'Reconnection of Magnetic Fields:
MHD and Collisionless Theory and Applications to the Sun and Magnetosphere'
J Birn and ER Priest, Editors


Preface

1. Basic Theory of MHD Reconnection

1.1 Classical theory of 2-D reconnection - TG Forbes 
1.2 Fundamental concepts        - G Hornig
1.3 3-D Reconnection in the absence of magnetic null points    - G Hornig
1.4 3-D Reconnection at nulls - D Pontin
     1.5 MHD Reconnection      - M Linton

2. Basic Theory of Collisionless Reconnection

2.1 Overview of collisionless theory      - J Drake
2.2 Diffusion region physics    - M Hesse
2.3 Onset of magnetic reconnection      - P Pritchett
2.4 Hall-MHD reconnection   - A Bhattacharjee/J Dorelli
2.5 Nonthermal particle acceleration - M Hoshino
2.6 Role of current-aligned instabilities     - J Büchner/W Daughton

3. Reconnection in the Sun's Atmosphere

3.1 Coronal heating         - ER Priest
3.2 Separator reconnection    - D Longcope
3.3 Pinching of coronal fields       - V Titov
3.4 Numerical experiments on coronal heating    - K Galsgaard
3.5 Solar flares    - T Forbes
3.6 Trigger mechanisms for flares      - K Kusano
3.7 Fast particles in flares, observations     - L Fletcher
3.8 Particle acceleration in flares, theory         - T Neukirch

4. Reconnection in the Magnetosphere

4.1 Overview     - J Birn
4.2 Observations of magnetopause reconnection    - K-H Trattner
4.3 Observations of tail reconnection      - W Baumjohann/R Nakamura (?)
4.4 Remote sensing of reconnection         - M Freeman
4.5 Simulations of reconnection at the magnetopause   - J Dorelli /A Bhattacharjee
 4.6 Simulations of reconnection in the magnetotail - J Birn
4.7 MHD stability of tail equilibria     - K Schindler
5. Open problems
Appendix
Definitions of specific terms