Magnetic reconnection in the era of exascale computing and multiscale experiments

  title={Magnetic reconnection in the era of exascale computing and multiscale experiments},
  author={Hantao Ji and William S. Daughton and Jonathan Jara-Almonte and Ari Yitzchak Le and Adam Stanier and Jongsoo Yoo},
  journal={Nature Reviews Physics},
Astrophysical plasmas have the remarkable ability to preserve magnetic topology, which inevitably gives rise to the accumulation of magnetic energy within stressed regions including current sheets. This stored energy is often released explosively through the process of magnetic reconnection, which produces a reconfiguration of the magnetic field, along with high-speed flows, thermal heating, and nonthermal particle acceleration. Either collisional or kinetic dissipation mechanisms are required… 
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