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Title: Modelling of a solar coronal loop
Authors: Krishan, V
Keywords: Solar coronal loops: models;Solar coronal loops: magnetohydrodynamics
Issue Date: Dec-1996
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Citation: Journal of Plasma Physics, Vol. 56, pp. 427 - 440
Abstract: Montgomery and co-workers have developed a framework to describe the steady state of a turbulent magnetofluid, without the usual recourse to linearization. Thus the magnetic and velocity fields emerge in their fully nonlinear form as a consequence of the selective decays of the invariants of the system. Using this statistical theory of magnetohydrodynamic turbulence, the pressure, magnetic and flow fields of a solar coronal loop have been determined. The spatial and time profiles of the loop pressure are derived. A comparison with the observed properties of the loops is made, whenever possible.
ISSN: 0022-3778
Appears in Collections:IIAP Publications

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