A Note on the Compression of the Earth's Magnetic Field and Hypotheticall

by Louis R. Henrich

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A discussion of natural influences modifying the intensity of terrestrial radiation belts. The compression of the earth's magnetic field by an incident stream of ionized particles from the sun propagates a time-dependent magnetic and electric field that will compress and possibly accelerate ions already trapped in the earth's magnetosphere. A simplified model, consisting of a mirror dipole fixed in space but varying in time, is chosen for calculation

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