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Titus Yuan

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Assistant Professor

Research Assistant Professor

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Office Location: SER 318D
DialPhone: 435-797-2959
SendEmail: titus.yuan@usu.edu


Educational Background

PhD, Physics, (Applied Physics), Colorado State University, 2004
MS, Optical Physics, Changchun Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, 1997

Teaching Interests

Introduction of Physics Laser Physics

Research Interests

aeronomy, space physics

Publications - Abstracts

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

      Book Chapters

    • Taylor, M.J, Pautet, P., Zhao, Y., Yuan, T., Pendleton, W.R, Fritts, D., Esplin, R., McLain, D., Stober, G., (2016). High-Resolution Temperature Mapping of Mesospheric Gravity Waves and Breaking Events. EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts

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      Publications - Curriculum

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        Publications - Journal Articles

          Academic Journal

        • Criddle, N., Sox, L., Yuan, T., Wickwar, V.B, Taylor, M., Zhao, Y., Pautet, P., Coordinated temperature measurements in Logan, UT, USA.
        • Huang, W., Chu, X., Wiig, J., Tan, B., Yamashita, C., Yuan, T., Yue, J., Harrell, S., She, C., Williams, B., others, , First field demonstration of simultaneous wind and temperature measurements from 5 to 50 km with a Na double-edge magneto-optic filter in a multi-frequency Doppler lidar. Optics Letters, 34:10, 1552–1554.
        • Krueger, D., She, C., Yuan, T., (2015). Retrieving mesopause temperature and line-of-sight wind from full-diurnal-cycle Na lidar observations. Applied Optics, 54:32, doi: 10.1364/AO.54.009469
        • Yuan, T., Zhang, Y., Cai, X., She, C., Paxton, L., , (2015). Impacts of CME-induced geomagnetic storms on the midlatitude mesosphere and lower thermosphere observed by a sodium lidar and TIMED/GUVI. Geophysical Research Letter, 42:18, doi: 10.1002/2015GL064860
        • She, C., Krueger, D., Yuan, T., , (2015). Long-term midlatitude mesopause region temperature trend deduced from quarter century (1990–2014) Na lidar observations. Annales Geophysicae
        • Lu, X., Chen, C., Zhao, J., Huang, W., Chu, X., Cullens, C., Yuan, T., Pautet, P., Zhao, Y., Taylor, M., (2014). A coordinated study of 1-h gravity wave propagating from Logan to Boulder using two Na Doppler lidars and a temperature mapper. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, 1, 4086.
        • Pautet, P., Taylor, M., Pendleton, W., Zhao, Y., Yuan, T., Esplin, R., McLain, D., (2014). Advanced mesospheric temperature mapper for high-latitude airglow studies. Applied optics, 53:26, 5934–5943.
        • Yuan, T., Pautet, P., Zhao, Y., Cai, X., Criddle, N.R, Taylor, M., Pendleton, W., (2014). Coordinated investigation of midlatitude upper mesospheric temperature inversion layers and the associated gravity wave forcing by Na lidar and Advanced Mesospheric Temperature Mapper in Logan, Utah. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 119:7, 3756–3769.
        • Yuan, T., Wang, J., Cai, X., Sojka, J.J, Rice, D., Oberheide, J., Criddle, N., (2014). Investigation of the seasonal and local time variations of the high-altitude sporadic Na layer (Nas) formation and the associated midlatitude descending E layer (Es) in lower E region. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 119:7, 5985–5999.
        • Yuan, T., She, C., Oberheide, J., Krueger, D.A, (2014). Vertical tidal wind climatology from full-diurnal-cycle temperature and Na density lidar observations at Ft. Collins, CO (41 N, 105 W). Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 119:8, 4600–4615.
        • Cai, X., Yuan, T., Zhao, Y., Pautet, P., Taylor, M.J, Pendleton, W., (2014). A coordinated investigation of the gravity wave breaking and the associated dynamical instability by a Na lidar and an Advanced Mesosphere Temperature Mapper over Logan, UT (41.7 N, 111.8 W). Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 119:8, 6852–6864. doi: 10.1002/2014JA020131
