Are Weak Double Layers Important for Auroral Particle Acceleration?

  1. Robert L. Lysak
  1. Anders I. Eriksson and
  2. Rolf BoströM

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM080p0105

Auroral Plasma Dynamics

Auroral Plasma Dynamics

How to Cite

Eriksson, A. I. and BoströM, R. (1993) Are Weak Double Layers Important for Auroral Particle Acceleration?, in Auroral Plasma Dynamics (ed R. L. Lysak), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM080p0105

Author Information

  1. Swedish Institute of Space Physics, Uppsala Division, S-755 91 Uppsala, Sweden

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1993

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900391

Online ISBN: 9781118664001

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Keywords:

  • Auroras;
  • Space plasmas—Plasma dynamics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Formation of Weak Double Layers

  • Observations of Solitary Potential Structures Observations of Solitary Potential Structures

  • Weak Double Layers as Circuit Elements

  • Magnetospheric Generators

  • Concluding Discussion