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How is X-ray heat generated?



A. The current passing through the filament (cathode)
B. The distance from the cathode to the anode
C. The type of material used in the target
D. The voltage and waveform applied to-the X-ray tube

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Asked by Mbelousov, Last updated: Aug 02, 2020

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Baldo

Baldo

Answered Sep 15, 2018

D.Greater than 99% of the kinetic energy imparted on the electron beam is lost in the form of heat at the anode target.

https://xray.oxinst.com/application-notes/managing-the-heat-produced-by-x-ray-tubes

 

John Adney

John Adney

Answered Feb 17, 2017

The current passing through the filament
 

John Smith

John Smith

Answered Nov 14, 2016

The current passing through the filament (cathode)
 

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