Spencer Kuo

Full Professor Electrical Engineering

1978 …2017
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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

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
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
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
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

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

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
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

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

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

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
2007

Basis of ionospheric modification by high-frequency waves

Kuo, S., 2007, In : Progress in Electromagnetics Research. 73, p. 277-296 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ionospherics
Schrodinger equation
Solitons
nonlinear equations
solitary waves

Determination of the height of the modulated electrojet region generating ELF radiation

Kuo, S. & Greco, D., Mar 16 2007, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 34, 5, L05103.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

electrojets
extremely low frequencies
electrojet
radiant flux density
radiation

Electron precipitation from the inner radiation belt above Arecibo

Pradipta, R., Labno, A., Lee, M. C., Burke, W. J., Sulzer, M. P., Cohen, J. A., Burton, L. M., Kuo, S. & Rokusek, D. L., Apr 28 2007, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 34, 8, L08101.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

inner radiation belt
electron precipitation
plasma
electron
E region

Fan-shaped microwave plasma for mail decontamination

Kuo, S., Popovic, S., Tarasenko, O., Rubinraut, M. & Raskovic, M., Aug 1 2007, In : Plasma Sources Science and Technology. 16, 3, p. 581-586 6 p., 017.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

decontamination
fans
torches
microwaves
Bacillus

Plasma mitigation of shock wave: Experiments and theory

Kuo, S., Dec 2007, In : Shock Waves. 17, 4, p. 225-239 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Shock waves
shock waves
shock
Plasmas
Cones

Precipitation of trapped relativistic electrons by amplified whistler waves in the magnetosphere

Kuo, S., Kuo, S. S., Huynh, J. T. & Kossey, P., 2007, In : Physics of Plasmas. 14, 6, 062903.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

magnetospheres
electrons
pitch (inclination)
radiation belts
cyclotron resonance

Reactive oxygen emission from microwave discharge plasmas

Popović, S., Rašković, M., Kuo, S. & Vušković, L., Jun 1 2007, In : Journal of Physics: Conference Series. 86, 1, 012013.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

plasma jets
microwaves
oxygen
metastable atoms
oxygen atoms

The similarity of shock waves generated by a cone-shaped plasma and by a solid cone in a supersonic airflow

Kuo, S. & Bivolaru, D., 2007, In : Physics of Plasmas. 14, 2, 023503.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

shock waves
cones
shock
spikes
bows

Time domain phenomena of wave propagation in rapidly created plasma of periodic distribution

Kuo, S., Sep 1 2007, In : Physica Scripta. 76, 3, p. 216-224 9 p., 002.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wave Propagation
Time Domain
wave propagation
Plasma
Periodic Structures

Whistler-mode wave interactions with ionospheric plasmas over Arecibo

Labno, A., Pradipta, R., Lee, M. C., Sulzer, M. P., Burton, L. M., Cohen, J. A., Kuo, S. & Rokusek, D. L., Mar 1 2007, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics. 112, 3, A03306.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

wave interaction
ionospherics
plasma
radar
Puerto Rico
2006

A microwave-augmented plasma torch module

Kuo, S., Bivolaru, D., Williams, S. & Carter, C. D., May 1 2006, In : Plasma Sources Science and Technology. 15, 2, p. 266-275 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

plasma torches
modules
microwaves
torches
arc discharges

A pulsed plasma torch and its performance in a Mach 2.5 supersonic flow

Kuo, S. & Bivolaru, D., Feb 2006, In : IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 34, 1, p. 63-69 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

plasma torches
torches
supersonic flow
supersonic combustion ramjet engines
plumes

Characteristic study of a portable arc microwave plasma torch

Kuo, S., Rubinraut, M., Popovic, S. & Bivolaru, D., Dec 2006, In : IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 34, 6, p. 2537-2544 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

plasma torches
torches
arcs
microwaves
arc discharges

Killing of bacterial spores contained in a paper envelope by a microwave plasma torch

Kuo, S., Tarasenko, O., Popovic, S. & Levon, K., Aug 2006, In : IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 34, 4 II, p. 1275-1280 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

plasma torches
torches
spores
decontamination
envelopes

On plasma mitigation of shock waves

Kuo, S., Sep 1 2006, In : Physica Scripta. 74, 3, p. 398-404 7 p., 017.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Shock Waves
shock waves
Shock
Plasma
shock

Plasma effects on bacterial spores in a wet environment

Kuo, S., Tarasenko, O., Nourkbash, S., Bakhtina, A. & Levon, K., Mar 17 2006, In : New Journal of Physics. 8, 41.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

spores
effluents
appendages
plasma torches
Bacillus

Scanning electron and atomic force microscopy to study plasma torch effects on B. cereus spores

Tarasenko, O., Nourbakhsh, S., Kuo, S., Bakhtina, A., Alusta, P., Kudasheva, D., Cowman, M. & Levon, K., Aug 2006, In : IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 34, 4 II, p. 1281-1289 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

plasma torches
spores
atomic force microscopy
scanning
electrons