Institute of Space and Plasma Sciences

Research Output

2003

Flux rope acceleration and enhanced magnetic reconnection rate

Cheng, C. Z., Ren, Y., Choe, G. S. & Moon, Y. J., 2003 Oct 20, In : Astrophysical Journal. 596, 2 I, p. 1341-1346 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
37 Citations (Scopus)

Fueling experiments using neutral beam injection in the GAMMA 10 tandem mirror

Nakashima, Y., Kato, T., Ishimoto, Y., Orito, K., Natori, T., Fukasawa, T., Watanabe, K., Kobayashi, S., Shoji, M., Kubota, Y., Kawamori, E., Yoshikawa, M., Katanuma, I., Ichimura, M., Cho, T. & Yatsu, K., 2003 Mar 1, In : Journal of Nuclear Materials. 313-316, SUPPL., p. 553-558 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

12 Citations (Scopus)

Galactic structure studies with BATC star counts

Du, C., Zhou, X., Ma, J., Chen, A. B. C., Yang, Y., Li, J., Wu, H., Jiang, Z. & Chen, J., 2003 Aug, In : Astronomy and Astrophysics. 407, 2, p. 541-549 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Citations (Scopus)

Gigantic jets between a thundercloud and the ionosphere

Su, H. T., Hsu, R. R., Chen, A. B., Wang, Y. C., Hsiao, W. S., Lai, W. C., Lee, L. C., Sato, M. & Fukunishi, H., 2003 Jun 26, In : Nature. 423, 6943, p. 974-976 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

148 Citations (Scopus)

High-beta characteristics of first and second-stable spherical tokamaks in reconnection heating experiments of TS-3

Ono, Y., Kimura, T., Kawamori, E., Murata, Y., Miyazaki, S., Ueda, Y., Inomoto, M., Balandin, A. L. & Katsurai, M., 2003 Aug 1, In : Nuclear Fusion. 43, 8, p. 789-794 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Citations (Scopus)

Hα measurements on hot-ion-mode plasmas in the minimum-B anchor cell of the GAMMA 10 tandem mirror

Nakashima, Y., Kobayashi, S., Aminaka, H., Fukasawa, T., Shoji, M., Ishimoto, Y., Kubota, Y., Yoshikawa, M., Kawamori, E., Ichimura, M., Islam, M. K. & Yatsu, K., 2003 Mar 1, In : Review of Scientific Instruments. 74, 3 II, p. 2115-2118 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

4 Citations (Scopus)

Magnetohydrodynamic-activity-induced toroidal momentum dissipation in collisionless regimes in tokamaks

Shaing, K. C., 2003 May 1, In : Physics of Plasmas. 10, 5 I, p. 1443-1448 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

173 Citations (Scopus)
14 Citations (Scopus)

Near-Earth thin current sheets and Birkeland currents during substorm growth phase

Zaharia, S. & Cheng, C-Z., 2003 Sep 1, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 30, 17

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Citations (Scopus)

New interpretation of alpha-particle-driven instabilities in deuterium-tritium experiments on the tokamak fusion test reactor

Nazikian, R., Kramer, G. J., Cheng, C. Z., Gorelenkov, N. N., Berk, H. L. & Sharapov, S. E., 2003 Jan 1, In : Physical review letters. 91, 12

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

72 Citations (Scopus)

Overview of ASDEX upgrade results

Zohm, H., Angioni, C., Arslanbekov, R., Atanasiu, C., Becker, G., Becker, W., Behler, K., Behringer, K., Bergmann, A., Bilato, R., Bobkov, V., Bolshukhin, D., Bolzonella, T., Borrass, K., Brambilla, M., Braun, F., Buhler, A., Carlson, A., Conway, G. D., Coster, D. P. & 148 others, Drube, R., Dux, R., Egorov, S., Eich, T., Engelhardt, K., Fahrbach, H. U., Fantz, U., Faugel, H., Finken, K. H., Foley, M., Franzen, P., Fuchs, J. C., Gafert, J., Fournier, K. B., Gantenbein, G., Gehre, O., Geier, A., Gernhardt, J., Goodman, T., Gruber, O., Gude, A., Günter, S., Haas, G., Hartmann, D., Heger, B., Heinemann, B., Herrmann, A., Hobirk, J., Hofmeister, F., Hohenöcker, H., Horton, L. D., Igochine, V., Jacchia, A., Jakobi, M., Jenko, F., Kallenbach, A., Kardaun, O., Kaufmann, M., Keller, A., Kendl, A., Kim, J. W., Kirov, K., Kochergov, R., Kollotzek, H., Kraus, W., Krieger, K., Kurki-Suonio, T., Kurzan, B., Lang, P. T., Lasnier, C., Lauber, P., Laux, M., Leonard, A. W., Leuterer, F., Lohs, A., Lorenz, A., Lorenzini, R., Maggi, C., Maier, H., Mank, K., Manso, M. E., Mantica, P., Maraschek, M., Martines, E., Mast, K. F., McCarthy, P., Meisel, D., Meister, H., Meo, F., Merkel, P., Merkel, R., Merkl, D., Mertens, V., Monaco, F., Mück, A., Müller, H. W., Münich, M., Murmann, H., Na, Y. S., Neu, G., Neu, R., Neuhauser, J., Nguyen, F., Nishijima, D., Nishimura, Y., Noterdaeme, J. M., Nunes, I., Pautasso, G., Peeters, A. G., Pereverzev, G., Pinches, S. D., Poli, E., Proschek, M., Pugno, R., Quigley, E., Raupp, G., Reich, M., Ribeiro, T., Riedl, R., Rohde, V., Roth, J., Ryter, F., Saarelma, S., Sandmann, W., Savtchkov, A., Sauter, O., Schade, S., Schilling, H. B., Schneider, W., Schramm, G., Schwarz, E., Schweinzer, J., Schweizer, S., Scott, B. D., Seidel, U., Serra, F., Sesnic, S., Sihler, C., Silva, A., Sips, A. C. C., Speth, E., Stäbler, A., Steuer, K. H., Stober, J., Streibl, B., Strumberger, E., Suttrop, W., Tabasso, A., Tanga, A., Tardini, G., Tichmann, C., Treutterer, W., Troppmann, M., Urano, H., Varela, P., Vollmer, O., Wagner, D., Wenzel, U., Wesner, F., Westerhof, E., Wolf, R., Wolfrum, E., Würsching, E., Yoon, S. W., Yu, Q., Zasche, D., Zehetbauer, T. & Zehrfeld, H. P., 2003 Dec, In : Nuclear Fusion. 43, 12, p. 1570-1582 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)

Plasma and momentum transport processes in the vicinity of a magnetic island in a tokamak

Shaing, K. C., Hegna, C. C., Callen, J. D. & Houlberg, W. A., 2003 Apr 1, In : Nuclear Fusion. 43, 4, p. 258-261 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Citations (Scopus)

Plasma flow and confinement in the vicinity of a rotating island in tokamaks

Shaing, K-C., 2003 Dec 1, In : Physics of Plasmas. 10, 12, p. 4728-4736 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)

Progress towards high-performance, steady-state spherical torus

Ono, M., Bell, M. G., Bell, R. E., Bigelow, T., Bitter, M., Blanchard, W., Boedo, J., Bourdelle, C., Bush, C., Choe, W., Chrzanowski, J., Darrow, D. S., Diem, S. J., Doerner, R., Efthimion, P. C., Ferron, J. R., Fonck, R. J., Fredrickson, E. D., Garstka, G. D., Gates, D. A. & 126 others, Gray, T., Grisham, L. R., Heidbrink, W., Hill, K. W., Hoffman, D., Jarboe, T. R., Johnson, D. W., Kaita, R., Kaye, S. M., Kessel, C., Kim, J. H., Kissick, M. W., Kubota, S., Kugel, H. W., LeBlanc, B. P., Lee, K., Lee, S. G., Lewicki, B. T., Luckhardt, S., Maingi, R., Majeski, R., Manickam, J., Maqueda, R., Mau, T. K., Mazzucato, E., Medley, S. S., Menard, J., Mueller, D., Nelson, B. A., Neumeyer, C., Nishino, N., Ostrander, C. N., Pacella, D., Paoletti, F., Park, H. K., Park, W., Paul, S. F., Peng, Y. K. M., Phillips, C. K., Pinsker, R., Probert, P. H., Ramakrishnan, S., Raman, R., Redi, M., Roquemore, A. L., Rosenberg, A., Ryan, P. M., Sabbagh, S. A., Schaffer, M., Schooff, R. J., Seraydarian, R., Skinner, C. H., Sontag, A. C., Soukhanovskii, V., Spaleta, J., Stevenson, T., Stutman, D., Swain, D. W., Synakowski, E., Takase, Y., Tang, X., Taylor, G., Timberlake, J., Tritz, K. L., Unterberg, E. A., von Halle, A., Wilgen, J., Williams, M., Wilson, J. R., Xu, X., Zweben, S. J., Akers, R., Barry, R. E., Beiersdorfer, P., Bialek, J. M., Blagojevic, B., Bonoli, P. T., Carter, M. D., Davis, W., Deng, B., Dudek, L., Egedal, J., Ellis, R., Finkenthal, M., Foley, J., Fredd, E., Glasser, A., Gibney, T., Gilmore, M., Goldston, R. J., Hatcher, R. E., Hawryluk, R. J., Houlberg, W., Harvey, R., Jardin, S. C., Hosea, J. C., Ji, H., Kalish, M., Lowrance, J., Lao, L. L., Levinton, F. M., Luhmann, N. C., Marsala, R., Mastravito, D., Menon, M. M., Mitarai, O., Nagata, M., Oliaro, G., Parsells, R., Peebles, T., Peneflor, B., Piglowski, D., Porter, G. D., Ram, A. K., Rensink, M., Rewoldt, G., Robinson, J., Roney, P., Shaing, K., Shiraiwa, S., Sichta, P., Stotler, D., Stratton, B. C., Vero, R., Wampler, W. R. & Wurden, G. A., 2003 Dec, In : Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 45, 12 A, p. A335-A350

