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    Machlett Dynamax X-Ray Tube

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    1. Consider an Machlett Dynamax x-ray tube with a tungsten target operating with an accelerating potential of 100 kV and filament current of 4.4A. The anode target angle is 17 degrees and the apparent focal spot is 1 mm by 1 mm.
    a) Calculate the highest photon frequency expected.
    b) Give a typical sketch of the 100 kV x-ray spectrum. Identify the bremsstrahlung portion and the characteristic peaks.
    c) What is the actual size of the focal spot?

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    1. Consider an Machlett Dynamax x-ray tube with a tungsten target operating with an accelerating potential of 100 kV and filament current of 4.4A. The anode target angle is 17 degrees and the apparent focal spot is 1 mm by 1 mm.
    a) Calculate the highest photon frequency expected.

    Highest proton frequency

    The maximum frequency attainable via Bremsstrahlung is given by the Duane-Hunt law:

    Max frequency = eV / h
    e = charge of ...

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