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The discovery of very prominent magnetic kinks/switchbacks in the solar wind within 0.3 au has become a scientific highlight of the Parker Solar Probe (PSP) mission. This discovery points at the promising impact of small-scale solar activity on the inner heliosphere. To address the nature, generation, and dissipation of these kinks, we perform a statistical analysis of the plasma and boundary properties of the kinks using PSP multi-encounter observations and WIND measurements at 1 au. The kinks show strong Alfv\ enicity and ...
Published by: \apj Published on: jun
YEAR: 2023   DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/accf94
On 2020 November 30, Parker Solar Probe (PSP) was crossed by a coronal mass ejection (CME)-driven shock, which we suggest was also crossing a convected, isolated magnetic structure (MS) at about the same time. By analyzing PSP/FIELDS magnetic field measurements, we find that the leading edge of the MS coincided with the crossing of the shock, while its trailing edge, identified as a crossing of a current sheet, overtook PSP about 7 minutes later. Prior to the arrival of the shock, the flux of 30 keV-3 MeV ions and electrons, ...
Giacalone, J.; Burgess, D.; Bale, S.~D.; Desai, M.~I.; Mitchell, J.~G.; Lario, D.; Chen, C.~H.~K.; Christian, E.~R.; De Nolfo, G.~A.; Hill, M.~E.; Matthaeus, W.~H.; McComas, D.~J.; McNutt, R.~L.; Mitchell, D.~G.; Roelof, E.~C.; Schwadron, N.~A.; Getachew, Tibebu; Joyce, C.~J.;
Published by: \apj Published on: nov
YEAR: 2021   DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/ac1ce1
We present a statistical analysis for the characteristics and spatial evolution of the interplanetary discontinuities (IDs) in the solar wind, from 0.13-0.9 au, by using the Parker Solar Probe measurements on Orbits 4 and 5. We collected 3948 IDs, including 2511 rotational discontinuities (RDs) and 557 tangential discontinuities (TDs), with the remnant unidentified. The statistical results show that (1) the ID occurrence rate decreases from 200 events per day at 0.13 au to 1 event per day at 0.9 au, following a spatial scali ...
Published by: \apj Published on: aug
YEAR: 2021   DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/ac06a1
Interplanetary discontinuities; Solar wind; interplanetary magnetic fields; Magnetohydrodynamics; 820; 1534; 824; 1964; Astrophysics - Solar and Stellar Astrophysics; Physics - Space Physics; Parker Data Used