Contributions of Radioheliograph Observations to the Understanding of Solar Flares, Coronal Mass Ejections, Electron Beams in the Corona and in the Interplanetary Medium

  • Nicole Vilmer
Part of the IAGA Special Sopron Book Series book series (IAGA, volume 4)


In this chapter, I shall review observations showing how radio astronomy (and in particular radio images at metric/decimetric wavelengths) contributed to our knowledge on solar flares, coronal mass ejections and electron beams in the corona and in the interplanetary medium.


Coronal Mass Ejection Solar Flare Radio Emission Flux Rope Energetic Electron 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.



The author acknowledges support from the Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES) and from the French program on Solar-Terrestrial Physics (PNST) of INSU/CNRS for the participation to the RHESSI project and the support for data analysis. The NRH is funded by the French Ministry of Education, the CNES and the Région Centre.


  1. Anderson KA (1958) Phys Rev Lett 1:335CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Aschwanden MJ, Benz AO, Dennis BR, Schwartz RA (1995) ApJ 455:347CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Aschwanden MJ, Benz AO (1997) ApJ,480:825CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. Aschwanden MJ, Schwartz RA, Dennis BR (1998) ApJ 502:468CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. Bastian TS, Pick M, Kerdraon A, Maia D, Vourlidas A (2001) ApJ 558:L65CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. Benz AO, Barrow CH, Dennis BR, Pick M, Raoult A, Simnett G (1983) Solar Phys 83:267CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. Benz AO, Grigis PC, Csillaghy A, Saint-Hilaire P (2005) Solar Phys 226:121CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. Bieber JW, Evenson P, Dröge W, Pyle R, Ruffolo D, Rujiwarodom M, Tooprakai P, Khumlumlert T (2004) ApJ 601:L103CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. Boischot A, Warwick JW (1959) J Geophys Res 64:683CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. Bougeret J-L et al (1995) Space Sci Rev 71:231CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  11. Cane HV, Stone RG, Fainberg J, Steinberg JL, Hoang S, Stewart RT (1981) Geophys Res Lett 8:1285CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. Cane HV, Stone RG (1984) ApJ 282:339CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  13. Cane HV, Erickson WC, Prestage NP (2002) J Geophys Res (Space Phys) 107:1315CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  14. Cane HV, Erickson WC (2003) J Geophys Res (Space Phys) 108:1203CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  15. Claßen HT, Mann, G, Klassen A, Aurass H (2003) A&A 409:309CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  16. Dauphin C, Vilmer N, Lüthi T, Trottet G, Krucker S, Magun A (2005) Adv Space Res 35:1805CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  17. Dauphin C, Vilmer N, Krucker S (2006) A&A 455:339CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  18. de Vos M, Gunst AW, Nijboer R (2009) IEEE Proc 97:1431CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  19. Frost KJ, Dennis BR (1971) ApJ 165:655CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  20. Gary DE, Keller CU (2004) Solar and space weather radiophysics - current status and future developments. In: Gary DE (ed) Center for Solar-Terrestrial Research, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ, USA; Christoph U. Keller, National Solar Observatory, Tucson, AZ, USA. ASTROPHYSICS AND SPACE SCIENCE LIBRARY Volume 314. Kluwer Academic Publishers, DordrechtGoogle Scholar
  21. Haggerty DK, Roelof EC (2002) ApJ 579:841CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  22. Hey JS (1942) Observatory 64:263Google Scholar
  23. Hey JS (1946) Nature 157:47CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  24. Hudson HS (1978) ApJ 224:235CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  25. Kahler SW, Cliver EW, Cane HV (1989) Solar Phys 120:393CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  26. Klein L, Pick M, Trottet G, Vilmer N, Anderson K, Kane S (1983) Solar Phys 84:295CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  27. Klein K-L, Chupp EL, Trottet G, Magun A, Dunphy PP, Rieger E, Urpo S (1999) A&A 348:271Google Scholar
