x-radiation


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x-ra·di·a·tion

(eks'rā'dē-ā'shŭn),
Radiant energy from an x-ray tube.
See also: x-ray.

x-radiation

(ĕks′rā′dē-ā′shən)
n.
1. Treatment with or exposure to x-rays.
2. Radiation composed of x-rays.
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However, Joshi and Ledoux (1970) reported no significant modification of DNA, RNA and acid soluble content, while protein content was adversely affected in barley exposure to X-radiation doses ranging from 10 to 15 kR.
It also can detect very-low-energy x-radiation and beta and gamma radiation, with readings in milliroentgen per hour.
Tesla had carefully noted the visible effects of X-radiation on the body: "When the head is exposed to strong radiation, some unusual effects occur.
In addition, Tesla had experimentally proved that high energy natural radiations also produce X-radiation [23, 30, 64].
In this view the distant AGN are surrounded by thick, dusty tori that absorb the soft photons of X-radiation while scattering the hard ones into our line of sight.
The contract also includes a spectrometer including a complete vacuum system, cooling system, monochromatic source of X-radiation detection system analyzer, complete electronic systems, control and evaluation data-station control software.
The display's proprietary design is based on ALT's patented laser-based technology which controls a single laser beam on a horizontal and vertical axis and also eliminates the risk of magnetic X-radiation now associated with CRTs.
the contract also includes a spectrometer including a complete vacuum system, cooling system, a monochromatic source of x-radiation detection system analyzer, complete electronic system control and evaluation data-station control software.
Radiologic technologists must realize that ionizing x-radiation can easily penetrate protective apparel such as lead aprons when these aprons are in the direct path of the primary or "useful" beam.
This further complicates the design of the tube, requiring special filtration to reduce patient exposure to x-radiation that is not diagnostically useful.