Helicity and Reconnection in the Solar Corona: Observations

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

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM111p0197

Magnetic Helicity in Space and Laboratory Plasmas

Magnetic Helicity in Space and Laboratory Plasmas

How to Cite

Canfield, R. C. and Pevtsov, A. A. (1999) Helicity and Reconnection in the Solar Corona: Observations, 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/GM111p0197

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

  • Hemispheric Chirality Preference

  • Role of Currents in Magnetic Reconnection

  • Twist and Reconnection in Pre-Eruptive Structures