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Back-reaction Of Solar plaSma to WAVES

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Project "BOSS-WAVES" data sheet

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Organization address
address: OUDE MARKT 13
city: LEUVEN
postcode: 3000

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 Coordinator Country Belgium [BE]
 Total cost 1˙991˙959 €
 EC max contribution 1˙991˙959 € (100%)
 Programme 1. H2020-EU.1.1. (EXCELLENT SCIENCE - European Research Council (ERC))
 Code Call ERC-2016-COG
 Funding Scheme ERC-COG
 Starting year 2017
 Duration (year-month-day) from 2017-10-01   to  2022-09-30


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# participants  country  role  EC contrib. [€] 
1    KATHOLIEKE UNIVERSITEIT LEUVEN BE (LEUVEN) coordinator 1˙991˙959.00


 Project objective

'The solar coronal heating problem is a long-standing astrophysical problem. The slow DC (reconnection) heating models are well developed in detailed 3D numerical simulations. The fast AC (wave) heating mechanisms have traditionally been neglected since there were no wave observations. Since 2007, we know that the solar atmosphere is filled with transverse waves, but still we have no adequate models (except for my own 1D analytical models) for their dissipation and plasma heating by these waves. We urgently need to know the contribution of these waves to the coronal heating problem.

In BOSS-WAVES, I will innovate the AC wave heating models by utilising novel 3D numerical simulations of propagating transverse waves. From previous results in my team, I know that the inclusion of the back-reaction of the solar plasma is crucial in understanding the energy dissipation: the wave heating leads to chromospheric evaporation and plasma mixing (by the Kelvin-Helmholtz instability).

BOSS-WAVES will bring the AC heating models to the same level of state-of-the-art DC heating models.

The high-risk, high-gain goals are (1) to create a coronal loop heated by waves, starting from an 'empty' corona, by evaporating chromospheric material, and (2) to pioneer models for whole active regions heated by transverse waves.'


