# Paul Murray Bellan

## Affiliations: | Applied Physics | California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA |

##### Area:

Fluid and Plasma Physics, Astronomy and Astrophysics, Astrophysics Physics##### Website:

http://eas.caltech.edu/people/2927/profile##### Google:

"Paul Murray Bellan"##### Bio:

http://www.princeton.edu/plasma/academics/graduate-theses/complete-graduate-theses/

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#### Parents

Sign in to add mentorMiklos Porkolab | grad student | 1976 | Princeton | |

(Theoretical and experimental studies of the propagation of electrostatic lower hybrid waves.) |

#### Children

Sign in to add traineeYoung Dae Yoon | grad student | 2014- | (Neurotree) |

Lawrence H. Sverdrup | grad student | 2002 | Caltech |

Carlos A. Romero Talamas | grad student | 2005 | Caltech |

Steven E. Pracko | grad student | 2007 | Caltech |

Gunsu S. Yun | grad student | 2008 | Caltech |

Auna L. Moser | grad student | 2012 | Caltech |

Eve Stenson | grad student | 2012 | Caltech |

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Bellan PM. (2016) Integrated accretion disc angular momentum removal and astrophysical jet acceleration mechanism Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 458: 4400-4421 |

Chaplin VH, Bellan PM. (2016) Emission and afterglow properties of an expanding RF plasma with nonuniform neutral gas density Physics of Plasmas. 23 |

Chai KB, Zhai X, Bellan PM. (2016) Extreme ultra-violet burst, particle heating, and whistler wave emission in fast magnetic reconnection induced by kink-driven Rayleigh-Taylor instability Physics of Plasmas. 23 |

Zhai X, Bellan PM. (2016) A hybrid Rayleigh-Taylor-current-driven coupled instability in a magnetohydrodynamically collimated cylindrical plasma with lateral gravity Physics of Plasmas. 23 |

Chai KB, Bellan PM. (2016) Vortex motion of dust particles due to non-conservative ion drag force in a plasma Physics of Plasmas. 23 |

Chaplin VH, Bellan PM. (2015) Battery-powered pulsed high density inductively coupled plasma source for pre-ionization in laboratory astrophysics experiments. The Review of Scientific Instruments. 86: 073506 |

Chai KB, Bellan PM. (2015) Formation and alignment of elongated, fractal-like water-ice grains in extremely cold, weakly ionized plasma Astrophysical Journal. 802 |

Chaplin VH, Bellan PM. (2015) One-dimensional time-dependent fluid model of a very high density low-pressure inductively coupled plasma Journal of Applied Physics. 118 |

Bellan PM, Paccagnella R. (2015) Magnetic axis safety factor of finite β spheromaks and transition from spheromaks to toroidal magnetic bubbles Physics of Plasmas. 22 |

Perkins RJ, Bellan PM. (2015) Orbit-averaged quantities, the classical Hellmann-Feynman theorem, and the magnetic flux enclosed by gyro-motion Physics of Plasmas. 22 |