What is it about?

We have designed a device which will allow the user to control the dose rate and energy of incident x-rays photons in a safe environment. It is also highly portable and can be used in low-resource settings.

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Why is it important?

Previously all studies on tissues were done using Linacs or particle accelerators which are designed for clinical treatments and not research. This caused a lot of complications while performing experiments which is eliminated by our device. This is also the first study that shows a dependence on the Dose rate of the incident beam. The effect of low-dose radiation on cells will have a large impact on future space travels and how astronauts are impacted when exposed in space.

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This page is a summary of: X-ray cabinet to deliver highly characterized low-dose soft x-ray radiation to biological samples, Review of Scientific Instruments, March 2020, American Institute of Physics,
DOI: 10.1063/1.5109233.
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