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    The X-Ray

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    The X-ray, also called the Röntgen ray, was invented by German scientist Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen in 1985. The x-ray is undisputedly important and is used todays at airports and sporting events to check for weapons and dangerous substances and at hospitals in order to check for fractured or broken bones, internal damage, or items lodged in the digestive system. Despite the x-ray’s numerous and various uses, it’s discovery was unintentional. Wilhelm Röntgen discovered the x-ray while experimenting with glass cathode-ray tubes and electrical currents. When Wilhelm was looked through the glass he noticed that he could see glowing pieces of barium platinocyanide, even though It was concealed inside a thick, black, cardboard box. Because he did…

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    X Rays History

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    In 1895, x-rays were discovered by Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen. He was a Professor at Wuerzburg University which was in Germany. He worked with a cathode-ray tube in which he observed a fluorescent glow of crystals on a table near the tube. The tube that Roentgen was working with at the time was made of a glass envelope with positive and negative electrodes filled in it. The air that was in the tube was let out. When a high voltage was applied, the tube produced a glow that was fluorescent. He then…

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    X-Rays In Medical Imaging

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    On November 8, 1895 Wilhelm Roentgen discovered x-rays. X-rays have evolved drastically over the past 120 years and there have been many new discoveries that are used to this day in diagnostic medicine. Some of the different modalities in medical imaging have also been very helpful when studying art and archeology. Both x-rays and CT’s are used to look at art to confirm its authenticity, archeology for the study of mummies, and also archeology to exam the charred scrolls at Herculaneum and…

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    X Rays Research Paper

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    X-rays is one type of electromagnetic radiation that can send waves through the body which makes us see through the body tissue but it doesn’t go through the bone. Therefore it is used in hospitals to see if a person has a broken bone or any diseases. Because it can go through clothes and the human skin it is also used in airports to see if anybody has a knife or anything dangerous with them. X-rays were first discovered by German scientist Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen in 1985. Roentgen found x-rays…

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    X-Rays Development of the X-Ray In 1895, a mechanical engineer and physicist named Wilhelm Roentgen created the X-ray. He was born on March 27, 1845 in Germany. So in 1895, Roentgen was playing around with a cathode ray tube and evacuated all the air inside of it and replaced it with another special gas. Then, he covered the tube so nothing escapes it, passed a current through it, and then the tube produced a fluorescent glow. After further investigations, Roentgen wanted to see how strong this…

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    X-Rays Vs Ct Scans

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    scanners and X-ray machines are extremely similar in relation to the absorption and display of x-rays as they are both able to display bone. However, an x-ray is usually done when dealing with bones rather than a CT scan as x-rays can detect denser materials better. When the x-ray is being done a black photographic film is placed behind the part of the body that is being scanned and when the x-ray beams hit this part of the body, the bones block the x-ray beams meaning the blocked image is shown…

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    X-Ray Diffraction Lab

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    Lab 4: Crystal Structure and X-Ray Diffraction of Materials Introduction The purpose of this experiment is to study the relationship between the geometry of a sample and its diffraction patterns through an exploration of reciprocal space. In this experiment, both a single crystal piece of Si with a (004) reflection plane and a Si powder sample are scanned, as well as the peaks the locations of the diffraction peaks on the single crystal. The collected data is then analyzed to determine the…

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    Dental X-Rays

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    If you've had dental X-rays, you know how beneficial they can be in finding cavities. But what about dental problems not pertaining to your teeth? At Rt 1 Dental, there's a dental X-ray that can help your North Brunswick, Central NJ, cosmetic dentist, dentist Dr. Irina Trakhtman see other areas of your mouth. Much like a panoramic picture, the panoramic X-ray (Panorex) provides a full view of the scenery — in this case, your entire oral cavity! A Room With a View The Panorex X-ray, a single…

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    The Benefits Of X-Rays

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    The three different ways X-rays can be taken are computed tomography (CT scan), fluoroscopy, and radiography (Fda.gov). CT scans are X-rays that produce cross-sectional images of the body. They are also referred to as computerized axial tomography. A fluoroscopy is a medical imaging to show a continuous X-ray image, like an X-ray movie. Radiography is the art, act or process of making radiographs and sonograms. Using radiology on it too dangerous, it can cause irreparable damage to fertility,…

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    Case study of X-ray imaging with grating interferometer on pearls Abstract- With the increase of fraudulent conduct in the field of jewellery there has been increase in the demand for inspection to identify the purity of the product. In this case study X-Ray Radiography is used to identify natural pearls and artificially cultured pearls. In order to understand the internal structure a personalized grating interferometer and inspection has been performed to obtain measurements. The computed…

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