Barbara Thompson's 1995 AGU Spring Meeting Poster

Chaotic behavior of system

The poster includes a description of the chaotic behavior of electrons. Figures 6 shows stroboscopic maps of electron distributions displaying fine structure with complex chaotic regions.

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Other Sections

Alfven waves and auroral systems - simple overview

System properties and physical behavior

Deriving the wave equations

Dielectric treatment of Alfven waves

Wave integration - fluid motion

Electron integration - particle motion

Conserving energy - numerical scheme

Electron effects and commonly observed distributions

References - please see poster