Solar Physics

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Sixty-Year Career in Solar Physics



This memoir reviews my academic career in solar physics for 60 years, including my research on non-LTE modeling, white-light flares, and small-scale solar activities. Through this narrative, the reader can catch a glimpse of the development of solar physics research in mainland China from scratch. In the end, some prospects for future development are given.



The author thanks Professors Mingde Ding and PengFei Chen for reading the manuscript and giving some valuable suggestions. This work is supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) under the grants 11533005, 11703012, 11733003 as well as NKBRSF under grant 2014CB744203.

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The author declares to have no conflicts of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Astronomy and Space ScienceNanjing UniversityNanjingChina
  2. 2.Key Laboratory for Modern Astronomy and Astrophysics, Nanjing UniversityMinistry of EducationNanjingChina

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