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Radiation pressure measurements on micron-size individual dust grains 

Abbas, MM; Thomas, E.; 0000-0002-7747-0284 (2020-06-18)
Measurements of electromagnetic radiation pressure have been made on individual silica (SiO2) particles levitated in an electrodynamic balance. These measurements were made by inserting single charged particles of known ...

Re-Reconnection Processes of Magnetopause Flux Ropes: Three-Dimensional Global Hybrid Simulations 

Guo, Jin; Lu, San; Lu, Quanming; Lin, Yu; Wang, Xueyi; Huang, Kai; Wang, Rongsheng; Wang, Shui; 0000-0003-3041-2682; 0000-0002-9950-1029 (2022-10-18)
Magnetopause flux ropes (FRs) play a crucial role in the transport of energy and plasma from the solar wind to the Earth's magnetosphere. Once formed by multiple X-line reconnection, the FRs move poleward, during which ...

Regime transition of ion Bernstein instability driven by ion shell velocity distributions 

Min, Kyungguk; Liu, Kaijun; 0000-0001-5882-1328 (2022-09-29)
Linear kinetic dispersion theory is used to investigate a regime transition of the ion Bernstein instability driven by a proton velocity distribution with positive slopes with respect to the perpendicular velocity, ...

Regime transition of ion Bernstein instability driven by ion shell velocity distributions 

Min, Kyungguk; Liu, Kaijun; 0000-0002-2095-8529; 0000-0001-5882-1328 (2020-06-03)
Linear kinetic dispersion theory is used to investigate a regime transition of the ion Bernstein instability driven by a proton velocity distribution with positive slopes with respect to the perpendicular velocity, ...

Reversal of magnetic field rotation in the reconnection layer due to shear flow effects 

Sun, Xiaoxia; Lin, Yu; Wang, Xiaogang (2022-09-29)
We investigate the effects of shear flows on the so-called component reconnection, in which the guide field B-y not equal 0, by solving a one-dimensional Riemann problem for magnetopause reconnection using a resistive MHD ...

Reversal of magnetic field rotation in the reconnection layer due to shear flow effects 

Sun, Xiaoxia; Lin, Yu; Wang, Xiaogang; 0000-0001-8003-9252 (2020-06-18)
We investigate the effects of shear flows on the so-called "component reconnection," in which the guide field B-y not equal 0, by solving a one-dimensional Riemann problem for magnetopause reconnection using a resistive ...

Ring/Shell Ion Distributions at Geosynchronous Orbit 

Thomsen, M. F.; Denton, M. H.; Gary, S. P.; Liu, Kaijun; Min, Kyungguk; 0000-0001-5882-1328 (2020-05-28)
One year's worth of plasma observations from geosynchronous orbit is examined for ion distributions that may simultaneously be subject to the ion Bernstein (IB) instability (generating fast magnetosonic waves) and the ...

Ring/Shell Ion Distributions at Geosynchronous Orbit 

Thomsen, M; Denton, M; Gary, S; Liu, Kaijun; Min, Kyungguk; 0000-0001-5882-1328; 0000-0002-4655-2316 (2022-11-01)
One year's worth of plasma observations from geosynchronous orbit is examined for ion distributions that may simultaneously be subject to the ion Bernstein (IB) instability (generating fast magnetosonic waves) and the ...

Scalings for the Alfven-cyclotron instability: Linear dispersion theory and hybrid particle-in-cell simulations 

Gary, S. Peter; Fu, Xiangrong; Cowee, Misa M.; Winske, Dan; Liu, Kaijun; 0000-0001-5882-1328 (2020-06-01)
The Alfven-cyclotron instability is driven by an ion temperature anisotropy such that T-perpendicular to/T-|| >1 where and || denote directions perpendicular and parallel to a uniform background magnetic field B-o, ...

Scalings for the Alfven-cyclotron instability: Linear dispersion theory and hybrid particle-in-cell simulations 

Gary, S. Peter; Fu, Xiangrong; Cowee, Misa M.; Winske, Dan; Liu, Kaijun; 0000-0003-3117-4030; 0000-0001-5882-1328; 0000-0002-4305-6624; 0000-0002-4655-2316 (2022-10-27)
The Alfven-cyclotron instability is driven by an ion temperature anisotropy such that T-perpendicular to/T-|| >1 where and || denote directions perpendicular and parallel to a uniform background magnetic field B-o, ...

