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Frequency and time profiles of metric wave isolated Type I solar noise storm bursts at high spectral and temporal resolution

Sundaram, Shanmugha GA and Subramanian, KR (2005) Frequency and time profiles of metric wave isolated Type I solar noise storm bursts at high spectral and temporal resolution. In: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 359 (2). pp. 580-588.

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Abstract

Type I noise storms constitute a sizeable fraction of the active Solar radio emission component. Observations of isolated instances of such bursts, in the swept-frequency mode at metric wavelengths, have remained sparse, with several unfilled regions in the frequency coverage. Dynamic spectra of the burst radiation in the 30-130 MHz band, obtained from the recently commissioned digital High Resolution Spectrograph at the Gauribidanur Radio Observatory, have unravelled in explicit detail the temporal and spectral profiles of isolated bursts thanks to the instrument's superior frequency and time resolution. Apart from presenting details of their fundamental emission features, the time- and frequency-profile symmetry, with reference to custom-specific Gaussian distributions, has been chosen as the nodal criterion to statistically explain the state of the source regions in the vicinity of magnetic reconnections, the latent excitation agent that contributes to plasma-wave energetics, and the quenching phenomenon that causes damping of the burst emission.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright for this artcile belongs to Blackwell Publishing.
Keywords: plasmas - radiation mechanisms;non-thermal -instrumentation;spectrographs - methods;data analysis - Sun;radio radiation
Department/Centre: Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Joint Astronomy Programme
Date Deposited: 02 May 2005
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:18
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/3119

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