papers & presentations

Scientific publications

Note: Articles in preparation or undergoing the review process are not listed.

  • J. Stanja, U. Hergenhahn, H. Niemann, N. Paschkowski, T. Sunn Pedersen, H. Saitoh, E. V. Stenson, M. R. Stoneking, C. Hugenschmidt, C. Piochacz. “Characterization of the NEPOMUC primary and remoderated positron beams at different energies.” Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 827, 52 (2016).
  • H. Saitoh, J. Stanja, E. V. Stenson, U. Hergenhahn, H. Niemann, T. Sunn Pedersen, M. R. Stoneking, C. Piochacz, and C. Hugenschmidt. “Efficient injection of an intense positron beam into a dipole magnetic field.” New Journal of Physics, 17: 103038 (2015).
  • E. V. Stenson, H. Saitoh, J. Stanja, H. Niemann, U. Hergenhahn, T. Sunn Pedersen, G. H. Marx, L. Schweikhard, J. R. Danielson, C. M. Surko, C. Hugenschmidt. “Progress toward positron-electron pair plasma experiments.” Non-Neutral Plasma Physics IX, AIP Conference Proceedings 1668, 04004 (2015).
  • H. Saitoh, T. S. Pedersen, U. Hergenhahn, E. V. Stenson, N. Paschkowski, C. Hugenschmidt. “Recent status of A Positron-Electron Experiment (APEX).” Journal of Physics Conference Series 505, 012045 (2014).
  • E. V. Stenson, P. M. Bellan. “Quantifying the dynamic evolution of individual arched magnetic flux tubes.” Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, Volume 54, Issue 12, article no. 124017 (2012).
  • E. V. Stenson, P. M. Bellan. “Magnetically-driven flows in arched plasma structures.” Physical Review Letters, Volume 109, article no. 075001 (2012).
  • E. V. Stenson, P. M. Bellan, “Dual-Species Plasmas Illustrate MHD Flows.” IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, Volume 36, Issue 4 Part 1, page 1206 (2008).
  • P. M. Bellan , A. L. Moser, E. V. Stenson, R. W. Perkins, D. Kumar, T. Shikama. “Dynamics of Open-field-line MHD Experimental Configurations and Theoretical Investigation of Action Integrals as Effective Hamiltonians.” 24th IAEA Fusion Energy Conference Proceedings (2012).
  • P. M. Bellan, D. Kumar, E. V. Stenson, S. K. P. Tripathi, G. S. Yun, and A. L. Moser, “Laboratory simulations of astrophysical jets and solar coronal loops: new results.” AIP Conference Proceedings, Volume 1242, page 156 (2010).
  • P. M. Bellan, G. S. Yun, S. K. P. Tripathi, and E. V. Stenson. “Tendency of MHD Forces to Create Localized, Collimated Plasma-filled Flux Tubes & Ion Orbit Instability in a Flux Tube.” Journal of Fusion Energy, Volume 27, Issue 1-2, page 2 (2008).

