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Paper: New Perspectives on the Photosphere/Corona Interface (Keynote)
Volume: 415, The Second Hinode Science Meeting: Beyond Discovery-Toward Understanding
Page: 7
Authors: Judge, P. G.
Abstract: I review the role of the chromosphere as the lower boundary for the corona. I highlight the need for measurements of the chromospheric magnetic field as the plasma regimes change from β > 1 to < 1, using a striking observational example. I also review some physical processes which can alter the magnetic free energy as it traverses the chromosphere. Multi-fluid effects appear to be important in determining the supply of mass, momentum and energy into the overlying corona. Such effects have been only partly studied in the literature. I re-iterate the obvious conclusion, often ignored, that one must understand specific chromospheric processes if one is to have hope of addressing the nature of the supply of mass, momentum, and energy into the corona
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