Association of radio polar cap brightening with bright patches and coronal holes
by C. L. Selhorst et al.*

2018-03-20 308 views

The purpose of this work is to model the emission of 17 GHz polar bright patches, which are frequently observed by the Nobeyama Radioheliograph (NoRH) in association with coronal holes. Although these bright regions have been observed for a few decades, their nature remains unclear. Our simulations were based on the temperature and density profiles from the SSC atmospheric model (Selhorst et al., 2005), with modifications to include a coronal […]

Dressing the Coronal Magnetic Extrapolations of Active Regions with a Parameterized Thermal Structure
by Gelu M. Nita et al.

2018-03-06 368 views

The study of time-dependent solar active region morphology and its relation to eruptive events requires analysis of imaging data obtained in multiple wavelength domains with differing spatial and time resolutions, ideally in combination with 3D physical models. To facilitate this goal, we have undertaken a major enhancement of our IDL-based simulation tool, GX Simulator, originally developed for modeling microwave and X-ray emission from flaring loops (Nita et al. 2015), to […]