Nanodust in the Solar System: Discoveries and Interpretations

Nanodust in the Solar System: Discoveries and Interpretations


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ISBN-13: 9783642275425
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 05/30/2012
Series: Astrophysics and Space Science Library , #385
Edition description: 2012
Pages: 222
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Nano dust in the solar system: its formation in the solar system dust cloud.- Dynamical and compositional properties of Jovian and Saturnian stream particles.- Nano dust detection near planets and near Earth orbit with plasma wave measurements.- Nano dust measurement with the Cassini Plasma Spectrometer.- Nano dust dynamics in the interplanetary medium.- Dust charge estimates from large particle models and its extrapolation to nano scales.- Growth mechanism and singular phenomena of nanoparticles in view of the current solar System.- Nano dust properties derived from interstellar medium observations and their implications for nanoparticles in the solar system.- Erosion processes affecting dust grains.- Interactions of nano dust: x-ray emission and charge exchange.- Summary & Discussion.

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