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Large enhancement in high-energy photoionization of Fe XVII and missing continuum plasma opacity

Sultana N. Nahar; Anil K. Pradhan Department of Astronomy, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA Aimed at solving the outstanding problem of solar opacity, and radiation transport plasma models in general, we report substantial photoabsorption in the high-energy regime due … Continue reading

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LETGS: Carbon

Jeremy J. Drake (Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory) Carbon. It’s everywhere these days. Popularized by the spewing chimneys of the industrial revolution, and explained by Fred Hoyle’s 12C resonance that facilitates Bethe’s triple-alpha process in stellar nucleosynthesis. They make everything with it … Continue reading

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