Publications by Topic since 1990
(and a few before that)

on (i) 2D Reconnection, (ii) 3D Reconnection, (iii) Topology, (iv) Coronal Heating, (v) Prominences, (vi) Flares, (vii) General Reviews and (viii) Astrophysics

(i) 2D Reconnection

Priest, ER (1985) 'The MHD of current sheets', Rep. Prog. Phys. 48, 955-1090.

Priest, ER and Forbes, TG (1986) 'New models for fast steady-state reconnection', J. Geophys. Res. 91, 5579-5588.

Priest, ER and Lee, LC (1990) 'Nonlinear magnetic reconnection models with separatrix jets', J. Plasma Phys. 44, 337-360.

Priest, ER and Forbes, TG (1992) 'Does fast magnetic reconnection exist ?', J. Geophys. Res. 97, 16757-16772.

Inverarity, GW and Priest, ER (1996) 'Plasma beta limits for magnetic reconnection', in Magnetic Reconnection in the Solar Atmosphere (ed RDBentley and JT Mariska) Astron. Soc. Pacific 111, 296-299.

Titov, VS and Priest, ER (1997) 'Visco-resistive magnetic reconnection due to steady inertia-less flows. Part1 - exact analytical solutions', J. Fluid Mechanics 348, 327-347.

Titov, VS and Priest, ER (1997) 'Linear theory of steady X-point magnetic reconnection', Adv. Space Res. 19, 1777-1780.

Watson, PG, Priest, ER and Craig, IJD (1998) 'The roles of advection and diffusion in planar magnetic merging solutions', Geophys. and Astrophys. Fluid Dyn. 88, 165-185.

Priest, ER, Titov, VS, Grundy, REG and Hood, AW (2000) 'Exact solutions for reconnective magnetic annihilation', Proc. Roy. Soc. Lond. A. 456, 1821-1849.

Mellor, C, Titov, VS and Priest, ER (2002) 'Linear collapse of spatially linear 2D null points', J. Plasma Phys. 68, 221-235.

Baty, H, Priest, ER and Forbes, TG (2006) 'Effect of nonuniform resistivity in Petschek reconnection', Physics of Plasmas 13, 022312.

Longcope, DW and Priest, ER (2007) 'Fast magnetosonic waves launched by transient, current sheet reconnection', Phys. Plasmas 14, 122905 (1-11).

Baty, H, Forbes, TG and Priest, ER (2009) 'Petschek reconnection with a nonlocalized resistivity', Physics of Plasmas 16, 060701.

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

Fuentes-Fernandez, J, Parnell, CE, Hood, AW and Priest, ER (2012) 'Magnetic Reconnection at a 2D Non-Force-Free Current Layer', Phys. of Plasmas, submitted.

Fuentes-Fernandez, J., Parnell, CE, Hood, AW, Priest, ER and Longcope, D (2012a) 'Consequences of spontaneous reconnection at a 2D non-force-free current layer', Phys. of Plasmas 19(2), 022901-022901-10, doi:10.1063/1.3683002.

Fuentes-Fernandez, J., Parnell, CE and Priest, ER (2012b) 'The onset of impulsive bursty reconnection at a two-dimensional current layer', Phys. of Plasmas 19(7), 072901-072901-11, doi: 10.1063/1.4729334.

Forbes, TG, Priest, ER, Seaton, DB and Litvinenko, YE (2013) 'Indeterminacy and instability in Petschek reconnection', Phys. Plasmas 20, 052902-052902-13.

Baty, H, Forbes, TG and Priest, ER (2014) 'The formation and stability of Petschek reconnection', Phys. Plasmas 21, 112111, doi:10.1063/1.4901918.

(ii) 3D Reconnection

Priest, ER and Demoulin, P (1995) 'Three-dimensional magnetic reconnection without null points. 1 Basic theory of magnetic flipping', J. Geophys. Res. 100, 23,443-23,463.

Priest, ER and Titov, VS (1996) 'Magnetic reconnection at 3D null points', Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. 354, 2951-2992.

Demoulin, P, Priest, ER and Lonie, DP (1996) '3D magnetic reconnection without null points. 2 Application to twisted flux tubes', J. Geophys. Res. 101, 7631-7646.

Demoulin, P, Henoux, JC, Priest, ER and Mandrini, CH (1996) 'Quasi-separatrix layers in solar flares. I Method', Astron. Astrophys. 308, 643-655.

Priest, ER (1996) 'New developments in magnetic reconnection theory', in Solar and Astrophysical MHD Flows' (ed K Tsinganos) Kluwer, Dordrecht, p171- 194.

