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RICHARD CANFIELD

Research Professor

Mobile: (406) 579-9095 
Fax: (406) 994-4452 
Office: 246 EPS
E-mail: canfield at physics.montana.edu

Richard Canfield 
Department of Physics 
Montana State University 
Bozeman, MT 59717-3840

Solar Physics

B.S., Astronomy, 1959, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
M.S., Astronomy, 1961, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Ph.D., Astrogeophysics, 1968, University of Colorado, Boulder

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Solar Magnetism

  • Topology of coronal fields
  • Magnetic helicity and the solar dynamo
  • Solar Flares

  • The Max Millennium program
  • The RHESSI High Energy Solar Spectroscopic Imager
  • Solar Coronal Mass Ejections

  • Sigmoids as Precursors of Coronal Mass Ejections (S Marks the Spot)
  • The Sun-Earth Connection in the Space Age
  • Solar Eruptions and their Interplanetary Consequences

  • The Solar Multidisciplinary University Research Iniative (Solar MURI)
  • Science Notes from the MSU MURI team
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