Magneto-seismological insights into the penumbral chromosphere and evidence for wave damping in spicules

@article{Morton2014MagnetoseismologicalII,
  title={Magneto-seismological insights into the penumbral chromosphere and evidence for wave damping in spicules},
  author={Richard J. Morton},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
  year={2014},
  volume={566}
}
  • R. Morton
  • Published 13 May 2014
  • Physics
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
Aims: The observation of propagating magneto-hydrodynamic kink waves in magnetic structures and measurement of their properties (amplitude, phase speed) can be used to diagnose the plasma conditions in the neighbourhood of the magnetic structure via magneto-seismology. We aim to reveal properties of the chromosphere/transition region above the sunspot penumbra using this technique. Methods: Hinode SOT observed a sunspot as it was crossing over the limb, providing a unique side on view of the… 

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