Adolfo Figueroa Vinas

Adolfo Figueroa Vinas

  • RESEARCH ASSOCIATE
  • 301.286.6221
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 670
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: CATHOLIC UNIV OF AMERICA
  • Education

    Ph.D., Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology-M.I.T., Cambridge, MA, 1980
    M.S., Physics, University of Puerto Rico-U.P.R./R.U.M., Mayaguez, PR, 1972
    B.S., Physics, University of Puerto Rico-U.P.R./R.U.M., Mayaguez, PR, 1970

    Publications

    Refereed

    Maneva, Y. G., L. Ofman, and A. Vinas. 2011. "Hybrid Modeling of Solar Wind Ion Heating." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, 2038-:

    Collier, M. R., A. Roberts, and A. Vinas. 2006. "Acoustic kappa-density fluctuation waves in suprathermal kappa function fluids." 36th COSPAR Scientific Assembly, 36: 2565-.

    Ofman, L., and A. Vinas. 2005. "Two-dimensional hybrid modeling of wave heating in the solar wind plasma." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, A1253-:

    Osherovich, V. A., J. Fainberg, A. Vinas, and R. Fitzenreiter. 2003. "Complexity Of The 18 October 1995 Magnetic Cloud Observed by Wind and the Multi-Tube Magnetic Cloud Model." Solar Wind Ten, 679: 733-736 [10.1063/1.1618697]

    Ofman, L., S. P. Gary, and A. Vinas. 2002. "Resonant heating and acceleration of ions in coronal holes driven by cyclotron resonant spectra." Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics), 107: [1461-10.1029/2002JA009432]

    Ofman, L., S. P. Gary, and A. Vinas. 2001. "Resonant Heating and Acceleration of Ions in Coronal Holes by High-Frequency Wave Spectrum." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, A696-:

    Ofman, L., A. Vinas, and S. P. Gary. 2001. "Constraints on the O+5 Anisotropy in the Solar Corona." The Astrophysical Journal, 547: L175-L178 [10.1086/318900]

    Osherovich, V. A., J. Fainberg, R. G. Stone, et al. A. Vinas, R. Fitzenreiter, and C. J. Farrugia. 1999. "MHD of gas with polytropic index below unity and classification of magnetic clouds." American Institute of Physics Conference Series, 471: 717-720 [10.1063/1.58718]

    Miller, J., A. Vinas, and D. V. Reames. 1993. "Heavy Ion Acceleration and Abundance Enhancements in Impulsive Solar Flares." International Cosmic Ray Conference, 3: 17-.

    Miller, J., A. Vinas, and D. V. Reames. 1993. "Selective 3He and Fe Acceleration in Impulsive Solar Flares." International Cosmic Ray Conference, 3: 13-.

    Publications

    Refereed

    Maneva, Y. G., L. Ofman, and A. Vinas. 2011. "Hybrid Modeling of Solar Wind Ion Heating." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts 2038-

    Collier, M. R., A. Roberts, and A. Vinas. 2006. "Acoustic kappa-density fluctuation waves in suprathermal kappa function fluids." 36th COSPAR Scientific Assembly 36 2565-

    Ofman, L., and A. Vinas. 2005. "Two-dimensional hybrid modeling of wave heating in the solar wind plasma." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts A1253-

    Osherovich, V. A., J. Fainberg, A. Vinas, and R. Fitzenreiter. 2003. "Complexity Of The 18 October 1995 Magnetic Cloud Observed by Wind and the Multi-Tube Magnetic Cloud Model." Solar Wind Ten 679 733-736 [10.1063/1.1618697]

    Ofman, L., S. P. Gary, and A. Vinas. 2002. "Resonant heating and acceleration of ions in coronal holes driven by cyclotron resonant spectra." Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics) 107 [1461-10.1029/2002JA009432]

    Ofman, L., S. P. Gary, and A. Vinas. 2001. "Resonant Heating and Acceleration of Ions in Coronal Holes by High-Frequency Wave Spectrum." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts A696-

    Ofman, L., A. Vinas, and S. P. Gary. 2001. "Constraints on the O+5 Anisotropy in the Solar Corona." The Astrophysical Journal 547 L175-L178 [10.1086/318900]

    Osherovich, V. A., J. Fainberg, R. G. Stone, et al. A. Vinas, R. Fitzenreiter, and C. J. Farrugia. 1999. "MHD of gas with polytropic index below unity and classification of magnetic clouds." American Institute of Physics Conference Series 471 717-720 [10.1063/1.58718]

    Miller, J., A. Vinas, and D. V. Reames. 1993. "Heavy Ion Acceleration and Abundance Enhancements in Impulsive Solar Flares." International Cosmic Ray Conference 3 17-

    Miller, J., A. Vinas, and D. V. Reames. 1993. "Selective 3He and Fe Acceleration in Impulsive Solar Flares." International Cosmic Ray Conference 3 13-

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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