The Role of Helicity in Magnetic Reconnection: 3D Numerical Simulations

  1. Michael R. Brown,
  2. Richard C. Canfield and
  3. Alexei A. Pevtsov
  1. Spiro K. Antiochos and
  2. C. Richard Devore

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM111p0187

Magnetic Helicity in Space and Laboratory Plasmas

Magnetic Helicity in Space and Laboratory Plasmas

How to Cite

Antiochos, S. K. and Devore, C. R. (1999) The Role of Helicity in Magnetic Reconnection: 3D Numerical Simulations, 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/GM111p0187

Author Information

  1. Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, D.C.

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

  • Simulations of Bipolar Fields

  • Simulations of Multi-Polar Fields