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Ioannis Kourakis

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Publications listed in inverse chronological order of publication and/or submission

  1. 2016/A03.
    Ion-Acoustic Envelope Modes in a Degenerate Relativistic Electron-Ion Plasma
    Michael Mc Kerr, Fernando Haas, Ioannis Kourakis,
    Physics of Plasmas /i>, 23, 052120 (2016); DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4952774.
  2. 2016/A02.
    Localized structures in complex plasmas in the presence of a magnetic field
    P. Dongmo Tsopgue, A. Mohamadou, I. Kourakis, Timoleon C. Kofane and J.P. Tanga,
    Astrophys. Space Sci., 361, 130 (2016); DOI: 10.1007/s10509-016-2712-5.
  3. 2016/A01.
    Weakly nonlinear ion acoustic excitations in a relativistic model for dense quantum plasma
    E. E. Behery, F. Haas and I. Kourakis,
    Physical Review E, 93, 023206 (2016); DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.93.023206.
  4. 2015/A06.
    Electron-scale dissipative electrostatic solitons in multi-species plasmas
    S. Sultana and I. Kourakis,
    Physics of Plasmas, 22, 102302/1-7 (2015); DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4932071.
  5. 2015/A05.
    Laser-driven generation of electron-positron beams: a review
    G. Sarri, M. E. Dieckmann, I. Kourakis, A. Di Piazza, B. Reville, C. H. Keitel, and M. Zepf,
    Journal of Plasma Physics, 81 (4), 455810401/1-23 (2015); DOI: 10.1017/S002237781500046X.
  6. 2015/A04.
    Relativistic breather-like solitary waves with linear polarization in cold plasmas
    G. S\'anchez-Arriaga, E. Siminos, V. Saxena and I. Kourakis,
    Physical Review E, 91, 033102 (9 pp.) (2015); DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.91.033102.
  7. 2015/A03.
    Electrostatic solitary waves in relativistic degenerate electron-positron-ion plasma
    Ata-ur-Rahman, Ioannis Kourakis and Anisa Qamar,
    IEEE Transactions in Plasma Science, 43 (4), 974-984 (11 pp.) (2015); DOI: 10.1109/TPS.2015.2404298.
  8. 2015/A02.
    Amplitude modulation of quantum-ion-acoustic wavepackets in electron-positron-ion plasmas: modulational instability, envelope modes, extreme waves
    Ata-ur-Rahman, Michael Mc Kerr, Wael El-Taibany, Ioannis Kourakis and Anisa Qamar,
    Physics of Plasmas, 22, 022305 (2015); DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4907247.
  9. 2015/A01.
    Nonlinear hydrodynamic Langmuir waves in fully degenerate relativistic plasma
    F. Haas and I. Kourakis,
    Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, 57, 044006 (2015); 10.1088/0741-3335/57/4/044006.
  10. 2014/A08.
    Modelling relativistic solitary wave interactions in over-dense plasmas: a perturbed nonlinear Schr\"odinger equation framework
    E. Siminos, G. S\'anchez-Arriaga, V. Saxena and I. Kourakis,
    Physical Review E, 90 (6), 063104 (2014); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.90.063104.
  11. 2014/A07.
    Relativistic theory for localized electrostatic excitations in degenerate electron-ion plasmas
    Michael Mc Kerr, Fernando Haas, Ioannis Kourakis,
    Physical Review E, 90, 033112 (2014); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.90.033112.
  12. 2014/A06.
    A Schamel equation for ion acoustic waves in superthermal plasmas
    G. Williams, F. Verheest, M.A. Hellberg, G. Anowar and I. Kourakis,
    Physics of Plasmas, 21, 092103 (2014); doi: 10.1063/1.4894115.
  13. 2014/A05.
    Pressure anisotropy effects on nonlinear electrostatic excitations in magnetized electron-positron-ion plasmas
    M. Adnan, G. Williams, A. Qamar, I. Kourakis,
    European Physical Journal D, 68, 247 (2014); DOI: DOI: 10.1140/epjd/e2014-50384-y.
  14. 2014/A04.
    Vlasov-kinetic computer simulations of electrostatic waves in dusty plasmas: an overview of recent results
    S. M. Hosseini Jenab and I. Kourakis,
    European Physical Journal D, 68, 219 (2014); DOI: 10.1140/epjd/e2014-50177-4.
  15. 2014/A03.
    Multicomponent kinetic simulation of BGK modes associated with ion acoustic and dust-ion acoustic excitations in electron-ion and dusty plasmas
    S. M. Hosseini Jenab and I. Kourakis,
    Physics of Plasmas, 21, 043701 (2014).
  16. 2014/A02.
    Dust-acoustic shocks in strongly coupled dusty plasmas
    S. E. Cousens, S. Sultana, I. Kourakis, V. V. Yaroshenko, F. Verheest and M. A. Hellberg,
    Physical Review E, 89, 043103 (2014).
  17. 2014/A01.
    Freak waves and electrostatic wavepacket modulation in a quantum electron-positron-ion plasma
    M. McKerr, I. Kourakis and F. Haas,
    Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, 56, 035007 (17pp) (2014); DOI:10.1088/0741-3335/56/3/035007.
  18. 2013/A13.
    On the existence and stability of electrostatic structures in non-Maxwellian electron-positron-ion plasmas
    G. Williams and I. Kourakis,
    Physics of Plasmas, 20, 122311 (2013); DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4849415.
  19. 2013/A12.
    Semiclassical relativistic fluid theory for electrostatic envelope modes in dense electron-positron-ion plasmas: modulational instability and rogue waves
    Ioannis Kourakis, Michael McKerr and Ata Ur-Rahman,
    Journal of Plasma Physics, 79 (6), 1089–1094 (2013); DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0022377813001323 .
  20. 2013/A11.
    Dust-acoustic supersolitons in a three-species dusty plasma with kappa distributions
    M.A. Hellberg, T.K. Baluku, F. Verheest and I. Kourakis,
    Journal of Plasma Physics, 79 (6), 1039–1043 (2013); DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0022377813001153.
  21. 2013/A10.
    Ion-acoustic supersolitons in plasmas with two-temperature electrons: Boltzmann and kappa distributions
    Frank Verheest, Manfred A. Hellberg and Ioannis Kourakis,
    Physics of Plasmas, 20, 082309/1-12 (2013); doi: 10.1063/1.4818888.
  22. 2013/A09.
    Re-examining the Cairns-Tsallis model for ion acoustic solitons
    G. Williams, I. Kourakis, F. Verheest, M. A. Hellberg,
    Physical Review E, 88, 023103/1-6 (2013); DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.88.023103 .
  23. 2013/A08.
    Dynamics of dark hollow Gaussian laser pulses in relativistic plasma
    A. Sharma, S. Misra, S.K. Mishra, I. Kourakis,
    Physical Review E, 87, 063111 (2013); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.87.063111.
  24. 2013/A07.
    Time-resolved characterization of the precursory stages of a supercritical collisionless shocks,
    H. Ahmed, M.E. Dieckmann, L. Romagnani, Domenico Doria, Gianluca Sarri, M. Cerchez, E. Ianni, I. Kourakis, A. L. Giesecke, M. Notley, R. Prasad, K. Quinn, O. Willi, M. Borghesi
    Physical Review Letters, 110, 205001 (2013); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.110.205001.
  25. 2013/A06.
    Dust-ion-acoustic supersolitons in dusty plasmas with nonthermal electrons
    F. Verheest, M.A. Hellberg and I. Kourakis
    Physical Review E 87, 043107/1-10 (2013); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.87.043107.
  26. 2013/A05.
    Parametric study of non-relativistic electrostatic shocks and the structure of their transition layer
    M. E. Dieckmann, H. Ahmed, G. Sarri, D. Doria, I. Kourakis, L. Romagnani, M. Pohl and M. Borghesi
    Physics of Plasmas 20, 042111/1-10 (2013); DOI: 10.1063/1.4801447.
  27. 2013/A04.
    Nonlinear dynamics of multidimensional electrostatic excitations in nonthermal plasmas
    G. Williams and I. Kourakis
    Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion 55, 055005/1-13 (2013); DOI: 10.1088/0741-3335/55/5/055005.
  28. 2013/A03.
    Electromagnetic Rogue Waves in Beam-Plasma Interactions
    G.P. Veldes, J. Borhanian, M. McKerr, V. Saxena, D.J. Frantzeskakis and I. Kourakis
    Journal of Optics 15 (Special issue on Optical Rogue Waves), 064003/1-10 (2013); doi:10.1088/2040-8978/15/6/064003.
  29. 2013/A02.
    Electrostatic supersolitons in three-species plasmas
    Frank Verheest, Manfred A. Hellberg and Ioannis Kourakis
    Phys. Plasmas 20, 012302/1-6 (2013); DOI: 10.1063/1.4775085.
  30. 2013/A01.
    Interaction of spatially overlapping standing electromagnetic solitons in plasmas
    V. Saxena, I. Kourakis, G. Sanchez-Arriaga, E. Siminos
    Phys. Lett. A 377, 473 (2013); DOI: 10.1016/j.physleta.2012.12.010.
  31. 2012/A11.
    Nonlinear dust-acoustic solitary waves in strongly coupled plasmas
    S. E. Cousens, S. Sultana, I. Kourakis, V. V. Yaroshenko, F. Verheest and M. A. Hellberg
    Phys. Rev. E 86, 066404 (2012); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.86.066404.
  32. 2012/A10.
    Dynamics of self-generated, large amplitude magnetic fields following high-intensity laser matter interaction
    G. Sarri, X. H. Yang, A. Macchi, L. Romagnani, S. Kar, C. A. Cecchetti, M. E. Dieckmann, J. Fuchs, M. Galimberti, L. A. Gizzi, R. Heatcote, R. Jung, I. Kourakis, J. Osterholz, F. Pegoraro, A. P. L. Robinson, A. Schiavi, O. Willi and M. Borghesi
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 205002 (2012); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.109.205002.
  33. 2012/A09.
    Dynamical characteristics of solitary waves, shocks and envelope modes in kappa-distributed non-thermal plasmas: an overview
    I. Kourakis, S. Sultana and M.A. Hellberg
    Plasma Phys. Cont. Fusion, 54, 124001 (2012); DOI: 10.1088/0741-3335/54/12/124001.
