Professor of Physics
Mail : Cynthia Cattell
School of Physics and Astronomy
University of Minnesota
Tate Lab, 116 Church Street, S.E.,
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Links to Current Papers
Microphysical processes such as current and beam driven instabilities
and wave-particle interactions, the physics of reconnection at the
magnetopause and in the magnetotail, particle acceleration in the
magnetotail and auroral zone, and planetary magnetospheres.
"Wave-particle Interactions on the Fast Satellite,"
Physics of Space Plasmas 343 (1989)
Scientific Publishers, Inc., Cambridge, MA (1990).
"ISEE-1 Observations of Electrostatic Ion Cylcotron Waves in
Association with Ion Beams on Auroral Field Lines from 2.5 to 4.5 Re,"
J. Geophys. Res., 96(11):421 (1991).
"An S3-3 Satellite Stidy of the Effects of the Solar Cycle on the
Auroral Acceleration Process," J. Geophys. Res., 96(17):903 (1991).
"Effects of the Solar Cycle on Auroral Particle Acceleration,"
Auroral Plasma Dynamics, Geophys. Monograph 80, 219 (1993).
"Geotail Observations of Spiky Electric Fields and Low-Frequency Waves
in the Plasma Sheet and Plasma Sheet Boundary," Geophys. Res. Lett.,
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Last Updated: 3 Jan 1996