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Test-Particle Simulations of Linear and Nonlinear Interactions Between a 2-D Whistler-Mode Wave Packet and Radiation Belt Electrons 

da Silva, C. L.; Denton, R. E.; Hudson, M. K.; Millan, R. M.; Liu, K.; Bortnik, J. (2020-05-27)
Using test-particle simulations, we describe (in 2-D) the interaction of an ensemble of electrons with a discrete whistler-mode wave packet, which propagates with a moderate wave-normal angle with respect to the background ...

Three-dimensional global hybrid simulation of dayside dynamics associated with the quasi-parallel bow shock 

Lin, Yu; Wang, X (2022-09-29)
A three-dimensional global-scale hybrid simulation is carried out, for the first time, for dynamics of the dayside bow shock-magnetosphere system associated with the quasi-parallel bow shock. A case with IMF along the ...

Three-dimensional global hybrid simulation of dayside dynamics associated with the quasi-parallel bow shock 

Lin, Y.; Wang, XY; 0000-0001-8003-9252; 0000-0001-5533-5981 (2020-06-18)
A three-dimensional global-scale hybrid simulation is carried out, for the first time, for dynamics of the dayside bow shock-magnetosphere system associated with the quasi-parallel bow shock. A case with IMF along the ...

Three-dimensional hybrid simulation of magnetosheath reconnection under northward and southward interplanetary magnetic field 

Pang, Y; Lin, Y; Deng, X; Wang, X; Tan, B (2022-09-29)
A three-dimensional (3-D) global hybrid simulation is carried out for the generation and structure of magnetic reconnection in the magnetosheath because of the interaction of an interplanetary tangential discontinuity (TD) ...

Three-dimensional hybrid simulation of magnetosheath reconnection under northward and southward interplanetary magnetic field 

Pang, Y.; Lin, Y.; Deng, X. H.; Wang, X. Y.; Tan, B.; 0000-0001-8003-9252; 0000-0001-5533-5981 (2020-06-16)
A three-dimensional (3-D) global hybrid simulation is carried out for the generation and structure of magnetic reconnection in the magnetosheath because of the interaction of an interplanetary tangential discontinuity (TD) ...

Three-dimensional MHD simulations of interplanetary rotational discontinuities impacting the Earth's bow shock and magnetosheath 

Cable, S; Lin, Y (2022-09-28)
The first ever fully three-dimensional magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) simulations of the detailed effects of MHD discontinuities on the magnetosheath have been performed. The simulation results predict that the interaction ...

Three-dimensional MHD simulations of interplanetary rotational discontinuities impacting the Earth's bow shock and magnetosheath 

Cable, S.; Lin, Y.; 0000-0001-8003-9252 (2020-06-30)
The first ever fully three-dimensional magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) simulations of the detailed effects of MHD discontinuities on the magnetosheath have been performed. The simulation results predict that the interaction ...

TRANSIENT SCATTERING FROM DIELECTRIC CYLINDERS - E-FIELD, H-FIELD, AND COMBINED FIELD SOLUTIONS 

Vechinski, Douglas; Rao, Sadasiva (2022-10-05)
In this work, the problem of transient scattering by arbitrarily shaped two-dimensional dielectric cylinders is solved using the marching-on-in-time technique. The dielectric problem is approached via the equivalence ...

Trapped and precipitating protons in the inner magnetosphere as seen by IMAGE 

Perez, JD; Zhang, XX; Brandt, PC; Mitchell, DG; Jahn, JM; Pollock, CJ; Mende, SB (2020-06-18)
[1] Images from the IMAGE satellite of precipitating protons (SU12/FUV) and trapped protons at 8.5 (MENA) and 33 keV (HENA) are compared during three periods: ( 1) 12 August 2000 from 1000 UT to 1145 UT just after the peak ...

Trapped and precipitating protons in the inner magnetosphere as seen by IMAGE 

Perez, J; Zhang, X; Brandt, P; Mitchell, D; Jahn, J; Pollock, C; Mende, S; 0000-0003-1960-2119; 0000-0002-4644-0306 (2022-12-02)
[1] Images from the IMAGE satellite of precipitating protons (SU12/FUV) and trapped protons at 8.5 (MENA) and 33 keV (HENA) are compared during three periods: ( 1) 12 August 2000 from 1000 UT to 1145 UT just after the peak ...

