Approaching Kappa Distributions: Statistical Background, Theoretical Developments, and Applications in Space Plasma Physics II

Wednesday, 16 December 2015: 13:40-15:40
2009 (Moscone West)
Primary Conveners:  George Livadiotis, Southwest Research Institute San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, United States
Conveners:  Peter H Yoon, University of Maryland College Park, College Park, MD, United States and Kostas Dialynas, Office for Space Research and Technology, Academy of Athens, Athens, Greece
Chairs:  George Livadiotis, Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, TX, United States and Peter H Yoon, University of Maryland College Park, College Park, MD, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Peter H Yoon, University of Maryland College Park, College Park, MD, United States
Introductory Remarks
Superstatistics: Theory and Applications (Invited) (59134)
Christian Beck, Queen Mary, University of London, School of Mathematical Sciences, London, United Kingdom
The Generation of Kappa distributions At Perpendicular Shocks And The Heliospheric Termination Shock (Invited) (58893)
Gary Paul Zank, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL, United States
Electron instability thresholds of solar wind magnetic fluctuations in non-thermal anisotropic kappa distribution plasmas: Survey of Wind-SWE-VEIS observations (70474)
Adolfo F. Vinas1, Mark L Adrian1, Pablo S Moya2 and Deirdre E Wendel1, (1)NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, United States, (2)NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Heliophysics Division, Geospace Physics Laboratory, Mail Code 673, Greenbelt, MD, United States
Energetic Particle Spectral Shapes in Planetary Magnetospheres; Assessment of the Kappa Function (Invited) (59163)
Barry Mauk, Applied Physics Laboratory Johns Hopkins, Laurel, MD, United States
Application of the Convected Kappa Distribution Function to Hot Plasma Ion Populations Observed in the Magnetospheres of Jupiter and Saturn (83818)
Mark Kane1, Donald G Mitchell2, Barry Mauk3, James F Carbary4 and Stamatios M Krimigis3, (1)Harford Research Institute, Bel Air, MD, United States, (2)JHU/APL, Laurel, MD, United States, (3)Applied Physics Laboratory Johns Hopkins, Laurel, MD, United States, (4)Johns Hopkins Univ, Laurel, MD, United States
Importance of Kappa Background Electron Distributions to Solar Radio Bursts (Invited) (59294)
Iver Hugh Cairns1, Joachim Matthias Schmidt1 and Bo Li2, (1)University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia, (2)University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
The Formation of Kappa-Distribution Accelerated Electron Populations in Solar Flares (62698)
Nicolas horace Bian1, Eduard Kontar1 and Gordon Emslie2, (1)University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom, (2)Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY, United States
Radio Emissions from Plasma with Electron Kappa-Distributions (85837)
Gregory D Fleishman, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Edison, NJ, United States and Alexey A Kuznetsov, ISZF, Irkutsk, Russia
Kappa Distribution in a Homogeneous Medium: Adiabatic Limit of a Super-diffusive Process? (71521)
Ilan Roth, University of California, Space Sciences, Berkeley, CA, United States