Simulation of Solar Magneto-Convection

  • Robert Cameron
  • Alexander Vögler
  • Manfred Schüssler
Conference paper


We describe the methods for realistic three-dimensional, time-dependent simulations of the interaction between convective flows, magnetic field and radiation near the visible solar surface and show some results recent of our computations: 1) the formation of magnetic patterns and small-scale intense magnetic fields for different amount of magnetic flux in the computational domain and, 2) the structure and dynamics of a larger flux concentration, a so-called pore. Experiences with running our code on the Hitachi SR80000 of HLRB are briefly described.


Convection Zone Colour Version Radiative Transfer Equation Solar Photosphere Convective Energy Transport 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert Cameron
    • 1
  • Alexander Vögler
    • 1
  • Manfred Schüssler
    • 1
  1. 1.Max-Planck-Institut für SonnensystemforschungKatlenburg-LindauGermany

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