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Paper: The Limb Brightening and its Relationship with the Millimeter-wave Cavity*
Volume: 472, New Quests in Stellar Astrophysics III: A Panchromatic View of Solar-like Stars, With and Without Planets
Page: 253
Authors: De la Luz, V.; Chavez, M.; Bertone, E.
Abstract: Through a detailed theoretical analysis of the local emission at millimeter, sub-millimeter, and infrared wavelength regimes (from 10 GHz up to 10 THz), we found that, associated with the temperature minimum, there is an optically thin cavity surrounded by two regions of high local emissivity. We call this structure the Chromospheric Solar Millimeter Cavity (CSMC). In order to search for traces of this cavity in the available radio observations on the solar limb, we have developed a robust method to associate the radiation at different heights with the observed brightness temperatures. We foresee that this approach will allow us to determine the relationship between the CSMC and the solar limb brightening.
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