Solar Physics "Editors' Choice"

© SpringerIn each volume of the journal Solar Physics, a few articles are marked as “Editors’ Choice”. The primary criterion is original, high-quality research that is of wide interest within the community.

2021

De Pontieu, B., Polito, V., Hansteen, V. et al. A New View of the Solar Interface Region from the Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS)

Owens, M.J., Lockwood, M., Barnard, L.A. et al. Extreme Space-Weather Events and the Solar Cycle

Lamy, P., Gilardy, H., Llebaria, A. et al. LASCO-C3 Observations of the K- and F-Coronae over 24 Years (1996 – 2019): Photopolarimetry and Electron Density Distribution

Rast, M.P., Bello González, N., Bellot Rubio, L. et al. Critical Science Plan for the Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope (DKIST)

Kopp, G., Shapiro, A. Irradiance Variations of the Sun and Sun-Like Stars – Overview of Topical Collection

Nandy, D. Progress in Solar Cycle Predictions: Sunspot Cycles 24–25 in Perspective

Upflows in the Upper Solar Atmosphere 
Hui Tian, Louise Harra, Deborah Baker, David H. Brooks & Lidong Xia 

Non-Neutralized Electric Current of Active Regions Explained as a Projection Effect 
Xudong Sun, Mark C. M. Cheung

2020

The Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope – Observatory Overview 
Thomas R Rimmele, Mark Warner, Stephen L. Keil et al. 

Analysis of Large Deflections of Prominence–CME Events during the Rising Phase of Solar Cycle 24 
M. Valeria Sieyra, Mariana Cécere, Hebe Cremades, Francisco A. Iglesias, Abril Sahade, Marilena Mierla, Guillermo Stenborg, Andrea Costa, Matthew J. West & Elke D’Huys 

How Good Is the Bipolar Approximation of Active Regions for Surface Flux Transport? 
Anthony R. Yeates

Analysis of the Helical Kink Stability of Differently Twisted Magnetic Flux Ropes 
M. Florido-Llinas, T. Nieves-Chinchilla, & M. G. Linton

On the Expansion Speed of Coronal Mass Ejections: Implications for Self-Similar Evolution
L. A. Balmaceda, A. Vourlidas, G. Stenborg & O. C. St. Cyr

Coronal Photopolarimetry with the LASCO-C2 Coronagraph over 24 Years [1996 – 2019] 
Philippe Lamy, Antoine Llebaria, Brice Boclet, Hugo Gilardy, Michael Burtin & Olivier Floyd

Magnetic Flux Emergence in a Coronal Hole 
Judith Palacios, Dominik Utz, Stefan Hofmeister, Kilian Krikova, Peter Gömöry, Christoph Kuckein, Carsten Denker, Meetu Verma, Sergio Javier González Manrique, Jose Iván Campos Rozo, Július Koza, Manuela Temmer, Astrid Veronig, Andrea Diercke, Ioannis Kontogiannis & Consuelo Cid 

Simulating White-Light Images of Coronal Structures for Parker Solar Probe/WISPR: Study of the Total Brightness Profiles 
Giuseppe Nisticó, Volker Bothmer, Angelos Vourlidas, Paulett Liewer, Arnaud Thernisien, Guillermo Stenborg, Russell Howard

ICME Evolution in the Inner Heliosphere 
J. G. Luhmann, N. Gopalswamy, L. K. Jian & N. Lugaz 

A Survey of Computational Tools in Solar Physics 
Monica G. Bobra, Stuart J. Mumford, Russell J. Hewett, Steven D. Christe, Kevin Reardon, Sabrina Savage, Jack Ireland, Tiago M. D. Pereira, Bin Chen & David Pérez-Suárez

The Creation of Twist by Reconnection of Flux Tubes 
E. R. Priest & D. W. Longcope 

Comprehensive Characterization of Solar Eruptions with Remote and In-Situ Observations, and Modeling: The Major Solar Events on 4 November 2015 
Iver H. Cairns, Kamen A. Kozarev, Nariaki V. Nitta, Neus Agueda, Markus Battarbee, Eoin P. Carley, Nina Dresing, Raúl Gómez-Herrero, Karl-Ludwig Klein, David Lario, Jens Pomoell, Carolina Salas-Matamoros, Astrid M. Veronig, Bo Li, Patrick McCauley 

Source of Energetic Protons in the 2014 September 1 Sustained Gamma-ray Emission Event 
N. Gopalswamy, P. Mäkelä, S. Yashiro, H. Xie, S. Akiyama, N. Thakur

2019

The Distinction Between Thermal Nonequilibrium and Thermal Instability 
James A. Klimchuk

Re-analysis of Lepping’s Fitting Method for Magnetic Clouds: Lundquist Fit Reloaded 
Pascal Démoulin, Sergio Dasso, Miho Janvier, Vanina Lanabere

Non-Equilibrium Spectrum Formation Affecting Solar Irradiance 
Robert J. Rutten

Which Photospheric Characteristics Are Most Relevant to Active-Region Coronal Mass Ejections? 
Ioannis Kontogiannis, Manolis K. Georgoulis, Jordan A. Guerra, Sung-Hong Park, D. Shaun Bloomfield

Grand Activity Minima and Maxima via Dual Dynamos
Deniz Ölçek, Paul Charbonneau, Alexandre Lemerle, Gabriel Longpré, Florence Boileau

What the sudden death of solar cycles can tell us about the nature of the solar interior 
Scott W. McIntosh, Robert J. Leamon, Ricky Egeland, Mausumi Dikpati, Yuhong Fan, Matthias Rempel

Definition of the Spatial Propagator and Implications for Magnetic Field Properties 
Justin K. Edmondson, Pascal Démoulin


2018

Flux Accretion and Coronal Mass Ejection Dynamics 
Brian T. Welsch