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, 2005
EditorsJoseph Perez, Dennis Gallagher, John Quenby, Robert Preece, James Horwitz
PublisherBlackwell Publishing Ltd
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781118666104
ISBN (Print)9780875904214
StatePublished - 2005

Publication series

NameGeophysical Monograph Series
ISSN (Print)0065-8448
ISSN (Electronic)2328-8779

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
This work was supported in part by NSF National Science Foundation grant ATM-0201703.

Publisher Copyright:
© 2005 by the American Geophysical Union.


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