Parnell, CE, Smith, JM, Neukirch, T and Priest, ER (1996) 'The structure of 3D magnetic neutral points', Phys. Plasmas 3, 759-770.

Priest, ER (1997) '3D reconnection in complex topologies', in Magnetic Reconnection in the Solar Atmosphere (ed RD Bentley and JT Mariska) Astron. Soc. Pacific 111, 331-340.

Parnell, CE, Neukirch, T, Smith, JM and Priest, ER (1997) 'Structure and collapse of 3D magnetic neutral points', Geophys. Astrophys. Fluid Dyn. 84 , 245-271.

Priest, ER (1997) '3D magnetic reconnection in the solar corona', Phys. Plasmas 4, 1945-1952.

Priest, ER and Schrijver, CJ (2000) 'Aspects of three-dimensional magnetic reconnection', Solar Phys. 190 1-24.

Priest, ER, Titov, VS, Grundy, REG and Hood, AW (2000) 'Exact solutions for reconnective magnetic annihilation', Proc. Roy. Soc. Lond. A 456, 1821-1849.

Birn, J, Gosling, JT, Hesse, M, Forbes, TG and Priest, ER (2000) 'Simulations of 3D reconnection in the solar corona', Ap. J., 541, 1078-1095.

Galsgaard, K, Priest, ER and Nordlund, A (2000) 'Three-dimensional separator reconnection - How does it occur?' Solar Physics 193, 1-16

Priest, ER (2001) 'Three-dimensional reconnection on the Sun', Earth, Planets and Space 53, 483-490

Priest, ER (2002) 'Reconnection theory in solar physics', Highlights in Astron. 12

Mellor, C, Priest, ER and Titov, VS (2002) 'Exact solutions for spine reconnective magnetic annihilation', Geophys. & Astrophys. Fluid Dynamics 96, 153-171.

Mellor, C and Priest, ER (2002) 'Exact MHD solutions near null points' in Physics of Magnetic Reconnection in Plasmas (ed M Ugai) Research Signpost, Kerala, p69-102.

Galsgaard, K, Priest, ER and Titov, VS (2003) 'Numerical experiments on wave propagation towards a 3D null point due to rotational motion', J. Geophys. Res. 108, 10.1-10.9.

Priest, ER, Hornig, G and Pontin, DI (2003) 'On the nature of three-dimensional magnetic reconnection', J. Geophys, Res., 108, SSH 6.1-6.8.

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

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

Mellor, C, Titov, VS and Priest, ER (2003) 'Linear collapse of spatially linear 3D potential null points', Geophys. Astrophys. Fluid Dynamics 97, 489-505.

Pontin, DI, Hornig, G and Priest, ER (2004) 'Kinematic reconnection at a magnetic null point: Spine-aligned current', Geophys. Astrophys. Fluid Dynamics 98, 407-428.

Priest, ER and Pontin, DI (2004) 'Magnetic Reconnection' in The Sun and Heliosphere as an Integrated System (ed G Poletto and ST Suess) Kluwer, Dordrecht, Holland, p 397-420.

Pontin, DI, Hornig, G and Priest, ER (2005) 'Kinematic reconnection at a magnetic null point: Fan-aligned current', Geophys. Astrophys. Fluid Dynamics 99, 77-93

Pontin, DI, Galsgaard, K, Hornig, G and Priest, ER (2005) 'A fully magnetohydrodynamic simulation of 3D non-null reconnection', Phys. Plasmas 12, 052307.

Wilmot-Smith, AL, Priest, ER and Hornig, G (2005) 'Magnetic diffusion and the motion of field lines', Geophys. Astrophys. Fluid Dynamics 99, 177-197.

Wilmot-Smith, A.L., Hornig, G. and Priest, E.R. (2006) 'Dynamic non-null reconnection in three dimensions: I. Particular solutions', Proc. Roy. Soc, 462, 2877-2895.

Haynes, AL, Parnell, CE Galsgaard, K and Priest, ER (2007) 'Magnetohydrodynamic evolution of magnetic skeletons', Proc. Royal Soc. Lond. A, 463, 1097-1115.

Wilmot-Smith, AL and Priest, ER (2007) 'Flux tube disconnection' -An example of 3D reconnection'. Physics of Plasmas 14, 102903 (1-9).

Maclean, RC, Buchner, J and Priest, ER (2009) 'Relationship between the topological skeleton, current concentrations, and 3D magnetic reconnection sites in the solar atmosphere' Astron. & Astrophys. 501, 321-333.

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

Wilmot-Smith, AL, Hornig, G and Priest, ER (2009) 'Dynamic non-null magnetic reconnection in three dimensions. II-Composite solutions', Geophys. Astrophys. Fluid Dyn. 103, 515-534.

