Physics of Collisionless Shocks

Space Plasma Shock Waves

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-6098-5 (Print) 978-1-4614-6099-2 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XII

  2. Collisionless Shock Theory

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-5

      Introduction

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 7-43

      The Shock Problem

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 45-123

      Basic Equations and Models

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 125-148

      Collisionless Subcritical Shocks

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      Pages 149-220

      Quasi-perpendicular Supercritical Shocks

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 221-331

      Quasi-parallel Supercritical Shocks

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 333-398

      Particle Acceleration

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 399-403

      Final Remarks

  3. Applications: Two Kinds of Collisionless Shocks in the Heliosphere

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 405-405

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 407-409

      Introduction

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 411-461

      Planetary Bow Shocks

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      Pages 463-494

      The Heliospheric Termination Shock

  4. Back Matter

    Pages 495-500