Formation of Coronal Shock Waves

  • B. Vršnak
Conference paper
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 259)


The evolution of the leading edge of a large amplitude perturbation is studied to investigate the formation of a perpendicular MHD shock wave. The results are applicable to metric and kilometric solar type II bursts.


Shock Wave Mach Number Rest Frame Blast Wave Expansion Velocity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Vršnak
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  1. 1.Faculty of GeodesyHvar ObservatoryZagrebCroatia

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