Galactic X-Ray Background Component: the Difficulties with the Inner-Bremsstrahlung

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IT has recently been claimed1 that the inner-Bremsstrahlung associated with suprathermal particles can account for the X-radiation at 0.26 keV in the galactic plane observed by Bunner et al.2.

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DE FREITAS PACHECO, J. Galactic X-Ray Background Component: the Difficulties with the Inner-Bremsstrahlung. Nature 227, 1230–1231 (1970) doi:10.1038/2271230b0

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