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hard x-ray

[′härd ¦eks‚rā]
(electronics)
An x-ray having high penetrating power.
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Argonne's hard X-ray capability, called the advanced photon source, sees through hardware components into the inner workings of a hypersonic jet engine to unravel the mysteries of complex flows and combustion without disrupting performance.
Hard X-rays, for the purpose of the paper, were defined as those above about 3 KeV, while soft X-rays were below 3 KeV.
Just before the launch of Suzaku, a European group used INTEGRAL to discover that a fair fraction of magnetars emit a separate hard X-ray component, (46,47) in addition to the well known soft X-rays (item 6 in [section] 4.1).
Specifically, GRIPS observes the gamma-ray and hard X-ray emissions of solar flares, which reveal the composition, dynamics and abundance of the material that caused them.
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Several members of the joint SLAC/Stanford Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology (KIPAC) are on the NuSTAR science team and are looking forward to their first view through the hard X-ray window.