Completed projects

Below is a list of completed projects for the past five years. 


2019

Dogurevich, Pavel, Kinetic simulation of spherically symmetric collisionless plasma in the inner part of a cometary coma, Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology, Physics, Department of Physics and Astronomy; Swedish Institute of Space Physics, 2019. Master Programme in Physics, 10 credits / 15 HE credits, oai:DiVA.org:uu-389449
Supervisor: Anders Eriksson, IRF in Uppsala

Edman, Jennifer, Deriving characteristics of thin cirrus clouds from observations with the IRF lidar, Luleå University of Technology, Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering, 2019. Independent thesis Advanced level (Space Engineering, master’s level), 20 credits / 30 HE credits, oai:DiVA.org:ltu-76574
Supervisor: Peter Völger, IRF in Kiruna

Gupta, Shashikant, Cometary ion dynamics with Rosetta Ion Composition Analyzer, Luleå University of Technology, Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering, 2019, Independent thesis Advanced level (Space Engineering, master’s level), 20 credits / 30 HE credits, oai:DiVA.org:ltu-76270
Supervisor: Hans Nilsson, IRF in Kiruna

Skan, Moa, Reconstructing ICMEs with the toroidal Grad-Shafranov method, Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology, Physics; Swedish Institute of Space Physics, 2019. Independent thesis Advanced level (Master Programme in Engineering Physics), 20 credits / 30 HE credits, oai:DiVA.org:uu-382398
Supervisor: Emiliya Yordanova, IRF in Uppsala

Smith, Kellen, Interpreting density enhancement of coronal mass ejections, Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology, Physics, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Space Plasma Physics, 2019. Independent thesis Basic level (Bachelor Programme in Physics), 10 credits / 15 HE credits, oai:DiVA.org:uu-388352
Supervisors: Emiliya Yordanova and Elisabeth Werner, IRF in Uppsala

Zankov, Ivan, Optimization of Cubesat-Compatible Plasma Ion Analyzer for Asteroid Composition Analysis, Luleå University of Technology, Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering, 2019. Independent thesis Advanced level (Space Engineering, master’s level), 20 credits / 30 HE credits, oai:DiVA.org:ltu-76290
Supervisors: Xiao-Dong Wang and Yoshifumi Futaana, IRF in Kiruna


2018

Al Moulla, Khaled, Turbulence at MHD and sub-ion scales in the magnetosheath of Saturn: a comparative study between quasi-perpendicular and quasi-parallel bow shocks using in-situ Cassini data, Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology, Physics, Department of Physics and Astronomy; Swedish Institute of Space Physics, 2018. Independent thesis Basic level, degree of Bachelor, 10 credits / 15 HE credits, oai:DiVA.org:uu-354775
Supervisor: Lina Hadid, IRF in Uppsala

Hahlin, Axel, Coupled waves as a model to describe chaotic turbulence pumped by radio waves in the ionosphere, Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology, Physics, Department of Physics and Astronomy; Swedish Institute of Space Physics, 2018. Independent thesis Basic level, degree of Bachelor, 10 credits / 15 HE credits, oai:DiVA.org:uu-356265
Supervisor: Thomas Leyser, IRF in Uppsala

Huybrighs, Hans, A Search for signatures of Europa’s atmosphere and plumes in Galileo charged particle data, Braunschweig: Technische Universität Braunschweig, 2018, PhD thesis.
Supervisor: Yoshifumi Futaana, IRF in Kiruna

Kvarnström, Joakim, Searching for Titan’s tail, Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology, Physics, Department of Physics and Astronomy; Swedish Institute of Space Physics, 2018. Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE credits, oai:DiVA.org:uu-356306
Supervisor: Niklas Edberg, IRF in Uppsala

Scheutwinkel, Kilian, Ionospheric model of comet 67P including the effect of solar EUV attenuation, Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology, Physics, Department of Physics and Astronomy. Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology, Physics, Swedish Institute of Space Physics, 2018. Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 5 HE credits, oai:DiVA.org:uu-344279
Supervisor: Erik Vigren, IRF in Uppsala

Svensson, Martin, Electron heating in collisionless shocks observed by the MMS spacecraft, Luleå University of Technology, Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering, 2018. Independent thesis Advanced level, degree of Master (Two Years), 20 credits / 30 HE credits, oai:DiVA.org:ltu-67892
Supervisor: Andreas Johlander, IRF in Uppsala

Werner, Elisabeth, Modeling the complex ejecta on 2017 September 6-9 with WSA-ENLIL+Cone and EUHFORIA, Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology, Physics, Department of Physics and Astronomy; Swedish Institute of Space Physics, 2018. Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE credits, oai:DiVA.org:uu-351371
Supervisor: Emiliya Yordanova, IRF in Uppsala


2017

Alinder, Simon, Electron cooling in a cometary plasma, Undergraduate Diploma thesis, Uppsala university and Swedish Institute of Space Physics, 2017. Undergraduate diploma thesis (15 hp), oai:DiVA.org:uu-324842
Supervisor: Erik Vigren, IRF in Uppsala

Bader, Alexander, Ion Temperature Anisotropies in the Venus Plasma Environment, Luleå University of Technology, Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering, 2017. Independent thesis Advanced level, degree of Master (Two Years), 20 credits, oai:DiVA.org:ltu-63909
Supervisor: Gabriella Stenberg Wieser, IRF in Kiruna

