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2014

Baker D. N., A. N. Jaynes, X. Li, M. G. Henderson, S. G. Kanekal, G. D. Reeves, H. E. Spence, S. G. Claudepierre, J. F. Fennell, M. K. Hudson, R. M. Thorne, J. C. Foster, P. J. Erickson, D. M. Malaspina, J. R. Wygant, A. Boyd, C. A. Kletzing, A. Drozdov, Y. Y. Shprits, (2014), Gradual diffusion and punctuated phase space density enhancements of highly relativistic electrons: Van Allen Probes observations, Geophysical Research Letters, 41, 1351-1358, doi:10.1002/2013GL058942

2013

Chen L., R. M. Thorne, Y. Shprits, B. Ni, (2013), An improved dispersion relation for parallel propagating electromagnetic waves in warm plasmas: Application to electron scattering, J. of Geophys. Res. [Space Physics], 118, 2185-2195, doi:10.1002/jgra.50260

Chen M., C. L. Lemon, B. Ni, M. Schulz, Y. Y. Shprits, R. M. Thorne, (2013), Evaluation of stormtime inner magnetospheric electron scattering loss models in the RCM-E, AGU Fall Meeting 2013, San Francisco, USA, 2013

Ni B., Y. Y. Shprits, R. H. Friedel, R. M. Thorne, M. Daae, Y. Chen, (2013), Responses of Earth’s radiation belts to solar wind dynamic pressure variations in 2002 analyzed using multisatellite data and Kalman filtering, J. of Geophys. Res. [Space Physics], 118, 4400-4414, doi:10.1002/jgra.50437

Thorne R. M., B. Ni, X. Tao, L. Chen, W. Li, N. P. Meredith, R. B. Horne, Y. Y. Shprits, (2013), Correction to “Resonant scattering of plasma sheet electrons leading to diffuse auroral precipitation: 1. Evaluation for electrostatic electron cyclotron harmonic waves,” “Resonant scattering of plasma sheet electrons leading to diffuse auroral precipitation: 2. Evaluation for whistler mode chorus waves,” and “Evolution of pitch angle distributions following injection from the plasma sheet”, J. of Geophys. Res. [Space Physics], 118, 839-842, doi:10.1002/jgra.50154

2011

Li W., R. M. Thorne, J. Bortnik, Y. Y. Shprits, Y. Nishimura, V. Angelopoulos, C. Chaston, O. Le Contel, J. W. Bonnell, (2011), Typical properties of rising and falling tone chorus waves, Geophysical Research Letters, 38, doi:10.1029/2011GL047925

Ni B., R. M. Thorne, R. B. Horne, N. P. Meredith, Y. Y. Shprits, L. Chen, W. Li, (2011), Resonant scattering of plasma sheet electrons leading to diffuse auroral precipitation: 1. Evaluation for electrostatic electron cyclotron harmonic waves, J. of Geophys. Res. [Space Physics], 116, doi:10.1029/2010JA016232

Ni B., R. M. Thorne, N. P. Meredith, R. B. Horne, Y. Y. Shprits, (2011), Resonant scattering of plasma sheet electrons leading to diffuse auroral precipitation: 2. Evaluation for whistler mode chorus waves, J. of Geophys. Res. [Space Physics], 116, doi:10.1029/2010JA016233

Ni B., R. M. Thorne, Y. Y. Shprits, K. G. Orlova, N. P. Meredith, (2011), Chorus-driven resonant scattering of diffuse auroral electrons in nondipolar magnetic fields, J. of Geophys. Res. [Space Physics], 116, doi:10.1029/2011JA016453

Ni B., R. M. Thorne, N. P. Meredith, Y. Y. Shprits, R. B. Horne, (2011), Diffuse auroral scattering by whistler mode chorus waves: Dependence on wave normal angle distribution, J. of Geophys. Res. [Space Physics], 116, doi:10.1029/2011JA016517

