Dr. Orenthal James Tucker

Dr. Orenthal James Tucker

  • Research AST, Planetary Studies
  • 301.614.6941
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 695
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: NASA
  • Publications

    Refereed

    Tucker, O. J., W. M. Farrell, R. M. Killen, and D. M. Hurley. 2019. "Solar Wind Implantation Into the Lunar Regolith: Monte Carlo Simulations of H Retention in a Surface With Defects and the H 2 Exosphere." Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, 2018JE005805 [10.1029/2018je005805]

    Tucker, O. J., W. Waalkes, V. M. Tenishev, et al. R. E. Johnson, A. Bieler, M. R. Combi, and A. F. Nagy. 2016. "Examining the exobase approximation: DSMC models of Titan's upper atmosphere." Icarus, 272: 290-300 [10.1016/j.icarus.2016.02.044]

    Johnson, R., O. Tucker, and A. Volkov. 2016. "Evolution of an early Titan atmosphere." Icarus, 271: 202-206 [10.1016/j.icarus.2016.01.014]

    Tucker, O. J., M. R. Combi, and V. M. Tenishev. 2015. "2D models of gas flow and ice grain acceleration in Enceladus’ vents using DSMC methods." Icarus, 257: 362-376 [10.1016/j.icarus.2015.05.012]

    Tucker, O., R. Johnson, and L. Young. 2015. "Gas transfer in the Pluto–Charon system: A Charon atmosphere." Icarus, 246: 291-297 [10.1016/j.icarus.2014.05.002]

    Tenishev, V., M. Rubin, O. J. Tucker, M. R. Combi, and M. Sarantos. 2013. "Kinetic modeling of sodium in the lunar exosphere." Icarus, 226 (2): 1538-1549 [10.1016/j.icarus.2013.08.021]

    Erwin, J., O. Tucker, and R. E. Johnson. 2013. "Hybrid fluid/kinetic modeling of Pluto’s escaping atmosphere." Icarus, 226 (1): 375-384 [10.1016/j.icarus.2013.05.042]

    Tucker, O., R. Johnson, J. Deighan, and A. Volkov. 2013. "Diffusion and thermal escape of H2 from Titan’s atmosphere: Monte Carlo simulations." Icarus, 222 (1): 149-158 [10.1016/j.icarus.2012.10.016]

    Tucker, O., J. Erwin, J. Deighan, A. Volkov, and R. Johnson. 2012. "Thermally driven escape from Pluto’s atmosphere: A combined fluid/kinetic model." Icarus, 217 (1): 408-415 [10.1016/j.icarus.2011.11.017]

    Volkov, A. N., O. J. Tucker, J. T. Erwin, and R. E. Johnson. 2011. "Kinetic simulations of thermal escape from a single component atmosphere." Physics of Fluids, 23 (6): 066601 [10.1063/1.3592253]

    Volkov, A. N., R. E. Johnson, O. J. Tucker, and J. T. Erwin. 2011. "THERMALLY DRIVEN ATMOSPHERIC ESCAPE: TRANSITION FROM HYDRODYNAMIC TO JEANS ESCAPE." The Astrophysical Journal, 729 (2): L24 [10.1088/2041-8205/729/2/l24]

    Johnson, R. E., O. J. Tucker, M. Michael, et al. E. C. Sittler, H. T. Smith, D. T. Young, and J. H. Waite. 2010. "Mass Loss Processes in Titan's Upper Atmosphere." Titan from Cassini-Huygens, [373-10.1007/978-1-4020-9215-2_15]

    Tucker, O. J., and R. Johnson. 2009. "Thermally driven atmospheric escape: Monte Carlo simulations for Titan's atmosphere." Planetary and Space Science, 57 (14-15): 1889-1894 [10.1016/j.pss.2009.06.003]

    Cassidy, T., R. Johnson, and O. Tucker. 2009. "Trace constituents of Europa's atmosphere." Icarus, 201 (1): 182-190 [10.1016/j.icarus.2008.12.033]

    Burger, M. H., E. C. Sittler, R. E. Johnson, et al. H. T. Smith, O. J. Tucker, and V. I. Shematovich. 2007. "Understanding the escape of water from Enceladus." Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics), 112: [6219-10.1029/2006JA012086]

    Smith, H. T., R. E. Johnson, E. C. Sittler, et al. M. Shappirio, D. Reisenfeld, O. J. Tucker, M. Burger, F. J. Crary, D. J. McComas, and D. T. Young. 2007. "Enceladus: The likely dominant nitrogen source in Saturn's magnetosphere." Icarus, 188: 356-366 [10.1016/j.icarus.2006.12.007]

    Tucker, O. J., D. S. Ivanov, L. V. Zhigilei, R. E. Johnson, and E. M. Bringa. 2005. "Molecular dynamics simulation of sputtering from a cylindrical track: EAM versus pair potentials." Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 228 (1-4): 163-169 [10.1016/j.nimb.2004.10.040]

    Non-Refereed

    Tucker, O. J., R. M. Killen, and P. Saxena. 2019. "Sputter Loss of an Early Transient Lunar Atmosphere." European Planetary Science Conference EPSC-DPS2019-70.

    Killen, R. M., O. J. Tucker, D. R. Williams, J. Park, and S. J. Kim. 2019. "The Lunar Neon Exosphere seen in LACE Data." NASA Exploration Science Forum (AMES Research Center):

    Tucker, O. J., R. E. Johnson, J. M. Bell, et al. M. R. Collier, W. M. Farrell, A. Glocer, R. M. Killen, and P. Saxena. 2019. "Limits on X-Ray Luminosity from Pluto's H2 Corona." LPI/Pluto System After New Horizons 2133: id.7080.

