Institute of Space and Plasma Sciences

Research Output

2007

Neoclassical toroidal viscosity for an axisymmetric toroidal equilibrium with multiple trapping of particles

Shaing, K. C., Sabbagh, S. A. & Peng, M., 2007 Mar 13, In : Physics of Plasmas. 14, 2, 024501.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Overview of recent physics results from the National Spherical Torus Experiment (NSTX)

Menard, J. E., Bell, M. G., Bell, R. E., Bernabei, S., Bialek, J., Biewer, T., Blanchard, W., Boedo, J., Bush, C. E., Carter, M. D., Choe, W., Crocker, N. A., Darrow, D. S., Davis, W., Delgado-Aparicio, L., Diem, S., Domier, C. W., D'Ippolito, D. A., Ferron, J., Field, A. & 129 others, Foley, J., Fredrickson, E. D., Gates, D. A., Gibney, T., Harvey, R., Hatcher, R. E., Heidbrink, W., Hill, K. W., Hosea, J. C., Jarboe, T. R., Johnson, D. W., Kaita, R., Kaye, S. M., Kessel, C. E., Kubota, S., Kugel, H. W., Lawson, J., Leblanc, B. P., Lee, K. C., Levinton, F. M., Luhmann, N. C., Maingi, R., Majeski, R. P., Manickam, J., Mansfield, D. K., Maqueda, R., Marsala, R., Mastrovito, D., Mau, T. K., Mazzucato, E., Medley, S. S., Meyer, H., Mikkelsen, D. R., Mueller, D., Munsat, T., Myra, J. R., Nelson, B. A., Neumeyer, C., Nishino, N., Ono, M., Park, H. K., Park, W., Paul, S. F., Peebles, T., Peng, M., Phillips, C., Pigarov, A., Pinsker, R., Ram, A., Ramakrishnan, S., Raman, R., Rasmussen, D., Redi, M., Rensink, M., Rewoldt, G., Robinson, J., Roney, P., Roquemore, A. L., Ruskov, E., Ryan, P., Sabbagh, S. A., Schneider, H., Skinner, C. H., Smith, D. R., Sontag, A., Soukhanovskii, V., Stevenson, T., Stotler, D., Stratton, B. C., Stutman, D., Swain, D., Synakowski, E., Takase, Y., Taylor, G., Tritz, K., Von Halle, A., Wade, M., White, R., Wilgen, J., Williams, M., Wilson, J. R., Yuh, H., Zakharov, L. E., Zhu, W., Zweben, S. J., Akers, R., Beiersdorfer, P., Betti, R., Bigelow, T., Bitter, M., Bonoli, P., Bourdelle, C., Chang, C. S., Chrzanowski, J., Dudek, L., Efthimion, P. C., Finkenthal, M., Fredd, E., Fu, G. Y., Glasser, A., Goldston, R. J., Greenough, N. L., Grisham, L. R., Gorelenkov, N., Guazzotto, L., Hawryluk, R. J., Hogan, J., Houlberg, W., Humphreys, D., Jaeger, F., Kalish, M., Krasheninnikov, S., Lao, L. L., Lawrence, J., Leuer, J., Liu, D., Oliaro, G., Pacella, D., Parsells, R., Schaffer, M., Semenov, I., Shaing, K. C., Shapiro, M. A., Shinohara, K., Sichta, P., Tang, X., Vero, R., Walker, M. & Wampler, W., 2007 Oct 1, In : Nuclear Fusion. 47, 10, p. S645-S657 S13.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Citations (Scopus)

Parallel algebraic multigrid methods in gyrokinetic turbulence simulations

Adams, M. F. & Nishimura, Y., 2007 Oct, In : Communications in Computational Physics. 2, 5, p. 881-899 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

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 1, In : Planetary and Space Science. 55, 12, p. 1831-1842 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

69 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)
2006

A fast-propagating, large-scale atmospheric gravity wave observed in the WAVE2004 campaign

Kubota, M., Kawamura, S., Abo, M., Koizumi, Y., Murayama, Y., Yamamori, M., Shiokawa, K., Otsuka, Y., Uchiumi, M., Igarashi, K., Abe, T., Koichiro, O. & Iwagami, N., 2006 Nov 16, In : Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres. 111, 21, D21110.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
8 Citations (Scopus)

A finite element mesh in a tokamak edge geometry

Nishimura, Y. & Lin, Z., 2006, In : Contributions to Plasma Physics. 46, 7-9, p. 551-556 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

