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Heating Mechanisms of the Solar Corona

  • T. Sakurai

Abstract

Heating mechanisms of the solar corona are briefly addressed. Magnetic vs. non-magnetic, and DC vs. AC mechanisms are compared. AC or wave heating mechanisms are discussed, and future directions of research which is important in clarifying the contribution of wave heating are suggested.

Keywords

Solar Phys Solar Corona Flux Tube Coronal Loop Alfven Wave 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Sakurai
    • 1
  1. 1.National Astronomical ObservatoryMitakaJapan

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