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Low-power X-ray tubes: the current status

 a, b,  a,  c,  a
a Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (State University), Institutskii per. 9, Dolgoprudnyi, Moscow Region, 141700, Russian Federation
b Kotel'nikov Institute of Radio Engineering and Electronics, Russian Academy of Sciences, ul. Mokhovaya 11, kor. 7, Moscow, 125009, Russian Federation
c Vekshinsky State Research Institute of Vacuum Technology, Nagornyi proezd 7, Moscow, 117105, Russian Federation

The principles and designs of X-ray tubes are discussed. Historical highlights and the current status of X-ray technology are reviewed and prospects for its improvement are outlined. A comparison of the properties of X-ray tubes with those of hot cathodes and field-emission cathodes is given.

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PACS: 07.85.Fv, 41.50.+h, 79.70.+q (all)
DOI: 10.3367/UFNe.0183.201307c.0727
URL: https://ufn.ru/en/articles/2013/7/c/
Citation: Bugaev A S, Eroshkin P A, Romanko V A, Sheshin E P "Low-power X-ray tubes: the current status" Phys. Usp. 56 691–703 (2013)
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Received: 22nd, March 2012, 11th, December 2012

Оригинал: Бугаев А С, Ерошкин П А, Романько В А, Шешин Е П «Маломощные рентгеновские трубки (современное состояние)» УФН 183 727–740 (2013); DOI: 10.3367/UFNr.0183.201307c.0727

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