A finite element Poisson solver for gyrokinetic particle simulations in a global field aligned mesh

Nishimura, Y., Lin, Z., Lewandowski, J. L. V. & Ethier, S., 2006 May 20, In : Journal of Computational Physics. 214, 2, p. 657-671 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Citations (Scopus)

A global statistical study on the origin of small-scale ozone vertical structures in the lower stratosphere

Noguchi, K., Imamura, T., Oyama, K. I. & Bodeker, G. E., 2006 Dec 16, In : Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres. 111, 23, D23105.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Banana regime pressure anisotropy in a bumpy cylinder magnetic field

García-Perciante, A. L., Callen, J. D., Shaing, K. C. & Hegna, C. C., 2006 Jan 1, In : Physics of Plasmas. 13, 1, p. 1-9 9 p., 012509.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of results from sprite streamer modeling with spectrophotometric measurements by ISUAL instrument on FORMOSAT-2 satellite

Liu, N., Pasko, V. P., Burkhardt, D. H., Frey, H. U., Mende, S. B., Su, H. T., Chen, A. B., Hsu, R. R., Lee, L. C., Fukunishi, H. & Takahashi, Y., 2006 Jan 16, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 33, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

56 Citations (Scopus)

Complexity in space plasmas - A brief review

Chang, T., Tam, S. W. Y. & Wu, C. C., 2006 Feb 1, In : Space Science Reviews. 122, 1-4, p. 281-291 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Citations (Scopus)

Dynamics and energetics of the Lower Thermosphere in Aurora (DELTA) - Japanese sounding rocket campaign

Abe, T., Kurihara, J., Iwagami, N., Nozawa, S., Ogawa, Y., Fujii, R., Hayakawa, H. & Oyama, K. I., 2006, In : Earth, Planets and Space. 58, 9, p. 1165-1171 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
12 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of magnetic island induced symmetry breaking on plasma confinement and island evolution in tokamaks

Shaing, K-C., 2006, 33rd EPS Conference on Plasma Physics 2006, EPS 2006 - Europhysics Conference Abstracts. Vol. 2. p. 1251-1252 2 p.

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

Electric field transition between the diffuse and streamer regions of sprites estimated from ISUAL/array photometer measurements

Adachi, T., Fukunishi, H., Takahashi, Y., Hiraki, Y., Hsu, R. R., Su, H. T., Chen, A. B., Mende, S. B., Frey, H. U. & Lee, L. C., 2006 Sep 1, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 33, 17, L17803.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Citations (Scopus)

Electron temperature variation associated with the auroral energy input during the DELTA campaign

Abe, T., Oyama, K. I. & Kadohata, A., 2006 Jan 1, In : Earth, Planets and Space. 58, 9, p. 1139-1146 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
5 Citations (Scopus)
1 Citation (Scopus)

Ion kinetic effect on low-n toroidal modes in compact torus plasmas

Kawamori, E., Sumikawa, T., Igarashi, T. & Ono, Y., 2006 Dec 1, In : Electrical Engineering in Japan (English translation of Denki Gakkai Ronbunshi). 157, 4, p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Magnetic field configuration in the Venus ionosphere

Kakinami, Y., Watanabe, S. & Oyama, K. I., 2006 Jan 1, In : Advances in Space Research. 38, 11, p. 2621-2625 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Magnetic island induced bootstrap current on island dynamics in tokamaks

Shaing, K. C. & Spong, D. A., 2006 Feb 1, In : Physics of Plasmas. 13, 2, 022501.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Measurement of global instability of compact torus by three-dimensional tomography

Kawamori, E., Sumikawa, T., Ono, Y. & Balandin, A., 2006 Oct 9, In : Review of Scientific Instruments. 77, 9, 093503.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Model of photoelectron impact ionization within the high latitude ionosphere at Mars: Comparison of calculated and measured electron density

Haider, S. A., Seth, S. P., Choksi, V. R. & Oyama, K. I., 2006 Nov 1, In : Icarus. 185, 1, p. 102-112 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)

Numerical simulation of 3-D flow around sounding rocket in the lower thermosphere

Kurihara, J., Oyama, K. I., Iwagami, N. & Takahashi, T., 2006, In : Annales Geophysicae. 24, 1, p. 89-95 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
5 Citations (Scopus)

Observation of confinement degradation of energetic ions due to Alfvén eigenmodes in JT-60U weak shear plasmas

