Publications

2017

  • H.T. Smith, F.J. Crary, M.K. Dougherty, M.E. Perry, E. Roussos, S. Simon, and R.L. Tokar. Enceladus and Its Influence on Saturn’s Magnetosphere, in Enceladus and the Icy Moons of Saturn, edited by Paul M. Schenk, Roger N. Clark, Carly J. A. Howett, Anne J. Verbiscer, and J. Hunter Waite, University of Arizona Press, in press, 2017.
  • S. Kabanovic, S. Simon, F. M. Neubauer, and Z. Meeks. An empirical model of Titan’s magnetic environment during the Cassini era: evidence for seasonal variability, Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics), in press, doi: 10.1002/2017JA024402, 2017.
    (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2017JA024402/full)
  • M. Feyerabend, L. Liuzzo, S. Simon, and U. Motschmann. A three-dimensional model of Pluto’s interaction with the solar wind during the New Horizons encounter, Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics), 122, 10,356-10,368, doi: 10.1002/2017JA024456, 2017.
    (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2017JA024456/full)
  • L. Liuzzo, S. Simon, M. Feyerabend, and U. Motschmann. Magnetic signatures of plasma interaction and induction at Callisto: The Galileo C21, C22, C23, and C30 flybys, Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics), 122, 7364-7386, doi: 10.1002/2017JA024303, 2017.
    (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2017JA024303/full)
  • Z. Meeks, and S. Simon. Magnetic signatures of ion cyclotron waves during Cassini’s high-inclination orbits of Saturn, Planet. Space Sci., 136, 34–45, doi: 10.1016/j.pss.2016.12.006, 2017.
    (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S003206331630304X)

2016

  • L.H. Regoli, E. Roussos, M. Feyerabend, G.H. Jones, N. Krupp, A.J. Coates, S. Simon, and U. Motschmann. Access of energetic articles to Titan’s exobase: a study of Cassini’s T9 flyby, Planet. Space Sci., 130, 40–53, doi: 10.1016/j.pss.2015.11.013, 2016.
    (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0032063315003621)
  • M. Feyerabend, S. Simon, F.M. Neubauer, U. Motschmann, C. Bertucci, N.J.T. Edberg, G.B. Hospodarsky, and W.S. Kurth. Hybrid simulation of Titan’s interaction with the supersonic solar wind during Cassini’s T96 flyby, Geophysical Research Letters, 43(1), 35–42, doi: 10.1002/2015GL066848, 2016.
    (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GL066848/full)
  • Z. Meeks, S. Simon, and S. Kabanovic. A Comprehensive Analysis of Ion Cyclotron Waves in the Equatorial Magnetosphere of Saturn, Planet. Space Sci., 129, 47–60, doi: 10.1016/j.pss.2016.06.003, 2016.
    (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0032063316300927)
  • J.H. Westlake, T.E. Cravens, R.E. Johnson, S. Ledvina, J.G. Luhmann, D.G. Mitchell, M.E. Richard, I. Sillanpää, S. Simon, D. Snowden, J.H. Waite, Jr., and A. Woodson. Titan’s Interaction with Saturn’s Magnetosphere,  AGU Geophysical Monograph Series, in press, 2016.
    (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/9781119066880.ch23/summary)
  • L. Liuzzo, S. Simon, M. Feyerabend, and U. Motschmann. Disentangling plasma interaction and induction signatures at Callisto: The Galileo C10 flyby, Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics), 121, 8677–8694, doi: 10.1002/2016JA023236, 2016.
    (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016JA023236/full)

