thermal bremsstrahlung

thermal bremsstrahlung

[′thər·məl ′brem‚shträ·ləŋ]
(plasma physics)
Radiation emitted by electrons in a hot plasma when they are accelerated by positive ions.
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The process is referred to as free-free transition, or thermal bremsstrahlung.
They concluded that it emits X-rays through a process known as thermal bremsstrahlung.