  34. 2012/A08.
    Superluminal Electromagnetic Solitary Waves in Electron-Positron Plasmas
    V. Saxena and I. Kourakis
    Europhysics Letters, 100, 15002 (2012); DOI: 10.1209/0295-5075/100/15002.
  35. 2012/A07.
    Oblique propagation of arbitrary amplitude electron acoustic solitary waves in magnetized kappa-distributed plasmas
    S. Sultana, I. Kourakis and M.A. Hellberg
    Plasma Phys. Cont. Fusion 54, 105016 (2012); DOI: 10.1088/0741-3335/54/10/105016.
  36. 2012/A06.
    Particle simulation study of electron heating by counterstreaming ion beams ahead of supernova remnant shocks
    M.E. Dieckmann, A. Bret, G. Sarri, E. Perez Alvaro, I. Kourakis and M Borghesi
    Plasma Phys. Cont. Fusion 54, 085015/1-12 (2012); DOI: 10.1088/0741-3335/54/8/085015.
  37. 2012/A05.
    Nonlinear electrostatic excitations of charged dust in degenerate ultra-dense quantum dusty plasmas
    U. M. Abdelsalam, S. Ali, and I. Kourakis
    Phys. Plasmas 19, 062107/1-10 (2012); DOI: 10.1063/1.4729661.
  38. 2012/A04.
    Electron-scale electrostatic solitary waves and shocks: the role of superthermal electrons
    S. Sultana and I. Kourakis
    Eur. Phys. J. D 66(4), 100 (2012); DOI: 10.1140/epjd/e2012-20743-y.
  39. 2012/A03.
    PIC simulation of a thermal anisotropy-driven Weibel instability in a circular rarefaction wave
    M.E. Dieckmann, G. Sarri, G.C. Murphy, A. Bret, L. Romagnani, I. Kourakis, M. Borghesi, A. Ynnerman, L.O.C. Drury
    New Journal of Physics 14, 023007/1-19(2012); DOI: 10.1088/1367-2630/14/2/023007.
  40. 2012/A02.
    Note on the single-shock solutions of the Korteweg-de Vries-Burgers equation
    Ioannis Kourakis, Sharmin Sultana and Frank Verheest
    Astrophysics and Space Science, 338(2), 245 (2012); DOI: 10.1007/s10509-011-0958-5.
  41. 2012/A01.
    Electrostatic shock dynamics in superthermal plasmas
    S. Sultana, G. Sarri and I. Kourakis
    Physics of Plasmas, 19, 012310/1-10 (2012); doi:10.1063/1.3677265.
  42. 2011/A07.
    Two-dimensional Particle-In-Cell simulation of a plasma expansion into a rarefied medium
    G. Sarri, G.C. Murphy, M.E. Dieckmann, A. Bret, K. Quinn, I. Kourakis, M. Borghesi, L.O.C. Drury, A. Ynnerman
    New Journal of Physics 13, 073023/1-22 (2011).
  43. 2011/A06.
    Fully kinetic simulation of ion acoustic and dust-ion acoustic waves
    S. M. Hosseini Jenab, I Kourakis and H. Abbasi
    Physics of Plasmas, 18, 073703/1-6 (2011).
  44. 2011/A05.
    Observation of plasma density dependence of electromagnetic soliton excitation by an intense laser pulse
    G. Sarri, S. Kar, L. Romagnani, S.V. Bulanov, C.A. Cecchetti, M. Galimberti, L. Gizzi, R. Heatcote, R. Jung, I. Kourakis, J. Osterholz, A. Schiavi, O. Willi and M. Borghesi
    Physics of Plasmas Letters, 18 (8), 080704/1-4 (2011); doi:10.1063/1.3625261.
  45. 2011/A04.
    Generation of a purely electrostatic collisionless shock during the expansion of a dense plasma through a rarefied medium
    G. Sarri, M.E. Dieckmann, I. Kourakis and M. Borghesi
    Physical Review Letters, 107, 025003 (2011)
  46. 2011/A03.
    Electron-acoustic solitary waves in the presence of a superthermal electron component
    A. Danehkar, N.S. Saini, M.A. Hellberg, and Ioannis Kourakis
    Physics of Plasmas, 18, 072902/1-10 (2011).
  47. 2011/A02.
    Large acoustic solitons and double layers in plasmas with two positive ion species
    F. Verheest, M.A. Hellberg, N.S. Saini, I. Kourakis
    Physics of Plasmas, 18, 042309/1-9 (2011).
  48. 2011/A01.
    Electrostatic solitary waves in the presence of excess superthermal electrons: modulational instability and envelope soliton modes
    S Sultana and I Kourakis
    Plasma Phys. Controlled Fusion, 53, 045003/1-19 (2011).
  49. 2010/A14.
    Shock creation and particle acceleration driven by a plasma expansion into a rarefied medium
    G. Sarri, M. E. Dieckmann, I. Kourakis, and M. Borghesi
    Physics of Plasmas, 17, 082305/1-7 (2010).
