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characteristic x-rays may be used to identify the element from which they are coming.can continuous x-rays be used for this purpose?

characteristic x-rays may be used to identify the element from which they are coming.can continuous x-rays be used for this purpose?

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Chetan Mandayam Nayakar
312 Points
11 years ago

the energy levels are unique for each element. characteristic x-rays frequency depends upon these energy levels. so they can be used to identify the element. continuous x-rays do not possess any such unique properties.

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