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 15Rankin, Robert
 9Lu, J. Y.
 5Kabin, Konstantin
 4Tikhonchuk, Vladimir T.
 3Clauer, C. Robert
 5Shear Alfven Waves
 4Field Line Resonances
 4Magnetosphere
 3Acceleration
 3Global Mhd Modeling
 2Alfven Waves

Diffraction, self‐focusing, and the geometrical optics limit in laser produced plasmas
1987
Capjack, C. E., Birnboim, A., Rankin, Robert, Marchand, Richard
The effect of diffraction on the self‐modulation of an intense laser beam in an initially uniform hydrogen plasma is investigated. A formalism is used in which the diffraction term in the paraxial wave equation can be arbitrarily reduced by the use of a weight factor ι. In the limit where ι...

Dynamic response of Earth's magnetosphere to By reversalsournal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 108(A3), [pp
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Papitashvili, V., Clauer, C. Robert, Kabin, Konstantin, Gombosi, Tamas I., DeZeeuw, Darren L., Rankin, Robert, Marchand, Richard, Ridley, Aaron J.
In this paper we use a threedimensional magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) model to study the response of the magnetosphereionosphere system to a sudden change in the sign of the By component of the interplanetary magnetic field. We find that after such a change the magnetosphere responds as a linear...

Electrodynamics of magnetosphere‐ionosphere coupling and feedback on magnetospheric field line resonances
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Marchand, Richard, Lu, J. Y., Rankin, Robert, Solomon, Stanley C., Wang, Wenbin, Lei, J., Rae, I. Johnathan
We present a new dynamic model that describes coupling between standing inertial or ionacousticgyroradiusscale shear Alfven waves, compressional modes, and auroral density disturbances. The model is applied to the excitation of field line resonances (FLRs) in dipolar and stretched geomagnetic...

2008
Marchand, Richard, Lu, J. Y., Rankin, Robert, Solomon, Stanley C., Wang, Wenbin, Le, G. M., Wang, J. S., Lei, J., Rae, I. Johnathan
A new interactive MI coupling model that describes the dynamic interaction between magnetospheric dispersive waves, compressional modes, and auroral electron precipitations is applied to investigate the geomagnetic electromagnetic pulsations observed in Earth's magnetosphere in terms of...

Finite element modeling of nonlinear dispersive field line resonances: Trapped shear Alfvén waves inside field‐aligned density structures
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Marchand, Richard, Rankin, Robert, Wanliss, J. , Tikhonchuk, V. T., Lu, J. Y.
Using a new two dimensional nonlinear finite element model, we investigate the interaction of dispersive shear Alfven wave ( SAW) field line resonances ( FLRs) and ion acoustic waves in Earth's magnetosphere. We solve the full set of nonlinear reduced MHD equations self consistently in...

Magnetospheric field‐line resonances: Ground‐based observations and modelingournal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 110(A10), [pp
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Mann, I. R., Kabin, Konstantin, Donovan, E. F., Lu, J. Y., Rankin, Robert, Rae, I. Jonathan, Marchand, Richard
We present theory and groundbased observations of fieldline resonances (FLRs) excited in Earth's magnetosphere. Three FLR observations are reported, which correspond to largescale standing shear Alfven wave (SAW) oscillations on nightside field lines extending from premidnight to close to...

2003
Marchand, Richard, Lu, J. Y., Rankin, Robert, Tikhonchuk, Vladimir T.
Nonlinear dynamics of a dispersive field line resonance (FLR) is investigated in a dipolar magnetic geometry using a new finite element code TOPO. Time dependent dispersion and steepening of the perpendicular Alfvén velocity profile lead to the acceleration of dispersive effects and to...

2005
Marchand, Richard, Lu, J. Y., Rankin, Robert, Tikhonchuk, Vladimir T.
Ionospheric electron heating by resonant standing shear Alfvén waves in Earth's magnetosphere is investigated. It is demonstrated that in field line resonances (FLRs), electron heating by Alfvén waves produces ionization and large changes in the ionospheric Pedersen conductivity. This leads to a...

Open‐closed field line boundary position: A parametric study using an MHD modelournal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 109(A5), [pp
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De Zeeuw, Darren L., Clauer, C. Robert, Kabin, Konstantin, Gombosi, Tamas I., Rostoker, Gordon, Rankin, Robert, Rae, I. Johnathan, Marchand, Richard, Ridley, Aaron J.
In this paper we investigate the effect of changes in the interplanetary magnetic field ( IMF), solar wind dynamic pressure, and dipole tilt angle on the position of the ionospheric projection of the openclosed field line boundary (OCB) in a magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) model. We carry out a large...

Open‐closed field line boundary position: A parametric study using an MHD modelournal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 109(A5), [pp
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Clauer, C. Robert, Rostoker, G., Kabin, Konstantin, Gombosi, Tamas I., DeZeeuw, Darren L., Rankin, Robert, Rae, I. Jonathan, Marchand, Richard, Ridley, Aaron J.
In this paper we investigate the effect of changes in the interplanetary magnetic field ( IMF), solar wind dynamic pressure, and dipole tilt angle on the position of the ionospheric projection of the openclosed field line boundary (OCB) in a magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) model. We carry out a large...