Nick Murphy's Talks and 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)

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)

Selected Talks and Research Posters

"The Emergence, Motion, and Disappearance of Magnetic Null Points," 55th Meeting of the American Physical Society Division of Plasma Physics, Denver, Colorado, November 11-15, 2013 (poster)

"Asymmetric Magnetic Reconnection in the Solar Atmosphere," MIT Plasma Science and Fusion Center, November 1, 2013 (talk)

"Asymmetric Magnetic Reconnection in the Solar Atmosphere," NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, October 23, 2013 (talk)

"Asymmetric Magnetic Reconnection and the Motion of Magnetic Null Points," 10th Cambridge Workshop on Magnetic Reconnection, Santa Fe, New Mexico, September 9-13, 2013 (talk)

"Asymmetric Magnetic Reconnection in the Solar Atmosphere," Plasma Theory Seminar, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton, New Jersey, August 29, 2013 (talk)

"The Emergence, Motion, and Disappearance of Magnetic Null Points," SPD Meeting, Bozeman, Montana, July 8-11, 2013 (poster)

"The plasmoid instability during asymmetric inflow magnetic reconnection," 54th Meeting of the American Physical Society Division of Plasma Physics, Providence, Rhode Island, October 29-November 2, 2012 (poster)

"Asymmetric Magnetic Reconnection in the Solar Atmosphere," NIMROD Team Meeting, Providence, Rhode Island, October 27, 2012 (talk)

"Plasma Heating During Coronal Mass Ejections," Hinode 6, St. Andrews, Scotland, August 14-17, 2012 (talk)

"Introduction to Magnetohydrodynamics," for SAO REU program in solar physics, Cambridge, Massachusetts, July 6, 2012 (talk)

"The onset and dynamics of the plasmoid instability during asymmetric inflow reconnection," 2012 SHINE Meeting, Wailea Maui, Hawaii, June 11-15, 2012 (talk)

"Magnetic Reconnection in Solar, Space, and Laboratory Plasmas," 220th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society, Anchorage, Alaska, June 10-14, 2012 (talk).

"Asymmetric Magnetic Reconnection in the Solar Atmosphere," 2012 US-Japan Workshop on Magnetic Reconnection, Princeton, New Jersey, May 23-25, 2012 (talk).

"Plasma Heating and Asymmetric Magnetic Reconnection During Solar Eruptions," Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, D.C., April 6, 2012 (talk).

"Observational Signatures of Asymmetric Magnetic Reconnection During Solar Eruptions," NESSC Meeting, Cambridge, Massachusetts, February 7, 2012 (talk).

"Asymmetric Magnetic Reconnection in Coronal Mass Ejection Current Sheets," AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 5-9, 2011 (poster).

"Magnetic Reconnection in Laboratory, Astrophysical, and Space Plasmas," Yunnan Astronomical Observatory, Kunming, Yunnan, China, November 18, 2011 (talk).

"Asymmetric Magnetic Reconnection in Coronal Mass Ejection Current Sheets," Hinode 5, Cambridge, Massachusetts, October 11-14, 2011 (poster).

"Asymmetric Magnetic Reconnection in Coronal Mass Ejection Current Sheets," 8th Cambridge Workshop on Magnetic Reconnection, Durham, New Hampshire, August 15-19, 2011 (talk).

"Plasma Heating During a Coronal Mass Ejection Observed by SOHO," SPD Meeting, Las Cruces, New Mexico, June 12-16, 2011 (talk).

"Asymmetric Magnetic Reconnection During Coronal Mass Ejections," SPD Meeting, Las Cruces, New Mexico, June 12-16, 2011 (poster).

"Candidate coronal mass ejection heating mechanisms," AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 12-17, 2010 (poster).

"Resistive MHD Simulations of X-Line Retreat and Competing Reconnection Sites," 52nd Meeting of the American Physical Society Division of Plasma Physics, Chicago, Illinois, November 8-12, 2010 (poster).

"Asymmetric Magnetic Reconnection and Plasma Heating During Coronal Mass Ejections," SSC Seminar, University of New Hampshire, November 3, 2010 (talk).

"Plasma Heating and Asymmetric Magnetic Reconnection in Coronal Mass Ejections," NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland, September 28, 2010 (talk)

"Asymmetric Magnetic Reconnection in Coronal Mass Ejections," Yunnan Astronomical Observatory, Kunming, Yunnan, China, April 22, 2010 (talk)

"Plasma Heating Rates for a Coronal Mass Ejection on 28 June 2000," AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 14-18, 2009 (poster)

"Magnetic Reconnection with Asymmetry in the Outflow Direction," 2009 U.S.-Japan Workshop on Reconnection, Madison, Wisconsin, October 5-7, 2009 (talk)

"Simulation and Analysis of Magnetic Reconnection in a Laboratory Plasma Astrophysics Experiment," Thesis Defense, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, June 30, 2009 (talk)

"Simulation and Analysis of Magnetic Reconnection in an Experimental Geometry," Durham, New Hampshire, February 16, 2009 (talk)

"Simulation and Analysis of Magnetic Reconnection in an Experimental Geometry," 213th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society, Long Beach, California, January 4-8, 2009 (talk)

"Magnetic Reconnection with Asymmetry in the Outflow Direction," 50th Meeting of the American Physical Society Division of Plasma Physics, Dallas, Texas, November 17-21, 2008 (poster)

"Global Simulations of Magnetic Reconnection in an Experimental Geometry," General Meeting, Center for Magnetic Self-Organization, Princeton, New Jersey, July 8-10, 2008 (talk)