Ellerman bombs and UV bursts: reconnection at different atmospheric layers

@article{Ortiz2017EllermanBA,
  title={Ellerman bombs and UV bursts: reconnection at different atmospheric layers},
  author={Ada Ortiz and Viggo H. Hansteen and Daniel N'obrega-Siverio and Luc Rouppe van der Voort},
  journal={arXiv: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics},
  year={2017}
}
The emergence of magnetic flux into the solar atmosphere produces, among other phenomena, Ellerman bombs (EBs), which are observed in H alpha and are due to magnetic reconnection in the photosphere below the chromospheric canopy. Signs of reconnection are also observed in other spectral lines, typical of the chromosphere or the transition region. An example are the UV bursts observed in the transition region lines of Si IV and the upper chromospheric lines of Mg II. In this work we analyze high… Expand
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