publication . Article . Other literature type . 2018

Tripolar electric field Structure in guide field magnetic reconnection

Fu, Song; Huang, Shiyong; Zhou, Meng; Ni, Binbin; Deng, Xiaohua;
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  • Published: 15 Mar 2018 Journal: Annales Geophysicae, volume 36, pages 373-379 (eissn: 1432-0576, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Copernicus GmbH
Abstract
<jats:p>&lt;p&gt;&lt;strong&gt;Abstract.&lt;/strong&gt; 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 (&lt;span class="inline-formula"&gt;&lt;i&gt;B&lt;/i&gt;&lt;sub&gt;g&lt;/sub&gt;&lt;/span&gt;). Once the amplitude of a guide field exceeds 0.3 times the asymp...
Subjects
free text keywords: Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous), Space and Planetary Science, Astronomy and Astrophysics, Atmospheric Science, Geology, Field strength, Magnetic field, Quantum electrodynamics, Physics, Inertial frame of reference, Geophysics, Electric field, Amplitude, Magnetic reconnection, Convection, Electric current, Science, Q, QC1-999, Geophysics. Cosmic physics, QC801-809
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2018

Tripolar electric field Structure in guide field magnetic reconnection

Fu, Song; Huang, Shiyong; Zhou, Meng; Ni, Binbin; Deng, Xiaohua;