Diffusive Acceleration

  1. Bruce T. Tsurutani and
  2. Robert G. Stone
  1. Manfred Scholer

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM035p0287

Collisionless Shocks in the Heliosphere: Reviews of Current Research

Collisionless Shocks in the Heliosphere: Reviews of Current Research

How to Cite

Scholer, M. (1985) Diffusive Acceleration, 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/GM035p0287

Author Information

  1. Max-Planck-Institut für Physik und Astrophysik, Institut für Extraterrestrische Physik, 8046 Garching, Federal Republic of Germany

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 Theory of Diffusive Shock Acceleration

  • Observations of Diffuse Ions Upstream of the Bow Shock

  • Theory of Diffusive Acceleration at the Bow Shock

  • Observations of Diffuse Ions at Interplanetary Shocks

  • Theory of Diffusive Acceleration at Interplanetary Shocks

  • Concluding Remarks