Peter Erdman

Professor of Physics
Physical Sciences Department
Daytona College of Arts & Sciences
Daytona Beach campus

  • Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, University of Pittsburgh
  • B.A. - Bachelor of Arts in Physics, University of Colorado System : Boulder


"A Laboratory Study of the 2150'' Auroral Mystery Feature," P. W. Erdman, P. J. Espy, and E. C. Zipf, Geophys. Res. Lett. 7, 761 (1980)

"A Laboratory Study of the Dissociative Excitation of the N+(5S) State," P. W. Erdman, P. J. Espy, and E. C. Zipf, Geophys. Res. Lett. 8, 1163 (1981).

"A Closed-Cycle Cryogenic Pump Suitable for Sounding Rocket Use," P. W. Erdman and E. C. Zipf, Rev. Sci Instrum. 53, 106 (1982).

"A Low Voltage High Current Electron Gun," P. W. Erdman and E. C. Zipf, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 53, 225 (1982).

"A Simple Medium Power Stepper Motor Logic Sequencer and Phase Driver," P. W. Erdman and E. C. Zipf, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 53, 909 (1982).

"Electron-Impact Excitation of the Cameron System (a1P--X1S) of CO," P. W. Erdman and E. C. Zipf, Planet. Space Sci. 31, 217 (1983).

"Electron-Impact Excitation of OI 7990'' Multiplet," P. W. Erdman and E. C. Zipf, Geophys. Res. Lett. 88, 7245 (1983).

"Linewidth Studies on the NI(4S-4P) Resonance Multiplet," P. W. Erdman and E. C. Zipf, Planet. Space Sci. 31, 1291 (1983).

"On the Simultaneous Ionization-Excitation of the OI(834'') Resonance Transition by Electron Impact on Atomic Oxygen," E. C. Zipf, W. W. Kao, and P. W. Erdman, Planet. Space Sci. 33, 1309 (1985).

"Electron-Impact Excitation of Atomic Oxygen: Revised Cross Sections," E. C. Zipf and P. W. Erdman, J. Geophys. Res. 90, 11087 (1985).

"Electron-Impact Excitation of the OI1641.3'' Line Emission," P. W. Erdman and E. C. Zipf, Geophys. Res. Lett. 13, 506 (1986).

"Electron-Impact Excitation of the 1172.6'' Multiplet," P. W. Erdman and E. C. Zipf, Planet. Space Sci. 34, 1155 (1986).

"Dissociative Excitation of the N+(5S) State by Electron Impact: Excitation Function and Quenching by N2," P. W. Erdman and E. C. Zipf, J. Geophys. Res. 91, 11345 (1986).

"Remote Sensing of Atomic Oxygen: Some Observational Difficulties in the Use of the Forbidden 1173'' and 1641'' Transition," P. W. Erdman and E. C. Zipf, J. Geophys. Res. 92, 10140 (1987).

"A Study of the Infrared Emission From the OI(3d3Do) and (4s 5So) States Produced by Electron-Impact Excitation of O2," P. W. Erdman and E. C. Zipf, J. Chem. Phys. 87, 3381 (1987).

"Excitation of the OI(3s 5So - 3p 5P; 7774'') Multiplet by Electron Impact on O2," P. W. Erdman and E. C. Zipf, J. Chem. Phys. 87, 4540 (1987).

"A Laboratory Measurement of the Doppler Broadened NII 5005'' Emission Linewidth Produced by Electron-Impact Excitation of N2," P. W. Erdman and E. C. Zipf, Planet. Space Sci. 35, 621 (1988).

"Temperature Dependence in the Ultraviolet Transmission of Cooled Fused Silica Windows," P. W. Erdman and E. C. Zipf, Appl. Opt. 27, 3318 (1988).

"Comparison of Theory with Experiment for the Bow Shock Ultraviolet Rocket Flight," D. A. Levin, G. V. Candler, R. J. Collins, P. W. Erdman, E. C. Zipf, P. J. Espy, and C. Howlett, J. Thermophys. and Heat Trans. 7, 30 (1993).

