Test particle acceleration in a numerical MHD experiment of an anemone jet

  title={Test particle acceleration in a numerical MHD experiment of an anemone jet},
  author={Karl Joakim Rosdahl and Klaus Galsgaard},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
To use a 3D numerical MHD experiment representing magnetic flux emerging into an open field region as a background field for tracing charged particles. The interaction between the two flux systems generates a localised current sheet where MHD reconnection takes place. We investigate how efficiently the reconnection region accelerates charged particles and what kind of energy distribution they acquire. The particle tracing is done numerically using the Guiding Center Approximation on individual… Expand

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