Electron acceleration by a wavy shock front: details on angular distribution

Marek Vandas, Marian Karlický
2010 Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union  
AbstractWe studied numerically electron acceleration by a perpendicular wavy shock. Distribution function of accelerated electrons is highly anisotropic, with many sharp peaks. The peaks are caused by (usually single) reflections of electrons by the shock and subsequent transmission.
doi:10.1017/s1743921311006934 fatcat:sc63kusjwvbnrd7ua6avwu6l2u