A history is presented of measurements of solar vacuum uv and soft x radiation made by rocket and satellite-borne instruments in the U.S.S.R. The origin and mechanism of the production of solar x rays are discussed.
© 1967 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: August 7, 1967
Published: November 1, 1967
S. L. Mandelstam, "Studies of Shortwave Solar Radiation in the U.S.S.R.," Appl. Opt. 6, 1834-1844 (1967)