    Publications

    Refereed

    Tucker, O. J., W. M. Farrell, R. M. Killen, and D. M. Hurley. 2019. "Solar Wind Implantation Into the Lunar Regolith: Monte Carlo Simulations of H Retention in a Surface With Defects and the H 2 Exosphere." Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets 2018JE005805 [10.1029/2018je005805]

    Tucker, O. J., W. Waalkes, V. M. Tenishev, et al. R. E. Johnson, A. Bieler, M. R. Combi, and A. F. Nagy. 2016. "Examining the exobase approximation: DSMC models of Titan's upper atmosphere." Icarus 272 290-300 [10.1016/j.icarus.2016.02.044]

    Johnson, R., O. Tucker, and A. Volkov. 2016. "Evolution of an early Titan atmosphere." Icarus 271 202-206 [10.1016/j.icarus.2016.01.014]

    Tucker, O. J., M. R. Combi, and V. M. Tenishev. 2015. "2D models of gas flow and ice grain acceleration in Enceladus’ vents using DSMC methods." Icarus 257 362-376 [10.1016/j.icarus.2015.05.012]

    Tucker, O., R. Johnson, and L. Young. 2015. "Gas transfer in the Pluto–Charon system: A Charon atmosphere." Icarus 246 291-297 [10.1016/j.icarus.2014.05.002]

    Tenishev, V., M. Rubin, O. J. Tucker, M. R. Combi, and M. Sarantos. 2013. "Kinetic modeling of sodium in the lunar exosphere." Icarus 226 (2): 1538-1549 [10.1016/j.icarus.2013.08.021]

    Erwin, J., O. Tucker, and R. E. Johnson. 2013. "Hybrid fluid/kinetic modeling of Pluto’s escaping atmosphere." Icarus 226 (1): 375-384 [10.1016/j.icarus.2013.05.042]

    Tucker, O., R. Johnson, J. Deighan, and A. Volkov. 2013. "Diffusion and thermal escape of H2 from Titan’s atmosphere: Monte Carlo simulations." Icarus 222 (1): 149-158 [10.1016/j.icarus.2012.10.016]

    Tucker, O., J. Erwin, J. Deighan, A. Volkov, and R. Johnson. 2012. "Thermally driven escape from Pluto’s atmosphere: A combined fluid/kinetic model." Icarus 217 (1): 408-415 [10.1016/j.icarus.2011.11.017]

    Volkov, A. N., O. J. Tucker, J. T. Erwin, and R. E. Johnson. 2011. "Kinetic simulations of thermal escape from a single component atmosphere." Physics of Fluids 23 (6): 066601 [10.1063/1.3592253]

    Volkov, A. N., R. E. Johnson, O. J. Tucker, and J. T. Erwin. 2011. "THERMALLY DRIVEN ATMOSPHERIC ESCAPE: TRANSITION FROM HYDRODYNAMIC TO JEANS ESCAPE." The Astrophysical Journal 729 (2): L24 [10.1088/2041-8205/729/2/l24]

    Johnson, R. E., O. J. Tucker, M. Michael, et al. E. C. Sittler, H. T. Smith, D. T. Young, and J. H. Waite. 2010. "Mass Loss Processes in Titan's Upper Atmosphere." Titan from Cassini-Huygens [373-10.1007/978-1-4020-9215-2_15]

    Tucker, O. J., and R. Johnson. 2009. "Thermally driven atmospheric escape: Monte Carlo simulations for Titan's atmosphere." Planetary and Space Science 57 (14-15): 1889-1894 [10.1016/j.pss.2009.06.003]

    Cassidy, T., R. Johnson, and O. Tucker. 2009. "Trace constituents of Europa's atmosphere." Icarus 201 (1): 182-190 [10.1016/j.icarus.2008.12.033]

    Burger, M. H., E. C. Sittler, R. E. Johnson, et al. H. T. Smith, O. J. Tucker, and V. I. Shematovich. 2007. "Understanding the escape of water from Enceladus." Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics) 112 [6219-10.1029/2006JA012086]

    Smith, H. T., R. E. Johnson, E. C. Sittler, et al. M. Shappirio, D. Reisenfeld, O. J. Tucker, M. Burger, F. J. Crary, D. J. McComas, and D. T. Young. 2007. "Enceladus: The likely dominant nitrogen source in Saturn's magnetosphere." Icarus 188 356-366 [10.1016/j.icarus.2006.12.007]

    Tucker, O. J., D. S. Ivanov, L. V. Zhigilei, R. E. Johnson, and E. M. Bringa. 2005. "Molecular dynamics simulation of sputtering from a cylindrical track: EAM versus pair potentials." Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms 228 (1-4): 163-169 [10.1016/j.nimb.2004.10.040]

    Non-Refereed

    Tucker, O. J., R. M. Killen, and P. Saxena. 2019. "Sputter Loss of an Early Transient Lunar Atmosphere." European Planetary Science Conference EPSC-DPS2019-70.

    Killen, R. M., O. J. Tucker, D. R. Williams, J. Park, and S. J. Kim. 2019. "The Lunar Neon Exosphere seen in LACE Data." NASA Exploration Science Forum

    Tucker, O. J., R. E. Johnson, J. M. Bell, et al. M. R. Collier, W. M. Farrell, A. Glocer, R. M. Killen, and P. Saxena. 2019. "Limits on X-Ray Luminosity from Pluto's H2 Corona." LPI/Pluto System After New Horizons 2133 id.7080

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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