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Relation of the Radial Gradient of Cosmic-Ray Protons to the Size of the Solar-Modulation Region

Garrard, T. L. and Stone, E. C. and Vogt, R. E. (1973) Relation of the Radial Gradient of Cosmic-Ray Protons to the Size of the Solar-Modulation Region. In: Proceedings of the 13th International Cosmic Ray Conference. Colorado Associated University Press , Denver, CO, pp. 1336-1340. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20140409-092309559

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Abstract

The radial intensity-gradient of cosmic-ray protons has been calculated for a range of values of the distance to the boundary of a spherically symmetric solar-modulation region. We find that the radial dependence of the gradients may be described in terms of two characteristic domains of the modulation region: (a) an "inner region" where the gradients are relatively small and constant, and (b), an "outer region"' where the gradients are large and show a strong radial dependence. The magnitude of the gradient in the inner region is small for reasonable values for the physical parameters of the modulation mechanism.


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Stone, E. C.0000-0002-2010-5462
Contact Email Address:dmiles@caltech.edu
Additional Information:© 1973 University of Colorado. Provided by the NASA Astrophysics Data System. This work supported by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Grant NGR 05-002-160. One of us (Stone) was an Alfred P. Sloan research fellow, and another (Garrard) a NASA and NSF Trainee during this work.
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