Research

Doctoral and Licentiate theses completed at the
Swedish Institute of Space Physics (IRF)
2000-

[Earlier theses completed at IRF (1962-1999)]

2016

Joan Stude, Advanced Plasma Analyzer for Measurements in the Magnetosphere of Jupiter, Kiruna, 2016 (IRF Scientific Reports; 308). ISBN 978-91-982951-2-2.

Jesper Lindkvist, Plasma Interactions with Icy Bodies in the Solar System, Kiruna, 2016 (IRF Scientific Reports; 307). ISBN 978-91-982951-1-5.

Elias Odelstad, Rosetta spacecraft potential and activity evolution of comet 67P, Uppsala, 2016 (Uppsala University). Licentiate thesis.

Elin Eriksson, 3D Magnetic Nulls and Regions of Strong Current in the Earth's Magnetosphere, Uppsala, 2016 (Uppsala: Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis). Licentiate thesis.

2015

Mika Holmberg, A Study of the Structure and Dynamics of Saturn's Inner Plasma Disk, Uppsala, 2015 (Digital Comprehensive Summaries of Uppsala Dissertations from the Faculty of Science and Technology; 1298). ISBN 978-91-554-9353-0.

Charles Lue, Solar Wind Proton Interactions with Lunar Magnetic Anomalies and Regolith, Kiruna, 2015 (IRF Scientific Reports; 306). ISBN 978-91-982951-0-8.

Oleg Shebanits, Pre-biotic molecules and dynamics in the ionosphere of Titan, Uppsala, 2015 (Uppsala University). Licentiate thesis.

2014

Cecilia Norgren, Lower hybrid drift waves and electron holes in the Earthĺs magnetosphere, Uppsala, 2014 (Uppsala University). Licentiate thesis.

Shahab Fatemi, Kinetic Modeling of the Solar Wind Plasma Interaction with the Moon, Kiruna, 2014 (Luleň University of Technology). ISBN 978-91-7439-903-5 (pdf).

2013

Henrik Viberg, Generation of Electromagnetic Emissions at Magnetic Reconnection Sites, Uppsala, 2013 (Uppsala University). Licentiate thesis.

Katarina Axelsson, Studies of auroral processes using optical methods, Kiruna, 2013 (Luleň University of Technology). ISBN 978-91-7439-741-3 (pdf).

Rikard Slapak, O+ Heating, Outflow and Escape in the High Altitude Cusp and Mantle, Kiruna, 2013 (Luleň University of Technology). ISBN 978-91-7439-575-4 (pdf).

Maria Mihalikova, Mesoscale Processes in the Polar Atmosphere: Radar Remote Sensing, Balloon-Borne in Situ Measurements and Modelling, Kiruna, 2013 (Luleň University of Technology). ISBN 978-91-7439-550-1.

2012

Catherine DiÚval, Solar wind ions inside the induced magnetosphere of Mars, Kiruna, 2012 (Luleň University of Technology). ISBN 978-91-7439-525-9.

Karin ┼gren, On the Formation and Structure of the Ionosphere of Titan, Uppsala, 2012 (Digital Comprehensive Summaries of Uppsala Dissertations from the Faculty of Science and Technology; 926). ISBN 978-91-554-8344-9.

2011

Shahab Fatemi, Modeling the lunar plasma wake, Luleň, 2011 (Luleň University of Technology). ISBN 978-91-7439-358-3. Licentiate thesis.

Rikard Slapak, O⁺ heating in the high altitude cusp and mantle due to wave-particle interaction, Luleň, 2011 (Luleň University of Technology). ISBN 978-91-7439-322-4. Licentiate thesis.

Catherine DiÚval, The solar wind protons inside the induced magnetosphere of Mars, Luleň, 2011 (Luleň University of Technology). ISBN 978-91-7439-337-8. Licentiate thesis.

Erik Nordblad, Opening New Radio Windows and Bending Twisted Beams, Uppsala, 2011 (Digital Comprehensive Summaries of Uppsala Dissertations from the Faculty of Science and Technology; 854). ISBN 978-91-554-8160-5.

Maria Smirnova, Long-term observations of polar mesosphere summer echoes using the ESRAD MST radar, Kiruna, 2011 (Luleň University of Technology). ISBN 978-91-7439-321-7.

Martin Waara, High Altitude Ion Heating Observed by the Cluster Spacecraft, Kiruna, 2011 (IRF Scientific Reports; 302). ISBN 978-91-977255-8-3.

Jonas Ekeberg, Solitary Waves and Enhanced Incoherent Scatter Ion Lines, Kiruna, 2011 (IRF Scientific Reports; 301). ISBN 978-91-977255-7-6.

2010

Tony Giang, Low-energy ion outflow from the sub-auroral region, Umeň, 2010 (IRF Scientific Reports; 300). ISBN 978-91-977255-6-9. Licentiate thesis.

