- Numerical Modelling of Impacts with the iSALE Hydrocode
Ph.D. student in the research group of Dr Kai Wünnemann
Studies into the earliest impact processes such as formation of plasma and light radiation
R. Luther, N. Artemieva, M. Ivanova, C. Lorenz, K. Wünnemann (2017), Snow carrots after the Chelyabinsk event and model implications for highly porous solar system objects, Meteoritics & Planetary Science 52(5), 979-999, doi: 10.1111/maps.12831 .
C. Hamann, R. Luther, M. Ebert, L. Hecht, A. Deutsch, K. Wünnemann, S. Schäffer, J. Osterholz, B. Lexow (2016), Correlating laser-generated melts with impact-generated melts: An integrated thermodynamic-petrologic approach, Geophysical Research Letters 43(20), 10,602-10,610, Open Access doi: 10.1002/2016GL071050 .
Luther, R., Monitoring for Lunar Impact Flashes: Assessment of sensor systems and experiences from telescope campaigns, Master thesis at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (Supervisor: A. Peters) in cooperation with TU Berlin (Supervisor: J. Oberst) and the DLR, Institute of Planetary Research (Supervisor: F. Sohl), 2014.
Luther, R (2010). Development and application of a model generator for the Travel Time Toolbox (TTBox) for determination of seismic travel time curves in Earth-like Planets, Bachelor's thesis at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (Supervisor: I. Sokolov) in cooperation with DLR, Institute of Planetary Research (Supervisor: F. Sohl and M. Knapmeyer).