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Volume 540, April 2012
Article Number L10
Number of page(s) 5
Section Letters
Published online 02 April 2012

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Appendix A: Spikes’ evolution

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Series of 171 Å snapshots showing the evolution of the spikes described in Sect. 2.2 and Fig. 3. Small cavities develop between the spikes (see images at 06:24:48 and 06:26:00) while they continue to grow without rolling over. After only a few minutes the spikes fade and are overtaken denser plasma at their base.

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