Spencer Szu-pin Kuo

Spencer Szu-pin Kuo

Professor

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Journal Articles

  • "VLF wave generation by amplitude-modulated HF heater waves at Gakona, Alaska" Spencer P. Kuo, Yen-Liang Wu, R. Pradipta, J. A. Cohen, and M. C. Lee Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, 2008.
  • "Plasma-Assisted Ignition in Scramjets" Lance S. Jacobsen, Campbell D. Carter, Robert A. Baurle, Chung-Jen Tam, Thomas A. Jackson, Skip Williams, Daniel Bivolaru, Spencer Kuo, and Jack Barnett J. Propulsion and Power, (doi: 10.2514/1.27358) 2008.
  • "Lateral Distribution of Atomic Oxygen Flux Produced by an Array of Three Fan-shaped Plasma Torches" Spencer P. Kuo, Todd Pedersen, and Travis Mills IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci., 36(3), June 2008.
  • "Excitation and Diagnoses of Cascading Langmuir Waves in Ionospheric Plasmas at Gakona, Alaska," L. M. Burton, J. A. Cohen, R. Pradipta, A. Labno, M. C. Lee, S. P. Kuo, O. Batischev, D. L. Rokusek, B. J. Watkins, S. Oyama Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, 2008.
  • "Did Tsunami-Launched Gravity Waves Trigger Ionospheric Turbulence over Arecibo?" M.C. Lee, R. Pradipta, W. J. Burke, A. Labno, L. M. Burton, J. A. Cohen, S. E. Dorfman, A. J. Coster, and S. P. Kuo J. Geophys. Res., 113, A01302, doi:10.1029/2007JA012615, 9 January 2008. "Plasma Mitigation of Shock Wave: Experiments and Theory" S. P. Kuo Shock Waves, Vol. 17, No. 4, DOI 10.1007/s00193-007-0112-z (pp. 1-15), pp. 225-239, 2007.
  • "Time Domain Phenomena of Wave Propagation in Rapidly Created Plasma of Periodic Distribution" S. P. Kuo Physica Scripta, 76, 216-224, 2007.
  • "Precipitation of trapped relativistic electrons by amplified whistler waves in the Magnetosphere" S. P. Kuo, Steven S. Kuo, James T. Huynh, and Paul Kossey Phys. Plasmas, 14(6), 009706 (1-7), 2007. "Fan-shaped Microwave Plasma for Mail Decontamination" Spencer P. Kuo, S. Popovic, Olga Tarasenko, M. Rubinraut, and M. Raskovic Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 16, 581-586, (doi: 10.1088/0963-0252/16/3/017) 2007.
  •  "Basis of ionospheric modification by high-frequency waves" S. P. Kuo Progress in Electromagnetics Research, PIER 73, 277-296, 2007.
  • "Electron Precipitation from the Inner Radiation Belt above Arecibo" Pradipta Rezy, A. Labno, M. C. Lee, W. J. Burke, J. A. Cohen, L. M. Burton, S. P. Kuo, D. Rokusek Geophys. Res. Lett., Vol. 34, No. 8, L08101, doi:10.1029/2007GL029807, 2007.
  • "Determination of the height of the modulated electrojet region generating ELF radiation" Spencer P. Kuo and Dimitrij Greco Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L05103, doi:10.1029/2006GL029124, 2007.
  •  "Whistler-mode Wave Interactions with Ionospheric Plasmas over Arecibo" A. Labno, P. Rezy, M. C. Lee, L. M. Burton, J. A. Cohen, S. P. Kuo, D. L. Rokusek J. Geophys. Res., 112 (A3), A03306 10.1029/2006JA012089, 2007.
  • "The similarity of shock waves generated by a cone-shaped plasma and by a solid cone in a supersonic airflow" S. P. Kuo and D. Bivolaru Phys. Plasmas, 14(2), 023503 (1 - 5), 2007.
  •  "Characteristic Study of a Portable Arc-Microwave Plasma Torch" S. P. Kuo, M. Rubinraut, S. Popovic and Daniel Bivolaru IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci., 34(6), Page no. 2537, Dec. 2006
  • "On Plasma Mitigation of Shock Waves" S. P. Kuo Phys. Scr., 74, 398-404, doi:10.1088/0031-8949/74/3/017, 2006. "Plasma Effects on Bacterial Spores in a Wet Environment" S. P. Kuo, New Journal of Physics, 8, 41 (pp. 1-11), 2006.
  • "Theoretical study of plasma effect on a conical shock wave" S. P. Kuo and Steven S. Kuo Phys. Plasmas, 13(3), 033505 (1-6), 2006.150. "Killing of Bacterial Spores Contained in a Paper Envelope by a Microwave Plasma Torch" S. P. Kuo , Olga Tarasenko, S. Popovic, and Kalle Levon IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci., 34(4), Aug. 2006.
