Thursday, April 17th, 2014


In a Nature article, UCLA researchers Carlos Camara, Juan Escobar, Jonathan Hird, and Seth Putterman announced the novel generation of x-rays by unrolling sticky tape in a vacuum. This configuration will enable exciting low cost x-ray sources that can be configured in ultra-compact form factors and with standard rechargeable battery sources. Click here for a video demonstrating the effect and here for the article in Wired Magazine.

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