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This NASA webpage provides a description of three ways that the acceleration of free electrons can produce electromagnetic radiation. Each method is illustrated by a diagram. Numerous links define terms and provide further information.
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Keywords: Acceleration, brehmsstrahlung, charged particle, synchrotron radiation
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Record Updated: Mar 26, 2012 by Ed Lee
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(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, 2006), WWW Document, (http://imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/science/how_l2/xray_generation_el.html).
AJP/PRST-PER
X-rays from free electrons, (NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, 2006), <http://imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/science/how_l2/xray_generation_el.html>.
APA Format
X-rays from free electrons. (2010, October 1). Retrieved December 22, 2014, from NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center: http://imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/science/how_l2/xray_generation_el.html
Chicago Format
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center. X-rays from free electrons. Greenbelt: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, October 1, 2010. http://imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/science/how_l2/xray_generation_el.html (accessed 22 December 2014).
MLA Format
X-rays from free electrons. Greenbelt: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, 2006. 1 Oct. 2010. 22 Dec. 2014 <http://imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/science/how_l2/xray_generation_el.html>.
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