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2013

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Multi-year Observations of Mid-latitude Middle Atmospheric Winds, Waves, and Temperature associated with SSW Events over Northern Utah, Chad Fish, Vincent B. Wickwar, B. Thurairajah, Jan J. Sojka, F. T. Berkey, S. Bailey, Titus Yuan, Michael J. Taylor, N. Mitchell, and W. Hocking; International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy,

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Functionalizing Carbon Nanotube Forests with 1,5-diaminoaphthalene, Ben Pound and T. -C. Shen; Fall 2013 Meeting of the Four Corner Section of the American Physical Society

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The Mid-Latitude Mesosphere’s Response to Sudden Stratospheric Warmings as Determined from Rayleigh Lidar Temperatures, Leda Sox, Vincent B. Wickwar, Chad Fish, and Joshua P. Herron; International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics

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Midlatitude, Rayleigh-Mie-Raman Lidar for Observations from 15 to 120 km, Vincent B. Wickwar, Leda Sox, Joshua P. Herron, and Matthew T. Emerick; International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics

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Mid-Latiude Rayleigh-Mie-Raman Lidar for Observations from 15 to 120 km, Vincent B. Wickwar, Leda Sox, Joshua P. Herron, and Matthew T. Emerick; AGU Fall Meeting 2013

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The Upgraded Rayleigh Lidar at USU’s Atmospheric Lidar Observatory, Vincent B. Wickwar, Leda Sox, Joshua P. Herron, and Matthew T. Emerick; CEDAR Workshop; Boulder, CO; 2013

2012

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The Dynamic Interplay Between Spacecraft Charging, Space Environment Interactions and Evolving Materials, JR Dennison; The Dynamic Interplay Between Spacecraft Charging, Space Environment Interactions and EvolvingMaterials

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Electron Beam Induced Luminescence of SiO2 Optical Coatings, JR Dennison, Amberly Evans, Gregory Wilson, Justin Dekany, Charles W. Bowers, and Robert Meloy; Conference on Electrical Insulation and Dielectric Phenomena (CEIDP) 2012 Annual Report

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Electron Induced Charging and Arcing of Multilayered Dielectric Materials, JR Dennison, Gregory Wilson, Amberly Evans, and Justin Dekany; 3rd International Workshop on Mechanisms of Vacuum Arcs (MeVArc 2012)

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Low Temperature Cathodoluminescence in Disordered SiO2, Amberly Evans, Gregory Wilson, and JR Dennison; National Conference on Undergraduate Research; Weber State University Spring, 2012

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Simulation Chamber for Space Environment Survivability Testing, Lisa Montierth, Robert H. Johnson, JR Dennison, and James Dyer; National Council of Undergraduate Research

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Micrometeoroids from MISSE Examined to Understand the Effects of the Space Environment on Space Suit Materials, Kelby T. Peterson and JR Dennison; National Council of Undergraduate Research

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Electric Field Dependence of the Time to Electrostatic Breakdown in Insulating Polymers, Charles Sim, Alec Sim, and JR Dennison; National Council of Undergraduate Research

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Defect-Driven Dynamic Model of Electrostatic Discharge and Endurance Time Measurements of Polymeric Spacecraft Materials, Charles Sim, Alec Sim, JR Dennison, and Matthew Stormo; 2012 Sigma Pi Sigma Quadrennial Congress

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Low Earth Orbiting Photographer (LEOP) Cube Satellite, Jan J. Sojka and J. Alex Landon; National Conference on Undergraduate Research; Weber State University Spring, 2012

2011

Electron Induced Luminescence of Insulating Polymeric Materials, Douglas Ball, Alec Sim, Josh Hodges, Ryan Hoffman, and JR Dennison; Electron Induced Luminescence of Insulating Polymeric Materials

The Fall of Determinism and the Rise of Traveling-Wave Electrophoresis, Boyd F. Edwards; "The Fall of Determinism and the Rise of Traveling-Wave Electrophoresis"

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Temperature Dependence of SiO2 Electron-Induced Cathodoluminescence, Amberly Evans, Gregory Wilson, and JR Dennison; American Physical Society Four Corner Section Meeting

Effects of Micro-gravity on Thin-Wire Subcooled Nucleate Boiling Dynamics, Andrew Fassmann, Troy Munro, Justin Koeln, Rob Barnett, Heng Ban, and JR Dennison; Effects of Micro-gravity on Thin-Wire Subcooled Nucleate Boiling Dynamics