  50. 2010/A13.
    Electromagnetic pulse compression and energy localization in quantum plasmas
    G Hefferon, A Sharma and I Kourakis
    Physics Letters A, 374, 4336-4342 (2009); doi: 10.1016/j.physleta.2010.08.046 ;
  51. 2010/A12.
    Spatial evolution of a q-Gaussian laser beam in relativistic plasma
    A Sharma and I Kourakis
    Lasers and Particle Beams, 28 (3), 479-489 (2010); doi: 10.1017/S0263034610000479.
  52. 2010/A11.
    Spatiotemporal evolution of high-power relativistic laser pulses in electron-positron-ion plasmas
    A Sharma, I Kourakis and PK Shukla
    Physical Review E, 82, 016402/1-7 (2010); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.82.016402
  53. 2010/A10.
    Existence and stability of multisite breathers in honeycomb and hexagonal lattices
    V. Koukouloyannis, P.G. Kevrekidis, K.J.H. Law, I. Kourakis, and D.J. Frantzeskakis
    J. Physics A: Math. Theor. 43, 235101 (16pp) (2010); doi: 10.1088/1751-8113/43/23/235101;
  54. 2010/A09.
    Dust ion acoustic solitons in a plasma with kappa-distributed electrons
    T. K. Baluku, M. A. Hellberg, I. Kourakis, N. S. Saini
    Physics of Plasmas, 17, 053702/1-11 (2010).
  55. 2010/A08.
    Electron-beam plasma interaction and ion-acoustic solitary waves in plasmas with a superthermal electron component
    N. S. Saini and I. Kourakis
    Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, 52 (7), 075009 (19 pp) (2010); doi: 10.1088/0741-3335/52/7/075009.
  56. 2010/A07.
    Relativistic laser pulse compression in plasmas with a linear axial density gradient
    Ashutosh Sharma and Ioannis Kourakis
    Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, 52 (6), 065002 (14 pp) (2010); doi: 10.1088/0741-3335/52/6/065002.
  57. 2010/A06.
    Progress in proton radiography for diagnosis of ICF-relevant plasmas
    M.Borghesi, G.Sarri, C.A. Cecchetti, I. Kourakis, D. Hoarty, R.M.Stevenson, S.James, C.D.Brown, P.Hobbs, J.Lockyear, J.Morton, O.Willi, R. Jung, M.Dieckmann
    Lasers and Particle Beams, 28 (2), 277-284 (8 pp) (2010).
  58. 2010/A05.
    Simulation of a collisionless planar electrostatic shock in a proton-electron plasma with a strong initial thermal pressure change
    M E Dieckmann, G Sarri, L Romagnani, I Kourakis and M Borghesi
    Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, 52 (2), 025001 (14 pp) (2010).
  59. 2010/A04.
    Oblique electrostatic excitations in a magnetized plasma in the presence of excess superthermal electrons
    S. Sultana, I. Kourakis, N. S. Saini and M.A. Hellberg
    Physics of Plasmas, 17, 032310/1-11 (2010).
  60. 2010/A03.
    Nonlinear modulation of ion-acoustic waves in two-electron-temperature plasma
    A Esfandyari-Kalejahi, I Kourakis and M. Akbari-Moghanjoughi
    Journal of Plasma Physics, 76 (2), 169–181 (13pp) (2009); doi:10.1017/S0022377810000024;
  61. 2010/A02.
    Observation and characterization of laser-driven Phase Space Electron Holes
    G. Sarri, M.E. Dieckmann, C.R.D. Brown, C.A. Cecchetti, D.J.Hoarty, S.F.James, R.Jung, I.Kourakis, H.Schamel, O.Willi and M.Borghesi
    Physics of Plasmas, 17, 010701/1-4 (2010).
  62. 2010/A01.
    Low frequency electrostatic defect mode in doped pair-ion plasmas
    I. Kourakis and N. S. Saini
    Journal of Plasma Physics, 76 (3-4), 607-616 (12pp) (2009); doi:10.1017/S0022377809990912;
  63. 2009/A12.
    Electromagnetic beam profile dynamics in collisional plasmas
    Ashutosh Sharma, Jafar Borhanian and I. Kourakis
    J. Physics A: Math. Theor. 42, 465501 (12pp) (2009); 10.1088/1751-8113/42/46/465501 ;
  64. 2009/A11.
    Fundamental statistical features and self-similar properties of oil price
    M. Momeni and I. Kourakis
    Fractals, 18 (No 1) 101–110 (2010); DOI: 10.1142/S0218348X10004683.
  65. 2009/A10.
    Comment on "Mathematical and physical aspects of Kappa velocity distribution", [Phys. Plasmas, 14, 110702 (2007)]
    M. A. Hellberg, R.L. Mace, T.K. Baluku, I. Kourakis and N. S. Saini
    Physics of Plasmas, 16, 094701/1-5 (2009).
  66. 2009/A09.
    Electromagnetic envelope solitons in magnetized plasma
    Jafar Borhanian, I. Kourakis and S. Sobhanian
    Physics Letters A, 373, 3667-3677 (2009); doi:10.1016/j.physleta.2009.08.010 ;
  67. 2009/A08.
