electrojet


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electrojet

[i′lek·trə‚jet]
(geophysics)
A stream of intense electric current moving in the upper atmosphere around the equator and in polar regions.
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Swept around by the planet's magnetic field, these triatomic ions form the bulk of the circulating electrojet stream.
Known as electrojets, these high-speed winds may explain how energy from the auroral regions spreads around the planet.
The electrojets rotate in the direction opposite that of the planet, causing friction between these winds and the rest of the atmosphere.
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His career in theoretical physics started in space, with polar and auroral electrojets, later going to parametric instabilities and laser theory.