Interaction of Ion Beams in the Auroral Acceleration Region

  1. Robert L. Lysak
  1. Rachelle Bergmann1,
  2. Perry C. Gray2,
  3. Mark K. Hudson3 and
  4. Ilan Roth4

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM080p0213

Auroral Plasma Dynamics

Auroral Plasma Dynamics

How to Cite

Bergmann, R., Gray, P. C., Hudson, M. K. and Roth, I. (1993) Interaction of Ion Beams in the Auroral Acceleration Region, in Auroral Plasma Dynamics (ed R. L. Lysak), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM080p0213

Author Information

  1. 1

    Physics Department, Eastern Illinois University

  2. 2

    Bartol Research Institute, Sharpe Laboratory, U. of Delaware

  3. 3

    Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, Dartmouth College

  4. 4

    Space Sciences Laboratory, U.C. Berkeley

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900391

Online ISBN: 9781118664001



  • Auroras;
  • Space plasmas—Plasma dynamics


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Linear Stability

  • Simulation with a Parallel Electric Field

  • Potential Structure and Beam Distributions

  • Spatial Scales and Homogeneous Plasma Models

  • Conclusions