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Title: Fast magnetic reconnection and the ideal evolution of a magnetic field

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  1. Columbia University, New York, New York 10027, USA
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1504806
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FG02-03ER54696; FG02-95ER54333; SC0018424; SC0019479
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Journal Name:
Physics of Plasmas
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Physics of Plasmas Journal Volume: 26 Journal Issue: 4; Journal ID: ISSN 1070-664X
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American Institute of Physics
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United States
Language:
English

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Boozer, Allen H. Fast magnetic reconnection and the ideal evolution of a magnetic field. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1063/1.5081828.
Boozer, Allen H. Fast magnetic reconnection and the ideal evolution of a magnetic field. United States. doi:10.1063/1.5081828.
Boozer, Allen H. Mon . "Fast magnetic reconnection and the ideal evolution of a magnetic field". United States. doi:10.1063/1.5081828.
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