Upon completion of the x-ray exposure, the electron flow stops and production
of x-rays is halted. There is no residual radiation in the room after the
exposure has been completed. Also, x-rays can not make things radioactive,
including the patient, film, and x-ray machine itself.
- Electrons jump off the heated cathode.
- Free electrons are accelerated at the target by
- Electrons hit the target & give off x-rays.