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Calculation of luminosity height profile of 3914 A band in ionospheric D- and E-regions during electron invasions
Author(s): Larisa Zelenkova; Sergey Khvorostovskiy; Vadim Soldatov
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Paper Abstract

A model of interaction of energetic electrons with the upper atmosphere is proposed. Electron energy distribution function is found by the solution of kinetic equation assuming continuous energy losses for the electrons of primary flux. On the basis of the proposed model the calculation of number of the direct excitations of molecular nitrogen is performed. Estimated luminosity height profile of 3914 angstrom band is compared with experimental rocket ones.

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Date Published: 23 November 1993
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2050, Airglow and Aurora, (23 November 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.164811
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Larisa Zelenkova, Univ. of St. Petersburg (Russia)
Sergey Khvorostovskiy, Univ. of St. Petersburg (Russia)
Vadim Soldatov, Univ. of St. Petersburg (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2050:
Airglow and Aurora
Sergej Leontyev, Editor(s)

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