Development of Optimal Bubble-Seeding Microheaters and Video System to Study Nucleate Boiling Heat Transfer in Microgravity, Ryan Martineau, Landon Hillyard, Iggy Matheson, JR Dennison, and Heng Ban; Development of Optimal Bubble-Seeding Microheaters and Video System to Study Nucleate Boiling Heat Transfer in Microgravity

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New Space Weather Products for HF Radio, GPS Navigation, and Aviation, Jennifer L. Meehan; New Space Weather Products for HF Radio, GPS Navigation, and Aviation

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Space Weather and Technological Impacts, Jennifer L. Meehan, G. Fisher, and W. Murtagh; Space Weather and Technological Impacts

The Design and Construction of a Microgravity Boiling Experiment, Troy Munro, Heng Ban, and JR Dennison; The Design and Construction of a Microgravity Boiling Experiment

The Effect of Surface Geometry and Heat Flux on Thin Wire Nucleate Pool Boiling of Subcooled Water in Microgravity, Troy Munro, Heng Ban, and JR Dennison; The Effect of Surface Geometry and Heat Flux on Thin Wire Nucleate Pool Boiling of Subcooled Water in Microgravity

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Surface Geometry and Heat Flux Effects onNucleate Pool Boiling of Subcooled Water in Microgravity, Troy Munro, Andrew Fassman, Heng Ban, and JR Dennison; AIAA Region VI Student Conference, San Diego State University San Diego, California

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Boil, Boil, Toil, and Trouble - Connecting with the Community through Microgravity Boiling Experiments, Troy Munro, Andrew Fassmann, Heng Ban, and JR Dennison; AIAA Region VI Student Conference

Effects of Micro-gravity on Thin-Wire Subcooled Nucleate Boiling Dynamics, Troy Munro, Andrew Fassmann, Heng Ban, and JR Dennison; Effects of Micro-gravity on Thin-Wire Subcooled Nucleate Boiling Dynamics

Effects of Micro-gravity on Thin-Wire Subcooled Nucleate Boiling Dynamics, Troy Munro, Andrew Fassmann, Heng Ban, and JR Dennison; Effects of Micro-gravity on Thin-Wire Subcooled Nucleate Boiling Dynamics

Surface Geometry and Heat Flux Effects on Nucleate Pool Boiling of Subcooled Water in Microgravity, Troy Munro, Andrew Fassmann, Heng Ban, and JR Dennison; Surface Geometry and Heat Flux Effects on Nucleate Pool Boiling of Subcooled Water in Microgravity

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Early Observations of the Middle Atmosphere Above USU With the World’s Most Sensitive Lidar, Lance W. Petersen, Marcus J. Bingham, Vincent B. Wickwar, and Joshua P. Herron; National Conference on Undergraduate Research; Cornell University, 2011

Smartphones as Integrated Kinematic and Dynamic Sensors for Amusement Park Physics Applications, Stephanie Peterson and JR Dennison; Smartphones as Integrated Kinematic and Dynamic Sensors for Amusement Park Physics Applications

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Mesospheric Temperature Variability and Seasonal Characteristics Over the Andes, Jonathan Pugmire, Yucheng Zhao, Michael J. Taylor, and P D. Pautet; 2011 Joint CEDAR-GEM Workshop, Santa Fe, NM

Temperature and Endurance Time of Electrostatic Field Strengths of Polymeric Spacecraft Insulators, Charles Sim, Alec Sim, and JR Dennison; Temperature and Endurance Time of Electrostatic Field Strengths of Polymeric Spacecraft Insulators

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The World's Most Sensitive Rayleigh-Scatter Lidar, Leda Sox, V. B. Wickwar, J P. Herron, Marcus J. Bingham, and Lance W. Peterson; CEDAR Workshop

How to Use Airglow Measurements in Atmospheric Wave Activity Studies, Michael J. Taylor; 38th Annual European Meeting on Atmospheric Studies by Optical Methods

Image Studies of Upper Atmospheric Optical Phenomena, Michael J. Taylor; 4th IAGA/ ICMA/ CAWSES -II TG4 Workshop

Investigating Waves in the Polar Upper Atmospheric, Michael J. Taylor, P. D. Pautet, and Y. Zhao; South Pole Sunday Science Lecture

Investigating Gravity Waves and Mesospheric Temperature Variability Over the Andes Mountains, Michael J. Taylor, P. D. Pautet, Y. Zhao, J. Pugmire, N. Criddle, S. Smith, J. Scheer, G. R. Swenson, J. Hecht, and S. Franke; Fall AGU Meeting

