Volume 370, Number 2, May I 2001
|Page(s)||541 - 554|
|Section||Stellar structure and evolution|
|Published online||15 May 2001|
Excitation of transverse magnetic tube waves in stellar convection zones
I. Analytical approach
Department of Physics, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX 76019, USA
2 Institut für Theoretische Astrophysik der Universität Heidelberg, Tiergartenstr. 15, 69121 Heidelberg, Germany
Corresponding author: P. Ulmschneider, firstname.lastname@example.org
Accepted: 12 February 2001
Analytical treatment of the excitation of transverse magnetic tube waves in stellar convection zones is presented. The waves are produced by the interaction between thin and vertically oriented magnetic flux tubes embedded in stellar convection zones and the external turbulent motions. A general theory describing this interaction is developed and used to compute the wave energy spectra and fluxes for the Sun.
Key words: analytical methods / stars: chromosphere / stars: corona / stars: magnetic fields / MHD / linear waves
© ESO, 2001
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