16.2 Fundamental Science with the DKIST

Thursday, 16 January 2020: 12:00 AM
205A (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Gianna Cauzzi, National Solar Observatory, Boulder, CO

The 4-meter Daniel K. Inoyue Solar Telescope (DKIST) is approaching completion, with first
light expected for the fall of 2019. Its suite of five first-light instruments will provide
an unprecedented view of the processes occurring at the solar surface and in the
inner corona. In this talk I will concentrate on some of the research topics most relevant
for space weather studies, including the magnetic structure of flaring regions and
coronal magnetic topology, for which DKIST is expected to provide important
- Indicates paper has been withdrawn from meeting
- Indicates an Award Winner