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Physical processes in solar flares

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Published by Kluwer Academic Publishers in Dordrecht, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Solar flares,
  • High temperature plasmas

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-243) and index.

    Statementby Boris V. Somov.
    SeriesAstrophysics and space science library ;, v. 172
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB526.F6 S65 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 249 p. :
    Number of Pages249
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1536492M
    ISBN 100792312619
    LC Control Number91014565


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Solar flares are very complex electromagnetic phenomena. Particles are accelerated to high velocities and a variery of physical processes happen inside and outside flares.

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Solar flares are very complex electromagnetic phenomena of a cataclysmic nature. Particles are accelerated to very high velocities and a variety of physical processes happen inside and outside flares.

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Somov. Observed phenomena and the energetics of solar flares -- Physical concepts of the nature of flares -- Flare-induced physical processes in the solar atmosphere -- The solar flare problem -- 2 \/ Chromospheric Heating: The Mechanism Producing High-Temperature Plasma in Solar Flares -- Impulsive heating by accelerated electrons.

The authors explore the aspects of solar flares by understanding the underlying physical processes and in two parts: physics needed Physical processes in solar flares book understand this phenomena and the second for attacking different aspects of the phenomena.

This important book is aimed primarily at beginning graduate students who have knowledge of basic physics.5/5(1). Not Available Physical processes in solar flares book The ADS is operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory under NASA Cooperative Agreement NNX16AC86AAuthor: B.

Somov, J. Sylwester. Solar flares are powerful and rapid eruptions that occur in the atmosphere of the Sun in magnetically active regions.

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Abstract This book provides three stages in the solution of the solar flare problem. Chapter one describes the connection between observational data and theoretical concepts, where it is stressed that next to investigating flares, the related non-stationary large-scale phenomena must be studied as well.

Abstract. Since the early s, it has become evident that the entire range of solar surface activity is governed by the interaction between the surface magnetic fields of the Sun and the ambient plasma: the rich phenomenology discussed by others in this work indicates that magnetic fields play a central role in the energetics of both transient events (including flares and magnetic flux Cited by: Books that feature extensive solar storms or flares that destroy, knock out or cause major damages in the electrical systems are also welcome on the list.

* An electromagnetic pulse (EMP), also sometimes called a transient electromagnetic disturbance, is a short burst of electromagnetic energy. Few phenomena have stirred the imaginations of solar scientists as much as the explosive energy of solar flares. In The Physics of Solar Flares, first published inEinar Tandberg-Hanssen and A.

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Hale, H.A. Deslandres, and M.A. Ellison. There are no physical symptoms related to solar flares. There were no flares today, by the way. The symptoms you describe resemble those of a blood pressure increase.

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