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Karl Manne Georg Siegbahn

Karl Manne Georg Siegbahn (1886 - 1978) received the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1924 for his discoveries and researches into X-ray spectroscopy. . Some attempt is made to look at the physics behind ...

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Henry Moseley

A British chemist who studied under Rutherford and brilliantly developed the application of X-ray spectra to study atomic structure; his discoveries resulted in a more accurate positioning of ...

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Maurice Wilkins

Maurice Wilkins (1916 - ) work focused on the X-ray diffraction studies of DNA. The discovery of the well-defined patterns led to the discovery of the molecular structure of DNA.

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NASA overview on x-rays describing what they are and how they can be used for x-ray astronomy and medical imaging.

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CAT Scans: An Overview

Computed Axial Tomography is the process of using computers to generate a three-dimensional image from flat (i.e, two-dimensional) x-ray pictures, one slice at a time. A simple, clear explanation of ...

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Center for X-ray optics

A data bank relating to energy levels, x-ray properties of elements, synchrotron radiation, optics and detectors, with miscellaneous data.

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Frame-dragging by Black Holes

This article reviews the recent work that has proved Einstein's relativistic theory of "Frame-dragging", using observations from X-ray astronomy satellites.

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Periodic Table

A periodic table with a database of element x-ray properties including edge energy, edge yield and fluorescent jumps

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X-Ray Lasers

Description of X-ray laser mechanisms.

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X-ray Spectrum of Elements on the Periodic Table

Interactive tool for students in atomic science, allowing comparison of different x-ray spectra with standard spectra of elements for identification of sample composition.

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