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Title: Response of Banded Whistler Mode Waves to the Enhancement of Solar Wind Dynamic Pressure in the Inner Earth's Magnetosphere

Abstract

With observations of Van Allen Probe A, in this letter we display a typical event where banded whistler waves shifted up their frequencies with frequency bands broadening as a response to the enhancement of solar wind dynamic pressure. Meanwhile, the anisotropy of electrons with energies about several tens of keV was observed to increase. Through the comparison of the calculated wave growth rates and observed wave spectral intensity, we suggest that those banded whistler waves observed with frequencies shifted up and frequency bands broadening could be locally excited by these hot electrons with increased anisotropy. The current study provides a great in situ evidence for the influence on frequencies of banded whistler waves by the enhancement of solar wind dynamic pressures, which reveals the important role of solar wind dynamic pressures playing in the frequency properties of banded whistler waves.

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1]; ORCiD logo [1];  [2]; ORCiD logo [1];  [3];  [1]; ORCiD logo [4]; ORCiD logo [5]
  1. Wuhan Univ. (China)
  2. Nanchange Univ. (China)
  3. Helmholtz-Zentrum Potsdam (HZP), (Germany). German Research Centre for GeoSciences
  4. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
  5. Univ. of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA); USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1558053
Report Number(s):
LA-UR-18-29433
Journal ID: ISSN 0094-8276
Grant/Contract Number:  
89233218CNA000001
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Geophysical Research Letters
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 45; Journal Issue: 17; Journal ID: ISSN 0094-8276
Publisher:
American Geophysical Union
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
79 ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS

Citation Formats

Yu, Xiongdong, Yuan, Zhigang, Li, Haimeng, Huang, Shiyong, Wang, Dedong, Yao, Fei, Funsten, H. O., and Wygant, J. R. Response of Banded Whistler Mode Waves to the Enhancement of Solar Wind Dynamic Pressure in the Inner Earth's Magnetosphere. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1029/2018GL078849.
Yu, Xiongdong, Yuan, Zhigang, Li, Haimeng, Huang, Shiyong, Wang, Dedong, Yao, Fei, Funsten, H. O., & Wygant, J. R. Response of Banded Whistler Mode Waves to the Enhancement of Solar Wind Dynamic Pressure in the Inner Earth's Magnetosphere. United States. doi:10.1029/2018GL078849.
Yu, Xiongdong, Yuan, Zhigang, Li, Haimeng, Huang, Shiyong, Wang, Dedong, Yao, Fei, Funsten, H. O., and Wygant, J. R. Mon . "Response of Banded Whistler Mode Waves to the Enhancement of Solar Wind Dynamic Pressure in the Inner Earth's Magnetosphere". United States. doi:10.1029/2018GL078849. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1558053.
@article{osti_1558053,
title = {Response of Banded Whistler Mode Waves to the Enhancement of Solar Wind Dynamic Pressure in the Inner Earth's Magnetosphere},
author = {Yu, Xiongdong and Yuan, Zhigang and Li, Haimeng and Huang, Shiyong and Wang, Dedong and Yao, Fei and Funsten, H. O. and Wygant, J. R.},
abstractNote = {With observations of Van Allen Probe A, in this letter we display a typical event where banded whistler waves shifted up their frequencies with frequency bands broadening as a response to the enhancement of solar wind dynamic pressure. Meanwhile, the anisotropy of electrons with energies about several tens of keV was observed to increase. Through the comparison of the calculated wave growth rates and observed wave spectral intensity, we suggest that those banded whistler waves observed with frequencies shifted up and frequency bands broadening could be locally excited by these hot electrons with increased anisotropy. The current study provides a great in situ evidence for the influence on frequencies of banded whistler waves by the enhancement of solar wind dynamic pressures, which reveals the important role of solar wind dynamic pressures playing in the frequency properties of banded whistler waves.},
doi = {10.1029/2018GL078849},
journal = {Geophysical Research Letters},
number = 17,
volume = 45,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {8}
}

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Table 1 Table 1: Electron components used to model the electron distributions observed at about 12:11:20 UT, when Bt is 16.5 cm-3 and Ne is 171.5 nT.

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