23 August 2017 120-kV and 5-watt compact x-ray source
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Moxtek has developed an integrated 120 kV X-ray tube with high voltage power supply intended for use in portable devices. This small device, with photon energies ranging from 30keV to 120 keV, expands the accessibility of miniature X-ray sources for the XRF, NDT imaging, and security markets. The low weight of 1.3kg, self-shielding radiation, and battery-powered design make it ideal for portable handheld devices. The bipolar transmission window eliminates the heel-effect and its associated detriments in some imaging applications that are typical of reflection anodes. This also enables the X-ray output to be easily configured for either cone or fan beam.
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E. Miller, S. Cornaby, G. Smith, R. Steck, B. Harris, K. Kozaczek, S. Kamtekar, "120-kV and 5-watt compact x-ray source", Proc. SPIE 10387, Advances in Laboratory-based X-Ray Sources, Optics, and Applications VI, 1038707 (23 August 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2278541; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2278541
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