Institute of Space and Plasma Sciences

Research Output

2009

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
77 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

62 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 Jul 2, In : Nuclear Fusion. 49, 6, 065003.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Citations (Scopus)

Modelling of mirror mode structures as propagating slow magnetosonic solitons

Stasiewicz, K. & Cheng, C. Z., 2009 Dec 28, In : Annales Geophysicae. 27, 12, p. 4379-4389 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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5 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 Sep 21, 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 Sep 21, 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

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

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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.

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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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

200 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)

Three-dimensional ionospheric electron density structure of the Weddell Sea Anomaly

Lin, C. H., Liu, J. Y., Cheng, C. Z., Chen, C. H., Liu, C. H., Wang, W., Bums, A. G. & Lei, J., 2009 Feb 1, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics. 114, 2, A02312.

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68 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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, B-C., Mende.S.B., Frey, H. U. & Lee, L. C., 2008 Dec 1, In : Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics. 41, 23, 234010.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 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.

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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.

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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.

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176 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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Open Access
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.

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49 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.

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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.

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7 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.

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11 Citations (Scopus)
2007

Confinement degradation and transport of energetic ions due to Alfvén eigenmodes in JT-60U weak shear plasmas

Ishikawa, M., Takechi, M., Shinohara, K., Cheng, C-Z., Matsunaga, G., Kusama, Y., Fukuyama, A., Nishitani, T., Morioka, A., Sasao, M. & Baba, M., 2007 Aug 1, In : Nuclear Fusion. 47, 8, p. 849-855 7 p., 016.

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19 Citations (Scopus)

Control of magnetic islands by pellet injection in tokamaks

Shaing, K. C., Houlberg, W. A. & Peng, M., 2007 Aug 7, In : Physics of Plasmas. 14, 7, 072501.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Editorial

Tam, S. W-Y., Pierrard, V. & Schunk, R. W., 2007 Nov 1, In : Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics. 69, 16, p. 1899-1900 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Electromagnetic global gyrokinetic simulation of shear Alfven wave dynamics in tokamak plasmas

Nishimura, Y., Lin, Z. & Wang, W. X., 2007 May 8, In : Physics of Plasmas. 14, 4, 042503.

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27 Citations (Scopus)
1 Citation (Scopus)

Global gyrokinetic particle simulations with kinetic electrons

Lin, Z., Nishimura, Y., Xiao, Y., Holod, I., Zhang, W. L. & Chen, L., 2007 Dec 1, In : Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 49, 12 B, p. B163-B172

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33 Citations (Scopus)

Halos generated by negative cloud-to-ground lightning

Frey, H. U., Mende, S. B., Cummer, S. A., Li, J., Adachi, T., Fukunishi, H., Takahashi, Y., Chen, A. B., Hsu, R. R., Su, H. T. & Chang, Y. S., 2007 Sep 28, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 34, 18, L18801.

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44 Citations (Scopus)

Imaging measurement for pressure-driven instability in spherical tokamak

Imanaka, H., Hayashi, Y., Kawamori, E. & Ono, Y., 2007 Dec 1, In : IEEJ Transactions on Fundamentals and Materials. 127, 10, p. 658-659 2 p.

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Investigation of resistive wall mode stabilization physics in high-beta plasmas using applied non-axisymmetric fields in NSTX

Sontag, A. C., Sabbagh, S. A., Zhu, W., Menard, J. E., Bell, R. E., Bialek, J. M., Bell, M. G., Gates, D. A., Glasser, A. H., Leblanc, B. P., Shaing, K. C., Stutman, D. & Tritz, K. L., 2007 Aug 1, In : Nuclear Fusion. 47, 8, p. 1005-1011 7 p., 035.

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49 Citations (Scopus)

Island-induced bootstrap current on the saturation of a thin magnetic island in tokamaks

Shaing, K. C., 2007 May 8, In : Physics of Plasmas. 14, 4, 042507.

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Kinetic modeling of the polar wind

Tam, S. W. Y., Chang, T. & Pierrard, V., 2007 Nov 1, In : Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics. 69, 16, p. 1984-2027 44 p.

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25 Citations (Scopus)

Linear neoclassical tearing mode in tokamaks

Shaing, K. C., 2007 Jun 11, In : Physics of Plasmas. 14, 5, 052511.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Measurement of thermal and suprathermal electron energy distribution in the lower ionosphere by the sounding rocket "S-310-37"

Shimoyama, M., Abe, T. & Oyama, K. I., 2007 Jun 1, In : European Space Agency, (Special Publication) ESA SP. 647 SP, p. 421-424 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Modeling elves observed by FORMOSAT-2 satellite

Kuo, C. L., Chen, B-C., Lee, Y. J., Tsai, L. Y., Chou, R. K., Hsu, R-R., Su, H-T., Lee, L. C., Cummer, S. A., Frey, H. U., Mende, S. B., Takahashi, Y. & Fukunishi, H., 2007 Nov 1, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics. 112, 11, A11312.

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55 Citations (Scopus)