Energy Diffusion of Pickup Ions Upstream of Comets

  1. Thomas J. Birmingham and
  2. Alexander J. Dessler
  1. Philip A. Isenberg

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/SP027p0032

Comet Encounters

Comet Encounters

How to Cite

Isenberg, P. A. (1988) Energy Diffusion of Pickup Ions Upstream of Comets, in Comet Encounters (eds T. J. Birmingham and A. J. Dessler), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D.C.. doi: 10.1029/SP027p0032

Author Information

  1. Space Science Center, Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space, University of New Hampshire, Durham

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1988

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875902395

Online ISBN: 9781118668757

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Keywords:

  • Comets;
  • Energy diffusion;
  • Pickup ions upstream;
  • Power laws;
  • Quasi-linear theory;
  • Steady state system

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Model Pickup Ion Evolution

  • Summary and Conclusions