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Dr. Suman Satyal

Name

[Satyal, Dr. Suman]
  • Researcher - Lecturer

Research and Expertise

  • Electron-Positron Spectroscopy, Detection, Stability and Habitability studies of Extra-Solar Planets and Moons

    Spectroscopic Analysis based on Auger Photoelectron Coincidence Spectroscopy (APECS) and Positron Annihilation Induced Auger Electron Spectroscopy (PAES).

    Implementation of the numerical simulation methods to dynamically analyze and set the stability criteria for Exoplanets in multi-stellar systems, development of a new theory to detect Exomoons through observation of Radio emissions, working in the collaborative projects with researchers from national and international universities in search of new planets and moons in single and binary stars systems.

Publications

      Journal Article 2016
      • An Earth-like planet in GJ 832 System

        Astronomical Journal (2016) http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2016arXiv160404544S

                    1The Department of Physics, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX 76019, USA

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      Journal Article 2015
      • On the radio detection of multiple-exomoon systems due to plasma torus sharing

        Astrophysical Journal (2015)
              Web-link: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2016arXiv160301862N

        J. P. Noyola1, S. Satyal1, and Z. E. Musielak1     

                    The Department of Physics, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX 76019, USA

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      2015
      • Stability of a planet in HD 41004 Binary System

                    Astronomische Nachrichten (2015)

                    Web-link: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/asna.201512305/abstract

        S. Satyal1, Z. E. Musielak1

                    The Department of Physics, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX 76019, USA

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      Journal Article 2014
      • Chaotic dynamics of the planetary orbit in HD 196885 AB

        Monthly Notices of Royal Astronomical Society (2014)  http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014MNRAS.443.1310S  
        S. Satyal1, T. C. Hinse2,3, B. Quarles4 and J. P. Noyola1

                    The Department of Physics, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX 76019, USA

                    2Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute, 304-358 Daejeon, Republic of Korea

                    3Armagh Observatory, College Hill, Armagh BT61 9DG, UK

                    4Space Science and Astrobiology Division 245-3, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett
                       Field, CA 94035, USA 

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      2014 2014
      • Detection of exomoons through observations of radio emissions

        Astrophysical Journal (2014) Web-link: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791...25N 

        J. P. Noyola1, S. Satyal1, and Z. E. Musielak1

                    1The Department of Physics, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX 76019, USA

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      Journal Article 2013
      • Application of chaos indicators in the study of dynamics of S-type exoplanets in stellar binaries, Monthly Notices of Royal Astronomical Society (2013)

        Web-link:  http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2013MNRAS.433.2215S  

        S. Satyal1, B. Quarles1 and T. C. Hinse2,3

                    The Department of Physics, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX 76019, USA

                    2Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute, 304-358 Daejeon, Republic of Korea

                    3Armagh Observatory, College Hill, Armagh BT61 9DG, UK

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Presentations

  • Past
    •  
      Various topics below:

      1.      Extreme Solar System Conference, Nov 29 – Dec 5, 2015, Waikoloa, HI

                      Abstract title: Stability of habitable exomoons of circumbinary planets

                                Abstract web-link: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015ESS.....311712S  
       

      2.      International Astronomical Union General Assembly, August 10-15, 2015, Honolulu, HI

                                Abstract title: Dynamics of an Earth-Like Planet in GJ 832 System

                                Abstract web-link: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015IAUGA..2243278S  

      3.      Invited talk at Lafayette College, April 10, 2015, Easton, PA

      Seminar title: Orbital stability of Earth-like planets in exoplanetary systems

      Web-link: https://calendar.lafayette.edu/node/14187

      4.      American Astronomical Society, Jan 6-10, 2014, Washington DC

                                Abstract title: Chaotic dynamics of the planetary orbit in HD 196885 AB

                                Abstract we b-link: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014AAS...22334715S

      5.      Annual Celebration of Excellence by Students, Mar 26, 2014, Arlington, TX

      Abstract title: Orbital configuration and stability analysis of the giant planet in the

           HD 196885 binary star system

      6.      Texas Section of American Physical Society, Oct 10-12, 2013 Brownsville, TX

            Abstract title: Kozai Mechanism and the dynamics of highly inclined planetary orbit in

