Turbulence in the Sub-alfvénic Solar Wind Driven by Reflection of Low-frequency Alfvén Waves


We study the formation and evolution of a turbulent spectrum of Alfvén waves driven by reflection off the solar wind density gradients, starting from the coronal base up to 17 solar radii, well beyond the Alfvénic critical point. The background solar wind is assigned and 2D shell models are used to describe nonlinear interactions. We find that the turbulent… (More)


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