Multi-scale Dynamical Processes in Space and Astrophysical Plasmas

Multi-scale Dynamical Processes in Space and Astrophysical Plasmas


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ISBN-13: 9783642304415
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 08/01/2012
Series: Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings , #33
Edition description: 2012
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Part I Magnetic field topology and reconnection.- Field Line Topology and Rapid Reconnection.- Acceleration of Energetic Particles through Reconnection of Weakly Stochastic Magnetic Field.- Dynamical Behaviors of the Solar Chromosphere Observed with Hinode Dynamics in Sunspot Light Bridges and Magnetic Reconnection Processes.- Signatures of magnetic reconnection in solar eruptive flares: A multi-wavelength perspective.- Energy Cascades in Large-scale Solar Flare Reconnection.- Plasmoids in Solar Flares and their Radio and X-ray Signatures.- Occurrence of Magnetic Reconnection in the Deep Magnetotail: ARTEMIS Results.- Part II Plasma relaxation and heating.- Relaxation and heating triggered by nonlinear kink instability: application to solar flares and coronal heating.- Plasma Relaxation in Hall Magnetohydrodynamics.- Alfvén Waves in Dusty Proto-Stellar Accretion Disks.- Part III Statistical physics and entropy approaches.- Turbulent equilibrium and nonextensive entropy.- Modeling space plasma dynamics with anisotropic Kappa distributions.- Part IV Waves, shocks and turbulence.- MagnetohydrodynamicWaves in Partially Ionized Prominence Plasmas.- Alfvén Amplifier in the Solar Atmosphere.- Alfvénic Solitary and Shock Waves in Plasmas.- Recent Progress in the Theory of Electron Injection in Collisionless Shocks.- Superdiffusive transport at shocks in space plasmas.- Inversion of physical parameters in solar atmospheric seismology.- Interaction of wave packets in MHD and EMHD turbulence.- Observations of Electromagnetic Fluctuations at Ion Kinetic Scales in the Solar Wind.- On the passive nature of proton temperature in solar wind turbulence.- Part V Heliogeophysics and planetary physics.- Fine Particles and Nonlinear Processes in Plasma Heliogeophysics.- Magnetospheres of the Mercury, Earth, Jupiter, and Saturn.- Location of the inner edges of astrophysical discs related to the central object.- Stochastic properties of solar activity proxies.

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