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Adiabatic Invariants in Astrophysical Plasma

Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 341)

Abstract

Adiabatic invariants are useful to understand many interesting properties of collisionless plasma in cosmic magnetic fields: trapping and acceleration of charged particles in collapsing magnetic traps, the Fermi acceleration, “cosmic rays” origin.

Keywords

Solar Wind Magnetic Cloud Radiation Belt Magnetic Trap Loss Cone 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2006

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