Charles Smith

Phone: (603) 862-0890
Office: Space Science Center, Morse Hall Rm 207, Durham, NH 03824
A headshot of Charles Smith, a research professor in the Space Science Center.


  • Ph.D., Physics, College of William and Mary
  • M.S., Physics, College of William and Mary
  • B.S., Physics, University of Maryland

Courses Taught

  • INCO 590: Student Research Experience
  • PHYS 999: Doctoral Research

Selected Publications

Vasquez, B. J., Markovskii, S. A., & Smith, C. W. (2022). Three-dimensional Hybrid Simulation Results of a Variable Magnetic Helicity Signature at Proton Kinetic Scales. ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 924(2). doi:10.3847/1538-4357/ac3bbc

Marchuk, A. V., Smith, C. W., Watson, A. S., Argall, M. R., Joyce, C. J., Isenberg, P. A., . . . Murphy, N. (2021). Low-frequency Waves due to Newborn Interstellar Pickup He+ Observed by the Ulysses Spacecraft. ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 923(2). doi:10.3847/1538-4357/ac2eb3

Obana, Y., Miyashita, Y., Maruyama, N., Shinbori, A., Nose, M., Shoji, M., . . . MacDowall, R. J. (2021). Field-Aligned Electron Density Distribution of the Inner Magnetosphere Inferred From Coordinated Observations of Arase and Van Allen Probes. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SPACE PHYSICS, 126(10). doi:10.1029/2020JA029073

Nakamura, K., Shiokawa, K., Otsuka, Y., Shinbori, A., Miyoshi, Y., Connors, M., . . . Bonnell, J. (2021). Simultaneous Observation of Two Isolated Proton Auroras at Subauroral Latitudes by a Highly Sensitive All-Sky Camera and Van Allen Probes. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SPACE PHYSICS, 126(5). doi:10.1029/2020JA029078

Inaba, Y., Shiokawa, K., Oyama, S. -I., Otsuka, Y., Connors, M., Schofield, I., . . . Bonnell, J. W. (2021). Multi-Event Analysis of Plasma and Field Variations in Source of Stable Auroral Red (SAR) Arcs in Inner Magnetosphere During Non-Storm-Time Substorms. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SPACE PHYSICS, 126(4). doi:10.1029/2020JA029081

Saikin, A. A., Zhang, J. -C., Allen, R. C., Smith, C. W., Kistler, L. M., Spence, H. E., . . . Jordanova, V. K. (2015). The occurrence and wave properties of H+-, He+-, and O+-band EMIC waves observed by the Van Allen Probes. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SPACE PHYSICS, 120(9), 7477-7492. doi:10.1002/2015JA021358

Kletzing, C. A., Kurth, W. S., Acuna, M., MacDowall, R. J., Torbert, R. B., Averkamp, T., . . . Tyler, J. (2013). The Electric and Magnetic Field Instrument Suite and Integrated Science (EMFISIS) on RBSP. SPACE SCIENCE REVIEWS, 179(1-4), 127-181. doi:10.1007/s11214-013-9993-6

MacBride, B. T., Smith, C. W., & Forman, M. A. (2008). The turbulent cascade at 1 AU: Energy transfer and the third-order scaling for MHD. ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 679(2), 1644-1660. doi:10.1086/529575

Vasquez, B. J., Smith, C. W., Hamilton, K., MacBride, B. T., & Leamon, R. J. (2007). Evaluation of the turbulent energy cascade rates from the upper inertial range in the solar wind at 1 AU. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SPACE PHYSICS, 112(A7). doi:10.1029/2007JA012305

Gosling, J. T., Skoug, R. M., McComas, D. J., & Smith, C. W. (2005). Direct evidence for magnetic reconnection in the solar wind near 1 AU. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SPACE PHYSICS, 110(A1). doi:10.1029/2004JA010809

Most Cited Publications