Prof. Opher worked as well on how magnetic perturbations, known as Coronal Mass Ejections, evolve, drive shocks and impact Earth and exo-planets.
Selection of Prof. Opher’s most significant papers on this subject:
Kay, C., Opher, M., Kornbleuth, M. “Probability of CME Impact on Exoplanets Orbiting M Dwarfs and Solar-Like Stars”, The Astrophysical Journal, Vol. 826, Issue 2, article id. 195 (2016).
Vidotto, A. A. , Jardine, M., Opher, M., Donati, J. F., and Gombosi, T. I., “Powerful Winds from Low-Mass Stars: V374 Peg”, Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc., Vol. 412, 351 (2011).
Vidotto, A. A., Opher, M., Jatenco-Pereira, V., and Gombosi, T. I., “Simulations of Winds of Weak-Lined T Tauri Stars: The Magnetic Field Geometry and The Influence of the Wind on Giant Planet Migration”, The Astrophysical Journal, Vol. 703, 1734 (2009).
Evans, R., Opher, M., V. Jatenco-Pereira, and T. I. Gombosi, “Surface Alfven Wave Dumping in 3D Simulation of Solar Wind”, The Astrophysical Journal, Vol. 703, 179 (2009).