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Some observational evidence of Alfven surface waves induced magnetic reconnection

Uberoi, C (2003) Some observational evidence of Alfven surface waves induced magnetic reconnection. In: Space Science Reviews, 107 (1-2). pp. 197-206.

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The surface wave induced magnetic reconnection (SWIMR) model based on Alfven Resonance theory will be discussed briefly both for collisional and collisionless plasmas. It is shown that the spatial scales and time delays associated with Flux Transfer Events and Pulsed Ionospheric Flows, as observed by satellites and SuperDARN radars and the magnetic bubbles, observed at the high latitude boundary of the magnetopause, can be explained by the SWIMR model.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Space Science Reviews
Publisher: Springer
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Springer.
Keywords: magnetic reconnection;surface waves
Department/Centre: Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Mathematics
Date Deposited: 24 Aug 2011 06:56
Last Modified: 24 Aug 2011 06:56
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/40202

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