x-ray target

x-ray target

[′eks ‚rā ‚tär·gət]
(electronics)
The metal body with which high-velocity electrons collide, in a vacuum tube designed to produce x-rays.
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The positioning of the motorcycle molds under the X-ray target at IBA Industrial, Incorporated (3.0 MeV, 90 kW beam) is shown in Figure 15.
Cho, "An optimal design of X-ray target for uniform X-ray emission from an electronic brachytherapy system," Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B, vol.
The most important recent development has been the breakthrough in uniting compact low-power x-ray targets with CCD detectors to make possible a hand-held XRE Thermo Fisher broke through in this area with its Niton portable and has been followed by a number of vendors.