Subbotin D. A., Y. Y. Shprits, M. Gkioulidou, L. R. Lyons, B. Ni, V. G. Merkin, F. R. Toffoletto, R. M. Thorne, R. B. Horne, M. K. Hudson, (2011), Simulation of the acceleration of relativistic electrons in the inner magnetosphere using RCM-VERB coupled codes, J. of Geophys. Res. [Space Physics], 116, doi:10.1029/2010JA016350

Tao X., R. M. Thorne, R. B. Horne, B. Ni, J. D. Menietti, Y. Y. Shprits, D. A. Gurnett, (2011), Importance of plasma injection events for energization of relativistic electrons in the Jovian magnetosphere, J. of Geophys. Res. [Space Physics], 116, doi:10.1029/2010JA016108

2010

Subbotin D., Y. Y. Shprits, M. Gkioulidou, V. Merkin, F. Toffoletto, R. Thorne, C. Wang, L. Lyons, (2010), RCM-VERB Coupled Simulations of the Dynamics of the Radiation Belts During Storms, EGU General Assembly 2010, Vienna, Austria, 2010

Ukhorskiy A. Y., Y. Y. Shprits, B. J. Anderson, K. Takahashi, R. M. Thorne, (2010), Rapid scattering of radiation belt electrons by storm-time EMIC waves, Geophysical Research Letters, 37, doi:10.1029/2010GL042906

2009

Ni B., Y. Shprits, T. Nagai, R. Thorne, Y. Chen, D. Kondrashov, H. Kim, (2009), Reanalyses of the radiation belt electron phase space density using nearly equatorial CRRES and polar-orbiting Akebono satellite observations, J. of Geophys. Res. [Space Physics], 114, doi:10.1029/2008JA013933

Ni B., Y. Shprits, R. Thorne, R. Friedel, T. Nagai, (2009), Reanalysis of relativistic radiation belt electron phase space density using multisatellite observations: Sensitivity to empirical magnetic field models, J. of Geophys. Res. [Space Physics], 114, doi:10.1029/2009JA014438

Ni B., R. M. Thorne, R. B. Horne, N. P. Meredith, Y. Y. Shprits, (2009), Diffuse auroral electron scattering by ECH waves and whistler-mode chorus in the inner magnetosphere, AGU 2009 Fall Meeting, 90(52), Fall Meet Suppl, Abstract SM23A-1578, 2009

Shprits Y., B. Ni, D. Subbotin, A. Kondrashov, M. Daae, M. Thorne, T. Nagai, H. Friedel, Chen, J. Koller, D. Reeves, (2009), Dynamic evolution of the radiation belt phase space density obtained with reanalysis with simultaneous observations from four spacecraft, AGU 2009 Fall Meeting

Shprits Y. Y., L. Chen, R. M. Thorne, (2009), Simulations of pitch angle scattering of relativistic electrons with MLT-dependent diffusion coefficients, J. of Geophys. Res. [Space Physics], 114, doi:10.1029/2008JA013695

Ukhorskiy A. Y., Y. Y. Shprits, B. J. Anderson, K. Takahashi, R. M. Thorne, (2009), Rapid Loss of the Outer Belt Electrons due to Storm-Time EMIC Waves, AGU 2009 Fall Meeting, 90(52), Fall Meet Suppl, Abstract SM23A-1589, 2009

2008

Horne R. B., R. M. Thorne, S. A. Glauert, J. Douglas Menietti, Y. Y. Shprits, D. A. Gurnett, (2008), Gyro-resonant electron acceleration at Jupiter, Nature Physics, 4, 301-304, doi:10.1038/nphys897

Li W., R. M. Thorne, N. P. Meredith, R. B. Horne, J. Bortnik, Y. Y. Shprits, B. Ni, (2008), Evaluation of whistler mode chorus amplification during an injection event observed on CRRES, J. of Geophys. Res. [Space Physics], 113, doi:10.1029/2008JA013129

Ni B., R. M. Thorne, Y. Y. Shprits, J. Bortnik, (2008), Resonant scattering of plasma sheet electrons by whistler-mode chorus: Contribution to diffuse auroral precipitation, Geophysical Research Letters, 35, doi:10.1029/2008GL034032

