Memory Alpha


38,861pages on
this wiki

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.

Natural OccurrencesEdit

In 2364, Wesley Crusher reported that the deflectors of the USS Enterprise-D were being hit by x-rays. Worf adjusted the settings to compensate for the rays' effect. (TNG: "Symbiosis")

Medical UsageEdit

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: "Tuvix")


Talarian warships used lasers that emitted x radiation. (TNG: "Suddenly Human")

This article or section is incomplete This page is marked as lacking essential detail, and needs attention. Information regarding expansion requirements may be found on the article's talk page. Feel free to edit this page to assist with this expansion.

See alsoEdit

External linkEdit

Around Wikia's network

Random Wiki