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Publications


Team

Sakai, S., Seki, K., Terada, N., Shinagawa, H., Sakata, R., Tanaka, T., & Ebihara, Y. (2021). “Effects of the IMF direction on atmospheric escape from a Mars‐like planet under weak intrinsic magnetic field condition.” Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 126, e2020JA028485.
https://doi.org/10.1029/2020JA028485

Sakata, R., Seki, K., Sakai, S., Terada, N., Shinagawa, H., & Tanaka, T. (2020). “Effects of an intrinsic magnetic field on ion loss from ancient Mars based on multispecies MHD simulations.” Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 125, e2019JA026945.
https://doi.org/10.1029/2019JA026945

Hilary Egan, Riku Jarvinen, Yingjuan Ma, David Brain. “Planetary magnetic field control of ion escape from weakly magnetized planets.” Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 488, Issue 2, September 2019, Pages 2108–2120.
https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stz1819

Ma, Y. J., Dong, C. F., Toth, G., van der Holst, B., Nagy, A. F., Russell, C. T., et al. (2019). “Importance of ambipolar electric field in driving ion loss from Mars.” Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 124, 9040– 9057.
https://doi.org/10.1029/2019JA027091

External

Substantial data have been collected on the topic of magnetic fields and atmospheric loss. Our project intends to re-analyze this data, building new robust models and bringing together different researchers and disciplines. Below are publications and resources relevant to the core mission of MACH.

Egan, H. R. Jarvinen, Y. Ma and D. Brain (2019, submitted), “Planetary Magnetic Field Control of Ion Escape from Weakly Magnetized Planets”.
https://arxiv.org/pdf/1907.02978.pdf

Dong, C. F., M. Lingam, Y. J. Ma and O. Cohen (2017). “Is Proxima Centauri b Habitable? A Study of Atmospheric Loss.”
https://arxiv.org/pdf/1702.04089

Driscoll, P. E. and R. Barnes (2015). “Tidal Heating of Earth-like Exoplanets around M Stars: Thermal, Magnetic, and Orbital Evolutions.”
https://arxiv.org/pdf/1509.07452

Cohen, O., Y. Ma, J. J. Drake, A. Glocer, C. Garraffo, J. M. Bell and T. I. Gombosi (2015). “The Interaction of Venus-Like, M-Dwarf Planets with the Stellar Wind of Their Host Star.”
https://arxiv.org/pdf/1504.06326

Vidotto, A. A., M. Jardine and C. Helling (2011). “Transit variability in bow shock-hosting planets.”
https://arxiv.org/pdf/1102.1559.pdf