Selected Publications

"Observations of fast anisotropic ion heating, ion cooling, and ion recycyling in large-amplitude drift waves", S.J. Sanders, P.M. Bellan, R.A. Stern, Physics of Plasmas, 5 (3): 716-728, (1998)

"Laser-Induce Flouresence Observation of the Ion Velcosity Distribution Function Modifications Induced by Electrostatic Ion Shock Waves", G. Bachet, L. Cherigier, C. Arnas-Capeau, F. Doveil and R.A. Stern, Journal de Physique III, 1157 (1996)

"Poincare maps define topography of Vlasov distribution functions consistent with stochastic dynamics", A.D. Bailey, III, P.M. Bellan and R.A. Stern, Phys. Plasmas 2, 2963 (1995)

Beam Intensity and Brightness in H- and D- Hybrid Sources: Measurement of Basic Parameters", M. Bacal, C. Courteille, R. Leroy and R.A. Stern, Proc.6th Int'l. Symp. on Production and Neutralization of Negative Ions & Beams, AIP Conf. Proc. No 287, Particles and Field Series 53, 558 (1994)

"Measurement of Coherent Drift-Wave Ion-Fluid Velocity Field When Ion Dynamics are Stochastic", A.D. Bailey, III, R.A. Stern and P.M. Bellan, Physical Review Letters 71, 3123 (1993)

"Diagnostics and Representation" (invited paper), R.A. Stern, IEEE Trans. Plasma & Space Sci. 20, 636-643 (1992)

"Laser Photodetachment Diagnostics of Negative Ions in Plasmas", M. Bacal, P. Berlemont, J. Bruneteau, R. Leroy and R.A. Stern, Proc. 5nd International Symposium on Laser-Aided Plasma Diagnostics, Conferenzcentrum Julich 9, 19 (1992)

"H- and D- Temperature in Volume Sources", R. Leroy, M. Bacal, P. Berlemont, C. Courteille and R.A. Stern, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 63, 2686 (1992)

"Observation of Fast Stochastic Ion Heating by Drift Waves", J.M. McChesney, P.M. Bellan and R.A. Stern, Physics of Fluids B 3, 3363 (1991)

"Negative Deuterium ion thermal energy measurements in a volume ion source", M. Bacal, C. Courteille, P. Devynck, Y.D. Jones, R. Leroy and R.A. Stern, Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instr. Eng. 1407, 605 (1991)

"Non-Resonant Optical tagging and 'Monopolar' Transport in Negative Ion Plasmas," R.A Stern, P. Devynck, M. Bacal, P. Berlemont and F. Hillion, Physical Review A, 41 (6): 3307-3320, (1990)

"Measurement of the H- Thermal Energy by Two Laser Pulse Photo-detachment," M. Bacal, P. Berlemont, J. Bruneteau, P. Devynck, C. Konieczny, R. Leroy and R.A. Stern, ibid 489 (1990)

"Dynamics of Negative Hydrogen Ions in a Volume Source," R.A Stern and M. Bacal, American Institute of Physics Conf. Proc. No. 210, 5th Int'l. Symposium on Production and Neutralization of Negative Ions and Beams, Particle and Fields Series 40, 474 (1990)

"Photodetachment Technique for Measuring H- Velocities in a Hydrogen Plasma," P. Devynck, J. Auvray, M. Bacal, P. Berlemont, J. Bruneteau, R. Leroy and R.A. Stern, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 60, 287 (1989)

"A Fundamental Limit to the Polarized Current Density produced by the Lamb-shift Polarized Ion Source," J.F. Benage, Jr., R.R. Stevens, Jr. and R.A. Stern, Nuclear Instr. and Methods 274, 13 (1989)

"Optical Diagnosis of Plasma Waves via the Ion Dielectric response", T.N. Good, F. Skiff, F. Anderegg, P.J. Paris, M.Q. Tran, N. Rynn and R.A. Stern, ibid 255 (1988)

"Strong Field-Particle Interactions: Experimental Aspects," (invited paper), R.A. Stern, Trans. Int'l. Worshop on Nonlinear Phenomena in Vlasov Plasmas, Cargese (France), 221 (1988)

"Observations of Fast Stochastic Ion Heating by Drift Waves", J.M. McChesney, R.A. Stern, P.M. Bellan, Physical Review Letters, 59 (13): 1436-1439, (1987)

"Ion Heating Due to Rotation and Collision in Magnetized Plasma", F. Anderegg, R.A. Stern, F. Skiff, B.A. Hammel, M.Q. Tran, P.J. Paris, P. Kohler, Physical Review Letters, 57 (3): 329-332, (1986)

"Direct Ion-Transport Measurement by Optical Tagging", R.A. Stern, D.N. Hill, N. Rynn, Physics Letters A, 93 (3): 127-130, (1983)

"Azimuthal Coherent Ion-Ring-Beam Generation in Unstable Magnetized Plasmas", R.A. Stern, D.N. Hill, N. Rynn, Physical Review Letters, 47 (11): 792-795, (1981)

"Nonlocal Effects in Electrostatic Ion-Cyclotron Instability", R.A. Stern, D.L. Correll, H. Bohmer, N. Rynn, Physical Review Letters, 37 (13): 833-836, (1976)

"Plasma Ion Diagnostics Using Resonant Fluorescence", R.A. Stern, J.A. Johnson, Physical Review Letters, 34 (25): 1548-1551, (1975) [PDF]

"Nonlocal Instability of Finite-Amplitude Ion Waves", R.A. Stern, J.f. Decker, Physical Review Letters, 27 (19): 1266, (1971)