Energetic Particle Observations

Authors: Klecker, B., H. Kunow, H. V. Cane, et al.
Reference: Space Science Reviews, 123, 217 - 250, 2006

Abstract: The characteristics of solar energetic particles (SEP) as observed in interplanetary space provide fundamental information about the origin of these particles, and the acceleration and propagation processes at the Sun and in interplanetary space. Furthermore, energetic particles provide information on the development and structure of coronal mass ejections as they propagate from the solar corona into the interplanetary medium. In this paper we review the measurements of energetic particles in interplanetary space and discuss their implication for our understanding of the sources, acceleration and propagation processes.

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