Solar flares: observations vs simulations

Rubio de Costa, F., Zuccarello, F., Labrosse, N. , Fletcher, L. , Prosecký, T. and Kašparová, J. (2010) Solar flares: observations vs simulations. Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union, 6(S274), pp. 182-184. (doi: 10.1017/S1743921311006880)

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In order to study the properties of faint, moderate and bright flares, we simulate the conditions of the solar atmosphere using a radiative hydrodynamic model (Abbett & Hawley, 1999). A constant beam of non-thermal electrons is injected at the apex of a 1D coronal loop and heating from thermal soft X-ray emission is included. We compare the results with some observational data in Ly-α (using TRACE 1216 and 1600 Å data and estimating the “pure” Ly-α emission) and in Hα (data taken with a Multichannel Flare Spectrograph, at the Ondrejov Observatory).

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Fletcher, Professor Lyndsay and Labrosse, Dr Nicolas and Rubio de Costa, Ms Fatima
Authors: Rubio de Costa, F., Zuccarello, F., Labrosse, N., Fletcher, L., Prosecký, T., and Kašparová, J.
Subjects:Q Science > QB Astronomy
Q Science > QC Physics
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Journal Name:Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union
ISSN (Online):1743-9221
Published Online:08 June 2011

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