Priest, ER and Pontin, DI (2009) 'Three-dimensional null point reconnection regimes', Phys. Plasmas 16, 122101.

Priest, ER (2011) 'MHD reconnection', Scholarpedia, 6(2), 2371.

Pontin, DI, Priest, ER and Galsgaard, K (2013) 'On the nature of reconnection at a solar coronal null point above a separatrix dome', Ap. J.774, 154, doi:10.1088/0004-637X/774/2/154.

Stevenson, JEH, Parnell, CE, Priest, ER and Haynes, AL (2015) 'The nature of separator current layers in MHS equilibria I. Current parallel to the separator', Astron. Astrophys. 573, A44, doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201424348.

Sun, J.Q., Cheng, X., Ding, M.D., Guo, Y., Priest, E.R., Parnell, C.E., Edwards, S.J., Zhang, J., Chen, P.F. and Fang, C. (2015) 'Extreme ultraviolet imaging of three-dimensional magnetic reconnection in a solar eruption', Nature Comm. 6, 7598, doi:10.1038/ncomms8598.

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

Reale, F, Orlando, S, Guarrasi, M, Mignone, A, Peres, G, Hood, AW and Priest, ER (2016) '3D MHD modeling of twisted coronal loops', Astrophys. J.830, 21 (15pp), doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/0004-637X/830/1/21.

Priest, ER (2016) 'MHD Structures in Three-Dimensional Reconnection', in Magnetic Reconnection: Concepts and Applications (ed W Gonzalez and EN Parker) Springer, Heidelberg, p101-142, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-26432-5_3.

Li, Y, Sun, X, Ding, MD, Qiu, J and Priest, ER (2017) 'Imaging Observations of Magnetic Reconnection in a Solar Eruptive Flare', Astrophys. J., in press, doi:.

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

(iii) 3D Magnetic Topology and Bifurcations

Bungey, TN, Titov, VS and Priest, ER (1996) 'Basic topological elements of coronal magnetic fields', Astron. Astrophys. 308, 233-247.

Priest, ER, Lonie, DP and Titov, VS (1996) 'Bifurcations of magnetic topology by the creation or annihilation of null points', J. Plasma Phys. 56, 507-530.

Priest, ER, Bungey, TN and Titov, VS (1997) 'The 3D topology and interaction of complex magnetic flux systems', Geophys. Astrophys. Fluid Dynamics 84, 127-163.

Brown, DS and Priest, ER (1998) 'Topology of coronal magnetic fields', ASP Conf Series 155, 90-94.

Brown, DS and Priest, ER (1999) 'Topological bifurcations in three-dimensional magnetic fields', Proc. Roy. Soc. 455, 3931-3951.

Inverarity, GW and Priest, ER (1999) 'Magnetic null points due to multiple sources of solar photospheric flux', Solar Phys. 186, 99-121.

Titov, VS, Priest, ER and Lonie, DP (1999) 'On the nature of chaotic regions in dissipative hydrodynamics and magnetohydrodyamics', Phys. of Plasmas 6, 1374-1377.

Brown, DS and Priest, ER (1999) 'The topological behaviour of stable magnetic separators', Solar Phys. 190, 25-33.

Brown, DS and Priest, ER (2000) 'Topological differences and similarities between force-free and potential models of coronal magnetic fields, Solar Physics 194, 197-204

Beveridge, C, Priest, ER and Brown, DS (2002) 'Magnetic topologies due to two bipolar regions', Solar Phys., 209, 333-347.

Longcope, DW, Brown, DS and Priest, ER (2003) 'On the distribution of magnetic null points above the solar photosphere' Phys. Plasmas, 10, 3321-3334.

Pontin, DI, Priest, ER and Longcope, DW (2003) 'A framework for understanding the topology of complex coronal structures', Solar Phys. 212, 319-142.

Maclean, R.C., Beveridge, C., Longcope, D.W., Brown, D.S. and Priest, E.R. (2004) 'A topological analysis of the magnetic breakout model for an eruptive solar flare', in Coronal Heating ESA SP-575: SOHO 15 (ed R.W. Walsh, J. Ireland, D. Danesy and B. Fleck) p 485-490.

Beveridge, C, Priest, ER and Brown, DS (2004) 'Magnetic topologies in the solar corona due to four discrete photospheric flux regions, Geophys. Astrophys. Fluid Dynamics 98, 429-445.

Close, RM, Parnell, CE, and Priest, ER (2004) 'Separators in 3D quiet-Sun magnetic fields', Solar Phys. 225, 21-46.

