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120-kV and 5-watt compact x-ray source
Author(s): E. Miller; S. Cornaby; G. Smith; R. Steck; B. Harris; K. Kozaczek; S. Kamtekar
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Paper Abstract

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.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 August 2017
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 10387, Advances in Laboratory-based X-Ray Sources, Optics, and Applications VI, 1038707 (23 August 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2278541
Show Author Affiliations
E. Miller, MOXTEK, Inc. (United States)
S. Cornaby, MOXTEK, Inc. (United States)
G. Smith, MOXTEK, Inc. (United States)
R. Steck, MOXTEK, Inc. (United States)
B. Harris, MOXTEK, Inc. (United States)
K. Kozaczek, MOXTEK, Inc. (United States)
S. Kamtekar, MOXTEK, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10387:
Advances in Laboratory-based X-Ray Sources, Optics, and Applications VI
Ali M. Khounsary; Giovanni Pareschi, Editor(s)

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