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Paper: Reconnection-generated Plasma Flows Interacting with the Near-Earth Plasma Sheet
Volume: 359, Numerical Modeling of Space Plasma Flows: Astronum-2006
Page: 190
Authors: Pritchett, P.L.
Abstract: The propagation of a reconnection-generated plasma flow into a magnetic dipole-dominated region is investigated using 3-D PIC simulations. The front of the jet is found to filament due to an interchange instability with a wavelength determined by kyρiz ~ 3.
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