Spencer Kuo

Full Professor Electrical Engineering

1978 …2017
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Research Output 1978 2017

2017

On the VLF wave generation by beating of two HF heaters

Kuo, S. & Lee, M. C., Feb 1 2017, In : Physics of Plasmas. 24, 2, 022902.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

very low frequencies
wave generation
heaters
radiant flux density
cusps
plasma physics
ionospheres
plasma waves
interactions
ionospherics

Transition of electromagnetic wave by suddenly created magneto plasma

Kuo, S., Feb 1 2017, In : Physics of Plasmas. 24, 2, 022112.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

backward waves
electromagnetic radiation
circular polarization
plasma density
magnetic fields
2016

Plasma torch, portable air: Rapid blood coagulation

Kuo, S., 2016, (Accepted/In press) Encyclopedia of plasma technology. Shohet, J. L. (ed.). 1 ed. Taylor and Francis, In press (Ms.No. 120051422R1)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

2015

Ionospheric modifications in high frequency heating experiments

Kuo, S., Jan 1 2015, In : Physics of Plasmas. 22, 1, 012901.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ionospherics
heating
heaters
irregularities
spread F

Ionospheric very low frequency transmitter

Kuo, S. P., Feb 1 2015, In : Physics of Plasmas. 22, 2, 022901.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

electrojets
very low frequencies
transmitters
ionospherics
heaters

Nonlinear upper hybrid waves and the induced density irregularities

Kuo, S., Aug 1 2015, In : Physics of Plasmas. 22, 8, 082904.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

irregularities
nonlinear feedback
envelopes
ionospheric heating
periodic functions
2014

Experiments and theory on parametric instabilities excited in HF heating experiments at HAARP

Kuo, S., Snyder, A. & Lee, M. C., 2014, In : Physics of Plasmas. 21, 6, 062902.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ionograms
heating
heaters
transition layers
ionospheres

On the nonlinear plasma waves in the high-frequency wave heating of the ionosphere

Kuo, S., 2014, In : IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 42, 4, p. 1000-1005 6 p., 6762987.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

plasma waves
ionospheres
heating
ion acoustic waves
solitary waves

Overview of ionospheric modification by high frequency (HF) heaters-theory

Kuo, S., 2014, In : Progress In Electromagnetics Research B. 60, 1, p. 141-155 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

heaters
ionospherics
F region
Schrodinger equation
Plasma stability

Wave transition and trapping by suddenly created periodic plasma

Kuo, S., 2014, In : Progress In Electromagnetics Research B. 60, 1, p. 275-285 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

trapping
Plasmas
Experiments
Periodic structures
Computer simulation

Whistler wave propagation and interaction experiments at Arecibo Observatory since 1989 (Past, Present, and Proposed Research)

Lee, M. C., Kuo, S. & al., E., 2014, Arecibo Observatory 50th Anniversary Symposium Paper. p. 1-13

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2013

Artificial plasma cusp generated by upper hybrid instabilities in HF heating experiments at HAARP

Kuo, S. & Snyder, A., 2013, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics. 118, 5, p. 2734-2743 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cusps
ionograms
heating
heaters
plasma

Electron cyclotron harmonic resonances in high-frequency heating of the ionosphere

Kuo, S., Sep 2013, In : Physics of Plasmas. 20, 9, 092124.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ionospheres
cyclotrons
harmonics
heating
cyclotron resonance

Observation and theory of whistler wave generation by high-power HF waves

Kuo, S., Cheng, W. T., Pradipta, R., Lee, M. C. & Snyder, A., 2013, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics. 118, 3, p. 1331-1338 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

wave power
wave generation
echoes
ionograms
ionosondes
2012

Air plasma for medical applications

Kuo, S., Sep 2012, In : J. Biomedical Sciene and Engineering (JiBiSE). 5, p. 481-495

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Applications of air plasma for wound bleeding control and healing

Kuo, S., Chen, C. Y., Lin, C. S. & Chiang, S. H., Apr 2012, In : IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 40, 4, p. 1117-1123 7 p., 6153386.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bleeding
healing
air
sprayers
wound healing

Beating HF waves to generate VLF waves in the ionosphere

Kuo, S., Snyder, A., Kossey, P., Chang, C. L. & Labenski, J., 2012, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics. 117, 3, A03318.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

very low frequencies
ionospheres
ionosphere
heaters
synchronism

Beat wave generation of VLF waves in the ionosphere

Kuo, S., Snyder, A., Kossey, P., Chang, C. L. & Labenski, J., 2012, The Eighteenth Annual RF Ionospheric Interactions Workshop, April 15-18 2012, Santa Fe, NM.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Non-equilibrium air plasma for wound bleeding control