"Flight Measurements of Low Velocity Bow Shock Ultraviolet Radiation," P. W. Erdman, E. C. Zipf, P. W. Espy, C. Howlett, D. A. Levin, R. Loda, and G. V. Candler, J. Thermophys. and Heat Trans. 7, 37 (1993).

"In Situ Plume Radiance Measurements from the Bow Shock Ultraviolet 2 Rocket Flight," P. W. Erdman, E. C. Zipf, P. Espy, C. Howlett, C. Christou, D. A. Levin, R. J. Collins, and G. V. Candler, J. Thermophys. and Heat Trans. 7, 704 (1993).

"Theory of Plume Radiance from the Bow Shock Ultraviolet 2 Rocket Flight," G. V. Candler, D. A. Levin, R. J. Collins, P. W. Erdman, E. C. Zipf, and C. Howlett, J. Thermophys. and Heat Trans. 7, 709 (1993).

"Measurements of Ultraviolet Radiation from a 5-km/s Bow Shock," P. W. Erdman, E. C. Zipf, P. Espy, L. C. Howlett, D. A. Levin, R. J. Collins, G. V. Candler, J. Thermophys. and Heat Trans. 8, 441 (1994).

"Examination of Theory for Bow Shock Ultraviolet Rocket Experiments-I," D. A. Levin, G. V. Candler, R. J. Collins, P. W. Erdman, E. C. Zipf, and L. C. Howlett, J. Thermophys. and Heat Trans. 8, 447 (1994).

In-Situ Measurements of Transitional and Continuum Flow UV Radiation from Small Satellite Platforms, D. Levin, R. Finke, G. Candler, I. Boyd, C. Howlett, and P. Erdman, AIAA Paper No. 94-0248, Jan. 1994.

First Observations of CO2 and O2 Isotope Anomalies in the Mesosphere and Stratosphere, M. H. Thiemens, T. Jackson, E. C. Zipf, P. W. Erdman, and C. Van Egmond, Science 270, 969 (1995).

"Validation of Halogen Occultation Experiment CH4 Measurements From the UARS," J. H. Park, J. M. Russell III, L. L. Gordley, S. R. Drayson, D. C. Benner, J. M. McInerney, M. R. Gunson, G. C. Toon, B. Sen, J-F. Blavier, C. R. Webster, E. C. Zipf, P. W. Erdman, and U. Schmidt, and C. Schiller J. Geophys. Res., 101, 10,183 (1996).

Measurements of methane and nitrous oxide distributions by the improved stratospheric and mesospheric sounder: Retrieval and validation, J. J. Remedios, S. L. Ruth, C. D. Rodgers F. W. Taylor, A. E. Roche, J. C. Gille, M. R. Gunson, J. M. Russell III, J. Park, E. C. Zipf, and P. W. Erdman, J. Geophys. Res., 101, 9843, (1996).

"Validation of CH4 and N2O Measurements by the cryogenic limb array etalon spectrometer instrument on the Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite," A. E. Roche, J. B. Kumer, R. W. Nightingale, J. L. Mergenthaler, G. A. Ely, P. L. Bailey, S. T. Massie, J. C. Gille, D. P. Edwards, M. R. Gunson, M. C. Abrams, G. C. Toon, C. R. Webster, W. A. Traub, K. W. Jucks, D. G. Johnson, D. G. Murcray, F. H. Murcray, A. Goldman, and E. C. Zipf, J. Geophys. Res., 101, 9679, (1996).

Validation of Measurements of Carbon Monoxide From the Improved Stratospheric and Mesospheric Sounder, M. A. Lopez-Valverde, M. Lopez-Puertas, J. J. Remedios, C. D. Rodgers, F. W. Taylor, E. C. Zipf, and P. W. Erdman, J. Geophys. Res., 101, 9929, (1996).

Examination of OH Ultraviolet Radiation from Shock-Heated Air, D. A. Levin, R. J. Collins, G. V. Candler, M. J. Wright, and P. W. Erdman, J. Thermophys. and Heat Trans. 10, 200, (1996).