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Synonyms for X-ray

electromagnetic radiation of short wavelength produced when high-speed electrons strike a solid target

examine by taking x-rays

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take an x-ray of something or somebody

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1978) Evidence for strong cyclotron line emission in the hard X-ray spectrum of Hercules X-1.
Figure 5 gives the luminosity versus redshift plot of the hard X-ray selected AGN sample compiled by Ueda et al.
While some of the charged particles would have brightly illuminated one of the footpoints with hard X-ray emissions, collisions would have prevented most of them from ever reaching the second footpoint.
These beamlines span the entire useful energy range of SL - the far IR (#1, Table 1), the IR (#2, 3), the soft X-ray region (beamlines #4, 5 from CSRF in Madison) and the hard X-ray region (beamlines #6, 7).
What's more, the spectrum of the object's copious hard X-rays complied with theoretical expectations for an accretion disk surrounding a black hole.
At the same time, a concerted effort would be made to develop in Canada, a general-purpose, multi-beam line SR facility with state-of-the-art performance at lower energies (below 10 keV perhaps) and some lower flux capability on the hard X-ray.
Richard Schwartz, also of ST Systems, notes that between March 6 and 19 -- the time required for the active region to cross the sun -- the satellite's Hard X-Ray Burst Spectrometer recorded 447 hard X-ray flares, a rate of about 32 per day.
VOXEL aims at prototyping in parallel a soft X-ray water window microscope and a hard X-ray 3D camera for medical applications.
Astro E has four X-ray CCD imagers similar to the ones pioneered by ASCA and used on Chandra, as well as a hard X-ray detector.
Both groups agree that the supernova emits X-rays in the so-called hard X-ray range from 15 to 350 kilo-electron-volts (keV) energy.
The system is composed of 1 hard x-ray mirror and its mechanical support and motion elements, vacuum vessel and base.
4-m long insertion devices are placed to tap into the APS's main rotating hard x-ray beam source.
Intriguingly, the results suggest that the residual hard X-ray background originates from sources distributed throughout space in proportions similar to those of normal galaxies in the present-day universe.