Magnetic Helicity in Space Physics

  1. Michael R. Brown,
  2. Richard C. Canfield and
  3. Alexei A. Pevtsov
  1. Mitchell A. Berger

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM111p0001

Magnetic Helicity in Space and Laboratory Plasmas

Magnetic Helicity in Space and Laboratory Plasmas

How to Cite

Berger, M. A. (1999) Magnetic Helicity in Space Physics, in Magnetic Helicity in Space and Laboratory Plasmas (eds M. R. Brown, R. C. Canfield and A. A. Pevtsov), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM111p0001

Author Information

  1. Mathematics, University College London, United Kingdom

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1999

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900940

Online ISBN: 9781118664476

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Keywords:

  • Magnetic reconnection;
  • Particles (Nuclear physics)-Helicity;
  • Plasma (Ionized gases);
  • Plasma astrophysics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Gauss and Asteroid Tracking in the Early 19th Century

  • Helicity Integrals

  • Twist and Writhe

  • Self Helicity and Mutual Helicity

  • Relaxation and Dissipation

  • Helicity of Open Fields

  • Helicity Transport

  • Helicity of Coronal Loops