Legolas: A Modern Tool for Magnetohydrodynamic Spectroscopy

  title={Legolas: A Modern Tool for Magnetohydrodynamic Spectroscopy},
  author={Niels Claes and Jordi De Jonghe and Rony Keppens},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series},
Magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) spectroscopy is central to many astrophysical disciplines, ranging from helio- to asteroseismology, over solar coronal (loop) seismology, to the study of waves and instabilities in jets, accretion disks, or solar/stellar atmospheres. MHD spectroscopy quantifies all linear (standing or traveling) wave modes, including overstable (i.e., growing) or damped modes, for a given configuration that achieves force and thermodynamic balance. Here, we present Legolas, a novel… 

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