Temporal evolution of the convective plasma flow during a reconnection process

V. S. Semenov, I. V. Kubyshkin, M. F. Heyn, H. K. Biernat

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Abstract

Following the initial suggestion of Petschek that the efficiency of the energy conversion from magnetic into kinetic energy of the plasma may be essentially enhanced by shock waves, we investigate the temporal evolution of these shocks in a reconnection configuration.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)471-474
Number of pages4
JournalAdvances in Space Research
Volume4
Issue number2-3
DOIs
StatePublished - 1984

Scopus subject areas

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Geophysics
  • Atmospheric Science
  • Space and Planetary Science
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)

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