Posts Tagged ‘X-Ray Source’

Searching for the Inner Sanctum

Posted on: June 7th, 2019 by admin

The double helix of deoxyribose nucleic acid (DNA) is one of biology’s most iconic structures, inspiring the design of staircases […]

Disrupting the X-Ray Market

Posted on: February 22nd, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

It’s been more than 120 years since Ivan Puluj and Wilhelm Röntgen conducted their groundbreaking experiments leading to the discovery of X-rays. […]

FDA Hit by Government Shutdown

Posted on: January 4th, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

Just north of downtown Washington, DC, in suburban Maryland, lies the sprawling campus of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), […]

X-ray Interferometry – An Emerging Technology

Posted on: September 14th, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

For the past decade, Marco Stampanoni and his TOMCAT team at the Paul Scherrer Institut (PSI) and the Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH) […]

To Scatter or Not to Scatter?

Posted on: August 10th, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

When X-rays pass through tissue, such as a woman’s breast, the primary rays travel straight through, whereas some of the […]

The Forgotten Man of X-rays

Posted on: January 8th, 2016 by admin 1 Comment

Three Nobel Prizes have been awarded in medical imaging: for computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and X-rays. When […]

Improving the State of the World

Posted on: June 5th, 2015 by admin 1 Comment

For the past week much of the world has been focused on the lurid details surrounding FIFA and its president, Sepp Blatter. […]

Mobile X-rays: 100 Years Ago

Posted on: August 8th, 2014 by admin 1 Comment

© Nobel Foundation This week marked the centenary of Britain’s involvement in World War I, with the BBC providing wrap-around coverage. It was the war […]

Celebrating a Century of Achievement

Posted on: July 12th, 2013 by admin 2 Comments

Coolidge and his X-ray tube. William Coolidge, born in 1873 and educated at MIT and the University of Leipzig, was an electrical […]

A Miniature X-Ray Source

Posted on: May 3rd, 2013 by admin 3 Comments

Copyright: Macmillan Publishers Sixty years ago, three Soviet scientists published a paper, in Russian, entitled “Study of electronic emission during the stripping […]