Solar Cosmic Rays by Leonty MiroshnichenkoSolar Cosmic Rays by Leonty Miroshnichenko

Solar Cosmic Rays

byLeonty Miroshnichenko

Paperback | December 6, 2010

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The book summarizes the results of solar cosmic-ray (SCR) investigations since 1942. The present monograph, unlike the reviews published earlier, treats the problem in self-contained form, in all its associations - from fundamental astrophysical aspects to geophysical and astronautical applications. It includes a large amount of new data, accumulated during the last two or three decades of space research. As a result of the `information burst' in space physics, there are a lot of new interesting theoretical concepts, models, and ideas that deserve attention. The author gives an extensive bibliography which covers incompartially the main achievements and failures in this field. The book will be helpful for a wide audience of space physicists and it will be relevant to graduate and postgraduate courses.
Title:Solar Cosmic RaysFormat:PaperbackDimensions:491 pages, 9.45 × 6.3 × 0.27 inPublished:December 6, 2010Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9048156904

ISBN - 13:9789048156900

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Table of Contents

Preface. 1. Solar Cosmic Rays - Object and Tool for Space Research. 2. Observational Features and Databases of Solar Cosmic Rays. 3. Energetic Particles and High-Energy Solar Phenomena. 4. Solar Cosmic Rays at High Energies. 5. Particle Acceleration at the Sun. 6. Interactions of Accelerated Particles with the Solar Atmosphere. 7. Acceleration and Release of Particles from the Corona. 8. Solar Cosmic Rays in the Interplanetary Space. 9. Spectrum of Solar Cosmic Rays near the Earth. 10. Solar Cosmic Rays in the Geosphere. 11. Energetic Solar Particles and Radiation Hazard in Space. 12. Summary and Conclusions: Problems and Prospects. Bibliography. Figure Captions. Index.