Close, RM, Parnell, CE, and Priest, ER (2005) 'Domain structures in complex 3D magnetic fields', Geophys. Astrophys. Fluid Dynam. 99, 513-534.

Maclean, RC, Parnell, CE , De Moortel, I, Buechner, J and Priest, ER (2006a) "Understanding Magnetic Structure in the Solar Corona through Topological Analysis", Proceedings of the SOHO 17 Workshop: 10 Years of SOHO and Beyond, ESA SP-617, p156.1-4.

Maclean, RC, Beveridge, C, Hornig, G and Priest, ER (2006b) 'Coronal magnetic topologies in a spherical geometry I. Two bipolar flux sources', Solar Phys. 235, 259-280.

Maclean, RC, Beveridge, C and Priest, ER (2006c) 'Coronal magnetic topologies in a spherical geometry II. Four balanced flux sources', Solar Phys. 238, 13-27.

Maclean, RC and Priest, ER (2007a) 'Topological aspects of global magnetic field behaviour in the solar corona', Solar Phys. 243, 171-191.

Haynes, A.L., Parnell, CE Galsgaard, K and Priest, ER (2007) 'Magnetohydrodynamic evolution of magnetic skeletons', Proc. Royal Soc. Lond. A, 463, 1097-1115.

Maclean, RC, Buchner, J and Priest, ER (2009) 'Relationship between the topological skeleton, current concentrations, and 3D magnetic reconnection sites in the solar atmosphere' Astron. & Astrophys. 501, 321-333.

Platten, SJ, Parnell, CE, Haynes, AL, Priest, ER and Mackay, DH (2014) 'The solar cycle variation of topological structures in the global solar corona', Astron. Astrophys. 565, A44, doi:0.1051/0004-6361/201323048.

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

(iv) Coronal Heating

Heyvaerts, J and Priest, ER (1984) 'Coronal heating by reconnection in DC current systems. A theory based on Taylor's hypothesis', Astron. Astrophys. 137, 63-78.

Priest, ER (1991) 'Formation of current sheets and coronal heating', in Mechanisms of Chromospheric and Coronal Heating (ed P.Ulmschneider, ER Priest and R Rosner) Springer-Verlag, Berlin, p520-535.

Heyvaerts, J and Priest, ER (1992) 'A self-consistent turbulent model for solar coronal heating', Astrophys. J. 390, 297-308.

Priest, ER (1993) 'Coronal heating mechanisms', in Physics of Solar and St Stellar Coronae (ed. J. Linsky and S.Serio), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 515-532.

Priest, ER (1993) 'Coronal heating by MHD turbulence', Magnetic Turbulence and Transport (ed P Hennequin and M Dubois) Ed de Physique, France, p 203 -228.

Priest, ER, Parnell, CE and Rickard, GJ (1993) 'Solar coronal heating by magnetic flux interaction', in Cosmical Magnetism (ed D Lynden-Bell) Kluwer Academic, p11-23.

Priest, ER, Parnell, CE and Martin, SF (1994) 'A Converging Flux Model of an x-ray bright point and an associated cancelling magnetic feature', Astrophys. J. 427, 459-474.

Priest, ER, Titov,VS, Vekstein, GE and Rickard, GJ (1994) 'Steady linear X-point magnetic reconnection', J. Geophys. Res. 99, 21467-21480.

Parnell, CE, Priest, ER and Golub, L (1994) 'The three-dimensional structure of x-ray bright points', Solar Phys. 151, 57-74.

Priest, ER (1996) 'Coronal heating by magnetic reconnection', Astrophysics and Space Science 237, 49-73.

Priest, ER (1997) 'Magnetic fields and coronal structures', Proc Fifth SOHO Workshop on "The Corona and Solar Wind near Minimum Activity" ESA SP 404, p 93-102.

Priest, ER, Foley, CR, Heyvaerts, J, Arber, TD, Culhane, JL and Acton, LW (1998) 'The nature of the heating mechanism for the diffuse solar corona', Nature 393, 545-547.

Priest, ER, Foley, CR, Heyvaerts, J, Arber, TD, Culhane, JL and Acton, LW (1997) 'A method to determine the heating mechanisms of the solar corona', Astrophys. J. 539, 1002-102 2.

Demoulin, P, Mandrini, CH, van Driel-Gesztelyi, L, Priest, ER, Henoux, JC and Schmieder, B (1997) '3D magnetic reconnection: example of an x-ray bright point', in Magnetic Reconnection in the Solar Atmosphere (ed RD Bentley and JT Mariska) Astron. Soc. Pacific 111, 49-55.

