Lynn Kistler

Director - Space Science Center
Phone: (603) 862-1399
Office: Space Science Center, Morse Hall Rm 408, Durham, NH 03824
A headshot of Lynn Kistler, a professor in the Space Science Center.


  • Ph.D., Physics, University of Maryland
  • M.S., Physics, University of Maryland
  • B.S., Physics, Harvey Mudd College

Courses Taught

  • PHYS 407: General Physics I Recitation
  • PHYS 712/812: Space Plasma Physics
  • PHYS 797: Senior Design Project
  • PHYS 987: Magnetospheres
  • PHYS 999: Doctoral Research

Selected Publications

Kistler, L. M. (2020). Ionospheric and Solar Wind Contributions to the Storm-Time Near-Earth Plasma Sheet. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 47(23). doi:10.1029/2020GL090235

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

Lubinsky, N., Kucharek, H., & Kistler, L. (2020). Geometrical effects of microchannel plates: Grazing incidence operation of time-of-flight mass spectrometry and comparison to standard carbon foil. REVIEW OF SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS, 91(11). doi:10.1063/5.0021482

Kronberg, E. A., Gastaldello, F., Haaland, S., Smirnov, A., Berrendorf, M., Ghizzardi, S., . . . Kistler, L. (2020). Prediction and Understanding of Soft-proton Contamination in XMM-Newton: A Machine Learning Approach. ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 903(2). doi:10.3847/1538-4357/abbb8f

Owen, C. J., Bruno, R., Livi, S., Louarn, P., Al Janabi, K., Allegrini, F., . . . Zouganelis, I. (2020). The Solar Orbiter Solar Wind Analyser (SWA) suite. ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS, 642. doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201937259

Galvin, A. B., Kistler, L. M., Popecki, M. A., Farrugia, C. J., Simunac, K. D. C., Ellis, L., . . . Steinfeld, D. (2008). The Plasma and Suprathermal Ion Composition (PLASTIC) investigation on the STEREO observatories. SPACE SCIENCE REVIEWS, 136(1-4), 437-486. doi:10.1007/s11214-007-9296-x

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

Ergun, R. E., Carlson, C. W., McFadden, J. P., Mozer, F. S., Delory, G. T., Peria, W., . . . Kistler, L. (1998). FAST satellite observations of large-amplitude solitary structures. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 25(12), 2041-2044. doi:10.1029/98GL00636

Reme, H., Bosqued, J. M., Sauvaud, J. A., Cros, A., Dandouras, J., Aoustin, C., . . . Balsiger, H. (1997). The Cluster ion spectrometry (CIS) experiment. SPACE SCIENCE REVIEWS, 79(1-2), 303-350. doi:10.1023/A:1004929816409

Most Cited Publications