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Solar and Stellar Magnetic Fields : Origins and Coronal Effects - Symposium Proceedings :  Origins and Coronal Effects - Symposium Proceedings - Jan Stenflo

Solar and Stellar Magnetic Fields : Origins and Coronal Effects - Symposium Proceedings

Origins and Coronal Effects - Symposium Proceedings

By: Jan Stenflo (Editor)

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Published: 1983
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Proceedings of IAU Symposium No. 102 held in Zurich, Switzerland, August 2-6, 1982

I. Magnetic Fields in Stellar Photospheres.- Observations of Magnetic Fields on Late-type Stars.- Long-term Coherent Periodicities in the Mean Magnetic Field of the Sun.- Methods and Results for Detecting Magnetic Fields on Late-type Stars.- Zeeman Effect Observations in the RS CVn Star HR 5110 and in Late-type Stars with Strong Ca II Emission.- Theory of Photospheric Magnetic Fields.- Solitons in Magnetic Flux Tubes.- Self-consistent Models for Small Photospheric Flux Tubes.- Time-dependent Convective Collapse of Flux Tubes.- Numerical 3-D Simulations of the Collapse of Photospheric Flux Tubes.- Chromospheric and Coronal Indicators of Stellar Magnetic Structure.- II. Rotation - Activity - Cycle - Age Connection: Observations.- The Observed Relationships between Some Solar Rotation Parameters and the Activity Cycle.- The Mount Wilson Program for Stellar Activity Cycles.- The Relation between Rotation and Magnetic Activity on Lower Main Sequence Stars as Derived from Chromospheric Indicators.- Magnetic Fields and Convection: New Observations.- Possibilities and Attempts to Determine the Differential Rotation on F-type Main-sequence Stars.- IUE Observations of the Chromospheric Activity-Age Relation in Young Solar-type Stars.- Stellar X-ray Emission as an Indicator of Stellar Magnetic Activity.- Fractional Stellar Convection Zone Depth and the Generation of Magnetic Flux: An Empirical Approach.- The Coronal Rotation-Activity Relations in Late-type Stars.- Period-Activity Relations in Close Binary Systems.- Coronal Activity in F-, G-, and K-type Stars; Empirical Relations between Stellar Parameters.- III. Theory of Stellar Magnetic Field Generation.- Stellar Dynamo Theory.- A Molecular Weight Gradient Battery Mechanism for Stellar Magnetic Fields.- Topological Magnetic Flux Pumping Revisited.- Dynamos of the Sun and Stars, and Associated Convection Zone Dynamics.- Helical and Non-helical Dynamos.- A Quantitative Study of Magnetic Flux Transport on the Sun.- On the Stellar Rotation-Activity Connection.- Amplification of Magnetic Fields by Compressible Convection.- Periodic and Aperiodic Behaviour in Stellar Dynamos.- IV. The Role of Magnetic Fields in the Structure and Energy Balance of Stellar Atmospheres.- The Role of Magnetic Fields in Stellar Chromospheres and Transition Regions.- The Magnetic Field Configuration in Solar and Stellar Chromospheres.- Empirical Scaling Laws for Coronal Heating.- Radio Wavelength Observations: Structure, Strength and Variability of Magnetic Fields in the Transition Region and the Solar Corona.- Coronal and Chromospheric Structures in AR Lac: I. Data and Models.- The Role of Magnetic Fields in the Heating of Stellar Atmospheres - Theory.- VLA Observations of Quiescent and Flare Microwave Emission from Late-type Stars: A Unique Probe of Coronal Magnetic Fields.- Electrodynamic Coupling in Magnetically Confined Stellar X-ray Loops.- A Thermal Catastrophe in a Resonantly Heated Coronal Loop.- Finite Amplitude Effects of Torsional Alfven Waves in a Flux Tube.- Observations of Alfven Waves Simultaneously in H? and K.- Heating of Intense Magnetic Flux Tubes by Magnetohydrodynamic Waves.- V. Stellar Winds and Spindown in Late-Type Stars.- Stellar Winds and Spindown - Observations.- Angular Momentum Loss and Chromospheric Activity in Late-type Dwarfs.- Magnetic Topology and the Heating of Extended Chromospheres.- Stellar Winds and Spindown in Solar Type Stars.- The Remarkable Rotational Braking of G5 Giants.- Expulsion of Magnetized Plasmas from Coronae.- Plasma Flow and Solar Wind Acceleration in Non-radial Coronal Magnetic Fields.- Magnetic Braking and Angular Momenta of Protostars.- Closed and Open Magnetic Fields in Stellar Atmospheres: Effects on Mass Loss from Cool Giant Stars.- Stellar Winds and Spindown in Red Giants.- VI. Summary and Future Directions.- Observational Needs for Progress in Solar/Stellar Magnetic Activity: Overview.- Observational Requirements: Ground-based.- Outlook for Ground-based and Space Observations.- Theoretical Problems.- Discussion.- Relationships between Solar and Stellar Magnetic Fields.- List of Poster Papers.- List of Participants.- Author Index.

ISBN: 9789027716194
ISBN-10: 9027716196
Series: International Astronomical Union Symposium
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 564
Published: 1983
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 1.39