Spencer Kuo

Full Professor Electrical Engineering

1978 …2017
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2014

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

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2012

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.

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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

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

2010

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.

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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
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

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).

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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).

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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).

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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

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

2007

Plasma for shock wave mitigation: Experiment and theory

Kuo, S., 2007, Collection of Technical Papers - 38th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference. Vol. 2. p. 1073-1085 13 p.

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

Shock waves
Cones
shock waves
cones
shock
2006

A portable arc-microwave hybrid plasma torch module

Kuo, S., Rubinraut, M., Popovic, S. & Bivolaru, D., 2006, Collection of Technical Papers - 44th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting. Vol. 23. p. 17608-17615 8 p.

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

Plasma torches
plasma torches
torches
arcs
modules
2004

Amplification of whistler waves by trapped relativistic electrons in the magnetosphere

Kuo, S., Kossey, P., Kuo, S. S. & Huynh, J. T., 2004, IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science. p. 164 1 p. 2C2

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

magnetospheres
cones
electrons
radiation belts
integral equations

Chaotic scattering of trapped relativistic electrons in the magnetosphere by whistler waves

Kuo, S., Kossey, P., Huynh, J. T. & Kuo, S. S., 2004, IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science. p. 425 1 p. 7P3

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

magnetospheres
scattering
electrons
thresholds
trajectories

Model and igniter development for plasma assisted combustion

Williams, S., Popovic, S., Vuskovic, L., Carter, C. D., Jacobson, L., Kuo, S., Bivolaru, D., Corera, S. A. P., Kahandawala, M. S. P. & Sidhu, S. S., 2004, 42nd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit. p. 12375-12384 10 p.

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

Plasmas
Electrons
Hydrocarbons
Impact ionization
Kinetics

On-board generated plasma for supersonic flow study

Bivolaru, D. & Kuo, S., 2004, 42nd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit. p. 1581-1589 9 p.

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

Supersonic flow
Boundary layers
Mach number
Plasmas
Cones

Plasma torch igniters for a scramjet combustor

Kuo, S., Bivolaru, D., Lai, H., Lai, W. & Popovic, S., 2004, 42nd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit. p. 9408-9417 10 p.

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

Plasma torches
Combustors
Microwaves
Plasma jets
Electric fields
2003

A magnetized torch module for plasma generation and plasma diagnostic with microwave

Kuo, S., Bivolaru, D. & Orlick, L., 2003, 41st Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit.

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

Plasma torches
Plasma diagnostics
torches
plasma generators
plasma diagnostics

Amplification of Whistler Waves for the Precipitation of Trapped Relativistic Electrons in the Magnetosphere

Kuo, S., 2003, IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science. p. 265 1 p.

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

magnetospheres
electrons
upper atmosphere
trajectories
ionospheres

A physical mechanism of the plasma effect on shock waves

Kuo, S. & Bivolaru, D., 2003, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Washington DC, January 2003. (AIAA Paper 2003-527).

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A physical mechanism of the plasma effect on shock waves

Kuo, S. P. & Bivolaru, D., 2003, 41st Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit.

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

shock wave
Shock waves
shock waves
Plasmas
plasma

A Plausible Non-thermal Plasma Effect on Shock Waves

Kuo, S. & Bivolaru, D., 2003, IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science. p. 121 1 p.

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

shock waves
shock
wave drag
upstream
hypersonic vehicles

Operational characteristics of a plasma torch in a supersonic cross flow

Kuo, S., Bivolaru, D., Carter, C. D., Jacobsen, L. & Williams, S., 2003, 41st Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit.

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

Plasma torches
plasma torches
torches
cross flow
Engines

Plasma Spikes for the Mitigation of Shock Waves

Kuo, S. & Bivolaru, D., 2003, IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science. p. 440 1 p.

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

spikes
shock waves
wave drag
sonic booms
plasma generators
2002

A magnetized torch module for plasma generation

Kuo, S., Bivolaru, D. & Orlick, L., 2002, IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science. p. 116 1 p.

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

plasma torches
torches
plasma generators
modules
spark plugs

Cascade of Langmuir waves via parametric coupling to lower hybrid waves

Kuo, S., 2002, 27th General Assembly of URSI, Maastricht, The Netherlands, August 17-24.

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Cascade of the parametric decay instability in ionospheric heating experiments

Kuo, S., 2002, 27th General Assembly of URSI, Maastricht, The Netherlands, August 17-24.