        • Yuan, T., (2014). Coordinated investigation of midlatitude upper mesospheric temperature inversion layers and the associated gravity wave forcing by Na lidar and Advanced Mesospheric Temperature Mapper in Logan, Utah. Journal of geophysical research atmosphere, 119:7, 3756–3769.
        • Yuan, T., Fish, C., Sojka, J.J, Rice, D., Taylor, M., Mitchell, N., (2013). Coordinated investigation of summer time mid-latitude descending E layer (Es) perturbations using Na lidar, ionosonde, and meteor wind radar observations over Logan, Utah (41.7 N, 111.8 W). Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 118:4, 1734–1746.
        • Taylor, M., Pautet, P., Zhao, Y., Pendleton, W., Yuan, T., Esplin, R., McLain, D., Fritts, D., Stober, G., (2013). High-Resolution Infra-Red Imaging Studies of Mesospheric Gravity Waves. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, 1, 06.
        • Yuan, T., Sojka, J., Criddle, N., Cai, X., Rice, D., (2013). Investigation of dynamic behind the seasonal variations of Es and sporadic Na layer near the turbopause of aurora free zone. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, 1, 2041.
        • Pautet, P., Fritts, D., Taylor, M., Yuan, T., Fish, C., Williams, B., Zhao, Y., Mitchell, N., (2013). Multi-Instrument Observations of a Mesospheric Self-Accelerating and Breaking Gravity Wave Event. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, 1, 03.
        • Fish, C., Wickwar, V.B, Thurairajah, B., Sojka, J.J, Berkey, F., Bailey, S., Yuan, T., Taylor, M.J, Mitchell, N., Hocking, W., (2013). Multi-year Observations of Mid-latitude Middle Atmospheric Winds, Waves, and Temperature associated with SSW Events over Northern Utah.
        • Sojka, J., Yuan, T., Woods, T., Eparvier, F., Sulzer, M., Aponte, N., Gonzalez, S., Nicolls, M., (2013). New Advances in Observations Around the Turbopause. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, 1, 1994.
        • Yuan, T., She, C., Kawahara, T.D, Krueger, D., (2012). Seasonal variations of midlatitude mesospheric Na layer and their tidal period perturbations based on full diurnal cycle Na lidar observations of 2002–2008. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres (1984–2012), 117:D11
        • Yuan, T., Thurairajah, B., She, C., Chandran, A., Collins, R., Krueger, D., (2012). Wind and temperature response of midlatitude mesopause region to the 2009 Sudden Stratospheric Warming. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres (1984–2012), 117:D9
        • Yue, J., Wu, Q., Xu, J., Liu, H., Hagan, M., Maute, A., Yuan, T., She, C., Russell, J., (2011). Climatology of terdiurnal tide in the mesosphere and lower thermosphere from TIMED SABER/TIDI, ground-based sodium lidar and NCAR TIME-GCM model. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, 1, 1842.
        • Yuan, T., Semejyan, V., Rice, D., Sojka, J., (2011). Na lidar investigation of sporadic Na layer and its correlation with sporadic E layer detected by ionosonde. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, 1, 1977.
        • Acott, P.E, She, C., Krueger, D.A, Yan, Z., Yuan, T., Yue, J., Harrell, S., (2011). Observed nocturnal gravity wave variances and zonal momentum flux in mid-latitude mesopause region over Fort Collins, Colorado, USA. Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 73:4, 449–456.
        • Yuan, T., She, C., Krueger, D., Reising, S.C, Zhang, X., Forbes, J.M, (2010). A collaborative study on temperature diurnal tide in the midlatitude mesopause region (41 N, 105 W) with Na lidar and TIMED/SABER observations. Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 72:5, 541–549.
        • Yuan, T., She, C., Krueger, D., Reising, S.C, Zhang, X., Forbes, J.M, (2010). Erratum to:“A collaborative study on temperature diurnal tide in the midlatitude mesopause region (41 N, 105 W) with Na lidar and TIMED/SABER observations”[J. Atmos. Sol.–Terres. Phys. 72 (2010) 541–549]. Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 14:72, 1067.
