Laval Nozzle Effects in Solar Wind-Exosphere Interaction

  1. Maha Ashour-Abdalla,
  2. Tom Chang and
  3. Paul Dusenbery
  1. K. Sauer1,
  2. K. Baumgärtel1,
  3. Th. Roatsch2 and
  4. J. F. Mckenzie3

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM086p0043

Space Plasmas: Coupling Between Small and Medium Scale Processes

Space Plasmas: Coupling Between Small and Medium Scale Processes

How to Cite

Sauer, K., Baumgärtel, K., Roatsch, Th. and Mckenzie, J. F. (1995) Laval Nozzle Effects in Solar Wind-Exosphere Interaction, in Space Plasmas: Coupling Between Small and Medium Scale Processes (eds M. Ashour-Abdalla, T. Chang and P. Dusenbery), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM086p0043

Author Information

  1. 1

    Max-Planck-Institut Für Extraterrestrische Physik, Außenstelle Berlin, 12489 Berlin, Germany

  2. 2

    Institut Für Planetare Erkundung, Dlr, 12489 Berlin, Germany

  3. 3

    Max-Planck-Institut Für Aeronomie, 37189 Katlenburg-Lindau, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1995

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900438

Online ISBN: 9781118664056

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Keywords:

  • Space plasmas;
  • Geophysics;
  • Astrophysics

Summary

  • Introduction

  • Plasma flow through a heavy ion cloud

  • Laval nozzle flow and critical densities

  • Planetopause at Mars - a new type of flow boundary

  • Summary and discussion