2015

  • J. Saur, S. Duling, L. Roth, D.F. Strobel, P.D. Feldman, U. Christensen, K.D. Retherford, M.A. McGrath, F. Musacchio, A. Wennmacher, F.M. Neubauer, S. Simon, and O. Hartkorn. Evidence for a subsurface ocean in Ganymede from observations of its auroral ovals, Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics), 120(3), 1715–1737, doi: 10.1002/2014JA020778, 2015.
    (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2014JA020778/full)
  • M. Feyerabend, S. Simon, U. Motschmann, and L. Liuzzo. Filamented ion tail structures at Titan: A hybrid simulation study, Planetary and Space Science, 117, 362–376, doi: 10.1016/j.pss.2015.07.008, 2015.
    (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0032063315002263)
  • S. Simon. An analytical model of sub-alfvénic moon-plasma interactions with application to the hemisphere coupling effect,  Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics), 120(9), 7209–7227, doi: 10.1002/2015JA021529, 2015.
    (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JA021529/full)
  • S. Simon, E. Roussos, and C.S. Paty. The interaction between Saturn’s moons and their plasma environments, Invited by Editorial Board,  Physics Reports, 602, 1–65, doi: 10.1016/j.physrep.2015.09.005, 2015.
    (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S037015731500441X)
  • L. Liuzzo, M. Feyerabend, S. Simon, and U. Motschmann. The impact of Callisto’s atmosphere on its plasma interaction with the Jovian magnetosphere,  Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics), 120(11), 9401–9427, doi: 10.1002/2015JA021792, 2015.
    (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JA021792/full)

2014

  • S. Simon, F.M. Neubauer, A. Wennmacher, and M.K. Dougherty. Variability of Titan’s induced magnetotail: Cassini magnetometer observations, Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics), 119(3), 2024–2037, doi: 10.1002/2013JA019608,  2014.
    (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2013JA019608/full)
  • H. Kriegel, S. Simon, P. Meier, U. Motschmann, J. Saur, A. Wennmacher, D.F. Strobel, and M.K. Dougherty. Ion densities and magnetic signatures of dust pick-up at Enceladus, Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics), 119(4), 2740–2774, doi: 10.1002/2013JA019440, 2014.
    (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2013JA019440/full)
  • S. Simon, J. Saur, S.C. van Treeck, H. Kriegel, and M.K. Dougherty. Discontinuities in the magnetic field near Enceladus,  Geophysical Research Letters, 41(10), 3359–3366, doi: 10.1002/2014GL060081, 2014.
    (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2014GL060081/full)

2013

  • S. Simon, S.C. van Treeck, A. Wennmacher, J. Saur, F.M. Neubauer, C.L. Bertucci, and M.K. Dougherty. Structure of Titan’s induced magnetosphere under varying background magnetic field conditions: survey of Cassini mag\-netometer data from flybys TA–T85,  Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics), 118(4), pages 1679–1699, doi: 10.1002/jgra.50096,  2013.
    (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jgra.50096/full)
  • J. Saur, T. Grambusch, S. Duling, F.M. Neubauer, and S. Simon. Magnetic energy fluxes in sub-Alfvénic planet star and moon planet interactions,  The Astrophysical Journal, 552, A119, doi: 10.1051/0004-6361/201118179,  2013.
    (https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/pdf/2013/04/aa18179-11.pdf)
  • S. Simon, H. Kriegel, J. Saur, and A. Wennmacher. Energetic aspects of Enceladus’ magnetospheric interaction, Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics), 118(6), pages 3430–3445, doi: 10.1002/jgra.50380, 2013.
    (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jgra.50380/full)

2012

  • J. Müller, S. Simon, Y.-C. Wang, U. Motschmann, D. Heyner, J. Schüle, W.-H. Ip, G. Kleindienst, and G.J. Pringle. Origin of Mercury’s double magnetopause: 3D hybrid simulation study with A.I.K.E.F., Icarus, 218 (1), pages 666–687, 2012.
    (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0019103512000164)
  • S. Simon*, H. Kriegel*, J. Saur, A. Wennmacher, F.M. Neubauer, E. Roussos, U. Motschmann, and M.K. Dougherty. Analysis of Cassini magnetic field observations over the poles of Rhea, Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics), 117 (A7), A07211, doi: 10.1029/2012JA017747, 2012.
    These two authors contributed equally to this work.
    (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2012JA017747/full)
  • E. Roussos, P. Kollmann, N. Krupp, C. Paranicas, S.M. Krimigis, D.G. Mitchell, A.M. Persoon, D.A. Gurnett, W.S. Kurth, H. Kriegel, S. Simon, K.K. Khurana, G.H. Jones, J.-E. Wahlund, M.K.G. Holmberg. Energetic electron observations of Rhea’s magnetospheric interaction, Icarus, 221 (1), pages 116–134, 2012.
    (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0019103512002801)

