What is an X-ray apparatus?
An X-ray apparatus is a machine that uses electromagnetic waves of certain energy to image a sample. It was developed by Conrad Friedrich Röntgen at the end of the 19th century and is widely used in medical analyses to image bones and their fracture.
Which equipment is available at ZFMK?
The ZFMK has a Faxitron Cabinet XRAY apparatus.
What is the X-ray apparatus used for at ZFMK?
It is used to image the inner structure of animals, especially the skeleton of vertebrates. In contrast to computed tomography (CT) X-ray images are 2-dimensional. In exchange they can be created much faster and with considerably less effort.