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X-Ray Emissions from the Sun

  • S. M. Krimigis

Abstract

Since the existence of solar x-rays was inferred from the work of Grotrian [1939] and Edlen [1942], there have been in recent years several reviews of the experimental and theoretical work on the subject, including those of Mandelstam [1952, 1965], Friedman [1963], de Jager [1964], and most recently Underwood [1968]. Many of these reviews contain excellent discussions of both the experimental observations and the physical processes responsible for solar x-ray production, and some include descriptions of experimental techniques. It is only recently, however, that Observational knowledge of solar x-rays has vastly increased with the massive set of observations obtained with the OSO satellite series, and the long term measurements obtained by Explorers 33 and 35, and Mariner 5 spacecraft.

Keywords

Solar Flare Radio Flux Dielectronic Recombination Plage Region JUNE JUlY August SEPTEMBER 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1970

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. M. Krimigis
    • 1
  1. 1.The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics LaboratoryC. D. Wende, National Space Science Data CenterUSA

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