Infrared Solar Physics

  title={Infrared Solar Physics},
  author={Matthew J Penn},
  journal={Living Reviews in Solar Physics},
  • M. Penn
  • Published 21 March 2014
  • Physics
  • Living Reviews in Solar Physics
The infrared solar spectrum contains a wealth of physical data about our Sun, and is explored using modern detectors and technology with new ground-based solar telescopes. The scientific motivation behind exploring these wavelengths is presented, along with a brief look at the rich history of observations here. Several avenues of solar physics research exploiting and benefiting from observations at infrared wavelengths from roughly 1000 nm to 12 400 nm are discussed, and the instrument and… 

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