RESONANT ABSORPTION OF TRANSVERSE OSCILLATIONS AND ASSOCIATED HEATING IN A SOLAR PROMINENCE. II. NUMERICAL ASPECTS

@article{Antolin2015RESONANTAO,
  title={RESONANT ABSORPTION OF TRANSVERSE OSCILLATIONS AND ASSOCIATED HEATING IN A SOLAR PROMINENCE. II. NUMERICAL ASPECTS},
  author={Patrick Antolin and Takenori J. Okamoto and Bart De Pontieu and Han Uitenbroek and Tom Van Doorsselaere and Takaaki Yokoyama},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2015},
  volume={809}
}
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