A Quarter Century of Collisionless Shock Research

  1. Robert G. Stone and
  2. Bruce T. Tsurutani
  1. C. F. Kennel1,
  2. J. P. Edmiston2 and
  3. T. Hada2

Published Online: 17 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM034p0001

Collisionless Shocks in the Heliosphere: A Tutorial Review

Collisionless Shocks in the Heliosphere: A Tutorial Review

How to Cite

Kennel, C. F., Edmiston, J. P. and Hada, T. (1985) A Quarter Century of Collisionless Shock Research, in Collisionless Shocks in the Heliosphere: A Tutorial Review (eds R. G. Stone and B. T. Tsurutani), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM034p0001

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Physics, Institute for Geophysics and Planetary Physics, and Center for Plasma Physics and Fusion Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90024

  2. 2

    Department of Physics and Institute for Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90024

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1985

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900599

Online ISBN: 9781118664032

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Keywords:

  • Heliosphere;
  • Shock waves

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Small-Amplitude MHD Waves

  • MHD Rankine-Hugoniot Relations

  • Dissipative MHD Shocks

  • Dispersive Shocks

  • Subcritical Shocks with Ion Sound Anomalous Resistance

  • Supercritical Quasi-Perpendicular Shocks

  • Bow Shock and Interplanetary Shock Observations

  • Quasi-Parallel Shocks

  • Shock Acceleration of Energetic Particles

  • Concluding Remarks