Re: X-rays from light bulbs/Tesla Coils !!!

Hi Jeff,
             I'm not an X-ray expert but......

> Original Poster: "Jeff W. Parisse" <jparisse-at-teslacoil-dot-com> 
> John, Jeff, Group...
> Wait a minute! Let's back up. Maybe I missed something.
> X-rays from a TC excited light bulb? I use a VTTC to light lightbulbs
> and/or create corona on the filaments all the time as I'm sure
> many of us with VTTCs do.
> Are there any x-ray experts willing to comment on the thread below?

I do know that tungsten is used as the target in many X-ray tubes. I 
never thought about this before either....  Now what was that I am 
using in my gaps??


> Jeff Parisse
> > >Just wanted to relate that I have produced x-rays using an antique light
> > >bulb and a small 3-4" spark Tesla coil.  The radiation was strong enough
> to
> > >weakly fluoresce an x-ray screen with a target shadow (paper clip used
> for
> > >target object) between the bulb and screen.
> >
> > THANK you for this email.  When I started out fiddling around with Violet
> > Rays and different smaller Tesla Coils, knowing nothing anything about
> > Tesla, sparks, or radiation I was lighting up Edison bulbs and noting that
> > the glass phosphoresced a beautiful yellow green colour, and that the
> > filaments and posts inside cast black shadows on the glass.  Didn't have a
> > clue what was going on.  I must have played quite a long time with this
> > light bulb, and in the weeks time acquired a half dozen or so more bulbs
> to
> > play with, and found similar results.