Spectrometer IRIS: Investigation of the Time Structure and Energy Spectra of X-Ray Emission from Solar Flares

  • G. A. Matveev
  • P. B. Dmitriev
  • I. V. Kudryavtsev
  • V. P. Lazutkov
  • M. I. Savchenko
  • D. V. Skorodumov
  • Yu. E. Charikov
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Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 400)

Abstract

The research program underlying the IRIS experiment (Russian acronym for Investigation of Solar X-Ray Emission) encompasses investigation of the characteristics of X-ray emission from solar flares and of their precursors in the 2–200-keV range, which would form a basis for development of physical models describing the process of buildup and explosive release of energy in a solar flare, as well as accumulation of experimental data to serve in devising techniques for forecasting the solar flare activity

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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. A. Matveev
    • 1
  • P. B. Dmitriev
    • 1
  • I. V. Kudryavtsev
    • 1
  • V. P. Lazutkov
    • 1
  • M. I. Savchenko
    • 1
  • D. V. Skorodumov
    • 1
  • Yu. E. Charikov
    • 1
  1. 1.A.F. Ioffe Physicotechnical InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesSt. PetersburgRussia

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