Christoforos Mouikis

Research Assoc Professor
Research Scientist III
Phone: (603) 862-2905
Office: Space Science Center, Morse Hall Rm 409, Durham, NH 03824
A headshot of Chris Mouikis, research scientist with the Space Science Center.


  • Ph.D., Physics, Univ of Sussex
  • M.S., Physics, Univ of Sussex
  • B.S., Physics, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Selected Publications

Keesee, A. M., Buzulukova, N., Mouikis, C., & Scime, E. E. (2021). Mesoscale Structures in Earth's Magnetotail Observed Using Energetic Neutral Atom Imaging. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 48(3). doi:10.1029/2020GL091467

Wang, Y. B., Kistler, L. M., Mouikis, C. G., Zhang, J. C., Lu, J. Y., Welling, D., . . . Miyoshi, Y. (2020). Formation of the Low-Energy "Finger" Ion Spectral Structure Near the Inner Edge of the Plasma Sheet. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 47(22). doi:10.1029/2020GL089875

Glocer, A., Welling, D., Chappell, C. R., Toth, G., Fok, M. -C., Komar, C., . . . Mouikis, C. (2020). A Case Study on the Origin of Near-Earth Plasma. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SPACE PHYSICS, 125(11). doi:10.1029/2020JA028205

Kistler, L. M., Mouikis, C. G., Asamura, K., Yokota, S., Kasahara, S., Miyoshi, Y., . . . Delcourt, D. C. (2019). Cusp and Nightside Auroral Sources of O+ in the Plasma Sheet. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SPACE PHYSICS. doi:10.1029/2019JA027061

Menz, A. M., Kistler, L. M., Mouikis, C. G., Matsui, H., Spence, H. E., Thaller, S. A., & Wygant, J. R. (2019). Efficacy of Electric Field Models in Reproducing Observed Ring Current Ion Spectra During Two Geomagnetic Storms. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SPACE PHYSICS, 124(11), 8974-8991. doi:10.1029/2019JA026683

Jordanova, V. K., Miyoshi, Y. S., Zaharia, S., Thomsen, M. F., Reeves, G. D., Evans, D. S., . . . Fennell, J. F. (2006). Kinetic simulations of ring current evolution during the Geospace Environment Modeling challenge events. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SPACE PHYSICS, 111(A11). doi:10.1029/2006JA011644

Wygant, J. R., Cattell, C. A., Lysak, R., Song, Y., Dombeck, J., McFadden, J., . . . Mouikis, C. (2005). Cluster observations of an intense normal component of the electric field at a thin reconnecting current sheet in the tail and its role in the shock-like acceleration of the ion fluid into the separatrix region. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SPACE PHYSICS, 110(A9). doi:10.1029/2004JA010708

Nakamura, R., Baumjohann, W., Mouikis, C., Kistler, L. M., Runov, A., Volwerk, M., . . . Balogh, A. (2004). Spatial scale of high-speed flows in the plasma sheet observed by Cluster. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 31(9). doi:10.1029/2004GL019558

Nakamura, R., Baumjohann, W., Klecker, B., Bogdanova, Y., Balogh, A., Reme, H., . . . Runov, A. (2002). Motion of the dipolarization front during a flow burst event observed by Cluster. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 29(20). doi:10.1029/2002GL015763

Reme, H., Aoustin, C., Bosqued, 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