Charles Farrugia

RESEARCH PROFESSOR
Phone: (603) 862-4596
Office: Space Science Center, Morse Hall Rm 414, Durham, NH 03824
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Education

  • Ph.D., Space Physics, University of Bern
  • M.S., Theoretical&Math.L Physics, University of Bern
  • B.S., Physics, University of Malta
  • Diploma, Germanic Languages, University of Munich
  • Diploma, Education/History, University of London

Courses Taught

  • PHYS 987: Magnetospheres
  • PHYS 999: Doctoral Research

Selected Publications

Matsui, H., Torbert, R. B., Spence, H. E., Argall, M. R., Cohen, I. J., Cooper, M. B., . . . Wygant, J. R. (2021). A Multi‐Instrument Study of a Dipolarization Event in the Inner Magnetosphere. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 126(5). doi:10.1029/2021ja029294

Farrugia, C. J., Rogers, A. J., Torbert, R. B., Genestreti, K. J., Nakamura, T. K. M., Lavraud, B., . . . Dors, I. (2021). An Encounter With the Ion and Electron Diffusion Regions at a Flapping and Twisted Tail Current Sheet. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 126(3). doi:10.1029/2020ja028903

Schwartz, S. J., Kucharek, H., Farrugia, C. J., Trattner, K., Gingell, I., Ergun, R. E., . . . Gershman, D. (2021). Energy Conversion Within Current Sheets in the Earth's Quasi-Parallel Magnetosheath. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 48(4). doi:10.1029/2020GL091859

Salman, T. M., Lugaz, N., Farrugia, C. J., Winslow, R. M., Jian, L. K., & Galvin, A. B. (2020). Properties of the Sheath Regions of Coronal Mass Ejections with or without Shocks from STEREO in situ Observations near 1 au. ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 904(2). doi:10.3847/1538-4357/abbdf5

Lugaz, N., Salman, T. M., Winslow, R. M., Al-Haddad, N., Farrugia, C. J., Zhuang, B., & Galvin, A. B. (2020). Inconsistencies Between Local and Global Measures of CME Radial Expansion as Revealed by Spacecraft Conjunctions. ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 899(2). doi:10.3847/1538-4357/aba26b

Galvin, A. B., Kistler, L. M., Popecki, M. A., Farrugia, C. J., Simunac, K. D. C., Ellis, L., . . . Steinfeld, D. (2008). The Plasma and Suprathermal Ion Composition (PLASTIC) investigation on the STEREO observatories. SPACE SCIENCE REVIEWS, 136(1-4), 437-486. doi:10.1007/s11214-007-9296-x

Khodachenko, M. L., Ribas, I., Lammer, H., Griessmeier, J. -M., Leitner, M., Selsis, F., . . . Rucker, H. O. (2007). Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) activity of low mass M stars as an important factor for the habitability of terrestrial exoplanets. I. CME impact on expected magnetospheres of earth-like exoplanets in close-in habitable zones. ASTROBIOLOGY, 7(1), 167-184. doi:10.1089/ast.2006.0127

Jordanova, V. K., Farrugia, C. J., Thorne, R. M., Khazanov, G. V., Reeves, G. D., & Thomsen, M. F. (2001). Modeling ring current proton precipitation by electromagnetic ion cyclotron waves during the May 14-16, 1997, storm. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SPACE PHYSICS, 106(A1), 7-22. doi:10.1029/2000JA002008

FARRUGIA, C. J., BURLAGA, L. F., OSHEROVICH, V. A., RICHARDSON, I. G., FREEMAN, M. P., LEPPING, R. P., & LAZARUS, A. J. (1993). A STUDY OF AN EXPANDING INTERPLANETARY MAGNETIC CLOUD AND ITS INTERACTION WITH THE EARTHS MAGNETOSPHERE - THE INTERPLANETARY ASPECT. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SPACE PHYSICS, 98(A5), 7621-7632. doi:10.1029/92JA02349

SOUTHWOOD, D. J., FARRUGIA, C. J., & SAUNDERS, M. A. (1988). WHAT ARE FLUX-TRANSFER EVENTS. PLANETARY AND SPACE SCIENCE, 36(5), 503-508. doi:10.1016/0032-0633(88)90109-2

Most Cited Publications