Introduction

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Abstract

Plasma turbulence in the solar system is an interdisciplinary field of study and also a challenge in physics in theory and observation. This chapter reviews historical developments of the two distinct subjects: turbulence research and space plasma research, and introduces fundamental concepts and notions such as energy cascade in turbulence as well as the plasma physical picture of the solar system.

Keywords

Solar Wind Solar System Magnetic Field Line Convective Zone Interplanetary Space 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Geophysik und extraterrestrische PhysikTechnische Universität BraunschweigBraunschweigGermany

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