John Hughes

Associate Professor of Engineering Physics and Associate Chair of the Department of Physical Sciences
Physical Sciences Department
Daytona College of Arts & Sciences
Daytona Beach campus

  • Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in Space Physics, Dartmouth College
  • B.S. - Bachelor of Science in Engineering Physics, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

  • PS 113: Introductory Physics I


M.J. Kosch, B. Gustavsson, C. Heinselman, T. Pedersen, M.T. Rietveld, J. Spaleta, A. Wong, W. Wang, C. Mutiso, W. Bristow and J.M. Hughes, "First incoherent scatter radar observations of ionospheric heating on the second gyroharmonic", Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 71, 17-18, pp 1959-1966, 2009

N.L. Bunch, J. LaBelle, A.T. Weatherwax, J.M. Hughes and D. Lummerzheim, "Experimental tests of the generation mechanism of auroral medium frequency burst radio emission", Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, A09302, doi:10.1029JA013993, 2009

C.K. Mutiso, J.M. Hughes et al, "Previously unreported optical emissions generated during ionospheric heating", Geophysical Research Letters, 35, doi:10.1029/2008GL034563, 2008

B. Gustavsson, M. Kosch, A. Wong, T. Pedersen, C. Heinselman, C. Mutiso, B. Bristow and J.M. Hughes, "First estimates of volume distribution of HF-pump enhanced emissions at 6300 and 5577 A: A comparison between observations and theory", Annales Geophysicae, 26, 3999-4012, 2008

N.L. Bunch, J. LaBelle, A.T. Weatherwax and J.M. Hughes, "Auroral medium frequency burst radio emissions associated with the 23 March 2007 THEMIS study substorm", Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, A6, A00C008, 2008

M.J. Kosch, T. Pedersen, E. Mishin, S. Oyama, J. M. Hughes et al, "Coordinated optical and radar observations of ionospheric pumping for a frequency pass through the second gyroharmonic at HAARP", Journal of Geophysical Research, 112, doi:10.1029/2006JA012146, 2007

A.T. Weatherwax, P.H. Yoon, J.M. Hughes et al, "Further study of flickering auroral roar emission: 2. Theory and numerical calculations", Journal of Geophysical Research, 111, doi:10.1029/2005JA011288, 2006

M.J. Kosch, T. Pedersen, J.M. Hughes, et al, "Artificial optical emissions at HAARP for pump frequencies near the third and second electron gyro-harmonic", Annales Geophysicae, 23, 1585-1592, 2005

J.M. Hughes, W.A. Bristow and R.T. Parris, "SuperDARN observations of spectral enhancements excited during an ionospheric heating experiment", Geophysical Research Letters, 31, L08808, 2004

W.A. Bristow, R.A. Greenwald, S.G. Shepherd and J.M. Hughes, "On the observed variability of the cross-polar cap potential", Journal of Geophysical Research, 109, A2, A02203, 2004

J.M. Hughes, W.A. Bristow, R.T. Parris and E. Lundell, "SuperDARN observations of ionospheric heater-induced upper hybrid waves", Geophysical Research Letters, 30, 2276, 2003

J.M. Hughes and W.A. Bristow, "SuperDARN observations of the Harang discontinuity during steady magnetospheric convection", Journal of Geophysical Research, 108, A5, 2003

J.M. Hughes, W.A. Bristow, R.A. Greenwald and R.J. Barnes, "Determinig characteristics of HF communication links using SuperDARN", Annales Geophysicae, 20, 1023, 2002

J.M. Hughes and J. LaBelle, "Plasma conditions in auroral roar source regions inferred from radio and radar observations", Journal of Geophysical Research, 106, 21,157, 2001

J.M. Hughes, J. LaBelle and J. Watermann, "Statistical and case studies of 2fce auroral roar observed with a medium frequency interferometer", Journal of Geophysical Research, 106, 21,147, 2001

J.M. Hughes and J. LaBelle, "First observations of flickering auroral roar", Geophysical Research Letters, 28, 123, 2001

J. LaBelle and J.M. Hughes, "Observations of auroral roar emissions at polar cap latitudes: Results from the Early Polar Cap Observatory", Radio Science, 36, 1859, 2001

J.M. Hughes, J. LaBelle and M.L. Trimpi, "A medium-frequency interferometer for studying auroral radio emissions", Review of Scientific Instruments, 71, 3200, 2000

J.M. Hughes and J. LaBelle, "The latitude dependence of auroral roar", Journal of Geophysical Research, 103, 14911, 1998