On saturation of betatron acceleration of dust particles behind shock fronts

@article{Kostyukova2010OnSO,
  title={On saturation of betatron acceleration of dust particles behind shock fronts},
  author={L. V. Kostyukova and V. V. Prudskikh and Y. A. Shchekinov},
  journal={Astronomy Reports},
  year={2010},
  volume={54},
  pages={48-54}
}
Possible saturation of betatron acceleration of dust particles behind strong shock fronts from supernovae is considered. It is argued that the efficiency of the nonthermal dust destruction should be substantially lower than the value estimated from a traditional description of betatron acceleration of dust grains behind radiative shock waves. The inhibition of the nonthermal destruction can be connected with the mirror instability developed in the dust component behind strong shocks with the… Expand

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