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the positively charged electrode of the xray tube; server to decelerate the electrons as well as store and dissipate heat
the smallest divided part of matter that can enter into combination or chemical reactions with other atoms
the movement of electric and magnetic fields through space at the speed of light
a negatively charged particle that revolves around the nucleus of an atom in well defined orbits
a metal cup that surrounds and houses the filament and is negatively charged; its purpose is to condense or focus the electrons produced by thermonic emission
the glass enclosure of an xray that provides structural support for the components and maintains the vacum necessary for operation
the unit of measure of the heat produced in an x ray tube during the production of an x-ray
the uneven distribution of x-rays from the anode to the cathode and of the tube; a decreased in the x-ray intensity at the anode end of the x-ray tube
the addition or subtraction of an electrons from an atom caused by bombarding matter with x-radiation or electrons
a technical factor controlling the quality of radiation produced by a radiographic or fluoroscopic unit
Line voltage compensator
a device that senses changes in incoming voltage and allows for either automatic or manual adjustment for the changes
the production of milliamperage and time; a technical unit to determine the quanity of radiation produced during a radiographic exposure
the smallest part of a substance that retains all the characterics of the original substance
to coils of wire, insulated from one another and wraped around a single iron core whos purpose is to change voltage from one level to another
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