A. Luque Estepa's Journal Publications

M. Passas, J. Sánchez, A. Luque and F. J. Gordillo-Vázquez

   "Transient Upper Atmospheric Plasmas: Sprites and Halos"

IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, vol 42, doi: 10.1109/TPS.2014.2329320


D. Dubrovin, A. Luque, F.J. Gordillo-Vázquez ,Y. Yair, F.C. Parra-Rojas, U. Ebert and C. Price

   "Impact of lightning on the lower ionosphere of Saturn and possible generation of halos and sprites"

Icarus 241 (2014) 313–328


A.H. Markosyan, A. Luque, F.J. Gordillo-Vázquez and U. Ebert

   "PumpKin: A tool to find principal pathways in plasma chemical models"

Computer Physics Communications 185 (2014) 2697–2702


A. Luque and U. Ebert

   "Growing discharge trees with self-consistent charge transport: the collective dynamics of streamers"

New Journal of Physics (2014), vol. 16, p. 013039, doi:10.1088/1367-2630/16/1/013039


A. Luque

   "Relativistic Runaway Ionization Fronts"

Physical Review Letters (2014), vol. 112 (4), p. 045003, doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.112.045003


F. J. Gordillo-Vázquez, A. Luque

   "Preface to the Special Issue on Thunderstorm Effects in the Atmosphere-Ionosphere System"

Surveys in Geophysics (2013), vol. 34, pp. 697 - 700, doi: 10.1007/s10712-013-9256-9


F. C. Parra-Rojas, M. Passas, E. Carrasco, A. Luque, I. Tanarro, M. Simek, and F. J. Gordillo-Vázquez

   "Spectroscopic diagnostics of laboratory air plasmas as a benchmark for spectral rotational (gas) temperature determination in TLEs"

JGR: Space Phys.118 (2013) 4649–4661, doi:10.1002/jgra.50433


F. C. Parra-Rojas, A. Luque, and F. J. Gordillo-Vázquez

   "Chemical and electrical impact of lightning on the Earth mesosphere: The case of sprite halos"

JGR: Space Phys.118 (2013)1–25, doi:10.1002/jgra.50449


A. Luque, U. Ebert

   "Density models for streamer discharges: beyond cylindrical symmetry and homogeneous media"

Journal of Computational Physics (2012)(doi:10.1016/j.jcp.2011.04.019)


A. Luque, F. J. Gordillo‐Vázquez

    "Mesospheric electric breakdown and delayed sprite ignition caused by electron detachment"

    "Supplementary information"

Nature Geoscience, vol 5, 22 - 25 (2012), doi: 10.1038/ngeo1314


A. Luque, U. Ebert

    "Electron density fluctuations accelerate the branching of positive streamer discharges in air "

Physical Review E 84, 046411, 2011


F. J. Gordillo‐Vázquez, A. Luque, and M. Simek

    "Spectrum of sprite halos"

Journal of Geophysical Research, VOL. 116, A09319, doi:10.1029/2011JA016652, 2011


A. Luque, F. J. Gordillo-Vázquez

    "Modelling and analysis of N2 (B3Pg) and N2 (C3Pu) vibrational distributions in sprites"

Journal Geophysical Research: Space Physics, VOL. 116, A02306, doi:10.1029/2010JA015952, 2011


A. Luque, F. J. Gordillo-Vázquez

    "Sprite beads originating from inhomogeneities in the mesospheric electron density"

Geophysical Research Letters VOL. 38, L04808, doi:10.1029/2010GL046403, 2011


U. Ebert, F. Brau, G. Derks, W. Hundsdorfer, C.-Y. Kao, C. Li, A. Luque, B. Meulenbroek, S. Nijdam, V. Ratushnaya, L. Schäfer, S. Tanveer

    "Multiple scales in streamer discharges, with an emphasis on moving boundary approximations"

Nonlinearity, 24, p. C1, 2011


F. J. Gordillo-Vázquez, A. Luque

    "Electrical conductivity in sprite streamer channels"

Geophysical Research Letters 37, L16809, doi: 10.1029/2010GL044349, 2010


G. Wormeester, S. Pancheshnyi, A. Luque, S. Nijdam, U. Ebert

  "Probing photo-ionization: simulations of positive streamers in varying N2:O2 - mixtures"

Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 43, p. 505201, 2010


A. Luque, U. Ebert

  "Sprites in varying air density: Charge conservation, glowing negative trails and changing velocity"

Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 37, L06806, doi:10.1029/2009GL041982, 2010


U.Ebert, S. Nijdam, C. Li, A. Luque, T.Briels, E.Veldhuizen

    "Review of recent results on streamer discharges and discussion of their relevance for sprites and lightning"

Journal of Geophysical Research, vol. 115, A00E43, doi:10.1029/2009JA014867, 2010


E.M. Van Veldhuizen, S. Nijdam, A. Luque, F. Brau, U. Ebert

    "3D properties of pulsed corona streamers"

European Journal of Physics: Applied Physics, p. 22811, 2009


F. Brau, A. Luque, B. Davidovitch, U. Ebert

    "Moving boundary approximation for curved streamer ionization fronts: Numerical tests"

Physical Review E, p. 066211, 2009


A. Luque, U. Ebert

    "Emergence of sprites from relaxation-ionization waves in the ionosphere"

Nature Geoscience, 2, p. 757, 2009


F. Brau, A. Luque, B. Meulenbroek, U. Ebert, L. Schaefer

    "Construction and test of a moving boundary model for negative streamer discharges"

Physical Review E, 77, p. 026219, 2008


A. Luque, F. Brau, U. Ebert

    "Saffman-Taylor streamer discharges: a study on interacting streamers"

Physical Review E, 78, p. 016206, 2008


A. Luque, U. Ebert

    "Interacting streamers in air: the evolution of the space-charge layer in their heads"

IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 36, p. 914, 2008


A. Luque, U. Ebert, W. Hundsdorfer

    "Interaction of streamers in air and other oxygen-nitrogen mixtures"

Physical Review Letters, 101, p. 075005, 2008


A. Luque, V. Ratushnaya, U. Ebert

    "Positive and negative streamers in ambient air: modeling evolution and velocities"

Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 41, p. 234005, 2008