What is X-Rays?

Published on 29-Jun-2022

When a fast moving electron hits a metal, it emits a kind of radiation of unknown nature with high piercing power. This radiation is called X-ray. Not only medical science but also X-rays have various uses in different fields.

 Characteristics of X-rays

  1. X-rays run in a straight line.
  2. X-ray electromagnetic waves. However, its length is shorter. Wavelengths ranging from about 10−8 to 10−12 metre
  3. X-rays ionize the gas when it passes through the gas.
  4. X-rays react with photographic plates.
  5. X-rays create florescence in some substances.
  6. X-rays can pierce skin, flesh, etc.

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