Sign on

SAO/NASA ADS Astronomy Abstract Service


· Find Similar Abstracts (with default settings below)
· Full Refereed Journal Article (PDF/Postscript)
· Full Refereed Scanned Article (GIF)
· References in the article
· Citations to the Article (254) (Citation History)
· Refereed Citations to the Article
· Associated Articles
· Also-Read Articles (Reads History)
·
· Translate This Page
Title:
Cosmic-ray transport and acceleration. I - Derivation of the kinetic equation and application to cosmic rays in static cold media. II - Cosmic rays in moving cold media with application to diffusive shock wave acceleration
Authors:
Schlickeiser, Reinhard
Affiliation:
AA(High Altitude Observatory, Boulder, CO)
Publication:
Astrophysical Journal, Part 1 (ISSN 0004-637X), vol. 336, Jan. 1, 1989, p. 243-293. (ApJ Homepage)
Publication Date:
01/1989
Category:
Space Radiation
Origin:
STI
NASA/STI Keywords:
Cosmic Rays, Kinetic Equations, Particle Acceleration, Shock Wave Propagation, Transport Properties, Charged Particles, Electric Fields, Fokker-Planck Equation, Magnetohydrodynamic Waves, Polarized Radiation
DOI:
10.1086/167009
Bibliographic Code:
1989ApJ...336..243S

Abstract

The propagation of energetic charged particles in a zero electric field and an ordered uniform magnetic field (B0) in a cold background medium is investigated theoretically, with a focus on the case where Alfven waves propagating parallel or antiparallel to B0 are superposed. The derivations of the governing equations of a quasi-linear theory for pitch-angle and momentum diffusion and for its applications to cosmic-ray protons in a cold medium at rest or in nonrelativistic motion parallel to B0 are given in great detail; numerical predictions are presented in tables and graphs and discussed with reference to published observational data.

Associated Articles

Part  1     Part  2    


Printing Options

Print whole paper
Print Page(s) through

Return 600 dpi PDF to Acrobat/Browser. Different resolutions (200 or 600 dpi), formats (Postscript, PDF, etc), page sizes (US Letter, European A4, etc), and compression (gzip,compress,none) can be set through the Printing Preferences



More Article Retrieval Options

HELP for Article Retrieval


Bibtex entry for this abstract   Preferred format for this abstract (see Preferences)

  New!

Find Similar Abstracts:

Use: Authors
Title
Keywords (in text query field)
Abstract Text
Return: Query Results Return    items starting with number
Query Form
Database: Astronomy
Physics
arXiv e-prints