Articles | Volume 10, issue 4/5
Nonlin. Processes Geophys., 10, 435–436, 2003
https://doi.org/10.5194/npg-10-435-2003
Nonlin. Processes Geophys., 10, 435–436, 2003
https://doi.org/10.5194/npg-10-435-2003

  31 Oct 2003

31 Oct 2003

Clarification of the Hall effect as an energy transfer mechanism in a theory of the Earth’s magnetic field and sunspots

A. de Paor A. de Paor
  • Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, National University of Ireland, Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland

Abstract. Clarification is offered of the energy transfer role played by the Hall effect in a recent paper: de Paor, A., A theory of the Earth's magnetic field and of sunspots, based on a self-excited dynamo incorporating the Hall effect, Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics, 8, 265-279, 2001.