NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF AEROSPACE

Publications – 2007

Publications – 2007

Aeronautical Systems

Hubbard, J., and Billingsley, D., “Passive Wing Morphing for Improved Lift in Flapping Wing Ornithopters,” in Proceedings of the AIAA Student Conference, Region I-MA, April 2007, University Park, Pennsylvania

Hubbard, J., and Grauer, J., “Experimental Determination of Ornithopter Control Derivatives,” in Proceedings of the AIAA Student Conference Region I-MA, April 2007, University Park, Pennsylvania

Hubbard, J., Harmon, R., and Grauer, J., “Characterization of an Ornithopter Wing,” in Proceedings of the AIAA Region I Young Professional, Student, and Education Conference, November 2007

Keats-Pullen, K., Hubbard, J., and Guerreiro, N., “Spatial Weighting of Smart Materials for Real-Time Measurement of Aerodynamic Forces,” J. Intel. Mat. Sys. Struct., 19 (2007): 837-844, doi:10.1177/1045389X07081338

Slipher, G., and Hubbard, J., “Description and Characterization of an Electroactive Polymer Synthetic Jet Actuator,” in Proceedings of the SPIE Conference on Electroactive Polymer Actuators and Devices, vol.. 6524, 652401, 4 April 2007), San Diego, California

Nickless, B., Su, J., Xu, T-B., and Hubbard, J., “A Computational Method for Materials Selection in a Hybrid Actuation System,” in Proceedings of the SPIE Conference on Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical and Aerospace Systems, vol. 6529, 652909, 5 April 2007,

Motter, M., High, J., Guerreiro, N., Chambers, R., and Howard, K., “A Turbine-Powered UAV Controls Testbed,” AIAA Paper 2007-2751 in Proceedings of the AIAA Infotech@Aerospace Conference and Exhibit, 7-10 May 2007, Rohnert Park, California

Weng, L., Cai, W., Zhang, X., Liao, M., and Song, D., “Neural-Memory Based Control of Micro Air Vehicles (MAVs) with Flapping Wings,” in Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Neural Networks, 3-7 June 2007, Nanjing, China

Atmospheric Science

Chang, F.L., and Coakley, J.A. Jr., “Relationships Between Marine Stratus Cloud Optical Depth and Temperature: Inferences from AVHRR Observations,” J. Climate, 20 (2007): 2022-2036, doi:10.1175/JCLI4115.1

Charlson, R., Ackerman, A., Bender, F., Anderson, T. and Liu, Z., “On the Climate Forcing Consequences of the Albedo Continuum Between Cloudy and Clear Air,” Tellus B, 59 (2007): 715-727, doi:0.1111/j.1600-0889.2007.00297.x

Hu, Y., Vaughan, M., Liu, Z., Bing, L., Yang, P., Flittner, D., Hunt, B., Kuehn, R., et al., “The Depolarization-Attenuation Backscatter Relation: CALIPSO Lidar Measurements vs. Theory,” Optics Express, 15 (2007): 5327-5332, doi:10.1364/OE.15.005327

Luo, Y., Xu, K.M., Wielicki, B.A., Wong, T. and Eitzen, Z., “Statistical Analyses of Satellite Cloud Object Data from CERES. Part III: Comparison with Cloud-Resolving Model Simulations of Tropical Convective Clouds,” J. Atmos. Sci., 64 (2007): 762-785, doi:10.1175/JAS3871.1

Pierce, R.B., Schaack, T.K, Al-Saadi, J., Fairlie, T.D., Kittaka, C., Lingenfelser, G., Natarajan, M., et al., “Chemical Data Assimilation Estimates of Continental U.S. Ozone and Nitrogen Budgets during the Intercontinental Chemical Transport Experiment – North America,” J. Geophys. Res., 112 (2007): D12S21, doi:10.1029/2006JD007722

Soja, A.J., Tchebakova, N.H., French, F., Flannigan, M.D., Shugart, H.H., Stocks, B.J., Sukhinin, A.I., et al., “Climate-Induced Boreal Forest Change: Predictions Versus Current Observations,” Global and Planetary Change, 56 (2007): 274-96, doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2006.07.028