Gravity Wave Activity in the MLT Region and Possible Propagation into the Ionosphere, Michael J. Taylor, P. D. Pautet, Y. Zhao, and J. Snively; 4th IAGA/ ICMA/ CAWSES -II TG4 Workshop

Spectral and Spatial Signatures of Upper Atmospheric Lightning Phenomena Using Imaging Instrumentation, Michael J. Taylor, P. D. Pautet, Y. Zhao, and J. Snively; 4th IAGA/ ICMA/ CAWSES -II TG4 Workshop

Investigating Gravity Wave Characteristics and Mesospheric Temperature Variability over Antarctica, Michael J. Taylor, P. D. Pautet, Y. Zhao, R. Ward, T. Martin, W. R. Pendleton Jr., and K. Nielsen; Second Symposium on Polar Science Program

2010

Dynamics of the Mesopause Region as Revealed in Images of Polar Mesospheric Clouds, S. Bailey, B. Thurairajah, K. Nielsen, J. Lumpe, C. Randall, Michael J. Taylor, and Y. Zhao; 38th Scientific Assembly of the Committee on Space Research (COSPAR)

Electron Induced Luminescence of Insulating Polymeric Materials, Douglas Ball, Alec Sim, Josh Hodges, Ryan Hoffman, and JR Dennison; Electron Induced Luminescence of Insulating Polymeric Materials

Electrons in Matter, Robert Call, Cody Mart, Brian Wood, and JR Dennison; Electrons in Matter

It Glows! A Story of Persistence in Investigations of the Electroluminescence of JWST Composite Materials, JR Dennison; It Glows! A Story of Persistence in Investigations of the Electroluminescence of JWST Composite Materials

Effects on Spacecraft Charging of Modification of Materials by Space Environment Interactions, JR Dennison and R. C. Hoffmann; Effects on Spacecraft Charging of Modification of Materials by Space Environment Interactions

Quantitative Assessment of JWST Electron-Induced Glow and Arcing Risks, JR Dennison, Robert Meloy, and Charles Bower; Quantitative Assessment of JWST Electron-Induced Glow and Arcing Risks

Quantitative Assessment of JWST Electron-Induced Glow Risk, JR Dennison, Robert Meloy, and Charles Bower; Quantitative Assessment of JWST Electron-Induced Glow Risk

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Comparison of Flight and Ground Tests of Environmental Degradation of MISSE-6 SUSpECS Materials, JR Dennison, John Prebola, Amberly Evans, Danielle Fullmer, Joshua L. Hodges, Dustin H. Crider, and Daniel S. Crews; Comparison of Flight and Ground Tests of Environmental Degradation of MISSE-6 SUSpECS Materials

Comparison of Flight and Ground Tests of Environmental Degradation of MISSE-6 SUSpECS Materials, JR Dennison, John Prebola, Amberly Evans, and Joshua L. Hodges; Comparison of Flight and Ground Tests of Environmental Degradation of MISSE-6 SUSpECS Materials

Ion Flows in Quasi Equilibrium Magnetized Plasmas, W. Edwards, E. Held, A. Singh, and Boyd F. Edwards; Ion Flows in Quasi Equilibrium Magnetized Plasmas

The Effects of Surface Modification on Optical Properties of Spacecraft Materials, Amberly Evans and JR Dennison; USU Student Showcase

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The Effects of Surface Modification on Spacecraft Charging Parameters, Amberly Evans and JR Dennison; The Effects of Surface Modification on Spacecraft Charging Parameters

The Effects of Surface Modification on Spacecraft Charging Parameters, Amberly Evans and JR Dennison; American Physical Society Four Corner Section Meeting, Weber State University, Ogden, UT,

A Systematic Study of Nucleate Boiling in Microgravity, Jason Farnsworth, Frank McCown, and JR Dennison; A Systematic Study of Nucleate Boiling in Microgravity

FUNBOE – Follow-Up Nucleate Boiling On-flight Experiment: A Systematic Study of Nucleate Boiling, Jason Farnsworth, Frank McCown, and JR Dennison; FUNBOE – Follow-Up Nucleate Boiling On-flight Experiment: A Systematic Study of Nucleate Boiling

Design of a Free-Floating Experimental System for 0-g Boiling, Andrew Fassmann, Heng Ben, and JR Dennison; Design of a Free-Floating Experimental System for 0-g Boiling

Comparison of Flight and Ground Tests of Environmental Degradation of MISSE-6 SUSpECS Materials, Danielle Fulmer, Amberly Evans, JR Dennison, and Josh Hodges; Comparison of Flight and Ground Tests of Environmental Degradation of MISSE-6 SUSpECS Materials

