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dc.contributor.authorKulkarni, V H-
dc.identifier.issn0975-105X (Online); 0367-8393 (Print)-
dc.description.abstractThis paper shows that VLF waves can be a source for the high energy electrons of tens of keV, carrying the small scale magnetic field-aligned Birkeland currents of sizes < 50 km in the magnetosphere. The dispersion relation for whistler mode waves in a magnetized plasma consisting of cold, warm and hot electrons and a beam of electrons carrying the current is examined. The VLF growth rates in the presence of field-aligned currents are found to be weaker and the current carrying electrons extract energy from the VLF waves. Along with the dependence of field-aligned currents and VLF waves on the magnetic activity, both these parameters also depend on each other directly.en_US
dc.publisherNISCAIR-CSIR, Indiaen_US
dc.rights CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 Indiaen_US
dc.sourceIJRSP Vol.32(4) [August 2003]en_US
dc.subjectVLF Wavesen_US
dc.subjectField-aligned currenten_US
dc.titleGeneration of field-aligned currents by VLF waves in the magnetosphereen_US
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