MHD and the Solar Dynamo

Part of the ASTROPHYSICS AND SPACE SCIENCE LIBRARY book series (ASSL, volume 347)


In this chapter we will explain the basic MHD equations which are needed to understand solar active phenomena such as spots, prominences, flares etc. The solar dynamo is needed to maintain the solar activity cycle1.


Solar Wind Solar Activity Drift Velocity Magnetic Reconnection Convection Zone 
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  1. 1.Institute of Physics/ IGAMUniversity of GrazAustria

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