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Magnetohydrodynamic Equilibria  

Thomas Wiegelmann

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Mar 2020
Magnetohydrodynamic equilibria are time-independent solutions of the full magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) equations. An important class are static equilibria without plasma flow. They are ... More

Magnetohydrodynamic Reconnection  

D. I. Pontin

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Feb 2020
Magnetic reconnection is a fundamental process that is important for the dynamical evolution of highly conducting plasmas throughout the Universe. In such highly conducting plasmas the ... More

Solar Dynamo  

Robert Cameron

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Apr 2020
The solar dynamo is the action of flows inside the Sun to maintain its magnetic field against Ohmic decay. On small scales the magnetic field is seen at the solar surface as a ubiquitous ... More

Solar Photosphere  

L. P. Chitta, H. N. Smitha, and S. K. Solanki

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Apr 2020
The Sun is a G2V star with an effective temperature of 5780 K. As the nearest star to Earth and the biggest object in the solar system, it serves as a reference for fundamental astronomical ... More

Solar-Wind Origin  

Steven R. Cranmer

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Jul 2019
The Sun continuously expels a fraction of its own mass in the form of a steadily accelerating outflow of ionized gas called the “solar wind.” The solar wind is the extension of the Sun’s ... More

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