Ishikawa, M., Takechi, M., Shinohara, K., Kusama, Y., Matsunaga, G., Krasilnikov, V. A., Kashuck, Y., Isobe, M., Nishitani, T., Morioka, A., Sasao, M., Cheng, C-Z., Gorelenkov, N. N., Kramer, G. J. & Nazikian, R., 2006 Oct 1, In : Nuclear Fusion. 46, 10, S05.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Observation of plasma toroidal-momentum dissipation by neoclassical toroidal viscosity

Zhu, W., Sabbagh, S. A., Bell, R. E., Bialek, J. M., Bell, M. G., Leblanc, B. P., Kaye, S. M., Levinton, F. M., Menard, J. E., Shaing, K-C., Sontag, A. C. & Yuh, H., 2006 Jun 19, In : Physical review letters. 96, 22, 225002.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

173 Citations (Scopus)

Observations of the lower thermospheric neutral temperature and density in the DELTA campaign

Kurihara, J., Abe, T., Oyama, K. I., Griffin, E., Kosch, M., Aruliah, A., Kauristie, K., Ogawa, Y., Komada, S. & Iwagami, N., 2006, In : Earth, Planets and Space. 58, 9, p. 1123-1130 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
22 Citations (Scopus)

Resistive wall stabilized operation in rotating high beta NSTX plasmas

Sabbagh, S. A., Sontag, A. C., Bialek, J. M., Gates, D. A., Glasser, A. H., Menard, J. E., Zhu, W., Bell, M. G., Bell, R. E., Bondeson, A., Bush, C. E., Callen, J. D., Chu, M. S., Hegna, C. C., Kaye, S. M., Lao, L. L., LeBlanc, B. P., Liu, Y. Q., Maingi, R., Mueller, D. & 4 others, Shaing, K. C., Stutman, D., Tritz, K. & Zhang, C., 2006 May 1, In : Nuclear Fusion. 46, 5, p. 635-644 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

130 Citations (Scopus)

Simultaneous radio and satellite optical measurements of high-altitude sprite current and lightning continuing current

Cummer, S. A., Frey, H. U., Mende, S. B., Hsu, R. R., Su, H. T., Chen, A. B., Fukunishi, H. & Takahashi, Y., 2006 Oct 1, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics. 111, 10, A10315.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Citations (Scopus)

Solar terrestrial and planetary science missions in Asia-Oceania: Opportunities for collaborative research

Yau, A. W., Bhardwaj, A., Cairns, I. H., Cheng, C. Z., Wing, H. I., Kasaba, Y., Min, K. W., Nakamura, M. & Saito, Y., 2006 Jan 1, Advances in Geosciences: Volume 2: Solar Terrestrial (ST). World Scientific Publishing Co., p. 249-264 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access

Time-dependent plasma viscosity in asymmetric toroidal plasmas

Shaing, K. C., 2006 May 1, In : Physics of Plasmas. 13, 5, 052505.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)
2005

Alfv́n eigenmodes in reversed shear plasmas in JT-60U negative-ion-based neutral beam injection discharges

Takechi, M., Fukuyama, A., Ishikawa, M., Cheng, C. Z., Shinohara, K., Ozeki, T., Kusama, Y., Takeji, S., Fujita, T., Oikawa, T., Suzuki, T., Oyama, N., Morioka, A., Gorelenkov, N. N., Kramer, G. J. & Nazikian, R., 2005 Aug 1, In : Physics of Plasmas. 12, 8, p. 1-7 7 p., 082509.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Citations (Scopus)

Beta-type stepped leader of elve-producing lightning

Frey, H. U., Mende, S. B., Cummer, S. A., Chen, A. B., Hsu, R. R., Su, H. T., Chang, Y. S., Adachi, T., Fukunishi, H. & Takahashi, Y., 2005 Jul 16, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 32, 13, p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Citations (Scopus)

Complexity in space plasmas

Chang, T., Tam, S. W. Y. & Wu, C. C., 2005 Dec 1, Multiscale Coupling of Sun-Earth Processes. Elsevier, p. 3-7 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

D region ionization by lightning-induced electromagnetic pulses

Mende, S. B., Frey, H. U., Hsu, R. R., Su, H. T., Chen, A. B., Lee, L. C., Sentman, D. D., Takahashi, Y. & Fukunishi, H., 2005 Jan 1, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics. 110, A11, A11312.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