2011

  • J. Müller, S. Simon, U. Motschmann, J. Schüle, K.-H. Glassmeier, and G.J. Pringle. A.I.K.E.F.: Adaptive hybrid model for space plasma simulations, Comp. Phys. Comm., 182 (4), pages 946–966, doi: 10.1016/j.cpc.2010.12.033, 2011.
    (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0010465510005266)
  • S. Simon, J. Saur, H. Kriegel, F.M. Neubauer, U. Motschmann, and M.K. Dougherty. Influence of negatively charged plume grains and hemisphere coupling currents on the structure of Enceladus’ Alfvén wings: Analytical modelling of Cassini magnetometer observations, Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics), 116 (A4), A04221, doi:10.1029/2010JA016338, 2011.
    (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2011JA016842/full)
  • S. Simon, J. Saur, F.M. Neubauer, A. Wennmacher, and M.K. Dougherty. Magnetic signatures of a tenuous atmosphere at Dione, Geophysical Research Letters, 38 (15), L15102, doi: 10.1029/2011GL048454, 2011. (Editors’ Highlight Article)
    (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2011GL048454/full)
  • H. Kriegel, S. Simon, U. Motschmann, J. Saur, F.M. Neubauer, A.M. Persoon, M.K. Dougherty, and D.A. Gurnett. Influence of negatively charged plume grains on the structure of Enceladus’ Alfvén wings: hybrid simulations versus Cassini MAG data,  J. Geophys. Res. (Space Physics), 116 (A10), A10223, doi: 10.1029/2011JA016842, 2011.
    (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2011JA016842/full)

2010

  • V. Wulms, J. Saur, D. F. Strobel, S. Simon, and D. G. Mitchell. Energetic neutral atoms from Titan: Particle simulations in draped magnetic and electric fields, Journal of Geophysical Research, 115 (A6), A06310, doi:10.1029/2009JA014893, 2010.
    (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2009JA014893/full)
  • D. Brain, S. Barabash, A. Boesswetter, S. Bougher, S. Brecht, G. Chanteur, D. Hurley, E. Dubinin, X. Fang, M. Fraenz, J. Halekas, E. Harnett, M. Holmstrom, E. Kallio, H. Lammer, S. Ledvina, M. Liemohn, K. Liu, J. Luhmann, Y. Ma, R. Modolo, A. Nagy, U. Motschmann, H. Nilsson, H. Shinagawa, S. Simon, and N. Terada. A comparison of global models for the solar wind interaction with Mars, Icarus, 206 (1), pages 139–151, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2009.06.030, 2010.
    (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0019103509002723)
  • S. Simon, A. Wennmacher, F.M. Neubauer, C.L. Bertucci, H. Kriegel, J. Saur, C.T. Russell, and M.K. Dougherty. Titan’s highly dynamic magnetic environment: A systematic survey of Cassini magnetometer observations from flybys TA–T62, Planetary and Space Science, 58 (10), pages 1230–-1251, doi: 10.1016/j.pss.2010.04.021, 2010.
    (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0032063310001339)
  • S. Simon, A. Wennmacher, F.M. Neubauer, C.L. Bertucci, H. Kriegel, C.T. Russell, and M.K. Dougherty. Dynamics of Saturn’s magnetodisk near Titan’s orbit: Comparison of Cassini magnetometer observations from real and virtual Titan flybys, Planetary and Space Science, 58 (12), pages 1625–-1635, doi: 10.1016/j.pss.2010.08.006, 2010.
    (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0032063310002448)
  • J. Müller, S. Simon, U. Motschmann, K.-H. Glassmeier, J. Saur, J. Schüle, and G.J. Pringle. Magnetic field fossilization and tail reconfiguration in Titan’s plasma environment during a magnetopause passage: 3D adaptive hybrid code simulations, Planetary and Space Science, 58 (12), pages 1526–-1546, doi: 10.1016/j.pss.2010.07.018, 2010.
    (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0032063310002205)
  • A. Bößwetter, H. Lammer, Y. Kulikov, U. Motschmann, and S. Simon. Non-thermal water loss of the early Mars: 3D multi-ion hybrid simulations, Planetary and Space Science, 58 (14–15), pages 2031–2043, doi: 10.1016/j.pss.2010.10.003, 2010.
    (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0032063310003107)

