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Author Roederer, Juan G., 1929-
Title Dynamics of geomagnetically trapped radiation
Dynamics of magnetically trapped particles : foundations of the physics of radiation belts and space plasmas / by Juan Roederer, Hui Zhang.
Imprint Berlin : Springer, 2014.
Edition Second edition.

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Series Astrophysics and space science library ; 403
Astrophysics and space science library ; 403.
Subject Radiation belts.
Space plasmas.
Magnetohydrodynamics.
Alt Name Zhang, Hui, 1979-
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Series Astrophysics and space science library ; 403
Astrophysics and space science library ; 403.
Subject Radiation belts.
Space plasmas.
Magnetohydrodynamics.
Alt Name Zhang, Hui, 1979-
Description 1 online resource.
Edition Second edition.
Contents Particle Drifts and the First Adiabatic Invariant -- Particle Trapping, Drift Shells and the Second Adiabatic Invariant -- Periodic Drift Motion and the Third Adiabatic Invariant -- Trapped Particle Distributions and Flux Mapping -- Violation of the Adiabatic Invariants and Trapped Particle Diffusion -- Introduction to Plasma Physics.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This book is a new edition of Roederers classic Dynamics of Geomagnetically Trapped Radiation, updated and considerably expanded. The main objective is to describe the dynamic properties of magnetically trapped particles in planetary radiation belts and plasmas and explain the physical processes involved from the theoretical point of view. The approach is to examine in detail the orbital and adiabatic motion of individual particles in typical configurations of magnetic and electric fields in the magnetosphere and, from there, derive basic features of the particles collective macroscopic behavior in general planetary environments. Emphasis is not on the what but on the why of particle phenomena in near-earth space, providing a solid and clear understanding of the principal basic physical mechanisms and dynamic processes involved. The book will also serve as an introduction to general space plasma physics, with abundant basic examples to illustrate and explain the physical origin of different types of plasma current systems and their self-organizing character via the magnetic field. The ultimate aim is to help both graduate students and interested scientists to successfully face the theoretical and experimental challenges lying ahead in space physics in view of recent and upcoming satellite missions and an expected wealth of data on radiation belts and plasmas.
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Note Print version record.
ISBN 9783642415302 (electronic bk.)
364241530X (electronic bk.)
3642415296
9783642415296
9783642415296
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-3-642-41530-2
OCLC # 866638235
Additional Format Print version: Roederer, Juan G., 1929- Dynamics of geomagnetically trapped radiation. Dynamics of magnetically trapped particles. Second edition 9783642415296 (OCoLC)862761700