Ni B., Y. Y. Shprits, T. Nagai, R. Thorne, Y. Chen, D. Kondrashov, (2008), Reanalysis of radiation belt electron phase space density using CRRES and Akebono Observations, AGU Fall Meeting 2008, 15-19 December

Shprits Y. Y., L. Chen, A. Ukhorskiy, R. Thorne, (2008), Simulations of pitch-angle scattering of relativistic electrons with MLT-Dependent diffusion coefficients, AGU Fall Meeting 2008, 15-19 December

Subbotin D., Y. Y. Shprits, M. Gkioulidou, S. Merkin, F. Toffoletto, R. Thorne, C. Wang, L. Lyons, (2008), RCM-VERB coupled simulations of the dynamics of the radiation belts during storms, AGU Fall Meeting 2008, AUG, 15-19 December.

Ukhorskiy A. Y., Y. Y. Shprits, B. J. Anderson, R. M. Thorne, (2008), The role of EMIC waves in the outer radiation belt losses, AGU Fall Meeting 2008, 15-19 December

2007

Kondrashov D., Y. Shprits, M. Ghil, R. Thorne, (2007), A Kalman filter technique to estimate relativistic electron lifetimes in the outer radiation belt, J. of Geophys. Res. [Space Physics], 112, doi:10.1029/2007JA012583

Li W., Y. Y. Shprits, R. M. Thorne, (2007), Dynamic evolution of energetic outer zone electrons due to wave-particle interactions during storms, J. of Geophys. Res. [Space Physics], 112, doi:10.1029/2007JA012368

Shprits Y. Y., N. P. Meredith, R. M. Thorne, (2007), Parameterization of radiation belt electron loss timescales due to interactions with chorus waves, Geophysical Research Letters, 34, doi:10.1029/2006GL029050

Shprits Y., D. Kondrashov, Y. Chen, R. Thorne, M. Ghil, R. Friedel, G. Reeves, (2007), Reanalysis of relativistic radiation belt electron fluxes using CRRES satellite data, a radial diffusion model, and a Kalman filter, J. of Geophys. Res. [Space Physics], 112, doi:10.1029/2007JA012579

Thorne R. M., Y. Y. Shprits, N. P. Meredith, R. B. Horne, W. Li, L. R. Lyons, (2007), Refilling of the slot region between the inner and outer electron radiation belts during geomagnetic storms, J. of Geophys. Res. [Space Physics], 112, doi:10.1029/2006JA012176

2006

Bortnik J., R. M. Thorne, T. P. O’Brien, J. C. Green, R. J. Strangeway, Y. Y. Shprits, D. N. Baker, (2006), Observation of two distinct, rapid loss mechanisms during the 20 November 2003 radiation belt dropout event, J. of Geophys. Res. [Space Physics], 111, doi:10.1029/2006JA011802

Horne R. B., N. P. Meredith, S. A. Glauert, A. Varotsou, R. M. Thorne, Y. Y. Shprits, R. R. Anderson, (2006), Mechanisms for the acceleration of radiation belt electrons

Shprits Y. Y., R. Thorne, (2006), Parameterizations of the electron lifetimes, 36th Cospar Scientific Assembly, Beijing, China, 16-23 July.

Shprits Y. Y., R. M. Thorne, R. B. Horne, S. A. Glauert, M. Cartwright, C. T. Russell, D. N. Baker, S. G. Kanekal, (2006), Acceleration mechanism responsible for the formation of the new radiation belt during the 2003 Halloween solar storm, Geophysical Research Letters, 33, doi:10.1029/2005GL024256

Shprits Y. Y., R. M. Thorne, R. Friedel, G. D. Reeves, J. Fennell, D. N. Baker, S. G. Kanekal, (2006), Outward radial diffusion driven by losses at magnetopause, J. of Geophys. Res. [Space Physics], 111, doi:10.1029/2006JA011657

