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]

    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., 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]

    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]

    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, 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]

    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]

    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]

    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., 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]

    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]

    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]

    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]

    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]

    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]

    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]

    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., 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]

    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]

    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, 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]

    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]

    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]

    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., 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]

    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]

    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]

    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]

    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]

    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]

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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