Scalings of Alfven-cyclotron and ion Bernstein instabilities on temperature anisotropy of a ring-like velocity distribution in the inner magnetosphere 

Gary, Peter; Min, Kyungguk; Liu, Kaijun; 0000-0001-5882-1328 (2022-09-29)
A ring-like proton velocity distribution with f(p)(v)/v>0 and which is sufficiently anisotropic can excite two distinct types of growing modes in the inner magnetosphere: ion Bernstein instabilities with multiple ion ...

Scalings of Alfven-cyclotron and ion Bernstein instabilities on temperature anisotropy of a ring-like velocity distribution in the inner magnetosphere 

Min, Kyungguk; Liu, Kaijun; Gary, S. Peter; 0000-0002-2095-8529; 0000-0001-5882-1328 (2020-06-03)
A ring-like proton velocity distribution with f(p)(v)/v>0 and which is sufficiently anisotropic can excite two distinct types of growing modes in the inner magnetosphere: ion Bernstein instabilities with multiple ion ...

Semiautomated Identification and Characterization of Dunes at Hargraves Crater, Mars 

Emran, A; Marzen, L; King, D; 0000-0002-4420-0595 (2022-09-29)
The Mars Global Digital Dune Database (MGD(3)) contains information on Martian dune fields and prepared manually from the Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS; 100 m/pixel) images. Although the MGD(3)outlines dune fields, ...

Signatures of electron Landau resonant interactions with chorus waves from THEMIS observations 

Min, Kyungguk; Kaijun, Liu; Li, Wen; 0000-0001-5882-1328 (2022-10-04)
Simultaneous observations of electron phase space density (PSD) and chorus waves for more than 4 years by the Time History of Events and Macroscale Interactions during Substorms (THEMIS) are analyzed to identify signatures ...

Signatures of electron Landau resonant interactions with chorus waves from THEMIS observations 

Min, Kyungguk; Liu, Kaijun; Li, Wen; 0000-0002-2095-8529; 0000-0001-5882-1328 (2020-06-05)
Simultaneous observations of electron phase space density (PSD) and chorus waves for more than 4 years by the Time History of Events and Macroscale Interactions during Substorms (THEMIS) are analyzed to identify signatures ...

The Silurian to Permian history of a metamorphic core complex in Lofoten, northern Scandinavian Caledonides 

Steltenpohl, Mark; Hames, Willis; Andresen, Arild (2022-09-29)
[1] The Lofoten archipelago exposes Precambrian Baltic basement and Caledonian allochthonous sequences within a 1000 km long chain of gravity and magnetic highs and structural culminations along the extended, British and ...

Simulation of pressure pulses in the bow shock and magnetosheath driven by variations in interplanetary magnetic field direction 

Lin, Y; Swift, DW; Lee, LC; 0000-0003-4012-991X (2022-10-25)
Two-dimensional (2-D) hybrid simulations are carried out to study the effects of the variation in the interplanetary magnetic field (IMF) direction on the bow shock, magnetosheath, and magnetosphere. A curvilinear coordinate ...

Simulation studies of a recorder in three dimensions 

Giordano, Nicholas J. (2015-10-12)
The aeroacoustics of a recorder are explored using a direct numerical simulation based on the Navier–Stokes equations in three dimensions. The qualitative behavior is studied using spatial maps of the air pressure and ...

SIMULATION STUDY OF THE RIEMANN PROBLEM ASSOCIATED WITH THE MAGNETOTAIL RECONNECTION 

Lin, Y; Lee, L; 0000-0003-4012-991X (2022-10-11)
The structure of reconnection layer in the distant magnetotail is studied by solving the Riemann problem for the evolution of an initial current sheet using one-dimensional MHD and hybrid simulations. Initially, the current ...

Solar cycle variation of plasma mass density in the outer magnetosphere: Magnetoseismic analysis of toroidal standing Alfven waves detected by Geotail 

Takahashi, Kazue; Denton, Richard E.; Hirahara, Masafumi; Min, Kyungguk; Ohtani, Shin-ichi; Sanchez, Ennio; 0000-0002-2095-8529 (2020-06-05)
We study the variation of plasma mass density in the outer magnetosphere over a solar cycle using mass density estimated from the frequency of fundamental toroidal standing Alfven waves observed by the Geotail spacecraft. ...