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Synchrotrons generate _____________________

(a) Peptides

(b) X rays

(c) Infrared rays

(d) Carcinogens

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The correct option is (b) X rays

The explanation is: Synchrotron is a high energy cyclic-particle accelerator that produces X-rays as a by product. The highly focused X-ray beams generated are then used for creating diffraction patterns out of a protein crystal.

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