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Conference Presentations - Space Physics

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1. Olsen, R. C. and Elden Whipple, Signature of Spacecraft Differential Charging Effects in Magnetospheric Particle Data, EOS (abstracts), p. 983, 1976, Presented at the American Geophysical Union Meeting in San Francisco, December 1976.

2. Olsen, R. C., Potential Modifications on ATS-5 by Electron Emission, EOS (abstract), p. 1215, 1977, Presented at the American Geophysical Union Meeting in San Francisco, December, 1977.

3. Olsen, R. C., E. C. Whipple, and C. K. Purvis, Active Modification of ATS-5 and ATS-6 Spacecraft Potentials, Presented at the Ionospheric Effects Symposium, Washington, D.C., January, 1978.

4. Olsen, R. C., Operation of the ATS-6 Ion Engine and Plasma Bridge Neutralizer at Geosynchronous Altitude, AIAA/DLGR 13th International Electric Propulsion Conference, paper 78-663, San Diego, California, April 1978.

5. Olsen, R. C. and E. C. Whipple, Operations of the ATS-6 Ion Engine, USAF/NASA Spacecraft Charging Technology Conference, Colorado Springs, Colorado, October, 1978.

6. Olsen, R. C., Effects of Operating a Cesium Ion Engine on Low Energy Particle Data, EOS (abstracts), p. 1159, 1978, Presented at the American Geophysical Union Meeting in San Francisco, December, 1978.

7. Whipple, E. C., and R. C. Olsen, Experiments on Regulation of Electric Charge on Space Vehicles, AIAA 12th Fluid and Plasma Dynamics Conference, paper 79-1506, Williamsburg, Virginia, July, 1979.

8. Olsen, R. C., Warm Ions at Midnight, EOS (abstract), p. 930, 1979, Presented at the American Geophysical Union Meeting in San Francisco, December, 1979.

9. Olsen, R. C., Warm Ion Flows parallel to the Magnetic Field, EOS (abstracts), p. 343, 1980, Presented at the American Geophysical Union Meeting in Toronto, April, 1980.

10. Olsen, R. C., Thermal Ions Trapped at the Equator, EOS (abstracts), p. 1091, 1980, Presented at the American Geophysical Union Meeting in San Francisco, December, 1980.

11. Olsen, R. C., R. H. Comfort, C. R. Chappell, J. H. Waite, J. F. E. Johnson, and S. D. Shawhan, Dynamics Explorer low-energy plasma observations using a variable aperture bias, EOS (abstracts) p. 390, 1982, Presented at the American Geophysical Union Meeting in Philadelphia, May, 1982.

12. Olsen, R. C., D. L. Gallagher, C. R. Chappell, J. L. Green, and S. D. Shawhan, A potential control method for thermal plasma measurements on the DE-1 spacecraft, presented at the 17th ESLAB Symposium on Spacecraft-Plasma Interactions and their Influence on Field and Particle Measurements, Noordwijk, The Netherlands, September 13-16, 1983.

13. Olsen, R. C., P. M. E. Decreau, F. G. E. Johnson, G. L. Wrenn, A. Pedersen, and K. Knott, Comparison of thermal plasma observations on SCATHA and GEOS, presented at the 17th ESLAB Symposium on Spacecraft-Plasma Interactions and their Influence on Field and Particle Measurements, Noordwijk, The Netherlands, September 13-16, 1983.

14. Pedersen, A., C. R. Chappell, K. Knott, and R. C. Olsen, Methods for keeping a conductive spacecraft near the plasma potential, presented at the 17th ESLAB Symposium on Spacecraft-Plasma Interactions and their Influence on Field and Particle Measurements, Noordwijk, The Netherlands, September 13-16, 1983.

15. Whipple, E. C., R. C. Olsen, I. Krinsky, and R. Torbert, Anomalously high potentials observed on ISEE-1 in sunlight, presented at the 17th ESLAB Symposium on Spacecraft-Plasma Interactions and their Influence on Field and Particle Measurements, Noordwijk, The Netherlands, September 13-16, 1983.

