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Particle Transport in Turbulent Cosmic Media

  • Gregory D. Fleishman
  • Igor N. Toptygin
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Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 388)

Abstract

Transport of particles, either charged or neutral, either micro- or macroscopic, plays a fundamental role for many phenomena in astrophysics including distribution of heavy elements released by supernova explosions, dust particle distribution and evolution, propagation of energetic particles away from their sources, and many more. The particles under study can either be dynamically important for the entire system or play a passive role. In the latter case they form a “passive admixture,” whose behavior can often be described in a “test particle” approximation.

Keywords

Solar Flare Diffusion Tensor Test Particle Fast Particle Ambipolar Diffusion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gregory D. Fleishman
    • 1
  • Igor N. Toptygin
    • 2
  1. 1.Center for Solar-Terrestrial Research New Jersey Institute of TechnologyNewarkUSA
  2. 2.Department of Theoretical PhysicsSt. Petersburg State Polytechnical UniversitySt. PetersburgRussia

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