           HD 196885 binary system

                         Abstract web-link: http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/TSF13/Session/D1.12

      7.      American Astronomical Society Jan 6-10, 2013, Long Beach, CA

                                Abstract title: Assessment of Hill stability versus the known chaos indicators

                                Abstract web-link: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2013AAS...22134321S

      8.      Texas Section of American Physical Society, Oct 25-27, Lubbock, TX

      Abstract title: Test of Hill Stability Criterion against Chaos Indicators

      Abstract web-link: http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/TSF12/Session/E9.25

      9.      Sagan Summer Workshop July 23-27, 2012, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA

                              Title: Working with Exoplanet Light curves from NASA Exoplanet Science Institute

                              Workshop link: http://nexsci.caltech.edu/workshop/2012/

      10.  American Physical Society, Feb 27- Mar 2, 2012, Boston, MA

                                Abstract title: Measurement of the spectral distribution of low energy electrons emitted as a result of M3VV Auger transitions in Cu(100)

                                Abstract web-link: http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR12/Session/V36.7

      11.  Texas Section of American Physical Society,  Oct 6-8, 2010, Commerce, TX

      First abstract title: Comparison of low energy CVV Auger transitions in Cu and Au(100) using
                                        measured and estimated values

      Second abstract title: Simulation and modeling of positron and electrons in advanced time of
                                        flight positron annihilation induced Auger electron spectroscopy systems

      Third abstract title: Measurement of the spectral distribution of low energy electrons emitted
                                        as a result of MVV Auger transition in Cu(100)

      Abstract web-link: http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/TSF11/Session/F5.1

      12.  American Physical Society, Mar 21-25, 2011 Dallas, TX

                                Abstract title: Apparatus for the analysis of surfaces in gas environments using positron spectroscopy

                                Abstract web-link: http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR11/Session/C1.199

      13.  Texas Section of American Physical Society,  Oct 21-23, 2010, San Antonio, TX

                                Abstract title: Apparatus for the analysis of surfaces in gas environments using positron spectroscopy

                                Abstract Web-link: http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/TSF10/Session/FP1.43

      14.  American Physical Society, Mar 15-19, 2010, Portland, OR

      Abstract title: Design of an Operando Positron Annihilation Gamma Spectrometer (OPAGS)

      Abstract web-link: http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR10/Session/K1.51

      Second abstract title: Complete elimination of the secondary electron background in Auger spectra using time of flight positron annihilation induced Auger electron spectroscopy

      Abstract web-link: http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR10/Session/K1.50

      15.  Texas Section of American Physical Society,  Oct 22-24, 2010, San Marcos, TX

      First abstract title: Introduction to Time of Flight positron annihilation induced Spectroscopy

      Abstract web-link: http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/TSF09/Session/B1.5        

      Second abstract title: Design of an operando positron annihilation gamma spectrometer

      Abstract web-link: http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/TSF09/Session/B1.4

      16.  American Physical Society, Mar 16-20, 2009, Pittsburg, PA

      Abstract title: Design of an operando positron annihilation gamma spectrometer (OPAGS)

      Abstract web-link: http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR09/Session/K1.211  

Projects

  • 2012
    • Aug 2012 to Present Research Projects with Graduate and Under Graduate students

      Zhaopeng Wang, Ph. D., The department of Physics, UT Arlington                 Aug 2015 - Present

      Stability of the planets in the Habitable Zone of Binary Stars

      Marialis Rosario-Franco, Ph. D., The department of Physics, UT Arlington  Aug 2015 - Present

      Exomoon signatures in Binary Star systems

      Joaquin P. Noyola, Ph. D., The department of Physics, UT Arlington          Dec 2014 – Dec 2015

      The search for Exomoon Radio Emissions
       

      John Griffith, Undergraduate, The department of Physics, UT Arlington        May 2014 - Present

      Dynamics and long-term stability analysis of an Earth-like planet in GJ832 system

      Kennedy Izuagbe, Undergraduate, The department of Physics, UT Arlington                  Fall 2014

      Analysis of light curves from Kepler space telescope to find transits of Exoplanets

      Kathleen Frances, Undergraduate, The department of Physics, UT Arlington                       Spring 2014

      Study of Radio Wave signatures in the detection of Exomoons

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