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Solar and Stellar Flares

by Lyndsay Fletcher

Solar and Stellar Flares Synopsis

This volume is a collection of research articles on the subject of solar flares and flares on other cool stars, which are currently extensively studied using new ground- and space-based instruments, together with highly sophisticated numerical simulations. The collection memorializes the work of a pioneer in the study of solar physics, Professor Zdenek Svestka (1925 Prague - 2013 Bunschoten), a leading expert in the field of solar flares and the co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of the journal Solar Physics. The book contains many contributions to the conference Solar and Stellar Flares: Observations, simulations and synergies , held in Prague during 23 - 27 June 2014, organised in honor and memory of Professor Svestka. Originally published as Topical Issue of Solar Physics, Vol. 290, Issue 12, 2015.

Book Information

ISBN: 9789402414417
Publication date: 5th July 2018
Author: Lyndsay Fletcher
Publisher: Springer
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 319 pages
Categories: Astronautics, Astrophysics, Earth sciences,

About Lyndsay Fletcher

Prof. Petr Heinzel is leading scientist at the Czech Academy of Sciences and full professor at Charles University in Prague. He was the director of the Astronomical Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences. His research interest is solar physics and astrophysics in general, with focus on non-equilibrium spectroscopy of solar and stellar atmospheres. He was collaborating with Prof. Zdenek Svestka who co-founded the Springers's journal Solar Physics (P. Heinzel is member of the editorial board of this journal). The edited Topical Issue of this journal, reprinted in book form, is dedicated to memory of Z. Svestka (see Preface by ...

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