Nick Murphy's Research Publications

My footprint on NASA ADS is available here. My ORCID unique identifier is 0000-0001-6628-8033.

Refereed Publications

Nicholas A. Murphy, Clare E. Parnell, and Andrew L. Haynes, "The appearance, motion, and disappearance of three-dimensional magnetic null points," to be submitted to Physics of Plasmas (manuscript)

Nicholas A. Murphy and Vyacheslav S. Lukin, "Asymmetric Magnetic Reconnection in Weakly Ionized Chromospheric Plasmas," Astrophysical Journal, in press (manuscript, ADS)

Chengcai Shen, John C. Raymond, Nicholas A. Murphy, and Jun Lin, "A Lagrangian Scheme for Time-Dependent Ionization in Simulations of Astrophysical Plasmas," Astronomy and Computing, in press

Hui Tian, Gang Li, Katharine K. Reeves, John C. Raymond, Fan Guo, Wei Liu, Bin Chen, and Nicholas A. Murphy, "Imaging and Spectroscopic Observations of Magnetic Reconnection and Chromospheric Evaporation in a Solar Flare," Astrophysical Journal Letters, 797, L14 (2014) (jounal link)

H. Tian, E. E. DeLuca, S. R. Cranmer, B. De Pontieu, H. Peter, J. Martínez-Sykora, L. Golub, S. McKillop, K. K. Reeves, M. P. Miralles, P. McCauley, S. Saar, P. Testa, M. Weber, N. Murphy, J. Lemen, A. Title, P. Boerner, N. Hurlburt, T. D. Tarbell, J. P. Wuelser, L. Kleint, C. Kankelborg, S. Jaeggli, M. Carlsson, V. Hansteen, and S. W. McIntosh, "Prevalence of small-scale jets from the networks of the solar transition region and chromosphere," Science, 346, 1255711 (2014) (journal link)

Yan Li, Henry D. Winter, Nicholas A. Murphy, Jun Lin, and Ning Wu, "The Dependence of Particle Acceleration on Initial Locations in Reconnecting Current Sheets," Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan, 65, 101 (2013) (ADS)

Chengcai Shen, Katharine K. Reeves, John C. Raymond, Nicholas A. Murphy, Yuan-Kuen Ko, Jun Lin, Zoran Mikić, and Jon A. Linker, "Non-Equilibrium Ionization Modeling of the Current Sheet in a Simulated Solar Eruption," Astrophysical Journal, 773, 110 (2013) (article, journal link)

Chengcai Shen, Jun Lin, Nicholas A. Murphy, and John C. Raymond, "Statistical and spectral properties of magnetic islands in reconnecting current sheets during two-ribbon flares," Physics of Plasmas, 20, 072114 (2013) (article, journal link)

Nicholas A. Murphy, Aleida K. Young, Chengcai Shen, Jun Lin, and Lei Ni, "The plasmoid instability during asymmetric inflow magnetic reconnection," Physics of Plasmas, 20, 061211 (2013) (article, journal link, ADS)

Lei Ni, Jun Lin, and Nicholas A. Murphy, "Effects of the non-uniform initial environment and the guide field on the plasmoid instability," Physics of Plasmas, 20, 061206 (2013) (article, journal link, ADS)

Z. Mei, C. Shen, N. Wu, J. Lin, N. A. Murphy, and I. I. Roussev, "Numerical experiments on magnetic reconnection in solar flare and coronal mass ejection current sheets," Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 425, 2824 (2012) (article, journal link, ADS)

N. A. Murphy, M. P. Miralles, C. L. Pope, J. C. Raymond, H. D. Winter, K. K. Reeves, D. B. Seaton, A. A. van Ballegooijen, and J. Lin, "Asymmetric Magnetic Reconnection in Solar Flare and Coronal Mass Ejection Current Sheets," Astrophysical Journal, 751, 56 (2012) (article, journal link, ADS)

