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X-ray report Avce Science
DISCOVERY OF X-RAYS 2
PRODUCTION OF X-RAYS 3
PRODUCTION OF X-RAYS IN MORE DETAIL 3
THE USES OF X-RAYS 4
RISKS & COMPLICATIONS 6
X-ray is a form of electromagnetic radiation, in the wavelength range of 10-11 to 10-9m.
X-ray is produced when a beam of high-energy electron strike a metal object anode E.g. Copper within an evacuated tube.
X-ray photographs are produced when the rays pass through a specimen and on to a photographic plate (imager).
It's a short wavelength and can penetrate inner tissues in the human body, which can produce images of the internal body.
X-ray photography is used for diagnosing disease and the x radiation can also treat cancer.
It can reveal abnormalities in the human body such as fractures, infections, and presence of foreign body.
E.g. Bullets or needles.
Discovery of X-rays
On 8 November 1895 German born physicist Wilhelm Röntgen discovered x-rays by mistake.
This helped shape the ideas of using x-rays for medical diagnoses and cancer treatment.
He was investigating the consequence of electricity
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