  28. Klein K-L, Schwartz RA, McTiernan JM, Trottet G, Klassen A, Lecacheux A (2003) A&A 409:317CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  29. Klein K-L, Krucker S, Trottet G, Hoang S (2005) A&A 431:1047CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  30. Klein K-L (2007) In: Bouvier J, Chalabaev A, Charbonnel C (eds) SF2A-2007: Proceedings of the annual meeting of the French society of astronomy and astrophysics held in Grenoble, France, July 2–6, 2007, p 7Google Scholar
  31. Krucker S, Larson DE, Lin RP, Thompson BJ (1999) ApJ 519:864CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  32. Kundu MR, Stone RG (1984) Adv Space Res 4:261CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  33. Lonsdale CJ et al (2009) IEEE Proc 97:1497CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  34. MacDowall RJ, Kundu MR, Stone RG (1987) Solar Phys 111:397CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  35. MacNeice P, Antiochos SK, Phillips A, Spicer DS, DeVore CR, Olson K (2004) ApJ 614:1028CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  36. Maia D, Vourlidas A, Pick M, Howard R, Schwenn R, Magalhães A (1999) J Geophys Res 104:12507CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  37. Maia DJF, Pick M (2004) ApJ 609:1082CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  38. Maia DJF, Gama R, Mercier C, Pick M, Kerdraon A, Karlický M (2007) ApJ 660:874CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  39. Pick-Gutmann M (1961) Ann Astrophys 24:183Google Scholar
  40. Pick M, Maia D, Wang SJ, Lecacheux A, Hawkins SE (2003) Adv Space Res 32:2527Google Scholar
  41. Pick M, Démoulin P, Krucker S, Malandraki O, & Maia D (2005a) ApJ 625:1019CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  42. Pick M, Maia D (2005) Adv Space Res 35:1876CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  43. Pick M, Vilmer N (2008) A&A Rev 16:1Google Scholar
  44. Raoult A, Pick M, Dennis BR, Kane SR (1985) ApJ 299:1027CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  45. Reames DV (1995) Rev Geophys 33:585CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  46. Reames DV (1999) Space Sci Rev 90:413CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  47. Reiner MJ, Kaiser ML, Gopalswamy N, Aurass H, Mann G, Vourlidas A, Maksimovic M (2001) J Geophys Res 106:25279CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  48. Reiner MJ, Krucker S, Gary DE, Dougherty BL, Kaiser ML, Bougeret J-L (2007) ApJ 657:1107CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  49. Roberts (1952) Doctoral thesis, University of CambridgeGoogle Scholar
  50. Simnett GM, Roelof EC, Haggerty DK (2002) ApJ 579:854CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  51. Temmer M, Veronig AM, Vrşnak B, Rybák J, Gömöry P, Stoiser S, Maričić D (2008) ApJ 673:L95CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  52. Tousey R (1973) Space Res 13:713Google Scholar
  53. Tylka AJ et al. (2003) Int Cosmic Ray Conf 6:3305Google Scholar
  54. Uchida Y (1960) Pub Astron Soc Jpn 12:376Google Scholar
  55. Vilmer N, Krucker S, Lin RP, The Rhessi Team (2002) Solar Phys 210:261CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  56. Vilmer N, Krucker S, Trottet G, Lin RP (2003) Adv Space Res 32:2509Google Scholar
  57. Wild JP, McCready LL (1950) Aust J Phys 3:387Google Scholar
  58. Wild JP, Murray JD, Rowe WC (1954) Aust J Phys 7:439Google Scholar
  59. Wild JP, Sheridan KV, Trent GH (1959a) IAU Symp. 9: URSI Symp. 1: Paris Symposium on Radio Astronomy 9:176Google Scholar
  60. Wild JP, Sheridan KV, Neylan AA (1959b) Aust J Phys 12:369Google Scholar
  61. Wild JP, Smerd SF, Weiss AA (1963) ARA&A 1:291CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  62. Yan Y, Zhang J, Wang W, Liu F, Chen Z, Ji G (2009) Earth Moon Planets 104:97CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.LESIA-Paris ObservatoryMeudon CedexFrance

Personalised recommendations