Selected Publications

2006

Main, D.S., D. L. Newman, and R. E. Ergun, “Double Layers and Ion Phase-Space Holes in the Auroral Upward Current Region,” Phys. Rev. Lett., 97, 185001:1-4 (2006).

Su, Y., S. Jones, R. Ergun, F. Bagenal, S. Parker, P. Delamere, R. Lysak, “Io-Jupiter interaction: Alfven wave propagation and ionospheric Alfven resonator,”

2005

Main, D.S., D. L. Newman, and R. E. Ergun, “Double Layers and Ion Phase-Space Holes in the Auroral Upward Current Region,” Phys. Rev. Lett., 97, 185001:1-4 (2006).

2004

D.A. Dimitrov, R. Busby, J. Exby, D.L. Bruhwiler, J.R. Cary, "Secure Web-based invocation of Large- Scale Plasma Simulation Codes," Comp. Phys. Comm. 164 (1-3), 464-467 (2004).

I. Dosaz, W. Horon, W.T. Lin, S. Seibert, M.J. Mithaiwala, "A Dynamical Model for the Coupled Inner Magnetosphere and Tail," IEEE Trans. Plasma Science 32(4), 1443-1448 (2004).

R.E. Ergun, L. Andersson, D. Main, Y.J. Su, D.L. Newman, M.V. Goldman, C.W. Carlson, A.J. Hull, J.P. McFadden, F.S. Mozer, "Auroral particle acceleration by strong double layers: The upward current region," Journal of Geophysical Research 109, A12220, doi:10.1029/2004JA010545 (2004).

M.V. Goldman, D.L. Newman, A. Mangeney, F. Califano, "2-D Vlasov simulations and theory of sheared 2-stream electron instabilities in strongly magnetized plasmas," Abstract P1-072, 31st European Plasma Physics Conference on Plasma Physics, Imperial College, London, England, June 28-July 2, 2004.

M.V. Goldman, D.L. Newman, A. Mangeney, F. Califano, "Theory and Simulation of Sheared Buneman Instabilities," Abstract BO3.7, Bulletin of the American Physical Society 49, 46th Annual Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, Savannah, GA, November 15-19, 2004.

M.V. Goldman, D.L. Newman, A. Mangeney, F. Califano, "Theory and Simulation of Sheared Electron Beam Instabilities in strongly magnetized plasmas," Abstract COSPAR04-A-02395; D3.5-0015-04, 35th COSPAR Scientific Assembly, Paris, France, 18 - 25 July 2004.

D.L. Newman, L. Andersson, M.V. Goldman, R.E. Ergun, "Vlasov Simulations of Transition Layers in the Auroral Region: Influence of Background Electron Populations," Contributed Paper H4-10, URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Boulder, CO, January 2004.

D.L. Newman, L. Andersson, M.V. Goldman, R.E. Ergun, N. Sen, "Simulation of Current-Driven Double Layers in the Auroral Downward Current Region," Abstract SM42A-01, 2004 American Geophysical-Canadian Geophysical Union Joint Assembly, Montreal, Canada, May 20, 2004.

D.L. Newman, M.V. Goldman, R.E. Ergun, L. Andersson, N. Sen, "Reduced Vlasov Simulations in Higher Dimensions," Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on the Numerical Simulation of Plasmas, Computer Physics Communications, 164, 122 (2004).

D.L. Newman, N. Sen, M.V. Goldman, "Exact Dissipative Moment Closures for Simulation of Magnetospheric Plasmas," Abstract BP1.25, Bulletin of the American Physical Society 49, 46th Annual Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics Savannah, GA, November 15-19, 2004.

N. Sen, D.L. Newman, M.V. Goldman, R.E. Ergun, L. Andersson, "Reduced Vlasov Simulations of Auroral Transition Layers," Abstract BP1.26, Bulletin of the American Physical Society 49, 46th Annual Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics, Savannah, GA, November 15-19, 2004.

I. Szczesniak J.R. Cary, "dxhdf5: A Software Package for Importing HDF5 Physics Data into OpenDX," Comp. Phys. Comm. 164 (1-3), 365-369 (2004).

S. Shasharina, R. Eger, J. Cary, "FarSight: Application for Remote Visualization," Comp. Phys. Comm. 164 (1-3), 402-407 (2004).

2003

M. V. Goldman, D. L. Newman and R. E. Ergun, "Phase-space holes due to electron and ion beams accelerated by a current-driven potential ramp." Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics, 10, 37-44, (2003).

R. E. Ergun, L. Andersson, C. W. Carlson, D. L. Newman, M. V. Goldman. "Double layers in the downward current region of the aurora," Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics, 10, 45-56, (2003).

R. E. Ergun, C. W. Carlson, J. P. McFadden, R. J. Strangeway, M. V. Goldman, D. L. Newman, "Fast auroral snapshot satellite observations of very low frequency saucers." Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics, 10, 454-462, (2003).

Weigel, R. S., W. Horton, and I. Doxas, "Substorm classification with the WINDMI model," Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics, 10, 363 (2003).

2002

L. Andersson, R. Ergun, D.L. Newman, J. McFadden, C. Carlson, and Y. Su, "Characteristics of parallel electric fields in the downward current region of the aurora," Physics of Plasmas 9, pp. 3600-3609 (2002).

I. Doxas, W. Horton, and R. Weigel, "Using particle simulations for parameter tuning of dynamical models of the magnetotail," Journal of Astrophysics and Solar-Terrestrial Physics 64, p. 633 (2002).

R. Ergun, L. Andersson, D. Main, Y. Su, D.L. Newman, M. Goldman, C. Carlson, J. McFadden, and F. Mozer, "Parallel electric fields in the upward current region of the aurora: numerical solutions," Physics of Plasmas 9, pp. 3695-3704 (2002).

W. Horton, C. Crabtree, I. Doxas, and R. S. Weigel, "Geomagnetic transport in the solar wind driven nightside magnetosphere-ionosphere system," Physics of Plasmas 9, p. 3712 (2002).

D.L. Newman, M. Goldman, and R. Ergun, "Evidence for correlated double layers, bipolar structures and very-low-frequency saucer generation in the auroral ionosphere," Physics of Plasmas 9, pp. 2337-2343 (2002).