    Laser pulse compression and amplification via Raman backscattering in plasma
    Ashutosh Sharma and Ioannis Kourakis
    Laser and Particle Beams, 27 (4), 579-585 (2009).
  68. 2009/A07.
    Discrete Breathers in Hexagonal Dusty Plasma Lattices
    V. Koukouloyannis and I. Kourakis
    Physical Review E, 80, 026402/1-10 (2009).
  69. 2009/A06.
    One-dimensional particle simulation of the filamentation instability: electrostatic field driven by the magnetic pressure gradient force
    M E Dieckmann, I Kourakis, M Borghesi and G Rowlands
    Physics of Plasmas, 16, 074502/1-4 (2009).
  70. 2009/A05.
    Arbitrary amplitude ion-acoustic solitary excitations in the presence of excess superthermal electrons
    N S Saini, I Kourakis and MA Hellberg
    Physics of Plasmas, 16, 062903/1-9 (2009).
  71. 2009/A04.
    Modulated transverse off-plane dust-lattice wavepackets in two-dimensional dusty plasma crystals
    B. Farokhi, M. Shahmansouri and I. Kourakis
    Physics of Plasmas, 16, 053706/1-11 (2009).
  72. 2009/A03.
    Nonlinear Dynamics of Rotating Multi-Component Pair Plasmas and e-p-i Plasmas
    I Kourakis, W M Moslem, U M Abdelsalam, R Sabry and P. K. Shukla
    Plasma and Fusion Research, 4, 018/1-11 (2009).
  73. 2009/A02.
    Solitary and blow-up electrostatic excitations in rotating magnetized electron-positron-ion plasmas
    W M Moslem, R Sabry, U M Abdelsalam, I Kourakis and P K Shukla
    New Journal of Physics 11, 033028/1-16 (2009).
  74. 2009/A01.
    Higher-order effects and ultra-short solitons in left-handed metamaterials
    N.L. Tsitsas, N. Rompotis, I. Kourakis, P.G. Kevrekidis and D.J. Frantzeskakis
    Physical Review E, 79, 037601/1-4 (2009); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.79.037601.
  75. 2008/A10.
    Discrete solitons and vortices in hexagonal and honeycomb lattices: existence, stability and dynamics
    K.J.H. Law, P.G. Kevrekidis, V. Koukouloyannis, I. Kourakis, D.J. Frantzeskakis and A.R. Bishop
    Physical Review E, 78, 066610/1-12 (2008); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.78.066610.
  76. 2008/A09.
    Dust-acoustic wave modulation in the presence of kappa-distributed ions
    N S Saini and I Kourakis
    Physics of Plasmas, 15, 123701/1-11 (2008); DOI: 10.1063/1.3033748.
  77. 2008/A08.
    Acoustic solitary waves in dusty and/or multi-ion plasmas with cold, adiabatic and hot constituents
    F Verheest, M A Hellberg and I Kourakis
    Physics of Plasmas, 15, 093108 /1-7 (2008); DOI: 10.1063/1.3026716.
  78. 2008/A07.
    Propagation regimes for an electromagnetic beam in magnetized plasma
    Ashutosh Sharma, Ioannis Kourakis and M.S. Sodha
    Physics of Plasmas, 15, 103103/1-7 (2008); DOI: 10.1063/1.2988770.
  79. 2008/A06.
    Evolution of linearly polarized electromagnetic pulses in laser plasmas
    J. Borhanian, S. Sobhanian, I. Kourakis and A. Esfandyari-Kalejahi
    Physics of Plasmas, 15, 093108 /1-7 (2008); DOI: 10.1063/1.2990023.
  80. 2008/A05.
    Detailed analytical investigation of magnetic field line random walk in turbulent plasmas: II. Isotropic turbulence
    I. Kourakis, R. Tautz and A. Shalchi
    Journal of Plasma Physics, 75 (2), pp. 183-192 (2008); DOI: 10.1017/S0022377808007575.
  81. 2008/A04.
    Detailed analytical investigation of magnetic field line random walk in turbulent plasmas: I. Two-component slab/2D turbulence
    I. Kourakis and A. Shalchi
    Journal of Plasma Physics, 74 (5), pp. 657–677 (2008).
  82. 2008/A03.
    Parametric study of nonlinear electrostatic waves in two-dimensional quantum dusty plasmas
    S. Ali, W.M. Moslem, I. Kourakis and P. K. Shukla
    New Journal of Physics, 10, 023007/1-15 (2008); DOI: 10.1088/1367-2630/10/2/023007.
  83. 2008/A02.
    Ion-acoustic waves in a plasma consisting of adiabatic warm ions, non-isothermal electrons and a weakly relativistic electron beam: linear and higher-order nonlinear effects
    A. Esfandyari-Kalejahi, I. Kourakis and P. K. Shukla
    Physics of Plasmas, 15 (2), 022303/1-13 (2008).
  84. 2008/A01.
    Low frequency localized wavepackets in dusty plasmas with opposite charge polarity dust components
    W. F. El-Taibany, I. Kourakis and Miki Wadati
    Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, 50, 074003/1-18 (2008).
  85. 2007/A13.
