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The spread of the hot electron cloud in the solar corona

Mel'nik, V.N., and Kontar, E.P. (1999) The spread of the hot electron cloud in the solar corona. New Astronomy, 4(1), pp. 41-44. (doi:10.1016/S1384-1076(98)00044-X)

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The spread of the electron cloud generating solar type III bursts is discussed. It is shown that the maximum velocity of the electron distribution function, plateau, cannot exceed the velocity of free propagation u=x/t. It appeared that despite the plateau formation at the electron distribution function the asymptotic self-similar solution u(x,t)=2x/t never occurred.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Kontar, Dr Eduard
Authors: Mel'nik, V.N., and Kontar, E.P.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Journal Name:New Astronomy
Published Online:24 March 1999

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