, Volume 40, Issue 6, pp 529-533

Numerical Simulation of Geomagnetic Trapping of Anomalous Cosmic Ray Ions

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A method for simulating the propagation processes for ions of the anomalous component of cosmic rays in the Earth's magnetic field is described with allowance made for a step-by-step stripping of the ions in the residual atmosphere and their trapping by the geomagnetic field. Numerical results are presented for the geomagnetic trapping of high-energy singly charged oxygen ions penetrating into the stripping region from interplanetary space.