Uses and applications of X-rays
Uses of X-rays1. Medicine – X-ray photos called radiographs are used as diagnostic tools for various diseases. They are also used to treat cancer in radiotherapy.2. Industry – they are used to photograph and reveal hidden flaws i.e. cracks in metal casting and welded joints.3. Science – since the spacing of atomic arrangement causes diffraction of x-rays then their structure can be studied through a process called X-raycrystallography.4. Security – used in military and airport installations to detect dangerous metallic objects i.e. guns, explosives, grenades etc.