E-Print Archive

There are 4002 abstracts currently viewable.


Advanced Search
Main Page Add New E-Print Submitter
News Help/FAQ About Preferences
Manage Key Phrase
Coronal Thick Target Hard X Ray Emissions and Radio Emissions View all abstracts by submitter

Jeongwoo Lee   Submitted: 2013-04-21 18:24

Recently a distinctive class of hard X ray (HXR) sources located in the corona was found, which implies that the collisionally thick target model (CTTM) applies even to the corona. We investigated whether this idea can independently be verified by microwave radiations that have been known as the best companion to HXRs. The study is made for the GOES M2.3 class flare occurred on 2002 September 9 that were observed by the Reuven Ramaty High Energy Solar Spectroscopic Imager (RHESSI) and the Owens Valley Solar Array (OVSA). Interpreting the observed energy dependent variation of HXR source size under the CTTM the coronal density should be as high as 5x10+11 cm-3 over the distance up to 12''. To explain the cut-off feature of microwave spectrum at 3 GHz, we however, need density no higher than 1x10+11 cm-3. Additional constraints need to be placed on temperature and magnetic field of the coronal source in order to reproduce the microwave spectrum as a whole. Firstly, a spectral feature called the Razin suppression requires the magnetic field in a range of 250-350 gauss along with high viewing angles around 75 degree. Secondly, to avoid excess fluxes at high frequencies due to the free-free emission that were not observed, we need a high temperature >2x10+7 K. These two microwave spectral features, Razzin suppression and free-free emissions, become more significant at regions of high thermal plasma density and are essential for validating and for determining additional parameters for the coronal HXR sources.

Authors: Jeongwoo Lee, Daye Lim, G. S. Choe, Kap-Sung Kim, and Minhwan Jang
Projects: None

Publication Status: Accepted to ApJ Letters
Last Modified: 2013-04-22 08:56
Go to main E-Print page   Impulsive and Long Duration High-Energy Gamma-ray Emission From the Very  Bright 2012 March 7 Solar Flares  High-Energy Gamma-Ray Emission From Solar Flares: Summary of Fermi LAT Detections and Analysis of Two M-Class Flares  Edit Entry  Download Preprint  Submitter's Homepage Delete Entry 

Go to main E-Print pageGo to main E-Print page.
Previous AbstractPrevious Abstract.
Next AbstractNext Abstract.
Download PreprintDownload Preprint.
Submitter's HomepageSubmitters Homepage.
Edit EntryEdit Entry.
View All Abstracts By SubmitterView all abstracts by submitter.
Delete AbstractDelete abstract.

Latest Entries
The Role of a Tiny Brightening in a Huge Geo-effective Solar Eruption Leading to the St Patrick's Day Storm
A basal contribution from p-modes to the Alfvénic wave flux in the corona
Multiwavelength Study of Equatorial Coronal-Hole Jets
Non-thermal hydrogen Lyman line and continuum emission in solar flares generated by electron beams
Determining normal mode features from numerical simulations using CEOF analysis: I. Test case using transverse oscillations of a magnetic slab
Modelling the Effect of Mass-Draining on Prominence Eruptions
Transverse waves in coronal flux tubes with thick boundaries: The effect of longitudinal flows
Electron distribution and energy release in magnetic reconnection outflow regions during the pre-impulsive phase of a solar flare
Benchmarking CME arrival time and impact: Progress on metadata, metrics, and events
First Unambiguous Imaging of Large-Scale Quasi-Periodic Extreme-Ultraviolet Wave or Shock
Coronal Imaging with the Solar UltraViolet Imager
Investigation of pre-flare dynamics using the weighted horizontal magnetic gradient method: From small to major flare classes
Seismological determination of the Alfvén speed and plasma-beta in solar photospheric bright points
Dynamo Wave Patterns Inside the Sun Revealed by Torsional Oscillations
Evidence of Twisting and Mixed-polarity Solar Photospheric Magnetic Field in Large Penumbral Jets: IRIS and Hinode Observations
Dissipation scale lengths of density turbulence in the inner solar wind
On the Possibility of Generating Harmonics of the Electron Plasma Frequency in the Solar Atmosphere due to Explosive Instability in a System of Interpenetrating Electron and Ion Flows
Determination of the total accelerated electron rate and power using solar flare hard X-ray spectra
Transition from axi- to nonaxisymmetric dynamo modes in spherical convection models of solar-like stars
Can high-mode magnetohydrodynamic waves propagating in a spinning macrospicule be unstable due to the Kelvin-Helmholtz instability?

Related Pages
MSU Solar Physics.
Max Millennium Science Mail Archive.
Max Millennium Message of the Day Mail Archive.
Max Millennium Flare Catalog

Archive Maintainer
Alisdair Davey

© 2003 Solar Physics Group - Montana State University