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The stark effect as a calibration tool in helioseismology

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In this paper we address the problem of the calibration for the Doppler signal obtained from resonant scattering spectrometers and magneto optical filters that are being used to measure solar oscillations. After discussing current methods of calibration, we suggest and study a new method based on the Stark effect. Our analysis and preliminary test confirm the capability and the advantages of the method.

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Cacciani, A., Moretti, P.F., Papaldo, D. et al. The stark effect as a calibration tool in helioseismology. Sol Phys 144, 205–216 (1993). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00627589

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  • Current Method
  • Preliminary Test
  • Doppler Signal
  • Optical Filter
  • Stark Effect