An exact test of generalised ray theory in local helioseismology

Shelley Candice Hansen, Paul Stuart Cally

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Abstract

Generalised ray theory provides a simple description of MHD mode transmission and conversion between magnetoacoustic fast and slow waves and is directly applicable to solar active regions. Here it is tested in a simple two-dimensional, isothermal, gravitationally stratified model with inclined magnetic field using previously published exact solutions and found to perform very well.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)193 - 202
Number of pages10
JournalSolar Physics
Volume255
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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