Ireland, J, Walsh, RW, Harrison, RA and Priest, ER (1997) 'Periodicities in active regions', Proc Fifth SOHO Workshop on "The Corona and Solar Wind near Minimum Activity" (ed A Wilson and O Kjeldseth-Moe) ESA SP-404, p 433-438.

Walsh, RW, Ireland, J, Harrison, RA and Priest, ER (1997) 'Active-region blinkers: transient events in the solar atmosphere', Proc Fifth SOHO Workshop on "The Corona and Solar Wind near Minimum Activity" (ed A Wilson and O Kjeldseth- Moe) ESA SP-404, p 717-722.

Priest, ER (1999) 'Heating the solar corona by magnetic reconnection', Astrophys. and Space Sci. 264, 77-100.

Priest, ER (1999) 'Magnetic helicity and relaxation phenomena in the solar corona' in Magnetic Helicity in Space and Laboratory Plasmas, Geophys. Monograph 111 (eds MR Brown, RC Canfield and AA Pevtsov) p 141-148.

Ireland J, Walsh RW, Harrison RA and Priest ER (1999) 'A wavelet analysis of active region oscillations', Astron. and Astrophys. 347, 355-365.

Priest, ER (1999) 'How is the solar corona heated ?', Astron. Soc. Pacific 158, 321-333.

Galsgaard, K, Mackay, DH, Priest, ER and Nordlund, A (1999) 'On the location of energy release and temperature profiles along coronal loops', Solar Phys. 189, 95-108.

Priest, ER, Foley, CR, Heyvaerts, J, Arber, TD, Mackay, D, Culhane, JL and Acton, LW (2000) 'A method to determine the heating methods of the solar corona', Ap. J., 539, 1002-1022.

Mackay, DH, Galsgaard, K, Priest, ER and Foley, CR (2000) 'How accurately can we determine the coronal heating mechanism in the large-scale solar corona? Solar Physics 193, 93-116

Priest, ER, Hood, AW and Bewsher, D (2002) 'The nature of blinkers and the solar transition region', Solar Phys. 205, 29-264.

Priest, ER (2003) 'Current sheets in the Sun's corona', in Tubes, Sheets and Singularities in Fluid Dynamics (ed K Bajer and HK Moffatt) Kluwer, Dordrecht, Holland, p 115-124.

Priest, Heyvaerts and Title (2002) 'A Flux Tube Tectonics Model for solar coronal heating driven by the magnetic carpet', Astrophys. J. 576, 533-551.

Beveridge, C, Longcope, DW and Priest, ER (2003) 'A model for elemental coronal flux tubes', Solar Phys. 216, 27-40.

Priest, ER (2003) 'Theory of 3D reconnection and coronal heating', Advances in Space Research, 32, 1021-1027.

Priest, ER, Longcope, DW and Titov, VS (2003) 'Binary reconnection and the heating of the solar corona', Astrophys. J. 598, 667-677.

Close, RM, Parnell, CE, Mackay, DH and Priest, ER (2003) 'Statistical flux tube properties of 3D magnetic carpet fields', Solar Phys. 212, 251-275.

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

Priest, ER, Longcope, DW and Heyvaerts, J (2005) 'Coronal Heating at separators and separatrices', Astrophys. J. 624, 1057-1071.

Mellor, C, Gerrard, C, Galsgaard, K, Hood, AW and Priest, ER (2005) 'Numerical simulations of the flux tube tectonics model for coronal heating', Solar Phys. 227, 39-60.

Close, RM, Heyvaerts, JF and Priest, ER (2004) 'Effects of complexity on the flux-tube tectonics model', Solar Phys. 225, 267-292.

Close, RM, Parnell, CE, and Priest, ER (2004) 'Separators in 3D quiet-Sun magnetic fields', Solar Phys. 225, 21-46.

Close, RM, Parnell, CE, Longcope, DW and Priest, ER (2005) 'Coronal Flux Recycling Times', Solar Phys. 231, 45-70.

Maclean, RC, Beveridge, C, Longcope, DW, Brown, DS and Priest, ER (2005), 'A topological analysis of the magnetic breakout model for an eruptive solar flare', Proc. R. Soc. A, 461, 2099--2120.

von Rekowski, B, Parnell, CE and Priest, ER (2006) 'Solar coronal heating by magnetic cancellation I. Connected equal bipoles', Mon. Not. Roy. Astron. Soc. 366, 125-136.

Chen, P.F, and Priest, E.R. (2006) 'Transition-region explosive events: reconnection modulated by p-mode waves', Solar Phys. 238, 313-327.

