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Effect of CME Interactions on the Production of Solar Energetic Particles

Gopalswamy, N. and Yashiro, S. and Michalek, G. and Kaiser, M. L. and Howard, R. A. and Leske, R. and von Rosenvinge, T. and Reames, D. V. (2003) Effect of CME Interactions on the Production of Solar Energetic Particles. In: Solar Wind Ten. AIP Conference Proceedings. No.679. American Institute of Physics , Melville, NY, pp. 608-611. ISBN 0-7354-0148-9 http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20111010-095635795

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Abstract

We analyzed a set of 52 fast and wide, frontside western hemispheric (FWFW) CMEs in conjunction with solar energetic particle (SEP) and radio burst data and found that 42 of these CMEs were associated with SEPs. All but two of the 42 SEP-associated FWFW CMEs (95%) were interacting with preceding CMEs or dense streamers. Most of the remaining 10 SEP-poor FWFW CMEs had either insignificant or no interaction with preceding CMEs or streamers, and were ejected into a tenuous corona. There is also a close association between type II radio bursts in the near-Sun interplanetary medium and SEP-associated FWFW CMEs suggesting that electron accelerators are also good proton accelerators.


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Additional Information:© 2003 American Institute of Physics. Issue Date: 2 September 2003.
Group:Space Radiation Laboratory
Subject Keywords:solar corona, interplanetary matter, radiosources (astronomical)
Classification Code:PACS: 96.60.Wh; 96.40.Fg
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Official Citation:Effect of CME Interactions on the Production of Solar Energetic Particles N. Gopalswamy, S. Yashiro, G. Michalek, M. L. Kaiser, R. A. Howard, R. Leske, T. von Rosenvinge, and D. V. Reames, AIP Conf. Proc. 679, 608 (2003), DOI:10.1063/1.1618668
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Deposited By: Tony Diaz
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