Prabal Saxena

Prabal Saxena

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  • 301.286.5759
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 693
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: UNIV OF MARYLAND COLLEGE PARK
  • Selected Publications

    Refereed

    Oza, A. V., R. E. Johnson, E. Lellouch, et al. C. Schmidt, N. Schneider, C. Huang, D. Gamborino, A. Gebek, A. Wyttenbach, B.-O. Demory, C. Mordasini, P. Saxena, D. Dubois, A. Moullet, and N. Thomas. 2019. "Sodium and Potassium Signatures of Volcanic Satellites Orbiting Close-in Gas Giant Exoplanets." The Astrophysical Journal, 885 (2): 168 [10.3847/1538-4357/ab40cc]

    Saxena, P., R. M. Killen, V. Airapetian, et al. N. E. Petro, N. M. Curran, and A. M. Mandell. 2019. "Was the Sun a Slow Rotator? Sodium and Potassium Constraints from the Lunar Regolith." The Astrophysical Journal, 876 (1): L16 [10.3847/2041-8213/ab18fb]

    Rizzo, M. J., N. T. Zimmerman, T. D. Groff, et al. A. M. Mandell, Q. Gong, P. Saxena, M. W. McElwain, A. Roberge, J. E. Krist, and A. J. Eldorado Riggs. 2018. "WFIRST CGI integral field spectrograph performance and post-processing in the OS6 observing scenario." Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2018: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter Wave, [10.1117/12.2312400]

    Henning, W. G., J. P. Renaud, A. M. Mandell, et al. P. Saxena, T. A. Hurford, S. Matsumura, L. S. Glaze, T. A. Livengood, V. Airapetian, E. Asphaug, J. K. Teske, E. Schwieterman, M. Efroimsky, V. V. Makarov, C. T. Berghea, J. Bleacher, A. Rushby, Y. Lee, W. Kuang, R. Barnes, C. Dong, P. Driscoll, S. D. Domagal-Goldman, N. C. Schmerr, A. D. Del Genio, A. G. Jensen, L. Kaltenegger, L. Elkins-Tanton, E. L. Shock, L. E. Sohl, E. Quintana, L. Schaefer, T. S. Barclay, Y. Fujii, K. Hamano, N. E. Petro, E. D. Lopez, and D. D. Sasselov. 2018. "Exoplanet Science Priorities from the Perspective of Internal and Surface Processes for Silicate and Ice Dominated Worlds." National Academy of Sciences 2018 Exoplanet Science Strategy White Paper,

    Saxena, P., J. P. Renaud, W. G. Henning, M. Jutzi, and T. Hurford. 2018. "Relevance of tidal heating on large TNOs." Icarus, 302: 245-260 [10.1016/j.icarus.2017.11.023]

    Mandell, A. M., T. D. Groff, Q. Gong, et al. M. W. McElwain, M. J. Rizzo, P. Saxena, N. T. Zimmerman, and R. Lupu. 2017. "Current science requirements and planned implementation for the WFIRST-CGI Integral Field Spectrograph (IFS)." Techniques and Instrumentation for Detection of Exoplanets VIII, [10.1117/12.2274711]

    Roberge, A., E. Cady, C. Mejia Prada, et al. M. J. Rizzo, E. S. Douglas, K. L. Cahoy, Q. Gong, T. D. Groff, J. E. Krist, A. M. Mandell, M. W. McElwain, A. J. Riggs, P. Saxena, N. T. Zimmermann, and T. Brandt. 2017. "Simulating the WFIRST coronagraph integral field spectrograph." Techniques and Instrumentation for Detection of Exoplanets VIII, [10.1117/12.2273066]

    Saxena, P., M. J. Rizzo, C. Mejia Prada, et al. J. D. Llop Sayson, Q. Gong, E. J. Cady, A. M. Mandell, T. D. Groff, and M. W. McElwain. 2017. "Commissioning and performance results of the PISCES instrument." Techniques and Instrumentation for Detection of Exoplanets VIII, [10.1117/12.2272653]

    Saxena, P., L. Elkins-Tanton, N. Petro, and A. Mandell. 2017. "A model of the primordial lunar atmosphere." Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 474: 198-205 [10.1016/j.epsl.2017.06.031]

    Saxena, P., P. Panka, and M. Summers. 2014. "The observational effects and signatures of tidally distorted solid exoplanets." Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 446 (4): 4271-4277 [10.1093/mnras/stu2111]

    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.

