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Conference National Workshop on "Recent Advances in Solar Physics" (2006 Meerut College)
Title Physics of the sun and its atmosphere : proceedings of the National Workshop (India) on "Recent Advances in Solar Physics" : Meerut College, Meerut, India, 7-10 November, 2006 / editors, B.N. Dwivedi, U. Narain.
Imprint Hackensack, NJ ; Singapore : World Scientific, [2008]

Conference National Workshop on "Recent Advances in Solar Physics" (2006 Meerut College)
Subject Solar activity -- Congresses.
Solar atmosphere -- Congresses.
Sun -- Congresses.
Alt Name Dwivedi, B. N., 1950-
Narain, U. (Udit)
Description 1 online resource (x, 283 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Summary This book presents a pedagogical, updated and modern view of the Sun from its interior to its exterior as well as the Sun-Earth system. Written by eminent scientists in solar physics, the chapters deal with recent advances in solar physics, seismic Sun, solar magnetic field, waves and oscillations, spectroscopic diagnostics of solar plasmas, partially ionized lower atmosphere, coronal heating, coronal mass ejections, radio Sun, solar wind, and the Sun-Earth system. Each chapter is fully illustrated and has a comprehensive reference list. The book covers all major topics in solar physics, and p.
Contents Ch. 1. Recent advances in solar physics / B.N. Dwivedi -- ch. 2. Overview of the Sun / S.S. Hasan -- ch. 3. Seismic view of the Sun / S.M. Chitre and B.N. Dwivedi -- ch. 4. Solar magnetism / P. Venkatakrishnan and S. Gosain -- ch. 5. Waves and oscillations in the solar atmosphere / R. Erdélyi -- ch. 6. VUV spectroscopy of solar plasma / A. Mohan -- ch. 7. Active region diagnostics / H.E. Mason and D. Tripathi -- ch. 8. Hall effect and ambipolar diffusion in the lower solar atmosphere / V. Krishan -- ch. 9. On solar coronal heating mechanisms / K. Pandey and U. Narain -- ch. 10. Coronal mass ejections (CMEs) and associated phenomena / N. Srivastava -- ch. 11. The radio Sun / P.K. Manoharan -- ch. 12. The solar wind / P.K. Manoharan -- ch. 13. The Sun-Earth system: our home in space / J.L. Lean.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789812832726 (electronic bk.)
9812832726 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 833155855
Additional Format Print version: National Workshop on "Recent Advances in Solar Physics" (2006 Meerut College). Physics of the sun and its atmosphere. Hackensack, NJ ; Singapore : World Scientific, ©2008 9789812832719 (DLC) 2009285804 (OCoLC)461633284

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