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A model for magnetic reconnection

  • H. K. Moffatt
  • R.E. Hunt
Conference paper
Part of the Fluid Mechanics and Its Applications book series (FMIA, volume 71)

Keywords

Saddle Point Solar Flare Lorentz Force Magnetic Reconnection Reconnection Process 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. K. Moffatt
    • 1
  • R.E. Hunt
    • 1
  1. 1.Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical SciencesCambridgeUK

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