The D and E Regions

  • William Swider
Conference paper
Part of the Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 51)


The peaks of the daytime E and D regions are considered to obey a simple q = αeff [e]2 law, where q is the ionization production rate, αeff is the effective electron loss coefficient, and [e] is the electron concentration. Beyond this, the similarity of these adjacent ionospheric regions is inconsequential.


Solar Zenith Angle Electron Precipitation Recombination Coefficient Solar Particle Event Photodetachment Cross Section 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • William Swider
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  1. 1.Air Force Cambridge Research LaboratoriesL. G. Hanscom FieldBedfordUSA

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