Solar off - limb line widths : Alfvén waves , ion - cyclotron waves , and preferential heating


Context. Alfvén waves and ion-cyclotron absorption of high-frequency waves are frequently brought into models devoted to coronal heating and fast solar-wind acceleration. Signatures of ion-cyclotron resonance have already been observed in situ in the solar wind (HELIOS spacecrafts) and, recently, in the upper corona (UVCS/SOHO remote-sensing results). Aims… (More)


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@inproceedings{Solomon2007SolarO, title={Solar off - limb line widths : Alfv{\'e}n waves , ion - cyclotron waves , and preferential heating}, author={Jose Solomon}, year={2007} }