Highly anisotropic distribution of energetic electrons and triggered VLF emissions


Trakhtengerts, VY, Demekhov, AG, Pasmanik, DL, Titova, EE, Kozelov, BV, Nunn, D and Rycroft, MJ (2001) Highly anisotropic distribution of energetic electrons and triggered VLF emissions. Geophysical Research Letters, 28, (13), 2577-2581.

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The work considers the highly anisotropic electron distribution functions observed by Bell and co-workers at Stanford in the magnetosphere. IOt is maintained that Bells' observations provide evidence for the existence of step like deformations in electron distribution function, and that his observations may be due to such steps. The origin of such steps at the top of hiss band emissions is explained, and the implications for triggering of emissions and chorus is explained.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Triggered VLF emissions; high anistropy of distribution functions; step distribution functions
Divisions: Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering > Electronics and Computer Science
ePrint ID: 259023
Date Deposited: 08 Mar 2004
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 20:01
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/259023

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