Accession Number : AD0741681

Title :   Electrostatic Instability of Ring Current Protons Beyond the Plasmapause During Injection Events,

Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA UNIV LOS ANGELES PLASMA PHYSICS GROUP

Personal Author(s) : Coroniti,F. V. ; Fredricks,R. W. ; White,Roscow

Report Date : MAY 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 18

Abstract : The stability of ring current protons with an injection spectrum modeled by an m = 2 mirror distribution function has been examined for typical ring current parameters. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*MAGNETOSPHERE, MAGNETIC STORMS), CONVECTION(ATMOSPHERIC), TURBULENCE, DISTRIBUTION FUNCTIONS, STABILITY, ELECTROSTATIC FIELDS, PROTONS, COSMIC RAYS

Subject Categories : Atmospheric Physics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE