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Mark Wiedenbeck

Education
  • B.S., Physics, University of Michigan, with highest honors (1971)
  • Ph.D., Physics, California Institute of Technology (1978)

Research Interests
  • The origin and acceleration of energetic particles in a variety of space environments including on the Sun, in the interplanetary medium and the Galaxy.
  • Instrumentation development for radiation studies in space.

Projects

Solar Probe Plus Icon Solar Probe Plus
Solar Probe Plus will study the streams of charged particles the Sun hurls into space from a vantage point where the processes that produce the solar wind actually occur.

STEREO Icon STEREO
STEREO (Solar TErrestrial RElations Observatory) is the third mission in NASA's Solar Terrestrial Probes program (STP).


Professional Experience
  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Earth and Space Sciences Division (1992-Present)
    • Principal Research Scientist (2001-Present)
    • Research Scientist (1992-2001)
  • University of Chicago, Department of Physics and Enrico Fermi Institute (1983-1992)
    • Associate Professor (1990-1992)
    • Assistant Professor (1983-1990)
  • University of California, Berkeley, Space Sciences Laboratory (1978-1983)
    • Assistant Research Physicist (1979-1983)
    • Postgraduate Research Physicist (1978-1979)
  • California Institute of Technology, Department of Physics (1971-1978)
    • Research Fellow (1977-1978)
    • Teaching Assistant (1978)
    • Graduate Research Assistant (1971-1978)

Selected Publications
  1. "Cosmic-Ray Spectra in Interstellar Space," R. A. Mewaldt, M. E. Wiedenbeck, L. M. Scott, W. R. Binns, A. C. Cummings, A. J. Davis, M. H. Israel, R. A. Leske, E. C. Stone, T. T. von Rosenvinge, in Physics of the Outer Heliosphere, (V. Florinski et al., eds.), AIP Conf. Proc. (2004) accepted.
  2. "Spectral Properties of Heavy Ions Associated with the Passage of Interplanetary Shocks at 1 AU," M. I. Desai, G. M. Mason, M. E. Wiedenbeck, C. M. S. Cohen, J. E. Mazur, J. R. Dwyer, R. E. Gold, S. M. Krimigis, Q. Hu, C. W. Smith, R. M. Skoug, Ap. J. (2004) in press.
  3. "Cosmic-ray Energy Loss in the Heliosphere: Direct Evidence from Electron-Capture Decay Secondary Isotopes," S. M. Niebur, L. M. Scott, M. E. Wiedenbeck, W. R. Binns, E. R. Christian, A. C. Cummings, A. J. Davis, J. S. George, P. L. Hink, M. H. Israel, R. A. Leske, R. A. Mewaldt, E. C. Stone, T. T. von Rosenvinge, N. E. Yanasak, J. Geophys. Res., 108(A10),1033 (2003) [doi:10.1029/2003JA009876]
  4. "How Common is Energetic 3He in the Inner Heliosphere?," M. E. Wiedenbeck, G. M. Mason, E. R. Christian, C. M. S. Cohen, A. C. Cummings, J. R. Dwyer, R. E. Gold, S. M. Krimigis, R. A. Leske, J. E. Mazur, R. A. Mewaldt, P. L. Slocum, E. C. Stone, T. T. von Rosenvinge, Solar Wind Ten (M. Velli et al., eds.), AIP Conf. Series #679, American Institute of Physics: New York, p. 652 (2003)
  5. "The 3He-Rich SEP Events of August 2002: Exceptional Elemental and Isotopic Composition Patterns at Energies above 10 MeV/nucleon," M. E. Wiedenbeck, R. A. Leske, C. M. S. Cohen, A. C. Cummings, R. A. Mewaldt, E. C. Stone, and T. T. von Rosenvinge, Proc. 28th Internat. Cosmic Ray Conf. (Tsukuba), 6, 3245 (2003).
  6. "Spectral Properties of He and Heavy Ions in 3He-rich Solar Flares," G. M. Mason, M. E. Wiedenbeck, J. A. Miller, J. E. Mazur, E. R. Christian, C. M. S. Cohen, A. C. Cummings, J. R. Dwyer, R. E. Gold, S. M. Krimigis, R. A. Leske, R. A. Mewaldt, P. L. Slocum, E. C. Stone, T. T. von Rosenvinge, Ap. J., 574, 1039 (2002).
  7. "Measurement of the Secondary Radionuclides 10Be, 26Al, 36Cl, 54Mn, 14C and Implications for the Galactic Cosmic-Ray Age," N. E. Yanasak, M. E. Wiedenbeck, R. A. Mewaldt, A. J. Davis, A. C. Cummings, J. S. George, R. A. Leske, E. C. Stone, E. R. Christian, T. T. von Rosenvinge, W. R. Binns, P. L. Hink, M. H. Israel, Ap. J., 563, 768 (2001).
  8. "The Origin of Primary Cosmic Rays: Constraints from ACE Elemental and Isotopic Composition Observations," M. E. Wiedenbeck, N. E. Yanasak, A. C. Cummings, A. J. Davis, J. S. George, R. A. Leske, R. A. Mewaldt, E. C. Stone, W. R. Binns, P. L. Hink, M. H. Israel, M. Lijowski E. R. Christian, and T. T. von Rosenvinge, Space Sci. Rev., 99, 15 (2001).
  9. "Constraints on the Time Delay between Nucleosynthesis and Cosmic-Ray Acceleration from Observations of 59Ni and 59Co," M. E. Wiedenbeck, W. R. Binns, E. R. Christian, A. C. Cummings, B. L. Dougherty, P. L. Hink, J. Klarmann, R. A. Leske, M. Lijowski, R. A. Mewaldt, E. C. Stone, M. R. Thayer, T. T. von Rosenvinge, and N. E. Yanasak, Ap. J. (Letters), 523, L61 (1999)

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