Publications
Journal articles

78 Litvinenko, Yuri E. and Wheatland, M.S. Sunspot and starspot lifetimes in a turbulent erosion model
The Astrophysical Journal 834:108 (8pp) (2017)
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77 Raboonik, A., Safari, H., Alipour, N., and Wheatland, M.S. Prediction of solar flares using unique signatures of magnetic field images
The Astrophysical Journal 834:11 8pp (2017)
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76 Melrose, D.B. and Wheatland, M.S. Is Cyclotron maser emission in solar flares driven by a horseshoe distribution?
Solar Physics 291, 3637-3658 (2016)
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75 Barnes, G., Leka, K.D., Schrijver, C.J., Colak, T., Qahwaji, O.W., Ashamari, O., Yuan, Y., Zhang, J., McAteer, R.T.J., Bloomfield, D.S., Higgins, P.A., Gallagher, P.T., Falconer, D.A., Georgoulis, M.K., Wheatland, M.S., Balch, C., Dunn, T., and Wagner, E.L. A comparison of flare forecasting methods, I: Results from the "All-Clear" workshop
The Astrophysical Journal 829:89 32pp (2016)
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74 DeRosa, M.L., Wheatland, M.S., Leka, K.D., Barnes, G., Amari, T., Canou, A., Gilchrist, S.A., Thalmann, J.K., Valori, G., Wiegelmann, T., Schrijver, C.J., Malanushenko, A., Sun, X., Régnier, S. The influence of spatial resolution on nonlinear force-free modeling
The Astrophysical Journal 811:107 21pp (2015)
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73 Wheatland, M.S. Estimating electric current densities in solar active regions
Solar Physics 290 1147-1157 (2015)
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72 Litvinenko, Yuri E. and Wheatland, M.S. Modeling sunspot and starspot decay by turbulent erosion
The Astrophysical Journal 800 130-136 (2015)
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71 Malanushenko, A., Carolus Schrijver, DeRosa, M.L., and Michael Wheatland Using coronal loops to reconstruct the magnetic field of an active region before and after a major flare
The Astrophysical Journal 783 102-116 (2014)
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70 Gilchrist, S.A. and Wheatland, M.S. Nonlinear force-free modeling of the corona in spherical coordinates
Solar Physics 289 1153-1171 (2014)
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69 Melrose, D.B. and Wheatland, M.S. Bulk energization of electrons in solar flares by Alfvén waves
Solar Physics 289 881-897 (2014)
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68 Melrose, D.B. and Wheatland, M.S. Transfer of energy, potential and current by Alfvén waves in solar flares
Solar Physics 288, 223-240 (2013)
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67 Noble, P.L. and Wheatland, M.S. Origin and use of the Laplace distribution in daily sunspot numbers
Solar Physics 282, 565-578 (2013)
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66 Gilchrist, S.A. and Wheatland, M.S. A magnetostatic Grad-Rubin code for coronal magnetic field extrapolations
Solar Physics 282, 283-302 (2013)
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65 Cross, R.C. and Wheatland, M.S. Modeling a falling slinky
American Journal of Physics 80, 1051-1060 (2012)
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64 Malanushenko, A., Schrijver, C.J., DeRosa, M.L., Wheatland, M.S., and Gilchrist, S.A. Guiding nonlinear force-free modeling using coronal observations: first results using a quasi Grad-Rubin scheme
The Astrophysical Journal 756, 153 (19pp) (2012)
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63 Noble, P.L. and Wheatland, M.S. A Bayesian approach to forecasting solar cycles using a Fokker-Planck equation
Solar Physics 276, 363-381 (2012)
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62 Gilchrist, S.A., Wheatland, M.S. and Leka, K.D. The free energy of NOAA solar active region AR 11029
Solar Physics 276, 133-160 (2012)
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61 Keane, A.J., Mushtaq, A., and Wheatland, M.S. Alfven solitons in a Fermionic quantum plasma
Physical Review E 83, 066407 (2011)
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60 Noble, P.L. and Wheatland, M.S. Modeling the sunspot number distribution with a Fokker-Planck equation
The Astrophysical Journal 732, 5, 1-8 (2011)
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59 Wheatland, M.S. and Leka, K.D. Achieving self-consistent nonlinear force-free modeling of solar active regions
The Astrophysical Journal 728, 112-123 (2011)
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58 Zhou, G.P., Xiao, C.J., Wang, J.X., Wheatland, M.S., and Zhao, H. A current sheet traced from the Sun to interplanetary space
Astronomy and Astrophysics 525, A156 (2011)
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57 Kanazir, M. and Wheatland, M.S. Time-dependent stochastic modelling of solar active region energy
Solar Physics 266, 301-321 (2010)
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56 Wheatland, M.S. Evidence for departure from a power-law flare size distribution for a small solar active region
