Overview: Particle Acceleration by Waves and Turbulence

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Waves and turbulence are frequently invoked as a mechanism to accelerate particles. This overview will describe the importance of this form of acceleration and introduce the papers on this subject that are included in this volume.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationParticle Acceleration in Astrophysical Plasmas
Subtitle of host publicationGeospace and Beyond
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781118666104
ISBN (Print)0875904211, 9780875904214
StatePublished - Mar 19 2013


  • Particle acceleration
  • Plasma astrophysics
  • Space plasmas

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    Lysak, R. L. (2013). Overview: Particle Acceleration by Waves and Turbulence. In Particle Acceleration in Astrophysical Plasmas: Geospace and Beyond (pp. 107-108). Wiley-Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1029/156GM13