Harald A. Kucharek

Research Professor
Phone: (603) 862-2948
Office: Space Science Center, Morse Hall Rm 412, Durham, NH 03824
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  • Ph.D., Physics, Technical University of Munich
  • Ph.D., Physics, Technical University of Munich
  • M.S., Physics, University of Regensburg

Courses Taught

  • PHYS 953: MHD of the Heliosphere
  • PHYS 999: Doctoral Research

Selected Publications

Galli, A., Wurz, P., Schwadron, N. A., Kucharek, H., Möbius, E., Bzowski, M., . . . McComas, D. J. (2017). The Downwind Hemisphere of the Heliosphere: Eight Years of IBEX -Lo Observations. The Astrophysical Journal, 851(1), 2. doi:10.3847/1538-4357/aa988f

Baliukin, I. I., Izmodenov, V. V., Möbius, E., Alexashov, D. B., Katushkina, O. A., & Kucharek, H. (2017). Secondary Interstellar Oxygen in the Heliosphere: Numerical Modeling and Comparison with IBEX -Lo Data. The Astrophysical Journal, 850(2), 119. doi:10.3847/1538-4357/aa93e8

McComas, D. J., Zirnstein, E. J., Bzowski, M., Dayeh, M. A., Funsten, H. O., Fuselier, S. A., . . . Tokumaru, M. (2017). Seven Years of Imaging the Global Heliosphere with IBEX. The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, 229(2), 41. doi:10.3847/1538-4365/aa66d8

Park, J., Kucharek, H., Möbius, E., Galli, A., Kubiak, M. A., Bzowski, M., & McComas, D. J. (2016). IBEX OBSERVATIONS OF SECONDARY INTERSTELLAR HELIUM AND OXYGEN DISTRIBUTIONS. The Astrophysical Journal, 833(2), 130. doi:10.3847/1538-4357/833/2/130

Möbius, E., Galvin, A. B., Kistler, L. M., Kucharek, H., & Popecki, M. A. (2016). Time-of-flight mass spectrographs-From ions to neutral atoms. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 121(12), 11,647-11,666. doi:10.1002/2016JA022553

Möbius, E., Bochsler, P., Bzowski, M., Heirtzler, D., Kubiak, M. A., Kucharek, H., . . . Wurz, P. (2012). INTERSTELLAR GAS FLOW PARAMETERS DERIVED FROM INTERSTELLAR BOUNDARY EXPLORER-Lo OBSERVATIONS IN 2009 AND 2010: ANALYTICAL ANALYSIS. The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, 198(2), 11. doi:10.1088/0067-0049/198/2/11

Bzowski, M., Kubiak, M. A., Möbius, E., Bochsler, P., Leonard, T., Heirtzler, D., . . . McComas, D. J. (2012). NEUTRAL INTERSTELLAR HELIUM PARAMETERS BASED ON IBEX-Lo OBSERVATIONS AND TEST PARTICLE CALCULATIONS. The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, 198(2), 12. doi:10.1088/0067-0049/198/2/12

McComas, D. J., Allegrini, F., Bochsler, P., Bzowski, M., Christian, E. R., Crew, G. B., . . . Zank, G. P. (2009). Global Observations of the Interstellar Interaction from the Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX). Science, 326(5955), 959-962. doi:10.1126/science.1180906

Schwadron, N. A., Bzowski, M., Crew, G. B., Gruntman, M., Fahr, H., Fichtner, H., . . . Zank, G. P. (2009). Comparison of Interstellar Boundary Explorer Observations with 3D Global Heliospheric Models. Science, 326(5955), 966-968. doi:10.1126/science.1180986

Rème, H., Aoustin, C., Bosqued, J. M., Dandouras, I., Lavraud, B., Sauvaud, J. A., . . . Sonnerup, B. (2001). First multispacecraft ion measurements in and near the Earth’s magnetosphere with the identical Cluster ion spectrometry (CIS) experiment. Annales Geophysicae, 19(10/12), 1303-1354. doi:10.5194/angeo-19-1303-2001

Most Cited Publications