# PSP Bibliography

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 2021 Large Amplitude Switchback Turbulence: Possible Magnetic Velocity Alignment Structures Switchbacks are widely acknowledged phenomena observed by the Parker Solar Probe and appear to occur in patches. Previous studies focused on the fluctuations at the magnetic reversals. However, the nature of the fluctuations inside the switchbacks remains unknown. Here we utilize the magnetic field data and plasma data measured by the Parker Solar Probe in the first four encounters. We investigate the fluctuations in the switchback intervals of 100 s with $B_R 0$ at every instant and compare them to the fluctuations in the n ... Wu, Honghong; Tu, Chuanyi; Wang, Xin; Yang, Liping; Published by: The Astrophysical Journal      Published on: 06/2021 YEAR: 2021     DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/abec6c Flux Ropes, Turbulence, and Collisionless Perpendicular Shock Waves: High Plasma Beta Case With the onset of solar maximum and the expected increased prevalence of interplanetary shock waves, Parker Solar Probe is likely to observe numerous shocks in the next few years. An outstanding question that has received surprisingly little attention has been how turbulence interacts with collisionless shock waves. Turbulence in the supersonic solar wind is described frequently as a superposition of a majority 2D and a minority slab component. We formulate a collisional perpendicular shock-turbulence transmission problem in ... Zank, G.; Nakanotani, M.; Zhao, L.; Du, S.; Adhikari, L.; Che, H.; le Roux, J.; Published by: The Astrophysical Journal      Published on: 06/2021 YEAR: 2021     DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/abf7c8 Evolution of Solar Wind Turbulence from 0.1 to 1 au during the First Parker Solar Probe-Solar Orbiter Radial Alignment The first radial alignment between Parker Solar Probe and Solar Orbiter spacecraft is used to investigate the evolution of solar wind turbulence in the inner heliosphere. Assuming ballistic propagation, two 1.5 hr intervals are tentatively identified as providing measurements of the same plasma parcels traveling from 0.1 to 1 au. Using magnetic field measurements from both spacecraft, the properties of turbulence in the two intervals are assessed. Magnetic spectral density, flatness, and high-order moment scaling laws are ca ... Telloni, Daniele; Sorriso-Valvo, Luca; Woodham, Lloyd; Panasenco, Olga; Velli, Marco; Carbone, Francesco; Zank, Gary; Bruno, Roberto; Perrone, Denise; Nakanotani, Masaru; Shi, Chen; Amicis, Raffaella; De Marco, Rossana; Jagarlamudi, Vamsee; Steinvall, Konrad; Marino, Raffaele; Adhikari, Laxman; Zhao, Lingling; Liang, Haoming; Tenerani, Anna; Laker, Ronan; Horbury, Timothy; Bale, Stuart; Pulupa, Marc; Malaspina, David; MacDowall, Robert; Goetz, Keith; de Wit, Thierry; Harvey, Peter; Kasper, Justin; Korreck, Kelly; Larson, Davin; Case, Anthony; Stevens, Michael; Whittlesey, Phyllis; Livi, Roberto; Owen, Christopher; Livi, Stefano; Louarn, Philippe; Antonucci, Ester; Romoli, Marco; Brien, Helen; Evans, Vincent; Angelini, Virginia; Published by: The Astrophysical Journal      Published on: 05/2021 YEAR: 2021     DOI: 10.3847/2041-8213/abf7d1 Multiscale Solar Wind Turbulence Properties inside and near Switchbacks Measured by the Parker Solar Probe The Parker Solar Probe (PSP) routinely observes magnetic field deflections in the solar wind at distances less than 0.3 au from the Sun. These deflections are related to structures commonly called "switchbacks" (SBs), whose origins and characteristic properties are currently debated. Here, we use a database of visually selected SB intervals—and regions of solar wind plasma measured just before and after each SB—to examine plasma parameters, turbulent spectra from inertial to dissipation scales, and intermittency ... Martinovic, Mihailo; Klein, Kristopher; Huang, Jia; Chandran, Benjamin; Kasper, Justin; Lichko, Emily; Bowen, Trevor; Chen, Christopher; Matteini, Lorenzo; Stevens, Michael; Case, Anthony; Bale, Stuart; Published by: The Astrophysical Journal      Published on: 05/2021 YEAR: 2021     DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/abebe5 Subproton-scale Intermittency in Near-Sun Solar Wind Turbulence Observed by the Parker Solar Probe High time-resolution solar wind magnetic field data are employed to study statistics describing intermittency near the first perihelion (∼35.6 R⊙) of the Parker Solar Probe mission. A merged data set employing two instruments on the FIELDS suite enables broadband estimation of higher-order moments of magnetic