Regnier, S and Priest, ER (2007) 'Free magnetic energy in solar active regions above the minimum-energy relaxed state', Ap. J. Letters 669, L53 - L56.

Regnier, S and Priest, ER (2007b) 'Nonlinear force-free model of the solar corona I. Two active regions with very different structure', Astron. & Astrophys., 468, 701-709.

Longcope, DW and Priest, ER (2007) 'Fast magnetosonic waves launched by transient, current sheet reconnection', Phys. Plasmas 14, 122905 (1-11).

Regnier, S, Priest, ER and Hood, AW (2008) 'Coronal Alfvén speeds in an isothermal atmosphere. I. Global properties' Astron. & Astrophys. 491, 297-309.

Priest, ER (2011) 'The Flux Tube Tectonics Model for Coronal Heating', J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys. 73, 271-276.

Reale, F, Orlando, S, Guarrasi, M, Mignone, A, Peres, G, Hood, AW and Priest, ER (2016) '3D MHD modeling of twisted coronal loops', Astrophys. J.830, 21 (15pp), doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3847/0004-637X/830/1/21.

(v) Prominences

Priest, ER, Hood, AW and Anzer, U (1989) 'A Twisted Flux Tube Model for solar prominences: I General Properties', Astrophys. J. 344, 1010-1025.

Priest, ER, Hood, AW and Anzer, U (1991) 'The fibril structure of prominences', Solar Phys. 132, 199-202.

Priest, ER, van Ballegooijen, AA and Mackay, DH (1996) 'A model for dextral and sinistral prominences', Astrophys. J. 460, 530-543.

Priest, ER (1996) 'New paradigms for solar prominences', in Solar Drivers of Interplanetary Disturbances (ed K Balasabramanian, S Keil and R Smartt) Astron. Soc. Pacific. Pub. Series 95, p 229-241.

Mackay, DH, Gaizauskas,V, Rickard, GJ and Priest, ER (1997) 'Force-free and potential models of a filament channel in which a filament forms', Astrophys. J. 486, 534-549.

Priest, ER (1997) 'A dynamic dextral-sinistral model for the structure and evolution of prominence magnetic fields', Proc. IAU Colloquium No 167 "New Perspectives on Solar Prominences" (ed D Webb, B Schmieder and D Rust), p 453-462.

Mackay, DH and Priest, ER (1997) 'Basic magnetic field configurations for filament channels and filaments', Astron. and Astrophys. Trans. 13, 111-120.

Mackay, DH, Priest, ER, Gaizauskas,V and van Ballegooijen, AA (1998) 'Role of helicity in the formation of intermediate filaments', Solar Phys. 180, 299-312.

Mackay, DH, Gaizauskas,V and Priest, ER (1998) 'Force-free models of a filament channel in which a filament forms', Proc. IAU Colloquium No 167 "New Perspectives on Solar Prominences" (ed D Webb, B Schmieder and D Rust), p286-289.

Van Ballegooijen, AA, Cartledge, NP and Priest, ER (1998) 'Magnetic flux transport and the formation of filament channels on the Sun', Ap. J., 501, 866-881.

Mackay, DH, Longbottom, AW and Priest, ER (1999) 'Dipped magnetic field configurations associated with filaments and barbs', Solar Phys. 185, 87-112.

Van Ballegooijen, AA, Priest, ER and Mackay, DH (2000) 'Mean-field model for the formation of filament channels on the Sun', Ap. J., 539, 983-994.

Priest, ER (2014) 'Prominences: conference summary and suggestions for the future', IAU Symp. 300 (ed B Schmieder, J-M Malherbe and ST Wu) Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, p 379-390, doi:10.1017/S1743921313011228.

Luna, M, Moreno-Insertis, F and Priest, ER (2015) 'Are tornado-like structures able to support solar prominence plasma?', Astrophys. J. Letts 808, L23, doi:10.1088/2041-8205/808/1/L23.

Li, L., Zhang, J., Peter, H., Priest, E.R., Chen, H., Guo, L., Chen, F. and Mackay, D. (2016) 'Magnetic reconnection between a solar filament and nearby coronal loops', Nature Physics, 12, 847-851, doi: 10.1038/nphys3768.

Yan, X.L., Priest, E.R., Guo, Q.L., Xue, Z.K., Wang, J.C. and Yang, L.H. (2016) 'The formation of an inverse S-shaped active-region filament driven by sunspot motion and magnetic reconnection', Astrophys. J., 832, 23 (12pp), doi:10.3847/0004-637X/832/1/23.

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

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

(vi) Solar Flares

Priest, ER (1983) 'Magnetic theories of solar flares', Solar Phys. 86, 33-45.

