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Solar Physics

, Volume 46, Issue 1, pp 219–227 | Cite as

The polarization of X-ray emission of some solar flares in July 1974

  • I. P. Tindo
  • A. I. Shuryghin
  • W. Steffen
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Abstract

Preliminary results of polarization measurements at three solar flares of July 5 and 6, 1974, are given. The measurements were performed at ≈ 15 keV with Thomson-scattering polarimeter on the ‘Intercosmos 11’ satellite.

At the decay phase of the flare on July 5 we obtained P = 3.4–5.0%, which did not exclude some contribution from non-thermal processes. At the flares of July 6 we found P =1.0–1.9% and P = 0.1–2.0%, respectively: neither value exceeds the level of statistical fluctuations.

Keywords

Flare Solar Flare Polarization Measurement Decay Phase Statistical Fluctuation 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Company 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • I. P. Tindo
    • 1
  • A. I. Shuryghin
    • 1
  • W. Steffen
    • 2
  1. 1.P. N. Lebedev Physical Institute, Academy of SciencesMoscowU.S.S.R.
  2. 2.Institute for Electronics, Academy of SciencesBerlinG.D.R.

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