Paradigm Transition in Cosmic Plasma Physics, Magnetic Reconnection and the Generation of Field-Aligned Current

  1. Shin-Ichi Ohtani,
  2. Ryoichi Fujii,
  3. Michael Hesse and
  4. Robert L. Lysak
  1. Yan Song and
  2. Robert L. Lysak

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM118p0011

Magnetospheric Current Systems

Magnetospheric Current Systems

How to Cite

Song, Y. and Lysak, R. L. (2000) Paradigm Transition in Cosmic Plasma Physics, Magnetic Reconnection and the Generation of Field-Aligned Current, in Magnetospheric Current Systems (eds S.-I. Ohtani, R. Fujii, M. Hesse and R. L. Lysak), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM118p0011

Author Information

  1. School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875909769

Online ISBN: 9781118669006

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Keywords:

  • Magnetospheric currents—Congresses

Summary

  • Introduction

  • MHD Wave Packet Description

  • Wave Packet Dynamics and Reconnection

  • Wave Packet Dynamics and Field-Aligned Current Generation

  • Discussion