ISBN-10:
9812832718
ISBN-13:
9789812832719
Pub. Date:
10/01/2008
Publisher:
World Scientific Publishing Company, Incorporated
Physics of the Sun and Its Atmosphere: Proceedings of the National Workshop (India) on Recent Advances in Solar Physics

Physics of the Sun and Its Atmosphere: Proceedings of the National Workshop (India) on Recent Advances in Solar Physics

by Udit Narain, Bhola N Dwivedi

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Overview

This book presents a pedagogical, updated and modern view of the Sun from its interior to its exterior as well as the Sun-Earth system. Written by eminent scientists in solar physics, the chapters deal with recent advances in solar physics, seismic Sun, solar magnetic field, waves and oscillations, spectroscopic diagnostics of solar plasmas, partially ionized lower atmosphere, coronal heating, coronal mass ejections, radio Sun, solar wind, and the Sun-Earth system. Each chapter is fully illustrated and has a comprehensive reference list. The book covers all major topics in solar physics, and presents a rich menu to motivate graduate students who wish to pursue a solar physics research career.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789812832719
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/01/2008
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface v

Acknowledgements vii

Chapter 1 Recent Advances in Solar Physics B.N. Dwivedi 1

Chapter 2 Overview of the Sun S.S. Hasan 9

Chapter 3 Seismic View of the Sun S.M. Chitre B.N. Dwivedi 21

Chapter 4 Solar Magnetism P. Venkatakrishnan S. Gosain 39

Chapter 5 Waves and Oscillations in the Solar Atmosphere R. Erdelyi 61

Chapter 6 VUV Spectroscopy of Solar Plasma A. Mohan 109

Chapter 7 Active Region Diagnostics H.E. Mason D. Tripathi 127

Chapter 8 Hall Effect and Ambipolar Diffusion in the Lower Solar Atmosphere V. Krishan 151

Chapter 9 On Solar Coronal Heating Mechanisms K. Pandey U. Narain 173

Chapter 10 Coronal Mass Ejections (CMEs) and Associated Phenomena N. Srivastava 193

Chapter 11 The Radio Sun P.K. Manoharan 215

Chapter 12 The Solar Wind P.K. Manoharan 235

Chapter 13 The Sun-Earth System: Our Home in Space J.L. Lean 267

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