Animation & Explanation made by BIGS
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Genaral information on “X – ray tube”
Electrons emitted by the glowing cathode are accelerated towards the anode. As the electrode beam impacts on the anode, the high kinetic energy of the electrons is converted into x-ray quanta. The spectrum produced consists of bremsstrahlung and characteristic radiation. (see also our animation “X-rays”)
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