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on electron-scale whistler turbulence in the solar windFor the first time, the dispersion relation for turbulence magnetic field fluctuations in the solar wind is determined directly on small scales of the order of the electron inertial length, using four-point magnetometer observations from the Magnetospheric Multiscale mission. The data are analyzed using the high-resolution adaptive wave telescope technique. Small-scale solar wind turbulence is primarily composed of highly obliquely propagating waves, with dispersion consistent with that of the whistler mode.
Document ID
20170002772
Document Type
Reprint (Version printed in journal)
Authors
Narita, Y.
(Space Research Inst. Graz, Austria)
Nakamura, R.
(Space Research Inst. Graz, Austria)
Baumjohann, W.
(Space Research Inst. Graz, Austria)
Glassmeier, K.-H.
(Technische Univ. Brunswick, Germany)
Motschmann, U.
(Technische Univ. Brunswick, Germany)
Giles, B.
(NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Greenbelt, MD United States)
Magnes, W.
(Space Research Inst. Graz, Austria)
Fischer, D.
(Space Research Inst. Graz, Austria)
Torbert, R. B.
(New Hampshire Univ. Durham, NH, United States)
Russell, C. T.
(California Univ. Los Angeles, CA, United States)
Date Acquired
March 31, 2017
Publication Date
August 4, 2016
Publication Information
Publication: The Astrophysical Journal Letters
Volume: 827
Issue: 1
ISSN: 2041-8205
Subject Category
Plasma Physics
General
Report/Patent Number
GSFC-E-DAA-TN40928
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: NNG04EB99C
Distribution Limits
Public
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