Institute of Space and Plasma Sciences

Research Output

2007

Planet-C: Venus Climate Orbiter mission of Japan

Nakamura, M., Imamura, T., Ueno, M., Iwagami, N., Satoh, T., Watanabe, S., Taguchi, M., Takahashi, Y., Suzuki, M., Abe, T., Hashimoto, G. L., Sakanoi, T., Okano, S., Kasaba, Y., Yoshida, J., Yamada, M., Ishii, N., Yamada, T., Uemizu, K., Fukuhara, T. & 1 others, Oyama, K. I., 2007 Oct, In : Planetary and Space Science. 55, 12, p. 1831-1842 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

70 Citations (Scopus)

Sounding rocket experiments to study the thermal electron heating in the Sq current focus

Abe, T., Shimoyama, M., Ishisaka, K., Okada, T., Tohyama, F., Takahashi, T., Yumoto, K. & Koichiro, O., 2007 Jun 1, In : European Space Agency, (Special Publication) ESA SP. 647 SP, p. 413-416 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Sustainment of FRC-equilibrium by use of a centre solenoid in TS-4

Kawamori, E., Sumikawa, T., Imanaka, H., Imazawa, R., Yamashita, K., Hayamizu, T. & Ono, Y., 2007 Dec 1, In : Nuclear Fusion. 47, 9, p. 1232-1237 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Variations in the equatorial ionization anomaly peaks in the Western Pacific region during the geomagnetic storms of April 6 and July 15, 2000

Lin, C. H., Liu, J. Y., Tsai, H. F. & Cheng, C. Z., 2007 Jan 1, In : Earth, Planets and Space. 59, 5, p. 401-405 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)
2008

An empirical model of electron density in low latitude at 600 km obtained by Hinotori satellite

Kakinami, Y., Watanabe, S. & Koichiro, O., 2008 Jan 1, In : Advances in Space Research. 41, 9, p. 1495-1499 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Collisional boundary layer analysis for neoclassical toroidal plasma viscosity in tokamaks

Shaing, K. C., Cahyna, P., Becoulet, M., Park, J. K., Sabbagh, S. A. & Chu, M. S., 2008 Sep 8, In : Physics of Plasmas. 15, 8, 082506.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

55 Citations (Scopus)

Development of multipoint thomson scattering measurement system using multiple reflections and the time-of-flight of laser light

Ito, S., Sumikawa, T., Kawamori, E. & Ono, Y., 2008 Dec 1, In : IEEJ Transactions on Fundamentals and Materials. 128, 7, p. 499-500 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Effects of orbit squeezing on neoclassical toroidal plasma viscosity in tokamaks

Shaing, K. C., Sabbagh, S. A., Chu, M. S., Becoulet, M. & Cahyna, P., 2008 Sep 8, In : Physics of Plasmas. 15, 8, 082505.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Electric fields and electron energies in sprites and temporal evolutions of lightning charge moment

Adachi, T., Hiraki, Y., Yamamoto, K., Takahashi, Y., Fukunishi, H., Hsu, R. R., Su, H. T., Chen, A. B., Mende.S.B., Frey, H. U. & Lee, L. C., 2008, In : Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics. 41, 23, 234010.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Citations (Scopus)

Electron temperature in nighttime sporadic e layer at mid-latitude

Oyama, K. I., Abe, T., Mori, H. & Liu, J. Y., 2008 Mar 26, In : Annales Geophysicae. 26, 3, p. 533-541 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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9 Citations (Scopus)

Energetics and structure of the lower e region associated with sporadic e layer

Oyama, K. I., Hibino, K., Abe, T., Pfaff, R., Yokoyama, T. & Liu, J. Y., 2008 Sep 1, In : Annales Geophysicae. 26, 9, p. 2929-2936 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)

Global distributions and occurrence rates of transient luminous events

Chen, A. B., Kuo, C. L., Lee, Y. J., Su, H. T., Hsu, R. R., Chern, J. L., Frey, H. U., Mende, S. B., Takahashi, Y., Fukunishi, H., Chang, Y. S., Liu, T. Y. & Lee, L. C., 2008 Aug 1, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics. 113, 8, A08306.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

180 Citations (Scopus)

Guiding center orbit studies in a tokamak edge geometry employing boozer and cartesian coordinates

