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Abstract

The effect of localization of the resistivity is studied in the coalescence of two magnetic flux bundles. The reconnection process is consistent with the Petschek configuration, and the reconnection rate E depends only weakly on the value eta-(0) of the resistivity at the X-point.

Additional information

Authors: BISKAMP D, Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik, Centre for Interdisciplinary Plasma Science, Garching (DE);SCHWARZ E, Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik, Centre for Interdisciplinary Plasma Science, Garching (DE)
Bibliographic Reference: An article published in: Physics of Plasma, Vol.8, No.11 (2001), pp.4729-4731
Record Number: 200114126 / Last updated on: 2001-12-14
Category: PUBLICATION
Original language: en
Available languages: en
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