Comparative Analysis of the Vlasiator Simulations and MMS Observations of Multiple X-Line Reconnection and Flux Transfer Events

M. Akhavan-Tafti, M. Palmroth, J. A. Slavin, M. Battarbee, U. Ganse, M. Grandin, G. Le, D. J. Gershman, J. P. Eastwood, J. E. Stawarz

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Original languageEnglish
Article numberARTN e2019JA027410
JournalJournal of geophysical research. Space physics
Volume125
Issue number7
Number of pages22
ISSN2169-9380
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2020
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

Fields of Science

  • magnetic reconnection
  • flux transfer events
  • Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission
  • global hybrid-Vlasov Vlasiator simulations
  • reconnection-driven magnetic island dynamics
  • FTE evolution
  • ELECTRON-DIFFUSION REGION
  • MAGNETIC RECONNECTION
  • MESSENGER OBSERVATIONS
  • FIELD
  • MAGNETOPAUSE
  • PLASMA
  • MECHANISM
  • MOTION
  • 115 Astronomy, Space science
  • 114 Physical sciences

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