RADD 2501 X-Ray Production Review Questions

RADD 2501 X-Ray Production Review Questions - THIS ELECTRON...

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X-RAY PRODUCTION REVIEW 1. HOW MUCH OF THE ELECTRIC AND KINETIC ENERGY OF THE PROJECTILE ELECTRONS IS CONVERTED TO HEAT?_________ 2. X-RAY?__________ 3. IS HEAT PRODUCTION AN EXCITATION INTERACTION OR IS IT AN IONIZATION INTERACTION? _________________ 4. X-RAYS ARE PRODUCED BY TWO METHODS. NAME THEM: 1. 2. 5. WHICH OF THESE METHODS PRODUCES X-RAYS WHEN ELECTRONS SHIFT ENERGY LEVELS / SHELLS WITHIN THE ATOM? _____________ 6. TUNGSTEN IS USED AS A TARGET MATERIAL. IT HAS ELECTRON SHELLS FROM “K” NEAR THE NUCLEUS OUT TO _____. 7. WHICH CHARACTERISTIC X-RAYS OF TUNGSTEN ARE ENERGETIC ENOUGH TO BE USEFUL? __________________________ 8. AT LEAST ______ kVp IS REQUIRED TO PRODUCE USEFUL ENERGY K- CHARACTERISTIC X-RAYS OF TUNGSTEN. 9. THE CHARACTERISTIC X-RAY WITH THE MOST KeV OF ENERGY OCCURS WITH
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Unformatted text preview: THIS ELECTRON TRANSITION : _____TO _____. THE VAST MAJORITY OF X-RAYS IN THE BEAM ARE A RESULT OF THE _____________PRODUCTION PROCESS. IN BREMSSTRAHLUNG X-RAY PRODUCTION, X-RAY ENERGIES RANGE FROM __________ TO ___________. WHAT IS THE HIGHEST ENERGY X-RAY IN A BEAM DEPENDENT ON?___________ DESCRIBE BREMSSTRAHLUNG X-RAY PRODUCTION. WHAT IS THE AVERAGE ENERGY OF AN X-RAY BEAM PRODUCED AT 80 KVP?_______ COMPARE THE AVERAGE ENERGY X-RAY PRODUCED BY THE BREMSSTRAHLUNG METHOD TO THE K CHARACTERISTIC XRAYS PRODUCED IN A TUNGSTEN TARGET. WHAT DO WE MEAN WHEN WE TALK ABOUT AN XRAY’S ENERGY? WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE TO THE RADIOGRAPH? 17. DESCRIBE CHARACTERISTIC X-RAY PRODUCTION....
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course RADD 2501 taught by Professor Sandyeverage during the Winter '11 term at Life Chiropractic College West.

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