College Physics (4th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0073512141
ISBN 13: 978-0-07351-214-3

Chapter 27 - Multiple-Choice Questions - Page 1040: 1


The correct answer is: (c) bremsstrahlung

Work Step by Step

The term bremsstrahlung comes from the German words bremsen (to brake) and Strahlung (radiation). The term bramsstrahlung is used to describe the radiation that is produced when a charged particle decelerates due to the effect of another charged particle. We can commonly observe bremsstrahlung when an electron is slowed by a nucleus. The correct answer is: (c) bremsstrahlung
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