Accession Number:

AD0777211

Title:

X-Ray Emission from Solar Flares and Active Regions.

Descriptive Note:

Final scientific rept.,

Corporate Author:

AMERICAN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING INC CAMBRIDGE MASS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-01-15

Pagination or Media Count:

13.0

Abstract:

The research conducted under this contract is summarized. Work in the following general areas is described 1 Calculations of the X-ray emission from a hot plasma 2 effect on the X-ray spectrum of departure from steady-state ionization conditions during solar flares 3 cooling mechanisms operating in solar flare plasma 4 heating of active regions by magnetic energy dissipation 5 the nature of plasma arcs in solar active regions and, 6 a model for magnetic field annihilation. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Astrophysics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE