Publications

Scientific papers in refereed journals

Riley P., Luhmann J., Opitz A., Linker J. A., and Mikic Z.  Interpretation of the cross correlation function of ACE and STEREO solar wind velocities using a global MHD model  J. Geophys. Res., vol. 115, A11104, 2010

Kistler L. M., Galvin A. B., Popecki M. A., Simunac K. D. C., Farrugia C., Moebius E., Lee M. A., Blush L. M., Bochsler P., Wurz P., Klecker B., Wimmer-Schweingruber R. F., Opitz A., Sauvaud J-A., Thompson A., and Russell C. T.  Escape of O+ through the distant tail plasma sheet  Geophys. Res. Letters, vol. 37, L21101, 2010

Opitz A., Sauvaud J-A., Fedorov A., Wurz P., Luhmann J. G., Lavraud B., Russell C. T., Kellogg P., Briand C., Henri P., Malaspina D. M., Louarn P., Curtis D. W., Penou E., Karrer R., Galvin A. B., Larson D. E., Dandouras I., and Schroeder P.  Temporal evolution of the solar wind electron core density at solar minimum by correlating SWEA measurements from STEREO A and B  Solar Physics, vol. 266, p369, 2010

Opitz A., Fedorov A., Wurz P., Szego K., Sauvaud J-A., Karrer R., Galvin A. B., Barabash S., and Ipavich F.  Solar-wind bulk velocity throughout the inner heliosphere from multi-spaceraft measurements  Solar Physics, vol. 264, p377, 2010

Rouillard A. P., Lavraud B., Davies J. A., Savani N. P., Burlaga L. F., Forsyth J., Sauvaud J-A., Opitz A., Lockwood M., Luhmann J. G., Simunac K. D. C., Galvin A. B., Davis C. J., and Harrison R. A.  Intermittent release of transients in the slow solar wind: 2. In-situ evidence  J. Geophys. Res., vol. 115, A04104, 2010

Liu Y.C.-M., Galvin A.B., Popecki M.A., Simunac K.D.C., Kistler L., Farrugia C., Lee M.A., Klecker B., Bochsler P., Luhmann J.L., Russell C.T., Jian L.K., Moebius E., Wimmer-Schweingruber R., and Wurz P.  Proton enhancement and O6+/H depletion at the Heliospheric Current Sheet: Implication for the origination of slow solar wind  Proceedings of Solar Wind 12 Conference, Saint-Malo, France, 21-26 June 2009, AIP Conference Proceedings 1216, p363, 2010

Bochsler P., Lee M.A., Karrer R. , Popecki M.A., Galvin A.B., Kistler L.M., Möbius E., Farrugia C.J., Kucharek H., Simunac K.D.C., Blush L.M., Daoudi H., Wurz P., Klecker B., Wimmer-Schweingruber R.F., Thompson B., Luhmann J.G., Jian L.K., Russell C.T. and Opitz A.  Kinetic temperatures of iron ions in the solar wind observed with STEREO/PLASTIC  Proceedings of Solar Wind 12 Conference, Saint-Malo, France, 21-26 June 2009, AIP Conference Proceedings 1216, p257 2010

Bochsler P., Lee M. A., Karrer R., Ellis L., Farrugia C. J., Galvin A. B., Kistler L. M., Kucharek H., Mobius E., Popecki M. A., Simunac K. D. C., Blush L. M., Daoudi H., Wurz P., Klecker B., Wimmer-Schweingruber R. F., Thompson B., Luhmann J. G., Russell C. T., Jian L., and Opitz A.  Diagnostics of Corotating Interaction Regions with the kinetic properties of iron ions as determined with STEREO / PLASTIC  Ann. Geophys., vol. 28, 491-497, 2010

Lavraud B., Opitz A., Gosling J. T., Rouillard A. P., Meziane K., Sauvaud J-A., Fedorov A.,  Dandouras I., Genot V., Jacquey C., Louarn P., Mazelle C., Penou E., Larson D. E., Luhmann J. G., Schroeder P., Jian L., Russell C. T., Foullon C., Skoug R. M., Steinberg J. T., Simunac K. D. and Galvin A. B.  Statistics of counter-streaming solar wind suprathermal electrons at solar minimum: STEREO observations  Ann. Geophys., vol. 28, p233, 2010

Galvin A. B., Popecki M. A., Simunac K. D. C., Kistler L. M., Ellis L., Barry J., Berger L., Blush L. M., Bochsler P., Farrugia C. J., Jian L. K., Kilpua E. K. J., Klecker B., Lee M., Liu Y., Luhmann J. G., Mobius E., Opitz A., Russell C. T., Thompson B., Wimmer-Schweingruber R. F., and Wurz P.  Solar wind ion trends and signatures: STEREO PLASTIC observations approaching solar minimum  Ann. Geophys., vol. 27, p3909, 2009

Foullon C., Lavraud B., Wardle N. C., Owen C. J., Kucharek H., Fazakerley A. N., Larson D. E., Lucek E., Luhmann J. G., Opitz A., Sauvaud J-A., and Skoug R. M.  The apparent layered structure of the heliospheric current sheet: multi-spacecraft observations  Solar Physics, vol. 259, p389, 2009

Louarn P., Dieval C., Genot V., Lavraud B., Opitz A., Fedorov A., Sauvaud J-A., Larson D., Galvin A., Acuna M. H., Luhmann J.  On the temporal variability of the strahl and its relationship with solar wind characteristics: STEREO SWEA observations  Solar Physics, vol. 259, p311, 2009

Lavraud B., Gosling J. T., Rouillard A. P., Fedorov A.,  Opitz A., Sauvaud J-A., Foullon C., Dandouras I., Genot V., Jacquey C., Louarn P., Mazelle C., Penou E., Phan T. D., Larson D. E., Luhmann J. G., Schroeder P., Skoug R. M., Steinberg J. T., and Russell C. T.  Observation of a Complex Solar Wind Reconnection Exhaust from Spacecraft Separated by over 1800 RE  Solar Physics, vol. 256, p379, 2009

Opitz A., Karrer R., Wurz P., Galvin A. B., Bochsler P., Blush L. M., Daoudi H., Ellis L., Farrugia C. J., Giammanco C., Kistler L. M., Klecker B., Kucharek H., Lee M. A., Moebius E., Popecki M., Sigrist M., Simunac K., Singer K., Thompson B., and Wimmer-Schweingruber R. F.  Temporal evolution of the solar wind bulk velocity at solar minimum by correlating the STEREO A and B PLASTIC measurements  Solar Physics, vol. 256, p365 , 2009

Daoudi H., Blush L. M., Bochsler P., Galvin A. B., Giammanco C., Karrer R., Opitz A., Wurz P., Farrugia C. J., Kistler L. M., Popecki M., Moebius E., Singer K., Klecker B., Wimmer-Schweingruber R. F., and Thompson B.  The STEREO / PLASTIC Response to Solar Wind Ions (Flight Measurements and Models)  Astrophysics and Space Sciences Transactions, vol. 5, p1-13, 2009

Instrument papers in refereed journals

Galvin A. B., Kistler L., Popecki M., Farrugia C. J., Simunac K., Boehm M., Ellis L., Ellis S., Gaidos J. A., Granoff M., Heirtzler D., King B., Knauss U., Lee M. A., Longworth S., Moebius E., Singer K., Turco S., Vosburyl M., Widholm M., Blush L. M., Karrer R., Bochsler P., Daoudi H., Etter A., Fischer J., Jost J., Opitz A., Sigrist M., Wurz P., Klecker B., Ertl M., Seidenschwang E., Wimmer-Schweingruber R. F., Koeten M., Thompson B., and Steinfeld D. The Plasma and Suprathermal Ion Composition (PLASTIC) investigation on the STEREO observatories Space Science Reviews, vol. 136 (1-4), p437-486, 2008

Blush L. M., Bochsler P., Daoudi H., Galvin A., Karrer R., Kistler L., Klecker B., Möbius E., Opitz A., Popecki M., Thomson B., Wimmer-Schweingruber R. F., and Wurz P.  Development and calibration of major components for the STEREO/PLASTIC instrument  Advances in Space Research, vol. 36, p1544-1556, 2005

PhD theses

Daoudi H. 2008

Opitz A. 2007

Karrer R. 2007

Allegrini F. 2002