An empirical model of the radiation belt of helium nuclei

I. V. Getselev, E. N. Sosnovets, A. S. Kovtyukh, A. V. Dmitriev, M. V. Podzolko, N. A. Vlasova, S. Ya Reizman

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Abstract

Based on satellite data, we present the results of modeling the spatial and energy distributions of integral fluxes of He nuclei (α particles) with E > 1, 2, 4, and 7 MeV at L = 1.1-6.6 in a broad range of B/B 0 (E is the kinetic energy of particles, L is the drift shell parameter, and B/B 0 is the magnetic field ratio). Some ways of practically applying the model are considered. The results of calculation of α-particle fluxes for a circular orbit with a height of 300 km and an inclination of 50° are presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)229-232
Number of pages4
JournalCosmic Research
Volume43
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 2005

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