field increments, with five orders established with reliable accuracy. The duration, cadence, and low noise level of the data permit evaluation of scale dependence of the observed intermittency from the i ... Chhiber, Rohit; Matthaeus, William; Bowen, Trevor; Bale, Stuart; Published by: The Astrophysical Journal      Published on: 04/2021 YEAR: 2021     DOI: 10.3847/2041-8213/abf04e Identification of Active Magnetic Reconnection Using Magnetic Flux Transport in Plasma Turbulence Magnetic reconnection has been suggested to play an important role in the dynamics and energetics of plasma turbulence by spacecraft observations, simulations, and theory over the past two decades, and recently, by magnetosheath observations of MMS. A new method based on magnetic flux transport (MFT) has been developed to identify reconnection activity in turbulent plasmas. This method is applied to a gyrokinetic simulation of two-dimensional (2D) plasma turbulence. Results on the identification of three active reconnection ... Li, Tak; Liu, Yi-Hsin; Qi, Yi; Published by: The Astrophysical Journal      Published on: 03/2021 YEAR: 2021     DOI: 10.3847/2041-8213/abea0b The Ion Transition Range of Solar Wind Turbulence in the Inner Heliosphere: Parker Solar Probe Observations The scaling of the turbulent spectra provides a key measurement that allows us to discriminate between different theoretical predictions of turbulence. In the solar wind, this has driven a large number of studies dedicated to this issue using in situ data from various orbiting spacecraft. While a semblance of consensus exists regarding the scaling in the magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) and dispersive ranges, the precise scaling in the transition range and the actual physical mechanisms that control it remain open questions. Using ... Huang, S; Sahraoui, F.; Andrés, N.; Hadid, L.; Yuan, Z.; He, J.; Zhao, J.; Galtier, S.; Zhang, J.; Deng, X.; Jiang, K.; Yu, L.; Xu, S.; Xiong, Q; Wei, Y; de Wit, Dudok; Bale, S.; Kasper, J.; Published by: The Astrophysical Journal      Published on: 03/2021 YEAR: 2021     DOI: 10.3847/2041-8213/abdaaf Harmonic Radio Emission in Randomly Inhomogeneous Plasma In the present paper, we describe a theoretical model of the generation of harmonic emissions of type III solar radio bursts. The goal of our study is to fully take into account the most efficient physical processes involved in the generation of harmonic electromagnetic emission via nonlinear coupling of Langmuir waves in randomly inhomogeneous plasma of solar wind ( $l+l^\prime \to t$ ). We revisit the conventional mechanism of coalescence of primarily generated and back-scattered Langmuir waves in quasihomogeneous plasma. ... Tkachenko, Anna; Krasnoselskikh, Vladimir; Voshchepynets, Andrii; Published by: The Astrophysical Journal      Published on: 02/2021 YEAR: 2021     DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/abd2bd Random Walk and Trapping of Interplanetary Magnetic Field Lines: Global Simulation, Magnetic Connectivity, and Implications for Solar Energetic Particles The random walk of magnetic field lines is an important ingredient in understanding how the connectivity of the magnetic field affects the spatial transport and diffusion of charged particles. As solar energetic particles propagate away from near-solar sources, they interact with the fluctuating magnetic field, which modifies their distributions. We develop a formalism in which the differential equation describing the field line random walk contains both effects due to localized magnetic displacements and a non-stochastic co ... Chhiber, Rohit; Ruffolo, David; Matthaeus, William; Usmanov, Arcadi; Tooprakai, Paisan; Chuychai, Piyanate; Goldstein, Melvyn; Published by: The Astrophysical Journal      Published on: 02/2021 YEAR: 2021     DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/abd7f0 Three-dimensional Simulations of the Inhomogeneous Low Solar Wind Magyar, N.; Nakariakov, V.