Stormer theory applied to magnetic spacecraft shielding

@article{Shepherd2007StormerTA,
  title={Stormer theory applied to magnetic spacecraft shielding},
  author={Simon G. Shepherd and Brian Kress},
  journal={Social Work},
  year={2007},
  volume={5}
}
[1] The existence of a toroidal region from which charged particles are excluded was demonstrated by Stormer (1955) for a dipole magnetic field geometry. Using a standard numerical code to trace the trajectories of particles in a magnetic field, we find excellent agreement with the predicted region for a variety of particle energies and masses. The ability of magnetic fields to shield certain regions from energetic particles, such as galactic cosmic rays (GCRs), has led to the suggestion that… 

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