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  • Created on: 14-01-16 19:55



  • X-rays are part of the EM spectrum.
  • The high freaquency/energy waves can cause IONISATION of cells
  • They are absorbed by dense materials (bone/metal) and transmitted by less dense materials (paper/healthy tissue)
  • INDUSTRIAL USE; examine materials wihtout damaging it, AIRPORTS; examine luggage for security, MEDICINE; diagnose/identify medical problems.
  • CT scans take loads of X-rays,


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