TWINS Observations of the Dynamics of Ring Currents Ion Spectra on March 17 and October 7, 2015 

Shekhar, S; Perez, J; Ferradas, C; 0000-0002-2815-4998; 0000-0002-5619-9093; 0000-0002-6931-1793 (2022-10-27)
Direct comparisons between RBSP (Van Allen Probes or Radiation Belt Storm Probes) and TWINS (Two Wide-angle Imaging Neutral-atom Spectrometers) for the main phase of two storms, March 17 and October 7, 2015, showed agreement ...

TWINS stereoscopic imaging of multiple peaks in the ring current 

Perez, J. D.; Goldstein, J.; McComas, D. J.; Valek, P.; Buzulukova, N.; Fok, M. -C.; Singer, H. J. (2020-06-05)
Global, ion equatorial flux distributions and energy spectra are presented from stereoscopic Two Wide-Angle Imaging Neutral-Atom Spectrometers (TWINS) 1 and TWINS 2 energetic neutral atom (ENA) images for two time periods, ...

Two-Dimensional gcPIC Simulation of Rising-Tone Chorus Waves in a Dipole Magnetic Field 

Lu, Quanming; Ke, Yangguang; Wang, Xueyi; Liu, Kaijun; Gao, Xinliang; Chens, Lunjin; Wang, Shui (2020-05-26)
Rising-tone chorus waves have already been successfully produced in a mirror magnetic field with the use of one- and two-dimensional particle-in-cell (PIC) simulations. However, in reality, the background magnetic field ...

Two-dimensional global hybrid simulation of pressure evolution and waves in the magnetosheath 

Lin, Y; Denton, RE; Lee, LC; Chao, JK; 0000-0001-8003-9252 (2020-06-30)
A two-dimensional hybrid simulation is carried out for the global structure of the magnetosheath. Quasi-perpendicular magnetosonic/fast mode waves with large-amplitude in-phase oscillations of the magnetic field and the ...

Two-dimensional global hybrid simulation of pressure evolution and waves in the magnetosheath 

Lin, Y; Denton, R; Lee, L; Chao, J; 0000-0003-4012-991X (2022-11-01)
A two-dimensional hybrid simulation is carried out for the global structure of the magnetosheath. Quasi-perpendicular magnetosonic/fast mode waves with large-amplitude in-phase oscillations of the magnetic field and the ...

Two-dimensional hybrid simulation of the dayside reconnection layer and associated ion transport 

Xie, H; Lin, Y (2022-09-20)
The structure of the reconnection layer at the dayside magnetopause is studied by using a two-dimensional (2-D) hybrid code. The simulation domain is a rectangle in the at plane around an X line at the magnetopause. In our ...

Two-dimensional hybrid simulation of the dayside reconnection layer and associated ion transport 

Xie, H.; Lin, Y.; 0000-0001-8003-9252 (2020-06-30)
The structure of the reconnection layer at the dayside magnetopause is studied by using a two-dimensional (2-D) hybrid code. The simulation domain is a rectangle in the at plane around an X line at the magnetopause. In our ...

A two-dimensional hybrid simulation of the magnetotail reconnection layer 

Lin, Y; Swift, D (2022-09-29)
Two-dimensional (2-D) hybrid simulations are carried out to study the structure of the reconnection layer in the distant magnetotail. In the simulation an initial current sheet separates the two lobes with antiparallel ...

Two-Dimensional Particle-in-Cell Simulation of Magnetosonic Wave Excitation in a Dipole Magnetic Field 

Chen, Lunjin; Sun, Jicheng; Lu, Quanming; Wang, Xueyi; Gao, Xinliang; Wang, Dedong; Wang, Shui (2020-05-27)
The excitation of magnetosonic waves in the meridian plane of a rescaled dipole magnetic field is investigated, for the first time, using a general curvilinear particle-in-cell simulation. Our simulation demonstrates that ...

Understanding the growth rate patterns of ion Bernstein instabilities driven by ring-like proton velocity distributions 

Min, Kyungguk; Liu, Kaijun; 0000-0001-5882-1328; 0000-0001-5882-1328 (2022-09-20)
Fast magnetosonic waves in Earth's inner magnetosphere, which have as their source ion Bernstein instabilities, are driven by hot proton velocity distributions (f(p)) with partial derivative f(p)(v(perpendicular to))/partial ...