The Astrophysical Journal 710, 1324-1334 (2010)
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55 Eastwood, J.P., Wheatland, M.S., Hudson, H.S., Krucker, S., Bale, S.D., Maksimovic, M., Goetz, K., and Bougeret, J.-L. On the brightness and waiting-time distributions of a Type III radio storm observed by STEREO/WAVES
The Astrophysical Journal Letters 708, L95-L99 (2010)
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54 Wheatland, M.S. and Régnier, S. A self-consistent nonlinear force-free solution for a solar active region magnetic field
The Astrophysical Journal Letters 700, L88-L91 (2009)
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53 DeRosa, M.L., Schrijver, C.J., Barnes, G., Leka, K.D., Lites, B.W., Aschwanden, M.J., Amari, T., Canou, A., McTiernan, J.M., Regnier, S., Thalmann, J.K., Valori, G., Wheatland, M.S., Wiegelmann, T., Cheung, M.C.M., Conlon, P.A., Fuhrmann, M., Inhester, B., and Tadesse, T. A critical assessment of nonlinear force-free modelling of the solar corona for active region 10953
The Astrophysical Journal 696, 1780-1791 (2009)
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52 Wheatland, M.S. Monte-Carlo simulation of solar active-region energy
Solar Physics 255, 211-227 (2009)
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51 Rafat, M.Z., Wheatland, M.S., and Bedding, T.R. Dynamics of a double pendulum with distributed mass
American Journal of Physics 77 (3), 216-223 (2009)
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50 Wheatland, M.S. The energetics of a flaring solar active region and observed flare statistics
The Astrophysical Journal 679, 1621-1628 (2008)
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49 Metcalf, T.R., DeRosa, M.L., Schrijver, C.J., Barnes, G., van Ballegooijen, A.A., Wiegelmann, T., Wheatland, M.S., Valori, G., and McTiernan, J.M. Non-linear force-free field modeling of coronal magnetic fields. II. Modeling a filament arcade and simulated chromospheric and photospheric vector fields
Solar Physics 247, 269-299 (2008)
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48 Sturrock, P.A. and Wheatland, M.S. Analysis and packaging of radiochemical solar neutrino data: A Bayesian approach
Solar Physics 247, 217-224 (2008)
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47 Schrijver, C.J., DeRosa, M.L., Metcalf, T., Barnes, G., Lites, B., Tarbell, T., McTiernan, J., Valori, G., Wiegelmann, T., Wheatland, M.S., Amari, T., Aulanier, G., Demoulin, P., Fuhrmann, M., Kusano, K., Regnier, S., and Thalmann, J.K. Non-linear force-free field modeling of a solar active region around the time of a major flare and coronal mass ejection
The Astrophysical Journal 675, 1637-1644 (2008)
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46 Wheatland, M.S. Calculating and testing nonlinear force-free fields
Solar Physics 245, 251-262 (2007)
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45 Wheatland, M.S., and Craig, I.J.D. Including flare sympathy in a model for solar flare statistics
Solar Physics 238, 73-86 (2006)
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44 Wheatland, M.S. A fast current-field iteration method for calculating nonlinear force-free fields
Solar Physics 238, 29-39 (2006)
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43 Wheatland, M.S. A rate-independent test for solar flare sympathy
Solar Physics 236, 213-324 (2006)
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42 Schrijver, C.J., DeRosa, M.L., Metcalf, T.R., Liu, Y., McTiernan, J., Regnier, S., Wheatland, M.S., and Wiegelmann, T. Nonlinear force-free modeling of coronal magnetic fields Part I: A quantitative comparison of methods
Solar Physics 235, 161-190 (2006)
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41 Barnes, G., Leka, K.D., and Wheatland, M.S. Quantifying the performance of force-free extrapolation methods using known solutions
The Astrophysical Journal 641, 1181-1196 (2006)
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40 Wheatland, M.S. and Metcalf, T.R. An improved virial estimate of solar active region energy
The Astrophysical Journal 636, 1151-1158 (2006)
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39 Sturrock, P.A., Caldwell, D.O., Scargle, J.D., and Wheatland, M.S. Power-spectrum analyses of super-Kamiokande solar neutrino data: Variability and its implications for solar physics and neutrino physics
Physical Review D., 72(11), id. 113004 (2005)
38 Litvinenko, Y.E. and Wheatland, M.S. A simple dynamical model for filament formation in the solar corona
The Astrophysical Journal 630, 587-595 (2005)
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37 Wheatland, M.S. A statistical solar flare forecast method
Space Weather Vol. 3, No. 7, S07003 doi:10.1029/2004SW000131 (2005)
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A document by H. Safari and A. Raboonik (University of Zanjan) including a Persian translation.