    Random walk of magnetic field lines for different values of the energy range spectral index
    A. Shalchi and I. Kourakis
    Physics of Plasmas, 14 (11), 112901/1-6 (2007).
  86. 2007/A12.
    Nonlinear excitations in electron-positron-ion plasmas in accretion disks of active galactic nuclei
    W. M. Moslem, I. Kourakis, R. Schlickeiser and P. K. Shukla
    Physics of Plasmas, 14 (10), 102901/1-10 (2007).
  87. 2007/A11.
    Nonlinear dynamics and solitons in Debye bi-crystals
    B. Farokhi, I. Kourakis and P. K. Shukla
    Physics of Plasmas, 14 (10), 103709/1-10 (2007).
  88. 2007/A10.
    The 90-degree problem of scattering theory revisited: dynamical turbulence effects versus nonlinear effects
    A. Dosch, I. Kourakis and A. Shalchi
    Journal of Physics G: Nuclear and Particle Physics, 34, 2595/1-16 (2007).
  89. 2007/A09.
    Generalized compound transport of charged particles in turbulent magnetized plasmas
    A. Shalchi, I. Kourakis and A. Dosch
    Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical, 40, 11191-11201 (2007); 11 pp.;
  90. 2007/A08.
    Analytical description of stochastic field-Line wandering in magnetic turbulence
    A. Shalchi and I. Kourakis
    Physics of Plasmas, 14 (9), 092903/1-6 (2007);
  91. 2007/A07.
    Fully nonlinear ion-sound waves in a dense Fermi magnetoplasma
    S. Ali, W. M. Moslem, P. K. Shukla and I. Kourakis
    Physics Letters A , 366 (6), 606-610 (2007); 5 pp.;
  92. 2007/A06.
    A Van der Pol-Mathieu equation for the dynamics of dust grain charge in dusty plasmas
    M. Momeni, I. Kourakis, M. Moslehi-Fard and P. K. Shukla
    Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical, 40, F473-F481 (2007);
  93. 2007/A05.
    A New Theory for Perpendicular Transport of Cosmic Rays
    A. Shalchi and I. Kourakis
    Astronomy and Astrophysics, 470, 405-409 (2007);
  94. 2007/A04.
    Existence of multibreathers in one-dimensional Debye crystals
    V. Koukouloyannis and I. Kourakis
    Physical Review E, 76, 016402/1-10 (2007);
  95. 2007/A03.
    Self-focusing and envelope pulse generation in nonlinear magnetic metamaterials
    I. Kourakis, N. Lazarides and G. P. Tsironis
    Physical Review E, 75, 067601/1-4 (2007);
  96. 2007/A02.
    Finite amplitude envelope solitons in pair-ion plasmas
    W. M. Moslem, I. Kourakis and P. K. Shukla
    Physics of Plasmas, 14 (3), 032107/1-6 (2007);
    Also: Erratum on: "Finite amplitude envelope solitons in pair-ion plasmas"
    Physics of Plasmas, 14 (10), 109902/1 (2007);
  97. 2007/A01.
    Nonlinear perpendicular propagation of ordinary mode electromagnetic wave packets in pair plasmas and electron-positron-ion plasmas
    I. Kourakis, F. Verheest and N. Cramer
    Physics of Plasmas, 14 (2), 022306/1-10 (2007);
  98. 2006/A15.
    Oblique modulation of electrostatic modes and envelope excitations in pair-ion and electron-positron plasmas
    A. Esfandyari-Kalejahi, I. Kourakis and P. K. Shukla
    Physics of Plasmas, 13 (12), 122310/1-9 (2006);
  99. 2006/A14.
    Nonlinearly modulated dust lattice wave packets in two-dimensional hexagonal dust crystals
    B. Farokhi, I. Kourakis, and P. K. Shukla
    Physics of Plasmas, 13 (12), 122304/1-10 (2006);
  100. 2006/A13.
    Nonlinear excitations in strongly-coupled plasma lattices: envelope solitons, kinks and intrinsic localized modes
    I. Kourakis and P. K. Shukla
    International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos 16 (6), 1711/1-16 (2006);
  101. 2006/A12.
    Instability and Evolution of Nonlinearly Interacting Water Waves
    P. K. Shukla, I. Kourakis, B. Eliasson, M. Marklund and L. Stenflo
    Physical Review Letters, 97, 094501/1-4 (2006);
  102. 2006/A11.
    Electrostatic mode envelope excitations in e-p-i plasmas - Application in warm pair ion plasmas with a small fraction of stationary ions
    A. Esfandyari-Kalejahi, I. Kourakis, M. Mehdipoor and P.K. Shukla
    Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and General, 39, 13817-13830 (2006);
  103. 2006/A10.
    Magnetization of left-handed metamaterials
    I. Kourakis and P. K. Shukla
    Physica Scripta, 74 , 422-424 (2006);
  104. 2006/A09.
    Modulational instability of dust acoustic waves in dusty plasmas: modulation obliqueness, background ion nonthermality and dust charging effects
    W. F. El-Taibany and I. Kourakis
    Physics of Plasmas, 13 (6), 062302/1-11 (2006);
  105. 2006/A08.