Nishimura, Y., Xiao, Y. & Lin, Z., 2008 Mar 1, In : Contributions to Plasma Physics. 48, 1-3, p. 224-228 5 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Low-energy charged particle measurement by MAP-PACE onboard SELENE

Saito, Y., Yokota, S., Asamura, K., Tanaka, T., Akiba, R., Fujimoto, M., Hasegawa, H., Hayakawa, H., Hirahara, M., Hoshino, M., Machida, S., Mukai, T., Nagai, T., Nagatsuma, T., Nakamura, M., Oyama, K. I., Sagawa, E., Sasaki, S., Seki, K. & Terasawa, T., 2008 Jan 1, In : Earth, Planets and Space. 60, 4, p. 375-385 11 p.

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39 Citations (Scopus)

Radiative emission and energy deposition in transient luminous events

Kuo, C. L., Chen, A. B., Chou, J. K., Tsai, L. Y., Hsu, R. R., Su, H. T., Frey, H. U., Mende, S. B., Takahashi, Y. & Lee, L. C., 2008 Dec 1, In : Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics. 41, 23, 234014.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

50 Citations (Scopus)

Reduction of electron temperature in low-latitude ionosphere at 600 km before and after large earthquakes

Koichiro, O., Kakinami, Y., Liu, J. Y., Kamogawa, M. & Kodama, T., 2008 Nov 1, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics. 113, 11, A11317.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

53 Citations (Scopus)

Reversed shear Alfvén eigenmodes in the frequency range of the triangularity induced gap on JET

Kramer, G. J., Fu, G. Y., Nazikian, R., Budny, R. V., Cheng, C. Z., Gorelenkov, N. N., Pinches, S. D., Sharapov, S. E. & Zastrow, K. D., 2008 Aug 1, In : Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 50, 8, 082001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

The possibility of studying the lunar ionosphere with the SELENE radio science experiment

Imamura, T., Oyama, K. I., Iwata, T., Kono, Y., Matsumoto, K., Liu, Q., Noda, H., Futaana, Y. & Nabatov, A., 2008 Jan 1, In : Earth, Planets and Space. 60, 4, p. 387-390 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
11 Citations (Scopus)
2009

ARGO science mission

Cheng, C. Z., Chen, B-C., Hau, L. N., Hirahara, M., Lin, C-H. & Yau, A. W., 2009 Nov 30, Future Perspectives of Space Plasma and Particle Instrumentation and International Collaborations - Proceedings of the International Conference. p. 196-200 5 p. (AIP Conference Proceedings; vol. 1144).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

29 Citations (Scopus)

A statistical study of hard X-ray footpoint motions in large solar flares

Yang, Y. H., Cheng, C. Z., Krucker, S., Lin, R. P. & Ip, W. H., 2009 Mar 1, In : Astrophysical Journal. 693, 1, p. 132-139 8 p.

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32 Citations (Scopus)

Development of an analysis method on the mode conversion process between electromagnetic and electron Bernstein waves in real experimental configurations

Igami, H., Idei, H., Ikeda, R., Kawamori, E., Ito, S., Ono, Y., Toi, K., Kubo, S., Yoshimura, Y., Shimozuma, T., Takahashi, H., Maekawa, T., Tanaka, H. & Mutoh, T., 2009, 34th International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves, IRMMW-THz 2009. 5325602. (34th International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves, IRMMW-THz 2009).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Development of magnetized plasma device using thermionic-thermoelectronic plasma emitter

Kawamori, E., Cheng, C. Z., Lee, J. Y., Liao, Y. Y., Chuang, S. T. & Syugu, W. J., 2009 Dec 1, 36th EPS Conference on Plasma Physics 2009, EPS 2009 - Europhysics Conference Abstracts. p. 957-960 4 p. (36th EPS Conference on Plasma Physics 2009, EPS 2009 - Europhysics Conference Abstracts; vol. 33 E2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Discharge processes, electric field, and electron energy in ISUAL recorded gigantic jets

Kuo, C. L., Chou, J. K., Tsai, L. Y., Chen, A. B., Su, H. T., Hsu, R. R., Cummer, S. A., Frey, H. U., Mende, S. B., Takahashi, Y. & Lee, L. C., 2009 Apr, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics. 114, 4, A04314.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

66 Citations (Scopus)

Empirical models of Total Electron Content based on functional fitting over Taiwan during geomagnetic quiet condition

Kakinami, Y., Chen, C. H., Liu, J. Y., Oyama, K. I., Yang, W. H. & Abe, S., 2009, In : Annales Geophysicae. 27, 8, p. 3321-3333 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Citations (Scopus)

Estimating lightning current moment waveforms from satellite optical measurements

Adachi, T., Cummer, S. A., Li, J., Takahashi, Y., Hsu, R. R., Su, H. T., Chen, A. B., Mende, S. B. & Frey, H. U., 2009 Sep 1, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 36, 18, L18808.

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8 Citations (Scopus)
31 Citations (Scopus)
28 Citations (Scopus)

First results of the limb imaging of 630.0 nm airglow using FORMOSAT-2/Imager of Sprites and Upper Atmospheric Lightnings

Rajesh, P. K., Liu, J. Y., Chiang, C. Y., Chen, A. B., Chen, W. S., Su, H. T., Hsu, R. R., Lin, C. H., Hsu, M. L., Yee, J. H. & Nee, J. B., 2009, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics. 114, 10, A10302.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

Full torus electromagnetic gyrokinetic particle simulations with kinetic electrons

Nishimura, Y., Lin, Z. & Chen, L., 2009 Jan, In : Communications in Computational Physics. 5, 1, p. 183-194 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Global ionospheric structure imaged by FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC: Early results

Lin, C. H., Liu, J. Y., Hsiao, C. C., Liu, C. H., Cheng, C. Z., Chang, P. Y., Tsai, H. F., Fang, T. W., Chen, C. H. & Hsu, M. L., 2009 Feb 1, In : Terrestrial, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences. 20, 1, p. 171-179 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

GPS Radio Occultation: Results from CHAMP. GRACE and FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC

Wickert, J., Michalak, G., Schmidt, T., Beyerle, G., Cheng, C. Z., Healy, S. B., Heise, S., Huang, C. Y., Jakowski, N., Kohler, W., Mayer, C., Offiler, D., Ozawa, E., Pavelyev, A. G., Rothacher, M., Tapley, B. & Arras, C., 2009 Feb 1, In : Terrestrial, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences. 20, 1, p. 35-50 16 p.

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78 Citations (Scopus)

In situ observations of instabilities in the mesopause region using foil chaff technique during the Waves in Airglow Structures Experiment (WAVE) campaigns

Koizumi, Y., Kubota, M., Murayama, Y., Abo, M., Uchiumi, M., Igarashi, K., Iwagami, N., Abe, T. & Koichiro, O., 2009 Jan 1, In : Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres. 114, 20, D20114.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Investigations of lightning-induced sudden brightening in the OH airglow layer observed by ISUAL onboard FORMOSAT-II satellite

Huang, T. Y., Chlang, C. Y., Kuo, C. L., Chen, A. B., Su, H. T. & Hsu, R. R., 2009 Jul 20, Coupling of Thunderstorms and Lightning Discharges to Near-Earth Space - Proceedings of the Workshop. p. 21-27 7 p. (AIP Conference Proceedings; vol. 1118).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Citations (Scopus)

Ionospheric electron density anomaly prior to the December 26, 2006 M7.0 Pingtung earthquake doublet observed by FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC

Hsiao, C. C., Liu, J. Y., Oyama, K. I., Yen, N. L., Wang, Y. H. & Miau, J. J., 2009 Jan 1, In : Physics and Chemistry of the Earth. 34, 6-7, p. 474-478 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Citations (Scopus)

Ionospheric electron density concurrently derived by TIP and GOX of FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC

Hsu, M. L., Rajesh, P. K., Liu, J. Y., Tsai, L. C., Tsai, H. F., Lin, C. H., Dymond, K. F., Coker, C., Chua, D. H., Budzien, S. A. & Cheng, C. Z., 2009 Feb 1, In : Terrestrial, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences. 20, 1, p. 204-214 11 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Laser-Driven magnetic-flux compression in high-energy-density plasmas

Gotchev, O. V., Chang, P. Y., Knauer, J. P., Meyerhofer, D. D., Polomarov, O., Frenje, J., Li, C. K., Manuel, M. J. E., Petrasso, R. D., Rygg, J. R., Séguin, F. H. & Betti, R., 2009 Nov 18, In : Physical review letters. 103, 21, 215004.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

