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Modulation Effects in Cosmic Rays during a Period of Anomalously Low Solar Activity

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A study of the long-term modulation of galactic cosmic rays in positive and negative phases of the 22-year solar magnetic cycle, including a period of anomalously low solar activity between 2008 and 2020 is performed. Solar magnetic field lines reconnect with galactic ones in the negative phases. In the positive phases, there is a magnetic barrier between these fields that must be considered when describing the modulation of galactic cosmic rays.

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Stozhkov, Y.I., Makhmutov, V.S., Bazilevskaya, G.A. et al. Modulation Effects in Cosmic Rays during a Period of Anomalously Low Solar Activity. Bull. Russ. Acad. Sci. Phys. 85, 1049–1051 (2021). https://doi.org/10.3103/S1062873821090306

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