The Evolution of Magnetic Helicity Under Reconnection

  1. Michael R. Brown,
  2. Richard C. Canfield and
  3. Alexei A. Pevtsov
  1. G. Hornig

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM111p0157

Magnetic Helicity in Space and Laboratory Plasmas

Magnetic Helicity in Space and Laboratory Plasmas

How to Cite

Hornig, G. (1999) The Evolution of Magnetic Helicity Under Reconnection, 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/GM111p0157

Author Information

  1. Department of Physics and Astronomy, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany

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

  • Kinematic Description of the Reconnection Process

  • The Evolution of Helicity

  • Conclusions