Wave-particle interactions in the outer radiation belts

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Abstract
Data from the Van Allen Probes have provided the first extensive evidence of non-linear (as opposed to quasi-linear) wave-particle interactions in space, with the associated rapid (fraction of a bounce period) electron acceleration, to hundreds of keV by Landau resonance, in the parallel electric fields of time domain structures (TDS) and very oblique chorus waves. The experimental evidence, simulations, and theories of these processes are discussed.
Year of Publication
2015
Journal
Advances in Astronomy and Space Physics
Volume
5
Number of Pages
68-74
Date Published
12/2015
URL
http://aasp.kiev.ua/volume5/068-074-Agapitov.pdf