FORMATION OF SOLAR FILAMENTS BY STEADY AND NONSTEADY CHROMOSPHERIC HEATING

@article{Xia2011FORMATIONOS,
  title={FORMATION OF SOLAR FILAMENTS BY STEADY AND NONSTEADY CHROMOSPHERIC HEATING},
  author={Chun Xia and P. F. Chen and Rony Keppens and A. J. van Marle},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={737},
  pages={27-41}
}
It has been established that cold plasma condensations can form in a magnetic loop subject to localized heating of its footpoints. In this paper, we use grid-adaptive numerical simulations of the radiative hydrodynamic equations to investigate the filament formation process in a pre-shaped loop with both steady and finite-time chromospheric heating. Compared to previous works, we consider low-lying loops with shallow dips and use a more realistic description for radiative losses. We demonstrate… Expand
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