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Mapping solar wind structure with interplanetary scintillation

Daly, N., and Woan, G. (1997) Mapping solar wind structure with interplanetary scintillation. Acta Cosmologica, 23 . pp. 91-94.

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Abstract

The density and velocity structure of the solar wind can be studied by examining the scintillation experienced by radio waves from distant radio sources as they propagate through the interplanetary medium. Observations taken over 5 years (1990 - 94) with the Cambridge IPS array are being analysed, and it should soon be possible to produce daily maps of excess scintillation, thus revealing large-scale density fluctuations in the solar wind.

Item Type:Article
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s):Woan, Prof Graham
Authors: Daly, N., and Woan, G.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Journal Name:Acta Cosmologica

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