Solar Physics

, Volume 149, Issue 1, pp 209–212 | Cite as

Filament oscillations as evidence for Alfvén waves

  • Eberhart Jensen
  • Zhang Yi
  • Oddbjørn Engvold


High resolution observations of quiescent filaments show oscillations that are strongly tied to their fine threads. It is shown that neither slow nor fast MHD modes may account for the observations, which rather are in accordance with Alfvén waves.


High Resolution Resolution Observation Fine Thread High Resolution Observation Quiescent Filament 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eberhart Jensen
    • 1
  • Zhang Yi
    • 1
  • Oddbjørn Engvold
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Theoretical AstrophysicsUniversity of OsloOslo 3Norway

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