Progress in Solar Physics: Review Papers Invited to Celebrate the Centennial Volume of Solar Physics

Progress in Solar Physics: Review Papers Invited to Celebrate the Centennial Volume of Solar Physics

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1986)

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ISBN-13: 9789401085380
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 10/22/2011
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1986
Pages: 632
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.05(d)

Table of Contents

High Resolution Solar Telescopes.- Present Problems of the Solar Interior.- The Solar Neutrino Problem.- Inverting Helioseismic Data.- The 160 Minutes Oscillations.- The Sun as a System of Elementary Particles.- The Solar Dynamo.- The Solar Differential Rotation — Present Status of Observations.- Eight Decades of Solar Research at Mount Wilson.- Measurements of Magnetic Fields and the Analysis of Stokes Profiles.- Solar Convection.- The Fine Structure of the Quiet Sun.- The Chromosphere and Transition Region — Current Status and Future Directions of Models.- Progress in Coronal Physics.- The Heating of Coronae.- Some Recent Developments in the Theoretical Dynamics of Magnetic Fields.- Nonradiative Activity across the H-R Diagram: Which Types of Stars Are Solar-Like?.- Solar and Stellar Activity: the Theoretical Approach.- Stellar Analogs of Solar Magnetic Activity.- The Emergence of Magnetic Flux.- Modern Observations of Solar Prominences.- 21 May 1980 Flare Review.- Solar Hard X-Ray Bursts.- High Spatial Resolution Microwave Observations of the Sun.- Energetic Ions in Solar ?-Ray Flares.- Energetic Solar Electrons in the Interplanetary Medium.- Imaging of Coronal Mass Ejections by the Helios Spacecraft.- The Solar Wind.- Mass Loss from Solar-Type Stars.- The Future of Solar Physics.- Announcement.

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