2009

Erik Engwall, Low-Energy Ion Escape from the Terrestrial Polar Regions, Uppsala, 2009 (Digital Comprehensive Summaries of Uppsala Dissertations from the Faculty of Science and Technology; 640). ISBN 978-91-554-7512-3.

Lars Daldorff, Numerical Simulation as a Tool for Studying Waves and Radiation in Space, Uppsala, 2008 (Digital Comprehensive Summaries of Uppsala Dissertations from the Faculty of Science and Technology; 488). ISBN 978-91-554-7384-6. [Degree awarded 2009]

Tomas Lindstedt, Magnetic reconnection and separatrix regions, Uppsala, 2009 (Uppsala University). Licentiate thesis.

2008

Lars Norin, Secondary Electromagnetic Radiation Generated by HF Pumping of the Ionosphere, Uppsala, 2008 (Digital Comprehensive Summaries of Uppsala Dissertations from the Faculty of Science and Technology; 576). ISBN 978-91-554-7344-0.

Magnus Wik, The Sun, Space Weather and Effects, Lund, 2008 (IRF Scientific Reports; 296). ISBN 978-91-628-7519-0.

Alla Belova, Studies of planetary waves in ozone and temperature fields as observed by the Odin satellite in 2002-2007, Kiruna, 2008 (IRF Scientific Reports; 298). ISBN 978-91-7264-613-1.

Andreas Ekenbńck, Numerical modeling of ENAs from stellar wind interactions, Kiruna, 2008 (IRF Scientific Reports; 297). ISBN 978-91-977255-5-2.

Csilla Szasz, Radio meteors above the Arctic Circle: radiants, orbits and estimated magnitudes, Kiruna, 2008 (IRF Scientific Reports; 294). ISBN 978-91-977255-2-1.

Johan Kero, High resolution meteor exploration with tristatic radar methods, Kiruna, 2008 (IRF Scientific Reports; 293). ISBN 978-91-977255-3-8.

Lisa Rosenqvist, Energy Transfer and Conversion in the Magnetosphere-Ionosphere System, Uppsala, 2008 (Digital Comprehensive Summaries of Uppsala Dissertations from the Faculty of Science and Technology; 430). ISBN 978-91-554-7192-7.

Ella Carlsson, Mars: plasma environment and surface hydrology, Luleň, 2008 (ISSN 1402-1544 / ISRN LTU-DT--08/02--SE / NR 2008:02).

2007

Alexander Grigoriev, The Neutral Particle Detector on the Mars and Venus Express Missions, Kiruna, 2007 (IRF Scientific Reports; 290). ISBN 978-91-7264-349-9. Press release (in Swedish).

Alessandro Retin˛, Magnetic Reconnection in Space Plasmas: Cluster Spacecraft Observations, Uppsala, 2007 (Digital Comprehensive Summaries of Uppsala Dissertations from the Faculty of Science and Technology; 310). ISBN 978-91-554-6898-9.

2006

Mykola Khotyaintsev, Radar Probing of the Sun, Uppsala, 2006 (Digital Comprehensive Summaries of Uppsala Dissertations from the Faculty of Science and Technology; 231). ISBN 91-554-6681-8.

Ella Carlsson, MARS: Environment, Surface and Exploration Ethics, Kiruna, 2006 (Luleň University of Technology; 2006:48). ISSN 1402-1757 / ISRN LTU-LIC -- 06/48 -- SE. Licentiate thesis.

2005

Rico Behlke, Dissipation at the Earth's Quasi-Parallel Bow Shock, Uppsala, 2005 (Digital Comprehensive Summaries of Uppsala Dissertations from the Faculty of Science and Technology; 116). ISBN 91-554-6391-6.

Klas Brinkfeldt, Instrumentation for Energetic Neutral Atom Measurements at Mars, Venus, and the Earth, Kiruna, 2005 (IRF Scientific Report; 288). ISBN 91-7305-993-5. Press release (in Swedish), thesis (PDF file, 25 MB)

David Sundkvist, Space Plasma Dynamics: Instabilities, Coherent Vortices and Covariant Parametrization, Uppsala, 2005 (Digital Comprehensive Summaries of Uppsala Dissertations from the Faculty of Science and Technology; 113). ISBN 91-554-6386-X.

Sachiko Arvelius, Energization and Acceleration of Dayside Polar Outflowing Oxygen, Kiruna, 2005 (IRF Scientific Report; 287). ISBN 91-7305-963-3. Press release (in Swedish), thesis (PDF file, 1 MB).

Johan Arvelius, Calibration and quality assessment of DESCARTESŚgrabsampler for stratospheric tracers, Kiruna, 2005 (IRF Scientific Report; 286). ISBN 91-7305-945-5. Press release (in Swedish), thesis (PDF file, 2.8 MB).

Grigory Nikulin, Impact of Rossby waves on ozone distribution and dynamics of the stratosphere and troposphere, Kiruna, 2005 (IRF Scientific Report; 285). ISBN 91-7305-946-3. Press release (in Swedish), thesis (PDF file, 4.9 MB).