        • Yue, J., She, C., Nakamura, T., Harrell, S., Yuan, T., (2010). Mesospheric bore formation from large-scale gravity wave perturbations observed by collocated all-sky OH imager and sodium lidar. Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 72:1, 7–18.
        • Yuan, T., Kawahara, T., She, C., Krueger, D., (2010). Monthly-mean Tidal Perturbations of Na Density and Vertical Wind based on Full-Diurnal-Cycle Na Lidar Observations. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, 1, 1585.
        • Harrell, S.D, She, C., Yuan, T., Krueger, D.A, Plane, J., Slanger, T., (2010). The Faraday filter-based spectrometer for observing sodium nightglow and studying atomic and molecular oxygen associated with the sodium chemistry in the mesopause region. Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 72:17, 1260–1269.
        • Ward, W., Wang, D.Y, Oberheide, J., Goncharenko, L., Marsh, D., Smith, A., Nakamura, T., Singer, W., Yuan, T., Du, J., (2009). Comparisons of tides from models and observations. Results from the CAWSES global tidal campaigns.
        • Harrell, S., She, C., Krueger, D., Yuan, T., (2009). Current status of the Faraday Filter-Based Spectrometer to Measure Sodium Nightglow D2/D1 Intensity Ratios. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, 1, 1461.
        • Huang, W., Chu, X., Wiig, J., Tan, B., Yamashita, C., Yuan, T., Yue, J., Harrell, S., She, C., Williams, B., others, , (2009). Field demonstration of simultaneous wind and temperature measurements from 5to50 km with a Na double-edge magneto-optic filter in a multi-frequency Doppler lidar. Optics letters, 34:10, 1552–1554.
        • Huang, W., Chu, X., Wang, Z., Roberts, B., Yuan, T., Yue, J., Harrell, S., She, C., (2009). Simultaneous wind and temperature measurements in lower atmosphere by a 3-frequency Doppler lidar with a Na double-edge magneto-optic filter. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, 1, 06.
        • Harrell, S., She, C., Yuan, T., Krueger, D.A, Chen, H., Chen, S., Hu, Z., (2009). Sodium and potassium vapor Faraday filters revisited: theory and applications. JOSA B, 26:4, 659–670.
        • Yuan, T., (2009). Sudden Stratospheric Warming events’ impacts on the mesopause region temperature, zonal meridional winds over midlatitude region by CSU Na lidar. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, 1, 1239.
        • Yuan, T., Yue, J., She, C., Sherman, J.P, White, M.A, Harrell, S.D, Acott, P.E, Krueger, D.A, (2009). Wind-bias correction method for narrowband sodium Doppler lidars using iodine absorption spectroscopy. Applied optics, 48:20, 3988–3993.
        • Yuan, T., She, C., Krueger, D.A, Sassi, F., Garcia, R., Roble, R.G, Liu, H., Schmidt, H., (2008). Climatology of mesopause region temperature, zonal wind, and meridional wind over Fort Collins, Colorado (41 N, 105 W), and comparison with model simulations. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres (1984–2012), 113:D3
        • Yuan, T., She, C., Krueger, D.A, Sassi, F., Garcia, R., Roble, R.G, Liu, H., Schmidt, H., (2008). D03105-Climatology of mesopause region temperature, zonal wind, and meridional wind over Fort Collins, Colorado (41oN, 105oW), and comparison with model simulations (DOI 10.1029/2007JD008697). Journal of geophysical research. Part D. Atmospheres, 113:3
        • Ward, W., Goncharenko, L., Marsh, D., Oberheide, J., Singer, W., Scheer, J., Haeusler, K., Raju, U., Wang, D., Yuan, T., others, , (2008). Highlights of the CAWSES Global Tidal Campaigns. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, 1, 1537.
        • Yuan, T., Schmidt, H., She, C., Krueger, D.A, Reising, S., (2008). Seasonal variations of semidiurnal tidal perturbations in mesopause region temperature and zonal and meridional winds above Fort Collins, Colorado (40.6 N, 105.1 W). Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres (1984–2012), 113:D20
        • Yuan, T., (2008). Tides (tidal period perturbations) observed by CSU Na lidar.
        • Yuan, T., She, C., Krueger, D., Sassi, F., Garcia, R., (2006). Climatology Of Mesopause Region Temperature, Zonal Wind And Meridional Wind Over Fort Collins, CO (41N, 105W). AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, 1, 0219.
        • Yuan, T., She, C., Hagan, M., Williams, B., Li, T., Arnold, K., Kawahara, T.D, Acott, P., Vance, J., Krueger, D., others, , (2006). Seasonal variation of diurnal perturbations in mesopause region temperature, zonal, and meridional winds above Fort Collins, Colorado (40.6 N, 105 W). Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres (1984–2012), 111:D6
        • Li, T., She, C., Williams, B.P, Yuan, T., Collins, R.L, Kieffaber, L.M, Peterson, A.W, (2005). Concurrent OH imager and sodium temperature/wind lidar observation of localized ripples over northern Colorado. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres (1984–2012), 110:D13
        • Yuan, T., (2005). Seasonal tidal perturbation in the mesopause region over Fort Collns, CO (40.6 N, 105W).
        • Yuan, T., She, C., (2005). Semidiurnal tidal perturbations of temperature and horizontal wind in the midlatitude mesopause region. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, 1, 1101.
        • She, C., Li, T., Williams, B.P, Yuan, T., Picard, R., (2004). Concurrent OH imager and sodium temperature/wind lidar observation of a mesopause region undular bore event over Fort Collins/Platteville, Colorado. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres (1984–2012), 109:D22
        • Yuan, T., (2004). Seasonal variations of diurnal and semidiurnal tidal-period perturbations in mesopause region temperature and zonal and meridional winds above Fort Collins, Colorado (40 degrees North, 105 degrees West) based on sodium-Lidar observation over full diurnal cycles.
        • She, C., Li, T., Collins, R.L, Yuan, T., Williams, B.P, Kawahara, T.D, Vance, J.D, Acott, P., Krueger, D.A, Liu, H., others, , (2004). Tidal perturbations and variability in the mesopause region over Fort Collins, CO (41N, 105W): Continuous multi-day temperature and wind lidar observations. Geophysical research letters, 31:24
        • Yuan, T., (2003). Midlatitude mesopause region diurnal and semidiurnal temperature and wind tides over Fort Collins, CO..
        • Yuan, T., She, C., Williams, B., Krueger, D., Hagan, M., (2003). Seasonal dependence and variability of Mesopause region Diurnal and Semidiurnal thermal Tides based on one-year full diurnal Cycle Lidar observation over Fort Collin, CO (42N, 105W).
        • She, C., Sherman, J., Yuan, T., Williams, B., Arnold, K., Kawahara, T., Li, T., Xu, Li Fang, , Vance, J., Acott, P., others, , (2003). The first 80-hour continuous lidar campaign for simultaneous observation of mesopause region temperature and wind. Geophysical research letters, 30:6
        • Yuan, T., She, C., Krueger, D., Hagan, M., (2003). Yearlong Na-Lidar observation of temperature and winds over full diurnal cycles above Ft. Collins, CO (40N, 105W): Diurnal and semidiurnal tidal perturbations.
        • Arnold, K., She, C., Yuan, T., Williams, B., Krueger, D., (2002). Did the April 14-24 storms impact the mesopause region sodium density, temperature and wind over Fort Collins, CO (41N, 105W). AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, 1, 0463.
        • She, C., Sherman, J., Vance, J., Yuan, T., Hu, Z., Williams, B., Arnold, K., Acott, P., Krueger, D., (2002). Evidence of solar cycle effect in the mesopause region: Observed temperatures in 1999 and 2000 at 98.5 km over Fort Collins, CO (41 N, 105 W). Journal of atmospheric and solar-terrestrial physics, 64:15, 1651–1657.
        • Yuan, T., Sherman, J., Arnold, K., Krueger, D., She, C., Hagan, M., (2002). Lidar Observation of Summer Mesopause Region Diurnal and Semi-diurnal Tides in Temerature, Zonal and Meridional Winds. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, 1, 0377.
        • Sherman, J., Kawahara, T., Williams, B., Yuan, T., Li, T., Xu, L., Krueger, D., She, C., (2001). Simultaneous temperature and zonal wind measurements in the mesopause region over complete diurnal cycles. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, 1, 0678.
        • Professional Journal

