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Title: Numerical Simulation of Wave Propagation in Magnetic Network
Authors: Vigeesh, G
Hasan, S. S
Steiner, O
Keywords: Sun: magnetic fields;Magnetohydrodynamics;Sun: photosphere;Oscillations
Issue Date: Mar-2009
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Citation: Gopalswamy, N. & Webb, D.F. eds. Universal Heliophysical Processes Proceedings IAU Symposium No. 257, pp. 185-187, 2008
Abstract: We present 2-D numerical simulations of wave propagation in the magnetic network. The network is modelled as consisting of individual magnetic flux sheets located in intergranular lanes. They have a typical horizontal size of about 150 km at the base of the photosphere and expand upward and become uniform. We consider flux sheets of different field strengths. Waves are excited by means of transverse motions at the lower boundary, to simulate the effect of granular buffeting. We look at the magneto-acoustic waves generated within the flux sheet and the acoustic waves generated in the ambient medium due to the excitation. We calculate the wave energy fluxes separating them into contributions from the acoustic and the Poynting part and study the effect of the different field strengths.
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ISSN: 1743-9213
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