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Microwave emission from solar flares and comparison with observations

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We have studied the evolution of electron energy and angular distributions using Monte Carlo technique for electron beams directed vertically downwards towards chromosphere for incident energies 30 keV, and 300 keV at different incidence angles. Using these distributions we have calculated microwave flux for different frequencies at a fixed column density as well as for a fixed frequency at different column densities. We have also calculated the total microwave flux coming out of solar atmosphere and have compared it with observations. Our results agree well with observational results and produce the observed nature of flux.

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Bakaya, R., Rausaria, R.R. Microwave emission from solar flares and comparison with observations. Astrophys Space Sci 243, 351–362 (1996). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00644705

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  • Atmosphere
  • Microwave
  • Flare
  • Electron Beam
  • Electron Energy