~M.; Published by: \apj      Published on: 01/2021 YEAR: 2021     DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/abd02f 2020 Magnetohydrodynamic Turbulent Evolution of a Magnetic Cloud in the Outer Heliosphere Telloni, Daniele; Zhao, Lingling; Zank, Gary; Liang, Haoming; Nakanotani, Masaru; Adhikari, Laxman; Carbone, Francesco; Amicis, Raffaella; Perrone, Denise; Bruno, Roberto; Dasso, Sergio; Published by: \apjl      Published on: 12/2020 YEAR: 2020     DOI: 10.3847/2041-8213/abcb03 Energy Supply for Heating the Slow Solar Wind Observed by Parker Solar Probe between 0.17 and 0.7 au Energy supply sources for the heating process in the slow solar wind remain unknown. The Parker Solar Probe (PSP) mission provides a good opportunity to study this issue. Recently, PSP observations have found that the slow solar wind experiences stronger heating inside 0.24 au. Here for the first time we measure in the slow solar wind the radial gradient of the low-frequency breaks on the magnetic trace power spectra and evaluate the associated energy supply rate. We find that the energy supply rate is consistent with the ob ... Wu, Honghong; Tu, Chuanyi; Wang, Xin; He, Jiansen; Yang, Liping; Published by: The Astrophysical Journal      Published on: 11/2020 YEAR: 2020     DOI: 10.3847/2041-8213/abc5b6 On the Scaling Properties of Magnetic-field Fluctuations through the Inner Heliosphere Although the interplanetary magnetic-field variability has been extensively investigated in situ using data from several space missions, newly launched missions providing high-resolution measures and approaching the Sun offer the possibility to study the multiscale variability in the innermost\ solar\ system. Here, using\ Parker\ Solar\ Probe\ measurements, we investigate the scaling properties of\ solar\ wind magnetic-field fluctuations at different heliocentric distances. The resu ... Alberti, Tommaso; Laurenza, Monica; Consolini, Giuseppe; Milillo, Anna; Marcucci, Maria; Carbone, Vincenzo; Bale, Stuart; Published by: The Astrophysical Journal      Published on: 10/2020 YEAR: 2020     DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/abb3d2 The Origin of Switchbacks in the Solar Corona: Linear Theory The origin, structure, and propagation characteristics of a switchback are compelling questions posed by Parker Solar Probe (PSP) observations of velocity spikes and magnetic field reversals. By assuming interchange reconnection between coronal loop and open magnetic field, we show that this results in the generation of upward (into the heliosphere) and downward complex structures propagating at the fast magnetosonic speed (i.e., the Alfvén speed in the low plasma beta corona) that can have an arbitrary radial magnetic fiel ... Zank, G.; Nakanotani, M.; Zhao, L.-L.; Adhikari, L.; Kasper, J.; Published by: The Astrophysical Journal      Published on: 10/2020 YEAR: 2020     DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/abb828 Cross Helicity of the 2018 November Magnetic Cloud Observed by the Parker Solar Probe Magnetic clouds are large-scale transient structures in the solar wind with low plasma-beta, low-amplitude magnetic field fluctuations, and twisted field lines with both ends often connected to the Sun. Their inertial-range turbulent properties have not been examined in detail. In this Letter, we analyze the normalized cross helicity, sigma(c), and residual energy, sigma(r), of plasma fluctuations in the 2018 November magnetic cloud observed at 0.25.au by the Parker Solar Probe. A low value of |sigma(c)| was present in th ... Good, S.; Kilpua, E.; Ala-Lahti, M.; Osmane, A.; Bale, S.; Zhao, L.-L.; Published by: The Astrophysical Journal      Published on: 09/2020 YEAR: 2020     DOI: 10.3847/2041-8213/abb021 Spectral Anisotropy in 2D plus Slab Magnetohydrodynamic Turbulence in the Solar Wind and Upper Corona Zank, G.~P.; Nakanotani, M.; Zhao, L.; Adhikari, L.; Telloni, D.; Published by: \apj      Published on: 09/2020 YEAR: 2020     DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/abad30 Wave Composition, Propagation, and Polarization of Magnetohydrodynamic Turbulence within 0.3 au as Observed by Parker Solar Probe Turbulence, a ubiquitous phenomenon in interplanetary space, is crucial for the energy conversion of space plasma at multiple scales. This work focuses on the propagation, polarization, and wave composition properties of the\ solar\ wind turbulence within 0.3 au, and its variation with heliocentric distance at magnetohydrodynamic scales (from 10 s to 1000 s in the spacecraft frame). We present the probability density function of propagation wavevectors (PDF (k(parallel to),k)) for\ solar\ wind turbulen ... Zhu, Xingyu; He, Jiansen; Verscharen, Daniel; Duan, Die; Bale, Stuart; Published by: The Astrophysical Journal      Published on: 09/2020 YEAR: 2020     DOI: 10.3847/2041-8213/abb23e Spectral Features in Field-aligned Solar Wind Turbulence from Parker Solar Probe Observations Parker Solar Probe (PSP) observed a large variety of Alfv\ enic fluctuations in the fast and slow solar wind flow during its two perihelia. The properties of Alfv\ enic solar wind turbulence have been studied for decades in the near-Earth environment. A spectral index of -5/3 or -2 for magnetic field fluctuations has been observed using spacecraft measurements, which can be explained by turbulence theories of nearly incompressible magnetohydrodynamics (NI MHD) or critical balance. In this study, a rigorous search of field ... Zhao, L.