Fragmented Energy Release in Sun and Stars: The Interface between MHD and Plasma Physics / Edition 1

Fragmented Energy Release in Sun and Stars: The Interface between MHD and Plasma Physics / Edition 1

by G.H.J. van den Oord
     
 

ISBN-10: 079232918X

ISBN-13: 9780792329183

Pub. Date: 06/30/1994

Publisher: Springer Netherlands

Magnetic energy release plays an important role in a wide variety of cosmic objects such as the Sun, stellar coronae, stellar and galactic accretion disks and pulsars. The observed radio, X-ray and gamma-ray emission often directly results from magnetic 'flares', implying that these processes are spatially fragmented and of an impulsive nature. A true understanding

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Overview

Magnetic energy release plays an important role in a wide variety of cosmic objects such as the Sun, stellar coronae, stellar and galactic accretion disks and pulsars. The observed radio, X-ray and gamma-ray emission often directly results from magnetic 'flares', implying that these processes are spatially fragmented and of an impulsive nature. A true understanding of these processes requires a combined magnetohydrodynamical and plasma physical approach. Fragmented Energy Release in Sun and Stars: the Interface between MHD and Plasma Physics provides a comprehensive, interdisciplinary summary of magnetic energy release in the Sun and stars, in accretion disks, in pulsar magnetospheres and in laboratory plasmas. These proceedings include papers on both theoretical and observational aspects.
Fragmented Energy Release in Sun and Stars: the Interface between MHD and Plasma Physics is for researchers in the fields of solar physics, stellar astrophysics and (laboratory) plasma physics and is a useful resource book for graduate level astrophysics courses.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780792329183
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
06/30/1994
Edition description:
Reprinted from SPACE SCIENCE REVIEWS, 68:1-4, 1994
Pages:
378
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword. 1. Energy Release Processes. 2. Fragmented Solar Emission. 3. Stars. 4. Stellar and Galactic Accretion Disks. 5. Pulsars. Author Index.

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