Wong, T., Wielicki, B.A., Lee, R.B. III, Smith, G.L., Bush, K.A., and Willis, J.K., “Reexamination of the Observed Decadal Variability of the Earth Radiation Budget Using Altitude-Corrected ERBE/ ERBS Nonscanner WFOV Data,” J. Climate, 19 (2006): 4028-4040, doi:10.1175/JCLI3838.1

Airspace Research

Galdino, A., Munoz, C., and Ayala, M., “Formal Verification of an Optimal Air Traffic Conflict Resolution and Recovery Algorithm,” in Logic, Language, Information, and Computers, vol. 4576, Eds. Daniel L., Ruy J., and R. Queiroz (2007): 177-188, doi:10.1007/978-3-540-73445-1_13

Exploration Systems

Jones, T.C., Smith, H.B., Mikulas, M., and Watson, J., “Finite Element Modeling and Analysis of Large Pretensioned Space Structures,” J. Spacecraft Rockets, 44 (2007): 183-193, doi:10.2514/1.23116

Weng, L., Li, B., Cai, W., Zhang, R., Zhang, M., and Song, D., “Human Memory/Learning Inspired Approach for Attitude Control of Crew Exploration Vehicles (CEVs),” in Proceedings of the American Automatic Control Council’s American Control Conference, 11-13 July 2007, New York City, New York

Stanley, D., and Martinez, R., “Constellation Propellant Options Study Results,” in Proceedings of the International Astronautical Federation’s 58th Congress of the International Astronautical Federation, 24-28 September 2007, Hyderabad, India

Johnston, C.O., Hollis, B.R., and Sutton, K., “Radiative Heating Methodology for the Huygens Probe,” J. Spacecraft Rocket, 44 (2007): 993-1002 doi:10.2514/1.26424

Sutton, K., Johnston, C.O., and Hollis, B.R., “Nonequilibrium Stagnation-Line Radiative Heating for Fire II,” J. Spacecraft Rockets, 45 (2007): 2007-3908, doi:10.2514/1.33008

Tolson, R., Keating, G., Zurek, R., Bougher, S., Justus, C., and Fritts, D., “Application of Accelerometer Data to Atmospheric Modeling during Mars Aerobraking Operations,” J. Spacecraft Rockets, 44 (2007): 1172-1179, doi:10.2514/1.28472

Spencer, D., and Tolson, R.,  “Aerobraking Cost and Risk Decisions,” J. Spacecraft Rockets, 44 (2007): 1285-1293, doi:10.2514/1.24303

Krevor, Z., and Wilhite, A., “Launch Vehicle Engine Selection using Probabilistic Techniques,” AIAA Paper 2007-1961, in Proceedings of the 48th AIAA/ASMA/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, 23-26 April 2007, Honolulu, Hawaii

Young, A., and Wilhite, A., “A Resource Allocation Model for Achieving Optimal Reliability in a Lunar Architecture,” AIAA Paper 2007-1862, in Proceedings of the 48th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, 23-26 April 2007, Honolulu, Hawaii

Thompson, R., Krevor, Z., Young, D., and Wilhite, A., “A Reduced Order Lunar Lander Model for Rapid Architecture Analysis,” AIAA Paper 2007-6623, in Proceedings of the AIAA Modeling and Simulation Technologies Conference and Exhibit, 20-23 August 2007, Hilton Head, South Carolina

Young, J., and Wilhite, A., “A Value Proposition for Lunar Architectures Utilizing Propellant Re-supply Capabilities,” in Proceedings of the International Astronautical Federation’s 58th Congress of the International Astronautical Federation, 24-28 September 2007, Hyderabad, India

Zhang, R., Song, D., Cai, W., and Weng, L., “Automatic Landing of Crew Exploration Vehicle (CEV) Using Hybrid Memory-Based Approach,”(See Comment) in Proceedings of the AIAA Space Conference and Exposition, 18-20 September 2007, Long Beach, California

Materials Science

Nayak, B., and Gupta, M., “Femtosecond-Laser-Induced Crystallization and Simultaneous Formation of Light Trapping Microstructures in Thin a-Si:H Films,” Appl. Phys. A: Mat. Sci. Proc., 89 (2007): 663-666, doi:10.1007/s00339-007-4268-2