    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.

    Saxena, P., R. M. Killen, V. Airapetian, et al. N. E. Petro, N. M. Curran, and A. M. Mandell. 2019. "The Sun was likely a Slow Rotator: Lunar Geochemical Constraints." LPI (50.3050s):

    Saxena, P., R. Killen, V. Airapetian, et al. N. Petro, N. Curran, and A. Mandell. 2019. "The Sun was likely a Slow Rotator: Lunar Geochemical Constraints." Lunar and Planetary Science Conference 50:

    Henning, W., J. Renaud, P. Saxena, et al. P. Whelley, A. Mandell, S. Matsumura, L. Glaze, T. Hurford, T. Livengood, C. Hamilton, M. Efroimsky, V. Makarov, C. Berghea, S. Guzewich, K. Tsigaridis, G. Arney, D. Cremons, S. Kane, J. Bleacher, R. Kopparapu, E. Kohler, Y. Lee, A. Rushby, W. Kuang, R. Barnes, J. A. Richardson, P. Driscoll, N. Schmerr, A. Del Genio, A. Davies, L. Kaltenegger, L. Elkins-Tanton, Y. Fujii, L. Schaefer, S. Ranjan, E. Quintana, T. Barclay, K. Hamano, N. Petro, J. Kendall, E. Lopez, and D. Sasselov. 2018. "Highly Volcanic Exoplanets, Lava Worlds, and Magma Ocean Worlds: An Emerging Class of Dynamic Exoplanets of Significant Scientific Priority." ArXiv e-prints

    Selected Publications

    Refereed

    Oza, A. V., R. E. Johnson, E. Lellouch, et al. C. Schmidt, N. Schneider, C. Huang, D. Gamborino, A. Gebek, A. Wyttenbach, B.-O. Demory, C. Mordasini, P. Saxena, D. Dubois, A. Moullet, and N. Thomas. 2019. "Sodium and Potassium Signatures of Volcanic Satellites Orbiting Close-in Gas Giant Exoplanets." The Astrophysical Journal 885 (2): 168 [10.3847/1538-4357/ab40cc]

    Saxena, P., R. M. Killen, V. Airapetian, et al. N. E. Petro, N. M. Curran, and A. M. Mandell. 2019. "Was the Sun a Slow Rotator? Sodium and Potassium Constraints from the Lunar Regolith." The Astrophysical Journal 876 (1): L16 [10.3847/2041-8213/ab18fb]

    Rizzo, M. J., N. T. Zimmerman, T. D. Groff, et al. A. M. Mandell, Q. Gong, P. Saxena, M. W. McElwain, A. Roberge, J. E. Krist, and A. J. Eldorado Riggs. 2018. "WFIRST CGI integral field spectrograph performance and post-processing in the OS6 observing scenario." Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2018: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter Wave [10.1117/12.2312400]

    Henning, W. G., J. P. Renaud, A. M. Mandell, et al. P. Saxena, T. A. Hurford, S. Matsumura, L. S. Glaze, T. A. Livengood, V. Airapetian, E. Asphaug, J. K. Teske, E. Schwieterman, M. Efroimsky, V. V. Makarov, C. T. Berghea, J. Bleacher, A. Rushby, Y. Lee, W. Kuang, R. Barnes, C. Dong, P. Driscoll, S. D. Domagal-Goldman, N. C. Schmerr, A. D. Del Genio, A. G. Jensen, L. Kaltenegger, L. Elkins-Tanton, E. L. Shock, L. E. Sohl, E. Quintana, L. Schaefer, T. S. Barclay, Y. Fujii, K. Hamano, N. E. Petro, E. D. Lopez, and D. D. Sasselov. 2018. "Exoplanet Science Priorities from the Perspective of Internal and Surface Processes for Silicate and Ice Dominated Worlds." National Academy of Sciences 2018 Exoplanet Science Strategy White Paper