63 Citations (Scopus)

Measurements, modelling and electron cyclotron heating modification of Alfvén eigenmode activity in DIII-D

Van Zeeland, M. A., Heidbrink, W. W., Nazikian, R., Austin, M. E., Cheng, C. Z., Chu, M. S., Gorelenkov, N. N., Holcomb, C. T., Hyatt, A. W., Kramer, G. J., Lohr, J., McKee, G. R., Petty, C. C., Prater, R., Solomon, W. M. & Spong, D. A., 2009, In : Nuclear Fusion. 49, 6, 065003.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Citations (Scopus)

Modelling of mirror mode structures as propagating slow magnetosonic solitons

Stasiewicz, K. & Cheng, C. Z., 2009, In : Annales Geophysicae. 27, 12, p. 4379-4389 11 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Neoclassical toroidal plasma viscosity in the superbanana plateau regime for tokamaks

Shaing, K. C., Sabbagh, S. A. & Chu, M. S., 2009 Jun 29, In : Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 51, 3, 035009.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Citations (Scopus)

On the global occurrence and impacts of transient luminous events (TLEs)

Hsu, R. R., Chen, A. B., Kuo, C. L., Su, H. T., Frey, H., Mende, S., Takahashi, Y. & Lee, L. C., 2009 Jul 20, Coupling of Thunderstorms and Lightning Discharges to Near-Earth Space - Proceedings of the Workshop. p. 99-107 9 p. (AIP Conference Proceedings; vol. 1118).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

14 Citations (Scopus)

Overview of results from the national spherical torus experiment (NSTX)

Gates, D. A., Ahn, J., Allain, J., Andre, R., Bastasz, R., Bell, M., Bell, R., Belova, E., Berkery, J., Betti, R., Bialek, J., Biewer, T., Bigelow, T., Bitter, M., Boedo, J., Bonoli, P., Boozer, A., Brennan, D., Breslau, J., Brower, D. & 183 others, Bush, C., Canik, J., Caravelli, G., Carter, M., Caughman, J., Chang, C., Choe, W., Crocker, N., Darrow, D., Delgado-Aparicio, L., Diem, S., D'Ippolito, D., Domier, C., Dorland, W., Efthimion, P., Ejiri, A., Ershov, N., Evans, T., Feibush, E., Fenstermacher, M., Ferron, J., Finkenthal, M., Foley, J., Frazin, R., Fredrickson, E., Fu, G., Funaba, H., Gerhardt, S., Glasser, A., Gorelenkov, N., Grisham, L., Hahm, T., Harvey, R., Hassanein, A., Heidbrink, W., Hill, K., Hillesheim, J., Hillis, D., Hirooka, Y., Hosea, J., Hu, B., Humphreys, D., Idehara, T., Indireshkumar, K., Ishida, A., Jaeger, F., Jarboe, T., Jardin, S., Jaworski, M., Ji, H., Jung, H., Kaita, R., Kallman, J., Katsuro-Hopkins, O., Kawahata, K., Kawamori, E., Kaye, S., Kessel, C., Kim, J., Kimura, H., Kolemen, E., Krasheninnikov, S., Krstic, P., Ku, S., Kubota, S., Kugel, H., La Haye, R., Lao, L., Leblanc, B., Lee, W., Lee, K., Leuer, J., Levinton, F., Liang, Y., Liu, D., Luhmann, N., Maingi, R., Majeski, R., Manickam, J., Mansfield, D., Maqueda, R., Mazzucato, E., McCune, D., McGeehan, B., McKee, G., Medley, S., Menard, J., Menon, M., Meyer, H., Mikkelsen, D., Miloshevsky, G., Mitarai, O., Mueller, D., Mueller, S., Munsat, T., Myra, J., Nagayama, Y., Nelson, B., Nguyen, X., Nishino, N., Nishiura, M., Nygren, R., Ono, M., Osborne, T., Pacella, D., Park, H., Park, J., Paul, S., Peebles, W., Penaflor, B., Peng, M., Phillips, C., Pigarov, A., Podesta, M., Preinhaelter, J., Ram, A., Raman, R., Rasmussen, D., Redd, A., Reimerdes, H., Rewoldt, G., Ross, P., Rowley, C., Ruskov, E., Russell, D., Ruzic, D., Ryan, P., Sabbagh, S., Schaffer, M., Schuster, E., Scott, S., Shaing, K., Sharpe, P., Shevchenko, V., Shinohara, K., Sizyuk, V., Skinner, C., Smirnov, A., Smith, D., Smith, S., Snyder, P., Solomon, W., Sontag, A., Soukhanovskii, V., Stoltzfus-Dueck, T., Stotler, D., Strait, T., Stratton, B., Stutman, D., Takahashi, R., Takase, Y., Tamura, N., Tang, X., Taylor, G., Taylor, C., Ticos, C., Tritz, K., Tsarouhas, D., Turrnbull, A., Tynan, G., Ulrickson, M., Umansky, M., Urban, J., Utergberg, E., Walker, M., Wampler, W., Wang, J., Wang, W., Welander, A., Whaley, J., White, R., Wilgen, J., Wilson, R., Wong, K., Wright, J., Xia, Z., Xu, X., Youchison, D., Yu, G., Yuh, H., Zakharov, L., Zemlyanov, D. & Zweben, S., 2009, In : Nuclear Fusion. 49, 10, 104016.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Citations (Scopus)

