What Laboratory-Produced Plasma Structures Can Contribute to the Understanding of Cosmic Structures Both Large and Small

@article{Bostick1986WhatLP,
  title={What Laboratory-Produced Plasma Structures Can Contribute to the Understanding of Cosmic Structures Both Large and Small},
  author={W. Bostick},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science},
  year={1986},
  volume={14},
  pages={703-717}
}
  • W. Bostick
  • Published 1986
  • Physics
  • IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science
The tradition of the classical 1901 work by Birkeland [1] on aurora phenomena by laboratory terrella experiments was resumed by Alfvén [2], Cowling [3], Ferraro et al. [4], and by Bennett [5] in his terrella experiments. In 1954 [6] when experimenters accidentally produced in the laboratory structures later identified as diamagnetic vortex filaments, and in 1961 [7] when filaments, later identified as current-carrying paramagnetic plasma vortex structures (which are both electric motors and… Expand
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