Hamilton, D.P. and J.A. Burns 1993. Lorentz and gravitational resonances on
circumplanetary particles. Adv. Space Res. 13, #10, 241-248.
Micron-sized circumplanetary dust particles are subject to various
non-gravitational perturbations, principally solar radiation pressure
and electromagnetic forces, which are typically a few percent as
strong as the planetary gravity. Individually, these perturbations can
cause some orbital evolution, but when the perturbations act in
concert the excursions can be much larger. We demonstrate this effect
for a single example, the coupling between resonances and drag forces.
Throughout this work, we emphasize the parallels between
satellite-satellite gravitational resonances and their electromagnetic
counterparts (Lorentz resonances).
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