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Paper: RHESSI: First Results
Volume: 325, The Solar-B Mission and the Forefront of Solar Physics
Page: 335
Authors: Hudson, H.S.
Abstract: The RHESSI observations consist of imaging spectroscopy in the γ-ray, hard X-ray, and "firm X-ray" (3-20 keV) bands. These data are now the most extensive and capable solar high-energy observations at high spectral and spatial resolution. The low-energy hard X-ray spectrum bridges the thermal and non-thermal ranges of solar electron distributions in flares systematically for the first time. In this presentation I survey some results from the first 18 months of observation, including findings on image and spectral morphology (both hard X-ray and γ-ray), and the behavior of microflares in the 3-20 keV band.
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