last updated: August 2016

Talks

  • “Flows in flux tubes and matter-antimatter pair plasmas: two ‘basic plasma physics’ experiments of astrophysical interest.” Invited talk: 9th international Nonlinear Wave and Chaos Workshop. San Diego, CA. 6 March 2013.
  • “Axial flows in expanding arched, plasma-filled flux tubes.” DPG Spring Meeting. Jena, Germany. 26 February 2013.
  • “Forces, fields, & flows: What laboratory experiments reveal about the dynamics of arched plasma structures.” Invited talk: Ruhr Universität Bochum, Germany. 16 November 2012.
  • “MHD flows in arched magnetic flux tubes.” Invited talk: European Physical Society/ International Congress on Plasma Physics joint conference. Stockholm, Sweden. 4 July 2012.
  • “The dynamics of arched, plasma-filled magnetic flux tubes.” Invited talk: 9th International Conference on High Energy Density Laboratory Astrophysics. Tallahassee, FL. 3 May 2012.
  • “Flares and Chromospheric Activity.” Tutorial talk: Solar, Heliospheric & INterplanetary Environment Workshop, Snowmass Village, CO. 11 July 2011.
  • “Magnetized plasma loops: Exploring the fundamental physics of solar structures.” Invited talk: Frontiers in Science Seminar, CSU San Marcos. 17 March 2011.
  • “Solar flares.” Tutorial talk: Solar, Heliospheric & INterplanetary Environment Workshop, Santa Fe, NM. 25 July 2010.
  • “Fast flows in arched plasma flux tubes.” Invited talk: Innovative Confinement Conference, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory. 17 February 2010.
  • “Magnetic fields and axial flows in the Caltech ‘solar’ experiment.” CMPD/CMSO Winter School 2010, UCLA. 6 January 2010.
  • “Bringing the Sun down to Earth: Exploring the physics of plasma loops.” Invited seminar: University of Idaho, 13 February 2009.
  • “The sun: from the center out.” Invited tutorial talk: Solar, Heliospheric & INterplanetary Environment Workshop, Zermatt, UT. 22 June 2008.
  • “The flows behind kinetic jets in the Caltech solar loop experiment.” CMPD/CMSO Winter School 2008, UCLA. 9 January 2008.
  • “Flows and interactions in laboratory coronal loops.” Solar, Heliospheric & INterplanetary Environment Workshop, Whistler, BC. 29 July 2007.
  • “Flow visualization in plasma arches.” US/Japan Workshop on Compact Torus Plasmas, Swarthmore College, PA. 4 November 2006.

last updated: March 2013

Posters

  • “Progress on a Positron Accumulation Experiment (PAX).” DPG Spring Meeting, 26 February 2013.
  • “High-speed flows in expanding arched magnetic flux tubes.” 10th International Workshop on Nonneutral Plasmas, 28 August 2012.
  • “Forces, fields, and flows in arched magnetic plasma structures.” Solar, Heliospheric & INterplanetary Environment Workshop, 25 – 27 June 2012.
  • “Plasma acceleration along arched magnetic flux tubes: observation, quantification, and analysis.” Annual meeting of the American Physical Society Division of Plasma Physics, 16 November 2011. NP9.00004.
  • “Quantification of MHD flows into arched open magnetic field structures.” Innovative Confinement Conference, 18 August 2011.
  • “Quantification of flows into arched flux tubes.” Solar, Heliospheric & INterplanetary Environment Workshop, 12 – 15 July 2011.
  • “Characterization of plasma-filled flux tubes and other open flux systems.” Annual meeting of the American Physical Society Division of Plasma Physics, November 10, 2010. NP9.00101.
  • “MHD forces drive axial flows in magnetic flux tubes.” Solar, Heliospheric & INterplanetary Environment Workshop, 26 – 29 June 2010.
  • “Fast flows in arched plasma flux tubes.” Innovative Confinement Conference, 18 February 2010.
  • “Magnetic structures and corresponding flows in current-carrying arched flux tubes.” Annual meeting of the American Physical Society Division of Plasma Physics, November 5, 2009. UP8.00129.
  • “Magnetic measurements of collimated plasma loops.” Solar, Heliospheric & INterplanetary Environment Workshop, 3 – 6 August 2009.
  • “Magnetically driven behavior of plasma loops.” Annual meeting of the American Physical Society Division of Plasma Physics, November 17-21, 2008. UP6.00032.
  • “High-speed flows and magnetic properties of plasma loops.” Solar, Heliospheric & INterplanetary Environment Workshop, 23 – 26 June 2008.
  • “Measuring and imaging bulk flows in laboratory plasma loops.” Annual meeting of the American Physical Society Division of Plasma Physics, November 12, 2007. BP8.00115.
  • “Using two gases to study coronal-loop-esque laboratory plasmas.” Solar, Heliospheric & INterplanetary Environment Workshop, 30 July – 3 August, 2007.
  • “Using two gases to visualize flows in plasma arches.” US/Japan Workshop on Compact Torus Plasmas, 4 November 2006.
  • “Dual gas laboratory coronal loops.” Annual meeting of the American Physical Society Division of Plasma Physics, October 30, 2006. BP1.00116.
  • “Studying the evolution of solar coronal loops through two-gas laboratory plasmas.” Solar, Heliospheric & INterplanetary Environment Workshop, 31 July – 4 August, 2006.

last updated: March 2013