  • "Scanning Electron and Atomic Force Microscopy to Study Plasma Torch Effects on B. cereus Spores" S. P. Kuo Olga Tarasenko, Said Nourkbash, Assya Bakhtina, Pierre Alusta, Dina Kudasheva, Mary Cowman, and Kalle Levon IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci., 34(4), Aug. 2006.
  • "A Microwave-Augmented Plasma Torch Module" S. P. Kuo D. Bivolaru, Skip Williams, and Campbell D. Carter Plasma Sources Science and Technology (Plasma Sources Sci. Technol.) 15, 266-275, doi:10.1088/0963-0252/15/2/012, 2006
  • "A Pulsed Torch Plasma in a Mach 2.5 Supersonic Crossflow" S. P. Kuo and D. Bivolaru IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci., 34(1), 63-69, Feb. 2006.
  • "Generation of energetic electrons at second harmonic cyclotron resonance in ionospheric HF heating experiments" S. P. Kuo and M. Rubinraut Geophys. Res. Lett., vol. 32, L19102, doi: 10.1029/2005GL023186, 2005.
  • "A Pulsed Torch Plasma in a Mach 2.5 Supersonic Crossflow" S. P. Kuo and D. Bivolaru Submitted to IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci..
  • "Decontamination of Biological Warfare Agents by a Microwave Plasma Torch" Wilson Lai, Henry Lai, Spencer P. Kuo, Olga Tarasenko, and Kalle Levon Phys. Plasmas, 12, 023501 (1-6), Feb. 2005.
  • "Shock Wave Modification by a Plasma Spike: Experiment and Theory" S. P. Kuo Physica Scripta, 71, 2005. "Cascade Spectrum of HFPLs Generated in HF Heating Experiments" S. P. Kuo and M. C. Lee J. Geophys. Res., 110, A01309, doi:10.1029/2004JA010674, 2005.
  • "Aerodynamic Modification of supersonic flow around truncated cone using Pulsed Electrical Discharges" Daniel Bivolaru and S. P. Kuo AIAA Journal, accepted for publication.
  • "A Physical Mechanism of Non-thermal Plasma Effect on Shock Wave" S. P. Kuo and Steven S. Kuo Phys. Plasmas, 12, 012315 (1-5), Jan. 2005.
  • "Characteristics of An Arc-seeded Microwave Plasma Torch" S. P. Kuo, D. Bivolaru, H. Lai, W. Lai, S. Popovic and P. Kessaratikoon IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci., 32(4), 1734-1741, 2004.
  • "Amplification of Whistler Waves for the Precipitation of Trapped Relativistic Electrons in the Magnetosphere" S. P. Kuo, Paul Kossey, James T. Huynh, and Steven S. Kuo IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci., 32(2), 362-369, 2004.
  • "Conditions and a physical mechanism for plasma mitigation of shock wave in a supersonic flow" S. P. Kuo Physica Scripta, 70, 161-165, 2004.
  • "Operational Characteristics of a Periodic Plasma Torch" S. P. Kuo, Daniel Bivolaru, Campbell D. Carter, Lance Jacobsen, and Skip Williams IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci., 32 (1), 262-268, 2004.
  •  "On the cascade spectrum of Langmuir waves observed in Arecibo heating experiments" S. P. Kuo Physica Scripta, 69, 115-119, 2004.
  • "Generation of ELF radiation by ionospheric electrojet modulation using powerful HF heating waves" S. P. Kuo and S. H. Lee Radio Sci., 39, RS1S32 (1-5), 2004.
  • "Electric discharge in the presence of supersonic shocks" S. P. Kuo and Daniel Bivolaru Phys. Lett. A, , 313(1-2), 101-105, 2003.
  • "On parametric instabilities in HF heating of the ionosphere" S. P. Kuo J. Plasma Phys., 69(6), 529-540, 2003.
  •  "Experimental and numerical studies on ELF/VLF wave generation by amplitude-modulated HF heating waves" S. P. Kuo, S. H. Lee, D. Bivolaru, P. Kossey, M. C. Lee, R. J. Riddolls, and D. Sentman Physica Scripta, 67(5), 448-452, 2003.
  • "Parametric excitation of lower hybrid waves by electron plasma waves" S. P. Kuo Phys. Lett. A, 307(4), 244-248, 2003.
