Solar neutrons and related phenomena / Lev Dorman.
By: Dorman, L. I.Series: Astrophysics and space science library: v. 365.Publisher: Dordrecht ; London : Springer, c2010Description: xlvi, 873 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9789048137367 (hbk.); 9048137365 (hbk.); 9048137373 (ebk.); 9789048137374 (e-ISBN).Subject(s): Cosmic ray neutrons
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Interactions of charged, accelerated particles in the solar atmosphere, and the generation of secondary energetic particles and radiation: pioneer results -- The events of August 1972 and the discovery of solar gamma-radiation -- The events of June 1980 and June 1982, and the discovery of solar neutrons -- Space probe observations of solar neutron and gamma ray events -- Solar neutron propagation in the Earth's atmosphere, and the sensitivity of neutron monitors and other ground based detectors to solar neutrons -- Statistical investigations of solar neutron events on the basis of ground observations -- Observations of solar neutron events by ground based detectors, and their interpretation -- The solar neutron decay phenomenon -- Gamma rays from solar energetic particle interactions with the Sun's atmosphere -- Positron generation in the nuclear interactions of flare energetic particles in the solar atmosphere -- The development of models and simulations for solar neutron and gamma ray events.