publication . Article . Other literature type . 2018

Tripolar electric field Structure in guide field magnetic reconnection

Song Fu; Shiyong Huang; Meng Zhou; Binbin Ni; Xiaohua Deng;
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  • Published: 01 Mar 2018 Journal: Annales Geophysicae, volume 36, pages 373-379 (issn: 0992-7689, eissn: 1432-0576, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Copernicus Publications
Abstract
<p>It has been shown that the guide field substantially modifies the structure of the reconnection layer. For instance, the Hall magnetic and electric fields are distorted in guide field reconnection compared to reconnection without guide fields (i.e., anti-parallel reconnection). In this paper, we performed 2.5-D electromagnetic full particle simulation to study the electric field structures in magnetic reconnection under different initial guide fields (<span class="inline-formula"><i>B</i><sub>g</sub></span>). Once the amplitude of a guide field exceeds 0.3 times the asymptotic magnetic field <span class="inline-formula"><i>B</i><sub>0</sub></span>, the tradit...
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arXiv: Physics::Space Physics
free text keywords: Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous), Space and Planetary Science, Astronomy and Astrophysics, Atmospheric Science, Geology, lcsh:Science, lcsh:Q, lcsh:Physics, lcsh:QC1-999, lcsh:Geophysics. Cosmic physics, lcsh:QC801-809, Field strength, Quantum electrodynamics, Magnetic field, Physics, Amplitude, Electric field, Electric current, Convection, Magnetic reconnection, Plasma
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