Roger Karlsson, Theory and Applications of Tri-Axial Electromagnetic Field Measurements, Uppsala, 2005 (Digital Comprehensive Summaries of Uppsala Dissertations from the Faculty of Science and Technology; 88). ISBN: 91-554-6327-4. Press release (in Swedish).

Marie Backrud, Cluster Observations and Theoretical Explanations of Broadband Waves in the Auroral Region, Uppsala, 2005 (Digital Comprehensive Summaries of Uppsala Dissertations from the Faculty of Science and Technology; 55). ISBN: 91-554-6258-8.

2004

Jan-Ove Hall, Interaction between Electromagnetic Waves and Localized Plasma Oscillations, Uppsala, 2004 (Comprehensive Summaries of Uppsala Dissertations from the Faculty of Science and Technology; 985). ISBN 91-554-5982-X.

Victoria Barabash, Investigation of Polar Mesosphere Summer Echoes in Northern Scandinavia, Kiruna, 2004 (IRF Scientific Report; 283). ISBN 91-7305-563-8. Abstract, press release (in Swedish), thesis (PDF file, 1.1 MB).

2003

Anders Tjulin, Waves in Space Plasmas: Lower Hybrid Cavities and Simple-Pole Distribution Functions, Uppsala, 2003 (Comprehensive Summaries of Uppsala Dissertations from the Faculty of Science and Technology; 869). ISBN 91-554-5696-0. Press release (in Swedish).

Fredrik Boberg, Space Weather - Solar magnetic variation and its impact on Earth's atmosphere, Lund, 2003 (Lund Observatory, Lund University). ISBN 91-628-5664-2.

Eva Borńlv, Substorm Features in the High-Latitude Ionosphere and Magnetosphere: Multi-Instrument Observations, Uppsala, 2003 (Comprehensive Summaries of Uppsala Dissertations from the Faculty of Science and Technology; 860), ISBN 91-554-5670-7. Press release (in Swedish).

Urban Brńndstr÷m, The Auroral Large Imaging System - Design, Operation and Scientific Results, Kiruna, 2003 (IRF Scientific Report; 279). ISBN 91-7305-405-4. Press release (in Swedish).

Yuri Khotyaintsev, AlfvÚn Waves and Energy Transformation in Space Plasmas, Uppsala, 2002 (Comprehensive Summaries of Uppsala Dissertations from the Faculty of Science and Technology; 793). ISBN 91-554-5505-0.

2002

Bengt Eliasson, Numerical Vlasov-Maxwell Modelling of Space Plasma, Uppsala, 2002 (Comprehensive Summaries of Uppsala Dissertations from the Faculty of Science and Technology; 758). ISBN 91-554-5427-5. Press release (in Swedish).

Carl-Fredrik Enell, Optical studies of polar stratospheric clouds and related phenomena, Kiruna, 2002 (IRF Scientific Report; 278). ISBN 91-7305-307-4. Press release (in Swedish). Thesis (PDF file, 5.8 MB)

FrÚdÚric Pitout, The Polar Cusp and its Ionospheric footprint: Dynamics and Transients, Uppsala, 2002 (Comprehensive Summaries of Uppsala Dissertations from the Faculty of Science and Technology; 778). ISBN 91-554-5472-0.

Mikael Hedin, Advanced applications of the EISCAT incoherent scatter radar for multi-beam and electron line studies, IRF Scientific Report 277, June 2002. Thesis (PDF file). Licentiate thesis.

2001

Solveig H°ymork, Lower Hybrid Cavities and Other Plasma Phenomena in the Subauroral Region, Kiruna, 2001 (IRF Scientific Report; 276). ISBN 91-7191-996-1. Press release (also in Swedish) Thesis (PDF file, 2.1 MB)

Rico Behlke, Solar radio bursts and low frequency radio emissions from space, IRF Scientific Report 275, 2001. Thesis (PDF file). Licentiate thesis.

2000

Laila Andersson, Acceleration processes in auroral region, Kiruna, 2000 (IRF Scientific Report; 270). ISBN 91-7191-914-7. Press release (in Swedish).

Jan Bergman, Dispersive and polarimetric properties of waves in space plasma, Uppsala, 2000 (Department of Astronomy and Space Physics, Uppsala University). ISBN 91-506-1429-0.

Tobia Carozzi, Radio waves in the ionosphere: propagation, generation and detection, Uppsala, 2000 (IRF Scientific Report; 272). ISBN 99-3364278-2.

Hans Gleisner, Solar Wind and Geomagnetic Activity - Predictions Using Neural Networks, Lund, 2000 (Lund Observatory, Lund University). ISBN 91-7874-054-1.

Bj÷rn Gustavsson, Three dimensional imaging of aurora and airglow, Kiruna, 2000 (IRF Scientific Report; 267). ISBN 91-7191-878-7.

Jan Bergman, A relativistic approach to wave dispersion in Vlasov plasma, IRF Scientific Report 269, September 2000. Licentiate thesis.


[Earlier theses completed at the Swedish Institute of Space Physics (1962-1999)]


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