Thought for the month

“There is nothing noble in being superior to some other man. The true nobility is in being superior to your previous self.” Probably W.L. Sheldon, US lecturer on ethics (1858 – 1907) rather than Ernest Hemingway.

Monday, 9 December 2013

X-ray source

A group at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln have reported their work on quasi-monoenergetic and tuneable X-rays from a laser-driven Compton light source. The aim being to produce synchrotron like X-rays for advanced medical imaging applications without the requirement to have a synchrotron facility.

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