The Hall Current System for Magnetic Reconnection in the Magnetotail

  1. Dennis Gallagher,
  2. James Horwitz,
  3. Joseph Perez,
  4. Robert Preece and
  5. John Quenby
  1. T. Nagai and
  2. M. Fujimoto

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/156GM18

Particle Acceleration in Astrophysical Plasmas: Geospace and Beyond

Particle Acceleration in Astrophysical Plasmas: Geospace and Beyond

How to Cite

Nagai, T. and Fujimoto, M. (2005) The Hall Current System for Magnetic Reconnection in the Magnetotail, 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: 10.1029/156GM18

Author Information

  1. Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan

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

  • December 10, 1996, Event

  • Extent of the Hall Current System

  • Discussion