Collisionless Shocks

  1. Donald J. Williams
  1. A.A. Galeev

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/SP007p0464

Physics of Solar Planetary Environments: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Solar - Terrestrial Physics, June 7-18,1976 Boulder, Colorado, Volume I

Physics of Solar Planetary Environments: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Solar - Terrestrial Physics, June 7-18,1976 Boulder, Colorado, Volume I

How to Cite

Galeev, A.A. (1976) Collisionless Shocks, in Physics of Solar Planetary Environments: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Solar - Terrestrial Physics, June 7-18,1976 Boulder, Colorado, Volume I (ed D. J. Williams), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/SP007p0464

Author Information

  1. Space Research Institute Academy of Sciences USSR 117810 Moscow USSR

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1976

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118658772

Online ISBN: 9781118669044

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Keywords:

  • Collisionless shocks;
  • Electrostatic potential measurement;
  • Ion sound anomalous resistivity;
  • Magnetic field;
  • Quasiperpendicular shocks;
  • Shock wave;
  • Shock wave oscillatory structure

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Quasiperpendicular Shock Waves

  • Strong Quasiperpendicular Shocks in A Low-β Plasma (Quasilaminar Shocks)

  • Fine Structure of Oblique Shocks

  • Generation of Particle Fluxes and Waves in Front of the Shock Wave

  • Conclusion