Magnetopause charging and transfer of momentum and energy into magnetosphere
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The theory of charged current sheets is compared with plasma data of Prognoz-8, Interball-1, Polar, and Cluster satellites. The possibility of momentum and energy transfer into the magnetosphere, irrespective of magnetic field line reconnection, as a specific dynamo effect, is shown. This relates statistical properties of the turbulent boundary layers with the character of the transfer through thin boundaries.
Keywordscharged current sheets momentum and energy transfer plasma turbulence and boundary layers anomalous transfer
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