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 language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Particle Acceleration in Astrophysical Plasmas|
|Subtitle of host publication||Geospace and Beyond, 2005|
|Editors||Joseph Perez, Dennis Gallagher, John Quenby, Robert Preece, James Horwitz|
|Publisher||Blackwell Publishing Ltd|
|Number of pages||2|
|State||Published - 2005|
|Name||Geophysical Monograph Series|
Bibliographical noteFunding Information:
This work was supported in part by NSF National Science Foundation grant ATM-0201703.
© 2005 by the American Geophysical Union.