Particle Acceleration and Current Disruption from the Cross-Field Current Instability

  1. Dennis Gallagher,
  2. James Horwitz,
  3. Joseph Perez,
  4. Robert Preece and
  5. John Quenby
  1. Anthony T. Y. Lui

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/156GM16

Particle Acceleration in Astrophysical Plasmas: Geospace and Beyond

Particle Acceleration in Astrophysical Plasmas: Geospace and Beyond

How to Cite

Lui, A. T. Y. (2005) Particle Acceleration and Current Disruption from the Cross-Field Current Instability, 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: 10.1029/156GM16

Author Information

  1. The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, Maryland

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

  • Magnetospheric Substorm

  • Theory of The Cross-Field Current Instability

  • Numerical Simulations

  • Summary and Concluding Remarks