Accession Number : AD0755913

Title :   Review of Solar Flare Phenomena,

Corporate Author : BOSTON COLL CHESTNUT HILL MASS DEPT OF PHYSICS

Personal Author(s) : Bakshi,Pradip ; Kalman,Gabor

Report Date : APR 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 55

Abstract : A review of the present picture concerning the solar flare event is presented. Optical, radio, X-ray and particle spectra, their time-dependence and interrelations are discussed. A compilation of the chronology of the flare event is given. A flare model based on the recent work of Coppi and Friedland is analyzed with representative numerical data. The problem of the acceleration of protons to the very high energies observed is discussed and suggestions for new accelerating mechanisms resulting from strong plasma turbulence processes are put forward. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SOLAR FLARES, PLASMAS(PHYSICS)), (*IONOSPHERIC DISTURBANCES, SOLAR FLARES), SOLAR RADIATION, RADIO WAVES, MAGNETIC STORMS, MAGNETOHYDRODYNAMICS, X RAYS, PROTONS, ELECTRONS, OSCILLATION, PLASMAS(PHYSICS)

Subject Categories : Astrophysics
      Atmospheric Physics
      Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE