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Paper: Flare Energy and Magnetic Field Variations
Volume: 383, Subsurface and Atmospheric Influences on Solar Activity
Page: 221
Authors: Hudson, H.S.; Fisher, G.H.; Welsch, B.T.
Abstract: We describe ways in which the photospheric vector magnetic field might vary across the duration of a solar flare or CME. We also quantitatively assess the back reaction on the photosphere and solar interior by the coronal field evolution required to release flare energy. Our estimates suggest that the work done by Lorentz forces in this back reaction could supply enough energy to explain observations of flare-driven seismic waves.
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