89 Citations (Scopus)

Dynamics and energetics in the lower thermosphere in aurora (delta) -Japanese sounding rocket campaign

Abe, T., Kurihara, J., Iwagami, N., Nozawa, S., Ogawa, Y., Fujil, R., Miyaoka, H., Aso, T., Kosch, M., Griffin, E., Araliah, A., Singer, W., Thrane, E. V., Hayakawa, H. & Koichiro, O., 2005 Dec 19, In : European Space Agency, (Special Publication) ESA SP. 590, p. 601-605 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Effect of ion skin depth on relaxation of merging spheromaks to a field-reversed configuration

Kawamori, E. & Ono, Y., 2005 Aug 19, In : Physical review letters. 95, 8, 085003.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of storm-time plasma pressure on the magnetic field in the inner magnetosphere

Zaharia, S., Thomsen, M. F., Birn, J., Denton, M. H., Jordanova, V. K. & Cheng, C. Z., 2005 Feb 16, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 32, 3, p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Citations (Scopus)

Electric fields and electron energies inferred from the ISUAL recorded sprites

Kuo, C. L., Hsu, R-R., Chen, B-C., Su, H-T., Lee, L. C., Mende, S. B., Frey, H. U., Fukunishi, H. & Takahashi, Y., 2005 Oct 16, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 32, 19, p. 1-4 4 p., L19103.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

72 Citations (Scopus)

Energetic ion transport by abrupt large-amplitude event induced by negative-ion-based neutral beam injection in the JT-60U

Ishikawa, M., Takechi, M., Shinohara, K., Kusama, Y., Cheng, C-Z., Matsunaga, G., Todo, Y., Gorelenkov, N. N., Kramer, G. J., Nazikian, R., Fukuyama, A., Krasilnikov, V. A., Kashuck, Y., Nishitani, T., Morioka, A., Sasao, M. & Isobe, M., 2005 Dec 1, In : Nuclear Fusion. 45, 12, p. 1474-1480 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Citations (Scopus)

Energization of ions by bimodal intermittent fluctuations

Tam, S. W. Y. & Chang, T., 2005 Dec 1, Multiscale Coupling of Sun-Earth Processes. Elsevier, p. 375-381 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Citations (Scopus)
3 Citations (Scopus)

Global Instability of Spherical Tokamak Plasmas during their Inductive Startup

Sumikawa, T., Kawamori, E. & Ono, Y., 2005 Jan 1, In : IEEJ Transactions on Fundamentals and Materials. 125, 3, p. 268-269 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intermittency analyses on the SIERRA measurements of the electric field fluctuations in the auroral zone

Tam, S. W. Y., Chang, T., Kintner, P. M. & Klatt, E., 2005 Mar 16, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 32, 5, p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Citations (Scopus)

Ion kinetic effect on bifurcated relaxation to a field-reversed configuration in TS-4 CT experiment

Kawamori, E., Murata, Y., Umeda, K., Hirota, D., Ogawa, T., Sumikawa, T., Iwama, T., Ishii, K., Kado, T., Itagaki, T., Katsurai, M., Balandin, A. & Ono, Y., 2005 Aug 1, In : Nuclear Fusion. 45, 8, p. 843-848 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

LHR band emissions at mid-latitude and their relationship to ionospheric ELF hiss and relativistic electrons

Morioka, A., Oya, H., Obara, T., Miyoshi, Y. S., Nagata, K., Oyama, K. I. & Abe, T., 2005, In : Annales Geophysicae. 23, 3, p. 723-732 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
3 Citations (Scopus)

Low latitude Ne and Te variations at 600 km during 1 March 1982 storm from HINOTORI satellite

Oyama, K. I., Lakshmi, D. R., Lakshmi, D. R., Kutiev, I. & Abdu, M. A., 2005, In : Earth, Planets and Space. 57, 9, p. 871-878 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
4 Citations (Scopus)

Magnetic field fluctuations during substorm-associated dipolarizations in the nightside plasma sheet around X = -10 Re

Shiokawa, K., Shinohara, I., Mukai, T., Hayakawa, H. & Cheng, C. Z., 2005 May, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics. 110, A5, A05212.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Citations (Scopus)

On the relation between neoclassical transport and turbulent transport

Shaing, K-C., 2005 Aug 1, In : Physics of Plasmas. 12, 8, p. 1-2 2 p., 082508.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)