year authors and title journal last update
List of publications.
2019 Bieke Decraemer, Andrei N. Zhukov, Tom Van Doorsselaere
Three-dimensional Density Structure of a Solar Coronal Streamer Observed by SOHO /LASCO and STEREO /COR2 in Quadrature
published pages: 152, ISSN: 1538-4357, DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/ab3b58
The Astrophysical Journal 883/2 2020-04-03
2019 D. J. Yu, T. Van Doorsselaere
Universal scaling behavior of resonant absorption
published pages: 70705, ISSN: 1070-664X, DOI: 10.1063/1.5111624
Physics of Plasmas 26/7 2020-04-03
2019 S. Krishna Prasad, David B. Jess, Tom Van Doorsselaere
The Temperature-Dependent Damping of Propagating Slow Magnetoacoustic Waves
published pages: , ISSN: 2296-987X, DOI: 10.3389/fspas.2019.00057
Frontiers in Astronomy and Space Sciences 6 2020-04-03
2019 Andrey Afanasyev, Konstantinos Karampelas, Tom Van Doorsselaere
Coronal Loop Transverse Oscillations Excited by Different Driver Frequencies
published pages: 100, ISSN: 1538-4357, DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/ab1848
The Astrophysical Journal 876/2 2020-04-03
2019 J. M. Riedl, T. Van Doorsselaere, I. C. Santamaria
Wave modes excited by photospheric p -modes and mode conversion in a multi-loop system
published pages: A144, ISSN: 0004-6361, DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361/201935393
Astronomy & Astrophysics 625 2020-04-03
2019 Konstantinos Karampelas, Tom Van Doorsselaere, David J. Pascoe, Mingzhe Guo, Patrick Antolin
Amplitudes and Energy Fluxes of Simulated Decayless Kink Oscillations
published pages: , ISSN: 2296-987X, DOI: 10.3389/fspas.2019.00038
Frontiers in Astronomy and Space Sciences 6 2020-04-03
2019 Vaibhav Pant, Norbert Magyar, Tom Van Doorsselaere, Richard J. Morton
Investigating “Dark” Energy in the Solar Corona Using Forward Modeling of MHD Waves
published pages: 95, ISSN: 1538-4357, DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/ab2da3
The Astrophysical Journal 881/2 2020-04-03
2019 Mingzhe Guo, Tom Van Doorsselaere, Konstantinos Karampelas, Bo Li
Wave Heating in Simulated Multistranded Coronal Loops
published pages: 20, ISSN: 1538-4357, DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/ab338e
The Astrophysical Journal 883/1 2020-04-03
2019 Nancy Narang, Vaibhav Pant, Dipankar Banerjee, Tom Van Doorsselaere
High-Frequency Dynamics of Active Region Moss as Observed by IRIS
published pages: , ISSN: 2296-987X, DOI: 10.3389/fspas.2019.00036
Frontiers in Astronomy and Space Sciences 6 2020-04-03
2019 N. Magyar, T. Van Doorsselaere, M. Goossens
Understanding Uniturbulence: Self-cascade of MHD Waves in the Presence of Inhomogeneities
published pages: 50, ISSN: 1538-4357, DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/ab357c
The Astrophysical Journal 882/1 2020-04-03
2018 T. Van Doorsselaere, P. Antolin, K. Karampelas
Broadening of the differential emission measure by multi-shelled and turbulent loops
published pages: A65, ISSN: 0004-6361, DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361/201834086
Astronomy & Astrophysics 620 2019-05-15
2018 J. Terradas, N. Magyar, T. Van Doorsselaere
Effect of Magnetic Twist on Nonlinear Transverse Kink Oscillations of Line-tied Magnetic Flux Tubes
published pages: 35, ISSN: 1538-4357, DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/aa9d0f
The Astrophysical Journal 853/1 2019-05-15
2018 K. Karampelas, T. Van Doorsselaere
Simulations of fully deformed oscillating flux tubes
published pages: L9, ISSN: 0004-6361, DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361/201731646
Astronomy & Astrophysics 610 2019-05-15
2018 Elena G Kupriyanova, Larisa K Kashapova, Tom Van Doorsselaere, Partha Chowdhury, Abhishek K Srivastava, Yong-Jae Moon
Quasi-periodic pulsations in a solar flare with an unusual phase shift
published pages: 5499-5507, ISSN: 0035-8711, DOI: 10.1093/mnras/sty3480
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 483/4 2019-05-15
2019 Mingzhe Guo, Tom Van Doorsselaere, Konstantinos Karampelas, Bo Li, Patrick Antolin, Ineke De Moortel
Heating Effects from Driven Transverse and Alfvén Waves in Coronal Loops
published pages: 55, ISSN: 1538-4357, DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/aaf1d0
The Astrophysical Journal 870/2 2019-05-15
2018 N. Magyar, T. Van Doorsselaere
Assessing the Capabilities of Dynamic Coronal Seismology of Alfvénic Waves through Forward Modeling
published pages: 144, ISSN: 1538-4357, DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/aab42c
The Astrophysical Journal 856/2 2019-05-15
2017 Norbert Magyar, Tom Van Doorsselaere, Marcel Goossens
Generalized phase mixing: Turbulence-like behaviour from unidirectionally propagating MHD waves
published pages: , ISSN: 2045-2322, DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-13660-1
Scientific Reports 7/1 2019-05-15
2018 S. Krishna Prasad, J. O. Raes, T. Van Doorsselaere, N. Magyar, D. B. Jess
The Polytropic Index of Solar Coronal Plasma in Sunspot Fan Loops and Its Temperature Dependence
published pages: 149, ISSN: 1538-4357, DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/aae9f5
The Astrophysical Journal 868/2 2019-05-15
2017 Tom Van Doorsselaere, Hoda Shariati, Jonas Debosscher
Stellar Flares Observed in Long-cadence Data from the Kepler Mission
published pages: 26, ISSN: 1538-4365, DOI: 10.3847/1538-4365/aa8f9a
The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series 232/2 2019-05-15
2019 Xiaozhou Zhao, Chun Xia, Tom Van Doorsselaere, Rony Keppens, Weiqun Gan
Forward Modeling of SDO /AIA and X-Ray Emission from a Simulated Flux Rope Ejection
published pages: 190, ISSN: 1538-4357, DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/ab0284
The Astrophysical Journal 872/2 2019-05-15
2019 K. Karampelas, T. Van Doorsselaere, M. Guo
Wave heating in gravitationally stratified coronal loops in the presence of resistivity and viscosity
published pages: A53, ISSN: 0004-6361, DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361/201834309
Astronomy & Astrophysics 623 2019-05-15
2018 C. R. Goddard, P. Antolin, D. J. Pascoe
Evolution of the Transverse Density Structure of Oscillating Coronal Loops Inferred by Forward Modeling of EUV Intensity
published pages: 167, ISSN: 1538-4357, DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/aad3cc
The Astrophysical Journal 863/2 2019-05-15
2017 Dae Jung Yu, Tom Van Doorsselaere, Marcel Goossens
Resonant Absorption of Surface Sausage and Surface Kink Modes under Photospheric Conditions
published pages: 44, ISSN: 1538-4357, DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/aa9223
The Astrophysical Journal 850/1 2019-05-15
2019 Mihai Barbulescu, Michael S. Ruderman, Tom Van Doorsselaere, Robert Erdélyi
An Analytical Model of the Kelvin–Helmholtz Instability of Transverse Coronal Loop Oscillations
published pages: 108, ISSN: 1538-4357, DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/aaf506
The Astrophysical Journal 870/2 2019-05-15
2019 J. I. Campos Rozo, D. Utz, S. Vargas Domínguez, A. Veronig, T. Van Doorsselaere
Photospheric plasma and magnetic field dynamics during the formation of solar AR 11190
published pages: A168, ISSN: 0004-6361, DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361/201832760
Astronomy & Astrophysics 622 2019-05-15
2019 Mijie Shi, Bo Li, Tom Van Doorsselaere, Shao-Xia Chen, Zhenghua Huang
Non-equilibrium Ionization Effects on Extreme-ultraviolet Emissions Modulated by Standing Sausage Modes in Coronal Loops
published pages: 99, ISSN: 1538-4357, DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/aaf393
The Astrophysical Journal 870/2 2019-05-15
2019 N. Magyar, T. Van Doorsselaere, M. Goossens
The Nature of Elsässer Variables in Compressible MHD
published pages: 56, ISSN: 1538-4357, DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/ab04a7
The Astrophysical Journal 873/1 2019-05-15

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