P3, X-rays

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  • Created on: 21-04-14 15:46

X-rays are electromagnetic waves and part of the electromagnetic spectrum
They transfer energy and a transverse waves

  • They have a short wave length
  • Causre ionisation
  • Affect photographic film in the same way as visible light
  • They are absorbed by metal and bone
  • Transmitted by healthy body tissue


  • Used instead of film


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