Propagation, Confinement Models, and Large-Scale Dynamical Effects of Galactic Cosmic Rays

  • Vladimir S. Ptuskin
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Part of the Space Sciences Series of ISSI book series (SSSI, volume 13)


The problems of cosmic-ray transport in the Galaxy are discussed. The discussion covers the diffusion model of cosmic ray propagation in the Galaxy, the dynamical effects of relativistic particles in the interstellar medium, and the origin of ultra high energy cosmic rays.


Galactic Plane Supernova Remnant Galactic Disk Galactic Magnetic Field Interstellar Magnetic Field 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vladimir S. Ptuskin
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  1. 1.Institute for Terrestrial Magnetism, Ionosphere and Radio Wave Propagation of the RussianAcademy of Sciences (IZMIRAN)Troitsk, Moscow regionRussia

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