2009

  • S. Simon, U. Motschmann, G. Kleindienst, J. Saur, C.L. Bertucci, M.K. Dougherty, C.S. Arridge, and A.J. Coates. Titan’s plasma environment during a magnetosheath excursion: Real-time scenarios for Cassini’s T32 flyby from a hybrid simulation, Annales Geophysicae, 27 (2), pages 669–685, 2009.
    (http://www.ann-geophys.net/27/669/2009/angeo-27-669-2009.pdf)
  • S. Simon, J. Saur, F.M. Neubauer, U. Motschmann, and M.K. Dougherty. Plasma wake of Tethys: Hybrid simulations versus Cassini MAG data, Geophysical Research Letters, 36 (4), L04108, doi: 10.1029/2008GL036943, 2009.
    (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2008GL036943/full)
  • G. Kleindienst, K.-H. Glassmeier, S. Simon, M.K. Dougherty, and N. Krupp. Quasiperiodic ULF pulsations in Saturn’s magnetosphere, Annales Geophysicae, 27 (2), pages 885–894, 2009.
    (http://www.ann-geophys.net/27/885/2009/angeo-27-885-2009.pdf)
  • C. Martinecz, A. Bößwetter, M. Fränz, J. Woch, N. Krupp, E. Dubinin, E. Roussos, S. Barabash, U. Motschmann, S. Simon, M. Paetzold, M.K. Bird, H. Lammer, H. Lichtenegger, Y. Kulikov, and T.H. Zhang. The plasma environment of Venus: Comparison of Venus Express ASPERA-4 measurements with 3d hybrid simulations, Journal of Geophysical Research (Planets), 114 (E4), E00B30, doi: 10.1029/2008JE003174, 2009.
    (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2008JE003174/full)
  • N. Gortsas, U. Motschmann, E. Kürth, J. Knollenberg, S. Simon, and A. Bößwetter. Mapping of coma anisotropies to plasma structures of weak comets: a 3d hybrid simulation study, Annales Geophysicae, 27 (4), pages 1555–1572, 2009.
    (http://www.ann-geophys.net/27/1555/2009/angeo-27-1555-2009.pdf)
  • S. Simon. Real-time 3D hybrid simulation of Titan’s plasma interaction during a solar wind excursion, Annales Geophysicae, 27 (9), pages 3349–3365, 2009.
    (http://www.ann-geophys.net/27/3349/2009/angeo-27-3349-2009.pdf)
  • S. Simon and U. Motschmann. Titan’s induced magnetosphere under non-ideal upstream conditions: 3D multi-species hybrid simulations, Planetary and Space Science, 57 (14–15), pages 2001–2015,  doi: 10.1016/j.pss.2009.08.010, 2009.
    (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0032063309002499)
  • A. Bößwetter, U. Auster, I. Richter, M. Fränz, B. Langlais, S. McKenna Lawlor, S. Simon, U. Motschmann, K.-H. Glassmeier, N.J.T. Edberg, and R. Lundin. Rosetta swing-by at Mars — An analysis of the ROMAP measurements in comparison with results of 3d multi-ion hybrid simulations and MEX/ASPERA-3 data, Annales Geophysicae, 27 (6), pages 2383–2398, 2009.
    (http://www.ann-geophys.net/27/2383/2009/angeo-27-2383-2009.pdf)
  • H. Kriegel, S. Simon, J. Müller, U. Motschmann, J. Saur, K.-H. Glassmeier, and M.K. Dougherty. The plasma interaction of Enceladus: 3D hybrid simulations and comparison with Cassini MAG data, Planetary and Space Science, 57 (14–15), pages 2113-2122,  doi: 10.1016/j.pss.2009.09.025, 2009.
    (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S003206330900289X)