36 Sturrock, P.A., Scargle, J.D., Walther, G. and Wheatland, M.S. Combined and comparative analysis of power spectra
Solar Physics 227, 137-153 (2005)
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35 Wheatland, M.S. Parallel construction of nonlinear force-free fields
Solar Physics 222, 247-264 (2004)
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34 Wheatland, M.S. A Bayesian approach to solar flare prediction
The Astrophysical Journal 609, 1134-1139 (2004)
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33 Litvinenko, Y.E. and Wheatland, M.S. Energy balance in the corona over the 22-year solar cycle
Solar Physics 219, 265-277 (2004)
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32 Wheatland, M.S. and Farvis, F.J. Testing circuit models for the energies of coronal magnetic field configurations
Solar Physics 219, 109-123 (2004)
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31 Wheatland, M.S. and Craig, I.J.D. Towards a reconnection model for solar flare statistics
The Astrophysical Journal 595, 458-464 (2003)
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30 Wheatland, M.S. The coronal mass ejection waiting-time distribution
Solar Physics 214, 361-373 (2003)
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29 Craig, I.J.D. and Wheatland, M.S. Interpretation of statistical flare data using magnetic reconnection models
Solar Physics 211, 275-287 (2002)
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28 Wheatland, M.S. and Litvinenko, Y.E. Understanding solar flare waiting-time distributions
Solar Physics 211, 255-274 (2002)
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27 Wheatland, M.S. Distribution of flare energies based on independent reconnecting structures
Solar Physics 208, 33-42 (2002)
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26 Wheatland, M.S. Rates of flaring in individual active regions
Solar Physics 203, 87-106 (2001)
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25 Wheatland, M.S. and Litvinenko, Y.E. Energy balance in the flaring solar corona
The Astrophysical Journal 557, 332-336 (2001)
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24 Uchida, Y., Wheatland, M.S., Yoshitake, I., Haga, R. and Melrose, D.B. Yohkoh/HXT evidence for hyperhot sources in the pre-impulsive phase of a loop flare
Solar Physics 202, 117-130 (2001)
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23 Litvinenko, Yuri E. and Wheatland, M.S. Modeling the rate of occurrence of solar flares
The Astrophysical Journal Letters 550, L109-L112 (2001)
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22 Sturrock, P.A., Weber, M., Wheatland, M.S. and Wolfson, R. Metastable magnetic configurations and their significance for solar eruptive events
The Astrophysical Journal 548, 492-496 (2001)
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21 Wheatland, M.S. The origin of the solar flare waiting-time distribution
The Astrophysical Journal Letters 536, L109-L112 (2000)
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20 Wheatland, M.S., Sturrock, P.A. and Roumeliotis, G. An optimization approach to reconstructing force-free fields
The Astrophysical Journal 540, 1150-1155 (2000)
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19 Wheatland, M.S. Flare frequency-size distributions for individual active regions
The Astrophysical Journal 532, 1209-1214 (2000)
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18 Wheatland, M.S. Are electric currents in solar active regions neutralized?
The Astrophysical Journal 532, 616-621 (2000)
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17 Wheatland, M.S. Do solar flares exhibit an interval-size relationship?
Solar Physics 191, 381-389 (2000)
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16 Sturrock, P.A., Scargle, J.D., Walther, G. and Wheatland, M.S. Rotational Signature and Possible R-Mode Signature in the GALLEX Solar Neutrino Data
The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 523, L177-L180 (1999)
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15 Wheatland, M.S. and Uchida, Y. Frequency-energy distributions of flares and active region transient brightenings
Solar Physics 189 163-172 (1999)
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14 Hudson, T.S. and Wheatland, M.S. Topological differences between force-free field models
Solar Physics 186 301-310 (1999)
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13 Wheatland, M.S. A better linear force-free field
The Astrophysical Journal 518 948-953 (1999)
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12 Wheatland, M.S., Sturrock, P.A. and McTiernan, J.M. The waiting-time distribution of solar flare hard X-ray bursts
The Astrophysical Journal 509, 448-455 (1998)
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11 Sturrock, P.A., Walther, G. and Wheatland, M.S. Apparent latitudinal modulation of the solar neutrino flux
The Astrophysical Journal 507, 978-983 (1998)
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10 Sheppard, C.J., Calvert, G. and Wheatland, M. Focal distribution for superresolving Toraldo filters
Journal of the Optical Society of America A Vol. 15, No. 4, 849-856 (1998)
9 Wheatland, M.S. and Glukhov, S. Flare frequency distributions based on a master equation
The Astrophysical Journal 494, 858-863 (1998)
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8 Sturrock, P.A., Walther, G. and Wheatland, M.S. Search for periodicities in the Homestake solar neutrino data
