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On the Sweet-Parker model for incompressible visco-resistive magnetic reconnection in two dimensions associated to ideal magnetohydrodynamic instabilities

@inproceedings{Baty2022OnTS,
  title={On the Sweet-Parker model for incompressible visco-resistive magnetic reconnection in two dimensions associated to ideal magnetohydrodynamic instabilities},
  author={Hubert Baty},
  year={2022}
}
  • H. Baty
  • Published 4 January 2022
  • Physics
We revisit the well known Sweet-Parker (SP) model for magnetic reconnection in the framework of two dimensional incompressible magnetohydrodynamics. The steady-state solution is re-derived by considering a non zero viscosity via the magnetic Prandtl number Pm. Moreover, contrary to the original SP model, a particular attention is paid to the possibility that the inflowing magnetic field Be and the length of the current layer L are not necessarily fixed and may depend on the dissipation… 
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