Shprits Y. Y., R. M. Thorne, R. B. Horne, D. Summers, (2006), Bounce-averaged diffusion coefficients for field-aligned chorus waves, J. of Geophys. Res. [Space Physics], 111, doi:10.1029/2006JA011725

Shprits Y. Y., W. Li, R. M. Thorne, (2006), Controlling effect of the pitch angle scattering rates near the edge of the loss cone on electron lifetimes, J. of Geophys. Res. [Space Physics], 111, doi:10.1029/2006JA011758

Shprits Y. Y., R. Thorne, R. Friedel, G. Reeves, J. Fennell, D. Baker, S. Kanekal, (2006), Outward radial diffusion during the main phase of a storm, 36th Cospar Scientific Assembly, Beijing, China, 16-23 July.

Shprits Y. Y., R. M. Thorne, W. Li, R. Horne, (2006), Storm-time Simulations with the 3D High Energy Electron Radiation Belt Code, AGU Fall Meeting 2006, 16-23 July

2005

Horne R. B., R. M. Thorne, Y. Y. Shprits, N. P. Meredith, S. A. Glauert, A. J. Smith, S. G. Kanekal, D. N. Baker, M. J. Engebretson, J. L. Posch, M. Spasojevic, U. S. Inan, J. S. Pickett, P. M. Decreau, (2005), Wave acceleration of electrons in the Van Allen radiation belts, Nature Communications, 437, 227–230, doi:10.1038/nature03939

Kondrashov D., Y. Y. Shprits, R. Thorne, M. Ghil, G. Reeves, R. Friedel, (2005), Optimal Estimation of Electron Lifetimes in the Outer Radiation Belt, AGU Fall Meeting 2005, San Francisco, CA, 3-9 December

Shprits Y. Y., R. M. Thorne, G. D. Reeves, R. Friedel, (2005), Radial diffusion modeling with empirical lifetimes: comparison with CRRES observations, Annales Geophysicae, 23, 1467–1471, doi:10.5194/angeo-23-1467-2005

Shprits Y. Y., R. M. Thorne, R. Friedel, G. D. Reeves, J. F. Fennell, D. N. Baker, K. Shrikanth, R. B. Horne, (2005), Radial Diffusion as a Potential Source and Loss Mechanism of Relativistic Electrons in the Outer Radiation Belt, AGU Fall Meeting 2005, Eos Trans, 86(52), San Francisco, CA, 3-9 December

Thorne R. M., R. B. Horne, S. A. Glauert, N. P. Meredith, Y. Y. Shprits, D. Summers, R. R. Anderson, (2005), Inner Magnetosphere Interactions: New Perspectives from Imaging, Vol 159, edited by J. Burch, M. Schub and H. Spence 191-113

Thorne R. M., T. P. O’Brien, Y. Y. Shprits, D. Summers, R. B. Horne, (2005), Timescale for MeV electron microburst loss during geomagnetic storms, J. of Geophys. Res. [Space Physics], 110, doi:10.1029/2004JA010882

2004

Horne R. B., Y. Y. Shprits, R. M. Thorne, (2004), Formation of the new radiation belt during October-November storms 2003, AGU 2004 Fall Meeting, Eos Trans, 85(47), San Francisco, Calif, 13-17 December

Shprits Y. Y., R. M. Thorne, (2004), Time dependent radial diffusion modeling of relativistic electrons with realistic loss rates, Geophysical Research Letters, 31, doi:10.1029/2004GL019591

Thorne R. M., T. P. O’Brien, D. Summers, Y. Y. Shprits, R. B. Horne, (2004), Influence of the thermal plasma distribution on relativistic electron loss during storm conditions, AGU 2004 Fall Meeting, Eos Trans, 85(47), San Francisco, Calif, 13-17 December

2003

Shprits Y. Y., R. Thorne, (2003), Time Dependent Radial Diffusion Modeling of Relativistic Electrons Including Realistic Loss Rates, AGU Fall Meeting 2003, 8-12 December