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Acceleration of Energetic Particles in Solar Flares

  • Manfred Scholer
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 143)

Abstract

A review is given of the basic properties of solar flare accelerated particles and of the solar flare associated electromagnetic emission in the X- and γ-ray region. The most widely discussed acceleration processes are acceleration by shocks, by turbulence, and by direct electric fields. Currently there is no consensus which of these processes is most ubiquitous and therefore dominant.

Keywords

Current Sheet Pitch Angle Solar Phys Solar Flare Impulsive Phase 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Manfred Scholer
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  1. 1.Max-Planck-Institut für Physik und Astrophysik, Institut für extraterrestrische PhysikGarchingGermany

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