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Paper: Has Hinode Revealed the Missing Turbulent Flux of the Quiet Sun?
Volume: 405, Solar Polarization 5: In Honor of Jan Olof Stenflo
Page: 173
Authors: Lites, B.W.; Kubo, M.; Socas-Navarro, H.; Berger, T.; Frank, Z.; Shine, R.A.; Tarbell, T.D.; Title, A.M.; Ichimoto, K.; Katsukawa, Y.; Tsuneta, S.; Suematsu, Y.; Shimizu, T.; Nagata, S.
Abstract: The Hinode Spectro-Polarimeter has revealed the presence of surprisingly strong horizontal magnetic fields nearly everywhere in the quiet solar atmosphere. These horizontal fields, along with measures of the vertical fields, may be the signature of the “hidden turbulent flux” of the quiet Sun. The measured horizontal fields average at least to 55 Gauss: nearly 5 times that of the measured longitudinal apparent flux density. The nature of these fields are reviewed, and discussed in the light of recent magneto-convection numerical simulations of the quiet Sun.
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