Determination of the three dimensional geometry of the magnetic reconnection ion diffusion region

Principal Investigator Dr. Rumi NAKAMURA
E-Mail rumi.nakamura[at]
Address Schmiedlstrasse 6, 8042 Graz, AUSTRIA
Research Institution Space Research Institute of the Austrian Academy of Sciences
Approval date 30.12.2011
Project duration Start: 01.04.2012
End: 31.12.2015
Scientific field(s) 1228 (Plasma physics): 50%
1223 (Space exploraton): 30%
1505 (Geophysics): 10%
1205 (Astrophysics): 10%
Keywords Magnetic Reconnection
Multi-point data analysis Ions diffusion region
Hall current, Magnetotail current sheet