        • Yuan, T., Heale, C.J, Snively, J.B, Cai, X., Pautet, P.D, Fish, C., Zhao, Y., Taylor, M.J, Pendleton, W.R, Wickwar, V.B, Mitchell, N.J, (2016). Evidence of Dispersion and Refraction of a Spectrally Broad Gravity Wave Packet in the Mesopause Region Observed by the Na Lidar and Mesospheric Temperature Mapper Above Logan, Utah. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 121, 579-594. doi: doi:10.1002/2015JD023685
        • Lu, X., Chen, C. , Huang, W. , Smith, J.A, Chu, X., Yuan, T., Pautet, P., Gong, ., Cullens, C.Y, (2015). A coordinated study of 1 h mesoscale gravity waves propagating from Logan to Boulder with CRRL Na Doppler lidars and temperature mapper. Journal of Geophysical Research in Atmosphere, 10006-10021. doi: 10.1002/2015JD023604
        • Cai, X., Yuan, T., Zhao, Y. , Pautet, P., Taylor, M.J, Pendleton, Jr, W.R, (2014). A coordinated investigation of the gravity wave breaking and the associated dynamical instability by a Na lidar and an Advanced Mesosphere Temperature Mapper over Logan, UT (41.7N, 111.8W). Journal of Geophysical Research in Space Physics, 6852-6864. doi: 10.1002/2014JA020131
        • Pautet, P., Taylor, M.J, Pendleton, Jr., W., Zhao, Y., Yuan, T., Esplin, R., McLain, D. , (2014). An Advanced Mesospheric Temperature Mapper for high-latitude airglow studies. Applied Optics, 53:26, 5934-5943. doi: 10.1364/AO.53.005934
        • Yuan, T., Puatet, P., Zhao, Y., Cai, X., Criddle, N., Taylor, M.J, Pendleton, Jr., W., (2014). Coordinated investigation of mid-latitude upper mesospheric temperature inversion layers and the associated gravity wave forcing by Na lidar and Advanced Mesospheric Temperature Mapper at Logan, Utah (42N). Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR), 119:7, 3756-3769. doi: 10.1002/2013JD020586
        • Fritts, D., Pautet, P., Bossert, K., Taylor, M.J, Williams, B., Iimura, H., Yuan, T., Mitchell, N. , Stober, G. , (2014). Quantifying gravity wave momentum fluxes with Mesosphere Temperature Mappers and correlative instrumentation. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR), 119:24, 13,583–13,603. doi: 10.1002/2014JD022150

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                  Scheduled Teaching

                  PHYS 5500 - Intermediate Topics in Physics (Topic), Fall 2015


                  Graduate Students Mentored

                  Xuguang Cai, Physics, March 2012