A FEW SELECT RESEARCH PAPERS

Magnetic Nature of Solar Flares
(Priest and Forbes, Astron. Astrophys. Rev., 10, 313-377, 2002)

A Flux Tube Tectonics Model for Solar Coronal Heating Driven by the Magnetic Carpet (pdf version)
(Priest, Heyvaerts and Title, Ap J 576, 533-551, 2002)

Numerical Experiments on Wave Propagation Towards a 3D Null Point due to Rotational Motion (pdf version)
(Galsgaard, Priest, and Titov, J Geophys. Res. 108, 10.1-10.9, 2003)

On the nature of 3D magnetic reconnection (pdf version)
(Priest, Hornig and Pontin, J Geophys. Res. 108, SSH 6.1-6.8, 2003)

Evolution of magnetic flux in an isolated reconnection process (pdf version)
(Hornig and Priest, Phys. Plasmas 10, 2712-2721, 2003)

3D reconnection of untwisted magnetic flux tubes (pdf version)
(Linton and Priest, Astrophys. J. 595, 1259-1276, 2003)

Creativity in science (pdf version)
(Proc. Conf on Creativity and Imagination (ed T Hart), 2003)

Recycling of the solar corona's magnetic field (pdf version)
(Close, Parnell, Longcope and Priest, Astrophys. J. 612, L81-L84, 2004)

Coronal Heating at Separators and Separatrices (pdf version)
(Priest, Longcope and Heyvaerts, Astrophys. J. 624, 1057-1071, 2005)

Petschek-like reconnection with a uniform resistivity
(Baty, H, Priest, ER and Forbes, TG Physics of Plasmas 16, 012102, 2009a)

Slip-Squashing Factors as a Measure of Three-Dimensional Magnetic Reconnection
(VS Titov, TG Forbes, ER Priest, Z Mikic, JA Linker, Ap. J. 693, 1029-1044 2009)

Three-dimensional null point reconnection regimes
(Priest, E. R. and Pontin, D. I., Phys. Plasmas 16, 122101, 2009).

On the nature of reconnection at a solar coronal null point above a separatrix dome
(Pontin, DI, Priest, ER and Galsgaard, K, Ap. J.774, 154, 2013)

A Life of Fun Playing with Solar Magnetic Fields (Special Historical Review)
(Priest, ER, Solar Phys. 289, 3579-3615, 2014)

Magnetohydrodynamics of the Sun /font>
(Priest, ER, Cambridge University Press 2014)

Are tornado-like structures able to support solar prominence plasma?
(Luna, M, Moreno-Insertis, F and Priest, ER, Astrophys. J. Letts 808, L23, 2015)

Evolution of Magnetic Helicity During Eruptive Flares and Coronal Mass Ejections
(Priest, ER, Longcope, D and Janvier, M, Solar Phys., 291(7), 2017-2036, doi:10.1007/s11207-016-0962-6, 2016.)

Flux-Rope Twist in Eruptive Flares and CMEs: due to Zipper and Main-Phase Reconnection
(Priest, ER and Longcope, D Solar Phys., in press, doi:10.1007/s11207-016-1049-0, 2017.)

Reason and Wonder: Why Science and Faith Need Each Other
(Priest, ER, SPCK, 2016)

Complete List of Recent Papers
(on 2D Reconnection, 3D Reconnection, Topology, Coronal Heating, Prominences, Flares, and Astrophysics)