RADD 2501 Final Exam Review 1

RADD 2501 Final Exam Review 1 - X-Ray Physics Final Review...

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X-Ray Physics Final Review Replenishment rates are dependent on: the direction of film How is a photon related to its energy: inversely What factor is selected to select filament size: mA Side of radiographic exibiting most blur: cathode side Ionize: when an electron is totally removed from an atom X ray tubes target is made of: Tungsten If a tube overload occurs: decrease mA, increase time How often must lead walls be replaced: NEVER; it is impossible to contain an X- ray What does a rectifier do: converts AC to DC current What does an Electromagnetic induction motor do: spins the anode (has a rotor and stator) Can be stuck by a piece of paper (type of radiation): alpha Charge on the focusing cup: strong negative Difference b/w X-ray and gamma ray: origin (gamma ray comes from nucleus) Where should Anode for an AP thoracic spine film be: UP Cathode’s 2 primary parts: filaments and focusing cup ALARA: as low as is reasonably achievable
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