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Anomalous resistivity due to kink modes in a thin current sheet
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10.1063/1.2767623
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Image of FIG. 1.
FIG. 1.

(Color online) Perspective views of magnetic field profile (top) and current density profile (bottom): (a) Initial, (b) , (c) , and (d) .

Image of FIG. 2.
FIG. 2.

(Color) Temporal evolutions of the Fourier amplitude of the magnetic field at the neutral sheet in a single logarithmic plot, where red, purple, blue, light blue, green, and yellow lines correspond to mode , mode , mode , mode , mode , and mode , respectively.

Image of FIG. 3.
FIG. 3.

(Color) Left: Profiles along the direction of force balance [Eqs. (2) and (3)] at for electrons (top) and for ions (bottom). Right: Profiles along the direction of the wavy term and average term of the Lorentz force term for electrons (top) and for ions (bottom).

Image of FIG. 4.
FIG. 4.

(Color online) Profiles along the direction of wavy components due to each mode and averaged components for electrons at . Solid lines: ; dashed lines: for each mode.

Image of FIG. 5.
FIG. 5.

(Color) Energy spectrum of electron (left) and ion (right) at neutral sheet (top), (middle), and (bottom). Green, blue, and red lines stand for the profiles at initial phase, (LHDI phase), and (DKI phase), respectively.

Image of FIG. 6.
FIG. 6.

(Color) Contour plots of the variation of the distribution function at from initial for electron (top) and ion (bottom): (a) At the neutral sheet , (b) at , and (c) at . Red lines represent positive values and blue lines represent negative values.

Image of FIG. 7.
FIG. 7.

(Color online) Top-left: Profiles of current density at initial (dashed line) and at (solid line). Top-right: Profile of charge density . Bottom-left: Profile of flow velocity for electron (solid line) and ion (dashed line) at and initial (dotted lines). Bottom-right: Profile of calculated electron drift velocity, drift (dotted line), diamagnetic drift (dashed line), and total (solid line).

Image of FIG. 8.
FIG. 8.

(Color) Left: Profiles along the direction of force balance [Eqs. (2) and (3)] at for electrons (top) and for ions (bottom). Right: Profiles along the direction of the wavy term and average term of the Lorentz force term for electrons (top) and for ions (bottom).

Image of FIG. 9.
FIG. 9.

Temporal evolutions of the dc electric field at the neutral sheet (solid line) and temporal differentiation of magnetic flux in the half plane (dotted-dashed line).

Image of FIG. 10.
FIG. 10.

(Color online) Profiles along the direction of wavy components due to each mode and averaged components for the electron at . Solid lines: ; dashed lines: for each mode.

Image of FIG. 11.
FIG. 11.

Temporal evolution of phase components for electrons (dotted line) and for ions (dashed line) for mode 1.

Image of FIG. 12.
FIG. 12.

Temporal evolution of the normalized effective resistivity estimated by the dc electric field (solid line) and by the damping rate of current densities (dotted-dashed line).

Image of FIG. 13.
FIG. 13.

(Color online) Profiles along the direction of the wavy component of the electric force term (solid lines) and magnetic force term (dashed line) for electrons at , for mode 1 (left) and for mode 6 (right).

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Scitation: Anomalous resistivity due to kink modes in a thin current sheet
http://aip.metastore.ingenta.com/content/aip/journal/pop/14/10/10.1063/1.2767623
10.1063/1.2767623
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