Kuo, S., Chen, C. Y., Lin, C. S. & Chiang, S. H., 2012, Plasma for Bio-Decontamination, Medicine and Food Security. p. 347-357 11 p. (NATO Science for Peace and Security Series A: Chemistry and Biology).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Air
Hemorrhage
Plasmas
Wounds and Injuries
Wound Healing

Observation of wideband HF attenuation and its effect on VLF generation

Kuo, S., Lee, M. C. & Snyder, A., 2012, The Eighteenth Annual RF Ionospheric Interactions Workshop, April 15-18 2012, Santa Fe, NM.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2011

Air plasma effect on dental disinfection

Duarte, S., Kuo, S., Murata, R. M., Chen, C. Y., Saxena, D., Huang, K. J. & Popovic, S., Jul 2011, In : Physics of Plasmas. 18, 7, 073503.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

biofilms
air
plasma jets
streptococcus
pathogens

Ionospheric modification from under-dense heating by high-power HF transmitter

Kuo, S., Snyder, A., Mishin, E., Kossey, P. & Battis, J., 2011, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics. 116, 3, A03304.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

transmitters
electron density
ionospherics
ionospheres
ionosphere

Non-equilibrium air plasma for wound bleeding control

Kuo, S., Cheng-Yen, C., Lin, C-S. & Chiang, S-H., 2011, NATO Science Advanced Research Workshop on Plasma for Bio-Decontamination, Medicine and Food Security.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Phenomena revealed from HAARP digisonde in the HF heating experiments

Kuo, S., Snyder, A. & Cheng, W. T., 2011, The Seventeenth Annual FR Ionospheric Interactions Workshop, April 17-19 2011, Santa Fe, NM.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Two-dimensional distribution of atomic-oxygen multiplet radiation produced by an air-plasma torch

Kuo, S., Pedersen, T. & Mills, T., Nov 2011, In : IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 39, 11 PART 1, p. 2282-2283 2 p., 5910395.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

pens
plasma torches
torches
effluents
narrowband

VLF wave generation by beating of two HF waves in the ionosphere

Kuo, S., Snyder, A., Kossey, P., Chang, C. L. & Labenski, J., 2011, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 38, 10, L10608.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

wave generation
very low frequencies
heaters
ionospheres
ionosphere
2010

Contrasting O/X-mode heater effects on O-mode sounding echo and the generation of magnetic pulsations

Kuo, S., Cheng, W. T., Snyder, A., Kossey, P. & Battis, J., Jan 2010, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 37, 1, L01101.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

echo sounding
heaters
ionosphere
ionospheres
spread F

Effects of cold air plasma on biofilm formation

Murata, R. M., Chen, C-Y., Kuo, S., Saxena, D. & Duarte, S., 2010, The American Association for Dental Research (AADR), Washington, DC, March 3-6 2010.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Electrojet-independent ionospheric extremely low frequency/very low frequency wave generation by powerful high frequency waves

Kuo, S., Snyder, A. & Chang, C. L., Aug 2010, In : Physics of Plasmas. 17, 8, 082904.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

electrojets
extremely low frequencies
very low frequencies
wave generation
heaters

Generation of ionospheric ducts by the HAARP HF heater

Cohen, J. A., Pradipta, R., Burton, L. M., Labno, A., Lee, M. C., Watkins, B. J., Fallen, C., Kuo, S., Burke, W. J., Mabius, D. & See, B. Z., 2010, Physica Scripta T. Vol. T142. 014040

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

ducts
heaters
ionospherics
radar
plots
spread F
F region
heaters
ionization
heating

Wound bleeding control by low temperature air plasma

Kuo, S., Chen, C. Y., Lin, C. S. & Chiang, S. H., Aug 2010, In : IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 38, 8 PART 2, p. 1908-1914 7 p., 5456161.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bleeding
torches
plasma torches
effluents
air
2009

Blood clotting by low-temperature air plasma

Chen, C. Y., Fan, H. W., Kuo, S., Chang, J., Pedersen, T., Mills, T. J. & Huang, C. C., 2009, In : IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 37, 6 PART 1, p. 993-999 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

clotting
blood
air
effluents
blood coagulation

Contribution of a portable air plasma torch to rapid blood coagulation as a method of preventing bleeding

