University Chemistry ›› 2020, Vol. 35 ›› Issue (11): 178-183.doi: 10.3866/PKU.DXHX202006072

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Light That See through You: X-ray

Wanqun Zhang(), Wei Shao, Quan Lan, Pingping Zhu   

  • Received:2020-06-24 Accepted:2020-07-31 Published:2020-08-20
  • Contact: Wanqun Zhang


X-ray is an electromagnetic wave. Although it is inherently dangerous, it plays an important role in human life and production. In this paper, the discovery, essence, characteristics and scientific application of X-rays are vividly introduced in a self-reported tone, so that readers have a correct understanding of X-rays.

Key words: X-ray, Radium, Property, Application