Lectures on solar physics / H.M. Antia, A. Bhatnagar, P. Ulmschneider, eds.

Contributor(s): Antia, H. M | Bhatnagar, A | Ulmschneider, P. (Peter), 1938-
Material type: TextTextSeries: Lecture notes in physics: 619.Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2003Description: 1 online resource (xi, 335 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783540369639; 3540369635Subject(s): Sun -- Congresses | SunGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Conference papers and proceedings. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Lectures on solar physics.DDC classification: 523.7 LOC classification: QB520 | .L43 2003Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Overview of solar physics / S.M. Chitre -- Instrumentation and observational techniques in solar astronomy / A. Bhatnagar -- Solar interior and seismology / H.M. Antia -- The active and explosive sun / A. Ambastha -- Magnetic flux tubes and activity on the sun / S.S. Hasan -- Solar magnetic fields / P. Venkatakrishnan -- The physics of chromospheres and coronae / P. Ulmschneider -- The solar corona / B.N. Dwivedi -- The solar wind / P.K. Manoharan.
Summary: This volume has grown out of lectures addressing primarily graduate students and researchers working in related areas in both astrophysics and space sciences. All contributions are self-contained and do not require prior in-depth knowledge of solar physics. The result is a unique textbook that fulfills the needs of those wishing to have a pedagogic exposition of solar physics bringing them up-to-date in a field full of vitality and with exciting research.
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Overview of solar physics / S.M. Chitre -- Instrumentation and observational techniques in solar astronomy / A. Bhatnagar -- Solar interior and seismology / H.M. Antia -- The active and explosive sun / A. Ambastha -- Magnetic flux tubes and activity on the sun / S.S. Hasan -- Solar magnetic fields / P. Venkatakrishnan -- The physics of chromospheres and coronae / P. Ulmschneider -- The solar corona / B.N. Dwivedi -- The solar wind / P.K. Manoharan.

This volume has grown out of lectures addressing primarily graduate students and researchers working in related areas in both astrophysics and space sciences. All contributions are self-contained and do not require prior in-depth knowledge of solar physics. The result is a unique textbook that fulfills the needs of those wishing to have a pedagogic exposition of solar physics bringing them up-to-date in a field full of vitality and with exciting research.

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