Physics of penetration of resonant magnetic perturbations used for Type i edge localized modes suppression in tokamaks

Bécoulet, M., Huysmans, G., Garbet, X., Nardon, E., Howell, D., Garofalo, A., Schaffer, M., Evans, T., Shaing, K., Cole, A., Park, J. K. & Cahyna, P., 2009, In : Nuclear Fusion. 49, 8, 085011.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 Citations (Scopus)

Preface to the special issue on FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC mission early results

Cheng, C. Z., Kuo, Y. H., Liu, J. Y. & Hau, L. N., 2009 Feb 1, In : Terrestrial, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences. 20, 1, p. I-II

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Radio occultation observation of the lunar ionosphere

Imamura, T., Iwata, T., Yamamoto, Z. I., Mochizuki, N., Kono, Y., Matsumoto, K., Liu, Q., Noda, H., Hanada, H., Koichiro, O., Nabatov, A., Futaana, Y., Saito, A. & Ando, H., 2009 Oct 26, In : Journal of the Geodetic Society of Japan. 55, 2, p. 307-314 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Radio occultation retrieval of atmospheric profiles from the FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC mission: Early results

Huang, C. Y., Cheng, C-Z., Lin, P. H., Fong, C. J., Wickert, J. & Hsiao, C. C., 2009 Feb 1, In : Terrestrial, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences. 20, 1, p. 21-34 14 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Seeding magnetic fields for laser-driven flux compression in high-energy-density plasmas

Gotchev, O. V., Knauer, J. P., Chang, P. Y., Jang, N. W., Shoup, M. J., Meyerhofer, D. D. & Betti, R., 2009 May 11, In : Review of Scientific Instruments. 80, 4, 043504.

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45 Citations (Scopus)

Seismoionospheric GPS total electron content anomalies observed. before the 12 May 2008 Mw7.9 Wenchuan earthquake

Liu, J. Y., Chen, Y. I., Chen, C. H., Liu, C. Y., Chen, C. Y., Nishihashi, M., Li, J. Z., Xia, Y. Q., Oyama, K. I., Hattori, K. & Lin, C. H., 2009 Apr, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics. 114, 4, A04320.

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201 Citations (Scopus)

Sounding rocket experiment of bare electrodynamic tether system

Fujii, H. A., Watanabe, T., Kojima, H., Oyama, K. I., Kusagaya, T., Yamagiwa, Y., Ohtsu, H., Cho, M., Sasaki, S., Tanaka, K., Williams, J., Rubin, B., Johnson, C. L., Khazanov, G., Sanmartin, J. R., Lebreton, J. P., van der Heide, E. J., Kruijff, M., De Pascal, F. & Trivailo, P. M., 2009 Jan 1, In : Acta Astronautica. 64, 2-3, p. 313-324 12 p.

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25 Citations (Scopus)

Temperature enhancements and vertical winds in the lower thermosphere associated with auroral heating during the DELTA campaign

Kurihara, J., Oyama, S., Nozawa, S., Tsuda, T. T., Fujii, R., Ogawa, Y., Miyaoka, H., Iwagami, N., Abe, T., Oyama, K. I., Kosch, M. J., Aruliah, A., Griffin, E. & Kauristie, K., 2009 Dec, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics. 114, 12, A12306.

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14 Citations (Scopus)