Physical Damage Due to Electrostatic Discharge of Insulating Polymers, Jessie Hayes, JR Dennison, Charlie Sim, and Ryan Hoffman; Physical Damage Due to Electrostatic Discharge of Insulating Polymers

In Situ Measurements of Electron Beam Induced Surface Voltage of Insulators, Joshua L. Hodges, Ryan Hoffmann, and JR Dennison; In Situ Measurements of Electron Beam Induced Surface Voltage of Insulators

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Methods to Determine Total Electron-Induced Electron Yields Over Broad Range ofConductive and Nonconductive Materials, Ryan C. Hoffman and JR Dennison; Proceedings of the 11th Spacecraft Charging Technology Conference—2010

Electron Beam Induced Electroluminescence in SpaceBased Carbon Fiber Composite Materials, Ryan Hoffman, JR Dennison, and Todd Schneider; Electron Beam Induced Electroluminescence in SpaceBased Carbon Fiber Composite Materials

A Systematic Study of Nucleate Boiling, Justin Koeln, Heng Ben, and JR Dennison; A Systematic Study of Nucleate Boiling

A Systematic Study of Nucleate Boiling in Microgravity, Justin Koeln, Heng Ben, and JR Dennison; A Systematic Study of Nucleate Boiling in Microgravity

Electron Beam Induced Electroluminescence in SpaceBased Carbon Fiber Composite Materials, Justin Koeln, Heng Ben, and JR Dennison; Electron Beam Induced Electroluminescence in SpaceBased Carbon Fiber Composite Materials

Utilizing a Chaotic Oscillator for Precision Measurements of Motion, Taren McKenna, Tom Apedaile, and JR Dennison; Utilizing a Chaotic Oscillator for Precision Measurements of Motion

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Space Weather & GPS Reliant Industries, Jennifer L. Meehan and W. Murtagh; Space Weather & GPS Reliant Industries

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Space Weather & GPS Reliant Industries, Jennifer L. Meehan and W. Murtagh; Space Weather & GPS Reliant Industries

Properties of Plasmas, Lance Petersen and JR Dennison; Properties of Plasmas

Smartphones as Integrated Kinematic and Dynamic Sensors for Amusement Park Physics Applications, Stephanie Peterson and JR Dennison; Smartphones as Integrated Kinematic and Dynamic Sensors for Amusement Park Physics Applications

Improved Methods for Teaching Science, Stephanie Peterson, Sarah Scott, and JR Dennison; Improved Methods for Teaching Science

Improved Methods for Teaching Science, Stephanie Peterson, Sarah Scott, and JR Dennison; Improved Methods for Teaching Science

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Unified Model of Charge Transport in Insulating Polymeric Materials, Alec Sim and JR Dennision; proceedings of the 15th Rocky Mountain NASA Space Grant Consortium

A Unified Model of Charge Transport in Highly Insulating Materials, Alec Sim and JR Dennison; A Unified Model of Charge Transport in Highly Insulating Materials

A Unified Theoretical Approach to Modeling Materials Properties for Spacecraft Charging, Alec Sim and JR Dennison; A Unified Theoretical Approach to Modeling Materials Properties for Spacecraft Charging

Parameterization of Temperature, Electric Field, Dose Rate and Time Dependence of Low Conductivity Spacecraft Materials Using a Unified Electron Transport Model, Alec Sim and JR Dennison; Parameterization of Temperature, Electric Field, Dose Rate and Time Dependence of Low Conductivity Spacecraft Materials Using a Unified Electron Transport Model

Temperature and Endurance Time of Electrostatic Field Strengths of Polymeric Spacecraft Insulators, Charles Sim, Alec Sim, Douglas Ball, and JR Dennison; Temperature and Endurance Time of Electrostatic Field Strengths of Polymeric Spacecraft Insulators

Temperature and Endurance Time of Electrostatic Field Strengths of Polymeric Spacecraft Insulators, Charles Sim, Alec Sim, Douglas Ball, and JR Dennison; Temperature and Endurance Time of Electrostatic Field Strengths of Polymeric Spacecraft Insulators

Evaluation of the Temperature and Time Dependence of Electrostatic Breakdown, Charlie Sim and JR Dennison; Evaluation of the Temperature and Time Dependence of Electrostatic Breakdown

Evaluation of the Temperature and Time Dependence of Electrostatic Breakdown, Charlie Sim and JR Dennison; Evaluation of the Temperature and Time Dependence of Electrostatic Breakdown

