Solar Science with the Atacama Large Millimeter/Submillimeter Array-A New View of Our Sun
Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift, 2016

The Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) is a new powerful tool for observing the Sun at high spatial, temporal, and spectral resolution. These capabilities can address a broad range of fundamental scientific questions in solar physics. The radiation observed by ALMA originates mostly from the chromosphere-a complex and dynamic region between the photosphere and corona, which plays a crucial role in the transport of energy and matter and, ultimately, the heating of the outer layers of the solar atmosphere. Based on first solar test observations, strategies for regular solar campaigns are currently being developed. State-of-the-art numerical simulations of the solar atmosphere and modeling of instrumental effects can help constrain and optimize future observing modes for ALMA. Here we present a short technical description of ALMA and an overview of past efforts and future possibilities for solar observations at submillimeter and millimeter wavelengths. In addition, selected numerical simulations and observations at other wavelengths demonstrate ALMA's scientific potential for studying the Sun for a large range of science cases.

Corona

Radiative transfer

Sun

Prominences

Chromosphere

Photosphere

Magnetohydrodynamics

Flares

Författare

S. Wedemeyer

Astronomical Institute, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic v.v.i.

Universitetet i Oslo

T. Bastian

National Radio Astronomy Observatory

R. Brajsa

Sveučilište u Zagrebu

Astronomical Institute, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic v.v.i.

H. Hudson

University of California

University of Glasgow

G. Fleishman

New Jersey Institute of Technology

M. Loukitcheva

Saint Petersburg State University - Spsu

Max Planck-institutet

B. Fleck

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

E. P. Kontar

University of Glasgow

B. De Pontieu

Lockheed Martin Corporation

Universitetet i Oslo

P. Yagoubov

European Southern Observatory (ESO)

S. K. Tiwari

NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

R. Soler

Universitat de les Illes Balears

John H Black

Chalmers, Rymd- och geovetenskap, Radioastronomi och astrofysik

P. Antolin

National Institutes of Natural Sciences - National Astronomical Observatory of Japan

E. Scullion

Trinity College Dublin

S. Gunar

University of St Andrews

Astronomical Institute, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic v.v.i.

N. Labrosse

University of Glasgow

H. G. Ludwig

Astronomisches Rechen-Institut Heidelberg

A. O. Benz

Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz

S. M. White

Kirtland Air Force Base

P. H. Hauschildt

Universität Hamburg

J. G. Doyle

Armagh Observatory

V. M. Nakariakov

The University of Warwick

T. Ayres

University of Colorado at Boulder

P. Heinzel

Astronomical Institute, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic v.v.i.

M. Karlicky

Astronomical Institute, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic v.v.i.

T. Van Doorsselaere

KU Leuven

D. Gary

New Jersey Institute of Technology

C. E. Alissandrakis

Panepistimio Ioanninon

A. Nindos

Panepistimio Ioanninon

S. K. Solanki

Max Planck-institutet

Kyung Hee University

L. R. van der Voort

Universitetet i Oslo

M. Shimojo

National Institutes of Natural Sciences - National Astronomical Observatory of Japan

Y. Kato

Universitetet i Oslo

T. Zaqarashvili

Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz

Ilia State University (ISU)

E. Perez

University of Glasgow

C. L. Selhorst

Universidade do Vale do Paraiba

M. Barta

Astronomical Institute, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic v.v.i.

Space Science Reviews

0038-6308 (ISSN) 1572-9672 (eISSN)

Vol. 200 1-4 1-73

Ämneskategorier

Astronomi, astrofysik och kosmologi

DOI

10.1007/s11214-015-0229-9

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2018-12-03