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Barrett N. Rogers

Professor of Physics and Astronomy

Barrett Rogers is a theoretical and computational physicist specializing in behavior of plasmas. He has been at Dartmouth since 2001. He received his PhD degree in theoretical physics from MIT (1991) and has undergraduate and MS degrees from Dartmouth and the Thayer School of Engineering. He was Fusion Energy Postdoctoral Fellow at MIT, a Research Scientist at the University of Maryland, and is Fellow of the American Physical Society.

Research Interests

His research interests include plasma fusion, space and laboratory plasmas, plasma turbulence and instabilities, magnetic reconnection, basic plasma physics, plasma phenomena in the early universe, and large-scale numerical simulations.

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Selected Recent Publications

"Turbulence and bias-induced flows in simple magnetized toroidal plasmas", B. Li, B. N. Rogers, K. Gentle, A. Bahhatchargee, Physical Review E Vol. 83, DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.83.056406 (2011)
" On the supression of turbulence by zonal flows in a simple magnetized plasma", S. Kobayshi and B. N. Rogers, Phys. Plasmas (2011)
"Gyrokinetic simulations of the tearing instability", R. Numata, W. Dorland, N. Loureiro, B. Rogers, A. Schekochihin, T. Tatsuno, Phys. Plasmas (2011)
"Low-frequency turbulence in a linear magnetized plasma", B. Rogers and P. Ricci, Phys. Rev. Lett. 104 (2010)
"Gyrokinetic simulations of a particle pinch regime in closed-fieldline systems", S. Kobayashi and B. Rogers, Phys. Rev. Lett., vol. 105, Issue 23, id. 235004 (2010)
"Turbulence Phase Space in Simple Magnetized Toroidal Plasmas", P. Ricci and B. Rogers, Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 145001, DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.104.145001 (2010)
"Perpendicular Ion Heating by Low-Frequency Alfven-Wave Turbulence in the Solar Wind,", B. Chandran, B. Li, B. Rogers, E. Quataert, K. Germaschewski, ApJ 720 503 doi: 10.1088/0004-637X/720/1/503 (2010)
"A Study of Asymmetric Reconnection Scaling in the LFM Code", J. E. Ouellette, B. N. Rogers, and J. G. Lyon, submitted to J. of Geophys. Res. (2010)
"Collisional damping of zonal flows due to finite Larmor radius effects", P. Ricci, B. Rogers, W. Dorland, Phys. Plasmas 17, DOI: 10.1063/1.3447875 (2010)
"Magnetic Reconnection at the Dayside Magnetopause in Global LFM Simulations", J. E. Ouellette, B. N. Rogers, M. Wiltberger, and J. G. Lyon, J. of Geophys. Res. , VOL 115, A08222, 14 PP, doi:10.1029/2009JA014886 (2010)
"Fast Reconnection in High-Lundquist-Number Plasmas Due to Secondary Tearing Instabilities" A. Bhattacharjee, Y. Hwang, H. Yang, B. Rogers, Physics of Plasmas 16, Issue 11, pp. 112102-112102-5 (2009)
"Plasma transport and turbulence in the Helimak: Simulation and experiment", B. Li, B. Rogers, K. Gentle, P. Ricci, Phys. Plasmas 16, 082510 (2009); doi:10.1063/1.3212591
"Three-dimensional fluid simulations of a simple magnetized toroidal plasma", P. Ricci and B.N. Rogers, Phys. Plasmas 16, 092307 (2009) doi:10.1063/1.3230119
"Transport scaling in an interchange-driven simple magnetized torus", P. Ricci and B.N. Rogers, Phys. Plasmas 16, 062303 (2009); doi:10.1063/1.3139261
"Gyrokinetic Simulations of Turbulent Transport in a Ring Dipole Plasma", S. Kobayashi, B. N. Rogers, W. Dorland, Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 055003 (2009), DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.103.055003
"Linearized model Fokker-Plank collision operators for gyrokinetic simulations. II. Numerical implementation and tests", M. Barnes, I. Abel, W. Dorland, D. Ernst, G. Hammett, P. Ricci, B. Rogers, A. Schekochihin, T. Tatsuno, Phys. Plasmas 16, 072107 (2009); DOI: 10.1063/1.3155085
"The scaling of forced collisionless reconnection", B. Sullivan and B. N. Rogers, Phys. Plasmas 15, 102106 (2008); DOI:10.1063/1.2992136

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