Riga Dynamo Experiment

  • A. Gailitis
  • O. Lielausis
  • E. Platacis
  • G. Gerbeth
  • F. Stefani
Part of the NATO Science Series book series (NAII, volume 26)

Abstract

It is widely believed that almost all magnetic fields in a natural environment are a result of the dynamo process—field generation in a moving nearly homogeneous electroconducting fluid of celestial bodies. Such are fields of the Earth, most of the planets, Sun, another stars and even galaxies. The believe is based on the theory and numerical simulation. Until very recently no direct laboratory experiment was supporting this important point.

Keywords

Convection Argon Assure Lime Azimuth 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Gailitis
    • 1
  • O. Lielausis
    • 1
  • E. Platacis
    • 1
  • G. Gerbeth
    • 2
  • F. Stefani
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of PhysicsLatvian UniversityRigaLatvia
  2. 2.Forschungszentrum RossendorfDresdenGermany

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