Publications

Refereed Publications

2014

  • A. M. DuBois, E. Thomas Jr, W. E. Amatucci, and G. Ganguli, “Density gradient effects on transverse shear driven lower hybrid waves,” Phys. Plasmas, 21, no. 6, 062117, (2014).
  • E. Thomas, Jr., A. M. DuBois, B. Lynch, S. Adams, R. Fisher, D. Artis, S. Leblanc, U. Konopka, R. L. Merlino, and M. Rosenberg,†“Preliminary characteristics of magnetic field and plasma performance in the Magnetized Dusty Plasma Experiment (MDPX)”, J. Plasma Phys., (accepted, June, 2014).
  • A. M. DuBois, E. Thomas, Jr., W. E. Amatucci, and G. Ganguli,†“Experimental characterization of Broadband Electrostatic Noise due to Plasma Compression”, J. Geophys. Res.: †Space Phys., (accepted, July, 2014)


2013

  • A. M. DuBois, E. Thomas, W. E. Amatucci, and G. Ganguli, “Plasma Response to a Varying Degree of Stress,” Phys. Rev. Lett.,†111, 145002, (2013).
  • R. Fisher, K. Avinash, E. Thomas, R. Merlino, and V. Gupta, “Thermal energy density of dust in dusty plasmas: Experiment and theory,” Phys. Rev. E, vol. 88, 031101, (2013).
  • R. K. Fisher and E. E. Thomas, “Weakly Coupled Dusty Plasma With a High Dust Temperature and Low Thermal Energy Density,” IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci., 41, 784 (2013).
  • E. Thomas, R. L. Merlino, and M. Rosenberg, “Design Criteria for the Magnetized Dusty Plasma eXperiment,”†IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci.,†41, 811 (2013).
  • A. M. DuBois, I. Arnold, E. Thomas, E. Tejero, and W. E. Amatucci, “Electron-ion hybrid instability experiment upgrades to the Auburn Linear Experiment for Instability Studies,” Rev. Sci. Instrum., 84, 043503 (2013).


2012

  • E. Thomas, Jr., R. L. Merlino, and M. Rosenberg, Magnetized dusty plasmas:† the next frontier for complex plasma research, Plasma Phys. Control. Fusion, 54, 124034 (2012).† ††

  • Ross Fisher and Edward Thomas, Jr., Quantitative comparison of the isotropic and anisotropic Maxwellian velocity space distribution function models in a dusty plasma, Phys. Rev. E, 86, 066403 (2012).† ††

  • Jeremiah Williams, Edward Thomas, Jr., Lenaic CouŽdel, Alexei Ivlev, Sergey Zhdanov, Vladimir Nosenko, Hubertus Thomas, and Gregor Morfill, Kinetics of the melting front in two-dimensional plasma crystals: Complementary analysis with the particle image and particle tracking velocimetries, Phys. Rev. E, 86, 046401 (2012).
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  • A. M. DuBois, A. C. Eadon and E. Thomas, Jr., Suppression of drift waves in a linear magnetized plasma column, Phys. Plasmas, 19, 072102 (2012).†

2011

  • Ross Fisher and Edward Thomas, Jr., Observation and model of an ellipsoidally symmetric velocity space distribution in a weakly-coupled dusty plasma, Phys. Plasmas,†18, 113701 (2011).† †††††

  • A. C. Eadon, E. Tejero, A. DuBois, and E. Thomas, Jr., Upgrades to the Auburn Linear Experiment for Instability Studies,Rev. Sci. Instrum.†82, 063511 (2011).

  • E. M. Tejero, W. E. Amatucci, G. Ganguli, C. D. Cothran, C. Crabtree, and E. Thomas, Jr., Spontaneous Electromagnetic Emission from a Strongly Localized Plasma Flow, Phys. Rev. Lett.,†106, 185001 (2011).

2010

  • Robert Jefferson, Mark Cianciosa, and Edward Thomas, Jr., Simulations of one- and two-dimensional complex plasmas using a modular, object-oriented code, Phys. Plasmas,†17, 113704 (2010).

  • Edward Thomas, Jr., Driven dust acoustic waves with thermal effects - comparison of experiment to fluid theory, Phys. Plasmas,†17, 043701 (2010).

