Magnetic Helicity and Coronal Mass Ejections

  1. Natchimuthukonar Gopalswamy,
  2. Richard Mewaldt and
  3. Jarmo Torsti
  1. A. Nindos

Published Online: 27 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/165GM08

Solar Eruptions and Energetic Particles

Solar Eruptions and Energetic Particles

How to Cite

Nindos, A. (2013) Magnetic Helicity and Coronal Mass Ejections, in Solar Eruptions and Energetic Particles (eds N. Gopalswamy, R. Mewaldt and J. Torsti), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/165GM08

Author Information

  1. Section of Astrogeophysics, Physics Department, University of Ioannina Ioannina GR-45110, Greece

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904306

Online ISBN: 9781118666203

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Keywords:

  • Coronal mass ejections;
  • Solar energetic particles;
  • Solar activity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Concept of Magnetic Helicity

  • The Sources of Helicity Carried Away By CMES

  • Magnetic Helicity and CME Initiation

  • Conclusions and Future Work