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Sept. 23, 2019

X-Rays:

X-Rays

(1) X-rays were discovered by scientist Roentgen thats why they are also called Roentgen rays.

(i) A source of electrons

Coolidge X-Rays Tube

Properties of X-Rays

(1) X-rays are electromagnetic waves with wavelength range 0AA – 100.

(2) The wavelength of X-rays is very small in comparision to the wavelength of light.

(3) X-rays are invisible.

(6) X-rays carry no charge so they are not deflected in magnetic field electric field.

(7) λGamma rays < λX-raysλUV rays

(8) They are used in the study of crystal structure.