• on the role of nonthermal electrons in EUV and X-ray line emissions from solar flares

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      Solar flares: X-ray, EUV line emission; non thermal particle distribution

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      The energy and angular distribution of electrons as a function of column densities initially for monoenergetic and monodirectional electron beams and incidence angles of 0‡, 30‡ and 60‡ have been studied by combining small angle scattering using analytical treatment with large angle collisions using Monte Carlo calculations. Using these distributions, X-ray and EUV-line flux have been studied as a function of column density. It is observed that the line flux increases with the increase in column density, becoming significant at intermediate column densities where the electron energies and angular distributions have a non-Maxwellian nature.

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      Ranjna Bakaya1 R. R. Rausaria2

      1. Radio Science Division, National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi - 110012, India
      2. Council of Distance Education, IGNOU, New Delhi - 110016, India
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