hard x-ray


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hard x-ray

[′härd ¦eks‚rā]
(electronics)
An x-ray having high penetrating power.
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2014) Constraining hot plasma in a non-flaring solar active region with FOXSI hard X-ray observations.
It is the first free-electron laser (undulating magnets are shown) to produce pulses of hard X-rays, light whose wavelength is close to the width of an atom.
By a repetition of this "photon splitting" process, the input gamma-rays will increase in number, and decrease in individual photon energy, thus forming a hard X-ray continuum from 511 keV downwards.
16) This complete sample has long been the reference catalog of hard X-ray selected AGNs in the local universe.
Washington, June 14 ( ANI ): NASA has launched an orbiting telescope that can view the cosmos through the lens of hard X-rays on Wednesday.
A hard X-ray powder diffraction and two other far ultra violet/soft X-ray beamlines should be approved shortly.
While some flares do indeed exhibit an extended cascade of soft X-rays on the heels of the intense, hard X-ray burst, X-ray component.
The APS at Argonne stands out as the premier hard X-ray research facility in the Western Hemisphere.
Equipped with a hard X-ray imager/spectrometer, FOXSI will be able to directly observe faint events on the sun, including tiny energy releases commonly known as nanoflares.
Cosmological evolution of supermassive black holes in galactic centers unveiled by hard X-ray observations .
The Hard X-ray Uni-body Quad Collimator for Structural Biology from Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Ill.
For our sample we used galaxies selected by their hard X-ray emission in the Swift-BAT all-sky survey, which provides an unprecedented depth and characterizations of source properties," said Nico Cappelluti from the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics, the lead author of the study.