x-ray beam

x-ray beam

(rā bēm)
Emission of electromagnetic radiation or particles from the x-ray tube.
See also: x-ray
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The Advanced Photon Source (APS) at Argonne National Laboratory supplies an x-ray beam with the requisite photon flux and range of operational energies required for high spatial (O([micro]m)) and temporal (O(ns)) resolution in such measurements.
However, it is important to ensure the package will not only fit through the machine, but be of sufficient size so that the arc of the X-ray beam is adequate to inspect the entire area of the product.
Phase-contrast X-ray imaging (PCI) or phase-sensitive X-ray imaging is a general term for different techniques that use information concerning changes in the phase of an X-ray beam that passes through an object in order to create its images.
The scDBPMs will be used as a transmissive beam diagnostics tool to measure position, movements, and intensity of the monochromatic X-ray beam.
It covers basic principles of radiography and digital technology and radiography of various body regions, with information on direction and location of the x-ray beam, projections, anatomic considerations, and radiological considerations.
Petra Fromme, professor of chemistry and biochemistry at Arizona State University, said that the trick was to use the world's most powerful X-ray laser, named LCLS, located at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and extremely fast femtosecond (one-quadrillionth of a second) laser pulses record snapshots of the PSII crystals before they explode in the X-ray beam, a principle called diffraction before destruction.
An intense X-ray beam has revealed that the artist painted the same face in four locations on one canvas before settling on one spot and covering up the rest.
The InspireX R50G, however, features an angled single x-ray beam to inspect blind spots at the base, as well as in the body, maximising the likelihood of detection.
By measuring the attenuation of a powerful synchrotron X-ray beam at the ESRF traversing the sample both solid and molten, the density at high pressure and high temperature could be measured.
This positioning helps an assistant to align the plane of the unseen, intraorally located x-ray film parallel with the plane of the cross section of the x-ray beam.
The principle of this method measurement consists of monochromatic x-ray beam diffraction at the high diffraction angle 2[theta] on the surface of material.