Formation of Coronal Shock Waves
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.
KeywordsShock Wave Mach Number Rest Frame Blast Wave Expansion Velocity
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- Vršnak, B. and Lulić, S.: 2000, Solar Phys., submitted.Google Scholar