The Astrophysical Journal 491, 409-413 (1997)
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7 Wheatland, M.S., Sturrock, P.A. and Acton, L.W. Coronal heating and the vertical temperature structure of the quiet corona
The Astrophysical Journal 482, 510-518 (1997)
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6 Sturrock, P.A., Wheatland, M.S. and Acton, L.W. Yohkoh Soft X-Ray Telescope images of the diffuse solar corona
The Astrophysical Journal Letters 461, L115-L117 (1996)
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5 Wheatland M.S. and Sturrock, P.A. Avalanche models of solar flares and the distribution of active regions
The Astrophysical Journal 471, 1044-1048 (1996)
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4 Wheatland, M.S. and Melrose, D.B. Energy release in a prominence-loaded flaring loop
Solar Physics 159, 137-141 (1995)
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3 Wheatland, M.S. and Melrose, D.B. Interpreting Yohkoh hard and soft X-ray flare observations
Solar Physics 158, 283-299 (1995)
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2 Wheatland, M.S. and Melrose, D.B. Cross-field current closure below the solar photosphere
Australian Journal of Physics 47, 361-374 (1994)
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1 Wheatland, M.S. and Melrose, D.B. Alfvenic fronts and the turning-off of the energy release in solar flares
Proceedings of the Astronomical Society of Australia 11, 25-27 (1994)
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Conference proceedings

10 Wheatland, M.S. and Gilchrist, S.A. Nonlinear force-free modeling of magnetic fields in flare-productive active regions
Solar and Stellar Flares and Their Effects on Planets, Proceedings IAU Symposium No. 320, eds. A.G. Kosovichev, S.L. Hawley, and P. Heinzel, Cambridge University Press (2016)
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9 Wheatland, M.S. and Gilchrist, S.A. The state of nonlinear force-free magnetic field extrapolation
Journal of Physics: Conference Series 440 012037 (2013)
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8 Wheatland, M.S. and Leka, K.D. Modelling magnetic fields in the corona using nonlinear force-free fields
Proceedings of the First Asia-Pacific Solar Physics Meeting, Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bengalaru, India, March 21-24 2011, published in the Astr. Soc. India Conf. Ser. Volume 2, Editors Arnab Rai Choudhuri and Dipankar Banerjee (2012)
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7 Cally, P.S., Wheatland, M.S., Cairns, I.H., and Melrose, D.B. Solar physics research in Australia
Proceedings of the First Asia-Pacific Solar Physics Meeting, Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bengalaru, India, March 21-24 2011, published in the Astr. Soc. India Conf. Ser. Volume 2, Editors Arnab Rai Choudhuri and Dipankar Banerjee (2012)
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6 Wheatland, M.S., Gilchrist, S.A., and Régnier, S. Modelling the coronal magnetic field using Hinode (and future) data
Advances in Geosciences, Vol. 21: Solar Terrestrial, 327-338, Editor-in-Chief Marc Duldig, World Scientific: Singapore (2010)
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5 Wheatland, M.S. Reconstruction of nonlinear force-free fields and solar flare prediction
Advances in Geosciences, Vol. 8: Solar Terrestrial, 123-137, Editor-in-Chief Marc Duldig, World Scientific: Singapore, (2007)
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4 Wheatland, M.S. Initial test of a Bayesian approach to solar flare prediction
Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia 22, 153-156 (2005)
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3 Wheatland, M.S. A parallel approach to nonlinear force-free fields
The Solar-B Mission and the Forefront of Solar Physics, Proceedings of the Fifth Solar-B Science Meeting held at the International House of Japan, Roppongi, Tokyo, Japan, eds. T.Sakurai and T.Sekii, ASP Conference Series Volume 325, 131-136 (2004)
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2 Wheatland, M.S. A test to confirm the source of energy for solar flares
Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia 18, 351-354 (2001)
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1 Wheatland, M.S. and Edney, S.D. Models for flare statistics and the waiting-time distribution of solar flare hard X-ray bursts,
in Solar Physics with Radio Observations, Proceedings of the Nobeyama Symposium 1998, NRO Report No. 479, 357-360 (1999)
Book chapters

1 Wheatland, M.S. Bayesian data analysis
Chapter 4 in Complex Physical, Biophysical and Econophysical Systems, Proceedings of the 22nd Canberra International Physics Summer School, The Australian National University, Canberra, 8 - 19 December 2008, Eds. Robert L. Dewar and Frank Detering, World Scientific Lecture Notes in Complex Systems - Vol. 9 World Scientific Publishing Company, Singapore (2010)
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Theses

2 Wheatland, M.S. Some Topics in the Physics of Solar Flares
Ph.D. Thesis, The University of Sydney (1995)
Scanned copy of thesis
Other

1 Charbonneau, P., Leibacher, J., Mandrini, C., van Driel-Gesztelyi, L., and Wheatland, M.S. Editorial: 50 Years of Solar Physics,
Solar Physics 291, 3461-3465 (2016)
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