Potential Magnetic Field around a Helical Flux-rope Current Structure in the Solar Corona

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Petrie, G. J. D.;
(2007)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1086/513456
  • Subject: Astrophysics
    arxiv: Physics::Space Physics | Astrophysics::Solar and Stellar Astrophysics

We consider the potential magnetic field associated with a helical electric line current flow, idealizing the near-potential coronal field within which a highly localized twisted current structure is embedded. It is found that this field has a significant axial componen... View more
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