M. Oka, T.-D. Phan, J. P. Eastwood, V. Angelopoulos, N. A. Murphy, M. Øieroset, Y. Miyashita, M. Fujimoto, J. McFadden, and D. Larson, "Magnetic Reconnection X-Line Retreat Associated with Dipolarization of the Earth's Magnetosphere," Geophysical Research Letters, 38, L20105 (2011) (article, journal link, ADS)

C. Shen, J. Lin, and N. A. Murphy, "Numerical Experiments on Fine Structure Within Reconnecting Current Sheets in Solar Flares," Astrophysical Journal, 737, 14 (2011) (article, journal link, ADS)

H. Johnson, J. C. Raymond, N. A. Murphy, S. Giordano, Y.-K. Ko, A. Ciaravella, and R. Suleiman, "Transition Region Emission from Solar Flares During the Impulsive Phase," Astrophysical Journal, 735, 70 (2011) (article, journal link, ADS)

N. A. Murphy, J. C. Raymond, and K. E. Korreck, "Plasma Heating During a Coronal Mass Ejection Observed by the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory," Astrophysical Journal, 735, 17 (2011) (article, journal link, ADS)

N. A. Murphy, "Resistive magnetohydrodynamic simulations of X-line retreat during magnetic reconnection," Physics of Plasmas, 17, 112310 (2010) (article, journal link, ADS)

N. A. Murphy, C. R. Sovinec, and P. A. Cassak, "Magnetic Reconnection with Asymmetry in the Outflow Direction," Journal of Geophysical Research, 115, A09206, doi:10.1029/2009JA015183 (2010) (article, journal link, ADS)

N. A. Murphy, Ph.D. Thesis, "Simulation and Analysis of Magnetic Reconnection in a Laboratory Plasma Astrophysics Experiment", University of Wisconsin (2009) (thesis, ADS)

J. P. Cassinelli, R. Ignace, W. L. Waldron, J. Cho, N. A. Murphy, and A. Lazarian, "The Effects of Clumps in Explaining X-ray Emission Lines from Hot Stars," Astrophysical Journal 683, 1052 (2008) (article, journal link, ADS)

N. A. Murphy and C. R. Sovinec, "Global axisymmetric simulations of two-fluid reconnection in an experimentally relevant geometry," Physics of Plasmas 15, 042313 (2008) (article, journal link, ADS)

J. D. Monnier, P. G. Tuthill, W. C. Danchi, N. Murphy, and T. J. Harries, "The Keck Aperture Masking Experiment: Near-Infrared Sizes of Dusty Wolf-Rayet Stars," Astrophysical Journal 655, 1033 (2007) (article, journal link, ADS)

Conference Proceedings

J. Lin, C. Shen, N. A. Murphy, and N. Wu, "Fine Structures of the Reconnecting Current Sheet in Two-Ribbon Flares," in The Fifth Hinode Science Meeting: Exploring the Active Sun, ASP Conf. Ser., Vol 456, edited by L. Golub, I. De Moortel, and T. Shimizu, pages 195-197 (2012) (book link, ADS)

N. A. Murphy, M. P. Miralles, C. L. Pope, J. C. Raymond, K. K. Reeves, D. B. Seaton, and D. F. Webb, "Asymmetric Magnetic Reconnection in Coronal Mass Ejection Current Sheets," in The Fifth Hinode Science Meeting: Exploring the Active Sun, ASP Conf. Ser., Vol 456, edited by L. Golub, I. De Moortel, and T. Shimizu, pages 199-201 (2012) (conference proceeding, book link, ADS)

J. P. Cassinelli, R. Ignace, W. Waldron, J. Cho, N. Murphy, and A. Lazarian, "X-ray line emission produced in clump bow shocks," in Clumping in hot-star winds, Potsdam: Univ.-Verl., edited by W.-R. Hamann, A. Feldmeier and L.M. Oskinova, pages 217-220 (2008) (ADS)