University of Tokyo Symposium in 2000 on
Magnetic Reconnection in Space and Laboratory Plasmas
Tokyo, Japan, Feb 29 - Mar 4, 2000
28 February PM
E. N. Parker
Magnetic Reconnection and the Lowest Available Energy State
29 February PM
Drake, J. F., Rogers, B. N., and Shay, M. A.
Three-Dimensional Reconnection on the Sun
Ono, Y., Inomoto, M., Ueda, K., Matsuyama, T., Murakami, T., Oshima, Y., Tsuruda, M., Tawara, T., Nakahara, T., Murata, Y., Hayashiya, H. and Katsurai., M.
Fast Reconnection Mechanisms in TS-3 merging Experiment
Focused talks: Driven vs Spontaneous & Sweet-Parker vs Petschek
Russell M. Kulsrud
The Petschek and the Sweet-Parker Models for Magnetic Reconnection
Poster Session, 17:00
Forbes, T. G.
H. Ji, M. Yamada, S. Hsu, G. Fiksel, T. Carter, R. Kulsrud, and
Study of Ion Heating and Neutral Sheet Profiles in MRX
Plasma Heating by Forced Magnetic Reconnection
16:25, Discussion on the focused topic Chair: R. M. Kulsrud
1 March AM
Study of Physics of Magnetic Reconnection in Controlled Laboratory
1 March PM
Stenzel, R.L., Griskey, M.C., and Urrutia, J.M.
3D EMHD Reconnection in a Laboratory Plasma
T. Hayashi, N. Mizuguchi, T. Sato
Magnetic Reconnection and Relaxation Phenomena in Spherical Tokamak
Bellan, P. M.
Alfven Wave Instability of Current Sheets in Low $\beta$ Plasmas
Focused talks: Origin of Resistivity & Current-Sheet Structure
Treumann, R. A.
Origin of Resistivity in Reconnection
Poster Session, 17:20
Mukai, T. and Asano, Y.
Dynamics of an Extremely Thin Current Sheet in the Earth's Magnetotail
Shay, M. A. Drake, J. F. Rogers, B. N. and Swisdak, M.
Hesse, M. and Kuznetsova, M.
Shinohara, I., Mukai, T., Tsuruda, K., Nagai, T.
Lower hybrid wave observed in the magnetotail
M. Inomoto, Y. Ono, T. Tawara and T. Murakami
Mechanism of Fast Reconnection in TS-3 Plasma Merging Experiment
16:50, Discussion on the focused topic Chair: R. A. Treumann
2 March AM
2 March PM
Longcope, D. W.
Topology is Destiny: Three-dimensional Magnetic Reconnection in the
Taro Sakao, Takeo Kosugi, Satoshi Masuda, and Jun Sato
Magnetic Reconnection in Impulsive Solar Flares
T. Yokoyama , K. Akita, T. Morimoto, K. Inoue, J. Newmark
Clear evidence of reconnection inflow of a solar flare
McKenzie, D. E. and Hudson, H. S.
Supra-arcade Downflows in Long-duration Solar Flare Events
C. Z. Cheng and G. S. Choe
Focused talks: Global Dynamics & 3-D Effect of Reconnection
Experimental Study of Current Sheets in 3D Magnetic Configurations
Pritchett, P. L., and Coroniti, F. V.