EUS Science Cases

Below are science cases submitted by the scientific community as input to the final selection of wavelength bands for EUS. The EUS Science Working Group will review these cases and a final decision on wavelengths will be made by 15 September.

Additional documents relevant to the wavelength selection are:

  • Wavelength selection discussion page. A page providing documents and comments from various members of the EUS consortium.
  • Wavelength selection document. Provides an overview of the different wavelength bands being considered for EUS.
  • Baseline instrument requirements. The capabilities of the EUS instrument are constrained by the mass, power and size restrictions imposed from the spacecraft side. This powerpoint file contains baseline instrument parameters allowed by these restrictions. The key variables at present are: wavelength bands, spectral resolution and field-of-view, and it is these that should be commented on in the science case form.

Title Authors
Measuring density in the quiet Sun Transition Region (Example) P.R. Young
Tracking the progress of propagating waves from the chromosphere to the upper transition region and corona E. O'Shea, J.G. Doyle
Dynamic features in the solar atmosphere J.G. Doyle, M.S. Madjarska
The origin of the slow solar wind M.S. Madjarska
Magnetic linkage and reconnection in the TR E. Marsch
Quiet atmospheric heating and initial solar wind acceleration by magnetoconvection S.W. McIntosh, A.R. Davey, W. Curdt
Photosphere - chromosphere - transition region linkage W. Curdt
The chromospheric source of explosive events W. Curdt
Dynamics of small-scale structures in coronal holes and their connection to the fast solar wind M.D. Popescu, J.G. Doyle
EUV/X-ray bright points M.S. Madjarska, J.G. Doyle, W. Curdt, J.G. Büchner
The source regions of the fast solar wind L. Teriaca
Investigation of small-scale features in the solar atmosphere N. Labrosse, D. Brown, D. Bewsher, P. Young
The fine structure of solar prominences and filaments N. Labrosse, J.-C. Vial, D. Brown
Coronal turbulence and intermittency E. Buchlin, J.-C. Vial
Spatial and temporal evolution of the temperature response of the solar atmosphere during VUV explosive events L. Teriaca, W. Curdt
Structure and dynamics of the solar atmosphere H. Peter
The quiet Sun small-scale activity L. Teriaca
CME onset studies D. Bewsher, R. Harrison
Dynamic events in the solar atmosphere D. Bewsher, R. Harrison
Plasma diagnostics along solar coronal structures and the relationship to coronal heating J.B. Noglik, R.W. Walsh
Propagating oscillations in coronal loops R.W. Walsh, J.B. Noglik, M.S. Marsh
Testing the nanoflare model in coronal loops S. Parenti, J.-C. Vial
Nano-flare heating in small cool loops D. Spadaro et al.
On the nature of coronal heating in long active region loops: impulsive or steady? D. Spadaro et al.
Physical structure and dynamics of magnetic loops in the solar corona D. Spadaro et al.
Observing prominences with EUS B. Kliem
Diagnostics of loop-like coronal structures Y. Taroyan, R. Erdelyi, G. Verth
Alfven waves in solar coronal holes Y. Taroyan, R. Erdelyi
Magnetoseismology - resonant coupling of helioseismic modes to the lower solar atmosphere B. Pinter, R. Erdelyi
Complementing the EU Imager (EUI) in the detection of MHD waves in coronal loops R. Erdelyi, G. Verth
Waves vs. mass flow in coronal loops revisited S. Parenti, E. Robbrecht, J.-F. Hochedez
Element abundances in the low transition region E. Landi, C. Korendyke
Diagnostics of loop structure and heating E. Landi, C. Korendyke
Coronal hole plumes G. Del Zanna
Coronal hole densities K.J.H. Phillips


This page mantained by Dr.P.R.Young, last revised on 15 Aug 2006