  • Edward Thomas, Jr., Christoph Ršth, and Jeremiah Williams, Benchmarking particle image velocimetry (PIV) measurements applied to dusty plasmas, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci.,†38, 892 (2010).

  • Ross Fisher and Edward Thomas, Jr., Thermal properties of a dusty plasma in the presence of driven dust acoustic waves, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci.,†38, 833 (2010).

2009

  • Edward Thomas, Jr., Dust clouds in dc-generated dusty plasmas: transport, waves, and three-dimensional effects, Contr. Plasma Phys.,†49, 316 (2009) [Review article].

2008

  • Marlene Rosenberg, Edward Thomas, Jr., and Robert L. Merlino, A note on dust wave excitation in a plasma with warm dust: Comparison with experiment, Phys. Plasmas†15, 073701 (2008).

  • Jeremiah Williams, Edward Thomas, Jr., and Lydia Marcus, Observations of vertically propagating driven dust acoustic waves: finite temperature effects, Phys. Plasmas†15, 043704 (2008).

2007

  • Edward Thomas, Jr., Ross Fisher, and Robert L. Merlino, Observations of dust acoustic waves driven at high frequencies: Finite dust temperature effects and wave interference, Phys. Plasmas,†14, 123701 (2007).

  • Jeremiah Williams and Edward Thomas, Jr., Measurement of the kinetic dust temperature of a weakly coupled dusty plasma, Phys. Plasmas,†14, 063702 (2007).

  • Zachary Aldewereld and Edward Thomas, Jr., Observation of one-dimensional flows in a DC glow discharge dusty plasma, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci.,†35, 309 (2007).

  • Jeremiah Williams and Edward Thomas, Jr., Measurement of the kinetic dust temperature of a weakly coupled dusty plasma, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci.,†35, 303 (2007).

2006

  • E. Thomas, Jr., Measurements of a spatially growing dust acoustic wave in a dc glow discharge plasma, Phys. Plasmas,†13, 042105 (2006).

  • E. Thomas, Jr. and J. Williams*, Applications of stereoscopic particle image velocimetry: dust acoustic waves and velocity space distribution functions, Phys. Plasmas,†13†055702 (2006).

  • J. Williams* and E. Thomas, Jr., Initial measurement of the kinetic dust temperature of a weakly-coupled dusty plasma, Phys. Plasmas.†13, 063509 (2006).

2005

  • "Experimental Measurements of Velocity Dissipation and Neutral-Drag Effects during the Formation of a Dusty Plasma", Edward Thomas, Jr. and Jeremiah Williams,†Phys. Rev. Letters,†95, 055001 (2005)

  • "Suppression of low frequency plasma instabilities in a magnetized plasma column", Edward Thomas, Jr., Ashley Eadon, and Edwynn A. Wallace,†Phys. Plasmas,12, 042109 (2005)

2004

  • "Design and initial operation of ALEXIS: a new plasma experiment for studying shear driven flows", Edwynn Wallace, Edward Thomas, Jr., Ashley Eadon, and Jon David Jackson,†Review of Scientific Instruments,†75, 5160(2004).

  • "Probe induced voids in a dusty plasma", E. Thomas, Jr., K. Avinash, and R. L Merlino,†Phys. Plasmas,†11, 1770 (2004).

  • "Application of stereoscopic particle image velocimetry to studies of transport in a dusty (complex) plasma", Edward Thomas, Jr., Jeremiah D. Williams, and Jennifer Silver,†Phys. Plasmas,†11, L37 (2004)

  • "Controlled interactions of two micropaticle clouds in a dc glow discharge dusty (complex) plasma", E. Thomas, Jr.,New Journal of Physics,†5, 45.1-13, (2003).

2003

2002


2001

  • "Dust particle motion in the vicinity of dust acoustic waves", Edward Thomas, Jr. and Robert L. Merlino,†IEEE Trans. Plasma Science,†29, 152 (2001).

  • "Observations of high speed particle streams in dc glow discharge dusty plasmas", Edward Thomas, Jr.,†Physics of Plasmas,†8, 329 (2001).

  • "Direct measurements of particle transport in dc glow discharge dusty plasmas", Edward Thomas, Jr.,†Physica Scripta,†T89, 20 (2001).

2000

  • "Charging of silica particles in an argon dusty plasma", Edward Thomas, Jr. and Michael Watson,†Physics of Plasmas,†7, 3194 (2000).

1999



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