Physics Background

The aim of these resources is to provide an initial background on the physics involved in the EXTraS project.

Online resources

English

The Nobel prize site education activity on X-rays is a complete and simple voyage in the world of X-rays: their discovery, their physical nature and their daily use: "X-rays". Nobelprize.org. Nobel Media AB 2014.

Italian

The web portal of the Liceo Majorana, Desio (Milano), addressed to X-ray astronomy

German

Some youTube videos from the channel “the simple physics”:
1 An explanation of X-rays
2 What are semi-conductors?