Modeling of dynamic evolution of coronal loops

T. V. Stepanova, Alexander Kosovichev

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Abstract

Parameters of expanding magnetic loops and arches and of mass flows generated by them in the corona have been computed in a 1D two-fluid approximation. Two possible trigger mechanisms of the coronal transients have been considered: (i) sudden increase of the background magnetic field strength, and (ii) heating and compression plasma inside these magnetic structures. We discuss the formation of shock waves and their dependence on dynamics and geometry of the magnetic structures.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)171-174
Number of pages4
JournalSpace Science Reviews
Volume70
Issue number1-2
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 1994
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)
  • Space and Planetary Science

Keywords

  • Sun: activity
  • Sun: corona

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