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Smoothing of MHD Shocks in Mode Conversion

• Authors: Jamon D. Pennicott, and Paul S. Cally

2019 The Astrophysical Journal Letters 881 L21.

• Provider: AAS Journals

Caption: Figure 3.

θ = 30°: at this stage, the increased magnetic field inclination produces an easily identifiable smoothing of the slow shock around a = c before beginning to steepen again. Again, the fast shock remains sharp and propagates freely.