Magnetically-Driven Planetary Radio Emissions and Application to Extrasolar Planets

  title={Magnetically-Driven Planetary Radio Emissions and Application to Extrasolar Planets},
  author={Philippe Zarka and Rudolf A. Treumann and Boris P. Ryabov and Vladimir B. Ryabov},
  journal={Astrophysics and Space Science},
At least six intense nonthermal planetary radio emissions are known in our solar system: the auroral radio emissions from the Earth, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune, and the radio bursts from the Io-Jupiter flux tube. The former are thought to be driven by the solar wind flow pressure or energy flux on the magnetospheric cross-section, while the latter is a consequence of the Io-Jupiter electrodynamic interaction. Although in the solar wind, the flow ram pressure largely dominates the… 
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