Nayak, B.K., Gupta, M.C., and Kolasinski, K., Spontaneous Formation of Nanospiked Microstructures in Germanium by Femtosecond Laser Irradiation,” Nanotechnology, 18 (2007): 195302, doi:10.1088/0957-4484/18/19/195302

Nayak,B.K., Gupta, M.C., and Kolasinski, K.W., “Ultrafast-Laser-Assisted Chemical Restructuring of Silicon and Germanium Surfaces,” Appl. Surf. Sci., 253 (2007): 6580-6583, doi: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2007.01.079

Nayak,B. K., Gupta, M.C., and Kolasinski, K., “Formation of Nano-Textured Conical Microstructures in Titanium Metal Surface by Femtosecond Laser Irradiation,” J. Appl. Phys. A: Mat. Sci. Proc., 90 (2007): 399-402, doi:10.1007/s00339-007-4349-2

Shreiber, D., Gupta, M.C., and Cravey, R., “Microwave Nondestructive Evaluation of Dielectric Materials with Metamaterial Lens,” in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference of Electromagnetic Near Field Characterization Imaging, 27-29 June 2007, Rolla, Missouri

Wong, T.H., Gupta, M.C., and Hernandez-Garcia C., “Nanosecond Laser-Pulse-Induced Electron Emission from Multiwall Carbon Nanotube Films,” Nanotechnology, 18 (2007): 135705, doi:10.1088/0957-4484/18/13/135705

Yang, Y., Gupta, M.C., Dudly, K.L., and Lawrence, W., Electromagnetic Interference Shielding Characteristics of Carbon Nanofiber-Polymer Composites,” J. Nano. Tech., 7 (2007): 549-554, doi:10.1166/jnn.2007.113

Yang, Y., Gupta, M.C., and Dudley, K. L., “Towards Cost Effective EMI Shielding Materials Using Carbon Nanostructure Based Nanocomposites,” Nanotechnology, 18 (2007):  345701, doi:10.1088/0957-4484/18/34/345701

Yang, Y., Gupta, M.C., and Dudley, K., “Studies on Electromagnetic Interference Shielding Characteristics of Metal Nanoparticle- and Carbon Nanostructure-filled Polymer Composites in the Ku-band Frequency,” Micro and Nano Letters, 2 (2007): 85-89, doi:10.1049/mnl:20070042

Krueger R., and Minguet, P.J., “Analysis of Composite Skin-Stiffener Debond Specimens Using a Shell 3-D Modeling Technique,” Composite Structures, 81 (2007): 41-59, doi:10.1016/j.compstruct.2006.05.006

Kim, J.W., Choi, S.H., Lillehei, P.T., Chu, S.H., King, G.C., and Watt, G.D., “Electrochemically Controlled Reconstitution of Immobilized Ferritins for Bioelectronic Applications,” J. Electro. Chem., 601 (2007): 8-16, doi:10.1016/j.jelechem.2006.10.018

Holt, S., and Logan, K.V., “Experimental Examination of a Possible Eutectic in Composite Al2O3-TiB2: Preliminary Results,” in Proceedings of the Materials Science & Technology Conference and Exhibition, (MS&T), 16-20 September 2007, Detroit, Michigan

Hunt, M., and Logan, K.V., “Pressureless Sintering of Ceramic Matrix Composites in the Al2O3 – TiB2 System,” in Proceedings of the Materials Science & Technology Conference and Exhibition, (MS&T), 16-20 September 2007, Detroit, Michigan

Jefferies, S., and Logan, K.V., “Evaluation of TiB2 in the Space Radiation Environment,” in Proceedings of the Materials Science & Technology Conference and Exhibition, (MS&T), 16-20 September 2007, Detroit, Michigan

Jefferies, S., Logan, K.V., and “Ground-based Testing of TiB2 and Al2O3/TiB2 Response to Space Environment,” in Proceedings of the General Dynamics’ National Space and Missile Materials Symposium, 23-27 June 2007, Keystone, Colorado

Lok, J., Logan, K.V., and Payyapilly, J.J., “Selective Acid Leaching of SHS Produced TiB2?MgO,” in Proceedings of the American Ceramic Society’s  31st International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites (ICACC), 21-26 January 2007, Daytona Beach, Florida

