

    • accretion discs and astrophysical flows

Wave-turbulence interactions

    • large-scale oscillations in turbulent accretion discs

Departments and Institutes

Applied Maths (DAMTP):


  • accretion disks
  • protoplanetary disks
  • magnetohydrodynamics