Priest, ER and Forbes, TG (1990) 'Magnetic field evolution during prominence eruptions and two-ribbon flares', Solar Phys. 126, 319-350.

Priest, ER (1991) 'The magnetohydrodynamics of energy release in solar flares', Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. Lond. A 336, 363-380.

Priest, ER (1992) 'Basic magnetic configuration and energy supply processes for an Interacting Flux Model of eruptive solar flares', Proc IAU Colloq 133 on Eruptive Solar Flares (ed Z Svestka, B Jackson, M Machado) Springer-Verlag, 15 - 32.

Priest, ER (1995) 'Solar flares', in Flares and Flashes (ed J Greiner, H Duerbeck, R Gershberg) Springer-Verlag, Berlin, p 3-13.

Priest, ER (2000) 'Solar flare theory and the status of flare understanding', Astron. Soc. Pacific 206, 13-26.

Priest, ER and Forbes, TG (2002) 'The magnetic nature of solar flares', Astron. and Astrophys. Rev. 10, 313-377. (A pdf version can be found on LINK).

Zuccarello, F, Contarino, L, Romano, P and Priest, ER (2003) 'Flare activity in solar active region 8421 observed by the TRACE satellite', Astron. & Astrophys. 402, 1085-1102.

Maclean, RC, Beveridge, C, Longcope, DW, Brown, DS and Priest, ER (2005), 'A topological analysis of the magnetic breakout model for an eruptive solar flare', Proc. R. Soc. A, 461, 2099--2120.

Leping Li, Jun Zhang, Hardi Peter, Eric Priest, Huadong Chen, Lijia Guo, Feng Chen, Duncan Mackay (2016) 'Magnetic reconnection between a solar filament and nearby coronal loops', Nature Physics 12, 847-851, doi:10.1038/nphys3768.

Maclean, RC and Priest, ER (2012) 'Active Region Magnetic Field Structure and its Relationship to the Onset of Flares and Coronal Mass Ejections', Advances in Solar and Solar-Terrestrial Physics(ed G Maris and C Demetrescu) Research Signpost, Trivandrum, India.

Kliem, B, Lin, J, Forbes, TG, Priest, ER and Torok, T (2014) 'Catastrophe versus instability for the eruption of a toroidal magnetic flux rope', Astrophys. J. 789, 14, doi: 10.1088/0004-637X/789/1/46.

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

Li, Y, Sun, X, Ding, MD, Qiu, J and Priest, ER (2017) 'Imaging Observations of Magnetic Reconnection in a Solar Eruptive Flare', Astrophys. J., in press, doi:.

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

(vii) General Reviews + Other Topics

Priest, ER (1998) 'Our new view of the Sun according to SOHO', in Space Science and the Long-Term Future of Space in Europe (ed M Huber, B Battrick and TD Guyenne) European Space Agency, Noordwijk, p 133-172.

Neukirch, T and Priest, ER (2000) 'Generalization of a special class of time-dependent solutions of the two-dimensional MHD equations to arbitrary pressure profiles', Phys. of Plasmas 7, 3105-3107.

Priest, ER (2001) 'Surprises from our Sun', Rev. Modern Astronomy 14, 133-160.

Priest, ER (2001) 'MHD: the mathematics of space weather', The Sun-Earth Connection and Space Weather, (eds M Candidi, M Storini and U Villante), Italian Society of Physics, Bologna, p 7-52.

Priest, ER (2002) 'Solar Orbiter Science', in Solar Encounter: the First Solar Orbiter Workshop, ESA SP-493, 127-133.

Mackay, DH, Priest, ER and Lockwood, M (2002) 'The evolution of the Sun's open magnetic flux', Solar Phys. 207, 291-308.

Priest, ER (2003) 'Solar Magnetohydrodynamics' in Dynamic Sun (ed BN Dwivedi) Cambridge University Press, Cambridge UK, p217-237.

Priest, ER (2003) 'Sunspots reveal their dark side', Phys. World 16, 19-20

Priest, ER (2003) 'Creativity in science', Proc. Conf. on Creativity and Imagination (ed T Hart)

Priest, ER (2004) 'Our Enigmatic Sun', Proc. IAU vol 2004 No IAUS223, Multi-Wavelength Investigations of Solar Activity (ed E Benelenskaya), p715-722.

Priest, E.R. (2005) 'Chromospheric and Coronal Magnetic Fields', Proc. Int. Conf. on Chromospheric and Coronal Magnetic Fields, Lindau (ed DS Innes, A. Lagg & S.K. Solanki) ESA SP-596, Dordrecht, p 47.1-47.12.

