Microtheory of Collisionless Shock Current Layers

  1. Bruce T. Tsurutani and
  2. Robert G. Stone
  1. D. Winske

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM035p0225

Collisionless Shocks in the Heliosphere: Reviews of Current Research

Collisionless Shocks in the Heliosphere: Reviews of Current Research

How to Cite

Winske, D. (1985) Microtheory of Collisionless Shock Current Layers, in Collisionless Shocks in the Heliosphere: Reviews of Current Research (eds B. T. Tsurutani and R. G. Stone), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM035p0225

Author Information

  1. Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1985

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900612

Online ISBN: 9781118664179

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Keywords:

  • Heliosphere—Addresses, essays, lectures;
  • Shock waves—Addresses, essays, lectures

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Basic Concepts: Notation and Geometry

  • Instabilities at Quasi-Perpendicular Shocks

  • Instabilities at Quasi-Parallel Shocks

  • Conclusions