Sharp changes of solar wind ion flux and density within and outside current sheets

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Khabarova, Olga; Zastenker, Georgy;
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1007/s11207-011-9719-4
  • Subject: Physics - Space Physics | Astrophysics - Earth and Planetary Astrophysics | Physics - Plasma Physics
    arxiv: Astrophysics::High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena | Astrophysics::Earth and Planetary Astrophysics | Physics::Space Physics | Astrophysics::Solar and Stellar Astrophysics

Analysis of the Interball-1 spacecraft data (1995-2000) has shown that the solar wind ion flux sometimes increases or decreases abruptly by more than 20% over a time period of several seconds or minutes. Typically, the amplitude of such sharp changes in the solar wind i... View more
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