The phenomenon of X-ray production is basically inverse of photoelectric effect.
X-rays are electromagnetic waves.
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In photoelectric effect, the photon falling on some matter is absorbed by the matter and its energy is transferred to an electron of the matter. In X-ray production, photons are produced which get energy from energetic electrons ionising the inner shells of the target which in turn cause a cascade of emission lines.