anticathode


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anticathode

[¦an·tē′kath‚ōd]
(electronics)
The anode or target of an x-ray tube, on which the stream of electrons from the cathode is focused and from which x-rays are emitted.
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Electron beam melted anticathode what was an inspiration for utilisation of electron beam as a heat source.
X-ray diffraction (XRD) spectra of powder samples was measured on a Phillips PW1710 spectrometer with copper anticathode. Nitrogen adsorption isotherms were taken at 77K in a Micrometrics Tristar 3000 instrument on samples previously outgassed at 200[degrees]C for 6 h.
The analyses were performed with powdered rock samples by using a Brucker D8 Advance diffractometer equipped with a copper anticathode ([[lambda].sub.CuK[alpha]] = 1.541838 [Angstrom]).