Magnetic diffusivity

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The magnetic diffusivity is a parameter in plasma physics. It appears in the Magnetic Reynolds number. The magnetic diffusivity is defined as:[1]

\eta = \frac{1}{\mu_0 \sigma_0}.

References[edit]

  1. ^ W. Baumjohann and R. A. Treumann, Basic Space Plasma Physics, Imperial College Press, 1997