Nature of ionising radiation

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  • Created on: 17-09-15 14:27

X-rays have more energy and are capable of passing through matter such as human tissue. When they do so, one of the three events will occur

- X-ryas pass cleanly between the atoms of the matter and are unaltered

- X-rays hit the atoms of the matter and are scattered, relesing their energy as they do so

- X-ryas hit the atoms of the matter…

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