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X ray

Definition:
A penetrating electromagnetic radiation, usually generated by accelerating electrons to high velocity and suddenly stopping them by collision with a solid body, or by inner-shell transitions of atoms with atomic number greater than 10; their wavelength ranges from about 10(-5) angstrom to 10(3) angstroms, the average wavelength used in research being 1 angstrom. (Source: MGH)
broader terms
ionising radiation
Scope note:
scope note is not available
Groups:
PHYSICAL ASPECTS, NOISE, VIBRATIONS, RADIATIONS
Themes:
radiations
Other relations:
Has exact match
AGROVOC: X rays
Wikipedia article
X-ray
Has close match
UMTHES: Röntgenstrahlung
Arabic: أشعة إكس
Basque: X izpiak
Bulgarian: Рентгенови лъчи
Catalan: raigs X
Chinese: X射线
Croatian: rendgenska zraka
Czech: záření rentgenové
Danish: røntgen
Dutch: röntgenstraling
English (US): X ray
Estonian: röntgenkiirgus
Finnish: röntgensäde
French: rayons X
German: Röntgenstrahlung
Greek: ακτίνες Χ
Hungarian: röntgen
Irish: X-gha
Italian: raggi X
Latvian: rentgena stari
Lithuanian: Rentgeno spinduliai
Maltese: eksrej
Norwegian: røntgenstråling
Polish: promienie rentgenowskie
Portuguese: raio X
Romanian: raze X
Russian: рентгеновские лучи
Slovak: röntgenové žiarenie
Slovenian: rentgenski žarek
Spanish: rayos X
Swedish: röntgenstrålning
Turkish: x ışınları
Ukrainian: рентгенівські промені
Concept URL: <http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/9398>