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Advanced Space Plasma Physics
Errata


Page 44, Eq. (3.46)


Page 54, Figure 3.8

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Page 148, last paragraph, before Eq. (7.16)

... slow magnetosonic waves, which in a hot plasma travel ...


Page 157, Eq. (7.45)

This should be a scalar equation,

with the line following the equation reading as: which is the only non-zero component of the current disturbance.


Page 167, Eqs. (7.96) to (7.97) and surrounding text

.... as condition of instability. Under these favorable conditions, the ion tearing instability will grow at the growth rate in Eq. (7.83) whenever the growth rate exceeds the value

with . Eqs. (7.95) and (7.96) set thresholds on the ion tearing instability: a large normal component of the magnetic field in the center of the neutral sheet tends to stabilize the collisionless tearing mode. To visualize the unstable range we combine the conditions into one, defining . Then instability arises for

The graphic representation of this condition is shown in Fig. 7.9. For given b and instability arises in the shaded region. Hence ....


Page 167, Fig. 7.9

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Page 247, Eq. (10.6)

This Equation should read as :


Page 263, line following Eq. (10.77)

But because of the Boltzmann relation, , the...


Page 330, Eq. (12.34)

Wave energy and delta function should go into the numerator:


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