    Modulated electrostatic modes in pair plasmas: modulational stability profile and envelope excitations
    I. Kourakis, A. Esfandyari-Kalejahi, M. Mehdipoor and P.K. Shukla
    Physics of Plasmas, 13 (5), 052117/1-9 (2006); 9 pp.;
  106. 2006/A07.
    Instability and dynamics of two nonlinearly coupled laser beams in a plasma
    P. K. Shukla, B. Eliasson, M. Marklund, L. Stenflo, I. Kourakis, M. Parviainen, M. E. Dieckmann
    Physics of Plasmas, 13 (5), 053104/1-7 (2006); 7 pp.;
  107. 2006/A06.
    Dust lattice wave dispersion relations in two-dimensional hexagonal crystals including the effect of dust charge polarization
    B. Farokhi, I. Kourakis, and P. K. Shukla
    Physics Letters A, 355 (2), 122-128 (2006); 7 pp.;
  108. 2006/A05.
    Nonlinear propagation of modulated ion-acoustic plasma waves in the presence of an electron beam
    A. Esfandyari-Kalejahi, I. Kourakis, B. Dasmalchi and M. Sayarizadeh
    Physics of Plasmas, 13 (3), 042305/1-10 (2006);
  109. 2006/A04.
    Modulational instability in asymmetric coupled wave functions
    I. Kourakis and P.K. Shukla
    European Physical Journal B, 50, 321-325 (2006); 5 pp.;
  110. 2006/A03.
    Statistical-mechanical description of classical test-particle dynamics in the presence of an external force field: modelling noise and damping from first principles
    I. Kourakis and A.P. Grecos
    European Physical Journal B, 50, 345-349 (2006); 5 pp.
  111. 2006/A02.
    Stability of dust lattice modes in the presence of charged dust grain polarization in plasmas
    I. Kourakis and P. K. Shukla
    Physics Letters A, 351 (1-2), 101-104 (2006); 4 pp.;
  112. 2006/A01.
    Parametric instabilities and localization of nonlinearly coupled electromagnetic modes in astrophysical dusty plasmas
    P. K. Shukla, B. Eliasson, I. Kourakis and L. Stenflo
    Journal of Plasma Physics, 72 (3), 397-407 (2006); 11 pp.;
  113. 2005/A14.
    Nonlinearly coupled whistlers and dust-acoustic waves in dusty plasmas
    P. K. Shukla, M. Mond, I. Kourakis and B. Eliasson
    Physics of Plasmas, 12, 124502 (2005); 4 pp.;
  114. 2005/A13.
    Linear and nonlinear dynamics of a dust bi-crystal consisting of positive and negative dust particles
    I. Kourakis, P. K. Shukla and G.E. Morfill
  115. 2005/A12.
    Modulational instability criteria for two-component Bose-Einstein condensates
    I. Kourakis, P. K. Shukla, M. Marklund, and L. Stenflo
    European Physical Journal B, 46, 381-384 (2005); 4 pp.;
  116. 2005/A11.
    Dynamics of nonlinearly coupled magnetic field-aligned electromagnetic electron-cyclotron waves near the zero group dispersion point in magnetized plasmas
    I. Kourakis, P. K. Shukla and G.E. Morfill
    Physics of Plasmas, 12, 082303 (2005); 9 pp.;
  117. 2005/A10.
    Nonlinear propagation of electromagnetic waves in negative refraction index composite materials
    I. Kourakis and P. K. Shukla
    Physical Review E, 72, 016626 (2005); 5 pp.;
  118. 2005/A09.
    Modulational instability and localized excitations involving two nonlinearly coupled upper-hybrid waves in plasmas
    I. Kourakis, P. K. Shukla and G.E. Morfill
    New Journal of Physics, 7, 153 (2005); 18 pp.;
  119. 2005/A08.
    Nonlinear compressional electromagnetic ion-cyclotron wavepackets in space plasmas
    I. Kourakis and P. K. Shukla
    Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics, 12, 441 - 450 (2005); 10 pp.; SRef-ID: 1607-7946/npg/2005-12-441 ;
  120. 2005/A07.
    Comment on ``Dynamics in a Multicomponent Plasma Near the Low-Frequency Cutoff"
    P. K. Shukla, I. Kourakis and L. Stenflo
    Physical Review Letters, 94, 119501 (2005); 1 p.;
  121. 2005/A06.
    Exact theory for localized envelope modulated electrostatic wavepackets in space and dusty plasmas
    I. Kourakis and P. K. Shukla
    Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics, 12, 407-423 (2005); 17 pp.; SRef-ID: 1607-7946/npg/2005-12-407 ;
  122. 2005/A05.
    Modulated dust-acoustic wave packets in a plasma with non-isothermal electrons and ions
    I. Kourakis and P. K. Shukla
    Journal of Plasma Physics, 71 (2), 185-201 (2005);
  123. 2005/A04.
    Low-frequency electromagnetic waves in a Hall-magnetohydrodynamic plasma with charged dust macroparticles
    P. K. Shukla, I. Kourakis and L. Stenflo
    Physics of Plasmas 12 (2), 024501-1 - 024501-4 (2005);
  124. 2005/A03.