    Saxena, P., J. P. Renaud, W. G. Henning, M. Jutzi, and T. Hurford. 2018. "Relevance of tidal heating on large TNOs." Icarus 302 245-260 [10.1016/j.icarus.2017.11.023]

    Mandell, A. M., T. D. Groff, Q. Gong, et al. M. W. McElwain, M. J. Rizzo, P. Saxena, N. T. Zimmerman, and R. Lupu. 2017. "Current science requirements and planned implementation for the WFIRST-CGI Integral Field Spectrograph (IFS)." Techniques and Instrumentation for Detection of Exoplanets VIII [10.1117/12.2274711]

    Roberge, A., E. Cady, C. Mejia Prada, et al. M. J. Rizzo, E. S. Douglas, K. L. Cahoy, Q. Gong, T. D. Groff, J. E. Krist, A. M. Mandell, M. W. McElwain, A. J. Riggs, P. Saxena, N. T. Zimmermann, and T. Brandt. 2017. "Simulating the WFIRST coronagraph integral field spectrograph." Techniques and Instrumentation for Detection of Exoplanets VIII [10.1117/12.2273066]

    Saxena, P., M. J. Rizzo, C. Mejia Prada, et al. J. D. Llop Sayson, Q. Gong, E. J. Cady, A. M. Mandell, T. D. Groff, and M. W. McElwain. 2017. "Commissioning and performance results of the PISCES instrument." Techniques and Instrumentation for Detection of Exoplanets VIII [10.1117/12.2272653]

    Saxena, P., L. Elkins-Tanton, N. Petro, and A. Mandell. 2017. "A model of the primordial lunar atmosphere." Earth and Planetary Science Letters 474 198-205 [10.1016/j.epsl.2017.06.031]

    Saxena, P., P. Panka, and M. Summers. 2014. "The observational effects and signatures of tidally distorted solid exoplanets." Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 446 (4): 4271-4277 [10.1093/mnras/stu2111]

    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.

    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

    Saxena, P., R. M. Killen, V. Airapetian, et al. N. E. Petro, N. M. Curran, and A. M. Mandell. 2019. "The Sun was likely a Slow Rotator: Lunar Geochemical Constraints." LPI

    Saxena, P., R. Killen, V. Airapetian, et al. N. Petro, N. Curran, and A. Mandell. 2019. "The Sun was likely a Slow Rotator: Lunar Geochemical Constraints." Lunar and Planetary Science Conference 50

    Henning, W., J. Renaud, P. Saxena, et al. P. Whelley, A. Mandell, S. Matsumura, L. Glaze, T. Hurford, T. Livengood, C. Hamilton, M. Efroimsky, V. Makarov, C. Berghea, S. Guzewich, K. Tsigaridis, G. Arney, D. Cremons, S. Kane, J. Bleacher, R. Kopparapu, E. Kohler, Y. Lee, A. Rushby, W. Kuang, R. Barnes, J. A. Richardson, P. Driscoll, N. Schmerr, A. Del Genio, A. Davies, L. Kaltenegger, L. Elkins-Tanton, Y. Fujii, L. Schaefer, S. Ranjan, E. Quintana, T. Barclay, K. Hamano, N. Petro, J. Kendall, E. Lopez, and D. Sasselov. 2018. "Highly Volcanic Exoplanets, Lava Worlds, and Magma Ocean Worlds: An Emerging Class of Dynamic Exoplanets of Significant Scientific Priority." ArXiv e-prints

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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