Helicity of the Photospheric Magnetic Field

  1. Michael R. Brown,
  2. Richard C. Canfield and
  3. Alexei A. Pevtsov
  1. Alexei a Pevtsov and
  2. Richard C Canfield

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM111p0103

Magnetic Helicity in Space and Laboratory Plasmas

Magnetic Helicity in Space and Laboratory Plasmas

How to Cite

Pevtsov, A. a. and Canfield, R. C. (1999) Helicity of the Photospheric Magnetic Field, in Magnetic Helicity in Space and Laboratory Plasmas (eds M. R. Brown, R. C. Canfield and A. A. Pevtsov), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM111p0103

Author Information

  1. Department of Physics, Montana State University, Bozeman

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1999

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900940

Online ISBN: 9781118664476

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Keywords:

  • Magnetic reconnection;
  • Particles (Nuclear physics)-Helicity;
  • Plasma (Ionized gases);
  • Plasma astrophysics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Measures of Helicity

  • Observational Aspects

  • Helicity of Active Region Magnetic Fields

  • αx Patterns within Active Regions

  • Large-Scale Helicity Pattern

  • Discussion