• A Critical Assessment of the Flux Transport Dynamo

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      Dynamo—Sun; activity—Sun; magnetic fields.

    • Abstract


      We first discuss how the flux transport dynamo with reasonably high diffusion can explain both the regular and the irregular features of the solar cycle quite well. Then, we critically examine the inadequacies of the model and the challenge posed by some recent observational data about meridional circulation, arriving at a conclusion that this model can still work within the bounds of observational data.

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      Arnab Rai Choudhuri1

      1. Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore 560 012, India.
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