16. Olsen, R. C., D. L. Gallagher, S. D. Shawhan, and C. R. Chappell, Plasma heating at the equatorial Plasmapause, presented at the Conference on Fundamental Magnetospheric Processes in the Plasmapause Region, Huntsville, AL, October 25-27, 1983.

17. Aggson, R. L., and R. C. Olsen, Observations of radial electric field at the plasmapause, presented at the Conference on Fundamental Magnetospheric Processes in the Plasmapause Region, Huntsville, AL, October 25-17, 1983.

18. Krinsky, I. S., E. C. Whipple, R. B. Torbert, and R. C. Olsen, Anomalously high potentials observed on ISEE, EOS (abstracts), p. 808, 1983, Presented at the American Geophysical Union meeting in San Francisco, CA, December 5-9, 1983.

19. Olsen, R. C., D. L. Gallagher, C. R. Chappell, J. L. Green, and S. D. Shawhan, The hidden ion population-Revisited, EOS (abstract), p. 256, 1984, Presented at the American Geophysical Union Meeting in Cincinnati, OH, May 14-17, 1984.

20. Decreau, P. M. E., C. R. Chappell, J. L. Green, J. H. Waite, D. Gurnett, R. H. Comfort, R. C. Olsen, and A. Pedersen, A three-dimensional view of the plasmaspheric bulge: GEOS-2/DE-1 Comparisons, EOS (abstracts), p. 256, 1984, Presented at the American Geophysical Union meeting in Cincinnati, OH, May 14-17, 1984.

21. Ledley, B. G., R. C. Olsen, and T. L. Aggson, Observation of D.C. electric fields near the plasmapause, EOS (abstracts), p. 256, 1984, Presented at the American Geophysical Union meeting in Cincinnati, OH, May 14-17, 1984.

22. Moore, T. E., A. P. Biddle, C. R. Chappell, R. C. Olsen, and J. H. Waite, Thermal ion signatures of auroral acceleration processes, EOS (abstracts), p. 257, 1984, Presented at the American Geophysical Union meeting in Cincinnati, OH, May 14-17, 1984.

23. Olsen, R. C., Recent results on wave-particle interactions as inferred from SCATHA, invited talk, presented a the XXIst General Assembly of International Union of Radio Science, Florence, Italy, August 28 - September 5, 1984.

24. Olsen, R. C., and C. R. Chappell, Observations on conical ion distributions at one Earth Radius - Observations from the acceleration region?, EOS (abstracts), p. 1060, 1984, Presented at the American Geophysical Union meeting in San Francisco, CA, December 5-9, 1984.

25. Craven, P. D., R. C. Olsen, and C. R. Chappell, Measurements of molecular ions at high altitudes over the polar cap, EOS (abstracts), p. 1021, 1984, Presented at the American Geophysical Union meeting in San Francisco, CA, December 5-9, 1984.

26. Gallagher, D. L., R. C. Olsen, R. H. Comfort, J. H. Waite, C. R. Chappell, J. F. E. Johnson, D. Weimer, and S. D. Shawhan, A detailed analysis of the ion motions and electric field during a PC5 event, EOS (abstracts), p. 1046, 1984, presented at the American Geophysical Union Meeting in San Francisco, CA, December 5-9, 1984.

27. Olsen, R. C., C. R. Chappell and D. A. Gurnett, Ion acceleration at the magnetic equator, presented at the Chapman Conference on Ion Acceleration in the Magnetosphere and Ionosphere, Boston, MA, June 3-7, 1985.

28. Olsen, R. C. and H. A. Cohen, Electron beam experiments at high altitudes, EOS (abstracts), p. 1053, 1985, presented at the Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA, December 9-13, 1985.

29. Olsen, R. C., Electron beam experiments at high altitudes, presented to the NATO/AGARD meeting of the Electromagnetic Wave Propagation Panel, and the symposium on "The aerospace environment at high altitudes and its implication for spacecraft charging and communications," The Hague, The Netherlands, 2-6 June 1986.

30. Olsen, R. C., and C. R. Chappell, Conical ion distributions near one earth radius, presented at the XXVI Plenary meeting of the Committee on Space Research (COSPAR). Toulouse, France, 30 June - 11 July, 1986 (Published, Adv. Space Res., 1986).

31. Olsen, R. C., and H. A. Cohen, Electron beam experiments at high altitudes, presented at the XXVI Plenary meeting of the Committee on Space Research (COSPAR), Toulouse, France, 30 June - 11 July, 1986.

32. Olsen, R. C., C. R. Chappell, and S. D. Shawhan, Plasma observations at the earth's magnetic equator, presented at the International Symposium on Space Physics, Beijing, China, November 10-14, 1986.

33. Olsen, R. C., Ion beam experiments at high altitudes, EOS (Abstracts), p. 1180, 1986, presented at the Fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA, December 8-12, 1986.

34. Norwood, C. W., R. C. Olsen and W. W. Li, Observations of ions generated on or near satellite surfaces, paper AIAA-88-0434, presented at the AIAA-26th Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Reno, Nevada, January 11-14, 1988.

35. Olsen, R. C., D. R. Lowery, and L. E. Weddle, Plasma wave observations during electron and ion gun experiments, paper AIAA-88-0433, presented at the AIAA 26th Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Reno, Nevada, January 11-14, 1988.

36. Olsen, R. C., A hollow cathode rocket experiment, presented at the AIAA 27th Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Reno, NV, 09-12 January 1989.

37. Olsen, R. C., J. W. Patterson, T. L. Aggson, and B. G. Ledley, Observations of resonance phenomenon in a micropulsation (link to thesis), EOS, 70 , 453, 1989, Presented at the American Geophysical Union Meeting in Baltimore, MD, May 1989.

38. Olsen, R. C., Interactions between spacecraft, ion propulsion systems, and the Environment, Presented at the INTELSAT Symposium on ion propulsion for communications satellites, in Monterey, CA, 13 July 1989. Invited talk.

39. Olsen, R. C., J. W. Patterson, T. L. Aggson, and B. G. Ledley, Multipoint observations of a micropulsation (link to thesis), IAGA Bulletin, 53, 446, 1989, Presented at the 6th Scientific Assembly of IUGG/IAGA, 03 August 1989, Exeter, United Kingdom.

40. Anderson, R. R., R. C. Olsen, and F. S. Mozer, Plasma wave observations during electron gun operations on ISEE 1, EOS, 70, 1279, 1989, Presented at the American Geophysical Union Meeting in San Francisco, CA December 1989.

41. Olsen, R. C., R. R. Anderson, and F. S. Mozer, Plasma wave observations during electron gun experiments on ISEE 1, Presented at the XXVIII Plenary meeting of the Committee on Space Research(COSPAR), The Hague, The Netherlands, 25 June - 6 July 1990.

42. Olsen, R. C., T. Van Horn, R. B. Torbert, and W. J. Raitt, SPEAR-1 Charging Behavior, presented at the ESA Space Environment Analysis Workshop, Noordwijk, the Netherlands, 9-12 October 1990.

43. Olsen, R. C., Equatorial phenomena in plasmasphere filling, presented at the Workshop on Plasmasphere Refilling, (invited talk), in Huntsville, AL, 15-16 October 1990.

44. Olsen, R. C., Electron heating at the plasmasphere/plasmasheet boundary, EOS, 71, p. 1522, 1990, presented at the Fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA, December 3, 1990.

45. Olsen, R. C., The density minimum at the Earth's magnetic equator, EOS, 72, p. 235, 1991, presented at the Spring meeting of the American Geophysical Union, Baltimore, MD, May 28, 1991.

46. Olsen, R. C., and L. J. Scott, Equatorially trapped plasmas and parallel electric fields, presented at the Fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA, Dec 9, 1991.

47. Olsen, R. C., J. E. McCoy, M. D. Grossi, J. A. Carroll, M. Dobrowolny,  J. Jost, High Current Electrodynamic Tether Investigations by the PMG experiment, presented at the Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA, 9 December 1993.