Coronal Loop Heating by the Fast Surface Wave
Although coronal plasmas are considered to be collisional, it is well known that particle collisions do not provide effective energy dissipation. It is shown that the wave-particle resonant interactions can dissipate energy fast enough to sustain the coronal temperature.
KeywordsSurface Wave Coronal Loop Coronal Plasma Coronal Heating Coronal Temperature
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