Logan K. V., Payyapilly J. J., Rawn C. J., and Peascoe-Meisner, R., “Evolution of Compounds/Phases During Isothermal and Non-Isothermal Processing in the TiO2-Al System,” in Proceedings of the American Ceramic Society’s 31st International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics & Composites (ICACC), 21-26 January 2007, Daytona Beach, Florida

Zha, W., Chang, D., Lee, D., Han, S., Kim, J., and Park, C., “Origin of the Difference in Order-Disorder Transition Temperature Between Block Copolymers Containing 2-Vinylpyridine and Block Copolymers Containing 4-Vinylpyridine,” Macromolecules, 40 (2007): 2109, doi:10.1021/ma062516u

Sauti, G., Can, A., McLachlan, D.S., and Herrmann, M., “The AC Conductivity of Liquid-Phase- Sintered Silicon Carbide,” J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 90 (2007): 2446-2453, doi:10.1111/j.1551-2916.2007.01792.x

Chiteme, C., McLachlan, D.S., and Sauti, G., “AC and DC Percolative Conductivity of Magnetite-Cellulose Acetate Composites,” Phys. Rev. B, 75 (2007): 094202, doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.75.094202

McLachlan, D.S., Sauti, G., and Chiteme, C., “Static Dielectric Function and Scaling of the AC Conductivity for Universal and Nonuniversal Percolation Systems,” Phys. Rev. B, 76 (2007): 014201, doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.76.014201

Sauti, G., and McLachlan, D.S., “Impedance and Modulus Spectra of the Percolation System Silicon-Polyester Resin and Their Analysis Using the Two Exponent Phenomenological Percolation Equation,” J. Mat. Sci., 42 (2007): 6477-6488, doi:10.1007/s10853-007-1564-3

Valavala, P.K., Clancy, T.C., Odegard, G.M., and Gates, T.S., “Nonlinear Multi-Scale Modeling of Polymer Materials,” Intl. J. Solids and Structures, 44 (2007): 1161-1179, doi:10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2006.06.011

Yamakov, V.I., and Glaessgen, E.H., “To Twin or Not to Twin,” Nature Materials, 6 (2007): 795-796, doi:10.1038/nmat2041

Planetary Science

Baird, D., Tolson, R., Bougher, S., and Steers, S., “Zonal Wind Calculations from Mars Global Surveyor Accelerometer and Rate Data,” J. Spacecraft Rockets, 44 (2007): 1180-1187, doi:10.2514/1.28588

Crowley, G., and Tolson, R., “Mars Thermospheric Winds from Mars Global Surveyor and Mars Odyssey Accelerometers,” J. Spacecraft Rockets, 44 (2007): 1188-1194, doi:10.2514/1.28625

Other

Sun, Z., Li, B., Cai, W., Liao, X., Song, D., “Virtual Leader Based Robust Adaptive Formation Control of Multi- Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs),” in Proceedings of the American Automatic Control Council’s American Control Conference, 11-13 July 2007: 1876-1881, New York City, New York

Augustin, W., Alberter, M., Collins, C., Howard, C., Phan, M., Cline, D., Uitenham, L., and Craft, W., “Balancing a Radio Telescope as a Capstone Design Project,” IMECE Paper 2007-43806, in Proceedings of IMECE, International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, 11-15 November 2007, Seattle, Washington

Cai, W., Weng, L., Zhang, R., Zhang, M., and Song, D., “Virtual Leader Based Formation Control of Multiple Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs): Control Design, Offline Simulation and Real-Time Experiment,” Adv. Coop Cont. Opt., 369 (2007): 221-230, doi:10.1007/978-3-540-74356-9_14

Przekop, A., and Rizzi, S.A., “Dynamic Snap-Through of Thin-Walled Structures by a Reduced-Order Method,” AIAA Journal, 45 (2007): 2510-2519, doi:10.2514/1.26351

Tatum, P., Linford, J., Grabowsky, J., McKenzie, L., Cline, D., and Craft, W., “Multidisplinary Topics in Senior Capstone Design Courses – Radio Astronomy,” in Proceedings of the International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE), 5-10 November 2007, Chicago, Illinois

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