Thin current sheets observation by MMS during a near-Earth’s magnetotail reconnection event

Rumi Nakamura1, Ali Varsani1, Takuma Nakamura1, Kevin Genestreti1, Ferdinand Plaschke1, Wolfgang Baumjohann1, Tsugunobu Nagai2, James Burch3, Ian J Cohen4, Robert Ergun5, Stephen A Fuselier3, Barbara L Giles6, Olivier Le Contel7, Per-Arne Lindqvist8, Werner Magnes1, Steven J Schwartz9, Robert J Strangeway9 and Roy B Torbert3, (1)Space Research Institute, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Graz, Austria, (2)Tokyo Inst Tech, Tokyo, Japan, (3)Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, TX, United States, (4)Applied Physics Laboratory Johns Hopkins, Laurel, MD, United States, (5)Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, Boulder, CO, United States, (6)NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, United States, (7)Laboratoire de Physique des Plasmas, CNRS/Ecole Polytechnique/UPMC, Paris, France, (8)KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, (9)University of California Los Angeles, Department of Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences, Los Angeles, CA, United States