Thought for the month

“The great tragedy of science - the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.”
Thomas Huxley, Scientist (1825-95).

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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