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Citations (Scopus)

Rocket measurement of electron density and atomic oxygen density modulated by atmospheric gravity waves

Yoshimura, R., Iwagami, N. & Koichiro, O., 2003 Jan 1, In : Advances in Space Research. 32, 5, p. 837-842 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Self-consistent equilibrium model of low aspect-ratio toroidal plasma with energetic beam ions

Belova, E. V., Gorelenkov, N. N. & Cheng, C-Z., 2003 Aug 1, In : Physics of Plasmas. 10, 8, p. 3240-3251 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Citations (Scopus)

Sounding rocket program in Japan and its international collaboration

Koichiro, O., Yamamoto, M., Iwagami, N. & Fukao, S. I., 2003 Nov 10, In : European Space Agency, (Special Publication) ESA SP. 530, p. 589-595 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Spontaneous and artificial generation of sheared-flow in oblate FRCs in TS-3 and 4 FRC experiments

Ono, Y., Matsuyama, T., Umeda, K. & Kawamori, E., 2003 Aug 1, In : Nuclear Fusion. 43, 8, p. 649-654 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Citations (Scopus)

Study of thermonuclear Alfvén instabilities in next step burning plasma proposals

Gorelenkov, N. N., Berk, H. L., Budny, R., Cheng, C. Z., Fu, G. Y., Heidbrink, W. W., Kramer, G. J., Meade, D. & Nazikian, R., 2003 Jul 1, In : Nuclear Fusion. 43, 7, p. 594-605 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

58 Citations (Scopus)

The national spherical torus experiment (NSTX) research programme and progress towards high beta, long pulse operating scenarios

Synakowski, E. J., Bell, M. G., Bell, R. E., Bigelow, T., Bitter, M., Blanchard, W., Boedo, J., Bourdelle, C., Bush, C., Darrow, D. S., Efthimion, P. C., Fredrickson, E. D., Gates, D. A., Gilmore, M., Grisham, L. R., Hosea, J. C., Johnson, D. W., Kaita, R., Kaye, S. M., Kubota, S. & 112 others, Kugel, H. W., LeBlanc, B. P., Lee, K., Maingi, R., Manickam, J., Maqueda, R., Mazzucato, E., Medley, S. S., Menard, J., Mueller, D., Nelson, B. A., Neumeyer, C., Ono, M., Paoletti, F., Park, H. K., Paul, S. F., Peng, Y. K. M., Phillips, C. K., Ramakrishnan, S., Raman, R., Roquemore, A. L., Rosenberg, A., Ryan, P. M., Sabbagh, S. A., Skinner, C. H., Soukhanovskii, V., Stevenson, T., Stutman, D., Swain, D. W., Taylor, G., von Halle, A., Wilgen, J., Williams, M., Wilson, J. R., Zweben, S. J., Akers, R., Barry, R. E., Beiersdorfer, P., Bialek, J. M., Blagojevic, B., Bonoli, P. T., Budny, R., Carter, M. D., Chang, C. S., Chrzanowski, J., Davis, W., Deng, B., Doyle, E. J., Dudek, L., Egedal, J., Ellis, R., Ferron, J. R., Finkenthal, M., Foley, J., Fredd, E., Glasser, A., Gibney, T., Goldston, R. J., Harvey, R., Hatcher, R. E., Hawryluk, R. J., Heidbrink, W., Hill, K. W., Houlberg, W., Jarboe, T. R., Jardin, S. C., Ji, H., Kalish, M., Lawrance, J., Lao, L. L., Lee, K. C., Levinton, F. M., Luhmann, N. C., Majeski, R., Marsala, R., Mastravito, D., Mau, T. K., McCormack, B., Menon, M. M., Mitarai, O., Nagata, M., Nishino, N., Okabayashi, M., Oliaro, G., Pacella, D., Parsells, R., Peebles, T., Peneflor, B., Piglowski, D., Pinsker, R., Porter, G. D., Ram, A. K., Redi, M., Rensink, M., Rewoldt, G., Robinson, J., Roney, P., Schaffer, M., Shaing, K., Shiraiwa, S., Sichta, P., Stotler, D., Stratton, B. C., Takase, Y., Tang, X., Vero, R., Wampler, W. R., Wurden, G. A., Xu, X. Q., Yang, J. G., Zeng, L. & Zhu, W., 2003 Dec 1, In : Nuclear Fusion. 43, 12, p. 1653-1664 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Citations (Scopus)

Theory and observations of high frequency Alfvén eigenmodes in low aspect ratio plasmas

Gorelenkov, N. N., Fredrickson, E., Belova, E., Cheng, C. Z., Gates, D., Kaye, S. & White, R., 2003 Apr 1, In : Nuclear Fusion. 43, 4, p. 228-233 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

52 Citations (Scopus)

Transient luminous events in the vicinity of Taiwan

Hsu, R. R., Su, H. T., Chen, A. B., Lee, L. C., Asfur, M., Price, C. & Yair, Y., 2003 Mar, In : Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics. 65, 5, p. 561-566 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Citations (Scopus)

Vibrational-rotational temperature measurement of N 2 in the lower thermosphere by the rocket experiment

Kurihara, J., Koichiro, O., Suzuki, K. & Iwagami, N., 2003 Jan 1, In : Advances in Space Research. 32, 5, p. 725-729 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Wave driven fast ion loss in the national spherical torus experiment

Fredrickson, E. D., Cheng, C. Z., Darrow, D., Fu, G., Gorelenkov, N. N., Kramer, G., Medley, S. S., Menard, J., Roquemore, L., Stutman, D. & White, R. B., 2003 Jul 1, In : Physics of Plasmas. 10, 7, p. 2852-2862 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

56 Citations (Scopus)
2002

A model of solar flares based on arcade field reconnection and merging of magnetic islands

Choe, G. S. & Cheng, C-Z., 2002 May 1, In : Physics of Plasmas. 9, 5, p. 2330-2336 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Analytical representation of the plasmasphere electron temperature distribution based on Akebono data

Kutiev, I., Oyama, K. & Abe, T., 2002 Dec, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics. 107, A12, 1459.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)
3 Citations (Scopus)

Cislunar plasma exploration with the SELENE radio science system

Oyama, K. I., Nabatov, A. S., Savich, N. A., Imamura, T., Yamamoto, Z. & Noguchi, K., 2002 Jan 1, In : Advances in Space Research. 30, 8, p. 1915-1919 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)
7 Citations (Scopus)

Compressional alfvén eigenmode dispersion in low aspect ratio plasmas

Gorelenkov, N. N., Cheng, C. Z. & Fredrickson, E., 2002 Aug 1, In : Physics of Plasmas. 9, 8, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)

Compressional Alfvén eigenmode instability in NSTX

Gorelenkov, N. N., Cheng, C-Z., Fredrickson, E., Belova, E., Gates, D., Kaye, S., Kramer, G. J., Nazikian, R. & White, R., 2002 Aug 1, In : Nuclear Fusion. 42, 8, p. 977-985 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Citations (Scopus)

Coupling of perpendicular transport in turbulence and divertor codes

Nishimura, Y., Coster, D. P., Kim, J. W. & Scott, B. D., 2002 Aug 19, In : Contributions to Plasma Physics. 42, 2-4, p. 379-383 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)
14 Citations (Scopus)

