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On reflection of Alfvén waves in the solar wind

On reflection of Alfvén waves in the solar wind

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Technical Information Service, distributor in [Washington, DC, Springfield, Va .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementM. Krogulec ... [et al.].
SeriesNASA-TM -- 110642., NASA technical memorandum -- 110642.
ContributionsKrogulec, M., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17791971M
OCLC/WorldCa34052226

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On reflection of Alfvén waves in the solar wind Download PDF EPUB FB2

Abstract. The linear propagation of Alfvén waves in the solar wind is considered for arbitrary wavelengths, which may exceed the lengthscales of variation of (i) the mass density of the medium, (ii) strength and direction of the external magnetic field, (iii) of the mean flow velocity and (iv) of multiple ion species in the by: 4.

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Using a simple model coronal hole, we estimate the short-period period limit for the reflection of Alfvén waves in solar coronal holes.

Waves with periods longer than this limit are strongly reflected and blocked from escaping into the solar wind; waves with periods appreciably shorter than this limit suffer little reflection and freely escape Cited by: 6.

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Models for the evolution of Alfvénic turbulence are compared to the low-frequency limit of the linear by: 4. Peace now reigns supreme except on the oceans, where Captain Radomiur Lascek and his band of pirates sail upon his ship, the Solar Wind. This unruly band of misfits travel the high seas, seeking out outlaws and fugitives, all the while steering clear of the Unicate *The author provided me with a copy of the book in exchange for an honest review /5.

In situ solar wind measurements of MHD turbulence first showed, 20 years ago, that Alfvén waves propagating away from the sun are a dominant component, at least in high speed streams at solar minimum, with sufficient energy to explain the heating of the distant solar by: 5.

Energy is required to heat the outer solar atmosphere to millions of degrees (refs 1, 2) and to accelerate the solar wind to hundreds of kilometres per second (refs 2–6).Alfvén waves.

Alfven Wave Acceleration of the Solar Wind. Acceleration of the quasi-steady, high speed solar wind emanating from large coronal holes requires energy addition in th esupersonic region of the flow. It has been shown theoretically that Alfven waves from the sun can accelerate the solar wind to these high speeds.

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Brief Book Summary: The fable starts off with the wind and the sun trying to decide who is stronger/5. upstream from the G-Z bow wave. In the solar wind frame, these waves travel away (upstream) from the comet. As seen by the spacecraft, they are swept toward the comet by the solar wind, and ultimately impinge on the bow wave.

Tsurutani and Smith [a,b] estimate the total wave energy at comet G-Z as 5 x 1 ;g •. Alfvén waves have been invoked as a possible mechanism for the heating of the Sun's outer atmosphere, or corona, to millions of degrees and for the acceleration of the solar wind to hundreds of kilometers per second.

However, Alfvén waves of sufficient strength have not been unambiguously observed in the solar by:   Alfvén wave mixing (interaction) equations used in locally incompressible turbulence transport equations in the solar wind are analyzed from the perspective of linear wave theory.

The connection between the wave mixing equations and non-WKB Alfven wave driven wind theories are delineated. We discuss the physical wave energy equation and the Author: G. Webb, J. McKenzie, Q. Hu, J. le Roux, G. Zank.

The solar wind is now know to be a mixture of materials found in the solar plasma, composed of ionized hydrogen (electrons and protons) with an 8% component of helium and trace amounts of heavy ions. The solar wind has been detected inward toward the sun to the orbit of Mercury, and outward past the orbits of Uranus and Neptune.

Therefore, the solar wind being recorded on August 30 left the sun days before, namely on August 26/ When will this wind reach the Earth. 1, km/ km/sec = 42 min, from the time it hit SOHO.

A Solar wind of km/sec is a fast solar wind. It has been proposed that fast solar winds are emitted from coronal holes. Most of the solar wind flows around the magnetosphere, but in certain circumstances it can enter the magnetosphere to create a variety of dynamic space weather effects on Earth.

Venus has no such protective shield, but it is still an immovable rock surrounded by an atmosphere that disrupts and interacts with the solar wind, causing interesting. Abstract We present a review of waves and instabilities in the solar wind, concentrating on those aspects that are likely to play important roles in influencing the dynamic and thermodynamic states of the general solar wind expansion.

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Although the Sun provides the means for life on Earth, it has a dark side - the Sun regularly sends massive solar explosions of radiative plasma with the intensity of a billion megaton bombs.The solar wind is wind from the sun.

It is a stream of charged protons, electrons and plasma shot out of the wind is shot out at hypersonic speed, so fast that it can travel the whole length of the Solar System, nearly 1 light year and create the particles are dangerous to astronauts and Earth's magnetic field absorbs or soaks up a lot of the solar .[1] We study the heating and the acceleration of protons and heavy ions by waves in the solar wind, as well as the nonlinear influence of heavy ions on the wave structure, using a .