Kuo, S., Tarasenko, O., Chang, J., Popovic, S., Chen, C. Y., Fan, H. W., Scott, A., Lahiani, M., Alusta, P., Drake, J. D. & Nikolic, M., Nov 26 2009, In : New Journal of Physics. 11, 115016.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

blood coagulation
bleeding
plasma torches
blood
clotting

Nonthermal plasma mitigation of shock wave in supersonic airflow

Kuo, S., 2009, In : The Open Plasma Phys. J. (TOPPJ) . 2, p. 70-78

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Simultaneous generation of large-scale density irregularities and geomagnetic pulsations via filamentation instability

Kuo, S., Cheng, W. T., Cohen, J. A., Pradipta, R., Lee, M. C., Kuo, S. S. & Snyder, A., May 16 2009, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 36, 9, L09107.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

geomagnetic pulsations
irregularities
heaters
sounding
backscattering
2008

Cascade of Langmuir waves in HAARP heating experiments

Kuo, S. & Lee, M. C., 2008, 29th General Assembly of URSI, Chicago, USA. August 7-16, 2008. (Paper # 1796).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Did tsunami-launched gravity waves trigger ionospheric turbulence over Arecibo?

Lee, M. C., Pradipta, R., Burke, W. J., Labno, A., Burton, L. M., Cohen, J. A., Dorfman, S. E., Coster, A. J., Sulzer, M. P. & Kuo, S., Jan 1 2008, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics. 113, 1, A01302.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gravity waves
tsunami
gravity wave
ionospherics
actuators

Excitation and diagnosis of cascading Langmuir waves in ionospheric plasmas at Gakona, Alaska

Burton, L. M., Cohen, J. A., Pradipta, R., Labno, A., Lee, M. C., Batishchev, O., Rokusek, D. L., Kuo, S., Watkins, B. J. & Oyama, S., 2008, Physica Scripta T. Vol. T132. 014030

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

ionospherics
cascades
excitation
ionospheric heating
plasma heating

Frequency dependence of VLF wave generation at Gakona, Alaska

Kuo, S., Rubinraut, M., Wu, Y., Pradipta, R., Cohen, J. A. & Lee, M. C., 2008, 29th General Assembly of URSI, Chicago, USA, August 7-16 2008. ( Paper #1799).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ionospheric ducts and plasma waves induced by HF heater over Gakona

Cohen, J. A. & Kuo, S., 2008, 29th General Assembly of URSI, Chicago, USA, August 7-16 2008. ( Paper #2767).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ionospheric effects caused by 40.75 kHZ whistler-mode waves over ARECIBO

Pradipta, R., Kuo, S. & al., E., 2008, 29th General Assembly of URSI, Chicago, USA, August 7-16 2008. (Paper #2766).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Lateral distribution of atomic oxygen flux produced by an array of three fan-shaped plasma torches

Kuo, S., Pedersen, T. & Mills, T., Aug 2008, In : IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 36, 4 PART 1, p. 1056-1057 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

plasma torches
torches
fans
decontamination
effluents
Magnetosphere
Cyclotron resonance
cyclotron resonance
magnetospheres
magnetosphere

Plasma assisted decontamination of bacterial spores

Kuo, S., Jul 25 2008, In : The open biomedical engineering journal. 2, p. 36-42 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bacterial Spores
Plasma torches
Decontamination
Spores
Bacillus cereus

Plasma-assisted ignition in scramjets

Jacobsen, L. S., Carter, C. D., Jackson, T. A., Williams, S., Barnett, J., Tam, C. J., Baurle, R. A., Bivolaru, D. & Kuo, S., Jul 2008, In : Journal of Propulsion and Power. 24, 4, p. 641-654 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

igniters
supersonic combustion ramjet engines
ignition
Ignition
Plasma torches

Space plasma disturbances caused by NAU-launched whistler waves

Pradipta, R., Cohen, J. A., Lee, M. C., Labno, A., Burton, L. M., Riddolls, R. J., Batishchev, O. V., Coster, A. J., Burke, W. J., Starks, M. J., Sulzer, M. P. & Kuo, S., 2008, Physica Scripta T. Vol. T132. 014031

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

space plasmas
heaters
disturbances
inner radiation belt
ionospherics

VLF wave generation by amplitude-modulated HF heater waves at Gakona, Alaska

Kuo, S., Wu, Y. L., Pradipta, R., Cohen, J. A. & Lee, M. C., Jul 16 2008, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 35, 13, L13101.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

wave generation
heaters
electrojets
electrojet
irregularities

Whistler wave mitigation of energetic electrons in the magnetosphere

Kuo, S., Kuo, S. S. & Huynh, J. T., 2008, 29th General Assembly of URSI, Chicago, USA, August 7-16 2008. (Paper # 1801).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution