The Role of Magnetic Helicity in Magnetospheric Physics

  1. Michael R. Brown,
  2. Richard C. Canfield and
  3. Alexei A. Pevtsov
  1. Andrew N. Wright

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM111p0267

Magnetic Helicity in Space and Laboratory Plasmas

Magnetic Helicity in Space and Laboratory Plasmas

How to Cite

Wright, A. N. (1999) The Role of Magnetic Helicity in Magnetospheric 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/GM111p0267

Author Information

  1. Mathematical and Computational Sciences Dept., St Andrews University, St Andrews, Scotland

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

  • Topological Considerations

  • Dynamical Considerations

  • Helicity “Dissipation”

  • Conclusion