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Collisionless shocks in space plasmas : structure and accelerated particles

Author: David Burgess, (Astrophysicist); M Scholer
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2015. ©2015
Series: Cambridge atmospheric and space science series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An engaging introduction to collisionless shocks in space plasmas, presenting a complete review, from first principles to current research.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Burgess, David (Astrophysicist).
Collisionless shocks in space plasmas.
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, [2015]
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Burgess, (Astrophysicist); M Scholer
ISBN: 9781139044097 1139044095 9781316363157 1316363155 9781316357750 1316357759 9781316356753 1316356752
OCLC Number: 927145548
Description: 1 online resource (x, 356 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Chapter 1. Shocks --
Chapter 2. Basic concepts --
Chapter 3. The quasi-perpendicular shock: macrostructure --
Chapter 4. The quasi-perpendicular shock: microstructure --
Chapter 5. The quasi-parallel shock --
Chapter 6. Diffusive shock acceleration --
Chapter 7. Coherent shock acceleration --
Chapter 8. Electron acceleration --
Chapter 9. Global and modified shocks.
Series Title: Cambridge atmospheric and space science series.
Responsibility: David Burgess, Manfred Scholer.

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