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X-ray tube diagram

Case contributed by Dr Frank Gaillard
Modality: Diagram

Case Discussion:

Diagrammatic representation of an X-ray tube

  • A: anode
  • B: Exapnsion bellows (provide space for oil to expand)
  • C: cathode (and heating-coil)
  • E: tube envelope (evacuated)
  • H: tube housing
  • O: cooling dielectric oil
  • R: rotor
  • S: induction stator
  • T: anode traget
  • W: tube window 

Author: wikipedia:User:ChumpusRex

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