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# The Binding Energy Of The Innermost Electron In Tungsten Is 40 KeV. To Produce Characteristics X-rays Using A Tungsten Target In An X-ray Tube, The Accelerating Voltage Should Be Greater Than

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40 kV

To produce characteristic X-rays, the energy of the incident electrons must be greater than the binding energy of the innermost electron. Thus the accelerating voltage must be greater than 40 kV, then the accelerated electrons will have energy greater than 40 keV.

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