Bercic, Laura, Instrumental and environmental effects on RPC-ICA measurements of the cometary ion dynamics at comet 67P/CG, Luleå University of Technology, Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering, Space Technology; Swedish Institute of Space Physics, 2017. Independent thesis Advanced level, degree of Master (Two Years), 20 credits, oai:DiVA.org:ltu-65531
Supervisor: Etienne Behar, IRF in Kiruna

Gramin, Ava, Analysis of calibration and surface contamination on the Rosetta Langmuir probe instrument, Uppsala: Uppsala university and Swedish Institute of Space Physics, 2017. Undergraduate diploma thesis (15 hp), oai:DiVA.org:uu-317492
Supervisor: Fredrik Johansson, IRF in Uppsala

Lannér, Viktor, Incoherent Scattering of Twisted Radar Beams from the Ionosphere, Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology, Physics; Swedish Institute of Space Physics, 2017. Independent thesis Advanced level (professional degree), 20 credits.
Supervisor: Thomas Leyser, IRF in Uppsala

Lidström, Viktor, Mass Loading of Space Plasmas, Luleå University of Technology, Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering, Space Technology, 2017. Independent thesis Advanced level, degree of Master (Two Years), 20 credits.
Supervisor: Mats Holmström, IRF in Kiruna

Simon Alinder (Rosetta) Electron cooling in a Cometary Coma
Supervisor: Erik Vigren, IRF in Uppsala

Martin Svensson (MMS) Electron heating in the Earth’s bow shock
Supervisor: Andreas Johlander, IRF in Uppsala


2016

Kastinen, Daniel, Meteorer och Celestial Dynamik: Association och Numerisk analys, Independent thesis Advanced level (Space Engineering, master’s level), 20 credits / 30 HE credits, Luleå University of Technology, Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering, 2016.
Supervisor: Johan Kero, IRF in Kiruna

Kerényi, Máté, Vacuum Chamber Design for RATEX-J Radiation Testing, Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years), 20 credits / 30 HE credits, KTH, School of Electrical Engineering (EES), 2016, oai:DiVA.org:kth-187727
Supervisor: Magnus Oja, IRF in Kiruna

Nunez, Emmanuel, Characterization of Neutral Particle Detector Time-of-Flight Measurement as Dependent on Space and Time in the Environment of Venus, Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE credits, Luleå University of Technology, Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering, 2016, oai:DiVA.org:ltu-59582
Supervisors: Yoshifumi Futaana and Xiao-Dong Wang, IRF in Kiruna

Werner, Anita Linnéa Elisabeth, Comparison of the shock arrival times for Earth-directed ICMEs provided by the WSA-Enlil+Cone model and in-situ observations at L1: A Case Study, Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE credits, Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology, Physics, Department of Physics and Astronomy. Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology, Physics; Swedish Institute of Space Physics, Uppsala, 2016, oai:DiVA.org:uu-296537
Supervisor: Andris Vaivads, IRF in Uppsala

Xystouris, George, Investigation of the electron density close to the rings of Saturn and Prediction of the F-ring plasma characteristics, Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE credits, Uppsala university, 2016, oai:DiVA.org:uu-314112
Supervisors: Michiko Morooka and Jan-Erik Wahlund, IRF in Uppsala

Ava Gramin (Rosetta) Analysis of Calibration and Surface Contamination on the Rosetta Langmuir Probe Instrument
Supervisors: Fredrik Johansson, Elias Odelstad and Anders Eriksson, IRF in Uppsala

George Xystouris (Cassini) Electron density in the Saturn rings
Supervisors: Michiko Morooka and Jan-Erik Wahlund, IRF in Uppsala


2015

Burgdorf, Jonas, On-Board Data Handling for J³ and Electrical Ground Support Equipment for RATEX-J., Masters thesis, Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering, Luleå University of Technology, Swedish Institute of Space Physics, 2015.
Supervisor: Birgit Ritter, IRF in Kiruna

Cervantes, Pedro, Geometry Considerations for the Radio and Plasma Waves Instrument on the ESA Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer (JUICE), Master’s Thesis, Electrical and Space Engineering, Luleå University of Technology, Swedish Institute of Space Physics, 2015.
Supervisors: Anders Eriksson and Jan-Erik Wahlund, IRF in Uppsala

Tsimpidas, Dimitrios, Following the central region of the Saturnian nightside plasma sheet, Master’s Thesis in Astronomy and Space Physics, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Uppsala University, Swedish Institute of Space Physics, 2015.
Supervisors: Jan-Erik Wahlund, David Andrews and Michiko Morooka, IRF in Uppsala

Huybrighs, Hans, The feasibility of in-situ observations of Europa’s water vapour plumes, Master’s Thesis, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands; Swedish Institute of Space Physics, 2015.
Supervisors: Stas Barabash and Yoshifumi Futaana, IRF in Kiruna

Sirin, Atakan, Power System Analysis of J³ CubeSat and RATEX-J High Voltage Power Supply Calibration, Masters thesis, Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering, Luleå University of Technology, Swedish Institute of Space Physics, 2015.
Supervisor: Birgit Ritter, IRF in Kiruna

Wolff, F., J³ – A CubeSat for Radiation Testing: Science Requirements Derivation, Analysis of Radiation Environment and Simulation of Instrument Response, Masters thesis, Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering, Luleå University of Technology, Swedish Institute of Space Physics, 2015.
Supervisor: Birgit Ritter, IRF in Kiruna

Pedro Cervantes Correa (JUICE) Geometry Considerations for the Radio and Plasma Waves Instrument on the ESA Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer (JUICE)
Supervisors: Anders Eriksson and Jan-Erik Wahlund, IRF in Uppsala