Magnetic Helicity in Space and Laboratory Plasmas: Editorial Summary

  1. Michael R. Brown,
  2. Richard C. Canfield and
  3. Alexei A. Pevtsov
  1. Michael Brown1,
  2. Richard Canfield2,
  3. George Field3,
  4. Russell Kulsrud4,
  5. Alexei Pevtsov2,
  6. Robert Rosner5 and
  7. Norbert Seehafer6

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM111p0301

Magnetic Helicity in Space and Laboratory Plasmas

Magnetic Helicity in Space and Laboratory Plasmas

How to Cite

Brown, M., Canfield, R., Field, G., Kulsrud, R., Pevtsov, A., Rosner, R. and Seehafer, N. (1999) Magnetic Helicity in Space and Laboratory Plasmas: Editorial Summary, 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/GM111p0301

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Physics and Astronomy, Swarthmore, College, Pennsylvania

  2. 2

    Department of Physics, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana

  3. 3

    Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, Massachusetts

  4. 4

    Princeton Plasma Laboratory, Princeton, New Jersey

  5. 5

    Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Chicago, Illinois

  6. 6

    Institute of Physics, University of Potsdam, 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: Utility of the Helicity Concept

  • Gauge Invariant Definitions of Helicity

  • Helicity Conservation in the Sun

  • Solar Wind: Statistical Aspects of Helicity

  • Role of Helicity in the Astrophysical Dynamo Problem

  • Helicity in Laboratory Plasmas