Particle acceleration in three-dimensional reconnection regions: A new test particle approach

Schopper, Rudiger; Birk, Guido T.; Lesch, Harald
November 1999
Physics of Plasmas;Nov99, Vol. 6 Issue 11, p4318
Academic Journal
Investigates particle acceleration in three-dimensional magnetic reconnection regions. Energy distribution of the accelerated particles; Effects of radiative losses on the acceleration of charged test particles; Comparison between homogeneous and inhomogeneous electric field acceleration in reconnection regions.


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