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Portable XRF

  1. Dec 25, 2011 #1
    Well i couldnot help out with the concept that conventional tubes for x ray production require high acceleration voltages in the order of kVs but how a portable XRF produces x rays with a rechargeable battery ?? Does it produce high enough accelerationn pressure, i have some doubts or there is something idk

    Help me out on this
    Thanx . . . . . .
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  3. Dec 27, 2011 #2


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    A switching power supply is used to generate the high voltage supply for the X-ray tube.
  4. Dec 28, 2011 #3
    Can you provide me some links . . .
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