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X-rays were a high energy type of electromagnetic radiation. X-ray photons were used for medical and dental imaging, as well as weapons systems. They are also produced naturally by a variety of stellar phenomena, including pulsars and quasars.
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2364, Wesley Crusher reported that the deflectors of the USS were being hit by x-rays. Enterprise-D Worf adjusted the settings to compensate for the rays' effect. ( : " TNG ")
Medical usage Edit
While working on a way to separate
Tuvok and Neelix following their transporter accident, The Doctor referred to the use of barium as a contrast agent for the "primitive imaging technology called x-rays." ( : " VOY ")
Talarian warships used lasers that emitted x radiation. ( : " TNG ")
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