Ion Acceleration in the Low- and Mid-Altitude Auroral Ionosphere

  1. Robert L. Lysak
  1. Andrew W. Yau and
  2. Brain A. Whalen

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM080p0183

Auroral Plasma Dynamics

Auroral Plasma Dynamics

How to Cite

Yau, A. W. and Whalen, B. A. (1993) Ion Acceleration in the Low- and Mid-Altitude Auroral Ionosphere, in Auroral Plasma Dynamics (ed R. L. Lysak), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM080p0183

Author Information

  1. Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics, National Research Council Canada

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

  • Low Altitude Ion Acceleration

  • Mid-Altitude Ion Energization

  • Transport of 0+ in the Polar Cap with and without Energization

  • Discussions