125 years of X-Ray

On the 8th of November, 1895, the German physicist Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen discovered X-rays, and on the 28th of December, 1895, he published a comprehensive report of his findings. Physica Medica – European Journal of Medical Physics (EJMP) publishes a Focus Issue “125 Years of X-rays” dedicated to celebrate the 125 years from Roentgen’s discovery of X-rays, a fundamental step which gave rise to fundamental diagnostic and therapeutic applications in medicine. The Focus Issue includes invited articles from leading scientists in medical physics, highlighting important achievements, recent advances and present challenges for medical physics, related to the use of X-rays.

125 years in xray