Loop coalescence in flares and coronal X-ray brightening

@inproceedings{Tajima1982LoopCI,
  title={Loop coalescence in flares and coronal X-ray brightening},
  author={T. Tajima and Fabrice Brunel and Jun-ichi Sakai},
  year={1982}
}
Characteristics of solar flares, such as their impulsive nature, time scale, heating, high-energy particle spectrum, and ..gamma..-ray oscillations, as well as recent X-ray photographs of coronal brightening, are explained by the nonlinear coalescence instability of current loops.