Kinetic turbulence in fast three-dimensional collisionless guide-field magnetic reconnection

  title={Kinetic turbulence in fast three-dimensional collisionless guide-field magnetic reconnection},
  author={Patricio A. Mu{\~n}oz and Jorg Buchner},
  journal={Physical Review E},
Although turbulence has been conjectured to be important for magnetic reconnection, still very little is known about its role in collisionless plasmas. Previous attempts to quantify the effect of turbulence on reconnection usually prescribed Alfv\'enic or other low-frequency fluctuations or investigated collisionless kinetic effects in just two-dimensional configurations and antiparallel magnetic fields. In view of this, we analyzed the kinetic turbulence self-generated by three-dimensional… 

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