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

Critical HF heating power for major enhancement of ELF wave generation by modulated electrojet

Kuo, S. & Lee, S. H., 2002, 27th General Assembly of URSI, Maastricht, The Netherlands, August 17-24.

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

Density and temperature measurements of a torch plasma

Kuo, S., Bivolaru, D. & Koretzky, E., 2002, IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science. p. 272 1 p.

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

plasma torches
temperature measurement
rectangular waveguides
handbooks
waveguides

Evidence of non-thermal plasma effect for supersonic drag reduction

Bivolaru, D. & Kuo, S., 2002, IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science. p. 242 1 p.

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

supersonic drag
drag reduction
shock
electric discharges
spikes

Generation of density irregularities and whistler waves by powerful HF waves in the polar ionosphere

Kuo, S. & Koretzky, E., 2002, 27th General Assembly of URSI, Maastricht, The Netherlands, August 17-24.

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

Generation of ELF and VLF radiation by ionospheric electrojet modulation using high frequency heating waves

Kuo, S., 2002, IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science. p. 203 1 p.

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

electrojets
ionospherics
modulation
heating
radiation

Generation of ELF and VLF radiation by ionospheric electrojet modulation using powerful HF heating waves

Kuo, S. & Lee, S. H., 2002, 10th International Ionospheric Effects Symposium, Virginia, May 7-9 2002. (3B-2-1-8).

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

On the oscillating two stream instability in ionospheric heating experiments

Kuo, S., 2002, 27th General Assembly of URSI, Maastricht, The Netherlands, August 17-24.

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Parametric instabilities in ionospheric heating experiments

Kuo, S., 2002, 27th General Assembly of the URSI, Maastricht, The Netherlands, August 17-24.

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Parametric instabilities in ionospheric heating experiments

Kuo, S., 2002, IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science. p. 180 1 p.

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

ionospheric heating
sidebands
decay
irregularities
heating

Precipitation of trapped relativistic electrons in the magnetosphere by whistler waves

Kuo, S., 2002, 10th International Ionospheric Effects Symposium, Virginia. May 7-9, 2002. (3B-3-1-7).

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

Simulation study of a capacitive-coupled plasma torch array

Koretzky, E. & Kuo, S., 2002, IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science. p. 136 1 p.

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

plasma torches
torches
simulation
arcs
electron-ion recombination
1999

Analysis of a melting wire temperature probe applied to a plasma torch

Kuo, S., Koretzky, E. & Vidnlar, R. J., 1999, 30th Plasmadynamic and Lasers Conference. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA, AIAA-99-3435

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

Plasma torches
Melting
Wire
Heat losses
Temperature

Design of a modular plasma torch and its interactions with microwaves

Kuo, S., Orlick, L. & Koretzky, E., 1999, 30th Plasmadynamic and Lasers Conference. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA, AIAA-99-3724

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

Plasma torches
Beam plasma interactions
Microwaves
Waveguides
Capacitors

Design of a modular plasma torch and its interaction with microwaves

Kuo, S., Orlick, L. & Koretzky, E., 1999, AIAA 30th Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference. (AIAA99-3724).

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Experimental observation of plasma aerodynamic effect on shock wave

Kuo, S., Kalkhoran, I., Bivolaru, D. & Orlick, L., 1999, ME100 Symposium on Technology for the Next Century, Nov. 4-5.

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Frequency transformer: Switched magnetized plasma medium

Kalluri, D. K., Lee, J. H., Kuo, S. & Alexeff, I., 1999, IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science. IEEE, p. 120 1 p.

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

transformers
magnetic fields
electromagnetism
plasma density
frequency shift

Model and simulation of a capacitively coupled plasma torch array

Kuo, S. & Koretzky, E., 1999, 30th Plasmadynamic and Lasers Conference. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA, AIAA-99-3727

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

Plasma torches
Plasmas
Electric potential
Equivalent circuits
Carrier concentration
1998

Demonstration and characterization of a capacitively coupled plasma torch array

Koretzky, E. & Kuo, S., 1998, IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science. Anon (ed.). IEEE, p. 301 1 p.

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

plasma torches
torches
capacitors
electrodes
air flow

Growth of diamond films by ECR plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition

Koretzky, E., Kuo, S. & Kuo, S. C., 1998, IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science. Anon (ed.). IEEE, p. 224-225 2 p.

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

electron cyclotron resonance
diamond films
vapor deposition
microwaves
microwave frequencies