    Discrete breather modes associated with vertical dust grain oscillations in dusty plasma crystals
    I. Kourakis and P. K. Shukla
    Physics of Plasmas, 12 (1), 014502-1 - 014502-4 (2005);
  125. 2005/A02.
    Modulated whistler wavepackets associated with density perturbations
    I. Kourakis and P. K. Shukla
    Physics of Plasmas, 12 (1), 012902/1-8 (2005);
  126. 2005/A01.
    Envelope solitons associated with electromagnetic waves in a magnetized pair plasma
    T. Cattaert, I. Kourakis and P. K. Shukla
    Physics of Plasmas12 (1), 012319/1-6 (2005);
  127. 2004/A13.
    Lagrangian description of nonlinear dust-ion acoustic waves in dusty plasmas
    I. Kourakis and P. K. Shukla
    European Physical Journal D, 30, 97 - 103 (2004); (DOI: 10.1140/epjd/e2004-00068-4);
  128. 2004/A12.
    Nonlinear lagrangian theory of envelope electrostatic plasma waves in a two-electron-temperature plasma
    I. Kourakis and P. K. Shukla
    Physics of Plasmas, 11 (9), 4506 - 4514 (2004);
  129. 2004/A11.
    Complete nonlinear theory of longitudinal-to-transverse dust lattice mode coupling in a single-layer dusty plasma crystal
    I. Kourakis and P. K. Shukla
    Physica Scripta, T113 , 97 - 101 (2004);
  130. 2004/A10.
    Weakly nonlinear vertical dust grain oscillations in dusty plasma crystals in the presence of a magnetic field
    I. Kourakis and P. K. Shukla
    Physics of Plasmas, 11 (7), 3665 - 3671 (2004);
  131. 2004/A9.
    Nonlinear modulation of transverse dust lattice waves in dusty plasma crystals
    I. Kourakis and P. K. Shukla
    Physics of Plasmas 11 (5), 2322 - 2325 (2004);
  132. 2004/A8.
    Modulated wavepackets associated with longitudinal dust grain oscillations in a dusty plasma crystal
    I. Kourakis and P. K. Shukla
    Physics of Plasmas 11 (4), 1384 - 1393 (2004)
  133. 2004/A7.
    Nonlinear theory of solitary waves associated with longitudinal particle motion in lattices: Application to longitudinal grain oscillations in a dust crystal
    I. Kourakis and P. K. Shukla
    European Physical Journal D, 29 (2), 247 - 263 (2004)
  134. 2004/A6.
    Linear and nonlinear properties of Rao-dust-Alfven waves in magnetized plasmas
    I. Kourakis and P. K. Shukla
  135. 2004/A5.
    Oblique amplitude modulation of dust-acoustic plasma waves
    I. Kourakis and P. K. Shukla
  136. 2004/A4.
    Weakly nonlinear effects associated with transverse oscillations in dusty plasma crystals
    I. Kourakis and P. K. Shukla
    Physica Scripta, T107, 243 - 246 (2004)
  137. 2004/A3.
    Finite ion temperature effects on oblique modulational stability and envelope excitations of dust-ion acoustic waves
    I. Kourakis and P. K. Shukla
  138. 2004/A2.
    Modulated Wave-packets and Envelope Solitary Structures in Complex Plasmas
    I. Kourakis and P. K. Shukla
  139. 2004/A1.
    Electron-acoustic plasma waves: oblique modulation and envelope solitons
    I. Kourakis and P. K. Shukla
    Physical Review E 69 (3), 036411/1-7 (2004)
  140. 2003/A6.
    Study of the intergrain interaction potential and associated instability of dust-lattice plasma oscillations in the presence of ion flow
    I. Kourakis and P. K. Shukla
    Physics Letters A 317 (1 - 2), 156 - 164 (2003)
  141. 2003/A5.
    Modulational instability and localized excitations of dust-ion acoustic waves
    I. Kourakis and P. K. Shukla
    Physics of Plasmas 10 (9), 3459 - 3470 (2003)
  142. 2003/A4.
    Ion-acoustic waves in a two-electron-temperature plasma: oblique modulation and envelope excitations
    I. Kourakis and P. K. Shukla
    Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and General, 36 (47), 11901 - 11913 (2003)
  143. 2003/A3.
    Plasma diffusion and relaxation in a magnetic field
    I. Kourakis and A. Grecos
    Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation 8, (3-4), 547 - 551 (2003)
  144. 2003/A2.
    A collision kinetic operator from microscopic dynamics in the presence of external fields
    I. Kourakis
  145. 2003/A1.
    Kinetic theory and transport processes for magnetized plasma - magnetic field dependence of plasma relaxation times
    I. Kourakis
    Revista Mexicana de Física 49, (supl. 3), 130 - 133, (2003)
  146. 2000/A1.
    Kinetic Theory for a Test-Particle in Magnetized Plasma
    I. Kourakis
    Physica Scripta T84, 215 - 216, (2000)
  147. 1999/A1.
    Fokker-Planck equation for a test-particle weakly coupled to a magnetized plasma
    I. Kourakis
    Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion 41, 587 - 594 (1999)