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X-ray production: dependence of wavelength and intensity on various parameters. Tips to remember.

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The energy of a photon of wavelength λ is given by E = 12345/λ,
where E is in electron volt and wavelength λ is in à... units.

If V is the accelerating potential applied to an X-ray tube, the wavelength of
continuous X-rays produced is given by,
λ = 12345/V ,
where λ in angstrom ...

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Some important points to remember regarding x-rays and their production.