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Van Allen Probes Bibliography is from August 2012 through September 2021
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Abstract Observations from past space missions report on the significant abundance of N+, in addition to those of O+, outflowing from the terrestrial ionosphere and populating the near-Earth region. However, instruments on board current space missions lack the mass resolution to distinguish between the two, and often the role of N+ in regulating the magnetosphere dynamics, is lumped together with that of O+ ions. For instance, our understanding regarding the role of electromagnetic ion cyclotron (EMIC) waves in controlling t ...
Published by: Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics Published on: 02/2021
YEAR: 2021   DOI: https://doi.org/10.1029/2020JA028716
One of the major drivers of radiation belt dynamics, electron resonant interaction with whistler-mode chorus waves, is traditionally described using the quasi-linear diffusion approximation. Such a description satisfactorily explains many observed phenomena, but its applicability can be justified only for sufficiently low intensity, long duration waves. Recent spacecraft observations of a large number of very intense lower band chorus waves (with magnetic field amplitudes sometimes reaching \~1\% of the background) therefore ...
Published by: Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics Published on: 05/2018
YEAR: 2018   DOI: 10.1029/2018JA025417
We present an analytical, simplified formulation accounting for the fast transport of relativistic electrons in phase space due to wave-particle resonant interactions in the inhomogeneous magnetic field of Earth\textquoterights radiation belts. We show that the usual description of the evolution of the particle velocity distribution based on the Fokker-Planck equation can be modified to incorporate nonlinear processes of wave-particle interaction, including particle trapping. Such a modification consists in one additional op ...
Published by: Geophysical Research Letters Published on: 08/2014
YEAR: 2014   DOI: 10.1002/grl.v41.1610.1002/2014GL061380