SMILE

Solar wind-Magnetosphere-Ionosphere Link Explorer

 
 
 

Publications

SMILE definition study report (Red Book), published 17 December 2018, can be downloaded here

2021
Connor, H. K.,  Sibeck, D. G.,  Collier, M. R.,  Baliukin, I. I.,  Branduardi‐Raymont, G.,  Brandt, P. C., , N.Y. Buzulukova, Y.M. Collado‐Vega, C.P. Escoubet, M.‐C. Fok, S.‐Y. Hsieh, J. Jung, S. Kameda, K.D. Kuntz, F.S. Porter, S. Sembay, T. Sun, B.M. Walsh, J.H. Zoennchen (2021).  Soft X‐ray and ENA imaging of the Earth's dayside magnetosphere. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics,  126, e2020JA028816. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020JA028816

Sun, T.,  Wang, X., &  Wang, C. (2021).  Tangent directions of the cusp boundary derived from the simulated soft X‐ray image. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics,  126, e2020JA028314. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020JA028314

2020
Samsonov, A.A., Bogdanova, Y.V., Branduardi‐Raymont, G., Sibeck, D.G., Toth, G. (2020),  Is the relation between the solar wind dynamic pressure and the magnetopause standoff distance so straightforward?, Geophys. Res. Lett., 47, e2019GL086474. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019GL086474

Sun, T., Wang, C., Connor, H.K., Jorgensen, A.M., Sembay, S. (2020), Deriving the magnetopause position from the soft X‐ray image by using the tangent fitting approach, J. Geophys. Res. Space Phys.,  125, e2020JA028169; https://doi.org/10.1029/2020JA028169

2019  
Connor, H.K., &  Carter, J.A. (2019), Exospheric neutral hydrogen density at the nominal 10 RE subsolar point deduced from XMM‐Newton X‐ray observations, J. Geophys. Res.: Space Phys.,124, 1612–1624; https://doi.org/10.1029/2018JA187

Jorgensen, A.M., T. Sun, C. Wang, L. Dai, S. Sembay, F. Wei, Y. Guo, R. Xu., Boundary Detection in Three Dimensions With Application to the SMILE Mission: the Effect of Photon Noise. J. Geophys. Res. Space Physics, 124, 4365– 4383, 2019; https://doi.org/10.1029/2018JA025919

Jorgensen, A.M.,  Sun, T.,  Wang, C.,  Dai, L.,  Sembay, S.,  Zheng, J.,  Yu, X. (2019).  Boundary Detection in Three Dimensions With Application to the SMILE Mission: the Effect of Model‐fitting Noise. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics,  124, 4341– 4355; .  https://doi.org/10.1029/2018JA026124

Sun, T.R., C. Wang, S. Sembay, R.E. Lopez, P. Escoubet, G. Branduardi‐Raymont, J.H. Zheng, X.Z. Yu, X.C. Guo, L. Dai, Z.Q. Liu, F. Wei, Y.H. Guo (2019), Soft X‐ray imaging of the magnetosheath and cusps under different solar wind conditions: MHD simulations, J. Geophys. Res. Space Physics, 124, 2435–2450; https://doi.org/10.1029/2018JA026093

2018  
Collier, M.R., & Connor, H.K. (2018), Magnetopause Surface Reconstruction from Tangent Vector Observations, J. Geophys. Res. Space Physics, 123, 9022–9034; https://doi.org/10.1029/2018JA025763

Samsonov, A.A.,  Sibeck, D.G.,  Dmitrieva, N.P.,  Semenov, V.S.,  Slivka, K.Y.,  Šafránkova, J., &  Němeček, Z. (2018).  Magnetosheath propagation time of solar wind directional discontinuities. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics,  123,  3727– 3741. https://doi.org/10.1029/2017JA025174

Sibeck, D.G., Allen, R., Aryan, H., Bodewits, D., Brandt, P., Branduardi-Raymont, G., Brown, G., Carter, J.A., Collado-Vega, Y.M., Collier, M.R., Connor, H. K., Cravens, T.E., Ezoe, Y., Fok, M.-C., Galeazzi, M., Gutynska, O., Holmström, M., Hsieh, S.-Y., Ishikawa, K., Koutroumpa, D., Kuntz, K.D., Leutenegger, M., Miyoshi, Y., Porter, F. S., Purucker, M. E., Read, A.M., Raeder, J., Robertson, I.P., Samsonov, A.A., Sembay, S., Snowden, S. L., Thomas, N.E., von Steiger, R., Walsh, B.M., Wing, S., Imaging Plasma Density Structures in the Soft X-Rays Generated by Solar Wind Charge Exchange with Neutrals, Space Sci. Rev., 214: 79, 2018, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11214-018-0504-7

Soman, M.R., D.J. Hall, A.D. Holland, R. Burgon, T. Buggey, J. Skottfelt, S. Sembay, P. Drumm, J. Thornhill, A. Read, D. Walton, G. Branduardi-Raymont, W. Raab, P. Verhoeve, D. Agnolon, C. Woffinden, The SMILE Soft X-ray Imager (SXI) CCD Design and DevelopmentProceedings of the 11th International Conference on Position Sensitive Detectors, The Open University, Milton Keynes, England, 3 - 8 September 2017, Journal of Instrumentation, C01022, 2018

2017
Branduardi-Raymont, G. and C. Wang, A Novel and Global Way to Explore Solar-Terrestrial Relationships: SMILE, Space Research Today, COSPAR Information Bulletin, 200, 32-39, 2017

 

2016
Branduardi-Raymont, G., C.P. Escoubet, K. Kuntz, T. Lui, A. Read, D. Sibeck, T. Sun, B. Walsh, C. Wang, Link between Solar Wind, Magnetosphere and Ionosphere, 9. ISSI-BJ Magazine, Ed.s A. Yang and M. Falanga, October 2016

Raab, W., G. Branduardi-Raymont, C. Wang, L. Dai, E. Donovan, G. Enno, P. C. Escoubet, D. Kataria, L. Li, D. Lumb, A. M. Read, D. Rebuffat, J. Romstedt, S. Sembay, E. Spanswick, A. Wielders, A. Zhang, J.Zheng, SMILE: A Joint ESA/CAS Mission to Investigate the Interaction Between the Solar Wind and Earth’s Magnetosphere, Proc. SPIE 9905, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2016: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray, 990502 (11 July 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2231984; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2231984

Branduardi-Raymont, G., C. Wang, SMILE Team, SMILE (Solar Wind Magnetosphere Ionosphere Link Explorer): X-ray Imaging of the Sun-Earth Connection, Proceedings of the conference XMM-Newton: The Next Decade, ESAC, Madrid, Spain, 9-11 May 2016.

2015

Sun, T. R., C. Wang, F. Wei, and S. Sembay (2015), X-ray imaging of Kelvin-Helmholtz waves at the magnetopause, J. Geophys. Res. Space Physics, 120, 266–275, doi:10.1002/2014JA020497.

 

2012
Branduardi-Raymont, G., S.F. Sembay, J.P. Eastwood et al. (2012), AXIOM: Advanced X-ray imaging of the magnetosphere, Exp. Astron., 33, 403-443.