2008

  • S. Simon, U. Motschmann, G. Kleindienst, K.-H. Glassmeier, C. Bertucci, and M.K. Dougherty. Titan’s magnetic field signature during the Cassini T34 flyby: Comparison between hybrid simulations and MAG data, Geophysical Research Letters, 35 (4), L04107, doi: 10.1029/2007GL033056, 2008.
    (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2007GL033056/full)
  • S. Simon, U. Motschmann, and K.-H. Glassmeier. Influence of non-stationary electromagnetic field conditions on ion pick-up at Titan: 3-D multispecies hybrid simulations, Annales Geophysicae, 26 (3), pages 599–617, 2008.
    (http://www.ann-geophys.net/26/599/2008/angeo-26-599-2008.pdf)
  • E. Roussos, J. Mueller, S. Simon, A. Bößwetter, U. Motschmann, N. Krupp, M. Fränz, J. Woch, K.K. Khurana, and M.K. Dougherty. Plasma and fields in the wake of Rhea: 3-D hybrid simulation and comparison with Cassini data, Annales Geophysicae, 26 (3), pages 619–637, 2008.
    (http://ann-geophys.net/26/619/2008/angeo-26-619-2008.pdf)
  • J. Saur, N. Schilling, F.M. Neubauer, D.F. Strobel, S. Simon, M.K. Dougherty, and C.T. Russell. Evidence for temporal ariability of Enceladus’ gas plumes: Modeling of Cassini observations, Geophys. Res. Lett., 35 (20), L20105, doi:10.1029/2008GL035811, 2008.
    (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/wol1/doi/10.1029/2008GL035811/full)

2007

  • S. Simon, A. Bößwetter, T. Bagdonat, and U. Motschmann. Physics of the Ion Composition Boundary: A comparative 3D hybrid simulation study of Mars and Titan, Annales Geophysicae, 25 (1), pages 99–115, 2007.
    (http://www.ann-geophys.net/25/99/2007/angeo-25-99-2007.pdf)
  • S. Simon, A. Bößwetter, T. Bagdonat, U. Motschmann, and J. Schüle. Three-dimensional multispecies hybrid simulation of Titan’s highly variable plasma environment, Annales Geophysicae, 25 (1), pages 117–144, 2007.
    (http://www.ann-geophys.net/25/117/2007/angeo-25-117-2007.pdf)
  • S. Simon, G. Kleindienst, A. Bößwetter, T. Bagdonat, U. Motschmann, K.-H. Glassmeier, J. Schüle, C. Bertucci, and M.K. Dougherty. Hybrid simulation of Titan’s magnetic field signature during the Cassini T9 flyby, publication in a special section of the Geophysical Research Letters, 34 (24), L24S08, doi:10.1029/2007GL029967, 2007.
    (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2007GL029967/full)
  • A. Bößwetter, S. Simon, T. Bagdonat, U. Motschmann, M. Fränz, E. Roussos, N. Krupp, J. Woch, J. Schüle, S. Barabash, and R. Lundin. Comparison of plasma data from ASPERA-3/Mars-Express with a 3D hybrid simulation, Annales Geophysicae, 25 (8), pages 1851–1864, 2007.
    (http://www.ann-geophys.net/25/1851/2007/angeo-25-1851-2007.pdf)

2006