The method of Kumar and Narain (1985) to calculate the twisting velocity of magnetic field appears to be erroneous. Hence, their conclusion about Tucker's proposal for the heating of active regions by magnetic energy dissipation may not be correct.
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Kumar, M. and Narain, U.: 1985,Solar Phys. 95, 69.
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Chandra, S. Comments on the heating of solar active regions by magnetic energy dissipation. Astrophys Space Sci 123, 403–404 (1986). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00653960
- Magnetic Field
- Active Region
- Energy Dissipation
- Magnetic Energy
- Solar Active Region