x-ray generator


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x-ray generator

[′eks ‚rā ‚jen·ə‚rād·ər]
(electronics)
A metal from whose surface large amounts of x-rays are emitted when it is bombarded with high-velocity electrons; metals with high atomic weight are the most efficient generators.
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Furthermore, technological advancements such modification of the design of computer-controlled x-ray generator interface with imaging system results in better synchronization of the overall imaging system with x-ray generators.
The expanded Spellman High Voltage Power Supply Catalog features new additions: integrated Monoblock[R] X-ray source, bipolar E-Chuck supply, 160 kV NDT X-ray generator and 360 kV supply for ion implanters.
have created COOL-X, the world's smallest x-ray generator.
This referenced component is the X-ray generator, an electrical component with no moving parts or software.
The advantage of concentrating inspection only on the base of a container is that the x-ray generator can be moved much closer to the product, reducing the distance the x-ray beam must travel to the detector.
HiTek Power has added a compact 50W unit designed to serve as a component power supply in analytical X-ray systems and low-energy radiography applications to its HiGen family of X-ray generator power supplies.
Working with existing portable x-ray generators such as INSPECTOR or SCANMAX, it is available in a portable notebook format with separate camera box and x-ray generator.
For instance, a well-collimated beam from an X-ray generator hits the suspicious area of the suitcase and the deflected X-ray quanta are detected in an energy-selective detection system, which is arranged under a definite diffraction angle.
I used a standard single-phase x-ray generator to produce a consistent 70 kVp beam with a half-value layer of 2.
In order to raise the sensitivity for detecting smaller partial contamination it, was decided to use a smaller than normal diode array receiver with a specially commissioned x-ray generator that would give a longer life at high resolution and speed.
The winning product combination consisted of ALLPRO Imaging's ScanX Duo[TM] Dental Computed Radiography System, designed for dental veterinarians, Tigerview's Visix[TM] Dental Software and Aribex's Nomad Pro[TM] handheld X-ray generator.
Chances of breakdown are minimalised through a push-pull high power supply system that provides 80kV to the X-ray generator tube.