Magnetic Energy and Helicity in Open Systems

  1. Michael R. Brown,
  2. Richard C. Canfield and
  3. Alexei A. Pevtsov
  1. B. C. Low

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM111p0025

Magnetic Helicity in Space and Laboratory Plasmas

Magnetic Helicity in Space and Laboratory Plasmas

How to Cite

Low, B. C. (1999) Magnetic Energy and Helicity in Open Systems, 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/GM111p0025

Author Information

  1. High Altitude Observatory, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado

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:

  • Introduction

  • Taylor Relaxation

  • Ergodic Lines of Force

  • Anchored Magnetic Fields

  • Open Domains

  • Magnetic Self-Confinement

  • Solar Coronal Mass Ejections

  • Conclusion