Wilmot-Smith, AL, Martens, PCH, Nandy, D, Priest, ER, Tobias, SM, 2005) 'Low-order stellar dynamo models', Mon. Not. Roy. Astr. Soc. 363, 1167-1172.

Priest, ER (2006) 'Our Magnetic Sun', The Many Scales in the Universe (ed JC del Toro Iniesta, EJ Alforo, JG Gorgas, E Salvadore-Sole, H Butcher) Springer, Dordrecht, 197-210.

Priest, ER (2006) 'Our Enigmatic Sun', Recent Advances in Astronomy and Astrophysics (ed N. Solomos) American Institute of Physics, Melville USA.

Priest, ER, Lockwood, M, Solanki, S, Wolfendale, A and Coustenis, A (2007) 'Does the Sun affect the Earth's climate?' Astronomy and Geophysics Letter 48, 3.7.

Priest, ER (2007) 'The Solar Atmosphere' in Handbook of the Solar-Terrestrial Environment (ed Y Kamide and A.C.-L. Chian) Springer, Berlin, p 56-95.

Priest, ER (2008) 'Highlights from Hinode', ASP Conf. Series 397, 147-152.

Priest, ER (2010a) 'The solar-stellar connection: our new Sun', Astron. Soc. Pac. Conf. Ser. 1094, 3-12.

Priest, ER (2010b) 'Nonlinear plasma physics of the solar corona', Modern Challenges in Nonlinear Plasma Physics (ed D. Vassiliadis, S.F. Fung, X. Shao, I.A. Daglis, and J.D. Huba) AIP Conference Proceedings 1320, American Institute of Physics, Melville, NY, p 3-9.

Priest, ER (2012) 'The Nature of Solar Minima', Proc. IAU Symp. 286 (ed C Mandrini and D Webb), Cambridge Univ. Press.

Priest, ER (2014) 'A Life of Fun Playing with Solar Magnetic Fields (Special Historical Review)', Solar Phys. 289, 3579-3615, doi: 10.1007/s11207-014-0554-2.

Priest, ER (2014) 'Hinode 7: Conference summary and future suggestions', Pub. Astron. Soc. Japan. 66 (SP1), S18 (1-10), doi: 10.1093/pasj/psu093.

Priest, ER (2014) Magnetohydrodynamics of the Sun Cambridge University Press.

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

(viii) Astrophysical MHD

Heyvaerts, J and Priest, ER (1989) 'A model for a non-Keplerian magnetic accretion disc with a magnetically heated corona', Astron. Astrophys. 216, 230-244.

Meerson, B, Priest, ER and Steele, CDC (1993) 'On the nonlinear theory of the radiation-driven thermal instability of a magnetized plasma', Geophys. & Astrophys. Fluid Dyn. 71, 243-265.

Lima, J and Priest, ER (1993) 'Two-dimensional models for solar and stellar winds: hydrodynamic effects', Astron. and Astrophys. 268, 641-649.

Vekstein, GE, Priest, ER and Steele, CDC (1994) 'Magnetic energy dissipation via reconnective relaxation in astrophysical jets', Astrophys. J. Supp. 92, 111-118.

Meerson, B, Steele, CDC, Milne, AM and Priest, ER (1993) 'On the nonlinear theory of the long-wavelength radiative condensation instability', Phys. Fluids B5, 3417-3431.

Heyvaerts, J, Priest, ER and Bardou, A (1996) 'Magnetic field diffusion in self-consistently turbulent accretion disks', Astrophys. J. 473, 403-421.

Martin, CE, Heyvaerts, J and Priest, ER (1997) 'Alfven wave support of a dwarf molecular cloud I: An isothermal model', Astron. and Astrophys. 326, 1176-1186.

Lima, JJG, Priest, ER and Tsinganos, K (2001) 'An analytical MHD stellar wind model with latitudinal dependences', Astron. Astrophys. 371, 240-249

Priest, ER and Forbes, TG (2000) 'Magnetohydrodynamics', Encyclopedia of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Inst. of Phys. Publishing, Bristol, UK, 1535-1543.

Priest, ER (2001) 'The role of the Sun's magnetic field', Astron. Soc. Pac. Conf. Ser. 248

Lima, JJG, Sauty, C, Iro, N, Tsinganos, K and Priest, ER (2001) 'Application of an analytical MHD wind model with latitudinal dependences to the solar wind', Proc. Solar Orbiter Workshop, ESA SP-493, 269-274.

Priest, ER (2010) 'The solar-stellar connection: our new Sun', Astron. Soc. Pac. Conf. Ser. 1094, 3-12.


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