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Name: X Rays: Atomic Origins and Applications
ID: m42599
Language: English (en)
Summary:
  • Define x-ray tube and its spectrum.
  • Show the x-ray characteristic energy.
  • Specify the use of x rays in medical observations.
  • Explain the use of x rays in CT scanners in diagnostics.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: bremsstrahlung, computed tomography, electromagnetic, electron, Max von Laue, photon, radiation, spectrum, William Henry Bragg, William Lawrence Bragg, X ray crystallography, X-ray crystallography, X ray diffraction, X-ray diffraction, X rays, X-rays
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org)
Copyright Holders: Rice University (daniel@openstaxcollege.org)
Maintainers: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org), OSC Physics Maintainer (info@openstaxcollege.org)

Latest version: 1.3 (history)
First publication date: Jan 18, 2012 9:27 am +0000
Last revision to module: Jun 6, 2012 2:17 pm +0000

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Version: 1.3 Jun 6, 2012 2:17 pm +0000 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.2 Jun 4, 2012 4:36 pm +0000 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.1 Jan 20, 2012 8:25 pm +0000 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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