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All About X-Rays and X-Ray Tubes


14 August, 2011 | X-Ray Tubes

The History of X-Ray X-rays are capable of penetrating some thickness of matter. Medical x-rays are produced by letting a stream of fast electrons come to a sudden stop at a metal plate. It is believed that X-rays emitted by the sun or stars also come from fast electrons. The images produced by X-rays are [...]

The Evolution of CT Scanner Detectors


11 May, 2011 | CT Scanner

CT scanners are designed for imaging of the internal structures of the body. They provide detailed anatomical information by utilizing the principle that different types of tissue structures scanned are displayed in the image as different shades of grey. Intravenous or oral contrast media may be used to further enhance differentiation between tissues. The basic [...]