Acceleration of Energetic Particles

  1. Robert G. Stone and
  2. Bruce T. Tsurutani
  1. M. A. Forman1 and
  2. G. M. Webb2

Published Online: 17 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM034p0091

Collisionless Shocks in the Heliosphere: A Tutorial Review

Collisionless Shocks in the Heliosphere: A Tutorial Review

How to Cite

Forman, M. A. and Webb, G. M. (1985) Acceleration of Energetic Particles, 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/GM034p0091

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Earth and Space Sciences, State University of New York, Stony Brook, New York 11794

  2. 2

    Department of Planetary Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721

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

  • Scatter-Free Acceleration

  • Diffusive Shock Acceleration Theory

  • Physical Basis of Diffusive Acceleration

  • Diffusive-Convective Transport Equations for Energetic Particles

  • Boundary Conditions for Diffusive Energetic Particle Transport at Shocks

  • Simple Solution and Basic Character of Shock-Accelerated Particle Population

  • Time Dependence and Loss Effects

  • Self-Consistent Alfven Wave Excitation

  • Accelerated Particle Effects on Plasma Flow at Shocks

  • Summary and Conclusion