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Differential X-Ray Absorption Model
written by Michael R. Gallis
The Differential X-Ray Absorption Model provides a qualitative exploration of how X-rays interact with varying material properties and how this difference can produce contrast in the x-ray image.  For a typical medical diagnostic, images are created when X-rays from a source penetrate an object and then expose a film. This simulation shows how different materials in the X-rays beam produce the contrast that generates the detail of the image.

The Differential X-Ray Absorption Model was created by Michael Gallis using the Easy Java Simulations (EJS) modeling tool. It is distributed as a ready-to-run (compiled) Java archive. You can examine and modify this compiled EJS model if you run the model (double click on the model's jar file), right-click within a plot, and select "Open Ejs Model" from the pop-up menu. You must, of course, have EJS installed on your computer. 

Please note that this resource requires at least version 1.6 of Java (JRE).
1 source code document is available
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Electricity & Magnetism
- Electromagnetic Radiation
General Physics
- Computational Physics
Modern Physics
- Atomic Physics
= Absorption
- Medical Physics
Optics
- General
- Upper Undergraduate
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
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September 26, 2014 by Ramon Torres-Isea
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Gallis, Michael. Differential X-Ray Absorption Model. Computer software. 2014. Java (JRE) 1.6. 15 Dec. 2017 <https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=13239&DocID=3771>.
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