X-ray tube

Abstract

One of the most significant milestones in medicine was the discovery of the X-ray by Wilhelm Roentgen in 1895. It transformed the diagnosis and treatment of disease and was the foundation upon which the future of medical imaging has been based. His observation that the Crookes tube with which he was working emitted an invisible ray that could penetrate… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1572-0241.2001.03762.x

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