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Non-destructive examination technique using non-visible radiation such as X-rays ([http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=x-radiography X-radiography]), gamma rays ([[gamma radiography]]), beta particles ([http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=beta%20radiography beta radiography]), or neutrons ([[neutron radiography]]). These high energy radiation or particles will penetrate different composition/density materials to varying degrees. The resulting variations of transmission of these radiations are recorded by a detector, generally a radiographic film, thus characterizing the internal compositional structure of an object.  
 
Non-destructive examination technique using non-visible radiation such as X-rays ([http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=x-radiography X-radiography]), gamma rays ([[gamma radiography]]), beta particles ([http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=beta%20radiography beta radiography]), or neutrons ([[neutron radiography]]). These high energy radiation or particles will penetrate different composition/density materials to varying degrees. The resulting variations of transmission of these radiations are recorded by a detector, generally a radiographic film, thus characterizing the internal compositional structure of an object.  
  
See also [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=radiograph radiograph],  [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=electron%20transmission%20radiography electron transmission radiography], [[electron emission radiography]], [[digital radiography]], [[radioscopy]]
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See also [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=radiograph radiograph],  [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=electron%20transmission%20radiography electron transmission radiography], [[electron emission radiography]], [[digital radiography]], [[radioscopy]], [[radiographic imaging plate]], [[radiographic flat panel detector]], [[linear diode arrays]], [[tomography]], [[CAT scan]]
  
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==

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Description

Non-destructive examination technique using non-visible radiation such as X-rays (X-radiography), gamma rays (gamma radiography), beta particles (beta radiography), or neutrons (neutron radiography). These high energy radiation or particles will penetrate different composition/density materials to varying degrees. The resulting variations of transmission of these radiations are recorded by a detector, generally a radiographic film, thus characterizing the internal compositional structure of an object.

See also radiograph, electron transmission radiography, electron emission radiography, digital radiography, radioscopy, radiographic imaging plate, radiographic flat panel detector, linear diode arrays, tomography, CAT scan

Synonyms and Related Terms

Radiographie (Deut.); Röntgenaufnahmeverfahren (Deut.); radiographie (Fr.); radiografia (It., Port., Esp.); röntgenfoto (Ned.); X-ray radiography

Authority

  • P.A. Ruault, Radiologie industrielle, 2 vol., Paris, Institute de Soudure (1991)
  • R. Halmshaw, Industrial radiology: theory and practice (2nd edition), Chapman & Hall, London (1995)
  • R.H.Bossi, F. Iddings, G.C. Wheeler, P.O. Moore, Nondestructive testing handbook, vol 4, Radiographic testing, 3rd edition, Columbus OH, ASNT, (2002)
  • Anonymous Eastman-Kodak, Radiography in modern industry (4th edition), Rochester, (1980),

http://www.kodak.com/eknec/documents/87/0900688a802b3c87/Radiography-in-Modern-Industry.pdf & http://carestream.com/ndt-resources.html

  • Anonymous – General Electric Inspection Technologies, Industrial radiography – Image forming techniques,

http://www.ge-mcs.com/download/x-ray/GEIT-30158EN_industrial-radiography-image-forming-techniques.pdf

  • M. Hours, La radiographie des oeuvres d'art, in Idées et Découvertes, Encyclopaedia Universalis, Paris, 240-243 (1978)
  • M. Hours, Les secrets des chefs d'oeuvre, R. Laffont, Paris (1964)
  • A. Middleton, J. Lang, Radiography of cultural material, 2nd edition, London, Butterworth – Heinemann (2005)
  • A. Gilardoni, L. Ascani Orsini, R. Ascani Orsini, M. Taccani Gilardoni & al., X-rays in art - I raggi X nell'arte (2nd edition), Gilardoni, Mandello Lario (1984)
  • D. Graham, T. Eddie, X-ray techniques in art galleries and museums, A. Hilger, Bristol (1985)
  • R. J. Gettens, G.L. Stout, Painting Materials, A Short Encyclopaedia, Dover Publications, New York, 1966
  • Encyclopedia Britannica, http://www.britannica.com Comment: "radiography" Encyclopædia Britannica Premium Service. [Accessed 18 Oct. 2005].
  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998

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