Ulrich Feindt

Ulrich Feindt


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Works at Department of Physics
Visiting address Roslagstullsbacken 21 A, plan 5
Room A5:1075
Postal address Stockholms universitet, Fysikum 106 91 Stockholm

About me

My main area of research is observational cosmology and the use of Type Ia supernovae to measure distances in the universe. I have worked on measuring local anisotropies, e.g. bulk flows, using data from the Nearby Supernova Factory, and have a continued interest in this after joining the Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF), which will find ~2000 low-redshift SNe, almost an order of magnitude more than what is currently available in the literature. For ZTF I am currently developing tools for planning transient surveys, e.g. by simulating the expected lightcurves.

Recently I have also began working on the detection of EM counterparts of gravitational waves, especially from neutron star-neutron star merger (so called macronovae or kilonovae).

Last updated: May 18, 2018

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