Solar Physics

, 294:10 | Cite as

Study of Solar Radio Spikes and Their Relation to Energetic Solar Events

  • G. A. Casillas-PérezEmail author
  • S. Jeyakumar
  • A. Carrillo-Vargas
  • H. R. Pérez-Enríquez


We compiled observations of solar radio spikes (RSs) reported in the literature. The compilation spans a wide range in frequency from 0.01 MHz to 8.4 GHz. We also compiled available information of energetic solar events that may be related to RSs. Using this compilation, though the RS events are associated with other energetic solar events, we show that there is no clear preference to any particular type of solar event. We study the dependence of the duration, bandwidth, emitted flux, polarization and drift rate of the RSs with its observational frequency.


Solar radio spikes Energetic solar events Coherent emission 



We appreciate the comments and valuable suggestions of the anonymous referee that helped to improve the content of the article. Gilberto A. Casillas-Pérez expresses his gratitude to Ernesto Andrade-Mascote and Miguel A. García-Palacios from the IGF-UNAM, for providing support during the initial stages of the work.

Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest

The authors declare that they have no conflicts of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. A. Casillas-Pérez
    • 1
    Email author
  • S. Jeyakumar
    • 2
  • A. Carrillo-Vargas
    • 3
  • H. R. Pérez-Enríquez
    • 4
  1. 1.Instituto de Geofísica, Unidad de CómputoUniversidad Nacional Autónoma de MéxicoMéxico, D.F.Mexico
  2. 2.Departamento de AstronomíaUniversidad de GuanajuatoGuanajuatoMexico
  3. 3.Instituto de GeofísicaUnidad MoreliaMorelia MichoacánMexico
  4. 4.Centro de GeocienciasUniversidad Nacional Autónoma de MéxicoJuriquillaMexico

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