A ready-made code for the computation of prominence NLTE models

Gouttebroze, P. and Labrosse, N. (2000) A ready-made code for the computation of prominence NLTE models. Solar Physics, 196(2), pp. 349-355. (doi: 10.1023/A:1005229231465)

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A computer code is proposed for the computation of simple NLTE models of solar prominences. These models consist of plane-parallel slabs, with constant pressure and temperature, standing vertically above the solar surface. Each model is defined by five parameters: temperature, density, geometrical thickness, microturbulent velocity and height above the solar surface. The code computes the electron density, hydrogen level populations inside the slab, and determines the line profiles and continua emitted by the slab. An example of application of this code is given.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Labrosse, Dr Nicolas
Authors: Gouttebroze, P., and Labrosse, N.
Subjects:Q Science > QB Astronomy
Q Science > QC Physics
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Journal Name:Solar Physics
ISSN (Online):1573-093X
Published Online:15 December 2004

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