Energy of force-free magnetic fields in relation to coronal mass ejections

Choe, G. S. & Cheng, C. Z., 2002 Aug 1, In : Astrophysical Journal. 574, 2 II, p. L179-L182

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
19 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental Observation of the Density Limit in Hot Ion Mode Plasmas of the GAMMA 10 Tandem Mirror

Kawamori, E., Tamano, T., Nakashima, Y., Yoshikawa, M. & Yatsu, K., 2002 Feb 1, In : Journal of the Physical Society of Japan. 71, 2, p. 476-482 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Feasibility study for Venus atmosphere mission

Koichiro, O., Imamura, T. & Abe, T., 2002 Jan 1, In : Advances in Space Research. 29, 2, p. 265-271 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Kinetic Alfvén waves at the magnetopause-mode conversion, transport and formation of LLBL

Johnson, J. R. & Cheng, C. Z., 2002 Jan 1, Earth?s Low-Latitude Boundary Layer, 2003. Newell, P. T. & Onsager, T. (eds.). Blackwell Publishing Ltd, p. 211-221 11 p. (Geophysical Monograph Series; vol. 133).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Citations (Scopus)

Large density depletions in the nighttime upper ionosphere during the magnetic storm of July 15, 2000

Lee, J. J., Min, K. W., Kim, V. P., Hegai, V. V., Oyama, K. I., Rich, F. J. & Kim, J., 2002 Feb 1, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 29, 3, p. 2-1-2-4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
30 Citations (Scopus)

Local potato-plateau transport fluxes and a unified plateau theory

Shaing, K-C., Houlberg, W. A. & Strand, P. I., 2002 May 1, In : Physics of Plasmas. 9, 5, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Missions to Venus

Titov, D. V., Baines, K. H., Basilevsky, A. T., Chassefiere, E., Chin, G., Crisp, D., Esposito, L. W., Lebreton, J. P., Lellouch, E., Moroz, V. I., Nagy, A. F., Owen, T. C., Oyama, K. I., Russell, C. T., Taylor, F. W. & Young, R. E., 2002 Oct 1, In : European Space Agency, (Special Publication) ESA SP. 514, p. 13-20 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

4 Citations (Scopus)

Numerical investigation of threshold power by using the Shaing L-H transition model

Hiwatari, R., Takizuka, T., Shaing, K. C., Houlberg, W. A., Shirai, H. & Ogawa, Y., 2002 May, In : Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 44, 5 A, p. A445-A451

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

2 Citations (Scopus)

Observation of angel sprites

Su, H. T., Hsu, R. R., Chen, A. B., Chen, S. F., Mende, S. B., Rairden, R. L., Allin, T. H. & Neubert, T., 2002 Dec 1, In : COSPAR Colloquia Series. 12, C, p. 289-294 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Observation of sprites over the Asian continent and over oceans around Taiwan

Su, H. T., Hsu, R. R., Chen, A. B. C., Lee, Y. J. & Lee, L. C., 2002 Feb 15, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 29, 4, p. 3-1-3-4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Citations (Scopus)

On properties of compressional Alfvén eigenmode instability driven by super Alfvénic ions

Gorelenkov, N. N. & Cheng, C-Z., 2002 Oct 1, In : Nuclear Fusion. 42, 10, p. 1216-1220 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)
24 Citations (Scopus)

Radial electric field and plasma confinement in the vicinity of a magnetic island

Shaing, K-C., 2002 Aug 1, In : Physics of Plasmas. 9, 8, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Citations (Scopus)

Recent progress of Alfvén eigenmode experiments using N-NB in JT-60U tokamak

Shinohara, K., Takechi, M., Ishikawa, M., Kusama, Y., Morioka, A., Oyama, N., Tobita, K., Ozeki, T., Gorelenkov, N. N., Cheng, C. Z., Kramer, G. J. & Nazikian, R., 2002 Aug 1, In : Nuclear Fusion. 42, 8, p. 942-948 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Citations (Scopus)

Solar EUV and electron-proton-hydrogen atom-produced Ionosphere on Mars: Comparative studies of particle fluxes and ion production rates due to different processes

Haider, S. A., Seth, S. P., Kallio, E. & Oyama, K. I., 2002 Sep, In : Icarus. 159, 1, p. 18-30 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Citations (Scopus)