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      Magnetic fields; convection; dynamo; Sun

    • Abstract

       

      We review current understanding of the interaction of magnetic fields with convective motions in stellar convection zones. Among the most exciting recent results is the discovery that magnetic fields need not primarily be confined to the stable layer below the convection zone; numerical simulations have shown that surprisingly, strong magnetic fields can be maintained in the interior of the convection zone.

    • Author Affiliations

       

      å. Nordlund1 S. B. F. Dorch2 R. F. Stein3

      1. Astronomical Observatory & Theoretical Astrophysics Center, Juliane Maries Vej 30, Copenhagen Ø - 2100, Denmark
      2. Stockholm Observatory, The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Saltsjöbaden - SE-13336, Sweden
      3. Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI - 48824, USA
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