-L.; Zank, G.; Adhikari, L.; Nakanotani, M.; Telloni, D.; Carbone, F.; Published by: The Astrophysical Journal      Published on: 08/2020 YEAR: 2020     DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/ab9b7e Small-scale Magnetic Flux Ropes in the First Two Parker Solar Probe Encounters Small-scale magnetic flux ropes (SFRs) are a type of structure in the solar wind that possess helical magnetic field lines. In a recent report we presented the radial variations of the properties of SFRs from 0.29 to 8 au using in situ measurements from the Helios, Advanced Composition Explorer/WIND (ACE/Wind), Ulysses, and Voyager spacecrafts. With the launch of the Parker Solar Probe (PSP), we extend our previous investigation further into the inner heliosphere. We apply a Grad–Shafranov-based algorithm to identify SFRs ... Chen, Yu; Hu, Qiang; Zhao, Lingling; Kasper, Justin; Bale, Stuart; Korreck, Kelly; Case, Anthony; Stevens, Michael; Bonnell, John; Goetz, Keith; Harvey, Peter; Klein, Kristopher; Larson, Davin; Livi, Roberto; MacDowall, Robert; Malaspina, David; Pulupa, Marc; Whittlesey, Phyllis; Published by: The Astrophysical Journal      Published on: YEAR: 2020     DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/abb820 2019 No Evidence for Critical Balance in Field-aligned Alfv\ enic Solar Wind Turbulence Telloni, Daniele; Carbone, Francesco; Bruno, Roberto; Sorriso-Valvo, Luca; Zank, Gary; Adhikari, Laxman; Hunana, Peter; Published by: \apj      Published on: 12/2019 YEAR: 2019     DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/ab517b Ion Cyclotron Waves in Field-aligned Solar Wind Turbulence Telloni, Daniele; Carbone, Francesco; Bruno, Roberto; Zank, Gary; Sorriso-Valvo, Luca; Mancuso, Salvatore; Published by: \apjl      Published on: 11/2019 YEAR: 2019     DOI: 10.3847/2041-8213/ab4c44 Reynolds Number and Intermittency in the Expanding Solar Wind: Predictions Based on Voyager Observations The large-scale features of the solar wind are examined in order to predict small-scale features of turbulence in unexplored regions of the heliosphere. The strategy is to examine how system size, or effective Reynolds number Re, varies, and then how this quantity influences observable statistical properties, including intermittency properties of solar wind turbulence. The expectation based on similar hydrodynamics scalings is that the kurtosis, of the small-scale magnetic field increments, will increase with increasing R ... Parashar, T.; Cuesta, M.; Matthaeus, W.; Published by: The Astrophysical Journal      Published on: 10/2019 YEAR: 2019     DOI: 10.3847/2041-8213/ab4a82 Single-spacecraft Identification of Flux Tubes and Current Sheets in the Solar Wind A novel technique is presented for describing and visualizing the local topology of the magnetic field using single-spacecraft data in the solar wind. The approach merges two established techniques: the Grad-Shafranov (GS) reconstruction method, which provides a plausible regional two-dimensional magnetic field surrounding the spacecraft trajectory, and the Partial Variance of Increments (PVI) technique that identifies coherent magnetic structures, such as current sheets. When applied to one month of Wind magnetic field d ... Pecora, Francesco; Greco, Antonella; Hu, Qiang; Servidio, Sergio; Chasapis, Alexandros; Matthaeus, William; Published by: The Astrophysical Journal      Published on: 08/2019 YEAR: 2019     DOI: 10.3847/2041-8213/ab32d9 2018 A Review of Alfv\ enic Turbulence in High-Speed Solar Wind Streams: Hints From Cometary Plasma Turbulence Solar wind turbulence within high-speed streams is reviewed from the point of view of embedded single nonlinear Alfv\ en wave cycles, discontinuities, magnetic decreases (MDs), and shocks. For comparison and guidance, cometary plasma turbulence is also briefly reviewed. It is demonstrated that cometary nonlinear magnetosonic waves phase-steepen, with a right-hand circular polarized foreshortened front and an elongated, compressive trailing edge. The former part is a form of "wave breaking" and the latter that of "period d ... Tsurutani, Bruce; Lakhina, Gurbax; Sen, Abhijit; Hellinger, Petr; Glassmeier, Karl-Heinz; Mannucci, Anthony; Published by: Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics      Published on: 01/2018 YEAR: 2018     DOI: 10.1002/jgra.v123.410.1002/2017JA024203

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