Coronal Loop Heating by the Fast Surface Wave

  • Altair S. de Assis
  • King H. Tsui

Abstract

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.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Altair S. de Assis
    • 1
  • King H. Tsui
    • 2
  1. 1.Instituto de MaternáticaUniversidade Federal FluminenseNiteróiBrasil
  2. 2.Instituto de FísicaUniversidade Federal FluminenseNiteróiBrasil

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