  • "Generation of extra and very low frequency (ELF/VLF) radiation by ionospheric electrojet modulation using high frequency (HF) heating waves" S. P. Kuo J. Plasma Phys., 68(4), 267-284, 2002.
  • Response to Comment on "Oscillating two stream instability in ionospheric heating experiments" S. P. Kuo Phys. Plasmas 9(8), 3641, 2002.
  • "A magnetized torch module for plasma generation" S. P. Kuo, D. Bivolaru, and Lester Orlick Rev. Sci. Instruments, 73(8), 3119-3121, 2002.
  • "Oscillating two stream instability in ionospheric heating experiments" S. P. Kuo Phys. Plasmas, 9(4), 1456-1459, 2002.
  • "Observation of supersonic wave mitigation by plasma aero-spike" Daniel Bivolaru and S. P. Kuo Phys. Plasmas, 9(2), 721-723, 2002.
  • "Major enhancement of extra low frequency (ELF) radiation by increasing the high frequency (HF) heating wave power in electrojet modulation" S. P. Kuo, S. H. Lee, and P. Kossey Phys. Plasmas, 9(1), 315-321, 2002.
  • "Cascade of parametric instabilities in ionosphere heating experiments" S. P. Kuo J. Plasma Phys., 66(5), 315-336, 2001.
  • "Plasma effect on shock waves in a supersonic flow" S. P. Kuo and Daniel Bivolaru Phys. Plasmas, 8 (7), 3258-3264, 2001.
  •  "Cascade of the parametric decay instability in ionospheric heating experiments" S. P. Kuo J. Geophys. Res., 106 (4), 5593-5597, 2001.
  • "A transmission line filled with fast switched periodic plasma as a wideband frequency transformer" S. P. Kuo, Daniel Bivolaru, Lester Orlick, Igor Alexeff, and D. K. Kalluri IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. 29 (2), 365-370, 2001.
  •  "Generation of density irregularities and whistler waves by powerful radio waves in the polar ionosphere" S. P. Kuo and E. Koretzky Phys. Plasmas, 8(1), 277-284, 2001.
  • "Simulation study of a capacitively coupled plasma torch array" E. Koretzky and S. P. Kuo IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci., 29 (1), 51-56, 2001.
  •  "Observation of shock wave elimination by a plasma in a Mach-2.5 flow" S. P. Kuo, I. M. Kalkhoran, D. Bivolaru, and L. Orlick Phys. Plasmas, 7(5), 1345-1348, 2000.
  • "Stimulated thermal instability for ELF and VLF wave generation in the polar electrojet" S. P. Kuo, M. C. Lee, P. Kossey, K. Groves, and J. Heckscher Geophys. Res. Lett., 27(1), 85-88, 2000.
  • "On the generation of a broad downshifted spectrum of HF wave enhanced plasma lines in the ionospheric heating experiments" S. P. Kuo and M. C. Lee Geophys. Res. Lett., 26(21), 3289-3292, 1999.
  • "Excitation of short-scale field-aligned electron density irregularities by ionospheric topside sounders" S. P. Kuo, M. C. Lee, and Paul Kossey J. Geophys. Res., 104(A9), 19889-19894, 1999.
  •  "A new mechanism of whistler wave generation by amplitude-modulated HF waves in the polar electrojet" S. P. Kuo, E. Koretzky, and M.C. Lee Geophys. Res. Lett., 26(12), 1677-1680, 1999.
  • "Temperature Measurement of an Atmospheric-Pressure Plasma Torch" S. P. Kuo, E. Koretzky, and R. J. Vidmar Rev. Sci. Instruments, 70(7), 3032-3034, 1999.
  • "Design and electrical characteristics of a modular plasma torch" S. P. Kuo, E. Koretzky, and L. Orlick IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci., 27(3), 752-758, 1999.
  • "Plasma density enhancement and generation of spatially periodic irregularities in the ionospheric E-region by powerful HF waves" S. P. Kuo, E. Koretzky, and M.C. Lee Geophys. Res. Lett., 26(7), 991-994, 1999.
  •  "Augmentation of natural ionospheric plasma turbulence by HF heater waves" M. C. Lee, et. al. Geophys. Res. Lett., 26(1), 37-40, 1999.
  •  "Microwave reflections from a vacuum ultraviolet laser produced plasma sheet" K. L. Kelly, J. E. Scharer, G. Ding, M. Bettenhausen, and S. P. Kuo J. Appl. Phys., 85(1), 63-68, 1999.
  •  "Characterization of an atmospheric pressure plasma generated by a plasma torch array" E. Koretzky and S. P. Kuo Phys. Plasmas, 5(10), 3774-3780, 1998.
  •  "Parametric excitation of lower hybrid waves by Z-mode waves near electron cyclotron harmonics at Tromso" S. P. Kuo, E. Koretzky, and M.C. Lee J. Geophys. Res., 103(A10), 23373-23379, 1998.
  •  "Generation of large sheet-like ionospheric plasma irregularities at Arecibo" M. C. Lee, et. al. Geophys. Res. Lett., 25(16), 3067-3070, 1998.
  •  "Numerical comparison of two schemes for the generation of ELF and VLF Waves in the HF Heater-modulated polar electrojet" S. P. Kuo, James Faith, M. C. Lee, and Paul Kossey J. Geophys. Res., 103(A3), 4063-4069, 1998. "Ionospheric plasma bubble generated by Arecibo heater" M. C. Lee, et. al. Geophys. Res. Lett., 25(5), 579-582, 1998.
  • "Parametric excitation of Ion Bernstein Waves by Parallel-propagating Langmuir Waves" S. P. Kuo, J. Huang, and M.C. Lee J. Atoms. Terr. Phys., 60(1), 121-128, 1998.
  • "Spectral Breaking of a High Power Microwave Pulse Propagating in Self-generated Plasma" E. Koretzky, S. P. Kuo J. Plasma Phys., 59(2), 315-332, 1998.
  •  "Excitation of oscillating two stream instability by upper hybrid pump waves in ionospheric heating experiments at Tromso" S. P. Kuo, M. C. Lee, and Paul Kossey Geophys. Res. Lett., 24(23), 2969-2972, 1997.
  • "Parametric Instability Producing Broad Symmetrical Structure in the Spectrum of Ionospheric Heating Induced Radiation" S. P. Kuo Phys. Plasmas, 4(9), 3194-3199, 1997.
  •  "Interaction of an Electromagnetic Wave with a Rapidly Created Spatially Periodic Plasma" S. P. Kuo and J. Faith Phys. Rev. E, 56(2), 2143-2150, 1997.
  • "Precipitation of magnetospheric electrons caused by relativistic effect enhanced chaotic motion in the whistler wave fields" J. Faith, S.P. Kuo, J. Huang and G. Schmidt J. Geophy. Res. , 102(A5), 9631-9638, 1997.
  •  "Electron Precipition Caused by Chaotic Motion in the Magnetosphere due to Large Amplitude Whistler Waves" James Faith, S.P. Kuo, and J. Huang J. Geophys. Res., 102(A2), 2233-2241, 1997.
  • "Frequency Downshifting and Trapping of an Electromagnetic Wave by a Rapidly Created Spatially Periodic Plasma" James Faith, S. P. Kuo, and Joe Huang Phys. Rev. E., 55 (2), 1843-1851, 1997.
  • "Laboratory Reproduction of Arecibo Experimental Results: HF Wave-enhanced Langmuir Waves" M. C. Lee et al. Geophys. Res. Lett., 24(2), 115-118, 1997.
  • "Electromagnetic Wave Propagation in Plasma with Time Dependent Density" G. Schmidt, S. P. Kuo, and J. Faith Comments Plasma Phys. Controlled Fusion, 18(1), 53-59,1997.
  •  "The Role of Nonlinear Beating Currents on Parametric Instabilities in Magnetoplasmas" S. P. Kuo Phys. of Plasmas, 3(11), 3957-3965, 1996.
  • "Filamentation Instability of Upper Hybrid Wave in Magneto-plasmas" S. P. Kuo and J. Huang Phys. Plasmas, 3(12), 4697-4702, 1996.
  • "Monte Carlo Simulation of Electron Behavior in an Electron Cyclotron Resonance Microwave Discharge Using Circular TM11 Mode Fields" S. C. Kuo and S. P. Kuo J. Appl. Phys., 80(4), 2512-2514, 1996.
  • "Chaotic Electron Motion Driven by Whistler Waves in the Magnetosphere" James Faith, S. P. Kuo, and J. Huang Comments Plasma Phys. Controlled Fusion, 17(3), 173-182, 1996. "A Generation Mechanism for the Downshifted Peak in Stimulated Electromagnetic Emission Spectrum" J. Huang and S. P. Kuo J. Geophys. Res., 100, 21433-21438, 1995.
  •  "Nonlinear Interaction of Electrostatic Waves at the Upper Hybrid Resonence Layer" Hailin Zhou, S. P. Kuo, and J. Huang Nucl. Fusion and Plasma Phys., (Chinese Journal) 15, 1-7, 1995.
  •  "A Theoretical Study on the Broad Symmetric Structure in the Stimulated Electromagnetic Emission Spectrum" J. Huang, S. P. Kuo, and Hailin Zhou J. Geophys. Res., 100(A2),1639-1645,1995.
  • "Generation of Artificial Plasma Layers in the Earth Upper Atmosphere by Ground Transmitted High Power Microwave Pulses: Simulation and Chamber Experiment" S. P. Kuo, J. Kim, and Paul Kossey Microwave Plasma and its Applications, The Moscow Physical Society, (invited paper), 172-207, 1995.
  •  "Nonlinear Wave-Particle Interaction Leading to Chaotic Ion Motion in the Magnetosphere" S. P. Kuo and A.Y. Ho AGU Geophysical monograph 86, 99-104,1995.
  •  "Modeling and Numerical Simulation of Microwave Pulse Propagating in Air Breakdown Environment" J. Kim, S. P. Kuo, and P. Kossey J. Plasma. Phys., 53(part 3), 253-265, 1995.
  •  "Spectral Variation of High Power Microwave Pulse Propagating in Self-Generated Plasma" A. Ren, S. P. Kuo, and Paul Kossey NATO AGARD Conf. Proc., 23-1-23-9, 1994.
  •  "Modeling and Numerical Simulation of Microwave Pulse in Air Breakdown Environment" J. Kim, S. P. Kuo, and Paul Kossey NATO AGARD Conf. Proc., 21-1-21-8, 1994.
  •  "Nonlinear Wave Phenomena in Ionospheric Modification by Powerful Radio Waves" S. P. Kuo and J. Huang Current Topics in the Physics of Fluids, (invited paper), 1, 357-370, 1994.
  • "A Theoretical Model for the Broad up-shifted Maximum in the Stimulated Electromagnetic Emission Spectrum" J. Huang and S. P. Kuo J. Geophys. Res., 99(A10), 19569-19576, 1994.
  • "Accelaration of Charged Particles by Large Amplitude Electromagnetic Waves" S. P. Kuo and M.C. Lee J. Plasma Phys., 52 (part 2), 339-342, 1994.
  • "Frequency downshift in Rapidly Ionizing Media" S. P. Kuo, A. Ren and G. Schmidt Phys. Rev. E, 49(4) 3310-3315, 1994.
  • "Analysis of Electromagnetic Wave Scattering by Ionospheric Irregularities" Antony Y. Ho, S. P. Kuo and M. C. Lee Radio Sci 29(5), 1179-1186, 1994
  • "Chaotic Proton Motion Driven by Kinetic Alfven Waves in the Magnetosphere Leading to Polar and Equatorial Proton Precipitation" Antony Y. Ho, S. P. Kuo, and G. Schmidt J. Geophys. Res, 99(A6) 11087-11093, 1994.
  • "Cascading of the Upper Hybrid/ Electron Bernstein Wave in the Ionospheric Heating Experiment" Hailin Zhou, J. Huang and S. P. Kuo Phys. Plasmas, 1(9), 3044-3052, 1994.
  •  "Cyclotron Harmonic Effects on the Thermal Oscillating Two Stream Instability in the High Latitude Ionosphere" J. Huang and S. P. Kuo J. Geophys. Res., 99(A2), 2173-2181, 1994.
  • "Thermal Instability excited in the Electron Cyclotron Resonance Heating Plasmas" S. P. Kuo and M. C. Lee J. Plasma Phys., 49, 515-524, 1993.
  • "Generation of ELF and VLF Waves by a Thermal Instability Excited in the HF Heater-Modulated Polar Electrojet" S. P. Kuo Radio Sci., Vol. 28, 1019-1027, 1993.
  • "Monte Carlo Simulation of Electron Behavior in an ECR Discharge" S.C. Kuo, E. Kunhardt, and S. P. Kuo J. Appl. Phys., 73(9), 4197-4204, 1993.
  •  "Generation of ELF and VLF Waves by HF Heater-Modulated Polar Electrojet Via a Thermal Instability Process" S. P. Kuo and M. C. Lee Geophys. Res. Lett 20(2), 189-192, 1993.
  •  "The Role of Nonlinear Beating Currents in the Theory of Parametric Instabilities" S. P. Kuo, M. C. Lee, J.A. Fejer J. Geophys. Res., 98(A6), 9515-9518, 1993.
  • "Generation of a Frequency Chirped Pulse Using Phase Velocity Transitions in a Rapidly Created Plasma" S. P. Kuo , A. Ren and J. Huang Ultra Wideband Em Waves, Edited by H.L. Bertoni, Plenum Press, N.Y. , pp. 129-136, 1993.
  • "Chaotic Ion Motion in the Magnetosphere" A. Ho, S. P. Kuo, A.A. Chernikov and G. Schmidt Comments on Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, 15(3), 129-138, 1993.
  •  "Experimental Study of Wave Propagation through a Rapidly Created Plasma" S. P. Kuo and A. Ren IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci., 21(1), 53-56, 1993
  •  "On the Altitude of the HF-Enhanced Plasma Lines (HFPLs)" S. P. Kuo, J. Huang, and M. C. Lee J. Geophys. Res., 98(A7), 11671-11676, 1993.