Understanding Airglow Signatures of Short-period Gravity Waves, J. Snively, Michael J. Taylor, W. R. Pendleton Jr., and P. D. Pautet; 38th Scientific Assembly of the Committee on Space Research (COSPAR)

Imaging Atmospheric Phenomena All Over the World, Michael J. Taylor; “Star Gazing” lecture

Investigating Mesospheric Phenomena and Dynamics Using Imaging Techniques, Michael J. Taylor; PASI school/workshop

Investigating Upper Atmospheric Optical Phenomena Using Imaging Techniques, Michael J. Taylor, P. D. Pautet, Y. Zhao, and J. Snively; South Pole Sunday Science Lecture

Characteristics of Gravity Waves in the Summer Polar Mesosphere and Their Dynamical Effects on Polar Mesospheric Clouds, Michael J. Taylor, Y. Zhao, P. D. Pautet, C. E. Randall, A. Chandran, S. M. Bailey, and J. Russell III; Fall AGU Meeting

2009

Simulation of Steady-State Non-Equilibrium Ion Distributions Within a Finite-length Nanofluidic Channel, w. Booth, J. Schiffbauer, J. Fernandez, K. Kelly, A. Timperman, and Boyd F. Edwards; Simulation of Steady-State Non-Equilibrium Ion Distributions Within a Finite-length Nanofluidic Channel

Steady-state Non-equilibrium Simulations of a Symmetric Electrolyte Solution at a Micro-Nano-Micro Fluidic Interface, W. Booth, J. Schiffbauer, K. Kelly, Boyd F. Edwards, and A. Timperman; Steady-state Non-equilibrium Simulations of a Symmetric Electrolyte Solution at a Micro-Nano-Micro Fluidic Interface

Investigations of Molecular Motion and Separation in a Traveling Wave Electrophoresis System, R. L. Carroll, Boyd F. Edwards, K. Jo, and A. Timperman; Investigations of Molecular Motion and Separation in a Traveling Wave Electrophoresis System

Investigations of Molecular Motion and Separation in a Traveling Wave Electrophoresis System, R. L. Carroll, Boyd F. Edwards, K. Jo, and A. Timperman; Investigations of Molecular Motion and Separation in a Traveling Wave Electrophoresis System

A New Fourier Model of Traveling Wave Electrophoresis, R. Correll, J. Eakins, J. Vopal, and Boyd F. Edwards; A New Fourier Model of Traveling Wave Electrophoresis

Time Dependent Conductivity of Spacecraft Materials, Justin Dekany and JR Dennison; Time Dependent Conductivity of Spacecraft Materials

Reduction and Characterization of Error in Low Current Measurements, Justin Dekany, JR Dennison, and Alec Sim; Reduction and Characterization of Error in Low Current Measurements

Applying Concepts from USU Physics Day at Lagoon in Secondary Science Classes, JR Dennison; Applying Concepts from USU Physics Day at Lagoon in Secondary Science Classes

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Characterization of Electrical Materials Properties Related to Spacecraft Charging, JR Dennison; Radiation capabilities for the Europa Jupiter System Missions Instrument Workshop

Testing of Materials Electrical Properties and Radiation Effects at Utah State University, JR Dennison; Testing of Materials Electrical Properties and Radiation Effects at Utah State University

Flight Experiments on the Effects of Contamination on Electron Emission of Materials, JR Dennison, Joshua L. Hodges, J. Duce, and Amberly Evans; Flight Experiments on the Effects of Contamination on Electron Emission of Materials

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Engineering Tool for Temperature, Electric Field and Dose Rate Dependence of High Resistivity Spacecraft Materials, JR Dennison, Alec Sim, Jerilyn Brunson, Steven Hart, Jodie Gillespie, Justin Dekany, Charles Sim, and Dan Arnfield; Proceedings of the 47th American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Meeting on Aerospace Sciences

Traveling-wave electrophoresis for microfluidic separations, Boyd F. Edwards, A. Timperman, L. Carroll, K. Jo, J. Mease, and J. Schiffbauer; Traveling-wave electrophoresis for microfluidic separations

The Effects of Surface Contamination and Roughening on Diffuse Optical Reflection and Photoyields on Spacecraft Materials, Amberly Evans and JR Dennison; The Effects of Surface Contamination and Roughening on Diffuse Optical Reflection and Photoyields on Spacecraft Materials

The Effects of Surface Contamination and Roughening on Diffuse Optical Reflection and Photoyields on Spacecraft Materials, Amberly Evans and JR Dennison; The Effects of Surface Contamination and Roughening on Diffuse Optical Reflection and Photoyields on Spacecraft Materials