Electromagnetic Fluctuations during Fast Reconnection in a Laboratory Plasma

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Clear evidence for a positive correlation is established between the magnitude of magnetic fluctuations in the lower-hybrid frequency range and enhancement of reconnection rates in a well-controlled laboratory plasma. The fluctuations belong to the right-hand polarized whistler wave branch, propagating obliquely to the reconnecting magnetic field, with a phase velocity comparable to the relative drift velocity between electrons and ions. The short coherence length and large variation along the propagation direction indicate their strongly nonlinear nature in three dimensions.

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Ji, Hantao; Terry, Stephen; Yamada, Masaaki; Kulsrud, Russell; Kuritsyn, Aleksey & Ren, Yang February 11, 2003.

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Clear evidence for a positive correlation is established between the magnitude of magnetic fluctuations in the lower-hybrid frequency range and enhancement of reconnection rates in a well-controlled laboratory plasma. The fluctuations belong to the right-hand polarized whistler wave branch, propagating obliquely to the reconnecting magnetic field, with a phase velocity comparable to the relative drift velocity between electrons and ions. The short coherence length and large variation along the propagation direction indicate their strongly nonlinear nature in three dimensions.

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  • Report No.: PPPL-3784
  • Grant Number: AC02-76CH03073
  • DOI: 10.2172/811969 | External Link
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Ji, Hantao; Terry, Stephen; Yamada, Masaaki; Kulsrud, Russell; Kuritsyn, Aleksey & Ren, Yang. Electromagnetic Fluctuations during Fast Reconnection in a Laboratory Plasma, report, February 11, 2003; Princeton, New Jersey. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc740765/: accessed October 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.