  •  "Numerical Analysis of Coupled Hydromagnetic Wave Equations with a Finite Difference Scheme" M. H. Whang, S. P. Kuo, and M. C. Lee J. Scientific Computing, 7(3), 241-261, 1992. "A Mechanism Responsible for the Observation of Symmetric Lower Hybrid Sidebands and a Low Frequency Mode in the Upper Ionosphere" Y. R. Dalkir, M. C. Lee, K. M. Groves and S. P. Kuo J. Geophys. Res., 97(A11), 17195-17188, 1992.
  • "Parametric Excitation of EM Waves by Electron Berstein Waves" S. P. Kuo Phys. Fluids B, 4(12), 4094-4100, 1992.
  •  "Laboratory Chamber Experiments Exploring the Potential Use of Artificially Ionized Layers of Gas as a Bragg Reflector for Over-the-Horizon Signals" S. P. Kuo, Y.S. Zhang, M. C. Lee , P.A. Kossey and R.J. Barker Radio Sci., 27(6), 851-865, 1992.
  • "Frequency Up-Conversion of a High Power Microwave Pulse Propagating in a Self- generated Plasma" S. P. Kuo and A. Ren J. Appl. Phys. 71(11), 5376-5380, 1992.
  • "Criteria for Excitation of Parametric Instability in the Ionosphere by Obliquely Incident High Frequency (HF) Heater" S. P. Kuo Phys. Fluids B, 4(4), 1012-1016, 1992.
  • "A Source Mechanism Producing HF-induced Plasma Lines (HFPLS) with Up-Shifted Frequencies" S. P. Kuo and M. C. Lee Geophys. Res. Lett., 19(3), 249-252, 1992.
  • "Parametric Excitation of Whistler Waves by Circularly Polarized Electromagnetic Pumps in a Nonuniform Magnetoplasma: Modeling and Analysis" S. P. Kuo and Robert J. Barker Directions on EM Wave Modeling, Edited by H.L. Bertoni and L.B. Felson, 531-540, Plenum Press, N.Y. 1991.
  •  "A Theoretical Model For Intense Microwave Pulse propagation in an Air Breakdown Environment" S. P. Kuo and Y. S. Zhang Phys. Fluids B, 3(10), 2906-2912, 1991.
  • "Bragg Scattering Measurement of Atmospheric Plasma Decay" Y.S. Zhang and S. P. Kuo Int'l J. Infrared and Millimeter Waves, 12, 335-343, 1991. "Operation of a High Harmonic Cusptron Oscillator" K.K. Tiong and S. P. Kuo Int. J. Electronics, 70(4), 815-825, 1991.
  • "Reconstruction of Global Micropulsation in the Magnetosphere" M.H. Whang, S. P. Kuo and M. C. Lee J. Plasma Phys., 45, 159-172, 1991.
  •  "On the Feasibility of Microwave Produced Bragg Reflector: Examined by the Chamber Experiment" S. P. Kuo, Y.S. Zhang, P. Kossey and R. J. Barker NATO AGARD Conf. Proc., No. 485, 18B-1-18B-12, 1990.
  • "Observation of Frequency Up-Conversion in the Propagation of a High Power Microwave Pulse in a Self-Generated Plasma" S. P. Kuo, Y.S. Zhang, and A. Ren Phys. Lett. A, 150A(2), 92-96, 1990.
  •  "Propagation of High Power Microwave Pulses in Air Breakdown Environment" S. P. Kuo, Y.S. Zhang and Paul Kossey J. Applied Phys., 67(6), 2762-2766, 1990.
  • "Bragg Scattering of EM Waves by Microwave Produced Plasma Layers" S. P. Kuo and Y.S. Zhang Phys. Fluids, 2(3), 667-673, 1990.
  • "Operational Characteristics of a Cusptron Microwave Oscillator" K.K. Tiong, S. P. Kuo and P.E. Miller Int'l J. Electronics, 68(1), 127-136, 1990. "Frequency Up-Conversion of Microwave Pulse in a Rapidly Growing Plasma" S. P. Kuo Phys. Rev. Lett., 65(8), 1000-1003, 1990.
  •  "Planning for coordinated Space and Ground-Based Ionospheric Modification Experiments" S. P. Kuo, M. C. Lee, W.J. Burke, H.C. Carlson, J.L. Heckscher, P.A. Kossey and E.J. Weber NATO AGARD Conf. Proc., NO. 485, 25-1-25-8, 1990.
  • "Temporal Evolution of HF-enhanced Plasma Lines" S. P. Kuo, A. Y.Ho, M. C. Lee and F.T. Djuth NATO AGARD Conf. Proc., No. 485, 11B1-1-11B-9, 1990.
  •  "Temporal Evolution of HF-enhanced Plasma Lines" S. P. Kuo, A. Y.Ho an M. C. Lee Geophys. Res. Lett., 17(12), 2209-2212, 1990.
  • "Intensity Modulation of HF Heater-Induced Plasma Lines" S. P. Kuo and M. C. Lee J. Geophys. Res., 95(A3), 2463-2464, 1990.

Education

Polytechnic Institute of New York University, Class of 1977

Doctor of Philosophy,

National Chiao-Tung University (Taiwan), Class of 1973

Master of Science, Electrical Engineering

National Chiao-Tung University (Taiwan), Class of 1970

Bachelor of Science,

Authored + Edited Books

Articles in a Book "Non-Equilibrium Air Plasmas at Atmospheric Pressure", ed. by R. Barker, K. Becker, U Kogelschatz, and K. Schoenbach, Institute of Physics Publishing (ISBN: 0750309628), Nov. 2004. "Operational Characteristics of a Low Temperature AC Plasma Torch" S.P. Kuo, Chap. 6.7, pp. 350-361. "Methods for Spatial Localization of a Microwave Discharge" S.P. Kuo, Chap. 7.3.4, pp. 413-418. "The Plasma Mitigation of the Shock Waves in Supersonic/Hypersonic Flights" S.P. Kuo, Chap. 9.6, pp. 587-596. "Plasma Torch for Enhancing Hydrocarbon-Air Combustion in the Scramjet Engine" S.P. Kuo, Chap. 9.5, pp. 574-586.

Research Interests

Plasma Aerodynamics, Nonlinear Wave Phenomena in the Ionospheric and Magnetospheric Plasmas;

Microwave Plasma Interaction; Plasmas for Industrial Applications