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X-ray Generation from Electrons Quiz

  1. The processes that generate X-rays

  2. In Bremsstrahlung, X-ray radiation is produced

  3. Synchrotron radiation is produced when electrons, moving near the speed of light, are accelerated

  4. In Compton scattering, optical or UV photons are shifted to higher (X-ray) energies when

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