Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary EducationHSC Science Class 12th

What is Bremsstrahlung? - Physics

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What is Bremsstrahlung?

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When a fast-moving electron penetrates and approaches a target nucleus, the interaction between the electron and the nucleus either accelerates or decelerates it which results in a change of path of the electron.

The radiation produced from such decelerating electron is called Bremsstrahlung or braking radiation.

Concept: Matter Waves
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Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi Class 12th Physics Volume 1 and 2 Answers Guide
Chapter 8 Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter
Evaluation | Q II. 17. | Page 137

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