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Author Topic: Would it be possible to produce x-rays from a mobile phone?  (Read 2561 times)

paul.fr

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Could it be possible to one day take an x-ray using your camera phone? Then just text them along to your doctor!
« Last Edit: 28/04/2008 08:42:55 by chris »


 


paul.fr

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http://www.abc.net.au/science/news/health/HealthRepublish_1147994.htm


Thanks, but is that not just using your camera phone to take a picture of a developed x-ray? I mean a camera phone that actually takes x-rays.
 

another_someone

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Getting the sensors to register X-rays is not difficult (they naturally would do so anyway).

The first problem is getting a lens that will focus X-Rays.

The second problem is that you need an X-Ray source.  Light cameras use the sun, or light bulb or flash unit to illuminate the subject, and then focus the reflected light.  With X-Rays, you need some source opf X-Rays (furthermore, having your ordinary member of the public carrying around X-Ray emitters might not be all that safe).
 

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