Statistical study of particle acceleration in the core of foreshock transients

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Liu, Terry Z.; Angelopoulos, Vassilis; Hietala, Heli; Wilson III, Lynn B.;
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1002/2017JA024043
  • Subject: Physics - Space Physics
    arxiv: Physics::Geophysics | Astrophysics::High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena | Physics::Space Physics

Several types of foreshock transients upstream of Earth's bow shock possessing a tenuous, hot core have been observed and simulated. Because of the low dynamic pressure in their cores, these phenomena can significantly disturb the bow shock and the magnetosphere-ionosph... View more
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