Diffusive Shock Acceleration in Astrophysics

  1. Dennis Gallagher,
  2. James Horwitz,
  3. Joseph Perez,
  4. Robert Preece and
  5. John Quenby
  1. J. J. Quenby1 and
  2. A. Meli2

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/156GM03

Particle Acceleration in Astrophysical Plasmas: Geospace and Beyond

Particle Acceleration in Astrophysical Plasmas: Geospace and Beyond

How to Cite

Quenby, J. J. and Meli, A. (2005) Diffusive Shock Acceleration in Astrophysics, in Particle Acceleration in Astrophysical Plasmas: Geospace and Beyond (eds D. Gallagher, J. Horwitz, J. Perez, R. Preece and J. Quenby), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/156GM03

Author Information

  1. 1

    Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UK

  2. 2

    Max Planck Institut fur Radioastronomie, Bonn, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904214

Online ISBN: 9781118666104

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Keywords:

  • Particle acceleration;
  • Plasma astrophysics;
  • Space plasmas

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Scattering and Propagation Model

  • Outline of Analytical Test Particle Model

  • Non-Linear Modifications

  • Development of Acceleration Models

  • Brief Summary of Application of Shock Acceleration Models In Astrophysics