Peer-Reviewed Publications:


  1. Sun, Y. X., Roussos, E., Hao, Y. X., Zong, Q. .-G., Liu, Y., Lejosne, S, et al. (2021). Saturn’s inner magnetospheric convection in the view of zebra stripe patterns in energetic electron spectra. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 126, e2021JA029600. [access here]
  2. Lejosne S, Fedrizzi M, Maruyama N and Selesnick RS (2021) Thermospheric Neutral Winds as the Cause of Drift Shell Distortion in Earth’s Inner Radiation Belt. Front. Astron. Space Sci. 8:725800. doi: 10.3389/fspas.2021.725800 [access here]
  3. Osmane A., and S. Lejosne (2021), Radial Diffusion of Planetary Radiation Belts’ Particles by Fluctuations with Finite Correlation Time, ApJ, 912, 142.
  4. Lejosne, S. and F.S. Mozer (2020), Inversion of the Energetic Electron “Zebra Stripe” Pattern Present in the Earth’s Inner Belt and Slot Region: First Observations and Interpretation, Geophys. Res. Lett. e2020GL088564 [access here]
  5. Lejosne, S. and F.S. Mozer (2020), Experimental Determination of the Conditions Associated with “Zebra Stripe” Pattern Generation in the Earth’s Inner Radiation Belt and Slot Region. J. Geophys. Res. Space Physics. [access here]
  6. Lejosne, S. (2020), Electromagnetic Radial Diffusion in the Earth’s Radiation Belts as Determined by the Solar Wind Immediate Time History and a Toy Model for the Electromagnetic Fields. J. Geophys. Res. Space Physics. [access here]
  7. Lejosne, S. (2019). Analytic Expressions for Radial Diffusion. J. Geophys. Res. Space Physics, Top 10% most downloaded papers published in JGR Space Physics 2018-2019. Editors’ Picks in the first AGU Advances digest. [access here]
  8. Lejosne, S., & Mozer, F. S. (2019). Shorting Factor In‐Flight Calibration for the Van Allen Probes DC Electric Field Measurements in the Earth’s Plasmasphere. Earth and Space Science, 6. [access here]
  9. Lejosne, S., Kunduri, B.S.R, Mozer, F.S, & Turner, D.L. (2018). Energetic electron injections deep into the inner magnetosphere: a result of the subauroral polarization stream (SAPS) potential drop, Geophys. Res. Lett., 45. doi: 10.1029/2018GL077969 [access here] – read associated blogpost here
  10. Lejosne, S. & Mozer, F.S. (2018). Magnetic activity dependence of the electric drift below L=3, Geophys. Res. Lett., doi: 10.1029/2018GL077873 [access here] – read associated blogpost here – 
  11. Roederer, J. G., & Lejosne, S. (2018). Coordinates for representing radiation belt particle flux. J. Geophys. Res. Space Physics, 123, 1381–1387. Top 10% most downloaded papers published in JGR Space Physics 2018-2019. [access here] – read associated blogpost here
  12. Mozer, F. S., Hull, A., Lejosne, S., & Vasko, I. Y. (2018). Reply to comment by Nishimura et al. J. Geophys. Res. Space Physics, 123, 2071–2077. [access here]
  13. Lejosne, S., and F.S. Mozer (2017), Sub-Auroral Polarization Stream (SAPS) duration as determined from Van Allen Probe successive electric drift measurements, Geophysical Research Letters, doi: 10.1002/2017GL074985 [access here]
  14. Mozer, F. S., O. V. Agapitov, A. Hull, Lejosne, and I. Y. Vasko (2017), Pulsating auroras produced by interactions of electrons and time domain structures, J. Geophys. Res. Space Physics, 122, doi:10.1002/2017JA024223 [access here]
  15. Lejosne, S., S. Maus, and F. S. Mozer (2017), Model-observation comparison for the geographic variability of the plasma electric drift in the Earth’s innermost magnetosphere, Geophys. Res. Lett., 44, 7634–7642, doi:10.1002/2017GL074862 [access here]
  16. Lejosne, S., and F.S. Mozer (2016), Typical values of the electric drift in the inner radiation belt and slot region as determined from Van Allen Probe measurements,  J. Geophys. Res. Space Physics, 121, 12,014-12,024, doi: 10.1002/2016JA023613. NASA HQ Highlight [access here] – read associated blogpost here –  
  17. Mozer, F.S., O.A. Agapitov, V. Angelopoulos, A. Hull, D. Larson, Lejosne and J. P. McFadden (2016), Extremely Field-Aligned Cool Electrons in the Dayside Outer Magnetosphere, Geophys. Res. Lett., doi: 10.1002/2016GL072054 [access here]
  18. Lejosne, S., and F.S. Mozer (2016), Van Allen Probe measurements of the electric drift ExB/B2 at Arecibo’s L = 1.4 field line coordinate, Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, doi: 10.1002/2016GL069875 [access here] – read associated blogpost here – 
  19. Lejosne, S., and J.G. Roederer (2016), The “zebra stripes”: An effect of F region zonal plasma drifts on the longitudinal distribution of radiation belt particles, J. Geophys. Res. Space Physics, 121, 507-518, doi: 10.1002/2015JA02192 [access here] – read associated blogpost here
  20. Mozer, F. S., V. Agapitov, A. Artemyev, J. F. Drake, V. Krasnoselskikh, S. Lejosne, and I. Vasko (2015), Time domain structures: What and where they are, what they do, and how they are made, Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, 3627–3638. doi: 10.1002/2015GL063946 [access here]
  21. Amaya, J., S. Musset, V. Andersson, A. Diercke, C. Höller, S. Iliev, Juhász,R. Kiefer, R. Lasagni, S. Lejosne, M. Madi, M. Rummelhagen, M. Scheucher, A. Sorba and S. Thonhofer, (2015), The PAC2MAN mission: A new tool to understand and predict solar energetic events, J. Space Weather Space Clim, 5, A5, DOI: 10.1051/swsc/2015005 [access here]
  22. Lejosne, S. (2014), An algorithm for approximating the L* invariant coordinate from the real-time tracing of one magnetic field line between mirror points, J. Geophys. Res. Space Physics, doi: 10.1002/2014JA020016 [access here]
  23. Mozer, F.S., Agapitov, O., Krasnoselskikh, V., Lejosne, S., Reeves, G.D., and Roth, I. (2014), Direct Observation of Radiation-Belt Electron Acceleration from Electron-Volt Energies to Megavolts by Nonlinear Whistlers, PhysRev. Lett., 113, 035001[access here]
  24. Lejosne, S. (2013), Modélisation du phénomène de diffusion radiale au sein des ceintures de radiation terrestres par technique de changement d’échelle. Ph.D Thesis, Space Physics, University of Toulouse [access here]
  25. Lejosne, S., Boscher, V. Maget, and G. Rolland (2013), Deriving electromagnetic radial diffusion coefficients of radiation belt equatorial particles for different levels of magnetic activity based on magnetic field measurements at geostationary orbit, J. Geophys. Res., Space Physics, 118, 3147-3156, doi: 10.1002/jgra.50361 [access here]
  26. Lejosne, S., D. Boscher, V. Maget, and G. Rolland (2012), Bounce-averaged approach to radial diffusion modeling: From a new derivation of the instantaneous rate of change of the third adiabatic invariant to the characterization of the radial diffusion process, J. Geophys. Res., 117, A08321, doi:10.1029/2012JA018011 [access here]


  • Lejosne, S., & Kollmann, P. (2020), Radiation Belt Radial Diffusion at Earth and Beyond. Space Science Reviews, [access here] – read associated blogpost here

Non-Refereed Publications:

  • Kollmann, P., Allegini, F., Allen, R. C., André, N., Azari, A. R., Bagenal, F., … Woodfield, E. (2021). Magnetospheric Studies: A requirement for addressing interdisciplinary mysteries in the Ice Giant systems. Bulletin of the AAS, 53(4). [White paper, access here]

Research Topics:

Earth’s inner magnetosphere – Radiation Belts –  Adiabatic Invariant Theory – Third Invariant (L*) – Radial Transport – Radial Diffusion – Drift – “Zebras Stripes”  – DC and Low Frequency Electric Field Measurements (Van Allen Probes EFW) – Subauroral Region – Subauroral Polarization Streams (SAPS) – Wind Dynamo – Disturbance Dynamo – Prompt Penetration Electric Fields – Magnetosphere-Ionosphere Coupling