Journal of Statistical Physics

, Volume 147, Issue 3, pp 565–581 | Cite as

Perturbations of the Motion of a Charged Particle in a Noisy Magnetic Field

  • Mark Freidlin
  • Matthias WeberEmail author


We consider deterministic and stochastic perturbations of the motion of a charged particle in a noisy magnetic field. The noise in the magnetic field leads to the mixing on the energy surfaces and allows to apply averaging principle. We describe long-time energy evolution and its metastable states for a given initial energy and a time scale.


Mixing caused by a noisy magnetic field Averaging Metastability Stochastic resonance 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of MarylandCollege ParkUSA
  2. 2.Department of Information Technology and MathematicsHTW DresdenDresdenGermany

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